Milton Keynes Census Demographics United Kingdom

In the 2011 census the population of Milton Keynes was 248,821 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Milton Keynes is 36, while the median age is lower at 35.

78.1% of people living in Milton Keynes were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.0% Scotland, 1.7% India, 1.0% Ghana, 1.0% Wales, 0.9% Zimbabwe, 0.8% Ireland, 0.8% Pakistan, 0.7% South Africa, 0.7% Sri Lanka.

90.5% of people living in Milton Keynes speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.5% Polish, 0.8% Tamil, 0.6% Urdu, 0.5% Bengali, 0.4% Gujarati, 0.3% All other Chinese, 0.3% French, 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% Panjabi.

The religious make up of Milton Keynes is 52.8% Christian, 30.7% No religion, 4.8% Muslim, 2.8% Hindu, 0.6% Sikh, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic. 16,438 people did not state a religion. 1,103 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 19 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

46.6% of people are married, 12.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 24.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.3% are separated or divorced. There are 12,883 widowed people living in Milton Keynes.

The top occupations listed by people in Milton Keynes are Professional 18.2%, Associate professional and technical 13.5%, Administrative and secretarial 12.6%, Elementary 12.3%, Elementary administration and service 11.3%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.9%, Administrative 9.8%, Sales and customer service 9.3%, Skilled trades 8.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.9%.