Republic of Tunisia  | Ministry of Industry and Trade

Companies in the Services Sector

Operational companies

The Tunisian companies (Services) is comprised of 3,028 enterprises, of which 1,087 are totally exporting enterprises

Sectors TE* OTE* Total %
Installation, maintenance and equipment repair  37  157  194  6.4% 
Education and professional training  263  265  8.8% 
Environmental protection  39  41  1.4% 
Telecommunications Services  159  43  202  6.7% 
Services provided to firms  574  626  1,200  39.6% 
Computer services  295  259  554  18.3% 
Transport  172  180  5.9% 
Research and development services  0.3% 
Health and social work services  88  89  2.9% 
Services recreative, cultural and sport  12  12  0.4% 
Other services linked to industry  277  282  9.3% 
Total 1,087   1,941  3,028  100% 


Employment

The Tunisian companies (Services)account for the employment 76,133 persons.

Sectors Employment TE* Employment OTE* Total Share
Installation, maintenance and equipment repair  712  1,873  2,585  3.4% 
Education and professional training  11  3,909  3,920  5.1% 
Environmental protection  5,999  6,007  7.9% 
Telecommunications Services  11,985  3,738  15,723  20.7% 
Services provided to firms  2,933  8,836  11,769  15.5% 
Computer services  7,748  3,002  10,750  14.1% 
Transport  228  6,815  7,043  9.3% 
Research and development services  26  102  128  0.2% 
Health and social work services  2,725  2,730  3.6% 
Services recreative, cultural and sport  125  125  0.2% 
Other services linked to industry  290  15,063  15,353  20.2% 
Total 23,946  52,187  76,133  100% 

Partnership

The total number of enterprises (services) with foreign participation is 829 , 542 are 100% foreign owned. 677 are totally exporting enterprises.

Sectors France Italy Germany Belgium Other
Installation, maintenance and equipment repair  10 
Education and professional training 
Environmental protection 
Telecommunications Services  56  10  24 
Services provided to firms  187  115  16  14  155 
Computer services  154  14  10  10  67 
Transport 
Research and development services 
Health and social work services 
Other services linked to industry 
Total 421  150  30  27  271 

Breakdown of partnership enterprises by country

France
(421)
Italy
(150)
Germany
(30)
Belgium
(27)
Other
(271)


Source: Agency for the Promotion of Industry and Innovation - Décembre 2017