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Environment > Areas under protection: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Protected Areas under IUCN management categories I - VI (1992-2003).

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Russia 10,863 2003
2 Germany 7,315 2003
3 Ukraine 5,182 2003
4 Canada 3,822 2003
5 Sweden 3,632 2003
6 New Zealand 3,515 2003
7 United States 3,481 2003
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 2,435 2003
8 Switzerland 2,177 2003
9 Czech Republic 1,789 2003
10 France 1,325 2003
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 1,265.43 2003
Cold countries average (profile) 1,187.47 2003
High income OECD countries average (profile) 1,161.07 2003
Non-religious countries average (profile) 1,136.18 2003
11 Indonesia 1,080 2003
12 Slovakia 1,040 2003
Emerging markets average (profile) 913.84 2003
13 Belarus 903 2003
Eurozone average (profile) 817.47 2003
14 China 809 2003
15 Brazil 802 2003
European Union average (profile) 793.6 2003
NATO countries average (profile) 744.42 2003
16 Austria 719 2003
=17 United Kingdom 579 2003
=17 Poland 579 2003
19 South Africa 542 2003
20 India 497 2003
21 Italy 427 2003
22 Spain 328 2003
23 Cuba 321 2003
24 Argentina 320 2003
25 Finland 270 2003
26 Denmark 255 2003
27 Mexico 224 2003
28 Estonia 219 2003
29 Latvia 209 2003
=30 Venezuela 195 2003
=30 Croatia 195 2003
32 Malaysia 190 2003
33 Israel 188 2003
34 Hungary 186 2003
35 Norway 178 2003
36 Thailand 158 2003
37 Romania 157 2003
38 Jamaica 143 2003
Religious countries average (profile) 130.86 2003
39 Costa Rica 130 2003
40 Bulgaria 127 2003
South Asia average (profile) 121.4 2003
41 Sri Lanka 110 2003
42 Vietnam 107 2003
43 Serbia and Montenegro 104 2003
44 Colombia 101 2003
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 96.44 2003
45 Japan 96 2003
46 Greece 88 2003
47 Chile 87 2003
48 Netherlands 86 2003
49 Pakistan 83 2003
=50 Lithuania 79 2003
=50 Iceland 79 2003
=52 Turkey 78 2003
=52 Saudi Arabia 78 2003
=52 Kyrgyzstan 78 2003
South and Central Asia average (profile) 78 2003
55 Zambia 77 2003
=56 Ireland 73 2003
=56 Belgium 73 2003
=56 Nicaragua 73 2003
=56 Kazakhstan 73 2003
60 Honduras 72 2003
=61 Zimbabwe 68 2003
=61 Kenya 68 2003
63 Madagascar 62 2003
64 Portugal 58 2003
Muslim countries average (profile) 54.61 2003
65 Uganda 54 2003
66 Belize 53 2003
67 Albania 52 2003
68 Philippines 43 2003
=69 Guatemala 42 2003
=69 Mongolia 42 2003
OPEC countries average (profile) 39.44 2003
71 Ethiopia 39 2003
72 Peru 36 2003
=73 Azerbaijan 35 2003
=73 Egypt 35 2003
75 Panama 33 2003
76 Slovenia 32 2003
77 North Korea 31 2003
78 Papua New Guinea 29 2003
=79 Nigeria 27 2003
=79 Sudan 27 2003
81 Republic of Macedonia 26 2003
82 Trinidad and Tobago 25 2003
=83 Turkmenistan 23 2003
=83 Cambodia 23 2003
=83 Bolivia 23 2003
=86 Bosnia and Herzegovina 21 2003
=86 Namibia 21 2003
=88 Paraguay 20 2003
=88 Laos 20 2003
failed states average (profile) 19.2 2003
90 Tajikistan 19 2003
=91 Cameroon 18 2003
=91 Suriname 18 2003
=91 Algeria 18 2003
Former French colonies average (profile) 17.39 2003
94 Georgia 17 2003
95 Ghana 16 2003
=96 Fiji 15 2003
=96 Nepal 15 2003
=98 Central African Republic 14 2003
=98 Senegal 14 2003
=98 Angola 14 2003
=101 Burkina Faso 13 2003
=101 Mali 13 2003
=101 Uruguay 13 2003
=101 Burundi 13 2003
=105 Morocco 12 2003
=105 Botswana 12 2003
=105 Cote d'Ivoire 12 2003
=105 Mozambique 12 2003
=105 Democratic Republic of the Congo 12 2003
=110 Uzbekistan 11 2003
=110 Jordan 11 2003
=112 Bangladesh 10 2003
=112 Somalia 10 2003
=112 Bhutan 10 2003
=115 Malawi 9 2003
=115 Mauritania 9 2003
=115 Togo 9 2003
=115 Chad 9 2003
=119 Libya 8 2003
=119 Haiti 8 2003
=119 Iraq 8 2003
=122 Afghanistan 7 2003
=122 Tunisia 7 2003
=124 Rwanda 6 2003
=124 Sierra Leone 6 2003
=124 The Gambia 6 2003
=124 Oman 6 2003
=124 Niger 6 2003
=129 Benin 5 2003
=129 Armenia 5 2003
=129 Kuwait 5 2003
=129 Singapore 5 2003
133 Burma 4 2003
=134 Guinea 3 2003
=134 El Salvador 3 2003
=134 Lebanon 3 2003
=134 Gabon 3 2003
=134 Eritrea 3 2003
=139 Liberia 2 2003
=139 United Arab Emirates 2 2003
=141 Lesotho 1 2003
=141 Solomon Islands 1 2003
=141 Guyana 1 2003
=144 Yemen 0.0 2003
=144 Equatorial Guinea 0.0 2003
=144 Guinea-Bissau 0.0 2003

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"Countries Compared by Environment > Areas under protection. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Resources Institute. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Environment/Areas-under-protection

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