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East Asia and Pacific Compared by Geography > Terrestrial protected areas > % of total land area

DEFINITION: Terrestrial protected areas (% of total land area). Terrestrial protected areas are totally or partially protected areas of at least 1,000 hectares that are designated by national authorities as scientific reserves with limited public access, national parks, natural monuments, nature reserves or wildlife sanctuaries, protected landscapes, and areas managed mainly for sustainable use. Marine areas, unclassified areas, littoral (intertidal) areas, and sites protected under local or provincial law are excluded.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Brunei 43.99% 2012
2 New Zealand 27.26% 2012
3 Cambodia 26.21% 2012
4 Kiribati 22.01% 2012
5 Thailand 18.82% 2012
6 Malaysia 18.35% 2012
7 China 16.71% 2012
8 Laos 16.68% 2012
9 Japan 16.54% 2012
10 Palau 15.95% 2012
11 Tonga 15.62% 2012
12 Indonesia 14.7% 2012
13 Mongolia 13.78% 2012
14 Australia 12.85% 2012
15 Philippines 10.91% 2012
16 East Timor 8.72% 2012
17 Burma 7.28% 2012
18 Samoa 6.74% 2012
19 Vietnam 6.45% 2012
20 South Korea 6.27% 2012
21 Singapore 5.37% 2012
22 Fiji 4.33% 2012
23 Vanuatu 4.23% 2012
24 Federated States of Micronesia 4.03% 2012
25 Papua New Guinea 3.12% 2012
26 Marshall Islands 3.04% 2012
27 North Korea 2.32% 2012
28 Solomon Islands 2.2% 2012
29 Tuvalu 1.94% 2012

Citation

"Countries Compared by Geography > Terrestrial protected areas > % of total land area. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", United Nations Environmental Program and the World Conservation Monitoring Centre. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/East-Asia-and-Pacific/Geography/Terrestrial-protected-areas/%-of-total-land-area

East Asia and Pacific Compared by Geography > Terrestrial protected areas > % of total land area

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