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Date Last Updated: 08-04-2020

Survey Name:

Milk Statistics

Survey purpose:

The survey's primary purpose is to provide information on the amount of cow's milk processed by dairy processors, which in turn gives an indication of the amount of milk being produced by Irish farmers

Legislative Basis National:

Not applicable

Legislative Basis European:

EU Directive 96/16/EC

Periodicity:

Monthly

Statistical Population:

All creameries and pasteurisers in Ireland

Sampling Frame:

List of all creameries and pasteurisers maintained by the section. Births as per Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Reference Area:

State

Time Coverage:

1975-2020

Base Period:

Not applicable

Sector Coverage:

Not applicable

Survey Size:

Approximately 40

Principal Variables:

Milk intake, fat content, milk sold, butter

Principal External Users:

Eurostat, Media

Contact Organisation:

Central Statistics Office

Business Area:

Business Statistics

Contact Person:

Sophie Emerson

Contact Person Function:

Statistician

Other Business Area Specialists:

Carmel Hinchion, Áine Barrett

Contact email:

milk@cso.ie

Contact phone number:

(+353) 21 453 5000