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National Center for Veterans Analysis and Statistics

 

About Us

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Who are we?

We develop statistical analyses and reports on a broad range of topics, operate VA’s data and statistics Web portal to disseminate Veteran data and statistics, and develop estimates and projections on Veteran populations.

Additionally, we lead interagency data-sharing collaborations with other Federal agencies, and conduct survey analyses and research including future iterations of the National Survey of Veterans.

We also lead the effort to implement corporate data governance and corporate data management in VA, and implement enterprise business intelligence tools and processes to support analysis and planning activities in VA.

Mission Statement

To serve as the authoritative clearinghouse for VA to collect, validate, analyze, and disseminate key statistics on Veteran population and VA programs to support planning, analysis, and decision-making activities.

What’s New!

VA released Veterans Day 2019: Veterans Keep On Serving This infographic highlights how Veterans continue to serve in Government and the private sector. November 8, 2019

VA released Compensation and Pension by County 2018 This report shows the number of Veterans in each state and county who received monthly Disability Compensation and Pension payments during fiscal year 2018. It also includes breakdowns by disability rating groups, age groups, and gender. October 8, 2019

VA released Memorial Day 2019: VA Honors All Who Have Served and Died This Memorial Day infographic illustrates the sacrifice of America's Veterans during the battle, other deaths while in service, and after leaving the military. The infographic also provides key statistics on how VA's National Cemetery Administration memorializes Veterans.

VA released Veteran Population InfographicThe Veteran Population Projection Model process includes blending data from various data sources to produce Veteran counts at the national, state and below state levels for certain demographics. It includes projecting the number of Veteran records out into the future for 30-years. The projeced Veteran population is both declining in number and becoming more evenly distributed in age. Whereas the annual change for the total Veteran population is -1.8 percent per year and the male Veteran population is -2.2 percent per year, the annual change to the female Veteran population is +0.6 percent per year. May 10, 2019

 
 

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