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

Variable: Protected Areas (IUCN Categories I-VI) - Number
Units: Number of Sites
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 7 7 7
Albania ALB 25 25 29 52
Algeria DZA 1 1 15 16
American Samoa ASM No Data 1 3 3
Andorra AND No Data No Data No Data No Data
Angola AGO 10 13 13 13
Anguilla AIA No Data No Data No Data No Data
Antarctic ATA 12 21 47 55
Antigua and Barbuda ATG No Data 2 3 4
Argentina ARG 74 127 220 319
Armenia ARM 2 4 5 5
Aruba ABW No Data 1 1 1
Australia AUS 653 1452 2330 2996
Austria AUT 120 195 286 294
Azerbaijan AZE 22 26 32 34
Bahamas BHS 29 32 36 38
Bahrain BHR No Data 1 3 3
Baker Island   No Data No Data No Data No Data
Bangladesh BGD No Data 3 9 10
Barbados BRB 1 2 3 3
Belarus BLR 13 56 70 82
Belgium BEL 13 15 20 21
Belize BLZ 8 18 34 50
Benin BEN 2 5 5 5
Bermuda BMU 2 5 13 13
Bhutan BTN No Data 3 7 15
Bolivia BOL 4 12 22 30
Bosnia and Herzegovina BIH 19 21 21 21
Botswana BWA 3 8 9 12
Bouvet Island   No Data 1 1 1
Brazil BRA 56 150 452 736
British Indian Ocean Territory IOT No Data No Data No Data 6
British Virgin Islands VGB 57 27 29 29
Brunei Darussalam BRN 16 17 24 25
Bulgaria BGR 79 94 107 112
Burkina Faso BFA 14 15 16 16
Burundi BDI 4 10 11 13
Cambodia KHM 1 2 2 25
Cameroon CMR 14 17 19 19
Canada CAN 1060 1738 2428 2817
Cape Verde CPV No Data No Data No Data No Data
Cayman Islands CYM No Data 3 29 32
Central African Republic CAF 11 12 14 14
Chad TCD 8 9 9 9
Chile CHL 49 54 76 87
China CHN 6 90 679 810
Christmas Island CXR No Data No Data 1 1
Cocos (Keeling) Islands CCK No Data No Data No Data No Data
Colombia COL 11 45 89 95
Comoros COM No Data No Data No Data 1
Congo COG 9 11 12 13
Cook Islands COK No Data 1 1 1
Costa Rica CRI 6 34 59 71
Cote d'Ivoire CIV 5 10 11 11
Croatia HRV 125 151 151 195
Cuba CUB 8 14 28 29
Cyprus CYP 4 4 9 10
Czech Republic CZE 501 711 1456 1765
Democratic People's Republic of Korea PRK 5 17 30 30
Democratic Republic of the Congo COD 12 13 13 14
Denmark DNK 43 66 84 85
Djibouti DJI 1 2 2 2
Dominica DMA 1 4 6 6
Dominican Republic DOM No Data 6 19 No Data
Ecuador ECU 3 11 16 25
Egypt EGY 1 1 15 20
El Salvador SLV No Data No Data 2 2
Equatorial Guinea GNQ No Data No Data No Data No Data
Eritrea ERI 3 3 3 3
Estonia EST 92 123 185 217
Ethiopia ETH 6 33 39 39
Falkland Islands (Malvinas) FLK 12 29 29 29
Faroe Islands FRO No Data No Data No Data No Data
Fiji FJI 7 7 10 10
Finland FIN 30 31 233 270
France FRA 19 220 809 1309
French Guiana GUF 1 2 5 20
French Polynesia PYF No Data 5 5 8
French Southern and Antarctic Territories ATF 1 1 1 1
Gabon GAB 4 6 6 6
Gambia GMB 1 2 4 6
Georgia GEO 12 17 17 18
Germany DEU 1895 2699 5599 7288
Ghana GHA No Data 14 14 16
Gibraltar GIB No Data No Data No Data 1
Glorioso Islands   No Data No Data No Data No Data
Greece GRC 8 64 80 88
Greenland GRL No Data 2 2 2
Grenada GRD 1 1 1 1
Guadeloupe GLP No Data No Data 8 20
Guam GUM 1 5 7 7
Guatemala GTM 6 10 28 29
Guernsey   No Data No Data No Data No Data
Guinea GIN 3 3 4 4
Guinea-Bissau GNB No Data No Data No Data No Data
Guyana GUY 1 1 1 1
Haiti HTI 8 6 8 8
Heard Island & McDonald Islands   No Data No Data 1 1
Holy See VAT No Data No Data No Data No Data
Honduras HND 1 3 43 72
Howland Island   No Data No Data No Data No Data
Hungary HUN 47 115 181 186
Iceland ISL 1 47 70 79
India IND 69 200 466 479
Indonesia IDN 764 918 1025 1074
Iran (Islamic Republic of) IRN 28 63 65 66
Iraq IRQ 6 5 6 6
Ireland IRL 1 8 61 71
Isle of Man IMY No Data No Data No Data No Data
Israel ISR 55 127 139 141
Italy ITA 10 196 369 408
Jamaica JAM 133 139 141 143
Japan JPN 32 63 89 96
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 3 5 9 10
Juan De Nova Island   No Data No Data No Data No Data
Kazakhstan KAZ 21 57 70 73
Kenya KEN 16 39 58 61
Kiribati KIR No Data 11 11 11
Kuwait KWT No Data 2 6 6
Kyrgyzstan KGZ 3 67 72 78
Lao People's Democratic Republic LAO No Data No Data No Data 17
Latvia LVA 41 156 208 209
