Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2001

 

Beneficiaries in Current Payment Status

Disabled Workers

Table 16. Percentage distribution, by age and sex, December 1960-2001, selected years
Year Number
(thousands)
Average
age
Percentage distribution
Total Under 30 30-34 35-39 a 40-44 45-49 50-54 55-59 60-64
All disabled workers
1996 4,400 50.0 100.0 3.6 5.6 9.0 11.6 13.8 15.5 18.6 22.4
1997 4,521 50.3 100.0 3.3 5.2 8.6 11.6 13.7 16.1 19.2 22.4
1998 4,712 50.5 100.0 3.0 4.8 8.3 11.6 13.8 16.5 19.7 22.3
1999 4,879 50.6 100.0 2.8 4.4 8.0 11.5 14.0 17.0 20.0 22.3
2000 5,042 50.8 100.0 2.7 4.1 7.6 11.4 14.1 17.6 20.3 22.3
2001 5,268 50.9 100.0 2.8 4.0 7.2 11.1 14.1 17.7 20.7 22.4
Men
1960 356 57.3 100.0 0.5 a 3.3 3.0 4.9 16.6 26.7 44.9
1965 734 54.4 100.0 1.0 a 7.5 7.6 10.4 15.4 24.7 33.3
1970 1,069 53.9 100.0 3.3 a 6.8 6.9 10.9 15.2 23.2 33.7
1975 1,711 53.5 100.0 4.6 a 7.5 6.2 9.7 15.8 23.2 33.0
1980 1,928 52.9 100.0 4.1 a 9.6 6.0 8.9 14.3 24.0 33.1
1981 b b b b b b b b b b b
1982 1,746 53.2 100.0 4.0 a 9.7 5.8 7.8 13.6 23.6 35.5
1983 1,731 52.9 100.0 4.2 a 10.4 6.3 8.0 13.0 23.1 35.0
1984 1,748 52.5 100.0 4.4 a 11.3 6.8 8.3 12.8 22.2 34.2
1985 1,785 51.9 100.0 4.6 a 12.3 7.3 8.6 12.9 21.4 32.9
1986 1,827 51.4 100.0 4.9 a 13.3 7.9 8.9 12.7 20.7 31.5
1987 1,857 51.1 100.0 4.8 a 13.8 8.5 9.4 12.5 20.1 30.8
1988 1,869 50.9 100.0 4.7 a 14.3 9.0 9.8 12.7 19.6 29.9
1989 1,906 50.7 100.0 4.5 a 14.7 9.6 10.3 12.7 19.4 28.8
1990 1,965 50.4 100.0 4.5 a 15.2 10.3 10.7 12.7 19.1 27.5
1991 2,066 50.1 100.0 4.5 a 15.6 10.7 11.2 13.0 18.6 26.4
1992 2,221 49.9 100.0 4.6 a 16.0 11.0 12.0 13.4 18.0 25.0
1993 2,358 49.6 100.0 4.6 a 16.2 11.2 12.3 13.9 17.9 23.9
1994 2,476 49.6 100.0 4.3 a 16.1 11.4 12.8 14.2 17.8 23.4
1995 2,573 49.7 100.0 4.0 a 15.5 11.5 13.4 14.5 18.0 23.2
1996 2,653 50.0 100.0 3.7 5.7 9.2 11.6 13.7 15.0 18.3 22.9
1997 2,674 50.3 100.0 3.3 5.2 8.8 11.6 13.6 15.7 18.9 23.0
1998 2,746 50.5 100.0 3.1 4.8 8.4 11.6 13.7 16.1 19.4 23.0
1999 2,801 50.7 100.0 2.8 4.5 8.1 11.6 13.8 16.7 19.7 22.9
2000 2,856 50.8 100.0 2.8 4.2 7.6 11.4 13.9 17.3 20.0 22.8
2001 2,948 51.0 100.0 2.9 4.0 7.2 11.2 14.0 17.5 20.5 23.0
Women
1960 99 56.7 100.0 0.3 a 3.2 3.2 5.3 19.4 31.4 37.2
1965 254 55.2 100.0 0.6 a 5.4 6.3 9.8 16.2 27.3 34.3
1970 424 55.0 100.0 1.9 a 5.1 5.6 10.1 15.9 26.0 35.3
1975 778 54.4 100.0 3.3 a 6.1 5.3 9.0 16.3 25.5 34.5
1980 931 53.7 100.0 3.4 a 8.2 5.3 8.2 14.4 25.4 35.0
1981 b b b b b b b b b b b
1982 858 53.9 100.0 3.3 a 8.5 5.1 7.2 13.7 25.2 37.0
1983 838 53.6 100.0 3.5 a 9.3 5.7 7.5 12.9 24.3 36.8
1984 849 53.2 100.0 3.7 a 10.2 6.3 7.8 12.8 23.2 36.0
1985 872 52.6 100.0 3.8 a 11.2 6.9 8.3 12.9 22.3 34.6
1986 902 52.0 100.0 4.1 a 12.1 7.6 8.8 12.9 21.6 32.9
1987 929 51.7 100.0 4.2 a 12.7 8.2 9.4 12.9 20.9 31.7
1988 952 51.4 100.0 4.0 a 13.1 8.7 9.9 13.2 20.6 30.5
