West Braeside, East Inverkip and West Gourock Inverclyde S01004043


In the latest Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) this area was ranked 3,462 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: 53% Better than 53% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
3% Complete (very good)

Income Deprivation: 72% Better than 72% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
22% Complete (very good)

Employment: 52% Better than 52% of areas in Scotland

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

Health: 40% Better than 40% of areas in Scotland

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

Education: 55% Better than 55% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
5% 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: 12% Better than 12% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
2% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Crime: 89% Better than 89% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
39% 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