Official Statistics

Households Below Average Income (HBAI): technical note on pensioner material deprivation

Outlines the material deprivation indicator for pensioners, which was introduced in the HBAI statistical publication for 1994/95 to 2009/10.


Technical note

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This note outlines the methodology behind the pensioner material deprivation indicator and uses the 2008/09 data as a test dataset to give indicative results and illustrate the reasons for some of the methodological decisions about the indicator.

Published 7 March 2011