News 2013

Friday, 27 Dec 2013
Tags:

On 3 January 2014 NRS will make available around 750 government files which would previously have remained closed for 30 years.

Thursday, 19 Dec 2013
Tags:

Jack and Sophie were the most popular baby names in 2013, National Records of Scotland announced today. Jack was the top boys’ name for a sixth consecutive year, and Sophie was the most popular girls’ name for the ninth year in a row. 

Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013
Tags:

The statistics published today by the Registrar General for Scotland on the Scotland’s Census website provide estimates of the population relating to Households and Families and Metho

Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013
Tags:

Statistics published today by the National Records of Scotland (NRS) provide revised mid-year population estimates for 2002 to 2010 taking into account the results from the 2011 Census.

Thursday, 12 Dec 2013
Tags:

Provisional figures for births, deaths and other vital events registered during the third quarter of 2013 are published today by the National Records of Scotland (NRS).

Friday, 6 Dec 2013
Tags:

A secret cave, a witch's bridge and the Scott Monument are among the fascinating places featured in this free display at the National Records of Scotland from 6 December to 31 January 2014.

Thursday, 14 Nov 2013
Tags:

The statistics published today by the Registrar General for Scotland on the Scotland’s Census website, provide estimates of the population relating to Education an

Wednesday, 6 Nov 2013
Tags:

Statistics published today by the National Records of Scotland (NRS) show the population of Scotland is projected to rise from 5.31 million in 2012 to 5.52 million in 2022, and to continue to rise to 5.78 million by 2037 – an increase of 9 per cent over the 25 year period.

Thursday, 31 Oct 2013
Tags:

The second Annual Report and Accounts of the National Records of Scotland (NRS) has been laid before the Scottish Parliament.

Monday, 28 Oct 2013
Tags:

‘Homes fit for heroes’? Newly-available historical records offer a fascinating snapshot of Scottish society in the wake of the First World War.

Friday, 25 Oct 2013
Tags:

The Keeper’s first Annual Report on the Public Records (Scotland) Act 2011 has now been published and laid before Parliament.

Wednesday, 23 Oct 2013
Tags:

The number of deaths registered in Scotland during winter 2012/13 was the sixth lowest since records began more than 60 years ago.

Thursday, 17 Oct 2013
Tags:

National Records of Scotland (NRS) today publishes ‘Scotland’s Population 2012 – the Registrar General’s Annual Review of Demographic Trends’.

Tuesday, 1 Oct 2013
Tags:

The number of people in Scotland living for more than a century continues to grow.

Figures published today by the National Records of Scotland (NRS), based on the 2011 Census, estimate that in 2012 there were 800 centenarians living in Scotland. 

Thursday, 26 Sep 2013
Tags:

The latest results from the 2011 Census in Scotland show that Scotland is becoming more ethnically and religiously diverse, with an increasing number of people who live in Scotland being born outside of the UK.

Thursday, 12 Sep 2013
Tags:

Provisional figures for births, deaths and other vital events registered during the second quarter of 2013 are published today by the National Records of Scotland.

Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013
Tags:

Final figures for births, deaths and other vital events registered in 2012

There were 30,534 marriages in Scotland last year, an increase of 4.8 per cent on the figure for 2011, the third consecutive annual increase. In addition, in 2012:

Thursday, 8 Aug 2013
Tags:

Scotland’s population continues to rise and reached its highest ever total in 2012.

Statistics published today by the National Records of Scotland (NRS) show that the estimated population of Scotland was 5,313,600 in mid-2012, the highest ever.

Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013
Tags:

The first set of unrounded figures from the 2011 Census in Scotland have been released today.

Monday, 15 Jul 2013
Tags:

National Records of Scotland has become the first public authority to have its records management plan (RMP) agreed by the Keeper of the Records of Scotland.

Pages