United States of America, North America

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Number of Protected areas

34,075

0

with management effectiveness evaluations

Polygons/Points ratio

100%

Polygons

0%

Points

Number of sources

For International designations 7
For National designations 2
For Regional designations 1
TOTAL 10

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

12.99%

coverage

1,233,169 km2

Land Area Protected

9,490,391 km2

Total Land Area

12.55%

with management effectiveness evaluation

154,799.9749 km2

Area Assessed

Area marine

41.06%

coverage

3,527,444 km2

Marine Area Protected

8,591,493 km2

Total Marine Area

43.59%

with management effectiveness evaluation

1,537,642.022 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 %
607 1.78
1325 3.89
41 0.12
1804 5.29
755 2.22
28414 83.39
418 1.23
655 1.92
56 0.16

Governance types

Related countries & territories

National designations

607

Categories Count
17
11
7
4
1
1
3
2
1
1
9
4
2
18
1
1
1
209
3
20
4
1
9
28
1
2
718
1
1
2
1
1
12
2
2
92
1
1
5
3
10
37
2
7
1
1
2
1
1
1
1
12
22
1
779
1
1
5
461
1
1
1
2
1
86
2
1
18
1
7
102
1
33
1070
1
75
2
16
3
2
1
1
1
2
61
7
16
3
101
8
21
17
7192
1
1
2
14
16
37
14
2
5
1
6
14
28
1
1
38
11
1
166
8
1
1427
3
1
9
9
67
1
1029
1
3
1
53
1
6
20
2
19
1
1
1
1
5
3
2
1
12
86
4
1
1
18
4
4
3
5
10
1
1
4
9
4
1
1
16
716
8
6
4
1
4
1
1
96
1
3
29
4
2
515
1
1
2
43
294
48
116
4
1
4
1
1
1
124
1
3
1
1
1
61
62
1
1
8
1
1
2
1
78
57
1
1
1
2
1
94
1
2
1
14
1
9
1
115
92
49
1
9
1
132
1
17
1
9
1
1
50
7
5
1
2
342
1
36
1
1
2
3
3
3
1
8
19
1
1
1
12
62
1222
1
4
17
2
1
11
5
2
3
1
23
6
955
1
5
3
3
1
1
1
1
4
2
168
1
37
700
1
1
1
18
58
11
23
6
2
1
18
1
2
5
31
7
10
22
19
2
1
2
3
3
40
8
370
1
32
1
2
1
1
2
1
2
11
1
25
160
1
14
10
3
7
6
1
24
1
4
2
1
6
78
1
1
3
1
10
1
34
2
1
20
1
5
11
44
2
1
1
23
12
1
3
2
34
1
528
1
1
9
24
1
1
1
20
3
2
4
1244
1
1
93
3
1
330
1
41
5
6
60
1
1
6
11
2
30
1
2
25
19
4
6
1
1
70
4
2
1
71
5
1
1
1
1
2
1
1
2
6
13
1
1
1
78
129
18
1
1
93
1
59
3
1
1
30
4
1
1
16
6
1
1
1
1
2
1
16
5
4
483
10
1
8
13
6
6
1
27
27
78
5
2673
1
366
7
117
72
1
5
2
56
1
2
1
67
1
1
1
1
1
1
3
60
1
9
10
8
4
8
1
10
40
295
1
1
4
9
3
2
778
2
4
9
1
1
657
1
1
9
7
4
7
2
11
5
1
1
48
6
6
1
104
9
1
1
1
14
3
79
1
2
2
17
2
2
1
3
1
74
24
11
5
2
40
11
10
129
3
1
1
3
1
3
1
25
6
8
1
23
1
1
11
471
6
2
2
1
2
2
1
29
6
1
1
4
41
10
96
1
60
120
4
4
1
2
5
9
3
14
1
1
5
1
1
2
1
1
58
1
2
4
58
1
511
1
1
1
2
7
2
1
20
1
2
1
13

Regional designations