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) 2017, the most recent available.

Oregon, All State and Local Systems

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Detailed Table

Assets, Liabilities and Unfunded Liabilities

Variable 2015 2016 2017
Market Liability (thousands) $130,208,629 $133,793,505 $141,460,829
Value of Assets (thousands) $56,004,709 $48,593,295 $70,230,177
Market Pension Debt (thousands) $74,203,920 $85,200,210 $71,230,652
Market Discount Rate 3.25% 3.00% 3.00%
Actuarial Liability (thousands) $77,072,690 $80,548,198 $85,164,186
Actuarial Pension Debt (thousands) $21,067,981 $31,954,903 $14,934,009
Assumed Rate of Return 7.50% 7.10% 7.10%
  • Variable

    Market Liability (thousands)

    • 2017

      $141,460,829

    • 2016

      $133,793,505

    • 2015

      $130,208,629

    • 2014

      $134,886,944

    • 2013

      $114,519,474

    • 2012

      $122,451,955

    • 2011

      $104,542,679

    • 2010

      $104,744,344

    • 2009

      $93,232,959

    • 2008

      $86,093,322


  • Variable

    Value of Assets (thousands)

    • 2017

      $70,230,177

    • 2016

      $48,593,295

    • 2015

      $56,004,709

    • 2014

      $64,499,863

    • 2013

      $62,950,996

    • 2012

      $56,530,483

    • 2011

      $51,755,464

    • 2010

      $53,341,615

    • 2009

      $49,649,832

    • 2008

      $43,854,198


  • Variable

    Market Pension Debt (thousands)

    • 2017

      $71,230,652

    • 2016

      $85,200,210

    • 2015

      $74,203,920

    • 2014

      $70,387,081

    • 2013

      $51,568,478

    • 2012

      $65,921,472

    • 2011

      $52,787,215

    • 2010

      $51,402,729

    • 2009

      $43,583,127

    • 2008

      $42,239,124


  • Variable

    Market Discount Rate

    • 2017

      3.00%

    • 2016

      3.00%

    • 2015

      3.25%

    • 2014

      3.00%

    • 2013

      3.20%

    • 2012

      2.50%

    • 2011

      4.00%

    • 2010

      3.70%

    • 2009

      4.20%

    • 2008

      4.50%


  • Variable

    Actuarial Liability (thousands)

    • 2017

      $85,164,186

    • 2016

      $80,548,198

    • 2015

      $77,072,690

    • 2014

      $74,126,341

    • 2013

      $63,022,886

    • 2012

      $60,849,629

    • 2011

      $61,635,056

    • 2010

      $59,707,857

    • 2009

      $56,846,245

    • 2008

      $54,283,139


  • Variable

    Actuarial Pension Debt (thousands)

    • 2017

      $14,934,009

    • 2016

      $31,954,903

    • 2015

      $21,067,981

    • 2014

      $9,626,478

    • 2013

      $71,890

    • 2012

      $4,319,146

    • 2011

      $9,879,592

    • 2010

      $6,366,242

    • 2009

      $7,196,412

    • 2008

      $10,428,942


  • Variable

    Assumed Rate of Return

    • 2017

      7.10%

    • 2016

      7.10%

    • 2015

      7.50%

    • 2014

      7.50%

    • 2013

      7.75%

    • 2012

      7.75%

    • 2011

      8.00%

    • 2010

      8.00%

    • 2009

      8.00%

    • 2008

      8.00%


*Recommended not to combine dollar and other categories.

Funded Ratios

Variable 2015 2016 2017
Market Funded Ratio 43.0% 36.3% 49.6%
Actuarial Funded Ratio 72.7% 60.3% 82.5%
  • Variable

    Market Funded Ratio

    • 2017

      49.6%

    • 2016

      36.3%

    • 2015

      43.0%

    • 2014

      47.8%

    • 2013

      55.0%

    • 2012

      46.2%

    • 2011

      49.5%

    • 2010

      50.9%

    • 2009

      53.3%

    • 2008

      50.9%


  • Variable

    Actuarial Funded Ratio

    • 2017

      82.5%

    • 2016

      60.3%

    • 2015

      72.7%

    • 2014

      87.0%

    • 2013

      99.9%

    • 2012

      92.9%

    • 2011

      84.0%

    • 2010

      89.3%

    • 2009

      87.3%

    • 2008

      80.8%


*Recommended not to combine dollar and other categories.

State Demographics

Variable 2015 2016 2017
Population 4,028,977 4,093,465 4,142,776
Households 1,557,850 1,571,678 1,603,635
  • Variable

    Population

    • 2017

      4,142,776

    • 2016

      4,093,465

    • 2015

      4,028,977

    • 2014

      3,971,202

    • 2013

      3,928,030

    • 2012

      3,898,684

    • 2011

      3,867,644

    • 2010

      3,837,083

    • 2009

      3,808,600

    • 2008

      3,768,748


  • Variable

    Households

    • 2017

      1,603,635

    • 2016

      1,571,678

    • 2015

      1,557,850

    • 2014

      1,535,511

    • 2013

      1,523,799

    • 2012

      1,516,957

    • 2011

      1,516,979

    • 2010

      1,507,137

    • 2009

      1,485,919

    • 2008

      1,474,755


*Recommended not to combine dollar and other categories.

