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City of Melbourne CDP submission


2017 municipal emissions snapshot

Electricity 74%

  • Residential 5%
  • Commercial 66%
  • Industrial 3%

Gas 6%

  • Residential 1%
  • Commercial 2%
  • Industrial 3%

Transport 14%

  • On road 14%

Waste 6%

Total municipal emissions
4 958 830
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 Residential268 891
Commercial3 264 282
Industrial157 598
Gas Residential35 733
Commercial147 148
Industrial127 669
TransportOn road684 093
Domestic air travel0
WasteLandfill266 707
Water6 709
Land Use0

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

Land area37 km2
Population159 141
Gross regional product$ 89 796 250 000
Climate zone6
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