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Former British colonies 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 Namibia 43.17% 2012
3 Zambia 37.78% 2012
4 Botswana 37.19% 2012
5 Belize 36.65% 2012
6 Trinidad and Tobago 32.6% 2012
7 Tanzania 32.18% 2012
8 Bhutan 28.35% 2012
9 New Zealand 27.26% 2012
10 Zimbabwe 27.17% 2012
11 Sri Lanka 22% 2012
12 Dominica 21.69% 2012
13 Kuwait 18.39% 2012
14 Malaysia 18.35% 2012
15 Malawi 18.25% 2012
16 United Arab Emirates 18.15% 2012
17 Israel 17.43% 2012
18 Saint Lucia 16.86% 2012
19 Jamaica 15.89% 2012
20 Ghana 15.06% 2012
21 Nigeria 14.11% 2012
22 United States 13.82% 2012
23 The Bahamas 13.66% 2012
24 Australia 12.85% 2012
25 Kenya 11.61% 2012
26 Uganda 11.45% 2012
27 Egypt 11.23% 2012
28 Pakistan 10.75% 2012
29 Sierra Leone 10.5% 2012
30 Antigua and Barbuda 10.18% 2012
31 Canada 8.56% 2012
32 Burma 7.28% 2012
33 Sudan 6.8% 2010
34 Singapore 5.37% 2012
35 India 5.21% 2012
36 Guyana 5.21% 2012
37 The Gambia 4.83% 2012
38 Bangladesh 4.72% 2012
39 Fiji 4.33% 2012
40 Saint Kitts and Nevis 3.57% 2012
41 Qatar 3.18% 2012
42 Swaziland 3.02% 2012
43 Bahrain 2.8% 2012
44 Grenada 2.2% 2012
45 Tuvalu 1.94% 2012
46 Jordan 1.91% 2010
47 Yemen 0.79% 2012
48 Somalia 0.584% 2012
49 Lesotho 0.506% 2012
50 Barbados 0.124% 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/Former-British-colonies/Geography/Terrestrial-protected-areas/%-of-total-land-area

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