Quality of Life Comparison


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


be 39.9% less likely to be obese

In Montenegro, 23.3% of adults are obese. In Seychelles, that number is 14.0% of people.


make 63.3% more money

Montenegro has a GDP per capita of $17,700, while in Seychelles, the GDP per capita is $28,900.

be 74.5% less likely to be unemployed

In Montenegro, 16.1% of adults are unemployed. In Seychelles, that number is 4.1%.

be 4.6 times more likely to live below the poverty line

In Montenegro, 8.6% live below the poverty line. In Seychelles, however, that number is 39.3%.

spend 66.7% more on taxes

Montenegro has a top tax rate of 9.0%. In Seychelles, the top tax rate is 15.0%.


have 37.0% more children

In Montenegro, there are approximately 10.0 babies per 1,000 people. In Seychelles, there are 13.7 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 19.2% less likely to have internet access

In Montenegro, approximately 69.9% of the population has internet access. In Seychelles, about 56.5% do.


spend 46.9% less on healthcare

Montenegro spends 6.4% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Seychelles, that number is 3.4% of GDP.


see 67.3% more coastline

Montenegro has a total of 294 km of coastline. In Seychelles, that number is 491 km.

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 Montenegro? See an in-depth size comparison.

The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Ministry of Finance, Department of Public Revenues, Montenegro.


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