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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 249 229 255 249 259               1.241 -0,2%
Niedersachsen / Bremen 595 547 607 594 619               2.961 +0,1%
Nordrhein-Westfalen 278 255 284 277 285               1.379 +7,3%
Hessen / Rheinland-Pfalz / Saarland 152 140 156 152 157               757 -3,5%
Baden-Württemberg 180 167 189 184 191               910 -2,0%
Bayern 614 567 638 624 649               3.091 -2,1%
Bundesgebiet West 2.069 1.904 2.128 2.080 2.159               10.339 -0,2%
Berlin / Brandenburg 106 98 109 107 109               528 -3,0%
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 121 111 124 121 124               601 +0,3%
Sachsen 135 124 140 136 138               672 -2,6%
Sachsen-Anhalt 90 83 92 89 91               445 -2,4%
Thüringen 76 71 79 76 78               380 -2,4%
Bundesgebiet Ost 528 486 543 529 541               2.626 -2,0%
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 3,40 3,57 3,89               17,47 +12,3%
Niedersachsen / Bremen 8,16 7,45 8,43 8,61 9,32               41,96 +7,5%
Nordrhein-Westfalen 7,62 7,09 7,90 8,04 8,29               38,94 +2,1%
Hessen / Rheinland-Pfalz / Saarland 8,15 7,52 8,35 8,53 9,32               41,86 +7,4%
Baden-Württemberg 13,76 12,83 14,72 14,98 16,52               72,81 +0,7%
Bayern 46,09 42,99 48,97 49,31 53,87               241,23 +3,6%
Bundesgebiet West 87,23 81,01 91,77 93,04 101,20               454,26 +4,0%
Berlin / Brandenburg 2,76 2,58 2,90 2,81 3,12               14,17 -12,1%
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 1,38 1,45 1,58 1,49 1,61               7,51 -7,7%
Sachsen/Sachsen-Anhalt 4,38 3,97 4,40 4,26 4,41               21,42 +61,2%
Thüringen 0,55 0,49 0,58 0,60 0,63               2,86 -0,2%
Bundesgebiet Ost 9,07 8,49 9,46 9,16 9,77               45,95 +13,7%
Germany Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total 2019 ± on 2018 *
Conventional milk 2.596 2.390 2.670 2.608 2.700 - - - - - - - 12.965 -0,5%
Organic milk 96 90 101 102 111 - - - - - - - 500 +4,8%
Extra Germany 59 56 64 61 63 - - - - - - - 302 -4,0%
Total Germany 2019 2.752 2.535 2.835 2.772 2.873 - - - - - - - 13.767
% change on 2018 -1,3% -0,1% +1,3% -0,5% -1,5% - - - - - - - -0,4%
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: 18-08-2019
* % 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
2016
Nov
2016
May
2017
Nov
2017
May
2018
Nov
2018
May
2019
± on
2018
Schleswig-Holstein / Hamburg 6,64 5,53 6,64 5,91 6,86 6,01 6,94 +1,1%
Niedersachsen / Bremen 7,06 5,92 7,07 6,38 7,36 6,47 7,41 +0,7%
Nordrhein-Westfalen 6,43 5,47 6,48 5,89 6,68 5,85 7,23 +8,2%
Hessen / Rheinland-Pfalz / Saarland 6,40 5,25 6,19 5,66 6,56 5,75 6,56 +0,1%
Baden-Württemberg 6,11(e) 5,02 5,91 5,36 6,19 5,34 6,26 +1,0%
Bayern 5,81 4,85 5,74 5,17 6,08 5,25 6,13 +0,8%
Berlin / Brandenburg 7,52 6,64 7,51 6,97 7,78 6,84 7,62 -2,1%
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 7,68 6,46 7,41 6,79 7,61 6,86 7,65 +0,6%
Sachsen/Sachsen-Anhalt 7,84 6,84 7,76 7,12 8,03 7,25 8,00 -0,4%
Thüringen 7,80 6,83 7,69 7,13 7,94 7,13 7,84 -1,3%
Total Germany 6,60(e) 5,55 6,54 5,93 6,83 5,99 6,91 +1,2%
Former Federal territory 7,14 5,97 7,09 6,41 7,42 6,47 7,59 +2,4%
New Federal states 10,95 9,53 10,82 9,95 11,16 10,02 11,07 -0,8%
(e) estimated by CLAL
Last update: 18-08-2019
Processed by CLAL
Number of Dairy Cows
German Länder May
2016
Nov
2016
May
2017
Nov
2017
May
2018
Nov
2018
May
2019
± on
2018
Baden-Württemberg 341.000(e) 343.720 343.151 341.494 338.819 334.117 331.148 -0,9%
Bayern 1.208.968 1.198.397 1.196.711 1.185.307 1.174.402 1.154.373 1.146.164 -0,7%
Berlin 128 129 128 127 120 116 108 -6,9%
Brandenburg 158.648 151.808 152.391 151.011 151.156 148.785 146.955 -1,2%
Bremen 3.815 3.739 3.705 3.698 3.627 3.583 3.460 -3,4%
Hamburg 1.145 1.149 1.120 1.161 1.094 1.094 1.035 -5,4%
Hessen 144.335 140.212 140.432 139.425 139.315 134.380 132.684 -1,3%
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 178.901 172.132 172.179 170.237 167.053 164.514 164.741 +0,1%
Niedersachsen 869.347 860.932 864.528 865.218 860.815 849.192 843.756 -0,6%
Nordrhein-Westfalen 424.132 417.214 416.374 417.588 415.439 409.449 405.511 -1,0%
Rheinland-Pfalz 116.665 113.621 113.473 112.171 111.182 108.203 107.063 -1,1%
Saarland 14.658 14.230 14.139 13.883 13.617 13.504 13.406 -0,7%
Sachsen 188.317 183.376 183.410 181.738 181.292 177.364 177.769 +0,2%
Sachsen-Anhalt 124.138 119.751 119.597 119.355 119.222 116.429 114.395 -1,7%
Schleswig-Holstein 394.666 393.686 390.056 393.800 387.594 385.305 378.209 -1,8%
Thüringen 109.094 103.604 102.955 102.797 102.489 100.455 100.618 +0,2%
Total Germany 4.277.957(e) 4.217.700 4.214.349 4.199.010 4.167.236 4.100.863 4.067.022 -0,8%
Former Federal territory 3.518.859 3.487.029 3.483.817 3.473.872 3.446.024 3.393.316 3.362.544 -0,9%
New Federal states 759.098 730.671 730.532 725.138 721.212 707.547 704.478 -0,4%
(e) estimated by CLAL
Last update: 27-06-2019
Source: Statistisches Bundesamt
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