Information about Milton Keynes

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Milton Keynes Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of Milton Keynes is 287,060 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in Milton Keynes is 145,486, and the female population is 141,574. In England, the male population is 28,833,712 and the female population is 27,656,336, according to the 2021 census.

Ethnicity & Religion

According to the latest 2021 census, The main ethnicity of the people in the immediate area is White: English, with a total of 178,568, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 24,430. As compared to the population in England, the main ethnicities were White: English(41,540,791) followed by Asian: Indian(1,843,248) and Asian: Pakistani(1,570,285). In terms of religion, most people mentioned Christian (122,935), followed by No religion (108,953), whereas, in England, the main religion was Christian(26,167,899), Muslim(3,801,186), and Hindu(1,020,533). While 20,715,664 mentioned 'No Religion' and 3,400,548 did not answer


As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (57,966), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (36,777). While in England, 11,349,743 households are not deprived in any dimension, and 7,842,690 households are deprived in one dimension.

Economic Status

Most people in the Milton Keynes area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (93,298), while 37,649 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 80,545 adults have Level 3 education, while 32,011 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the Milton Keynes area are

  • Professional occupations (30540)
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (19938), and
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (18299)


The average age of people living in Milton Keynes is 38 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (58614), Between 35 to 44 (45422), and Between 25 to 34 (41044). The median age in England and Wales was 40 years as per the 2021 census.


The NS-SEC defines and measures social class and is considered a reliable indicator of a person's class status. As per the 2021 census, most of the population in Milton Keynes has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (46,210) followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (34,912), and Routine occupations (29,423). In England, Most of the population(9,172,372) have Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations, followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations(6,092,791)

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Population of Milton Keynes over the years

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Postcodes in Milton Keynes

The postcode district MK are associated with the Milton Keynes, and there are total 20 postcode areas (listed below). The Milton Keynes has a total of 9916 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of Milton Keynes
AreaMilton Keynes

Bletchley East

Bletchley Park

Bletchley West



Campbell Park & Old Woughton

Central Milton Keynes

Danesborough & Walton

Loughton & Shenley


Newport Pagnell North & Hanslope

Newport Pagnell South


Shenley Brook End


Stony Stratford



Woughton & Fishermead

UTLA22Milton Keynes
RegionSouth East