Meander Valley Council


In Meander Valley Council, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the largest output by industry, generating $397 million in 2022/23.

Output by industry is a gross measure of the total sales of each industry sector in Meander Valley Council. It does not measure how productive each industry sector is at producing this output - which is measured by value added.

By comparing the output of each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of Meander Valley Council’s economy. This can be done by directly comparing the percentage contribution of each industry to the total output, relative to the benchmark, or by using a location quotient, where a number greater than one indicates a high concentration of that industry and less than one indicates a lower concentration.

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

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

The gross measure of output includes the value of all the inputs to each industry.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Output by industry sector
Meander Valley Council2022/232016/17Change
Industry$m%. Tasmania$m%. Tasmania2016/17 - 2022/23
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing396.725.17.7365.323.18.5+31.4
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services13.80.94.411.90.84.2+1.9
Wholesale Trade49.23.12.555.83.53.1-6.7
Retail Trade58.83.74.358.83.74.6+0.0
Accommodation and Food Services64.24.12.941.32.62.9+22.9
Transport, Postal and Warehousing62.
Information Media and Telecommunications14.20.93.310.50.72.9+3.7
Financial and Insurance Services14.
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services12.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services28.81.83.829.21.83.4-0.5
Administrative and Support Services22.31.41.920.41.31.8+1.9
Public Administration and Safety35.
Education and Training44.52.84.837.02.35.1+7.5
Health Care and Social Assistance94.15.911.7139.18.89.9-45.0
Arts and Recreation Services66.54.21.4100.36.31.6-33.8
Other Services21.
Total industries1,582.1100.0100.01,582.7100.0100.0-0.6

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2024. ©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

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the output by industry sectors in Meander Valley Council in 2022/23 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing ($397 million or 25.1%)
  • Construction ($337 million or 21.3%)
  • Manufacturing ($222 million or 14.0%)

In combination these three industries accounted for $956 million in total or 60.4% of the total output by total industry in the Meander Valley Council.

In comparison, the same 3 industries in Tasmania accounted for 7.7% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 15.1% in Construction and 10.5% in Manufacturing.

The major differences between output by industries of Meander Valley Council and Tasmania were:

  • A larger percentage of output by Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (25.1% compared to 7.7%)
  • A larger percentage of output by Construction (21.3% compared to 15.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Health Care and Social Assistance (5.9% compared to 11.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of output by Transport, Postal and Warehousing (3.9% compared to 8.2%)

Emerging groups

The total industry output in Meander Valley Council decreased by $-1 million between 2016/17 and 2022/23.

The largest changes in the output by industries between 2016/17 and 2022/23 in Meander Valley Council were for:

  • Construction (+$86 million)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+$31 million)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+$23 million)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+$11 million)

Meander Valley Council

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