SDG 15 · Indicator

Non-carbon Ecological Footprint

% of biocapacity

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Non-carbon Ecological Footprint compares human consumption of renewable goods and services (Ecological Footprint) with the Earth’s ability to provide these goods and services (biocapacity), each measured in global hectares (a hectare of land with globally average productivity). Non-carbon footprint includes: crops, grazing products, seafood, forest products, and built-up land as a percent of available biocapacity.

Long-Term Objective

Best value set according to average of top 5

The long-term objective for this indicator is a value of 11.


Global Footprint Network; Earth Economics

Non-carbon Ecological Footprint