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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 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2023 2024 Var % Period
Austria 3.183 3.140 3.137 3.154 3.247 3.243 1.434 1.510 +5,3% Jan - May '24
Belgium 4.179 4.288 4.431 4.381 4.513 4.661 1.997 2.022 +1,3% Jan - May '24
Bulgaria 649 659 694 679 662 690 301 296 -1,8% Jan - May '24
Croatia 453 436 434 429 405 377 167 167 -0,4% Jan - May '24
Cyprus 228 238 272 298 286 304 130 135 +4,3% Jan - May '24
Czech Republic   3.033 3.074 3.192 3.129 3.173 3.223 1.358 1.408 +3,7% Jan - May '24
Denmark 5.615 5.615 5.667 5.644 5.664 5.685 2.392 2.394 +0,1% Jan - May '24
Estonia 748 763 788 799 800 860 359 385 +7,1% Jan - May '24
Finland 2.354 2.330 2.362 2.272 2.216 2.196 934 932 -0,3% Jan - May '24
France   24.543 24.526 24.602 24.200 24.057 23.434 10.335 10.446 +1,1% Jan - May '24
Germany   32.491 32.442 32.549 31.942 31.947 32.424 13.830 13.867 +0,3% Jan - May '24
Greece 620 631 652 660 648 629 277 273 -1,3% Jan - May '24
Hungary 1.535 1.576 1.626 1.739 1.700 1.652 714 754 +5,6% Jan - May '24
Ireland   7.810 8.227 8.542 9.018 9.087 8.710 3.655 3.438 -5,9% Jan - May '24
Italy   12.084 12.117 12.668 13.103 13.010 12.911 5.679 5.797 (e)

+2,1% Jan - May '24
Latvia 781 785 791 813 811 829 331 343 +3,5% Jan - May '24
Lithuania 1.367 1.358 1.360 1.349 1.363 1.352 517 554 +7,3% Jan - May '24
Luxembourg 395 (c) (c) (c) (c) (c) (c) (c) - Jan - May '24
Malta 40 42 42 42 39 37 19 20 +2,3% Jan - Jun '24
Netherlands   13.927 13.814 13.985 13.631 13.765 13.901 5.975 5.897 -1,3% Jan - May '24
Poland   11.936 12.178 12.446 12.493 12.771 12.976 5.494 5.802 +5,6% Jan - May '24
Portugal 1.894 1.892 1.920 1.909 1.851 1.891 820 819 -0,1% Jan - May '24
Romania 1.109 1.122 1.135 1.126 1.134 1.205 513 536 +4,6% Jan - May '24
Slovakia 818 815 834 823 824 807 344 355 +3,2% Jan - May '24
Slovenia 571 564 580 589 575 559 243 243 -0,1% Jan - May '24
Spain 7.121 7.230 7.422 7.486 7.325 7.336 3.141 3.209 +2,2% Jan - May '24
Sweden 2.760 2.704 2.773 2.782 2.765 2.819 1.207 1.201 -0,5% Jan - May '24
TOTAL EU-27 141.850 142.566 144.902 144.489 144.638 144.709 62.164 62.799 (e) +1,0% Jan - May '24
y-o-y % +0,5% +1,6% -0,3% +0,1% +0,0%      
(e) estimated data
(c) confidential data
NOTE:The countries highlighted in yellow indicate the presence of some confidential data which are not considered in the total calculation of productions.

Source: Eurostat, FEGA, MAPA, AGEA, RVO, GUS, 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.