Forest Cover

Different category of forest area in the state is as under

Chart1
Sr. NoReserved ForestData PeriodProtected ForestUnclassed ForestTotal
11991-9213817.51998.094563.7119379.31
21992-9313820.01995.314577.1519392.47
31993-9413818.83997.434576.7619393.02
41994-9513832.97997.534575.2619405.76
51995-9613704.1388.374775.8118868.28
61996-9713694.7387.994732.4518815.14
71997-9813696.04388.124746.2118830.37
81998-9913724.07388.184721.2118833.46
91999-200013903.77395.964699.7818999.51
102000-0114155.18394.854562.5119112.54
112001-0214180.03377.024523.9419080.99
122002-0314098.74378.224463.3418940.30
132003-0414099.33378.224462.7518940.3
142004-0514067.02696.084198.4618961.56
152005-0614122.18478.934326.3918927.50
162006-0714131.15476.734319.4018927.28

Source : Gujarat Forest Statistic – 2007

Sr. No.Assessment YearData PeriodForest CoverChangesCumulative
119911987-8911907
219931989-9112044(+)137(+)137
319951991-9312320(+)276(+)413
419971993-9512578(+)258(+)671
519991995-9712969(+)391(+)1062
620011997-9912913(-) 56(+)1006
720031999-0114814(+)1901(+)2907
820052001-0314715(-)99(+)2808
920092003-0614620(-)95(+)2713

Source : FSI Report – 2009