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CSO statistical release, , 11am

Milk Statistics

November 2021

Domestic Milk Intake
2020 2021 % change
million litres  
November449.8472.04.9%
January - November8,037.2 8,509.2 5.9%

Domestic Milk Intake up by 4.9% in November 2021

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Domestic milk intake by creameries and pasteurisers was estimated at 472.0 million litres for November 2021. This represents an increase of 4.9% over November 2020. See figure 1. 

The Protein content increased from 3.85 % in November 2020 to 3.89% in November 2021. The Fat content increased from 4.86% to 4.90% for the same period.

During the period January to November 2021, domestic intake was estimated at 8509.2 million litres, an increase of 5.9% when compared to the corresponding period for 2020.

The information used to compile this release was collected under EU Directive 96/16/EC.