New Zealand, Asia & Pacific

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Number of Protected areas

5,856

5 with management effectiveness evaluations

Polygons/Points ratio

100% Polygons

0% Points

Number of sources

For International designations 2
For National designations 1
TOTAL 3

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

32.81% coverage

88,464 km2 Land Area Protected

269,652 km2 Total Land Area

37% 5th National Report Coverage

29.47% with management effectiveness evaluation

26,072.78157 km2 Area Assessed

Area marine

30.42% coverage

1,249,447 km2 Marine Area Protected

4,106,954 km2 Total Marine Area

7% 5th National Report Coverage

1.17% with management effectiveness evaluation

14,582.23 km2 Area Assessed

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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
215 3.67
11 0.19
14 0.24
4377 74.74
896 15.3
53 0.91
37 0.63
250 4.27
3 0.05

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
3130 53.45
1927 32.91
799 13.64

Related countries & territories

Child countries & territories

Name Code

Regional designations

0

Categories Count

International designations