Galashiels West Scottish Borders S01005429


In the latest Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) this area was ranked 1,770 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: 27% Better than 27% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
17% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Income Deprivation: 43% Better than 43% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
-7% Complete (very good)

Employment: 35% Better than 35% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
25% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Health: 3% Better than 3% of areas in Scotland

3% Complete (poor)
0% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

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

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

Barriers to Services: 25% Better than 25% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
15% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Housing: 96% Better than 96% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
46% Complete (very good)

Crime: 4% Better than 4% of areas in Scotland

4% Complete (poor)
0% 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.

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