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TABLE E14

Pension Plan Contributions
by type of plan, 1975-95
(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 $37,061 $24,242 $12,819 $32,970 $20,268 $12,207 $4,091 $3,974 $117
1976 42,780 28,540 14,240 38,161 24,073 14,088 4,619 4,467 152
1977 47,061 31,197 15,864 41,931 26,229 15,702 5,130 4,968 162
1978 55,943 37,591 18,353 49,793 31,602 18,191 6,151 5,989 162
1979 61,279 40,585 20,694 54,217 33,738 20,479 7,061 6,847 214
1980 66,157 42,626 23,531 58,718 35,524 23,194 7,439 7,102 337
1981 75,374 46,985 28,389 67,191 39,187 28,004 8,183 7,798 385
1982 79,502 48,438 31,064 71,320 40,807 30,513 8,182 7,631 551
1983 82,447 46,313 36,134 74,022 38,677 35,345 8,425 7,636 789
1984 90,625 47,197 43,428 81,553 38,990 42,563 9,072 8,207 865
1985 95,188 41,996 53,192 85,927 33,794 52,133 9,261 8,202 1,059
1986 91,503 33,161 58,342 82,190 25,142 57,049 9,313 8,020 1,293
1987 92,070 29,793 62,277 82,834 21,993 60,841 9,235 7,800 1,436
1988 91,248 26,300 64,948 81,612 18,352 63,261 9,636 7,948 1,688
1989 97,920 24,723 73,197 88,049 16,684 71,365 9,871 8,039 1,832
1990 98,792 23,026 75,766 89,834 15,709 74,125 8,958 7,317 1,641
1991 111,124 30,146 80,978 102,224 22,952 79,272 8,899 7,194 1,705
1992 128,795 35,174 93,621 119,682 27,964 91,718 9,114 7,210 1,904
1993 153,642 52,123 101,519 143,944 44,521 99,423 9,698 7,602 2,096
1994 144,353 39,031 105,322 133,844 30,829 103,015 10,509 8,203 2,307
1995 158,832 41,423 117,409 147,621 32,600 115,021 11,210 8,823 2,387

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 1975-95 plan years.

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