Terrestrial coverage statistics by protected areas
Indicator unit: Percentage of a terrestrial (land and inland waters) area covered by protected areas.
Area of interest: The indicator is available at the country level.
Policy question: How much are terrestrial and inland water areas covered by protected areas at the country level? This is a key question for measuring progress on the coverage element of Aichi Target 11 of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD).
Data Uploaded by Luca Battistella using the Digital Observatory for Protected Areas Services (2022)
Technical Reference/Fact Sheet