Rankings

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Protected land and water area

As % of total territorial area 2016

  1. Rank
    1
    Country
    Slovenia
    Result
    55.1
  2. Rank
    2
    Country
    Hong Kong
    Result
    41.9
  3. Rank
    3
    Country
    Germany
    Result
    38.7
  4. Rank
    4
    Country
    Poland
    Result
    38.0
  5. Rank
    Country
    Zambia
    Result
    38.0
  6. Rank
    6
    Country
    Slovakia
    Result
    37.3
  7. Rank
    7
    Country
    Venezuela
    Result
    36.9
  8. Rank
    8
    Country
    Congo-Brazzaville
    Result
    36.7
  9. Rank
    9
    Country
    Luxembourg
    Result
    32.3
  10. Rank
    10
    Country
    Bolivia
    Result
    30.9
  11. Rank
    11
    Country
    Tanzania
    Result
    30.8
  12. Rank
    12
    Country
    New Zealand
    Result
    30.5
  13. Rank
    13
    Country
    Botswana
    Result
    29.1
  14. Rank
    14
    Country
    Benin
    Result
    28.9
  15. Rank
    15
    Country
    Australia
    Result
    28.6
  16. Rank
    16
    Country
    Austria
    Result
    28.4
  17. Rank
    17
    Country
    Bulgaria
    Result
    28.3
  18. Rank
    18
    Country
    Zimbabwe
    Result
    27.2
  19. Rank
    19
    Country
    United States
    Result
    26.3
  20. Rank
    20
    Country
    France
    Result
    26.1
  21. Rank
    21
    Country
    Belgium
    Result
    24.6
  22. Rank
    22
    Country
    Nepal
    Result
    23.6
  23. Rank
    23
    Country
    Croatia
    Result
    23.5
  24. Rank
    24
    Country
    Namibia
    Result
    23.2
  25. Rank
    25
    Country
    Armenia
    Result
    23.1
  26. Rank
    26
    Country
    Hungary
    Result
    22.6
  27. Rank
    Country
    Romania
    Result
    22.6
  28. Rank
    28
    Country
    Tajikistan
    Result
    22.3
  29. Rank
    Country
    United Kingdom
    Result
    22.3
  30. Rank
    30
    Country
    Togo
    Result
    21.8
  31. Rank
    31
    Country
    Czech Republic
    Result
    21.7
  32. Rank
    32
    Country
    Guinea
    Result
    21.4
  33. Rank
    33
    Country
    Brazil
    Result
    20.7
  34. Rank
    34
    Country
    Cambodia
    Result
    20.6
  35. Rank
    35
    Country
    Chad
    Result
    20.4
  36. Rank
    36
    Country
    Estonia
    Result
    19.5
  37. Rank
    37
    Country
    Ethiopia
    Result
    18.5
  38. Rank
    Country
    Morocco
    Result
    18.5
  39. Rank
    39
    Country
    Central African Rep.
    Result
    18.1
  40. Rank
    40
    Country
    Netherlands
    Result
    17.9

Index key & notes

Notes

Countries with pop. of at least 300,000. Includes national parks and science reserves.

Source: World Bank