Pensions - Articles - Pension Protection Fund 7800 Index for September 2017


Since July 2007 the Pension Protection Fund has published the latest estimated funding position, on a s179 basis, for the defined benefit schemes in its eligible universe.

 The PPF 7800 index is published on the second Tuesday of every month, and the PPF publishes The Purple Book each year. 

 September 2017 Update

 Highlights

 The aggregate deficit of the 5,794 schemes in the PPF 7800 Index is estimated to have increased over the month to £220.4 billion
 at the end of August 2017, from a deficit of £180.1 billion at the end of July 2017.

 The funding ratio decreased from 89.4 per cent at end of July 2017 to 87.6 per cent.

 Total assets were £1553.0 billion and total liabilities were £1,773.4 billion.

 There were 4,261 schemes in deficit and 1,533 schemes in surplus.

 
 View the full update here

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