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2022 Data Tables: Asia

List of GeoAreas, income groups, data sources, and exclusive economic zones in Asia.

Published onSep 12, 2022
2022 Data Tables: Asia
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Region Summary: Asia
Region Summary: Asia
Description

High-level findings on the deep-sea capacity of 33 geographical areas in Asia, divided into four subregions: Western Asia, Southern Asia, Eastern Asia, and Southeastern Asia.

Asia GeoAreas

Table 1

GeoAreas classified according to GeoArea Classifications [1]

GeoArea

Subregion

Sovereign

Dependency

SIDS

Afghanistan

Southern Asia

Yes

Armenia

Western Asia

Yes

Azerbaijan

Western Asia

Yes

Bahrain

Western Asia

Yes

Yes

Bangladesh

Southern Asia

Yes

Bhutan

Southern Asia

Yes

Brunei Darussalam

Southeastern Asia

Yes

Cambodia

Southeastern Asia

Yes

China

Eastern Asia

Yes

Cyprus

Western Asia

Yes

Democratic People's Republic of Korea

Eastern Asia

Yes

Georgia

Western Asia

Yes

India

Southern Asia

Yes

Indonesia

Southeastern Asia

Yes

Iran

Southern Asia

Yes

Iraq

Western Asia

Yes

Israel

Western Asia

Yes

Japan

Eastern Asia

Yes

Jordan

Western Asia

Yes

Kazakhstan

Central Asia

Yes

Kuwait

Western Asia

Yes

Kyrgyzstan

Central Asia

Yes

Lao People's Democratic Republic

Southeastern Asia

Yes

Lebanon

Western Asia

Yes

Malaysia

Southeastern Asia

Yes

Maldives

Southern Asia

Yes

Yes

Mongolia

Eastern Asia

Yes

Myanmar

Southeastern Asia

Yes

Nepal

Southern Asia

Yes

Oman

Western Asia

Yes

Pakistan

Southern Asia

Yes

Palestine

Western Asia

Yes

Philippines

Southeastern Asia

Yes

Qatar

Western Asia

Yes

Republic of Korea

Eastern Asia

Yes

Saudi Arabia

Western Asia

Yes

Singapore

Southeastern Asia

Yes

Yes

Sri Lanka

Southern Asia

Yes

Syria

Western Asia

Yes

Tajikistan

Central Asia

Yes

Thailand

Southeastern Asia

Yes

Timor-Leste

Southeastern Asia

Yes

Yes

Turkey

Western Asia

Yes

Turkmenistan

Central Asia

Yes

United Arab Emirates

Western Asia

Yes

Uzbekistan

Central Asia

Yes

Viet Nam

Southeastern Asia

Yes

Yemen

Western Asia

Yes

Asia Income Groups

Table 2

GeoAreas classified by The World Bank Economic Groups. “NC” GeoAreas are not classified [2]

GeoArea

High Income

Upper Middle

Lower Middle

Low Income

NC

Afghanistan

Yes

Armenia

Yes

Azerbaijan

Yes

Bahrain

Yes

Bangladesh

Yes

Bhutan

Yes

Brunei Darussalam

Yes

Cambodia

Yes

China

Yes

Cyprus

Yes

Democratic People's Republic of Korea

Yes

Georgia

Yes

India

Yes

Indonesia

Yes

Iran

Yes

Iraq

Yes

Israel

Yes

Japan

Yes

Jordan

Yes

Kazakhstan

Yes

Kuwait

Yes

Kyrgyzstan

Yes

Lao People's Democratic Republic

Yes

Lebanon

Yes

Malaysia

Yes

Maldives

Yes

Mongolia

Yes

Myanmar

Yes

Nepal

Yes

Oman

Yes

Pakistan

Yes

Palestine

Yes

Philippines

Yes

Qatar

Yes

Republic of Korea

Yes

Saudi Arabia

Yes

Singapore

Yes

Sri Lanka

Yes

Syria

Yes

Tajikistan

Yes

Thailand

Yes

Timor-Leste

Yes

Turkey

Yes

Turkmenistan

Yes

United Arab Emirates

Yes

Uzbekistan

Yes

Viet Nam

Yes

Asia Data Sources

Table 3

Number of surveys received for each GeoArea, GeoAreas researched, and reasons if GeoAreas were not researched, according to Data Collection.

GeoArea

Surveys

Research

No Research

Afghanistan

No ocean

Armenia

No ocean

Azerbaijan

No ocean

Bahrain

<1% deep sea

Bangladesh

3

Yes

Bhutan

No ocean

Brunei Darussalam

1

Yes

Cambodia

<1% deep sea

China

Yes

Cyprus

4

Yes

Democratic People's Republic of Korea

Yes

Georgia

2

Yes

India

3

Yes

Indonesia

3

Yes

Iran

2

Yes

Iraq

1

<1% deep sea

Israel

10

Yes

Japan

1

Yes

Jordan

2

Yes

Kazakhstan

No ocean

Kuwait

1

<1% deep sea

Kyrgyzstan

No ocean

Lao People's Democratic Republic

No ocean

Lebanon

Yes

Malaysia

3

Yes

Maldives

Yes

Mongolia

No ocean

Myanmar

Yes

Nepal

No ocean

Oman

2

Yes

Pakistan

4

Yes

Palestine

1

Yes

Philippines

2

Yes

Qatar

<1% deep sea

Republic of Korea

11

Yes

Saudi Arabia

4

Yes

Singapore

3

<1% deep sea

Sri Lanka

1

Yes

Syria

1

Yes

Tajikistan

No ocean

Thailand

Yes

Timor-Leste

1

Yes

Turkey

3

Yes

Turkmenistan

No ocean

United Arab Emirates

3

Yes

Uzbekistan

No ocean

Viet Nam

2

Yes

Yemen

1

Yes

Asia Exclusive Economic Zones

Table 4

EEZ areas calculated according to EEZ Status & Calculations. [3][4][5]

GeoArea

EEZ Area (km2)

% of EEZ >200 m

Afghanistan

Armenia

Azerbaijan

81,000

63%

Bahrain

7,000

Bangladesh

109,000

43%

Bhutan

Brunei Darussalam

43,000

79%

Cambodia

48,000

China

1,291,000

35%

Cyprus

98,000

97%

Democratic People's Republic of Korea

113,000

68%

Georgia

23,000

89%

India

2,316,000

82%

Indonesia

5,965,000

69%

Iran

215,000

42%

Iraq

1,000

Israel

25,000

88%

Japan

4,061,000

92%

Jordan

100

83%

Kazakhstan

114,000

17%

Kuwait

11,000

Kyrgyzstan

Lao People's Democratic Republic

Lebanon

20,000

94%

Malaysia

505,000

24%

Maldives

918,000

97%

Mongolia

Myanmar

491,000

56%

Nepal

Oman

555,000

91%

Pakistan

223,000

78%

Palestine

1,000

31%

Philippines

1,961,000

87%

Qatar

31,000

Republic of Korea

346,000

33%

Saudi Arabia

219,000

58%

Singapore

1,000

Sri Lanka

532,000

94%

Syria

10,000

91%

Tajikistan

Thailand

295,000

23%

Timor-Leste

77,000

65%

Turkey

261,000

80%

Turkmenistan

61,000

5%

United Arab Emirates

51,000

2%

Uzbekistan

Viet Nam

747,000

47%

Yemen

526,000

90%

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