(On 23/08/2017, 1 Euro= 2,86 Tunisian Dinars and 1 USD=2,46 Tunisian Dinars)

Number of room 2 rooms 3 rooms 4 rooms 5 rooms
Monthly rent in Tunisian dinars 900-1000 1400-1700 1800-3000 2200-4000

PS:You should take in consideration a tax deduction at the rate of 15% and it’s prudent to have an expert assistance before the signature of rental contract.

  • Tunis: between 45 and 70 dinar per m² per year.
  • Bizerte: 27 to 35 dinars per m² per year.
  • Sahel ( Sousse, Jemmal, Enfidha…) : 29 to 50 dinars per m² per year.
  • Cap Bon (Nabeul, Korba, Grombalia): 25 to 36 dinars per m² per year.

PS:You should take in consideration a tax deduction at the rate of 15% and it’s prudent to have an expert assistance before the signature of rental contract.

Price of m² of plot of land for industrial project:

  • The greater Tunis: between 80 dinars and 180 dinars per m².
  • Bizerte: between 70 dinars and 100 dinars per m².
  • Sahel (Sousse, Jemmal, Enfidha.): between 70 dinars and 120 dinars per m².

In the regional development zones the land price is subsidized by the government (the price is between 15 dinars and 50 dinars m2 among which 50 % taken care by the State)

The price of construction of the industrial building situated between 450 dinars and 650 dinars per m².

  • High voltage: between 0,111 Dinars and 0,148 Dinars by KW / hour.
  • Medium voltage: between 0,115 Dinars and 0,152Dinars by KW / hour.
  • Low voltage: between 0,075 Dinars and 0,162 Dinars by KW / hour.
  • Medium pressure: 0,315 Dinars / m3.
  • Low pressure: 0,321 Dinars / m3.
Premium unleaded gasoline 1,750 dinars / liter
Super Gasoline 1,750 dinars / liter
Diesel 1,230 dinars / liter
Diesel 50 PPM 1,510 dinars / liter
Heavy fuel oil No.2 510 dinars / ton

Prices of mobile phones in Tunisia vary between 0,035 Dinars and 0,090Dinars depending on the offer and the operator.

Solutions for Data, Tunisie Telecom has a special offer for Data Solutions  for SMEs and large accounts with a wide range of products: national Vpn, Corporate LS + FR,  Corporate OPTICLS, National LS, Frame relays, VSAT, Voice Over IP, OSS position , Videoconferencing.

 For more: http://www.tunisietelecom.tn/tt/internet/fr/gc_gov/data and http://www.tunisietelecom.tn/tt/internet/fr/pme

Road freight rates are free in Tunisia, the current price varies between 0.070 Dinar and 0.080 Dinar per tonne per kilometer.

Container 20 foots  40 foots 
France 620 dinars 1200 dinars
Italy 780 dinars 1550   dinars
Spain 750   dinars 1500  dinars
North Europe 780 dinars 1550 dinars
Marocco 1 850 dinars 3700 dinars

* Transportation rates (Board/ board) from Tunis to Mediterranean ports.

More than 100 airports around the world are served from Tunisia.

Tunis – Paris 0,650 dinars/kg
Tunis – Bruxelles 0,680 dinars/kg
Tunis – Frankfurt 0,690 dinars/kg
Tunis – Munich 0.690 dinars/kg
Tunis – Milan 0,620 dinars/kg
Tunis – Marseille 0,470 dinars/kg

Tunisia has a young and educated population (340 000 students, including 61% girls in 2012).

What allows to provide the labor market an average of 70 000 new graduates per year, 5800 of them are engineers.

Minimum wages guarantees:

  • SMIG (Guaranteed minimum wage) monthly regime 48 h = 393,248 Dinars/month.
  • SMIG (Guaranteed minimum wage) monthly regime 40 h = 341,698 Dinars/month.
  • SMIG (Guaranteed minimum wage) hourly regime 48 hours = 1,717 dinars / hour.
  • SMIG (Guaranteed minimum wage) hourly regime 40 hours = 1,763 dinars / hour.

