Rankings

Environment Change

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Protected land areas as % of total land: lowest

% of total land 2017

  1. Rank
    1
    Country
    Afghanistan
    Result
    0.1
  2. Rank
    2
    Country
    Libya
    Result
    0.2
  3. Rank
    Country
    Turkey
    Result
    0.2
  4. Rank
    4
    Country
    Lesotho
    Result
    0.3
  5. Rank
    5
    Country
    Mauritania
    Result
    0.6
  6. Rank
    6
    Country
    Syria
    Result
    0.7
  7. Rank
    7
    Country
    Yemen
    Result
    0.8
  8. Rank
    8
    Country
    Maldives
    Result
    1.2
  9. Rank
    9
    Country
    Barbados
    Result
    1.3
  10. Rank
    10
    Country
    Bosnia & Herz.
    Result
    1.4
  11. Rank
    11
    Country
    Iraq
    Result
    1.5
  12. Rank
    12
    Country
    Jordan
    Result
    1.8
  13. Rank
    13
    Country
    Haiti
    Result
    1.9
  14. Rank
    14
    Country
    French Polynesia
    Result
    2.0
  15. Rank
    15
    Country
    Bermuda
    Result
    2.1
  16. Rank
    16
    Country
    Sudan
    Result
    2.3
  17. Rank
    17
    Country
    North Korea
    Result
    2.4
  18. Rank
    18
    Country
    Lebanon
    Result
    2.6
  19. Rank
    Country
    Oman
    Result
    2.6
  20. Rank
    20
    Country
    Papua New Guinea
    Result
    3.1
  21. Rank
    21
    Country
    Turkmenistan
    Result
    3.2
  22. Rank
    22
    Country
    Kazakhstan
    Result
    3.3
  23. Rank
    23
    Country
    Uruguay
    Result
    3.4
  24. Rank
    Country
    Uzbekistan
    Result
    3.4
  25. Rank
    25
    Country
    Isle of Man
    Result
    3.7
  26. Rank
    26
    Country
    Ukraine
    Result
    4.0
  27. Rank
    27
    Country
    Gambia, The
    Result
    4.1
  28. Rank
    Country
    Liberia
    Result
    4.1
  29. Rank
    29
    Country
    Eswatini
    Result
    4.2
  30. Rank
    Country
    Moldova
    Result
    4.2
  31. Rank
    31
    Country
    Bangladesh
    Result
    4.6
  32. Rank
    32
    Country
    Mauritius
    Result
    4.7
  33. Rank
    33
    Country
    Saudi Arabia
    Result
    4.8
  34. Rank
    34
    Country
    Eritrea
    Result
    4.9
  35. Rank
    35
    Country
    Fiji
    Result
    5.4
  36. Rank
    36
    Country
    Madagascar
    Result
    5.6
  37. Rank
    Country
    Singapore
    Result
    5.6
  38. Rank
    38
    Country
    India
    Result
    6.0
  39. Rank
    39
    Country
    Montenegro
    Result
    6.4
  40. Rank
    Country
    Myanmar
    Result
    6.4

Index key & notes

Notes

Includes national parks, nature reserves, wildlife sanctuaries.

Source: World Bank