Middle Layer Super Output Area

Middle Layer Super Output Areas (MSOA) are a geographic hierarchy designed to improve the reporting of small area statistics in England and Wales.

Description

A Middle Layer Super Output Area is a GEOGRAPHIC AREA.

Middle Layer Super Output Areas  (MSOA) are a geographic hierarchy designed to improve the reporting of small area statistics in England and Wales.

Middle Layer Super Output Areas

are built from groups of contiguous Lower Layer Super Output Areas. The minimum population is 5000 and the mean is 7200.

The Organisation Data Service  publish files created on their behalf by the Office for National Statistics, which link POSTCODES  to the  Middle Layer Super Output Area.

See the Organisation Data Service  pages on the  NHS Digital  website at: Gridlink NHS Postcode for the NHS Postcode Directory User Guide.

Also Known As

This NHS business definition is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Also known as Middle Layer SOA
Plural Middle Layer Super Output Areas
Short name MSOA