Galashiels South Scottish Borders S01005427


In the latest Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) this area was ranked 1,596 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: 24% Better than 24% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
14% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Income Deprivation: 31% Better than 31% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
21% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Employment: 23% Better than 23% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
13% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Health: 10% Better than 10% of areas in Scotland

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

Education: 29% Better than 29% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
19% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Barriers to Services: 55% Better than 55% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
5% Complete (very good)

Housing: 85% Better than 85% of areas in Scotland

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

Crime: 11% Better than 11% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
1% 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.