Pension Funds Membership

Membership data for pension funds resident in Ireland (ESA 2010 sector S129).

S129 consists of financial corporations that principally engage in financial intermediation as a consequence of pooling social risks and providing for income in retirement.

In Ireland a pension fund is an autonomous occupational pension scheme established under trust. S129 does not include social security funds, pension funds which are included in the general government sector (S13) or non-autonomous pension funds.

S129 does not include insurance corporation entities (S128). Insurance corporations may provide insurance to the pension fund sector or pension entitlements directly to the household sector (S14) (e.g. Pillar 3).

This dataset is produced under regulation ECB/2018/2. Annexes I and II provide further information on the data.

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Title Pension Funds Membership
Description Membership data for pension funds resident in Ireland (ESA 2010 sector S129). S129 consists of financial corporations that principally engage in financial intermediation as a consequence of pooling social risks and providing for income in retirement. In Ireland a pension fund is an autonomous occupational pension scheme established under trust. S129 does not include social security funds, pension funds which are included in the general government sector (S13) or non-autonomous pension funds. S129 does not include insurance corporation entities (S128). Insurance corporations may provide insurance to the pension fund sector or pension entitlements directly to the household sector (S14) (e.g. Pillar 3). This dataset is produced under regulation ECB/2018/2. Annexes I and II provide further information on the data.
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Spatial Reference Systems (SRS)
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    Contact Person
    Contact Person Email stats_pensions@centralbank.ie
    Contact Person Telephone
    Update frequency Annual
    Date dataset released 2024-02-06
    Date dataset updated 2024-02-06
    Period of time covered (begin) 2019-12-31
    Period of time covered (end) 2022-12-31
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    Landing Page https://www.centralbank.ie/statistics/data-and-analysis/pension-fund-statistics
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    Language English
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    Theme Financial Corporations