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Vital Events Reference Tables 2019

Vital Events Reference Tables 2019

Last update: 23 June 2020National Statistics Icon
Next update: June 2021
Frequency: Annual

These tables give the numbers of Vital Events for 2019. They provide the same kind of information as was contained in the pre-2001 Registrar General's Annual Reviews, plus additional details that have been added in recent years.

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Note: No tables have been published for chapter 6 (causes of death) and selected tables in other chapters which include cause of death breakdowns are not included. This is due to delays in information received from the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) which are required to determine the cause of death. These tables will be published at a later date once the information has been received. Please refer to the NRS publication schedule changes for more information on the reasons for this delay.

There are no figures for Divorces and Dissolutions of Civil Partnerships in these Reference Tables, because the Scottish Government is now the only publisher of new statistics of Divorces and Dissolutions for Scotland. More information about the publication of such statistics is available within the Vital Events Divorces and Dissolutions section of this website.

Almost all the tables which contain population-based rates (e.g. birth rates, fertility rates and death rates) for earlier years were replaced on 19 February 2014 by versions giving revised rates for the years from 2002 to 2011 which were calculated using the 'rebased' mid-year population estimates. More information about this is available from the Births and Deaths Rates: breaks in series circa 2011 section on this website.

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