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Sub-Regional 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 United Nations Environment Programme/DEWA/GRID-Geneva

GEO REGION
GEO SUBREGION
1970
1980
1990
2002
Africa Central Africa 29453375 31029169 31760369 33519586
Africa Eastern Africa 10149148 28614104 29332798 29514399
Africa Northern Africa 7113060 8700004 19345347 19665372
Africa Southern Africa No Data No Data No Data No Data
Africa Western Africa 12056765 18556298 28466074 30699160
Africa Western Indian Ocean 1085799 1109024 1213705 1273065
Asia + Pacific Australia + New Zealand 16808387 66391288 97005388 108424536
Asia + Pacific Central Asia 5054196 8300025 9948026 10450307
Asia + Pacific NW Pacific + East Asia 8274030 13573238 73452715 89784764
Asia + Pacific South Asia 5470474 22099703 31256144 33596650
Asia + Pacific South East Asia 12436599 23786868 36765800 52345560
Asia + Pacific South Pacific 61781 1045799 1181590 1249789
Europe Central Europe 1857486 4305729 8140654 10930863
Europe Eastern Europe 8591098 18620177 37887630 62167901
Europe Western Europe 14032687 32586617 45833530 53269276
Latin America + Caribbean Caribbean 1399502 1368022 2746964 2720245
Latin America + Caribbean Meso America 5192900 7530232 16191416 26877929
Latin America + Caribbean South America 37578961 83460819 142463548 183505949
North America North America 75095863 190137768 206883435 267391191
Polar Antarctic 44470 120164 216435 399045
Polar Arctic No Data 98250000 98250000 98250000
West Asia Arabian Peninsula 420 3430 15736435 85943079
West Asia Mashriq 210366 213676 302776 398276

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