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Wednesday, 25 Nov 2020
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As at 22nd November, 5,380 deaths have been registered in Scotland where the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was mentioned on the death certificate, according to statistics published by National Records of Scotland (NRS) today.

Tuesday, 24 Nov 2020
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The number of alcohol-specific deaths has decreased by 10%, from 1,136 in 2018 to 1,020 in 2019, according to statistics published by National Records of Scotland.  

These figures show the first substantial decrease in the number of alcohol-specific deaths in Scotland since 2012.

Wednesday, 18 Nov 2020
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As at 15th November, 5,135 deaths have been registered in Scotland where the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was mentioned on the death certificate, according to statistics published by National Records of Scotland (NRS) today.

Wednesday, 11 Nov 2020
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As at 8 November, a total of 4,856 deaths have been registered in Scotland where the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was mentioned on the death certificate, according to statistics published by National Records of Scotland (NRS) today.

Wednesday, 4 Nov 2020
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As at 1st November, 4,649 deaths have been registered in Scotland where the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was mentioned on the death certificate, according to statistics published by National Records of Scotland (NRS) today.

Wednesday, 28 Oct 2020
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As at 25th October, 4,482 deaths have been registered in Scotland where the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was mentioned on the death certificate, according to statistics published by National Records of Scotland (NRS) today.

Wednesday, 21 Oct 2020
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As at 18th October, 4,376 deaths have been registered in Scotland where the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was mentioned on the death certificate, according to statistics published by National Records of Scotland (NRS) today.

Wednesday, 14 Oct 2020
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As at 11 October, a total of 4,301 deaths have been registered in Scotland where the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was mentioned on the death certificate, according to statistics published by National Records of Scotland (NRS) today.

Tuesday, 13 Oct 2020
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Fewer deaths were registered in winter 2019/20, compared with the four months between April to July 2020, for the first time since records began, according to statistics published by National Records of Scotland today.

Wednesday, 7 Oct 2020
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As at 4th October, 4,276 deaths have been registered in Scotland where the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was mentioned on the death certificate, according to statistics published by National Records of Scotland (NRS) today.

Tuesday, 6 Oct 2020
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A report on Scotland’s population shows a number of ‘first on record’ results in 2019, according to statistics produced by National Records of Scotland today.

These include:

Tuesday, 29 Sep 2020
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The number of households in Scotland is growing at a faster rate than the population with one person households the most common type, according to figures published today by National Records of Scotland. 

Thursday, 24 Sep 2020
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There were 820 centenarians (people aged 100 and over) in Scotland in 2019, according to figures published today by National Records of Scotland.

Thursday, 24 Sep 2020
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Life expectancy growth continues to stall in Scotland, with the average life expectancy at birth for males at 77.1 years and 81.1 years for females, according to statistics published by National Records of Scotland.

Wednesday, 16 Sep 2020
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As at 13 September, a total of 4,236 deaths have been registered in Scotland where the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was mentioned on the death certificate, according to statistics published by National Records of Scotland (NRS) today.

Wednesday, 9 Sep 2020
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A third more deaths were registered between April and June 2020, compared with the five year average, according to figures released today by National Records of Scotland (NRS).

Thursday, 27 Aug 2020
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Rural and island communities are ageing at a greater rate than those in cities as of 30 June 2019, according to statistics published by National Records of Scotland.

Wednesday, 12 Aug 2020
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As at 9th August, 4,213 deaths have been registered in Scotland where the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was mentioned on the death certificate, according to statistics published by National Records of Scotland (NRS) today.

Wednesday, 5 Aug 2020
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As at 2nd August, a total of 4,208 deaths have been registered in Scotland where the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was mentioned on the death certificate, according to statistics published by National Records of Scotland (NRS) today.

Wednesday, 29 Jul 2020
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As at 26th July, 4,201 deaths have been registered in Scotland where the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was mentioned on the death certificate, according to statistics published by National Records of Scotland (NRS) today.

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