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EU-27: 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-27: Production of Drinking milk (Tons)
COUNTRY 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2020 2021 Var % Period
Austria 757.460 786.330 781.980 796.300 784.770 829.840 361.590 331.700 -8,3% Jan - May '21
Belgium 723.480 688.770 678.260 673.130 676.460 717.450 316.560 290.340 -8,3% Jan - May '21
Bulgaria 80.080 68.370 66.110 74.950 74.920 76.100 38.590 40.250 +4,3% Jan - Jun '21
Croatia 234.450 223.410 222.560 217.550 224.080 230.600 105.310 96.990 -7,9% Jan - May '21
Cyprus 69.410 63.600 87.160 58.190 56.710 55.520 22.660 23.260 +2,6% Jan - May '21
Czech Republic 670.620 636.180 650.160 635.420 613.990 624.590 313.160 308.020 -1,6% Jan - Jun '21
Denmark 521.200 520.600 518.000 514.600 514.500 508.200 210.600 206.900 -1,8% Jan - May '21
Estonia 95.500 99.200 100.200 104.700 105.900 106.900 53.300 52.200 -2,1% Jan - Jun '21
Finland 697.040 672.590 641.610 618.330 590.300 571.000 283.090 283.950 +0,3% Jan - Jun '21
France 3.298.530 3.294.440 3.229.530 3.102.590 3.007.990 3.067.980 1.367.890 1.237.050 -9,6% Jan - May '21
Germany 4.980.450 4.993.060 4.743.280 4.646.095 4.522.970 4.565.858 1.933.681 1.885.279 -2,5% Jan - May '21
Greece 434.300 439.200 418.800 401.250 391.800 382.600 159.160 161.160 +1,3% Jan - May '21
Hungary 462.210 512.960 525.740 520.260 531.430 556.520 285.800 258.520 -9,5% Jan - Jun '21
Ireland 523.000 542.750 554.120 552.760 549.420 541.110 232.520 270.390 +16,3% Jan - May '21
Italy 2.511.020 2.427.950 2.459.030 2.425.430 2.327.650 2.313.830 956.520 1.066.450 +11,5% Jan - May '21
Latvia 56.230 61.980 55.850 42.080 41.980 43.940 21.920 20.240 -7,7% Jan - Jun '21
Lithuania 94.370 93.490 89.190 87.480 86.100 86.340 43.430 42.690 -1,7% Jan - Jun '21
Luxembourg (c) (c) (c) (c) (c) (c) (c) (c) - Jan - Jun '21
Malta (c) (c) (c) (c) (c) (c) (c) (c) - Jan - Jun '21
Netherlands (c) (c) (c) (c) (c) (c) (c) (c) - Jan - Jun '21
Poland 1.650.170 1.658.360 1.732.690 1.776.800 1.891.910 1.986.720 837.720 824.220 -1,6% Jan - May '21
Portugal 741.410 715.850 720.660 766.240 695.980 714.550 386.370 366.190 -5,2% Jan - Jun '21
Romania 260.510 276.380 289.960 306.220 331.350 358.070 155.760 161.730 +3,8% Jan - May '21
Slovakia 284.270 251.160 248.420 242.920 227.570 255.190 136.590 128.670 -5,8% Jan - Jun '21
Slovenia 155.240 157.140 177.040 168.030 164.430 157.930 81.360 83.810 +3,0% Jan - Jun '21
Spain 3.642.830 3.564.340 3.607.910 3.257.010 3.134.970 3.583.360 1.481.620 1.628.670 +9,9% Jan - May '21
Sweden 815.090 800.020 765.080 754.110 732.990 694.050 291.900 289.860 (e)

-0,7% Jan - May '21
TOTAL EU-27 23.758.870 23.548.130 23.363.340 22.742.445 22.280.170 23.028.248 9.820.661 9.758.359 (e) -0,6% Jan - May '21
y-o-y % -0,9% -0,8% -2,7% -2,0% +3,4%      
(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, ISTAT, BLE, 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.