Mountcastle Edinburgh, City of S01002143


In the latest Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) this area was ranked 4,423 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: 67% Better than 67% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
17% Complete (very good)

Income Deprivation: 59% Better than 59% of areas in Scotland

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

Employment: 70% Better than 70% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
20% Complete (very good)

Health: 60% Better than 60% of areas in Scotland

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

Education: 56% Better than 56% of areas in Scotland

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

Barriers to Services: 66% Better than 66% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
16% Complete (very good)

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

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

Crime: 20% Better than 20% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
10% 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