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South Carolina Retirement Systems Basics, by Plan

Plan Assets (millions) Total Members
South Carolina Police 4,570.4 48,558
South Carolina RS 26,414.9 361,187
Other Plans 221.8 181,178
Total 31,207.1 590,923

Source: Public Plans Database (as of 2018)

Note: South Carolina Retirement Systems has 3 other plans.

Assets

Assets at Year-End
South Carolina Retirement Systems
2001-2019

Fiscal Year Net Assets (billions)
2001 21.1
2002 21.0
2003 22.4
2004 23.8
2005 24.8
2006 25.4
2007 28.0
2008 26.6
2009 20.5
2010 22.7
2011 25.9
2012 25.0
2013 26.5
2014 29.9
2015 29.3
2016 28.1
2017 30.2
2018 31.2
2019 32.3

Source: Public Plans Database

Membership

Ratio of Actives to Beneficiaries, 2001-2019

Fiscal Year South Carolina Retirement Systems US State and Local Pensions
2001 3.1 2.4
2002 2.7 2.3
2003 2.4 2.2
2004 2.2 2.1
2005 2.1 2.1
2006 1.9 2.0
2007 1.9 2.0
2008 2.0 1.9
2009 1.9 1.9
2010 1.9 1.8
2011 1.8 1.7
2012 1.6 1.6
2013 1.5 1.5
2014 1.5 1.5
2015 1.4 1.4
2016 1.4 1.4
2017 1.4 1.4
2018 1.4 1.3
2019 1.4 1.4

Source: Public Plans Database

Cash Flows

Cash Flow vs. Total Assets (Millions)
South Carolina Retirement Systems
2001-2019

Fiscal Year Cash Flow Assets
2001 -53.8 21,062.7
2002 -304.4 20,951.6
2003 -436.3 22,379.4
2004 -587.0 23,782.7
2005 -662.6 24,808.4
2006 -728.3 25,381.9
2007 -734.4 28,048.8
2008 -687.8 26,633.0
2009 -710.5 20,492.4
2010 -799.5 22,691.7
2011 -948.7 25,891.8
2012 -1,043.2 24,979.1
2013 -1,032.4 26,500.4
2014 -1,059.2 29,927.7
2015 -1,059.8 29,305.7
2016 -1,049.6 28,066.7
2017 -1,121.1 30,216.9
2018 -1,346.2 31,207.1
2019 -699.1 32,286.0

Source: Public Plans Database


Cash Flow as a Percentage of Assets
South Carolina Retirement Systems
2001-2019

Fiscal Year South Carolina Retirement Systems National Average
2001 -0.3 -2.0
2002 -1.5 -2.4
2003 -1.9 -2.6
2004 -2.5 -2.0
2005 -2.7 -2.2
2006 -2.9 -2.2
2007 -2.6 -2.1
2008 -2.6 -2.3
2009 -3.5 -3.1
2010 -3.5 -3.2
2011 -3.7 -3.1
2012 -4.2 -3.3
2013 -3.9 -3.1
2014 -3.5 -2.9
2015 -3.6 -2.8
2016 -3.7 -3.0
2017 -3.7 -2.9
2018 -4.3 -2.6
2019 -2.2 -2.5

Source: Public Plans Database