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Personal pensions: contribution and tax relief statistics

HMRC statistics on contributions to personal pensions and the overall cost of private (non-State) pension tax relief.

These statistics provide:

  • the value of contributions to non-occupational personal pensions
  • tax relief estimates for employer and individual contributions to personal and occupational non-State registered pension schemes

Methodology is explained in the statistics along with additional analysis and commentary.

HMRC has renumbered the tables:

  • table PEN1 - was previously Table 7.16
  • table PEN2 - was previously Tables 7.4 & 7.5 now combined.
  • table PEN2.1 - was previously Table 7.4
  • table PEN2.2 - was previously Table 7.5
  • table PEN3 - was previously Table 7.10
  • table PEN4 - was previously Table 7.11
  • table PEN5 - was previously Table 7.12
  • table PEN6 - was previously Table 7.9

Official statistics

  1. Personal pensions statistics introduction

    • Statistics - national statistics
  2. Personal pensions: retirement annuity contracts and free standing Additional Voluntary Contributions

    • Statistics - national statistics
  3. Personal pensions (including stakeholder pensions) for individuals: scheme members' annual contributions

    • Statistics - national statistics
  4. Personal pensions for individuals: annual contributions

    • Statistics - national statistics
  5. Stakeholder pensions for individuals: annual contributions

    • Statistics - national statistics
  6. Personal pensions: estimated number of individuals contributing and average contribution by status

    • Statistics - national statistics
  7. Personal pensions: estimated number of individuals contributing by gender and age

    • Statistics - national statistics
  8. Personal pensions: estimate number of individuals contributing by country and region

    • Statistics - national statistics
  9. Registered pension schemes: cost of tax relief

    • Statistics - national statistics