Date of last update :  April 16th,2019
Updated at every data dissemination


TUNISIA: Economic and Financial Data

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(Unless otherwise indicated, data are not seasonnally adjusted)

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 REAL SECTOR
 I-National Accounts2   
 
- 
- 
 -
 GDP at constant prices  
 
 -
 Agriculture and Fishing  MTD
 Q3/18
1598.15 
1627.27 
 -1.79
  
 Manufacturing Industries  MTD
 Q3/18
2712.45 
2692.50 
 0.74
  
 NON-MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES  MTD
 Q3/18
1515.08 
1533.33 
 -1.19
  
 BUSINESS ACTIVITIES  MTD
 Q3/18
7856.81 
7771.78 
 1.09
  
 Global intermediate consumption in financial services (in -)  MTD
 Q3/18
-356.32 
-345.40 
 3.16
  
 BUSINESS ACTIVITIES  MTD
 Q3/18
13326.17 
13279.49 
 0.35
  
 NON BUSINESS ACTIVITIES  MTD
 Q3/18
3204.24 
3203.39 
 0.03
  
 ...Including public administration  MTD
 Q3/18
3116.50 
3115.92 
 0.02
  
 ...including services provided by associative organizations  MTD
 Q3/18
23.94 
24.11 
 -0.70
  
 G.D.P AT FACTOR COST  MTD
 Q3/18
16530.41 
16482.88 
 0.29
  
 Indirect taxes less subsidies  MTD
 Q3/18
1740.26 
1696.14 
 2.60
  
 Adjustment  MTD
 Q3/18
 -
  
 GDP (at market prices)  MTD
 Q3/18
18270.67 
18179.01 
 0.50
  
 b) GDP at current prices  MTD
 ---
 -
 Agriculture and Fishing  MTD
 Q3/18
2625.38 
2609.22 
 0.62
  
 Manufacturing Industries  MTD
 Q3/18
3908.56 
4042.33 
 -3.31
  
 NON-MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES  ---
 Q3/18
2401.44 
2249.89 
 6.74
  
 BUSINESS ACTIVITIES  MTD
 Q3/18
11393.86 
10857.00 
 4.94
  
 Global intermediate consumption in financial services (in -)  MTD
 Q3/18
-498.96 
-415.80 
 20.00
  
 BUSINESS ACTIVITIES  MTD
 Q3/18
19830.28 
19342.64 
 2.52
  
 NON BUSINESS ACTIVITIES  MTD
 Q3/18
4911.43 
4725.05 
 3.94
  
 ...Including public administration  ---
 Q3/18
4782.19 
4595.75 
 4.06
  
 ...including services provided by associative organizations  ---
 Q3/18
33.02 
32.86 
 0.50
  
 G.D.P AT FACTOR COST  ---
 Q3/18
24741.72 
24067.68 
 2.80
  
 Indirect taxes less subsidies  MTD
 Q3/18
2222.24 
2276.72 
 -2.39
  
 GDP (at market prices)  ---
 Q3/18
26963.96 
26344.40 
 2.35
  
 II- Production index   
 
- 
- 
 -
 Industrial production index  2010=100
 oct.-18
94.20 
94.40 
 -
 III-Labour market3   
 
- 
- 
 -
 Employed working Population  Thousands
 2018
3497.70 
3458.10 
 -
 Unemployment rate  in %
 2018
15.40 
15.30 
 -
 IV-Wages and Earnings   
 
- 
- 
 -
 wage rates change  in %
 Q2/18
1.02 
1.88 
 -
 V-Price Indices   
 
- 
- 
 -
  
 Index price consumption  2010=100
 nov.-18
152.90 
151.90 
 -
 Producer Prices15  2010=100
 oct.-18
142.70 
141.80 
 -
 FISCAL SECTOR
 I-Public Sector Operations   
 
- 
- 
 -
 revenues excluding privatization and external grants  MTD
 2017
34128.70 
28684.80 
 18.98
  
 privatization and external grants  MTD
 2017
331.90 
656.50 
 -
  
 2-Expenditures and net loans excluding principal  MTD
 2017
40019.20 
34574.60 
 15.75
  
  Of which : interest on domestic debt  MTD
 2017
1255.60 
1192.60 
 5.28
  
  Of which : interest on external debt  MTD
 2017
1004.00 
821.80 
 22.17
  
 3-(Surplus+/Deficit-) balance  MTD
 2017
-5890.50 
-5889.80 
 0.01
  
 privatization and external grants  
 
 -
  
 4-Net Domestic Financing  MTD
 2017
840.20 
2350.10 
 -64.25
  
  *Short term Domestic Financing  MTD
 2017
0.00 
0.00 
 0.00
  
  *Medium and Long term Dosmestic Financing.  MTD
 2017
913.40 
2035.70 
 -55.13
  
  *Other Domestic Financing  MTD
 2017
-73.20 
314.40 
 -123.28
  
 5-Net Foreign Financing  MTD
 2017
4718.40 
2883.20 
 63.65
  
 II-Central Government Operations   
 
- 
- 
 -
 1-revenues excluding privatization and external grants  
 
 -
  
 Privatization  MTD
 January/19
60.80 
361.40 
 -
  
 2-Expenditures and net loans excluding principal  MTD
 January/19
2214.60 
4078.70 
 -45.70
  
