Congressional Statistics, December 2006

 

Wisconsin

Social Security

Old-Age (retirement), Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI)—popularly referred to as Social Security—provides monthly benefits to workers and their families when earnings stop or are reduced because the worker retires, dies, or becomes disabled. The amount of benefits received is based on the worker's level of earnings in employment or self-employment covered by the Social Security program.

Table 1. Number of OASDI beneficiaries with benefits in current-payment status and total monthly benefits, December 2006
Congressional district Number of beneficiaries Total monthly benefits
(thousands of dollars)
Number of beneficiaries aged 65 or older
Total Retired workers a Disabled workers Widow(er)s b Spouses c Children d All beneficiaries Retired workers Widow(er)s b
Wisconsin 966,818 649,341 116,190 87,487 46,138 67,662 961,083 696,339 91,164 705,038
1 120,665 80,707 15,051 10,652 5,030 9,225 125,581 90,506 11,664 86,490
2 103,735 71,347 12,411 8,617 4,229 7,131 106,685 79,175 9,265 75,977
3 126,434 84,113 15,021 12,007 6,765 8,528 117,367 84,034 11,553 92,874
4 96,679 54,835 18,997 8,464 3,110 11,273 89,821 57,614 8,433 60,738
5 119,604 86,873 10,122 10,747 5,824 6,038 132,546 101,663 12,459 94,478
6 130,589 90,109 14,368 11,566 6,196 8,350 129,945 95,861 12,112 97,063
7 141,213 94,852 16,350 13,364 7,832 8,815 133,456 96,281 13,169 103,542
8 127,899 86,505 13,870 12,070 7,152 8,302 125,681 91,205 12,510 93,876
All areas e 49,122,624 30,976,145 6,806,918 4,666,962 2,632,069 4,040,530 46,938,032 32,351,857 4,576,981 34,468,217
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
a. Includes special age-72 beneficiaries.
b. Includes nondisabled widow(er)s, disabled widow(er)s, widowed mothers and fathers, and parents receiving payment on the record of a worker who is deceased.
c. These beneficiaries receive payment on the record of a worker who is retired or disabled.
d. These beneficiaries receive payment on the record of a worker who is retired, deceased, or disabled.
e. Includes beneficiaries in the 50 states, District of Columbia, American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, and foreign countries.

Supplemental Security Income

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a federal cash assistance program that provides monthly payments to low-income aged, blind, or disabled persons in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the Northern Mariana Islands.

Table 2. Number of recipients of federally administered SSI payments and total monthly payments, December 2006
Congressional district Number of recipients Total monthly payments
(thousands of dollars)
Number of
recipients
Total Aged Blind Disabled Total Aged Blind Disabled With OASDI a Aged 65 or older
Wisconsin 93,663 8,191 906 84,566 41,923 2,128 384 39,410 33,200 15,853
1 9,767 646 98 9,023 4,495 181 40 4,273 3,331 1,330
2 9,126 695 91 8,340 3,971 199 32 3,739 3,297 1,351
3 10,659 1,262 116 9,281 4,268 227 49 3,990 4,818 2,256
4 31,016 2,008 250 28,758 15,482 644 114 14,723 8,427 4,479
5 4,748 768 52 3,928 1,971 257 20 1,693 1,682 1,178
6 8,101 746 93 7,262 3,336 172 38 3,125 3,208 1,375
7 11,286 1,216 114 9,956 4,562 242 49 4,270 4,954 2,266
8 8,960 850 92 8,018 3,835 204 37 3,593 3,483 1,618
All areas b 7,235,583 1,211,681 73,418 5,950,484 3,499,569 453,537 36,296 3,009,734 2,528,975 2,004,476
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. Includes persons who are receiving both SSI payments and Social Security benefits.
b. Includes recipients in the 50 states, District of Columbia, and Northern Mariana Islands.