FOI 26584



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FOI 26584


The number of people who have opted out of NHS pension schemes for the following financial years: 2018-19, 2019-20, 2020-21, 2021-22. If held, the above information broken down by age range and broken down by pay band

For opt outs, please could I have all of the categories listed and please would you count the opt out more than once if the person has opted out more than once? For age brackets, please could I have: 16-25; 26-35; 36-45; 46-55; 56-65; 66-75; over 75?


Year End 16-25 26-35 36-45 46-55 56-65 66-75 2018 7,604 13,486 6,849 4,640 2,000 127 2019 10,464 22,929 11,682 8,271 3,755 199 2020 7,373 15,881 7,252 4,303 2,170 167 2021 4,529 10,668 4,683 2,683 1,503 157 2022 2,831 7,111 3,058 1,712 1,452 123

Please note • The age shown is the age at opt out • Each request to opt out of the scheme is counted a) for every employment they opt out of and b) for every occurrence of opting out. This means that members will be counted multiple times over the five-year period • Information for over 75s is not held and therefore cannot be provided • Information regarding pay bands is not held and therefore cannot be provided

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Last Updated September 22, 2022, 09:24 (UTC)
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