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Heavily indebted countries 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.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Germany 48.03% 2012
2 Seychelles 42.05% 2012
3 Cyprus 40.95% 2012
4 Belize 36.65% 2012
5 Greece 34.65% 2012
6 Spain 29.01% 2012
7 United Kingdom 27.91% 2012
8 Zimbabwe 27.17% 2012
9 France 24.74% 2012
10 Austria 23.59% 2012
11 Hungary 23.14% 2012
12 Belgium 23.02% 2012
13 Portugal 22.26% 2012
14 Sri Lanka 22% 2012
15 Dominica 21.69% 2012
16 Italy 21.6% 2012
17 Morocco 21.54% 2012
18 Malta 21.5% 2012
19 Iceland 19.86% 2012
20 Netherlands 19.54% 2012
21 Malawi 18.25% 2012
22 Israel 17.43% 2012
23 Saint Lucia 16.86% 2012
24 Japan 16.54% 2012
25 Jamaica 15.89% 2012
26 Ireland 14.27% 2012
27 United States 13.82% 2012
28 Egypt 11.23% 2012
29 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 10.88% 2012
30 Puerto Rico 10.26% 2012
31 Antigua and Barbuda 10.18% 2012
32 Canada 8.56% 2012
33 Sudan 6.8% 2010
34 Serbia 6.3% 2012
35 Singapore 5.37% 2012
36 Eritrea 4.96% 2012
37 Saint Kitts and Nevis 3.57% 2012
38 Cape Verde 2.47% 2012
39 Grenada 2.2% 2012
40 Jordan 1.91% 2010
41 Lebanon 0.586% 2012
42 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/Heavily-indebted-countries/Geography/Terrestrial-protected-areas/%-of-total-land-area

Heavily indebted countries Compared by Geography > Terrestrial protected areas > % of total land area

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