UK Monthly and Annual Milk Deliveries

Published 25 June 15

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

Provisional UK production in May 2015 amounted to 1,362m litres, up by 29m litres on last year's figure, equivalent to a 2.2% increase. Cumulative deliveries for the 2015/16 milk year stood at 2,642m litres, which is 30m litres (1.1%) more than the same period in the 2014/15 milk 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

2011/12

2012/13

2013/14

2014/15

2015/16

Apr

1,191

1,204

1,112

1,279

1,280

May

1,253

1,252

1,234

1,333

1,362

Jun

1,172

1,186

1,177

1,241

 

Jul

1,161

1,116

1,144

1,225

 

Aug

1,105

1,063

1,116

1,178

 

Sep

1,042

997

1,063

1,147

 

Oct

1,062

994

1,088

1,157

 

Nov

1,035

974

1,067

1,120

 

Dec

1,098

1,039

1,144

1,156

 

Jan

1,118

1,059

1,179

1,194

 

Feb

†1,057

978

1,099

1,101

 

Mar

1,198

1,112

1,257

1,262

 

Total

*13,494

12,974

13,680

14,394

2,642

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 1,019

* The actual figure was 13,456 as the cumulative figure has to be adjusted because of the leap year

 UK Monthly and Annual Milk Deliveries

CUMULATIVE MILK SUPPLY (not butterfat adjusted)

million litres

2011/12

2012/13

2013/14

2014/15

2015/16

Apr

1,191

1,204

1,112

1,279

1,280

May

2,444

2,456

2,346

2,613

2,642

Jun

3,617

3,642

3,523

3,853

 

Jul

4,778

4,758

4,667

5,078

 

Aug

5,883

5,821

5,783

6,256

 

Sep

6,925

6,818

6,845

7,404

 

Oct

7,987

7,812

7,934

8,560

 

Nov

9,023

8,786

9,001

9,681

 

Dec

10,120

9,825

10,144

10,837

 

Jan

11,238

10,884

11,323

12,031

 

Feb

†12,296

11,862

12,423

13,132

 

Mar

*13,494

12,974

13,680

14,394

 

 

 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 12,258

* The actual figure was 13,456 as the cumulative figure has to be adjusted because of the leap year.

 Regional Split

Please note as of 5 June 2015, NI and GB production figures have been revised back to 2010 following revised data from DARD which replaces some estimates with actuals and also includes direct sales.

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

 

million litres

UK

GB

NI

 

2014/15

2015/16

2014/15

2015/16

2014/15

2015/16

Apr

1,279

1,280

1,076

1,091

204

208

May

1,333

1,362

1,114

 

220

 

Jun

1,241

 

1,036

 

205

 

Jul

1,225

 

1,027

 

198

 

Aug

1,178

 

1,003

 

175

 

Sep

1,147

 

985

 

162

 

Oct

1,157

 

992

 

164

 

Nov

1,120

 

960

 

161

 

Dec

1,156

 

981

 

176

 

Jan

1,194

 

1,011

 

183

 

Feb

1,101

 

929

 

172

 

Mar

1,262

 

1,062

 

201

 

Total

14,394

 

12,175

 

2,219

 

 Source: Defra / RPA

Provisional

GB Monthly and Annual Milk Deliveries