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All current and archive news releases issued by and on behalf of†the National Records of Scotland. You will find older releases using the links on the left.
 

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Scotlandís Changing Population (14 August 2014)
National Records of Scotland (NRS) today publishes ĎScotlandís Population 2013 Ė the Registrar Generalís Annual Review of Demographic Trendsí.

Census 2011: Release 3H - Detailed characteristics on Labour Market and Transport in Scotland (13 August 2014)
The statistics published today by the Registrar General for Scotland on the Scotlandís Census website present further details on labour market and education (Release 3G), from national to local level.

Household numbers projected to rise with nearly a quarter of adults living alone by 2037 (30 July 2014)
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.

Census 2011: Release 3G - Detailed characteristics on Labour Market and Education in Scotland (23 July 2014)
The statistics published today by the Registrar General for Scotland on the Scotlandís Census website (www.scotlandscensus.gov.uk) present further details on labour market and education (Release 3G), from national to local level.

Further Information on Scotland's Population Published Today (26 June 2014)
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.

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

Births, deaths and other vital events - first quarter 2014
(11 June 2014)
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.

Census 2011: Release 3E - Detailed characteristics on Population and Households in Scotland (4 June 2014)
The statistics published today by the Registrar General for Scotland on the Scotlandís Census website (www.scotlandscensus.gov.uk) present further details on population and households (Release 3E), from national to local level.

Census 2011: Release 3D - Detailed characteristics on Population and Households in Scotland (15 May 2014)
The statistics published today by the Registrar General for Scotland on the Scotlandís Census website present further details on population and households (Release 3D), from national to local level.

Population Projections for Scottish Areas (14 May 2014)
Scotlandís 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.

Increase in Scottish Electorate†(1 May 2014)
The number of people registered to vote in elections in Scotland continued to rise, according to figures published today by National Records of Scotland.

Scotland's Population at its Highest Ever (30 April 2014)
Scotlandís population continues to rise and reached its highest ever total in 2013.

Wide variation in life expectancy between areas in Scotland†(16 April 2014)
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.

News on Same Sex Marriage in Scotland (11 April 2014)
The Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act 2014 received Royal Assent on 12 March 2014. The implementation timetable envisages the bulk of the Act's provisions coming into force by the end of 2014, with the first same-sex marriages in Scotland being possible around then.

Census 2011: Releases 2D and 3C (9 April 2014)
The statistics published today by the Registrar General for Scotland on the Scotlandís Census website (www.scotlandscensus.gov.uk), present key results from the 2011 Census on long-term health conditions, central heating and deprivation (Release 2D), and further details on ethnicity, identity, language and religion (Release 3C), from national to local level.

Plans for a Census in Scotland in 2021
(27 March 2014)
National Records of Scotland†has today announced that it intends to focus on planning for a census in 2021.

Scottish life expectancy at its highest ever level
(21 March 2014)
Growing number of people living more than a century.
Life expectancy at birth in Scotland has reached its highest ever level and the number of people in Scotland living for more than a century continues to grow.

Census 2011: Detailed characteristics on Ethnicity, Identity, Language and Religion in Scotland Ė Release 3B
(19 March 2014)
The statistics published today by the Registrar General for Scotland on the Scotlandís Census website (www.scotlandscensus.gov.uk), present further details from the 2011 Census in Scotland on Ethnicity, Identity, Language and Religion, from national to local level.

Births, Deaths and other Vital Events: Preliminary figures for 2013 released†(13 March 2014)
Provisional figures for births, deaths, adoptions, marriages and civil partnerships registered during 2013 are published today by the National Records of Scotland.

Scotland's Census 2011, Detailed and Local Characteristics from Scotland's Census - Release 3A
(27 February 2014)
The statistics published today by the Registrar General for Scotland on the Scotlandís Census website provide further details from the 2011 Census in Scotland on Ethnicity, Identity, Language and Religion, from national to local level.

Jack and Sophie are Scotlandís top baby names
(19 December 2013)
Jack and Sophie were the most popular baby names in 2013, National Records of Scotland announced today. Jack was the top boysí name for a sixth consecutive year, and Sophie was the most popular girlsí name for the ninth year in a row.

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