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EU-28: Cow's milk deliveries

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This page contains the European cow’s milk deliveries data, both in tabular and graphic form, together with other useful information to analyze the context.

The table offers as well the possibility to:

  • consult the monthly volumes and changes, by clicking on the years in the column headers,
  • access to the DairySheets by clicking on the names of the Member States of the EU.

The charts display:

  • a breakdown of the milk deliveries to dairies by Member States
  • the monthly and average daily milk deliveries,
  • the year-over-year changes of milk deliveries in the major EU Players,
  • the yearly milk deliveries to dairies of the last seven years,
  • the milk deliveries to dairies with rolling year,
  • the milk quality’s trend in terms of % of fat and % of proteins,
  • the monthly slaughters over the last 3 years,
  • the weighted average farm-gate milk price.

Please find on the EU Map the milk self-sufficiency rate and the numbers of farms in the EU countries.

Finally, it is possible to follow the weekly changes in milk deliveries of Germany and France.

UE-28: Raw cows' milk delivered to dairies ('000 tons)
PAESE 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2018 2019 Var % Periodo
Austria 2.933 3.067 3.103 3.092 3.200 3.183 556 519 -6,7% Jan - Feb '19
Belgium 3.475 3.689 3.988 3.882 4.025 4.189 681 688 +1,0% Jan - Feb '19
Bulgaria 495 510 505 530 593 649 102 96 -5,5% Jan - Feb '19
Croatia 504 523 513 490 477 453 78 73 -5,8% Jan - Feb '19
Cyprus 157 164 162 197 216 228 38 39 +0,8% Jan - Feb '19
Czech Republic   2.382 2.414 2.500 2.793 2.979 3.033 494 494 +0,0% Jan - Feb '19
Denmark 5.025 5.113 5.278 5.376 5.479 5.615 900 917 +1,9% Jan - Feb '19
Estonia 689 730 720 715 727 748 118 124 +4,8% Jan - Feb '19
Finland 2.287 2.357 2.394 2.390 2.366 2.354 387 384 -0,8% Jan - Feb '19
France   23.989 25.309 25.375 24.453 24.630 24.587 4.235 4.125 -2,6% Jan - Feb '19
Germany   30.301 31.375 31.879 31.973 31.937 32.491 5.325 5.287 -0,7% Jan - Feb '19
Greece 652 619 612 619 614 620 100 102 (e)

+1,5% Jan - Feb '19
Hungary 1.364 1.470 1.536 1.547 1.545 1.551 263 261 -0,7% Jan - Feb '19
Ireland   5.584 5.816 6.585 6.852 7.475 7.804 470 485 +3,2% Jan - Feb '19
Italy   10.701 11.037 11.161 11.524 11.950 12.070 2.073 2.004 (e)

-3,3% Jan - Feb '19
Latvia 736 805 808 814 813 781 119 117 -1,0% Jan - Feb '19
Lithuania 1.339 1.436 1.438 1.416 1.403 1.367 194 196 +1,1% Jan - Feb '19
Luxembourg 287 306 333 362 374 395 66 66 +0,4% Jan - Feb '19
Malta 36(i) 43 42 43 41 40 7 7 +0,6% Jan - Feb '19
Netherlands   12.213 12.473 13.331 14.324 14.296 13.879 3.553 3.441 -3,2% Jan - Mar '19
Poland   9.921 10.581 10.869 11.130 11.647 11.946 1.899 1.967 +3,6% Jan - Feb '19
Portugal 1.777 1.863 1.928 1.843 1.851 1.864 309 301 -2,6% Jan - Feb '19
Romania 879 995 916 953 1.028 1.109 159 169 +6,6% Jan - Feb '19
Slovakia 827 844 865 823 826 818 135 133 -1,3% Jan - Feb '19
Slovenia 517 532 554 575 579 571 95 91 -4,8% Jan - Feb '19
Spain 6.300 6.651 6.794 6.886 7.022 7.121 1.176 1.162 -1,2% Jan - Feb '19
Sweden 2.868 2.931 2.933 2.862 2.817 2.760 460 460 -0,1% Jan - Feb '19
United Kingdom   13.705 14.818 15.210 14.708 15.157 15.207 2.434 2.499 +2,7% Jan - Feb '19
TOTAL EU-28 141.941 148.471 152.333 153.171 156.067 157.433 25.211 25.021 (e) -0,8% Jan - Feb '19
y-o-y % +4,6% +2,6% +0,6% +1,9% +0,9%      
(e) estimated data
(i) incomplete data
(c) confidential data
NOTE:The data for the higlighted countries are confidential. These countries are not considered in the calculation of the total production.

Source: Eurostat, AGEA, DEFRA, Zuivel, FEGA, Stimato CLAL

Rolling year: for each month the chart visualizes the production in that month plus the production of the previous 11 months. With this method is always considered the total production in a time window of 12 months, so it is possible to identify the trend without the effect of seasonality.