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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 »

2017 2019
Milk deliveries in 2018 with breakdown by German Länder ('000 tons)
German Länder Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total 2018 ± on 2017 *
Schleswig-Holstein / Hamburg 253 228 251 248 263 252 253 244 232 236 229 243 2.932 +1,1%
Niedersachsen / Bremen 599 543 597 593 628 599 605 583 555 562 544 578 6.986 +1,8%
Nordrhein-Westfalen 261 236 261 258 269 256 260 251 238 241 233 246 3.011 +0,8%
Hessen / Rheinland-Pfalz / Saarland 159 144 159 158 165 156 158 152 143 145 141 149 1.828 +1,2%
Baden-Württemberg 187 171 190 186 194 184 188 181 172 174 166 176 2.169 +0,5%
Bayern 632 579 645 637 663 630 643 620 587 594 565 596 7.393 +1,1%
Bundesgebiet West 2.091 1.902 2.103 2.081 2.182 2.078 2.107 2.031 1.928 1.952 1.878 1.988 24.320 +1,2%
Berlin / Brandenburg 111 101 108 110 114 108 108 103 100 102 99 104 1.269 -0,5%
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 121 112 122 119 125 120 123 118 113 116 112 118 1.418 -1,0%
Sachsen 141 127 141 139 142 136 140 133 128 131 126 132 1.615 -0,9%
Sachsen-Anhalt 92 85 92 91 95 90 92 87 84 86 84 88 1.066 +1,7%
Thüringen 79 72 79 78 81 77 79 76 72 73 71 75 912 +0,5%
Bundesgebiet Ost 544 496 542 538 558 531 541 516 497 508 491 517 6.279 -0,2%
Organic Milk deliveries in 2018 with breakdown by German Länder ('000 tons)
German Länder Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total 2018 ± on 2017 *
Schleswig-Holstein / Hamburg 3,02 2,71 2,98 3,18 3,66 3,33 3,22 3,16 3,06 3,09 3,03 3,35 37,80 +41,7%
Niedersachsen / Bremen 7,69 7,00 7,66 7,91 8,75 8,10 7,95 7,42 7,18 7,44 7,19 7,72 92,01 +35,2%
Nordrhein-Westfalen 8,14 6,74 7,47 7,64 8,17 7,45 7,31 6,90 6,60 7,03 6,73 7,28 87,46 +15,0%
Hessen / Rheinland-Pfalz / Saarland 8,00 7,19 7,75 7,69 8,37 7,62 7,62 7,07 6,70 6,93 6,63 7,08 88,64 +15,8%
Baden-Württemberg 14,32 13,09 14,30 14,56 16,00 14,72 14,73 13,77 13,14 13,28 12,26 13,12 167,29 +14,8%
Bayern 45,29 41,82 46,78 47,90 51,05 47,03 47,82 45,73 43,23 43,89 40,92 44,07 545,52 +17,1%
Bundesgebiet West 86,45 78,55 86,94 88,88 96,01 88,25 88,65 84,05 79,91 81,67 76,75 82,61 1.018,72 +18,6%
Berlin / Brandenburg 3,32 2,97 3,21 3,21 3,41 3,15 3,09 2,89 2,71 2,73 2,75 2,99 36,42 -3,9%
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 1,67 1,48 1,59 1,62 1,78 1,60 1,53 1,39 1,33 1,33 1,26 1,38 17,96 -4,3%
Sachsen/Sachsen-Anhalt 1,84 2,48 2,72 2,61 3,63 3,33 3,57 3,38 3,20 3,31 3,71 4,33 38,10 +125,0%
Thüringen 0,55 0,52 0,59 0,59 0,62 0,58 0,57 0,53 0,50 0,54 0,51 0,53 6,62 -1,3%
Bundesgebiet Ost 7,39 7,45 8,11 8,03 9,45 8,66 8,76 8,19 7,73 7,91 8,22 9,22 99,10 +23,4%
Germany Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total 2018 ± on 2017 *
Conventional milk 2.635 2.398 2.645 2.619 2.740 2.609 2.649 2.547 2.425 2.460 2.369 2.504 30.599 +0,9%
change * +4,4% +2,9% +0,8% +2,5% +2,6% +1,6% +1,9% -0,3% -0,5% -1,2% -1,7% -1,9%
Organic milk 94 86 95 97 105 97 97 92 88 90 85 92 1.118 +19,0%
change * +33,4% +30,9% +25,8% +25,2% +25,3% +20,8% +20,8% +15,1% +11,8% +11,2% +7,6% +5,4%
Extra Germany 59 54 60 69 73 68 69 67 63 65 62 65 774 +13,5%
change * +6,7% +4,4% +2,1% +19,0% +19,1% +18,4% +18,9% +16,0% +15,3% +14,8% +14,0% +12,1%
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
% change on 2017 +5,3% +3,7% +1,5% +3,5% +3,6% +2,5% +2,8% +0,5% +0,2% -0,5% -1,1% -1,3% +1,7%
Total Germany 2017 2.649 2.448 2.759 2.691 2.817 2.707 2.738 2.691 2.570 2.627 2.544 2.697 31.937
Last update: 28-05-2022
* % 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: 28-05-2022
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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