Most of the business sectors are regulated by collective labor agreements, presenting the following characteristics:

– The work force is paid based rate hour.
– Executives are paid in monthly basis.
– The rights of vacation vary between 18 days and one month per year.
– Annually, the employer has to serve a productivity bonus and an end-of-year bonus.

The hourly rates according to some collective labor agreements are:

1- Clothing and hosiery industry:Minimum hourly Rate = 1,826 dinars / hour (level 1/catégorie1) and a median 2,2256 dinar / hour.

To add:

  • Transport premium  39 dinars per month
  • Attendance bonus 5,080 dinars per month
  • Meal allowance 0,250 dinars per day

2- Textile industry : Minimum hourly Rate = 1,826 dinars / hour (level 1/catégorie1) and a median 2,369 dinar / hour..

To add:

  • Transport premium 39 dinars per month
  • Attendance allowance 5,080 dinars per month
  • Meal allowance 0,250 dinars per day

3- Plastic processing : Minimum hourly Rate = 1,895 dinars / hour (level 1/catégorie1) and a median 2,322 dinar / hour.

To add:

  • Transport premium 57,500 dinars per month
  • Attendance allowance 13,086 dinars per month
  • Meal allowance 7,080 dinars per month

4 – Conserved and semi-conserved foods: Minimum hourly Rate = 1,918 dinars / hour (level 1/catégorie1) and a median 2,2285 dinar / hour.

To add:

  • Transport premium 38 dinars per month
  • Attendance allowance 11,528 dinars per day
  • Meal allowance 0,500 dinars per day

5 – Electricity and electronics : Minimum hourly Rate = 2,042 dinars / hour (level 1/catégorie1) and a median 2,586 dinar / hour.

To add :

  • Transport premium between 49 and 57,500 dinars per month
  • Attendance allowance between 9,080 and 11,296 dinars per month
  • Meal allowance 0,300 dinars per day.

6- Metal construction : Minimum hourly Rate = 2,008 dinars / hour (level 1/catégorie1) and a median 2,337 dinar / hour.

To add:

  • Transport premium 60 dinars per month
  • Attendance allowance 5,080 dinars per month
  • Meal allowance 0,750 dinars per day

7- Printing and paper processing : Minimum hourly Rate = 2,126 dinars / hour (level 1/catégorie1) and a median 2,797 dinar / hour.

To add:

  • Transport premium 59,666 dinars per month
  • Attendance allowance 5,080 dinars per month
  • Meal allowance 0,350 dinars per day

8- Buildings and public works: Minimum hourly Rate = 1,891 dinars / hour (level 1/catégorie1) and a median 2,417 dinar / hour.

To add:

  • Transport premium 58,500 dinars per month
  • Attendance allowance 5,080 dinars per month
  • Meal allowance 0,800 dinars per day

9- Wood and furniture industry : Minimum hourly Rate = 2,258 dinars / hour (level 1/catégorie1) and a median 2,761 dinar / hour.

To add:

  • Transport premium 69,166 dinars per month
  • Attendance allowance 13 dinars per month
  • Meal allowance 0,650 dinars per day

The salary of executives is also governed by the collective agreements, but in the practice the level is higher; the following table gives an indication:

Occupation Net salary Cost for the company
Clerk between 500 and 650 Dinars between 729 and 967 Dinars
Administrative Assistant between 650 and 850 Dinars between 967 and 1289 Dinars
Supply chain assistant between 1000 and 1700 Dinars between 1541 and 2737 Dinars
Software Engineer between 900 and 1700 Dinars between 1373 and 2734 Dinars
Electro engineer between 1200 and 1800 Dinars between 1876 and 2912 Dinars
HR Manager between 900 and 1500 Dinars between 1373 and 2379 Dinars
Senior technician between 650 and 1000 Dinars between 967 and 1541 Dinars
Production Director between 2500 and 4000 Dinars between 4159 and 6883 Dinars
Financial Director between 1400 and 2100 Dinars between 2212 and 3446 Dinars

Special contract with incentives:

  • SIVP (for high school graduate):  exemption of tax salary deduction , social contribution and public premium  150 Dinars per month.
  • CIAP (for no high school graduate):  exemption of tax salary deduction , social contribution and public premium 100 Dinars per month.