Economy of Seychelles
Gross Domestic Product 2012
GDP (purchasing power parity): $2.41 billion (2012 est.)
GDP real growth rate: 3% (2012 est.)
GDP per capita (PPP): $26,200 (2012 est.)
GDP composition by sector
Services: 79.5% (2012 est.)
Inflation: 7.2% (2012 est.)
Currency: Seychellois rupee
The commercial languages include the following
Seychelles possesses transportation systems which include 453km of roads, seaports and airports.
In rural areas, especially on La Digue a popular way of public transport is ox-carts.
Energy in Seychelles
The major sources of energy in Seychelles include; petroleum, coal, natural gas and electricity.
Challenges in Seychelles
- Decline in tourism in recent years
- Global warming
- Limited natural resources
- Scarce agricultural land and remoteness from major markets