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Seychelles Population 2023

Seychelles, officially the Republic of Seychelles, is an archipelagic island country in the Indian Ocean at the eastern edge of the Somali Sea. Nearby island countries and territories include the Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, and the French overseas departments of Mayotte and Réunion to the south; and the Maldives and the Chagos Archipelago (administered by the United Kingdom as British Indian Ocean Territory) to the east. 

It consists of 115 islands and has the smallest population of any sovereign African country. As per the World Population Prospects, 2019 by the United Nations, the population of Seychelles  in 2023 is 107,660 (1.07 lakh)

Estimated Population of  Seychelles in 2023  – 107 thousand

 Seychelles 2023 Population
Total Population107,660
Global Rank200
Land Area 311,888 sq.km (120,421 sq. mi)
Area Rank181
Pop. Density214 people/sq. km
Capital CityVictoria

Source: UN World Population Prospects report

Religion in Seychelles

Seychelles is a Christian-majority country and 89.20% of people follow Christianity. Among Christians 76.2% were Roman Catholic,  10.6% were Protestant, and other Christians at 2.4%.

Hinduism is the second largest religion, with more than 2.4% of the population. Islam is followed by another 1.6% of the population. Other faiths accounted for 1.1% of the population, while a further 5.9% were non-religious or did not specify a religion.

Religion percentage in Seychelles

Christian 89.20%
– Roman Catholicism -76.20%
– Protestants-10.6%
– Other Christian -%
Hinduism 2.40%
Islam 1.60%
Other 1.10%
No religion 0.90%
Not stated 4.80%


Seychelles Demographics
Fertility Rate* 2.46
Infant mortality rate ** 9.9
Median Age  41.7 Years
Life Expectancy 73.74 years
Urban Population 56%

*Fertility rate, average number of children born to women during their reproductive years.

**Infant mortality rate is the number of deaths per 1,000 live births of children under one year of age.

Population of Seychelles 2024 | Religion in Seychelles