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

Printed Date: Monday, December 17, 2018

Mangrove Cover in India

  

Mangrove Cover in Indian Coastal States and Union Territories (1987-2015)
Assessment Year (Area in km2)
State/UT
1987
1989
1991
1993
1995
1997
1999
2001
2003
2005
2009
2011
2013
2015
A & N Islands
686
973
971
966
966
966
966
789
658
635
615
617
604
617
Andhra Pradesh
495
405
399
378
383
383
397
333
329
354
353
352
352
367
Daman & Diu
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
1
2
1.63
3
Goa
0
3
3
3
3
5
5
5
16
16
17
22
22
26
Gujarat
427
412
397
419
689
901
1,031
911
916
991
1,046
1,058
1,103
1,107
Karnataka
0
0
0
0
2
3
3
2
3
3
3
3
3
3
Kerala
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
8
5
5
6
6
9
Maharashtra
140
114
113
155
155
124
108
118
158
186
186
186
186
222
Orissa
199
192
195
195
195
211
215
219
203
217
221
222
213
231
Puducherry
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
1
1
1
1
2
Tamil Nadu
23
47
47
21
21
21
21
23
35
36
39
39
39
47
West Bengal
2,076
2,109
2,119
2,119
2,119
2,123
2,125
2,081
2,120
2,136
2,152
2,155
2,097
2,106
Total
4,046
4,255
4,244
4,256
4,533
4,737
4,871
4,482
4,448
4,581
4,639
4,663
4,628
4,740
 
  
 
Source: Forest Survey of India, Dehradun. State of Forest Report (2015-17).