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Thursday, 12 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...

Wednesday, 11 Dec 2019
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Statistics published today by National Records of Scotland show that life expectancy improvements have stalled in almost all areas of Scotland,...

Wednesday, 11 Dec 2019
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There were 13,155 births and 13,585 deaths registered in Scotland between 1 July and 30 September 2019, according to provisional figures released...

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...