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TABLE B3

Distribution of Pension Plans
by industry, 1994
Industry Total Plans Single Employer Plans1/ Multiemployer Plans2/
Total Defined
Benefit
Defined
Contribution
Total Defined
Benefit
Defined
Contribution
Total Defined
Benefit
Defined
Contribution
TOTAL 690,344 74,422 615,922 687,158 72,555 614,603 3,186 1,867 1,319
Agriculture 11,683 1,270 10,413 11,671 1,261 10,410 12 9 3
Mining 4,461 690 3,771 4,455 686 3,769 6 4 2
Construction 43,735 3,947 39,788 41,739 2,880 38,859 1,996 1,067 930
Manufacturing 85,718 15,632 70,086 85,424 15,403 70,021 294 229 65
Transportation 9,536 1,162 8,374 9,320 992 8,327 217 170 47
Communications and utilities 7,551 1,744 5,807 7,537 1,736 5,801 14 8 6
Wholesale trade 49,501 4,283 45,217 49,438 4,230 45,207 63 53 10
Retail trade 56,564 4,068 52,496 56,446 3,967 52,479 118 100 17
Finance, insurance
and real estate
53,170 7,659 45,511 53,164 7,654 45,510 6 5 1
Services 322,885 20,259 302,626 322,432 20,040 302,392 453 219 234
Tax-exempt organizations 42,629 13,278 29,352 42,629 13,278 29,352 - - -
Industry not reported 2,910 430 2,480 2,904 428 2,476 6 2 4

1/ Includes single employer plans, plans of controlled groups of corporations, and multiple-employer noncollectively bargained plans.
2/ Includes multiemployer plans and multiple-employer collectively bargained plans.

NOTE: Excludes plans covering only one participant.

SOURCE: Form 5500 series reports filed with the Internal Revenue Service for 1994 plan years.

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