Asia & Pacific

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Number of Countries

56

Number of Protected areas

32,405

3,043 with management effectiveness evaluations

Polygons/Points ratio

2% Polygons

0% Points

Number of sources

For International designations 25
For National designations 158
TOTAL 183

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

19.59% coverage

4,593,182 km2 Land Area Protected

31,130,431 km2 Total Land Area

Area marine

12.53% coverage

11,220,490 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 %
3381 10.0
536 1.0
1783 5.0
6942 21.0
12691 39.0
1985 6.0
2408 7.0
2254 6.0
241 0.0
184 0.0

National designations

302

Categories Count
83
1
2288
1265
1
87
600
388
13
128
8
30
637
3
29
132
48
11
234
42
122
14
2
30
37
1
16
14
3
2
66
13
3
5
7
96
558
143
100
14
1699
3
38
11
113
56
1
493
10
55
7
2495
4
82
1
123
33
28
45
30
14
4
5
4
9
20
52
22
32
30
4
1
1
60
4
1
137
37
29
21
8
6
2
1
1
1
23
42
3
20
36
2623
2
14
31
15
14
258
1
36
12
69
4
2
5
6
1
3615
1
18
1
1
19
149
1
1
5
1
3090
14
155
144
385
62
23
19
12
18
11
2
5
6
1
66
30
1
1
23
130
4
8
1
25
126
45
15
94
6
10
1
10
1
1
3
1
33
6
1
7
2
1
2
1
3
7
2
2
1
3
1
17
1
3
2
5
75
4
6
1
1
1
6
120
1
58
522
18
25
23
22
20
2
1542
2
3
12
14
2
27
6
20
1
327
1
8
2
2
4
1
109
33
245
4
34
23
10
4
3
73
2
1
1
1
5
17
15
3
52
9
306
536
3
1
1
2
1
7
1
75
1
1
1
2
5
1
1
1
1
2
2
37
24
39
30
4
4
302
394
1
13
9
1
196
96
1116
2
1
1
1
30
1
2
2
1
3
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
1
56
17
2
1
13
1
1
1
1
3
1
1
1
3
2
2
12
59
31

Regional designations

0

Categories Count