Terrestrial and marine protected areas (% of total territorial area)

  • Provider: World Bank
  • Source URL: http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/ER.PTD.TOTL.ZS
  • Catalog: Yearly from 1990 to 2014
  • Localized to: English
  • Tags: .
  • Description:

    Terrestrial protected areas are totally or partially protected areas of at least 1,000 hectares that are designated by national authorities as scientific reserves with limited public access, national parks, natural monuments, nature reserves or wildlife sanctuaries, protected landscapes, and areas managed mainly for sustainable use. Marine protected areas are areas of intertidal or subtidal terrain--and overlying water and associated flora and fauna and historical and cultural features--that have been reserved by law or other effective means to protect part or all of the enclosed environment. Sites protected under local or provincial law are excluded.

  • Dimensions

    • Country
      • Afghanistan
      • Albania
      • Algeria
      • American Samoa
      • Andorra
      • Angola
      • Antigua and Barbuda
      • Arab World
      • Argentina
      • Armenia
      • Aruba
      • Australia
      • Austria
      • Azerbaijan
      • Bahamas, The
      • Bahrain
      • Bangladesh
      • Barbados
      • Belarus
      • Belgium
      • Belize
      • Benin
      • Bermuda
      • Bhutan
      • Bolivia
      • Bosnia and Herzegovina
      • Botswana
      • Brazil
      • British Virgin Islands
      • Brunei Darussalam
      • Bulgaria
      • Burkina Faso
      • Burundi
      • Cabo Verde
      • Cambodia
      • Cameroon
      • Canada
      • Cape Verde
      • Caribbean small states
      • Cayman Islands
      • Central African Republic
      • Central Europe and the Baltics
      • Chad
      • Channel Islands
      • Chile
      • China
      • Colombia
      • Comoros
      • Congo, Dem. Rep.
      • Congo, Rep.
      • Costa Rica
      • Cote d'Ivoire
      • Croatia
      • Cuba
      • Cyprus
      • ...