National Records of Scotland

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News, Features and Events

Thursday, 20 Jun 2024
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In 2023, there were an estimated 2.54 million households, 14% more  than 20 years ago, according to figures published today by National Records of...

Thursday, 13 Jun 2024
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A total of 176,100 UK armed forces veterans were living in Scotland at the last census, according to...

Tuesday, 11 Jun 2024
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The number of deaths registered in Scotland in the first quarter of this year was almost 9% lower than the expected number, according to figures...

Wednesday, 22 May 2024
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National Records of Scotland (NRS) data was accessed and published as part of the criminal cyber-attack on NHS Dumfries and Galloway.

Tuesday, 21 May 2024

For the first time in Scotland’s Census a majority of people said they had no religion, according to a ...

Thursday, 11 Apr 2024
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The number of registered voters in Scotland for UK Parliamentary elections was stable in 2023, according to statistics published today by National...