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Hot 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.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 New Caledonia 61.29% 2012
2 Venezuela 52.97% 2012
3 Brunei 43.99% 2012
4 Seychelles 42.05% 2012
5 Hong Kong 41.88% 2012
6 Zambia 37.78% 2012
7 Botswana 37.19% 2012
8 Belize 36.65% 2012
9 Trinidad and Tobago 32.6% 2012
10 Tanzania 32.18% 2012
11 Saudi Arabia 31.26% 2012
12 Guatemala 30.93% 2012
13 Nicaragua 30.83% 2012
14 Guinea 28.06% 2012
15 Zimbabwe 27.17% 2012
16 Costa Rica 26.94% 2012
17 Brazil 26.26% 2012
18 Cambodia 26.21% 2012
19 Benin 26.1% 2012
20 Senegal 24.76% 2012
21 Togo 24.66% 2012
22 Ecuador 23.73% 2012
23 Cote d'Ivoire 22.89% 2012
24 Kiribati 22.01% 2012
25 Sri Lanka 22% 2012
26 Dominica 21.69% 2012
27 Colombia 21.18% 2012
28 Honduras 21.1% 2012
29 Bolivia 20.83% 2012
30 Equatorial Guinea 20.61% 2012
31 Panama 20.57% 2012
32 Gabon 19.94% 2012
33 Thailand 18.82% 2012
34 Dominican Republic 18.55% 2012
35 Ethiopia 18.41% 2012
36 Kuwait 18.39% 2012
37 Malaysia 18.35% 2012
38 Malawi 18.25% 2012
39 Mozambique 17.63% 2012
40 Saint Lucia 16.86% 2012
41 Niger 16.72% 2012
42 Laos 16.68% 2012
43 Chad 16.62% 2012
44 Guinea-Bissau 16.34% 2012
45 Jamaica 15.89% 2012
46 Tonga 15.62% 2012
47 Burkina Faso 15.19% 2012
48 Ghana 15.06% 2012
49 Suriname 14.72% 2012
50 Indonesia 14.7% 2012
51 Nigeria 14.11% 2012
52 The Bahamas 13.66% 2012
53 Mexico 12.92% 2012
54 Australia 12.85% 2012
55 Cuba 12.41% 2012
56 Angola 12.4% 2012
57 Democratic Republic of the Congo 12.04% 2012
58 Kenya 11.61% 2012
59 Uganda 11.45% 2012
60 Egypt 11.23% 2012
61 Cameroon 10.99% 2012
62 Philippines 10.91% 2012
63 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 10.88% 2012
64 Pakistan 10.75% 2012
65 Oman 10.68% 2012
66 Sierra Leone 10.5% 2012
67 Antigua and Barbuda 10.18% 2012
68 Comoros 10.1% 2012
69 El Salvador 8.44% 2012
70 Algeria 7.46% 2012
71 Burma 7.28% 2012
72 Sudan 6.8% 2010
73 Samoa 6.74% 2012
74 Vietnam 6.45% 2012
75 Paraguay 6.4% 2012
76 Mali 6.05% 2012
77 Bermuda 5.76% 2012
78 Singapore 5.37% 2012
79 India 5.21% 2012
80 Guyana 5.21% 2012
81 Madagascar 4.99% 2012
82 Eritrea 4.96% 2012
83 Bangladesh 4.72% 2012
84 Mauritius 4.49% 2012
85 Fiji 4.33% 2012
86 Qatar 3.18% 2012
87 Papua New Guinea 3.12% 2012
88 Marshall Islands 3.04% 2012
89 Swaziland 3.02% 2012
90 Bahrain 2.8% 2012
91 Liberia 2.52% 2012
92 Cape Verde 2.47% 2012
93 Solomon Islands 2.2% 2012
94 Grenada 2.2% 2012
95 Tuvalu 1.94% 2012
96 Yemen 0.79% 2012
97 Mauritania 0.604% 2012
98 Somalia 0.584% 2012
99 Iraq 0.38% 2012
100 Haiti 0.303% 2012
101 Libya 0.145% 2012
102 Barbados 0.124% 2012
103 Djibouti 0.0839% 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/Hot-countries/Geography/Terrestrial-protected-areas/%-of-total-land-area

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