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German "Länder": Monthly Milk Deliveries

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On this page, you will find:
  • a table listing the monthly deliveries of cow's milk in the 16 German states (German Länder);
  • a table listing the monthly deliveries of cow's organic milk in the German Länder over a given period;
  • a summary table, which records the sum of conventional, organic and "Extra" Germany (processed in Germany, but coming from other EU Members States) deliveries of cow's milk over a given period;
  • two charts showing the monthly figures of conventional and organic milk deliveries in Germany;
  • a chart showing the share of the milk deliveried in the German Länder.
German Länder deliveries can be viewed from 2016 and changes in Germany's milk deliveries.

Farm-gate milk prices in Germany » Organic milk prices in Germany »

2021
Milk deliveries in 2022 with breakdown by German Länder ('000 tons)
German Länder Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total 2022 ± on 2021 *
Schleswig-Holstein / Hamburg 249 229 256 249 262 252 256 248 235 239 233   2.708 -0,4%
Niedersachsen / Bremen 589 546 610 592 625 600 609 593 565 577 562   6.468 +1,2%
Nordrhein-Westfalen 273 253 283 274 288 274 278 270 259 267 261   2.979 +0,6%
Hessen / Rheinland-Pfalz / Saarland 144 133 147 142 150 144 146 142 134 138 136   1.557 -3,5%
Baden-Württemberg 173 161 180 175 183 175 178 174 166 169 164   1.898 -2,1%
Bayern 578 539 601 584 609 582 591 579 549 560 543   6.313 -1,6%
Bundesgebiet West 2.007 1.861 2.077 2.017 2.116 2.026 2.058 2.006 1.908 1.949 1.898   21.923 -0,5%
Berlin / Brandenburg 96 90 100 96 100 96 96 94 90 92 89   1.038 -3,9%
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 114 106 119 113 119 115 118 114 109 110 108   1.245 -1,3%
Sachsen 132 122 136 130 135 130 134 132 126 129 125   1.430 -1,3%
Sachsen-Anhalt 82 75 84 81 84 81 83 81 78 79 76   885 -1,6%
Thüringen 66 61 68 65 68 66 67 66 63 64 62   716 -5,2%
Bundesgebiet Ost 490 454 506 485 505 488 498 488 466 474 460   5.313 -2,4%
Organic Milk deliveries in 2022 with breakdown by German Länder ('000 tons)
German Länder Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total 2022 ± on 2021 *
Schleswig-Holstein / Hamburg 3,62 3,26 3,69 3,76 4,26 4,06 4,00 3,86 3,52 4,00 4,02   42,05 +3,9%
Niedersachsen / Bremen 8,68 7,86 8,86 8,99 10,20 9,49 9,58 9,40 8,90 9,52 9,51   100,99 +4,3%
Nordrhein-Westfalen 8,08 7,28 8,28 8,24 9,10 8,45 8,33 7,84 7,45 8,05 7,79   88,87 +6,7%
Hessen / Rheinland-Pfalz / Saarland 8,52 7,82 8,68 8,63 9,61 8,98 8,74 8,36 7,84 8,35 8,11   93,63 -2,8%
Baden-Württemberg 14,77 13,60 15,21 15,38 17,22 15,85 15,81 15,26 14,83 15,22 14,42   167,56 +1,7%
Bayern 53,14 49,44 55,42 54,87 60,16 55,78 55,96 54,55 52,08 52,80 51,43   595,62 +5,2%
Bundesgebiet West 96,80 89,26 100,13 99,88 110,54 102,61 102,41 99,26 94,61 97,94 95,28   1.088,72 +3,9%
Berlin / Brandenburg 3,61 3,27 3,68 3,49 3,48 3,15 3,23 3,16 3,03 3,05 2,95   36,10 +1,1%
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 2,35 2,17 2,41 2,20 2,28 2,15 2,18 2,10 2,01 2,09 1,97   23,92 -5,9%
Sachsen/Sachsen-Anhalt 4,54 4,19 4,59 4,22 4,64 4,52 4,59 4,62 4,35 4,94 4,68   49,89 +2,0%
Thüringen 0,61 0,54 0,58 0,58 1,02 0,94 0,93 0,86 0,83 0,91 0,78   8,58 +41,3%
Bundesgebiet Ost 11,11 10,17 11,26 10,49 11,42 10,77 10,93 10,75 10,23 10,99 10,38   118,49 +2,0%
Germany Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total 2022 ± on 2021 *
Conventional milk 2.497 2.315 2.583 2.502 2.621 2.514 2.556 2.493 2.374 2.423 2.358 27.236 -0,9%
change * -2,7% -1,3% -2,3% -3,2% -2,6% -0,8% -1,0% -0,6% +0,8% +1,7% +3,0%
Organic milk 108 99 111 110 122 113 113 110 105 109 106 1.207 +3,7%
change * +3,7% +3,4% +1,8% +1,5% +3,0% +2,4% +2,2% +2,8% +3,3% +6,5% +11,0%
Extra Germany 71 70 84 73 83 76 79 78 72 79 79 842 +18,2%
change * +12,7% +21,1% +28,5% +15,6% +21,5% +18,6% +11,4% +14,2% +13,3% +19,4% +24,9%
Total Germany 2022 2.675 2.484 2.778 2.685 2.826 2.704 2.748 2.681 2.551 2.611 2.543 29.285
% change on 2021 -2,1% -0,6% -1,4% -2,6% -1,8% -0,2% -0,6% -0,1% +1,2% +2,3% +3,9% -0,3%
Total Germany 2021 2.731 2.498 2.819 2.758 2.877 2.710 2.765 2.684 2.519 2.551 2.447 2.583 31.942
Last update: 04-02-2023
* % change from same period of previous year.
Source: 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.

