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608. Social Security (OASDI)--Benefits, by Type of Beneficiary

[26,229 represents 26,229,000. A person eligible to receive more than one type of benefit is generally classified or counted only once as a retired-worker beneficiary. OASDI=Old-age, survivors, and disability insurance. See also headnote, Table 606 and Appendix III]

               
      TYPE OF BENEFICIARY 1970 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
               
   Number of benefits 1 (1,000) 26,229 35,585 36,006 35,839 36,085 36,479 37,058 37,703 38,190 38,627 39,151 39,832 40,592 41,507 42,246 42,883 43,387 43,737 43,971 44,246 44,596
Retired workers 2 (1,000) 13,349 19,562 20,195 20,763 21,419 21,906 22,432 22,980 23,440 23,858 24,327 24,838 25,289 25,758 26,104 26,408 26,673 26,898 27,275 27,511 27,775
Disabled workers 3 (1,000) 1,493 2,859 2,777 2,604 2,569 2,597 2,657 2,728 2,786 2,830 2,895 3,011 3,195 3,468 3,726 3,963 4,185 4,386 4,508 4,698 4,879
Wives and husbands 2 4 (1,000) 2,952 3,477 3,459 3,405 3,347 3,355 3,375 3,387 3,381 3,367 3,365 3,367 3,370 3,382 3,367 3,337 3,290 3,194 3,129 3,054 2,987
Children (1,000) 4,122 4,607 4,430 3,883 3,593 3,408 3,319 3,295 3,244 3,204 3,165 3,187 3,268 3,391 3,527 3,654 3,734 3,803 3,772 3,769 3,795
  Under age 18 3,315 3,423 3,206 2,934 2,812 2,729 2,699 2,665 2,604 2,534 2,488 2,497 2,558 2,664 2,777 2,887 2,956 3,010 2,970 2,963 2,970
  Disabled children 5 271 450 463 472 488 506 526 545 561 574 586 600 616 637 656 673 686 697 705 713 721
  Students 6 537 733 761 476 293 173 94 84 79 96 91 89 95 90 94 94 92 96 97 93 104
  Of retired workers 546 639 633 558 512 477 457 450 440 432 423 422 426 432 436 440 442 443 441 439 442
  Of deceased workers 2,688 2,610 2,546 2,321 2,146 2,010 1,917 1,878 1,836 1,809 1,780 1,776 1,791 1,808 1,836 1,864 1,884 1,898 1,893 1,884 1,885
  Of disabled workers 889 1,358 1,252 1,004 936 921 945 966 968 963 962 989 1,052 1,151 1,255 1,350 1,409 1,463 1,438 1,446 1,468
Widowed mothers 7 (1,000) 523 562 548 515 400 382 372 351 329 318 312 304 301 294 289 283 275 242 230 221 212
Widows and widowers 2 8 (1,000) 3,227 4,411 4,508 4,595 4,694 4,779 4,863 4,928 4,984 5,029 5,071 5,111 5,158 5,205 5,224 5,232 5,226 5,210 5,053 4,990 4,944
Parents 2 (1,000) 29 15 14 12 11 10 10 9 8 7 6 6 5 5 5 4 4 4 4 3 3
Special benefits 9 (1,000) 534 93 76 63 51 40 32 25 19 14 10 7 5 4 2 2 1 1 (Z) (Z) (Z)
 
