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Licenses and Support

We make a substantial portion of our Ecological Footprint data available for free at data.footprintnetwork.org so that as many people as possible can use it to help create a more sustainable future. We also provide technical support and some additional data for license under specific circumstances.

National Footprint Account Data Licenses

Public Data Package 2017—Download Free

License for general use. Download includes:
•Latest (2013) per capita Ecological Footprint and biocapacity for nearly 200 countries.
•Ecological Footprint and biocapacity time series graphs (1961-2013) for all countries.
•World Ecological Footprint and biocapacity time series graphs.
•Data quality scores for all countries.

Support Package

3K Euros for 20 hours of technical support delivered by a member of the Global Footprint Network Research Team to answer questions and provide insight into technical analysis and usage of the data.

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Now-casted Package

14K Euros provides 40 hours of technical support, the now-casted results that project the data into the current year, a five-page report on some key insights including notable countries and/or sectors of interest, and on July 31 a rough estimate of the Footprint intensity of sectors including carbon.

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Country Package

5K Euros delivers the Consumption Land Use Matrix (CLUM) for one country and 10 hours of technical support for capacity building so analysts can update the CLUM and their country’s Ecological Footprint calculation internally.

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Institutional Package

5K Euros provides early release of data and nowcasted results for one country on January 1, rather than the April release of the latest National Footprint Accounts, and 10 hours of technical support.

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National Footprint Account Workbook Licenses

Workbook License

License for academics, researchers, and government agencies with special research requirements. License allows users to modify the data sources and methods in the National Footprint Accounts and publish their results. May not be used for commercial projects.
Data includes:
National Footprint Accounts Edition 2017 (up to data year 2013). All countries available.
Fees start at €580 for a single country, single year for one project. Academic researchers can apply for fee waiver.

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Visit the Ecological Footprint Explorer open data platform at data.footprintnetwork.org to compare countries, create graphics, and download data.