United States of America, North America

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Number of Protected areas

34,035

74 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

12.88% coverage

1,222,240 km2 Land Area Protected

9,490,391 km2 Total Land Area

0% 0th National Report Coverage

1.63% with management effectiveness evaluation

154,799.8198 km2 Area Assessed

Area marine

19.16% coverage

1,646,302 km2 Marine Area Protected

8,591,493 km2 Total Marine Area

0% 0th National Report Coverage

17.9% with management effectiveness evaluation

1,537,642.006 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.

Learn how we calculate protected area coverage statistics

IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
607 1.78
1325 3.89
41 0.12
1804 5.3
721 2.12
28410 83.47
416 1.22
655 1.92
56 0.16

Governance types

Related countries & territories

National designations

553

Categories Count
5
11
60
9
2
3
2
1
58
37
4
11
955
95
1
11
764
1
778
59
10
4
1
14
6
129
86
1
117
660
511
718
11
168
9
2678
1029
9
4
18
471
515
779
7
79
5
27
101
2
99
92
18
528
4
330
5
18
489
116
6
17
3
2
6
22
2
1
700
40
3
78
56
115
16
18
16
3
2
14
61
60
1222
12
1
2
34
20
48
8
72
7
1
8
67
32
1
5
16
27
1427
71
461
366
152
120
94
60
96
5
2
6
19
1
9
9
41
8
30
43
4
129
1
4
3
20
7
1
37
33
294
28
2
22
67
24
7192
31
295
1070
14
166
3
96
19
160
17
10
1
18
1
37
7
10
58
75
2
1
102
2
6
4
1244
5
11
137
342
1
70
209
2
1
53
2
370
1
1
7
23
1
2
16
3
31
10
4
10
1
1
1
1
8
61
2
1
17
38
62
5
19
1
6
5
2
30
1
74
20
1
25
1
1
2
36
1
41
1
40
62
8
1
12
4
1
1
2
1
4
1
12
8
3
5
1
13
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
2
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
4
6
62
6
14
97
9
7
16
1
2
9
1
19
20
7
2
5
10
11
78
5
5
6
12
2
4
13
1
2
14
1
1
25
1
1
6
17
50
1
3
86
3
2
24
23
21
6
2
6
4
1
1
1
4
56
1
1
2
8
4
1
2
4
1
8
78
8
2
7
1
1
3
3
10
9
24
11
1
1
6
4
1
23
4
1
2
5
4
16
1
1
1
1
2
1
1
1
17
2
1
31
28
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
5
5
1
2
14
1
1
17
12
1
4
1
11
5
1
1
1
2
3
3
2
3
1
2
3
2
1
3
2
1
3
1
104
27
1
1
4
1
12
11
43
4
3
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
7
5
1
1
2
4
1
1
1
1
1
44
1
1
29
4
1
3
1
9
2
1
5
40
1
9
11
14
132
4
4
1
20
1
11
3
5
10
1
7
3
1
4
1
2
6
2
3
1
1
2
3
3
9
1
1
2
1
3
1
1
3
1
1
2
9
1
8
1
1
1
2
2
1
2
1
1
1
2
2
2
1
1
9
1
1
2
8
3
1
1
1
2
1
1
3
2
1
1
1
2
1
1
1
1
4
1
1
1
1
1
3
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
2
2
2
1
1
1
1
1
1
1

Regional designations