West Braeside, East Inverkip and West Gourock Inverclyde S01004082


In the latest Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) this area was ranked 5,577 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: 85% Better than 85% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
35% Complete (very good)

Income Deprivation: 97% Better than 97% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
47% Complete (very good)

Employment: 88% Better than 88% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
38% Complete (very good)

Health: 94% Better than 94% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
44% Complete (very good)

Education: 95% Better than 95% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
45% Complete (very good)

Barriers to Services: 81% Better than 81% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
31% Complete (very good)

Housing: 8% Better than 8% of areas in Scotland

8% Complete (poor)
0% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Crime: 91% Better than 91% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
41% 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