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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
Louisiana SERS 12,283.7 93,417 64.7 102.6 Louisiana State Employees Retirement System
Louisiana Teachers 21,046.7 173,099 65.8 105.0 Louisiana Teachers Retirement System
Louisiana Municipal Police 2,161.8 12,164 73.2 100.0 Louisiana Municipal Police
Louisiana Schools 1,946.1 26,485 74.6 100.0 Louisiana Schools
Louisiana Parochial Employees 3,848.8 25,786 96.3 120.2 Louisiana State Parochial Employees
Baton Rouge City Parish RS 1,071.1 6,709 66.8 109.0 Baton Rouge City Parish Retirement System
New Orleans ERS 365.7 5,344 61.2 110.9 New Orleans Employees' Retirement System

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 LA US
2001 4.8 2.9
2002 4.7 3.0
2003 4.9 3.4
2004 5.5 4.2
2005 5.9 3.8
2006 6.5 3.7
2007 6.0 3.9
2008 5.8 4.2
2009 6.3 4.4
2010 6.1 4.6
2011 7.3 4.9
2012 8.2 5.0
2013 11.7 5.2
2014 12.2 5.6
2015 11.3 5.8
2016 9.6 6.1
2017 9.2 6.0
2018 9.6 6.8

Source: Public Plans Database and Census of Governments.