Galashiels South Scottish Borders S01005422


In the latest Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) this area was ranked 4,971 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: 69% Better than 69% of areas in Scotland

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

Employment: 86% Better than 86% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
36% Complete (very good)

Health: 46% Better than 46% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
-4% 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: 75% Better than 75% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
25% Complete (very good)

Housing: 39% Better than 39% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
29% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Crime: 77% Better than 77% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
27% Complete (very good)

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