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Wednesday, 22 May 2024
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National Records of Scotland (NRS) data was accessed and published as part of the criminal cyber-attack on NHS Dumfries and Galloway.

Tuesday, 21 May 2024
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For the first time in Scotland’s Census a majority of people said they had no religion, according to a new report released by National Records of Scotland (NR

Thursday, 11 Apr 2024
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The number of registered voters in Scotland for UK Parliamentary elections was stable in 2023, according to statistics published today by National Records of Scotland (NRS). 

Thursday, 28 Mar 2024
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Luca was Scotland’s top name for baby boys for the first time in 2023, according to new figures released by National Records of Scotland (NRS). 

Tuesday, 26 Mar 2024
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There were 5,447,700 people living in Scotland in mid-2022, according to the latest estimates from National Records of Scotland. 

The Mid-Year Population Estimates are the first of their type to be based on the new data from Scotland’s recent census. 

Tuesday, 12 Mar 2024
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The number of births registered in Scotland in the fourth quarter of last year fell by almost eight per cent against the average according to National Records of Scotland. 

Monday, 29 Jan 2024
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National Records of Scotland has today launched a survey to seek customer views on its services and products.

Thursday, 25 Jan 2024
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The number and rate of deaths fell against the five year average in December, according to new figures released by National Records of Scotland. 

Thursday, 18 Jan 2024
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A double agent, a historical novelist and a pioneer of radar technology feature in the 250,000 records newly released online by National Records of Scotland.

Monday, 1 Jan 2024
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Members of the public will be able to view Scottish Government Cabinet records from 2008 for the first time this week when they are made available online by National Records of Scotland. 

Tuesday, 12 Dec 2023
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The number of births registered in Scotland in the third quarter of this year was down against the five year average for this time of year, according to figures published today by National Records of Scotland.  

Thursday, 30 Nov 2023
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The mortality rate for October 2023 was 5% lower than average for this time of year according to new figures from National Records of Scotland.

Tuesday, 28 Nov 2023
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An estimated 244 people died while homeless in Scotland in 2022, according to new figures from National Records of Scotland.  

Thursday, 9 Nov 2023
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A champion plough girl and a Dundee woman who worked on the Queen Mother’s estate at Glamis Castle are among thousands of so-called “Land Girls” whose details can now be

Tuesday, 31 Oct 2023
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Death rates are almost twice as high in the most deprived areas of Scotland compared to the least deprived, according to a new report from National Records of Scotland.

Scotland’s Population report for 2022 also finds the gap is much wider for some causes, including drug misuse deaths.

Thursday, 26 Oct 2023
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The mortality rate for September 2023 was 6% lower than average for this time of year according to new figures from National Records of Scotland.

Tuesday, 24 Oct 2023
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24,427 deaths were registered in Scotland between December 2022 and March 2023, representing the highest number of winter deaths in over thirty years, according to statistics published by National Records of Scotland today.

Thursday, 28 Sep 2023
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The mortality rate for August 2023 was similar to average for this time of year despite the number of deaths being 4% above average, according to new figures from National Records of Scotland.

Tuesday, 26 Sep 2023
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Life expectancy in Scotland was 76.5 years for males and 80.7 years for females in the years 2020-2022, according to new provisional figures released by National Records of Scotland. 

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2023
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6,277 deaths caused by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias were registered in 2022, this is an increase of 231 from 2021, according to figures published today by National Records of Scotland. 

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