Source: VetPop2007 (Department of Veterans Affairs). As of September 30, 2010.
- Total population of Veterans in Florida (FL): 1,650,900.
- About 11% of the civilian population over 18.
- This is the third largest population of veterans in the nation.
- Wartime Veterans in FL: 1,229,100.
- Males: 1,510,600 Female: 140,300
- Disabled veterans: 235,000.
- 65 and older: 743,000.
- Veterans in the 23rd Congressional District of FL: 33,892.
- The number of veterans in the 23rd Congressional District of Florida has been on a constant decline.
Source: Department of Defense.
- As of March 31, 2011, there are 24,063 U.S. Troops from Florida that are currently deployed.
- Since September 2001, 218,311 U.S Troops from Florida have been deployed.
- Since September 2001, 25,809 U.S. National Guard and Reserve Troops from Florida have been deployed.
Source: Department of Defense. As of October 3, 2011.
- Troops from FL killed in Operation Enduring Freedom: 119
- Troops from FL killed in Operation Iraqi Freedom: 187
- Troops from FL killed in Operation New Dawn: 3
- Total of FL troops killed since 2001: 309
- Troops from FL wounded in Operation Enduring Freedom: 685
- Troops from FL wounded in Operation Iraqi Freedom: 1423
- Troops from FL wounded in Operation New Dawn: 14
- Total of FL troops wounded since 2001: 2122
Source: Department of Veterans Affairs and Florida Department of Veterans' Affairs
- 8,493,700 veterans received benefits or services from the VA in FY 2008, which is approximately 36% of the total estimated living veteran population in the United States.
- Of the 8,493,700 veterans using VA programs in FY 2008, approximately 68% (5,756,800) received service from only one program.
- Approximately 33% came to the VA for health care services only.
- The next largest group of single-program users came to the VA for Loan Guaranty (11%), followed by Compensation payments (10%).
- The smallest user group came for the Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment program (less than 1%).
- The Florida Department of Veterans' Affairs helped Florida's veterans obtain nearly $347,711,507 million in federal veterans' benefits in FY 2009-2010.
- Children and Spouses of deceased or disabled veterans received $1,917,829 in FY 2009-2010.