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Noosa 2015/16 community emissions profile


2015/16 municipal emissions snapshot

Electricity 58%

  • Residential 33%
  • Commercial 25%

Gas 0%

    Transport 33%

    • On road 33%

    Waste 9%

    Total municipal emissions
    499 887
    t CO2e

    Noosa is a rural municipality that is geographically small relative to the state average and has a high urban density. Its major emissions source is electricity consumption, due to the community’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 Residential161 080
    Commercial127 462
    Gas Residential0
    TransportOn road167 178
    Domestic air travel0
    WasteLandfill37 843
    Water6 324
    Land Use0

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

    Land area870 km2
    Population53 710
    Gross regional product$ 2 707 000 000
    Climate zone2
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