To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what estimate he has made of the number of adults who were not members of any pension scheme in each year since 1997.
The following table gives a time series breakdown of working age adults who were not members of any active private pension scheme.
|Number of working age adults who were not members of any private pension scheme (million)||Total number of working age adults (million)||Percentage of working age adults who were not a member of any private pension scheme|
| Notes: |
2. Results are presented for 1990-2000 onwards. Data in earlier years are not comparable because of the implementation of improvements in government surveys relating to pensions from that date.
3. Private pension refers to either an occupational, personal or stakeholder pension scheme.
4. Working age is ages 20-59 for women and 20-64 for men.
Family Resources Survey, Great Britain, 1999-2000 to 2005-06