1989 989 51.1 100.0 4.0 a 13.5 9.2 10.6 13.4 20.1 29.2
1990 1,046 50.8 100.0 3.9 a 14.0 9.8 11.1 13.4 19.9 27.9
1991 1,133 50.5 100.0 4.0 a 14.3 10.3 11.6 13.8 19.4 26.5
1992 1,252 50.1 100.0 4.3 a 14.6 10.7 12.2 14.3 18.8 25.0
1993 1,371 49.9 100.0 4.3 a 14.9 11.0 12.6 14.8 18.9 23.5
1994 1,491 49.9 100.0 4.1 a 14.8 11.2 13.1 15.3 18.7 22.8
1995 1,614 49.9 100.0 3.8 a 14.5 11.5 13.6 15.7 18.8 22.2
1996 1,747 50.1 100.0 3.5 5.4 8.7 11.6 13.9 16.2 19.1 21.7
1997 1,847 50.3 100.0 3.2 5.0 8.4 11.6 13.9 16.7 19.7 21.5
1998 1,967 50.4 100.0 2.9 4.7 8.2 11.5 14.0 17.1 20.1 21.5
1999 2,078 50.6 100.0 2.7 4.3 7.9 11.5 14.2 17.5 20.5 21.4
2000 2,186 50.8 100.0 2.7 4.1 7.5 11.3 14.3 17.9 20.7 21.6
2001 2,320 50.9 100.0 2.8 4.0 7.1 11.1 14.3 18.0 21.1 21.7
SOURCES: Annual Statistical Supplement to the Social Security Bulletin, Table 5.D4 for 1960-1995 data; 1988 and 1990-1995 data are based on a 10 percent sample; Social Security Disabled Beneficiaries 100 percent file for 1996-2000 data; Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file for 2001 data.
NOTE: Combined data for men and women are not available prior to 1996.
a. Ages 30-34 and 35-39 grouped together in the 35-39 column before 1996.
b. Not available.
CONTACT: Cece Chin (410) 965-5366 for further information.
Table 17. Number, average primary insurance amount, and average monthly benefit, by sex and age, December 2001
Age Total Men Women
Number Average
PIA
(dollars)
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
Number Average
PIA
(dollars)
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
Number Average
PIA
(dollars)
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
All disabled workers 5,268,039 820.00 814.40 2,947,820 922.40 913.70 2,320,219 689.90 688.30
Under 25 44,430 432.50 442.20 26,375 443.50 452.50 18,055 416.30 427.20
25-29 104,777 530.90 535.40 59,072 545.10 547.90 45,705 512.60 519.40
30-34 209,205 611.70 613.00 116,676 626.10 624.40 92,529 593.60 598.70
35-39 377,233 678.20 675.20 211,443 699.40 693.10 165,790 651.10 652.40
40-44 585,962 744.80 738.90 329,274 787.70 777.80 256,688 689.70 689.10
45-49 744,487 804.80 797.40 412,156 876.80 865.50 332,331 715.50 713.00
50-54 932,419 857.80 850.00 515,651 963.20 952.00 416,768 727.20 723.70
55-59 1,093,572 889.80 882.50 603,637 1,037.20 1,026.90 489,935 708.20 704.50
60 or older 1,175,954 895.10 890.80 673,536 1,055.00 1,048.30 502,418 680.80 679.60
SOURCE: Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
NOTES: The average monthly benefit includes secondary benefit amounts for some beneficiaries who are dually entitled. This results in the average monthly benefit being larger than the average PIA for some age groups.
PIA = primary insurance amount.
CONTACT: Cece Chin (410) 965-5366 for further information.
