North Leith and Newhaven Edinburgh, City of S01002323


In the latest Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) this area was ranked 4,119 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: 63% Better than 63% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
13% Complete (very good)

Income Deprivation: 58% Better than 58% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
8% Complete (very good)

Employment: 57% Better than 57% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
7% Complete (very good)

Health: 53% Better than 53% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
3% Complete (very good)

Education: 59% Better than 59% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
9% 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: 89% Better than 89% of areas in Scotland

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
39% Complete (very good)

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

10% Complete (poor)
25% 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