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Melville GPC emissions profile 2017/18


2017 municipal emissions snapshot

Electricity 40.58%

  • Residential 21.73%
  • Commercial 18.85%
  • Industrial 0.00%

Gas 18.80%

  • Residential 13.03%
  • Commercial 5.54%
  • Industrial 0.23%

Transport 37.14%

Waste 3.49%

Total municipal emissions
949 500
t CO2e

Melville 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, 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 Melville 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 Residential206 300
Commercial179 000
Gas Residential123 700
Commercial52 600
Industrial2 200
TransportOn road352 600
Domestic air travel0
WasteLandfill22 800
Water10 300
Land Use1 200

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

Land area53 km2
Population102 131
Gross regional product$ 6 484 000 000
Climate zone5
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