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:

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

The latest update of the WIMD ranks was in 2019. However, a selection of indicators that feed into the Index are updated in between full Index updates.

Next Index update

WIMD 2019 was published on 27 November 2019. A date for the next update has not yet been agreed.

Index guidance

Indicator guidance

Historical data

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