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Deprivation index

In 2013, Maraenui had the highest deprivation score of 1,248.0 and Poraiti the lowest with 895.0.

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
AreaIndex
Maraenui1248.00
Onekawa South1125.00
Marewa1112.00
McLean Park1047.00
Tamatea North - Tamatea South1047.00
Nelson Park1026.00
Pirimai1021.00
Onekawa Central - West1019.00
Napier City1016.00
Ahuriri1013.00
New Zealand995.00
Westshore991.00
Taradale South984.00
Meeanee - Awatoto982.00
Hospital Hill959.00
Bluff Hill957.00
Taradale North951.00
Bay View943.00
Taradale Ward931.00
Greenmeadows931.00
Poraiti895.00
Social Deprivation Index, 2013
Social Deprivation Index, 2013 Maraenui, Deprivation Index: 1,248.00 Onekawa South, Deprivation Index: 1,125.00 Marewa, Deprivation Index: 1,112.00 Tamatea North - Tamatea South, Deprivation Index: 1,047.00 McLean Park, Deprivation Index: 1,047.00 Nelson Park, Deprivation Index: 1,026.00 Pirimai, Deprivation Index: 1,021.00 Onekawa Central - West, Deprivation Index: 1,019.00 Napier City, Deprivation Index: 1,016.00 Ahuriri, Deprivation Index: 1,013.00 New Zealand, Deprivation Index: 995.00 Westshore, Deprivation Index: 991.00 Taradale South, Deprivation Index: 984.00 Meeanee - Awatoto, Deprivation Index: 982.00 Hospital Hill, Deprivation Index: 959.00 Bluff Hill, Deprivation Index: 957.00 Taradale North, Deprivation Index: 951.00 Bay View, Deprivation Index: 943.00 Greenmeadows, Deprivation Index: 931.00 Taradale Ward, Deprivation Index: 931.00 Poraiti, Deprivation Index: 895.00
Source: University of Otago, 2013. Compiled and presented by .id, the population experts.
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