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Footprint Calculator

Check out our new mobile-friendly Footprint Calculator at www.footprintcalculator.org.

Footprint calculator on mobile phone and laptop

Your free access to our Footprint Calculator is made possible by the generous donations of other calculator users. Please "pay it forward" now to give additional users access.

Frequently Asked Questions

How many planets does it take to support your lifestyle?
Try our new Footprint Calculator at www.footprintcalculator.org to find out your Ecological Footprint and personal Earth Overshoot Day and learn about solutions to help us all tread more lightly on the Earth.

Having trouble accessing our new Footprint calculator?
Please see our troubleshooting tips for more information.

Are you a student or educator using our calculator?
If so, please share your experience using the calculator by emailing media@footprintnetwork.org. We are collecting stories for a campaign for phase two of our mobile-friendly version of the calculator, which includes plans for an administrator platform for teachers.

Why are my results on your new calculator different from the previous calculator?
Our former calculator was several years old. Global Footprint Network updates its data and methodology every year. Our new calculator features our latest data and methodology and will be much easier to update each year.

Why can’t I choose my country and language on your new calculator?
To create country-specific calculators, Global Footprint Network works with local partners to gather regional data on resource consumption. Global Footprint Network is inviting corporate, government, and NGO partners to help us add additional cities and countries to our new calculator. Please email media@footprintnetwork.org if you would like more details.

More questions about your Footprint?
Please see the Footprint Calculator Frequently Asked Questions (to be updated soon).

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