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SECTION E:  HISTORICAL TABLES

Table E1
Number of Pension Plans
by type of plan, 1978-1997

Table E2
Number of Pension Plans with Fewer than 100 Participants
by type of plan, 1978-1997

Table E3
Number of Pension Plans with 100 or More Participants
by type of plan, 1978-1997

Table E4
Estimated Private Wage and Salary Worker Participation Rates Under Primary and Supplemental Pension Plans
1978-1997

Table E5
Number of Participants in Pension Plans
by type of plan, 1978-1997

Table E6
Number of Participants in Pension Plans with Fewer than 100 Participants
by type of plan, 1978-1997

Table E7
Number of Participants in Pension Plans with 100 or More Participants
by type of plan, 1978-1997

Table E8
Number of Active Participants in Pension Plans
by type of plan, 1978-1997

Table E9
Number of Active Participants in Pension Plans with Fewer than 100 Participants
by type of plan, 1978-1997

Table E10
Number of Active Participants in Pension Plans with 100 or More Participants
by type of plan, 1978-1997

Table E11
Pension Plan Assets
by type of plan, 1978-1997

Table E12
Pension Plan Assets of Plans with Fewer than 100 Participants
by type of plan, 1978-1997

Table E13
Pension Plan Assets of Plans with 100 or More Participants
by type of plan, 1978-1997

Table E14
Pension Plan Contributions
by type of plan, 1978-1997

Table E15
Pension Plan Contributions of Plans with Fewer than 100 Participants
by type of plan, 1978-1997

Table E16
Pension Plan Contributions of Plans with 100 or More Participants
by type of plan, 1978-1997

Table E17
Pension Plan Benefits Disbursed
by type of plan, 1978-1997

Table E18
Pension Plan Benefits Disbursed From Plans with Fewer than 100 Participants
by type of plan, 1978-1997

Table E19
Pension Plan Benefits Disbursed From Plans with 100 or More Participants
by type of plan, 1978-1997

Table E20
Percentage Distribution of Active Participants in Plans with 100 or More Participants
by vesting status, 1978-1997

Table E21
Percentage Distribution of Active Participants in Single Employer Plans with 100 or More Participants
by vesting status, 1978-1997

Table E22
Percentage Distribution of Active Participants in Multiemployer Plans with 100 or More Participants
by vesting status, 1978-1997

Table E23
Number of 401(k) Type Plans, Participants, Assets, Contributions, and Benefit Payments
1984-1997

Table E24
Aggregate Rates of Return Earned by Pension Plans with 100 or More Participants
1985-1997

Table E25
Aggregate Investment Performance of Private Pension Plans with 100 or More Participants
1985-1997

Table E26
Aggregate Rates of Return Earned by Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs) and 401(k) Plans with 100 or More Participants
1990-1997

Graph E1
Number of Pension Plans
1978-1997

Graph E2
Number of Defined Contribution Plans
1984-1997

Graph E3
Pension Plan Active Participants
1978-1997

Graph E4
Participants per Plan
by type of plan, 1978-1997

Graph E5
Ratio of Active to retired Participants in Defined Benefit Plans
1978-1997

Graph E6
Pension Coverage of Wage and Salary Workers
1978-1997

Graph E7
Pension Plan Assets
1978-1997

Graph E8
Assets Per Participant
by type of plan, 1978-1997

Graph E9
Pension Plan Contributions and Benefits
1977-1997

Graph E10
Rates of Return
by type of plan, 1985-1997

Graph E11
Rates of Return for Single and Multiemployer Plans
1985-1997

Graph E12
Rates of Return for 401(k) Type Plans
1990-1997

Graph E13
Rates of Return for ESOPs
1990-1997

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