Ireland, Europe

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Number of Protected areas

825

0

with management effectiveness evaluations

Polygons/Points ratio

99%

Polygons

1%

Points

Number of sources

For International designations 3
For National designations 1
For Regional designations 2
TOTAL 6

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

14.44%

coverage

10,127 km2

Land Area Protected

70,128 km2

Total Land Area

1.14%

with management effectiveness evaluation

115.1955702 km2

Area Assessed

Area marine

2.33%

coverage

9,945 km2

Marine Area Protected

426,442 km2

Total Marine Area

0.85%

with management effectiveness evaluation

84.71282861 km2

Area Assessed

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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
155 18.79
649 78.67
21 2.55

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
759 92.0
47 5.7
19 2.3

National designations

1

Categories Count
155

International designations