- There are only about 10,000 cheetahs left in Africa.
- Iran has between 60 and 100 cheetahs, which is the last remaining Asian population, and that subspecies is Critically Endangered..
- South Africa has about 1,200 to 1,300 cheetahs: 412 in Kruger NP, 80 in the Kalagadi TP, 350 in small parks and reserves,and 400 to 500 free-roaming on farmland in the Limpopo and North West Provinces.
- The largest wild population is found in Namibia at about 2,000, with 95% living on farmland.
- Botswana has an estimated 1,800 cheetahs.
- Zimbabwe's population has declined to about 400 cheetahs.
- There are about 2,570 cheetahs in East Africa, with the largest population at about 700 in the Serengeti and southern Kenya.
- The cheetah population in northern and western Africa is less than 250 and that subspecies is Critically Endangered.