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Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014
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The sad and fascinating tale of Scotland’s legendary golfing champions, Old Tom Morris and his son Young Tom, is revealed in a special display by the National Records of Scotland.

Monday, 22 Sep 2014
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National Records of Scotland today publishes its Digital Preservation Strategy. This document sets out the key elements of a five-year digital preservation programme which will allow NRS to establish a fully-functioning

Friday, 12 Sep 2014
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The Digital Preservation Coalition (http://www.dpconline.org) have announced the thirteen finalists for the Digital Preservation Awards 2014.

Thursday, 11 Sep 2014
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Provisional figures for births, deaths and other vital events registered during the second quarter of 2014 are published today by the National Records of Scotland.

Friday, 22 Aug 2014
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The Keeper’s second Annual Report on the Public Records (Scotland) Act 2011 has now been laid before the Scottish Parliament and published.

Thursday, 14 Aug 2014
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Registrar General’s annual review of demographic trends published

National Records of Scotland (NRS) today publishes ‘Scotland’s Population 2013 – the Registrar General’s Annual Review of Demographic Trends’. It is accompanied by a wide range of other statistics on births, stillbirths, adoptions, marriages, civil partnerships, deaths and life expectancy, which appear in the Vital Events Reference Tables, in ‘Drug-related Deaths in Scotland in 2013’, and in website sections on deaths from certain causes and national life tables.

Thursday, 14 Aug 2014
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 To mark the centenary of the outbreak of war on 4 August 1914, National Records of Scotland presents a free archive display that highlights some of the demographic changes that occurred before, during and after the conflict.

Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014
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Census 2011: Release 3H - Detailed characteristics on Labour Market and Transport in Scotland

Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014
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Figures published today by the National Records of Scotland (NRS) show that the total number of households in Scotland is projected to increase by a sixth over the next 25 years to 2.78 million.

Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014
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Census 2011: Release 3G - Detailed characteristics on Labour Market and Education in Scotland

Thursday, 26 Jun 2014
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Statistics published today by the National Records of Scotland (NRS) show that between mid-2012 and mid-2013 the populations of 20 Council areas in Scotland increased while the populations of the remaining 12 decreased or remained the same.

Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014
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Census 2011: Release 3F - Detailed characteristics on Health in Scotland
The statistics published today by the Registrar General for Scotland on the Scotland’s Census website (www.scotlandscensus.gov.uk) present further details on health (Release 3F), from national to local level.
 

Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014
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Provisional figures for births, deaths and other vital events registered during the first quarter of 2014 are published today by the National Records of Scotland.

Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014
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Census 2011: Release 3E - Detailed characteristics on Population and Households in Scotland.

The statistics published today by the Registrar General for Scotland on the Scotland’s Census website present further details on population and households (Release 3E), from national to local level.

Tuesday, 27 May 2014
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The last wills of 31,000 Scottish soldiers are being made available online on ScotlandsPeople by the National Records of Scotland as part of commemorations of the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War.

Thursday, 15 May 2014
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Census 2011: Release 3D - Detailed characteristics on Population and Households in Scotland

The statistics published today by the Registrar General for Scotland on the
Scotland’s Census website present further details on population and households (Release 3D), from national to local level.

Wednesday, 14 May 2014
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Scotland’s population is projected to continue to rise by about 9 per cent over the next 25 years, but not at an even rate across the country.

Thursday, 1 May 2014
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The number of people registered to vote in elections in Scotland continued to rise, according to figures published today by National Records of Scotland.

Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014
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Scotland’s population continues to rise and reached its highest ever total in 2013.

The statistics published below by the National Records of Scotland (NRS) show that the estimated population of Scotland was 5,327,700 in mid-2013, the highest ever.

Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014
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Life expectancy at birth varies considerably for areas in Scotland, according to a report published today by the National Records of Scotland (NRS) which breaks down by administrative area the Scotland level estimates published on 21 March.

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