The state and territory emissions profile outlines details of the highest emitting industries for each state and territory in 2021–22.
In 2021–22, electricity generation remained the highest emitting industry in Queensland, Victoria, New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory. Manufacturing was again the highest emitting industry in Tasmania. Oil and gas production continued to be the highest emitting industry in Western Australia, Northern Territory and South Australia.
Industry groupings in this profile are based on the
Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC) subdivisions.
The National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting (NGER) scheme is a single national framework for corporations to report greenhouse gas emissions, energy consumption and production. This covers about 60% of Australia’s total emissions. Emissions from the agricultural, forestry, private vehicle transport and residential sectors are not collected under the NGER scheme and therefore not included in this data.
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