UK Monthly and Annual Milk Deliveries

Published 9 April 14

In March

  • Provisional UK milk deliveries amounted to 1,247m litres, 135m litres more than the previous year, equivalent to a 12.1% increase.
  • Provisional GB deliveries were up 12.5% (117m litres) year on year, totalling 1,051m litres.
  • Deliveries in NI reached 195m litres according to provisional figures, 18 million litres higher than the previous year, an increase of 10.1%.

Provisional UK production in March 2014 was up by 12.1% on last year's figure. Cumulative deliveries for the 2013/14 milk year stood at 13,670m litres, which is 696m litres more than the 2012/13 milk year.

GB deliveries stood at 1,051m litres in March 2014, 117m litres (12.5%) higher than March last year. NI monthly milk production stood at 195m litres, 18 million litres higher than the previous year, an increase of 10.1%.

Wholesale Milk Deliveries to Dairies (not butterfat adjusted)

million litres 2008/9 2009/10 2010/11 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14
Apr 1,139 1,144 1,133 1,191 1,204 1,112
May 1,226 1,203 1,243 1,253 1,252 1,234
Jun 1,127 1,130 1,179 1,172 1,186 1,177
Jul 1,115 1,101 1,141 1,161 1,116 1,144
Aug 1,057 1,053 1,109 1,105 1,063 1,116
Sep 973 994 1,065 1,042 997 1,063
Oct 1,015 1,024 1,076 1,062 994 1,088
Nov 983 985 1,028 1,035 974 1,067
Dec 1,048 1,047 1,072 1,098 1,039 1,144
Jan 1,071 1,051 1,096 1,118 1,059 1,179
Feb 981 978 1,023 1,057† 978 1,100
Mar 1,122 1,116 1,167 1,198 1,112 1,247
Total 12,858 12,825 13,332 13,494* 12,974 13,670

Source: Defra / RPA

†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

Provisional

UK Monthly and Annual Milk Deliveries
Source: Defra / RPA

 

CUMULATIVE MILK SUPPLY (not butterfat adjusted)

million litres 2008/9 2009/10 2010/11 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14
Apr 1,139 1,144 1,133 1,191 1,204 1,112
May 2,365 2,347 2,376 2,444 2,456 2,346
Jun 3,493 3,476 3,555 3,617 3,642 3,523
Jul 4,608 4,577 4,696 4,778 4,758 4,667
Aug 5,665 5,631 5,805 5,883 5,821 5,783
Sep 6,638 6,624 6,870 6,925 6,818 6,845
Oct 7,653 7,648 7,946 7,987 7,812 7,934
Nov 8,635 8,634 8,974 9,023 8,786 9,001
Dec 9,684 9,680 10,045 10,120 9,825 10,144
Jan 10,755 10,731 11,142 11,238 10,884 11,323
Feb 11,736 11,709 12,165 12,296† 11,862 12,423
Mar 12,858 12,825 13,332 13,494* 12,974 13,670

Provisional

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

† 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

 

Regional Split

million litres UK GB NI
  2012/13 2013/14 2012/13 2013/14 2012/13 2013/14
Apr 1,204 1,112 1,015 932 189 180
May 1,252 1,234 1,048 1,034 204 200
Jun 1,186 1,177 997 987 189 190
Jul 1,116 1,144 944 963 172 181
Aug 1,063 1,116 910 954 153 162
Sep 997 1,063 864 919 133 144
Oct 994 1,088 865 941 129 147
Nov 974 1,067 843 920 131 147
Dec 1,039 1,144 894 979 145 165
Jan 1,059 1,179 897 1,004 162 176
Feb 978 1,100 824 932 154 168
Mar 1,112 1,247 934 1,051 177 195
Total 12,974 13,670 11,036 11,615 1,938 2,055

Source: Defra / RPA
Note: Figures are rounded up or down.
Provisional

 

GB Monthly and Annual Milk Deliveries