2019 electorate emissions snapshot

Electricity 58%

  • Residential 19%
  • Commercial 6%
  • Industrial 33%

Gas 7%

  • Residential 1%
  • Commercial 1%
  • Industrial 5%

Transport 24%

  • Automotive 21%
  • Motorcycle 1%
  • Bus 1%
  • Rail 1%

Waste 4%

Total municipal emissions
4 008 000
t CO2e

Pearce is a federal electorate that is large in geographical area relative to the state average and has a 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 Residential765 000
Commercial259 000
Industrial1 288 000
Gas Residential43 000
Commercial42 000
Industrial211 000
Transport Automotive956 000
Motorcycle2 000
Bus4 000
Rail5 000
WasteLandfill130 000
Water16 000
Agriculture287 000
Land Use83 000

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

Land area13 228 km2
Population293 256
Gross regional product$ 13 734 219 200
Climate zone4

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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