Republic of Tunisia  | Ministry of Industry and SMEs

100% Tunisian companies

Entreprises

The 100% Tunisian companies (Industry) is comprised of 3,782 enterprises having 10 or more employees, of which 1,073 are totally exporting enterprises.

Sectors TE* OTE* Total %
Manufacture of food products  163  821  984  26.0% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  359  365  9.7% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  37  406  443  11.7% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  31  93  124  3.3% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  42  350  392  10.4% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  691  265  956  25.3% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  155  162  4.3% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  73  61  134  3.5% 
Other manufacturing  23  198  221  5.8% 
Total 1,073   2,708  3,781  100% 

Employment

The 100% Tunisian companies (Industry) with 10 or more account for the employment 255,601 persons.

Sectors Employment TE* Employment OTE* Total Share
Manufacture of food products  14,568  49,046  63,614  24.9% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  93  22,062  22,155  8.7% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  2,275  22,421  24,696  9.7% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  11,429  5,901  17,330  6.8% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  14,813  18,350  33,163  13.0% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  54,856  12,708  67,564  26.4% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  217  6,646  6,863  2.7% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  5,210  2,143  7,353  2.9% 
Other manufacturing  867  11,976  12,843  5.0% 
Total 104,328  151,253  255,581  100% 

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