Earlston, Lauder and Stow area Scottish Borders S01005463


In the latest Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) this area was ranked 4,047 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: 62% Better than 62% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
12% Complete (very good)

Income Deprivation: 69% Better than 69% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
19% Complete (very good)

Employment: 62% Better than 62% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
12% Complete (very good)

Health: 41% Better than 41% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
-9% Complete (very good)

Education: 80% Better than 80% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
30% Complete (very good)

Barriers to Services: 72% Better than 72% of areas in Scotland

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

Housing: 16% Better than 16% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
6% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Crime: 59% Better than 59% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
9% Complete (very good)

Full details of the Index of Deprivation are available from the Scottish Government Website: Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation 2012.



  • Deprivation Index last published: 2015 (England), 2014 (Wales), 2012 (Scotland)
  • Census last published for 2011
  • School league tables published annually
  • House prices published quaterly