National Records of Scotland

Preserving the past, Recording the present, Informing the future

News 2021

Tuesday, 15 Jun 2021
Tags:

17,371 deaths were recorded in January to March 2021, which is 8.2% more than the five year average for quarter one.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) was the underlying cause of 2,779 deaths.

Today’s quarter one figures when compared with the five year average for that time of year show:

Wednesday, 9 Jun 2021
Tags:

As at 6 June, 10,130 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, 2 Jun 2021
Tags:

As at 30 May, 10,122 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, 26 May 2021
Tags:

As at 23 May, 10,114 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, 19 May 2021
Tags:

As at 16 May, 10,109 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, 12 May 2021
Tags:

As at 9 May, 10,104 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, 5 May 2021
Tags:

As at 2 May, 10,097 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, 28 Apr 2021
Tags:

As at 25 April, 10,078 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 Apr 2021
Tags:

As at 18th April, 10,055 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 Apr 2021
Tags:

As at 11th April, 10,031 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, 9 Apr 2021
Tags:

Search rooms at National Records of Scotland (NRS) will reopen on a limited basis from 26th April, in line with Scottish Government guidance.

Thursday, 8 Apr 2021
Tags:

As at 4 April, 9,997 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, 31 Mar 2021
Tags:

As at 28th March, 9,958 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, 30 Mar 2021
Tags:

Over 4.2 million people are registered to vote in Scottish elections as of 1st December 2020, representing an increase of 41,600 registered voters over the last year, according to statistics published by National Records of Scotland (NRS).

Wednesday, 24 Mar 2021
Tags:

As at 21st March, 9,897 deaths were 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, 23 Mar 2021
Tags:

Isla overtakes Olivia as the top name for baby girls for the first time, with Olivia taking the second spot and Emily now being the third most popular name, according to the full lists of 2020 baby names published by National Records of Scotland (NRS) today.

Wednesday, 17 Mar 2021
Tags:

As at 14th March, 9,831 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, 16 Mar 2021
Tags:

Thousands of volumes of historical records from the collections of National Records of Scotland (NRS) are now available online for the first time.

Wednesday, 10 Mar 2021
Tags:

16,626 deaths were recorded in October to December 2020, which is 12.5% more than the five year average for quarter 4.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) was the underlying cause of 2,093 deaths.

Today’s quarter 4 figures when compared with the five year average for that time of year show:

Wednesday, 10 Mar 2021
Tags:

As at 7th March, 9,725 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. 

Pages