India, Asia & Pacific

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Number of Protected areas

672

209

with management effectiveness evaluations

Polygons/Points ratio

54%

Polygons

46%

Points

Number of sources

For International designations 5
For National designations 16
TOTAL 21

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

5.97%

coverage

182,647 km2

Land Area Protected

3,061,193 km2

Total Land Area

55.75%

with management effectiveness evaluation

101,826.7364 km2

Area Assessed

Area marine

0.17%

coverage

3,928 km2

Marine Area Protected

2,301,226 km2

Total Marine Area

36.03%

with management effectiveness evaluation

1,415.361167 km2

Area Assessed

Warning: 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.

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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
1 0.15
93 13.84
449 66.82
3 0.45
111 16.52
15 2.23

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
105 15.63
148 22.02
419 62.35

Regional designations

0

Categories Count