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Consultation: Proposed Indicators for the Welsh Index of Multiple Deprivation 2019

Status: CLOSED
Published: 13 Nov 2018 00:00
Source: Welsh Government

Welsh Index of Multiple Deprivation - WIMD is the Welsh Government’s official measure of relative deprivation in small areas in Wales.

The last index was published in 2014 and an updated index will be published in late 2019.

They are consulting on what indicators to include in each of the 8 domains in WIMD. The consultation covers:
• proposed changes to some existing indicators included in WIMD 2014
• potential new data sources and indicators
• how to prioritise the potential new data sources.

Please find the consultation document on the Welsh Government website here:

This consultation has been rated “response desirable”. 
I would be grateful if you were to therefore respond with any views and comments. 

In order to allow time for our authorisation process we would need to receive any comments by 3rd December 2018 via email to or using the ‘Have Your Say’ page on the above tab.


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