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2018/19 municipal emissions snapshot

Electricity 64%

  • Residential 64%

Gas 0%

    Transport 28%

    • On road 28%

    Waste 8%

    Total municipal emissions
    833 200
    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 residential electricity consumption, due to the community’s relatively large population. The second largest source of emissions is residential electricity consumption.

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    SourceSectorEmissions (t CO2e)
    Electricity Residential536 900
    Gas Residential0
    TransportOn road232 400
    Domestic air travel0
    WasteLandfill63 900
    Land Use0

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

    Land area16 km2
    Population24 248
    Gross regional product$ 18 299 000 000
    Climate zone5
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