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The statistics on milk and milk products are a monthly and annual estimate of the total milk production of farmers. The delivered amount of milk on the dairies and the dairies' primary use of the milk weighed in and the production of a variety of fresh and processed dairy products. drinking milk and cheese. The statistics also contain data on organic milk delivered to dairies and the production of organic whole milk products for human consumption, butter and cheese. Every month data are transfer to Euro stat.
The statistics provide data on milk delivered to dairies and the dairies's use of milk delivered analyzed by a wide range of fresh and processed dairy products. Fat content and protein content in the delivered milk. Among fresh dairy products are consumer's milk, buttermilk, cream, acidified milk products, milky beverages, etc. Among processed dairy products are condensed milk, powered milk, butter, cheese, process cheese, casein, whey, etc. The statistics also contain data on organic milk delivered to dairies and the production of organic whole milk products for human consumption, butter and cheese. Data on quantities (kg) for all dairy products, while there are prices (DKK øre per kg) for the main products and an estimated value for the production (DKK mio.)
The statistics provide data on milk delivered to dairies and the dairies's use of milk delivered analyzed by a wide range of fresh and processed dairy products.
All the milk farms and dairies.
Statistical concepts and definitions
Delivered Milk to Dairies: The total milk (natural milk) delivered to the dairies in millions kg.
Liquid milk: Liquid milk, milk used directly by consumers.
Natural Milk: Natural milk is the untreated milk from the cow, which are deliver to the dairy or used for feed or for human consumption at the farm.
There figures for milk is millions kilo and the price is in Danish øre. The production on the dairies is in million kilo.
The statistic cover the total production of milk and the use to dairy products
The statistics cover the period from 1990 onwards. However, statistics can be found at the beginning of the 20th century, where it has been possible to compare time series. Old data can be fond in Landbrug 1999-2011, Landbrugsstatistik 1998-1959 and Landbrugsstatistik 1900-1965
Not relevant for this statistics.
Unit of measure
The data for quantity are in million kg and all prices are in Danish øre per kg. The calculated values for the total production in mill. kr.
Calendar month and calendar year.
Frequency of dissemination
Legal acts and other agreements
Law on Statistics Denmark §8 secures the legal ground for collecting the data. The statistic falls under EU Directive 96/16/EC and Commission Decision 97/80/EC.
Cost and burden
The statistics are based on administrative data. There is thus no direct response burden in relation to the compilation of these statistics.
Further information can be obtained on request by contacting Statistics Denmark directly or on subject pages.