Asia & Pacific

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Number of Countries

56

Number of Protected areas

30,901

3,050 with management effectiveness evaluations

Polygons/Points ratio

2% Polygons

0% Points

Number of sources

For International designations 23
For National designations 157
TOTAL 180

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

19.21% coverage

4,579,153 km2 Land Area Protected

31,130,431 km2 Total Land Area

Area marine

12.56% coverage

11,210,390 km2 Marine Area Protected

61,037,206 km2 Total Marine Area

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 %
3270 10.0
535 1.0
1791 5.0
6983 22.0
11384 36.0
1988 6.0
2325 7.0
2387 7.0
50 0.0
188 0.0

National designations

309

Categories Count
84
1
2252
1265
1
85
600
388
11
128
7
22
626
27
3
29
111
48
13
230
42
122
14
2
30
37
1
16
14
3
2
65
12
3
30
96
3
562
143
100
14
1699
3
25
11
113
56
1
496
10
54
7
2499
4
82
6
31
1
123
33
28
32
9
14
4
5
4
9
20
2
13
22
31
1
4
1
1
60
1
11
1
1
143
37
29
21
6
1
1
1
1
23
42
3
20
36
2623
2
14
31
2
15
6
259
1
32
69
1
4
2
4
1
3615
1
17
1
1
19
4
149
1
5
1
1670
14
155
144
384
62
23
18
12
18
11
2
66
5
5
1
30
1
1
23
1
4
1
8
1
25
23
45
91
6
1
1
10
1
3
1
1
3
128
1
33
6
1
7
2
1
2
1
7
2
2
1
3
1
17
12
101
1
10
3
1
2
3
74
4
6
1
1
1
6
2
119
58
500
18
2
25
23
22
20
2
1569
2
12
14
2
27
20
1
327
1
8
2
2
4
3
1
2
109
33
245
4
34
23
10
4
2
1
2
3
72
2
1
1
1
1
5
17
15
3
52
9
306
536
3
1
1
2
1
4
2
1
83
1
1
1
1
2
5
1
1
1
2
37
24
39
30
4
4
302
394
1
13
9
51
1
1
196
96
1116
14
1
1
1
1
30
1
2
56
17
2
1
13
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
3
2
2
12
59
31

Regional designations

0

Categories Count