Republic of Tunisia  | Ministry of Industry and SMEs

100% Tunisian companies

Entreprises

The 100% Tunisian companies (Industry) is comprised of 3,787 enterprises having 10 or more employees, of which 1,076 are totally exporting enterprises.

Sectors TE* OTE* Total %
Manufacture of food products  163  821  984  26.0% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  357  363  9.6% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  37  404  441  11.6% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  31  93  124  3.3% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  42  354  396  10.5% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  699  270  969  25.6% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  155  161  4.3% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  71  61  132  3.5% 
Other manufacturing  21  196  217  5.7% 
Total 1,076   2,711  3,787  100% 

Employment

The 100% Tunisian companies (Industry) with 10 or more account for the employment 258,086 persons.

Sectors Employment TE* Employment OTE* Total Share
Manufacture of food products  14,683  49,630  64,313  24.9% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  93  22,212  22,305  8.6% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  2,307  22,541  24,848  9.6% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  11,726  5,950  17,676  6.8% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  14,923  18,889  33,812  13.1% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  54,759  13,247  68,006  26.4% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  165  6,718  6,883  2.7% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  5,160  2,108  7,268  2.8% 
Other manufacturing  845  12,130  12,975  5.0% 
Total 104,661  153,425  258,086  100% 

Source: Agency for the Promotion of Industry and Innovation - January 2020