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Summary statistics
Region 2015 Northern Africa  
Surface area (sq km) 2014 163610  
Population (proj., 000) 2016 11375  
Pop. density (per sq km) 2016 73.2  
Capital city 2015 Tunis  
Capital city pop. (000) 2015 1993 Refers to Grand Tunis.  
Currency 2015 Tunisian Dinar (TND)  
UN membership date 2013 12 November 1956  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2014 47423  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 44051  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 32272  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2014 2.3  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2010 3.0  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2005 4.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2014 4260.8  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 4140.5  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 3194.5  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2014 9.4 At factor cost.  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2010 8.1 At factor cost.  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2005 10.0 At factor cost.  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2014 29.1 At factor cost.  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2010 31.1 At factor cost.  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2005 28.8 At factor cost.  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2014 61.6 At factor cost.  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2010 60.8 At factor cost.  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2005 61.3 At factor cost.  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2014 14.8 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. Industry includes repairs. Break in the time series.  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2010 17.6 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. Industry includes repairs.  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2005 ... Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. Industry includes repairs.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2014 33.5 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. Industry includes repairs. Break in the time series.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2010 32.7 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. Industry includes repairs.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2005 ... Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. Industry includes repairs.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2014 51.5 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. Industry includes repairs. Break in the time series.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2010 48.8 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. Industry includes repairs.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2005 ... Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. Industry includes repairs.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2014 15.3 Estimate.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 13.0 Estimate.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 14.2 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2014 25.0/71.2 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2010 24.5/69.7 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2005 24.0/68.0 Estimate.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2014 170  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 139 Series linked to former series.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 114  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 118 2013.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 107  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 101  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 118 2013.  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 107  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 101  
Index of industrial production (2005=100) 2014 112  
Index of industrial production (2005=100) 2010 115  
Index of industrial production (2005=100) 2005 100  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2014 -4302  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 -2104  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 -299  
Exports (million US$) 2015 14073.5  
Imports (million US$) 2015 20222.5  
Balance (million US$) 2015 -6149.0  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2015 France (29.3), Italy (18.5), Germany (10.5)  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2015 France (17.8), Italy (14.9), China (8.4)  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.1  
Urban population (%) 2015 66.8  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.4  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 2.2  
Life expectancy at birth (females/males, years) 2010-2015 77.0/72.3  
Total dependency ratio (Pop. aged 0-14 & 65+ per 100 pop. 15-64) 2015 45  
International migrant stock (000/% of total pop.) mid-2015 56.7/0.5 Refers to foreign citizens.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2014 7163  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2015 983  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 19  
Health: Total expenditure (% of GDP) 2014 7.0 Data revision.  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2014 6.2 2012.  
Education: Primary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 111.4/114.7  
Education: Secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 94.2/90.0 2011.  
Education: Tertiary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 43.1/26.3  
Intentional homicide rate (per 100 000 pop.) 2014 3.1 2012.  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2016 31.3  
Environment
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2014 128.5  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2014 46.2 Estimate.  
Patents: Resident filings (per million pop.) 2014 13.0  
Threatened species 2015 83  
Forested area (% of land area) 2013 6.6 Estimate.  
CO2 emission estimates (000 tons/tons per capita) 2013 27668/2.5  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2013 298  
Energy supply per capita (Gigajoules) 2013 39.0  
Terrestrial and marine areas protected (% of total area) 2014 3.7  
Population using improved drinking water sources (urban/rural, %) 2015 100.0/93.2  
Population using improved sanitation facilities (urban/rural, %) 2015 97.4/79.8  
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