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star this property date less than 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what recent estimate he has made of the size of the (a) regular armed forces community and (b) reserve armed forces community including the partners, spouses and children of people serving in the armed forces. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central more like this
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Dan Jarvis more like this
star this property uin 276190 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
star this property answer text <p>The requested information is provided below:</p><p> </p><p>Number of Service Personnel and Estimate of the Number of Children and Marital Status as at 1 April 2019</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>Number of Service Personnel</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Estimated Number of children</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Estimated Numbers Married or in a Civil Partnership</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>UK Regular Forces<sup>1</sup></p></td><td><p>144,430</p></td><td><p>48,160</p></td><td><p>62,680</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Future Reserves 2020<sup>2</sup></p></td><td><p>36,400</p></td><td><p>10,610</p></td><td><p>14,380</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Total</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>180,830</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>58,770</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>77,060</strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Notes:</p><p> </p><p>1. Figures exclude Gurkhas, Regular Reserve, Sponsored Reserve, Military Provost Guard Service, Locally Engaged Personnel and elements of the Full-time Reserve Service (FTRS).</p><p> </p><ol start="2"><li>Future Reserves 2020 includes volunteer reserves who are mobilised, High Readiness Reserves and Volunteer Reserve personnel serving on Additional Duties Commitment or FTRS contracts. Non Regular Permanent Staff, Expeditionary Forces Institute and University Officer Cadets and Regular Reservists are excluded.</li></ol><p> </p><ol start="3"><li>Figures for the number of children and marital status are estimates as the data is self-declared and has not been verified by Defence Statistics.</li></ol><p> </p><ol start="4"><li>Figures have been rounded to the nearest 10, figures ending in “5” have been rounded to the nearest 20 to avoid systematic bias.</li></ol><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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less than 2019-07-17T15:10:56.203Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-17T15:10:56.203Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-11-27more like thismore than 2018-11-27
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many personnel who were born overseas currently serve in the (a) Army, (b) Royal Navy and (c) Royal Air Force. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff Central more like this
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Jo Stevens more like this
star this property uin 196211 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-03more like thismore than 2018-12-03
star this property answer text <p>The requested information is provided below:</p><p> </p><p><strong>Trained and untrained Regular personnel reporting a non-UK country of birth, as at 1 April 2018</strong></p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Army</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Royal Navy/Royal Marines</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Royal Air Force</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>12,250</p></td><td><p>1,400</p></td><td><p>1,880</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Notes: requirements for entry to the UK Armed Forces are based on nationality, not country of birth.</p><p> </p><p>Numbers are rounded to the nearest 10.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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less than 2018-12-03T15:48:24.933Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-03T15:48:24.933Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Jo Stevens more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-10-24more like thismore than 2018-10-24
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many and what proportion of (a) service personnel and (b) support staff were born in (a) non-UK EU states (b) commonwealth countries and (c) the rest of the world. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff Central more like this
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Jo Stevens more like this
star this property uin 183508 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-10-29more like thismore than 2018-10-29
