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Tuesday, 28 Jun 2022
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47,786 live births were registered in 2021. This was 2% higher than the previous year, but still the second lowest annual total since records...

Thursday, 23 Jun 2022
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The average household size in Scotland is now 2.12 people, down from 2.27 in 2001, according to figures published today by National Records of...

Thursday, 16 Jun 2022
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As at 12 June 2022, 14,858 deaths have been registered in Scotland where the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was mentioned on the death certificate,...

Tuesday, 14 Jun 2022
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There was a 21% rise in the number of marriages in the first quarter of this year, according to new figures from the National Records of Scotland...

Monday, 13 Jun 2022
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The next phase of Scotland’s Census 2022 gets underway today with the launch of the Census Coverage Survey (CCS).

Thursday, 9 Jun 2022

National Records of Scotland (NRS) has published its latest national and local authority level census return data today, as Cabinet Secretary for...