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Civil registration refers to vital records made by the government.
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==How to Find the Records==
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===Offices to Contact===
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==Historical Background==
  
 
Beginning in 1860, the government required church ministers annually to copy the birth, marriage, and death information in their parish registers onto special forms and send them to the Statistiska Centralbyrån (SCB or Central Bureau of Statistics).  
 
Beginning in 1860, the government required church ministers annually to copy the birth, marriage, and death information in their parish registers onto special forms and send them to the Statistiska Centralbyrån (SCB or Central Bureau of Statistics).  
  
There are number of ways to locate these extracts.
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There are number of ways to locate these extracts.  
  
 
Civil authorities in Sweden did not begin registering their own, original vital statistics until 1950. And in 1991 the responsibility for keeping vital records was transferred to local tax offices (lokala skattemyndigheten).  
 
Civil authorities in Sweden did not begin registering their own, original vital statistics until 1950. And in 1991 the responsibility for keeping vital records was transferred to local tax offices (lokala skattemyndigheten).  
  
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==Coverage and Compliance==
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==Information Recorded in the Records==
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==References==
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How to Find the Records[edit | edit source]

Offices to Contact[edit | edit source]

Historical Background[edit | edit source]

Beginning in 1860, the government required church ministers annually to copy the birth, marriage, and death information in their parish registers onto special forms and send them to the Statistiska Centralbyrån (SCB or Central Bureau of Statistics).

There are number of ways to locate these extracts.

Civil authorities in Sweden did not begin registering their own, original vital statistics until 1950. And in 1991 the responsibility for keeping vital records was transferred to local tax offices (lokala skattemyndigheten).

Coverage and Compliance[edit | edit source]

Information Recorded in the Records[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]