Dairy Data

The Dairy Data set includes data files covering domestic supply and demand and trade of various dairy products. Data on the U.S. dairy situation and commercial disappearance are updated monthly, and U.S. milk production and related data are updated quarterly. All other data files are updated annually. These include data on supply and allocation of milk fat and skim solids; dairy per capita consumption; fluid milk sales; milk supply by State and region; milk production and factors affecting supply and utilization of milk in all dairy products; and numbers and size of milk bottling plants.

Errata:  On February 12, 2020, corrections were made to the data set “Supply and allocation of milk fat and skim solids by product (annual).” The following data entry errors have been corrected: 2018 milk-fat and skim-solids content of yogurt (nonfrozen), 2018 milk-fat content of milk production, and the 2016-18 skim-solids content of milk production. Other data items that are calculated from these listed data items have also been corrected.

See Documentation for information on how the data were assembled, sources, and recent and upcoming changes to the data.

Other data of interest for the dairy industry include Milk Cost of Production Estimates and Price Spreads from Farm to Consumer.  Older archived dairy data, preceding the data files below, is available from the Dairy Yearbook (last updated in September 2005).


Data Set Last Updated Next Update
U.S. dairy situation at a glance (monthly and annual) 2/13/2020 3/12/2020
U.S. milk production and related data (quarterly and annual) 2/13/2020 5/14/2020
Commercial disappearance for dairy product categories (monthly and annual) 2/13/2020 3/12/2020
Commercial disappearance of milk in all products (monthly and annual) 2/13/2020 3/12/2020
Supply and allocation of milk fat and skim solids by product (annual) 11/22/2019 11/20/2020
Dairy products: Per capita consumption, United States (Annual) 9/4/2019 9/4/2020
Fluid beverage milk sales quantities by product (Annual) 8/30/2019 8/31/2020
Selected soft dairy products, domestic use (Annual) 8/30/2019 8/31/2020
Milk cows and production by State and region (Annual) 5/2/2019 5/4/2020
Annual milk production and factors affecting supply (Annual) 3/26/2019 3/26/2020
Milk: Supply and utilization of all dairy products (Annual) 9/4/2019 9/4/2020
Number and average size of U. S. fluid milk product plants 8/30/2019 8/31/2020
Per capita consumption of selected cheese varieties (Annual) 9/30/2019 9/30/2020

Last updated: Thursday, February 13, 2020

For more information contact: Jerry Cessna