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Table 8 Sector-wise distribution of pension expenditure (percentage to total)

From: Central civil servant pension payments in India: Issues and concerns

Year Post and Telecommunications Railways Defence Civil
1964–1965 10.77 7.03 65.8 16.4
1969–1970 8.19 13.98 62.97 14.86
1974–1975 6.74 14.04 64.78 14.44
1979–1980 7.62 21.6 55.05 15.74
1984–1985 7.48 28.38 48.97 15.18
1989–1990 6.5 23.52 56.51 13.48
1994–1995 7.1 29.57 47.33 16
1999–2000 5.76 20.7 56.75 16.79
2004–2005 4.61 25.56 45.49 24.34
Average 7.15 21.94 54.73 16.18