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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

Read our blog for an update on timing of the next Welsh Index of Multiple Deprivation (WIMD), what we’ve published recently, and the change in small area boundaries.

Next indicator update

Index guidance

Indicator guidance

Historical data

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