Republic of Tunisia  | Ministry of Industry and Trade

Companies in the Services Sector

Operational companies

The Tunisian companies (Services) is comprised of 3,018 enterprises, of which 1,078 are totally exporting enterprises

Sectors TE* OTE* Total %
Installation, maintenance and equipment repair  37  157  194  6.4% 
Education and professional training  264  266  8.8% 
Environmental protection  39  41  1.4% 
Telecommunications Services  158  43  201  6.7% 
Services provided to firms  570  624  1,194  39.6% 
Computer services  291  260  551  18.3% 
Transport  171  179  5.9% 
Research and development services  0.3% 
Health and social work services  89  90  3.0% 
Services recreative, cultural and sport  12  12  0.4% 
Other services linked to industry  276  281  9.3% 
Total 1,078   1,940  3,018  100% 


Employment

The Tunisian companies (Services)account for the employment 76,724 persons.

Sectors Employment TE* Employment OTE* Total Share
Installation, maintenance and equipment repair  717  1,956  2,673  3.5% 
Education and professional training  11  4,041  4,052  5.3% 
Environmental protection  6,029  6,037  7.9% 
Telecommunications Services  11,970  3,726  15,696  20.5% 
Services provided to firms  2,996  9,046  12,042  15.7% 
Computer services  7,500  3,201  10,701  13.9% 
Transport  222  6,830  7,052  9.2% 
Research and development services  23  124  147  0.2% 
Health and social work services  2,842  2,847  3.7% 
Services recreative, cultural and sport  125  125  0.2% 
Other services linked to industry  290  15,062  15,352  20.0% 
Total 23,742  52,982  76,724  100% 

Partnership

The total number of enterprises (services) with foreign participation is 821 , 535 are 100% foreign owned. 668 are totally exporting enterprises.

Sectors France Italy Germany Belgium Other
Installation, maintenance and equipment repair  10 
Education and professional training 
Environmental protection 
Telecommunications Services  56  10  23 
Services provided to firms  186  113  16  14  152 
Computer services  151  14  10  10  66 
Transport 
Research and development services 
Health and social work services 
Other services linked to industry 
Total 418  148  30  27  266 

Breakdown of partnership enterprises by country

France
(418)
Italy
(148)
Germany
(30)
Belgium
(27)
Other
(266)


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