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Sunshine Coast GPC emissions profile 2018/19

Sunshine Coast

2018/19 municipal emissions snapshot

Electricity 66%

  • Residential 15%
  • Commercial 11%
  • Industrial 40%

Gas 0%

    Transport* 30%

    • On road 28%
    • Domestic air travel 2%

    Waste 3%

    Total municipal emissions
    4 654 474
    t CO2e

    Sunshine Coast is a regional area that is geographically 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 industrial electricity consumption.

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    SourceSectorEmissions (t CO2e)
    Electricity Residential693 502
    Commercial509 716
    Industrial1 865 767
    Gas Residential0
    Transport*On road1 284 689
    Domestic air travel108 304
    WasteLandfill132 026
    Water12 507
    Agriculture47 964
    Land Use-3 434

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

    Transport activity data from
    Google Environmental Insights Explorer

    Land area2 254 km2
    Population324 133
    Gross regional product$ 16 032 307 300
    Climate zone2
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