star this property answer text <p>The number of regular Armed Forces personnel as at 1 April 2018 who report a country of birth that is a non-UK EU country is 4,660. This represents 3.4% of the regular Armed Forces who have a known country of birth.</p><p>The number of regular Armed Forces personnel as at 1 April 2018 who report a country of birth that is a non-UK Commonwealth country is 8,330. This represents 6.0% of the regular Armed Forces who have a known country of birth. These figures include personnel with a country of birth of Malta and Cyprus, these personnel are also contained in the figures in part (a) of this response (Hence the figures in parts (a), (b) and (c) cannot be added to give the non-UK total). Personnel reporting The Gambia and Zimbabwe as their country of birth are included in these figures.</p><p>The number of regular Armed Forces personnel as at 1 April 2018 who report a country of birth that is a non-UK, EU or Commonwealth country is 2,890. This represents 2.1% of the regular Armed Forces.</p><p>Country of birth has a 94.9% declaration rate on the Armed Forces administration system with 7,450 personnel with an unknown country of birth. Non-UK refers to personnel who do not report a country of birth that is either the United Kingdom, any British Overseas Territory or Crown dependency.</p><p>Although the country of birth may be non UK or Commonwealth, personnel must hold a British or Commonwealth nationality to join the Armed Forces.</p><p>Figures in this response have been rounded to the nearest 10.</p><p>For the Ministry of Defence's (MOD) civil servants, the civilian administration system does not make it mandatory to record their place of birth. Around 25% of MOD civilians have declared their place of birth on the system, which is not a high enough figure to provide a meaningful analysis.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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less than 2018-10-29T16:39:41.197Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-29T16:39:41.197Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Jo Stevens more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-07-20more like thismore than 2018-07-20
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many service personnel from each service are based in each local authority of the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Llanelli more like this
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Nia Griffith more like this
star this property uin 166472 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-04more like thismore than 2018-09-04
star this property answer text <p>The requested information can be found in the Ministry of Defence's Annual Location Statistics. Data as at 1 April 2018 can be accessed at the following address:</p><p>https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/location-of-uk-regular-service-and-civilian-personnel-annual-statistics-2018.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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less than 2018-09-04T15:03:22.097Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-04T15:03:22.097Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nia Griffith more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-04-16more like thismore than 2018-04-16
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many fewer full-time (a) male and (b) female service personnel there were at the most recent date for which data is available compared with 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry South more like this
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Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 135936 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-04-24more like thismore than 2018-04-24
star this property answer text <p>The number of full-time, UK Regular Service personnel, broken down by gender and year, can be found in the table below.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>1 October 2010</p></td><td><p>1 October 2017</p></td><td><p>Decrease from <br> 1 October 2010 to 1 October 2017</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Male</p></td><td><p>170,620</p></td><td><p>132,300</p></td><td><p>38,330</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Female</p></td><td><p>18,060</p></td><td><p>15,230</p></td><td><p>2,840</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>The 2010 Strategic Defence and Security Review looked to restructure the Armed Forces to face future challenges and affordability, resulting in a reduction to Armed Forces strength. The Armed Forces have enough personnel to meet operational requirements.</p><p> </p><p>The Ministry of Defence’s published Diversity Statistics can be found at the following link: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/uk-armed-forces-biannual-diversity-statistics-2017" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/uk-armed-forces-biannual-diversity-statistics-2017</a>.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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less than 2018-04-24T15:18:18.657Zmore like thismore than 2018-04-24T15:18:18.657Z
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star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-12-20more like thismore than 2017-12-20
