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Private Pensions

Table 18: Number of private sector occupational pension schemes by benefit structure and status (2012 estimates)[1]

Type of Scheme[2]

Open

Closed[3]

Frozen

Winding up

Total

Defined benefit

2,690

3,320

3,600

1,150

10,760

Defined contribution

19,640

8,070

4,660

600

32,970

Total

22,330

11,390

8,260

1,750

43,730



[1] ONS (2013) Occupational Pension Schemes Survey 2012

[2] Excludes schemes with more than one section

[3] Closed pension schemes do not admit new members but may continue to receive contributions from or on behalf of existing members who continue to accrue pension rights.

 

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