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Port Phillip

2017 municipal emissions snapshot

Electricity 64.42%

  • Residential 9.09%
  • Commercial 19.03%
  • Industrial 36.31%

Gas 15.65%

  • Residential 7.16%
  • Commercial 2.22%
  • Industrial 6.28%

Transport 16.25%

Waste 3.67%

Total municipal emissions
2 088 800
t CO2e

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

The carbon emissions for Port Phillip have had no substantial change since 2005, with a very large proportion of this change occurring in the last few years.

SourceSectorEmissions (t CO2e)
Electricity Residential189 900
Commercial397 400
Industrial758 400
Gas Residential149 600
Commercial46 300
Industrial131 100
TransportOn road339 400
Domestic air travel0
WasteLandfill61 500
Water15 200
Land Use0

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

Land area21 km2
Population110 634
Gross regional product$ 13 730 000 000
Climate zone6

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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