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CSO statistical release, , 11am

Milk Statistics

April 2020

Domestic Milk Intake
2019 2020 % change
million litres  
January-April2,140.9 2,218.5 3.6%

Domestic Milk Intake up by 3.5% in April 2020

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Domestic milk intake by creameries and pasteurisers was estimated at 986.3 million litres for April 2020. This represents a 3.5% increase over April 2019. See Figure 1.

Comparing the April 2020 milk produce figures with those for April 2019 shows that;

  • Total milk sold for human consumption increased by 0.7% to 45.5 million litres.
  • Butter production was up 2.3% to 29,100 tonnes.

See Table 1 for more details.

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