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Population and Migration

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This section gives information on how to access statistics relating to Population and Migration in Scotland. Information is obtained from National Records of Scotland (NRS), who provide statistical information on Scotland's population, households and vital event statistics such as births, deaths and marriages. NRS also release statistics on the Scotland's Census website.

This section provides a summary of the main statistics from NRS.

Top baby names in Scotland

Births in Scotland

Leading causes of death in Scotland

Population of Scotland

Population projections for Scotland

Scotland's net migration

Life expectancy in Scotland

Households in Scotland

All statistics that we produce

All of their publications can be found on the Statistics A-Z page and all their News Releases can be found in the News section of the NRS website.

Consultation - ScotStat
Consultation and planning arrangements for Population and Migration statistical collections.

Related Areas and Links
Associated areas of their website, and other key links for further information.

Our contact information.