General information

Capital: Tunis

Currency unit: Tunisian dinar

Official language: Arabic

Area: 163,610 km²

Population in million: 11.5 

GDP per capita (current US dollars): 3,491 

GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): 11,911 


Labor force participation rate (% of total population ages 15+): 46.9 

Annual growth rate of the population: 1.1 %

Mortality rate, infant (per 1,000 live births): 11.2 %

Life expectancy at birth: 75.7 ans

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


Gross domestic product (GDP) in billions of US dollars: 40.26 

Agriculture value added of GDP: 9.2 

Industry value added of GDP: 24.4 

Services value added of GDP: 66.3 


Total exports in billions of US dollars: 15.30 

Total imports in billions of US dollars: 19.52 

Major manufactured products (as % of total exports) :
Insulated wire, cable and other insulated electric conductors (8.81 %)
Men's suits, ensembles, jackets, blazers and trousers (5.52 %)
Women's suits, ensembles, jackets, blazers and dresses (4.62 %)
Footwear with outer soles (2.78 %)
Electrical apparatus for switching or protecting electrical circuits (2.51 %)

Weight of major primary products excluding minerals and oil (as % of total exports) :
Olive oil (2.20 %)
Dates, figs, pineapples, avocados, guavas and mangoes (1.22 %)
Other fixed vegetable fats and oils (0.54 %)
Molluscs (0.38 %)
Crustaceans (0.30 %)

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