Republic of Tunisia  | Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mines

100% Tunisian companies

Entreprises

The 100% Tunisian companies (Industry) is comprised of 3,671 enterprises having 10 or more employees, of which 1,033 are totally exporting enterprises.

Sectors TE* OTE* Total %
Manufacture of food products  156  804  960  26.2% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  336  342  9.3% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  35  394  429  11.7% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  31  93  124  3.4% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  39  354  393  10.7% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  669  260  929  25.3% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  148  155  4.2% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  67  57  124  3.4% 
Other manufacturing  23  192  215  5.9% 
Total 1,033   2,638  3,671  100% 

Employment

The 100% Tunisian companies (Industry) with 10 or more account for the employment 250,624 persons.

Sectors Employment TE* Employment OTE* Total Share
Manufacture of food products  13,046  48,530  61,576  24.6% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  97  21,145  21,242  8.5% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  2,094  21,818  23,912  9.5% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  12,519  5,844  18,363  7.3% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  14,510  19,333  33,843  13.5% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  52,208  12,970  65,178  26.0% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  252  6,300  6,552  2.6% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  4,770  1,709  6,479  2.6% 
Other manufacturing  1,732  11,747  13,479  5.4% 
Total 101,228  149,396  250,624  100% 

Source: Agency for the Promotion of Industry and Innovation - January 2021