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Wednesday, 30 Nov 2022
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The release of the 1921 census provides a glimpse into the home and working lives of Scotland’s people 100 years ago, National Records of Scotland said today.

Wednesday, 23 Nov 2022
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This exercise has now closed. Please do not submit an application now as it will not be considered.

Tuesday, 22 Nov 2022
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An estimated 250 people died while experiencing homelessness in Scotland in 2021, according to new figures published by National Records of Scotland.  This is at a similar level to last year. 

Thursday, 17 Nov 2022
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As at 13 November 2022, 16,052 deaths have been registered in Scotland where the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was mentioned on the death certificate, according to statistics published today by National Records of Scotland (NRS).

Thursday, 10 Nov 2022
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More than a quarter of all deaths in Scotland in 2021 were avoidable, according to analysis by National Records of Scotland. 

Thursday, 27 Oct 2022
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22,055 deaths were registered in Scotland in the four months of winter 2021/22, a slight fall from the previous winter but still high in relation to recent years, according to statistics published today by National Records of Scotland.

Thursday, 13 Oct 2022
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As at 9 October 2022, 15,817 deaths have been registered in Scotland where the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was mentioned on the death certificate, according to statistics published today by National Records of Scotland (NRS).

Thursday, 29 Sep 2022
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The Registrar General for Scotland, Paul Lowe, confirmed that Her Majesty The Queen’s death was registered in Aberdeenshire on 16th September 2022.

Thursday, 22 Sep 2022
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The estimated number of people aged 100 or older has passed the 1,000 mark in Scotland for the first time, according to new figures from National Records of Scotland.

Thursday, 22 Sep 2022
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Life expectancy at birth in Scotland fell in the latest year, with the average life expectancy at birth for males being 76.6 years and 80.8 years for females, according to statistics published today by National Records of Scotland. 

Thursday, 22 Sep 2022
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As at 18 September 2022, 15,702 deaths have been registered in Scotland where the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was mentioned on the death certificate, according to statistics published today by National Records of Scotland (NRS).

Tuesday, 20 Sep 2022
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The number of people who died between April and June of this year was almost 10% higher than the average for the second quarter, according to a new report from National Records of Scotland. 

Friday, 9 Sep 2022
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Following the passing of Her Majesty, The Queen, NRS buildings will remain open and on site services will continue.

Customers should plan ahead for any journeys and stay informed of the latest travel updates.

Thursday, 1 Sep 2022
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A study of almost 7,000 small geographic areas in Scotland has revealed more detail about population changes during the pandemic. 

Wednesday, 31 Aug 2022
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The extent of the mortality deprivation gap and other types of health inequality are highlighted in a new report from National Records of Scotland. 

Monday, 22 Aug 2022
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Thousands of items from the family archive of former British Prime Minister Arthur Balfour (1848-1930) have been bought by National Records of Scotland (NRS), on behalf of the nation.

Thursday, 18 Aug 2022
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As at 14 August 2022, 15,491 deaths have been registered in Scotland where the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was mentioned on the death certificate, according to statistics published today by National Records of Scotland (NRS).

Thursday, 4 Aug 2022
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1,245 people died from conditions caused by alcohol in Scotland in 2021, according to latest figures published by National Records of Scotland.

Tuesday, 2 Aug 2022
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There were 753 probable suicides in Scotland in 2021, a decrease of 52 (6%) from 2020, according to new figures from the National Records of Scotland.

Thursday, 28 Jul 2022
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1,330 people lost their lives to drug misuse in Scotland in 2021, according to latest figures published by National Records of Scotland.

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