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TABLE B10

Number of Plans
by date of establishment and type of plan, 1995
Date of Establishment Type of Plan
Total Defined Benefit 401(k) Other Defined Contributions
Number of Plans Number of Participants (thousands) Number of Plans Number of Participants (thousands) Number of Plans Number of Participants (thousands) Number of Plans Number of Participants (thousands)
TOTAL 693,404 87,452 69,492 39,736 200,813 31,385 423,009 16,331
Prior to 1950 7,405 9,384 4,475 8,532 293 467 2,638 385
1950-1954 3,243 5,526 1,961 4,493 451 726 831 306
1955-1959 6,069 6,768 2,867 5,190 918 1,133 2,284 445
1960-1964 11,570 5,396 5,410 3,713 1,846 934 4,313 750
1965-1969 25,773 7,302 6,764 4,448 4,203 1,887 14,806 967
1970-1974 49,650 7,031 7,893 3,370 6,880 1,926 34,877 1,735
1975-1979 78,968 7,436 7,799 2,469 9,439 2,355 61,731 2,612
1980-1984 110,938 11,475 12,126 2,889 18,965 5,513 79,847 3,073
1985-1989 186,562 15,295 11,710 2,891 59,182 8,698 115,670 3,706
1990-1994 159,501 9,630 6,798 1,428 69,564 6,162 83,140 2,040
1995 49,925 2,040 1,576 216 28,243 1,519 20,106 305
Date Not Specified 3,799 169 114 97 831 65 2,855 7
Median Age of Plan 9 - 17 - 6 - 10 -

NOTE: This table indicates the date of establishment for plans filing a 1995 Form 5500 series report. It does not indicate the actual number of plans established in each period because plans which terminated or merged prior to 1995 and stopped filing Form 5500 are not counted in the numbers.

SOURCE: Form 5500 series reports filed with the Internal Revenue Service for plan years beginning in 1995.

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