New South Wales is a state that is moderate in size relative to the national average and has a high urban density. Its major emissions source is electricity consumption with the majority of this coming from industrial electricity consumption.
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|Source||SectorEmissions (t CO2e)|
|Electricity||Residential||19 692 000|
|Commercial||18 864 000|
|Industrial||33 304 000|
|Gas||Residential||1 545 000|
|Commercial||3 602 000|
|Industrial||6 088 000|
|Transport||Automotive||28 462 000|
|Bus||1 042 000|
|Rail||1 057 000|
|Aviation||2 737 000|
|Waste||Landfill||1 962 000|
|Water||1 086 000|
|Agriculture||14 324 000|
|Land Use||-373 000|
Land Use data is not used in the chart nor the displayed total municipal emissions.
|Land area||819 426 km2|
|Population||7 980 168|
|Gross regional product||$ 562 836 619 600|
This report outlines the major sources of carbon emissions for the entire municipality. Due to the approximate nature of the profile, the emission values are represented as rounded numbers. This report includes the following sources:
It has been developed to be consistent with the Global Protocol of Carbon Emissions reporting (GPC Protocol), the main international standard for cities and local government areas.
The Snapshot provides you with a profile of your municipality’s emissions for the inventory year noted and gives a breakdown of emissions by sector. This Snapshot of your local government area’s greenhouse gas emissions profile is based on portioning state level data sets. Snapshot can be used alongside local data sets where more detail is needed.
There are a number of minor emissions sources that are included as part of a larger total or excluded. The full list of inclusions and exclusions can be found in the Methodology document.
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