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CSO statistical release, , 11am

Milk Statistics

November 2018

Domestic Milk Intake
2017 2018 % change
million litres  
January-November7,057.1 7,332.3 3.9%

Domestic Milk Intake is up by 23.1 % in November 2018

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Domestic milk intake by creameries and pasteurisers was estimated at 469.0 million litres for November 2018. This was 23.1 % above the corresponding 2017 figure. See graph opposite.

Comparing the November 2018 milk produce figures with those for November 2017 shows that:

  • Total milk sold for human consumption decreased by 1.2 % to 43.7 million litres.
  • Butter production was up 12.2 % to 17,900 tonnes.

See Table 1 for more details.

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