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Japan: dairy sector

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This page contains data regarding key components of the Japanese dairy sector over a given time period.


JAPAN: DAIRY SECTOR
  x 1.000 ton
RAW MATERIAL AREA 2020 2021 2022 2023 2023 2024 % Period
Dairy cows number on February (1.000 heads) 841 849 862
Dairy Farms number ('000) 14 14 13
Milk production ('000 Ton) 7.438 7.592 7.617 7.298 1.836 1.865 +1,6% Jan-Mar 2024
Delivery of milk 7.389 7.543 7.571
Farm-gate price (€ x 100 Kg) 86,78 80,73 75,33 74,78 75,88 74,88 -1,3% Jan-Mar 2024
Drinking milk consumption 3.584 3.575 3.563 3.579
% Milk destinated to Drinking Milk 48,2% 47,1% 46,8% 49,0%
DAIRY PRODUCTION 2020 2021 2022 2023 2023 2024 % Period
Cream 110 120 120 121
Fresh milk products, milk drinks (kl) 2.259 2.199 2.246 2.323
Butter 71 73 75 75
Cheese 161 165 160 167
Condensed milk 33 34 35 33
WMP (whole milk powder) 7,9 9,0 10 9,7
Prepared milk powder 28 26 28 26
SMP (skimmed milk powder) 140 155 158 160
IMPORT 2020 2021 2022 2023 2023 2024 % Period
Whey powder (whey powder - HS 0404)
TOP exporters
61 58 64 57 20 21 +5,2% Jan-Mar 2024
Butter (HS 0405)
TOP exporters
18 12 10 16 3,5 5,0 +45,4% Jan-Mar 2024
Cheese (HS 0406)
TOP exporters
292 288 274 252 54 53 -2,2% Jan-Mar 2024
SMP (skimmed milk powder - HS 040210)
TOP exporters
39 22 20 8,1 2,0 6,5 +229,5% Jan-Mar 2024
Casein (HS 350110)
TOP exporters
4,7 4,4 4,8 5,1 1,6 0,9 -42,8% Jan-Mar 2024
Caseinates (HS 350190)
TOP exporters
7,9 8,6 8,9 8,2 2,8 2,1 -27,7% Jan-Mar 2024
Lactose pharmaceutical (HS 170211)
TOP exporters
80 76 89 84 26 18 -31,0% Jan-Mar 2024
Lactose edible (HS 170299)
TOP exporters
1,4 1,2 1,0 1,0 0,1 0,2 +49,5% Jan-Feb 2024
Fat-Filled Milk Powder (FFMP) (HS 190190)
TOP exporters
249 226 196 168 47 43 -9,6% Jan-Mar 2024
Prepared edible fats 18 16 16 16
Other milk powder ** 50 51 54 49
DOMESTIC CONSUMPTION (Source: FAS-USDA) 2020 2021 2022 2023 2023 2024(f) % Period
Cheese 335 335 326 297 297 314 +5,7% Jan-Dec 2024
Butter 79 81 85 92 92 94 +2,2% Jan-Dec 2024
SMP 166 167 162 160 160 165 +3,1% Jan-Dec 2024
PER CAPITA CONSUMPTIONS (kg) 2020 2021 2022 2023 2023 2024(f) % Period
Cheese 2,67 2,69 2,63 2,41
Butter 0,63 0,65 0,69 0,75
SMP 1,33 1,34 1,31 1,30
% Self-sufficiency nan% nan% nan% nan%
SOCIO-ECONOMIC INDICATORS 2020 2021 2022 2023 2023 2024(f) % Period
Population ('000) 125.245 124.613 123.952 123.295
GDP per capita (U.S. dollars) 40.133 39.933 33.854 (e) 33.950 (e)
GDP per capita (€) * 35.113 33.763 32.148(e) 31.397(e)
(e) estimated
* Per capita GDP in Euro is calculated by using the yearly average exchange rate
(f): forecast
** Including prepared whey for infant formula,whey powder and whole milk powder.
NOTE:Per capita consumptions are obtained dividing total consumption (Source FAS-USDA ) by the population (Source FAO)

Source Raw material area: MAFF
Source Dairy production: MAFF
Source Import: Ministry of Finance; Import: Cheese, Butter, SMP, Casein, Caseinates, Lactose pharmaceutical, Lactose edible: IHS
Source Consumption: FAS-USDA
GDP per capita: International Monetary Found
Source Population: FAO
Note: Self-sufficiency rate = Milk deliveries/(Domestic use in milk equivalent ME)
Domestic use in milk equivalent (ME) = Milk deliveries + Import in ME - Export in ME

Last update: 2024-05-24
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