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Socioeconomic Deprivation Indexes: NZDep and NZiDep, Department of Public Health

NZDep2013 Index and several versions of the online interactive maps are available. Please see below.

Online Interactive Maps, NZDep2013

There are several online interactive maps showing the 2013 deprivation index at the Area Unit level:

 [Please note, the maps are based on Area Units, the names and boundaries of which may not always be consistent with suburb boundaries].

Presentation, NZDep2013

Video of Professor Peter Crampton presenting NZDep2013 - the geography of poverty in New Zealand at the University of Otago, Wellington, 9 May 2013.

Overview, description and flyer on Socioeconomic Deprivation Indexes

The social indicators research programme has been active since 1994, when work on the NZDep91 index of socioeconomic deprivation for small areas started. Since then the NZDep96, NZDep2001 and NZDep2006 indexes have been produced, along with numerous publications and 3 deprivation atlases for all of New Zealand. In 2004 the NZiDep index of socioeconomic deprivation for individuals was released.

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New Zealand Index of Socioeconomic Deprivation for Individuals (NZiDep)

Atlas of Socioeconomic Deprivation in New Zealand NZDep2006

New Zealand Indexes of Deprivation






Related articles

Salmon C, Crampton P. The Development of New Zealand's Deprivation Index (NZDep) and Its Uptake as a National Policy Tool (Reproduced with permission of the Canadian Public Health Association). Can J Public Health 2012;103(Suppl. 2):S7-S11. See original.


  • Clare Salmond - Has worked on NZDep91, NZDep96, NZDep2001, NZDep2006, NZDep2013
    and NZiDep. Email: