Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 0.8 years longer


In Uzbekistan, the average life expectancy is 75 years (72 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020. In Seychelles, that number is 76 years (71 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2020.

be 15.7% less likely to be obese


In Uzbekistan, 16.6% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Seychelles, that number is 14.0% of people as of 2016.

Economy

make 4.2 times more money


Uzbekistan has a GDP per capita of $6,900 as of 2017, while in Seychelles, the GDP per capita is $29,300 as of 2017.

be 40.0% less likely to be unemployed


In Uzbekistan, 5.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Seychelles, that number is 3.0% as of 2017.

pay a 34.8% lower top tax rate


Uzbekistan has a top tax rate of 23.0% as of 2016. In Seychelles, the top tax rate is 15.0% as of 2016.

be 2.8 times more likely to live below the poverty line


In Uzbekistan, 14.0% live below the poverty line as of 2016. In Seychelles, however, that number is 39.3% as of 2013.

Life

be 42.9% less likely to die during infancy


In Uzbekistan, approximately 16.3 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 20.5% fewer children


In Uzbekistan, there are approximately 16.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Seychelles, there are 12.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 12.3% more likely to have internet access


In Uzbekistan, approximately 52.3% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Seychelles, about 58.8% do as of 2018.

Expenditures

spend 30.2% less on education


Uzbekistan spends 6.3% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. 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 Uzbekistan? See an in-depth size comparison.


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

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