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2018/19 municipal emissions snapshot

Electricity 53%

  • Residential 4%
  • Commercial 48%
  • Industrial 1%

Gas 9%

  • Residential 1%
  • Commercial 8%

Transport 30%

  • On road 30%

Waste 8%

Total municipal emissions
770 600
t CO2e

Adelaide is a city that is geographically very small relative to the state average and has a high urban density. It’s major emissions source is electricity consumption with the majority of this coming from commercial electricity consumption.

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SourceSectorEmissions (t CO2e)
Electricity Residential27 100
Commercial372 500
Industrial5 500
Gas Residential3 000
Commercial69 900
TransportOn road228 700
Domestic air travel0
WasteLandfill62 400
Water1 500
Land Use0

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

Land area16 km2
Population25 142
Gross regional product$ 18 737 000 000
Climate zone5
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