English indices of deprivation 2019: technical report

Report presenting the concepts and methodology underpinning the indices and the indicators that make up the indices.

Applies to England


English indices of deprivation 2019: technical report

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The English indices of deprivation 2019 measure relative deprivation in small areas in England called lower-layer super output areas.

This report presents the conceptual framework of the indices of deprivation 2019; the methodology for creating the domains and the overall index of multiple deprivation; the design principles and quality assurance carried out to ensure reliability of the data outputs; and the component indicators and domains.

Published 26 September 2019