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German "Länder": Monthly Milk Deliveries

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On this page, you will find:
  • a table listing the monthly deliveries of cow's milk in the 16 German states (German Länder);
  • a table listing the monthly deliveries of cow's organic milk in the German Länder over a given period;
  • a summary table, which records the sum of conventional, organic and "Extra" Germany (processed in Germany, but coming from other EU Members States) deliveries of cow's milk over a given period;
  • two charts showing the monthly figures of conventional and organic milk deliveries in Germany;
  • a chart showing the share of the milk deliveried in the German Länder.
German Länder deliveries can be viewed from 2016 and changes in Germany's milk deliveries.

Farm-gate milk prices in Germany » Organic milk prices in Germany »

2020
Milk deliveries in 2021 with breakdown by German Länder ('000 tons)
German Länder Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total 2021 ± on 2020 *
Schleswig-Holstein / Hamburg 253                       253 -0,8%
Niedersachsen / Bremen 597                       597 -1,8%
Nordrhein-Westfalen 279                       279 -1,4%
Hessen / Rheinland-Pfalz / Saarland 153                       153 +0,1%
Baden-Württemberg 180                       180 -0,6%
Bayern 594                       594 -3,0%
Bundesgebiet West 2.056                       2.056 -1,7%
Berlin / Brandenburg 101                       101 -2,8%
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 118                       118 -4,7%
Sachsen 134                       134 -1,3%
Sachsen-Anhalt 84                       84 -4,6%
Thüringen 71                       71 -4,2%
Bundesgebiet Ost 509                       509 -3,3%
Organic Milk deliveries in 2021 with breakdown by German Länder ('000 tons)
German Länder Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total 2021 ± on 2020 *
Schleswig-Holstein / Hamburg 3,65                       3,65 +4,0%
Niedersachsen / Bremen 8,64                       8,64 -0,0%
Nordrhein-Westfalen 7,82                       7,82 +0,6%
Hessen / Rheinland-Pfalz / Saarland 8,69                       8,69 +3,6%
Baden-Württemberg 14,76                       14,76 +3,4%
Bayern 49,50                       49,50 +4,2%
Bundesgebiet West 93,06                       93,06 +3,3%
Berlin / Brandenburg 3,13                       3,13 +4,6%
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 2,24                       2,24 +4,4%
Sachsen/Sachsen-Anhalt 5,02                       5,02 +8,2%
Thüringen 0,57                       0,57 +10,1%
Bundesgebiet Ost 10,96                       10,96 +6,5%
Germany Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total 2021 ± on 2020 *
Conventional milk 2.565 - - - - - - - - - - - 2.565 -2,0%
Organic milk 104 - - - - - - - - - - - 104 +3,6%
Extra Germany 63 - - - - - - - - - - - 63 +3,7%
Total Germany 2021 2.731 - - - - - - - - - - - 2.731
% change on 2020 -1,7% - - - - - - - - - - - -1,7%
Total Germany 2020 2.779 2.650 2.849 2.777 2.875 2.746 2.801 2.702 2.582 2.610 2.519 2.661 32.552
Last update: 14-04-2021
* % change from same period of previous year.
Source: BLE

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.

MILK PRODUCTION / COW - Quintals
German Länder May
2018
Nov
2018
May
2019
Nov
2019
± on
2020
Schleswig-Holstein / Hamburg 6,86 6,01 6,94 6,22 +3,5%
Niedersachsen / Bremen 7,36 6,47 7,42 6,70 +3,6%
Nordrhein-Westfalen 6,68 5,85 7,23 6,55 +12,0%
Hessen / Rheinland-Pfalz / Saarland 6,56 5,75 6,56 5,85 +1,7%
Baden-Württemberg 6,19 5,34 6,26 5,43 +1,7%
Bayern 6,08 5,25 6,13 5,33 +1,4%
Berlin / Brandenburg 7,78 6,84 7,63 6,95 +1,5%
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 7,61 6,86 7,66 7,14 +4,2%
Sachsen/Sachsen-Anhalt 8,03 7,25 8,00 7,31 +0,8%
Thüringen 7,94 7,13 7,84 7,16 +0,4%
Total Germany 6,83 5,99 6,91 6,18 +3,2%
Former Federal territory 7,42 6,47 7,59 6,76 +4,6%
New Federal states 11,16 10,02 11,08 10,18 +1,7%
(e) estimated by CLAL
Last update: 14-04-2021
Processed by CLAL
Number of Dairy Cows
German Länder May
2017
Nov
2017
May
2018
Nov
2018
May
2019
Nov
2019
May
2020
Nov
2020
± on
2019
Baden-Württemberg 343.151 341.494 338.819 334.117 331.148 327.931 325.288 320.852 -2,2%
Bayern 1.196.711 1.185.307 1.174.402 1.154.373 1.146.164 1.128.174 1.119.195 1.104.468 -2,1%
Berlin 128 127 120 116 108 104 107 108 +3,8%
Brandenburg 152.391 151.011 151.156 148.785 146.955 142.554 140.083 137.068 -3,8%
Bremen 3.705 3.698 3.627 3.583 3.460 3.326 3.323 3.295 -0,9%
Hamburg 1.120 1.161 1.094 1.094 1.035 1.117 1.143 1.190 +6,5%
Hessen 140.432 139.425 139.315 134.380 132.684 131.083 130.005 128.033 -2,3%
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 172.179 170.237 167.053 164.514 164.741 161.895 160.419 159.115 -1,7%
Niedersachsen 864.528 865.218 860.815 849.192 843.756 831.813 822.178 814.114 -2,1%
Nordrhein-Westfalen 416.374 417.588 415.439 409.449 405.511 401.403 397.824 393.221 -2,0%
Rheinland-Pfalz 113.473 112.171 111.182 108.203 107.063 105.618 104.111 101.872 -3,5%
Saarland 14.139 13.883 13.617 13.504 13.406 13.286 12.980 12.676 -4,6%
Sachsen 183.410 181.738 181.292 177.364 177.769 176.379 176.116 174.958 -0,8%
Sachsen-Anhalt 119.597 119.355 119.222 116.429 114.395 113.048 110.499 108.103 -4,4%
Schleswig-Holstein 390.056 393.800 387.594 385.305 378.209 376.902 370.787 370.888 -1,6%
Thüringen 102.955 102.797 102.489 100.455 100.618 97.041 95.219 91.449 -5,8%
Total Germany 4.214.349 4.199.010 4.167.236 4.100.863 4.067.022 4.011.674 3.969.277 3.921.410 -2,3%
Former Federal territory 3.483.817 3.473.872 3.446.024 3.393.316 3.362.544 3.320.757 3.286.941 3.250.717 -2,1%
New Federal states 730.532 725.138 721.212 707.547 704.478 690.917 682.336 670.693 -2,9%
(e) estimated by CLAL
Last update: 22-12-2020
Source: Statistisches Bundesamt
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