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The 403(b) Market
The following chart illustrates the distribution of investments in the 403(b) market as of December 31st of each year. The numbers represent billions of dollars invested.
 
 
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Total invested     $503 $548 $578 $607 $652 $692
Fixed annuity     $267  53% $272  50% $277  48% $279  46% $293  45% $311  45%
Variable annuity     $152  30% $174  32% $191  33% $206  34% $222  34% $235  34%
Mutual funds     $92  17% $102  18% $110  19% $122  20% $137  21% $146  21%
Public K-12     $130  26% $141  26% $149  26% $156  26% $168  26% $178  26%
Private K-12     $36  7% $39  7% $41  7% $44  7% $47  7% $50  7%
Higher education     $220  44% $240  44% $253  44% $266  44% $287  44% $305  44%
Healthcare     $97  19% $106  19% $112  19% $117  19% $126  19% $133  19%
Other     $20  4% $21  4% $23  4% $24  4% $25  4% $27  4%
Source: Spectrem Group
 

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