Braids Edinburgh, City of S01001883

Ward: Braids

Local Authority: Edinburgh, City of (Contact Council)


In the latest Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) this area was ranked 6,138 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: 94% Better than 94% of areas in Scotland

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

Income Deprivation: 93% Better than 93% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
43% Complete (very good)

Employment: 97% Better than 97% of areas in Scotland

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

Health: 99% Better than 99% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
49% Complete (very good)

Education: 97% Better than 97% of areas in Scotland

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

Barriers to Services: 94% Better than 94% of areas in Scotland

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

Housing: 19% Better than 19% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
9% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Crime: 90% Better than 90% of areas in Scotland

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