Seychelles Basic Facts  

 
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Population mid-2009...............................................87,476
GNP per capita 2008 (Purchasing Parity, US$)...........19,800
GDP 2008 (, US$ billions)................1.75

Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 1.5

Total Area.................................................................175 sq. mi.
Poverty (% of population below national poverty line)...... 26
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 56
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 71
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 15
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ............................... 6
Access to safe water (% of population) ..................................... 83
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................. -