Share of Different Soil types in Karnataka 
Soil Type Area (lakh ha.) %
Red Soils 71.08 lakh ha. 37%
Black soils 52.93 lakh ha. 28%
Alluvio-Colluvial soils 29.98 lakh ha. 16%
Lateritic Soil 11.65 lakh ha. 6%
 Forest soils 11.47 lakh ha. 6%
 Coastal soils  7.44 lakh ha. 4%
Rock lands, water bodies & Urban areas  5.96 lakh ha. 3%
TOTAL 190.50 Lakh ha.