SDG 2 · Indicator

Human Trophic Level

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Trophic levels are a measure of the energy intensity of diet composition and reflect the relative amounts of plants as opposed to animals eaten in a given country. A higher trophic level represents a greater level of consumption of energy-intensive animals.

Long-Term Objective

The long-term objective for this indicator is a value of .


Bonhommeau et al. (2013)

Human Trophic Level