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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 »

2018
Milk deliveries in 2019 with breakdown by German Länder ('000 tons)
German Länder Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total 2019 ± on 2018 *
Schleswig-Holstein / Hamburg 249 229 255 249 259 247 250 245 232 238     2.453 -0,3%
Niedersachsen / Bremen 595 547 607 594 619 592 603 592 561 571     5.880 +0,3%
Nordrhein-Westfalen 278 255 284 277 285 278 274 271 259 264     2.726 +7,6%
Hessen / Rheinland-Pfalz / Saarland 152 140 156 152 157 149 152 149 141 144     1.493 -3,0%
Baden-Württemberg 180 167 189 184 191 181 184 180 170 173     1.799 -1,6%
Bayern 614 567 638 624 649 616 628 613 577 583     6.108 -2,0%
Bundesgebiet West 2.069 1.904 2.128 2.080 2.159 2.063 2.091 2.051 1.940 1.974     20.458 +0,0%
Berlin / Brandenburg 106 98 109 107 109 102 106 103 97 99     1.036 -2,7%
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 121 111 124 121 124 119 124 121 115 119     1.199 +0,9%
Sachsen 135 124 140 136 138 130 132 130 125 126     1.315 -3,1%
Sachsen-Anhalt 90 83 92 89 91 86 88 87 83 85     874 -2,2%
Thüringen 76 71 79 76 78 74 76 75 71 72     747 -2,5%
Bundesgebiet Ost 528 486 543 529 541 511 526 515 491 501     5.171 -1,9%
Organic Milk deliveries in 2019 with breakdown by German Länder ('000 tons)
German Länder Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total 2019 ± on 2018 *
Schleswig-Holstein / Hamburg 3,47 3,14 3,49 3,65 3,98 3,70 3,65 3,65 3,43 3,32     35,47 +12,9%
Niedersachsen / Bremen 8,16 7,45 8,43 8,91 9,60 8,77 8,50 8,20 7,89 8,06     83,97 +8,9%
Nordrhein-Westfalen 7,62 7,09 7,90 8,04 8,29 7,73 7,53 7,29 6,93 7,09     75,50 +2,8%
Hessen / Rheinland-Pfalz / Saarland 8,15 7,52 8,35 8,53 9,32 8,72 8,57 8,42 7,77 7,64     82,96 +10,7%
Baden-Württemberg 13,76 12,83 14,72 14,98 16,52 15,35 15,09 14,97 14,15 13,95     146,32 +3,1%
Bayern 46,09 42,99 48,97 49,31 53,87 50,09 50,13 49,12 45,51 45,26     481,35 +4,5%
Bundesgebiet West 87,23 81,01 91,86 93,43 101,57 94,35 93,46 91,65 85,68 85,33     905,57 +5,4%
Berlin / Brandenburg 2,76 2,58 3,02 2,93 3,24 3,03 3,21 3,11 2,95 3,03     29,85 -2,8%
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 1,38 1,45 1,65 1,66 1,80 1,72 1,67 1,54 1,43 1,48     15,79 +3,1%
Sachsen/Sachsen-Anhalt 4,38 3,97 4,52 4,39 4,56 4,19 4,23 4,14 3,85 3,82     42,04 +39,8%
Thüringen 0,55 0,49 0,58 0,60 0,63 0,57 0,55 0,54 0,50 0,50     5,51 -1,3%
Bundesgebiet Ost 9,07 8,49 9,77 9,57 10,23 9,51 9,66 9,32 8,73 8,83     93,18 +14,1%
Germany Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total 2019 ± on 2018 *
Conventional milk 2.596 2.390 2.670 2.608 2.700 2.575 2.617 2.566 2.431 2.475 - - 25.629 -0,4%
Organic milk 96 90 102 103 112 104 103 101 94 94 - - 999 +6,1%
Extra Germany 59 56 64 61 63 62 57 56 73 54 - - 603 -6,6%
Total Germany 2019 2.752 2.535 2.836 2.773 2.874 2.740 2.777 2.723 2.599 2.623 - - 27.231
% change on 2018 -1,3% -0,1% +1,3% -0,5% -1,5% -1,2% -1,4% +0,7% +0,9% +0,4% - - -0,3%
