Republic of Tunisia  | Ministry of Industry and SMEs

100% Tunisian companies

Entreprises

The 100% Tunisian companies (Industry) is comprised of 3,803 enterprises having 10 or more employees, of which 1,081 are totally exporting enterprises.

Sectors TE* OTE* Total %
Manufacture of food products  163  825  988  26.0% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  359  365  9.6% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  38  409  447  11.8% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  32  92  124  3.3% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  42  354  396  10.4% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  697  266  963  25.3% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  157  164  4.3% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  73  61  134  3.5% 
Other manufacturing  23  198  221  5.8% 
Total 1,081   2,721  3,802  100% 

Employment

The 100% Tunisian companies (Industry) with 10 or more account for the employment 256,253 persons.

Sectors Employment TE* Employment OTE* Total Share
Manufacture of food products  14,462  49,170  63,632  24.8% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  93  21,985  22,078  8.6% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  2,287  22,201  24,488  9.6% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  11,439  5,871  17,310  6.8% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  14,813  18,433  33,246  13.0% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  55,531  12,675  68,206  26.6% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  217  6,788  7,005  2.7% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  5,269  2,145  7,414  2.9% 
Other manufacturing  872  11,982  12,854  5.0% 
Total 104,983  151,250  256,233  100% 

Source: Agency for the Promotion of Industry and Innovation - June 2019