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AGRICULTURAL LAND-USE STATISTICS

AGRICULTURAL LAND-USE STATISTICS

 Agricultural Land by use in India

(In Million Hectares)

S.No.

Classification

2000-01 2014-15
I. Geographical Area 328.73 328.73
II. Reporting Area for Land Utilisation Statistics 305.19 307.82
1. Forest 69.84 71.79
2. Not Available for Cultivation (A+B) 41.23 43.88
(A) Area Under Non-agricultural Uses 23.75 26.88
(B) Barren & Un-culturable Land 17.48 17.00
3. Other Uncultivated land excluding Fallow 27.74 25.83
(A) Permanent Pasture & other Grazing Land 10.66 10.26
(B) Land under Miscellaneous Tree Crops & 3.44 3.10
(C) Culturable Waste Land 13.63 12.47
4. Fallow Lands (A+B) 25.04 26.18
(A) Fallow Lands other than Current Fallows 10.27 11.09
(B) Current Fallows 14.78 15.09
5. Net Area Sown (6-7) 141.34 140.13
6. Total Cropped Area (Gross Cropped Area) 185.34 198.36
7. Area Sown more than once 44.00 58.23
8. Cropping Intensity* 131.13 141.55
Net Irrigated Area 55.20 68.38
Gross Irrigated Area 76.19 96.46

* Cropping Intensity is percentage of Gross Cropped Area to Net Area Sown.

Source:  Land-Use Statistics 2014-15, Directorate of Economics & Statistics, DAC&FW

Updated: 2019-01-18 — 4:07 pm

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