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Emissions - VIC

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 and Target

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Explainer

Victoria has its own emissions reduction targets. They are:

  • 2030 Target: 50% lower than 2005
  • 2050 Target: Net 0 Mt CO₂-e

Victoria's 2030 target is more ambitious than the federal target, which is 43%.

This data helps you track progress.

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Data

Total and Target

Victoria

YEAR

Mt CO₂-e

NET

v 2005

2012-13 120.0 10.0% 1.5%
2013-14 113.3 5.6% 4.1%
2014-15 113.1 0.3% 4.4%
2015-16 103.9 8.1% 12.1%
2016-17 100.0 3.8% 15.5%
2017-18 90.8 9.2% 23.2%
2018-19 87.0 4.2% 26.4%
2019-20 83.2 4.4% 29.6%
2020-21 80.1 3.8% 32.3%

Trend

Total and Target

Victoria

Comparison

Total and Target

Victoria

Energy - Total

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Data

Energy - Total

Victoria

YEAR

Mt CO₂-e

NET

v 2005

2012-13 101.8 7.1% 2.6%
2013-14 98.8 3.0% 5.5%
2014-15 103.5 4.7% 1.0%
2015-16 100.8 2.6% 3.5%
2016-17 97.9 2.9% 6.4%
2017-18 88.4 9.7% 15.4%
2018-19 85.2 3.6% 18.5%
2019-20 80.7 5.3% 22.8%
2020-21 78.1 3.3% 25.3%

Trend

Energy - Total

Victoria

Transport

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Data

Transport

Victoria

YEAR

Mt CO₂-e

NET

v 2005

2012-13 22.1 1.3% 9.3%
2013-14 22.4 1.6% 11.0%
2014-15 23.1 2.8% 14.2%
2015-16 22.6 2.2% 11.7%
2016-17 22.9 1.5% 13.3%
2017-18 22.6 1.2% 12.0%
2018-19 22.7 0.5% 12.6%
2019-20 20.8 8.7% 2.8%
2020-21 18.6 10.5% 8.0%

Trend

Transport

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