Tunisia in a Nutshell

To many people, Tunisia presents itself as an excellent example of a Mediterranean country that is also part of the Arab and African world due to the dynamism of its society. It is also a country that marvelously combines tradition and modernity. Finally Tunisia is a country which succeeds in combining its own indefinable charm with other, European-like qualities.

Tunisia the pleasure of discovering

GENERAL INFORMATION

CapitalTunis
Official LanguageArabic
Other LanguagesFrench, English, Italian and German
CurrencyTunisian Dinar (TND)
Average Exchange Rate 20151TND = 0.459 Euro = 0.510 USD
TimeGMT+1
ClimateMediterranean, average 12° C in winter, 30° C in summer
Population10.982 million inhabitants
Urban Population67.8%
Human Development Index (from 0, very poor to 1, outstanding)*0.721

Source: National Statistics Institute, 2015 *Source: United Nations Development Programme, 2014

ECONOMIC AGGREGATES

Gross Domestic Product (at current prices)

82,964 MTND

GDP growth (annual % 2014)

2.5

TRADE

Exports in 2014 (at current prices)

28,406.7 MTND

Imports in 2014 (at current prices)

42,042.6 MTND

Coverage Ratio

67.6%

Main Clients

France, Italy, Germany and USA

Main Suppliers

France, Italy, Germany, China and Spain

WAGES

The Guaranteed Inter-Professional Minimum Wage (SMIG)

289.639 TND (40 working hours regime)

The Guaranteed Agricultural Minimum Wage (SMAG)

13 TND (hourly wage)

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