The following terminology will be used:

Ecological Footprint:

The impact of a cumulative area of a certain  productive land and water that provides the resources that a certai population consumes and recycle or dispose of their waste.

Carrying capacity: 

 The maximum capacity of a species that a given enviroment can sustain.

Overshoot: 

To overpass the earth`s capacity to sustain us. It is a global deficit where we surpass the eaths productive capacity, and consume all ronrenewable resources.

Country EF (hectares per person)  Proportion relative to world average Proportion relative to world area available Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per capita – 
 
Colombia 1.9 0.61 0.73 9800
 
China 1.84 0.59 1.03 7600
Bangladesh 0.6 0.19 0.33 1700
United Arab Emirates 15.99 5.16 8.98 40300
Uruguay 4.91 1.58 2.76 13700
Burundi 0.75 .24 0.42 300
Australia 8.49 2.74 4.77 41000
Nepal 1.01 0.32 0.57 1200
Ireland 9.43 3.04 5.3 37300
World Average 3.1 1.0 1.74  
(3.1/3.1) (3.1/1.78)
Venezuela 2.88 0.93 0.93 12700
Indonesia 1.48 0.56 0.83 4200
Greece 5.58 1.8 3.13 29600
Sierra Leone 0.73 0.24 0.41 900
El salvador 1.55 0.5 0.87 7200
Your personal footprint see below      

 

My Ecological Footprint

If everyone on the planet lived my lifestyle, we would need:

 

= 2.77 Earths

 

 

I am above my country`s ecological footprint in all aspects. In carbon, food, housing, and goods. I am clearly one of the most resource consuming people in my country.

 

The Ecological footprint of Bangladesh is 0.6. It is clearly lower than my own, as well as my own country`s ecological footprint. The reason behind this is that Bangladesh has a very low GDP which also means it has a very low production and few factories in comparison to other countries. Also the population of Bangladesh is very low which means that the consumption of all resources is low in total.

 

 

(in global hectares)

Footprint

Country Average

Carbon Footprint

12.83

7.94

Food Footprint

9.16

9.45

Housing Footprint

4.87

2.94

Goods and Services Footprint

16.64

8.94

My total footprint

43.50

29.27

(in global hectares)

Footprint

Country Average

Cropland footprint

4.94

3.34

Pastureland footprint

12.71

8.78

Marine fisheries footprint

9.32

6.48

Forestland footprint

16.52

10.67

My total footprint

43.50

29.27

Number of Earths

2.77

1.86

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