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Environment > Proportion of land and marine area under protection: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Terrestrial and marine areas protected to total territorial area, percentage.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Monaco 98.4% 2012
2 Slovenia 54.86% 2012
3 Gibraltar 53.93% 2012
4 Venezuela 49.54% 2012
5 Germany 49.04% 2012
6 French Guiana 44.78% 2012
7 Liechtenstein 43.11% 2012
8 Namibia 42.58% 2012
9 Hong Kong 41.88% 2012
10 Greenland 40.59% 2012
11 Luxembourg 39.65% 2012
12 Zambia 37.78% 2012
13 Botswana 37.19% 2012
14 Ecuador 37.04% 2012
15 Slovakia 36.09% 2012
16 Bulgaria 35.44% 2012
17 Poland 34.81% 2012
18 Nicaragua 32.47% 2012
19 Tanzania 31.66% 2012
20 Netherlands 31.48% 2012
21 Saint Helena 31.11% 2012
22 New Caledonia 30.5% 2012
23 Saudi Arabia 29.95% 2012
24 Guatemala 29.82% 2012
25 Brunei 29.58% 2012
26 France 28.7% 2012
27 Bhutan 28.35% 2012
28 Palau 28.2% 2012
29 Zimbabwe 27.17% 2012
30 Guinea-Bissau 27.12% 2012
31 Guinea 26.81% 2012
32 Belize 26.39% 2012
33 Switzerland 26.3% 2012
34 Brazil 25.97% 2012
35 Benin 25.51% 2012
36 Spain 25.32% 2012
37 Belgium 24.47% 2012
38 Senegal 24.2% 2012
39 Togo 24.19% 2012
40 Cambodia 23.76% 2012
41 Austria 23.59% 2012
42 Denmark 23.56% 2012
43 Reunion 23.5% 2012
44 United Kingdom 23.37% 2012
45 Estonia 23.24% 2012
46 Hungary 23.14% 2012
47 Costa Rica 22.6% 2012
48 Czech Republic 22.37% 2012
49 Cote d'Ivoire 22.17% 2012
50 Greece 21.48% 2012
51 New Zealand 21.32% 2012
52 Italy 21.03% 2012
53 Bolivia 20.83% 2012
54 Colombia 20.83% 2012
55 Dominican Republic 20.83% 2012
56 Kiribati 20.22% 2012
57 Northern Mariana Islands 19.95% 2012
58 Morocco 19.92% 2012
59 Romania 19.23% 2012
60 Gabon 19.15% 2012
61 Ethiopia 18.41% 2012
62 Peru 18.3% 2012
63 Malawi 18.25% 2012
64 Central African Republic 17.98% 2012
65 Latvia 17.58% 2012
66 Lithuania 17.25% 2012
67 Cyprus 17.15% 2012
68 American Samoa 16.84% 2012
69 Niger 16.72% 2012
70 Laos 16.68% 2012
71 Chad 16.62% 2012
72 Thailand 16.41% 2012
73 Mozambique 16.4% 2012
74 Nepal 16.38% 2012
75 Honduras 16.22% 2012
76 China 16.12% 2012
77 Guadeloupe 15.95% 2012
78 United Arab Emirates 15.47% 2012
79 Sri Lanka 15.4% 2012
80 Burkina Faso 15.19% 2012
81 Suriname 15.17% 2012
82 Finland 15.17% 2012
83 United States 15.14% 2012
84 Equatorial Guinea 15.09% 2012
85 Australia 15.05% 2012
86 Chile 15.04% 2012
87 Israel 14.74% 2012
88 Portugal 14.73% 2012
89 Ghana 14.41% 2012
90 Panama 14.11% 2012
91 Malaysia 13.93% 2012
92 Sweden 13.87% 2012
93 Nigeria 13.82% 2012
94 Mongolia 13.78% 2012
95 Mexico 13.69% 2012
96 Iceland 13.27% 2012
97 Kuwait 12.92% 2012
98 Ireland 12.8% 2012
99 Montenegro 12.79% 2012
100 Norway 12.23% 2012
101 Angola 12.06% 2012
102 Democratic Republic of the Congo 12.04% 2012
103 Kenya 11.59% 2012
104 Uganda 11.45% 2012
105 Russia 11.35% 2012
106 Egypt 11.34% 2012
107 Japan 10.97% 2012
108 Cameroon 10.91% 2012
109 Pakistan 10.56% 2012
110 Rwanda 10.55% 2012
111 Martinique 10.4% 2012
