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Deprivation index

In 2018, Maraenui had the highest deprivation score of 1,259.0 and Poraiti Hills the lowest with 891.0.

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
Maraenui1259.00
Onekawa East1161.00
Marewa East1159.00
Onekawa South1116.00
Napier Central1080.00
Tamatea North1063.00
Tamatea East1039.00
Nelson Park1038.00
Tamatea West1034.00
McLean Park1030.00
Onekawa West1024.00
Pirimai West1015.00
Pirimai East1011.00
Greenmeadows South1007.00
Marewa West1006.00
Tareha Reserve995.00
Onekawa Central992.00
Westshore983.00
Ahuriri970.00
Bledisloe Park965.00
Greenmeadows Central964.00
Taradale South957.00
Taradale Central955.00
Bluff Hill953.00
Hospital Hill947.00
Meeanee-Awatoto935.00
Bay View931.00
Greenmeadows West912.00
Poraiti Flat895.00
Poraiti Hills891.00
Taradale West891.00
Social Deprivation Index, 2018
Social Deprivation Index, 2018 Maraenui, Deprivation Index: 1,259.00 Onekawa East, Deprivation Index: 1,161.00 Marewa East, Deprivation Index: 1,159.00 Onekawa South, Deprivation Index: 1,116.00 Napier Central, Deprivation Index: 1,080.00 Tamatea North, Deprivation Index: 1,063.00 Tamatea East, Deprivation Index: 1,039.00 Nelson Park, Deprivation Index: 1,038.00 Tamatea West, Deprivation Index: 1,034.00 McLean Park, Deprivation Index: 1,030.00 Onekawa West, Deprivation Index: 1,024.00 Pirimai West, Deprivation Index: 1,015.00 Pirimai East, Deprivation Index: 1,011.00 Greenmeadows South, Deprivation Index: 1,007.00 Marewa West, Deprivation Index: 1,006.00 Tareha Reserve, Deprivation Index: 995.00 Onekawa Central, Deprivation Index: 992.00 Westshore, Deprivation Index: 983.00 Ahuriri, Deprivation Index: 970.00 Bledisloe Park, Deprivation Index: 965.00 Greenmeadows Central, Deprivation Index: 964.00 Taradale South, Deprivation Index: 957.00 Taradale Central, Deprivation Index: 955.00 Bluff Hill, Deprivation Index: 953.00 Hospital Hill, Deprivation Index: 947.00 Meeanee-Awatoto, Deprivation Index: 935.00 Bay View, Deprivation Index: 931.00 Greenmeadows West, Deprivation Index: 912.00 Poraiti Flat, Deprivation Index: 895.00 Taradale West, Deprivation Index: 891.00 Poraiti Hills, Deprivation Index: 891.00
Source: University of Otago, 2018. Compiled and presented by .id, the population experts.
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