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Macedon Ranges

2017 municipal emissions snapshot

Electricity 51.19%

  • Residential 21.91%
  • Commercial 13.50%
  • Industrial 15.78%

Gas 10.55%

  • Residential 6.62%
  • Commercial 1.42%
  • Industrial 2.51%

Transport 30.36%

Waste 2.00%

Total municipal emissions
766 200
t CO2e

Macedon Ranges is a rural municipality that is small in area relative to the state average and has a moderate urban density. It’s major emissions source is electricity consumption, due to the community’s scale of population and commercial activity. The second largest source of emissions is on road transportation.

The carbon emissions for Macedon Ranges have demonstrated a very large increase since 2005, with a large proportion of this change occurring in the last few years.

SourceSectorEmissions (t CO2e)
Electricity Residential167 900
Commercial103 400
Industrial120 900
Gas Residential50 700
Commercial10 900
Industrial19 200
TransportOn road232 600
Domestic air travel0
WasteLandfill9 500
Water5 800
Agriculture45 300
Land Use-7 100

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

Land area1 748 km2
Population48 430
Gross regional product$ 1 701 000 000
Climate zone7
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