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Joondalup, WA

2017 municipal emissions snapshot

Electricity 70.19%

  • Residential 21.03%
  • Commercial 15.76%
  • Industrial 33.41%

Gas 0.00%

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

Transport 27.48%

Waste 2.33%

Total municipal emissions
1 927 400
t CO2e

Joondalup is a city that is small area and has a high density. It’s major emissions source is industrial electricity consumption, likely due to the community’s industrial hubs within the municipal boundary. The second largest source of emissions is on road transportation.

The carbon emissions for Joondalup have been having a very notable reduction since 2005, with a change in direction occuring occuring in the last few years. The driving factor for this is likely reductions in emissions intensive industry.

SourceSectorEmissions (t CO2e)
Electricity Residential405 300
Commercial303 700
Industrial643 900
Gas Residential0
Commercial0
Industrial0
TransportOn road529 600
Domestic air travel0
WasteLandfill28 700
Water16 200
Agriculture0
Land Use0

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

Characteristics
Land area99 km2
Population160 031
Gross regional product$ 6 476 000 000
Climate zone5

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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