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Navy: Discharges

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 21110, tabled on 20 June 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many service personnel left the Royal Navy in each year from 2017 to date.

Answered on

27 June 2022

The information requested is provided in the following table:

Financial Year

2016-17

2017-18

2018-19

2019-20

2020-21

2021-22

RN/RM total outflow

3,003

3,088

3,092

3,322

2,868

3,518

Trained

2,252

2,428

2,460

2,390

1,942

2,494

Untrained

751

660

632

932

926

1,024

Officer

429

460

440

433

359

414

Trained

364

390

355

352

288

360

Untrained

65

70

85

81

71

54

Other Ranks

2,574

2,628

2,652

2,889

2,509

3,104

Trained

1,888

2,038

2,105

2,038

1,654

2,134

Untrained

686

590

547

851

855

970

1. Figures show outflow from UK Regular Forces, both trained and untrained, including personnel leaving the Services, deaths and recalled reservists on release. They do not include promotion from Ranks to Officers or flows between Services.