2018/19 electorate emissions snapshot

Electricity 67%

  • Residential 12%
  • Commercial 14%
  • Industrial 41%

Gas 18%

  • Residential 7%
  • Commercial 3%
  • Industrial 8%

Transport 13%

  • Automotive 10%
  • Motorcycle 1%
  • Bus 1%
  • Rail 1%
Total electorate emissions
2 807 000
t CO2e

Aston is a federal electorate that is geographically small relative to the state average and has a moderate 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 Residential339 000
Commercial381 000
Industrial1 174 000
Gas Residential190 000
Commercial75 000
Industrial232 000
Transport Automotive353 000
Motorcycle1 000
Bus4 000
Rail6 000
WasteLandfill28 000
Water24 000
Land Use0

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

Land area118 km2
Population164 158
Gross regional product$ 8 907 373 900
Climate zone6

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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