  Of which : interest on domestic debt  MTD
 January/19
76.70 
21.80 
 251.83
  
  Of which : interest on external debt  MTD
 January/19
196.30 
52.90 
 271.08
  
 3-(Surplus+/Deficit-) balance  MTD
 January/19
448.50 
-953.20 
 -147.05
  
 Privatization  MTD
 January/19
60.80 
361.40 
 -
  
 4-Net Domestic Financing  MTD
 January/19
2.10 
-929.40 
 -100.23
  
  *Short term Domestic Financing  MTD
 January/19
0.00 
0.00 
 0.00
  
  *Medium and Long term Domestic Financing.  MTD
 January/19
37.50 
-143.90 
 -126.06
  
  *Other Domestic Financing  MTD
 January/19
-35.40 
-785.50 
 -95.49
  
 5-Net Foriegn Financing  MTD
 January/19
-511.40 
1521.20 
 -133.62
  
 III- Central Government Debt   
 
- 
- 
 -
   
 
 -
  
 Outstanding domestic debt  MTD
 Q3/18
21911.90 
22531.80 
 -2.75
  
  Short-term debt(< 1year)  MTD
 Q3/18
0.00 
0.00 
 -
  
  Medium & long-term debt (> 1year)  MTD
 Q3/18
21911.90 
22531.80 
 -2.75
  
 Outstanding external debt  MTD
 Q3/18
54609.70 
49912.90 
 9.41
  
  Short-term debt(< 1year)  MTD
 Q3/18
 -
  
  Medium & long-term debt (> 1year)  MTD
 Q3/18
54609.70 
49912.90 
 9.41
  
 Total outstanding debt  MTD
 Q3/18
76521.60 
72444.70 
 5.63
  
 2- Outstanding external debt by currency  ---
 Q3/18
51823.40 
49913.00 
 3.83
  
 * US Dollar  MTD
 Q3/18
14864.80 
14010.60 
 6.10
  
 * Euro  MTD
 Q3/18
23459.10 
23459.10 
 0.00
  
 * Japan Yen  MTD
 Q3/18
5821.40 
5625.20 
 3.49
  
 * Other currencies  MTD
 Q3/18
7678.10 
6818.10 
 12.61
  
 3- Outstanding guaranteed Debt  MTD
 Q3/18
9150.00 
9150.00 
 0.00
  
 FINANCIAL SECTOR
 A/ Analytical accounts of the Banking Sector   
 
- 
- 
 -
 Money M14  MTD
 FEB/19
31634 
31250 
 1.23
  
 Money plus quasi-money (M2)5  MTD
 FEB/19
70304 
69543 
 1.09
  
 Broad money (M3)6  MTD
 FEB/19
72476 
71732 
 1.04
  
 Liquidity aggregate(M4)7  MTD
 FEB/19
72751 
72001 
 1.04
  
 Net claims abroad8  MTD
 FEB/19
-3583 
-3100 
 -483.00
  
 Domestic credit  MTD
 FEB/19
100024 
99337 
 0.69
  
  -Credit to the Government (net)8  MTD
 FEB/19
15402 
14579 
 823.00
  
  -Credit to the economy  MTD
 FEB/19
84622 
84758 
 -0.16
  
 B/ Analytical accounts of the Central Bank9   
 
- 
- 
 -
 Foreign assets  MTD
 MAR/19
16675 
16293 
 2.34
  
 External liabilities  MTD
 MAR/19
7458 
7322 
 1.86
  
 Claim on the government  MTD
 MAR/19
4000 
3693 
 8.31
  
 Claims on banks  MTD
 MAR/19
12903 
12534 
 2.94
  
 Monetary base  MTD
 MAR/19
21571 
20542 
 5.01
  
 C/ Interest rates (Daily)   
 
- 
- 
 -
  
 Main money market rates  
 
 -
 Government bond yield  
 
 -
 D/ Stock Exchange Index (daily)   
 
