Collection of Population resources.
This page outlines some of the key data and reports about the population in Milton Keynes including age structure, projections, ethnicity, births, deaths, and migration.
Did You Know?
- The Milton Keynes population in 2012 was estimated to be 252,400 (Mid-Year Population Estimates 2012)
- 26.1% of the population in 2011 were from black and minority ethnic groups
- In 2012 there were 3,900 births compared with 2,900 in 2002.
Population Structure and Projections
The official population projections for Milton Keynes are produced by Milton Keynes Council and updated annually. The projections are split by age and gender and down to sub district level. These are all brought together in the annual publication The Population Bulletin. The link below provides information on these projections.
The Office for National Statistics provides mid year population estimates by age and gender for regions and districts in England. The estimated resident population of an area includes all people who usually live there, whatever their nationality. Students are taken to be resident at their term time address (ONS).
The link to the table below provides mid-year 2012 population estimates by age structure and gender for regions and districts in England:
The 2011 Census asked people their ethnicity and so it provides a vital source of information on black and minority ethnic groups. The link below provides the 2011 data for Milton Keynes:
Each year education authorities carry out a census of their pupils. This Schools Census provides information on the ethnicity of pupils. Latest information from the survey is available from the link below:
Births, Deaths, Migration
Births, death and migration are the key components of population change the following datasets provide the latest figures.
National Insurance Registrations from Adult Overseas Nationals
A national insurance number is required before taking up employment. The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) publishes data on new national insurance numbers (NINo) given to adult overseas nationals. The report below provides details on the data for Milton Keynes from 2002/3 to 2011/12.
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