Population Statistics

Populations estimates provide an insight into the demographic changes

Key facts

  • 264,479 people were estimated to be living in Milton Keynes in 2016 (2019 figues).
  • The population of Milton Keynes increased by 2717 in one year. This is a growth of 1.04% compared with a growth rate of 0.83% for England.
  • Milton Keynes had a younger age profile than England as a whole. 27.4% of the Milton Keynes population were aged 19 and under compared with 23.7% in England.
  • 59.5% of the Milton Keynes population were aged 16-64 compared with 58.4% in England as a whole.
  • 13.1% of the Milton Keynes population were aged 65+ compared with 17.9% in England as a whole.
  • There are slightly more females (50.5%) than males (49.5%) in Milton Keynes.
  • 26.1% of the population in 2011 were from Black and Minority Ethnic groups (BME which defines as Non-White-British (all the other races except White-British)).

Last Updated: 24 February 2020