Publication - Statistics

Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation 2016: introductory booklet

Published: 31 Aug 2016

An update to the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation (SIMD).

20 page PDF

7.2 MB

20 page PDF

7.2 MB

Contents
Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation 2016: introductory booklet
Key findings in SIMD16

20 page PDF

7.2 MB

Key findings in SIMD16

SIMD identifies deprived areas - not people. The box below shows why.

SIMD identifies deprived areas - not people

In this example, 'deprived' means among the 15% most deprived in Scotland.

We are using income deprived people as a proxy for people who are facing multiple deprivation.


Contact

Email: Alastair McAlpine, alastair.mcalpine@gov.scot