West Bengal State Marketing Board
Ninefold Classification of Land in West Bengal by District -Contd
Net Area Sown (In Thousand Hectares)
District 1980-81 1995-96 2000-01 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2006
123 4 5 67 8
West Bengal* 5508.15 5641.92 5417.38 5521.58 5354.19 5427.67 5374.71
Burdwan 471.12 465.69 477.49 472.96 469.75 466.63 457.80
Birbhum 341.85 311.52 337.53 320.32 326.85 311.45 320.61
Bankura 379.51 365.66 344.07 383.84 357.14 348.13 338.18
Midnapore East861.96 844.65 377.08 373.46 304.64 397.29 297.50
Midnapore West .... .... 497.17 486.44 545.26 565.28 552.12
Howrah 96.74 85.60 87.04 80.14 83.12 87.11 84.90
Hooghly234.74 227.84 230.54 225.51 223.96 225.18 219.73
North 24- parganas.... 256.08 259.86 277.23 264.38 257.45 265.51
South 24- parganas 693.43 398.07 378.29 381.86 380.10 383.45 378.26
Nadia 320.34 297.80 298.49 306.86 310.80 307.22 299.94
Murshidabad 426.80 407.19 393.04 406.45 406.46 403.82 404.57
Uttar Dinajpur 468.39 453.96 273.41 272.51 275.21 272.58 269.60
Dakshin Dinajpur .... .... 190.46 191.75 194.61 193.22 188.58
Malda 283.89 283.52 222.19 223.11 228.48 232.26 227.60
Jalpaiguri 317.67 321.52 336.51 366.92 329.84 337.46 340.00
Darjeeling 45.76# 145.83 136.88 146.45 143.11 143.00 143.86
Cooch Behar 264.44 259.01 264.92 270.04 253.54 257.00 254.16
Purulia 301.89 337.99 311.69 335.83 256.94 339.14 331.79
Note-
#--->> Siliguri Sub- Division only
* --->> Excluding Kolkata