To estimate the impact of the personal accounts contribution limit on individuals' pension income it was assumed that the limit would be uprated in line with average earnings.
The figures in table 5.2 refer to the financial year 2003-04. It was erroneously labelled as being data from 2005-06. The correct title of the table should be "Personal and stakeholder pensions: average contribution by status and earned income in 2003-04. The full table and notes can be found at
Table 5.2 is replicated from HMRC Pensions Table 7.10 which can be found at
Footnote 5 states that these contributions include minimum contributions, which is another name for contracted-out rebates.