Tunisia: More than 113,400 participants have responded to the online public consultation since its launch
Tunis/Tunisia — Some 113,457 participants, including a majority of men (87,816) in Tunisia and abroad, responded to the online public consultation launched two weeks ago.
The age group between 30 and 39 has the largest share with an estimated participation of 31%, against only 7% for those under 20.
Geographically, the participants are distributed as follows: 15,700 in the governorate of Tunis, 10,900 in Sfax and far behind the region of Tataouine. In the North-West governorates, participation remains low compared to other regions.
The participation of Tunisians residing abroad amounts to 702 in France, 170 in Canada, 108 in Germany and 10 in Italy.
The national consultation was launched on January 15, 2022 and will continue until March 20 of the same year with the objective of examining the opinions of Tunisians and collecting their suggestions concerning the political reforms which will subsequently be submitted to the referendum.
It is made up of several areas: political affairs and elections, economic and financial life, development, digital transition, education, culture, social situation, health and quality of life.
According to the figures provided by the platform, it should be noted that the theme relating to political issues attracted the most respondents, while cultural life obtained the lowest participation score.
During the last Council of Ministers (January 27, 2002), the President of the Republic Kaïs Saïed had revealed, on the basis of the first results of the consultation, that Tunisians are oriented, up to 82%, towards a presidential regime.
On December 13, Saïed announced a roadmap to gradually end the state of exception. This roadmap begins with the organization of an electronic consultation on the reforms to be undertaken, followed by a referendum and then the organization of legislative elections scheduled for December 17, 2022.