Table 18. Distribution of workers with a secondary benefit (dual entitlement), by worker's smaller primary insurance amount and sex, December 2001
Primary insurance amount (dollars) Total Men Women
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
All disabled workers 165,349 100.0 38,415 100.0 126,934 100.0
Less than 300.00 28,962 17.5 9,242 24.1 19,720 15.5
300.00-399.90 26,824 16.2 9,497 24.7 17,327 13.7
400.00-499.90 32,326 19.6 8,824 23.0 23,502 18.5
500.00-599.90 33,795 20.4 6,208 16.2 27,587 21.7
600.00-699.90 19,759 12.0 2,384 6.2 17,375 13.7
700.00-799.90 11,228 6.8 1,028 2.7 10,200 8.0
800.00-899.90 6,133 3.7 537 1.4 5,596 4.4
900.00-999.90 3,284 2.0 289 0.8 2,995 2.4
1,000.00-1,099.90 1,588 1.0 178 0.5 1,410 1.1
1,100.00 or more 1,450 0.9 228 0.6 1,222 1.0
Average benefit (dollars) 494.80 421.90 516.90
SOURCE: Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
CONTACT: Cece Chin (410) 965-5366 for further information.
Table 19. Distribution of workers with a secondary benefit (dual entitlement), by type of secondary benefit and sex, December 2001
Type of secondary benefit Total Men Women
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
All disabled workers a 165,349 100.0 38,415 100.0 126,934 100.0
Spouses 17,734 10.7 121 0.3 17,613 13.9
Widow(er)s 21,648 13.1 501 1.3 21,147 16.7
Disabled widow(er)s 65,855 39.8 1,712 4.5 64,143 50.5
Surviving mothers and fathers 1,877 1.1 66 0.2 1,811 1.4
Disabled adult children 58,232 35.2 36,015 93.8 22,217 17.5
SOURCE: Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
a. Includes a few individuals who are receiving parents benefits.
CONTACT: Cece Chin (410) 965-5366 for further information.
Table 20. Number, by age, sex, and state or other area, December 2001
State or area Total Under 25 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64
All disabled workers
All areas a 5,268,039 44,430 313,982 963,195 1,676,906 2,269,526
Alabama 129,615 847 7,127 22,866 42,991 55,784
Alaska 7,671 110 650 1,639 2,524 2,748
Arizona 91,578 855 5,482 16,514 29,514 39,213
Arkansas 80,410 570 4,181 13,271 25,351 37,037
California 448,238 2,582 25,301 83,631 145,254 191,470
Colorado 62,225 531 3,690 12,282 21,231 24,491
Connecticut 56,087 577 3,942 11,751 17,028 22,789
Delaware 15,540 136 993 3,112 5,000 6,299
District of Columbia 8,417 76 539 1,811 2,790 3,201
Florida 324,090 2,352 17,339 58,573 101,531 144,295
Georgia 164,223 1,148 8,796 28,750 53,268 72,261
Hawaii 14,844 91 935 2,825 4,855 6,138
Idaho 21,838 272 1,515 3,929 6,747 9,375
Illinois 182,061 2,202 12,539 34,699 56,279 76,342
Indiana 113,500 1,248 7,678 21,400 35,621 47,553
Iowa 48,883 764 3,839 9,416 15,166 19,698
Kansas 43,490 631 2,990 8,554 13,841 17,474
Kentucky 131,186 1,012 7,719 23,559 42,837 56,059
Louisiana 92,768 614 4,799 16,582 30,506 40,267
Maine 36,673 373 2,801 7,673 11,496 14,330
Maryland 73,549 594 4,644 14,671 23,361 30,279
Massachusetts 127,431 1,489 9,817 28,367 39,335 48,423
Michigan 192,024 1,995 12,226 34,295 63,051 80,457
Minnesota 71,539 1,301 5,915 14,872 22,159 27,292
Mississippi 89,514 671 5,440 16,026 29,223 38,154
Missouri 129,371 1,198 8,108 24,498 40,446 55,121
Montana 17,420 147 988 2,999 5,509 7,777
Nebraska 26,611 401 1,969 5,213 8,153 10,875
Nevada 34,042 235 1,788 5,582 10,366 16,071
New Hampshire 24,167 333 1,875 5,384 7,476 9,099
New Jersey 130,032 879 7,832 24,918 39,261 57,142
