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Premium Rates

Last Updated: October 14, 2021

Current and Historical Information

Plan years
beginning in

Single-Employer Plans

Multiemployer Plans

Per Participant Rate
for Flat-Rate Premium

Variable-Rate Premium

Per Participant Rate
for Flat-Rate Premium

Rate per $1,000 UVBs

Per Participant Cap

2022 $88 $48 $598 $32
2021 $86 $46 $582 $31
2020 $83 $45 $561 $30
2019 $80 $43 $541 $29
2018 $74 $38 $523 $28
2017 $69 $34 $517 $28
2016 $64 $30 $500 $27
2015 $57 $24 $418 $26
2014 $49 $14 $412 $12
2013 $42 $9 $400 $12
2012 $35 $9 N/A $9
2011 $35 $9 N/A $9
2010 $35 $9 N/A $9
2009 $34 $9 N/A $9
2008 $33 $9 N/A $9
2007 $31 $9 N/A $8

PBGC's Pension Insurance Data Tables contain a complete history of premium rates.

Increases After 2019

After 2019, all rates are subject to indexing. There are no scheduled increases (other than indexing) for years after 2019.

Termination Premiums

For certain distress or involuntary terminations, a special termination premium must be paid to PBGC for three years. For more information, see Termination Premiums.