112 Croatia 10.32% 2012
113 Sierra Leone 10.25% 2012
114 Trinidad and Tobago 10.06% 2012
115 Cuba 9.91% 2012
116 Andorra 9.83% 2012
117 Albania 9.48% 2012
118 Tonga 9.45% 2012
119 Oman 9.31% 2012
120 Indonesia 9.05% 2012
121 El Salvador 8.69% 2012
122 Belarus 8.28% 2012
123 Armenia 8.1% 2012
124 Algeria 7.38% 2012
125 Azerbaijan 7.36% 2012
126 Republic of Macedonia 7.27% 2012
127 Jamaica 7.06% 2012
128 Canada 7.02% 2012
129 Anguilla 6.98% 2012
130 Iran 6.96% 2012
131 Bahrain 6.82% 2012
132 Western Sahara 6.71% 2012
133 Argentina 6.65% 2012
134 South Africa 6.56% 2012
135 Paraguay 6.4% 2012
136 Kyrgyzstan 6.33% 2012
137 Serbia 6.3% 2012
138 East Timor 6.25% 2012
139 Mali 6.05% 2012
140 Fiji 5.99% 2012
141 Burma 5.97% 2012
142 Guam 5.27% 2012
143 South Korea 5.26% 2012
144 Bermuda 5.07% 2012
145 Philippines 5.06% 2012
146 India 5% 2012
147 Guyana 4.96% 2012
148 Burundi 4.89% 2012
149 Tunisia 4.82% 2012
150 Tajikistan 4.77% 2012
151 Vietnam 4.72% 2012
152 Madagascar 4.72% 2012
153 Puerto Rico 4.59% 2012
154 Ukraine 4.49% 2012
155 Gambia 4.39% 2012
156 Bangladesh 4.24% 2012
157 Comoros 3.99% 2012
158 Moldova 3.82% 2012
159 Eritrea 3.75% 2012
160 Dominica 3.7% 2012
161 Georgia 3.68% 2012
162 Turks and Caicos Islands 3.58% 2012
163 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 3.49% 2012
164 Singapore 3.39% 2012
165 Uzbekistan 3.35% 2012
166 Kazakhstan 3.32% 2012
167 Turkmenistan 3.18% 2012
168 Swaziland 3.02% 2012
169 Virgin Islands 2.78% 2012
170 British Virgin Islands 2.68% 2012
171 Uruguay 2.57% 2012
172 Saint Lucia 2.49% 2012
173 Montserrat 2.45% 2012
174 Liberia 2.44% 2012
175 Qatar 2.42% 2012
176 Samoa 2.34% 2012
177 Malta 2.2% 2012
178 Turkey 2.11% 2012
179 Niue 1.87% 2012
180 Netherlands Antilles 1.59% 2012
181 Cayman Islands 1.54% 2012
182 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1.51% 2012
183 Papua New Guinea 1.41% 2012
184 Mayotte 1.27% 2012
185 Seychelles 1.26% 2012
186 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1.23% 2012
187 Mauritania 1.2% 2012
188 Antigua and Barbuda 1.2% 2012
189 Yemen 1.13% 2012
190 Solomon Islands 1.05% 2012
191 The Bahamas 1.01% 2012
192 Faeroe Islands 0.97% 2012
193 Saint Kitts and Nevis 0.769% 2012
194 Mauritius 0.733% 2012
195 Marshall Islands 0.707% 2012
196 Syria 0.688% 2012
197 Somalia 0.527% 2012
198 Lesotho 0.506% 2012
199 Lebanon 0.478% 2012
200 Vanuatu 0.453% 2012
201 Iraq 0.38% 2012
202 Afghanistan 0.372% 2012
203 Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) 0.348% 2012
204 Tuvalu 0.331% 2012
205 Grenada 0.25% 2012
206 Palestine 0.215% 2012
207 Cape Verde 0.16% 2012
208 Djibouti 0.158% 2012
209 Tokelau 0.153% 2012
210 Libya 0.143% 2012
211 Haiti 0.123% 2012
212 French Polynesia 0.11% 2012
213 Federated States of Micronesia 0.0912% 2012
214 Barbados 0.0799% 2012
215 Cook Islands 0.0564% 2012
216 Jordan 0.0322% 2012
217 Aruba 0.0303% 2012
218 Wallis and Futuna 0.00496% 2012
219 Sao Tome and Principe 0.00139% 2012

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