FAQs About Benefits—Retirement Issues

What portion of workers are accruing benefits in an employment-based retirement plan?

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Where Pensions Are Prevalent
 19931998
15+ yrs. Tenure 81.2% 74.9%
Age 5160 71.2% 67.0%
Public Sector 68.9% 76.1%
Earnings $50k+ 90.9% 81.0%
Union 82.9% 79.7%
Grad. Degree 83.2% 78.9%
Source: EBRI Issue Brief, August 2002.


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