Australia, Asia & Pacific

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Number of Protected areas

11,045

1,502 with management effectiveness evaluations

Polygons/Points ratio

100% Polygons

0% Points

Number of sources

For International designations 3
For National designations 1
TOTAL 4

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

19.27% coverage

1,487,711 km2 Land Area Protected

7,722,102 km2 Total Land Area

0% 5th National Report Coverage

3.93% with management effectiveness evaluation

303,142.41 km2 Area Assessed

Area marine

40.56% coverage

3,014,429 km2 Marine Area Protected

7,432,133 km2 Total Marine Area

0% 5th National Report Coverage

5.09% with management effectiveness evaluation

378,130.18 km2 Area Assessed

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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
2524 22.85
76 0.69
1150 10.41
2423 21.94
2804 25.39
365 3.3
1415 12.81
259 2.34
29 0.26

Governance types

Related countries & territories

National designations

68

Categories Count
1780
684
49
94
10
3
22
572
27
3
26
14
13
65
22
428
54
7
2499
20
31
1
4
259
32
11
813
14
155
144
14
61
5
25
23
45
91
1
101
2
74
4
6
1
1
119
57
500
18
2
25
23
22
20
2
1569
2
2
4
34
23
1
2
3
72
83
9
51

Regional designations

0

Categories Count