Republic of Tunisia  | Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mines

Companies in the Services Sector

Operational companies

The Tunisian companies (Services) is comprised of 3,002 enterprises, of which 1,072 are totally exporting enterprises

Sectors TE* OTE* Total %
Installation, maintenance and equipment repair  37  157  194  6.5% 
Education and professional training  262  264  8.8% 
Environmental protection  39  41  1.4% 
Telecommunications Services  158  42  200  6.7% 
Services provided to firms  564  621  1,185  39.5% 
Computer services  291  260  551  18.4% 
Transport  169  177  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  274  279  9.3% 
Total 1,072   1,930  3,002  100% 


Employment

The Tunisian companies (Services)account for the employment 82,343 persons.

Sectors Employment TE* Employment OTE* Total Share
Installation, maintenance and equipment repair  716  1,925  2,641  3.2% 
Education and professional training  11  4,023  4,034  4.9% 
Environmental protection  6,228  6,236  7.6% 
Telecommunications Services  17,270  3,743  21,013  25.5% 
Services provided to firms  3,111  9,056  12,167  14.8% 
Computer services  7,510  3,210  10,720  13.0% 
Transport  222  6,778  7,000  8.5% 
Research and development services  23  124  147  0.2% 
Health and social work services  2,930  2,935  3.6% 
Services recreative, cultural and sport  125  125  0.2% 
Other services linked to industry  290  15,035  15,325  18.6% 
Total 29,166  53,177  82,343  100% 

Partnership

The total number of enterprises (services) with foreign participation is 816 , 531 are 100% foreign owned. 663 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  183  112  16  14  149 
Computer services  151  15  10  66 
Transport 
Research and development services 
Health and social work services 
Other services linked to industry 
Total 416  148  30  26  263 

Breakdown of partnership enterprises by country

France
(416)
Italy
(148)
Germany
(30)
Belgium
(26)
Other
(263)


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