20 December 2012

Tunisia: Key Data On State Budget 2013

Tunis — The draft State budget for 2013 (expenditure and management) amounts to 26 billion 792 million dinars, i.e. up 4.9% (1,241 million dinars) compared to results projected under the 2012 budget.

Own resources of the State amount to 19,975 million dinars and loan resources are estimated at 1,976 million dinars.

Own resources are divided into tax revenues (16,650 million dinars) and non-tax revenues (3,325 million dinars).

The share of own resources in the State budget for 2013 is 75% against 77% in 2012 and 81% in 2011.

Management expenditures are estimated at 16,972 million dinars, up 14.8% compared to 2012, essentially due to the increase in public staffing after the additional recruitment planned, namely 23 thousand jobs in addition to the compensation expenditure which was kept at a high level.

Management expenses are divided as follows:

  • Salary expenditure: 9,781 million dinars
  • Compensation expenditure: 4,200 millions de dinars
  • Capital expenditure: 997 million dinars
  • Expenditure excluding compensation: 1,500 million dinars
  • Unforeseen expenditure: 494 millions dinars.

Five thousand and five hundred million dinars have been also allocated to development expenditure and an amount of 100 million dinars will be earmarked to the revenue fund, in addition to the sum of 4,220 million dinars dedicated to public debt servicing (capital and interest).

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