Mountcastle Edinburgh, City of S01002107


In the latest Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) this area was ranked 5,284 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: 81% Better than 81% of areas in Scotland

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

Income Deprivation: 80% Better than 80% of areas in Scotland

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

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

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

Health: 76% Better than 76% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
26% Complete (very good)

Education: 51% Better than 51% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
1% Complete (very good)

Barriers to Services: 42% Better than 42% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
-8% Complete (very good)

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

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

Crime: 31% Better than 31% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
21% Complete (good)
0% 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