UK armed forces veterans, health and unpaid care, England and Wales: Census 2021

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Release date: 9 November 2023 9:30am


Analysis of UK armed forces veteran population data from Census 2021, and spouses and children of veterans living in the same household, covering general health, disability and unpaid care by personal characteristics.



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Emily Knipe and Esme Hookway



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About the data

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This release includes data from Census 2021.

National Statistics

These statistics have been given National Statistics status by the Office for Statistics Regulation. They have been produced by following the standards set out in the Code of Practice for Statistics. They meet the highest standards of trustworthiness, quality and public value.

This means that they:

  • meet identified user needs
  • are well explained and easily accessible
  • are produced based on appropriate data and methods
  • are managed impartially and objectively in the public interest