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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 255 241 258 251 262 251 255 248 237 241 234   2.734 +1,8%
Niedersachsen / Bremen 608 577 618 600 622 594 609 584 560 565 548   6.484 +0,8%
Nordrhein-Westfalen 283 270 291 283 290 276 283 270 261 265 257   3.029 +1,6%
Hessen / Rheinland-Pfalz / Saarland 153 146 157 153 157 152 155 149 143 144 140   1.648 +1,0%
Baden-Württemberg 182 174 188 183 189 181 185 180 171 174 167   1.973 +0,5%
Bayern 612 586 632 615 637 609 620 601 568 570 546   6.596 -1,1%
Bundesgebiet West 2.092 1.994 2.144 2.085 2.156 2.062 2.107 2.033 1.940 1.959 1.893   22.463 +0,5%
Berlin / Brandenburg 104 99 106 104 108 103 105 102 97 99 95   1.122 -0,9%
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 124 118 126 122 126 121 121 118 114 115 111   1.315 +0,2%
Sachsen 136 131 141 135 137 131 135 132 127 129 125   1.460 +0,9%
Sachsen-Anhalt 88 84 90 87 89 85 87 83 80 81 79   933 -2,6%
Thüringen 74 71 77 74 76 72 75 72 69 70 67   797 -2,3%
Bundesgebiet Ost 526 503 540 521 536 512 523 507 487 494 477   5.627 -0,7%
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 4,22 3,91 3,84 3,73 3,48 3,44 3,44   40,41 +4,3%
Niedersachsen / Bremen 8,64 8,29 8,86 9,15 9,97 9,18 9,08 8,81 8,48 8,51 8,12   97,09 +5,7%
Nordrhein-Westfalen 7,77 7,35 8,08 8,04 8,35 7,80 7,82 7,37 7,11 7,25 6,98   83,94 +1,9%
Hessen / Rheinland-Pfalz / Saarland 8,39 8,05 8,62 8,81 9,57 8,91 8,92 8,54 8,15 8,06 7,93   93,94 +4,0%
Baden-Württemberg 14,28 13,88 15,06 15,40 16,74 15,54 15,62 15,18 14,44 14,31 13,52   163,99 +3,0%
Bayern 47,50 46,43 50,27 51,12 54,96 50,82 51,40 50,44 47,47 46,75 44,24   541,39 +3,4%
Bundesgebiet West 90,09 87,48 94,52 96,27 103,81 96,17 96,68 94,06 89,13 88,32 84,24   1.020,76 +3,5%
Berlin / Brandenburg 3,00 2,80 3,00 2,89 3,06 2,99 3,01 2,83 2,69 2,61 2,51   31,39 -4,2%
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 2,15 1,97 2,18 2,18 2,31 2,23 2,27 2,11 2,07 2,11 1,99   23,56 +36,3%
Sachsen/Sachsen-Anhalt 4,64 4,61 4,96 4,79 4,94 4,59 4,76 4,71 4,63 4,74 4,68   52,05 +13,5%
Thüringen 0,52 0,48 0,51 0,52 0,59 0,55 0,54 0,54 0,54 0,53 0,51   5,82 -2,6%
Bundesgebiet Ost 10,30 9,86 10,65 10,38 10,90 10,35 10,58 10,20 9,92 10,00 9,69   112,82 +10,7%
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 2.692 2.573 2.630 2.540 2.427 2.453 2.370 - 28.090 +0,2%
Organic milk 100 97 105 107 115 107 107 104 99 98 94 - 1.134 +4,2%
Extra Germany 60 55 60 64 69 66 64 58 56 59 56 - 667 +4,7%
Total Germany 2020 2.779 2.650 2.849 2.777 2.875 2.746 2.801 2.702 2.582 2.610 2.519 - 29.891
% change on 2019 +1,0% +4,5% +0,5% +0,2% +0,0% +0,2% +0,9% -0,8% -0,0% -0,7% -0,5% - +0,5%
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: 27-01-2021
* % 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
