Australia, Asia & Pacific

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Number of Protected areas

10,677

Polygons/Points ratio

100%

Polygons

0%

Points

Number of sources

For International designations 3
For National designations 1
TOTAL 4

Protected areas coverage

Area terrestrial (Ref 1 ↓ )

16.98%

coverage

1,311,457.0 km2

Land Area Protected

7,722,102.0 km2

Total Land Area

Area marine

40.65%

coverage

3,021,418.0 km2

Marine Area Protected

7,432,133.4 km2

Total Marine Area
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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
2509 23.5
73 0.68
1108 10.38
2405 22.53
2763 25.88
352 3.3
1373 12.86
65 0.61
29 0.27

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
? 7598 71.16
? 90 0.84
? 67 0.63
? 1770 16.58
? 1152 10.79

National designations

74

Categories Count
1
83
34
3
11
1770
155
10
1
1
6
473
8
607
27
23
286
3
49
6
33
4
45
68
19
61
22
1
1
1563
23
428
1
18
14
327
12
259
67
65
2
4
31
22
25
7
15
2
4
4
24
53
3
8
685
2
1
4
34
126
144
21
13
2
14
26
1
123
23
57
2
5
2499
12

Regional designations

0

Categories Count