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Air Force: Discharges

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 21111, tabled on 20 June 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many service personnel left the Royal Air Force 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

Totals

2,269

2,434

2,495

2,600

2,000

2,259

Trained

2,071

2,223

2,223

2,231

1,783

1,938

Untrained

198

211

272

369

217

321

Officers

449

492

429

459

372

350

Trained

424

478

409

435

360

331

Untrained

25

14

20

24

12

19

Other Ranks

1,820

1,942

2,066

2,141

1,628

1,909

Trained

1,647

1,745

1,814

1,796

1,423

1,607

Untrained

173

197

252

345

205

302