United States of America, North America

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Number of Protected areas

34,075

75 with management effectiveness evaluations

Polygons/Points ratio

100% Polygons

0% Points

Number of sources

For International designations 7
For National designations 2
For Regional designations 1
TOTAL 10

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

12.99% coverage

1,233,175 km2 Land Area Protected

9,490,391 km2 Total Land Area

12.55% with management effectiveness evaluation

154,799.9749 km2 Area Assessed

Area marine

41.06% coverage

3,527,444 km2 Marine Area Protected

8,591,493 km2 Total Marine Area

43.59% with management effectiveness evaluation

1,537,642.0 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.

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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
607 1.78
1325 3.89
41 0.12
1804 5.29
755 2.22
28414 83.39
418 1.23
655 1.92
56 0.16

Governance types

Related countries & territories

National designations

607

Categories Count
1
72
23
34
1
4
1
8
1
716
10
1
1
18
1
14
1
5
1
30
1
70
1
3
10
38
11
1
13
1
1
7
1
1
6
129
1
5
37
8
2
1
1
5
2
1
1
2673
1
3
4
5
2
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
3
4
14
9
1
1
2
2
2
1
11
2
4
78
58
37
2
5
43
1
3
1
1
1
1
1
2
5
33
1
86
14
19
6
3
2
955
12
22
1
1
31
1
779
7
1
67
1
1
3
32
2
16
9
8
1
1029
4
1
5
9
342
1
2
11
1
48
2
2
1
8
3
1
115
17
1
21
1
1
1
14
2
1
1
61
1
92
8
1
1
700
16
36
6
1
1
2
5
1
7192
294
2
2
1
11
14
104
4
48
2
17
9
1
2
20
4
1
78
23
2
1
8
9
1
6
1
2
5
3
1
2
10
1
1
1
1
366
9
1
3
16
1
10
1
2
9
92
1
94
2
1
4
1
1070
1
14
40
3
7
1
3
3
1
2
1
74
3
11
3
2
1
1
24
1
1
29
1
6
1
3
12
1
5
2
1
1
1
1
1
2
17
3
11
1
1
4
1
2
1
13
3
41
124
3
129
4
1
1
1
58
57
50
11
78
2
116
1
101
471
10
1
16
7
12
1
9
2
2
1
1
58
1
1
1
1
1
1
6
67
1
1
1
1
1
657
6
9
1
1
1
4
295
1
6
1
4
1
3
7
24
4
160
8
3
6
1
4
7
1
1
1
34
1
511
4
1
5
18
1
1
24
1
1
1
19
330
2
18
5
1
37
1
1
7
1
1
41
6
1
1427
1
1
1
18
1
2
1
3
1
1
60
6
1
1
62
1
168
5
1
16
4
1
1
49
96
1244
10
1
483
2
12
2
1
4
10
1
1
102
6
12
1
2
1
1
120
5
1
3
8
59
1
2
2
1
6
5
1
1
23
27
370
20
1
2
9
1
2
1
79
9
1
6
10
1
86
4
461
16
75
78
3
1
2
19
5
528
4
1
2
1
117
8
3
20
5
2
1
3
2
1
1
2
56
1
209
1
3
4
7
60
2
1
14
4
11
2
27
1
9
2
25
28
1
11
13
96
11
5
1
778
30
4
2
25
7
6
71
53
1
1
11
1
17
6
132
8
1
61
20
2
1
3
1
60
3
23
2
1
3
4
93
6
93
2
1
2
7
6
28
2
1
17
2
40
1
10
9
1
1
166
7
2
1
25
4
3
18
1
44
1
1
62
9
1
3
1
1
1
2
1
1
1
22
5
1
1
1
1222
4
6
1
1
2
1
1
40
4
4
2
1
4
20
1
9
10
3
2
1
18
2
29
718
1
2
1
1
515
1
3
1
19
1
1
2
4

Regional designations