Republic of Tunisia  | Ministry of Industry and SMEs

100% Tunisian companies

Entreprises

The 100% Tunisian companies (Industry) is comprised of 3,785 enterprises having 10 or more employees, of which 1,076 are totally exporting enterprises.

Sectors TE* OTE* Total %
Manufacture of food products  164  820  984  26.0% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  359  365  9.6% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  37  406  443  11.7% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  31  93  124  3.3% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  42  350  392  10.4% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  694  266  960  25.4% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  155  161  4.3% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  73  61  134  3.5% 
Other manufacturing  23  198  221  5.8% 
Total 1,076   2,708  3,784  100% 

Employment

The 100% Tunisian companies (Industry) with 10 or more account for the employment 255,542 persons.

Sectors Employment TE* Employment OTE* Total Share
Manufacture of food products  14,641  48,996  63,637  24.9% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  93  22,112  22,205  8.7% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  2,268  22,376  24,644  9.6% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  11,272  5,936  17,208  6.7% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  14,813  18,316  33,129  13.0% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  54,928  12,753  67,681  26.5% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  180  6,590  6,770  2.6% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  5,212  2,144  7,356  2.9% 
Other manufacturing  867  12,025  12,892  5.0% 
Total 104,274  151,248  255,522  100% 

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