This article presents official statistics on the total obligations, or gross liabilities, of UK pension providers including the UK government. It includes estimates for state pensions and breakdowns by whether pensions are funded or unfunded. The estimates are compiled for national accounts Table 29: Accrued-to-date pension entitlements in social insurance, which is being published by all EU countries for 2015. For the UK, the years 2010 to 2014 are also provided.
Pensions in the national accounts, a fuller picture of the UK’s funded and unfunded pension obligations: 2010 to 2015
Estimates of the total entitlement of households in the UK and abroad to pensions provided by UK government, pension funds and insurance companies.