United States of America, North America

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Number of Protected areas

34,075

75 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

1,233,175 km2 Land Area Protected

9,490,391 km2 Total Land Area

9% 6th National Report Coverage

1.63% with management effectiveness evaluation

154,799.9749 km2 Area Assessed

Area marine

41.06% coverage

3,527,445 km2 Marine Area Protected

8,591,493 km2 Total Marine Area

17.9% with management effectiveness evaluation

1,537,642.023 km2 Area Assessed

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

Regional designations