Australian electricity generation by industry 2020-21
The figure shows the percentage composition of Australian electricity generation by the electricity sector, by mining and manufacturing, and by other industries including residential solar photovoltaic production, in 2020-21. About 83% of Australia’s electricity was generated by the electricity sector, with the remaining 17% generated by mining, manufacturing, other industries and households. This share varies considerably across state and territories, with the non-electricity sector contributing 56% of total generation in the Northern Territory, 44% in Western Australia, but only 3% in Tasmania.
|Mining and Manufacturing||0.9||1.7||6.1||38.5||2.7||0.9||51.1||9.6|
|Other industries incl residential solar||7.5||7.0||8.1||5.9||15.2||2.2||4.5||7.5|