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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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Month2 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 2021/22 2022/23 ± % on
2021/22
± % on
2020/21
June 178 198 226 230 234 234 - +1,7%
July 248 262 274 286 305 288 -5,6% +0,7%
August 1.321 1.383 1.394 1.468 1.397 1.329 -4,9% -9,5%
September 2.529 2.682 2.664 2.708 2.590 2.507 -3,2% -7,4%
October 3.118 3.299 3.213 3.240 3.133 3.025 -3,4% -6,6%
November 2.965 2.995 3.003 2.928 2.884
December 2.620 2.735 2.722 2.741 2.603
January 2.294 2.471 2.454 2.474 2.324
February 1.874 1.875 1.875 1.932 1.773
March 1.867 1.713 1.680 1.844 1.809
April 1.489 1.364 1.356 1.514 1.429
May 869 868 905 974 911
Total to date 7.394 7.824 7.771 7.932 7.659 7.383
% y-o-y ¹   +5,82% -0,68% +2,07% -3,44% -3,60%
Total Year 21.372 21.845 21.766 22.339 21.392
previous %   +2,2% -0,4% +2,6% -4,2%
Last update: 22-11-2022
1) change from the same period of previous year
2) Dairy Season Year from June 1 to May 31
Source: DCANZ
Month2 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 2021/22 2022/23 ± % on
2021/22
± % on
2020/21
June 15.672 17.565 19.917 20.321 20.642 20.872 +1,1% +2,7%
July 21.496 22.470 23.539 24.795 26.600 25.146 -5,5% +1,4%
August 111.385 116.478 119.066 124.643 119.435 113.595 -4,9% -8,9%
September 207.418 219.511 220.982 224.952 215.896 207.787 -3,8% -7,6%
October 254.558 271.080 266.907 267.666 259.461 252.061 -2,9% -5,8%
November 242.644 248.156 249.135 242.303 239.452
December 215.089 228.238 228.700 231.027 218.357
January 194.128 209.036 211.377 212.222 199.256
February 165.225 165.025 167.874 172.916 160.430
March 174.572 161.433 161.619 175.606 173.053
April 148.177 136.728 135.699 151.501 143.603
May 88.812 87.839 91.147 99.675 92.893
Total to date 610.529 647.104 650.411 662.377 642.034 619.461
% y-o-y ¹   +5,99% +0,51% +1,84% -3,07% -3,52%
Total Year 1.839.176 1.883.559 1.895.962 1.947.627 1.869.078
previous %   +2,4% +0,7% +2,7% -4,0%
Last update: 22-11-2022
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