Lebanon LBN No Data No Data 2 3
Lesotho LSO 1 1 1 1
Liberia LBR No Data 5 8 8
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya LBY No Data 4 4 7
Liechtenstein LIE 4 9 10 10
Lithuania LTU 8 16 19 79
Luxembourg LUX 1 1 136 138
Macau, China MAC No Data No Data No Data No Data
Madagascar MDG 36 39 44 45
Malawi MWI 7 10 10 10
Malaysia MYS 71 89 147 155
Maldives MDV No Data No Data No Data No Data
Mali MLI 12 12 14 15
Malta MLT 2 3 4 7
Marshall Islands MHL No Data No Data No Data No Data
Martinique MTQ No Data 4 11 15
Mauritania MRT 2 3 7 7
Mauritius MUS 7 12 23 25
Mayotte MYT No Data No Data 1 2
Mexico MEX 51 83 128 203
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 55 57 62
Monaco MCO No Data 1 2 2
Mongolia MNG 11 11 11 42
Montserrat MSR 1 4 10 18
Morocco MAR 7 9 9 11
Mozambique MOZ 6 11 12 12
Myanmar MMR No Data No Data 3 4
Namibia NAM 7 15 21 21
Nauru NRU No Data No Data No Data No Data
Nepal NPL No Data 6 11 14
Netherlands NLD 18 27 42 51
Netherlands Antilles ANT 2 3 3 3
New Caledonia NCL 14 29 44 45
New Zealand NZL 96 149 213 246
Nicaragua NIC No Data 2 23 72
Niger NER 4 4 6 6
Nigeria NGA 7 13 14 19
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 10 40 144 180
Occupied Palestinian Territory PSE No Data No Data No Data No Data
Oman OMN No Data No Data No Data 3
Pakistan PAK 8 73 85 85
Palau PLW No Data No Data No Data No Data
Panama PAN No Data 9 21 33
Papua New Guinea PNG 1 16 24 29
Paracel Islands   No Data No Data No Data No Data
Paraguay PRY 2 8 14 20
Peru PER 3 17 33 35
Philippines PHL No Data 1 1 42
Pitcairn Island PCN No Data No Data No Data No Data
Poland POL 49 79 138 154
Portugal PRT No Data 26 51 56
Puerto Rico PRI 3 10 20 21
Qatar QAT No Data 1 1 2
Republic of Korea KOR 11 16 26 30
Reunion REU No Data 11 23 38
Romania ROM 52 69 105 106
Russian Federation RUS 58 98 167 238
Rwanda RWA 6 6 6 6
Saint Helena SHN 4 6 8 8
Saint Kitts and Nevis KNA No Data No Data 1 1
Saint Lucia LCA 3 5 33 34
Saint Pierre and Miquelon SPM No Data No Data No Data No Data
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines VCT No Data No Data 23 25
Samoa WSM 1 4 6 6
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 1 2 12 21
Senegal SEN 4 10 12 12
Seychelles SYC 8 16 19 20
Sierra Leone SLE 4 4 6 6
Singapore SGP 3 3 6 7
Slovakia SVK No Data No Data No Data No Data
Slovenia SVN 4 6 22 32
Solomon Islands SLB 5 5 5 5
Somalia SOM 8 8 9 9
South Africa ZAF No Data No Data No Data No Data
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands   No Data 5 5 5
Spain ESP 30 56 244 312
Spratly Islands   No Data No Data No Data No Data
Sri Lanka LKA 62 75 93 97
Sudan SDN 19 21 25 25
Suriname SUR 7 9 14 14
Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands SJM No Data 17 19 19
Swaziland SWZ 1 4 5 5
Sweden SWE 442 942 1408 1644
Switzerland CHE 16 82 138 191
Syrian Arab Republic SYR No Data No Data No Data No Data
Taiwan TWN No Data No Data 14 33
Tajikistan TJK 8 14 17 19
Thailand THA 3 63 140 158
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia MKD 16 18 24 26
Togo TGO 10 10 10 10
Tokelau TKL No Data No Data No Data No Data
Tonga TON No Data 7 7 8
Trinidad and Tobago TTO 11 12 16 18
Tunisia TUN 2 8 11 13
Turkey TUR 19 29 75 82
Turkmenistan TKM 7 13 16 16
Turks and Caicos Islands TCA 1 2 15 32
Tuvalu TUV No Data No Data No Data No Data
Uganda UGA 38 38 47 50
Ukraine UKR 324 2018 3557 4942
United Arab Emirates ARE No Data No Data No Data No Data
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland GBR 173 304 426 506
United Republic of Tanzania TZA 15 78 85 92
United States of America USA 846 1333 1748 1799
United States Virgin Islands VIR 3 4 4 5
Uruguay URY 11 13 13 13
Uzbekistan UZB 2 7 9 9
Vanuatu VUT No Data No Data No Data No Data
Venezuela VEN 22 89 119 194
Viet Nam VNM 1 8 57 57
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 41 66 78 102
Zambia ZMB 16 66 69 70
Zimbabwe ZWE 7 43 43 43

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