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Release: Pensions methodology, Improved methods for calculating private pension contributions

Released: 15 May 2012


Hazel Clarke

Pensions Analysis Unit

Telephone: +44 (0)1633 455633

Categories: Economy, Personal Finances

Frequency of release: Ad-hoc

Language: English

Geographical coverage: UK

Geographical breakdown: UK

  • Total contributions to private pensions in the UK in 2010 totalled £99.7 billion

  • Contributions to occupational schemes totalled £81.6 billion

  • Contributions to personal (group and individual) pensions were £18.1 billion

This article describes a new approach to calculating the amounts of money contributed to private pensions in the UK.


Content from the Office for National Statistics.
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