MILK PRODUCTION / COW - Quintals
German Länder May
2019
Nov
2019
May
2020
Nov
2020
May
2021
Nov
2021
May
2022
Nov
2022
± on
2021
Schleswig-Holstein / Hamburg 6,94 6,22 7,16 6,39 7,33 6,44 7,42 6,59 +2,4%
Niedersachsen / Bremen 7,42 6,70 7,66 6,80 7,83 6,79 7,89 7,08 +4,2%
Nordrhein-Westfalen 7,23 6,55 7,49 6,71 7,69 6,63 7,77 7,00 +5,6%
Hessen / Rheinland-Pfalz / Saarland 6,56 5,85 6,73 6,10 7,05 5,90 6,81 6,19 +4,9%
Baden-Württemberg 6,26 5,43 6,32 5,63 6,52 5,44 6,37 5,68 +4,4%
Bayern 6,13 5,33 6,18 5,34 6,26 5,27 6,18 5,51 +4,7%
Berlin / Brandenburg 7,63 6,95 7,90 7,11 8,07 7,14 7,85 7,09 -0,6%
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 7,66 7,14 8,01 7,11 7,94 7,16 7,95 7,24 +1,0%
Sachsen/Sachsen-Anhalt 8,00 7,31 8,05 7,37 8,19 7,34 8,20 7,63 +3,9%
Thüringen 7,84 7,16 8,02 7,39 8,19 7,17 8,05 7,46 +4,1%
Total Germany 6,91 6,18 7,07 6,28 7,22 6,22 7,19 6,47 +4,0%
Former Federal territory 7,59 6,76 7,78 6,89 7,96 6,81 7,94 7,12 +4,6%
New Federal states 11,08 10,18 11,32 10,30 11,51 10,30 11,46 10,58 +2,7%
(e) estimated by CLAL
Last update: 04-02-2023
Processed by CLAL
Number of Dairy Cows
German Länder May
2019
Nov
2019
May
2020
Nov
2020
May
2021
Nov
2021
May
2022
Nov
2022
± on
2021
Baden-Württemberg 331.148 327.931 325.288 320.852 319.540 315.337 314.473 314.796 -0,2%
Bayern 1.146.164 1.128.174 1.119.195 1.104.468 1.102.479 1.086.209 1.082.827 1.078.276 -0,7%
Berlin 108 104 107 108 112 108 115 111 +2,8%
Brandenburg 146.955 142.554 140.083 137.068 134.545 132.351 131.182 128.947 -2,6%
Bremen 3.460 3.326 3.323 3.295 3.306 3.147 3.074 3.162 +0,5%
Hamburg 1.035 1.117 1.143 1.190 1.152 1.136 1.120 1.184 +4,2%
Hessen 132.684 131.083 130.005 128.033 127.481 124.857 124.436 122.606 -1,8%
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 164.741 161.895 160.419 159.115 156.850 153.153 152.361 151.354 -1,2%
Niedersachsen 843.756 831.813 822.178 814.114 809.498 798.278 801.349 804.170 +0,7%
Nordrhein-Westfalen 405.511 401.403 397.824 393.221 387.862 384.215 381.574 383.400 -0,2%
Rheinland-Pfalz 107.063 105.618 104.111 101.872 100.023 98.537 97.389 97.178 -1,4%
Saarland 13.406 13.286 12.980 12.676 12.499 12.500 12.415 12.363 -1,1%
Sachsen 177.769 176.379 176.116 174.958 174.491 171.898 170.055 169.138 -1,6%
Sachsen-Anhalt 114.395 113.048 110.499 108.103 106.476 103.628 102.225 101.164 -2,4%
Schleswig-Holstein 378.209 376.902 370.787 370.888 364.856 360.245 357.034 357.574 -0,7%
Thüringen 100.618 97.041 95.219 91.449 90.339 87.117 85.692 84.294 -3,2%
Total Germany 4.067.022 4.011.674 3.969.277 3.921.410 3.891.509 3.832.716 3.817.321 3.809.717 -0,6%
Former Federal territory 3.362.544 3.320.757 3.286.941 3.250.717 3.228.808 3.184.569 3.175.806 3.174.820 -0,3%
New Federal states 704.478 690.917 682.336 670.693 662.701 648.147 641.515 634.897 -2,0%
(e) estimated by CLAL
Last update: 21-12-2022
Source: Statistisches Bundesamt
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