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||19 114 000|
|Commercial||18 355 000|
|Industrial||32 027 000|
|Gas||Residential||1 633 000|
|Commercial||3 635 000|
|Industrial||6 053 000|
|Transport||Automotive||21 408 000|
|Aviation||2 654 000|
|Waste||Landfill||1 895 000|
|Water||1 073 000|
|Agriculture||13 523 000|
|Land Use||-362 000|
Land Use data is not used in the chart nor the displayed total municipal emissions.
|Land area||819 426 km2|
|Population||8 034 993|
|Gross regional product||$ 565 824 816 000|
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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