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Date : Nov 19, 2022
Table 99: State-wise Tree Cover
(In Square Kilometre)
State/ UT 2001 2003 2005 2009 2011 2013 2015 2017 2019 2021
Andaman & Nicobar Islands 83 33 53 44 39 41 37 35 41 23
Andhra Pradesh 9011 12120 7640 7191 7152 7187 3965 3753 3914 4679
Arunachal Pradesh 478 363 446 592 549 660 761 807 848 1001
Assam 1942 935 1484 1590 1564 1582 1613 1496 1408 1630
Bihar 3693 1620 2522 2495 2369 2164 2182 2263 2003 2341
Chandigarh 2 8 9 11 10 10 9 10 25 15
Chhattisgarh 3535 6723 4492 4027 3866 3463 3629 3833 4248 5355
Dadra & Nagar Haveli 27 35 28 27 29 29 28 30 28 32
Daman & Diu 4 6 9 9 9 9 10 10 5 *
Delhi 40 98 107 123 120 118 111 113 129 147
Goa 62 136 268 286 286 334 325 323 272 244
Gujarat 4036 10586 7621 8390 7837 8358 7914 8024 6912 5489
Haryana 1526 1415 1565 1409 1395 1282 1355 1415 1565 1425
Himachal Pradesh 397 491 709 638 623 697 757 822 829 675
Jammu & Kashmir 2217 3826 5633 6764 6550 7664 8354 7815 7944 4465
Jharkhand 2694 5012 3080 3032 2914 2629 2783 2922 2657 2867
Karnataka 7446 5371 5467 5683 5733 5920 5552 5713 6257 7494
Kerala 1146 1903 2632 2801 2755 3146 2951 2959 2936 2820
Lakshadweep - 2 4 4 5 5 4 2 0.29 0.05
Madhya Pradesh 5751 7250 6267 6871 7090 7087 7773 8073 8339 8054
Maharashtra 8269 9320 8978 9466 9079 9142 9558 9831 10806 12108
Manipur 95 136 142 197 193 224 243 220 173 169
Meghalaya 140 352 405 542 578 668 710 657 710 698
Mizoram 95 130 122 172 190 223 535 467 441 444
Nagaland 70 217 238 300 322 372 381 379 362 365
Odisha 4364 6381 4598 4435 4301 4013 3986 3993 4648 5004
Puducherry 35 35 42 34 31 29 27 27 23 23
Punjab 1634 1608 1823 1699 1699 1499 1544 1622 1592 1138
Rajasthan 5286 8638 8379 8274 8272 7860 8269 8266 8112 8733
Sikkim 14 22 27 20 25 31 35 35 36 39
Tamil Nadu 6054 4991 5621 4968 4718 4866 4505 4671 4830 4424
Telangana - - - - - - 2549 2669 2514 2848
Tripura 68 116 134 171 184 213 233 215 231 228
Uttar Pradesh 7545 7715 8203 7381 7382 6895 7044 7442 7342 7421
Uttarakhand 448 571 658 665 642 703 752 767 841 1001
West Bengal 3264 1731 2269 2458 2335 2144 2088 2136 2006 2349
All-India 81472 99896 91663 92769 90844 91267 92571 93815 95027 95748
Notes: 1. The ‘tree cover’ is defined as tree patches outside recorded forest areas exclusive of forest cover and less than the minimum mappable area of one hectare.
2. Jammu & Kashmir includes data for UT of Jammu & Kashmir and UT of Ladakh.
3. - : Not Available.
4. *: From 2021 onwards, the data for Daman & Diu is clubbed with Dadra & Nagar Haveli.
Source: India State of Forest Report 2001-2021, Forest Survey of India, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.

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