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EU-27: Drinking Milk production

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This page contains the European Drinking milk production data, both in tables and charts.

The table offers as well the possibility to:

  • consult the monthly volumes and changes, by clicking on the years in the column headers,
  • access to the DairySheets by clicking on the names of the Member States of the EU.

The charts display:

  • a breakdown of the Drinking milk production by Member States
  • the monthly and average daily Drinking milk production,
  • the year-over-year changes of Drinking milk production in the major EU Players,
  • the yearly Drinking milk production of the last seven years,
  • the Drinking milk production with rolling year

From the Eurostat Handbook: definition of "Drinking milk"

Raw milk, whole milk, semi-skimmed and skimmed milk containing no additives. Relates only to milk directly intended for consumption, normally in containers of 2 l or less. Also includes milk with vitamin additives.

UE-27: Production of Drinking milk (Tons)
COUNTRY 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2023 2024 Var % Period
Austria 796.300 784.770 829.840 765.740 751.040 708.550 192.950 177.440 -8,0% Jan - Mar '24
Belgium 673.130 676.460 717.450 648.580 642.830 638.460 175.810 170.750 -2,9% Jan - Mar '24
Bulgaria 74.950 74.920 76.100 77.280 70.380 65.900 17.000 17.980 +5,8% Jan - Mar '24
Croatia 217.550 224.080 230.600 215.330 231.990 207.680 56.360 57.230 +1,5% Jan - Mar '24
Cyprus 58.820 56.710 55.090 54.440 56.260 53.250 13.520 13.780 +1,9% Jan - Mar '24
Czech Republic 635.420 613.990 624.590 626.840 674.780 698.280 236.440 229.910 -2,8% Jan - Apr '24
Denmark 514.600 514.500 508.200 496.500 461.500 433.100 107.800 107.500 -0,3% Jan - Mar '24
Estonia 104.700 105.900 106.900 107.200 109.100 104.100 34.200 35.300 +3,2% Jan - Apr '24
Finland 618.330 590.300 571.000 566.530 533.250 396.780(i) (c) (c) - Jan - Mar '24
France 3.102.590 3.007.990 3.067.980 2.802.190 2.687.190 2.674.940 727.050 739.860 +1,8% Jan - Mar '24
Germany 4.646.095 4.522.970 4.565.858 4.379.620 4.102.754 4.031.859 1.021.580 1.021.580 (e)

0,0% Jan - Mar '24
Greece 401.250 391.800 382.600 380.270 374.810 360.790 93.020 88.580 -4,8% Jan - Mar '24
Hungary 520.260 531.430 556.520 522.060 537.840 520.540 171.080 180.970 +5,8% Jan - Apr '24
Ireland 552.760 549.420 541.110 521.480 518.230 512.560 122.660 118.350 -3,5% Jan - Mar '24
Italy 2.425.430 2.327.650 2.393.050 2.481.460 2.521.600 2.509.710 679.700 646.110 -4,9% Jan - Mar '24
Latvia 42.080 41.980 42.070 37.260 27.080 37.920 9.350 9.380 +0,3% Jan - Mar '24
Lithuania 87.480 86.100 86.340 83.690 68.940 64.170 16.260 16.390 +0,8% Jan - Mar '24
Luxembourg (c) (c) (c) (c) (c) (c) (c) (c) - Jan - Mar '24
Malta (c) (c) (c) (c) (c) (c) (c) (c) - Jan - Apr '24
Netherlands (c) (c) (c) (c) (c) (c) (c) 42.700 - Jan - Mar '24
Poland 1.776.800 1.891.910 1.986.720 1.958.320 1.978.330 1.919.650 475.580 496.370 +4,4% Jan - Mar '24
Portugal 766.240 695.980 714.550 662.710 648.320 667.870 181.360 163.630 -9,8% Jan - Mar '24
Romania 306.220 331.350 358.070 387.210 370.150 358.550 89.490 96.950 +8,3% Jan - Mar '24
Slovakia 242.920 227.570 255.190 243.950 229.940 242.250 85.820 89.950 +4,8% Jan - Apr '24
Slovenia 168.030 164.430 157.930 160.660 149.580 143.850 36.460 35.020 -3,9% Jan - Mar '24
Spain 3.257.010 3.134.970 3.583.360 3.976.810 4.244.530 4.573.340 1.142.370 1.257.430 +10,1% Jan - Mar '24
Sweden 754.110 732.990 694.050 683.640 685.910 690.890 174.730 178.860 +2,4% Jan - Mar '24
TOTAL EU-27 22.743.075 22.280.170 23.105.168 22.839.770 22.676.334 22.614.989 5.730.370 5.814.630 (e) +1,5% Jan - Mar '24
y-o-y % -2,0% +3,7% -1,1% -0,7% -0,3%      
(e) estimated data
(i) incomplete data
(c) confidential data
NOTE:The countries highlighted in yellow indicate the presence of some confidential data which are not considered in the total calculation of productions.

Source: Eurostat, ISTAT, BLE, Stimato CLAL

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.