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Macedon Ranges GPC emissions profile 2017/18

Macedon Ranges

2017/18 municipal emissions snapshot

Electricity 51%

  • Residential 22%
  • Commercial 13%
  • Industrial 16%

Gas 11%

  • Residential 7%
  • Commercial 1%
  • Industrial 3%

Transport 30%

  • On road 30%

Waste 2%

Total municipal emissions
766 094
t CO2e

Macedon Ranges is a rural municipality that is geographically small relative to the state average and has a moderate 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 Residential167 898
Commercial103 364
Industrial120 882
Gas Residential50 717
Commercial10 915
Industrial19 161
TransportOn road232 586
Domestic air travel0
WasteLandfill9 521
Water5 772
Agriculture45 279
Land Use-7 056

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

Land area1 748 km2
Population48 905
Gross regional product$ 1 701 000 000
Climate zone7
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