2019/20 electorate emissions snapshot

Electricity 54%

  • Residential 30%
  • Commercial 9%
  • Industrial 15%

Gas 9%

  • Residential 3%
  • Commercial 2%
  • Industrial 4%

Transport 32%

  • Automotive 29%
  • Motorcycle 1%
  • Bus 1%
  • Rail 1%

Waste 4%

Total electorate emissions
1 612 000
t CO2e

Brand is a federal electorate that is moderate in size 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 residential electricity consumption.

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SourceSectorEmissions (t CO2e)
Electricity Residential483 000
Commercial151 000
Industrial246 000
Gas Residential43 000
Commercial38 000
Industrial64 000
Transport Automotive511 000
Motorcycle1 000
Bus3 000
Rail4 000
WasteLandfill57 000
Water10 000
Agriculture1 000
Land Use10 000

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

Land area378 km2
Population183 335
Gross regional product$ 8 210 856 800
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.

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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