New Mexico 33,238 241 1,798 5,684 10,904 14,611
New York 349,196 2,163 19,698 65,818 107,706 153,811
North Carolina 202,616 1,461 11,005 34,567 64,306 91,277
North Dakota 9,263 150 634 1,748 2,832 3,899
Ohio 200,768 2,696 14,350 37,010 63,273 83,439
Oklahoma 68,375 487 3,496 11,233 21,199 31,960
Oregon 59,795 537 3,923 10,226 19,082 26,027
Pennsylvania 228,076 2,074 14,217 42,007 71,522 98,256
Rhode Island 24,320 199 1,612 4,828 7,818 9,863
South Carolina 106,988 638 5,440 17,758 34,680 48,472
South Dakota 12,311 223 815 2,313 3,901 5,059
Tennessee 148,698 1,087 8,600 26,064 47,185 65,762
Texas 271,977 2,031 14,700 48,566 87,252 119,428
Utah 22,845 360 1,944 4,496 6,873 9,172
Vermont 12,994 152 972 2,594 4,119 5,157
Virginia 133,678 1,030 7,730 24,506 42,761 57,651
Washington 94,915 815 6,247 17,661 30,557 39,635
West Virginia 64,254 258 2,950 9,757 21,548 29,741
Wisconsin 86,342 1,402 6,379 16,661 27,252 34,648
Wyoming 8,215 79 522 1,501 2,633 3,480
Outlying areas
American Samoa 1,065 b b 74 323 653
Guam 756 b b 160 235 299
Northern Mariana Islands 147 b b 39 41 43
Puerto Rico 125,163 90 3,103 16,913 43,215 61,842
Virgin Islands 1,314 b b 190 345 709
Foreign countries 11,654 b b 1,149 3,170 7,110
Men
All areas a 2,947,820 26,375 175,748 540,717 927,807 1,277,173
Alabama 72,163 538 4,022 12,755 23,565 31,283
Alaska 4,368 71 409 916 1,380 1,592
Arizona 50,117 507 3,033 8,862 15,900 21,815
Arkansas 45,924 355 2,348 7,613 14,536 21,072
California 247,594 1,582 14,855 48,254 78,612 104,291
Colorado 33,485 332 2,038 6,592 11,337 13,186
Connecticut 30,332 359 2,165 6,344 9,042 12,422
Delaware 8,087 76 525 1,652 2,504 3,330
District of Columbia 4,729 38 312 1,105 1,611 1,663
Florida 181,814 1,430 9,679 33,375 56,113 81,217
Georgia 88,753 683 4,996 16,072 28,479 38,523
Hawaii 9,055 58 556 1,804 2,960 3,677
Idaho 12,567 145 867 2,212 3,801 5,542
Illinois 100,753 1,266 6,990 19,421 30,616 42,460
Indiana 62,173 717 4,232 11,703 19,146 26,375
Iowa 26,980 463 2,055 5,138 8,344 10,980
Kansas 23,196 356 1,597 4,459 7,339 9,445
Kentucky 79,942 603 4,399 14,120 26,350 34,470
Louisiana 60,910 401 3,011 11,011 20,109 26,378
Maine 21,518 219 1,575 4,432 6,773 8,519
Maryland 39,761 356 2,572 8,145 12,220 16,468
Massachusetts 68,753 827 4,982 15,398 21,273 26,273
Michigan 106,568 1,162 6,821 19,193 34,526 44,866
Minnesota 39,127 726 3,134 7,845 12,001 15,421
Mississippi 49,593 430 2,981 8,828 16,258 21,096
Missouri 71,094 706 4,599 13,601 21,898 30,290
Montana 10,420 90 556 1,762 3,301 4,711
Nebraska 14,054 225 997 2,596 4,272 5,964
Nevada 18,362 127 947 2,938 5,501 8,849
New Hampshire 12,611 171 939 2,665 3,914 4,922
New Jersey 68,585 533 4,141 13,067 20,338 30,506
New Mexico 20,449 154 1,138 3,525 6,659 8,973
New York 194,490 1,312 10,972 36,758 59,497 85,951
North Carolina 105,725 910 6,096 18,135 32,994 47,590
North Dakota 5,413 97 359 982 1,634 2,341
Ohio 114,688 1,527 8,031 20,987 35,708 48,435
Oklahoma 38,674 267 2,099 6,519 11,817 17,972
Oregon 33,816 331 2,307 5,658 10,560 14,960
Pennsylvania 128,948 1,212 7,674 23,471 39,963 56,628
Rhode Island 13,072 104 875 2,636 4,204 5,253
South Carolina 56,652 371 2,953 9,510 18,078 25,740
South Dakota 6,905 131 415 1,218 2,208 2,933
Tennessee 80,986 663 4,628 13,998 25,490 36,207
Texas 158,119 1,245 8,691 28,793 49,880 69,510
Utah 12,609 214 1,075 2,495 3,725 5,100
