FAQs About Benefits—Retirement Issues

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

Return to Retirement Issues FAQ, Question 8

Private-Sector Retirement Coverage Peaked in 1980
 Private-Sector Retirement
Coverage Peaked in 1980
194015%
1950 25%
196041%
1970 45%
1980 46%
199043%
Source: EBRI Issue Brief, January 2001.


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