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State Wise Recorded Forest Area of IHR States

 

 Forest Area -1987 Forest Area -1989 Forest Area -1991 Forest Area -1993

Forest Area -1995

 Forest Area -1997 Forest Area -1999 Forest Area -2001 Forest Area -2003

Forest Area -2005

     


         

Recorded Forest Area-1987

State

Geographic
Area (sq. km.)

Recorded Forest Area (sq. km.) Proportion of State Forest Area to State Geographic Area (%)
Total
Arunachal Pradesh
83580
51540
61.67
Assam Hills
15322
NA
NA
Himachal Pradesh
55670
21325
38.31
Jammu & Kashmir 
222240
20892
9.40
Manipur
22360
15155
67.78
Meghalaya
22490
8514
37.86
Mizoram
21090
15935
75.56
Nagaland
16530
8625
52.18
Sikkim
7300
2650
36.30
Tripura
10480
6280
59.92
Uttarakhand
51125
NA
NA
West Bengal Hills
3149
NA
NA
Total 531336 150916 28.40
                         Source: State of Forest Report-1987

Recorded Forest Area-1989

State

Geographic
Area (sq. km.)

Recorded Forest Area (sq. km.) Proportion of State Forest Area to State Geographic Area (%)
Total
Arunachal Pradesh
83580
51540
61.67
Assam Hills
15322
NA
NA
Himachal Pradesh
55670
21325
38.31
Jammu & Kashmir 
222240
20892
9.40
Manipur
22360
15155
67.78
Meghalaya
22490
8514
37.86
Mizoram
21090
15935
75.56
Nagaland
16530
8625
52.18
Sikkim
7300
2650
36.30
Tripura
10480
6280
59.92
Uttarakhand
51125
NA
NA
West Bengal Hills
3149
NA
NA
Total 531336 150916 28.40
                           Source: State of Forest Report-1989

Recorded Forest Area-1991

State

Geographic
Area (sq. km.)

Recorded Forest Area (sq. km.) Proportion of State Forest Area to State Geographic Area (%)
Total
Arunachal Pradesh
83743
51540
61.55
Assam Hills
15322
NA
NA
Himachal Pradesh
55673
37591
67.52
Jammu & Kashmir 
222235
20174
9.08
Manipur
22327
15154
67.87
Meghalaya
22429
9496
42.34
Mizoram
21081
15935
75.59
Nagaland
16579
8625
52.02
Sikkim
7096
2650
37.34
Tripura
10486
6292
60.00
Uttarakhand
51125
NA
NA
West Bengal Hills
3149
NA
NA
Total 531245 167457 31.52
                            Source: State of Forest Report-1991

Recorded Forest Area-1993

State

Geographic
Area (sq. km.)

Recorded Forest Area (sq. km.) Proportion of State Forest Area to State Geographic Area (%)
Total
Arunachal Pradesh
83743
51540
61.55
Assam Hills
15322
NA
NA
Himachal Pradesh
55673
37591
67.52
Jammu & Kashmir 
222235
20174
9.08
Manipur
22327
15154
67.87
Meghalaya
22429
9496
42.34
Mizoram
21081
15935
75.59
Nagaland
16579
8625
52.02
Sikkim
7096
2650
37.34
Tripura
10486
6292
60.00
Uttarakhand
51125
NA
NA
West Bengal Hills
3149
NA
NA
Total
531245
167457
31.52
                         Source: State of Forest Report-1993

Recorded Forest Area-1995

State

Geographic Area     

(sq. km.)

Recorded Forest Area (sq. km.) Proportion of State Forest Area to State Geographic Area (%)
    Reserved Forest               Protected Forest           Unclassed Forest               Total        
Arunachal Pradesh
83743
15321
8
36211
51540
61.55
Assam Hills
15322
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA
Himachal Pradesh
55673
1896
31473
2038
35407
63.60
Jammu & Kashmir 
222235
20182
-
-
20182
9.08
Manipur
22327
1463
4171
9520
15154
67.87
Meghalaya
22429
981
12
8503
9496
42.34
Mizoram
21081
7127
3568
5240
15935
75.59
Nagaland
16579
86
507
8036
8629
52.05
Sikkim
7096
2261
285
104
2650
37.34
Tripura
10486
3588
509
2196
6293
60.01
Uttarakhand
51125
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA1
West Bengal Hills
3149
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA
Total
531245
52905
40533
71848
165286
31.11

                         Source: State of Forest Report-1995

 

Recorded Forest Area-1997

State

Geographic Area     

(sq. km.)

