The United Kingdom Statistics Authority (UKSA) has designated these statistics as National Statistics, in line with the Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007 and signifying compliance with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics (available on the UKSA website).
Designation can be broadly interpreted to mean that the statistics:
Once statistics have been designated as National Statistics it is a statutory requirement that the Code of Practice shall continue to be observed.
We, the National Records of Scotland, are a non-ministerial department of the devolved Scottish Administration. Our aim is to provide relevant and reliable information, analysis and advice that meets the needs of government, business and the people of Scotland. We do this as follows:
You can get other detailed statistics that we have produced from the Statistics section of our website. The 2011 Census results are held on the Scotland's Census website.
We also provide information about future publications on our website. If you would like us to tell you about future statistical publications, you can register your interest on the Scottish Government ScotStat website.
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Please contact our Statistics Customer Services if you need any further information. Email: [email protected]
If you have comments or suggestions that would help us improve our standards of service, please contact:
National Records of Scotland
Phone: 0131 314 4242
Email: [email protected]