West Bengal State Marketing Board
Ninefold Classification of Land in West Bengal by District -Contd
Barren and Unculturable Waste (In Thousand Hectares)
District 1980-81 1995-96 2000-01 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2006
123 4 5 67 8
West Bengal* 45.15 40.91 26.86 24.79 28.45 27.05 25.75
Burdwan 1.96 4.12 1.27 1.18 1.93 2.38 0.79
Birbhum 0.65 2.59 1.74 1.78 1.16 0.40 0.38
Bankura 5.54 2.33 1.56 2.46 3.30 2.37 4.05
Midnapore East 4.46 7.25 0.64 0.77 0.91 1.74 1.66
Midnapore West .... .... 2.10 2.03 1.77 2.44 4.03
Howrah 0.05 0.03 0.07 0.11 0.24 0.76 0.19
Hooghly 0.28 0.83 0.24 0.23 0.13 0.97 0.61
North 24- parganas 0.31 .... .... .... .... .... ....
South 24- parganas .... 0.84 1.17 0.66 0.65 0.59 0.01
Nadia 0.49 0.07 0.10 0.22 0.57 0.20 0.05
Murshidabad 1.11 1.50 1.83 1.75 2.24 2.03 1.86
Uttar Dinajpur 0.48 0.34 0.12 0.17 0.03 0.22 0.11
Dakshin Dinajpur .... .... 0.05 0.03 0.08 0.21 0.20
Malda 0.28 0.01 .... 0.01 0.01 .... ....
Jalpaiguri 1.74 8.01 3.32 4.80 5.01 2.41 2.58
Darjeeling .... 4.69 4.68 5.12 4.99 4.92 2.65
Cooch Behar 2.82 0.34 0.28 0.46 0.49 1.10 1.54
Purulia 24.98 7.96 7.18 3.01 4.94 4.31 5.04
Note-
#--->> Siliguri Sub- Division only
* --->> Excluding Kolkata