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2017 municipal emissions snapshot

Electricity 46.35%

  • Residential 22.39%
  • Commercial 7.38%
  • Industrial 16.58%

Gas 12.71%

  • Residential 4.29%
  • Commercial 0.98%
  • Industrial 7.44%

Transport 36.46%

Waste 4.03%

Total municipal emissions
1 379 500
t CO2e

Onkaparinga is a city that is small in area and has a high density. It’s major emissions source is on road transportation, likely due to the community’s larger commuting and other travel requirements. The second largest source of emissions is residential electricity consumption.

The carbon emissions for Onkaparinga have been having a notable reduction since 2005, with a change in direction occuring in the last few years.

SourceSectorEmissions (t CO2e)
Electricity Residential308 900
Commercial101 800
Industrial228 700
Gas Residential59 200
Commercial13 500
Industrial102 600
TransportOn road502 900
Domestic air travel0
WasteLandfill35 800
Water19 800
Agriculture6 300
Land area518 km2
Population171 489
Gross regional product$ 4 934 000 000
Climate zone5
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