Key database totals (updated: 08/10/2014):
No. of species accounts: 109,290
No. of unique species/subspecies or varieties: 74,697
No. of countries/regions: 76
Vertebrates: 11,242 species assessments for 5,767 unique species
Invertebrates: 23,512 species assessments for 16,860 unique species
Plants: 53,525 species assessments for 39,039 unique species
Fungi: 10,762 species assessments for 5,994 unique species
Please note we are currently assigning higher taxonomy to the remainder of our species in the database.
Criteria Systems used by current data:
IUCN Categories and Criteria: 70.7%
Of the assessments using IUCN Categories and Criteria, 67.6% use current IUCN 3.1 and 3.1% use pre-2001 IUCN system (see Figure 1).