Pensions - Articles - Pension Protection Fund Index update for January 2018


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.

 • The aggregate deficit of the 5,588 schemes in the PPF 7800 Index is estimated to have decreased over the month to £51.0 billion at the end of January 2018, from a deficit of £103.8 billion at the end of December 2017.
 • The funding ratio increased from 93.9 per cent at end of December 2017 to 96.9 per cent.
 • Total assets were £1,575.5 billion and total liabilities were £1,626.5 billion.
 • There were 3,493 schemes in deficit and 2,095 schemes in surplus.
 
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