Asia & Pacific

The designations employed and the presentation of material on this map do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Secretariat of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.

Number of Countries

56

Number of Protected areas

32,370

3,041 with management effectiveness evaluations

Polygons/Points ratio

2% Polygons

0% Points

Number of sources

For International designations 24
For National designations 157
TOTAL 181

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

19.56% coverage

4,592,752 km2 Land Area Protected

31,130,431 km2 Total Land Area

Area marine

12.53% coverage

11,219,848 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 %
3384 10.0
536 1.0
1770 5.0
6938 21.0
12681 39.0
1984 6.0
2395 7.0
2258 6.0
241 0.0
183 0.0

National designations

308

Categories Count
83
1
2260
1262
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
11
3
7
30
96
3
558
143
100
14
1699
3
24
11
113
56
1
491
10
55
7
2495
4
82
1
123
33
28
33
30
14
4
4
5
4
9
20
2
13
22
31
30
4
1
1
60
1
4
1
137
37
29
21
8
6
1
1
1
1
23
42
3
20
36
2623
2
14
31
15
258
1
36
12
69
1
4
2
4
4
1
3615
1
17
1
1
19
4
149
1
1
5
1
3090
14
155
144
385
62
23
18
12
18
11
2
5
6
1
66
30
1
1
23
1
4
1
8
1
25
126
45
1
94
6
1
10
1
10
1
1
3
128
1
33
6
1
7
2
1
2
1
3
7
2
2
1
3
1
17
12
1
3
2
3
75
4
6
1
1
1
6
120
58
522
18
25
23
22
20
2
1542
2
3
12
14
2
27
6
20
1
327
1
8
2
2
4
3
1
109
33
245
4
34
23
10
4
3
73
2
1
1
1
1
5
17
15
3
52
9
306
536
3
1
1
2
1
4
2
1
75
1
1
1
1
2
5
1
1
1
1
2
37
24
39
30
4
4
302
394
1
13
9
50
1
196
96
1116
14
2
2
1
1
1
1
30
1
2
2
1
56
17
2
1
13
1
1
2
1
1
1
1
1
3
2
2
12
59
31

Regional designations

0

Categories Count