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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 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2019 2020 Var % Period
Austria 3.067 3.103 3.092 3.200 3.183 3.140 268 273 +1,8% Jan '20
Belgium 3.689 3.988 3.882 4.025 4.179 4.288 359 371 (e)

+3,5% Jan '20
Bulgaria 510 505 530 593 649 659 48 50 (e)

+4,3% Jan '20
Croatia 523 513 490 477 453 436 38 36 -5,1% Jan '20
Cyprus 164 162 200 216 228 239 20 21 +7,5% Jan '20
Czech Republic   2.414 2.500 2.793 2.979 3.033 3.074 258 272 +5,8% Jan '20
Denmark 5.113 5.278 5.376 5.494 5.615 5.615 480 479 -0,2% Jan '20
Estonia 730 720 715 727 748 763 64 66 +3,1% Jan '20
Finland 2.357 2.394 2.390 2.366 2.354 2.330 200 202 +1,4% Jan '20
France   25.309 25.375 24.453 24.630 24.543 24.516 2.152 2.180 +1,3% Jan '20
Germany   31.375 31.879 31.973 31.937 32.491 32.442 2.752 2.772 +0,7% Jan '20
Greece 619 612 619 614 620 631 51 51 (e)

0,0% Jan '20
Hungary 1.470 1.536 1.547 1.545 1.535 1.568 135 139 +2,6% Jan '20
Ireland   5.816 6.585 6.852 7.475 7.810 8.227 181 173 (e)

-4,2% Jan '20
Italy   11.037 11.162 11.527 11.953 12.084 12.093 1.038 1.065 +2,6% Jan '20
Latvia 805 808 814 813 781 785 117 117 +0,1% Jan - Feb '20
Lithuania 1.436 1.438 1.416 1.403 1.367 1.358 104 105 +1,3% Jan '20
Luxembourg 306 333 362 374 395 409 34 37 +7,6% Jan '20
Malta 43 42 43 41 40 42 4 4 (e)

0,0% Jan '20
Netherlands   12.473 13.331 14.324 14.296 13.881 13.788 1.167 1.199 (e)

+2,8% Jan '20
Poland   10.581 10.869 11.130 11.647 11.946 12.175 1.022 1.045 +2,2% Jan '20
Portugal 1.863 1.928 1.843 1.851 1.894 1.892 157 158 +0,1% Jan '20
Romania 995 916 953 1.028 1.109 1.122 87 86 -1,3% Jan '20
Slovakia 844 865 823 826 818 815 133 139 +4,7% Jan - Feb '20
Slovenia 532 554 575 579 571 564 47 48 +2,4% Jan '20
Spain 6.651 6.794 6.886 7.022 7.121 7.231 603 625 +3,7% Jan '20
Sweden 2.931 2.933 2.862 2.817 2.760 2.704 238 237 -0,4% Jan '20
United Kingdom   14.818 15.210 14.708 15.157 15.207 15.324 2.434 2.487 +2,2% Jan - Feb '20
TOTAL EU-28 148.471 152.334 153.177 156.086 157.415 158.229 12.906 13.111 (e) +1,6% Jan '20
y-o-y % +2,6% +0,6% +1,9% +0,9% +0,5%      
(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, DEFRA, AGEA, 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.