Lower Nithsdale Dumfries & Galloway S01001057


In the latest Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) this area was ranked 4,106 out of 6,505 in Scotland, where 1 was the most deprived and 6,505 the least.

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

Overall: 63% Better than 63% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
13% Complete (very good)

Income Deprivation: 69% Better than 69% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
19% Complete (very good)

Employment: 74% Better than 74% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
24% Complete (very good)

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

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

Education: 63% Better than 63% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
13% Complete (very good)

Barriers to Services: 63% Better than 63% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
13% Complete (very good)

Housing: 7% Better than 7% of areas in Scotland

7% Complete (poor)
0% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Crime: 94% Better than 94% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
44% Complete (very good)

Full details of the Index of Deprivation are available from the Scottish Government Website: Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation 2012.

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