2012 Retirement Savings Statistics

Savings Statistics
Personal Savings Rate 4.2 %
The 2012 average quarterly contribution at Fidelity, the largest 401(k) provider $1660.00
The 2011 average quarterly contribution at Fidelity, the largest 401(k) provider $1630.00
Workers who feel behind in retirement savings 67%
Workers who don’t know how much they’ll need for post-work years 56%
Workers earning more than $75,000 who have at least 6 months of living expenses in emergency savings 45%
Workers earning more than $75,000 who are less comfortable with the amount they saved compared to 2011 25%
Percentage who saved “A lot more” in 2012 compared to 2011 25%
Percentage who saved “A little more” in 2012 compared to 2011 37%
Percentage who saved “the same” in 2012 compared to 2011 27%
Percentage who saved “nothing” in 2012 11%
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Sources: Money
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: July 31, 2015

2012 Retirement Savings Statistics

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