General information

Capital: Tunis

Currency unit: Tunisian dinar

Official language: Arabic

Area: 155,360 km²

Population in million: 11,565,200.0 

GDP per capita (current US dollars): 3,448 

GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): 12,503 


Labor force participation rate (% of total population ages 15+): 46.5 

Annual growth rate of the population: 1.1 %

Mortality rate, infant (per 1,000 live births): 14.6 %

Life expectancy at birth: 76.3 ans

Youth literacy rate Literacy rate, youth total (% of people ages 15-24): 81 %


Gross domestic product (GDP) in billions of US dollars: 39,871,100,000.00 

Agriculture value added of GDP: 10.4 

Industry value added of GDP: 22.7 

Services value added of GDP: 2.4 


Total exports in billions of US dollars: 16,139,700.00 

Total imports in billions of US dollars: 20,842,700.00 

Major manufactured products (as % of total exports) :
Insulated wire, cable and other insulated electric conductors (8.42 %)
Men's suits, ensembles, jackets, blazers and trousers (5.27 %)
Women's suits, ensembles, jackets, blazers and dresses (4.41 %)
Footwear with outer soles (2.65 %)
Electrical apparatus for switching, protecting electrical circuits, for making connections to or in electrical circuits, for a voltage not exceeding 1000 volts; connectors for optical fibres, optical fibre bundles or cables (2.40 %)

Weight of major primary products excluding minerals and oil (as % of total exports) :
Olive oil (2.10 %)
Dates, figs, pineapples, avocados, guavas and mangoes (1.16 %)
Other fixed vegetable fats and oils (0.51 %)
Molluscs (0.37 %)
Crustaceans (0.29 %)

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              Global Sustainable Competitiveness Indicator

              The indicator highlights the scores of each of the three pillars of the sustainable competitiveness. A larger area means a higher score (0-100) and therefore a more favorable economic situation.

              Price competitiveness

              Tunisia: 94
              Breakdown by component
              Price competitiveness94
              Macroeconomic competitiveness
              Tunisia: 65
              Products competitiveness
              Tunisia: 77

              Durability and resistance to vulnerabilities

              Revealed competitivenes and economic performances

              Tunisia: -
              Breakdown by component
              Revealed competitivenes and economic performances-
              Weighted market shares index of the 5 major exported primary products (except oil and ores)
              Tunisia: 114
              Weighted market shares index of the 5 major exported manufactured products
              Tunisia: 1,310