5 Total Protected Areas
5 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

8.5% Coverage

17,953km2 Land Area Protected

211,200km2 Total Land Area

9% 0th National Report Coverage


8.5% With management effectiveness evaluations

17,953km2 Areas Assessed

Marine Protected Areas Coverage

0.02% Coverage

26km2 Marine and Coastal Area Protected

136,910km2 Marine Area Protected


0.02% With management effectiveness evaluations

26km2 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

Sources (1)

  1. Protected Areas of Guyana Updated: 2020 Protected Areas Commission (PAC)


National designations

  • Managed Resource Use Area 5

Regional designations


International designations


Growth in protected area coverage

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

Guyana Protected Areas

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UNEP-WCMC (2020). Protected Area Profile for Guyana from the World Database of Protected Areas, October 2020. Available at: