Asia & Pacific

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Number of Countries

56

Number of Protected areas

29,527

3,059 with management effectiveness evaluations

Polygons/Points ratio

95% Polygons

5% Points

Number of sources

For International designations 23
For National designations 157
TOTAL 180

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

18.91% coverage

4,574,915 km2 Land Area Protected

31,130,413 km2 Total Land Area

Area marine

12.28% coverage

11,117,442 km2 Marine Area Protected

60,777,400 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 %
3266 11.0
533 1.0
1766 5.0
6975 23.0
10080 34.0
2021 6.0
2338 7.0
2310 7.0
50 0.0
188 0.0

National designations

296

Categories Count
1
1
1
2
1
24
3
1
20
4
5
4
1
91
1
5
128
32
2
1
142
1
302
2
12
7
1
56
9
30
34
1
6
4
22
85
6
48
8
6
123
1
5
4
14
3
22
30
15
3
6
600
10
4
1
1
27
4
56
3
1
1
2
245
4
1569
148
1
30
1
4
2
2
1
5
30
7
83
31
1
3
1
96
13
12
82
17
3
29
1
11
1
1
18
1
45
144
1
1
17
1
384
34
12
1
3
69
1
11
1
4
1
20
2
1
65
1
14
13
39
29
1
2
2
33
109
4
5
2
10
11
16
18
12
2
111
1
1
59
7
3
563
1
19
1
23
1
1
2
488
6
1
2
37
2
22
4
1
1670
37
2
17
27
1
3615
1
14
1
15
60
1
141
1
4
1
1
1
14
1
536
74
113
2623
1
2
143
54
3
23
121
1
1
2
17
3
2
2
3
3
2
1
2
20
9
143
2
42
1
27
28
1
3
2499
259
100
31
51
23
626
15
4
230
52
9
500
23
1
271
15
66
1
21
7
3
62
9
1265
4
14
22
388
1
14
1
72
37
8
1
84
101
1
1
10
2
155
1
18
1699
58
1
2
23
13
3
1
6
1
32
123
2
2252
1
42
2
2
20
31
2
1
4
1
37
306
2
1
23
394
1
3
8
31
25
25
30
5
1

Regional designations

0

Categories Count