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

Printed Date: Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Tree Cover in Indian States and Union Territories (2001-2017)

 

Tree Cover in Indian States and Union Territories (2001-2017)
 
 
 
State/UT
Tree Cover in Indian States and Union Territories
Assessment Year (Area in Sq. Km)
2001
2003
2005
2009
2011
2013
2015
 
2017
Andhra Pradesh
9,011
12,120
7,640
7,191
7,152
7,187
3,965
3,753
Arunachal Pradesh
478
363
446
592
549
660
761
807
Assam
1,942
935
1,484
1,590
1,564
1,582
1,613
1,496
Bihar
3,693
1,620
2,522
2,495
2,369
2,164
2,182
2,263
Chhattisgarh
3,535
6,723
4,492
4,027
3,866
3,463
3,629
3,833
Delhi
40
98
107
123
120
118
111
113
Goa
62
136
268
286
286
334
325
323
Gujarat
4,036
10,586
7,621
8,390
7,837
8,358
7,914
8,024
Haryana
1,526
1,415
1,565
1,409
1,395
1,282
1,355
1,415
Himachal Pradesh
397
491
709
638
623
697
757
822
Jammu & Kashmir
2,217
3,826
5,633
6,764
6,550
7,664
8,354
7,815
Jharkhand
2,694
5,012
3,080
3,032
2,914
2,629
2,783
2,922
Karnataka
7,446
5,371
5,467
5,683
5,733
5,920
5,552
5,713
Kerala
1,146
1,903
2,632
2,801
2,755
3,146
2,951
2,959
Madhya Pradesh
5,751
7,250
6,267
6,871
7,090
7,087
7,773
8,073
Maharashtra
8,269
9,320
8,978
9,466
9,079
9,142
9,558
9,831
Manipur
95
136
142
197
193
224
243
220
Meghalaya
140
352
405
542
578
668
710
657
Mizoram
95
130
122
172
190
223
535
467
Nagaland
70
217
238
300
322
372
381
379
Orissa
4,364
6,381
4,598
4,435
4,301
4,013
3,986
3,993
Punjab
1,634
1,608
1,823
1,699
1,699
1,499
1,544
1,622
Rajasthan
5,286
8,638
8,379
8,274
8,272
7,860
8,269
8,266
Sikkim
14
22
27
20
25
31
35
35
Tamil Nadu
6,054
4,991
5,621
4,968
4,718
4,866
4,505
4,671
Telangana
-
-
-
-
-
-
2,549
2,669
Tripura
68
116
134
171
184
213
233
215
Uttar Pradesh
7,545
7,715
8,203
7,381
7,382
6,895
7,044
7,442
Uttarakhand
448
571
658
665
642
703
752
767
West Bengal
3,264
1,731
2,269
2,458
2,335
2,144
2,088
2,136
A & N Islands
83
33
53
44
39
41
37
35
Chandigarh
2
8
9
11
10
10
9
10
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
27
35
28
27
29
29
28
30
Daman & Diu
4
6
9
9
9
9
10
10
Lakshadweep
0
2
4
4
5
5
4
2
Pondicherry
35
35
42
34
31
29
27
27
Total
81,472
99,896
91,663
92,769
90,844
91,267
92,571
93,815
Percent of Geographical Area
2.48
3.04
2.79
2.82
2.76
2.78
2.82
2.85
 
 
 
 
 

Source: Central Statistics Office, Government of India. EnviStats India 2018.