Terrestrial protected areas (% of total land area)

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 areas; unclassified areas; littoral (intertidal) areas; and sites protected under local or provincial law are excluded.