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CSO statistical release, , 11am

Milk Statistics

July 2019

Domestic Milk Intake
2018 2019 % change
million litres  
January-July4,677.8 5,149.1 10.1%

Domestic Milk Intake is up by 10.4% in July 2019

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Domestic milk intake by creameries and pasteurisers was estimated at 942.4 million litres for July 2019. This was 10.4% above the corresponding 2018 figure. See graph opposite.

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

  • Total milk sold for human consumption increased by 4.1 % to 45.3 million litres.
  • Butter production was up 18.1 % to 27,680 tonnes.

See Table 1 for more details.

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