Asia & Pacific

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Number of Countries

56

Number of Protected areas

29,623

0

with management effectiveness evaluations

Polygons/Points ratio

95%

Polygons

5%

Points

Number of sources

For International designations 23
For National designations 156
TOTAL 179

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

18.91%

coverage

4,559,105 km2

Land Area Protected

31,130,431 km2

Total Land Area

Area marine

12.28%

coverage

11,115,264 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 %
3264 11.0
535 1.0
1785 6.0
6948 23.0
9986 33.0
2019 6.0
2312 7.0
2586 8.0
188 0.0

National designations

297

Categories Count
4
1
1
2
2
20
4
23
3
1
4
4
2
245
1
124
1
5
32
1
4
17
4
1
7
1
15
48
2
1
45
2
58
85
69
1
111
123
3
1
14
6
30
3
22
2
23
9
3
1
600
3615
1
1
1
4
56
1
32
1
1
2
4
2
23
1
1
1
30
143
1
1
1
27
37
20
1
1
30
6
2
1612
31
3
96
48
1
82
1
21
1
4
259
6
3
121
23
1
1
1
2
23
1
62
1
17
52
101
2
11
10
3
500
31
5
7
2
30
65
384
176
13
14
302
29
8
6
33
4
1
1
11
1
21
11
12
1
1
31
20
1
3
563
60
485
1
1
51
2
37
22
148
74
2680
14
1
27
1
1
14
3
1
8
1
306
1
4
1
1
91
19
155
5
20
113
1
22
1
2
37
54
34
2
8
66
1
1
394
4
1
2
26
3
7
3
3
2
37
143
25
231
28
4
5
1
2
2499
39
1
96
1
624
16
13
3
8
3
1
25
56
2
109
1
1
6
27
1
7
23
1
1264
42
2
22
2249
2
72
123
12
1
195
34
84
1
10
144
18
1
1584
17
1
388
9
271
14
22
15
59
1
12
1
6
1
42
14
1
83
13
1
3
4
18
9
2
142
2
31
2
1
536
29
2
2
30
1
1569
1
2
1
4
2
3
10
1
20
24
5

Regional designations

0

Categories Count