Melrose and Tweedbank area Scottish Borders S01005421


In the latest Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) this area was ranked 3,059 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: 47% Better than 47% of areas in Scotland

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

Income Deprivation: 65% Better than 65% of areas in Scotland

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

Employment: 47% Better than 47% of areas in Scotland

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

Health: 22% Better than 22% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
12% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Education: 51% Better than 51% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
1% 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: 15% Better than 15% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
5% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Crime: 95% Better than 95% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
45% 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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