Galashiels South Scottish Borders S01005424


In the latest Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) this area was ranked 4,092 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: 62% Better than 62% of areas in Scotland

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

Income Deprivation: 58% Better than 58% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
8% Complete (very good)

Employment: 59% Better than 59% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
9% Complete (very good)

Health: 36% Better than 36% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
26% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Education: 71% Better than 71% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
21% Complete (very good)

Barriers to Services: 83% Better than 83% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
33% Complete (very good)

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

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

Crime: 38% Better than 38% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
28% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

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