Northern Ireland Multiple Deprivation Measures 2017

The 2017 Northern Ireland Multiple Deprivation Measures (NIMDM 2017) were published on 23rd November 2017. It provides information for 7 distinct types of deprivation, known as domains, along with an overall multiple deprivation measure (MDM). The NIMDM 2017 comprises of 38 indicators in total.

The NIMDM 2017 provide a mechanism for ranking areas within Northern Ireland in the order of the most deprived to the least deprived. However, they do not quantify the extent to which one area is more or less deprived than another.

The Northern Ireland Multiple Deprivation Measures 2017 report is available at

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Creation Date November 23, 2017, 15:03 (UTC)
Topic Category
  • Economy
  • Environment
  • Health
  • Location
  • Society
  • Transportation
  • Utilities / Communication

The NIMDM 2017 was created using the same methodology as used in Northern Ireland since 2001, and in other UK countries.

Further information on this methodology is described in the technical report at

Frequency of Update Irregular
Contact Name Jos IJpelaar
Contact Email
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Variable names are brief; a separate file with a description of variables is provided and should be read in conjunction with the other tables.

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