Index of Multiple Deprivation


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Index of Multiple Deprivation

A datum which combines a number of indicators (“domains”) spanning a range of economic (e.g., income deprivation, employment deprivation), social (e.g., crime, health deprivation and disability, death due to suicide, education, skills and training deprivation) and housing (e.g., access to owner occupation, living environment, barriers to housing and services) issues into a single deprivation score. IMDs are widely used by central government to analyse patterns of deprivation, identify areas that would benefit from special initiatives or programmes, and as a tool to determine eligibility for specific funding streams.
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Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation, http://www.Scotland.gov.uk/topics/statistics/SIMD.
Indeed, according to the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation, nearly a third of the area's data zones are among the 20 per cent most deprived parts of Scotland.
Ferguslie Park is a great community, but sadly it also happens to be one of the most deprived areas in Scotland, according to the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation.
The meeting also heard of the public health problem in the Lower Sirhowy Valley area, which appeared in the lowest six per cent of the Welsh Index of Multiple Deprivation.
Plains ranks high on the Scottish Governments Index of Multiple Deprivation. Clean air and community spirit are two things this village does have going for it and a major road will impact both.
The Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation last year showed pockets of West Dunbartonshire are among the poorest in the country.
Last week, the new Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation was published, showing the scandalous and unacceptable levels of poverty that still persist in Scotland today.
Based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD), Greenwich is now ranked as the 78th most deprived of 326 England boroughs (1 being the most deprived, and 326 least deprived).
The area has come either first or second on each of the four occasions the Welsh Government Index of Multiple Deprivation has been published since 2005.
The programme has targeted areas according to measures of relative disadvantage including the Welsh Index of Multiple Deprivation (WIMD), free school meals and the proportion of children under four in households receiving income related benefits.
The 2010 Index of Multiple Deprivation ranks Newcastle as the 40th most deprived local authority - over 72,000 people in Newcastle live in neighbourhoods that are among the 10% most deprived in the country; concentrated in Byker, Walker and Walkergate in the east and Benwell and Scots-Continued 16
Denbigh Upper and Henllan feature amongst the 10% most deprived areas in Wales according to the Index of Multiple Deprivation, and the town has the highest percentage of vacant retail units in the county.

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