Rankings

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Protected marine areas as % of territorial waters

% of territorial waters 2017

  1. Rank
    1
    Country
    Slovenia
    Result
    100.0
  2. Rank
    2
    Country
    Monaco
    Result
    99.8
  3. Rank
    3
    Country
    New Caledonia
    Result
    96.6
  4. Rank
    4
    Country
    Germany
    Result
    45.4
  5. Rank
    5
    Country
    France
    Result
    45.0
  6. Rank
    6
    Country
    United States
    Result
    41.1
  7. Rank
    7
    Country
    Australia
    Result
    40.6
  8. Rank
    8
    Country
    Belgium
    Result
    36.7
  9. Rank
    9
    Country
    Jordan
    Result
    35.6
  10. Rank
    10
    Country
    New Zealand
    Result
    30.4
  11. Rank
    11
    Country
    United Kingdom
    Result
    28.9
  12. Rank
    12
    Country
    Chile
    Result
    28.8
  13. Rank
    Country
    Gabon
    Result
    28.8
  14. Rank
    14
    Country
    Netherlands
    Result
    26.7
  15. Rank
    15
    Country
    Brazil
    Result
    26.6
  16. Rank
    16
    Country
    Lithuania
    Result
    25.6
  17. Rank
    17
    Country
    Romania
    Result
    23.1
  18. Rank
    18
    Country
    Poland
    Result
    22.6
  19. Rank
    19
    Country
    Mexico
    Result
    21.8
  20. Rank
    20
    Country
    Estonia
    Result
    18.6
  21. Rank
    21
    Country
    Dominican Republic
    Result
    18.0
  22. Rank
    22
    Country
    Denmark
    Result
    17.8
  23. Rank
    23
    Country
    Colombia
    Result
    17.1
  24. Rank
    24
    Country
    Portugal
    Result
    16.6
  25. Rank
    25
    Country
    Latvia
    Result
    16.0
  26. Rank
    Country
    Sudan
    Result
    16.0
  27. Rank
    27
    Country
    Sweden
    Result
    15.2
  28. Rank
    28
    Country
    Ecuador
    Result
    13.3
  29. Rank
    29
    Country
    South Africa
    Result
    12.1
  30. Rank
    30
    Country
    United Arab Emirates
    Result
    11.3
  31. Rank
    31
    Country
    Finland
    Result
    10.5
  32. Rank
    32
    Country
    Guinea-Bissau
    Result
    10.0
  33. Rank
    33
    Country
    Italy
    Result
    8.8
  34. Rank
    34
    Country
    Croatia
    Result
    8.5
  35. Rank
    35
    Country
    Spain
    Result
    8.4
  36. Rank
    36
    Country
    Japan
    Result
    8.2
  37. Rank
    37
    Country
    Bulgaria
    Result
    8.1
  38. Rank
    38
    Country
    Bahamas
    Result
    7.9
  39. Rank
    39
    Country
    Malta
    Result
    6.3
  40. Rank
    40
    Country
    Bangladesh
    Result
    5.4
  41. Rank
    Country
    China
    Result
    5.4

Index key & notes

Notes

For environmental purposes.

Source: World Bank