In Finland the number of dairy farms has dropped under 6.000. In June there were 5992 dairy farms. That was nine percent less than in June 2018 when there were 6566 dairy farms. During the year 2018 on average 1.5 dairy farms per day stopped milk production. In the 2000 Finland had still over 20000 dairy farms, in 2010 there were about 10000 dairy farms. It is expected that in 2020 there will be about 5000 farms producing milk.