National Records of Scotland

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Births in Scotland

Births in Scotland

In 2019 there were:

49,863

births in Scotland.

This is from Section 3: Births of the Vital Events Reference Tables 2019. They contain more detailed information on Causes of Death, Adoptions, Births, Still Births, Deaths and Marriages. These will be updated every June.

Further statistics on births

Current data on births and deaths: Monthly Data on Births and Deaths Registered in Scotland
Numbers of births back to 1855: Births time series
Most popular Baby Names: Babies' First Names

Other statistics

Top baby names in Scotland
Leading causes of death in Scotland
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