Republic of Tunisia  | Ministry of Industry and SMEs

100% Tunisian companies

Entreprises

The 100% Tunisian companies (Industry) is comprised of 3,785 enterprises having 10 or more employees, of which 1,075 are totally exporting enterprises.

Sectors TE* OTE* Total %
Manufacture of food products  161  815  976  25.8% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  357  363  9.6% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  37  405  442  11.7% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  31  94  125  3.3% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  43  357  400  10.6% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  699  270  969  25.6% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  155  161  4.3% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  71  61  132  3.5% 
Other manufacturing  21  196  217  5.7% 
Total 1,075   2,710  3,785  100% 

Employment

The 100% Tunisian companies (Industry) with 10 or more account for the employment 257,620 persons.

Sectors Employment TE* Employment OTE* Total Share
Manufacture of food products  14,447  49,481  63,928  24.8% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  99  22,076  22,175  8.6% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  2,309  22,564  24,873  9.7% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  11,765  5,970  17,735  6.9% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  14,934  18,948  33,882  13.2% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  54,677  13,223  67,900  26.4% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  165  6,727  6,892  2.7% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  5,184  2,108  7,292  2.8% 
Other manufacturing  846  12,097  12,943  5.0% 
Total 104,426  153,194  257,620  100% 

Source: Agency for the Promotion of Industry and Innovation - May 2020