ICT sector

A constantly growing sector.

The ICT sector in Tunisia is a promising one, able to face international competition and benefit from greater openness to the foreign market. The sector has an export potential confirmed by its know-how and a low cost advantage in the international market. With competitive salaries, an undeniable quality of human resources, a technological infrastructure meeting international standards and generally a favourable legislation, Tunisia can be an ideal platform to access neighbouring markets such as those of Algeria or Libya, as well as other African or Middle Eastern markets.

Solid presence of international actors

Why choose Tunisia?

Key figures
of the sector




 +740 MTND

of export


 9 International



 8 Maritime

trade ports


 +79 000

Employees in the sector


 An average of 2000 engineers

graduating in computer science per year


 47 engineering schools

and 25 technological studies institutes


 10 Competitiveness clusters and technopoles

and 18 regional cyber parks


Evolution of ICT companies number

Vocational training quality (score)

Compétences des diplômés (score)

Ranking of countries by the ease of finding talent

Rank « 1 » Being the best
Source: The Global Competitiveness Report, 2018
Source: International HR compensation leader

Software developer salary (€ per year)

Cost of high speed internet

Index prenant le Royaume-Uni comme référence (100)

Linedata is a publisher of global solutions dedicated to asset management, insurance and credit, with 20 offices in 50 countries around the world. In 2004, the group settled in Africa by opening an office in Tunis whose activity is totally dedicated to the export of management ERP to Europe and Africa./p>


VERMEG company, one the Tunisian economy flagship, was created in 1993 to meet the digital transformation needs of the insurance and finance sectors. Today, the company has more than 500 clients in over 40 countries and employs over 1,100 people, 20% of whom are dedicated to R&D activities. VERMEG has become the European market leader in life and health insurance management software.

Sopra HR Software, a subsidiary of Sopra Steria, offers comprehensive HR solutions perfectly suited to meet the needs of Human Resources Departments and is considered a leader in the Human Resources sector in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. In 2006, Sopra Steria, expanded its activities by investing in Tunisia through the development of a centre of excellence, operational expertise and project execution, a service centre, and an R&D centre for innovation and the development of new solutions.


Created in November 2011, Sofrecom Tunisia is the youngest subsidiary of Sofrecom and today has more than 550 engineers and experts. In Tunisia, the company, specializing in consulting and engineering for the telecommunication sector, is considered as a development and expertise centre for service and information system platforms whose activities complement perfectly well the activities of the other North African subsidiaries.


Consult and download documents.

TIA_tic synthetic file

  • April 27, 2019
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Contact person

Abir Chaouachi
Contact: +216 (70) 248 148 Ext. 201