Defined contribution retirement plan participation rate reached a record high in 2012 of 78%, according to a new report from Aon Hewitt. The 2013 Universe Benchmark report studied over 3.5M employees covered by a defined contribution plan to measure savings and investing behavior. A study highlights document is available from Aon Hewitt, which is the source of the information displayed below. The up and down arrows reflect trends between 2011 and 2012 values. upward arrow reflects an increase over 2011 values, while a downward arrow reflects a decrease from 2011 values.
For more trends and information, view the 2013 Universe Benchmarks highlights from Aon Hewitt.