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GREE31: Material footprint by reporting country and time

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The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) [MATERIAL_RESOURCES].
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This is a vision indicator selected by the Nordic Council of Ministers. It relates to the target Responsible consumption and production under the area A green Nordic region.

Material footprint refers to the total amount of raw materials extracted to meet final consumption demands. Material footprint per capita thus describes the average use of materials for final consumption demands of a country, in tonnes per capita. It can be interpreted as an indicator of the material standard of living of an economy. The total material footprint is the sum of the footprints for biomass, fossil fuels, metal ores and non-metal ores.

In the table, the Nordic Region is comprised of the following countries/areas: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.

For more information on Our Vision 2030 and the indicators, please see