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2017 municipal emissions snapshot

Electricity 28.71%

  • Residential 5.97%
  • Commercial 12.36%
  • Industrial 10.39%

Gas 8.47%

  • Residential 5.50%
  • Commercial 1.15%
  • Industrial 1.82%

Transport 17.45%

Waste 1.38%

Agriculture 43.98%

Total municipal emissions
339 900
t CO2e

Strathbogie is a rural municipality that is moderate in size 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 Strathbogie have increased in line with the Australian average since 2005, with relatively consistent rate of change occurring in the last few years.

SourceSectorEmissions (t CO2e)
Electricity Residential20 300
Commercial42 000
Industrial35 300
Gas Residential18 700
Commercial3 900
Industrial6 200
TransportOn road59 300
Domestic air travel0
WasteLandfill3 200
Water1 500
Agriculture149 500
Land Use-12 800

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

Land area3 303 km2
Population10 485
Gross regional product$ 500 000 000
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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