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TABLE E12

Pension Plan Assets of Plans with Fewer than 100 Participants
by type of plan, 1975-951/
(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 $32,308 $8,781 $23,527 $32,272 $8,747 $23,524 $37 $34 $2
1976 35,369 10,329 25,039 35,233 10,223 25,010 136 107 29
1977 42,953 12,459 30,494 42,828 12,368 30,463 124 92 32
1978 52,023 15,661 36,362 51,727 15,471 36,255 297 190 106
1979 64,021 19,498 44,523 63,725 19,271 44,453 296 227 69
1980 86,785 31,498 55,287 86,101 30,872 55,229 684 626 58
1981 104,006 38,792 65,214 103,220 38,081 65,139 785 711 74
1982 129,263 46,971 82,292 128,895 46,649 82,246 369 323 46
1983 155,214 60,594 94,620 154,626 60,064 94,562 588 530 58
1984 176,847 62,904 113,943 176,103 62,231 113,873 743 673 70
1985 211,665 67,745 143,920 210,666 66,878 143,789 999 867 132
1986 232,718 66,276 166,442 231,481 65,132 166,350 1,237 1,143 93
1987 228,244 65,232 163,012 227,048 64,277 162,771 1,196 955 241
1988 240,867 54,652 186,215 239,393 53,389 186,004 1,474 1,263 211
1989 236,459 44,570 191,889 236,016 44,243 191,773 443 327 116
1990 242,068 44,192 197,876 241,224 43,599 197,624 844 592 252
1991 264,329 40,161 224,168 263,967 40,033 223,934 362 128 234
1992 261,359 30,396 230,963 260,922 30,199 230,723 437 197 239
1993 291,912 33,166 258,746 291,238 32,770 258,468 675 396 278
1994 278,555 25,384 253,171 277,644 24,687 252,958 911 698 213
1995 323,751 26,455 297,295 323,066 26,210 296,855 685 245 440

1/ Asset amounts shown exclude funds held by life insurance companies under allocated group insurance contracts for payment of retirement benefits. These excluded funds make up roughly 10 to 15 percent of total private pension plan assets.
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 1975-95 plan years.

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