Service And Civilian Personnel Bulletin
- At 1 April 2013, 150,310 (88.0 per cent) of UK Regular Armed Forces personnel were stationed in the UK. This was a decrease of 6,660 when compared to 1 April 2012. This decrease has occurred despite the return of Armed Forces personnel from Germany in line with the requirements set out in the SDSR. At 1 April 2013, 20,060 personnel were stationed overseas, a decrease of 2,380 from 1 April 2012.
- At 1 April 2013, 53,050 MOD Civilian personnel were located in the UK. This was a decrease of 4,170 when compared to 1 April 2012, 11,270 civilians were stationed overseas, a decrease on 1,270 from 1 April 2012.
- The decrease in both Military and Civilian personnel is part of a continuing trend and is likely to continue whilst the MoD strives to reach targets as set out in the SDSR and 3ME.