Statistical Table

Milk production statistics, Chaudière-Appalaches and all of Québec, 2012-2016¹

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Unit 2012 2013r 2014r 2015r 2016

Chaudière-Appalaches
Dairy farmers2 n 1,323 1,299 1,281 1,256 1,219
Total production hl 6,144,078 6,112,047 6,081,084 6,291,935 6,535,678
Gross receipts $k 482,354.2 488,042.0 502,260.0 491,362.0 509,317.2
Gross average price3 (in-quota market) $/hl 78.74 79.85 82.59 78.09 77.93
Net average price4 $/hl 73.29 74.39 76.97 72.64 72.56
Cost incurred5 $k 32,037.7 33,373.1 34,170.8 34,297.0 35,108.0
  
All of Québec
Dairy farmers2 n 6,236 6,116 5,961 5,853 5,610
Total production hl 29,459,749 29,266,549 28,950,482 29,902,103 31,030,756
Gross receipts $k 2,320,778.0 2,344,612.9 2,402,987.8 2,348,270.0 2,429,030.2
Gross average price3 (in-quota market) $/hl 79.09 80.63 83.43 78.71 78.49
Net average price4 $/hl 73.55 74.62 77.33 73.04 72.88
Cost incurred5 $k 153,963.5 160,764.4 164,331.4 164,180.0 167,546.3
  

1. Contrary to some of the Fédération des 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 Fédération des 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.
 
October 19, 2017
 

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