Republic of Tunisia  | Ministry of Industry and SMEs

100% Tunisian companies

Entreprises

The 100% Tunisian companies (Industry) is comprised of 3,809 enterprises having 10 or more employees, of which 1,075 are totally exporting enterprises.

Sectors TE* OTE* Total %
Manufacture of food products  161  820  981  25.8% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  360  366  9.6% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  35  421  456  12.0% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  31  94  125  3.3% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  42  359  401  10.5% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  698  263  961  25.2% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  157  164  4.3% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  72  62  134  3.5% 
Other manufacturing  23  198  221  5.8% 
Total 1,075   2,734  3,809  100% 

Employment

The 100% Tunisian companies (Industry) with 10 or more account for the employment 254,044 persons.

Sectors Employment TE* Employment OTE* Total Share
Manufacture of food products  14,225  48,382  62,607  24.6% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  87  22,214  22,301  8.8% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  2,125  22,206  24,331  9.6% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  10,718  5,906  16,624  6.5% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  14,763  18,333  33,096  13.0% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  55,139  12,671  67,810  26.7% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  217  6,779  6,996  2.8% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  4,898  2,173  7,071  2.8% 
Other manufacturing  914  12,294  13,208  5.2% 
Total 103,086  150,958  254,044  100% 

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