Recorded Forest Area (sq. km.) Proportion of State Forest Area to State Geographic Area (%)
    Reserved Forest               Protected Forest           Unclassed Forest               Total        
Arunachal Pradesh
83743
15321
8
36211
51540
61.55
Assam Hills
15322
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA
Himachal Pradesh
55673
1896
31473
2038
35407
63.60
Jammu & Kashmir 
222235
20182
-
-
20182
9.08
Manipur
22327
1463
4171
9520
15154
67.87
Meghalaya
22429
981
12
8503
9496
42.34
Mizoram
21081
7127
3568
5240
15935
75.59
Nagaland
16579
86
507
8036
8629
52.05
Sikkim
7096
2261
285
104
2650
37.34
Tripura
10486
3588
509
2196
6293
60.01
Uttarakhand
51125
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA1
West Bengal Hills
3149
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA
Total 531245
52905
40533
71848
165286
31.11
                          Source: State of Forest Report-1997

Recorded Forest Area-1999

State

Geographic Area     

(sq. km.)

Recorded Forest Area (sq. km.) Proportion of State Forest Area to State Geographic Area (%)
    Reserved Forest               Protected Forest           Unclassed Forest               Total        
Arunachal Pradesh
83743
15321
8
36211
51540
61.55
Assam Hills
15322
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA
Himachal Pradesh
55673
1896
31473
2038
35407
63.60
Jammu & Kashmir 
222235
20182
-
-
20182
9.08
Manipur
22327
1463
4171
9520
15154
67.87
Meghalaya
22429
981
12
8503
9496
42.34
Mizoram
21081
7127
3568
5240
15935
75.59
Nagaland
16579
86
507
8036
8629
52.05
Sikkim
7096
2261
285
104
2650
37.34
Tripura
10486
3588
509
2196
6293
60.01
Uttarakhand
51125
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA1
West Bengal Hills
3149
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA
Total 531245
52905
40533
71848
165286
31.11
                          Source: State of Forest Report-1999

Recorded Forest Area-2001

State

Geographic Area     

(sq. km.)

Recorded Forest Area (sq. km.) Proportion of State Forest Area to State Geographic Area (%)
    Reserved Forest               Protected Forest           Unclassed Forest               Total        
Arunachal Pradesh
83743
19880
NA
31660
51540
61.55
Assam Hills
15322
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA
Himachal Pradesh
55673
1896
33043
2094
37033
66.52
Jammu & Kashmir 
222236
20230
NA
NA
20230
9.10
Manipur
22327
1467
4171
11780
17418
78.01
Meghalaya
22429
1112
12
8372
9496
42.34
Mizoram
21081
7127
3568
5240
15935
75.59
Nagaland
16579
308
508
7813
8629
52.05
Sikkim
7096
5376
285
104
5765
81.24
Tripura
10486
3588
509
2196
6293
60.01
Uttarakhand
53483
23827
10673
162
34662
64.81
West Bengal Hills
3149
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA
Total
533604
84811
52769
69421
207001
38.79
                            Source: State of Forest Report-2001

Recorded Forest Area - 2003

State

Geographic Area                            (sq. km.)

Recorded Forest Area (sq. km.) Proportion of State Forest Area to State Geographic Area (%)
Reserved Forest               Protected Forest             Unclassed Forest            Total             
Arunachal Pradesh
83743
10178
9536
31826
51540
61.55
Assam Hills
15322
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA
Himachal Pradesh
55673
1896
33043
2094
37033
66.52
Jammu & Kashmir 
222236
2551
17643
36
20230
9.10
Manipur
22327
1467
4171
11780
17418
78.01
Meghalaya
22429
1112
12
8372
9496
42.34
Mizoram
21081
7909
3568
5240
16717
79.30
Nagaland
16579
308
508
7813
8629
52.05
Sikkim
7096
5452
389
NA
5841
82.31
Tripura
10486
3588
664
2041
6293
60.01
Uttarakhand
53483
23827
10673
162
34662
64.81
West Bengal Hills
3149
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA
Total
533604
58288
80207
69364
207859
38.95
                                   Source: State of Forest Report-2003
                                   Source: Forest Departments of States
 

Recorded Forest Area - 2005

State

Geographic Area                           

(sq. km.)

