Condition and numberof wolves in the world

According to the data collected by Route and Aylsworth (1999) the grey wolf number in the world is currently estimated at some 150,000. This number of wolves lives in populations spreading through 41 countries worldwide in which the data on their number, population trends and the legal status were available (Table 1).

 

ZEMLJA BROJ VUKOVA TREND ZAKONSKI STATUS
Albanija  250 Upward Unknown
Bjelorusija  2 000 -2 500 Upward or stable Unprotected
BIH  800 Upward or stable Unprotected
Bangladeš <10 - -
Bugarska  800-1 000 Upward Some protected areas
Kanada  55 000-65 000 Stable, but varying Hunted, protected
Hrvatska*  100-150 Stable, upward Protected
Czech Republik  <20 Upward Protected
Denmark (Greenland)  50-75 Likely downward Protected
Estonia  <500 Downward or stable Unknown
Finland  150 Upward or stable Unknown
France  30-40 Upward Protected
Germany  5-10 Upward Protected
Greece  200-300 Downward Unknown
Netherlands  0 Exterminated Unknown
Hungary  >50 Stable Protected
India  1 200 -1 500 Downward Protected
Israel  150 Stable Protected
Italy  400-450 Upward Protected
Yugoslavia  500 Unknown Unknown
Lithuania  900 Stable Unprotected
Latvia  600 Upward Unknown
Macedonia  <1 000 Upward or stable Unprotected
Mexico  0 Exterminated Endangered
Mongolia  30 000 Stable Unprotected
Norway  5-10 Upward or stable Protected
China  6000 Stable Protected
Poland  1 000 -1 100 Upward Hunted, protected
Portugal  250-300 Stable Protected
Rumania  2 500 Upward or stable Hunted with restriction 
Russia  30 000 Stable, but varying Unprotected
USA  9 790 -13 150 Upward Hunted, protected
Saudi Arabia  600-700 Stable Unprotected
Slovakia  350-400 Downward Hunted, protected
Slovenia  50-100 Stable Protected
Spain  2 000 Upward Hunted
Sweden  45-60 Upward Protected
Swizerland  5 Upward Protected
Ukrain  2 000 -3 000 Unknown Unknown

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