2019/20 municipal emissions snapshot

Electricity 65%

  • Residential 29%
  • Commercial 26%
  • Industrial 10%

Gas 10%

  • Residential 3%
  • Commercial 5%
  • Industrial 2%

Transport* 21%

  • Automotive 15%
  • Motorcycle 1%
  • Bus 3%
  • Rail 1%
  • Tram 1%

Waste 4%

Total municipal emissions
1 072 000
t CO2e

Randwick is a city that is geographically very small relative to the state average and has a very high 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 Residential305 000
Commercial283 000
Industrial110 000
Gas Residential31 000
Commercial56 000
Industrial22 000
Transport* Automotive175 000
Motorcycle2 000
Bus40 000
Rail2 000
Tram1 000
WasteLandfill27 000
Water18 000
Land Use0

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

Transport activity data from
Google Environmental Insights Explorer

Land area36 km2
Population156 134
Gross regional product$ 8 691 715 300
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.

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Note that the percentages presented might not add up to 100% because of rounding.

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