West Bengal State Marketing Board
Ninefold Classification of Land in West Bengal by District -Contd
Reporting Area (In Thousand Hectares)
District 1980-81 1995-96 2000-01 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2006
123 4 5 67 8
West Bengal* 8604.85 8694.51 8687.71 8694.67 8686.64 8687.52 8687.45
Burdwan 700.55 698.46 698.45 699.06 699.06 698.74 698.76
Birbhum 451.44 452.07 451.12 451.12 451.12 451.12 451.12
Bankura 685.58 688.10 688.10 688.10 688.10 688.09 688.00
Midnapore East 1360.63 1323.88 490.74 490.74 396.59 396.59 396.59
Midnapore West .... .... 833.14 833.14 928.58 928.58 928.58
Howrah 145.07 136.01 136.01 136.01 138.67 138.68 138.58
Hooghly 314.48 312.22 312.22 312.22 312.22 312.22 312.22
North 24- parganas .... 378.09 380.33 386.68 386.68 386.52 386.52
South 24- parganas 1460.18 966.17 966.17 966.17 953.37 953.37 953.37
Nadia 390.90 390.66 960.66 699.66 699.66 360.65 360.65
Murshidabad536.70 532.38 532.50 532.50 532.50 532.50 532.50
Uttar Dinajpur 534.02 532.34 312.47 312.47 312.47 312.47 312.47
Dakshin Dinajpur.... .... 221.91 221.91 221.91 221.91 221.91
Malda360.51 371.05 371.05 371.05 371.05 371.05 371.86
Jalpaiguri 616.12 622.70 622.70 622.70 622.70 622.70 622.70
Darjeeling 83.91# 325.47 325.47 325.47 325.47 325.47 325.47
Cooch Behar 341.35 341.50 331.38 331.38 331.38 331.38 331.57
Purulia 623.41 623.41 623.29 623.29 624.11 625.48 625.48
Note-
#--->> Siliguri Sub- Division only
* --->> Excluding Kolkata