This is an annual publication containing information on the strength of UK Reserve Forces, including Regular and Volunteer Reserves, and MOD Sponsored Cadet Forces, broken down by Service. It uses data from the Ministry of Defence Joint Personnel Administration System (JPA) and single Service systems.
- The strength of the UK Volunteer Reserve forces (excluding University units), was 29,960 at 1 April 2012, a decrease of 1,220 on 1 April 2011.
- The Community Cadet Forces strength was 94,730 and the Combined Cadet Force strength was 45, 020 (exc Cadet Forces Adult Volunteers). The Army Cadet Force had the largest proportion of cadets, followed by the Air Training Corps and then the Sea Cadet Corps.
- The Community Cadet Forces Instructor strength was 24,080, a decrease of 430 since April 2011. The Combined Cadet Force Instructor strength decreased by 3.3 per cent to 2,100.
Future editions of this publication:
- 1 April 2014
Release date : 22 May 2014