Official Statistics

Royal Navy and Royal Marines quarterly pocket brief: background quality report

Statistics on strengths, requirements, intakes and outflows from the Royal Navy and Royal Marines.



The purpose of a background quality report is to inform users of the statistics about the quality of the data used to produce the publication and any statistics derived from that data.

This is a quarterly publication containing information on process of the collection of statistics for the ‘Naval service pocket brief’ for 2011 to 2014 and the information it contains including statistics on strengths, liabilities, intakes and outflows from the UK armed forces by service.

Published 1 April 2011
Last updated 17 February 2017 + show all updates
  1. Added BQR February 2017
  2. Swapped order of reports.
  3. First published.