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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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New Zealand
Milk production in Dairy Season ('000 ton)  
Month2 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 ± % on
2018/19
± % on
2017/18
June 136 147 147 178 198 226 +14,14% +27,0%
July 195 229 231 248 262 274 +4,58% +10,5%
August 1.390 1.379 1.342 1.321 1.383 1.394 +0,80% +5,5%
September 2.752 2.543 2.570 2.529 2.682 2.664 -0,67% +5,3%
October 3.299 3.211 3.036 3.118 3.299 3.213 -2,61% +3,0%
November 3.045 2.980 2.845 2.965 2.995
December 2.809 2.765 2.689 2.620 2.735
January 2.481 2.428 2.412 2.294 2.471
February 1.861 1.966 1.909 1.874 1.875
March 1.749 1.735 1.895 1.867 1.713
April 1.396 1.361 1.447 1.489 1.364
May 796 824 818 869 868
Total to date 7.772 7.509 7.326 7.394 7.824 7.771
% y-o-y ¹   -3,38% -2,44% +0,93% +5,82% -0,68%
Total Year 21.909 21.568 21.341 21.372 21.845
previous %   -1,6% -1,1% +0,1% +2,2%
Last update: 19-11-2019
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 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 ± % on
2018/19
± % on
2017/18
June 11.736 13.104 13.013 15.672 17.565 19.917 +13,39% +27,1%
July 16.795 19.892 19.923 21.496 22.470 23.539 +4,76% +9,5%
August 117.546 116.682 113.130 111.385 116.478 119.066 +2,22% +6,9%
September 225.777 209.494 210.113 207.418 219.511 220.982 +0,67% +6,5%
October 270.839 263.469 247.431 254.558 271.080 266.907 -1,54% +4,9%
November 253.495 248.034 234.770 242.644 248.156
December 235.449 232.655 225.501 215.089 228.238
January 208.569 208.036 209.690 194.128 209.036
February 165.666 171.624 171.172 165.225 165.025
March 165.138 162.357 178.463 174.572 161.433
April 138.067 134.607 143.763 148.177 136.728
May 80.808 82.798 84.037 88.812 87.839
Total to date 642.693 622.641 603.610 610.529 647.104 650.411
% y-o-y ¹   -3,12% -3,06% +1,15% +5,99% +0,51%
Total Year 1.889.885 1.862.752 1.851.006 1.839.176 1.883.559
previous %   -1,4% -0,6% -0,6% +2,4%
Last update: 19-11-2019
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