Emissions - Transport - Road

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What is Mt CO₂-e? Emissions are a combination of gases. Most are Carbon Dioxide (CO₂). The other gases are measured as a Carbon Dioxide equivalent (CO₂-e) based on the amount of heat they trap in the atmosphere. They’re measured in Million Tonnes (Mt).

Total Road Emissions

FULL DATA

Explainer

Australia has legislated targets for greenhouse gas emissions.

  • 2030 Target: 43% lower than 2005
  • 2050 Target: Net 0 Mt CO₂-e

This data helps you track progress to those targets. 

It shows Australia's yearly net emissions and how they compare with 2005.

FAQs: Why is 2005 the baseline? What does 'Net' mean? Click the Read more button below. 

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Data

Total Road Emissions

Australia

YEAR

Mt CO₂-e

NET

v 2005

Trend

Total Road Emissions

Australia

Comparison

Total Road Emissions

Australia

States and Territories

Explainer

Australia has legislated targets for greenhouse gas emissions.

  • 2030 Target: 43% lower than 2005
  • 2050 Target: Net 0 Mt CO₂-e

This data helps you track progress to those targets. 

It shows Australia's yearly net emissions and how they compare with 2005.

FAQs: Why is 2005 the baseline? What does 'Net' mean? Click the Read more button below. 

Read more

Data

States and Territories

Australia

STATE / TERRITORY

per 100k

Mt CO₂-e

NET

Trend

States and Territories

Australia

Comparison

States and Territories

Australia

Emissions by Road Type

Explainer

Australia has legislated targets for greenhouse gas emissions.

  • 2030 Target: 43% lower than 2005
  • 2050 Target: Net 0 Mt CO₂-e

This data helps you track progress to those targets. 

It shows Australia's yearly net emissions and how they compare with 2005.

FAQs: Why is 2005 the baseline? What does 'Net' mean? Click the Read more button below. 

Read more

Data

Emissions by Road Type

Australia

SECTOR

Mt CO₂-e

NET

Trend

Emissions by Road Type

Australia

Comparison

Emissions by Road Type

Australia

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