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Deprivation index

In 2013, Taita North had the highest deprivation score of 1,153.0 and Belmont the lowest with 893.0.

The Social Deprivation Index is a measure of socio-economic status calculated for small geographic areas. The calculation uses a range of variables from the 2013 Census of Population and Dwellings which represent nine dimensions of socio-economic disadvantage to create a summary deprivation score. The nine variables (proportions in small areas) in decreasing weight in the index are:

1CommunicationPeople aged <65 with no access to the Internet at home
2IncomePeople aged 18-64 receiving a means tested benefit
3IncomePeople living in equivalised* households with income below an income threshold
4EmploymentPeople aged 18-64 unemployed
5QualificationsPeople aged 18-64 without any qualifications
6Owned homePeople not living in own home
7SupportPeople aged <65 living in a single parent familiy
8Living SpacePeople living in equivalised* households below a bedroom occupancy threshold
9TransportPeople with no access to a car

* Equivalisation: methods used to control for household composition.

For the purpose of comparison, the Social Deprivation Index is presented as a scale, ranking small areas from the least deprived to the most deprived. The mean is 1000 index points and the higher the number the greater the deprivation.

The Social Deprivation Index is used in the measurement and interpretation of socioeconomic status of communities for a wide variety of contexts such as needs assessment, resource allocation, research and advocacy.

Note that the deprivation index applies to areas rather than individuals who live in those areas.

For the index, a lower the number indicates a less deprived area, a higher number indicates a more deprived area.

Social Deprivation Index, 2013
Taita North1153.00
Naenae North1147.00
Taita South1126.00
Naenae South1119.00
Gracefield - Seaview - Waiwhetu1027.00
Epuni East1015.00
Homedale - Pencarrow1001.00
Hutt City997.00
Epuni West989.00
Alicetown - Melling987.00
Wellington Region973.00
Korokoro - Petone Central - Wilford963.00
Waterloo East962.00
Manuka - Tawhai953.00
Woburn North - Woburn South949.00
Waterloo West941.00
Haywards-Manor Park - Kelson929.00
Hutt Central927.00
Social Deprivation Index, 2013
Social Deprivation Index, 2013 Taita North, Deprivation Index: 1,153.00 Naenae North, Deprivation Index: 1,147.00 Taita South, Deprivation Index: 1,126.00 Naenae South, Deprivation Index: 1,119.00 Delaney, Deprivation Index: 1,117.00 Moera, Deprivation Index: 1,117.00 Arakura, Deprivation Index: 1,077.00 Glendale, Deprivation Index: 1,055.00 Gracefield - Seaview - Waiwhetu, Deprivation Index: 1,027.00 Esplanade, Deprivation Index: 1,019.00 Avalon, Deprivation Index: 1,018.00 Holborn, Deprivation Index: 1,017.00 Epuni East, Deprivation Index: 1,015.00 Fernlea, Deprivation Index: 1,011.00 Parkway, Deprivation Index: 1,005.00 Homedale - Pencarrow, Deprivation Index: 1,001.00 Hutt City, Deprivation Index: 997.00 Epuni West, Deprivation Index: 989.00 Alicetown - Melling, Deprivation Index: 987.00 Wellington Region, Deprivation Index: 973.00 Korokoro - Petone Central - Wilford, Deprivation Index: 963.00 Waterloo East, Deprivation Index: 962.00 Manuka - Tawhai, Deprivation Index: 953.00 Boulcott, Deprivation Index: 950.00 Woburn North - Woburn South, Deprivation Index: 949.00 Waterloo West, Deprivation Index: 941.00 Haywards-Manor Park - Kelson, Deprivation Index: 929.00 Hutt Central, Deprivation Index: 927.00 Maungaraki, Deprivation Index: 908.00 Normandale, Deprivation Index: 898.00 Eastbourne, Deprivation Index: 898.00 Tirohanga, Deprivation Index: 895.00 Belmont, Deprivation Index: 893.00
Source: University of Otago, 2013. Compiled and presented by .id, the population experts.