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State Wise Tree Cover Estimates in  IHR

 

Tree  Cover Estimates 2001 Tree Cover Estimates 2003  Tree Cover Estimates 2005  Tree Cover Estimates 2007  Tree Cover Estimates 2011 

 

Tree Cover Estimates-2001

State

Geographic Area (Km2) Tree Cover

Area (Km2)

Proportion of Tree Cover to State Geographic Area (%)
Arunachal Pradesh
83743
478
0.57
Assam Hills
15322
 NA
NA
Himachal Pradesh
55,673
397
0.71
Jammu & Kashmir
222236
2217
1.00
Manipur
22327
95
0.43
Meghalaya
22429
140
0.62
Mizoram
21081
95
0.45
Nagaland
16579
70
0.42
Sikkim
7096
14
0.20
Tripura
10486
68
0.65
Uttarakhand
53483
448
0.84
West Bengal Hills
3149
 NA
NA

Total

533604 4022 0.75

Source: State of Forest Report-2001

Tree Cover Estimates- 2003

State

Geographic Area (Km2) Tree Cover
Area (Km2) Proportion of Tree Cover to State Geographic Area (%)
Arunachal Pradesh
83743
363
0.43
Assam Hills
15322
NA
NA
Himachal Pradesh
55,673
491
0.88
Jammu & Kashmir
222236
3826
1.72
Manipur
22327
136
0.61
Meghalaya
22429
352
1.57
Mizoram
21081
130
0.62
Nagaland
16579
217
1.31
Sikkim
7096
22
0.31
Tripura
10486
116
1.11
Uttarakhand
53483
571
1.07
West Bengal Hills
3149
NA
NA
Total 533604 6224 1.17

                                           Source: State of Forest Report - 2003

 

Tree Cover Estimates- 2005

State Geographic Area (Km2) Tree Cover
Area (Km2) Proportion of Tree Cover to State Geographic Area (%)
Arunachal Pradesh
83743
446
0.53
Assam Hills
15322

NA

NA
Himachal Pradesh
55,673
709
1.27
Jammu & Kashmir
222236
5633
2.53
Manipur
22327
142
0.64
Meghalaya
22429
405
1.81
Mizoram
21081
122
0.58
Nagaland
16579
238
1.44
Sikkim
7096
27
0.38
Tripura
10486
134
1.28
Uttarakhand
53483
658
1.23
West Bengal Hills
3149
NA
NA
Total   533604 8514 1.60

Source:  State of Forest Report - 2005

 

 

Tree Cover Estimates- 2007

State

Geographic Area (Km2) Tree Cover
Area (Km2) Proportion of Tree Cover to State Geographic Area (%)
Arunachal Pradesh 83743 592 0.71
Assam Hills 15322 NA NA
Himachal Pradesh 55673 638 1.15
Jammu & Kashmir 222236 6764 3.04
Manipur 22327 197 0.88
Meghalaya 22429 542 2.42
Mizoram 21081 172 0.82
Nagaland 16579 300 1.81
Sikkim 7096 20 0.28
Tripura 10486 171 1.63
Uttarakhand 53483 665 1.24
West Bengal Hills 3149 NA NA
Total   533604 10061 1.89

Source:  State of Forest Report - 2007

 

Tree Cover Estimates-2011

State

Geographic Area (Km2) Tree Cover
Area (Km2) Proportion of Tree Cover to State Geographic Area (%)
Arunachal Pradesh
83743
549
0.66
Assam Hills
15322
NA
NA
Himachal Pradesh
55673
623
1.12
Jammu & Kashmir
222236
6550
2.95
Manipur
22327
193
0.86
Meghalaya
22429
578
2.58
Mizoram
21081
190
0.90
Nagaland
16579
322
1.94
Sikkim
7096
25
0.35
Tripura
10486
184
1.75
Uttarakhand
53483
642
1.20
West Bengal Hills
3149
NA
NA
Total   533604 9856 1.85

Source:  State of Forest Report - 2011