Production and sales

The Australian dairy industry produces a wide range of dairy products. Dairy Australia provides a monthly update on production and sales data, as well as annual figures for each dairy product.

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Latest production and sales statistics

View the latest monthly dairy production and sales summary reports.



View Australia's milk production statistics by state for the past ten years.

milk powder

Milk powder

Australian manufacturers produce a range of milk powders. The technology used in both the...



View Australia's butter and AMF production trends for the past six years.



View Australia's cheese production statistics by type of cheese for the past decade.


Casein and whey

Whey is a by-product of the cheese making process. Traditionally, this product was disposed of in...

fresh products

Fresh products

Australia produces a range of fresh dairy products, including yoghurts, dairy desserts, chilled...

market cattle

Market cattle

For market cattle (or cull cows) numbers and prices, please see the Production Inputs Monitor.

production summary

Production summary

As in the farm sector, the milk processing sector is undergoing continuing rationalisation. This...

trade liberalisation

Domestic sales summary

The supermarket channel’s share of Australian drinking milk sales has been relatively steady over...

latest export statistics

Consumption summary

The major Australian consumer dairy products are drinking milk, cheese, butter and butter blends,...