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

Printed Date: Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Forest Cover of India - 2021

  

 Forest Cover of India 2021
 
 
Class
 
Area (sq km)
 
Percentage of Geographical Area
Very Dense Forest
99,779
3.04
Moderately Dense Forest
3,06,890
9.33
Open Forest
3,07,120
9.34
Total Forest Cover
7,13,789
21.71
Scrub
46,539
1.42
Non-Forest
25,27,141
76.87
Total Geographical Area
32,87,469
100.00
 
 
Source: Forest Survey of India, Dehradun. India State of Forest Report 2021. Dehradun, FSI.