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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 »

2018
Milk deliveries in 2019 with breakdown by German Länder ('000 tons)
German Länder Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total 2019 ± on 2018 *
Schleswig-Holstein / Hamburg 249 229                     478 -0,5%
Niedersachsen / Bremen 595 547                     1.142 -0,0%
Nordrhein-Westfalen 278 255                     533 +7,2%
Hessen / Rheinland-Pfalz / Saarland 152 140                     292 -3,7%
Baden-Württemberg 180 167                     347 -3,2%
Bayern 614 567                     1.180 -2,5%
Bundesgebiet West 2.069 1.904                     3.972 -0,5%
Berlin / Brandenburg 106 98                     204 -3,6%
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 121 111                     232 -0,6%
Sachsen 135 124                     259 -3,4%
Sachsen-Anhalt 90 83                     172 -2,5%
Thüringen 76 71                     147 -2,5%
Bundesgebiet Ost 528 486                     1.014 -2,5%
Organic Milk deliveries in 2019 with breakdown by German Länder ('000 tons)
German Länder Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total 2019 ± on 2018 *
Schleswig-Holstein / Hamburg 3,47 3,14                     6,61 +15,3%
Niedersachsen / Bremen 8,16 7,45                     15,60 +6,2%
Nordrhein-Westfalen 7,62 7,09                     14,71 -1,1%
Hessen / Rheinland-Pfalz / Saarland 8,15 7,52                     15,67 +3,2%
Baden-Württemberg 13,76 12,83                     26,60 -3,0%
Bayern 46,09 43,05                     89,13 +2,3%
Bundesgebiet West 87,23 81,08                     168,31 +2,0%
Berlin / Brandenburg 2,76 2,58                     5,34 -15,2%
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 1,38 1,45                     2,83 -10,2%
Sachsen/Sachsen-Anhalt 4,38 3,97                     8,35 +92,9%
Thüringen 0,55 0,49                     1,05 -1,6%
Bundesgebiet Ost 9,07 8,49                     17,56 +18,4%
Germany Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total 2019 ± on 2018 *
Conventional milk 2.596 2.390 - - - - - - - - - - 4.987 -0,9%
Organic milk 96 90 - - - - - - - - - - 186 +3,4%
Extra Germany 59 56 - - - - - - - - - - 115 +1,6%
Total Germany 2019 2.752 2.535 - - - - - - - - - - 5.287
% change on 2018 -1,3% -0,1% - - - - - - - - - - -0,7%
Total Germany 2018 2.788 2.538 2.800 2.785 2.918 2.774 2.815 2.706 2.576 2.614 2.517 2.661 32.491
Last update: 20-04-2019
* % 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
2015
Nov
2015
May
2016
Nov
2016
May
2017
Nov
2017
May
2018
Nov
2018
± on
2018
Schleswig-Holstein / Hamburg 6,63 5,74 6,64 5,53 6,64 5,91 6,86 6,01 +1,5%
Niedersachsen / Bremen 7,04 6,15 7,06 5,92 7,07 6,38 7,36 6,47 +1,3%
Nordrhein-Westfalen 6,23 5,52 6,43 5,47 6,48 5,89 6,68 5,85 -0,6%
Hessen / Rheinland-Pfalz / Saarland 6,06 5,39 6,40 5,25 6,19 5,66 6,56 5,75 +1,6%
Baden-Württemberg 5,68 4,97(e) 6,11(e) 5,02 5,91 5,36 6,19 5,34 -0,4%
Bayern 5,40 4,75 5,81 4,85 5,74 5,17 6,08 5,25 +1,5%
Berlin / Brandenburg 7,40 6,70 7,52 6,64 7,51 6,97 7,78 6,84 -1,8%
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 7,66 6,80 7,68 6,46 7,41 6,79 7,61 6,86 +1,0%
Sachsen/Sachsen-Anhalt 7,71 7,04 7,84 6,84 7,76 7,12 8,03 7,25 +1,9%
Thüringen 7,68 7,03 7,80 6,83 7,69 7,13 7,94 7,13 +0,0%
Total Germany 6,55 5,78(e) 6,60(e) 5,55 6,54 5,93 6,83 5,99 +1,0%
Former Federal territory 6,86 6,04 7,14 5,97 7,09 6,41 7,42 6,47 +0,9%
New Federal states 10,79 9,79 10,95 9,53 10,82 9,95 11,16 10,02 +0,7%
(e) estimated by CLAL
Last update: 20-04-2019
Processed by CLAL
Number of Dairy Cows
German Länder May
2015
Nov
2015
May
2016
Nov
2016
May
2017
Nov
2017
May
2018
Nov
2018
± on
2017
Baden-Württemberg 341.248 341.000(e) 341.000(e) 343.720 343.151 341.494 338.819 334.117 -2,2%
Bayern 1.216.834 1.208.192 1.208.968 1.198.397 1.196.711 1.185.307 1.174.402 1.154.373 -2,6%
Berlin 123 124 128 129 128 127 120 116 -8,7%
Brandenburg 164.326 162.798 158.648 151.808 152.391 151.011 151.156 148.785 -1,5%
Bremen 3.818 4.059 3.815 3.739 3.705 3.698 3.627 3.583 -3,1%
Hamburg 1.137 1.160 1.145 1.149 1.120 1.161 1.094 1.094 -5,8%
Hessen 147.469 145.218 144.335 140.212 140.432 139.425 139.315 134.380 -3,6%
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 184.194 181.451 178.901 172.132 172.179 170.237 167.053 164.514 -3,4%
Niedersachsen 851.962 865.357 869.347 860.932 864.528 865.218 860.815 849.192 -1,9%
Nordrhein-Westfalen 418.886 423.042 424.132 417.214 416.374 417.588 415.439 409.449 -1,9%
Rheinland-Pfalz 119.143 118.107 116.665 113.621 113.473 112.171 111.182 108.203 -3,5%
Saarland 14.856 14.726 14.658 14.230 14.139 13.883 13.617 13.504 -2,7%
Sachsen 192.996 190.028 188.317 183.376 183.410 181.738 181.292 177.364 -2,4%
Sachsen-Anhalt 127.394 125.738 124.138 119.751 119.597 119.355 119.222 116.429 -2,5%
Schleswig-Holstein 389.462 400.145 394.666 393.686 390.056 393.800 387.594 385.305 -2,2%
Thüringen 112.803 110.849 109.094 103.604 102.955 102.797 102.489 100.455 -2,3%
Total Germany 4.286.651 4.291.994(e) 4.277.957(e) 4.217.700 4.214.349 4.199.010 4.167.236 4.100.863 -2,3%
Former Federal territory 3.504.938 3.521.130 3.518.859 3.487.029 3.483.817 3.473.872 3.446.024 3.393.316 -2,3%
New Federal states 781.713 770.864 759.098 730.671 730.532 725.138 721.212 707.547 -2,4%
(e) estimated by CLAL
Last update: 15-01-2019
Source: Statistisches Bundesamt
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