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TABLE B6

Distribution of Participants
by industry, 1994
(numbers in thousands)
Industry Total Plans Single Employer Plans1/ Multiemployer Plans2/
Total Defined
Benefit
Defined
Contribution
Total Defined
Benefit
Defined
Contribution
Total Defined
Benefit
Defined
Contribution
TOTAL 85,117 40,338 44,778 74,940 32,197 42,743 10,177 8,142 2,035
Agriculture 423 164 259 403 147 256 21 17 3
Mining 916 482 434 761 334 427 155 148 7
Construction 5,367 2,990 2,377 1,383 197 1,186 3,984 2,792 1,192
Manufacturing 31,835 16,946 14,889 30,453 15,798 14,655 1,382 1,148 234
Transportation 4,306 2,396 1,910 2,857 1,065 1,792 1,449 1,331 119
Communications and utilities 5,375 2,716 2,659 5,322 2,671 2,651 53 45 8
Wholesale trade 2,939 935 2,005 2,684 691 1,993 255 244 11
Retail trade 8,749 3,394 5,355 7,508 2,270 5,238 1,241 1,124 117
Finance, insurance
and real estate
9,054 4,080 4,973 9,035 4,067 4,967 19 13 6
Services 13,848 5,110 8,738 12,237 3,836 8,401 1,611 1,274 337
Tax-exempt organizations 2,164 1,067 1,097 2,164 1,067 1,097 - - -
Industry not reported 141 59 82 134 54 80 7 5 2

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.

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

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