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Thursday, 31 Oct 2019
Picture showing front cover page of Keeper's Annual Report - 2019

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...

Tuesday, 15 Oct 2019
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Last winter, 20,188 deaths were registered in Scotland, 2,965 (13%) fewer than the previous winter, according to figures released today by...

Monday, 7 Oct 2019
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Three areas of Scotland have been selected for a rehearsal to help National Records of Scotland deliver a successful census in 2021.