2009/2010 data within Australia - Total Volatile Organic Compounds from All Sources

A list of emissions of the chosen substance by source. Click on a source to add it to the current search criteria. Industrial sources are indicated by their three digit ANZSIC Group code. Diffuse sources are indicated by [*].

[1] All emission/transfer quantities are displayed to two significant figures. Displayed emission totals may not exactly equal the sum of their individual emissions.
Source Air (kg)[1] Land (kg)[1] Water (kg)[1]
Biogenics [*] 2,400,000,000
Motor Vehicles [*] 230,000,000
Burning(fuel red., regen., agric.)/ Wildfires [*] 150,000,000
Domestic/Commercial solvents/ aerosols [*] 77,000,000
Solid fuel burning (domestic) [*] 68,000,000
Architectural Surface Coatings [*] 47,000,000
Service stations [*] 26,000,000
Oil and Gas Extraction [070] 21,000,000
Lawn Mowing [*] 19,000,000
Basic Chemical Manufacturing [181] 16,000,000
Motor Vehicle Refinishing [*] 11,000,000
Natural/Town Gas Leakage [*] 11,000,000
Recreational Boating [*] 11,000,000
Coal Mining [060] 7,800,000
Mineral, Metal and Chemical Wholesaling [332] 7,700,000
Print Shops / Graphic Arts [*] 6,700,000
Petroleum and Coal Product Manufacturing [170] 6,400,000
Metal Ore Mining [080] 6,200,000
Solvent Use - Sub-threshold facilities [*] 4,600,000
Commercial Shipping/Boating [*] 4,500,000
Electricity Generation [261] 3,900,000
Cutback Bitumen [*] 3,800,000
Polymer Product Manufacturing [191] 3,600,000
Printing and Printing Support Services [161] 2,900,000
Barbeques [*] 2,600,000
Fuel Combustion - sub reporting threshold facilities [*] 2,300,000
Basic Ferrous Metal Manufacturing [211] 2,000,000
Beverage Manufacturing [121] 1,900,000
Lawn Mowing (public open spaces) [*] 1,800,000
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Part Manufacturing [231] 1,800,000
Other Wood Product Manufacturing [149] 1,700,000
Aeroplanes [*] 1,500,000
Basic Non-Ferrous Metal Manufacturing [213] 1,100,000
Dry Cleaning [*] 1,100,000
Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Product Manufacturing [184] 1,000,000
Landfill [*] 760,000
Waste Treatment, Disposal and Remediation Services [292] 730,000
Basic Polymer Manufacturing [182] 670,000
Log Sawmilling and Timber Dressing [141] 650,000
Other Basic Chemical Product Manufacturing [189] 640,000
Metal Container Manufacturing [223] 550,000
Railways [*] 530,000
Basic Ferrous Metal Product Manufacturing [212] 520,000
Bakery Product Manufacturing [117] 510,000
Gas Supply [270] 470,000
Commercial Shipping/Boating and Recreational Boating [*] 450,000
Grain Mill and Cereal Product Manufacturing [116] 430,000
Bakeries [*] 350,000
Other Food Product Manufacturing [119] 330,000
Cement, Lime, Plaster and Concrete Product Manufacturing [203] 310,000
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing [229] 290,000
Gaseous fuel burning (domestic) [*] 280,000
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing [201] 280,000
Sugar and Confectionery Manufacturing [118] 270,000
Pulp, Paper and Paperboard Manufacturing [151] 260,000
Construction Material Mining [091] 250,000
Cigarettes [*] 240,000
Structural Metal Product Manufacturing n.e.c. [*] 210,000
Basic Non-Ferrous Metal Product Manufacturing [214] 180,000
Other Non-Metallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying [099] 180,000
Fertiliser and Pesticide Manufacturing [183] 180,000
Water Transport Support Services [521] 170,000
Backyard Incinerators [*] 140,000
Other Transport Equipment Manufacturing [239] 140,000
Water Supply, Sewerage and Drainage Services [281] 140,000
Ceramic Product Manufacturing [202] 130,000
Meat and Meat Product Manufacturing [111] 130,000
Agriculture (Machinery) [*] 130,000
Warehousing and Storage Services [530] 120,000
Pipeline and Other Transport [502] 81,000
Dairy Product Manufacturing [113] 67,000
Exploration [101] 56,000
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing [152] 55,000
Other Livestock Farming [019] 45,000
Rail Freight Transport [471] 41,000
Other Manufacturing [259] 36,000
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing [243] 35,000
Airport Operations and Other Air Transport Support Services [522] 35,000
Specialised Machinery and Equipment Manufacturing [246] 28,000
Traffic (Road Line) Marking [*] 27,000
Textile Product Manufacturing [133] 21,000
Other Non-Metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing [209] 17,000
Oil and Fat Manufacturing [115] 17,000
Leather Tanning, Fur Dressing and Leather Product Manufacturing [132] 16,000
Cleaning Compound and Toiletry Preparation Manufacturing [185] 12,000
Services to Air Transport [*] 11,000
Fruit and Vegetable Processing [114] 11,000
Hospitals [840] 10,000
Sheep, Beef Cattle and Grain Farming [014] 9,700
Seafood Processing [112] 7,200
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction [310] 7,200
Natural Rubber Product Manufacturing [192] 6,300
Defence [760] 5,900
Road Passenger Transport [462] 5,000
Structural Metal Product Manufacturing [222] 3,400
Other Mining Support Services [109] 3,400
Management and Related Consulting Services [696] 3,300
Water Freight Transport [481] 2,900
Liquid fuel burning (domestic) [*] 2,900
Other Personal Services [953] 2,800
Tertiary Education [810] 1,800
Textile Manufacturing [131] 1,200
Cigarette and Tobacco Product Manufacturing [122] 1,000
Port Operators [*] 670
Rail Transport [*] 670
Domestic Appliance Manufacturing [244] 580
Poultry Farming [017] 560
Rail Passenger Transport [472] 450
Scientific Research Services [691] 440
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts Wholesaling [350] 260
Central Government Administration [751] 120
Furniture Manufacturing [251] 90
Packaging Services [732] 45
Cafes and Restaurants [*] 42
Petroleum and Coal Product Manufacturing n.e.c. [*] 31
Accommodation [*] 22
Milk and Cream Processing [*] 14
Pubs, Taverns and Bars [*] 5.5
Technical and Further Education [*] 1.9
Food Manufacturing n.e.c. [*] 0.69
Concrete Product Manufacturing n.e.c. [*] 0.14

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