Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Seychelles instead of Moldova, you would:

Health

live 3.9 years longer


In Moldova, the average life expectancy is 71 years (67 years for men, 75 years for women). In Seychelles, that number is 75 years (70 years for men, 80 years for women).

be 25.9% less likely to be obese


In Moldova, 18.9% of adults are obese. In Seychelles, that number is 14.0% of people.

Economy

make 5.1 times more money


Moldova has a GDP per capita of $5,700, while in Seychelles, the GDP per capita is $28,900.

spend 16.7% less on taxes


Moldova has a top tax rate of 18.0%. In Seychelles, the top tax rate is 15.0%.

be 4.1 times more likely to live below the poverty line


In Moldova, 9.6% live below the poverty line. In Seychelles, however, that number is 39.3%.

Life

be 16.7% less likely to die during infancy


In Moldova, approximately 12.0 children die before they reach the age of one. In Seychelles, on the other hand, 10.0 children do.

have 19.1% more children


In Moldova, there are approximately 11.5 babies per 1,000 people. In Seychelles, there are 13.7 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 20.4% less likely to have internet access


In Moldova, approximately 71.0% of the population has internet access. In Seychelles, about 56.5% do.

Expenditures

spend 46.3% less on education


Moldova spends 6.7% of its total GDP on education. Seychelles spends 3.6% of total GDP on education.

spend 67.0% less on healthcare


Moldova spends 10.3% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Seychelles, that number is 3.4% of GDP.

Seychelles: At a glance

Seychelles is a sovereign country in Africa, with a total land area of approximately 455 sq km. A lengthy struggle between France and Great Britain for the islands ended in 1814, when they were ceded to the latter. Independence came in 1976. Socialist rule was brought to a close with a new constitution and free elections in 1993. President France-Albert RENE, who had served since 1977, was re-elected in 2001, but stepped down in 2004. Vice President James Alix MICHEL took over the presidency and in July 2006 was elected to a new five-year term; he was reelected in May 2011.

How big is Seychelles compared to Moldova? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Ministry of Finance, State tax Service.

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