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Irish CSO Reports

30 January 2014

Irish CSO Reports: Milk Statistics December 2013Irish CSO Reports: Milk Statistics December 2013

Domestic milk intake was up 26.2% in December 2013.

Domestic milk intake by creameries and pasteurisers was estimated at 164.2 million litres for December 2013. This was 26.2% above the corresponding 2012 figure. See graph opposite.

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

  • Total milk sold for human consumption decreased by 2.3% to 39.1 million litres.

  • Butter production was up 31.7% to 5,400 tonnes.

See Table 1 for more details.

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

January 2014

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