Republic of Tunisia  | Ministry of Industry and Trade

100% Tunisian companies

Entreprises

The 100% Tunisian companies (Industry) is comprised of 3,809 enterprises having 10 or more employees, of which 1,045 are totally exporting enterprises.

Sectors TE* OTE* Total %
Manufacture of food products  156  834  990  26.0% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  364  369  9.7% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  34  429  463  12.2% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  31  98  129  3.4% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  39  364  403  10.6% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  682  254  936  24.6% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  160  169  4.4% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  68  63  131  3.4% 
Other manufacturing  21  198  219  5.7% 
Total 1,045   2,764  3,809  100% 

Employment

The 100% Tunisian companies (Industry) with 10 or more account for the employment 251,133 persons.

Sectors Employment TE* Employment OTE* Total Share
Manufacture of food products  14,358  46,950  61,308  24.4% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  86  22,780  22,866  9.1% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  1,973  21,817  23,790  9.5% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  9,464  5,992  15,456  6.2% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  14,794  17,904  32,698  13.0% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  54,129  13,787  67,916  27.0% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  230  7,296  7,526  3.0% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  4,438  2,118  6,556  2.6% 
Other manufacturing  743  12,274  13,017  5.2% 
Total 100,215  150,918  251,133  100% 

Source: Agency for the Promotion of Industry and Innovation - Décembre 2017