Mountcastle Edinburgh, City of S01002130


In the latest Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) this area was ranked 5,440 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: 83% Better than 83% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
33% Complete (very good)

Income Deprivation: 82% Better than 82% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
32% Complete (very good)

Employment: 81% Better than 81% of areas in Scotland

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

Health: 96% Better than 96% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
46% Complete (very good)

Education: 52% Better than 52% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
2% Complete (very good)

Barriers to Services: 63% Better than 63% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
13% Complete (very good)

Housing: 44% Better than 44% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
-6% Complete (very good)

Crime: 72% Better than 72% of areas in Scotland

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