Asia & Pacific

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Number of Countries

56

Number of Protected areas

29,527

3,059

with management effectiveness evaluations

Polygons/Points ratio

95%

Polygons

5%

Points

Number of sources

For International designations 23
For National designations 157
TOTAL 180

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

18.91%

coverage

4,574,903 km2

Land Area Protected

31,130,435 km2

Total Land Area

Area marine

12.28%

coverage

11,117,405 km2

Marine Area Protected

61,037,206 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 %
3267 11.0
533 1.0
1768 5.0
6975 23.0
10078 34.0
2021 6.0
2337 7.0
2310 7.0
50 0.0
188 0.0

National designations

296

Categories Count
13
1
1
1
1
39
1
101
3
20
1
302
3
4
19
27
128
32
4
1
2
66
1
394
18
7
1
1
271
245
3
20
85
69
48
25
123
1
17
14
22
3
3
17
1
1
1
121
600
3
1
1
1
4
56
1
32
3
83
2
4
2
23
1
30
143
1
27
4
1
3615
3
141
24
3
30
2
1
1670
31
2
96
1
13
1
82
1
15
21
1
259
2
6
2
31
23
1
62
23
1
1
74
11
1
34
31
2
1
3
6
65
384
2
14
30
4
29
2
2
33
34
6
1
1
11
1
16
12
2
111
52
2
20
2
4
1
109
563
1
60
10
2
59
488
1
1
5
37
22
148
2623
14
4
27
17
1
1
14
1
1
1
12
1
4
1
1
155
8
30
3
4
58
113
2
37
54
6
8
1
4
4
12
72
1
1
3
3
2
37
306
143
15
42
1
28
5
5
2499
1
1
100
1
626
15
2
230
9
2
3
9
18
45
2
4
2
6
1
7
1
23
51
1
1265
42
4
2
22
388
1
14
7
18
2
1
84
2
1
1
10
144
12
1699
500
1
9
2
15
1
56
1
142
6
2
37
123
25
14
1
9
2252
8
7
3
4
20
1569
1
1
31
2
17
1
2
2
11
29
30
536
22
1
5
1
1
3
10
5
1
13
1
1
1
23
91
23
1
5

Regional designations

0

Categories Count