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Environment > Protected area: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Environmentally protected area (1997).

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 EcuadorEcuador 43.1% 1997
2 VenezuelaVenezuela 36.3% 1997
3 DenmarkDenmark 32.2% 1997
4 Dominican RepublicDominican Rep. 31.5% 1997
5 AustriaAustria 28.3% 1997
6 GermanyGermany 27% 1997
7 New ZealandNew Zealand 23.6% 1997
8 SlovakiaSlovakia 21.8% 1997
9 BhutanBhutan 21.2% 1997
10 BelizeBelize 20.9% 1997
11 United KingdomUnited Kingdom 20.5% 1997
12 PanamaPanama 19.1% 1997
13 ChileChile 18.9% 1997
14 BotswanaBotswana 18.5% 1997
15 SwitzerlandSwitzerland 18% 1997
16 CubaCuba 17.4% 1997
17 GuatemalaGuatemala 16.8% 1997
18 CambodiaCambodia 16.2% 1997
19 OmanOman 16.1% 1997
20 Czech RepublicCzech Republic 15.8% 1997
21 TanzaniaTanzania 15.6% 1997
22 IsraelIsrael 14.9% 1997
23 RwandaRwanda 14.7% 1997
24 BoliviaBolivia 14.4% 1997
Group of 7 countries (G7) averageGroup of 7 countries (G7) average 13.81% 1997
25 Costa RicaCosta Rica 13.7% 1997
26 United StatesUnited States 13.4% 1997
Former Spanish colonies averageFormer Spanish colonies average 13.33% 1997
27 Sri LankaSri Lanka 13.3% 1997
28 ThailandThailand 13.1% 1997
29 NamibiaNamibia 12.9% 1997
30 LatviaLatvia 12.5% 1997
High income OECD countries averageHigh income OECD countries average 12.19% 1997
31 EstoniaEstonia 12% 1997
32 FranceFrance 11.7% 1997
33 MalawiMalawi 11.3% 1997
34 SenegalSenegal 11.3% 1997
European Union averageEuropean Union average 11.17% 1997
Eurozone averageEurozone average 10.64% 1997
35 Burkina FasoBurkina Faso 10.4% 1997
36 MongoliaMongolia 10.3% 1997
NATO countries averageNATO average 10.18% 1997
37 CanadaCanada 10% 1997
38 LithuaniaLithuania 10% 1997
39 HondurasHonduras 9.9% 1997
40 IndonesiaIndonesia 9.7% 1997
41 IcelandIceland 9.7% 1997
42 UgandaUganda 9.6% 1997
43 PolandPoland 9.6% 1997
Non-religious countries averageNon-religious countries average 9.22% 1997
44 ChadChad 9.1% 1997
45 ColombiaColombia 9% 1997
46 SwedenSweden 9% 1997
47 ZambiaZambia 8.6% 1997
48 SpainSpain 8.4% 1997
49 Central African RepublicCentral Africa 8.2% 1997
50 ZimbabweZimbabwe 7.9% 1997
51 TogoTogo 7.9% 1997
52 NepalNepal 7.8% 1997
Emerging markets averageEmerging markets average 7.76% 1997
53 NigerNiger 7.7% 1997
54 ArmeniaArmenia 7.6% 1997
55 NicaraguaNicaragua 7.4% 1997
56 ItalyItaly 7.3% 1997
57 Republic of MacedoniaMacedonia Rep. 7.1% 1997
58 AustraliaAustralia 7% 1997
59 BeninBenin 7% 1997
60 NorwayNorway 6.8% 1997
61 HungaryHungary 6.8% 1997
62 JapanJapan 6.8% 1997
63 NetherlandsNetherlands 6.7% 1997
64 CroatiaCroatia 6.7% 1997
65 AngolaAngola 6.6% 1997
66 PortugalPortugal 6.5% 1997
67 ChinaChina 6.4% 1997
South Asia averageSouth Asia average 6.33% 1997
68 KenyaKenya 6.2% 1997
Eastern Europe averageEastern Europe average 6.16% 1997
69 MozambiqueMozambique 6.1% 1997
Sub-Saharan Africa averageSub-Saharan Africa average 6.06% 1997
70 FinlandFinland 6% 1997
71 MauritiusMauritius 6% 1997
