Malaysia, Asia & Pacific

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Number of Protected areas

717

14

with management effectiveness evaluations

Polygons/Points ratio

29%

Polygons

71%

Points

Number of sources

For International designations 3
For National designations 24
TOTAL 27

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

19.12%

coverage

63,419 km2

Land Area Protected

331,701 km2

Total Land Area

0.25%

with management effectiveness evaluation

159.6394732 km2

Area Assessed

Area marine

1.54%

coverage

6,978 km2

Marine Area Protected

451,742 km2

Total Marine Area

7.01%

with management effectiveness evaluation

488.8881461 km2

Area Assessed

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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
146 20.36
50 6.97
2 0.28
17 2.37
7 0.98
3 0.42
489 68.2
3 0.42

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
52 7.25
551 76.85
114 15.9

Regional designations

0

Categories Count