PBGC issues first installment of 2016 pension insurance data book

The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) has released the first installment of pension insurance data book that cover pension plan data for the year beginning in 2016. The PBGC data tables generally provide researchers, journalists and others interested in the federal pension insurance program easily accessible, detailed statistics for the single-employer and multiemployer plans that the PBGC insures. The tables include data that quantifies the numbers of people and plans that the PBGC protects, the people receiving or eligible to receive benefits from the PBGC, and the benefits paid to them, claims against the PBGC, the funded status of PBGC-protected plans, breakdowns of populations that the PBGC protects by industry and state, and other vital statistics.
This first installment includes updated figures for both the summary and claims tables. The first installment information is available on the PBGC’s website at https://www.pbgc.gov/prac/data-books.

Source: PBGC Website, What’s New for Practitioners, April 4, 2018.
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