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

16% 5th National Report Coverage

20.38% with management effectiveness evaluation

303,142.4146 km2 Area Assessed

Area marine

40.56% coverage

3,014,429 km2 Marine Area Protected

7,432,133 km2 Total Marine Area

36% 5th National Report Coverage

12.54% with management effectiveness evaluation

378,130.2 km2 Area Assessed

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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
2523 22.84
75 0.68
1129 10.22
2423 21.94
2802 25.37
365 3.3
1440 13.04
259 2.34
29 0.26

Governance types

Related countries & territories

National designations

68

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

Regional designations

0

Categories Count