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Table 1 Number of expected and visited plots and subplot and sampling intensity by zone

From: A multi-purpose National Forest Inventory in Bangladesh: design, operationalisation and key results

Zone Land area (ha) Expected number of plots Expected number of subplots Number of visited plotsa Number of visited subplots Expected sampling intensity (ha per plot)
Hill 1,716,149 428 2140 376 1664 4010
Sal 534,430 145 725 142 619 3686
Sundarban 632,680 173 519 173 467 3657
Coastal 986,618 113 565 109 506 8731
Villages 10,887,123 998 4990 981 4469 10,909
Total 14,757,000 1858 8713 1781 7725 7942
  1. aThe number of visited plots reflects the fact that the crews were unable to safely access 77 plots