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Wednesday, 11 Sep 2019
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There were 12,253 births and 13,652 deaths registered in Scotland between 1 April and 30 June 2019, according to provisional figures released...

Thursday, 22 Aug 2019
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Figures published today by the National Records of Scotland provide the latest mid-2018 population estimates for the 6,976 small areas of Scotland...

Wednesday, 14 Aug 2019
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Life expectancy in Scotland has increased over the past three decades, but has stalled in recent years, according to a report published today by...

Thursday, 25 Jul 2019
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The results of the first large-scale National Records of Scotland (NRS) customer survey have been published today.

Tuesday, 16 Jul 2019
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There were 1,187 drug-related deaths registered in Scotland in 2018, 253 (27 per cent) more than in 2017, according to figures released today by...