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Wednesday, 12 Dec 2018
Demography News Release Image

Statistics published today by the National Records of Scotland indicate that life expectancy for those born in 2015-2017 varies between Scotland’s...

Wednesday, 12 Dec 2018
Demograpghy News Release Image

There were 13,077 births and 12,625 deaths registered in Scotland between 1 July and 30 September 2018, according to provisional figures released...

Tuesday, 4 Dec 2018
Photo of Christmas Berries

National Records of Scotland (NRS) and ScotlandsPeople Centre will be open as normal (9am – 4.30pm) up to and including Friday, 21 December 2018...

Friday, 2 Nov 2018
Picture showing front cover page of Keeper's Annual Report - 2018

The Keeper’s Annual Report for 2018, published under the Public Records (Scotland) Act 2011, has been laid in the Scottish Parliament.

Friday, 19 Oct 2018
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National Records of Scotland (NRS) are delighted to announce we have achieved Cyber Essentials certification.