5th Cycle Of The All India Tiger Estimation : Report
Prime Minister recently released the summary report of the 5th cycle of the All India Tiger Estimation.
Highlights of the 5th cycle of the All India Tiger Estimation:
- India’s tiger population rose by 200 in the past four years to reach 3,167 in 2022.
- According to the data, the tiger population was 1,411 in 2006, 1,706 in 2010, 2,226 in 2014, 2,967 in 2018 and 3,167 in 2022
- The number of tigers has almost doubled in the last two decades in the country.
- As many as 1,161 of India’s tigers are now in Central India, 824 in the Western Ghats, 804 in the Shivalik Range, 194 in the North-eastern states and 100 in the Sunderbans.
- The Western Ghats, which are home to the largest tiger population in the world, have shown a significant fall in the occupancy of tigers.
- Tiger occupancy has also declined in the states of Jharkhand, Odisha, Chhattisgarh, and Telangana.
- The north-western states such as Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh now have more tigers outside reserves, requiring officials to step up habitat conservation.
- The period covered in the survey 2018 to 2022 also saw 551 tiger deaths, with 208 of them adults.