Galashiels West Scottish Borders S01005433


In the latest Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) this area was ranked 2,578 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: 39% Better than 39% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
29% 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: 36% Better than 36% of areas in Scotland

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

Health: 17% Better than 17% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
7% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

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

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

Barriers to Services: 31% Better than 31% of areas in Scotland

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

Housing: 83% Better than 83% of areas in Scotland

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

Crime: 75% Better than 75% of areas in Scotland

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