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Dairy statistics, September 2018

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Released: 2018-11-26

The total amount of milk sold off farms in September reached 744 334 kilolitres, up 1.1% compared with September 2017. Total cash receipts from milk and cream sold off farms totalled $552.4 million in September, up 2.8% from the same month last year.

Milk sold off farms for fluid purposes fell 2.4% year over year to 225 216 kilolitres in September. Milk sold off farms for industrial purposes increased 2.6% to 519 117 kilolitres. The total and industrial amounts of milk sold off farms have shown a year-over-year increase every month since June 2014.

Chart 1  Chart 1: Milk sold off farms in Canada
Milk sold off farms in Canada

  Note to readers

Dairy statistics are available for Canada and the provinces.

Data in table 32-10-0001-01 on dairy stocks will be for September 1, 2018, and will represent the ending stocks of the previous month.

Correction note

Data were corrected on November 26, 2018.

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