4655.0 - Australian Environmental-Economic Accounts, 2019 Quality Declaration 
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Environmentally related taxes

The total environmentally related taxes paid by Australian businesses and households in current prices increased by 6% to $40,896m in the 2016-17 financial year.

Energy taxes paid:

  • Energy taxes paid increased by 3% to $21,008m
  • Total industry increased by 4% to $14,497m paid
  • Households remained steady at $6,511m paid
  • Excise on Crude oil and LPG was the top revenue type accounting for 88% ($18,428m) of energy taxes paid.

Transport and land taxes paid:
  • Transport taxes paid increased by 3% to $11,488m
  • Other motor vehicle taxes paid was the top revenue type accounting for 65% ($7,497m) of transport taxes paid
  • Land taxes increased by 16% to $8,400m.

Figure 1. Environmentally related taxes by type ($m)
Figure 1 shows Environmentally related taxes by type ($m)

Figure 2. Electricity emissions and energy taxes
Figure 2 shows Electricity emissions and energy taxes