Australia, Asia & Pacific

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Number of Protected areas

11,044

Polygons/Points ratio

100%

Polygons

0%

Points

Number of sources

For International designations 2
For National designations 1
TOTAL 3

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

19.27%

coverage

1,487,710 km2

Land Area Protected

7,722,102 km2

Total Land Area

Area marine

40.56%

coverage

3,014,345 km2

Marine Area Protected

7,432,133 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 %
2526 22.87
76 0.69
1147 10.39
2423 21.94
2802 25.37
365 3.3
1417 12.83
259 2.35
29 0.26

Governance types

Related countries & territories

National designations

68

Categories Count
2
6
23
3
1569
2
45
49
31
9
2
3
94
101
500
11
23
14
4
23
144
22
65
26
1
10
2
428
22
4
813
27
13
2
91
14
5
51
1
53
34
61
3
18
83
1
2499
259
22
572
74
25
7
14
684
1780
72
1
155
4
25
1
33
119
57
2
20
20

Regional designations

0

Categories Count