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

GEO REGION
GEO SUBREGION
1970
1980
1990
2002
Africa Central Africa 58 68 73 75
Africa Eastern Africa 82 139 175 183
Africa Northern Africa 30 44 79 92
Africa Southern Africa No Data No Data No Data No Data
Africa Western Africa 68 110 131 141
Africa Western Indian Ocean 51 78 110 131
Asia + Pacific Australia + New Zealand 749 1601 2543 3242
Asia + Pacific Central Asia 41 158 184 195
Asia + Pacific NW Pacific + East Asia 65 197 849 1041
Asia + Pacific South Asia 167 430 743 779
Asia + Pacific South East Asia 859 1101 1406 1565
Asia + Pacific South Pacific 32 94 127 139
Europe Central Europe 1122 1683 2808 3348
Europe Eastern Europe 431 2274 3905 5381
Europe Western Europe 2891 5176 10374 13171
Latin America + Caribbean Caribbean 264 286 461 499
Latin America + Caribbean Meso America 72 159 338 532
Latin America + Caribbean South America 256 567 1103 1618
North America North America 1906 3071 4176 4616
Polar Antarctic 13 28 55 63
Polar Arctic No Data 2 2 2
West Asia Arabian Peninsula 1 6 22 35
West Asia Mashriq 9 10 17 19

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