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City of Melbourne CDP submission

Melbourne

2019 municipal emissions snapshot

Electricity 71%

  • Residential 6%
  • Commercial 60%
  • Industrial 5%

Gas 8%

  • Residential 1%
  • Commercial 4%
  • Industrial 3%

Transport* 15%

  • On road 15%

Waste 6%

Total municipal emissions
4 933 312
t CO2e

Melbourne 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 Residential303 391
Commercial2 980 202
Industrial242 639
Gas Residential42 623
Commercial191 798
Industrial151 771
Transport*On road728 465
Domestic air travel0
WasteLandfill284 576
Water7 847
Agriculture0
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

Characteristics
Land area37 km2
Population178 955
Gross regional product$ 93 111 371 200
Climate zone6
Beta
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