Research and analysis

Automatic enrolment evaluation report 2016

This report evaluates the implementation of automatic enrolment into workplace pensions.


Automatic enrolment evaluation report 2016


Automatic enrolment aims to increase workplace pension saving in the UK. It forms part of a wider set of pension reforms designed to enable individuals to save towards achieving the lifestyle they aspire to in retirement.

This report follows the automatic enrolment evaluation report 2015. It brings together the latest evidence to show what has happened to workplace pension membership and contributions since automatic enrolment began.

Authors: DWP’s Automatic Enrolment Evaluation Team

Published 12 December 2016