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New Zealand: Milk Production

This page contains data regarding New Zealand milk production.

The first graph show the milk production through a three-year perspective, while the second one shows the monthly % changes.

The tables record the milk production organised by dairy season (June-May), by calendar year, expressed in two units: thousand of tons of milk, and tons of Milksolids (milkfat + protein).



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Month2 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 ± % su mese
prec.**
± % on
2019/20
± % on
2018/19
June 147 147 178 198 226 230 -73,7% +1,8% +16,2%
July 229 231 248 262 274 286 +20,3% +4,4% +9,2%
August 1.379 1.342 1.321 1.383 1.394 1.468 +413,3% +5,3% +6,1%
September 2.543 2.570 2.529 2.682 2.664 2.708 +90,6% +1,7% +1,0%
October 3.211 3.036 3.118 3.299 3.213 3.240 +15,8% +0,8% -1,8%
November 2.980 2.845 2.965 2.995 3.003 2.928 -6,6% -2,5% -2,2%
December 2.765 2.689 2.620 2.735 2.722 2.741 -9,4% +0,7% +0,2%
January 2.428 2.412 2.294 2.471 2.454 2.474 -9,7% +0,8% +0,1%
February 1.966 1.909 1.874 1.875 1.875 1.932 -13,5% +3,0% +3,0%
March 1.735 1.895 1.867 1.713 1.680
April 1.361 1.447 1.489 1.364 1.356
May 824 818 869 868 905
Total to date 17.648 17.181 17.147 17.900 17.825 18.007
% y-o-y ¹   -2,65% -0,20% +4,39% -0,42% +1,02%
Total Year 21.568 21.341 21.372 21.845 21.766
previous %   -1,1% +0,1% +2,2% -0,4%
Last update: 23-03-2021
1) change from the same period of previous year
2) Dairy Season Year from June 1 to May 31
**: Adjusted for months of 30 days (Ex. The calculation of the production change of June compared to May is obtained by considering [June production] compared to [May production : 31 x 30])
Source: DCANZ
Month2 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 2020/21 ± % su mese
prec.**
± % on
2019/20
± % on
2018/19
June 13.104 13.013 15.672 17.565 19.917 20.321 -77,0% +2,0% +15,7%
July 19.892 19.923 21.496 22.470 23.539 24.795 +18,1% +5,3% +10,3%
August 116.682 113.130 111.385 116.478 119.066 124.643 +402,7% +4,7% +7,0%
September 209.494 210.113 207.418 219.511 220.982 224.952 +86,5% +1,8% +2,5%
October 263.469 247.431 254.558 271.080 266.907 267.666 +15,1% +0,3% -1,3%
November 248.034 234.770 242.644 248.156 249.135 242.303 -6,5% -2,7% -2,4%
December 232.655 225.501 215.089 228.238 228.700 231.027 -7,7% +1,0% +1,2%
January 208.036 209.690 194.128 209.036 211.377 212.222 -8,1% +0,4% +1,5%
February 171.624 171.172 165.225 165.025 167.874 172.916 -9,8% +3,0% +4,8%
March 162.357 178.463 174.572 161.433 161.619
April 134.607 143.763 148.177 136.728 135.699
May 82.798 84.037 88.812 87.839 91.147
Total to date 1.482.990 1.444.743 1.427.615 1.497.559 1.507.497 1.520.845
% y-o-y ¹   -2,58% -1,19% +4,90% +0,66% +0,89%
Total Year 1.862.752 1.851.006 1.839.176 1.883.559 1.895.962
previous %   -0,6% -0,6% +2,4% +0,7%
Last update: 23-03-2021
1) change from the same period of previous year
2) Dairy Season Year from June 1 to May 31
Note (a): kg Milksolids is the sum of the total milk protein and fat.
Note (b): This data is for Milksolids collected for processing
**: Adjusted for months of 30 days (Ex. The calculation of the production change of June compared to May is obtained by considering [June production] compared to [May production : 31 x 30])
Source: DCANZ