Mapping Data

Countries With The Most Threatened Species

Map of Threatened Species

Countries With The Highest Amount of Threatened Species

These maps visualizes the countries with a pronounced count of threatened species in 2018. The species include plants, vertebrates, and invertebrates. The threatened category refers to critically endangered, endangered, and vulnerable species. Data was pulled from the 2018 UN Statistical Yearbook

1. Madagascar – 1616

2. Ecuador – 2368

3. USA – 1540

4. Indonesia – 1295

5. Malaysia – 1257

Top 5 countries for threatened species

Map of Threatened Plants

Countries With The Highest Amount of Threatened Species

Although Ecuador is ranked 10th country in the world in having the greatest amount of unique species, the country is ranked 1st in having the most threatened species.

1. Ecuador

2. Madagascar

3. Malaysia

4. China

5. Cameroon

Map of Threatened vertebrates

Countries With The Highest Amount of Threatened Vertebrates

Top 5 countries for threatened vertebrates species. Mexico ranks number 5 of total number of species by country.

1. Mexico

2. Indonesia

3. Madagascar

4. India

5. Colombia

Map of Threatened Invertebrates

Threatened Invertebrates Species

The US is number one for threated invertebrates. Invertebrates are animals that neither possess nor develop a vertebral column. These are usually anthropods (insects, arachnids, crustaceans), mollusks (chitons, snail, squids), annelid (earthworms and leeches), and cnidarians (hydras, jellyfishes, sea anemones, and corals)

1. USA

2. Australia

3. Seychelles

4. Greece

5. Spain

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