EU milk composition

These figures show the butterfat and protein content of raw milk in EU countries from Eurostat. They are updated annually.

Butterfat and protein

The Eurostat website (link below) shows the average milk composition for all dairy cows, by EU country, and is updated on an annual basis.

To switch between Protein content and Fat content click on the arrow under ‘Item of milk’. The units in the table are % of product weight.

View the dataset ‘Fat contents and protein contents (cow's milk) - annual data’

Additional information

Visit the UK milk composition page

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