Sousse Tourism

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Sousse or Soussa (Arabic: سوسة‎‎ , Berber: Susa) is a city in Tunisia, capital of the Sousse Governorate. Located 140 kilometres (87 miles) south of the capital Tunis, the city has 271,428 inhabitants (2014). Sousse is in the central-east of the country, on the Gulf of Hammamet, which is a part of the Mediterranean Sea. The name may be of Berber origin: similar names are found in Libya and in the south of Morocco (Bilād al-Sūs). Its economy is based on transport equipment, processed food, olive oil, textiles and tourism. It is home to the Université de Sousse.

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Facts and Stats for Sousse*

  • Pollution Statistics in Sousse

    Know the pollution level of Sousse before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 80 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 83.33 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Sousse: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Sousse for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Sousse.

    • Burglary and Theft 47.5 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 57.5 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 47.5 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 77.5 (High)
    • Car Stealing 45 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 47.5 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 42.5 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 27.5 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 55 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 32.5 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 61.11 (High)
  • Living in Sousse - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 46.88 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 81.15 (Very High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 40 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 25.79 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 63.89 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 15.72 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 28.06 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Sousse

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Sousse

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.07 USD
    • International Movie per seat 1.98 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 32.42 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 56.48 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 44.4 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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