Sturt

2017/18 electorate emissions snapshot

Electricity 43%

  • Residential 19%
  • Commercial 13%
  • Industrial 11%

Gas 17%

  • Residential 7%
  • Commercial 5%
  • Industrial 5%

Transport 34%

  • On road 34%

Waste 6%

Total electorate emissions
1 712 000
t CO2e

Sturt is a federal electorate that is geographically small relative to the state average and has a very 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 Residential336 000
Commercial217 000
Industrial188 000
Gas Residential117 000
Commercial89 000
Industrial79 000
TransportOn road588 000
Domestic air travel0
WasteLandfill81 000
Water17 000
Agriculture0
Land Use0

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

Characteristics
Land area98 km2
Population169 786
Gross regional product$ 9 236 865 000
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 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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