72 SloveniaSlovenia 5.7% 1997
73 BurundiBurundi 5.6% 1997
74 EthiopiaEthiopia 5.5% 1997
75 AzerbaijanAzerbaijan 5.5% 1997
76 South AfricaSouth Africa 5.4% 1997
Former Soviet republics averageFormer Soviet republics average 5.35% 1997
77 IranIran 5.1% 1997
78 EritreaEritrea 5% 1997
79 PhilippinesPhilippines 4.9% 1997
80 GhanaGhana 4.8% 1997
81 PakistanPakistan 4.8% 1997
82 IndiaIndia 4.8% 1997
Former French colonies averageFormer French colonies average 4.75% 1997
83 SurinameSuriname 4.7% 1997
84 RomaniaRomania 4.7% 1997
85 CameroonCameroon 4.5% 1997
86 MalaysiaMalaysia 4.5% 1997
87 Democratic Republic of the CongoCongo, DR. 4.5% 1997
88 BulgariaBulgaria 4.4% 1997
89 SingaporeSingapore 4.4% 1997
90 TurkmenistanTurkmenistan 4.2% 1997
91 BrazilBrazil 4.2% 1997
92 BelarusBelarus 4.2% 1997
Religious countries averageReligious countries average 4.17% 1997
93 MaliMali 3.7% 1997
94 SudanSudan 3.6% 1997
95 ParaguayParaguay 3.5% 1997
Failed states averageFailed states average 3.49% 1997
96 JordanJordan 3.4% 1997
97 NigeriaNigeria 3.3% 1997
98 VietnamVietnam 3.1% 1997
99 RussiaRussia 3.1% 1997
100 Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad+ 3% 1997
101 GeorgiaGeorgia 2.8% 1997
102 GabonGabon 2.8% 1997
103 AlbaniaAlbania 2.8% 1997
104 PeruPeru 2.7% 1997
105 KazakhstanKazakhstan 2.7% 1997
106 Cote d'IvoireCote d'Ivoire 2.6% 1997
107 BelgiumBelgium 2.6% 1997
108 AlgeriaAlgeria 2.5% 1997
109 South KoreaSouth Korea 2.4% 1997
110 MexicoMexico 2.4% 1997
111 Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia 2.3% 1997
112 GreeceGreece 2.2% 1997
113 The GambiaThe Gambia 2.2% 1997
114 UzbekistanUzbekistan 2.1% 1997
115 SwazilandSwaziland 2% 1997
116 MadagascarMadagascar 1.9% 1997
117 MauritaniaMauritania 1.7% 1997
118 ArgentinaArgentina 1.7% 1997
119 UkraineUkraine 1.6% 1997
120 KuwaitKuwait 1.5% 1997
121 LiberiaLiberia 1.3% 1997
122 MoldovaMoldova 1.2% 1997
123 Sierra LeoneSierra Leone 1.1% 1997
124 FijiFiji 1% 1997
125 IrelandIreland 0.9% 1997
126 BangladeshBangladesh 0.8% 1997
127 EgyptEgypt 0.8% 1997
128 GuineaGuinea 0.7% 1997
129 MoroccoMorocco 0.7% 1997
130 Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia+ 0.5% 1997
131 TurkeyTurkey 0.4% 1997
132 HaitiHaiti 0.4% 1997
133 El SalvadorEl Salvador 0.3% 1997
134 LebanonLebanon 0.3% 1997
135 SomaliaSomalia 0.3% 1997
136 UruguayUruguay 0.3% 1997
137 GuyanaGuyana 0.3% 1997
138 BurmaBurma 0.3% 1997
139 TunisiaTunisia 0.3% 1997
140 LesothoLesotho 0.2% 1997
141 DjiboutiDjibouti 0.2% 1997
142 North KoreaNorth Korea 0.2% 1997
143 LibyaLibya 0.1% 1997
144 JamaicaJamaica 0.1% 1997
145 AfghanistanAfghanistan 0.03% 1997
146 BarbadosBarbados 0.0 1997
147 YemenYemen 0.0 1997

Citation

"All countries compared for Environment > Protected area", Jacaranda Atlas. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Environment/Protected-area

Environment > Protected area: Countries Compared Map

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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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