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Registration Service Annual Review

Registration Service Annual Review

2019 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 Legal and Democracy Service, 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.

2019 Statistics


411 babies were registered in Clackmannanshire in 2019, compared to 478 in 2018.

In 2019, girls outnumbered boys by 207 (51%) to 204 (49%).

This year there were 8 sets of twins registered in Clackmannanshire. Of these 2 sets were both girls; 2 were sets of boys and the remaining 4 sets were 1 boy and 1 girl.

Births - Popular Names
  • Boys
    • Jack was the most popular boy's name in Clackmannanshire with Charlie being second most popular.
  • Girls
    • Olivia was the most popular girl's name in Clackmannanshire with Sophie being second most popular.
  • The total number of marriages in Clackmannanshire  increased slightly from 180 in 2018 to 186 in 2019. Civil Marriages (performed by a Registrar or Assistant Registrar) accounted for 88 (47%) of all marriages, Religious or other Faith Groups 63 (34%) and Humanist 35 (19%).
Civil Partnerships
  • There were no civil partnerships registered in Clackmannanshire in 2019.
  • The number of deaths registered in Clackmannanshire increased from 586 in 2018 to 648 in 2019. On average, women still live longer than men (78 years compared to 74 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. 20 new British Citizens were welcomed into Clackmannanshire in 2019, compared with 30 new British Citizens in 2018 and 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