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National Protected Areas (IUCN Categories I-VI) - Area

Variable: Protected Areas (IUCN Categories I-VI) - Area
Units: Hectares
Data Source: World Database of Protected Areas
Data Provider: World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC)
Years: 1970, 1980, 1990, 2002
Copyright c 2002 World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC)

COUNTRY NAME
ISO 3 CODE
1970
1980
1990
2002
Afghanistan AFG No Data 218629 218629 218629
Albania ALB 58027 58027 59657 102862
Algeria DZA 1030 1030 5856097 5864322
American Samoa ASM No Data 653 4442 4442
Andorra AND No Data No Data No Data No Data
Angola AGO 8131000 8181200 8181200 8181200
Anguilla AIA No Data No Data No Data No Data
Antarctic ATA 7770 62760 120271 302881
Antigua and Barbuda ATG No Data 2500 6628 6628
Argentina ARG 3036253 10346355 14694364 18140829
Armenia ARM 53400 213400 213489 213489
Aruba ABW No Data 70 70 70
Australia AUS 13559533 62027576 91383329 102082537
Austria AUT 367676 950553 2131538 2211369
Azerbaijan AZE 389614 410458 435844 477760
Bahamas BHS 123606 124421 125298 145838
Bahrain BHR No Data 800 855 855
Baker Island   No Data No Data No Data No Data
Bangladesh BGD No Data 32386 96830 98080
Barbados BRB 16 246 248 248
Belarus BLR 505704 685229 748031 875666
Belgium BEL 7638 8178 76326 81626
Belize BLZ 217453 255421 626622 1008451
Benin BEN 777500 1262500 1262500 1262500
Bermuda BMU 13052 13081 13101 13101
Bhutan BTN No Data 53588 191588 1142888
Bolivia BOL 1335267 5493941 8316503 15098694
Bosnia and Herzegovina BIH 26947 27091 27091 27091
Botswana BWA 6733830 10009370 10009670 10498790
Bouvet Island   No Data 5800 5800 5800
Brazil BRA 2014769 12152423 44340236 47694070
British Indian Ocean Territory IOT No Data No Data No Data 137448
British Virgin Islands VGB 1026294 2089 2093 2093
Brunei Darussalam BRN 56924 57001 71200 120059
Bulgaria BGR 121295 135935 190834 492424
Burkina Faso BFA 2791300 3034000 3053200 3053200
Burundi BDI 52100 118242 123242 146242
Cambodia KHM 280840 1747840 1747840 5015040
Cameroon CMR 1931975 2309475 2446775 2446775
Canada CAN 46312085 72657548 82373418 105552511
Cape Verde CPV No Data No Data No Data No Data
Cayman Islands CYM No Data 94 8796 8997
Central African Republic CAF 4737700 4987700 5445600 5445600
Chad TCD 11359000 11494000 11494000 11494000
Chile CHL 12098573 12189593 13648996 14207538
China CHN 72915 5095393 64051864 67839111
Christmas Island CXR No Data No Data 8700 8700
Cocos (Keeling) Islands CCK No Data No Data No Data No Data
Colombia COL 1888825 4562909 9458741 9467009
Comoros COM No Data No Data No Data 5
Congo COG 1033100 1183394 1319394 1705986
Cook Islands COK No Data 160 160 160
Costa Rica CRI 93823 547395 961087 1115527
Cote d'Ivoire CIV 1293000 1966500 1985500 1985500
Croatia HRV 66503 114692 114692 421096
Cuba CUB 94178 689148 1087890 1230386
Cyprus CYP 66668 66668 69115 78232
Czech Republic CZE 381689 1006276 1070512 1244088
Democratic People's Republic of Korea PRK 232053 287142 315926 315926
Democratic Republic of the Congo COD 9669600 10269600 10269600 11642225
Denmark DNK 85718 204391 350511 351696
Djibouti DJI 10000 10000 10000 10000
Dominica DMA 410 16414 17028 17028
Dominican Republic DOM No Data 237715 1081980 No Data
Ecuador ECU 1301223 3572031 11872484 12854755
Egypt EGY 0 0 767300 960300
El Salvador SLV No Data No Data 5222 5222
Equatorial Guinea GNQ No Data No Data No Data No Data
Eritrea ERI 500600 500600 500600 500600
Estonia EST 200705 302598 432750 499342
Ethiopia ETH 1533940 18450240 18699840 18699840
Falkland Islands (Malvinas) FLK 7098 11103 11103 11103
Faroe Islands FRO No Data No Data No Data No Data
Fiji FJI 5736 5736 6277 6277
Finland FIN 506134 506183 1292281 2840769
France FRA 1824089 4740562 6022905 7727645
French Guiana GUF 166 167 100185 594242
French Polynesia PYF No Data 6697 6697 19987
