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Tunisia
Summary statistics
Region Northern Africa  
Currency Tunisian Dinar (TND)  
Surface area (square kilometres) 163610  
Population in 2011 (estimated, 000) 10594  
Population density in 2011 (per square kilometre) 64.8  
Capital city and population in 2011 (000) Tunis (790)  
United Nations membership date 12 November 1956  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2011 46332  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 44252  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 32272  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2011 -1.5  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 3.5  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 4.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2011 4373.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 4222.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 3256.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2011 4152.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 4008.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 3088.0  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2011 22.3  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 24.7  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 21.4  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2011 1.50 Market rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2010 1.44 Market rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2005 1.36 Market rate.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2011 ...  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 -2104  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 -299  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2011 144  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 139 Series linked to former series.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 114  
Industrial production index (2005=100) 2011 ... The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 3.  
Industrial production index (2005=100) 2010 120 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 3.  
Industrial production index (2005=100) 2005 100 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 3.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2011 111  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 101  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 101  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2011 111  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 101  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 101  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2011 ...  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2010 33.0  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2005 32.3  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2011 ...  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2010 17.7  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2005 18.7  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2011 25.5  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 25.3  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 24.3  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2011 70.0  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2010 69.7  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2005 68.3  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2011 4785 Excludes nationals residing abroad.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 6903 Excludes nationals residing abroad.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 6378 Excludes nationals residing abroad.  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2011 ...  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2010 6553 2009.  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2005 5634  
Telephone subscribers, total (per 100 inhabitants) 2011 128.4  
Telephone subscribers, total (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 118.3  
Telephone subscribers, total (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 70.0  
Internet users (per 100 inhabitants) 2011 39.1  
Internet users (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 36.8  
Internet users (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 9.7  
Exports (million US$) 2011 17847.0  
Imports (million US$) 2011 23952.1  
Balance (million US$) 2011 -6105.1  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2011 France (30.7), Italy (21.7), Germany (9.1)  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2011 France (18.3), Italy (15.8), Germany (7.4)  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.0  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.3  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.4  
Urban population (%) 2012 66.5  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2012 23.1  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2012 10.8/10.0  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2012 99.9  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 77.1/72.6  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 18.4  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 1.9  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2006-2010 60.2  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2010 33.6/0.3 Data refer to foreign citizens.  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR end-2011 4657  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2006-2012 6.3  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2006-2012 98.7/97.5 UNESCO estimate.  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2006-2012 59.5  
Intentional homicides (females and males, per 100 000) 2008-2010 </2.0 Estimates based, for the most part, on cause of death modelling and death registration data from other countries in the region.  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2012 26.7  
Environment
Threatened species 2012 79  
Forested area (% of land area) 2010 6.0  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2009 25135/2.4  
Energy consumption per capita (kilograms oil equivalent) 2009 789.0  
Rainfall in the capital city, total mean (millimetres) 466  
Temperature in the capital city, mean °C (minimum and maximum) 13.3/23.5  
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