You are here: Skip Navigation LinksHome

The Purple Book 


The Purple Book is published annually by the Pension Protection Fund. It provides comprehensive data and analysis on the defined benefit pensions' landscape. The Purple Book 2017 was published on 5 December 2017.

Purple Book 2017 - Full Version

Purple Book 2017 - Overview

 

Purple Book 2017 Chapter 1 - Executive Summary

Purple Book 2017 Chapter 2 - The Data

 Purple Book 2017 Chapter 3 - Scheme Demographics

 

Purple Book 2017 Chapter 4 - Scheme Funding

 

 Purple Book 2017 Chapter 5 - Funding Sensitivities

Purple Book 2017 Chapter 6 - Insolvency Risk

 

 Purple Book 2017 Chapter 7 - Asset Allocation

 

Purple Book 2017 Chapter 8 - PPF Risk Developments

 

 Purple Book 2017 Chapter 9 - PPF Levy Payments

Purple Book 2017 Chapter 10 - Schemes in Assessment

 

 Purple Book 2017 Chapter 11 - PPF Compensation

Purple Book 2017 Chapter 12 - Risk Reduction

 

Appendix - Note on Historical Datasets

 

Glossary

 

Charts and Tables


Purple Book 2016 - Full Version

Purple Book 2015 - Full Version

Correction (16 June 2016)

Errors were identified in Figure 4.20 of Chapter 4 in May 2016. The figure has now been corrected. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Purple Book 2014 - Full Version

Purple Book 2013 - Full Version

Purple Book 2012 - Full Version

Purple Book 2011 - Full Version

Purple Book 2010 - Full Version

Purple Book 2009 - Full Version

The Purple Book 2008
The Purple Book 2008 - Summary

The Purple Book 2007
The Purple Book 2007 - Summary

The Purple Book 2006