European Footprint, biocapacity and reserve or deficit

Figure expired Created 26 Oct 2010 Published 01 Dec 2010 Last modified 29 Nov 2012
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How to read the graph: from 1961 to 2006, Europe’s Ecological Footprint increased from 3 to 4 ha/person.

European data


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Geographical coverage also include Kyrgyzstan and Turkmenistan.

  • The average per capita Ecological Footprint in the European Union has increased more than 50 % since 1961.
  • Europe is currently consuming double what its land and seas can produce.
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