National Records of Scotland
Life expectancy in Scotland has increased over the past three decades but has stalled in recent years, according to a new report.
Published 15 August 2019
The number of households in Scotland has continued to increase to 2.48 million in 2018, according to figures published today by National Records of Scotland (NRS).
Published 18 June 2019
Scotland’s population has continued to increase and now stands at a record high of 5.44 million, the largest population ever in Scotland for the ninth year running.
Published 25 April 2019
The number of winter deaths between December 2017 and March 2018 was the highest in Scotland for 18 years, according to new statistics.
Published 17 October 2018
Scotland’s population reached its highest ever level last year with migration the main reason behind the growth.
Published 3 August 2018
The number of households in Scotland is projected to increase dramatically over the next 25 years with single person households set to become the most common type of home by 2041.
Published 12 July 2018
The number of households in Scotland has continued to increase to 2.46 million in 2017, according to figures published today by National Records of Scotland (NRS).
Published 22 May 2018
Scotland’s population has continued to increase for the eighth year in a row to stand at a record high of 5.42 million.
Published 20 April 2018
The population of Scotland is projected to continue increasing and ageing, according to new figures published today by National Records of Scotland.
Published 26 October 2017
Campaigners called on the Scottish Government to take further action to improve the energy efficiency of Scotland’s homes in the wake of new statistics showing that an excess of 2,720 people died in winter 2016/17 compared with warmer months.
Published 18 October 2017
Scotland's population has grown to a record 5.4 million following another rise in migration.
Published 3 August 2017
The number of households in Scotland has continued to increase with single person households now accounting for over a third, according to figures published today by National Records of Scotland (NRS).
Published 14 June 2017
The estimated population of Scotland continued to rise last year to reach a new record of 5,404,700.
Published 28 April 2017
The number of households around Scotland’s biggest cities and within its two National Parks is projected to rise by up to 24%, according to new statistics.
Published 13 April 2017
Trends towards an ageing population and more people living alone will place sustained pressure on housing in Scotland and increase the need for an effective health and social care strategy, CIH Scotland has said.
Published 1 February 2017