News, Features and Events

Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014
Demography News Release - Image

Life expectancy at birth varies considerably for areas in Scotland, according to a report published today by the National Records of Scotland (NRS...

Friday, 11 Apr 2014
News on Same Sex Marriage in Scotland

The Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act 2014 received Royal Assent on 12 March 2014.

Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014
Census 2011: Releases 2D and 3C

The statistics published today by the Registrar General for Scotland on the Scotland’s Census website (...

Friday, 4 Apr 2014
Wallace, Bruce and Scotland's Contested Crown

During May discover more about the achievements of William Wallace, Guardian of Scotland, and Robert the Bruce, King of Scots, and their...

Friday, 4 Apr 2014
image showing part of the Declaration of Arbroath with some of the seals of earls and barons.

 " . . . as long as a hundred of us remain alive, never will we on any conditions be subjected to the lordship of the English.

Other National Records of Scotland Services

  • The Scottish Register of Tartans
  • ScotlandsPeople Centre
  • Scotland's Census 2011