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Hindmarsh

2017 municipal emissions snapshot

Electricity 26.94%

  • Residential 5.60%
  • Commercial 19.87%
  • Industrial 1.46%

Gas 0.00%

  • Residential 0.00%
  • Commercial 0.00%
  • Industrial 0.00%

Transport 20.97%

Waste 1.10%

Agriculture 50.99%

Total municipal emissions
191 200
t CO2e

Hindmarsh is a rural municipality that is large in geographical area relative to the state average and has a low urban density. It’s major emissions source is agriculture, due to the community’s relatively large amount of agricultural activity and low population. The second largest source of emissions is electricity consumption.

The carbon emissions for Hindmarsh have had no substantial change since 2005, with only a modest portion of this change occurring in the last few years.

SourceSectorEmissions (t CO2e)
Electricity Residential10 700
Commercial38 000
Industrial2 800
Gas Residential0
Commercial0
Industrial0
TransportOn road40 100
Domestic air travel0
WasteLandfill1 300
Water800
Agriculture97 500
Land Use0

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

Characteristics
Land area7 524 km2
Population5 718
Gross regional product$ 273 000 000
Climate zone4

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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