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Environment > Protected area: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Environmentally protected area (1997).

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Ecuador 43.1% 1997
2 Venezuela 36.3% 1997
3 Denmark 32.2% 1997
4 Dominican Republic 31.5% 1997
5 Austria 28.3% 1997
6 Germany 27% 1997
7 New Zealand 23.6% 1997
8 Slovakia 21.8% 1997
9 Bhutan 21.2% 1997
10 Belize 20.9% 1997
11 United Kingdom 20.5% 1997
12 Panama 19.1% 1997
13 Chile 18.9% 1997
14 Botswana 18.5% 1997
15 Switzerland 18% 1997
16 Cuba 17.4% 1997
17 Guatemala 16.8% 1997
18 Cambodia 16.2% 1997
19 Oman 16.1% 1997
20 Czech Republic 15.8% 1997
21 Tanzania 15.6% 1997
22 Israel 14.9% 1997
23 Rwanda 14.7% 1997
24 Bolivia 14.4% 1997
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 13.81% 1997
25 Costa Rica 13.7% 1997
26 United States 13.4% 1997
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 13.33% 1997
27 Sri Lanka 13.3% 1997
28 Thailand 13.1% 1997
29 Namibia 12.9% 1997
30 Latvia 12.5% 1997
High income OECD countries average (profile) 12.19% 1997
31 Estonia 12% 1997
32 France 11.7% 1997
=33 Malawi 11.3% 1997
=33 Senegal 11.3% 1997
European Union average (profile) 11.17% 1997
Eurozone average (profile) 10.64% 1997
35 Burkina Faso 10.4% 1997
36 Mongolia 10.3% 1997
NATO countries average (profile) 10.18% 1997
=37 Canada 10% 1997
=37 Lithuania 10% 1997
39 Honduras 9.9% 1997
=40 Indonesia 9.7% 1997
=40 Iceland 9.7% 1997
=42 Uganda 9.6% 1997
=42 Poland 9.6% 1997
Non-religious countries average (profile) 9.22% 1997
44 Chad 9.1% 1997
=45 Colombia 9% 1997
=45 Sweden 9% 1997
47 Zambia 8.6% 1997
48 Spain 8.4% 1997
49 Central African Republic 8.2% 1997
=50 Zimbabwe 7.9% 1997
=50 Togo 7.9% 1997
52 Nepal 7.8% 1997
Emerging markets average (profile) 7.76% 1997
53 Niger 7.7% 1997
54 Armenia 7.6% 1997
55 Nicaragua 7.4% 1997
56 Italy 7.3% 1997
57 Republic of Macedonia 7.1% 1997
=58 Australia 7% 1997
=58 Benin 7% 1997
=60 Norway 6.8% 1997
=60 Hungary 6.8% 1997
=60 Japan 6.8% 1997
=63 Netherlands 6.7% 1997
=63 Croatia 6.7% 1997
65 Angola 6.6% 1997
66 Portugal 6.5% 1997
67 China 6.4% 1997
South Asia average (profile) 6.33% 1997
68 Kenya 6.2% 1997
Eastern Europe average (profile) 6.16% 1997
69 Mozambique 6.1% 1997
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 6.06% 1997
=70 Finland 6% 1997
=70 Mauritius 6% 1997
72 Slovenia 5.7% 1997
73 Burundi 5.6% 1997
=74 Ethiopia 5.5% 1997
=74 Azerbaijan 5.5% 1997
76 South Africa 5.4% 1997
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 5.35% 1997
77 Iran 5.1% 1997
78 Eritrea 5% 1997
79 Philippines 4.9% 1997
=80 Ghana 4.8% 1997
=80 Pakistan 4.8% 1997
=80 India 4.8% 1997
Former French colonies average (profile) 4.75% 1997
=83 Suriname 4.7% 1997
=83 Romania 4.7% 1997
=85 Cameroon 4.5% 1997
=85 Malaysia 4.5% 1997
=85 Democratic Republic of the Congo 4.5% 1997
=88 Bulgaria 4.4% 1997
=88 Singapore 4.4% 1997
=90 Turkmenistan 4.2% 1997
=90 Brazil 4.2% 1997
=90 Belarus 4.2% 1997
Religious countries average (profile) 4.17% 1997
93 Mali 3.7% 1997
94 Sudan 3.6% 1997
95 Paraguay 3.5% 1997
failed states average (profile) 3.49% 1997
96 Jordan 3.4% 1997
97 Nigeria 3.3% 1997
=98 Vietnam 3.1% 1997
=98 Russia 3.1% 1997
100 Trinidad and Tobago 3% 1997
=101 Georgia 2.8% 1997
=101 Gabon 2.8% 1997
=101 Albania 2.8% 1997
=104 Peru 2.7% 1997
=104 Kazakhstan 2.7% 1997
=106 Cote d'Ivoire 2.6% 1997
=106 Belgium 2.6% 1997
108 Algeria 2.5% 1997
=109 South Korea 2.4% 1997
=109 Mexico 2.4% 1997
111 Saudi Arabia 2.3% 1997
=112 Greece 2.2% 1997
=112 The Gambia 2.2% 1997
114 Uzbekistan 2.1% 1997
115 Swaziland 2% 1997
116 Madagascar 1.9% 1997
=117 Mauritania 1.7% 1997
=117 Argentina 1.7% 1997
119 Ukraine 1.6% 1997
120 Kuwait 1.5% 1997
121 Liberia 1.3% 1997
122 Moldova 1.2% 1997
123 Sierra Leone 1.1% 1997
124 Fiji 1% 1997
125 Ireland 0.9% 1997
=126 Bangladesh 0.8% 1997
=126 Egypt 0.8% 1997
=128 Guinea 0.7% 1997
=128 Morocco 0.7% 1997
130 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.5% 1997
=131 Turkey 0.4% 1997
=131 Haiti 0.4% 1997
=133 El Salvador 0.3% 1997
=133 Lebanon 0.3% 1997
=133 Somalia 0.3% 1997
=133 Uruguay 0.3% 1997
=133 Guyana 0.3% 1997
=133 Burma 0.3% 1997
=133 Tunisia 0.3% 1997
=140 Lesotho 0.2% 1997
=140 Djibouti 0.2% 1997
=140 North Korea 0.2% 1997
=143 Libya 0.1% 1997
=143 Jamaica 0.1% 1997
145 Afghanistan 0.03% 1997
=146 Barbados 0.0 1997
=146 Yemen 0.0 1997

Citation

"Countries Compared by Environment > Protected area. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Jacaranda Atlas. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Environment/Protected-area

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