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 June 2011 was estimated to be 249,900 (Mid-Year Population Estimates 2011 - 2011 Census-based).
- The Office for National Statistics estimates 19.4% of the population in 2009 were from black and minority ethnic groups.
- In 2010 there were 3,927 births and 1,552 deaths in Milton Keynes.
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 2011 population estimates by age structure and gender for regions and districts in England:
(Please note: This data is based on the 2011 Census and therefore can not be compared to previous Mid Year Estimates issued)
The Office for National Statistics provide estimates of ethnicity at district level. The links below provides the latest data for Milton Keynes:
The 2001 Census asked people their ethnicity and so it provides a vital source of information on black and minority ethnic groups. As well as total numbers ethnicity can be analysed by age, health, employment, housing, qualifications and much more.
Further analysis of the 2001 Census is available from the NOMIS website or alternatively contact us on the details at the bottom of this page.
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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