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Volume of dairy consumed per capita in the Netherlands from 2010 to 2018, with a forecast for 2019 to 2021, by milk product
(in kilograms)
Dairy consumption per capita in the Netherlands 2010-2021, by milk product
In 2018, the average Dutch person consumed nearly 140 kilos of dairy per year. This was significantly more than in neighboring country Belgium, where the average consumption reached just over 100 kilos that year. Milk and cream were the most frequently consumed dairy products in the Netherlands in 2018, with an average per capita consumption of 90 kilos.

 Daily dairy consumption 

  Looking at the average daily consumption of dairy in the Netherlands, it is not surprising that milk and milk-drinks topped the ranking, with nearly 150 grams per person per day in the period between 2012 and 2016. Yoghurt came in second place, at roughly 54 gram per day. By comparison, the daily consumption of ice cream in the Netherlands was just under ten grams daily. 

Dairy consumption moments

  Dairy products are consumed in the Netherlands throughout the entire day. The same study found that dairy consumption is divided almost equally between the four consumption moments breakfast, lunch, dinner and in-between. Breakfast scored the highest, with roughly 28 percent of the total dairy consumption daily.
Volume of dairy consumed per capita in the Netherlands from 2010 to 2018, with a forecast for 2019 to 2021, by milk product
(in kilograms)
Milk productMilk and creamYogurt and curdled milk productsCream cheeseCheese
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Source

Release date

July 2018

Region

Netherlands

Survey time period

2010 to 2021

Supplementary notes

* Figures from 2019 onwards are provisional.

Dairy consumption per capita in the Netherlands 2010-2021, by milk product
In 2018, the average Dutch person consumed nearly 140 kilos of dairy per year. This was significantly more than in neighboring country Belgium, where the average consumption reached just over 100 kilos that year. Milk and cream were the most frequently consumed dairy products in the Netherlands in 2018, with an average per capita consumption of 90 kilos.

 Daily dairy consumption 

  Looking at the average daily consumption of dairy in the Netherlands, it is not surprising that milk and milk-drinks topped the ranking, with nearly 150 grams per person per day in the period between 2012 and 2016. Yoghurt came in second place, at roughly 54 gram per day. By comparison, the daily consumption of ice cream in the Netherlands was just under ten grams daily. 

Dairy consumption moments

  Dairy products are consumed in the Netherlands throughout the entire day. The same study found that dairy consumption is divided almost equally between the four consumption moments breakfast, lunch, dinner and in-between. Breakfast scored the highest, with roughly 28 percent of the total dairy consumption daily.
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