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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 2021
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 255 241 258 251 262 251 255 248 237 241 234 248 2.982 +1,7%
Niedersachsen / Bremen 608 577 618 600 622 594 609 584 560 565 548 582 7.067 +0,7%
Nordrhein-Westfalen 283 270 291 283 290 276 283 270 261 265 257 272 3.300 +1,4%
Hessen / Rheinland-Pfalz / Saarland 153 146 157 153 157 152 155 149 143 144 140 148 1.796 +0,9%
Baden-Württemberg 182 174 188 183 189 181 185 180 171 174 167 176 2.149 +0,5%
Bayern 612 586 632 615 637 609 620 601 568 570 546 576 7.172 -1,2%
Bundesgebiet West 2.092 1.994 2.144 2.085 2.156 2.062 2.107 2.033 1.940 1.959 1.893 2.003 24.466 +0,3%
Berlin / Brandenburg 104 99 106 104 108 103 105 102 97 99 95 99 1.221 -1,0%
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 124 118 126 122 126 121 121 118 114 115 111 116 1.431 -0,2%
Sachsen 136 131 141 135 137 131 135 132 127 129 125 131 1.591 +0,8%
Sachsen-Anhalt 88 84 90 87 89 85 87 83 80 81 79 83 1.016 -2,7%
Thüringen 74 71 77 74 76 72 75 72 69 70 67 70 867 -2,4%
Bundesgebiet Ost 526 503 540 521 536 512 523 507 487 494 477 499 6.126 -0,8%
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 3,48 3,63 3,75 4,22 3,91 3,84 3,73 3,48 3,44 3,44 3,75 44,16 +4,3%
Niedersachsen / Bremen 8,64 8,29 8,86 9,15 9,97 9,18 9,08 8,81 8,48 8,51 8,12 8,69 105,78 +5,3%
Nordrhein-Westfalen 7,77 7,35 8,08 8,04 8,35 7,80 7,82 7,37 7,11 7,25 6,98 7,55 91,49 +1,8%
Hessen / Rheinland-Pfalz / Saarland 8,39 8,05 8,62 8,81 9,57 8,91 8,92 8,54 8,15 8,06 7,93 8,44 102,39 +4,0%
Baden-Württemberg 14,28 13,88 15,06 15,40 16,74 15,54 15,62 15,18 14,44 14,31 13,52 14,35 178,34 +3,0%
Bayern 47,50 46,43 50,27 51,12 54,96 50,82 51,40 50,44 47,47 46,75 44,24 47,60 588,98 +3,4%
Bundesgebiet West 90,09 87,48 94,52 96,27 103,81 96,17 96,68 94,06 89,13 88,32 84,24 90,38 1.111,14 +3,5%
Berlin / Brandenburg 3,00 2,80 3,00 2,89 3,06 2,99 3,01 2,83 2,69 2,61 2,51 2,65 34,04 -4,4%
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 2,15 1,97 2,18 2,18 2,31 2,23 2,27 2,11 2,07 2,11 1,99 2,13 25,69 +35,3%
Sachsen/Sachsen-Anhalt 4,64 4,61 4,96 4,79 4,94 4,59 4,76 4,71 4,63 4,74 4,68 4,93 56,99 +14,0%
Thüringen 0,52 0,48 0,51 0,52 0,59 0,55 0,54 0,54 0,54 0,53 0,51 0,56 6,38 -1,5%
Bundesgebiet Ost 10,30 9,86 10,65 10,38 10,90 10,35 10,58 10,20 9,92 10,00 9,69 10,28 123,10 +10,8%
Germany Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total 2020 ± on 2019 *
Conventional milk 2.618 2.497 2.683 2.606 2.692 2.573 2.630 2.540 2.427 2.453 2.370 2.502 30.592 +0,1%
change * +0,8% +4,5% +0,5% -0,1% -0,3% -0,0% +0,5% -1,0% -0,3% -1,1% -0,8% -1,3%
Organic milk 100 97 105 107 115 107 107 104 99 98 94 101 1.234 +4,2%
change * +4,2% +8,8% +3,5% +3,5% +2,6% +2,6% +4,0% +3,3% +4,9% +4,4% +5,1% +4,2%
Extra Germany 60 55 60 64 69 66 64 58 56 59 56 59 726 +4,4%
change * +2,2% -0,4% -5,0% +4,2% +9,6% +7,0% +12,8% +3,6% +4,5% +8,8% +5,7% +0,7%
