Notes

Nine-fold classification of land use is based on land records in most States.

See Section 4.7 of Report of the Rangarajan Commission. \cite{rangarajannsc2001}

Data

Table 1: Area under different categories of landuse, India, Million hectares
Year Area for which land utilisation was reported Area under forests Area under non-agricultural uses Barren and unculturable land Permanent pastures and other grazing lands Land under miscellaneous tree crops Culturable waste land Current fallows Fallows other than current fallows Net sown area Gross cropped area NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
1950-51 284.31 40.48 9.36 38.16 6.67 19.83 22.94 10.68 17.45 118.75 131.89 20.85 7.158 1.137 8.295 3.613 nil 5.978 2.967
1951-52 287.83 48.89 12.69 37.48 8.59 7.88 23.93 13.81 15.15 119.4 133.23 21.05 7.49 1.193 8.683 3.489 nil 6.517 2.36
1952-53 290.79 51.15 12.32 37.42 8.63 7.76 23.68 12.9 13.48 123.44 137.68 21.12 7.511 1.35 8.861 3.303 nil 6.521 2.437
1953-54 291.9 51.08 13.28 36.38 10.88 5.8 22.9 12.03 12.75 126.81 142.48 21.87 7.545 1.314 8.859 4.228 nil 6.685 2.097
1954-55 291.38 50.43 13.78 34.52 11.22 5.77 22.8 11.96 13.04 127.84 144.09 22.09 7.832 1.235 9.067 4.025 nil 6.726 2.27
1955-56 291.92 51.34 13.92 34.48 11.47 5.88 21.54 11.58 12.54 129.16 147.31 22.76 8.025 1.36 9.385 4.423 nil 6.739 2.211
1956-57 292.18 51.39 13.98 33.39 12.19 5.78 21.28 11.36 11.97 130.85 149.49 22.53 7.916 1.357 9.273 4.492 nil 6.566 2.202
1957-58 293.44 52.18 14.11 33.23 12.83 6.09 20.6 12.7 12.62 129.08 145.83 23.16 8.303 1.349 9.652 4.536 nil 6.818 2.15
1958-59 293.66 51.41 14.3 33.16 13.09 6 20.18 11.45 12.26 131.83 151.63 23.4 8.391 1.279 9.67 4.759 nil 6.686 2.286
1959-60 297.25 54.02 14.9 33.43 13.68 5.82 19.46 11.93 11.08 132.94 152.82 24.04 8.809 1.305 10.114 4.631 nil 7.083 2.209
1960-61 298.46 54.05 14.84 35.91 13.97 4.46 19.21 11.64 11.18 133.2 152.77 24.66 9.17 1.2 10.37 4.561 0.135 7.155 2.44
1961-62 299.15 54.19 14.79 35.92 14.08 4.5 18.63 11.15 10.48 135.4 156.21 24.88 9.339 1.163 10.502 4.612 0.258 7.094 2.418
1962-63 304.98 60.54 15.11 35.16 14.1 4.56 17.91 11.06 10.2 136.34 156.76 25.66 9.686 1.1463 10.832 4.7805 0.901 6.748 2.403
1963-64 305.17 60.69 15.27 34.81 14.59 4.38 17.65 11.23 10.06 136.48 156.96 25.89 9.862 1.1601 11.022 4.5992 1.028 6.756 2.483
1964-65 305.25 60.35 15.44 34.8 14.74 4.11 17.37 11.16 9.17 138.12 159.23 26.6 10.08 1.1431 11.223 4.78 1.087 6.9881 2.522
1965-66 305.54 61.54 15.17 34.33 14.81 4.08 16.96 13.18 9.26 136.2 155.28 26.34 9.859 1.099 10.958 4.258 1.293 7.3601 2.475
1966-67 305.49 63.46 15.36 32.16 14.02 4.02 16.67 13.53 9.05 137.23 157.35 26.91 10.221 1.026 11.247 4.424 1.706 7.4893 2.041
