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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 »

2021
Milk deliveries in 2022 with breakdown by German Länder ('000 tons)
German Länder Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total 2022 ± on 2021 *
Schleswig-Holstein / Hamburg 249 229 256 249                 983 -1,2%
Niedersachsen / Bremen 589 546 610 592                 2.338 -0,5%
Nordrhein-Westfalen 273 253 283 274                 1.083 -1,4%
Hessen / Rheinland-Pfalz / Saarland 144 133 147 142                 567 -5,8%
Baden-Württemberg 173 161 180 175                 689 -4,0%
Bayern 578 539 601 584                 2.301 -2,9%
Bundesgebiet West 2.007 1.861 2.077 2.017                 7.962 -2,1%
Berlin / Brandenburg 96 90 100 96                 382 -4,3%
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 114 106 119 113                 452 -2,6%
Sachsen 132 122 136 130                 520 -1,9%
Sachsen-Anhalt 82 75 84 81                 322 -3,0%
Thüringen 66 61 68 65                 259 -8,0%
Bundesgebiet Ost 490 454 506 485                 1.935 -3,6%
Organic Milk deliveries in 2022 with breakdown by German Länder ('000 tons)
German Länder Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total 2022 ± on 2021 *
Schleswig-Holstein / Hamburg 3,62 3,26 3,69 3,76                 14,33 -0,8%
Niedersachsen / Bremen 8,68 7,86 8,86 8,99                 34,39 -0,4%
Nordrhein-Westfalen 8,08 7,28 8,28 8,24                 31,87 +3,0%
Hessen / Rheinland-Pfalz / Saarland 8,52 7,82 8,68 8,63                 33,65 -3,0%
Baden-Württemberg 14,77 13,60 15,21 15,38                 58,97 -1,4%
Bayern 53,14 49,44 55,42 54,87                 212,87 +5,8%
Bundesgebiet West 96,80 89,26 100,13 99,88                 386,07 +2,8%
Berlin / Brandenburg 3,61 3,27 3,68 3,49                 14,04 +10,9%
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 2,35 2,17 2,41 2,20                 9,13 +5,3%
Sachsen/Sachsen-Anhalt 4,54 4,19 4,59 4,22                 17,54 -8,8%
Thüringen 0,61 0,54 0,58 0,58                 2,31 +5,7%
Bundesgebiet Ost 11,11 10,17 11,26 10,49                 43,03 +0,6%
Germany Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total 2022 ± on 2021 *
Conventional milk 2.497 2.315 2.583 2.502 9.897 -2,4%
change * -2,7% -1,3% -2,3% -3,2%
Organic milk 108 99 111 110 429 +2,6%
change * +3,7% +3,4% +1,8% +1,5%
Extra Germany 71 70 84 73 297 +19,5%
change * +12,7% +21,1% +28,5% +15,6%
Total Germany 2022 2.675 2.484 2.778 2.685 10.623
% change on 2021 -2,1% -0,6% -1,4% -2,6% -1,7%
Total Germany 2021 2.731 2.498 2.819 2.758 2.877 2.710 2.765 2.684 2.519 2.551 2.447 2.583 31.942
Last update: 24-06-2022
* % 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
2019
Nov
2019
May
2020
Nov
2020
± on
2021
Schleswig-Holstein / Hamburg 6,94 6,22 7,16 6,39 0,0%
Niedersachsen / Bremen 7,42 6,70 7,66 6,80 0,0%
Nordrhein-Westfalen 7,23 6,55 7,49 6,71 0,0%
Hessen / Rheinland-Pfalz / Saarland 6,56 5,85 6,73 6,10 0,0%
Baden-Württemberg 6,26 5,43 6,32 5,63 0,0%
Bayern 6,13 5,33 6,18 5,34 0,0%
Berlin / Brandenburg 7,63 6,95 7,90 7,11 0,0%
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 7,66 7,14 8,01 7,11 0,0%
Sachsen/Sachsen-Anhalt 8,00 7,31 8,05 7,37 0,0%
Thüringen 7,84 7,16 8,02 7,39 0,0%
Total Germany 6,91 6,18 7,07 6,28 0,0%
Former Federal territory 7,59 6,76 7,78 6,89 0,0%
New Federal states 11,08 10,18 11,32 10,30 0,0%
(e) estimated by CLAL
Last update: 24-06-2022
Processed by CLAL
Number of Dairy Cows
German Länder May
2018
Nov
2018
May
2019
Nov
2019
May
2020
Nov
2020
May
2021
Nov
2021
± on
2020
Baden-Württemberg 338.819 334.117 331.148 327.931 325.288 320.852 319.540 315.337 -1,7%
Bayern 1.174.402 1.154.373 1.146.164 1.128.174 1.119.195 1.104.468 1.102.479 1.086.209 -1,7%
Berlin 120 116 108 104 107 108 112 108 0,0%
Brandenburg 151.156 148.785 146.955 142.554 140.083 137.068 134.545 132.351 -3,4%
Bremen 3.627 3.583 3.460 3.326 3.323 3.295 3.306 3.147 -4,5%
Hamburg 1.094 1.094 1.035 1.117 1.143 1.190 1.152 1.136 -4,5%
Hessen 139.315 134.380 132.684 131.083 130.005 128.033 127.481 124.857 -2,5%
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 167.053 164.514 164.741 161.895 160.419 159.115 156.850 153.153 -3,7%
Niedersachsen 860.815 849.192 843.756 831.813 822.178 814.114 809.498 798.278 -1,9%
Nordrhein-Westfalen 415.439 409.449 405.511 401.403 397.824 393.221 387.862 384.215 -2,3%
Rheinland-Pfalz 111.182 108.203 107.063 105.618 104.111 101.872 100.023 98.537 -3,3%
Saarland 13.617 13.504 13.406 13.286 12.980 12.676 12.499 12.500 -1,4%
Sachsen 181.292 177.364 177.769 176.379 176.116 174.958 174.491 171.898 -1,7%
Sachsen-Anhalt 119.222 116.429 114.395 113.048 110.499 108.103 106.476 103.628 -4,1%
Schleswig-Holstein 387.594 385.305 378.209 376.902 370.787 370.888 364.856 360.245 -2,9%
Thüringen 102.489 100.455 100.618 97.041 95.219 91.449 90.339 87.117 -4,7%
Total Germany 4.167.236 4.100.863 4.067.022 4.011.674 3.969.277 3.921.410 3.891.509 3.832.716 -2,3%
Former Federal territory 3.446.024 3.393.316 3.362.544 3.320.757 3.286.941 3.250.717 3.228.808 3.184.569 -2,0%
New Federal states 721.212 707.547 704.478 690.917 682.336 670.693 662.701 648.147 -3,4%
(e) estimated by CLAL
Last update: 12-01-2022
Source: Statistisches Bundesamt
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