Total Germany 2020 2.779 2.650 2.849 2.777 2.875 2.746 2.801 2.702 2.582 2.610 2.519 2.661 32.552
% change on 2019 +1,0% +4,5% +0,5% +0,2% +0,0% +0,2% +0,9% -0,8% -0,0% -0,7% -0,5% -1,1% +0,3%
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: 28-11-2021
* % 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
2018
Nov
2018
May
2019
Nov
2019
May
2020
Nov
2020
May
2021
± on
2020
Schleswig-Holstein / Hamburg 6,86 6,01 6,94 6,22 7,16 6,39 7,33 +2,4%
Niedersachsen / Bremen 7,36 6,47 7,42 6,70 7,66 6,80 7,83 +2,3%
Nordrhein-Westfalen 6,68 5,85 7,23 6,55 7,49 6,71 7,69 +2,6%
Hessen / Rheinland-Pfalz / Saarland 6,56 5,75 6,56 5,85 6,73 6,10 7,05 +4,7%
Baden-Württemberg 6,19 5,34 6,26 5,43 6,32 5,63 6,52 +3,2%
Bayern 6,08 5,25 6,13 5,33 6,18 5,34 6,26 +1,3%
Berlin / Brandenburg 7,78 6,84 7,63 6,95 7,90 7,11 8,07 +2,1%
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 7,61 6,86 7,66 7,14 8,01 7,11 7,94 -0,9%
Sachsen/Sachsen-Anhalt 8,03 7,25 8,00 7,31 8,05 7,37 8,19 +1,8%
Thüringen 7,94 7,13 7,84 7,16 8,02 7,39 8,19 +2,2%
Total Germany 6,83 5,99 6,91 6,18 7,07 6,28 7,22 +2,1%
Former Federal territory 7,42 6,47 7,59 6,76 7,78 6,89 7,96 +2,2%
New Federal states 11,16 10,02 11,08 10,18 11,32 10,30 11,51 +1,7%
(e) estimated by CLAL
Last update: 28-11-2021
Processed by CLAL
Number of Dairy Cows
German Länder May
2018
Nov
2018
May
2019
Nov
2019
May
2020
Nov
2020
May
2021
± on
2020
Baden-Württemberg 338.819 334.117 331.148 327.931 325.288 320.852 319.540 -0,4%
Bayern 1.174.402 1.154.373 1.146.164 1.128.174 1.119.195 1.104.468 1.102.479 -0,2%
Berlin 120 116 108 104 107 108 112 +3,7%
Brandenburg 151.156 148.785 146.955 142.554 140.083 137.068 134.545 -1,8%
Bremen 3.627 3.583 3.460 3.326 3.323 3.295 3.306 +0,3%
Hamburg 1.094 1.094 1.035 1.117 1.143 1.190 1.152 -3,2%
Hessen 139.315 134.380 132.684 131.083 130.005 128.033 127.481 -0,4%
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 167.053 164.514 164.741 161.895 160.419 159.115 156.850 -1,4%
Niedersachsen 860.815 849.192 843.756 831.813 822.178 814.114 809.498 -0,6%
Nordrhein-Westfalen 415.439 409.449 405.511 401.403 397.824 393.221 387.862 -1,4%
Rheinland-Pfalz 111.182 108.203 107.063 105.618 104.111 101.872 100.023 -1,8%
Saarland 13.617 13.504 13.406 13.286 12.980 12.676 12.499 -1,4%
Sachsen 181.292 177.364 177.769 176.379 176.116 174.958 174.491 -0,3%
Sachsen-Anhalt 119.222 116.429 114.395 113.048 110.499 108.103 106.476 -1,5%
Schleswig-Holstein 387.594 385.305 378.209 376.902 370.787 370.888 364.856 -1,6%
Thüringen 102.489 100.455 100.618 97.041 95.219 91.449 90.339 -1,2%
Total Germany 4.167.236 4.100.863 4.067.022 4.011.674 3.969.277 3.921.410 3.891.509 -2,0%
Former Federal territory 3.446.024 3.393.316 3.362.544 3.320.757 3.286.941 3.250.717 3.228.808 -1,8%
New Federal states 721.212 707.547 704.478 690.917 682.336 670.693 662.701 -2,9%
(e) estimated by CLAL
Last update: 30-06-2021
Source: Statistisches Bundesamt
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