National Center for Veterans Analysis and Statistics
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Each fiscal year the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Office of Policy and Planning publishes the annual Geographic Distribution of VA Expenditures (GDX) Report for the public and all stakeholders. The GDX report provides the estimated dollar expenditures for major VA programs at the state, county, and Congressional District levels. Expenditure data are grouped by the following categories: Compensation and Pension; Education and Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment; Insurance and Indemnities; Construction and Related Costs; General Operating Expenses and Related Costs; Loan Guaranty; and Medical Expenditures. The GDX Report also includes Veteran population estimates at the state, county and Congressional District level and the number of unique patients who used VA health care services.
The GDX Infographic provides a short narrative on GDX, highlights a few statistics from the GDX FY18 Report and explains how GDX makes contributions to strategic priorities. It includes one visual showing the Veteran population and the total VA expenditures for the last 10-years.
VA released VA Data Strategywhich supports the Department of Veterans Affairs Strategic Plan by providing the overarching vision, goals, and sub-goals to transform the Department into a data-centric enterprise. This data strategy empowers VA employees at all levels of the organization to treat data as a strategic asset to improve the services and benefits delivered to our Nation's Veterans. March 23, 2021
VA released Percent Change in Veteran Population by State from 2000 to 2020The Department of Veterans Affairs provides official estimates and projections of the Veteran population using the Veteran Population Projection Model (VetPop). Based on the available information through September 30, 2018, the latest model VetPop2018 projected a steady decrease in the Veteran population over the next 30 years. The “Percent Change in Veteran Population” data table shows the change in the Veteran population from 2000 to 2020 by state. During this period, the average decrease in the Veteran population is 25% at the state level. March 12, 2021
VA released Korean War Veterans This infographic commemorates U.S. Service Members of Korean War, which took place 70 years ago, and describes living Veterans by gender and age, top 5 states of residency, and trends from 2000 to 2040. December 14, 2020
VA released Veterans Day 2020: Honoring the 30th Anniversary of the Gulf War. In recognition of Veterans Day 2020 NCVAS developed an online story. It recognizes the service of the cohort of veterans who served in the Pre-911 Gulf War era, 2) reports trends in their utilization of VA benefits and services, and 3) encourages all Veterans to apply for the benefits and services they have earned. November 9, 2020
VA released VA Utilization Profile 2017 This profile provides demographic, socio-economic, and utilization trends of Veterans who used at least one VA benefit or service each year between FY 2008 and FY 2017. Also included is a comparison of Veterans who used VA benefits to Veterans who did not use VA benefits. May 29, 2020
VA released 2020 Memorial Day Visualization The 2020 Memorial Day Visualization highlights survivors use of VA benefits: Dependency and Indemnity, Compensation, Home Loan Guaranty, Survivors' Pension, and Education. May 21, 2020
VA released American Indian and Alaska Native Veterans: 2017 (AIAN) This report focuses on demographic, socioeconomic, and health characteristics of AIAN Veterans and presents similar summary information for all Veterans of other races. May 15, 2020
VA released Veteran Population Projection Model: VetPop2018. This release is the latest in a series of Veteran Population Projection Models that provide the estimated and projected total number of Veterans and their demographic characteristics. May 14, 2020
VA released Geographic Distribution of VA Expenditures (GDX) GDX reports expenditures for Compensation and Pension, Construction, Education & Vocational Rehabilitation/Employment, Loan Guaranty, General Operating Expenses, Insurance & Indemnities, Medical Care and Unique Patients. April 30, 2020
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