Worker Participation in Employer-Sponsored Pensions: A Fact Sheet

Source: John J. Topoleski, Congressional Research Service (CRS), CRS Report for Congress, R43439, March 26, 2014

This fact sheet provides data on the percentage of American workers who have access to and who participate in employer-sponsored pension plans. The data are from the National Compensation Survey (NCS), which is conducted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The NCS provides data on occupational earnings and the availability of employee benefits among U.S. workers.