Galashiels West Scottish Borders S01005431


In the latest Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) this area was ranked 1,681 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: 25% Better than 25% of areas in Scotland

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

Income Deprivation: 32% Better than 32% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
22% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Employment: 26% Better than 26% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
16% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Health: 20% Better than 20% of areas in Scotland

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

Education: 20% Better than 20% of areas in Scotland

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

Barriers to Services: 27% Better than 27% of areas in Scotland

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

Housing: 43% Better than 43% of areas in Scotland

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

Crime: 26% Better than 26% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
16% 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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