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31 January 2013

Irish CSO Reports - Milk Statistics December 2012Irish CSO Reports - Milk Statistics December 2012


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Domestic Milk Intake 2011 2012 % change
million litres
December 145.2 136.2 -6.2%
Jan-Dec 5,377.0 5,231.0 -2.7%

Domestic Milk Intake Down 6.2% in December

Domestic milk intake by creameries and pasteurisers was estimated at 136.2 million litres for December 2012. This was 6.2% below the corresponding 2011 figure.

Comparing the December 2012 milk produce figures with those for December 2011 shows that:

  • Total milk sold for human consumption increased by 0.8% to 40.2 million litres.
  • Butter production was down 16.3% to 4,100 tonnes.

Domestic Milk Intake

January 2013

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