1967-68 306.12 64.22 15.47 31.83 13.8 3.97 16.23 11.92 8.8 139.88 163.74 27.19 10.295 0.948 11.243 4.493 2.112 6.9992 2.346
1968-69 305.88 64.79 15.65 31.59 13.32 3.88 16.06 14.1 9.19 137.31 159.53 29.01 10.985 0.907 11.892 3.926 3.087 7.714 2.39
1969-70 303.89 63.89 15.87 30.29 12.99 4.45 15.79 12.32 9.59 138.69 162.26 30.2 11.724 0.8806 12.605 4.059 3.739 7.4384 2.3564
1970-71 303.75 63.83 16.48 28.13 13.26 4.37 17.5 10.6 8.73 140.86 165.79 31.1 11.972 0.866 12.838 4.112 4.461 7.426 2.2661
1971-72 304.14 63.77 16.97 28 12.96 4.28 17.46 12.67 8.31 139.72 165.19 31.55 12.2461 0.8693 13.115 3.7341 4.745 7.5353 2.417
1972-73 303.99 65.43 16.66 25.82 12.71 4.53 17.33 15.18 9.19 137.14 162.15 31.83 12.134 0.8624 12.996 3.619 5.393 7.571 2.255
1973-74 304.09 65.73 16.8 25.22 12.78 4.14 17.07 11.29 8.65 142.42 169.87 32.55 12.196 0.8691 13.065 3.9 5.604 7.679 2.298
1974-75 304.14 65.88 18.38 23.16 12.86 3.77 17.03 16.31 8.97 137.79 164.19 33.71 12.657 0.857 13.5137 3.5443 6.583 7.6462 2.422
1975-76 304.33 66.7 18.66 21.58 12.59 3.63 17.74 12.55 9.23 141.65 171.3 34.59 12.933 0.858 13.7912 3.9722 6.543 7.601 2.386
1976-77 304.68 67.16 18.93 21.52 12.53 3.63 17.47 14.57 9.38 139.48 167.33 35.15 13.016 0.8454 13.8608 3.9013 7.4323 7.6552 2.3
1977-78 304.18 67.14 19.05 20.22 12.35 3.69 17.18 13.03 9.57 141.95 172.23 36.55 13.734 0.842 14.576 3.904 7.641 7.943 2.482
1978-79 304.68 67.47 19.2 20.14 12.14 3.63 17.29 12.47 9.37 142.98 174.8 38.06 14.304 0.8447 15.149 3.937 8.159 8.27 2.544
1979-80 304.13 67.5 19.54 20.16 12.12 3.53 16.66 15.7 10.03 138.9 169.59 38.52 13.931 0.8426 14.774 3.481 9.307 8.5571 2.405
1980-81 304.16 67.46 19.6 19.96 11.99 3.58 16.74 14.83 9.72 140.29 172.63 38.72 14.45 0.842 15.292 3.182 9.531 8.164 2.551
1981-82 304.28 67.36 19.63 20.09 12.03 3.6 16.42 13.37 9.66 142.12 176.75 40.5 15.456 0.49 15.946 3.376 10.334 8.403 2.4441
1982-83 304.09 67.33 19.87 20.1 11.93 3.54 16.33 14.82 9.36 140.81 172.75 40.69 15.716 0.4692 16.185 2.9363 10.77 8.577 2.223
1983-84 304.19 66.6 20.24 20.34 12.03 3.63 15.56 13.31 9.27 143.21 179.56 41.95 16.294 0.47 16.764 3.533 10.922 8.47 2.26
1984-85 304.31 66.39 20.46 20.24 12 3.57 15.88 15.36 9.51 140.9 176.33 42.15 15.805 0.4704 16.275 3.021 11.566 8.828 2.455
1985-86 304.7 67.07 20.63 20.09 11.78 3.56 15.72 14.89 10.05 140.9 178.46 41.87 15.715 0.465 16.1796 2.765 11.903 8.5153 2.502
1986-87 305.01 66.88 20.88 20.16 11.84 3.63 15.55 16.24 10.26 139.58 176.41 42.57 16.039 0.4562 16.4948 2.677 12.298 8.5242 2.575
1987-88 304.84 66.94 21.17 20.11 11.72 3.51 15.53 20.91 10.86 134.09 170.74 42.89 15.286 0.4602 15.746 2.523 13.185 8.611 2.827
1988-89 304.83 66.94 21.3 19.92 11.53 3.51 15.17 14.32 10.25 141.89 182.28 46.15 16.64 0.462 17.102 2.996 13.716 9.498 2.8364
