International Cost of Living Calculators

We provide international cost of living and hardship data so that you can create reports online (24X7) using any of the calculators:

Expat Salary: Detailed international cost of living and salary comparison.

Cost of Living Comparison: Determines allowance based on cost of living difference.

International Cost of Living Index: COLI's for multiple locations using home base.

International Assignment: Global Mobility using build-up approach.

Hypothetical Tax: Effective tax rate for any country in the world.

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Mobility Calculators

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Cost of Living Articles and Rankings

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Cost of Living Reviews

Cost of Living Reviews by City and Country for 780 International Locations

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Seychelles, All Areas

Seychelles, All AreasSeychelles is an archipelago in the Indian Ocean, northeast of Madagascar. The climate is tropical marine and humid, with a cooler season during the southeast monsoon (late May to September), and a warmer season during the northwest monsoon (March to May).

The official languages are French and English. English is mainly used for business purposes. The main religion is Christianity.

The economy of the Seychelles is primarily based on the tourist sector, which employs about 30% of the labour force and provides more than 70% of the revenue.

Expatriate business dress is casual, but neat and modest, for both men and women.

The security risk for expatriates in Seychelles is low. Risks include low levels of petty crime.

The currency of Seychelles is the Seychelles Rupee (SCR).

Medical facilities are limited and on some of the more remote islands medical treatment is not available.

The population of the Seychelles is 94,200 (2019 est.), while the inflation rate (CPI) is 1.53% for Seychelles as at July 2019.

Xpatulator Hypothetical Tax for Seychelles is based on the current personal income tax rates which is a flat rate of 15% for the majority of Expatriates.

Cost Of Living

The cost of living for expatriates / professional migrants in Seychelles as at 1 July 2019 is very high in comparison to other places in the world.

In Seychelles, the cost of each basket, based on local prices, compared to the international average, is categorized follows (Exact cost of living percentages only available in personalised reports):
1) Alcohol (where available) & Tobacco: Very High
2) Clothing: Average
3) Communication: Very High
4) Education: Low
5) Furniture & Appliances: Very High
6) Groceries: Very High
7) Healthcare: High
8) Household Accommodation: Very High
9) Miscellaneous: Low
10) Personal Care: Low
11) Recreation & Culture: Very Low
12) Restaurants Meals Out and Hotels: Very High
13) Transport: Very High

Seychelles is for example 21.5% more expensive than USA for groceries, 35.6% more expensive for household costs than UK, and 171.3% more expensive for transport costs than India.

Seychelles is ranked as a some hardship location.

The hardship premium for Seychelles for an expat from Australia, is for example 10%, i.e. host location (the Seychelles) premium of 20% minus home (Australia) location premium of 10%.

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