Thursday, 5 March 2020
Department of Defence
Defence Forces Personnel Data
18. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the number of additional recruits to the Permanent Defence Forces in 2019 with regard to the three services; the gender breakdown of same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3566/20]
The following table shows the total inductions to the Permanent Defence Force in 2019, broken down by branch and gender. This encompasses general service recruits, cadets, apprentices and direct entrants.
* includes10 serving soldiers who were awarded a cadetship.