Republic of Tunisia  | Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mines

100% Tunisian companies

Entreprises

The 100% Tunisian companies (Industry) is comprised of 3,570 enterprises having 10 or more employees, of which 994 are totally exporting enterprises.

Sectors TE* OTE* Total %
Manufacture of food products  152  785  937  26.2% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  329  335  9.4% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  35  385  420  11.8% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  32  88  120  3.4% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  38  343  381  10.7% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  639  256  895  25.1% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  147  155  4.3% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  63  54  117  3.3% 
Other manufacturing  21  189  210  5.9% 
Total 994   2,576  3,570  100% 

Employment

The 100% Tunisian companies (Industry) with 10 or more account for the employment 252,602 persons.

Sectors Employment TE* Employment OTE* Total Share
Manufacture of food products  12,883  48,191  61,074  24.2% 
Manufacture of construction products, ceramic and glass  94  20,543  20,637  8.2% 
Manufacture of mechanicals and basic metals  2,179  21,450  23,629  9.4% 
Manufacture of electric and electronic equipment  13,393  5,349  18,742  7.4% 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products  14,554  19,117  33,671  13.3% 
Manufacture of textile and wearing apparel  55,606  12,524  68,130  27.0% 
Manufacture of wood and wood products  279  6,258  6,537  2.6% 
Manufacture of leather and footwear  4,899  1,607  6,506  2.6% 
Other manufacturing  1,998  11,678  13,676  5.4% 
Total 105,885  146,717  252,602  100% 

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