Melrose and Tweedbank area Scottish Borders S01005412


In the latest Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) this area was ranked 4,533 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: 69% Better than 69% of areas in Scotland

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

Income Deprivation: 63% Better than 63% of areas in Scotland

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

Employment: 54% Better than 54% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
4% Complete (very good)

Health: 48% Better than 48% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
-2% Complete (very good)

Education: 91% Better than 91% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
41% Complete (very good)

Barriers to Services: 73% Better than 73% of areas in Scotland

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

Housing: 53% Better than 53% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
3% Complete (very good)

Crime: 88% Better than 88% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
38% 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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