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Environment > Biosphere > Reserves area per million: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Biosphere reserves area 2002. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Denmark 18,080.59 thousand hectares 2002
2 Mongolia 2,512.66 thousand hectares 2002
3 Niger 2,126.37 thousand hectares 2002
4 Estonia 1,148.2 thousand hectares 2002
5 Kyrgyzstan 868.62 thousand hectares 2002
6 Brazil 697.03 thousand hectares 2002
7 Panama 476.65 thousand hectares 2002
8 Central African Republic 435.33 thousand hectares 2002
9 Nicaragua 415.73 thousand hectares 2002
10 Morocco 332.77 thousand hectares 2002
11 Venezuela 326.29 thousand hectares 2002
12 Mali 229.72 thousand hectares 2002
13 Algeria 224.48 thousand hectares 2002
14 Latvia 202.68 thousand hectares 2002
15 Guatemala 199.73 thousand hectares 2002
16 Costa Rica 178.07 thousand hectares 2002
17 Chile 156.71 thousand hectares 2002
18 Finland 148.06 thousand hectares 2002
Emerging markets average (profile) 144.72 thousand hectares 2002
19 Russia 141.31 thousand hectares 2002
20 Canada 139.44 thousand hectares 2002
21 Cuba 123.44 thousand hectares 2002
22 Honduras 123.16 thousand hectares 2002
23 Peru 122.26 thousand hectares 2002
24 Cambodia 116.53 thousand hectares 2002
25 United States 109.76 thousand hectares 2002
26 Cote d'Ivoire 106.15 thousand hectares 2002
27 Senegal 105.29 thousand hectares 2002
28 Benin 84.02 thousand hectares 2002
29 Bolivia 83.11 thousand hectares 2002
30 Guinea-Bissau 82.65 thousand hectares 2002
31 Colombia 80.99 thousand hectares 2002
32 Argentina 75.69 thousand hectares 2002
33 South Africa 74.03 thousand hectares 2002
34 Mexico 63.43 thousand hectares 2002
35 Uruguay 60.11 thousand hectares 2002
36 Cameroon 52.2 thousand hectares 2002
37 Paraguay 50.26 thousand hectares 2002
38 Croatia 45.05 thousand hectares 2002
39 Slovakia 44.8 thousand hectares 2002
40 Sudan 42.86 thousand hectares 2002
41 Czech Republic 42.63 thousand hectares 2002
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 41.09 thousand hectares 2002
42 Kenya 40.45 thousand hectares 2002
43 Egypt 35.96 thousand hectares 2002
44 Belarus 30.92 thousand hectares 2002
45 Romania 30.36 thousand hectares 2002
46 Switzerland 29.1 thousand hectares 2002
47 Guinea 28.85 thousand hectares 2002
48 Spain 28.59 thousand hectares 2002
49 Germany 18.9 thousand hectares 2002
50 Madagascar 17.51 thousand hectares 2002
51 Netherlands 16.1 thousand hectares 2002
52 Burkina Faso 15.13 thousand hectares 2002
53 France 14.56 thousand hectares 2002
54 Philippines 14.5 thousand hectares 2002
55 Hungary 12.7 thousand hectares 2002
56 Gabon 11.67 thousand hectares 2002
57 Sweden 10.87 thousand hectares 2002
58 Poland 10.41 thousand hectares 2002
59 Indonesia 9.59 thousand hectares 2002
60 Uganda 9.52 thousand hectares 2002
61 Turkmenistan 7.61 thousand hectares 2002
62 Tunisia 7.56 thousand hectares 2002
63 Ukraine 7.12 thousand hectares 2002
64 Jordan 6.15 thousand hectares 2002
65 Austria 5.82 thousand hectares 2002
66 North Korea 5.68 thousand hectares 2002
67 Democratic Republic of the Congo 4.97 thousand hectares 2002
68 Bulgaria 4.83 thousand hectares 2002
69 Vietnam 4.19 thousand hectares 2002
70 Israel 4.11 thousand hectares 2002
71 Malawi 3.77 thousand hectares 2002
72 Italy 3.57 thousand hectares 2002
73 Ireland 2.8 thousand hectares 2002
74 China 2.59 thousand hectares 2002
75 Uzbekistan 2.26 thousand hectares 2002
76 Sri Lanka 1.9 thousand hectares 2002
77 Rwanda 1.45 thousand hectares 2002
78 India 1.41 thousand hectares 2002
79 Thailand 1.33 thousand hectares 2002
80 Nigeria 1.01 thousand hectares 2002
81 Japan 0.91 thousand hectares 2002
82 Greece 0.819 thousand hectares 2002
83 United Kingdom 0.506 thousand hectares 2002
84 Pakistan 0.441 thousand hectares 2002
85 Ghana 0.404 thousand hectares 2002
86 Portugal 0.0964 thousand hectares 2002

Citation

"Countries Compared by Environment > Biosphere > Reserves area per million. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Resources Institute. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Environment/Biosphere/Reserves-area-per-million

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