UK Monthly and Annual Milk Deliveries

Published 26 August 16

  • Provisional UK production in July 2016 amounted to 1,162m litres, down by 106m litres (8.3%) on last year's figure.

NI milk production data from DAERA will be published week commencing 29 August and therefore the regional split will be updated when data is available.

  • GB deliveries stood at 1,005m litres in June 2016, 82m (7.5%) litres lower than June last year.
  • NI monthly milk production stood at 204m litres, 11m (5.2%) litres lower than the previous year.

Note: Figures in the tables are rounded up or down, so reported values in the text may differ to the table.

Wholesale Milk Deliveries to UK Dairies (not butterfat adjusted)

million litres

2012/13

2013/14

2014/15

2015/16

2016/17

Apr

1,204

1,112

1,279

1,293

1,251

May

1,252

1,234

1,333

1,380

1,321

Jun

1,186

1,177

1,241

1,302

1,208

Jul

1,116

1,144

1,225

1,267

 1,162

Aug

1,063

1,116

1,178

1,211

 

Sep

997

1,063

1,147

1,166

 

Oct

994

1,088

1,157

1,204

 

Nov

974

1,067

1,120

1,164

 

Dec

1,039

1,144

1,156

1,210

 

Jan

1,059

1,179

1,194

1,225

 

Feb

978

1,099

1,101

†1,148

 

Mar

1,112

1,257

1,262

1,260

 

Total

12,974

13,680

14,394

††14,829

 

Source:Defra/RPA

Provisional

†This figure represents a 29 day month. If data is adjusted to represent a 28 day month then the actual figure is 1,108.

††This figure represents a year with a 29 day month for February. If data is adjusted to represent a 28 day month then the actual figure is 14,789

Please note the graphs have been changed to show average daily production per month

  UK Monthly and Annual Milk Deliveries

CUMULATIVE MILK SUPPLY (not butterfat adjusted)

million litres

2012/13

2013/14

2014/15

2015/16

2016/17

Apr

1,204

1,112

1,279

1,293

1,251

May

2,456

2,346

2,613

2,672

2,572

Jun

3,642

3,523

3,853

3,975

3,780

Jul

4,758

4,667

5,078

5,242

 4,942 

Aug

5,821

5,783

6,256

6,453

 

Sep

6,818

6,845

7,404

7,619

 

Oct

7,812

7,934

8,560

8,823

 

Nov

8,786

9,001

9,681

9,987

 

Dec

9,825

10,144

10,837

11,197

 

Jan

10,884

11,323

12,031

12,422

 

Feb

11,862

12,423

13,132

*13,569

 

Mar

12,974

13,680

14,394

**14,829

 

Provisional

*This figure represents a 29 day month for February. If data is adjusted to represent a 28 day month then the actual figure is 13,530

**This figure represents a year with a 29 day month for February. If data is adjusted to represent a 28 day month then the actual figure is 14,789

 Regional Split 

NI milk production data from DAERA will be published week commencing 29 August and therefore the regional split will be updated when data is available.

million litres

UK

GB

NI

 

2015/16

2016/17

2015/16

2016/17

2015/16

2016/17

Apr

1,293

1,251

1,085

1,047

208

204

May

1,380

1,321

1,153

1,097

226

224

Jun

1,302

1,209 

1,087

1.005 

216

204 

Jul

1,267

 

1,063

 

204

 

Aug

1,211

 

1,030

 

181

 

Sep

1,166

 

1,003

 

163

 

Oct

1,204

 

1,037

 

167

 

Nov

1,164

 

999

 

165

 

Dec

1,210

 

1,029

 

181

 

Jan

1,225

 

1,037

 

188

 

Feb

†1,148

 

††966

 

†††182

 

Mar

1,260

 

1,058

 

202

 

Total

*14,829

 

**12,547

 

***2,282

 

Source: Defra / RPA / DAERA / AHDB

Provisional

† This figure represents a 29 day month for February. If data is adjusted to represent a 28 day month then the actual figure is 1,108.

†† This figure represents a 29 day month for February. If data is adjusted to represent a 28 day month then the actual figure is 932.

††† This figure represents a 29 day month for February. If data is adjusted to represent a 28 day month then the actual figure is 176.

* If the cumulative figure was adjusted to a 365 day year the figure would be 14,789.

** If the cumulative figure was adjusted to a 365 day year the figure would be 12,514.

*** If the cumulative figure was adjusted to a 365 day year the figure would be 2,276.

Please note quoted figures are subject to revision.

Please note the graphs have been changed to show average daily production per month

 GB Monthly and Annual Milk Deliveries