Meander Valley Council


In Meander Valley Council, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the largest total exports by industry, generating $402 million in 2021/22.

Exports by industry are sales of goods and services to non-resident households, businesses and other organisations, outside Meander Valley Council boundaries. Exports (domestic) include all exports from the area to other parts of Australia. Exports (international) includes all exports from the Region to countries outside Australia.

To get the full picture how each industry sector contributes to the regional or state economy, export data should be viewed alongside the other industry characteristics in the Industry sector analysis section.

Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

Current benchmark:
Comparison year:
Export type:
Did you know? By clicking/tapping on a data row in the table you will be able to see sub categories.
Total exports by industry sector
Meander Valley Council2021/222016/17Change
Industry$m%. Tasmania$m%. Tasmania2016/17 - 2021/22
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing402.458.717.7268.444.114.6+134.0
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services0.
Wholesale Trade8.61.32.910.41.72.2-1.7
Retail Trade4.
Accommodation and Food Services21.63.11.716.62.72.6+5.0
Transport, Postal and Warehousing10.
Information Media and Telecommunications1.
Financial and Insurance Services1.
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services0.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2.
Administrative and Support Services1.
Public Administration and Safety1.
Education and Training2.
Health Care and Social Assistance4.10.614.017.22.812.5-13.0
Arts and Recreation Services52.47.61.676.212.52.1-23.8
Other Services0.
Total industries685.8100.0100.0608.2100.0100.0+77.5

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2023. ©2023. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions). Data are based on a 2020/21 price base for all years. NIEIR-ID data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and annual data releases adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.Learn more

Please refer to specific data notes for more information
Did you know? By clicking/tapping on a category in the chart below you will be able to drilldown to the sub categories.
loading animation
loading animation

Dominant groups

An analysis of the total exports by industry sectors in Meander Valley Council in 2021/22 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (402 million or 58.7%)
  • Manufacturing (161 million or 23.4%)
  • Arts and Recreation Services (52 million or 7.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 615 million in total or 89.7% of the total exports by industry in the Meander Valley Council.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Tasmania accounted for 17.7% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 19.8% in Manufacturing and 1.6% in Arts and Recreation Services.

The major differences between the total exports by industries of Meander Valley Council and Tasmania were:

  • A larger percentage of total exports by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (58.7% compared to 17.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Health Care and Social Assistance (0.6% compared to 14.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of total exports by Public Administration and Safety (0.3% compared to 7.8%)
  • A larger percentage of total exports by Arts and Recreation Services (7.6% compared to 1.6%)

Emerging groups

The total total exports by industry in Meander Valley Council $increased by 78 million between 2016/17 and 2021/22.

The largest changes in the total exports by industries between 2016/17 and 2021/22 in Meander Valley Council were for:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$134 million)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+$5 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$1 million)
  • Construction (+$1 million)

Meander Valley Council

economic profile