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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)
COUNTRY 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2018 2019 Var % Period
Austria 2.933 3.067 3.103 3.092 3.200 3.183 2.440 2.391 -2,0% Jan - Sep '19
Belgium 3.475 3.689 3.988 3.882 4.025 4.179 3.164 3.238 +2,3% Jan - Sep '19
Bulgaria 495 510 505 530 593 649 508 509 +0,1% Jan - Sep '19
Croatia 504 523 513 490 477 453 347 334 -3,9% Jan - Sep '19
Cyprus 157 164 162 197 216 228 171 177 +3,8% Jan - Sep '19
Czech Republic   2.382 2.414 2.500 2.793 2.979 3.033 2.304 2.318 +0,6% Jan - Sep '19
Denmark 5.025 5.113 5.278 5.376 5.494 5.615 4.240 4.255 +0,4% Jan - Sep '19
Estonia 689 730 720 715 727 748 566 577 +2,0% Jan - Sep '19
Finland 2.287 2.357 2.394 2.390 2.366 2.354 1.787 1.763 -1,4% Jan - Sep '19
France   23.989 25.309 25.375 24.453 24.630 24.542 18.628 18.502 -0,7% Jan - Sep '19
Germany   30.301 31.375 31.879 31.973 31.937 32.491 24.699 24.622 -0,3% Jan - Sep '19
Greece 652 619 612 619 614 620 471 475 (e)

+0,8% Jan - Sep '19
Hungary 1.364 1.470 1.536 1.547 1.545 1.535 1.166 1.182 +1,4% Jan - Sep '19
Ireland   5.584 5.816 6.585 6.852 7.475 7.804 6.408 6.923 +8,0% Jan - Sep '19
Italy   10.701 11.037 11.162 11.527 11.953 12.084 9.223 9.136 (e)

-0,9% Jan - Sep '19
Latvia 736 805 808 814 813 781 598 601 +0,4% Jan - Sep '19
Lithuania 1.339 1.436 1.438 1.416 1.403 1.367 1.045 1.040 -0,5% Jan - Sep '19
Luxembourg 287 306 333 362 374 395 301 308 +2,4% Jan - Sep '19
Malta 36(i) 43 42 43 41 40 34 35 +3,2% Jan - Oct '19
Netherlands   12.213 12.473 13.331 14.324 14.296 13.879 11.685 11.521 -1,4% Jan - Oct '19
Poland   9.921 10.581 10.869 11.130 11.647 11.946 9.066 9.245 +2,0% Jan - Sep '19
Portugal 1.777 1.863 1.928 1.843 1.851 1.894 1.457 1.443 -1,0% Jan - Sep '19
Romania 879 995 916 953 1.028 1.109 853 869 +1,9% Jan - Sep '19
Slovakia 827 844 865 823 826 818 625 619 -1,0% Jan - Sep '19
Slovenia 517 532 554 575 579 571 437 427 -2,1% Jan - Sep '19
Spain 6.300 6.651 6.794 6.886 7.022 7.121 5.405 5.453 +0,9% Jan - Sep '19
Sweden 2.868 2.931 2.933 2.862 2.817 2.760 2.094 2.054 -1,9% Jan - Sep '19
United Kingdom   13.705 14.818 15.210 14.708 15.157 15.207 11.480 11.637 +1,4% Jan - Sep '19
TOTAL EU-28 141.941 148.471 152.334 153.174 156.086 157.407 120.086 120.519 (e) +0,4% Jan - Sep '19
y-o-y % +4,6% +2,6% +0,6% +1,9% +0,8%      
(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.