- 
- 
 -
 Stock Exchange  
 
 -
  
 EXTERNAL SECTOR
 A-Balance of payments10   
 
- 
- 
 -
 Current account  MTD
 Q4/18
-3086.90 
-3096.60 
 9.70
  
  *Trade balance  MTD
 Q4/18
-3971.10 
-5155.20 
 1184.10
  
  Imports of Goods (FOB)  MTD
 Q4/18
15475.60 
14282.30 
 8.36
  
  Exports of Goods (FOB)  MTD
 Q4/18
11504.50 
9127.10 
 26.05
  
  *Services balance  MTD
 Q4/18
504.50 
1149.00 
 -644.50
  
  Tourism receipts  MTD
 Q4/18
991.80 
1710.60 
 -42.02
  
  *Factors income balance  MTD
 Q4/18
169.30 
710.10 
 -540.80
  
  Workers' remittances  MTD
 Q4/18
1125.00 
1605.30 
 -29.92
  
  *Current transfers balance  MTD
 Q4/18
210.40 
199.50 
 10.90
  
 Capital and financial account balance  MTD
 Q4/18
5447.70 
3922.80 
 1524.90
  
 Capital Transactions  MTD
 Q4/18
307.00 
8.30 
 298.70
  
 Direct Investment  MTD
 Q4/18
941.40 
637.90 
 303.50
  
 Portfolio Investment  MTD
 Q4/18
-4.10 
-7.40 
 3.30
  
 Other Investment  MTD
 Q4/18
4203.40 
3284.00 
 919.40
  
 Change in reserve assets11  MTD
 Q4/18
2360.80 
826.20 
 1534.60
  
 B-International Reserves and Foreign currency liquidity11   
 
- 
- 
 -
 I-International reserves  thousands of TD
 MAR/19
16620979.30 
16238724.10 
 2.35
 Gold  thousands of TD
 MAR/19
517882.10 
533429.70 
 -2.91
  
 SDR's  thousands of TD
 MAR/19
68531.60 
69342.10 
 -1.17
  
 Foreign currencies  thousands of TD
 MAR/19
15610627.50 
15212014.10 
 2.62
  
 IMF Reserve position  thousands of TD
 MAR/19
423938.10 
423938.10 
 0.00
  
 Total  thousands of TD
 MAR/19
16620979.30 
16238724.00 
 2.35
  
 II-Reserves Template  thousands of TD
 MAR/19
16620979.30 
16238724.00 
 2.35
 C-Merchandise trade   
 
- 
- 
 -
  
   MTD
 dec- 18
3888.05 
3753.10 
 -
 Total Imports (CIF)  MTD
 dec- 18
5232.50 
5555.40 
 -
 D- International Investment Position   
 
- 
- 
 -
 1-Direct investment  MTD
 2017
-71223.00 
-66608.10 
 6.93
  
  Assets  MTD
 2017
1235.20 
1079.40 
 14.43
  
  Liabilities  MTD
 2017
-72458.20 
-67687.50 
 7.05
  
 2-Portfolio investments  MTD
 2017
-4969.00 
-4598.90 
 8.05
  
  Assets  MTD
 2017
124.70 
120.00 
 3.92
  
  Equity security  MTD
 2017
124.70 
120.00 
 3.92
  
  Debt security  MTD
 2017
0.00 
0.00 
 0.00
  
  Liabilities  MTD
 2017
-5093.70 
-4718.90 
 7.94
  
  Equity secuity  MTD
 2017
-5093.70 
-4718.90 
 7.94
  
  Debt security  MTD
 2017
0.00 
0.00 
 0.00
  
 3-Other investments  MTD
 2017
-80128.40 
-65360.90 
 22.59
  
  *Government M & Long-term loans  MTD
 2017
-47172.90 
-36844.20 
 28.03
  
  Assets  MTD
 2017
0.00 
0.00 
 0.00
  
  Liabilities  MTD
 2017
-47172.90 
-36844.20 
 28.03
  
  *Businesses M & Long-term loans  MTD
 2017
-15943.00 
-12957.50 
 23.04
  
  Assets  MTD
 2017
0.00 
0.00 
 0.00
  
  Liabilities  MTD
 2017
-15943.00 
-12957.50 
 23.04
  
 * Other Liabilities MLT14  MTD
 2017
-1565.90 
-2572.70 
 -39.13
  
  *Short- term loans  MTD
 2017
-15446.60 
-12986.50 
 18.94
  
  a-Financial  MTD
 2017
-9535.20 
-7891.30 
 20.83
  
  Assets  MTD
 2017
1806.90 
1945.50 
 -7.12
  
  Liabilities  MTD
 2017
-11342.10 
-9836.80 
 15.30
  
  b-Commercial  MTD
 2017
-5911.40 
-5095.20 
 16.02
  
  Assets  MTD
 2017
1063.70 
1038.70 
 2.41
  
  Liabilities  MTD
 2017
-6975.10 
-6133.90 
 13.71
  
 4-Reserves assets  MTD
 2017
13894.10 
13896.40 
 -0.02
  
 E-Exchange rates (daily)   
 
- 
- 
 -
 GROSS EXTERNAL DEBT POSITION
 I-General Government   MTD
 Q4/18
55052.7 
49986.5 
 10.14
 a) Short-term  MTD
 
