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U.S. State Pension Funding Levels

State pension funding levels vary dramatically in the U.S. Several states have pension plans with high levels of funding or even a surplus (levels over 100 percent), but many states have pensions that are extremely underfunded.

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Notes

All figures listed above for Ohio are for 2007. The 2008 contribution figures for Ohio are $2.263,766,000 (actuarially required) and $2,262,847,000 (actual).

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