Budget & Revenue

Variable 2015 2016 2017
State General Fund Expenditures (thousands) $7,959,000 $8,992,000 $8,954,463
State Total Expenditures (thousands) $33,525,000 $37,126,000 $40,003,732
State Total General Fund Revenues (thousands) $8,486,000 $8,906,000 $9,626,697
  • Variable

    State General Fund Expenditures (thousands)

    • 2017

      $8,954,463

    • 2016

      $8,992,000

    • 2015

      $7,959,000

    • 2014

      $7,930,000

    • 2013

      $5,957,000

    • 2012

      $6,925,000

    • 2011

      $5,665,000

    • 2010

      $6,371,000

    • 2009

      $5,889,000

    • 2008

      $6,601,000


  • Variable

    State Total Expenditures (thousands)

    • 2017

      $40,003,732

    • 2016

      $37,126,000

    • 2015

      $33,525,000

    • 2014

      $32,383,000

    • 2013

      $25,803,000

    • 2012

      $27,014,000

    • 2011

      $33,471,000

    • 2010

      $32,547,000

    • 2009

      $24,523,000

    • 2008

      $22,174,000


  • Variable

    State Total General Fund Revenues (thousands)

    • 2017

      $9,626,697

    • 2016

      $8,906,000

    • 2015

      $8,486,000

    • 2014

      $7,601,000

    • 2013

      $7,213,000

    • 2012

      $6,941,000

    • 2011

      $6,504,000

    • 2010

      $6,017,000

    • 2009

      $5,836,000

    • 2008

      $5,890,000


*Recommended not to combine dollar and other categories.

Unfunded Liability Metrics

Variable 2015 2016 2017
Market Pension Debt/Household $47,632 $54,210 $44,418
Market Pension Debt/Capita $18,418 $20,814 $17,194
Market Pension Debt/State General Fund Expenditures 9.32 9.48 7.95
Market Pension Debt/State Total Expenditures 2.21 2.29 1.78
Market Pension Debt/State Total General Fund Revenues 8.74 9.57 7.40
Actuarial Pension Debt/Household $13,524 $20,332 $9,313
Actuarial Pension Debt/Capita $5,229 $7,806 $3,605
Actuarial Pension Debt/State General Fund Expenditures 2.65 3.55 1.67
Actuarial Pension Debt/State Total Expenditures 0.63 0.86 0.37
Actuarial Pension Debt/State Total General Fund Revenues 2.48 3.59 1.55
  • Variable

    Market Pension Debt/Household

    • 2017

      $44,418

    • 2016

      $54,210

    • 2015

      $47,632

    • 2014

      $45,840

    • 2013

      $33,842

    • 2012

      $43,456

    • 2011

      $34,798

    • 2010

      $34,106

    • 2009

      $29,331

    • 2008

      $28,641


  • Variable

    Market Pension Debt/Capita

    • 2017

      $17,194

    • 2016

      $20,814

    • 2015

      $18,418

    • 2014

      $17,724

    • 2013

      $13,128

    • 2012

      $16,909

    • 2011

      $13,648

    • 2010

      $13,396

    • 2009

      $11,443

    • 2008

      $11,208


  • Variable

    Market Pension Debt/State General Fund Expenditures

    • 2017

      7.95

    • 2016

      9.48

    • 2015

      9.32

    • 2014

      8.88

    • 2013

      8.66

    • 2012

      9.52

    • 2011

      9.32

    • 2010

      8.07

    • 2009

      7.40

    • 2008

      6.40


  • Variable

    Market Pension Debt/State Total Expenditures

    • 2017

      1.78

    • 2016

      2.29

    • 2015

      2.21

    • 2014

      2.17

    • 2013

      2.00

    • 2012

      2.44

    • 2011

      1.58

    • 2010

      1.58

    • 2009

      1.78

    • 2008

      1.90


  • Variable

    Market Pension Debt/State Total General Fund Revenues

    • 2017

      7.40

    • 2016

      9.57

    • 2015

      8.74

    • 2014

      9.26

    • 2013

      7.15

    • 2012

      9.50

    • 2011

      8.12

    • 2010

      8.54

    • 2009

      7.47

    • 2008

      7.17


  • Variable

    Actuarial Pension Debt/Household

    • 2017

      $9,313

    • 2016

      $20,332

    • 2015

      $13,524

    • 2014

      $6,269

    • 2013

      $47

    • 2012

      $2,847

    • 2011

      $6,513

    • 2010

      $4,224

    • 2009

      $4,843

    • 2008

      $7,072


  • Variable

    Actuarial Pension Debt/Capita

    • 2017

      $3,605

    • 2016

      $7,806

    • 2015

      $5,229

    • 2014

      $2,424

    • 2013

      $18

    • 2012

      $1,108

    • 2011

      $2,554

    • 2010

      $1,659

    • 2009

      $1,890

    • 2008

      $2,767


  • Variable

    Actuarial Pension Debt/State General Fund Expenditures

    • 2017

      1.67

    • 2016

      3.55

    • 2015

      2.65

    • 2014

      1.21

    • 2013

      0.01

    • 2012

      0.62

    • 2011

      1.74

    • 2010

      1.00

    • 2009

      1.22

    • 2008

      1.58


  • Variable

    Actuarial Pension Debt/State Total Expenditures

    • 2017

      0.37

    • 2016

      0.86

    • 2015

      0.63

    • 2014

      0.30

    • 2013

      0.00

    • 2012

      0.16

    • 2011

      0.30

    • 2010

      0.20

    • 2009

      0.29

    • 2008

      0.47


  • Variable

    Actuarial Pension Debt/State Total General Fund Revenues

    • 2017

      1.55

    • 2016

      3.59

    • 2015

      2.48

    • 2014

      1.27

    • 2013

      0.01

    • 2012

      0.62

    • 2011

      1.52

    • 2010

      1.06

    • 2009

      1.23

    • 2008

      1.77


*Recommended not to combine dollar and other categories.

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