Rankings

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Protected land areas as % of total land: highest

% of total land 2017

  1. Rank
    1
    Country
    New Caledonia
    Result
    54.4
  2. Rank
    2
    Country
    Venezuela
    Result
    54.1
  3. Rank
    3
    Country
    Slovenia
    Result
    53.6
  4. Rank
    4
    Country
    Brunei
    Result
    46.9
  5. Rank
    5
    Country
    Hong Kong
    Result
    41.9
  6. Rank
    6
    Country
    Luxembourg
    Result
    40.9
  7. Rank
    7
    Country
    Congo-Brazzaville
    Result
    40.7
  8. Rank
    8
    Country
    Poland
    Result
    39.7
  9. Rank
    9
    Country
    Croatia
    Result
    38.3
  10. Rank
    10
    Country
    Tanzania
    Result
    38.1
  11. Rank
    11
    Country
    Zambia
    Result
    37.9
  12. Rank
    Country
    Namibia
    Result
    37.9
  13. Rank
    13
    Country
    Germany
    Result
    37.8
  14. Rank
    14
    Country
    Slovakia
    Result
    37.6
  15. Rank
    15
    Country
    Nicaragua
    Result
    37.2
  16. Rank
    16
    Country
    Bahamas
    Result
    36.6
  17. Rank
    17
    Country
    Guinea
    Result
    35.6
  18. Rank
    18
    Country
    Greece
    Result
    35.2
  19. Rank
    19
    Country
    Bulgaria
    Result
    34.7
  20. Rank
    20
    Country
    Monaco
    Result
    33.2
  21. Rank
    21
    Country
    New Zealand
    Result
    32.5
  22. Rank
    22
    Country
    Bolivia
    Result
    30.9
  23. Rank
    23
    Country
    Morocco
    Result
    30.8
  24. Rank
    24
    Country
    Trinidad & Tobago
    Result
    30.6
  25. Rank
    25
    Country
    Malta
    Result
    30.3
  26. Rank
    26
    Country
    Sri Lanka
    Result
    29.9
  27. Rank
    27
    Country
    Benin
    Result
    29.6
  28. Rank
    28
    Country
    Brazil
    Result
    29.4
  29. Rank
    Country
    Japan
    Result
    29.4
  30. Rank
    30
    Country
    Botswana
    Result
    29.1
  31. Rank
    31
    Country
    United Kingdom
    Result
    28.7
  32. Rank
    32
    Country
    Austria
    Result
    28.4
  33. Rank
    33
    Country
    Spain
    Result
    28.1
  34. Rank
    34
    Country
    Costa Rica
    Result
    27.6
  35. Rank
    Country
    Togo
    Result
    27.6
  36. Rank
    36
    Country
    Zimbabwe
    Result
    27.2
  37. Rank
    37
    Country
    Andorra
    Result
    26.7
  38. Rank
    38
    Country
    Dominican Rep.
    Result
    26.2
  39. Rank
    39
    Country
    Cambodia
    Result
    26.0
  40. Rank
    40
    Country
    France
    Result
    25.8

Index key & notes

Notes

Includes national parks, nature reserves, wildlife sanctuaries.

Source: World Bank