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Vital Events Reference Tables 2017

Vital Events Reference Tables 2017

Section 2: Adoptions and re-registrations

Information about the basis of these statistics is available from our Vital Events - Adoptions Background Information page.

Please note that re-registrations of births are no longer included in Table 2.1.
Further information about the reasons and the arrangements can be found in the Re-registration of Births section on this website.


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Table 2.01

Adoptions, Scotland, 1930 - 2017

Table 2.02

Adoptions by age of child and relationship of the adopter(s), 2017

Table 2.03

Adoptions by type of adoption and by type of adopter(s), 1999 - 2017


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