The latest Naval Service Quarterly Pocket Brief produced by Defence Statistics (Navy), Ministry of Defence, was released on the 15th August 2013 according to the arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority. This is a quarterly publication containing information on strengths, liabilities, intakes and outflows from the UK Armed Forces by Service. This publication uses Naval Service data from the Ministry of Defence Joint Personnel Administration System (JPA).
- Table 1 - The trained regular strength (including FTRS Regular personnel) of the Naval Service was in surplus by 1.9% against the liability as at 1st July 2013. This surplus of 570 is less than the surplus of 890 for 1st April 2013 quarter.
- Table 5 - The Naval Service trained strength decreased by 1,790 between 1st July 2012 and 1st July 2013.
- Chart 10 - The voluntary outflow of Royal Marine other ranks has fallen to 7.5% after it's peak of 9.2% in March 2013. This coincides with a Financial Retention Incentive (FRI) and the saturation of the maritime security industry.
- Chart 14 - Males and females leave the service at a similar rate, until 4 years length of service, after which females leave the service at a greater rate than males.
For further information about these statistics, contact Defence Statistics (Navy):
Telephone: 02392 625955
Future editions of this publication:
- 1 January 2014
Release date : 13 February 2014
- 1 April 2014
Release date : 15 May 2014
- 1 July 2014
Release date : 14 August 2014
- 1 October 2014
Release date : 13 November 2014
- 1 January 2015
Release date : 12 February 2015
- 1 April 2015
Release date : 14 May 2015