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CSO statistical release, , 11am

Milk Statistics

April 2019

Domestic Milk Intake
2018 2019 % change
million litres  
April823.1946.715.0%
January-April1,906.5 2,131.6 11.8%

Domestic Milk Intake is up by 15% in April 2019

Figure 1
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Domestic milk intake by creameries and pasteurisers was estimated at 946.7 million litres for April 2019. This was 15 % above the corresponding 2018 figure. See graph opposite.

Comparing the April 2019 milk produce figures with those for April 2018 shows that:

  • Total milk sold for human consumption decreased by 2.3 % to 43.4 million litres.
  • Butter production was up 18.2 % to 28,100 tonnes.

See Table 1 for more details.

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