In this section you can find data offering a snapshot of the current position of the New Zealand dairy sector, whether the sector is likely to expand, contract or maintain its current size in the coming seasons. You can also see the role of dairy in our economy, described in dollars, land use, labour and other quantities.
This section presents summaries of the following:
Note: Time periods included in this section can vary due to the data available.
For more information, refer to the New Zealand Dairy Statistics.
Production and exports
This graph shows the number of workers employed in the
New Zealand dairy sector based on 2018 census data.
Two occupations related to labour employed
in dairy cattle farming are:
- Dairy cattle farmers (121313)
- Dairy cattle farm workers (841512)
Select the relevant Occupations.