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Scotland's population. The Registrar General's annual review of demographic trends. 2016

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Scotland's population. The Registrar General's annual review of demographic trends. 2016

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Comprises statistics from 2016 for Scotland, providing information on population, births, deaths, life expectancy, migration, marriages and civil partnerships, adoptions, households and housing, statutory registration, household changes and housing provision in Scotland.


National Statistics publication for Scotland.


Publisher History

The National Records of Scotland are responsible for the registration of births, marriages, civil partnerships, deaths, divorces, and adoptions. They use the census to publish information on the population of Scotland. Created on 1 April 2011 by the merger of two national institutions, the General Register Office for Scotland (GROS) and the National Archives of Scotland (NAS).



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