French Southern and Antarctic Territories ATF 36700 36700 36700 36700
Gabon GAB 722000 785000 785000 785000
Gambia GMB 107 2607 18547 22547
Georgia GEO 96660 188571 188571 195371
Germany DEU 6005937 8185730 9911416 11108389
Ghana GHA No Data 1233884 1233884 1268570
Gibraltar GIB No Data No Data No Data 35
Glorioso Islands   No Data No Data No Data No Data
Greece GRC 29072 133482 185448 469630
Greenland GRL No Data 98250000 98250000 98250000
Grenada GRD 618 618 618 618
Guadeloupe GLP No Data No Data 74455 79945
Guam GUM 263 7356 7524 7524
Guatemala GTM 192428 239381 2062187 2080833
Guernsey   No Data No Data No Data No Data
Guinea GIN 125300 125300 163500 163500
Guinea-Bissau GNB No Data No Data No Data No Data
Guyana GUY 58559 58559 58559 58559
Haiti HTI 9745 2245 9745 9745
Heard Island & McDonald Islands   No Data No Data 38760 38760
Holy See VAT No Data No Data No Data No Data
Honduras HND 18400 26450 611785 938809
Howland Island   No Data No Data No Data No Data
Hungary HUN 13908 372534 559684 649202
Iceland ISL 5000 662350 945059 980650
India IND 1504010 6933820 13845240 14683897
Indonesia IDN 10948304 17583747 25817772 32442118
Iran (Islamic Republic of) IRN 3218000 7307133 7328083 7397583
Iraq IRQ 466 376 466 466
Ireland IRL 10289 13475 46147 66001
Isle of Man IMY No Data No Data No Data No Data
Israel ISR 25435 41472 280099 315899
Italy ITA 351228 730578 2135251 2436549
Jamaica JAM 95810 96747 96747 915892
Japan JPN 2105837 2238552 2492059 2560985
Jarvis Island   No Data No Data No Data No Data
Jersey   No Data No Data No Data No Data
Johnston Atoll   No Data No Data No Data No Data
Jordan JOR 209900 213300 298000 393000
Juan De Nova Island   No Data No Data No Data No Data
Kazakhstan KAZ 4051568 5650884 6947284 7337465
Kenya KEN 2625126 4107640 4522997 4547031
Kiribati KIR No Data 26754 26754 26754
Kuwait KWT No Data 2000 28050 28050
Kyrgyzstan KGZ 72200 485173 583329 693929
Lao People's Democratic Republic LAO No Data No Data No Data 2756300
Latvia LVA 43501 298820 822031 828823
Lebanon LBN No Data No Data 4310 4810
Lesotho LSO 6805 6805 6805 6805
Liberia LBR No Data 515344 690939 690939
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya LBY No Data 157000 157000 173000
Liechtenstein LIE 63 172 6172 6172
Lithuania LTU 29664 89548 93316 645629
Luxembourg LUX 36000 36000 52324 52641
Macau, China MAC No Data No Data No Data No Data
Madagascar MDG 1085327 1100907 1150507 1192108
Malawi MWI 898800 1059900 1059900 1059900
Malaysia MYS 866535 1010304 1565444 1630963
Maldives MDV No Data No Data No Data No Data
Mali MLI 4373000 4373000 4572629 5072629
Malta MLT 290 296 302 311
Marshall Islands MHL No Data No Data No Data No Data
Martinique MTQ No Data 133814 135578 135726
Mauritania MRT 250000 1423000 1746000 1746000
Mauritius MUS 439 753 9231 15805
Mayotte MYT No Data No Data 450 4630
Mexico MEX 4670796 5540236 9943238 17787643
Micronesia (Federated States of) FSM No Data No Data No Data No Data
Midway Islands   No Data No Data No Data No Data
Moldova, Republic of MDA No Data 32199 33167 47089
Monaco MCO No Data 50 51 51
Mongolia MNG 5618632 5618632 5618632 17991196
Montserrat MSR 30 224 237 1067
Morocco MAR 273430 283033 283033 363833
Mozambique MOZ 3177000 5602000 6602000 6602000
Myanmar MMR No Data No Data 173634 562634
Namibia NAM 981352 10651936 11215988 11215988
Nauru NRU No Data No Data No Data No Data
Nepal NPL No Data 422600 961500 1270500
Netherlands NLD 57754 83575 362583 393049
Netherlands Antilles ANT 5955 7815 7815 7815
New Caledonia NCL 53638 73912 113089 115869
New Zealand NZL 3248854 4363712 5622059 6341999
Nicaragua NIC No Data 20100 535144 2155039
Niger NER 678100 678100 9694100 9694100
Nigeria NGA 330700 1289589 1309029 3003429
Niue NIU No Data No Data No Data No Data
Norfolk Island NFK No Data No Data No Data No Data
Northern Mariana Islands MNP No Data No Data No Data No Data
Norway NOR 223481 770286 1873742 2093639
