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Armidale Regional

2017 municipal emissions snapshot

Electricity 32.18%

  • Residential 12.28%
  • Commercial 7.70%
  • Industrial 12.20%

Gas 0.00%

Transport 15.64%

Waste 1.62%

Agriculture 50.57%

Total municipal emissions
785 300
t CO2e

Armidale Regional is a regional area that is large area and has a low density. It’s major emissions source is agriculture, likely due to the community’s relatively large amount of agricultural activity and low population. The second largest source of emissions is on road transportation.

The carbon emissions for Armidale Regional have been having a very notable reduction since 2005, with relatively consistent rate of change occuring occuring in the last few years. The driving factor for this is likely increased agricultural activity.

SourceSectorEmissions (t CO2e)
Electricity Residential96 400
Commercial60 500
Industrial95 800
Gas Residential0
TransportOn road122 800
Domestic air travel0
WasteLandfill8 000
Water4 700
Agriculture397 100
Land area8 621 km2
Population30 707
Gross regional product$ 1 489 000 000
Climate zone6

About this report

This report outlines the major sources of carbon emissions for the entire municipality. Due to the approximate nature of the profile, the emission values are represented as rounded numbers. This report includes the following sources:

  • Stationary energy (grid supplied electricity/gas)
  • Transport (on-road use and domestic passenger air travel)
  • Waste (landfill and wastewater)
  • Agriculture (enteric fermentation, manure management, and synthetic fertilizer use)
  • Land Use Change (land clearance and reforestation)

It has been developed to be consistent with the Global Protocol of Carbon Emissions reporting (GPC Protocol), the main international standard for cities and local government areas.

The Snapshot provides you with a profile of your municipality’s emissions for the inventory year (2017) and gives a breakdown of emissions by sector. This Snapshot of your local government area’s greenhouse gas emissions profile is based on portioning state level data sets. Snapshot can be used alongside local data sets where more detail is needed.

There are a number of minor emissions sources that are included as part of a larger total or excluded. The full list of inclusions and exclusions can be found in the Methodology document.

For help using this report to plan CO2 reductions strategies, please see our user guide.

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