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Wednesday, 9 Mar 2022
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As at 6 March 2022, 13,429 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).

Monday, 7 Mar 2022
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New figures published today from the National Records of Scotland show that of 63,093 registered deaths in Scotland in 2020, 17,153 (27%) were considered avoidable.

Key findings from the 2020 report show:

Wednesday, 2 Mar 2022
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As at 27 February 2022, 13,316 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, 1 Mar 2022
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Paul Lowe, Registrar General for Scotland, has today confirmed the appointment of Anne Slater, NRS Director of Operations and Customer Services, as Deputy Registrar General (DRG). This follows the decision by Rod Burns, who has been DRG for the past 11 years, to leave the Civil Service.

Monday, 28 Feb 2022
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Scotland’s Census 2022 launches today (February 28) with a call for households across Scotland to complete their return.

Thursday, 24 Feb 2022
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National Records of Scotland (NRS) have today released Perth Prison registers online, the first time records like these have been made available digitally.

Wednesday, 23 Feb 2022
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As at 20 February 2022, 13,235 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).

Wednesday, 16 Feb 2022
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As at 13 February 2022, 13,157 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).

Wednesday, 9 Feb 2022
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As at 6 February 2022, 13,075 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, 3 Feb 2022
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Figures published today by NRS show the number of years people in Scotland can expect to live in good health has fallen again.

Wednesday, 2 Feb 2022
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As at 30 January  2022, 12,946 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).

Wednesday, 26 Jan 2022
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As at 23 January 2022, 12,823 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).

Wednesday, 19 Jan 2022
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As at 16 January 2022, 12,675 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, 18 Jan 2022
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National Records of Scotland (NRS) today launches a survey to seek customer views on its services and products.

Thursday, 13 Jan 2022
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The Keeper’s Annual Report for 2021, published under the Public Records (Scotland) Act 2011, has been laid in the Scottish Parliament. It reflects the eighth year of activity since the Act was implemented in January 2013.

Wednesday, 12 Jan 2022
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New analysis by National Records of Scotland (NRS) projects that Scotland’s population will increase slightly to a peak of 5.48 million in 2028 before falling to 5.39 million by 2045. Currently 5.47 million people live in Scotland.

Wednesday, 12 Jan 2022
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As at 9 January 2022, 12,543 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).

Friday, 7 Jan 2022
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As at 2 January, 12,470 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.

Saturday, 1 Jan 2022
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Files to be opened for the first time by National Records of Scotland will be made available online this week, revealing the content of Scottish Cabinet discussions in 2006.

Wednesday, 22 Dec 2021
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As at 19 December 2021, 12,372 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).

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