Special Report

Every State's Pension Crisis Ranked

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35. Oklahoma
> Funded ratio: 81.3%
> Total pension shortfall: $7.4 billion shortfall (21st smallest)
> Gov’t workers as share of total workforce: 17.8% (5th highest)
> Avg. annual payout per public retiree: $20,442 (14th lowest)

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34. Arkansas
> Funded ratio: 81.2%
> Total pension shortfall: $6.5 billion shortfall (19th smallest)
> Gov’t workers as share of total workforce: 15.0% (18th highest)
> Avg. annual payout per public retiree: $20,302 (13th lowest)

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33. Georgia
> Funded ratio: 80.1%
> Total pension shortfall: $22.9 billion shortfall (15th largest)
> Gov’t workers as share of total workforce: 12.7% (14th lowest)
> Avg. annual payout per public retiree: $27,122 (14th highest)

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32. Florida
> Funded ratio: 79.9%
> Total pension shortfall: $40.7 billion shortfall (7th largest)
> Gov’t workers as share of total workforce: 10.9% (4th lowest)
> Avg. annual payout per public retiree: $24,013 (23rd highest)

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31. Virginia
> Funded ratio: 79.0%
> Total pension shortfall: $20.3 billion shortfall (17th largest)
> Gov’t workers as share of total workforce: 13.5% (22nd lowest)
> Avg. annual payout per public retiree: $22,461 (20th lowest)