St Boswells and Newtown area Scottish Borders S01005405


In the latest Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) this area was ranked 4,956 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: 76% Better than 76% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
26% Complete (very good)

Income Deprivation: 70% Better than 70% of areas in Scotland

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

Employment: 62% Better than 62% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
12% Complete (very good)

Health: 67% Better than 67% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
17% Complete (very good)

Education: 66% Better than 66% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
16% Complete (very good)

Barriers to Services: 85% Better than 85% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
35% Complete (very good)

Housing: 69% Better than 69% of areas in Scotland

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

Crime: 70% Better than 70% of areas in Scotland

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