Average monthly benefit,
current dollars
Retired workers 2 118 341 386 419 441 461 479 488 513 537 567 603 629 653 674 697 720 745 765 780 804
  Retired worker and wife 2 199 567 (NA) 702 743 780 814 831 873 914 966 1,027 1,072 1,111 1,145 1,184 1,221 1,262 1,295 1,318 1,357
Disabled workers 3 131 371 413 441 456 471 484 488 508 530 556 587 609 626 642 661 682 704 722 733 754
Wives and husbands 2 4 59 164 186 203 217 227 236 241 253 265 281 298 311 322 332 343 354 369 379 386 398
Children of retired workers 45 140 161 165 176 186 198 204 216 228 242 259 273 285 297 309 322 337 349 358 373
Children of deceased workers 82 240 271 285 298 314 331 337 352 368 385 406 420 432 443 456 469 487 500 510 526
Children of disabled workers 39 110 123 128 136 139 142 141 146 151 157 164 168 170 173 178 183 194 201 208 216
Widowed mothers 7 87 246 277 303 309 322 332 338 353 368 388 409 424 438 448 464 478 515 532 545 566
Widows and widowers, nondisabled 2 102 311 349 379 396 415 433 444 468 493 522 556 583 608 630 655 680 699 731 749 775
Parents 2 103 276 310 335 350 364 378 386 407 428 454 482 506 526 547 570 591 614 636 651 674
Special benefits 9 45 105 116 125 129 134 138 140 145 151 158 167 173 178 183 187 192 197 201 204 209
 
Average monthly benefit,
constant (1999) dollars: 10
CPI (Dec.) 39.8 86.3 94.0 97.6 101.3 105.3 109.3 110.5 115.4 120.5 126.1 133.8 137.9 141.9 145.8 149.7 153.5 158.6 161.3 163.9 168.3
Retired workers 2 499 665 691 723 733 737 738 743 748 750 757 758 768 774 778 784 789 791 798 801 804
  Retired worker and wife 2 842 1,106 (NA) 1,211 1,234 1,247 1,253 1,266 1,273 1,277 1,289 1,292 1,308 1,318 1,322 1,331 1,339 1,339 1,351 1,353 1,357
Disabled workers 3 554 724 739 760 758 753 745 743 741 740 742 738 743 742 741 743 748 747 753 753 754
Wives and husbands 2 4 249 320 333 350 361 363 363 367 369 370 375 375 380 382 383 386 388 392 395 397 398
Children of deceased workers 347 468 485 491 495 502 510 513 513 514 514 511 513 512 511 513 514 517 522 523 526
Widowed mothers 7 368 480 496 522 513 515 511 515 515 514 518 514 517 519 517 522 524 546 555 560 566
 
   Number of benefits awarded (1,000) 3,722 4,215 4,059 3,859 3,756 3,691 3,796 3,853 3,734 3,681 3,646 3,717 3,865 4,051 4,001 3,940 3,882 3,793 3,866 3,800 3,917
Retired workers 2 1,338 1,620 1,600 1,625 1,670 1,607 1,690 1,734 1,682 1,654 1,657 1,665 1,695 1,708 1,661 1,625 1,609 1,581 1,719 1,631 1,690
Disabled workers 3 350 389 345 299 311 362 377 417 416 409 426 468 536 637 635 632 646 624 587 608 620
Wives and husbands 2 4 436 469 437 430 436 425 440 441 411 391 380 379 380 383 365 345 322 302 319 311 322
Children 1,091 1,174 1,094 922 753 722 714 701 685 706 675 695 727 795 816 824 809 798 757 763 773
Widowed mothers 7 112 108 100 87 82 74 72 69 65 63 60 58 58 56 56 55 52 49 44 42 42
Widows and widowers 2 8 363 452 481 495 502 500 502 491 475 458 449 452 469 472 466 459 445 438 440 444 470
Parents 2 2 1 1 1 (Z) (Z) (Z) (Z) (Z) (Z) (Z) (Z) (Z) (Z) (Z) (Z) (Z) (Z) (Z) (Z) (Z)
Special benefits 9 30 1 1 1 1 1 1 (Z) (Z) (Z) (Z) (Z) (Z) (Z) (Z) (Z) (Z) (Z) (Z) (Z) (Z)
 
