Prepared by Alex Sienaert, Luis Alvaro Sanchez, Ben Garnaud (All World Bank).
Current national accounts statistics compilation methods are insufficient to quantify sectors’ indirect contributions to total expenditures, but estimates by the World Travel & Tourism Council place tourism’s overall GDP and employment contributions at well above 50 percent (WTTC, 2015, “Travel & Tourism: Economic Impact 2015, Seychelles”).
The national poverty line defines poverty expansively compared with poverty lines developed for the purposes of international poverty comparisons.
As of 2015. Source: NBS, “Seychelles in Figures”, 2016.
Unconditional difference in average earnings of 128 percent in the 2011 LFS. Source: World Bank, Seychelles Labor Market study (forthcoming).
Official statistics Providing a Consolidate picture of the sectoral labor force (combining local and expatriate workers) are not available sources: official employment: NBS, 2016, “Seychelles in Figures”; GOPs: Ministry of Home Affairs.
Muller, C., 2011, Living Conditions Survey (2011) and Poverty Digest, NBS.
Source: Calculations based on CBS data for 2016. Figures exclude tuna imports for re-export.
Includes preliminary estimates for 2016, IMF.