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Iowa Public Employees Retirement System Basics, by Plan

Plan Assets (millions) Total Members
Iowa PERS 32,314.6 316,824
Other Plans 0 0
Total 32,314.6 316,824

Source: Public Plans Database (as of 2018)

Note: Iowa Public Employees Retirement System has 0 other plans.

Assets

Assets at Year-End
Iowa Public Employees Retirement System
2001-2018

Fiscal Year Net Assets (billions)
2001 15.9
2002 14.9
2003 15.4
2004 17.2
2005 18.8
2006 20.4
2007 23.2
2008 22.4
2009 18.0
2010 19.9
2011 23.1
2012 23.2
2013 24.9
2014 28.0
2015 28.4
2016 28.3
2017 30.8
2018 32.3

Source: Public Plans Database

Membership

Ratio of Actives to Beneficiaries, 2001-2018

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

Source: Public Plans Database

Cash Flows

Cash Flow vs. Total Assets (Millions)
Iowa Public Employees Retirement System
2001-2018

Fiscal Year Cash Flow Assets
2001 -222.6 15,928.5
2002 -281.8 14,874.4
2003 -295.0 15,403.2
2004 -330.6 17,249.9
2005 -395.2 18,767.2
2006 -427.9 20,404.9
2007 -486.5 23,217.2
2008 -508.0 22,370.6
2009 -532.8 17,974.0
2010 -573.8 19,878.1
2011 -718.5 23,082.1
2012 -663.1 23,243.5
2013 -703.0 24,878.7
2014 -744.5 28,038.5
2015 -688.8 28,429.8
2016 -728.3 28,326.4
2017 -827.1 30,779.1
2018 -923.3 32,314.6

Source: Public Plans Database


Cash Flow as a Percentage of Assets
Iowa Public Employees Retirement System
2001-2018

Fiscal Year Iowa Public Employees Retirement System National Average
2001 -1.4 -2.0
2002 -1.9 -2.4
2003 -1.9 -2.6
2004 -1.9 -2.0
2005 -2.1 -2.2
2006 -2.1 -2.2
2007 -2.1 -2.1
2008 -2.3 -2.3
2009 -3.0 -3.1
2010 -2.9 -3.2
2011 -3.1 -3.1
2012 -2.9 -3.3
2013 -2.8 -3.1
2014 -2.7 -2.9
2015 -2.4 -2.8
2016 -2.6 -3.0
2017 -2.7 -2.9
2018 -2.9 -2.6

Source: Public Plans Database