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UK Armed Forces Compensation Scheme Annual Statistics 6 April 2005 to 31 March 2018

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This publication provides summary statistics on claims and awards made under the Armed Forces and Reserve Forces Compensation Scheme (AFCS), paying compensation for Service-attributable injury/illness and death. This publication presents AFCS claim outcomes based on the latest outcome of each claim, thus accurately representing the awards received by AFCS claimants as at 31 March 2018.

Defence Statistics and DBS Veterans UK are currently investigating potential quality issues with the underlying data used to compile the outcomes of reconsiderations, appeals and reviews. Therefore Tables 3 to 5 in the accompanying Annex A have not been updated since the previous release (as at 31 March 2017) and will not be updated until these issues have been determined and resolved. Table 10 has also not been updated. Due to the methodology change for compiling clearance times for claims cleared in 2017/18, there are insufficient historic data to conduct survival analysis. Table 10 will be updated once more historic data has been compiled.

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Ministry of Defence, 2018. UK Armed Forces Compensation Scheme Annual Statistics 6 April 2005 to 31 March 2018. Available at: <https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/719200/20180625_-_AFCS_Nat_Stat_-_Bulletin.pdf>.