Milton Keynes is a dynamic and growing place with a scale and pace of growth, powered by investment in housing and employment, unique in the UK.

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The Economic Development team provides key information, statistics and intelligence on the economy for decision making in the Council, partner agencies and businesses. 

The team supports businesses of all sizes from start-ups, micro, SME's to large corporations, and promote Milton Keynes nationally and internationally. We have an online property database for property reports, available on the Invest Milton Keynes Website.

Statistics and accolades all point to the strength of Milton Keynes as a regional economic powerhouse. Forecasts and plans for future development further suggest that this role will continue and grow:

  • Milton Keynes is one of the fastest growing economies in the UK, producing £14.03bn of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2020

  • In 2020, there were 175,000 jobs in Milton Keynes.

  • One of the UK’s top five cities for business start-ups per 10,000 population

  • Milton Keynes is consistently within the top 12 for new patents per 100,000 population

  • The Irwin Mitchell UK Powerhouse reports consistently rank Milton Keynes as one of the top UK cities for both existing and forecast growth in employment and   Gross Value Added (GVA)

  • Milton Keynes regularly features as one of the UK’s top ten cities to work

  • Identified as one of the UK’s five Fast Growth Cities

  • Located centrally between Cambridge & Oxford and on the London Euston - Birmingham corridor