Recorded Forest Area (sq. km.) Proportion of State Forest Area to State Geographic Area (%)
Reserved Forest        Protected Forest  Unclassed Forest   Total   
Arunachal Pradesh
83743
10546
9528
31466
51540
61.55
Assam Hills
15322
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA
Himachal Pradesh
55673
1898
33060
2075
37033
66.52
Jammu & Kashmir 
222236
17643
2551
36
20230
9.10
Manipur
22327
1467
4171
11780
17418
78.01
Meghalaya
22429
1113
12
8371
9496
42.34
Mizoram
21081
7909
3568
5240
16717
79.30
Nagaland
16579
86
508
8628
9222
55.62
Sikkim
7096
5452
389
NA
5841
82.31
Tripura
10486
4175
2
2117
6294
60.02
Uttarakhand
53483
24638
9882
131
34651
64.79
West Bengal Hills
3149
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA
Total
533604
74927
63671
69844
208442
39.06
                             Source: State of Forest Report-2005

 

Recorded Forest Area - 2007

State

Geographic Area                           (sq. km.)

Recorded Forest Area (sq. km.) Proportion of State Forest Area to State Geographic Area (%)
Reserved Forest  Protected Forest Unclassed Forest Total
Arunachal Pradesh
83743
10546
9528
31466
51540
61.55
Assam Hills
15322
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA
Himachal Pradesh
55673
1898
33060
2075
37033
66.52
Jammu & Kashmir 
222236
17643
2551
36
20230
9.10
Manipur
22327
1467
4171
11780
17418
78.01
Meghalaya
22429
1113
12
8371
9496
42.34
Mizoram
21081
7909
3568
5240
16717
79.30
Nagaland
16579
86
508
8628
9222
55.62
Sikkim
7096
5452
389
NA
5841
82.31
Tripura
10486
4175
2
2117
6294
60.02
Uttarakhand
53483
24638
9882
131
34651
64.79
West Bengal Hills
3149
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA
Total
533604
74927
63671
69844
208442
39.06
                             Source: State of Forest Report-2007

 

Recorded Forest Area - 2011

State

Geographic Area                            (sq. km.)

Recorded Forest Area (sq. km.) Proportion of State Forest Area to State Geographic Area (%)
Reserved Forest  Protected Forest Unclassed Forest        Total             
Arunachal Pradesh
83743
10546
9528
31466
51540
61.55
Assam Hills
15322
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA
Himachal Pradesh
55673
1898
33130
2005
37033
66.52
Jammu & Kashmir 
222236
17643
2551
36
20230
9.10
Manipur
22327
1467
4171
11780
17418
78.01
Meghalaya
22429
1113
12
8371
9496
42.34
Mizoram
21081
7909
3568
5240
16717
79.30
Nagaland
16579
86
508
8628
9222
55.62
Sikkim
7096
5452
389
NA
5841
82.31
Tripura
10486
4175
2
2117
6294
60.02
Uttarakhand
53483
24643
9885
123
34651
64.79
West Bengal Hills
3149
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA
Total
533604
74932
63744
69766
208442
39.06
                             Source: State of Forest Report-2011

 

Recorded Forest Area - 2013

State

Geographic Area                            (sq. km.)

Recorded Forest Area (sq. km.) Proportion of State Forest Area to State Geographic Area (%)
Reserved Forest  Protected Forest Unclassed Forest        Total             
Arunachal Pradesh
83743
10723
9779
31039
51541
61.55
Assam Hills
15322
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA
Himachal Pradesh
55673
1898
33130
2005
37033
66.52
Jammu & Kashmir 
222236
17643
2551
36
20230
9.10
Manipur
22327
1467
4171
11780
17418
78.01
Meghalaya
22429
1113
12
8371
9496
42.34
Mizoram
21081
7909
3568
5240
16717
79.30
Nagaland
16579
86
508
8628
9222
55.62
Sikkim
7096
5452
389
NA
5841
82.31
Tripura
10486
4175
2
2117
6294
60.02
Uttarakhand
53483
24643
9885
123
34651
64.79
West Bengal Hills
3149
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA
Total
533604
75109
63995
69339
208443
39.06

                             Source: State of Forest Report-2013