Official Statistics

UK reserve forces and MOD sponsored cadets strengths: background quality report

Background quality report on the strength of UK reserve forces, including regular and volunteer reserves and MOD sponsored cadet forces.



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 background quality report for the reserve forces and cadet statistics provides subject details of the areas that the statistics cover. This includes breakdowns by army, navy and RAF, regular and volunteer reserves, officer and other ranks and males and females.

Published 1 May 2012
Last updated 16 December 2014 + show all updates
  1. Added Background quality report: UK reserve forces and cadet statistics November 2014.
  2. First published.