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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).



New Zealand
Milk production in Dairy Season ('000 ton)  
Month2 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 ± % on
2017/18
± % on
2016/17
June 122 136 147 147 178 198 +11,24% +34,7%
July 185 195 229 231 248 262 +5,65% +13,4%
August 1.330 1.390 1.379 1.342 1.321 1.383 +4,69% +3,1%
September 2.615 2.752 2.543 2.570 2.529 2.682 +6,05% +4,4%
October 3.156 3.299 3.211 3.036 3.118 3.299 +5,81% +8,7%
November 2.961 3.045 2.980 2.845 2.965 2.995 +1,01% +5,3%
December 2.718 2.809 2.765 2.689 2.620 2.735 +4,39% +1,7%
January 2.473 2.481 2.428 2.412 2.294 2.471 +7,72% +2,4%
February 1.973 1.861 1.966 1.909 1.874 1.875 +0,05% -1,8%
March 1.764 1.749 1.735 1.895 1.867 1.713 -8,25% -9,6%
April 1.287 1.396 1.361 1.447 1.489
May 719 796 824 818 869
Total to date 19.297 19.717 19.383 19.076 19.014 19.613
% y-o-y ¹   +2,18% -1,69% -1,58% -0,33% +3,15%
Total Year 21.303 21.909 21.568 21.341 21.372
previous %   +2,8% -1,6% -1,1% +0,1%
Last update: 18-04-2019
1) change from the same period of previous year
2) Dairy Season Year from June 1 to May 31
Source: DCANZ
New Zealand
Milk production in MilkSolids in Dairy Season ('000 kg)  
Month2 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 ± % on
2017/18
± % on
2016/17
June 10.423 11.736 13.104 13.013 15.672 17.565 +12,08% +35,0%
July 15.655 16.795 19.892 19.923 21.496 22.470 +4,53% +12,8%
August 110.712 117.546 116.682 113.130 111.385 116.478 +4,57% +3,0%
September 213.678 225.777 209.494 210.113 207.418 219.511 +5,83% +4,5%
October 256.842 270.839 263.469 247.431 254.558 271.080 +6,49% +9,6%
November 241.310 253.495 248.034 234.770 242.644 248.156 +2,27% +5,7%
December 225.149 235.449 232.655 225.501 215.089 228.238 +6,11% +1,2%
January 211.212 208.569 208.036 209.690 194.128 209.036 +7,68% -0,3%
February 174.246 165.666 171.624 171.172 165.225 165.025 -0,12% -3,6%
March 167.006 165.138 162.357 178.463 174.572 161.433 -7,53% -9,5%
April 126.431 138.067 134.607 143.763 148.177
May 72.316 80.808 82.798 84.037 88.812
Total to date 1.626.233 1.671.010 1.645.347 1.623.206 1.602.187 1.658.992
% y-o-y ¹   +2,75% -1,54% -1,35% -1,29% +3,55%
Total Year 1.824.980 1.889.885 1.862.752 1.851.006 1.839.176
previous %   +3,6% -1,4% -0,6% -0,6%
Last update: 18-04-2019
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
Source: DCANZ