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on the recommendations of the Royal British Legion and Poppyscotland's 2017 Manifesto for the armed forces. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kingston upon Hull North more like this
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Diana Johnson more like this
star this property uin 120792 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-01-08more like thismore than 2018-01-08
star this property answer text <p>Last year's Armed Forces Covenant Annual Report to Parliament, published on 18 December 2017, sets out the progress made and future intent across Government and in the Devolved Administrations towards a number of key goals in the Royal British Legion's Manifesto. These include: confirmation from the Office of National Statistics that they will recommend the inclusion of a veterans' marker in the 2021 census; an independent review of the Covenant in Business in 2018 to identify and share best practice, and an intention to consult on statutory guidance for local authorities regarding housing support for divorced and separated spouses of Service personnel.</p><p> </p><p>Defence Ministers were pleased to meet with the Director General of the Royal British Legion, Charles Byrne, in November 2017, and will continue to drive the Covenant agenda forward across Government via the Ministerial Covenant and Veterans Board this Year.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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less than 2018-01-08T14:54:34.417Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-08T14:54:34.417Z
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star this property label Biography information for Diana Johnson more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-11-13more like thismore than 2017-11-13
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many finance staff within (a) Navy, (b) Army and (c) Air Command (i) have (ii) are working towards and (iii) do not have a professional accountancy qualification. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Durham more like this
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Mr Kevan Jones more like this
star this property uin 112469 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-11-21more like thismore than 2017-11-21
star this property answer text <p>Recording accountancy qualifications is not mandated, so data is only that which is recorded on the Ministry of Defence Human Resources system.</p><p> </p><p>The information requested, as at 30 June 2017, is given below:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Single Service</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Navy</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Navy</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Air</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Total Number Qualified Accountants</p></td><td><p>20</p></td><td><p>20</p></td><td><p>15</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Total Number Under Training</p></td><td><p>~</p></td><td><p>~</p></td><td><p>5</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Do not have a professional accountancy qualification</p></td><td><p>115</p></td><td><p>320</p></td><td><p>145</p></td></tr></tbody></table><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="7"><p>In line with Defence Statistics policy, all figures have been rounded to the nearest 5. ~ represents less than 5.</p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="7"><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="5"><p>Number of staff is headcount.</p></td></tr></tbody></table>
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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less than 2017-11-21T14:41:13.943Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-21T14:41:13.943Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Kevan Jones more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-11-01more like thismore than 2017-11-01
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many (a) regular (i) soldiers, (ii) sailors and (iii) airmen and (b) reserve (A) soldiers, (B) sailors and (C) airmen, by medical category, there were for each year since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine more like this
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Andrew Bowie more like this
star this property uin 110876 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-11-08more like thismore than 2017-11-08
