West Pilton Edinburgh, City of S01002267


In the latest Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) this area was ranked 1,610 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: 24% Better than 24% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
14% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Income Deprivation: 25% Better than 25% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
15% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Employment: 35% Better than 35% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
25% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Health: 28% Better than 28% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
18% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Education: 8% Better than 8% of areas in Scotland

8% Complete (poor)
0% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Barriers to Services: 25% Better than 25% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
15% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Housing: 93% Better than 93% of areas in Scotland

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

Crime: 7% Better than 7% of areas in Scotland

7% Complete (poor)
0% 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