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TABLE B7

Distribution of Active Participants
by type of plan, 1994 1/
(numbers in thousands)
Type of Plan Total Plans Single Employer Plans 2/ Multiemployer Plans 3/
TOTAL 64,972 58,889 6,083
Defined benefit 24,615 20,215 4,400
Defined contribution 40,357 38,674 1,682
Profit sharing and thrift-savings 29,643 29,451 193
Stock bonus 2,977 2,977 -
Target benefit 173 169 4
Money purchase 4,018 2,824 1,194
Annuity - 403(b)(1) 150 80 70
Custodial account - 403(b)(7) 8 8 -
IRAs or annuities (Code 408) 99 94 5
Other defined contribution 3,289 3,072 217

1/ Active participants include any workers currently in employment covered by a plan and who are earning or retaining credited service under a plan. Active participants also include nonvested former employees who have not yet incurred a break in service.
2/ Includes single employer plans, plans of controlled groups of corporations, and multiple-employer noncollectively bargained plans.
3/ 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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