Special Report

Every State’s Pension Crisis, Ranked

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40. Delaware
> Funded ratio: 81.1%
> Total pension shortfall: $2.1 billion (5th smallest)
> Gov’t workers as share of total workforce: 13.3% (18th lowest)
> Avg. annual payout per public retiree: $21,171 (19th lowest)

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39. Oregon
> Funded ratio: 80.5%
> Total pension shortfall: $15.0 billion (25th largest)
> Gov’t workers as share of total workforce: 15.0% (20th highest)
> Avg. annual payout per public retiree: $32,957 (7th highest)

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38. Florida
> Funded ratio: 79.4%
> Total pension shortfall: $36.9 billion (12th largest)
> Gov’t workers as share of total workforce: 11.3% (5th lowest)
> Avg. annual payout per public retiree: $23,349 (25th highest)

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37. Maine
> Funded ratio: 77.3%
> Total pension shortfall: $3.6 billion (10th smallest)
> Gov’t workers as share of total workforce: 13.6% (20th lowest)
> Avg. annual payout per public retiree: $20,006 (15th lowest)

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36. Arkansas
> Funded ratio: 76.9%
> Total pension shortfall: $7.2 billion (17th smallest)
> Gov’t workers as share of total workforce: 15.4% (14th highest)
> Avg. annual payout per public retiree: $19,463 (12th lowest)

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