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Welsh Index of Multiple Deprivation - Annual indicator data

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  • Release date: 13 April 2017
  • Period covered: 2016
  • Next update: December 2017
The Welsh Index of Multiple Deprivation (WIMD) is updated every few years. However, a selection of indicators that feed into the index are updated annually.

Annual indicator data 2016

On 13 December 2016, selected WIMD indicators were updated on the StatsWales website. 

These include most indicators for:

  • Income deprivation
  • Employment deprivation
  • Health deprivation
  • Education deprivation

We also updated the fire incidences indicator and, as of 13 April 2017 the rest of the indicators for Community Safety deprivation have been updated.

Some of these indicators are available by age group and some are available by different geography groups, including: 

  • Built Up Areas
  • Community First clusters 
  • Deprivation Tenths
  • Local Authorities
  • Lower-layer Super Output Areas (LSOA) (as defined by the 2011 Census)
  • Middle-layer Super Output Areas (MSOA) (as defined by the 2011 Census) 
  • Strategic Regeneration area
  • Urban/ Rural Classification
  • Urban/ Rural Classification in each Local Authority

You may also find it useful to refer to our guide (PDF, 788KB).


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