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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 »

2019
Milk deliveries in 2020 with breakdown by German Länder ('000 tons)
German Länder Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total 2020 ± on 2019 *
Schleswig-Holstein / Hamburg 255 241 258 251                 1.005 +2,4%
Niedersachsen / Bremen 608 577 618 600                 2.403 +2,6%
Nordrhein-Westfalen 283 270 291 283                 1.127 +3,0%
Hessen / Rheinland-Pfalz / Saarland 153 146 157 153                 608 +1,3%
Baden-Württemberg 182 174 188 183                 726 +0,9%
Bayern 612 586 632 615                 2.445 +0,1%
Bundesgebiet West 2.092 1.994 2.144 2.085                 8.314 +1,6%
Berlin / Brandenburg 104 99 106 104                 413 -1,6%
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 124 118 126 122                 489 +2,7%
Sachsen 136 131 141 135                 543 +1,6%
Sachsen-Anhalt 88 84 90 87                 350 -1,1%
Thüringen 74 71 77 74                 296 -1,8%
Bundesgebiet Ost 526 503 540 521                 2.091 +0,3%
Organic Milk deliveries in 2020 with breakdown by German Länder ('000 tons)
German Länder Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total 2020 ± on 2019 *
Schleswig-Holstein / Hamburg 3,51 3,48 3,63 3,75                 14,35 +4,4%
Niedersachsen / Bremen 8,64 8,29 8,86 9,15                 34,95 +6,1%
Nordrhein-Westfalen 7,77 7,35 8,08 8,04                 31,25 +2,0%
Hessen / Rheinland-Pfalz / Saarland 8,39 8,05 8,62 8,81                 33,87 +4,1%
Baden-Württemberg 14,28 13,88 15,06 15,40                 58,63 +4,1%
Bayern 47,50 46,43 50,27 51,12                 195,32 +4,3%
Bundesgebiet West 90,09 87,48 94,52 96,27                 368,36 +4,2%
Berlin / Brandenburg 3,00 2,80 3,00 2,89                 11,68 +3,5%
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 2,15 1,97 2,18 2,18                 8,48 +38,1%
Sachsen/Sachsen-Anhalt 4,64 4,61 4,96 4,79                 18,99 +10,0%
Thüringen 0,52 0,48 0,51 0,52                 2,03 -8,5%
Bundesgebiet Ost 10,30 9,86 10,65 10,38                 41,19 +11,6%
Germany Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total 2020 ± on 2019 *
Conventional milk 2.618 2.497 2.683 2.606 - - - - - - - - 10.405 +1,4%
Organic milk 100 97 105 107 - - - - - - - - 410 +4,9%
Extra Germany 60 55 60 64 - - - - - - - - 240 +0,2%
Total Germany 2020 2.779 2.650 2.849 2.777 - - - - - - - - 11.055
% change on 2019 +1,0% +4,5% +0,5% +0,2% - - - - - - - - +1,5%
Total Germany 2019 2.752 2.535 2.836 2.773 2.874 2.740 2.777 2.723 2.583 2.628 2.531 2.691 32.442
Last update: 06-07-2020
* % 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
2017
Nov
2017
May
2018
Nov
2018
May
2019
Nov
2019
± on
2019
Schleswig-Holstein / Hamburg 6,64 5,91 6,86 6,01 6,94 6,22 +3,5%
Niedersachsen / Bremen 7,07 6,38 7,36 6,47 7,42 6,70 +3,6%
Nordrhein-Westfalen 6,48 5,89 6,68 5,85 7,23 6,55 +12,0%
Hessen / Rheinland-Pfalz / Saarland 6,19 5,66 6,56 5,75 6,56 5,85 +1,7%
Baden-Württemberg 5,91 5,36 6,19 5,34 6,26 5,43 +1,7%
Bayern 5,74 5,17 6,08 5,25 6,13 5,33 +1,4%
Berlin / Brandenburg 7,51 6,97 7,78 6,84 7,63 6,95 +1,5%
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 7,41 6,79 7,61 6,86 7,66 7,14 +4,2%
Sachsen/Sachsen-Anhalt 7,76 7,12 8,03 7,25 8,00 7,31 +0,8%
Thüringen 7,69 7,13 7,94 7,13 7,84 7,16 +0,4%
Total Germany 6,54 5,93 6,83 5,99 6,91 6,18 +3,2%
Former Federal territory 7,09 6,41 7,42 6,47 7,59 6,76 +4,6%
New Federal states 10,82 9,95 11,16 10,02 11,08 10,18 +1,7%
(e) estimated by CLAL
Last update: 06-07-2020
Processed by CLAL
Number of Dairy Cows
German Länder May
2017
Nov
2017
May
2018
Nov
2018
May
2019
Nov
2019
May
2020
± on
2019
Baden-Württemberg 343.151 341.494 338.819 334.117 331.148 327.931 325.288 -0,8%
Bayern 1.196.711 1.185.307 1.174.402 1.154.373 1.146.164 1.128.174 1.119.195 -0,8%
Berlin 128 127 120 116 108 104 107 +2,9%
Brandenburg 152.391 151.011 151.156 148.785 146.955 142.554 140.083 -1,7%
Bremen 3.705 3.698 3.627 3.583 3.460 3.326 3.323 -0,1%
Hamburg 1.120 1.161 1.094 1.094 1.035 1.117 1.143 +2,3%
Hessen 140.432 139.425 139.315 134.380 132.684 131.083 130.005 -0,8%
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 172.179 170.237 167.053 164.514 164.741 161.895 160.419 -0,9%
Niedersachsen 864.528 865.218 860.815 849.192 843.756 831.813 822.178 -1,2%
Nordrhein-Westfalen 416.374 417.588 415.439 409.449 405.511 401.403 397.824 -0,9%
Rheinland-Pfalz 113.473 112.171 111.182 108.203 107.063 105.618 104.111 -1,4%
Saarland 14.139 13.883 13.617 13.504 13.406 13.286 12.980 -2,3%
Sachsen 183.410 181.738 181.292 177.364 177.769 176.379 176.116 -0,1%
Sachsen-Anhalt 119.597 119.355 119.222 116.429 114.395 113.048 110.499 -2,3%
Schleswig-Holstein 390.056 393.800 387.594 385.305 378.209 376.902 370.787 -1,6%
Thüringen 102.955 102.797 102.489 100.455 100.618 97.041 95.219 -1,9%
Total Germany 4.214.349 4.199.010 4.167.236 4.100.863 4.067.022 4.011.674 3.969.277 -2,4%
Former Federal territory 3.483.817 3.473.872 3.446.024 3.393.316 3.362.544 3.320.757 3.286.941 -2,2%
New Federal states 730.532 725.138 721.212 707.547 704.478 690.917 682.336 -3,1%
(e) estimated by CLAL
Last update: 01-07-2020
Source: Statistisches Bundesamt
UK trade data for the period Jan - Apr 2020 are provisional
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