2019 municipal emissions snapshot

Electricity 69%

  • Residential 14%
  • Commercial 31%
  • Industrial 24%

Gas 14%

  • Residential 2%
  • Commercial 6%
  • Industrial 6%

Transport* 15%

  • Automotive 11%
  • Motorcycle 1%
  • Bus 2%
  • Rail 1%

Waste 2%

Total municipal emissions
1 251 000
t CO2e

Willoughby 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 commercial electricity consumption.

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SourceSectorEmissions (t CO2e)
Electricity Residential178 000
Commercial370 000
Industrial305 000
Gas Residential21 000
Commercial86 000
Industrial71 000
Transport* Automotive144 000
Motorcycle1 000
Bus20 000
Rail26 000
WasteLandfill19 000
Water10 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 area22 km2
Population81 189
Gross regional product$ 11 471 859 600
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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