Waterfront and Granton Edinburgh, City of S01002303


In the latest Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) this area was ranked 1,575 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: 24% Better than 24% of areas in Scotland

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

Income Deprivation: 22% Better than 22% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
12% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Employment: 29% Better than 29% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
19% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Health: 16% Better than 16% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
6% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Education: 22% Better than 22% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
12% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Barriers to Services: 15% Better than 15% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
5% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Housing: 73% Better than 73% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
23% Complete (very good)

Crime: 22% Better than 22% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
12% 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