Table-6

LAND UTILISATION STATISTICS OF KARNATAKA STATE FROM 1982-83 TO 1997-98

Unit: Area in '000 hects.

No. Classification

82-83

83-84

84-85

85-86

86-87

87-88

88-89

89-90

90-91

91-92

92-93

93-94

94-95

95-96

96-97

97-98

Total Geographical Area

19050

19050

19050

19050

19050

19050

19050

19050

19050

19050

19050

19050

19050

19050

19050

19050

1

Forests

3030

3030

3047

3057

3061

3061

3071

3074

3074

3074

3075

3075

3075

3062

3063

3063

2

Land put to non-Agril operations

1131

1143

1149

1158

1162

1174

1182

1183

1189

1192

1204

1217

1230

1257

1269

1284

3

Barren and uncultivable land

829

826

814

804

801

801

800

799

799

801

801

800

801

800

799

801

4

Cultivable waste

495

485

470

469

461

458

448

447

446

445

443

444

444

442

441

439

5

Permanent patures

1260

1246

1193

1164

1156

1135

1103

1100

1098

1097

1094

899

1048

1028

1017

1005

6

Land under trees and groves

332

337

339

342

351

326

319

316

316

316

317

316

326

320

317

313

7

Current fallow

1126

919

1044

1418

1108

942

1221

1019

1290

984

1085

1112

1284

1278

1139

1671

8

Other fallow land

491

459

445

466

417

417

405

403

457

431

416

396

422

444

396

399

9

Net area sown

10356

10605

10549

10172

10533

10736

10501

10708

10381

10710

10615

10790

10419

10419

10609

10075

Area sown more than once

795

871

1111

974

1288

1510

1318

1407

1378

1683

1605

1643

1594

1538

1744

1621

Total Cropped Area (Gross)

11151

11476

11660

11146

11821

12246

11819

12115

11759

12393

12220

12432

12013

11958

12353

11696

Cropping Intensity (%)

108

108

110

110

112

114

113

113

113

115.7

115.1

115.2

115.3

114.8

116.4

116.1

Irrigated Area:
Net

1486

1590

1693

1675

1816

1856

2092

2094

2113

2308

2189

2327

2324

2302

2325

2362

Gross

1792

1945

2101

2012

2247

2296

2607

2579

2598

2834

2788

2971

2923

2845

2881

2912

Source: Directorate of Economics & Statistics