Publication - Research and analysis

Mapping flood disadvantage in Scotland 2015: report

Published: 23 Dec 2015
Directorate:
Environment and Forestry Directorate
Part of:
Environment and climate change
ISBN:
9781785448478

This research identifies and maps the neighbourhoods in Scotland that would be most disadvantaged by flooding.

Mapping flood disadvantage in Scotland 2015: report
List of Figures

List of Figures

Figure 1. The framework of socio-spatial vulnerability and flood disadvantage (after Lindley et al., 2011; adapted to flood hazard)

Figure 2. Percentage of residential properties exposed to any type of flooding (1:200+cc)

Figure 3. Percentage of residential properties in local authorities exposed to flooding. Local authorities with the highest exposure levels are highlighted

Figure 4. Percentage of residential properties in local authorities exposed to river flooding

Figure 5. Percentage of residential properties in local authorities exposed to coastal flooding

Figure 6. Percentage of residential properties in local authorities exposed to surface water flooding

Figure 7. Number of data zones classified as having above-average social vulnerability to flooding in local authorities

Figure 8. Social vulnerability to flooding in Scotland

Figure 9. Flood disadvantage in Scotland (any flood source 1:200+cc)

Figure 10. Number of data zones classified as acutely or extremely disadvantaged (Any type of flooding, 1:200+cc) per local authority

Figure 11. Percentage of data zones classed as extremely or acutely flood disadvantaged with regard to coastal flooding in local authorities

Figure 12. Relative contributions to Scotland's total number of extremely or acutely flood disadvantaged neighbourhoods from the named local authority with respect to coastal flooding (%)

Figure 13. Percentage of extremely and acutely flood disadvantaged neighbourhoods with respect to river flooding in local authorities

Figure 14. Relative contributions to Scotland's total number of extremely or acutely flood disadvantaged neighbourhoods from the named local authority with respect to river flooding (%)

Figure 15. Percentage of extremely and acutely flood disadvantaged neighbourhoods with respect to surface water flooding in local authorities

Figure 16. Relative contributions to Scotland's total number of extremely or acutely flood disadvantaged neighbourhoods from the named local authority with respect to surface water flooding (%)

Figure 17. Estimated population that may be exposed to different types of flooding

Figure 18. Number of people and data zones of different flood disadvantage levels (any type of flooding at low probability - 1:200+cc)

Figure 19. Social vulnerability to flooding: number of data zones by six-fold urban-rural classification

Figure 20: Levels of flood disadvantage for any type of flooding at low probability (1:200+cc) by six-fold urban-rural classification

Figure 21. Percentage of data zones classified as extremely and acutely vulnerable or disadvantaged within and outside coastal areas

Figure 22. Potentially Vulnerable Areas in Scotland as identified in NFRA (SEPA, 2011a)

Figure 23. Social vulnerability to flooding within and outside PVAs

Figure 24. Flood disadvantage (any 1:200+cc) within and outside PVAs

Figure 25. Number of data zones in case study areas by six-fold urban-rural classification

Figure 26. Levels of vulnerability in the three case study areas (percentage of data zones in different classes of social vulnerability to flooding)

Figure 27. Levels of flood disadvantage (Any 200+cc) in the three case study local authorities

Figure 28. Flood disadvantage in Scottish Borders. Inset: Hawick

Figure 29. Flood disadvantage in Dumfries and Galloway. Inset: Newton Stewart

Figure 30. Flood disadvantage in Dundee City. Inset: Waterfront area


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