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New Jersey Division of Pension and Benefits Basics, by Plan

Plan Assets (millions) Total Members
New Jersey PERS 29,848.0 432,479
New Jersey Police & Fire 27,792.4 88,122
New Jersey Teachers 22,696.7 262,886
Other Plans 1,956.0 3,027
Total 82,293.1 786,514

Source: Public Plans Database (as of 2019)

Note: New Jersey Division of Pension and Benefits has 6 other plans.

Assets

Assets at Year-End
New Jersey Division of Pension and Benefits
2001-2019

Fiscal Year Net Assets (billions)
2001 74.3
2002 67.0
2003 65.5
2004 71.6
2005 74.7
2006 79.3
2007 89.2
2008 85.1
2009 69.4
2010 74.2
2011 80.5
2012 77.7
2013 81.6
2014 83.5
2015 81.4
2016 75.3
2017 79.3
2018 81.5
2019 82.3

Source: Public Plans Database

Membership

Ratio of Actives to Beneficiaries, 2001-2019

Fiscal Year New Jersey Division of Pension and Benefits US State and Local Pensions
2001 2.4 2.4
2002 2.5 2.3
2003 2.5 2.2
2004 2.4 2.1
2005 2.4 2.1
2006 2.3 2.0
2007 2.3 2.0
2008 2.2 1.9
2009 2.2 1.9
2010 2.1 1.8
2011 2.0 1.7
2012 1.8 1.6
2013 1.7 1.5
2014 1.5 1.5
2015 1.5 1.4
2016 1.4 1.4
2017 1.4 1.4
2018 1.4 1.3
2019 1.4 1.3

Source: Public Plans Database

Cash Flows

Cash Flow vs. Total Assets (Millions)
New Jersey Division of Pension and Benefits
2001-2019

Fiscal Year Cash Flow Assets
2001 -2,666.5 74,268.8
2002 -2,630.5 67,011.2
2003 -3,484.2 65,539.8
2004 -2,697.5 71,647.3
2005 -2,976.0 74,730.1
2006 -2,800.2 79,254.9
2007 -2,150.3 89,194.2
2008 -2,339.1 85,135.6
2009 -3,398.6 69,419.4
2010 -3,645.0 74,193.2
2011 -5,654.9 80,529.1
2012 -4,597.5 77,652.3
2013 -4,315.1 81,633.1
2014 -5,306.8 83,482.4
2015 -5,318.1 81,354.8
2016 -5,329.6 75,347.6
2017 -4,993.1 79,312.5
2018 -4,573.1 81,526.8
2019 -4,029.9 82,293.1

Source: Public Plans Database


Cash Flow as a Percentage of Assets
New Jersey Division of Pension and Benefits
2001-2019

Fiscal Year New Jersey Division of Pension and Benefits National Average
2001 -3.6 -2.0
2002 -3.9 -2.4
2003 -5.3 -2.6
2004 -3.8 -2.0
2005 -4.0 -2.2
2006 -3.5 -2.2
2007 -2.4 -2.1
2008 -2.7 -2.3
2009 -4.9 -3.1
2010 -4.9 -3.2
2011 -7.0 -3.1
2012 -5.9 -3.3
2013 -5.3 -3.1
2014 -6.4 -2.9
2015 -6.5 -2.8
2016 -7.1 -3.0
2017 -6.3 -2.9
2018 -5.6 -2.6
2019 -4.9 -2.6

Source: Public Plans Database