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TABLE E18

Pension Plan Benefits Disbursed From Plans with Fewer than 100 Participants
by type of plan, 1975-19941/
(amounts in millions)
Year Total Plans Single Employer Plans2/ Multiemployer Plans3/
Total Defined
Benefit
Defined
Contribution
Total Defined
Benefit
Defined
Contribution
Total Defined
Benefit
Defined
Contribution
1975 $2,147 $886 $1,261 $2,143 $882 $1,261 $4 $4 $1
1976 2,407 931 1,476 2,395 921 1,474 12 10 2
1977 2,720 1,043 1,678 2,683 1,007 1,675 38 35 2
1978 3,387 1,292 2,095 3,356 1,271 2,085 31 21 10
1979 3,614 1,442 2,171 3,586 1,420 2,166 28 23 5
1980 5,123 2,076 3,047 5,086 2,044 3,042 37 32 5
1981 6,991 2,789 4,203 6,940 2,740 4,200 52 49 2
1982 10,736 5,782 4,954 10,679 5,736 4,943 56 46 10
1983 11,649 4,213 7,436 11,580 4,149 7,431 70 65 6
1984 14,311 6,290 8,021 14,237 6,225 8,012 74 65 9
1985 22,493 8,936 13,557 22,403 8,872 13,531 90 63 26
1986 38,484 14,730 24,527 38,355 14,604 23,749 129 125 5
1987 34,584 14,796 19,788 34,425 14,665 19,760 159 131 28
1988 33,718 12,069 21,649 33,657 12,018 21,639 61 51 10
1989 37,063 12,369 24,694 36,914 12,252 24,662 149 117 32
1990 34,238 10,798 23,439 34,098 10,737 23,361 139 61 78
1991 30,601 9,489 21,112 30,532 9,448 21,083 69 41 28
1992 30,763 7,929 22,834 30,720 7,912 22,808 43 17 26
1993 29,230 6,660 22,570 29,129 6,582 22,547 100 77 23
1994 25,900 4,860 21,040 25,743 4,737 21,007 157 124 33

1/ Amounts shown include both benefits paid directly from trust and premium payments made by plans to insurance carriers. Amounts exclude benefits made directly by insurance carriers.
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 1975-94 plan years.

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