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Share of pension participants in defined-contribution and defined-benefit plans, 1980–2004

Note: Data are for private-sector workers.

Source: Authors' analysis of Center for Retirement Research (2006)

Updated May 14, 2012

Documentation and methodology

Figure is based on Center for Retirement Research (2006), which used data from the Current Population Survey and the Department of Labor’s Annual Return/Report Form 5500 Series.

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