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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
34 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
38 Lithuania 10% 1997
39 Honduras 9.9% 1997
40 Indonesia 9.7% 1997
41 Iceland 9.7% 1997
42 Uganda 9.6% 1997
43 Poland 9.6% 1997
Non-religious countries average (profile) 9.22% 1997
44 Chad 9.1% 1997
45 Colombia 9% 1997
46 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
51 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
59 Benin 7% 1997
60 Norway 6.8% 1997
61 Hungary 6.8% 1997
62 Japan 6.8% 1997
63 Netherlands 6.7% 1997
64 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
71 Mauritius 6% 1997
72 Slovenia 5.7% 1997
73 Burundi 5.6% 1997
74 Ethiopia 5.5% 1997
75 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
81 Pakistan 4.8% 1997
82 India 4.8% 1997
Former French colonies average (profile) 4.75% 1997
83 Suriname 4.7% 1997
84 Romania 4.7% 1997
85 Cameroon 4.5% 1997
86 Malaysia 4.5% 1997
87 Democratic Republic of the Congo 4.5% 1997
88 Bulgaria 4.4% 1997
89 Singapore 4.4% 1997
90 Turkmenistan 4.2% 1997
91 Brazil 4.2% 1997
92 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
99 Russia 3.1% 1997
100 Trinidad and Tobago 3% 1997
101 Georgia 2.8% 1997
102 Gabon 2.8% 1997
103 Albania 2.8% 1997
104 Peru 2.7% 1997
105 Kazakhstan 2.7% 1997
106 Cote d'Ivoire 2.6% 1997
107 Belgium 2.6% 1997
108 Algeria 2.5% 1997
109 South Korea 2.4% 1997
110 Mexico 2.4% 1997
111 Saudi Arabia 2.3% 1997
112 Greece 2.2% 1997
113 The Gambia 2.2% 1997
114 Uzbekistan 2.1% 1997
115 Swaziland 2% 1997
116 Madagascar 1.9% 1997
117 Mauritania 1.7% 1997
118 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
127 Egypt 0.8% 1997
128 Guinea 0.7% 1997
129 Morocco 0.7% 1997
130 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.5% 1997
131 Turkey 0.4% 1997
132 Haiti 0.4% 1997
133 El Salvador 0.3% 1997
134 Lebanon 0.3% 1997
135 Somalia 0.3% 1997
136 Uruguay 0.3% 1997
137 Guyana 0.3% 1997
138 Burma 0.3% 1997
139 Tunisia 0.3% 1997
140 Lesotho 0.2% 1997
141 Djibouti 0.2% 1997
142 North Korea 0.2% 1997
143 Libya 0.1% 1997
144 Jamaica 0.1% 1997
145 Afghanistan 0.03% 1997
146 Barbados 0.0 1997
147 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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Most of your stats do not have the meta data associated with them to make any sense of them. What does "10" mean for protected areas? The definition says "Environmentally Protected Areas" but does not give units. Seems like a great website but stats are useless without meta data.

Posted on 10 Nov 2009

Kim Monaghan

Kim Monaghan

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