PERSPECTIVES: What Determines 401(k) Participation and Contributions?

by Alicia H. Munnell, Annika Sundén, and Catherine Taylor
Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 64 No. 3, 2001/2002
Table equivalent for Chart 1. Households with pension coverage, by plan type, 1992, 1995, and 1998 (in percent)
Plan type 1992 1995 1998
Defined benefit only 39.6 25.6 19.9
Defined contribution only 37.6 52.7 57.3
Both 22.8 21.8 22.8
SOURCE: VanDerhei and Copeland (2001), Chart 2.