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General


Population: 10,629,186 (2011)
Land Area: 163,610 sq km
Natural Resources: Petroleum, phosphates, iron ore, lead, zinc, salt
Capital: Tunis
Political System: Republic
State Leader: Fouad M'Bazaa (2011)
Head of Government: Beji Caid Essebsi (2011)
Languages: Arabic, French
Currency: Tunisian Dinar (TND)
Major Religions: Muslim 98%, Christian 1%, Jewish and Other 1%
Major Ethnicities: Arab 98%, European 1%, Jewish and Other 1%
Life Expectancy: 75.01 years (2011)

Economy


GDP Official Exchange Rate: 44.29 billion (2010)
GDP Purchasing Power Parity: 100 billion (2010)
GDP Per Capita (PPP): 9,400 (2010)
GDP Growth Rate: 3.7% (2010)
GDP Structure: Agriculture 10.6%, Industry 34.6%, Services 54.8% (2010)
Labour Force By Occupation: Agriculture 18.3%, Industry 31.9%, Services 49.8% (2009)
Industries: Petroleum, mining, tourism, textiles, footwear, agribusiness, beverages
Agriculture Products: Olives, olive oil, grain, tomatoes, citrus fruit, sugar beets, dates, almonds; beef, dairy products
Human Development Index: 0.698 (94th)
Tourism Revenue: 2.432 billion (2004)
Unemployment Rate: 14% (2010)

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Army Size: 35 300 (2004)
Budget: 1.4% of GDP (2006)

Current Situation

 

Tunisia is located in North Africa. It is bordered by Algeria and Libya. The economy is fairly diversified, with important agricultural, industrial and services sectors. The GDP per capita is also very high for the region.

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Sources

CIA World Factbook: Tunisia
Wikipedia: Tunisia
http://hdrstats.undp.org/en/countries/profiles/TUN.html

Updated on: January 1, 2012