St Boswells and Newtown area Scottish Borders S01005404


In the latest Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) this area was ranked 4,612 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: 70% Better than 70% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
20% Complete (very good)

Income Deprivation: 84% Better than 84% of areas in Scotland

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

Employment: 84% Better than 84% of areas in Scotland

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

Health: 65% Better than 65% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
15% Complete (very good)

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

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

Barriers to Services: 51% Better than 51% of areas in Scotland

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

Housing: 6% Better than 6% of areas in Scotland

6% Complete (poor)
0% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Crime: 73% Better than 73% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
23% 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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