To help focus help on the most vulnerable people whose needs aren’t being met, we are developing a COVID-19 Vulnerability Index.

The Index consist of the following:

This document describes what’s currently available in the index and what we’re considering adding in the future.


Neighbourhood-level map: (Middle Layer Super Output Areas and devolved nations’ equivalents)

Ward-level map: (Removed for now due to technical difficulties)

Local Authority-level map:

Code and underlying data




Designed and developed by Matt Thomas and Ellen Gordon at the British Red Cross.

With contributions from