National Center for Veterans Analysis and Statistics
Korean War Veterans
This infographiccommemorates U.S. Service Members of Korean War, which took place 70 years ago, and describes living Veterans by gener and age, top 5 states of residency, and trends from 2000 to 2040.
Veterans Day 2020: Honoring the 30th Anniversary of the Gulf War
In recognition of Veterans Day 2020 NCVAS developed an online story, Veterans Day 2020: Honoring the 30th Anniversary of the Gulf War. 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.
VA Utilization Profile 2017
This VA profileprovides 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. It also includes a comparison of Veterans who used VA benefits to Veterans who did not use VA benefits.
2020 Memorial Day Visualization
This VA infographichighlights survivors use of VA benefits: Dependency and Indemnity, Compensation, Home Loan Guaranty, Survivors' Pension, and Education.
VA Utilization Profile 2016
VA’s report delivers a wide array of benefits and services to eligible Veterans, dependents and survivors to help ease the transition from the military to civilian life and to improve quality of life. This profile highlights these programs, which are overseen by three administrations: Veterans Health Adminitration (VHA), Veterans Benefits Administration, (VBA) and National Cemetery Administration (NCA). VHA, provides Health Care and Pharmacy, VBA, provides Compensation and Pension disability benifits, Education Assistance, Life Insurance, Vocational Rehabilitation/employment services, and Home Loan Guaranty assistance. NCA provides memorial benefits including graves, markers, flags, medallions and burial allowances.
Definition of Healthcare Priority Groups
Today’s Veterans have a comprehensive medical benefits package, which VA administers through an annual patient enrollment system. The enrollment system is based on priority groups to ensure health care benefits are readily available to all enrolled Veterans. Learn more »
Disability Compensation and Patient Expenditures: Fiscal Year (FY) 2000 to FY 2018
This table shows total disability compensation recipients and total patient counts along with the related expenditures for each.
Number of Veteran Patients by Healthcare Priority Group: FY 2000 to FY 2018
This table shows the total number of patients in each of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ healthcare enrollment priority group categories.
Average Expenditures Per Patient by Healthcare Priority Group: FY 2000 to FY 2018
This table shows the average expenditures per patient in each of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ healthcare enrollment priority group categories.
Selected Veterans Health Administration Characteristics: FY 2002 to FY 2015
This table shows a brief summary of enrollees, outpatient visits, and inpatient admissions.
Summary of Veterans Benefits: FY 2000 to FY 2016
This table provides a summary of all Veterans Benefits Administration program recipients and participants.
Department of Veterans Affairs Education Program Beneficiaries: FY 2000 to FY 2016
This table shows the number of education program beneficiaries by program type for the Nation.
Department of Veterans Affairs Education Program Beneficiaries by Geography: FY 2000 to FY 2016
This table shows the number of education program beneficiaries by program type for all states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines.
Service-connected Disabled Veterans by Disability Rating Group: FY 1986 to FY 2019
This table shows the total number of Veterans with a service-connected disability by disability rating group.
National Cemetery Administration (NCA) Summary of Veteran Interments: FY 2000 to FY 2017
This table provides a summary of Veteran interments by type of interment for fiscal years 2000 through 2017.
NCA Summary of Veteran and Non-Veteran Interments: FY 2000 to FY 2017
This table provides a summary of Veteran and Non-Veteran interments by type of interment for fiscal years 2000 through 2017.
NCA Summary of Veteran and Dependent Interments by Cemetery Type: FY 2000 to FY 2017
This table provides a summary of Veteran and Dependent interments by cemetery type by fiscal years 2000 through 2017
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 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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