Quality of Life Comparison


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


be 30.7% less likely to be obese

In Slovenia, 20.2% of adults are obese. In Seychelles, that number is 14.0% of people.

live 3.4 years less

In Slovenia, the average life expectancy is 78 years (75 years for men, 82 years for women). In Seychelles, that number is 75 years (70 years for men, 80 years for women).


be 37.9% less likely to be unemployed

In Slovenia, 6.6% of adults are unemployed. In Seychelles, that number is 4.1%.

spend 70.0% less on taxes

Slovenia has a top tax rate of 50.0%. In Seychelles, the top tax rate is 15.0%.

make 16.0% less money

Slovenia has a GDP per capita of $34,400, while in Seychelles, the GDP per capita is $28,900.

be 2.8 times more likely to live below the poverty line

In Slovenia, 13.9% live below the poverty line. In Seychelles, however, that number is 39.3%.


have 67.1% more children

In Slovenia, there are approximately 8.2 babies per 1,000 people. In Seychelles, there are 13.7 babies per 1,000 people.

be 2.6 times more likely to die during infancy

In Slovenia, approximately 3.9 children die before they reach the age of one. In Seychelles, on the other hand, 10.0 children do.

Basic Needs

be 25.2% less likely to have internet access

In Slovenia, approximately 75.5% of the population has internet access. In Seychelles, about 56.5% do.


spend 32.1% less on education

Slovenia spends 5.3% of its total GDP on education. Seychelles spends 3.6% of total GDP on education.

spend 63.0% less on healthcare

Slovenia spends 9.2% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Seychelles, that number is 3.4% of GDP.


see 10.5 times more coastline

Slovenia has a total of 47 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 Slovenia? See an in-depth size comparison.

The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: Tax Administration of the Republic of Slovenia, The World Factbook, Ministry of Finance.


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