Republic of Tunisia  | Ministry of Industry and Trade

Companies in the Services Sector

Operational companies

The Tunisian companies (Services) is comprised of 3,036 enterprises, of which 1,090 are totally exporting enterprises

Sectors TE* OTE* Total %
Installation, maintenance and equipment repair  37  157  194  6.4% 
Education and professional training  266  268  8.8% 
Environmental protection  39  41  1.4% 
Telecommunications Services  161  43  204  6.7% 
Services provided to firms  575  625  1,200  39.5% 
Computer services  295  260  555  18.3% 
Transport  172  180  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  278  283  9.3% 
Total 1,090   1,946  3,036  100% 


Employment

The Tunisian companies (Services)account for the employment 76,475 persons.

Sectors Employment TE* Employment OTE* Total Share
Installation, maintenance and equipment repair  712  1,873  2,585  3.4% 
Education and professional training  11  4,003  4,014  5.2% 
Environmental protection  5,999  6,007  7.9% 
Telecommunications Services  11,999  3,738  15,737  20.6% 
Services provided to firms  2,966  8,807  11,773  15.4% 
Computer services  7,726  3,168  10,894  14.2% 
Transport  228  6,815  7,043  9.2% 
Research and development services  26  117  143  0.2% 
Health and social work services  2,763  2,768  3.6% 
Services recreative, cultural and sport  125  125  0.2% 
Other services linked to industry  290  15,096  15,386  20.1% 
Total 23,971  52,504  76,475  100% 

Partnership

The total number of enterprises (services) with foreign participation is 830 , 542 are 100% foreign owned. 677 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  24 
Services provided to firms  187  115  16  14  156 
Computer services  154  14  10  10  66 
Transport 
Research and development services 
Health and social work services 
Other services linked to industry 
Total 422  150  30  27  271 

Breakdown of partnership enterprises by country

France
(422)
Italy
(150)
Germany
(30)
Belgium
(27)
Other
(271)


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