 
   Total 11 31.9 120.5 141.0 156.1 167.0 175.8 186.2 196.7 204.2 217.2 230.9 247.8 268.1 286.0 302.4 316.8 332.6 347.1 362.0 375.0 385.8
Monthly benefits 12 31.6 120.1 140.7 155.9 166.8 175.6 186.0 196.5 204.0 217.0 230.6 247.6 267.9 285.8 302.2 316.6 332.4 346.9 361.8 374.8 385.6
  Retired workers 2 18.4 70.4 83.6 95.1 103.6 110.0 116.8 123.6 128.5 137.0 146.0 156.8 169.1 179.4 188.4 196.4 205.3 213.4 223.6 232.3 238.5
  Disabled workers 3 2.4 12.8 14.4 14.8 15.2 15.6 16.5 17.4 18.1 19.2 20.3 22.1 24.7 27.9 30.9 33.7 36.6 39.6 41.1 43.5 46.5
  Wives and husbands 2 4 2.2 7.0 8.2 9.2 9.9 10.4 11.1 11.7 11.6 12.8 13.6 14.5 15.5 16.4 16.9 17.4 17.9 18.2 18.6 18.9 18.8
  Children 3.5 10.5 11.8 11.3 10.8 10.7 10.7 10.9 10.9 11.3 11.5 12.0 12.8 13.6 14.6 15.4 16.1 17.1 17.6 18.1 18.6
    Under age 18 2.7 7.4 8.1 8.3 8.3 8.4 8.5 8.7 8.5 8.7 8.7 9.0 9.5 10.1 10.8 11.4 11.9 12.6 13.0 13.3 13.6
    Disabled children 5 0.3 1.0 1.2 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.8 2.0 2.0 2.2 2.3 2.5 2.8 3.0 3.3 3.4 3.6 3.8 4.0 4.2 4.4
    Students 6 0.6 2.1 2.5 1.6 1.0 0.6 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.7
    Of retired workers 0.3 1.1 1.3 1.2 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 1.9 2.0
    Of deceased workers 2.8 7.4 8.3 8.2 7.9 7.8 7.8 7.8 7.8 8.1 8.3 8.6 9.0 9.4 9.9 10.3 10.7 11.2 11.7 11.9 12.1
    Of disabled workers 0.5 2.0 2.1 1.9 1.7 1.7 1.8 1.9 1.9 2.0 2.0 2.2 2.4 2.7 3.1 3.4 3.7 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.4
  Widowed mothers 7 0.6 1.6 1.8 1.9 1.8 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.5 1.5 1.4 1.4
  Widows and widowers 2 8 4.1 17.6 20.7 23.5 25.4 27.3 29.3 31.3 32.8 35.2 37.7 40.7 44.1 47.1 49.7 52.1 54.8 57.0 59.3 60.5 61.8
  Parents 2 (Z) 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 (Z) (Z) (Z) (Z) (Z) (Z) (Z) (Z) (Z) (Z) (Z) (Z) (Z) (Z)
  Special benefits 9 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 (Z) (Z) (Z) (Z) (Z) (Z) (Z) (Z) (Z) (Z) (Z) (Z) (Z) (Z)
Lump sum 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2




NA Not available. Z Fewer than 500 or less than $50 million.
1 Benefit payment actually being made at a specified time with no being made at a specified time with no deductions or with deductions amounting to less than a month's benefit.
2 62 years and over.
3 Disabled workers under age 65.
4 Includes wife beneficiaries with entitled children in their care and entitled divorced wives.
5 18 years old and over. Disability began before age 18 and, beginning 1973, before age 22.
6 Full-time students aged 18-21 through 1984 and aged 18 and 19 beginning 1985.
7 Includes surviving divorced mothers with entitled children in their care and, beginning June 1975, widowed fathers with entitled children in their care.
8 Includes widows aged 60-61, surviving divorced wives aged 60 and over, disabled widows and widowers aged 50 and over; and beginning Jan. 1973, widowers aged 60-61.
9 Benefits for persons aged 72 and over not insured under regular or transitional provisions of Social Security Act.
10 Constant dollar figures are based on the consumer price index (CPI-U) for December as published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
11 Represents total disbursements of benefit checks by the U.S. Dept. of the Treasury during the years specified.
12 Distribution by type estimated.

Source: U.S. Social Security Administration, Annual Statistical Supplement to the Social Security Bulletin; and unpublished data.

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