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TABLE F17

Pension Plan Benefits of Plans
by type of plan, 1975-1993

(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        $19,065     $12,903 $6,161     $16,559     $10,457 $6,102     $2,505         $2,446 $60
1976 20,980 13,994 6,986 18,008 11,101 6,907 2,972 2,893 79
1977 22,950 15,249 7,702 19,957 12,353 7,604 2,993 2,896 98
1978 26,516 17,661 8,855 23,333 14,485 8,748 3,283 3,176 108
1979 28,680 18,688 9,991 25,272 15,386 9,886 3,408 3,302 106
1980 35,280 22,148 13,132 31,485 18,524 12,961 3,795 3,624 171
1981 44,753 27,334 17,420 40,281 22,987 17,294 4,473 4,347 125
1982 55,307 33,875 21,432 50,219 28,957 21,263 5,088 4,918 170
1983 65,333 36,976 28,357 59,547 31,507 28,040 5,786 5,469 317
1984 79,086 46,513 32,573 72,510 40,269 32,241 6,576 6,244 332
1985 101,898 54,466 47,432 94,792 47,801 46,991 7,106 6,665 441
1986 130,483 67,974 62,509 122,613 60,612 62,000 7,870 7,361 579
1987 122,254 66,241 56,013 113,834 58,345 55,489 8,420 7,896 524
1988 118,645 60,450 58,195 109,446 51,910 57,535 9,200 8,540 660
1989 132,049 66,707 65,342 121,750 57,236 64,514 10,299 9,471 828
1990 129,405 66,363 63,042 118,227 56,079 62,147 11,178 10,284 894
1991 135,552 71,503 64,048 123,986 61,081 62,904 11,566 10,422 1,144
1992 152,441 77,853 74,588 139,247 66,287 72,960 13,194 11,566 1,628
1993 156,305 79,093 77,212 142,471 66,847 75,625 13,834 12,246 1,587

1/Amounts shown include both benefits paid directly from trust and premium payments made by plans to insurance carriers. Amounts exclude benefits made directly by insurance carriers.

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 1975-1993 plan years.

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