Publication - Statistics

Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation 2006: General Report

Published: 17 Oct 2006
Part of:
Statistics
ISBN:
075595209X

Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation 2006: General Report

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Contents
Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation 2006: General Report
Annex 2 Comparison of domains and indicators in the SIMD 2004 and SIMD 2006

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Annex 2 Comparison of domains and indicators in the SIMD 2004 and SIMD 2006

The tables below list all the domains and indicators used in the SIMD 2004 and SIMD 2006, along with their weighting (where applicable) within the domain and within the overall SIMD. Where indicators have been changed a brief explanation is given. For full details, please see the SIMD 2006 technical report.

a) Domain weights in the SIMD 2004 and SIMD 2006

2004 Domains

2004 weight

% of overall weight 2004

2006 Domains

2006 weight

% of overall weight 2006

Current Income

6

29

Current Income

12

28

Employment

6

29

Employment

12

28

Health

3

14

Health

6

14

Education, Skills and training

3

14

Education, Skills and training

6

14

Geographic Access and Telecommunications

2

10

Geographic Access containing sub-domains

4

9

~ Drive times

0.75

~ Public transport times

0.25

Housing

1

5

Housing

1

2

-

-

-

Crime

2

5

b) Indicators used in the SIMD 2004 and SIMD 2006

Current Income Domain

Weight = 12

2006 Indicators

2006 weight

2004 Indicators

2004 weight

Main Reason for change

Number of Adults (aged 16-60) claiming Income Support ( DWP April 2005)

N/A

Adults in Income Support households ( DWP April 2002)

N/A

Pension Credits replaced Income Support for people ages 60 plus in October 2003

Number of Adults (aged 60 plus) claiming Guaranteed Pension Credit ( DWP May 2005)

N/A

N/A

Pension Credits replaced Income Support for people ages 60 plus in October 2003

Number of Children (aged 0-15) dependent on a claimant of Income Support ( DWP April 2005)

N/A

Children (aged 0-19) in Income Support households ( DWP April 2002)

N/A

Data from new source due to changes in benefit and tax credit system

Dependent age lowered as only certain dependents aged 16 -19 are counted for benefits purposes.

Number of Adults claiming (all) Job Seekers Allowance ( DWP April 2005)

N/A

Adults in Income Based Job Seekers Allowance households ( DWP August 2001)

N/A

Data from new source due to changes in benefit and tax credit system.

Data on income based JSA no longer available.

Number of Children (aged 0-15) dependent on a claimant of Job Seekers Allowance (all) ( DWP April 2005)

N/A

Children in (aged 0-19) Income Based Job Seekers Allowance households ( DWP August 2001)

N/A

Data from new source due to changes in benefit and tax credit system.

Dependent age lowered as only certain dependents aged 16 -19 are counted by the benefits system

Data on income based JSA no longer available.

Adults in Working Families Tax Credit Households below a low income threshold ( DWP / IR April 2002)

N/A

No data available in 2006

Children in Working Families Tax Credit Households below a low income threshold ( DWP / IR April 2002)

N/A

No data available in 2006

Adults in Disability Tax Credit households below a low income threshold ( DWP / IR April 2002)

N/A

No data available in 2006

Children in Disability Tax Credit households below a low income threshold ( DWP / IR April 2002)

N/A

No data available in 2006

Employment Domain

Weight = 12

2006 Indicators

2006 weight

2004 Indicators

2004 weight

Main Reason for change

Unemployment Claimant Count averaged over 12 months, men aged under 65 and women aged under 60 ( NOMIS 2005)

N/A

Unemployment Claimant Count averaged over 12 months, men aged under 65 and women aged under 60 ( ONS 2002)

N/A

No change

Incapacity Benefit claimants, men aged under 65 and women aged under 60 ( DWP August 2005)

N/A

Incapacity Benefit recipients, men aged under 65 and women aged under 60 ( DWP April 2002)

N/A

No change

Severe Disablement Allowance claimants, men aged under 65 and women aged under 60 (August 2005 DWP)

N/A

Severe Disablement Allowance recipients, men aged under 65 and women aged under 60 (April 2002 DWP)

N/A

No change

Compulsory New Deal participants - New Deal for the under 25s and New Deal for the 25+ not included in the unemployment claimant count ( DWP August 2005).

N/A

Compulsory New Deal participants - New Deal for the under 25s and New Deal for the 25+ not included in the unemployment claimant count ( DWP April 2002).

N/A

No change

Health Domain

Weight = 6

2006 Indicators

2006 weight

2004 Indicators

2004 weight

Main Reason for change

Standardised Mortality Ratio ( ISD, 2001-2004)

0.08

Comparative Mortality Factor ( ISD, 1998-2002)

0.09

renamed the Standardised Mortality Ratio for consistency with indicators used by Health professionals

no shrinkage was applied to 2006 indicator

age-sex standardisation method changed from direct to indirect in line with recommendations (see SIMD 2006 Technical report)

Hospital Episodes Related to alcohol use ( ISD, 2001-2004)

0.14

Hospital Episodes Related to alcohol use ( ISD, 1998-2002)

0.22

no shrinkage was applied to 2006 indicator

indirect age-sex standardisation used as opposed to crude rates in 2004 in line with recommendations (see SIMD 2006 Technical Report)

Hospital Episodes Related to drug use ( ISD, 2001-2004)

0.06

Hospital Episodes Related to drug use ( ISD, 1998-2002)

