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Wednesday, 13 Sep 2017
Picture showing the cover page of the Keeper's Annual Report 2017

The Keeper’s Annual Report for 2017, published under the Public Records (Scotland) Act 2011, has been laid in the Scottish Parliament.

Wednesday, 13 Sep 2017
Demography news release

Provisional figures for vital events registered in Scotland during the second quarter of 2017 were published today by National Records of Scotland...

Tuesday, 15 Aug 2017
Demograpgy news release image

A total of 867 drug-related deaths were registered in Scotland in 2016, according to statistics published today by the National Records of...

Wednesday, 2 Aug 2017
Demography new release image

National Records of Scotland (NRS) today published ...

Monday, 31 Jul 2017
Photo of vial of arsenic poison

Treasured artefacts displayed together for the first time.