Leichhardt

2019 electorate emissions snapshot

Electricity 62%

  • Residential 13%
  • Commercial 14%
  • Industrial 35%

Gas 1%

  • Commercial 0%
  • Industrial 1%

Transport 25%

Waste 2%

Total municipal emissions
1 645 000
t CO2e

Leichhardt is a federal electorate that is very large in geographical area relative to the state average and has a very low urban density. Its major emissions source is electricity consumption with the majority of this coming from industrial electricity consumption.

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SourceSectorEmissions (t CO2e)
Electricity Residential215 000
Commercial232 000
Industrial594 000
Gas Residential0
Commercial1 000
Industrial2 000
Transport Automotive297 000
Motorcycle0
Bus0
Rail0
Tram0
Aviation108 000
WasteLandfill29 000
Water9 000
Agriculture158 000
Land Use0

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

Characteristics
Land area133 069 km2
Population83 923
Gross regional product$ 4 401 588 400
Climate zone1

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.

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

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