star this property answer text <p>There are three Medical Deployability Standard (MDS) categories for the Armed Forces. Medically Fully Deployable (MFD) personnel are those medically fit for duty with no employment limitations. Medically Limited Deployable (MLD) personnel are medically fit for duty with minor employment limitations. MLD personnel may have a medical condition or functional limitation that prevents the meeting of all MFD requirements. Medically Not Deployable (MND) personnel are medically fit for duty with major employment limitations. MND personnel are not fit to deploy on Operations but may be deployable on UK based exercises.</p><p> </p><p>The table below provides the number (n) and percentage of UK Regular Armed Forces in each MDS category, by Service as at 1 April for each year since 2010. These figures include full time trained and serving personnel against requirement. This was the deployable population.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>All</strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>MFD</strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>MLD</strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>MND</strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>Unknown MDS</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>n</strong></p></td><td><p>n</p></td><td><p><em>%</em></p></td><td><p>n</p></td><td><p><em>%</em></p></td><td><p>n</p></td><td><p><em>%</em></p></td><td><p>n</p></td><td><p><em>%</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>1 April 2010</strong></p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>All Services</p></td><td><p><strong>177,897 </strong></p></td><td><p>143,253</p></td><td><p><em>81%</em></p></td><td><p>18,101</p></td><td><p><em>10%</em></p></td><td><p>13,615</p></td><td><p><em>8%</em></p></td><td><p>2,928</p></td><td><p><em>2%</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Naval Service<sup>3</sup></p></td><td><p><strong> 35,502 </strong></p></td><td><p>28,366</p></td><td><p><em>80%</em></p></td><td><p>1,843</p></td><td><p><em>5%</em></p></td><td><p>2,938</p></td><td><p><em>8%</em></p></td><td><p>2,355</p></td><td><p><em>7%</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Army</p></td><td><p><strong>102,261 </strong></p></td><td><p>80,546</p></td><td><p><em>79%</em></p></td><td><p>14,786</p></td><td><p><em>14%</em></p></td><td><p>6,736</p></td><td><p><em>7%</em></p></td><td><p>193</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>RAF</p></td><td><p><strong> 40,134 </strong></p></td><td><p>34,341</p></td><td><p><em>86%</em></p></td><td><p>1,472</p></td><td><p><em>4%</em></p></td><td><p>3,941</p></td><td><p><em>10%</em></p></td><td><p>380</p></td><td><p><em>1%</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>1 April 2011</strong></p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>All Services</p></td><td><p><strong>176,816 </strong></p></td><td><p>143,278</p></td><td><p><em>81%</em></p></td><td><p>18,828</p></td><td><p><em>11%</em></p></td><td><p>13,800</p></td><td><p><em>8%</em></p></td><td><p>910</p></td><td><p><em>1%</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Naval Service<sup>3</sup></p></td><td><p><strong> 35,426 </strong></p></td><td><p>29,793</p></td><td><p><em>84%</em></p></td><td><p>1,995</p></td><td><p><em>6%</em></p></td><td><p>2,882</p></td><td><p><em>8%</em></p></td><td><p>756</p></td><td><p><em>2%</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Army</p></td><td><p><strong>101,303 </strong></p></td><td><p>79,092</p></td><td><p><em>78%</em></p></td><td><p>15,217</p></td><td><p><em>15%</em></p></td><td><p>6,952</p></td><td><p><em>7%</em></p></td><td><p>42</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>RAF</p></td><td><p><strong> 40,087 </strong></p></td><td><p>34,393</p></td><td><p><em>86%</em></p></td><td><p>1,616</p></td><td><p><em>4%</em></p></td><td><p>3,966</p></td><td><p><em>10%</em></p></td><td><p>112</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>1 April 2012</strong></p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>All Services</p></td><td><p><strong>170,010 </strong></p></td><td><p>137,866</p></td><td><p><em>81%</em></p></td><td><p>17,666</p></td><td><p><em>11%</em></p></td><td><p>14,211</p></td><td><p><em>8%</em></p></td><td><p>267</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Naval Service<sup>3</sup></p></td><td><p><strong> 33,287 </strong></p></td><td><p>28,428</p></td><td><p><em>85%</em></p></td><td><p>1,786</p></td><td><p><em>5%</em></p></td><td><p>2,866</p></td><td><p><em>9%</em></p></td><td><p>207</p></td><td><p><em>1%</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Army</p></td><td><p><strong> 98,598 </strong></p></td><td><p>76,781</p></td><td><p><em>78%</em></p></td><td><p>14,319</p></td><td><p><em>15%</em></p></td><td><p>7,480</p></td><td><p><em>8%</em></p></td><td><p>18</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>RAF</p></td><td><p><strong> 38,125 </strong></p></td><td><p>32,657</p></td><td><p><em>86%</em></p></td><td><p>1,561</p></td><td><p><em>4%</em></p></td><td><p>3,865</p></td><td><p><em>10%</em></p></td><td><p>42</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>1 April 2013</strong></p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>All Services</p></td><td><p><strong>160,712 </strong></p></td><td><p>130,770</p></td><td><p><em>81%</em></p></td><td><p>15,464</p></td><td><p><em>10%</em></p></td><td><p>14,352</p></td><td><p><em>9%</em></p></td><td><p>126</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Naval Service<sup>3</sup></p></td><td><p><strong> 31,423 </strong></p></td><td><p>26,799</p></td><td><p><em>85%</em></p></td><td><p>1,825</p></td><td><p><em>6%</em></p></td><td><p>2,697</p></td><td><p><em>9%</em></p></td><td><p>102</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Army</p></td><td><p><strong> 93,939 </strong></p></td><td><p>73,668</p></td><td><p><em>78%</em></p></td><td><p>12,237</p></td><td><p><em>13%</em></p></td><td><p>8,021</p></td><td><p><em>9%</em></p></td><td><p>13</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>RAF</p></td><td><p><strong> 35,350 </strong></p></td><td><p>30,303</p></td><td><p><em>86%</em></p></td><td><p>1,402</p></td><td><p><em>4%</em></p></td><td><p>3,634</p></td><td><p><em>10%</em></p></td><td><p>11</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>1 April 2014</strong></p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>All Services</p></td><td><p><strong>150,891 </strong></p></td><td><p>122,616</p></td><td><p><em>81%</em></p></td><td><p>13,811</p></td><td><p><em>9%</em></p></td><td><p>14,396</p></td><td><p><em>10%</em></p></td><td><p>68</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Naval Service<sup>3</sup></p></td><td><p><strong> 30,509 </strong></p></td><td><p>25,866</p></td><td><p><em>85%</em></p></td><td><p>1,732</p></td><td><p><em>6%</em></p></td><td><p>2,859</p></td><td><p><em>9%</em></p></td><td><p>52</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Army</p></td><td><p><strong> 87,176 </strong></p></td><td><p>68,564</p></td><td><p><em>79%</em></p></td><td><p>10,667</p></td><td><p><em>12%</em></p></td><td><p>7,938</p></td><td><p><em>9%</em></p></td><td><p>7</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>RAF</p></td><td><p><strong> 33,206 </strong></p></td><td><p>28,186</p></td><td><p><em>85%</em></p></td><td><p>1,412</p></td><td><p><em>4%</em></p></td><td><p>3,599</p></td><td><p><em>11%</em></p></td><td><p>9</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>1 April 2015</strong></p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>All Services</p></td><td><p><strong>144,117 </strong></p></td><td><p>116,125</p></td><td><p><em>81%</em></p></td><td><p>13,401</p></td><td><p><em>9%</em></p></td><td><p>14,547</p></td><td><p><em>10%</em></p></td><td><p>44</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Naval Service<sup>3</sup></p></td><td><p><strong> 30,058 </strong></p></td><td><p>25,338</p></td><td><p><em>84%</em></p></td><td><p>1,846</p></td><td><p><em>6%</em></p></td><td><p>2,840</p></td><td><p><em>9%</em></p></td><td><p>34</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Army</p></td><td><p><strong> 82,231 </strong></p></td><td><p>63,854</p></td><td><p><em>78%</em></p></td><td><p>10,122</p></td><td><p><em>12%</em></p></td><td><p>8,246</p></td><td><p><em>10%</em></p></td><td><p>9</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>RAF</p></td><td><p><strong> 31,828 </strong></p></td><td><p>26,933</p></td><td><p><em>85%</em></p></td><td><p>1,433</p></td><td><p><em>5%</em></p></td><td><p>3,461</p></td><td><p><em>11%</em></p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>1 April 2016</strong></p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>All Services</p></td><td><p><strong>140,432 </strong></p></td><td><p>112,024</p></td><td><p><em>80%</em></p></td><td><p>13,551</p></td><td><p><em>10%</em></p></td><td><p>14,822</p></td><td><p><em>11%</em></p></td><td><p>35</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Naval Service<sup>3</sup></p></td><td><p><strong> 29,702 </strong></p></td><td><p>24,850</p></td><td><p><em>84%</em></p></td><td><p>1,932</p></td><td><p><em>7%</em></p></td><td><p>2,892</p></td><td><p><em>10%</em></p></td><td><p>28</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Army</p></td><td><p><strong> 79,746 </strong></p></td><td><p>61,431</p></td><td><p><em>77%</em></p></td><td><p>10,001</p></td><td><p><em>13%</em></p></td><td><p>8,308</p></td><td><p><em>10%</em></p></td><td><p>6</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>RAF</p></td><td><p><strong> 30,984 </strong></p></td><td><p>25,743</p></td><td><p><em>83%</em></p></td><td><p>1,618</p></td><td><p><em>5%</em></p></td><td><p>3,622</p></td><td><p><em>12%</em></p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>1 April 2017</strong></p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>All Services</p></td><td><p><strong> 138,844 </strong></p></td><td><p>111,026</p></td><td><p><em>80%</em></p></td><td><p>13,860</p></td><td><p><em>10%</em></p></td><td><p>13,916</p></td><td><p><em>10%</em></p></td><td><p>42</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Naval Service<sup>3</sup></p></td><td><p><strong> 29,584 </strong></p></td><td><p>24,793</p></td><td><p><em>84%</em></p></td><td><p>2,044</p></td><td><p><em>7%</em></p></td><td><p>2,722</p></td><td><p><em>9%</em></p></td><td><p>25</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Army</p></td><td><p><strong> 78,407 </strong></p></td><td><p>60,532</p></td><td><p><em>77%</em></p></td><td><p>9,971</p></td><td><p><em>13%</em></p></td><td><p>7,890</p></td><td><p><em>10%</em></p></td><td><p>14</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>RAF</p></td><td><p><strong> 30,853 </strong></p></td><td><p>25,701</p></td><td><p><em>83%</em></p></td><td><p>1,845</p></td><td><p><em>6%</em></p></td><td><p>3,304</p></td><td><p><em>11%</em></p></td><td><p>3</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p><sup>1 </sup>Full time trade trained and serving against requirement personnel.