West Pilton Edinburgh, City of S01002302


In the latest Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) this area was ranked 575 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: 8% Better than 8% of areas in Scotland

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

Income Deprivation: 9% Better than 9% of areas in Scotland

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

Employment: 10% Better than 10% of areas in Scotland

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

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

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

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

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

Barriers to Services: 21% Better than 21% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
11% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Housing: 87% Better than 87% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
37% Complete (very good)

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

8% 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