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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 1.380 1.435 +4,0% Jan - May '22
Belgium 3.882 4.025 4.179 4.288 4.431 4.381 2.256 2.276 +0,9% Jan - Jun '22
Bulgaria 530 593 649 659 694 679 363 339 -6,5% Jan - Jun '22
Croatia 490 477 453 436 434 429 187 178 -5,2% Jan - May '22
Cyprus 200 216 228 238 271 298 129 122 -5,1% Jan - May '22
Czech Republic   2.793 2.979 3.033 3.074 3.192 3.129 1.579 1.604 +1,6% Jan - Jun '22
Denmark 5.376 5.494 5.615 5.615 5.667 5.644 2.354 2.364 +0,4% Jan - May '22
Estonia 715 727 748 763 788 799 400 404 +1,1% Jan - Jun '22
Finland 2.390 2.366 2.354 2.330 2.362 2.272 1.166 1.137 -2,5% Jan - Jun '22
France   24.453 24.630 24.543 24.526 24.602 24.198 10.655 10.506 -1,4% Jan - May '22
Germany   31.973 31.937 32.491 32.442 32.549 31.942 13.682 13.449 -1,7% Jan - May '22
Greece 619 614 620 631 652 660 285 279 -2,4% Jan - May '22
Hungary 1.547 1.545 1.535 1.576 1.626 1.739 893 871 -2,5% Jan - Jun '22
Ireland   6.852 7.475 7.810 8.227 8.542 9.018 4.812 4.781 -0,6% Jan - Jun '22
Italy   11.527 11.953 12.084 12.117 12.668 13.105 6.781 6.784 (e)

+0,0% Jan - Jun '22
Latvia 814 813 781 785 791 813 395 397 +0,6% Jan - Jun '22
Lithuania 1.416 1.403 1.367 1.358 1.360 1.349 637 657 +3,1% Jan - Jun '22
Luxembourg 362 374 395 (c) (c) (c) (c) (c) - Jan - May '22
Malta 43 41 40 42 43 40 18 17 -4,9% Jan - May '22
Netherlands   14.324 14.296 13.881 13.802 13.987 13.603 7.009 6.906 -1,5% Jan - Jun '22
Poland   11.130 11.647 11.946 12.175 12.457 12.515 6.387 6.502 +1,8% Jan - Jun '22
Portugal 1.843 1.851 1.894 1.892 1.920 1.909 992 973 -1,9% Jan - Jun '22
Romania 953 1.028 1.109 1.122 1.135 1.126 474 453 -4,3% Jan - May '22
Slovakia 823 826 818 815 834 823 424 422 -0,6% Jan - Jun '22
Slovenia 575 579 571 564 580 589 302 298 -1,3% Jan - Jun '22
Spain 6.886 7.022 7.121 7.230 7.422 7.486 3.804 3.773 -0,8% Jan - Jun '22
Sweden 2.862 2.817 2.760 2.704 2.773 2.782 1.202 1.182 -1,7% Jan - May '22
TOTAL EU-27 138.107 140.554 141.813 142.550 144.915 144.483 61.959 61.520 (e) -0,7% Jan - May '22
y-o-y % +1,8% +0,9% +0,5% +1,7% -0,3%      
(e) estimated data
(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, Stimato CLAL

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.