</p><p><sup>2</sup> As at 1 April each year.</p><p><sup>3</sup> Includes Royal Navy and Royal Marines.</p><p> </p><p>The table below provides the number and percentage of UK Future Reserves 2020 personnel in each MDS, by Service as at 1 April for each year since 2013. Like for like figures for all three Services are not available prior to October 2012.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>All</strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>MFD</strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>MLD</strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>MLD</strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>Unknown MDS</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>n</strong></p></td><td><p>n</p></td><td><p><em>%</em></p></td><td><p>n</p></td><td><p><em>%</em></p></td><td><p>n</p></td><td><p><em>%</em></p></td><td><p>n</p></td><td><p><em>%</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>1 April 2013</strong></p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>All Services</p></td><td><p><strong>29,388</strong></p></td><td><p>24,514</p></td><td><p><em>83%</em></p></td><td><p>2,322</p></td><td><p><em>8%</em></p></td><td><p>1,422</p></td><td><p><em>5%</em></p></td><td><p>1,130</p></td><td><p><em>4%</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Maritime Reserves<sup>3</sup></p></td><td><p><strong>2,610</strong></p></td><td><p>2,196</p></td><td><p><em>84%</em></p></td><td><p>68</p></td><td><p><em>3%</em></p></td><td><p>49</p></td><td><p><em>2%</em></p></td><td><p>297</p></td><td><p><em>11%</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Army Reserves</p></td><td><p><strong>25,238</strong></p></td><td><p>21,056</p></td><td><p><em>83%</em></p></td><td><p>2,232</p></td><td><p><em>9%</em></p></td><td><p>1,290</p></td><td><p><em>5%</em></p></td><td><p>660</p></td><td><p><em>3%</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>RAF Reserves</p></td><td><p><strong>1,540</strong></p></td><td><p>1,262</p></td><td><p><em>82%</em></p></td><td><p>22</p></td><td><p><em>1%</em></p></td><td><p>83</p></td><td><p><em>5%</em></p></td><td><p>173</p></td><td><p><em>11%</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>1 April 2014</strong></p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>All Services</p></td><td><p><strong>28,147</strong></p></td><td><p>22,935</p></td><td><p><em>81%</em></p></td><td><p>2,554</p></td><td><p><em>9%</em></p></td><td><p>1,480</p></td><td><p><em>5%</em></p></td><td><p>1,178</p></td><td><p><em>4%</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Maritime Reserves<sup>3</sup></p></td><td><p><strong>2,850</strong></p></td><td><p>2,335</p></td><td><p><em>82%</em></p></td><td><p>106</p></td><td><p><em>4%</em></p></td><td><p>69</p></td><td><p><em>2%</em></p></td><td><p>340</p></td><td><p><em>12%</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Army Reserves</p></td><td><p><strong>23,578</strong></p></td><td><p>19,278</p></td><td><p><em>82%</em></p></td><td><p>2,409</p></td><td><p><em>10%</em></p></td><td><p>1,319</p></td><td><p><em>6%</em></p></td><td><p>572</p></td><td><p><em>2%</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>RAF Reserves</p></td><td><p><strong>1,719</strong></p></td><td><p>1,322</p></td><td><p><em>77%</em></p></td><td><p>39</p></td><td><p><em>2%</em></p></td><td><p>92</p></td><td><p><em>5%</em></p></td><td><p>266</p></td><td><p><em>15%</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>1 April 2015</strong></p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>All Services</p></td><td><p><strong>30,814</strong></p></td><td><p>23,898</p></td><td><p><em>78%</em></p></td><td><p>2,770</p></td><td><p><em>9%</em></p></td><td><p>1,564</p></td><td><p><em>5%</em></p></td><td><p>2,582</p></td><td><p><em>8%</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Maritime Reserves<sup>3</sup></p></td><td><p><strong>3,157</strong></p></td><td><p>2,457</p></td><td><p><em>78%</em></p></td><td><p>121</p></td><td><p><em>4%</em></p></td><td><p>74</p></td><td><p><em>2%</em></p></td><td><p>505</p></td><td><p><em>16%</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Army Reserves</p></td><td><p><strong>25,438</strong></p></td><td><p>19,884</p></td><td><p><em>78%</em></p></td><td><p>2,592</p></td><td><p><em>10%</em></p></td><td><p>1,392</p></td><td><p><em>5%</em></p></td><td><p>1,570</p></td><td><p><em>6%</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>RAF Reserves</p></td><td><p><strong>2,219</strong></p></td><td><p>1,557</p></td><td><p><em>70%</em></p></td><td><p>57</p></td><td><p><em>3%</em></p></td><td><p>98</p></td><td><p><em>4%</em></p></td><td><p>507</p></td><td><p><em>23%</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>1 April 2016</strong></p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>All