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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:

Online information sessions starting Autumn 2021

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.

Next indicator update

Index guidance

Indicator guidance

Historical data

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