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Veteran Population

Group of men and women

Fiscal Year 2018
AK AL AR AZ CA CO CT DC DE FL
GA GU HI IA ID IL IN KS KY LA
MA MD ME MI MN MS MO MT NC ND
NE NH NJ NM NV NY OH OK OR PA
PR RI SC SD TN TX UT VA VT WA
WI WV WY              
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The Veteran Population Model

The Veteran Population Projection Model 2018 (VetPop2018) provides the latest official Veteran population projection from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).  VetPop2018 is a deterministic projection model developed by the office of Predictive Analytics to estimate and project the Veteran Population from Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 to FY2048. Using the best available Veteran data at the end of FY2018 as the base population. VetPop2018 projects living and deceased Veteran counts by key demographic characteristics such as age, gender, period of service, and race/ethnicity at various geographic levels for the next 30 years.  See VetPop2018 A Brief Description and more detailed information will be provided later.

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..

Veterans Day 2019: Veterans Keep On Serving

The Veterans Day 2019 Infographic highlights how Veterans continue to serve in the Federal Government and the private sector.

Veteran Population Infographic

The VetPop2018 Infographic displays charts, graphs, maps to visualize data of the Veteran Population Projection Model 2018 (VetPop2018).  VetPop16 provides the latest official Veteran population by key demographic characteristics such as age/generations, gender, period of service and race/ethnicity at the national, state and Congressional District levels for the next 30 years.

The VetPop2019 Infographic describes the Veteran Population Projection Model used to estimate and project the numbers and characteristics of the Veteran population. The process includes blending data from various data sources to produce Veteran counts at the national, state and below the state levels for certain demographics. It includes projecting the number of Veteran records out into the future for 30-years.

Veterans Day 2018: A World War I Visualization

The WW1 Infographic shows how occupations of WWI Veterans in 1930 have evolved and changed from the Gulf War I Era Veterans' occupations in 2008.

Memorial Day 2019: VA Honors All Who Have Served and Died

This Memorial Day 2019 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.

Demographic Characteristics of Veterans Who Separated in 2011 and 2017

The Demographic Characteristics data table provides a brief demographic profile of Veterans who separated from the military at two points in time: 2011 and 2017. It contains distributions on age, sex/ethnicity, and military component.

 
What’s New!

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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