Services</p></td><td><p><strong>34,755</strong></p></td><td><p>26,180</p></td><td><p><em>75%</em></p></td><td><p>3,105</p></td><td><p><em>9%</em></p></td><td><p>1,676</p></td><td><p><em>5%</em></p></td><td><p>3,794</p></td><td><p><em>11%</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Maritime Reserves<sup>3</sup></p></td><td><p><strong>3,541</strong></p></td><td><p>2,883</p></td><td><p><em>81%</em></p></td><td><p>131</p></td><td><p><em>4%</em></p></td><td><p>104</p></td><td><p><em>3%</em></p></td><td><p>423</p></td><td><p><em>12%</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Army Reserves</p></td><td><p><strong>28,672</strong></p></td><td><p>21,398</p></td><td><p><em>75%</em></p></td><td><p>2,888</p></td><td><p><em>10%</em></p></td><td><p>1,480</p></td><td><p><em>5%</em></p></td><td><p>2,906</p></td><td><p><em>10%</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>RAF Reserves</p></td><td><p><strong>2,542</strong></p></td><td><p>1,899</p></td><td><p><em>75%</em></p></td><td><p>86</p></td><td><p><em>3%</em></p></td><td><p>92</p></td><td><p><em>4%</em></p></td><td><p>465</p></td><td><p><em>18%</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>1 April 2017</strong></p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>All Services</p></td><td><p><strong>36,222</strong></p></td><td><p>27,484</p></td><td><p><em>76%</em></p></td><td><p>3,354</p></td><td><p><em>9%</em></p></td><td><p>1,808</p></td><td><p><em>5%</em></p></td><td><p>3,576</p></td><td><p><em>10%</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Maritime Reserves<sup>3</sup></p></td><td><p><strong>3,555</strong></p></td><td><p>2,925</p></td><td><p><em>82%</em></p></td><td><p>159</p></td><td><p><em>4%</em></p></td><td><p>108</p></td><td><p><em>3%</em></p></td><td><p>363</p></td><td><p><em>10%</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Army Reserves</p></td><td><p><strong>29,941</strong></p></td><td><p>22,423</p></td><td><p><em>75%</em></p></td><td><p>3,092</p></td><td><p><em>10%</em></p></td><td><p>1,581</p></td><td><p><em>5%</em></p></td><td><p>2,845</p></td><td><p><em>10%</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>RAF Reserves</p></td><td><p><strong>2,726</strong></p></td><td><p>2,136</p></td><td><p><em>78%</em></p></td><td><p>103</p></td><td><p><em>4%</em></p></td><td><p>119</p></td><td><p><em>4%</em></p></td><td><p>368</p></td><td><p><em>13%</em></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p><sup>1</sup> Includes trained and untrained Reservist personnel.</p><p><sup>2</sup> As at 1 April each year.</p><p><sup>3</sup> Maritime Reserves comprises the Royal Naval Reserve and the Royal Marine Reserve.</p><p> </p>
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many people currently serving in the armed forces were born (a) in other EU countries and (b) outside the EU; and in which countries those armed forces personnel were born. more like this
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Douglas Chapman more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The requested information is provided below:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Country of Birth</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Numbers of Regular Armed Forces personnel as at 1 April 2017</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Egypt</p></td><td><p>10</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Ethiopia</p></td><td><p>10</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Israel</p></td><td><p>10</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Somalia</p></td><td><p>10</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Turkey</p></td><td><p>10</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Venezuela - Bolivarian Republic of</p></td><td><p>10</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Yemen</p></td><td><p>10</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Ecuador</p></td><td><p>10</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Afghanistan</p></td><td><p>10</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>British Indian Ocean Territory</p></td><td><p>10</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Montserrat</p></td><td><p>10</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Bahamas</p></td><td><p>10</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Papua New Guinea</p></td><td><p>10</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Rwanda</p></td><td><p>10</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Tonga</p></td><td><p>10</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Iran - Islamic Republic of</p></td><td><p>10</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Jersey</p></td><td><p>10</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Barbados</p></td><td><p>10</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Indonesia</p></td><td><p>10</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Kuwait</p></td><td><p>10</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Oman</p></td><td><p>10</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Namibia</p></td><td><p>10</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Russian