2018/19 electorate emissions snapshot

Electricity 40%

  • Residential 7%
  • Commercial 7%
  • Industrial 26%

Gas 8%

  • Residential 3%
  • Commercial 1%
  • Industrial 4%

Transport 50%

  • Automotive 8%
  • Motorcycle 1%
  • Bus 1%
  • Rail 1%
  • Aviation 39%

Waste 1%

Total municipal emissions
3 673 000
t CO2e

Calwell is a federal electorate that is geographically small relative to the state average and has a low urban density. Its major emissions source is aviation, due to the state’s presence of an airport. The second largest source of emissions is electricity consumption.

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SourceSectorEmissions (t CO2e)
Electricity Residential268 000
Commercial266 000
Industrial952 000
Gas Residential101 000
Commercial41 000
Industrial144 000
Transport Automotive328 000
Motorcycle1 000
Bus7 000
Rail6 000
Aviation1 504 000
WasteLandfill27 000
Water25 000
Agriculture3 000
Land Use0

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

Land area268 km2
Population129 322
Gross regional product$ 7 736 103 100
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.

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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