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TABLE E15

Pension Plan Contributions to Plans with Fewer Than 100 Participants
by type of plan, 1975-1994
(amounts in millions)
Year Total Plans Single Employer Plans1/ Multiemployer Plans2/
Total Defined
Benefit
Defined
Contribution
Total Defined
Benefit
Defined
Contribution
Total Defined
Benefit
Defined
Contribution
1975 $6,504 $1,775 $4,729 $6,502 $1,733 $4,728 $3 $2 $1
1976 7,156 2,295 4,861 7,136 2,278 4,858 20 17 3
1977 8,236 2,616 5,620 8,213 2,598 5,615 22 18 5
1978 9,644 3,303 6,342 9,602 3,271 6,330 43 31 12
1979 11,542 4,323 7,219 11,495 4,290 7,205 46 33 13
1980 13,545 5,870 7,675 13,490 5,830 7,660 55 40 15
1981 16,406 7,163 9,242 16,304 7,079 9,225 101 84 17
1982 16,094 7,672 9,422 16,047 7,641 9,406 47 31 16
1983 17,357 7,593 9,764 17,288 7,537 9,751 69 56 13
1984 18,561 7,850 10,712 18,487 7,788 10,700 74 62 12
1985 21,575 7,404 14,171 21,489 7,339 14,150 86 65 21
1986 21,543 5,659 15,884 21,475 5,607 15,868 68 52 16
1987 19,963 4,296 15,667 19,895 4,239 15,656 67 57 11
1988 18,964 3,015 15,948 18,909 2,981 15,929 54 34 20
1989 20,995 2,763 18,232 20,961 2,742 18,219 34 21 13
1990 21,687 2,608 19,079 21,642 2,590 19,052 44 18 26
1991 21,908 2,420 19,488 21,881 2,413 19,468 27 7 21
1992 25,214 2,229 22,985 25,185 2,223 22,962 29 6 23
1993 25,959 2,451 23,508 25,904 2,418 23,486 55 33 22
1994 23,933 1,918 22,015 23,688 1,693 21,995 245 225 20

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: Includes both employer and employee contributions.

SOURCE: Form 5500 series reports filed with the Internal Revenue Service for 1975-94 plan years.

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