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

Printed Date: Saturday, August 15, 2020

Uttarakhand Forest Cover (2017)

 

Uttarakhand Forest Cover Within and Outside Recorded Forest Area
 
 
Forest Cover within Recorded Forest Area
Very Dense Forest (VDF)
4,172
Moderately Dense Forest (MDF)
9,344
Open Forest (OF)
3,264
Total
16,780
Forest Cover outside Recorded Forest Area
Very Dense Forest
797
Moderately Dense Forest
3,540
Open Forest
3,178
Total
7,515
Total Forest Cover
24,295
Tree Cover
767
Total Forest & Tree Cover
25,062
Of State’s Geographical Area
46.86%
Of India’s Forest & Tree Cover
3.12%
Per Capita Forest & Tree Cover
0.25 ha
                     
 
 
 
 
 

 

Source: Forest Survey of India, Dehradun. India State of Forest Report (2017)