Population Statistics


Total Population


Population with a disability

according to World Health Organization’s 15% estimate

Election Dates

02 April 2008

Ratified the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Constitution of the Tunisian Republic (2014)

Updated: June 2015

Article 83 states:

The President of the Republic may, in the event of a temporary inability to perform his/her tasks, temporarily delegate his/her powers to the Head of Government for a maximum period of 30 days, renewable once…


Article 84 states:

…Should the temporary vacancy exceed the sixty-day period, or if the President of the Republic submits a written resignation to the President of the Constitutional Court, or in the event of his/her death or absolute incapacity, or for any other reason that causes a permanent vacancy, the Constitutional Court shall promptly meet and acknowledge the permanent vacancy and notify the Speaker of the Assembly of the Representatives of the People who shall, on a temporary basis, immediately undertake the tasks of the President of the Republic for a period of no less than forty-five days and no more than ninety days.


Excerpts from the Constitution of the Tunisian Republic (2014)