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Summary statistics
Region Eastern Africa  
Currency Seychelles Rupee (SCR)  
Surface area (square kilometres) 456  
Population in 2012 (estimated, 000) 92  
Population density in 2012 (per square kilometre) 202.5  
Capital city and population in 2011 (000) Victoria (27)  
United Nations membership date 21 September 1976  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2012 1031  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 973  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 919  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2012 2.8  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 5.6  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 9.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2012 11164.3  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 10671.8  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 10553.1  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2012 10197.6  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 9664.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 10093.0  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2012 38.8  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 36.6  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 35.7  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2012 13.00 Official rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2010 12.15 Official rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2005 5.50 Official rate.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2012 -279  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 -214  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 -174  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2012 236  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 215  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 115  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2012 107  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 91  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 98  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2012 111  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 94  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 98  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2012 208  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 175  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 129  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2012 158.6 December.  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 135.9 January 2011.  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 70.4  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2012 47.1 ITU estimate.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2010 41.0 ITU estimate.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2005 25.4  
Exports (million US$) 2012 326.6 2008.  
Imports (million US$) 2012 986.4 2008.  
Balance (million US$) 2012 -659.8 2008.  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2012 Areas nes (27.3), Saudi Arabia (26.9), France (16.2) 2008. See technical notes.  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2012 United Arab Emirates (16.7), Saudi Arabia (14.5), Singapore (8.2) 2008.  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.6  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.1  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 -0.5  
Urban population (%) 2013 54.4  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2013 22.1  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2013 12.5/9.2  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2013 103.7  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 78.0/68.9  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 8.2  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 2.2  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2013 12.1/13.0  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2006-2012 3.6  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2006-2012 108.0/100.9  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2006-2012 74.8  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2014 43.8  
Environment
Threatened species 2013 272  
Forested area (% of land area) 2011 88.5  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2010 703/8.1  
Energy consumption per capita (kilograms oil equivalent) 2010 2672.0  
Precipitation in the capital city, total mean (millimetres) 2172 Based on WMO Climatological Normals (CLINO) for the period 1971-1990.  
Temperature in the capital city, mean °C (minimum and maximum) 24.4/29.8 Based on WMO Climatological Normals (CLINO) for the period 1971-1990.  
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