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Environment > Protected area: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Environmentally protected area (1997).

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Ecuador 43.1% 1997
2 Venezuela 36.3% 1997
3 Denmark 32.2% 1997
4 Dominican Republic 31.5% 1997
5 Austria 28.3% 1997
6 Germany 27% 1997
7 New Zealand 23.6% 1997
8 Slovakia 21.8% 1997
9 Bhutan 21.2% 1997
10 Belize 20.9% 1997
11 United Kingdom 20.5% 1997
12 Panama 19.1% 1997
13 Chile 18.9% 1997
14 Botswana 18.5% 1997
15 Switzerland 18% 1997
16 Cuba 17.4% 1997
17 Guatemala 16.8% 1997
18 Cambodia 16.2% 1997
19 Oman 16.1% 1997
20 Czech Republic 15.8% 1997
21 Tanzania 15.6% 1997
22 Israel 14.9% 1997
23 Rwanda 14.7% 1997
24 Bolivia 14.4% 1997
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 13.81% 1997
25 Costa Rica 13.7% 1997
26 United States 13.4% 1997
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 13.33% 1997
27 Sri Lanka 13.3% 1997
28 Thailand 13.1% 1997
29 Namibia 12.9% 1997
30 Latvia 12.5% 1997
High income OECD countries average (profile) 12.19% 1997
31 Estonia 12% 1997
32 France 11.7% 1997
=33 Senegal 11.3% 1997
=33 Malawi 11.3% 1997
European Union average (profile) 11.17% 1997
Eurozone average (profile) 10.64% 1997
35 Burkina Faso 10.4% 1997
36 Mongolia 10.3% 1997
NATO countries average (profile) 10.18% 1997
=37 Lithuania 10% 1997
=37 Canada 10% 1997
39 Honduras 9.9% 1997
=40 Iceland 9.7% 1997
=40 Indonesia 9.7% 1997
=42 Poland 9.6% 1997
=42 Uganda 9.6% 1997
Non-religious countries average (profile) 9.22% 1997
44 Chad 9.1% 1997
=45 Sweden 9% 1997
=45 Colombia 9% 1997
47 Zambia 8.6% 1997
48 Spain 8.4% 1997
49 Central African Republic 8.2% 1997
=50 Togo 7.9% 1997
=50 Zimbabwe 7.9% 1997
52 Nepal 7.8% 1997
Emerging markets average (profile) 7.76% 1997
53 Niger 7.7% 1997
54 Armenia 7.6% 1997
55 Nicaragua 7.4% 1997
56 Italy 7.3% 1997
57 Republic of Macedonia 7.1% 1997
=58 Benin 7% 1997
=58 Australia 7% 1997
=60 Japan 6.8% 1997
=60 Hungary 6.8% 1997
=60 Norway 6.8% 1997
=63 Croatia 6.7% 1997
=63 Netherlands 6.7% 1997
65 Angola 6.6% 1997
66 Portugal 6.5% 1997
67 China 6.4% 1997
South Asia average (profile) 6.33% 1997
68 Kenya 6.2% 1997
Eastern Europe average (profile) 6.16% 1997
69 Mozambique 6.1% 1997
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 6.06% 1997
=70 Mauritius 6% 1997
=70 Finland 6% 1997
72 Slovenia 5.7% 1997
73 Burundi 5.6% 1997
=74 Azerbaijan 5.5% 1997
=74 Ethiopia 5.5% 1997
76 South Africa 5.4% 1997
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 5.35% 1997
77 Iran 5.1% 1997
78 Eritrea 5% 1997
79 Philippines 4.9% 1997
=80 India 4.8% 1997
=80 Pakistan 4.8% 1997
=80 Ghana 4.8% 1997
Former French colonies average (profile) 4.75% 1997
=83 Romania 4.7% 1997
=83 Suriname 4.7% 1997
=85 Democratic Republic of the Congo 4.5% 1997
=85 Malaysia 4.5% 1997
=85 Cameroon 4.5% 1997
=88 Singapore 4.4% 1997
=88 Bulgaria 4.4% 1997
=90 Belarus 4.2% 1997
=90 Brazil 4.2% 1997
=90 Turkmenistan 4.2% 1997
Religious countries average (profile) 4.17% 1997
93 Mali 3.7% 1997
94 Sudan 3.6% 1997
95 Paraguay 3.5% 1997
failed states average (profile) 3.49% 1997
96 Jordan 3.4% 1997
97 Nigeria 3.3% 1997
=98 Russia 3.1% 1997
=98 Vietnam 3.1% 1997
100 Trinidad and Tobago 3% 1997
=101 Albania 2.8% 1997
=101 Gabon 2.8% 1997
=101 Georgia 2.8% 1997
=104 Kazakhstan 2.7% 1997
=104 Peru 2.7% 1997
=106 Belgium 2.6% 1997
=106 Cote d'Ivoire 2.6% 1997
108 Algeria 2.5% 1997
=109 Mexico 2.4% 1997
=109 South Korea 2.4% 1997
111 Saudi Arabia 2.3% 1997
=112 The Gambia 2.2% 1997
=112 Greece 2.2% 1997
114 Uzbekistan 2.1% 1997
115 Swaziland 2% 1997
116 Madagascar 1.9% 1997
=117 Argentina 1.7% 1997
=117 Mauritania 1.7% 1997
119 Ukraine 1.6% 1997
120 Kuwait 1.5% 1997
121 Liberia 1.3% 1997
122 Moldova 1.2% 1997
123 Sierra Leone 1.1% 1997
124 Fiji 1% 1997
125 Ireland 0.9% 1997
=126 Egypt 0.8% 1997
=126 Bangladesh 0.8% 1997
=128 Morocco 0.7% 1997
=128 Guinea 0.7% 1997
130 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.5% 1997
=131 Haiti 0.4% 1997
=131 Turkey 0.4% 1997
=133 Tunisia 0.3% 1997
=133 Burma 0.3% 1997
=133 Guyana 0.3% 1997
=133 Uruguay 0.3% 1997
=133 Somalia 0.3% 1997
=133 Lebanon 0.3% 1997
=133 El Salvador 0.3% 1997
=140 North Korea 0.2% 1997
=140 Djibouti 0.2% 1997
=140 Lesotho 0.2% 1997
=143 Jamaica 0.1% 1997
=143 Libya 0.1% 1997
145 Afghanistan 0.03% 1997
=146 Yemen 0.0 1997
=146 Barbados 0.0 1997

Citation

Environment > Protected area: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about Environment > Protected area

  • Ecuador ranked first for protected area amongst Christian countries in 1997.
  • Denmark ranked first for protected area amongst Europe in 1997.
  • Venezuela ranked first for protected area amongst Emerging markets in 1997.
  • Oman ranked first for protected area amongst Muslim countries in 1997.
  • New Zealand ranked first for protected area amongst Former British colonies in 1997.
  • Botswana ranked first for protected area amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 1997.
  • Austria ranked first for protected area amongst Landlocked countries in 1997.
  • Germany ranked first for protected area amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 1997.
  • Poland ranked first for protected area amongst Religious countries in 1997.
  • Dominican Republic ranked third for protected area amongst Hot countries in 1997.
  • Cambodia ranked first for protected area amongst Former French colonies in 1997.

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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

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