0.13

no shrinkage was applied to 2006 indicator

indirect age-sex standardisation used as opposed to crude rates in 2004 in line with recommendations (see SIMD 2006 Technical Report)

Comparative Illness Factor ( DWP, 2005)

0.33

Comparative Illness Factor (2001 Census)

0.25

the 2004 indicator was based on the 2001 Census data. In order to provide more recent data, a new source was identified and DWP health related benefits data used

age-sex standardisation method changed from direct to indirect in line with recommendations (see SIMD 2006 Technical Report)

Emergency admissions to hospital ( ISD, 2001-2004)

0.32

Emergency admissions to hospital ( ISD, 1998-2002)

0.19

no shrinkage was applied to 2006 indicator

indirect age-sex standardisation used as opposed to crude rates in 2004 in line with recommendations (see technical report)

Proportion of population being prescribed drugs for anxiety, depression or psychosis ( ISD, 2004)

0.05

Proportion of population being prescribed drugs for anxiety, depression or psychosis ( ISD, 2002)

0.07

no shrinkage was applied to 2006 indicator in line with recommendations (see SIMD 2006 Technical Report)

Proportion of live singleton births of low birth weight ( ISD, 2001-2004)

0.02

Proportion of live singleton births of low birth weight ( ISD, 1998-2002)

0.05

no shrinkage was applied to 2006 indicator in line with recommendations (see SIMD 2006 Technical Report)

Education, Skills and Training Domain

Weight = 6

2006 Indicators

2006 weight

2004 Indicators

2004 weight

Main Reason for change

School pupil absences (2003/4-2004/5)

0.21

Secondary level absences (2001/2)

0.05

no shrinkage was applied to 2006 indicator in line with recommendations (see SIMD 2006 Technical Report)

aggregated over two years to stabilise the data for 2006

absence data now available for pupils by data zone rather than a weighted average used in 2004

for completeness, primary and special schools included in 2006

Pupil performance on SQA at stage 4 (2002/3-2004/5)

0.31

Pupil Performance on SQA at Stage 4 (2000/1-2001/2)

0.21

no shrinkage was applied to 2006 indicator in line with recommendations (see SIMD 2006 Technical Report)

aggregated over three years rather than two to stabilise the data for 2006

independent schools excluded in 2006 due to inconsistent data

Working age people with no qualifications (2001 Census)

0.24

Working age adults with no qualifications (2001 Census)

0.34

no shrinkage was applied to 2006 indicator in line with recommendations (see SIMD 2006 Technical Report)

age-sex standardisation method changed from direct to indirect in line with recommendations (see SIMD 2006 Technical Report)

no update to this indicator, suitable replacement data not available for 2006

17-21 year olds enrolling into higher education ( HESA (2002/3-2004/5)

0.16

Proportion of the 17+ population not applying successfully to HE ( UCAS 2000-2002)

0.32

new data source, to include wider variety of courses, part time students and to reflect actual enrolments rather than applications

no shrinkage was applied to 2006 indicator in line with recommendations (see technical report)

People aged 16-18 not in full time education ( DWP 2005, HESA 2004/5)

0.07

Pupils age 16+ not in full time education ( DWP 2002)

0.08

no shrinkage was applied to 2006 indicator in line with recommendations (see technical report)

HESA enrolment data included to account for people aged 16-18 that had enrolled into higher education

Geographic Access to Services Domain

Weight = 4

2006 Indicators

2006 weight

2004 Indicators

2004 weight

Main Reason for change

Drive time to a GP

0.21

Drive time to a GP

0.26

improved data quality of service locations

Drive time to a Petrol Station

0.13

Drive time to a Petrol Station

0.14

drive times now include ferry waiting times to better represent drive times in island areas

Drive time sub-domain weight = 0.75

Drive time to a Post Office

0.13

Drive time to a Post Office

0.22

improved data quality of service locations

Drive time to Shopping facilities

0.27

Drive time to a Supermarket

0.21

shopping facilities replace supermarkets as more appropriate in terms of retail choice

Drive time to a Secondary School

0.14

Secondary schools now included as a service

Total: 1.00

Public transport sub-domain weight = 0.25

Public transport time to a GP

0.56

public transport travel times now included to better reflect transport choice

schools not included in public transport times as school bus services are not included in Traveline data set

Public transport time to a Post Office

0.25

Public transport time to Shopping facilities

0.19

Total: 1.00

Housing Domain

Weight = 1

2006 Indicators

2006 weight

2004 Indicators

2004 weight

Main Reason for change

Persons in households that are overcrowded (2001 Census)

N/A

Persons in households that are overcrowded (2001 Census)

N/A

No change - no update to this indicator, suitable replacement data not available for 2006

Persons in households without central heating (2001 Census)

N/A

Persons in households without central heating (2001 Census)

N/A

No change - no update to this indicator, suitable replacement data not available for 2006

Crime Domain

Weight = 2

2006 Indicators

2006 weight

2004 Indicators

2004 weight

Main Reason for change

Recorded crimes of violence 2004 calendar year

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A - new domain (see SIMD 2006 Technical Report for more detail on crimes and offences included in SIMD crime.

Recorded Domestic housebreaking 2004 calendar year

N/A

N/A

N/A

Recorded Vandalism 2004 calendar year

N/A

N/A

N/A

Recorded Drug Offences 2004 calendar year

N/A

N/A

N/A

Recorded Minor Assault 2004 calendar year

N/A

N/A

N/A