1989-90 304.88 67.41 21.26 19.7 11.3 3.8 15.1 13.69 10.27 142.34 182.27 46.7 16.646 0.4782 17.124 2.941 14.049 9.837 2.751
1990-91 304.86 67.81 21.09 19.39 11.4 3.82 14.99 13.7 9.66 143 185.74 48.02 16.9728 0.4804 17.4532 2.944 14.257 10.437 2.932
1991-92 304.9 67.87 21.46 19.27 11.3 3.76 14.99 14.67 9.94 141.63 182.24 49.87 17.327 0.4642 17.7912 2.991 15.168 10.869 3.048
1992-93 304.86 67.98 21.77 19.12 11.1 3.78 14.59 14.19 9.67 142.65 185.62 50.3 16.503 0.483 16.986 3.179 15.815 11.105 3.211
1993-94 304.88 68.28 22.21 18.69 10.97 3.7 14.41 14.38 9.83 142.42 186.59 51.34 16.653 0.485 17.138 3.17 16.376 11.22 3.435
1994-95 304.83 68.6 22.56 18.46 11.03 3.73 14.26 13.25 9.97 142.96 188.05 53 16.799 0.48 17.279 3.276 17.189 11.722 3.533
1995-96 304.88 68.82 22.36 19.01 11.06 3.48 14.1 13.83 10.02 142.2 187.47 53.4 16.561 0.559 17.12 3.118 17.91 11.787 3.467
1996-97 304.62 69.1 22.55 17.96 10.88 3.65 14.02 13.32 10.19 142.93 189.5 55.11 16.889 0.22 17.109 2.821 19.338 12.457 3.388
1997-98 304.66 69.25 23.14 17.46 10.85 3.73 13.94 14.28 10.08 141.94 189.99 55.21 17.186 0.211 17.397 2.597 19.68 12.431 3.106
1998-99 305.01 69.22 23.35 17.52 10.9 3.68 13.9 13.59 10.11 142.75 191.65 57.44 17.099 0.212 17.311 2.795 21.394 12.606 3.329
1999-00 305.02 69.16 23.6 17.54 10.85 3.73 13.74 15.05 10.29 141.06 188.4 57.53 17.247 0.194 17.44 2.539 22.042 12.597 2.912
2000-01 305.18 69.53 23.89 17.59 10.67 3.44 13.63 14.78 10.29 141.36 185.34 55.13 15.762 0.203 15.965 2.455 22.569 11.26 2.885
2001-02 305.12 69.41 24.05 17.52 10.53 3.45 13.52 15.35 10.56 140.73 188.29 56.92 14.992 0.209 15.201 2.186 23.239 11.944 4.352
2002-03 305.34 69.57 24.26 17.8 10.54 3.36 13.61 21.86 11.88 132.47 175.58 53.87 13.806 0.206 14.012 1.803 23.479 10.914 3.664
2003-04 305.56 69.65 24.65 17.58 10.49 3.38 13.24 14.47 11.34 140.76 190.08 56.96 14.166 0.206 14.372 1.912 24.512 11.875 4.288
2004-05 305.58 69.65 24.89 17.58 10.46 3.4 13.27 14.48 10.69 141.17 191.55 59.21 14.474 0.214 14.688 1.735 23.054 12.161 7.567
2005-06 305.43 69.68 25.12 17.44 10.45 3.39 13.22 14.06 10.6 141.46 193.32 60.79 16.417 0.227 16.644 2.088 23.849 12.235 5.974
2006-07 305.64 69.69 25.57 17.4 10.42 3.36 13.27 15.43 10.51 140 192.49 62.7 16.73 0.224 16.954 2.083 24.764 12.897 6.003
2007-08 305.69 69.62 26.02 17.18 10.36 3.42 13.07 14.76 10.35 140.9 195.16 63.1 16.473 0.217 16.69 1.968 26.337 12.033 6.072
2008-09 305.69 69.64 26.31 17.02 10.34 3.4 12.76 14.54 10.32 141.36 195.1 63.2 16.401 0.196 16.596 1.979 26.013 12.563 6.045

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Source: Directorate of Economics & Statistics, Department of Agriculture and Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India

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