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New Zealand: Milk Production

This page contains data regarding New Zealand milk production.

The first graph show the milk production through a three-year perspective, while the second one shows the monthly % changes.

The tables record the milk production organised by dairy season (June-May), by calendar year, expressed in two units: thousand of tons of milk, and tons of Milksolids (milkfat + protein).



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New Zealand
Milk production in Dairy Season ('000 ton)  
Month2 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 ± % on
2019/20
± % on
2018/19
June 147 147 178 198 226 230 +1,77% +16,2%
July 229 231 248 262 274
August 1.379 1.342 1.321 1.383 1.394
September 2.543 2.570 2.529 2.682 2.664
October 3.211 3.036 3.118 3.299 3.213
November 2.980 2.845 2.965 2.995 3.003
December 2.765 2.689 2.620 2.735 2.722
January 2.428 2.412 2.294 2.471 2.454
February 1.966 1.909 1.874 1.875 1.875
March 1.735 1.895 1.867 1.713 1.680
April 1.361 1.447 1.489 1.364 1.356
May 824 818 869 868 905
Total to date 147 147 178 198 226 230
% y-o-y ¹   0,00% +21,09% +11,24% +14,14% +1,77%
Total Year 21.568 21.341 21.372 21.845 21.766
previous %   -1,1% +0,1% +2,2% -0,4%
Last update: 28-07-2020
1) change from the same period of previous year
2) Dairy Season Year from June 1 to May 31
Source: DCANZ
New Zealand
Milk production in MilkSolids in Dairy Season ('000 kg)  
Month2 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 ± % on
2019/20
± % on
2018/19
June 13.104 13.013 15.672 17.565 19.917 20.321 +2,03% +15,7%
July 19.892 19.923 21.496 22.470 23.539
August 116.682 113.130 111.385 116.478 119.066
September 209.494 210.113 207.418 219.511 220.982
October 263.469 247.431 254.558 271.080 266.907
November 248.034 234.770 242.644 248.156 249.135
December 232.655 225.501 215.089 228.238 228.700
January 208.036 209.690 194.128 209.036 211.377
February 171.624 171.172 165.225 165.025 167.874
March 162.357 178.463 174.572 161.433 161.619
April 134.607 143.763 148.177 136.728 135.699
May 82.798 84.037 88.812 87.839 91.147
Total to date 13.104 13.013 15.672 17.565 19.917 20.321
% y-o-y ¹   -0,69% +20,43% +12,08% +13,39% +2,03%
Total Year 1.862.752 1.851.006 1.839.176 1.883.559 1.895.962
previous %   -0,6% -0,6% +2,4% +0,7%
Last update: 28-07-2020
1) change from the same period of previous year
2) Dairy Season Year from June 1 to May 31
Note (a): kg Milksolids is the sum of the total milk protein and fat.
Note (b): This data is for Milksolids collected for processing
Source: DCANZ