Definition of registrar general in English:

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registrar general

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A government official responsible for holding a population census.
Example sentences
  • The office was second in London and joint third in the country in the audit carried out last year on all register offices in the country, by the office of the Registrar General.
  • Figures released on Friday from the Registrar General for Scotland show that the county's population in 2018 will stand at 17,196 more than 1,000 fewer than at present.
  • We obtained data on admissions and deaths from the hospital records department, the information and statistics division of the Scottish NHS (hospital admissions) and the Registrar General's Office, Scotland (deaths).

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