Which Country Produces the Most Dry Skimmed Milk?

Skimmed Milk Production (Dry) (tonnes), 2014
Agriculture | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 55 countries in 2014, USA ranked the highest in dry skimmed milk production with 956,400 tonnes followed by New Zealand and Germany. On the other end of the scale was Moldova with 110 tonnes, Bosnia and Herzegovina with 150 tonnes and Honduras with 240 tonnes.

Total dry skimmed milk production reached 3,342,460 tonnes in 2014 in the World according to Faostat. This is 0.911 % more than in the previous year and 6.78 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total dry skimmed milk production reached an all time high of 4,905,268 tonnes in 1983 and an all time low of 1,673,931 tonnes in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 1.31 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, USA, accounted for 28.6 % of dry skimmed milk production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 48.9 % share while the ten largest countries some 82.7 % in 2014.

Data for more countries are available at Skimmed Milk Production (Dry) indicator page.

Skimmed Milk Production (Dry) Unit 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Australia tonnes 166,000 190,200 222,500 230,300 224,100
Belarus tonnes 62,100 81,764 60,678 56,250 76,050
Belgium tonnes ... ... ... ... ... ... 71,965 93,880 91,655 90,000 90,000
Canada tonnes 89,610 83,470 81,870 75,970 84,590
France tonnes 250,000 250,000 250,000 250,000 250,000
Germany tonnes 226,700 285,500 258,500 300,200 309,100
India tonnes 163,049 141,945 140,437 165,650 183,041
Ireland tonnes 51,600 67,400 60,300 66,500 52,300
Japan tonnes 158,179 167,256 155,625 137,141 138,598
Netherlands tonnes 68,000 68,000 68,000 68,000 69,000
New Zealand tonnes 320,000 415,000 360,000 366,000 350,000
Poland tonnes 132,000 132,000 130,000 131,000 131,000
USA tonnes 840,000 786,000 824,000 882,000 973,000
Ukraine tonnes 117,000 112,500 108,000 108,000 103,500
United Kingdom tonnes 51,300 61,700 65,300 66,600 50,300