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Irish CSO Reports

03 December 2012

Irish CSO Milk Statistics Review October 2012Irish CSO Milk Statistics Review October 2012


Domestic Milk Intake 2011 2012 % change
million litres
October 377.7 369.8 -2.1%
Jan-Oct 4997.5 4872.7 -2.5%

Domestic Milk Intake Down 2.1% in October

Domestic milk intake by creameries and pasteurisers was estimated at 369.8 million litres for October 2012. This was 2.1% below the corresponding 2011 figure.

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

  • Total milk sold for human consumption decreased by 1.2% to 40.6 million litres.
  • Butter production was down 11.4% to 10,100 tonnes.

Domestic Milk Intake

December 2012

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