Tourism in Tunisia Amid COVID-19

Population of +11.5 million in 2019

Unemployment of +15% in 2019; as high as 30% in some cities

Economy is expected to decrease by 4.3% in light of COVID19

Essential Economic Facts

Tourism accounts for about 8% of GDP - the second largest after agriculture

The country was expecting 9.1 million tourists in 2020

In 2019, total revenues reached $2 Billion

More than 800 touristic establishments currently suffer steep losses

About 400,000 jobs are affected, more than 95,000 of which are directly affected