Federation</p></td><td><p>10</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Brazil</p></td><td><p>10</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Swaziland</p></td><td><p>10</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Colombia</p></td><td><p>10</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Bermuda</p></td><td><p>20</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Seychelles</p></td><td><p>20</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Switzerland</p></td><td><p>20</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Norway</p></td><td><p>20</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Bahrain</p></td><td><p>20</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Japan</p></td><td><p>20</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Tanzania - United Republic of</p></td><td><p>20</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Sri Lanka</p></td><td><p>20</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>China</p></td><td><p>20</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Saint Helena - Ascension and Tristan da Cunha</p></td><td><p>30</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Botswana</p></td><td><p>30</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Guyana</p></td><td><p>30</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Dominica</p></td><td><p>30</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Ukraine</p></td><td><p>30</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Malaysia</p></td><td><p>40</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Saudi Arabia</p></td><td><p>40</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Sierra Leone</p></td><td><p>40</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>United Arab Emirates</p></td><td><p>40</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Pakistan</p></td><td><p>40</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Thailand</p></td><td><p>50</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Bangladesh</p></td><td><p>50</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Belize</p></td><td><p>50</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Brunei Darussalam</p></td><td><p>50</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Philippines</p></td><td><p>50</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Mauritius</p></td><td><p>60</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Zambia</p></td><td><p>80</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Uganda</p></td><td><p>90</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Trinidad and Tobago</p></td><td><p>90</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Singapore</p></td><td><p>100</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Gibraltar</p></td><td><p>120</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>New Zealand</p></td><td><p>130</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Cameroon</p></td><td><p>130</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Grenada</p></td><td><p>140</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Canada</p></td><td><p>150</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>United States</p></td><td><p>170</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Malawi</p></td><td><p>200</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Australia</p></td><td><p>210</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Gambia</p></td><td><p>220</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Saint Lucia</p></td><td><p>230</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>India</p></td><td><p>240</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Nigeria</p></td><td><p>250</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Kenya</p></td><td><p>270</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Cyprus</p></td><td><p>300</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Saint Vincent and the Grenadines</p></td><td><p>440</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Zimbabwe</p></td><td><p>470</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Jamaica</p></td><td><p>470</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Hong Kong</p></td><td><p>610</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Ghana</p></td><td><p>800</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>South Africa</p></td><td><p>1,160</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Nepal</p></td><td><p>1,320</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Fiji</p></td><td><p>1,550</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Other</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>150</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Total</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>11,120</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="2"><p>Note: numbers are rounded to the nearest 10 and countries with less than five personnel have been aggregated into an ‘other’ category in accordance with disclosure control and rounding policy.</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p>
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