Asia & Pacific

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Number of Countries

56

Number of Protected areas

29,532

3,059

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

18.92%

coverage

4,575,045 km2

Land Area Protected

31,130,431 km2

Total Land Area

Area marine

12.28%

coverage

11,114,083 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 %
3268 11.0
533 1.0
1796 6.0
6975 23.0
10079 34.0
2022 6.0
2308 7.0
2363 8.0
188 0.0

National designations

296

Categories Count
1
1
1
1
30
2
20
1
13
4
19
3
4
128
32
394
3
3
109
1
7
1
58
2
37
1
1569
85
69
9
48
23
123
1
1
14
27
3
22
20
51
1
3
1
2
8
600
1
1
3
1
3
4
56
17
33
3
2
4
23
1
4
1
30
9
143
1
1
24
4
3615
4
30
1
1
1670
5
31
4
3
96
13
1
2
82
1
30
21
1
259
91
1
6
1
302
23
25
2
1
23
62
5
1
1
6
175
11
1
23
1
1
31
2
5
1
2
7
65
384
14
34
29
33
245
1
17
1
11
1
16
9
11
12
1
3
111
306
2
20
1
1
34
563
10
60
2
1
488
37
2
22
148
2623
14
3
1
27
17
1
1
14
1
8
1
39
2
1
4
1
1
2
155
2
1
1
18
113
6
22
30
37
53
31
2
74
66
121
1
12
1
2
27
3
3
72
4
37
3
143
6
42
1
28
52
5
15
2499
271
1
100
1
4
626
16
26
230
536
8
25
7
56
8
1
4
5
500
6
4
101
7
59
23
1
1265
42
1
2
1
22
388
1
14
12
2
2
2
84
1
1
10
144
18
1699
17
2
1
2
15
1
6
123
22
14
2252
13
1
3
4
15
2
2
31
2
1
83
1
29
2
4
1
1
2
1
1
1
3
10
1
2
142
1
20
45
1
1
5

Regional designations

0

Categories Count