State retirement systems report funded ratios comparing plan assets to liabilities.
Select a state below to view funded ratios for 246 pension plans, with most ratios current as of the end of fiscal year 2012. Figures were obtained from systems' comprehensive annual financial reports or separate actuarial reports. Most ratios were compiled by Loop Capital Markets for its annual public pension funding review; other data was supplemented by Governing.
Please note that pension funded ratios are computed differently as individual systems use different financial assumptions.
Aggregate state totals are available here.
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