Information on how many serving Army personnel, at the time of their recruitment, were citizens of the UK, the Irish Republic and other countries is not held centrally and could be provided only at disproportionate cost.
However, the following table shows the nationality of those recruited to the Regular Army as either officers or soldiers, since 2007-08, if this information was declared on the Joint Personnel Administration system:
|Financial year||UK||Irish Republic||Other countries||Not known||Total|
In addition, the nationality of Regular Army personnel, officers and soldiers, currently serving as at
Figures do not include those serving in the full-time reserve service.
All figures have been rounded to the nearest 10.