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| Last Updated:: 31/12/2015

Type of Forest Cover (2007 - 13)

 
Type of Forest Cover in Indian States and Union Territories (2007-13)
 
 
 (Area in km2)
 
States/UTs
Geographical area
Forest cover in 2007*
Forest cover in 2011
Forest cover in 2013
Very
dense forest
Mod. dense forest
Open forest
Total
Very dense forest
Mod. dense forest
Open forest
Total
Very dense forest
Mod. dense forest
Open forest
Total
Andhra Pradesh
2,75,069
820
24,757
19,525
45,102
23
24,356
20,040
44,419
130
24,199
20,043
44,372
Arunachal Pradesh
83,743
20,858
31,556
14,939
67,353
13,907
39,604
14,508
68,019
14,411
37,977
15,389
67,777
Assam
78,438
1,461
11,558
14,673
27,692
1,684
11,358
14,784
27,826
1,444
11,387
14,814
27,645
Bihar
94,163
231
3,248
3,325
6,804
76
2,951
2,531
5,558
110
3,004
2,465
5,579
Chhattisgarh
1,35,191
4,162
35,038
16,670
55,870
1,540
37,440
17,018
55,998
2,256
36,472
17,135
55,863
Delhi
1,483
7
50
120
177
0
52
118
170
0
54
122
176
Goa
3,702
511
624
1,016
2,151
0
1,255
901
2,156
55
1,095
1,014
2,164
Gujarat
1,96,022
376
5,249
8,995
14,620
114
6,231
8,601
14,946
114
6,024
8,577
14,715
Haryana
44,212
27
463
1,104
1,594
2
518
997
1,517
3
523
1,061
1,587
Himachal Pradesh
55,673
3,224
6,383
5,061
14,668
1,093
7,883
5,377
14,353
1,097
7,831
5,441
14,369
Jammu & Kashmir
2,22,236
4,298
8,977
9,411
22,686
2,102
8,395
10,770
21,267
2,135
8,394
10,744
21,273
Jharkhand
79,714
2,590
9,899
10,405
22,894
2,544
9,137
11,035
22,716
2,544
9,078
10,969
22,591
Karnataka
1,91,791
1,777
20,181
14,232
36,190
431
22,030
13,988
36,449
464
21,634
13,153
35,251
Kerala
38,863
1,443
9,410
6,471
17,324
334
9,294
5,949
15,577
1,024
8,636
5,935
15,595
Madhya Pradesh
3,08,245
6,647
35,007
36,046
77,700
4,000
37,843
34,586
76,429
4,239
36,843
34,931
76,013
Maharashtra
3,07,713
8,739
20,834
21,077
50,650
8,070
20,317
18,478
46,865
8,191
20,193
19,092
47,476
Manipur
22,327
701
5,474
11,105
17,280
720
5,818
10,681
17,219
923
5,541
10,622
17,086
Meghalaya
22,429
410
9,501
7,410
17,321
168
6,323
10,348
16,839
338
6,808
9,842
16,988
Mizoram
21,081
134
6,251
12,855
19,240
84
7,404
10,942
18,430
133
6,173
12,378
18,684
Nagaland
16,579
1,274
4,897
7,293
13,464
57
5,650
7,902
13,609
236
5,602
7,881
13,719
Orissa
1,55,707
7,073
21,394
20,388
48,855
288
27,882
20,196
48,366
538
27,656
20,180
48,374
Punjab
50,362
0
733
931
1,664
0
743
837
1,580
0
723
835
1,558
Rajasthan
3,42,239
72
4,450
11,514
16,036
14
4,482
11,330
15,826
14
4,456
11,380
15,850
Sikkim
7,096
500
2,161
696
3,357
458
1,904
900
3,262
498
1,912
852
3,262
Tamil Nadu
1,30,058
2,926
10,216
10,196
23,338
2,440
9,567
10,636
22,643
2,650
9,790
10,604
23,044
Tripura
10,486
111
4,770
3,192
8,073
58
4,988
3,047
8,093
61
4,969
3,125
8,155
Uttar Pradesh
2,40,928
1,626
4,563
8,152
14,341
1,297
4,699
8,122
14,118
1,297
4,682
8,148
14,127
Uttarakhand
53,483
4,762
14,165
5,568
24,495
4,002
14,420
6,043
24,465
4,002
14,396
6,044
24,442
West Bengal
88,752
2,987
4,644
5,363
12,994
2,303
3,742
6,298
12,343
2,302
3,777
6,334
12,413
A & N Islands
8,249
3,762
2,405
495
6,662
3,475
2,809
680
6,964
3,359
2,646
624
6,629
Chandigarh
114
1
10
6
17
1
8
6
15
1
8
6
15
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
491
0
114
97
211
0
145
80
225
0
130
91
221
Daman & Diu
112
0
1
5
6
0
2
6
8
0
2
6
8
Lakshadweep
32
0
16
10
26
0
12
11
23
0
15
10
25
Puducherry
480
0
13
31
44
0
17
23
40
0
17
25
42
Total
32,87,263
83,510
3,19,012
2,88,377
6,90,899
51,285
3,39,279
2,87,769
6,78,333
54,569
3,32,647
2,89,872
6,77,088
 
* Reported in 2009.
 
Source: Forest Survey of India, Dehradun. State of Forest Report (2001-2013).