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| Last Updated:: 18/01/2016

Type of Forest Cover 2015

 

Forest Cover in States/UTs in India in 2015
 
 
Forest Cover (Area in km2)
 
States/Uts
Geographical area
Very dense forest
Mod. dense forest
Open forest
Total
Percent of geographical area
Scrub
Andhra Pradesh
1,60,204
375
13,093
10,956
24,424
15.25
8,562
Arunachal Pradesh
83,743
20,804
31,301
15,143
67,248
80.3
264
Assam
78,438
1,441
11,268
14,914
27,623
35.22
384
Bihar
94,163
248
3,376
3,664
7,288
7.74
120
Chhattisgarh
1,35,191
4,152
34,846
16,588
55,586
41.12
117
Delhi
1,483
6.94
57.15
124.68
188.77
12.73
2
Goa
3,702
542
580
1,102
2,224
60.08
0
Gujarat
1,96,022
376
5,220
9,064
14,660
7.48
1,490
Haryana
44,212
27
452
1,105
1,584
3.58
151
Himachal Pradesh
55,673
3,224
6,381
5,091
14,696
26.4
301
Jammu & Kashmir*
2,22,236
4,061
8,815
10,112
22,988
10.34
625
Jharkhand
79,714
2,588
9,663
11,227
23,478
29.45
685
Karnataka
1,91,791
1,781
20,063
14,577
36,421
18.99
3,191
Kerala
38,863
1,523
9,301
8,415
19,239
49.5
36
Madhya Pradesh
3,08,245
6,629
34,902
35,931
77,462
25.13
6,383
Maharashtra
3,07,713
8,712
20,747
21,169
50,628
16.45
4,157
Manipur
22,327
727
5,925
10,342
16,994
76.11
1,182
Meghalaya
22,429
449
9,584
7,184
17,217
76.76
348
Mizoram
21,081
138
5,858
12,752
18,748
88.93
0
Nagaland
16,579
1,296
4,695
6,975
12,966
78.21
622
Odisha
1,55,707
7,023
21,470
21,861
50,354
32.34
4,499
Punjab
50,362
0
735
1,036
1,771
3.52
37
Rajasthan
3,42,239
76
4,426
11,669
16,171
4.73
4,302
Sikkim
7,096
500
2,160
697
3,357
47.31
311
Tamil Nadu
1,30,058
2,993
10,469
12,883
26,345
20.26
414
Telangana
1,14,865
513
12,712
8,366
21,591
18.80
1,874
Tripura
10,486
113
4,609
3,089
7,811
74.49
55
Uttar Pradesh
2,40,928
2,195
4,060
8,206
14,461
6
803
Uttarakhand
53,483
4,754
13,602
5,884
24,240
45.32
307
West Bengal
88,752
2,948
4,172
9,708
16,828
18.96
133
A & N Islands
8,249
5,686
685
380
6,751
81.84
1
Chandigarh
114
1.36
14.09
6.58
22.03
19.32
0.03
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
491
0
80
126
206
41.96
5
Daman & Diu
112
1.4
5.82
12.39
19.61
17.51
0.55
Lakshadweep
32
0
17.22
9.84
27.06
84.56
0
Puducherry
480
0
29.68
25.7
55.38
11.54
0
Grand Total
32,87,263
85,904
3,15,374
3,00,395
7,01,673
21.34
41,362

 

 

 

Source: Forest Survey of India, Dehradun. India State of Forest Report (2015)