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Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System Basics, by Plan

Plan Assets (millions) Total Members
Arkansas PERS 8,602.8 97,753
Other Plans 0 0
Total 8,602.8 97,753

Source: Public Plans Database (as of 2018)

Note: Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System has 1 other plan.

Assets

Assets at Year-End
Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System
2002-2018

Fiscal Year Net Assets (billions)
2002 3.7
2003 3.9
2004 4.3
2005 4.6
2006 5.1
2007 6.0
2008 5.6
2009 4.3
2010 4.7
2011 5.8
2012 5.7
2013 6.4
2014 7.5
2015 7.5
2016 7.4
2017 8.0
2018 8.6

Source: Public Plans Database

Membership

Ratio of Actives to Beneficiaries, 2002-2018

Fiscal Year Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System US State and Local Pensions
2002 2.4 2.3
2003 2.3 2.2
2004 2.2 2.1
2005 2.0 2.1
2006 2.0 2.0
2007 1.9 2.0
2008 1.9 1.9
2009 1.8 1.9
2010 1.8 1.8
2011 1.6 1.7
2012 1.6 1.6
2013 1.5 1.5
2014 1.4 1.5
2015 1.4 1.4
2016 1.3 1.4
2017 1.3 1.4
2018 1.2 1.3

Source: Public Plans Database

Cash Flows

Cash Flow vs. Total Assets (Millions)
Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System
2002-2018

Fiscal Year Cash Flow Assets
2002 -48.6 3,740.8
2003 -59.0 3,882.7
2004 -69.5 4,306.8
2005 -76.9 4,640.8
2006 -61.2 5,135.5
2007 -73.4 5,970.2
2008 -80.8 5,638.5
2009 -124.5 4,349.8
2010 -128.0 4,728.5
2011 -125.6 5,801.9
2012 -100.2 5,692.4
2013 -116.9 6,434.5
2014 -118.1 7,531.2
2015 -157.0 7,550.0
2016 -182.0 7,370.3
2017 -210.9 8,028.8
2018 -214.6 8,602.8

Source: Public Plans Database


Cash Flow as a Percentage of Assets
Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System
2002-2018

Fiscal Year Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System National Average
2002 -1.3 -2.4
2003 -1.5 -2.6
2004 -1.6 -2.0
2005 -1.7 -2.2
2006 -1.2 -2.2
2007 -1.2 -2.1
2008 -1.4 -2.3
2009 -2.9 -3.1
2010 -2.7 -3.2
2011 -2.2 -3.1
2012 -1.8 -3.3
2013 -1.8 -3.1
2014 -1.6 -2.9
2015 -2.1 -2.8
2016 -2.5 -3.0
2017 -2.6 -2.9
2018 -2.5 -2.6

Source: Public Plans Database