West Pilton Edinburgh, City of S01002277


In the latest Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) this area was ranked 627 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: 9% Better than 9% of areas in Scotland

9% Complete (poor)
0% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Income Deprivation: 5% Better than 5% of areas in Scotland

5% Complete (poor)
0% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Employment: 14% Better than 14% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
4% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Health: 6% Better than 6% of areas in Scotland

6% Complete (poor)
0% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Education: 17% Better than 17% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
7% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Barriers to Services: 19% Better than 19% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
9% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Housing: 85% Better than 85% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
35% Complete (very good)

Crime: 5% Better than 5% of areas in Scotland

5% 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