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Wednesday, 3 Jun 2020
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As at 31st May, 3,911 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, 27 May 2020
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As at 24th May, 3,779 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.

Thursday, 21 May 2020
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National Records of Scotland (NRS) published figures today which show that in 2019, 388,000 non-British nationals or 502,000 non-UK born people lived in Scotland.

Wednesday, 20 May 2020
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As at 17th May, 3,546 deaths have been registered in Scotland where COVID-19 was mentioned on the death certificate, according to statistics published by National Records of Scotland (NRS) today.

Wednesday, 13 May 2020
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As at 10th May, 3,213 deaths have been registered in Scotland where COVID-19 was mentioned on the death certificate, according to statistics published by National Records of Scotland (NRS) today.

Wednesday, 6 May 2020
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As at 3rd May, 2,795 deaths have been registered in Scotland where COVID-19 was mentioned in the death certificate, according to statistics published by National Records of Scotland (NRS) today.

Thursday, 30 Apr 2020
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As of 30th June 2019, Scotland’s population was 5.46 million, according to statistics published today by National Records of Scotland.

Wednesday, 29 Apr 2020
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As at 26th April, 2,272 deaths have been registered in Scotland where COVID-19 was mentioned in the death certificate, according to statistics published by National Records of Scotland (NRS) today.

Friday, 24 Apr 2020
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The number of people registered to vote in parliamentary and local elections in Scotland increased in 2019, according to figures published today by National Records of Scotland. This follows a slight decrease in the previous year.

Wednesday, 22 Apr 2020
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As at 19th April, 1,616 deaths have been registered in Scotland where COVID-19 was mentioned in the death certificate, according to statistics published by National Records of Scotland (NRS) today.

Wednesday, 15 Apr 2020
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As at 12th April, 962 deaths have been registered in Scotland where COVID-19 was mentioned in the death certificate, according to statistics published by National Records of Scotland (NRS) today.

Wednesday, 8 Apr 2020
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As at 5th April, 354 deaths have been registered in Scotland where COVID-19 was mentioned in the death certificate, according to statistics published by National Records of Scotland (NRS) today. The first mention of COVID-19 in a death registration was the week beginning 16th March 2020.

Tuesday, 24 Mar 2020
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Tuesday, 24 Mar 2020
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According to statistics published today by the National Records of Scotland (NRS), over half of council areas (18 out of 32 councils) are expected to see population growth, with the remainder (14 councils) projected to face depopulation over the 10 years between mid-2018 and mid-2028.

Thursday, 19 Mar 2020
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In line with advice from the UK and Scottish Government and to delay the spread of Coronavirus we have taken the decision to close the Scotlands People and Historical and Legal search rooms in Edinburgh until further notice. ScotlandsPeople will continue to be available online.

Tuesday, 17 Mar 2020
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The full list of baby names for 2019 was published today by National Records of Scotland (NRS), with Jack and Olivia retaining their titles as the most popular baby names in Scotland.

Tuesday, 17 Mar 2020
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Following advice from the UK and Scottish Government to help delay the spread of Covid-19/Coronavirus we have taken the decision, in consultation with the National Museum of Scotland, to postpone the exhibition of the Declaration of Arbroath later this month.

Thursday, 12 Mar 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, 11 Mar 2020
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11,867 births and 15,565 deaths were registered in Scotland between 1 October and 31 December 2019, according to provisional figures released today by National Records of Scotland.

This is the lowest number of births registered in quarter four since civil registration began in 1855.

Wednesday, 5 Feb 2020
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Experimental Statistics published today by National Records of Scotland indicate that there were an estimated 195 deaths of people experiencing homelessness registered in Scotland in 2018, an increase of 19% on the estimate of 164 in 2017.

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