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Irish CSO Reports

02 July 2013

Irish CSO: Milk Statistics - June 2013Irish CSO: Milk Statistics - June 2013


Domestic milk intake down 0.1% in May

Domestic milk intake by creameries and pasteurisers was estimated at 734.5 million litres for May 2013. This was 0.1% below the corresponding 2012 figure. See graph.

Comparing the May 2013 milk produce figures with those for May 2012 shows that:

  • Total milk sold for human consumption decreased by 0.5% to 40.9 million litres.
  • Butter production was down 5.2% to 19,900 tonnes.

See Table 1 for more details.

The information used to compile this release was collected under EU Directive 96/16/EC.

July 2013

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