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California State Teachers Retirement System Basics, by Plan

Plan Assets (millions) Total Members
California Teachers 224,868.6 791,396
Other Plans 0 0
Total 224,868.6 791,396

Source: Public Plans Database (as of 2018)

Note: California State Teachers Retirement System has 0 other plans.

Assets

Assets at Year-End
California State Teachers Retirement System
2003-2018

Fiscal Year Net Assets (billions)
2003 100.4
2004 116.1
2005 129.5
2006 144.2
2007 172.4
2008 161.5
2009 118.4
2010 129.8
2011 155.3
2012 151.3
2013 166.3
2014 190.5
2015 191.8
2016 189.1
2017 210.3
2018 224.9

Source: Public Plans Database

Membership

Ratio of Actives to Beneficiaries, 2003-2018

Fiscal Year California State Teachers Retirement System US State and Local Pensions
2003 2.5 2.2
2004 2.3 2.1
2005 2.2 2.1
2006 2.2 2.0
2007 2.1 2.0
2008 2.1 1.9
2009 2.0 1.9
2010 1.8 1.8
2011 1.7 1.7
2012 1.6 1.6
2013 1.5 1.5
2014 1.5 1.5
2015 1.5 1.4
2016 1.5 1.4
2017 1.5 1.4
2018 1.5 1.3

Source: Public Plans Database

Cash Flows

Cash Flow vs. Total Assets (Millions)
California State Teachers Retirement System
2003-2018

Fiscal Year Cash Flow Assets
2003 -25.3 100,372.3
2004 -916.3 116,061.3
2005 -666.6 129,523.6
2006 -1,389.0 144,212.4
2007 -1,674.9 172,377.9
2008 -1,438.0 161,498.2
2009 -2,718.0 118,430.1
2010 -3,759.0 129,768.1
2011 -4,459.1 155,345.8
2012 -5,103.2 151,318.1
2013 -5,652.8 166,348.9
2014 -6,278.9 190,474.0
2015 -6,105.4 191,822.3
2016 -5,055.3 189,113.5
2017 -4,060.8 210,289.9
2018 -3,689.1 224,868.6

Source: Public Plans Database


Cash Flow as a Percentage of Assets
California State Teachers Retirement System
2003-2018

Fiscal Year California State Teachers Retirement System National Average
2003 -0.0 -2.6
2004 -0.8 -2.0
2005 -0.5 -2.2
2006 -1.0 -2.2
2007 -1.0 -2.1
2008 -0.9 -2.3
2009 -2.3 -3.1
2010 -2.9 -3.2
2011 -2.9 -3.1
2012 -3.4 -3.3
2013 -3.4 -3.1
2014 -3.3 -2.9
2015 -3.2 -2.8
2016 -2.7 -3.0
2017 -1.9 -2.9
2018 -1.6 -2.6

Source: Public Plans Database