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Torry is most deprived area of city.

DEPRIVATION is measured by various indicators including income, employment, health, education, housing, services and crime.

Aberdeen has the 16th highest rate of deprivation in Scotland.

The most deprived data zones in Aberdeen are, according to Scottish Index Of Multiple Deprivation, in Tillydrone, Middlefield, Torry, Woodside, Seaton, Cummings Park and Northfield - but there are smaller pockets of depravation in Mastrick and one in Stockethill.

The most deprived area of Aberdeen is an area OFTORRY which is ranked 221st out of Scotland's 6505 data zones - data zones have an average population of 815.

According to an Aberdeen City Council briefing paper:"The overall level of deprivation in Aberdeen remains much lower than many council areas, particularly those in the Central Belt.

"However, 22 data zones in Aberdeen are among the most deprived in Scotland, and these data zones have a total population of almost 17,000.

"Twenty-one of Aberdeen's most deprived data zones were also in the most deprived 15 per cent of data zones in the Scottish Index Of Multiple Deprivation) 2009."
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Publication:Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland)
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Date:Sep 19, 2013
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