Occupied Palestinian Territory PSE No Data No Data No Data No Data
Oman OMN No Data No Data No Data 3428000
Pakistan PAK 238004 6552205 7770254 7770254
Palau PLW No Data No Data No Data No Data
Panama PAN No Data 901249 1446131 1786405
Papua New Guinea PNG 2080 918327 1003228 1054907
Paracel Islands   No Data No Data No Data No Data
Paraguay PRY 280199 1135237 1208347 1401137
Peru PER 27000 2921660 5960783 6820336
Philippines PHL No Data 5753 5753 1703112
Pitcairn Island PCN No Data No Data No Data No Data
Poland POL 158738 788942 2574712 3020826
Portugal PRT No Data 397300 601282 602398
Puerto Rico PRI 1016 8697 19160 19231
Qatar QAT No Data 50 50 1669
Republic of Korea KOR 244593 333519 679999 683894
Reunion REU No Data 382 8487 15479
Romania ROM 85238 142052 508437 1088437
Russian Federation RUS 7186512 16416693 35074949 58131979
Rwanda RWA 362400 362400 362400 362400
Saint Helena SHN 64 6574 7674 7674
Saint Kitts and Nevis KNA No Data No Data 15 15
Saint Lucia LCA 2937 4451 5302 5302
Saint Pierre and Miquelon SPM No Data No Data No Data No Data
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines VCT No Data No Data 8284 8284
Samoa WSM 64 2946 10161 10161
San Marino SMR No Data No Data No Data No Data
Sao Tome and Principe STP No Data No Data No Data No Data
Saudi Arabia SAU 420 580 15707480 82484505
Senegal SEN 919206 2133922 2135681 2135681
Seychelles SYC 33 6982 45030 45038
Sierra Leone SLE 71347 71347 153360 153360
Singapore SGP 13 13 2932 3010
Slovakia SVK No Data No Data No Data No Data
Slovenia SVN 85430 85755 108807 120295
Solomon Islands SLB 0 0 0 0
Somalia SOM 344360 344360 344560 344560
South Africa ZAF No Data No Data No Data No Data
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands   No Data 14904 14904 14904
Spain ESP 896285 1559141 3649285 4232209
Spratly Islands   No Data No Data No Data No Data
Sri Lanka LKA 510460 579342 844020 877371
Sudan SDN 6836000 8206000 12224000 12224000
Suriname SUR 498570 604570 804290 804290
Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands SJM No Data 8067890 8069801 8069801
Swaziland SWZ 14164 53884 60084 60084
Sweden SWE 857583 1233931 2599843 3610554
Switzerland CHE 18408 215418 576280 811625
Syrian Arab Republic SYR No Data No Data No Data No Data
Taiwan TWN No Data No Data 294235 393652
Tajikistan TJK 323578 529843 585543 587043
Thailand THA 261483 3277583 6346231 7077330
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia MKD 143719 164286 170655 181539
Togo TGO 447205 447205 447205 447205
Tokelau TKL No Data No Data No Data No Data
Tonga TON No Data 3258 3258 3708
Trinidad and Tobago TTO 19759 20409 30609 30715
Tunisia TUN 2600 52941 57917 79917
Turkey TUR 280668 464231 1015685 1192976
Turkmenistan TKM 544317 1529437 1612082 1612082
Turks and Caicos Islands TCA 394 1536 9579 71713
Tuvalu TUV No Data No Data No Data No Data
Uganda UGA 4720622 4720622 4769159 4903726
Ukraine UKR 359208 673627 1193579 2226547
United Arab Emirates ARE No Data No Data No Data No Data
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland GBR 2724607 4045604 4664884 4806568
United Republic of Tanzania TZA 11114500 24487627 25991777 26378180
United States of America USA 28783778 117480220 124510017 161838680
United States Virgin Islands VIR 5682 5688 5688 9788
Uruguay URY 32255 47705 47705 47705
Uzbekistan UZB 62533 104688 219788 219788
Vanuatu VUT No Data No Data No Data No Data
Venezuela VEN 15000204 30364566 31941252 56305682
Viet Nam VNM 22500 104627 1026294 1026294
Wake Island   No Data No Data No Data No Data
Wallis and Futuna WLF No Data No Data No Data No Data
Western Sahara ESH No Data No Data No Data No Data
Yemen YEM No Data No Data No Data No Data
Yugoslavia YUG 94786 188274 322676 338001
Zambia ZMB 2257599 21809585 22425122 22659522
Zimbabwe ZWE 1899650 4933178 4933178 4933178

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