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Forest Cover (District Wise)


District

Geographic area

Forest Cover  

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Scrub

Very Dense forest

Mod. Dense Forest

Open forest

Total

% of G.A.

Bokaro

1,929

60

232

273

565

29.39

5

39

Chatra

3,732

250

868

662

1,780

47.70

3

19

Deoghar

2,479

0

14

189

203

9.16

34

8

Dhanbad

2,996

0

44

158

202

6.74

-3

19

Dumka (includes Jamtara)

6,212

0

279

384

663

10.83

26

55

Garhwa

4,092

124

411

855

1,390

33.97

25

62

Giridih

4,963

77

339

469

885

18.72
21

21

Godda

2,110

13

268

127

408

19.34

9

22

Gumla (includes Simdega)

9,077

323

916

1,419

2,658

29.28

1

34

Hazaribagh

5,998

271

632

1,185

2,088

34.91

26

38

Kodarma

1,435

68

321

209

598

41.67

2

2

Lohardaga

1,491

173

217

109

499

33.47

-4

10

Pakur

1,571

3

174

111

288

18.33

5

20

Palamu (includes Latehar)

8,657

531

1,826

1,229

3,586

41.42

59

98

Paschimi Singhbhum

9,907

453

1,558

1,824

3,835

38.71

0

80

Purbi Singhbhum (includes Saraikela)

3,533

52

587

430

1,069

31.56

-9

29

Ranchi

7,698

139

712

1,233

2,084

28.42

180

50

Sahibganj

1,834

19

267

307

593

32.33

43

67

Total

79, 714

2,587

9,667

11,219

23,473

29.45

496

670