U.S. Pension Tracker

Joe Nation, Ph.D.

Project Director
Stanford Institute for
Economic Policy Research

The Bottom 25% (Lowest quartile) indicates relatively lower unfunded liabilities. The Top 25% (Highest quartile) indicates relatively higher unfunded liabilities. Metrics reflect the Fiscal Year selected. Agencies reported as NA or agencies for which we do not have geographic locations are excluded from calculations. See Glossary for additional information.

Data reflect Fiscal Year (FY) 2014, the most recent available.

Pension Debt
United States Public Employee Pension Systems 

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2014 Market Pension Debt/Household
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Key Metrics: Top 10 Lists
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  • Fiscal Year
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Rank Market Pension Debt/Household
1   Alaska $113,137
2   Illinois $77,822
3   California $77,700
4   Connecticut $72,862
5   Hawaii $61,156
6   Massachusetts $60,652
7   New Jersey $58,409
8   New Mexico $52,302
9   Nevada $50,888
10   Oregon $45,840
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