Kingsford Smith

2019 electorate emissions snapshot

Electricity 43%

  • Residential 15%
  • Commercial 15%
  • Industrial 13%

Gas 7%

  • Residential 1%
  • Commercial 3%
  • Industrial 3%

Transport 47%

  • Automotive 11%
  • Motorcycle 1%
  • Bus 2%
  • Rail 1%
  • Aviation 32%

Waste 3%

Total municipal emissions
2 940 000
t CO2e

Kingsford Smith 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 aviation.

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SourceSectorEmissions (t CO2e)
Electricity Residential458 000
Commercial434 000
Industrial380 000
Gas Residential43 000
Commercial88 000
Industrial83 000
Transport Automotive331 000
Motorcycle3 000
Bus59 000
Rail19 000
Tram0
Aviation960 000
WasteLandfill50 000
Water32 000
Agriculture0
Land Use0

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

Characteristics
Land area58 km2
Population229 639
Gross regional product$ 15 357 528 500
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.

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

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