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CSO statistical release, , 11am

Milk Statistics

January 2019

 Jan 2018 Jan 2019 % change  
   million litres    
 Domestic Milk Intake161.8 162.7 0.6%  
 Whole Milk Sales27.7 26.6 -4.0%  

Domestic Milk Intake is up by 0.6 % in January 2019

Figure 1
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Domestic milk intake by creameries and pasteurisers was estimated at 162.7 million litres for January 2019. This was 0.6 % above the corresponding 2018 figure. See graph opposite.

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

  • Total milk sold for human consumption decreased by 3.1 % to 44 million litres.
  • Butter production was down 19.4 % to 7,130 tonnes.

See Table 1 for more details.

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