Galashiels North Scottish Borders S01005441


In the latest Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) this area was ranked 2,916 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: 44% Better than 44% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
-6% Complete (very good)

Income Deprivation: 54% Better than 54% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
4% Complete (very good)

Employment: 42% Better than 42% of areas in Scotland

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

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

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

Education: 42% Better than 42% of areas in Scotland

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

Barriers to Services: 65% Better than 65% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
15% Complete (very good)

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

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

Crime: 45% Better than 45% of areas in Scotland

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