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Open Government

Welcome to the PBGC's Open Government webpage. This page includes important PBGC data sets and information about how the American public can provide input that will make the work and performance of PBGC even better and more engaging. The information on this page complements the many other Federal agency data sets located at

Open Government Documents

PBGC Data Sets

What makes this a high-value data set?

These data sets can be used to increase agency accountability, improve public knowledge of the agency and its operations, create economic opportunity, and further the agency's mission.

How is this new?

These data sets present information in a machine accessible, downloadable format, which has not been previously available to the public.

Multiemployer Pension Plans (Excel file, 587 KB)
This spreadsheet lists the active multiemployer pensions plans insured by PBGC. Plans are identified by name, employer identification number (EIN) and plan number (PN). This data set will be updated annually, after the close of the fiscal year. (updated February 05, 2014)

Single-Employer Pension Plans (Excel file, 2.1 MB)
This spreadsheet lists the active single-employer pensions plans insured by PBGC. Plans are identified by name, employer identification number (EIN) and plan number (PN). (updated September 10, 2014)

Financial Assistance Payments to Multiemployer Plans (Excel file, 26 KB)
This spreadsheet contains a list of multiemployer plans receiving financial assistance payments from the PBGC from the period Fiscal Year 2005 through the most recent quarterly data available. This data set will be updated quarterly. (updated July 18, 2014)

Single-Employer Plans Trusteed by PBGC (Excel file, 415 KB)
This spreadsheet contains a list of all single-employer defined benefit pension plans trusteed by the PBGC since its creation in 1974. This data set will be updated quarterly. (updated September 10, 2014)

PBGC Financial Summary Data (Excel file, 45 KB)
This spreadsheet contains key financial data highlighted from PBGC's financial statements for the periods ending September 30, 1992 through the end of the last fiscal year. This data set will be updated annually. PBGC's financial statements are also available in the annual reports. (updated March 10, 2014)

Multiemployer Pension Plan Terminations, Mergers, and Insolvencies (Excel file, 362 KB)
A listing of multiemployer pension plan terminations, mergers, and insolvencies reported to the PBGC for the current fiscal year. This data set will be updated annually. (updated June 30, 2014)

Budget Summary of Changes (Excel file, 16.4 KB)
The Budget Summary of Changes data set is extracted from PBGC's Congressional Budget Justification. It includes all administrative and program increases and decreases including full time equivalents, cost of living allowance and inflation. It is updated annually. (updated August 15, 2014)

Pension Insurance Data Tables
Find out about retirement trends in PBGC's data tables. The tables include statistics on the people and pensions that PBGC protects, including how many Americans are in PBGC-insured pension plans, how many get PBGC benefits, and where they live. This data set will be updated periodically. (updated June 05, 2014)

PBGC welcomes stakeholder input on these data sets and other ways that PBGC can promote the values of transparency, participation, and collaboration in government. Please direct feedback to

To help us do a better job of serving you: 

  • What PBGC data or content should PBGC make more readily available?
  • Which PBGC online service or data would you like to be easier to use?
  • Which PBGC service would you like to use on your mobile device?

PBGC puts out an annual call, via email, for input and suggestions to improve the Open Government and Open Data policies and datasets. PBGC receives and reviews all feedback and submissions to PBGC then works with the appropriate subject matter expert and the Open Data Working Group to evaluate the ability and priority to publish the datasets. PBGC does not have a policy requiring a response to submitted feedback, but will engage the submitter for additional information or clarification if necessary.