The Quarterly Summary of Public Pensions is a quarterly panel survey that provides national summary data on the revenues, expenditures, and composition of assets of the largest defined benefit public employee pension systems for state and local governments.
To report online:
1. Sign-in or Register at https://portal.census.gov
2. Add your authentication code.
3. Report by clicking on “REPORT NOW.” You can return to your account over multiple sessions to complete.
4. For assistance accessing this survey, please sign-in to your Census Bureau account at https://portal.census.gov and send us a secure message or call the customer help line at 1-800-832-2839, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
5. Please visit How Do I Get Started? for additional information.
6. Please visit How-To Video for information on Signing into the Respondent Portal, via your Census Bureau account.
7. For survey specific information, please visit our FAQs.
Ready to start? Log in to begin reporting for the ASPP. If needed, you can save and complete your survey over multiple sessions.
To help you prepare for online reporting, click on the appropriate forms and instructions below. (All forms are in Adobe PDF file format and are for informational purposes only)
Title 13, United States Code (U.S.C.), Sections 131 and 182, require businesses and other organizations included in the survey to answer the questions and submit a response.
Title 13, United States Code, Section 9, requires the Census Bureau to keep your information CONFIDENTIAL and can use your responses only to produce statistics. The Census Bureau is not permitted to publicly release your responses in a way that could identify your business, organization, or institution. Per the Federal Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2015, your data are protected from cybersecurity risks through screening of the systems that transmit your data.
Below are a few common items you can use to verify the legitimacy of this survey:
The bottom of the log-in screen should have a link for the “Burden Statement” which also contains the OMB eight-digit number.