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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 »

2020
Milk deliveries in 2021 with breakdown by German Länder ('000 tons)
German Länder Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total 2021 ± on 2020 *
Schleswig-Holstein / Hamburg 253 230 259 253 264 251 256 251         2.017 -0,2%
Niedersachsen / Bremen 597 541 612 599 627 589 602 585         4.752 -1,2%
Nordrhein-Westfalen 279 253 286 280 290 271 276 268         2.203 -1,9%
Hessen / Rheinland-Pfalz / Saarland 153 139 156 153 159 150 152 146         1.209 -1,0%
Baden-Württemberg 180 167 187 184 192 181 183 176         1.450 -0,7%
Bayern 594 550 619 606 632 599 606 584         4.791 -2,5%
Bundesgebiet West 2.056 1.880 2.121 2.075 2.164 2.042 2.074 2.010         16.421 -1,5%
Berlin / Brandenburg 101 92 104 102 105 98 100 98         801 -3,5%
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 118 108 121 118 122 115 117 116         935 -4,2%
Sachsen 134 123 138 134 138 131 137 134         1.070 -0,8%
Sachsen-Anhalt 84 77 87 84 87 81 84 82         667 -3,8%
Thüringen 71 65 73 72 73 69 71 69         563 -4,7%
Bundesgebiet Ost 509 464 524 510 526 494 509 500         4.036 -3,2%
Organic Milk deliveries in 2021 with breakdown by German Länder ('000 tons)
German Länder Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total 2021 ± on 2020 *
Schleswig-Holstein / Hamburg 3,65 3,25 3,76 3,78 4,07 3,89 3,92 3,57         29,89 -0,5%
Niedersachsen / Bremen 8,64 7,85 9,01 9,04 9,85 9,19 9,23 8,87         71,68 -0,4%
Nordrhein-Westfalen 7,82 7,16 8,05 7,92 8,44 7,83 7,61 7,47         62,30 -0,5%
Hessen / Rheinland-Pfalz / Saarland 8,69 7,91 9,07 9,04 9,85 9,36 9,35 8,97         72,23 +3,5%
Baden-Württemberg 14,76 13,78 15,68 15,61 16,79 15,62 15,61 14,98         122,83 +0,9%
Bayern 49,50 46,38 52,74 52,53 58,00 54,00 54,38 52,58         420,10 +4,3%
Bundesgebiet West 93,06 86,31 98,31 97,92 107,00 99,89 100,10 96,43         779,02 +2,6%
Berlin / Brandenburg 3,13 2,86 3,32 3,35 3,48 3,35 3,38 3,30         26,18 +11,0%
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 2,24 1,96 2,21 2,26 2,56 2,42 2,45 2,44         18,53 +6,6%
Sachsen/Sachsen-Anhalt 5,02 4,55 5,03 4,65 4,73 4,44 4,44 4,29         37,14 -2,2%
Thüringen 0,57 0,51 0,56 0,55 0,59 0,57 0,58 0,56         4,48 +5,6%
Bundesgebiet Ost 10,96 9,88 11,12 10,80 11,36 10,78 10,85 10,58         86,33 +3,8%
Germany Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total 2021 ± on 2020 *
Conventional milk 2.565 2.344 2.644 2.585 2.690 2.535 2.583 2.510 20.457 -1,8%
change * -2,0% -6,1% -1,4% -0,8% -0,1% -1,5% -1,8% -1,2%
Organic milk 104 96 109 109 118 111 111 107 865 +2,7%
change * +3,6% -1,2% +4,1% +1,9% +3,2% +3,9% +3,4% +2,6%
Extra Germany 63 58 65 64 68 64 71 68 519 +4,7%
change * +3,7% +4,1% +7,6% -0,7% -0,8% -2,6% +10,6% +17,1%
Total Germany 2021 2.731 2.498 2.819 2.758 2.877 2.710 2.765 2.684 21.842
