Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

be 31.0% less likely to be obese


In Paraguay, 20.3% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Seychelles, that number is 14.0% of people as of 2016.

live 2.3 years less


In Paraguay, the average life expectancy is 78 years (75 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020. In Seychelles, that number is 76 years (71 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 2.3 times more money


Paraguay has a GDP per capita of $12,800 as of 2017, while in Seychelles, the GDP per capita is $29,300 as of 2017.

be 47.4% less likely to be unemployed


In Paraguay, 5.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Seychelles, that number is 3.0% as of 2017.

be 77.0% more likely to be live below the poverty line


In Paraguay, 22.2% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In Seychelles, however, that number is 39.3% as of 2013.

Life

be 45.0% less likely to die during infancy


In Paraguay, approximately 16.9 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Seychelles, on the other hand, 9.3 children do as of 2020.

have 22.9% fewer children


In Paraguay, there are approximately 16.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Seychelles, there are 12.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Expenditures

spend 29.4% more on education


Paraguay spends 3.4% of its total GDP on education as of 2016. Seychelles spends 4.4% of total GDP on education as of 2016.

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 Paraguay? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

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