Malaysia, Asia & Pacific

The designations employed and the presentation of material on this map do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Secretariat of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.

Number of Protected areas


35 with management effectiveness evaluations

Polygons/Points ratio

29% Polygons

71% Points

Number of sources

For International designations 3
For National designations 23

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

19.12% coverage

63,419 km2 Land Area Protected

331,701 km2 Total Land Area

0.25% with management effectiveness evaluation

159.639473 km2 Area Assessed

Area marine

1.54% coverage

6,978 km2 Marine Area Protected

451,742 km2 Total Marine Area

1% 5th National Report Coverage

7.01% with management effectiveness evaluation

488.8882 km2 Area Assessed

Warning: These statistics might differ from those reported officially by countries due to difference in methodologies and datasets used to assess protected area coverage and differences in the base maps used to measure terrestrial and marine area of a country or territory. Download the country's latest national report (pdf)

Learn how we calculate protected area coverage statistics

IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
146 19.73
70 9.46
2 0.27
17 2.3
7 0.95
3 0.41
492 66.49
3 0.41

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
68 9.19
554 74.86
118 15.95

Regional designations


Categories Count