UK Monthly and Annual Milk Deliveries

Published 7 November 14

In October

  • Provisional UK milk deliveries amounted to 1,155m litres, 67m litres more than the previous year, equivalent to a 6.2% increase.
  • Provisional GB deliveries were up 5.4% (51m litres) year on year, totalling 992m litres.
  • Deliveries in NI reached 164m litres according to provisional figures, 16 million litres higher than the previous year, an increase of 11.2%.

Provisional UK production in October 2014 was up by 6.2% on last year's figure. Cumulative deliveries for the 2014/15 milk year stood at 8,559m litres, which is 625m litres more than the 2013/14 milk year.

GB deliveries stood at 992m litres in October 2014, 51m litres (5.4%) higher than October last year. NI monthly milk production stood at 164m litres, 16 million litres higher than the previous year, an increase of 11.2%.

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

2009/10

2010/11

2011/12

2012/13

2013/14

2014/15

Apr

1,144

1,133

1,191

1,204

1,112

1,279

May

1,203

1,243

1,253

1,252

1,234

1,333

Jun

1,130

1,179

1,172

1,186

1,177

1,241

Jul

1,101

1,141

1,161

1,116

1,144

1,225

Aug

1,053

1,109

1,105

1,063

1,116

1,178

Sep

994

1,065

1,042

997

1,063

1,147

Oct

1,024

1,076

1,062

994

1,088

1,155

Nov

985

1,028

1,035

974

1,067

 

Dec

1,047

1,072

1,098

1,039

1,144

 

Jan

1,051

1,096

1,118

1,059

1,179

 

Feb

978

1,023

1,057†

978

1,099

 

Mar

1,116

1,167

1,198

1,112

1,257

 

Total

12,825

13,332

13,494*

12,974

13,680

 

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

2009/10

2010/11

2011/12

2012/13

2013/14

2014/15

Apr

1,144

1,133

1,191

1,204

1,112

1,279

May

2,347

2,376

2,444

2,456

2,346

2,613

Jun

3,476

3,555

3,617

3,642

3,523

3,853

Jul

4,577

4,696

4,778

4,758

4,667

5,078

Aug

5,631

5,805

5,883

5,821

5,783

6,256

Sep

6,624

6,870

6,925

6,818

6,845

7,403

Oct

7,648

7,946

7,987

7,812

7,934

8,559

Nov

8,634

8,974

9,023

8,786

9,001

 

Dec

9,680

10,045

10,120

9,825

10,144

 

Jan

10,731

11,142

11,238

10,884

11,323

 

Feb

11,709

12,165

12,296†

11,862

12,423

 

Mar

12,825

13,332

13,494*

12,974

13,680

 

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

million litres

UK

GB

NI

 

2013/14

2014/15

2013/14

2014/15

2013/14

2014/15

Apr

1,112

1,279

932

1,076

180

203

May

1,234

1,333

1,034

1,114

200

219

Jun

1,177

1,241

987

1,037

190

204

Jul

1,144

1,225

963

1,028

181

197

Aug

1,116

1,178

954

1,004

162

174

Sep

1,063

1,147

919

986

144

161

Oct

1,088

1,155

941

992

147

164

Nov

1,067

 

920

 

147

 

Dec

1,144

 

979

 

165

 

Jan

1,179

 

1,004

 

176

 

Feb

1,099

 

931

 

168

 

Mar

1,257

 

1,061

 

196

 

Total

13,680

 

11,624

 

2,056

 

Source: Defra / RPA

Provisional

 GB Monthly and Annual Milk Deliveries