Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 0.9 years longer


In Uzbekistan, the average life expectancy is 74 years (71 years for men, 77 years for women). In Seychelles, that number is 75 years (70 years for men, 80 years for women).

be 15.7% less likely to be obese


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

Economy

make 4.2 times more money


Uzbekistan has a GDP per capita of $6,900, while in Seychelles, the GDP per capita is $28,900.

be 16.3% less likely to be unemployed


In Uzbekistan, 4.9% of adults are unemployed. In Seychelles, that number is 4.1%.

spend 34.8% less on taxes


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

be 2.8 times more likely to live below the poverty line


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

Life

be 44.4% less likely to die during infancy


In Uzbekistan, approximately 18.0 children die before they reach the age of one. In Seychelles, on the other hand, 10.0 children do.

have 18.5% less children


In Uzbekistan, there are approximately 16.8 babies per 1,000 people. In Seychelles, there are 13.7 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 20.7% more likely to have internet access


In Uzbekistan, approximately 46.8% of the population has internet access. In Seychelles, about 56.5% do.

Expenditures

spend 41.4% less on healthcare


Uzbekistan spends 5.8% 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 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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