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Georgia Employees Retirement System Basics, by Plan

Plan Assets (millions) Total Members
Georgia ERS 13,617.5 117,662
Other Plans 2,715.8 173,203
Total 16,333.3 290,865

Source: Public Plans Database (as of 2019)

Note: Georgia Employees Retirement System has 6 other plans.

Assets

Assets at Year-End
Georgia Employees Retirement System
2001-2019

Fiscal Year Net Assets (billions)
2001 13.3
2002 12.5
2003 12.6
2004 13.4
2005 13.9
2006 14.1
2007 15.5
2008 14.2
2009 11.5
2010 11.9
2011 13.4
2012 12.7
2013 13.3
2014 15.7
2015 14.2
2016 13.6
2017 15.6
2018 15.0
2019 16.3

Source: Public Plans Database

Membership

Ratio of Actives to Beneficiaries, 2001-2019

Fiscal Year Georgia Employees Retirement System US State and Local Pensions
2001 3.1 2.4
2002 3.1 2.3
2003 3.1 2.2
2004 3.0 2.1
2005 3.0 2.1
2006 3.0 2.0
2007 2.4 2.0
2008 2.3 1.9
2009 2.2 1.9
2010 2.0 1.8
2011 2.1 1.7
2012 2.0 1.6
2013 1.8 1.5
2014 1.5 1.5
2015 1.7 1.4
2016 1.4 1.4
2017 1.6 1.4
2018 1.5 1.3
2019 1.5 1.3

Source: Public Plans Database

Cash Flows

Cash Flow vs. Total Assets (Millions)
Georgia Employees Retirement System
2001-2019

Fiscal Year Cash Flow Assets
2001 -178.7 13,346.9
2002 -322.4 12,495.9
2003 -384.5 12,640.2
2004 -457.2 13,388.8
2005 -542.5 13,851.2
2006 -608.7 14,079.4
2007 -673.7 15,516.0
2008 -760.6 14,234.8
2009 -866.7 11,501.8
2010 -900.3 11,875.3
2011 -946.8 13,390.0
2012 -974.0 12,656.0
2013 -933.3 13,348.6
2014 -901.2 15,731.8
2015 -833.0 14,245.0
2016 -768.2 13,629.1
2017 -829.2 15,582.6
2018 -824.1 14,955.8
2019 -859.9 16,333.3

Source: Public Plans Database


Cash Flow as a Percentage of Assets
Georgia Employees Retirement System
2001-2019

Fiscal Year Georgia Employees Retirement System National Average
2001 -1.3 -2.0
2002 -2.6 -2.4
2003 -3.0 -2.6
2004 -3.4 -2.0
2005 -3.9 -2.2
2006 -4.3 -2.2
2007 -4.3 -2.1
2008 -5.3 -2.3
2009 -7.5 -3.1
2010 -7.6 -3.2
2011 -7.1 -3.1
2012 -7.7 -3.3
2013 -7.0 -3.1
2014 -5.7 -2.9
2015 -5.8 -2.8
2016 -5.6 -3.0
2017 -5.3 -2.9
2018 -5.5 -2.6
2019 -5.3 -2.6

Source: Public Plans Database