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Thursday, 19 Jan 2023
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As at 15 January 2023, 16,568 deaths have been registered in Scotland where the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was mentioned on the death...

Sunday, 1 Jan 2023
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Files to be opened for the first time by National Records of Scotland will be made available online this week, revealing the content of Scottish...

Thursday, 22 Dec 2022
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Just in time for Christmas, analysts at the National Records of Scotland have found Mary was the top name for girls and women in Scotland’s Census...

Thursday, 15 Dec 2022
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As at 11 December 2022, 16,213 deaths have been registered in Scotland where the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was mentioned on the death...

Wednesday, 14 Dec 2022
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People in the most deprived communities are spending more than one third of their lives in poor health, according to new figures released by...

Tuesday, 13 Dec 2022
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The number of people who died in quarter 3 of this year was just over 10% higher than the average for the third quarter, according to a new report...