Huon Valley

2019/20 municipal emissions snapshot

Electricity 26%

  • Residential 11%
  • Commercial 4%
  • Industrial 11%

Gas 3%

  • Commercial 1%
  • Industrial 2%

Transport 57%

  • On road 57%

Waste 7%

Agriculture 7%

Total municipal emissions
151 000
t CO2e

Huon Valley is a municipality that is moderate in size relative to the state average and has a low urban density. Its major emissions source is on road transportation, due to the community’s larger commuting and other travel requirements. The second largest source of emissions is electricity consumption.

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SourceSectorEmissions (t CO2e)
Electricity Residential16 000
Commercial6 000
Industrial18 000
Gas Residential0
Commercial1 000
Industrial3 000
TransportOn road85 000
Domestic air travel0
WasteLandfill8 000
Water3 000
Agriculture11 000
Land Use4 000

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

Characteristics
Land area5 507 km2
Population17 764
Gross regional product$ 611 554 300
Climate zone7