Provisional figures for births, deaths, adoptions, marriages and civil partnerships registered during 2012 are published today by the National Records of Scotland.
The number of people registered to vote in elections in Scotland continued to rise, according to figures published today by National Records of Scotland.
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.
Jack and Sophie were the most popular baby names in 2012, National Records of Scotland announced today.
The first results from the 2011 Census confirm that Scotland’s population is now at its highest ever level.