National Records of Scotland

Preserving the past, Recording the present, Informing the future

Home

News, Features and Events

Wednesday, 11 Jul 2018
Demography News Release Image

Statistics published today by the National Records of Scotland (NRS) show that the number of households in Scotland is projected to...

Tuesday, 3 Jul 2018
Demography News Release Image

There were 934 drug-related deaths registered in Scotland in 2017, 66 (8 per cent) more than in 2016, according to figures released today by the...

Wednesday, 27 Jun 2018
Demographic News Release Image

There were 5,022 more deaths than births registered in Scotland in 2017, a widening of the gap since 2016 when there were 2,240 more deaths than...

Wednesday, 13 Jun 2018
Demographic News Release Image

There were 2,060 more deaths and 539 fewer births registered in Scotland between 1 January and 31 March 2018 than in the same period of 2017,...

Thursday, 24 May 2018
Demography News Release Image

In 2017, the number of non-British nationals living in Scotland rose by 12% to 378,000, according to statistics published today by National...