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Japan: dairy sector

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This page contains data regarding key components of the Japanese dairy sector over a given time period.


JAPAN: DAIRY SECTOR
  x 1.000 ton
RAW MATERIAL AREA 2020 2021 2022 2023 2023 2024 % Period
Dairy cows number on February (1.000 heads) 841 849 862
Dairy Farms number ('000) 14 14 13
Milk production ('000 Ton) 7.438 7.592 7.617 7.298 2.464 2.496 +1,3% Jan-Apr 2024
Delivery of milk 7.389 7.543 7.571
Farm-gate price (€ x 100 Kg) 86,78 80,73 75,33 74,78 75,10 74,11 -1,3% Jan-Apr 2024
Drinking milk consumption 3.584 3.575 3.563 3.579
% Milk destinated to Drinking Milk 48,2% 47,1% 46,8% 49,0%
DAIRY PRODUCTION 2020 2021 2022 2023 2023 2024 % Period
Cream 110 120 120 121
Fresh milk products, milk drinks (kl) 2.259 2.199 2.246 2.323
Butter 71 73 75 75
Cheese 161 165 160 167
Condensed milk 33 34 35 33
WMP (whole milk powder) 7,9 9,0 10 9,7
Prepared milk powder 28 26 28 26
SMP (skimmed milk powder) 140 155 158 160
IMPORT 2020 2021 2022 2023 2023 2024 % Period
Whey powder (whey powder - HS 0404)
TOP exporters
61 58 64 57 22 23 +5,5% Jan-Apr 2024
Butter (HS 0405)
TOP exporters
18 12 10 16 4,7 6,3 +31,7% Jan-Apr 2024
Cheese (HS 0406)
TOP exporters
292 288 274 252 83 82 -0,9% Jan-Apr 2024
SMP (skimmed milk powder - HS 040210)
TOP exporters
39 22 20 8,1 2,4 6,8 +184,5% Jan-Apr 2024
Casein (HS 350110)
TOP exporters
4,7 4,4 4,8 5,1 1,9 1,2 -38,0% Jan-Apr 2024
Caseinates (HS 350190)
TOP exporters
7,9 8,6 8,9 8,2 3,6 2,7 -23,3% Jan-Apr 2024
Lactose pharmaceutical (HS 170211)
TOP exporters
80 76 89 84 33 24 -25,8% Jan-Apr 2024
Lactose edible (HS 170299)
TOP exporters
1,4 1,2 1,0 1,0 0,2 0,2 +10,3% Jan-Feb 2024
Fat-Filled Milk Powder (FFMP) (HS 190190)
TOP exporters
249 226 196 168 59 58 -2,1% Jan-Apr 2024
Prepared edible fats 18 16 16 16
Other milk powder ** 50 51 54 49
DOMESTIC CONSUMPTION (Source: FAS-USDA) 2020 2021 2022 2023 2023 2024(f) % Period
Cheese 335 335 326 297 297 314 +5,7% Jan-Dec 2024
Butter 79 81 85 92 92 94 +2,2% Jan-Dec 2024
SMP 166 167 162 160 160 165 +3,1% Jan-Dec 2024
PER CAPITA CONSUMPTIONS (kg) 2020 2021 2022 2023 2023 2024(f) % Period
Cheese 2,67 2,69 2,63 2,41
Butter 0,63 0,65 0,69 0,75
SMP 1,33 1,34 1,31 1,30
% Self-sufficiency nan% nan% nan% nan%
SOCIO-ECONOMIC INDICATORS 2020 2021 2022 2023 2023 2024(f) % Period
Population ('000) 125.245 124.613 123.952 123.295
GDP per capita (U.S. dollars) 40.118 39.883 (e) 33.822 (e) 35.385 (e)
GDP per capita (€) * 35.100 33.721(e) 32.118(e) 32.725(e)
(e) estimated
* Per capita GDP in Euro is calculated by using the yearly average exchange rate
(f): forecast
** Including prepared whey for infant formula,whey powder and whole milk powder.
NOTE:Per capita consumptions are obtained dividing total consumption (Source FAS-USDA ) by the population (Source FAO)

Source Raw material area: MAFF
Source Dairy production: MAFF
Source Import: Ministry of Finance; Import: Cheese, Butter, SMP, Casein, Caseinates, Lactose pharmaceutical, Lactose edible: IHS
Source Consumption: FAS-USDA
GDP per capita: International Monetary Found
Source Population: FAO
Note: Self-sufficiency rate = Milk deliveries/(Domestic use in milk equivalent ME)
Domestic use in milk equivalent (ME) = Milk deliveries + Import in ME - Export in ME

Last update: 2024-06-21
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