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Deprivation index

In 2018, Naenae South had the highest deprivation score of 1,147.0 and Eastern Bays the lowest with 894.0.

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 2018 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:

1Communication - People with no access to the Internet at home
2Income- People aged 18 - 64 receiving a means tested benefit
3Income- People living in equivalised* households with income below an income threshold
4Employment- People aged 18 - 64 unemployed
5Qualifications- People aged 18 - 64 without any qualifications
6Owned home- People not living in own home
7Support- People aged < 65 living in a single parent family
8Living Space- People living in equivalised* households below a bedroom occupancy threshold
9Housing quality- People living in dwellings that are always damp and/or always have mould greater than A4 size


The 2013 Deprivation index included a transport variable asking about people's access to a car. The 2018 Social Deprivation Index varies including a housing quality variable instead, relecting a major change in the 2018 census which asked about damp or mould in housing.

See: University of Otago .

* 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.

Social Deprivation Index, 2018
AreaIndex
Naenae South1147.00
Naenae Central1141.00
Taita South1137.00
Delaney1134.00
Naenae North1133.00
Moera1127.00
Taita North1118.00
Avalon East1079.00
Arakura1058.00
Glendale1051.00
Homedale West1038.00
Wainuiomata Central1036.00
Homedale East1034.00
Gracefield1025.00
Waiwhetu1018.00
Epuni East1017.00
Stokes Valley Central1011.00
Wainuiomata West1009.00
Epuni West1007.00
Petone Esplanade1005.00
Avalon West997.00
Petone East994.00
Alicetown-Melling977.00
Hutt Central North970.00
Petone Central969.00
Waterloo West964.00
Stokes Valley North959.00
Manor Park958.00
Boulcott955.00
Waterloo East955.00
Pencarrow944.00
Manuka922.00
Woburn922.00
Hutt Central South917.00
Korokoro916.00
Maungaraki915.00
Belmont Park908.00
Eastbourne907.00
Belmont (Lower Hutt City)906.00
Normandale902.00
Tirohanga901.00
Kelson901.00
Eastern Bays894.00
Social Deprivation Index, 2018
Social Deprivation Index, 2018 Naenae South, Deprivation Index: 1,147.00 Naenae Central, Deprivation Index: 1,141.00 Taita South, Deprivation Index: 1,137.00 Delaney, Deprivation Index: 1,134.00 Naenae North, Deprivation Index: 1,133.00 Moera, Deprivation Index: 1,127.00 Taita North, Deprivation Index: 1,118.00 Avalon East, Deprivation Index: 1,079.00 Arakura, Deprivation Index: 1,058.00 Glendale, Deprivation Index: 1,051.00 Homedale West, Deprivation Index: 1,038.00 Wainuiomata Central, Deprivation Index: 1,036.00 Homedale East, Deprivation Index: 1,034.00 Gracefield, Deprivation Index: 1,025.00 Waiwhetu, Deprivation Index: 1,018.00 Epuni East, Deprivation Index: 1,017.00 Stokes Valley Central, Deprivation Index: 1,011.00 Wainuiomata West, Deprivation Index: 1,009.00 Epuni West, Deprivation Index: 1,007.00 Petone Esplanade, Deprivation Index: 1,005.00 Avalon West, Deprivation Index: 997.00 Petone East, Deprivation Index: 994.00 Alicetown-Melling, Deprivation Index: 977.00 Hutt Central North, Deprivation Index: 970.00 Petone Central, Deprivation Index: 969.00 Waterloo West, Deprivation Index: 964.00 Stokes Valley North, Deprivation Index: 959.00 Manor Park, Deprivation Index: 958.00 Waterloo East, Deprivation Index: 955.00 Boulcott, Deprivation Index: 955.00 Pencarrow, Deprivation Index: 944.00 Woburn, Deprivation Index: 922.00 Manuka, Deprivation Index: 922.00 Hutt Central South, Deprivation Index: 917.00 Korokoro, Deprivation Index: 916.00 Maungaraki, Deprivation Index: 915.00 Belmont Park, Deprivation Index: 908.00 Eastbourne, Deprivation Index: 907.00 Belmont (Lower Hutt City), Deprivation Index: 906.00 Normandale, Deprivation Index: 902.00 Kelson, Deprivation Index: 901.00 Tirohanga, Deprivation Index: 901.00 Eastern Bays, Deprivation Index: 894.00
Source: University of Otago, 2018. Compiled and presented by .id, the population experts.
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