Western Australia Energy Fact Sheet

/Western Australia Energy Fact Sheet
Western Australia Energy Fact Sheet 2019-01-14T17:10:20+00:00
Key Statistics & Information
Population

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2017, link

2,575,452
Gross State Product (2017-18)

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2018, link

$255,883 million
Current Energy Mix (2015-16) 49% black coal, 36% gas, 10% solar, 4.6% wind
Renewable Energy Target

Source: ABC, link

No WA Renewable Energy Target
Minister for Energy Hon William Joseph Johnston MLAMember for CanningtonĀ (Labor)
Shadow Minister for Finance and Energy Mr Dean Cambell NalderMember for Bateman (Liberal Party)
Economic Snapshot
State Budget (WA budget)

Source: WA State Government, 2018, link

$30.48 billion
Mining Royalties (2017-2018)

Source: WA State Government, 2018, link

$5.3 billion
Total employed in the resource industry

Source: WA State Government, 2018, link

110,000
2015/16 standing offer bill $1371