Mountcastle Edinburgh, City of S01002126


In the latest Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) this area was ranked 5,949 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: 91% Better than 91% of areas in Scotland

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

Income Deprivation: 88% Better than 88% of areas in Scotland

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

Employment: 84% Better than 84% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
34% Complete (very good)

Health: 78% Better than 78% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
28% Complete (very good)

Education: 79% Better than 79% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
29% Complete (very good)

Barriers to Services: 69% Better than 69% of areas in Scotland

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

Housing: 50% Better than 50% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

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

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