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2020 Universe Benchmarks Highlights Infographic

How workers are saving and investing in defined contribution plans

Our 2020 Universe Benchmarks report is the latest in a long line of annual reports that illustrate how workers are saving and investing in defined contribution (DC) plans. This year’s version features data from 116 plans covering more than three million eligible participants, discusses plan participation rates, savings rates, balances, investments, trading activity and distributions from accounts (e.g. loans, withdrawals, cash-outs and rollovers).

2020 Universe benchmarks

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