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Thursday, 23 Sep 2021
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Life expectancy at birth in Scotland fell in the latest year, with the average life expectancy at birth for males being 76.8 years and 81.0 years for females, according to statistics published by National Records of Scotland. 

Thursday, 23 Sep 2021
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There were 960 centenarians (people aged 100 and over) in Scotland in 2020, according to figures published to

Thursday, 23 Sep 2021
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As at 19 September, 10,826 deaths have been registered in Scotland where the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was mentioned on the death certificate, according to statistics published today by National Records of Scotland (NRS).

Friday, 17 Sep 2021
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National Records of Scotland published new figures today which estimate that during 2020, 8% of Scotland’s population (406,000 people) were non-British nationals.

61% of non-British nationals living in Scotland in 2020 were from the EU.

Wednesday, 15 Sep 2021
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As at 12 September, 10,688 deaths have been registered in Scotland where the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was mentioned on the death certificate, according to statistics published today by National Records of Scotland (NRS).

Tuesday, 14 Sep 2021
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There were 5,545 marriages registered in Scotland between 1 April and 30 June 2021, according to figures released today by National Records of Scotland.

Wednesday, 8 Sep 2021
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As at 5 September, 10,612 deaths have been registered in Scotland where the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was mentioned on the death certificate, according to statistics published today by National Records of Scotland (NRS).

Wednesday, 1 Sep 2021
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As at 29 August, 10,554 deaths have been registered in Scotland where the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was mentioned on the death certificate, according to statistics published today by National Records of Scotland (NRS).

Tuesday, 31 Aug 2021
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A new report from National Records of Scotland (NRS) highlights differences in outcomes for people living in the most deprived areas of Scotland compared to the least deprived areas.

Wednesday, 25 Aug 2021
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As at 22 August, 10,505 deaths have been registered in Scotland where the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was mentioned on the death certificate, according to statistics published today by National Records of Scotland (NRS).

Tuesday, 24 Aug 2021
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Remote rural areas and remote small towns have seen the largest declines in population, while large cities and accessible rural areas showed the greatest increases as at 30 June 2020, according to statistics published today by National Records of Scotland

Wednesday, 18 Aug 2021
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As at 15 August, 10,464 deaths have been registered in Scotland where the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was mentioned on the death certificate, according to statistics published by National Records of Scotland (NRS) today.

Tuesday, 17 Aug 2021
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The number of alcohol-specific deaths has increased by 17% to 1,190 in 2020, up from 1,020 in 2019, according to statistics on deaths by various causes published today by National Records of Scotland.  

Wednesday, 11 Aug 2021
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As at 8 August, 10,421 deaths have been registered in Scotland where the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was mentioned on the death certificate, according to statistics published by National Records of Scotland (NRS) today.

Wednesday, 4 Aug 2021
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As at 1 August, 10,370 deaths have been registered in Scotland where the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was mentioned on the death certificate, according to statistics published by National Records of Scotland (NRS) today.

Friday, 30 Jul 2021
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1,339 drug-related deaths were registered in Scotland in 2020, an increase of 5% from 2019, according to statistics published by National Records of Scotland today.

This is the largest number of drug-related deaths since records began in 1996.

Other key findings show:

Wednesday, 28 Jul 2021
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As at 25 July, 10,324 deaths have been registered in Scotland where the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was mentioned on the death certificate, according to statistics published by National Records of Scotland (NRS) today.

Wednesday, 21 Jul 2021
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As at 18 July, 10,268 deaths have been registered in Scotland where the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was mentioned on the death certificate, according to statistics published by National Records of Scotland (NRS) today.

Wednesday, 14 Jul 2021
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As at 30 June, 10,220 deaths have been registered in Scotland where the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was mentioned on the death certificate, according to statistics published by National Records of Scotland (NRS) today. 

Wednesday, 7 Jul 2021
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As at 4 July, 10,189 deaths have been registered in Scotland where the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was mentioned on the death certificate, according to statistics published by National Records of Scotland (NRS) today.

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