GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Military Veterans Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"Less than 7% of the U.S. population has served in the military at some point in their lives."

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"Male veterans earned a median income of about $42,300 in 2018, whereas female veterans earned approximately $34,800."

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"According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there were approximately 18.2 million military veterans in the United States in 2019."

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"The suicide rate among veterans is 1.5 times higher than that of non-veteran adults."

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"In 2017, 16.3% of veterans between 21 and 64 years old reported that they experienced barriers to accessing health care."

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"76% of veterans support the use of military force for humanitarian purposes."

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"In 2019, about 89% of veterans were employed."

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"The VA estimates that 17 veterans die by suicide every day."

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"Women make up about 10% of the U.S. veteran population."

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"The veteran homelessness rate has decreased by nearly 50% since 2010."

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"Over 4 million veterans served during the Gulf War era."

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"About 2 million veterans served during the Korea War era."

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"Rural veterans constitute 24% of the veteran population enrolled in the VA health care system."

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"Veterans aged 25 to 34 are more likely to have a bachelor's degree or higher compared to non-veterans."

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"Over 9 million veterans are enrolled in the VA health care system."

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"The unemployment rate for veterans in the U.S. was 6.5% in 2020, compared to 8.0% for non-veterans."

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"Over 1.3 million veterans have a service-connected disability rating of 70% or higher."

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"Approximately 41.6% of Gulf War-era II veterans have a service-connected disability."

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"About 50% of post-9/11 veterans have served with someone who was killed."

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"About 11% of the adult homeless population are veterans."

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