AL8 6SE Welwyn Hatfield 006C

Ward: Handside

Local Authority: Welwyn Hatfield (Contact Council)


In the latest Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) this area was ranked 19,031 out of 32,844 in England, where 1 was the most deprived and 32,844 the least.

This is broken down further by income; employment; health; education, barriers to services; living environment; and crime.

Overall: 57% Better than 57% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
7% Complete (very good)

Income Deprivation: 49% Better than 49% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
-1% Complete (very good)

Employment: 54% Better than 54% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
4% Complete (very good)

Health: 55% Better than 55% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
5% Complete (very good)

Education: 84% Better than 84% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
34% Complete (very good)

Barriers to Services: 35% Better than 35% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
25% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Living Environment: 42% Better than 42% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
-8% Complete (very good)

Crime: 42% Better than 42% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
-8% Complete (very good)

Full details of the Index of Deprivation are available from the UK Government Website English indices of deprivation 2015.



  • Deprivation Index last published: 2015 (England), 2014 (Wales), 2012 (Scotland)
  • Census last published for 2011
  • School league tables published annually
  • House prices published quaterly