% change on 2020 -1,7% -5,7% -1,1% -0,7% +0,0% -1,3% -1,3% -0,7% -1,5%
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 2.661 32.552
Last update: 17-10-2021
* % 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
2018
Nov
2018
May
2019
Nov
2019
May
2020
Nov
2020
May
2021
± on
2020
Schleswig-Holstein / Hamburg 6,86 6,01 6,94 6,22 7,16 6,39 7,33 +2,4%
Niedersachsen / Bremen 7,36 6,47 7,42 6,70 7,66 6,80 7,83 +2,3%
Nordrhein-Westfalen 6,68 5,85 7,23 6,55 7,49 6,71 7,69 +2,6%
Hessen / Rheinland-Pfalz / Saarland 6,56 5,75 6,56 5,85 6,73 6,10 7,05 +4,7%
Baden-Württemberg 6,19 5,34 6,26 5,43 6,32 5,63 6,52 +3,2%
Bayern 6,08 5,25 6,13 5,33 6,18 5,34 6,26 +1,3%
Berlin / Brandenburg 7,78 6,84 7,63 6,95 7,90 7,11 8,07 +2,1%
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 7,61 6,86 7,66 7,14 8,01 7,11 7,94 -0,9%
Sachsen/Sachsen-Anhalt 8,03 7,25 8,00 7,31 8,05 7,37 8,19 +1,8%
Thüringen 7,94 7,13 7,84 7,16 8,02 7,39 8,19 +2,2%
Total Germany 6,83 5,99 6,91 6,18 7,07 6,28 7,22 +2,1%
Former Federal territory 7,42 6,47 7,59 6,76 7,78 6,89 7,96 +2,2%
New Federal states 11,16 10,02 11,08 10,18 11,32 10,30 11,51 +1,7%
(e) estimated by CLAL
Last update: 17-10-2021
Processed by CLAL
Number of Dairy Cows
German Länder May
2018
Nov
2018
May
2019
Nov
2019
May
2020
Nov
2020
May
2021
± on
2020
Baden-Württemberg 338.819 334.117 331.148 327.931 325.288 320.852 319.540 -0,4%
Bayern 1.174.402 1.154.373 1.146.164 1.128.174 1.119.195 1.104.468 1.102.479 -0,2%
Berlin 120 116 108 104 107 108 112 +3,7%
Brandenburg 151.156 148.785 146.955 142.554 140.083 137.068 134.545 -1,8%
Bremen 3.627 3.583 3.460 3.326 3.323 3.295 3.306 +0,3%
Hamburg 1.094 1.094 1.035 1.117 1.143 1.190 1.152 -3,2%
Hessen 139.315 134.380 132.684 131.083 130.005 128.033 127.481 -0,4%
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 167.053 164.514 164.741 161.895 160.419 159.115 156.850 -1,4%
Niedersachsen 860.815 849.192 843.756 831.813 822.178 814.114 809.498 -0,6%
Nordrhein-Westfalen 415.439 409.449 405.511 401.403 397.824 393.221 387.862 -1,4%
Rheinland-Pfalz 111.182 108.203 107.063 105.618 104.111 101.872 100.023 -1,8%
Saarland 13.617 13.504 13.406 13.286 12.980 12.676 12.499 -1,4%
Sachsen 181.292 177.364 177.769 176.379 176.116 174.958 174.491 -0,3%
Sachsen-Anhalt 119.222 116.429 114.395 113.048 110.499 108.103 106.476 -1,5%
Schleswig-Holstein 387.594 385.305 378.209 376.902 370.787 370.888 364.856 -1,6%
Thüringen 102.489 100.455 100.618 97.041 95.219 91.449 90.339 -1,2%
Total Germany 4.167.236 4.100.863 4.067.022 4.011.674 3.969.277 3.921.410 3.891.509 -2,0%
Former Federal territory 3.446.024 3.393.316 3.362.544 3.320.757 3.286.941 3.250.717 3.228.808 -1,8%
New Federal states 721.212 707.547 704.478 690.917 682.336 670.693 662.701 -2,9%
(e) estimated by CLAL
Last update: 30-06-2021
Source: Statistisches Bundesamt
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