Membership details

Total number of active members

Active member - a person whose employment with the employer qualifies the member for benefits under the scheme and benefits continue to accrue.
Total number of deferred members
Deferred member - a person who has benefits under the scheme and is not accruing any more.

Total number of pensioner members

Pensioner member - a person who is currently receiving a pension from the scheme.

DC

Please use this column for members whose pension entitlement wholly arises from defined contributions made to the scheme (also known as money purchase benefits). No element of pension for these members will have been defined during the period of scheme membership.

DB

Please use this column for members where all of the pension entitlement will have been defined during the period of scheme membership (defined benefits, final salary, career average, salary related).

Partial DB

Please use this column for members where part of the pension entitlement will have been defined during the period of scheme membership (defined benefits, final salary, career average, salary related) and part of the pension entitlement arises from defined contributions made to the scheme.