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Major pension plans in the state

Plan Name Assets (millions) Participants Funded Ratio Percent of ARC Paid Retirement System that Administers the Plan
Arkansas PERS 8,602.8 97,753 78.7 100.0 Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System
Arkansas Teachers 17,492.6 131,709 80.0 100.5 Arkansas Teachers Retirement System
Little Rock Firemen’s Fund 46.7 287 49.1 40.9 Little Rock Firemen’s Fund

Source: Public Plans Database (as of 2018)

Public Cost

Annual Required Contribution as percent of State and Local Own-Source Revenue, 2001-2018

Fiscal Year AR US
2001 3.6 2.9
2002 3.6 3.0
2003 3.4 3.4
2004 3.8 4.2
2005 4.1 3.8
2006 4.6 3.7
2007 4.5 3.9
2008 4.5 4.2
2009 4.6 4.4
2010 4.9 4.6
2011 4.8 4.9
2012 5.1 5.0
2013 5.3 5.2
2014 5.2 5.6
2015 5.3 5.8
2016 5.0 6.1
2017 5.0 6.0
2018 5.2 6.8

Source: Public Plans Database and Census of Governments.

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