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

1,487,709.585 km2

Land Area Protected

7,722,102.022 km2

Total Land Area

Area marine

40.56%

coverage

3,014,429.066 km2

Marine Area Protected

7,432,133.367 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 %
2525 22.86
75 0.68
1130 10.23
2423 21.94
2802 25.37
365 3.3
1436 13.0
259 2.35
29 0.26

Governance types

Related countries & territories

National designations

68

Categories Count
74
3
61
259
3
1
22
4
20
23
91
119
49
31
57
428
3
94
1
72
18
14
14
25
14
2
2
144
101
23
9
5
65
155
11
26
4
1
54
10
45
22
2
27
13
2
6
7
1
1569
1
32
22
572
2499
34
684
1780
2
813
4
500
83
51
2
23
25
20

Regional designations

0

Categories Count