Total Germany 2018 2.788 2.538 2.800 2.785 2.918 2.774 2.815 2.706 2.576 2.614 2.517 2.661 32.491
Last update: 19-01-2020
* % 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
2016
Nov
2016
May
2017
Nov
2017
May
2018
Nov
2018
May
2019
± on
2018
Schleswig-Holstein / Hamburg 6,64 5,53 6,64 5,91 6,86 6,01 6,94 +1,1%
Niedersachsen / Bremen 7,06 5,92 7,07 6,38 7,36 6,47 7,42 +0,7%
Nordrhein-Westfalen 6,43 5,47 6,48 5,89 6,68 5,85 7,23 +8,2%
Hessen / Rheinland-Pfalz / Saarland 6,40 5,25 6,19 5,66 6,56 5,75 6,56 +0,1%
Baden-Württemberg 6,11(e) 5,02 5,91 5,36 6,19 5,34 6,26 +1,0%
Bayern 5,81 4,85 5,74 5,17 6,08 5,25 6,13 +0,8%
Berlin / Brandenburg 7,52 6,64 7,51 6,97 7,78 6,84 7,63 -2,0%
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 7,68 6,46 7,41 6,79 7,61 6,86 7,66 +0,7%
Sachsen/Sachsen-Anhalt 7,84 6,84 7,76 7,12 8,03 7,25 8,00 -0,3%
Thüringen 7,80 6,83 7,69 7,13 7,94 7,13 7,84 -1,3%
Total Germany 6,60(e) 5,55 6,54 5,93 6,83 5,99 6,91 +1,3%
Former Federal territory 7,14 5,97 7,09 6,41 7,42 6,47 7,59 +2,4%
New Federal states 10,95 9,53 10,82 9,95 11,16 10,02 11,08 -0,8%
(e) estimated by CLAL
Last update: 19-01-2020
Processed by CLAL
Number of Dairy Cows
German Länder May
2016
Nov
2016
May
2017
Nov
2017
May
2018
Nov
2018
May
2019
Nov
2019
± on
2018
Baden-Württemberg 341.000(e) 343.720 343.151 341.494 338.819 334.117 331.148 327.931 -1,9%
Bayern 1.208.968 1.198.397 1.196.711 1.185.307 1.174.402 1.154.373 1.146.164 1.128.174 -2,3%
Berlin 128 129 128 127 120 116 108 104 -10,3%
Brandenburg 158.648 151.808 152.391 151.011 151.156 148.785 146.955 142.554 -4,2%
Bremen 3.815 3.739 3.705 3.698 3.627 3.583 3.460 3.326 -7,2%
Hamburg 1.145 1.149 1.120 1.161 1.094 1.094 1.035 1.117 +2,1%
Hessen 144.335 140.212 140.432 139.425 139.315 134.380 132.684 131.083 -2,5%
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 178.901 172.132 172.179 170.237 167.053 164.514 164.741 161.895 -1,6%
Niedersachsen 869.347 860.932 864.528 865.218 860.815 849.192 843.756 831.813 -2,0%
Nordrhein-Westfalen 424.132 417.214 416.374 417.588 415.439 409.449 405.511 401.403 -2,0%
Rheinland-Pfalz 116.665 113.621 113.473 112.171 111.182 108.203 107.063 105.618 -2,4%
Saarland 14.658 14.230 14.139 13.883 13.617 13.504 13.406 13.286 -1,6%
Sachsen 188.317 183.376 183.410 181.738 181.292 177.364 177.769 176.379 -0,6%
Sachsen-Anhalt 124.138 119.751 119.597 119.355 119.222 116.429 114.395 113.048 -2,9%
Schleswig-Holstein 394.666 393.686 390.056 393.800 387.594 385.305 378.209 376.902 -2,2%
Thüringen 109.094 103.604 102.955 102.797 102.489 100.455 100.618 97.041 -3,4%
Total Germany 4.277.957(e) 4.217.700 4.214.349 4.199.010 4.167.236 4.100.863 4.067.022 4.011.674 -2,2%
Former Federal territory 3.518.859 3.487.029 3.483.817 3.473.872 3.446.024 3.393.316 3.362.544 3.320.757 -2,1%
New Federal states 759.098 730.671 730.532 725.138 721.212 707.547 704.478 690.917 -2,4%
(e) estimated by CLAL
Last update: 09-01-2020
Source: Statistisches Bundesamt
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