Republic of Tunisia  | Ministry of Industry and SMEs

100% Tunisian companies

Entreprises

The 100% Tunisian companies (Industry) is comprised of 3,807 enterprises having 10 or more employees, of which 1,081 are totally exporting enterprises.

Sectors TE* OTE* Total %
Manufacture of food products  164  826  990  26.0% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  360  366  9.6% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  38  411  449  11.8% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  32  92  124  3.3% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  42  354  396  10.4% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  696  265  961  25.2% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  158  165  4.3% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  73  61  134  3.5% 
Other manufacturing  23  198  221  5.8% 
Total 1,081   2,725  3,806  100% 

Employment

The 100% Tunisian companies (Industry) with 10 or more account for the employment 256,219 persons.

Sectors Employment TE* Employment OTE* Total Share
Manufacture of food products  14,484  49,212  63,696  24.9% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  90  22,007  22,097  8.6% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  2,269  22,233  24,502  9.6% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  11,439  5,886  17,325  6.8% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  14,812  18,431  33,243  13.0% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  55,433  12,636  68,069  26.6% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  217  6,793  7,010  2.7% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  5,255  2,145  7,400  2.9% 
Other manufacturing  876  11,981  12,857  5.0% 
Total 104,875  151,324  256,199  100% 

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