Milk and milk product statistics

53 million litres of milk produced in September

Agriculture & fishery
53 million litres of milk produced in September

In September 2021, 54.4 million litres of drinking milk (whole, semi-skimmed, skimmed and buttermilk) were produced. In addition, 17.3 million litres of milk drinks and chocolate milk were produced, as well as 20.8 million litres of cream, 27.3 million litres of fermented milk and yoghurt, 9,061 tonnes of cheese and 4,654 tonnes of farm butter.

Purpose and brief description

Dairy statistics show the quantity of milk and cream collected from dairy farms and the products thereof (cow’s milk on a monthly basis, other than cow’s milk on an annual basis).

Population

All dairy processing plants in Belgium

Periodicity

Annually; Monthly.

Release calendar

Results available 6 months after the reference period

Definitions

Collection of milk and cream: Quantity: Quantity of milk and cream collected in litres

Collection of milk and cream: Fat: Fat content of the milk and cream collected in kg

Production: Quantity: Quantity of dairy products in litres or kg

Production: Stocks at the end of the year: Quantity of dairy products in stock at the end of the year in litres or kg

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