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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 2018 2019 2020 2021 2021 2022 % Period
Dairy cows number on February (1.000 heads) 847 839 841 849
Dairy Farms number ('000) 16 15 14 14
Milk production ('000 Ton) 7.290 7.314 7.438 7.592 5.088 5.171 +1,6% Jan-Aug 2022
Delivery of milk 7.237 7.318 7.389 7.543
Farm-gate price (€ x 100 Kg) 78,99 85,89 86,78 80,73 80,40 75,78 -5,7% Jan-Sep 2022
Drinking milk consumption 3.567 3.568 3.584 3.575
% Milk destinated to Drinking Milk 48,9% 48,8% 48,2% 47,1%
DAIRY PRODUCTION 2018 2019 2020 2021 2021 2022 % Period
Cream 116 116 110 120
Fresh milk products, milk drinks (kl) 2.308 2.290 2.259 2.199
Butter 60 65 71 73
Cheese 157 157 161 165
Condensed milk 36 37 33 34
WMP (whole milk powder) 9,6 10 7,9 9,0
Prepared milk powder 27 28 28 26
SMP (skimmed milk powder) 120 130 140 155
IMPORT 2018 2019 2020 2021 2021 2022 % Period
Whey powder (whey powder - HS 0404)
TOP exporters
65 62 61 58 42 49 +16,9% Jan-Sep 2022
Butter (HS 0405)
TOP exporters
16 25 18 12 9,0 7,5 -16,1% Jan-Sep 2022
Cheese (HS 0406)
TOP exporters
286 303 292 288 213 206 -3,5% Jan-Sep 2022
SMP (skimmed milk powder - HS 040210)
TOP exporters
52 47 39 22 16 15 -5,6% Jan-Sep 2022
Casein (HS 350110)
TOP exporters
5,1 4,6 4,7 4,4 3,6 3,6 -1,0% Jan-Sep 2022
Caseinates (HS 350190)
TOP exporters
8,0 8,9 7,9 8,6 6,5 6,6 +0,8% Jan-Sep 2022
Lactose pharmaceutical (HS 170211)
TOP exporters
75 74 80 76 56 64 +12,6% Jan-Sep 2022
Lactose edible (HS 170299)
TOP exporters
1,2 1,4 1,4 1,2 0,9 1,0 +12,6% Jan-Sep 2022
Fat-Filled Milk Powder (FFMP) (HS 190190)
TOP exporters
266 255 249 226 168 152 -9,6% Jan-Sep 2022
Prepared edible fats 18 18 18 16
Other milk powder ** 58 51 51 48
DOMESTIC CONSUMPTION (Source: FAS-USDA) 2018 2019 2020 2021 2021 2022(f) % Period
Cheese 329 346 335 335 335 336 +0,3% Jan-Dec 2022
Butter 78 83 79 81 81 80 -1,2% Jan-Dec 2022
SMP 167 164 166 167 167 170 +1,8% Jan-Dec 2022
PER CAPITA CONSUMPTIONS (kg) 2018 2019 2020 2021 2021 2022(f) % Period
Cheese 2,59 2,73 2,65 2,66
Butter 0,61 0,65 0,62 0,64
SMP 1,31 1,29 1,31 1,32
% Self-sufficiency 71,0% 70,4% 72,0% 74,1%
SOCIO-ECONOMIC INDICATORS 2018 2019 2020 2021 2021 2022(f) % Period
Population ('000) 127.202 126.860 126.476 126.051
GDP per capita (U.S. dollars) 39.826 (e) 40.590 (e) 40.049 (e) 39.340 (e)
GDP per capita (€) * 33.724(e) 36.256(e) 35.040(e) 33.262(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: 2022-11-24
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