Vermont 7,426 91 530 1,444 2,322 3,039
Virginia 74,718 629 4,214 13,541 23,804 32,530
Washington 53,238 478 3,584 10,015 16,740 22,421
West Virginia 44,332 167 1,856 6,480 14,926 20,903
Wisconsin 47,392 792 3,358 8,842 14,743 19,657
Wyoming 4,777 43 302 860 1,487 2,085
Outlying areas
American Samoa 643 b b 53 183 395
Guam 513 b b 108 166 b
Northern Mariana Islands 98 b b 24 26 b
Puerto Rico 71,445 70 2,007 9,847 24,403 35,118
Virgin Islands 743 b b 121 180 401
Foreign countries 8,540 b b 814 2,390 5,191
Women
All areas a 2,320,219 18,055 138,234 422,478 749,099 992,353
Alabama 57,452 309 3,105 10,111 19,426 24,501
Alaska 3,303 39 241 723 1,144 1,156
Arizona 41,461 348 2,449 7,652 13,614 17,398
Arkansas 34,486 215 1,833 5,658 10,815 15,965
California 200,644 1,000 10,446 35,377 66,642 87,179
Colorado 28,740 199 1,652 5,690 9,894 11,305
Connecticut 25,755 218 1,777 5,407 7,986 10,367
Delaware 7,453 60 468 1,460 2,496 2,969
District of Columbia 3,688 38 227 706 1,179 1,538
Florida 142,276 922 7,660 25,198 45,418 63,078
Georgia 75,470 465 3,800 12,678 24,789 33,738
Hawaii 5,789 33 379 1,021 1,895 2,461
Idaho 9,271 127 648 1,717 2,946 3,833
Illinois 81,308 936 5,549 15,278 25,663 33,882
Indiana 51,327 531 3,446 9,697 16,475 21,178
Iowa 21,903 301 1,784 4,278 6,822 8,718
Kansas 20,294 275 1,393 4,095 6,502 8,029
Kentucky 51,244 409 3,320 9,439 16,487 21,589
Louisiana 31,858 213 1,788 5,571 10,397 13,889
Maine 15,155 154 1,226 3,241 4,723 5,811
Maryland 33,788 238 2,072 6,526 11,141 13,811
Massachusetts 58,678 662 4,835 12,969 18,062 22,150
Michigan 85,456 833 5,405 15,102 28,525 35,591
Minnesota 32,412 575 2,781 7,027 10,158 11,871
Mississippi 39,921 241 2,459 7,198 12,965 17,058
Missouri 58,277 492 3,509 10,897 18,548 24,831
Montana 7,000 57 432 1,237 2,208 3,066
Nebraska 12,557 176 972 2,617 3,881 4,911
Nevada 15,680 108 841 2,644 4,865 7,222
New Hampshire 11,556 162 936 2,719 3,562 4,177
New Jersey 61,447 346 3,691 11,851 18,923 26,636
New Mexico 12,789 87 660 2,159 4,245 5,638
New York 154,706 851 8,726 29,060 48,209 67,860
North Carolina 96,891 551 4,909 16,432 31,312 43,687
North Dakota 3,850 53 275 766 1,198 1,558
Ohio 86,080 1,169 6,319 16,023 27,565 35,004
Oklahoma 29,701 220 1,397 4,714 9,382 13,988
Oregon 25,979 206 1,616 4,568 8,522 11,067
Pennsylvania 99,128 862 6,543 18,536 31,559 41,628
Rhode Island 11,248 95 737 2,192 3,614 4,610
South Carolina 50,336 267 2,487 8,248 16,602 22,732
South Dakota 5,406 92 400 1,095 1,693 2,126
Tennessee 67,712 424 3,972 12,066 21,695 29,555
Texas 113,858 786 6,009 19,773 37,372 49,918
Utah 10,236 146 869 2,001 3,148 4,072
Vermont 5,568 61 442 1,150 1,797 2,118
Virginia 58,960 401 3,516 10,965 18,957 25,121
Washington 41,677 337 2,663 7,646 13,817 17,214
West Virginia 19,922 91 1,094 3,277 6,622 8,838
Wisconsin 38,950 610 3,021 7,819 12,509 14,991
Wyoming 3,438 36 220 641 1,146 1,395
Outlying areas
American Samoa 422 b b 21 140 258
Guam 243 b b 52 69 b
Northern Mariana Islands 49 b b 15 15 b
Puerto Rico 53,718 20 1,096 7,066 18,812 26,724
Virgin Islands 571 b b 69 165 308
Foreign countries 3,114 b b 335 780 1,919
SOURCE: Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
a. Includes beneficiaries with unknown state code.
b. Data not shown to avoid disclosure of information for particular individuals.
CONTACT: Cece Chin (410) 965-5366 for further information.