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 (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

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

Warning: These statistics might differ from those reported officially by countries due to difference in methodologies and datasets used to assess protected area coverage and differences in the base maps used to measure terrestrial and marine area of a country or territory. Learn how we calculate protected area coverage statistics

IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
2506 23.47
73 0.68
1101 10.31
2406 22.53
2761 25.86
352 3.3
1384 12.96
65 0.61
29 0.27

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
7597 71.15
90 0.84
67 0.63
1771 16.59
1152 10.79

National designations

74

Categories Count
15
1
2
3
1563
8
4
2
3
49
23
65
31
26
2
27
61
2
473
11
1
1
259
6
24
2
144
23
25
4
12
3
34
10
1
428
22
1
607
327
1
83
67
12
6
54
1
18
2499
32
286
13
4
7
34
685
1770
1
155
23
4
8
22
68
126
57
123
19
5
21
4
14
45
14

Regional designations

0

Categories Count