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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 2020
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 249 229 255 249 259 247 250 245 232 238 232 248 2.933 +0,0%
Niedersachsen / Bremen 595 547 607 594 619 592 603 592 561 571 552 588 7.020 +0,5%
Nordrhein-Westfalen 278 255 284 277 285 278 274 271 259 264 256 273 3.255 +8,1%
Hessen / Rheinland-Pfalz / Saarland 152 140 156 152 157 149 152 149 141 144 139 148 1.780 -2,7%
Baden-Württemberg 180 167 189 184 191 181 184 180 170 173 165 175 2.139 -1,4%
Bayern 614 567 638 624 649 616 628 613 577 583 559 593 7.260 -1,8%
Bundesgebiet West 2.069 1.904 2.128 2.080 2.159 2.063 2.091 2.051 1.940 1.974 1.902 2.024 24.385 +0,3%
Berlin / Brandenburg 106 98 109 107 109 102 106 103 97 99 96 101 1.233 -2,8%
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 121 111 124 121 124 119 124 121 115 119 114 121 1.434 +1,2%
Sachsen 135 124 140 136 138 130 132 130 128 129 125 132 1.578 -2,3%
Sachsen-Anhalt 90 83 92 89 91 86 88 87 84 86 83 86 1.044 -2,0%
Thüringen 76 71 79 76 78 74 76 75 71 72 69 72 888 -2,6%
Bundesgebiet Ost 528 486 543 529 541 511 526 515 495 505 487 512 6.178 -1,6%
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 3,29 3,60 42,36 +12,1%
Niedersachsen / Bremen 8,16 7,45 8,43 8,91 9,60 8,77 8,50 8,20 7,89 8,06 7,92 8,61 100,50 +9,2%
Nordrhein-Westfalen 7,62 7,09 7,90 8,04 8,29 7,73 7,53 7,29 6,93 7,09 6,91 7,46 89,87 +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 7,35 8,09 98,40 +11,0%
Baden-Württemberg 13,76 12,83 14,72 14,98 16,52 15,35 15,09 14,97 14,15 13,95 12,96 13,89 173,16 +3,5%
Bayern 46,09 42,99 48,97 49,31 53,87 50,09 50,13 49,12 45,51 45,26 42,26 45,75 569,36 +4,4%
Bundesgebiet West 87,23 81,01 91,86 93,43 101,57 94,35 93,46 91,65 85,68 85,33 80,69 87,39 1.073,65 +5,4%
Berlin / Brandenburg 2,76 2,58 3,02 2,93 3,24 3,03 3,21 3,11 2,95 3,03 2,93 2,85 35,62 -2,2%
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 1,38 1,45 1,65 1,66 1,80 1,72 1,67 1,54 1,43 1,48 1,50 1,71 18,99 +5,8%
Sachsen/Sachsen-Anhalt 4,38 3,97 4,52 4,39 4,56 4,19 4,23 4,14 3,85 3,82 3,82 4,14 50,00 +31,2%
Thüringen 0,55 0,49 0,58 0,60 0,63 0,57 0,55 0,54 0,50 0,50 0,47 0,51 6,48 -2,1%
Bundesgebiet Ost 9,07 8,49 9,77 9,57 10,23 9,51 9,66 9,32 8,73 8,83 8,71 9,20 111,09 +12,1%
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 2.435 2.479 2.389 2.536 30.562 -0,1%
Organic milk 96 90 102 103 112 104 103 101 94 94 89 97 1.185 +6,0%
Extra Germany 59 56 64 61 63 62 57 56 54 54 53 58 695 -10,2%
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
% change on 2018 -1,3% -0,1% +1,3% -0,5% -1,5% -1,2% -1,4% +0,7% +0,3% +0,5% +0,6% +1,1% -0,2%
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: 01-03-2021
* % 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
2017
Nov
2017
May
2018
Nov
2018
May
2019
Nov
2019
May
2020
± on
2019
Schleswig-Holstein / Hamburg 6,64 5,91 6,86 6,01 6,94 6,22 7,16 +3,2%
Niedersachsen / Bremen 7,07 6,38 7,36 6,47 7,42 6,70 7,66 +3,3%
Nordrhein-Westfalen 6,48 5,89 6,68 5,85 7,23 6,55 7,49 +3,7%
Hessen / Rheinland-Pfalz / Saarland 6,19 5,66 6,56 5,75 6,56 5,85 6,73 +2,6%
Baden-Württemberg 5,91 5,36 6,19 5,34 6,26 5,43 6,32 +1,0%
Bayern 5,74 5,17 6,08 5,25 6,13 5,33 6,18 +0,8%
Berlin / Brandenburg 7,51 6,97 7,78 6,84 7,63 6,95 7,90 +3,7%
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 7,41 6,79 7,61 6,86 7,66 7,14 8,01 +4,6%
Sachsen/Sachsen-Anhalt 7,76 7,12 8,03 7,25 8,00 7,31 8,05 +0,6%
Thüringen 7,69 7,13 7,94 7,13 7,84 7,16 8,02 +2,3%
Total Germany 6,54 5,93 6,83 5,99 6,91 6,18 7,07 +2,3%
Former Federal territory 7,09 6,41 7,42 6,47 7,59 6,76 7,78 +2,5%
New Federal states 10,82 9,95 11,16 10,02 11,08 10,18 11,32 +2,2%
(e) estimated by CLAL
Last update: 01-03-2021
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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