Sweden, Europe

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Number of Protected areas

19,101

12

with management effectiveness evaluations

Polygons/Points ratio

100%

Polygons

0%

Points

Number of sources

For International designations 6
For National designations 1
For Regional designations 3
TOTAL 10

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

14.88%

coverage

66,878 km2

Land Area Protected

449,390 km2

Total Land Area

15.77%

with management effectiveness evaluation

10,548.05226 km2

Area Assessed

Area marine

15.21%

coverage

23,577 km2

Marine Area Protected

154,980 km2

Total Marine Area

4.58%

with management effectiveness evaluation

1,079.942175 km2

Area Assessed

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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
2896 15.16
159 0.83
23 0.12
315 1.65
1280 6.7
310 1.62
4624 24.21
21 0.11
9473 49.59

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
18988 99.41
103 0.54
10 0.05