West Bengal State Marketing Board
Ninefold Classification of Land in West Bengal by District -Contd
Fallow Land other than Current Fallow (In Thousand Hectares)
District 1980-81 1995-96 2000-01 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2006
123 4 5 67 8
West Bengal* 60.21 31.21 28.84 28.47 26.21 22.12 25.34
Burdwan 2.67 3.52 5.31 2.15 1.88 3.33 4.61
Birbhum3.45 3.50 2.57 2.47 1.56 2.61 3.36
Bankura 9.46 4.27 2.35 3.50 1.39 1.49 1.88
Midnapore East 14.67 7.01 0.89 1.38 0.54 0.15 0.12
Midnapore West .... .... 4.19 6.22 7.42 3.82 4.59
Howrah 0.92 0.40 0.64 0.39 0.55 1.11 1.01
Hooghly 0.69 0.27 0.49 0.29 0.91 0.14 0.55
North 24- parganas2.53 0.09 .... .... .... .... ....
South 24- parganas .... .... 0.14 0.69 0.14 0.21 0.30
Nadia 1.55 0.79 0.09 0.20 0.26 0.04 0.08
Murshidabad 4.40 1.29 0.09 0.50 0.27 0.40 0.10
Uttar Dinajpur 0.45 0.23 0.01 .... 0.28 0.62 0.19
Dakshin Dinajpur .... .... 0.04 0.05 0.54 0.09 0.12
Malda 0.12 0.40 0.26 0.30 0.30 0.30 0.31
Jalpaiguri 1.35 0.45 0.25 0.27 0.28 0.08 0.04
Darjeeling 0.08# 4.20 4.01 4.44 4.62 3.80 3.43
Cooch Behar0.29 0.32 0.19 0.59 0.34 0.24 0.35
Purulia 16.86 4.35 7.32 5.03 4.93 3.69 4.24
Note-
#--->> Siliguri Sub- Division only
* --->> Excluding Kolkata