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Noosa 2015/16 community emissions profile


2015/16 municipal emissions snapshot

Electricity 58%

  • Residential 32%
  • Commercial 26%

Gas 0%

    Transport 33%

    • On road 33%

    Waste 9%

    Total municipal emissions
    499 900
    t CO2e

    Noosa is a rural municipality that is geographically small relative to the state average and has a high urban density. It’s major emissions source is on road transportation, due to the community’s larger commuting and other travel requirements. The second largest source of emissions is electricity consumption.

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    SourceSectorEmissions (t CO2e)
    Electricity Residential161 100
    Commercial127 500
    Gas Residential0
    TransportOn road167 200
    Domestic air travel0
    WasteLandfill37 800
    Water6 300
    Land Use4 100

    Land Use data is not used in the chart nor the displayed total municipal emissions.

    Land area870 km2
    Population54 642
    Gross regional product$ 2 783 500 000
    Climate zone2
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