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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 »

2019
Milk deliveries in 2020 with breakdown by German Länder ('000 tons)
German Länder Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total 2020 ± on 2019 *
Schleswig-Holstein / Hamburg 255                       255 +2,3%
Niedersachsen / Bremen 606                       606 +1,9%
Nordrhein-Westfalen 283                       283 +1,7%
Hessen / Rheinland-Pfalz / Saarland 153                       153 +0,3%
Baden-Württemberg 182                       182 +1,0%
Bayern 612                       612 -0,3%
Bundesgebiet West 2.091                       2.091 +1,1%
Berlin / Brandenburg 104                       104 -2,4%
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 124                       124 +2,7%
Sachsen 136                       136 +0,9%
Sachsen-Anhalt 89                       89 -1,0%
Thüringen 74                       74 -3,7%
Bundesgebiet Ost 526                       526 -0,3%
Organic Milk deliveries in 2020 with breakdown by German Länder ('000 tons)
German Länder Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total 2020 ± on 2019 *
Schleswig-Holstein / Hamburg 3,51                       3,51 +1,1%
Niedersachsen / Bremen 8,64                       8,64 +6,0%
Nordrhein-Westfalen 7,77                       7,77 +2,0%
Hessen / Rheinland-Pfalz / Saarland 8,39                       8,39 +3,0%
Baden-Württemberg 14,28                       14,28 +3,7%
Bayern 47,50                       47,50 +3,1%
Bundesgebiet West 90,09                       90,09 +3,3%
Berlin / Brandenburg 3,00                       3,00 +8,6%
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 2,15                       2,15 +56,1%
Sachsen/Sachsen-Anhalt 4,64                       4,64 +5,9%
Thüringen 0,52                       0,52 -6,9%
Bundesgebiet Ost 10,30                       10,30 +13,6%
Germany Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total 2020 ± on 2019 *
Conventional milk 2.617 - - - - - - - - - - - 2.617 +0,8%
Organic milk 100 - - - - - - - - - - - 100 +4,2%
Extra Germany 60 - - - - - - - - - - - 60 +2,2%
Total Germany 2020 2.777 - - - - - - - - - - - 2.777
% change on 2019 +0,9% - - - - - - - - - - - +0,9%
Total Germany 2019 2.752 2.535 2.836 2.773 2.874 2.740 2.777 2.723 2.583 2.628 2.531 2.691 32.442
Last update: 05-04-2020
* % 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
2017
Nov
2017
May
2018
Nov
2018
± on
2019
Schleswig-Holstein / Hamburg 6,64 5,91 6,86 6,01 +1,5%
Niedersachsen / Bremen 7,07 6,38 7,36 6,47 +1,3%
Nordrhein-Westfalen 6,48 5,89 6,68 5,85 -0,6%
Hessen / Rheinland-Pfalz / Saarland 6,19 5,66 6,56 5,75 +1,6%
Baden-Württemberg 5,91 5,36 6,19 5,34 -0,4%
Bayern 5,74 5,17 6,08 5,25 +1,5%
Berlin / Brandenburg 7,51 6,97 7,78 6,84 -1,8%
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 7,41 6,79 7,61 6,86 +1,0%
Sachsen/Sachsen-Anhalt 7,76 7,12 8,03 7,25 +1,9%
Thüringen 7,69 7,13 7,94 7,13 +0,0%
Total Germany 6,54 5,93 6,83 5,99 +1,0%
Former Federal territory 7,09 6,41 7,42 6,47 +0,9%
New Federal states 10,82 9,95 11,16 10,02 +0,7%
(e) estimated by CLAL
Last update: 05-04-2020
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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