Republic of Tunisia  | Ministry of Industry and SMEs

100% Tunisian companies

Entreprises

The 100% Tunisian companies (Industry) is comprised of 3,770 enterprises having 10 or more employees, of which 1,053 are totally exporting enterprises.

Sectors TE* OTE* Total %
Manufacture of food products  161  816  977  25.9% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  359  365  9.7% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  35  419  454  12.0% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  31  94  125  3.3% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  40  358  398  10.6% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  681  256  937  24.9% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  156  163  4.3% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  70  62  132  3.5% 
Other manufacturing  22  197  219  5.8% 
Total 1,053   2,717  3,770  100% 

Employment

The 100% Tunisian companies (Industry) with 10 or more account for the employment 252,755 persons.

Sectors Employment TE* Employment OTE* Total Share
Manufacture of food products  14,215  48,324  62,539  24.7% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  87  22,247  22,334  8.8% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  2,125  22,185  24,310  9.6% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  10,718  5,901  16,619  6.6% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  14,751  18,333  33,084  13.1% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  54,326  12,506  66,832  26.4% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  217  6,771  6,988  2.8% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  4,726  2,173  6,899  2.7% 
Other manufacturing  877  12,273  13,150  5.2% 
Total 102,042  150,713  252,755  100% 

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