Seychelles Population  

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SEYCHELLES

Population:

87,476 (July 2009 est.)

country comparison to the world: 198

Age structure:

0-14 years: 22.8% (male 10,201/female 9,732)
15-64 years: 70.1% (male 31,870/female 29,439)
65 years and over: 7.1% (male 2,321/female 3,913) (2009 est.)

Median age:

total: 31.4 years
male: 30.9 years
female: 32 years (2009 est.)

Population growth rate:

0.999% (2009 est.)

country comparison to the world: 125

Birth rate:

15.87 births/1,000 population (2009 est.)

country comparison to the world: 134

Death rate:

6.93 deaths/1,000 population (July 2009 est.)

country comparison to the world: 136

Net migration rate:

1.05 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2009 est.)

country comparison to the world: 56

Urbanization:

urban population: 54% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.4% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)

Sex ratio:

at birth: 1.03 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.08 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.59 male(s)/female
total population: 1.03 male(s)/female (2009 est.)

Infant mortality rate:

total: 12.3 deaths/1,000 live births
country comparison to the world: 142
male: 15.44 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 9.06 deaths/1,000 live births (2009 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:

total population: 73.02 years
country comparison to the world: 112
male: 68.33 years
female: 77.85 years (2009 est.)

Total fertility rate:

1.93 children born/woman (2009 est.)

country comparison to the world: 138

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:

NA

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:

NA

HIV/AIDS - deaths:

NA

Nationality:

noun: Seychellois (singular and plural)
adjective: Seychellois

Ethnic groups:

mixed French, African, Indian, Chinese, and Arab

Religions:

Roman Catholic 82.3%, Anglican 6.4%, Seventh Day Adventist 1.1%, other Christian 3.4%, Hindu 2.1%, Muslim 1.1%, other non-Christian 1.5%, unspecified 1.5%, none 0.6% (2002 census)

Languages:

Creole 91.8%, English 4.9% (official), other 3.1%, unspecified 0.2% (2002 census)

Literacy:

definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 91.8%
male: 91.4%
female: 92.3% (2002 census)

School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education):

total: 15 years
male: 14 years
female: 15 years (2007)

Education expenditures:

6.5% of GDP (2006)

country comparison to the world: 31


The people of the Seychelles are called Seychellois. They are a mixture of Asians, Africans, Europeans. French and English are the official languages of the country.
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