English Indices of Deprivation 2019

The English Indices of Deprivation 2019 were published by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) at 9.30am on Thursday 26 September 2019. The statistics relate to small areas, known as lower layer super output areas. These areas have an average population of about 1,700.

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Local authority maps

These Index of Multiple Deprivation maps have been produced by the University of Sheffield, in collaboration with the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government.

There is one map for each of England's 317 local authority areas. You can also download the underlying QGIS map project.

You can use and share these maps.

View and download the maps


Get the geodata

MHCLG have published the new data in multiple ways, including mappable formats such as shapefile and GeoPackage. You can also download the QGIS project used to create these maps.

Get the geodata


Read the report

In parallel with the publication of the data, MHCLG have also published a report which explains the methodology in more detail. We recommend users read this before using the data.

Download the report (PDF, 9.15MB).


Frequently asked questions

Users often have lots of questions about the English Indices of Deprivation, such as what they can and cannot be used for, what they tell us, and how they are used.

Read our frequently asked questions document (PDF, 359KB).


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