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Data Update: Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation 2020

28 January 2020

The latest version of the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation was published on 28 January 2020 by the Scottish Government.

A series of national and local briefings, including one for each of the 7 Areas are now available through the KnowFife Hub.

A table showing the absolute changes in income and employment deprivation rates between SIMD 2016 and SIMD 2020 for 2017 Wards can be viewed here.

As a new way of engaging the public in the results of the SIMD, the Scottish Government have published a SIMD Data Comic which focuses on the Levenmouth Area.

National Data, Analysis, Guidance and interactive mapping are available from the SIMD web pages.

Local analysis, including Area briefings, Maps and an interactive Story map will be made available through the KnowFife Hub.

KnowFife Dataset


The KnowFife Dataset is part of a suite of knowledge and research products, managed by Fife Council on behalf of Fife's Community Planning partners.