Welsh Index of Multiple Deprivation (WIMD) index guidance, technical information and background documentation.

First published:
23 January 2019
Last updated:

WIMD 2019: guidance

WIMD 2019 results will be published on 27 November 2019. WIMD is a complex product, and we’re keen to ensure that it is used and interpreted correctly by all users. As such, we published some advance guidance on 13 November 2019.

What is the Welsh Index of Multiple Deprivation and how should it be used?

An infographic with a brief explanation of WIMD 2019.

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WIMD 2019 guidance
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WIMD 2019 guidance presentation
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WIMD 2019 guidance infographic
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WIMD 2019: development

WIMD 2019 will be published on 27 November 2019. 

We have published a blog to update you on development work. You can also see what we’re publishing and when in our timetable.

On 10 April 2019 we published the 'Summary of responses' and 'Full responses' documents relating to our consultation on proposals for indicators that will feed into the next Welsh Index of Multiple Deprivation (WIMD) 2019.

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What we are publishing and when?
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Timing of the next WIMD: survey with summary of responses
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WIMD 2014: guidance

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WIMD 2014: guidance on how to use the Index
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WIMD 2014: frequently asked questions
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WIMD 2014: technical report

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WIMD 2014: technical report
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WIMD 2014: development

A series of technical papers relating to the development of WIMD 2014.

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WIMD 2014: dissemination plan
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WIMD 2014: access to services technical paper
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WIMD 2014: potential “on/off gas” indicator
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WIMD 2014: changes to the community safety domain
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Postcode look up

The geography look up spreadsheets below allow you to assign any data you may have to the same geography groups as the WIMD indicator data.

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Geography lookups – match postcodes to different geography groups
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WIMD 2011: guidance

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WIMD 2011: guidance on use
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WIMD 2011 child index: guidance on use
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WIMD 2011: technical reports

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WIMD 2011: technical report
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WIMD 2011: quality report
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WIMD 2011 child index: quality report
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WIMD 2011: development

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WIMD 2011: methodological changes
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WIMD 2011 child index: methodological changes
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Determining the domain weights for WIMD
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Statement on update to WIMD and Child Index
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