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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics General health and illness by WIMD deprivation quintile, 2016-17 to 2019-20
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Variable 1
Click here to sortQuintile 1 (most deprived)Click here to sortQuintile 2Click here to sortQuintile 3Click here to sortQuintile 4Click here to sortQuintile 5 (least deprived)
[Collapse]General healthHealth in general - Good or Very Good181199215227237
Health in general - Fair7365595447
Health in general - Bad or Very Bad4636262016
[Collapse]IllnessThere was a minor change in questions on limiting illness between 2016-17 and 2017-18Any longstanding illnesses164150139127122
2 or more longstanding illnesses8271604945
Limited at all by longstanding illness1321161028979
Limited a lot by longstanding illness8667574338
[Collapse]Type of illnessSelected illnessesMusculoskeletal complaints6358494341
Heart and circulatory complaints4642373432
Endocrine and metobolic diseases3024242020
Respiratory system complaints3428232120
Mental disorders4437292219



National Survey for Wales - adult general health and illness by WIMD deprivation quintile

Last update

September 2020 September 2020

Next update


Publishing organisation

Welsh Government

Source 1

National Survey for Wales, Welsh Government

Contact email


National Statistics

Lowest level of geographical disaggregation


Geographical coverage


Languages covered

English and Welsh

Data licensing

You may use and re-use this data free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government License - see

General description

Information on general health and illness of adults in Wales by WIMD deprivation quintile.

Data collection and calculation

Information is collected via the National Survey for Wales. Based on a sample survey. Sample sizes for some groups are relatively small, and the results should be treated with caution. 95% confidence intervals and sample sizes are also shown to give an indication of the precision of results.
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Frequency of publication


Data reference periods

Data is shown from 2016-17 onwards.

Users, uses and context

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Rounding applied


Revisions information

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Statistical quality

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National Survey for Wales; National Survey; Well-being; Health; WIMD; Deprivation