Japan, Asia & Pacific

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Number of Protected areas

4,915

0

with management effectiveness evaluations

Polygons/Points ratio

98%

Polygons

2%

Points

Number of sources

For International designations 3
For National designations 15
TOTAL 18

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

29.39%

coverage

109,937 km2

Land Area Protected

374,093 km2

Total Land Area

0.0%

with management effectiveness evaluation

0.0 km2

Area Assessed

Area marine

8.23%

coverage

332,694 km2

Marine Area Protected

4,040,612 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 %
5 0.1
40 0.81
22 0.45
3758 76.46
932 18.96
100 2.03
49 1.0
9 0.18

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
255 5.19
59 1.2
4601 93.61

Regional designations

0

Categories Count