2019 electorate emissions snapshot

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  • Residential 19%
  • Commercial 15%
  • Industrial 25%
  • Residential 33%
  • Commercial 25%
  • Industrial 43%
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    • Residential 2%
    • Commercial 3%
    • Industrial 6%
    • Residential 18%
    • Commercial 30%
    • Industrial 52%
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      • On road 26%
      • On road 100%
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      • Landfill 55%
      • Water 45%
      Total municipal emissions
      1 865 000
      t CO2e

      Banks is a federal electorate that is geographically very small relative to the state average and has a high urban density. Its major emissions source is electricity consumption, due to the state’s scale of population and commercial activity. The second largest source of emissions is on road transportation.

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      SourceSectorEmissions (t CO2e)
      Electricity Residential361 000
      Commercial274 000
      Industrial472 000
      Gas Residential38 000
      Commercial64 000
      Industrial111 000
      TransportOn road493 000
      Domestic air travel0
      WasteLandfill28 000
      Water23 000
      Agriculture1 000
      Land Use0

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

      Land area49 km2
      Population188 128
      Gross regional product$ 8 456 981 300
      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 noted 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.

      Note that the percentages presented might not add up to 100% because of rounding.

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