Births data can also be found in†our Quarterly, Preliminary Annual, Weekly and Monthly Data and Vital Events Reference Tables publications in the General Publications section.
The Vital Events Reference Tables include the following statistics about births, (some tables are for the latest year, others provide time-series):
This section contains the current Babies' First Names publication. You can also find previous years publications plus historical data on surnames in Scotland and the 100 most common surnames
Birth Time Series data
This page contains datasets in Excel format that may be particularly useful for users who would like the same data for a series of different years rather than just for one year.†
Re-registrations of births are not included in any of the statistics of births.†A separate table giving the number of births which were re-registered in each year from 1935 is available from the Birth Time Series data page.
Birth statistics available from other web sites†
This page will direct you to some other official web sites which have statistics on births, including some figures for areas within Scotland and for other parts of the UK.
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