With every product we consume, we also indirectly consume agricultural land that was required along the production chain of that product. This interactive graph shows the land demand of the EU-27 in hectares per country and per capita in 2007. Note that this table only covers agricultural area for cultivation and grazing. Land area used for forestry purposes is not included. Find more information here.
This graphic is based on the report “Hidden Impacts – how Europe's overconsumption promotes global land conflicts”.
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Picture credits: Gordon Gross / pixelio.de