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Registration Service Annual Review

Registration Service Annual Review

2018 Annual Report

The Registration Service is responsible for the recording of all details relating to the registration of key life events in Clackmannanshire.

As part of Strategy and Customer Services, registration staff work in partnership with the National Records of Scotland to ensure a consistent and professional service is delivered.

The Annual Statistical Review presents details on registration activity and performance in a way that promotes a more general understanding and interest in this key statutory service.

The core services provided by the Registration staff include

The Registration staff also work closely with the Home Office in connection with the legal preliminaries for those who are subject to immigration control, and who plan to be married or register a civil partnership in Scotland.

The provision of Citizenship ceremonies, the final step in the path for those becoming British citizens, can only be delivered by a Registrar.

2018 Statistics


478 babies were registered in Clackmannanshire in 2018, compared to 534 in 2017.

In 2018, boys outnumbered girls by 248 (52%) to 230 (48%).

This year there were 10 sets of twins registered in Clackmannanshire, of these 2 sets were both girls; 7 were sets of boys and the remaining 1 set  was 1 boy and 1 girl.

Births - Popular Names
  • Boys
    • Lucas and Jack were equally the most popular boy's name in Clackmannanshire with Logan being second most popular.
  • Girls
    • Emily was the most popular girl's name in Clackmannanshire with Aria, Ella and Emma being second equal.
  • The total number of marriages in Clackmannanshire  decreased slightly from 186 in 2017 to 180 in 2018. Civil Marriages (performed by a Registrar or Assistant Registrar) accounted for 106 (59%) of all marriages, Religious or other Faith Groups 49 (27%) and Humanist 25 (14%).
Civil Partnerships
  • There were no civil partnerships registered in Clackmannanshire in 2018.
  • The number of deaths registered in Clackmannanshire decreased slightly from 587 in 2017 to 586 in 2018. On average, women still live longer than men (77 years compared to 73 years for men).
Citizenship Ceremonies
  • Participation in a Citizenship Ceremony conducted by a Registrar is the final step in the process of becoming a British Citizen. 30 new British Citizens were welcomed into Clackmannanshire in 2018, compared with 7 new British Citizens in 2017.

Related Publications & Documents

For Further Information Contact

The Registrar
Speirs Centre, Primrose Place, Alloa, FK10 1AD
Tel: 01259 723850 / 450000 Fax: 01259 723365