The SIMD gives a percentage ranking for each small area, or data zone, which shows how deprived that area is compared to other areas. These are the most deprived areas in Edinburgh.
1. Great Junction Street
Topping the list of most deprived areas in Edinburgh is Great Junction Street in Leith. It is situated on the northern outskirts of Edinburgh
2. Moredun and Craigour
Next on the list is Moredun and Craigour. According to the SIMD data, Moredun and Craigour has a total population of 715 and a working population of 504
3. Bingham, Magdalene and The Christians
Bingham, Magdalene and The Christians are next on the list. The scores for each datazone are based on things like levels of income, employment, health, education, housing, access to services and crime
Muirhouse also makes the list of most deprived areas in Edinburgh. It's situated to the west of Granton and east of Davidsons Mains. Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh lived in Muirhouse for some time