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Establishments offering retirement and healthcare benefits

Table 1. Establishments offering retirement and healthcare benefits: private
industry workers, March 2016
(All establishments = 100 percent)
Characteristics Retirement benefits Healthcare
benefits
All plans1 Defined
benefit
Defined
contribution
All establishments
47
8
46
57
Establishment characteristics
       
Goods-producing industries
38
9
36
49
    Construction
29
10
27
40
    Manufacturing
50
7
49
60
Service-providing industries
48
8
47
59
    Trade, transportation, and utilities
54
9
52
60
        Wholesale trade
65
65
76
        Retail trade
50
7
48
54
        Transportation and warehousing
46
19
44
53
        Utilities
95
95
98
    Information
84
50
84
90
    Financial activities
61
18
61
73
        Finance and insurance
76
26
76
80
            Credit intermediation and related activities
86
39
86
93
            Insurance carriers and related activities
61
9
60
59
        Real estate and rental and leasing
37
37
61
    Professional and business services
50
2
50
61
        Professional and technical services
57
57
65
        Administrative and waste services
35
35
50
    Education and health services
48
4
48
65
        Educational services
42
48
            Junior colleges, colleges, and universities
96
95
99
        Health care and social assistance
49
4
49
66
    Leisure and hospitality
24
24
32
        Accommodation and food services
24
24
29
    Other services
33
31
47
1 to 99 workers
45
7
44
56
    1 to 49 workers
44
6
43
55
    50 to 99 workers
77
18
74
84
100 workers or more
90
31
87
94
    100 to 499 workers
89
28
86
94
    500 workers or more
95
51
95
97
Geographic areas
       
Northeast
53
10
52
61
    New England
64
10
62
56
    Middle Atlantic
49
10
48
62
South
42
7
42
56
    South Atlantic
46
8
45
55
    East South Central
33
33
64
    West South Central
42
4
41
51
Midwest
48
9
47
57
    East North Central
42
10
41
60
    West North Central
59
58
52
West
48
7
47
58
    Mountain
53
4
53
59
    Pacific
45
9
44
58
1Includes defined benefit pension plans and defined contribution retirement plans. The total is less than the sum of the
individual items because some employers offered both types of plans.

Note: Dash indicates no establishments in this category or data did not meet publication criteria. For definitions of major
plans, key provisions, and related terms, see the "Glossary of Employee Benefit Terms" at
www.bls.gov/ncs/ebs/glossary20152016.htm.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Compensation Survey.