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Pension payments to former States employees (FOI)

Pension payments to former States employees (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by States of Jersey and published on 15 September 2015.
Prepared internally, no external costs.


What is the total number of former states employees ("Former States Employees") currently in receipt of an annual pension pursuant to their contract of employment?

What was the total amount payable to Former States Employees in 2012, 2013 and 2014? What is the average annual payment to a Former States Employee?


The States of Jersey has two pension funds that are open to States employees: the Public Employees Contributory Retirement Scheme (PECRS) and the Jersey Teachers Superannuation Fund (JTSF).

PECRS provides pensions to former States employees including manual workers, nurses, firefighters, police officers and civil servants. 

The scheme had 4,268 pensioners at the end of 2014.

The JTSF provides pensions to former teachers and had 956 pensioners at the end of 2014. 

Both pension funds produce annual reports which outline the number of pensioners in receipt of a pension, the total pensions payable and the median pension paid.

The Annual Reports for 2012, 2013 and 2014 can be found below. 

Annual Accounts and Reports for States of Jersey

JTSF forms and publications

In addition, there are three further closed pension schemes, the Jersey Post Office Pension Fund (JPOPF); the Discretionary Pension Scheme (DPS); and the Civil Service Scheme (CSS). In total, these pension scheme have 100 pensioners in receipt of a pension and have made the following pension payments;

Total pensions payable£1,199,000£1,174,000£1,189,000
Average annual pension payment£11,990£11,740£11,890

Separate annual reports are not produced in relation to these schemes. However, these schemes are covered in the Financial Report and Accounts produced yearly by the Treasury and Resources department. A full explanation of the schemes is included in the section Significant Accounting Policies.

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