Australia, Asia & Pacific

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Number of Protected areas

10,678

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

1,311,445.82 km2

Land Area Protected

7,722,102.0 km2

Total Land Area

Area marine

40.65%

coverage

3,021,418.04 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 %
2507 23.48
73 0.68
1102 10.32
2405 22.52
2762 25.87
352 3.3
1382 12.94
65 0.61
30 0.28

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
7597 71.15
91 0.85
67 0.63
1771 16.59
1152 10.79

Related countries & territories

National designations

74

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

Regional designations

0

Categories Count