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Monday, 6 Jan 2020
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National Records of Scotland (NRS) and National Museums Scotland have announced a programme of public events to mark the 700th anniversary of the Declaration of Arbroath in 2020. 

Wednesday, 1 Jan 2020
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From Wednesday 1 January 2020, National Records of Scotland has made Scottish Cabinet papers and other Scottish Government records from 2004 available to the public.

Tuesday, 17 Dec 2019
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National Records of Scotland reveals most popular names in 2019

Wednesday, 11 Dec 2019
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Statistics published today by National Records of Scotland show that life expectancy improvements have stalled in almost all areas of Scotland, with many areas now experiencing decreasing life expectancy.

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Wednesday, 11 Dec 2019
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There were 13,155 births and 13,585 deaths registered in Scotland between 1 July and 30 September 2019, according to provisional figures released today by National Records of Scotland.

Thursday, 28 Nov 2019
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In the year to June 2019, 373,000 non-British nationals or 483,000 non-UK born people lived in Scotland. These figures remained broadly similar over the year, following a period of growth where the non-UK population increased after the expansion of the EU in 2004.

Thursday, 31 Oct 2019
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The Keeper’s Annual Report for 2019, published under the Public Records (Scotland) Act 2011, has been laid in the Scottish Parliament by the Keeper of the Records of Scotland. It summarises the sixth year of activity since the Act was implemented in January 2013.

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 the National Records of Scotland (NRS).

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 National Records of Scotland (NRS).

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.

Wednesday, 25 Sep 2019
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Life expectancy for those born in Scotland in 2016-2018 was 77.0 years for males and 81.1 years for females, according to statistics published today by National Records of Scotland.

Wednesday, 25 Sep 2019
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The number of people aged 100 and over has dropped to 810 in 2018 from 860 in 2017, according to figures published today by National Records of Scotland.

Wednesday, 11 Sep 2019
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There were 12,253 births and 13,652 deaths registered in Scotland between 1 April and 30 June 2019, according to provisional figures released today by National Records of Scotland.

Thursday, 22 Aug 2019
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Figures published today by the National Records of Scotland provide the latest mid-2018 population estimates for the 6,976 small areas of Scotland, known as data zones.

Wednesday, 14 Aug 2019
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Life expectancy in Scotland has increased over the past three decades, but has stalled in recent years, according to a report published today by National Records of Scotland.

Thursday, 25 Jul 2019
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The results of the first large-scale National Records of Scotland (NRS) customer survey have been published today.

Tuesday, 16 Jul 2019
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There were 1,187 drug-related deaths registered in Scotland in 2018, 253 (27 per cent) more than in 2017, according to figures released today by the National Records of Scotland (NRS).

Thursday, 11 Jul 2019
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National Museums Scotland and National Records of Scotland have today announced, on the anniversary of Robert the Bruce’s birth, that the Declaration of Arbroath will be displayed at the National Museum of Scotland next year to mark 700 years since its creation.

Wednesday, 26 Jun 2019
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2018 marked five years of The Public Records (Scotland) Act 2011 (the Act) being in operation. The Keeper of the Records of Scotland (the Keeper) considered therefore that it was time to review his Model Records Management Plan (Model Plan) designed to help public authorities comply with the Act.

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