Country Data


Last updated

Sep, 2022

Head of StateKais Saied
Prime MinisterNajla Bouden Romdhane
Size of Cabinet25
National AssemblyMajlis Nuwwab ash-Sha'b
Seats in NA217
Parties in NA15 + 17 Indp
Female MPs in NA22.58%
Term of National Assembly5 years
Term of President5 years
Number of NA Elections held8
Number of PE held6
Next NA Elections2022
Next Presidential Elections2024

List of cabinet

Head of StatePresidentKais Saied
Head of GovernmentPrime MinisterNajla Bouden ROMDHANE
FinanceMinistry of FinanceSihem Boughdiri Nemsia
ForeignMinistry of Foreign Affairs, Migration and Tunisians AbroadOthman Jerandi
DefenseMinistry of National DefenceImed Memmich
HealthMinistry of HealthAli Mrabet
JusticeMinistry of JusticeLaila Jaffal
AgricultureMinistry of Agriculture, Water Resources and FisheriesMahmoud Elias Hamza
EnergyMinistry of Industry and EnergyNayla Nouira Gondi
EducationMinistry of EducationFathi al-Salouti
Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific ResearchMoncef Boukather
LaborMinistry of Vocational Training and EmploymentNasreddine Nsibi
EconomyMinistry of TradeFadila Al-Rabihi bin Hamida
Digital/ITMinistry of Communication Technologies and Digital EconomyNizar Bennaji
InteriorMinistry of the InteriorTawfiq Sharaf El-Din
EnvironmentMinistry of TransportRabie Al-Majidi
Ministry of EnvironmentLeila Chikhaoui
OthersMinistry of Social AffairsMalek Ezzahi
Ministry of CultureHayat Katat Al-Qarmazi
Ministry of Women, Family and ChildhoodAmal Belhaj
Ministry of Equipment, Housing and Regional PlanningSarah Zafarani Jandari
Ministry of Religious AffairsMohamed Ibrahim Al-Shaibi
Ministry of TourismMohammed Moez bin Hussein
Ministry of State PropertiesMuhammad Al-Raqib
Ministry of Youth and SportsKamal Dokish
Ministry of Economy and PlanningSamir Saeed

Main political party

Name of partyFoundationTimes Elected to NATimes Won at NATimes Won at PE
Nidaa Tounes2012211
Popular Front2012200
Afek Tounes2011300
Congress for the Republic (CPR)2001200
Democratic Constitutional Rally (RCD)1988 (refounded)554
Democratic Socialist Movement (MDS)1978400

Last NA elections results

NA elections/Parties winning seatsSeats
Heart of Tunisia38
Democratic Current22
Al-Karama Coalition ("Dignity")21
Free Destourian Party17
Echaâb Movement (People's Movement)15
Tahya Tounes ("Long live Tunisia")14
Machrou Tounes Movement4
Nidaa Tounes3
Republican People's Union3
Al-Badil Ettounsi Party3
Afek Tounes2
Democratic and Social Union1
Popular Front1
Number of parties winning seats15
Number of parties contestingn/a
Female MPs22.58%
Voter turnoutn/a

Last Presidential elections results

Presidential elections   
2019Party1st round2nd round
Kais SAIEDIndependent18.472.71
Nabil KarouiHoT15.5827.29
Abdelfattah Mourou12.88
Abdelkrim Zbidi10.73
Youssef Chahed7.38
Safi Said7.11
Lotfi Mraihi6.56
Seifeddine Makhlouf4.37
Abir Moussi4.02
Mohamed Abbou3.63
Moncef Marzouki2.97
Mehdi Jomaa1.82
Total no of candidates26
Voter Turnout48%54%

Voting System

  • PE: President directly elected by absolute majority popular vote in 2 rounds if needed for a 5-year term (eligible for a second term)
  • NA: 199 members directly elected in Tunisian multi-seat constituencies and 18 members in multi-seat constituencies living abroad by party-list proportional representation vote; members serve 5-year terms

Source: CIA World Factbook