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EU-27: 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-27: Raw cows' milk delivered to dairies ('000 tons)
COUNTRY 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2020 2021 Var % Period
Austria 3.103 3.092 3.200 3.183 3.140 3.137 1.111 1.087 -2,1% Jan - Apr '21
Belgium 3.988 3.882 4.025 4.179 4.288 4.431 1.499 1.480 -1,3% Jan - Apr '21
Bulgaria 505 530 593 649 659 694 228 229 +0,6% Jan - Apr '21
Croatia 513 490 477 453 436 434 148 148 +0,2% Jan - Apr '21
Cyprus 162 200 216 228 238 271 88 102 +16,2% Jan - Apr '21
Czech Republic   2.500 2.793 2.979 3.033 3.074 3.192 1.081 1.040 -3,8% Jan - Apr '21
Denmark 5.278 5.376 5.494 5.615 5.615 5.667 1.412 1.389 -1,7% Jan - Mar '21
Estonia 720 715 727 748 763 788 263 264 +0,2% Jan - Apr '21
Finland 2.394 2.390 2.366 2.354 2.330 2.362 804 775 -3,6% Jan - Apr '21
France   25.375 24.453 24.630 24.543 24.526 24.675 8.687 8.480 -2,4% Jan - Apr '21
Germany   31.879 31.973 31.937 32.491 32.442 32.549 8.278 8.047 -2,8% Jan - Mar '21
Greece 612 619 614 620 631 652 217 226 +4,3% Jan - Apr '21
Hungary 1.536 1.547 1.545 1.535 1.576 1.626 561 589 +5,1% Jan - Apr '21
Ireland   6.585 6.852 7.475 7.810 8.227 8.539 2.282 2.478 +8,6% Jan - Apr '21
Italy   11.162 11.527 11.953 12.084 12.117 12.662 4.391 4.479 (e)

+2,0% Jan - Apr '21
Latvia 808 814 813 781 785 791 237 248 +4,6% Jan - Apr '21
Lithuania 1.438 1.416 1.403 1.367 1.358 1.360 405 397 -1,9% Jan - Apr '21
Luxembourg 333 362 374 395 (c) (c) (c) (c) - Jan - Apr '21
Malta 42 43 41 40 42 43 15 14 -3,9% Jan - Apr '21
Netherlands   13.331 14.324 14.296 13.881 13.802 13.960 4.763 4.667 -2,0% Jan - Apr '21
Poland   10.869 11.130 11.647 11.946 12.175 12.457 4.176 4.182 +0,2% Jan - Apr '21
Portugal 1.928 1.843 1.851 1.894 1.892 1.920 655 650 -0,8% Jan - Apr '21
Romania 916 953 1.028 1.109 1.122 1.135 361 360 -0,3% Jan - Apr '21
Slovakia 865 823 826 818 815 834 285 280 -1,8% Jan - Apr '21
Slovenia 554 575 579 571 564 580 195 198 +1,9% Jan - Apr '21
Spain 6.794 6.886 7.022 7.121 7.230 7.409 1.888 1.860 (e)

-1,5% Jan - Mar '21
Sweden 2.933 2.862 2.817 2.760 2.704 2.773 704 713 +1,3% Jan - Mar '21
TOTAL EU-27 137.123 138.469 140.929 142.208 142.550 144.938 36.115 35.636 (e) -1,3% Jan - Mar '21
y-o-y % +1,0% +1,8% +0,9% +0,2% +1,7%      
(e) estimated 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, FEGA, AGEA, 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.