SIMD 2020 Housing Deprivation

This page contains an interactive map which shows deprivation based on access to housing resources across Scotland’s data zones as published by the Scottish Government in Jan 2020.

The most deprived zones are depicted in purple and the least deprived zones in green and the zones are grouped into decile ranges. There is a pop-up if you hover over a zone which provides additional information: Data Zone ID, Local Authority, housing_domain_2020 rank plus the ranks for overall-SIMD2020, income_domain2020, health-domain2020 and employment-domain2020.

This is a large file (approx. 30mb) because it contains map coordinates necessary to draw the 6976 data zones. It takes 3 – 4 seconds to load – so please be patient. Once it downloads you will be able to move it around and zoom in to visualise areas in more detail. Densely populated areas appear black before you zoom in because the data zones are tightly packed but will become clearer in close up view. Shetland isles are just off the top of the map but are visible when the chart is pulled down.

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