Data should drive business decisions. Employers need access to up-to-date data to make informed decisions on recruiting, hiring, and retaining veterans, military spouses, and transitioning service members in the workforce. Explore interactive dashboards, technical guides and toolkits, and useful resources below to understand how your business can utilize data to inform veteran hiring practices.
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Veterans Strategic Analysis & Research Tool (V-START)
V-START is a valuable data visualization resource for anyone interested in understanding the current landscape for transitioning veterans. The tool can help transitioning service members, veterans, and military families make more informed choices post-service. Likewise, corporations, foundations, non-profits, and government agencies can all use the tool to inform data-driven decisions related to initiatives that will positively influence veterans and their families.
Veterans Data Central: Informing Strategies to Help Veterans
This resource provides information about various aspects of US veterans, including housing, economic, and social. This can be used to help support veterans via policies and strategies.
Employment Situation of Veterans Summary
Released from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, this website offers data and statistics on employment and unemployment in the US, as well as data on those not part of the labor force.
2019 Survey of Active Duty Spouses (2019 ADSS)
These annual surveys of military spouses provide a look at the experiences and attitudes of spouses across all military branches.
Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey--Demographics: Veterans
This page contains links to sites with information about national labor force statistics along with demographic characteristics, available from the Current Population Survey (CPS).
Statistics & Reports
This resource provides links to websites that have statistics and published reports on areas including aggregated roster immunization reports (ICRS), U.S. military casualties (DCAS), and military training and readiness reports (START).
National Center for Veterans Analysis and Statistics
This page contains links to the US Department of Vateran Affairs' page, National Center for Veterans Analysis and Statistics, which includes veteran population data.
Current Population Survey Data for Social, Economic and Health Research
This data from the Current Population Survey (CPS) includes a variety of topics such as demographics, employment data, tobacco use, etc as well as online tools for analysis.