National Records of Scotland

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Deaths - Background Information

Deaths - Background Information

The pages in this section provide information which is specifically about the National Records of Scotland’s (NRS's) statistics of deaths. 

Causes of deaths

Other background information

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Also relevant is much of the material on topics which are covered in the General section on Vital Events documentation because it applies to several types of event. For example, pages which are available from the general section provide information about the quality of some aspects of the Vital Events data which are relevant to the statistics about Deaths.

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