Seychelles

Country Indicators1 Country indicators

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Capital

Victoria

2014

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Language

Seychellois Creole, English, French

2014

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Surface area

460,000 Sq Km

2014

World Bank

Neighboring countries

Maritime Borders: Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Tanzania

2014

Maps of the World

Time Zone

SCT (+ 4 hours from UTC)

2014

World Atlas

Geographical distance from the NL

7897,9 KM

2014

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Population

92,000

2014

World Bank

Population growth (annual %)

1.0%

2013

World Bank

Population ages 15-64 (% of total)

70%

2013

World Bank

Middle Class in Total Population (%)

N.A.

2010

African Development Bank

Human Development Index

0.756 (Medium Development)

2013

UNDP

Education Index

0.636

2013

UNDP

Global competitiveness Index

3.9 (1-7 (best))

2014-2015

World Economic Form

Economy_1 Economy

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

GDP per capita (current US$)

US$ 16186

2013

World Bank

GDP Annual Growth Rate

3.50 %

2013

Trading Economics

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)

US$ 13210

2013

World Bank

Inflation rate

10.53%

2014

Trading Economics

Foreign Direct Investment

177,6 million $

2014

World Investment Report 2014 UNCTAD

Distance to Frontier

(0 lowest performance - 100 represents the frontier)

63.16

2015

Doing Business

Economic union membership

COMESA

2014

UNECA

Risks1 Risks

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Corruption Perception index

Rank: 43 (0-175)

Score: 55 (0-100)

2014

Transparency International Index

Control of Corruption

Percentile Rank: 67.94 (0-100)

Score: 0.39 (-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Transparency International Index

Political Stability and Absence of Violence/Terrorism

Percentile Rank: 73.46 (0-100)

Score: 0.87 (-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Gov Indicators

Estimate of governance effectiveness

Percentile Rank: 62.68 (0-100)

Score: 0.28(-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Gov Indicators

World Risk Index

Rank: 151 (0-171)

Score: 2.51 % (0-100)

2014

United Nations University

Natural Hazards

Lies outside the cyclone belt, so severe storms are rare; occasional short droughts

2015

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Accessibility Accessibility

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Sea accesibility

Presence of port: 0

Presence of container terminal: 1

2014

Searates.com

Ease of doing business index

85 (1-189)

2014

Doing Business

Ease of trading across borders

2 (1 (best) - 47 )

2014

Doing Business

Logistics performance Index

Rank: N.A.

Score: N.A.

2014

World Bank

Productie_1 Production

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Crop production index

95.6 (2004-2006=100)

2012

World Bank

Food production index

111.1 (2004 -2006=100)

2012

World Bank

Top 5 production commodities

25 Cinnamon (canella)
75 Tea
77 Eggs, other bird, in shell
94 Fruit, tropical fresh nes
95 Avocados

2014

FAOStat

Crude Oil Production

0 bbl/day

2012

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Stapels-dollars Money

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Trend devaluation US$-local currency through the years

1USD=SCR 14.1800

2014

Trading economics

Interest Rate (%)

10.53%

2014

Trading economics

Lending interest rate (%)

12.3%

2013

World Bank

Taxes Taxes

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Tax payments (number)

28

2014

World Bank

Taxes on corporate income (%)

N.A.

2014

PWC

Total tax rate

31.7%

2014

PWC

Value-added Tax (VAT)

15% for businesses with a turnover above SR 5 million

2015

VAT Live

handen_square Trade

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)

88%

2013

World Bank

Imports US$

$846.4 million

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Time to import (days)

17 days

2014

World Bank

Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)

76%

2013

World Bank

Exports US$

$516.7 million

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Time to export (days)

16 days

2014

World Bank

Balance of Trade

-111.30 USD Million

2014

Trading Economics

Net barter terms of trade index (2000 = 100)

88.1

2013

World Bank

Business Business

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Business Confidence

N.A.

2014

Trading Economics

Time required to start a business (days)

38 days

2014

Doing Business

Industrial production growth rate

3.7%

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Cost of business start-up procedures (% of GNI per capita)

N.A.

2014

World Bank

Manufacturing, value added (annual % growth)

3%

2013

World Bank

Consumer Spending (% of GDP)

52%

2013

World Bank

Consumer Price Index (2010=100)

115

2014

World Bank

Agribiz Agribusiness

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Agricultural land

6.5% of land area

2012

World Bank

Cereal yield

N.A.

2013

World Bank

Land use

arable land: 2.17%
permanent crops: 4.35%
other: 93.48%

2011

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

infra3 Infrastructure

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)

147

2013

World Bank

Internet users

Internet users: 50,22

% of Pop with Internet: 53.82%

2014

Internet Live Stats

Roadways

total: 508 km
paved: 490 km
unpaved: 18 km

2010

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Improved sanitation facilities (%of population with access)

97,1 %

2012

World Bank

Rail ways (Total Km)

N.A.

2008

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Electric power consumption

263.2 million kWh

2010

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Improved water source (% of population with access)

% of pop. with access: 96,3%

% of rural pop. with access: 96,3%

% of urban pop. With access: 96,3%

2012

World Bank

Naamloos Labour

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Unemployment Rate

1.00 %

2013

Trading economics

Labor force

N.A.

2013

World Bank

Income

Upper–middle-income: US$3,976–12,275

2012-2013

World Bank