Who we are

This section provides information about NILGOSC and how we are run.

The purpose of the Northern Ireland Local Government Officers’ Superannuation Committee (NILGOSC) is to administer the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) in Northern Ireland. 

The pension scheme is a defined benefit pension scheme. 

NILGOSC is a non-departmental public body, sponsored by the Department for Communities.

Key statistics at 31 March 2021

142,492

Total members

172

Total employers

£9.795 bn

Fund value

£428m

Income

£266m

Benefits paid

80 approx

NILGOSC staff

70,881

Active members

31,698

Deferred members

39,913

Pensioner members

Total members142,492
Total employers172
Value of the fund £9.795 bn
Income£428m
Benefits paid£266m
Number of staff employed by NILGOSC80 approx
Active contributing members70,881
Deferred members31,698
Pensioner members39,913