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 least deprived areas in Edinburgh.
Stockbridge in Edinburgh topped the list as the least deprived area in all of Scotland, which represents a change from the SIMD 2016, when the least deprived area was Giffnock
2. Marchmont West
Edinburgh also is home to four of the least deprived areas in the whole of Scotland, including Marchmont West. Marchmont lies a mile to the south of the Old Town and is home to Ian Rankin's fictional detective, Rebus
Blackhall is a suburb in the north west of the capital. The statisticians who put together the index state that deprived doesn't just mean "poor" or "low income"
Morningside has been home to many notable residents, especially writers, including JK Rowling, Ian Rankin and Alexander McCall Smith