Population of Seychelles 2021

As of 2021, the latest population of Seychelles is 95,981, based on Trackaah calculation of the current data from UN (United Nations).

Population Distribution

Total population 95,981
Population growth rate 0.69%
Birth rate 13.70 births per 1,000 people
Life expectancy
Overall life expectancy 74.01 years
Men life expectancy 69.40 years
Women life expectancy 78.76 years
Age structure
0-14 years 19.52%
15-64 years 72.69%
65 years and above 7.79%
Median age 34.40 years
Gender ratio (Male to Female) 1.04
Population density 210.95 residents per kmĀ²
Urbanization 49.90%
89.1% Creoles, 4.7% Indians, 3.1% Madagascans, 1.6% Chinese, 1.5% British, including Malay and European minorities
Catholics (Roman Catholic) 82.3%, Anglicans 6.4%, Seventh-day Adventists 1.1% Other Christian religions 3.4% Hindus 2.1% Muslims 1.1% Other non-Christians 1.5 % unspecified 1.5% non-religious 0.6%
Human Development Index (HDI) 0.801
HDI ranking 62nd out of 194

People in Seychelles

Almost 100,000 people live in the Seychelles, most of them in the capital Victoria. They are known as Seychellois. A large part of the islands and especially the coral islands are not populated.

Many of the islands’ residents are descendants of slaves and the settlers who came to the islands from France or other French colonies. A few people are originally from China, India or European countries. A colorful mixture of peoples shapes the islands.

Languages in Seychelles

In the Seychelles, a creole language developed as a mixture of languages, which is also known as Seychelles Creole or Seselwa. You can still hear the French here. It is spoken by most of the Seychellois. Seselwa, but also English and French, are the country’s official languages.

Religions in Seychelles

82 out of 100 Seychellois are Catholic, eight out of 100 Protestants and only a few Muslims or Hindus.

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