Republic of Tunisia  | Ministry of Industry and Trade

100% Tunisian companies

Entreprises

The 100% Tunisian companies (Industry) is comprised of 3,794 enterprises having 10 or more employees, of which 1,045 are totally exporting enterprises.

Sectors TE* OTE* Total %
Manufacture of food products  161  832  993  26.2% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  360  365  9.6% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  34  426  460  12.1% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  31  97  128  3.4% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  39  361  400  10.5% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  677  253  930  24.5% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  155  163  4.3% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  70  65  135  3.6% 
Other manufacturing  20  200  220  5.8% 
Total 1,045   2,749  3,794  100% 

Employment

The 100% Tunisian companies (Industry) with 10 or more account for the employment 251,279 persons.

Sectors Employment TE* Employment OTE* Total Share
Manufacture of food products  14,219  47,656  61,875  24.6% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  77  22,493  22,570  9.0% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  2,070  21,993  24,063  9.6% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  10,245  5,892  16,137  6.4% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  14,777  18,387  33,164  13.2% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  53,373  12,909  66,282  26.4% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  230  7,033  7,263  2.9% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  4,662  2,219  6,881  2.7% 
Other manufacturing  756  12,288  13,044  5.2% 
Total 100,409  150,870  251,279  100% 

Source: Agency for the Promotion of Industry and Innovation - June 2018