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September 23, 2009 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Retirement benefits access and participation rates, March 2009

Retirement benefits: access and participation, civilian workers, March 2009

All retirement benefits (1)

Percent

Access

71

Participation

57

Defined benefit

 

Access

31

Participation

29

Defined contribution

 

Access

56

Participation

39

Footnotes:
(1) Includes defined benefit pension plans and defined contribution retirement plans. The total is less than the sum of the individual items because some employees had access to and participated in both types of plans.

These data featured in the TED article, Retirement benefits access and participation rates, March 2009.

 

 

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