Special Report

Every State's Pension Crisis Ranked

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45. Idaho
> Funded ratio: 92.4%
> Total pension shortfall: $1.4 billion shortfall (3rd smallest)
> Gov’t workers as share of total workforce: 15.0% (17th highest)
> Avg. annual payout per public retiree: $22,386 (19th lowest)

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44. Nebraska
> Funded ratio: 90.3%
> Total pension shortfall: $1.5 billion shortfall (4th smallest)
> Gov’t workers as share of total workforce: 15.2% (15th highest)
> Avg. annual payout per public retiree: $24,812 (19th highest)

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43. North Carolina
> Funded ratio: 88.6%
> Total pension shortfall: $12.5 billion shortfall (23rd smallest)
> Gov’t workers as share of total workforce: 14.4% (21st highest)
> Avg. annual payout per public retiree: $19,913 (8th lowest)

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42. Utah
> Funded ratio: 85.2%
> Total pension shortfall: $5.4 billion shortfall (15th smallest)
> Gov’t workers as share of total workforce: 13.9% (25th lowest)
> Avg. annual payout per public retiree: $24,809 (20th highest)

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41. Delaware
> Funded ratio: 85.1%
> Total pension shortfall: $1.8 billion shortfall (5th smallest)
> Gov’t workers as share of total workforce: 13.1% (18th lowest)
> Avg. annual payout per public retiree: $23,433 (24th lowest)