2017/18 electorate emissions snapshot

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  • Residential 7%
  • Commercial 6%
  • Industrial 26%
  • Residential 18%
  • Commercial 15%
  • Industrial 66%
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    • Residential 1%
    • Commercial 2%
    • Industrial 7%
    • Residential 10%
    • Commercial 17%
    • Industrial 73%
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      • On road 26%
      • Domestic air travel 23%
      • On road 53%
      • Domestic air travel 47%
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      • Landfill 88%
      • Water 12%
      Total municipal emissions
      5 649 000
      t CO2e

      Swan 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, due to the state’s scale of population and commercial activity. The second largest source of emissions is on road transportation.

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      SourceSectorEmissions (t CO2e)
      Electricity Residential402 000
      Commercial339 000
      Industrial1 452 000
      Gas Residential60 000
      Commercial99 000
      Industrial420 000
      TransportOn road1 465 000
      Domestic air travel1 276 000
      WasteLandfill120 000
      Water16 000
      Land Use2 000

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

      Land area124 km2
      Population161 380
      Gross regional product$ 21 529 371 300
      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.

      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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