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TABLE E13

Pension Plan Assets of Plans with 100 or More 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 $227,655 $177,169 $50,486 $205,036 $155,237 $49,799 $22,619 $21,932 $687
1976 263,071 205,954 57,118 236,350 180,166 56,184 26,721 25,787 934
1977 282,121 221,150 60,971 252,350 192,413 59,936 29,771 28,737 1,034
1978 325,172 257,023 68,149 291,456 224,413 67,044 33,715 32,610 1,105
1979 381,409 300,097 81,312 340,999 261,055 79,945 40,410 39,042 1,368
1980 476,766 369,957 106,809 428,482 323,095 105,387 48,284 46,862 1,422
1981 524,910 405,584 119,326 468,881 351,405 117,476 56,029 54,179 1,850
1982 659,724 506,448 153,276 587,386 436,887 150,499 72,337 69,560 2,777
1983 768,256 581,765 186,491 689,066 506,305 182,761 79,190 75,460 3,730
1984 867,745 637,765 229,979 771,270 546,472 224,797 96,469 91,293 5,176
1985 1,041,074 758,372 282,702 925,751 649,229 276,521 115,523 109,143 6,180
1986 1,150,192 828,797 321,395 1,019,553 707,073 312,480 130,639 121,725 8,915
1987 1,174,244 812,037 362,207 1,039,646 687,198 352,448 134,598 124,839 9,759
1988 1,262,768 857,330 405,438 1,112,452 718,992 393,460 150,316 138,338 11,978
1989 1,439,138 943,401 495,737 1,269,303 787,905 481,398 169,835 155,496 14,339
1990 1,432,072 917,712 514,360 1,255,076 754,567 500,509 176,995 163,145 13,851
1991 1,671,942 1,061,826 610,116 1,479,224 886,391 592,832 192,718 175,434 17,284
1992 1,832,728 1,116,401 716,326 1,618,111 925,422 692,689 214,617 190,979 23,637
1993 2,024,360 1,215,014 809,346 1,800,230 1,017,145 783,085 224,130 197,869 26,261
1994 2,021,962 1,187,432 834,529 1,793,159 985,588 807,572 228,802 201,845 26,958
1995 2,399,984 1,375,623 1,024,361 2,135,087 1,137,206 997,881 264,897 238,417 26,480

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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