TN Districtwise Profile

District -wise Forest cover in Tamil Nadu - ISFR 2021 Report                        (in sq. km)
District GA VDF MDF OF Total % of GA Change  Scrub
Ariyalur 1,940 0 40.38 364.22 404.6 20.86 11.46 6.56
Chennai 175 0 6.17 6.5 12.67 7.24 -0.17 0
Coimbatore  4,732 360.8 679.98 944.26 1,985.04 41.95 0.4 7.31
Cuddalore 3,703 0 47.56 342.68 390.24 10.54 -0.72 17.52
Dharmapuri 4,497 261.85 835.75 605.11 1,702.71 37.86 1.57 15.06
Dindigul 6,036 251.99 782.12 843.86 1,877.97 31.11 3.57 31.9
Erode 5,760 402.17 1,128.56 765 2,295.73 39.86 1.27 37.5
Kancheepuram 4,483 0 71.79 253.52 325.31 7.26 17.53 40.29
Kanniyakumari 1,684 136.08 570.22 297.3 1,003.60 59.6 0.06 0.58
Karur 2,904 2.24 42.58 73.82 118.64 4.09 0.18 7.48
Krishnagiri 5,129 94.87 827.61 695.47 1,617.95 31.55 0.54 32.76
Madurai 3,710 38.87 232.76 281.59 553.22 14.91 -1.9 33.05
Nagapattinam 2,569 0 23.48 133.2 156.68 6.1 -2.51 0
Namakkal 3,420 83.41 283.97 213.51 580.89 16.99 1.84 24.25
Perambalur 1,756 10.03 64.81 67.33 142.17 8.1 0.91 18.79
Pudukottai 4,644 0.77 106.51 269.85 377.13 8.12 12.34 7.3
Ramanathapuram 4,104 0 23.84 227.65 251.49 6.13 -5.46 6.25
Salem 5,237 197.62 757.2 516.3 1,471.12 28.09 1.28 33.83
Sivaganga 4,233 0 37.6 293.49 331.09 7.82 1.43 5.34
Thanjavur 3,411 0 265.02 85.32 350.34 10.27 4.15 0.64
The Nilgiris 2,565 460.67 629.51 641.2 1,731.38 67.5 0.37 8.71
Theni 2,868 183.17 471.06 529.66 1,183.89 41.28 8.6 29.42
Thiruvallur 3,394 11 46.1 238.42 295.52 8.71 9.85 51.41
Thiruvarur 2,274 0.46 35.65 33.96 70.07 8.08 2.6 0
Tirunelveli 6,693 442.48 566.56 293.46 1,302.50 19.46 2.26 26.08
Tiruppur 5,187 48.28 237.66 560.25 846.19 16.31 1.76 8.81
Tiruvannamalai 6,188 233.64 596.61 482.1 1,312.35 21.21 3.99 71.22
Tiruchirappalli 4,509 53.53 228.35 193.94 475.82 10.55 4.46 33.61
Tuticorin 4,745 0 25.72 226.25 251.97 5.31 -4.71 69.75
Vellore 6,075 200.98 939.55 684.45 1,824.98 30.04 6.39 76.47
Villupuram 7,194 79.36 299.05 455.94 834.35 11.6 -23.21 47.01
Virudhunagar 4,241 38.74 130.3 172.58 341.62 8.06 -4.92 8.94
Grand Total 1,30,060 3,593.01 11,034.03 11.792.19 26,419.23 20.31 55.214 757.84 
GA- Geogaphical area, VDF-Very Dense Forest, MDF- Moderate Dense Forest, OF- Open Forest