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Thursday, 8 Aug 2013
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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
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The first set of unrounded figures from the 2011 Census in Scotland have been released today.

Monday, 15 Jul 2013
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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.

Thursday, 27 Jun 2013
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Figures published today by the National Records (NRS) of Scotland show that the growth rate of households in Scotland is at its slowest rate in 10 years.

Tim Ellis, the Chief Executive of the National Records of Scotland said:

Thursday, 13 Jun 2013
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Provisional figures for births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships registered during the first quarter of 2013 are published today by the National Records of Scotland.

Tuesday, 28 May 2013
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National Records of Scotland is delighted to announce that the Valuation Rolls for 1895 are the latest set of records to be added to ScotlandsPeople online and the ScotlandsPeople Centre.

Friday, 12 Apr 2013
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In April 2013 the first records management plan from a named public authority was submitted under the Public Records (Scotland) Act 2011.

Thursday, 21 Mar 2013
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The latest results from the 2011 Census in Scotland show that, for the first time ever, there were more single person households than any other household size.

Thursday, 14 Mar 2013
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Provisional figures for births, deaths, adoptions, marriages and civil partnerships registered during 2012 are published today by the National Records of Scotland.

Thursday, 28 Feb 2013
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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.

Monday, 21 Jan 2013
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The Hogmanay bells not only celebrated the New Year but the coming into force of The Public Records (Scotland) Act 2011 (the Act) on 1 Jan 2013. The first new public records legislation for more than 70 years sets out a scheme for improving record-keeping across the Scottish public sector.

Thursday, 20 Dec 2012
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Jack and Sophie were the most popular baby names in 2012, National Records of Scotland announced today.

Monday, 17 Dec 2012
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The first results from the 2011 Census confirm that Scotland’s population is now at its highest ever level.

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