American Samoa

14 Total Protected Areas
0 With management effectiveness evaluations
Terrestrial Protected Areas
Marine Protected Areas
Other effective area-based conservation measures
0 Total Other effective area-based conservation measures
Polygons/Points ratio
Polygons 100%
Points 0%

Terrestrial Protected Areas Coverage

0.84% Coverage

2km2 Land Area Protected

211km2 Total Land Area

PAME

0.0% With management effectiveness evaluations

0km2 Areas Assessed

Marine Protected Areas Coverage

0.0% Coverage

9km2 Marine and Coastal Area Protected

406,816km2 Marine Area Protected

PAME

0.0% With management effectiveness evaluations

0km2 Areas Assessed

Disclaimer: 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.

IUCN Management Categories

Governance types

  • Sub-national ministry or agency 12 View list
  • Federal or national ministry or agency 2 View list

Sources (1)

  1. Protected Areas Database of the United States (PADUS 2.0) Updated: 2020 U.S. Geological Survey | Science Analytics and Synthesis | Gap Analysis Project (GAP) | Protected Areas Database of the United States 2.0

Designations

National designations

14
  • Marine Protected Area 12
  • National Wildlife Refuge 1
  • Wilderness Study Area 1

Regional designations

0

International designations

0

Growth in protected area coverage

The graph excludes status years with no information reported (STAT_YR = 0).

American Samoa Protected Areas

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citation

UNEP-WCMC (2020). Protected Area Profile for American Samoa from the World Database of Protected Areas, October 2020. Available at: www.protectedplanet.net