ENVIS Centre, Ministry of Environment & Forest, Govt. of India

Printed Date: Sunday, July 3, 2022

District-Wise Forest Cover in Uttarakhand

District-Wise Forest Cover in Uttarakhand 2019
                                                                                                                                                    (Area in km2)
District
 
Geo-graphical Area
2019 Assessment
 
% of GA
Change wrt 2017 assessment
Scrub
Very Dense Forest
Mod. Dense Forest
Open Forest
Total
Almora
3,144
199.00
837.00
683.14
1,719.14
54.68
1.14
6.00
Bageshwar
2,241
162.39
761.61
338.69
1,262.69
56.34
1.69
1.00
Chamoli
8,030
443.00
1,580.00
686.43
2,709.43
33.74
0.43
1.00
Champawat
1,766
367.00
593.00
265.55
1,225.55
69.40
1.55
7.00
Dehradun
3,088
659.77
601.56
347.36
1,608.69
52.09
3.69
86.28
Garhwal
5,329
574.26
1,902.03
918.70
3,394.99
63.71
0.99
95.97
Haridwar
2,360
74.74
276.42
234.09
585.25
24.80
-2.75
6.00
Nainital
4,251
773.06
1,728.93
539.57
3,041.56
71.55
-6.44
9.63
Pithoragar
7,090
505.00
965.00
609.80
2,079.80
29.33
1.80
39.00
Rudraprayag
1,984
252.00
580.00
310.17
1,142.17
57.57
1.17
9.00
Tehri Garhwal
3,642
272.71
1,084.08
709.19
2,065.98
56.73
0.98
97.44
Udham Singh Nagar
2,542
149.16
188.75
93.88
431.79
16.99
-4.21
3.85
Uttarkashi
8,016
614.67
1,706.86
714.47
3,036.00
37.87
8.00
21.00
Grand total
53,483
5,046.76
12,805.24
6,451.04
24,303.04
45.44
8.04
383.17
 
 

Source: Forest Survey of India, Dehradun. India State of Forest Report (2019). Volume 2.