Who receives services from VAC?

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The changing demographics of Veterans and their families infographic

The changing demographics of Veterans and their families

Since November 2010, the Department has been serving more modern-day Canadian Armed Forces than traditional War Service Veterans.

Year(s) Second World War and Korean War Modern-Day RCMP Families
2008-2009 74,647 58,097 7,630 78,778
2009-2010 68,769 62,895 8,291 78,657
2010-2011 62,999 68,341 8,962 78,086
2011-2012 56,191 72,466 9,523 76,564
2012-2013 49,201 76,446 9,969 74,460
2013-2014 42,239 80,577 10,475 71,922
2014-2015 35,449 83,872 11,005 68,828
2015-2016 29,740 88,301 11,743 65,505
2016-2017 26,547 91,696 12,286 63,142
2017-2018 (forecast) 20,000 97,300 13,200 59,200
2018-2019 (forecast) 16,200 101,900 14,000 55,800
2019-2020 (forecast) 13,000 106,200 15,200 54,500
2020-2021 (forecast) 10,200 110,200 16,300 52,900

As of March 2017 192,597 Veterans, RCMP and their families receive services from VAC.
Source: March 2017 VAC Statistical Data

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