Household energy consumption in Darwin

Every region has its own unique climate that impacts greatly on household energy consumption. The following table lists the activities around the home in the Northern Territory (of which Darwin makes up approximately 50%) that consume energy.

Appliance/end use Percentage of energy use
Space heating 48%
Major appliances 30%
Water heating 13%
Cooking 9%
Space cooling 0%

Source: Adapted from Energy Use In The Australian Residential Sector 1986 – 2020, Dewha, 2009