Malaysia’s Ecological Footprint

Malaysia’s Ecological Footprint is 3.90 global hectares per capita.

If everyone had the same Ecological Footprint as the average citizen of Malaysia:

  • the world’s Ecological Footprint would be 40% larger
  • we would need to half our Ecological Footprint in order to stay within sustainable environmental limits

malaysia ecological footprint

Ecological Footprint is a metric of human demand on nature, used widely by NGOs, the UN and several national governments. It measures the amount of land required to sustain a country’s consumption patterns.

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