Statistical Table

Milk production statistics, Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean, Côte-Nord and all of Québec, 2013-2017¹

 Export to Excel 2013

Unit 2013 2014 2015 2016r 2017

Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean and Côte-Nord
Dairy farmers2 n 346 333 326 315 308
Total production hl 1,509,332 1,482,603 1,514,073 1,549,807 1,644,564
Gross receipts $k 121,050.1 123,228.3 119,323.3 122,259.5 128,640.6
Gross average price3 (in-quota market) $/hl 80.20 83.12 78.81 78.89 78.22
Net average price4 $/hl 74.67 77.42 73.27 73.42 72.86
Cost incurred5 $k 8,349.9 8,443.4 8,384.2 8,478.3 8,820.0
  
All of Québec
Dairy farmers2 n 6,116 5,961 5,853 5,610 5,457
Total production hl 29,266,549 28,950,482 29,902,103 31,030,755 32,779,315
Gross receipts $k 2,344,612.9 2,402,987.8 2,348,270.0 2,429,029.0 2,546,462.8
Gross average price3 (in-quota market) $/hl 80.63 83.43 78.71 78.49 77.79
Net average price4 $/hl 74.62 77.33 73.04 72.88 72.36
Cost incurred5 $k 160,764.4 164,331.4 164,180.0 167,546.3 174,426.2
  

1. Contrary to some of the Producteurs de lait du Québec's publications, the data in this table do not include statistics on Ontario dairy farmers doing business in Québec.
2. The number of independent producers having sold milk to the Producteurs de lait du Québec.
3. The average gross price is obtained as follows: (in-quota market gross receipts divided by in-quota market production).
4. The average net price is obtained as follows: (Gross receipts-milk marketing costs) divided by total production.
5. Includes the principal milk marketing costs: transportation, administration of the joint plan, advertising, the development fund, the recovery plan, penalties, dues to the Union des producteurs agricoles and taxes.
  
Note: For further information on milk production, see the "Agriculture and Biofood Industry" section of the ISQ website.
  
Sources: Institut de la statistique du Québec, Fédération des producteurs de lait du Québec.
  
Compilation: Institut de la statistique du Québec, Direction des statistiques sectorielles et du développement durable.
 
September 19, 2018
 

Symbols used in tables