Milton Keynes is acknowledged as the fastest growing place in the UK, and it is estimated that the current population is approximately 260,000. Between 2010 and 2016, Milton Keynes experienced the highest percentage growth in employment of any UK city. Employment increased by 29% with over 41,000 new jobs created. The Milton Keynes economy (GDP) was worth £13.47 billion in 2017 and £14.33 billion in 2018 (provisional).
The value of goods and services produced within the borough in 2018 was an impressive £84,784 per worker, the fourth highest of UK cities.