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EU-28: Drinking Milk production

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This page contains the European Drinking milk production data, both in tables and charts.

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 Drinking milk production by Member States
  • the monthly and average daily Drinking milk production,
  • the year-over-year changes of Drinking milk production in the major EU Players,
  • the yearly Drinking milk production of the last seven years,
  • the Drinking milk production with rolling year

From the Eurostat Handbook: definition of "Drinking milk"

Raw milk, whole milk, semi-skimmed and skimmed milk containing no additives. Relates only to milk directly intended for consumption, normally in containers of 2 l or less. Also includes milk with vitamin additives.

UE-28: Production of Drinking milk (Tons)
COUNTRY 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2019 2020 Var % Period
Austria 739.700 757.460 786.330 781.980 796.300 784.770 255.390 291.040 +14,0% Jan - Apr '20
Belgium 718.070 723.480 688.770 678.260 673.130 676.460 226.130 243.650 +7,7% Jan - Apr '20
Bulgaria 73.680 80.080 68.370 66.110 74.950 74.920 25.820 26.290 +1,8% Jan - Apr '20
Croatia 241.150 234.450 223.410 222.560 217.550 224.080 78.620 84.540 +7,5% Jan - Apr '20
Cyprus 66.960 69.410 63.600 87.160 58.190 56.710 18.460 17.990 -2,5% Jan - Apr '20
Czech Republic 648.820 670.620 636.180 650.160 635.420 613.990 272.390 267.030 -2,0% Jan - May '20
Denmark 501.900 521.200 520.600 518.000 514.600 514.500 213.900 213.000 -0,4% Jan - May '20
Estonia 90.700 95.500 99.200 100.200 104.700 105.900 35.000 35.500 +1,4% Jan - Apr '20
Finland 727.880 697.040 672.590 641.610 618.330 590.300 249.940 239.720 -4,1% Jan - May '20
France 3.390.910 3.298.530 3.294.440 3.229.530 3.102.590 3.030.630 1.065.000 1.099.100 +3,2% Jan - Apr '20
Germany 5.250.520 4.980.450 4.993.060 4.743.280 4.646.095 4.522.970 1.547.560 1.576.967 +1,9% Jan - Apr '20
Greece 435.200 434.300 439.200 418.800 401.250 391.800 125.800 125.910 +0,1% Jan - Apr '20
Hungary 432.730 462.210 512.960 525.740 520.260 531.430 223.270 239.570 +7,3% Jan - May '20
Ireland 496.610 523.000 542.750 554.120 552.760 549.420 184.020 181.290 -1,5% Jan - Apr '20
Italy 2.547.710 2.511.020 2.427.950 2.459.030 2.425.430 2.298.860 826.560 768.800 -7,0% Jan - Apr '20
Latvia 56.180 56.230 61.980 55.850 42.080 46.830 19.500 18.530 -5,0% Jan - May '20
Lithuania 97.340 94.370 93.490 89.190 87.480 86.100 36.110 36.320 +0,6% Jan - May '20
Luxembourg (c) (c) (c) (c) (c) (c) (c) (c) - Jan - Apr '20
Malta (c) (c) (c) (c) (c) (c) (c) (c) - Jan - May '20
Netherlands (c) (c) (c) (c) (c) (c) (c) (c) - Jan - Apr '20
Poland 1.589.940 1.650.170 1.658.360 1.732.690 1.776.800 1.891.910 620.210 678.560 +9,4% Jan - Apr '20
Portugal 832.700 741.410 715.850 720.660 766.240 695.980 253.720 257.950 +1,7% Jan - Apr '20
Romania 251.960 260.510 276.380 289.960 306.220 331.350 111.480 126.080 +13,1% Jan - Apr '20
Slovakia 287.250 284.270 251.160 248.420 242.920 227.570 98.880 113.470 +14,8% Jan - May '20
Slovenia 154.580 155.240 157.140 177.040 168.030 164.430 58.190 55.700 -4,3% Jan - Apr '20
Spain 3.526.650 3.642.830 3.564.340 3.607.910 3.257.010 3.134.970 1.030.400 1.196.360 +16,1% Jan - Apr '20
Sweden 810.030 815.090 800.020 765.080 754.110 732.990 248.150 234.280 -5,6% Jan - Apr '20
United Kingdom 7.164.400 6.854.000 6.631.600 6.910.700 6.783.180 6.332.800 2.152.800 2.173.400 +1,0% Jan - Apr '20
TOTAL EU-28 31.133.570 30.612.870 30.179.730 30.274.040 29.525.625 28.611.670 9.753.010 10.080.147 +3,4% Jan - Apr '20
y-o-y % -1,7% -1,4% +0,3% -2,5% -3,1%      
(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, ISTAT, BLE

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.

UK trade data for the period Jan - Apr 2020 are provisional