Tunisia joined the IsDB on August 12, 1974 as one of its founding members. Tunisia's capital subscription is ID 36.4 million (0.001%). IsDB approved its first operation in the country on June 05, 1977 while the most recent approval was on April 01, 2018. Tunisia is a middle-income country with a GDP per capita of US$ 3,496 in 2017 with strong trade links with Europe. It has a population of 11.5 million people (2017), of which more than two thirds live in the urban areas).