 -
  
 Money Market instruments  MTD
 
 -
  
 Loans13  MTD
 
 -
  
 Other debt liabilities  MTD
 
 -
  
 b) Long-term  MTD
 Q4/18
55052.70 
49986.50 
 10.14
  
 Bonds and Notes  MTD
 Q4/18
22509.90 
19225.70 
 17.08
  
 Loans13  MTD
 Q4/18
32542.80 
30760.80 
 5.79
  
 Other debt liabilities  MTD
 
 -
  
 II-Monetary Authorities   MTD
 Q4/18
7314.9 
6758.9 
 8.23
 a) Short term  MTD
 Q4/18
636.90 
506.30 
 25.79
  
 Money market instruments  MTD
 
 -
  
 Loans  MTD
 Q4/18
389.70 
97.60 
 299.28
  
 Currency and deposits  MTD
 Q4/18
247.20 
408.70 
 -39.52
  
 Other debt liabilities  MTD
 
 -
  
 b) Long-term  MTD
 Q4/18
6678.00 
6252.60 
 6.80
  
 Bonds and notes  MTD
 Q4/18
0.00 
0.00 
 0.00
  
 Loans  MTD
 Q4/18
0.00 
9.10 
 -100.00
  
 IMF and Arab Monetary Fund credits  MTD
 Q4/18
4794.80 
4476.90 
 7.10
  
 Currency and deposits  MTD
 Q4/18
749.20 
700.00 
 7.03
  
 Other debt liabilities14  MTD
 Q4/18
1134.00 
1066.60 
 6.32
  
 III-Financial Sector   MTD
 Q4/18
16248.1 
15529.4 
 4.63
 a) Short term  MTD
 Q4/18
12880.50 
12376.00 
 4.08
  
 Money market instruments  MTD
 Q4/18
1.00 
1.00 
 0.00
  
 Loans  MTD
 
 -
  
 Currency and deposits12  MTD
 Q4/18
12879.50 
12375.00 
 4.08
  
 Other debt liabilities  MTD
 
 -
  
 b) Long-term  MTD
 Q4/18
3367.60 
3153.40 
 6.79
  
 Bonds and notes  MTD
 Q4/18
0.00 
0.00 
 0.00
  
 Loans  MTD
 Q4/18
3367.60 
3153.40 
 6.79
  
 Currency and deposits  MTD
 
 -
  
 Other debt liabilities  MTD
 
 -
  
 IV-Other Sectors   MTD
 Q4/18
22502.1 
20648.9 
 8.97
 a) Short-term  MTD
 Q4/18
7191.90 
6157.00 
 16.81
  
 Money market instruments  MTD
 
 -
  
 Loans13  MTD
 
 -
  
 Currency and deposits  MTD
 
 -
  
 Other debt liabilities  MTD
 Q4/18
7191.90 
6157.00 
 16.81
  
 b) Long-term  MTD
 Q4/18
15310.20 
14491.90 
 5.65
  
 Bonds and notes  MTD
 Q4/18
0.00 
0.00 
 0.00
  
 Loans13  MTD
 Q4/18
15310.20 
14491.90 
 5.65
  
 Currency and deposits  MTD
 
 -
  
 Other debt liabilities  MTD
 
 -
  
 V-Direct Investment   MTD
 
- 
- 
 -
 Debt liabilities to affiliated entreprises  MTD
 
 -
  
 Debt liabilities to direct investors  MTD
 
 -
  
 Gross External Debt   MTD
 Q4/18
101117.8 
92923.7 
 8.82
 POPULATION
 Population  Thousands
 2017
11434.99 
11304.50 
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1- Excluding unemployment rate, working force, consumption price index and marchandise trade; all the data are temporary when time of their first dissemination.
2- The data concerning National Accounts are seasonally adjusted
3- Tunisia has adopted a flexibility option on periodicity and timeliness for the labor market data category.
4- The data concerning the CPI are seasonally adjusted.
5- The aggregate M2 is composed of M1 ( money + scriptural money) and quasi-money.
6- The broad money M3 include M2 + long term deposits.
7- The liquidity aggregate M4 is composed of M3 plus liquid treasury bills and short-term commercial paper.
8- For these datas the change are expressed in MTD.
9- The data are final when first released
10- Changes in balances are expressed in millions of tunisian dinars(MTD).
11- Changes in reserve assets correspond to the overall balance.
12- Includes data on short-term and long-term headings "Currency and deposits" and "Other debt liabilities".
13- Trade credits are not shown as a seperate instrument, but included as part of loans
14- This concerns SDR allocations with are henceforth accounted for under medium and long term external liabilities as per IMF recommendation
15- Since January 2015, INSdessiminates data related to the indices according to the new base year of 2010.