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Births, Deaths and Other Vital Events - Quarterly Figures


Provisional figures for vital events registered in Scotland in the fourth quarter of 2012


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14 March 2013

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Fourth Quarter 2012

This release presents provisional figures for vital events which were registered in Scotland in the period from 1 October 2012 to 31 December 2012, inclusive. The tables and chart (available below) provide statistics of births, stillbirths, marriages, civil partnerships and deaths, including:

  • quarterly figures for Scotland for each of the past ten years;
  • the totals for each Local Authority and NHS Board area for the latest quarter; and
  • more detailed analyses of the numbers of deaths (e.g. cross-classified by sex, cause and NHS Board area) for the latest quarter.
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Tables and Chart
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Births, deaths and other vital events - fourth quarter 2012

Table Q1

Births, stillbirths, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships, numbers and rates, Scotland, quarterly, 2002 to 2012
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Table Q2

Estimated population, births, stillbirths, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships, numbers and rates, by administrative area, Scotland, fourth quarter, 2012
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Table Q3

Deaths, by sex, age and administrative area, Scotland, fourth quarter, 2012
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Table Q4

Deaths, by cause, Scotland, fourth quarters 2009-2012
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Table Q5

Deaths by sex, age and cause, Scotland, fourth quarter, 2012
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Table Q6

Deaths by sex, cause and NHS Board area, Scotland, fourth quarter, 2012
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Chart 1

Births, Marriages and Deaths registered in successive periods of four quarters
(Excel    PDF)

More detailed commentary on the final Vital Events statistics for calendar years as a whole (including some comparisons of the figures for different years, for parts of Scotland and for some other countries) can be found in the following areas of our website:
This is a quarterly publication. The dates of future publications will be announced in our Future Publications page.
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Kirsty MacLachlan,
Senior Statistician, National Records of Scotland,
Room 1/2/3, Ladywell House, Ladywell Road, Edinburgh. EH12 7TF.
Telephone: (0131) 314 4242

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