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EU-27: Cow's milk deliveries

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This page contains the European cow’s milk deliveries data, both in tabular and graphic form, together with other useful information to analyze the context.

The table offers as well the possibility to:

  • consult the monthly volumes and changes, by clicking on the years in the column headers,
  • access to the DairySheets by clicking on the names of the Member States of the EU.

The charts display:

  • a breakdown of the milk deliveries to dairies by Member States
  • the monthly and average daily milk deliveries,
  • the year-over-year changes of milk deliveries in the major EU Players,
  • the yearly milk deliveries to dairies of the last seven years,
  • the milk deliveries to dairies with rolling year,
  • the milk quality’s trend in terms of % of fat and % of proteins,
  • the monthly slaughters over the last 3 years,
  • the weighted average farm-gate milk price.

Please find on the EU Map the milk self-sufficiency rate and the numbers of farms in the EU countries.

UE-27: Raw cows' milk delivered to dairies ('000 tons)
COUNTRY 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2021 2022 Var % Period
Austria 3.092 3.200 3.183 3.140 3.137 3.154 1.087 1.135 +4,4% Jan - Apr '22
Belgium 3.882 4.025 4.179 4.288 4.431 4.381 1.486 1.493 +0,5% Jan - Apr '22
Bulgaria 530 593 649 659 694 679 298 279 -6,4% Jan - May '22
Croatia 490 477 453 436 434 429 148 141 -4,3% Jan - Apr '22
Cyprus 200 216 228 238 271 298 102 98 -4,0% Jan - Apr '22
Czech Republic   2.793 2.979 3.033 3.074 3.192 3.129 1.315 1.337 +1,7% Jan - May '22
Denmark 5.376 5.494 5.615 5.615 5.667 5.644 1.861 1.872 +0,6% Jan - Apr '22
Estonia 715 727 748 763 788 799 333 339 +1,6% Jan - May '22
Finland 2.390 2.366 2.354 2.330 2.362 2.272 975 951 -2,5% Jan - May '22
France   24.453 24.630 24.543 24.526 24.602 24.197 8.418 8.310 -1,3% Jan - Apr '22
Germany   31.973 31.937 32.491 32.442 32.549 31.942 10.806 10.623 -1,7% Jan - Apr '22
Greece 619 614 620 631 652 660 226 221 -2,2% Jan - Apr '22
Hungary 1.547 1.545 1.535 1.576 1.626 1.739 751 733 -2,4% Jan - May '22
Ireland   6.852 7.475 7.810 8.227 8.542 9.018 3.713 3.673 -1,1% Jan - May '22
Italy   11.527 11.953 12.084 12.117 12.668 13.103 4.511 4.528 +0,4% Jan - Apr '22
Latvia 814 813 781 785 791 813 320 325 +1,5% Jan - May '22
Lithuania 1.416 1.403 1.367 1.358 1.360 1.349 513 534 +4,0% Jan - May '22
Luxembourg 362 374 395 (c) (c) (c) (c) (c) - Jan - Apr '22
Malta 43 41 40 42 43 40 14 13 -5,3% Jan - Apr '22
Netherlands   14.324 14.296 13.881 13.802 13.987 13.603 5.880 5.761 -2,0% Jan - May '22
Poland   11.130 11.647 11.946 12.175 12.457 12.515 4.182 4.283 +2,4% Jan - Apr '22
Portugal 1.843 1.851 1.894 1.892 1.920 1.909 650 640 -1,4% Jan - Apr '22
Romania 953 1.028 1.109 1.122 1.135 1.126 360 346 -3,9% Jan - Apr '22
Slovakia 823 826 818 815 834 823 355 353 -0,6% Jan - May '22
Slovenia 575 579 571 564 580 589 252 249 -1,0% Jan - May '22
Spain 6.886 7.022 7.121 7.230 7.422 7.486 3.173 3.158 -0,5% Jan - May '22
Sweden 2.862 2.817 2.760 2.704 2.773 2.782 955 942 -1,4% Jan - Apr '22
TOTAL EU-27 138.107 140.554 141.813 142.550 144.915 144.479 48.510 48.242 -0,6% Jan - Apr '22
y-o-y % +1,8% +0,9% +0,5% +1,7% -0,3%      
(c) confidential data
NOTE:The data for the higlighted countries are confidential. These countries are not considered in the calculation of the total production.

Source: Eurostat, FEGA, MAPA, AGEA

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.