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Aggregate pensions analysis (pension funds and the National Accounts)

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Pension funding

Pension Trends Chapter 9: Pension scheme funding and investment
Money in funded pensions - Association of British Insurers (ABI)

Annual data bulletin containing information on the money held in funded pensions focusing on the funds in insurer-administered occupational and individual pensions.

Information in the bulletin is derived from data provided by insurance companies to the Financial Services Authority (FSA) and Office for National Statistics (ONS).

MQ5 Business inquiry: Insurance Companies, Pension Funds and Trusts Investments - Office for National Statistics (ONS)

MQ5 is a quarterly ONS publication containing information on the activities of insurance companies, self-administered pension funds, investment trusts, unit trusts and property unit trusts.

The estimates are derived from statistical enquiries to these financial institutions.

Pension Protection Fund (PPF) 7800 Index - Pension Protection Fund (PPF)

This PPF monthly update provides the latest estimated funding position, on a section 179 basis, of almost 7,800 predominantly private sector defined benefit UK pension schemes.

Personal and stakeholder pension fund values - HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)
The Purple Book - The Pensions Regulator (TPR) and the Pension Protection Fund (PPF)

The Purple Book provides a detailed assessment of the risks faced by UK defined benefit pension schemes, predominantly in the private sector.

The National Accounts

Pension Trends Chapter 14: Pensions and the National Accounts

Methodology articles

Private pension contributions: updated estimates 1995-2007 - Office for National Statistics (ONS)
Private pension contributions: updated estimates 1996-2005 - Office for National Statistics (ONS)
Private pension contributions: updated estimates 1996-2004 - Office for National Statistics (ONS)
Private Pension Estimates and the National Accounts 1995-2002 - Office for National Statistics (ONS)
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