The Welsh Index of Multiple Deprivation (WIMD) is designed to identify the small areas of Wales that are the most deprived.

First published:
26 November 2014
Last updated:

Latest release

What is the difference between our WIMD indicator and index updates?

The latest update of the WIMD ranks was in 2014. However, a selection of indicators that feed into the Index are updated in between full Index updates.

Next Index update

WIMD 2019 will be published on 27 November 2019. For more news on the next full Index update, please see theĀ Index guidance.

Index guidance

Indicator guidance

Historical data

Data on indices before 2011 can be found on The National Archives website.