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National Center for Veterans Analysis and Statistics

 

Surveys

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Employment

Employment Histories Report
This study used quantitative and qualitative methods to examine the questions related to employment outcomes and readiness of Recently Separated Service members.

2007 Veterans Employability Research Survey
This study examined the factors that impact Veterans’ employability resulting from participation in the Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program.

National

2010 National Survey of Veterans (NSV):  Active Duty Service Members, Activated National Guard and Reserve Members, Family Members and Survivors
The survey is the sixth in a series of comprenhensive nationwide surveys designed to help VA plan its future programs and services for Veterans.  This is the first time VA has included groups other than Veterans.

 

2001 NSV
This survey is the fifth in a series of comprehensive nationwide surveys designed to help VA plan its future programs and services for Veterans.

 

1987 NSV
This study is the third in a series of national surveys being conducted by the Veterans Administration (VA) to analyze the state of the Veteran population. The data for this survey comes from the response of 9,442 non-institutionalized Veterans. A number of survey questions focused on the use of VA programs. The characteristics of the Veteran population were strongly influenced by the World War II generation.

1979 NSV
The 1979 NSV public data fileis the second in a series of national surveys being conducted by the Veterans Administration (VA) to analyze the state of the Veteran population.  The public data files data for these studies comes from the response of 9,929 non-institutionalized Veterans. A few key questions were included that asked Veterans for reasons why they were not using particular benefits. Much of the data from this survey can be usedd in VA's efforts to evaluate its programs.

Variances

Analysis of Differences in Disability Compensation in the Department of Veterans Affairs, December 2006
This state variance study addresses main sources of observed variation across states and VA Regional Offices regarding average payments to Veterans receiving disability compensation and percentage of Veterans receiving disability compensation.

 
What’s New!

VA released GDX 2021 This 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; Loan Guaranty; and Medical Expenditures. The GDX also includes Veterans Population estimates at the state, county and Congressional District level and the number of unique patients who used VA health care services. June 7,2022

VA released VetPop 2020 which is VA's new official estimate and projection of the Veteran population. It revises and replaces the estimate and projection in VetPop2018. Based on data through September 30, 2020, VetPop2020 provides a projection of the Veteran population at each fiscal year end from 2020 to 2050. For a general overview please refer to to the document VetPop2020 A Brief Description.

 
 

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