Durack

2017 electorate emissions snapshot

Electricity 56%

  • Residential 3%
  • Commercial 2%
  • Industrial 51%

Gas 1%

  • Residential 0%
  • Commercial 0%
  • Industrial 1%

Transport 19%

  • On road 18%
  • Domestic air travel 1%

Waste 1%

Agriculture 23%

Total municipal emissions
14 477 000
t CO2e

Durack 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 Residential452 000
Commercial269 000
Industrial7 581 000
Gas Residential6 000
Commercial5 000
Industrial15 000
TransportOn road2 566 000
Domestic air travel190 000
WasteLandfill101 000
Water26 000
Agriculture3 266 000
Land Use32 000

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

Characteristics
Land area1 626 504 km2
Population186 117
Gross regional product$ 47 569 718 100
Climate zone3

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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