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Government Documents - Military and Veterans Agencies: Statistics and Data

War Department, Navy Department, Army, Department of Defense, Air Force, Marine Corps, National Military Establishment, Department of Veterans Affairs, and related agencies


Annual reports of the Secretary of War, Secretary of the Navy, and Department of Defense contain statistics on the size of the armed forces, civilian workers, defense budget, military contracts, military lands, assistance to foreign governments, and other subjects. Use the links in the Health & Medical Statistics box to access the reports.

Defense contractors

Defense Budget/Spending

Size of the Armed Services

Veterans statistics

Statistics - Ethnic Groups & Women

Number and Location of Bases

Health & Medical Statistics

Annual reports of the Surgeon General of the Army and Surgeon General of the Navy include historical medical and casualty statistics for the Army, Navy, and Marine Corps. These reports can be found in the following databases (UHM login may be required):