JavaScript must be enabled in order for you to use the Site in standard view. However, it seems JavaScript is either disabled or not supported by your browser. To use standard view, enable JavaScript by changing your browser options.

| Last Updated:: 08/08/2018

Forest Cover in States/UTs in India in 2017

 
2017 Assessment
 
States/UTs
Geographical area
Very dense forest
Mod. dense forest
Open forest
Total
forest
% of geographical area
Scrub
Andhra Pradesh
1,62,968
1,957
14,051
12,139
28,147
17.27
9,560
Arunachal Pradesh
83,743
20,721
30,955
15,288
66,964
79.96
247
Assam
78,438
2,797
10,192
15,116
28,105
35.83
217
Bihar
94,163
332
3,260
3,707
7,299
7.75
228
Chhattisgarh
1,35,192
7,064
32,215
16,268
55,547
41.09
552
Delhi
1,483
6.72
56.24
129.45
192.41
12.97
0.67
Goa
3,702
538
576
1,115
2,229
60.21
0
Gujarat
1,96,244
378
5,200
9,179
14,757
7.52
2,194
Haryana
44,212
28
452
1,108
1,588
3.59
154
Himachal Pradesh
55,673
3,110
6,705
5,285
15,100
27.12
308
Jammu & Kashmir*
2,22,236
4,075
8,579
10,587
23,241
10.46
573
Jharkhand
79,716
2,598
9,686
11,269
23,553
29.55
669
Karnataka
1,91,791
4,502
20,444
12,604
37,550
19.58
4,484
Kerala
38,852
1,663
9,407
9,251
20,321
52.30
23
Madhya Pradesh
3,08,252
6,563
34,571
36,280
77,414
25.11
6,279
Maharashtra
3,07,713
8,736
20,652
21,294
50,682
16.47
4,160
Manipur
22,327
908
6,510
9,928
17,346
77.69
1,111
Meghalaya
22,429
453
9,386
7,307
17,146
76.45
505
Mizoram
21,081
131
5,861
12,194
18,186
86.27
0
Nagaland
16,579
1,279
4,587
6,623
12,489
75.33
503
Odisha
1,55,707
6,967
21,370
23,008
51,345
32.98
4,306
Punjab
50,362
8
806
1,023
1,837
3.65
33
Rajasthan
3,42,239
78
4,340
12,154
16,572
4.84
4,579
Sikkim
7,096
1,081
1,575
688
3,344
47.13
307
Tamil Nadu
1,30,060
3,672
10,979
11,630
26,281
20.21
657
Telangana
112,077
1,596
8,738
10,085
20,419
18.22
3,238
Tripura
10,486
656
5,246
1,824
7,726
73.68
15
Uttar Pradesh
2,40,928
2,617
4,069
7,993
14,679
6.09
551
Uttarakhand
53,483
4,969
12,884
6,442
24,295
45.43
383
West Bengal
88,752
2,994
4,147
9,706
16,847
18.98
136
A & N Islands
8,249
5,678
684
380
6,742
81.73
1
Chandigarh
114
1.36
13.82
6.38
21.56
18.91
0.02
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
491
0
80
127
207
42.16
5
Daman & Diu
111
1.40
5.82
13.27
20.49
18.46
0.27
Lakshadweep
30
0
17.04
10.06
27.10
90.33
0
Puducherry
490
0
17.60
36.07
53.67
10.95
0
Grand Total
32,87,469
98,158
3,08,318
3,01,797
7,08,273
21.54
45,979

 

 

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