May
2020
± on
2019
Schleswig-Holstein / Hamburg 6,64 5,91 6,86 6,01 6,94 6,22 7,16 +3,2%
Niedersachsen / Bremen 7,07 6,38 7,36 6,47 7,42 6,70 7,66 +3,3%
Nordrhein-Westfalen 6,48 5,89 6,68 5,85 7,23 6,55 7,49 +3,7%
Hessen / Rheinland-Pfalz / Saarland 6,19 5,66 6,56 5,75 6,56 5,85 6,73 +2,6%
Baden-Württemberg 5,91 5,36 6,19 5,34 6,26 5,43 6,32 +1,0%
Bayern 5,74 5,17 6,08 5,25 6,13 5,33 6,18 +0,8%
Berlin / Brandenburg 7,51 6,97 7,78 6,84 7,63 6,95 7,90 +3,7%
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 7,41 6,79 7,61 6,86 7,66 7,14 8,01 +4,6%
Sachsen/Sachsen-Anhalt 7,76 7,12 8,03 7,25 8,00 7,31 8,05 +0,6%
Thüringen 7,69 7,13 7,94 7,13 7,84 7,16 8,02 +2,3%
Total Germany 6,54 5,93 6,83 5,99 6,91 6,18 7,07 +2,3%
Former Federal territory 7,09 6,41 7,42 6,47 7,59 6,76 7,78 +2,5%
New Federal states 10,82 9,95 11,16 10,02 11,08 10,18 11,32 +2,2%
(e) estimated by CLAL
Last update: 27-01-2021
Processed by CLAL
Number of Dairy Cows
German Länder May
2017
Nov
2017
May
2018
Nov
2018
May
2019
Nov
2019
May
2020
Nov
2020
± on
2019
Baden-Württemberg 343.151 341.494 338.819 334.117 331.148 327.931 325.288 320.852 -2,2%
Bayern 1.196.711 1.185.307 1.174.402 1.154.373 1.146.164 1.128.174 1.119.195 1.104.468 -2,1%
Berlin 128 127 120 116 108 104 107 108 +3,8%
Brandenburg 152.391 151.011 151.156 148.785 146.955 142.554 140.083 137.068 -3,8%
Bremen 3.705 3.698 3.627 3.583 3.460 3.326 3.323 3.295 -0,9%
Hamburg 1.120 1.161 1.094 1.094 1.035 1.117 1.143 1.190 +6,5%
Hessen 140.432 139.425 139.315 134.380 132.684 131.083 130.005 128.033 -2,3%
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 172.179 170.237 167.053 164.514 164.741 161.895 160.419 159.115 -1,7%
Niedersachsen 864.528 865.218 860.815 849.192 843.756 831.813 822.178 814.114 -2,1%
Nordrhein-Westfalen 416.374 417.588 415.439 409.449 405.511 401.403 397.824 393.221 -2,0%
Rheinland-Pfalz 113.473 112.171 111.182 108.203 107.063 105.618 104.111 101.872 -3,5%
Saarland 14.139 13.883 13.617 13.504 13.406 13.286 12.980 12.676 -4,6%
Sachsen 183.410 181.738 181.292 177.364 177.769 176.379 176.116 174.958 -0,8%
Sachsen-Anhalt 119.597 119.355 119.222 116.429 114.395 113.048 110.499 108.103 -4,4%
Schleswig-Holstein 390.056 393.800 387.594 385.305 378.209 376.902 370.787 370.888 -1,6%
Thüringen 102.955 102.797 102.489 100.455 100.618 97.041 95.219 91.449 -5,8%
Total Germany 4.214.349 4.199.010 4.167.236 4.100.863 4.067.022 4.011.674 3.969.277 3.921.410 -2,3%
Former Federal territory 3.483.817 3.473.872 3.446.024 3.393.316 3.362.544 3.320.757 3.286.941 3.250.717 -2,1%
New Federal states 730.532 725.138 721.212 707.547 704.478 690.917 682.336 670.693 -2,9%
(e) estimated by CLAL
Last update: 22-12-2020
Source: Statistisches Bundesamt
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