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Monday, 2 Dec 2019
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National Records of Scotland (NRS) and ScotlandsPeople Centre will be open as normal (9 am – 4.30 pm) up to and including Monday, 23 December 2019...

Thursday, 28 Nov 2019
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In the year to June 2019, 373,000 non-British nationals or 483,000 non-UK born people lived in Scotland.

Thursday, 31 Oct 2019
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The Keeper’s Annual Report for 2019, published under the Public Records (Scotland) Act 2011, has been laid in the Scottish Parliament by the...

Wednesday, 30 Oct 2019
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People in Dumfries and Galloway, Glasgow and Na h-Eileanan Siar have one week to take part in the census rehearsal.

Monday, 21 Oct 2019
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Scotland’s population is projected to increase by 2.5% to 5.57 million between mid-2018 and mid-2043, according to statistics published today by...