Inverkip and Wemyss Bay Inverclyde S01004012


In the latest Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) this area was ranked 4,324 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: 66% Better than 66% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
16% Complete (very good)

Income Deprivation: 67% Better than 67% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
17% Complete (very good)

Employment: 73% Better than 73% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
23% Complete (very good)

Health: 61% Better than 61% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
11% Complete (very good)

Education: 68% Better than 68% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
18% Complete (very good)

Barriers to Services: 74% Better than 74% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
24% Complete (very good)

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

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

Crime: 46% Better than 46% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
-4% 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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  • Deprivation Index last published: 2015 (England), 2014 (Wales), 2012 (Scotland)
  • Census last published for 2011
  • School league tables published annually
  • House prices published quaterly