July 2008
Background Notes on Countries of the World: Republic of Seychell;Jul2008, p2
Country Report
The article offers the background of the people of Seychelles. It states that there is an estimated 82,247 total population as of 2008. It also mentions that an estimated 90% of the Seychellois people, who are descendants of French and African settlers in the 19th century, have dwelt on Mahe Island. Further, it reveals that about 92% of the population is considered literate.


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