Saturday, 3 October 2020

NRS reveals there were 820 centenarians living in Scotland in 2019

The National Records of Scotland has revealed that there were 820 centenarians alive in Scotland in 2019.  

The number is an increase on previous years, and includes four times more women aged 100 and over than men, at 670 females compared to 150 males, although the number of men reaching 100 and over is increasing at a faster rate than women.

For more on the story visit www.nrscotland.gov.uk/news/2020/centenarians-on-the-rise

Chris

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