Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2007

 

Beneficiaries in Current-Payment Status

Disabled Beneficiaries and Nondisabled Dependents

Table 1. Number, December 1960–2007, selected years
Year Total Workers and nondisabled dependents Widow(er)s Adult children of—
Workers Spouses Children
under age 18
Students
aged 18–19
Disabled
workers
Retired
workers
Deceased
workers
1960 788,543 455,371 76,599 152,519 . . . . . . 2,962 53,825 47,267
1965 1,928,460 988,074 193,362 532,197 16,437 . . . 8,981 87,122 102,287
1970 2,970,538 1,492,948 283,447 799,111 75,194 49,281 14,295 101,341 154,921
1975 4,799,853 2,488,774 452,922 1,239,058 147,253 109,511 24,193 118,802 219,340
1980 5,223,311 2,858,680 461,878 1,184,846 140,157 127,580 32,883 140,548 276,739
1981 5,008,221 2,776,519 428,212 1,070,000 148,879 121,590 32,664 143,633 286,724
1982 4,532,014 2,603,599 365,862 894,440 79,333 116,372 30,027 144,464 297,917
1983 4,382,745 2,569,029 308,059 855,560 50,134 111,591 30,209 148,464 309,699
1984 4,406,140 2,596,516 303,982 858,243 31,875 109,151 31,165 152,667 322,541
1985 4,507,083 2,656,638 305,532 889,730 22,336 107,005 33,078 157,011 335,753
1986 4,613,249 2,728,463 300,826 911,698 20,245 106,974 34,641 161,755 348,647
1987 4,676,852 2,785,859 290,888 912,367 20,183 106,282 35,378 165,675 360,220
1988 4,709,360 2,821,070 280,780 898,980 24,370 105,810 35,520 170,940 371,890
1989 4,774,160 2,886,590 269,830 901,400 23,330 102,650 35,950 172,650 381,760
1990 4,934,370 3,011,130 264,230 929,720 23,960 101,780 36,990 174,560 392,000
1991 5,209,600 3,198,610 263,780 986,710 26,380 115,010 38,450 177,740 402,920
1992 5,633,130 3,473,330 271,510 1,090,920 25,930 131,620 41,720 181,860 416,240
1993 6,026,460 3,729,330 272,190 1,188,330 29,660 148,070 44,920 185,270 428,690
1994 6,381,470 3,966,590 270,220 1,276,740 29,910 161,650 48,650 187,630 440,080
1995 6,674,450 4,186,720 263,130 1,331,110 29,550 173,240 51,790 188,940 449,970
1996 6,906,420 4,386,040 223,300 1,381,200 32,820 182,020 53,470 190,050 457,520
1997 6,998,210 4,505,760 207,290 1,357,340 31,440 187,220 53,760 190,410 464,990
1998 7,192,370 4,697,010 190,120 1,363,910 30,780 192,400 55,690 189,930 472,530
1999 7,391,920 4,873,560 176,370 1,381,200 37,020 197,520 57,360 189,820 479,070
2000 7,550,930 5,035,840 164,850 1,381,500 35,000 200,130 58,090 191,950 483,570
2001 7,790,038 5,268,039 156,978 1,385,374 38,839 204,255 57,920 191,817 486,816
2002 8,109,332 5,539,597 151,626 1,422,296 43,916 207,365 59,460 192,087 492,985
2003 8,490,007 5,868,541 150,889 1,461,635 46,769 209,360 62,450 191,704 498,659
2004 8,854,343 6,197,385 152,995 1,486,422 47,551 210,736 64,739 191,274 503,241
2005 9,224,458 6,519,001 156,552 1,516,519 47,982 215,866 68,705 191,872 507,961
2006 9,536,997 6,806,918 153,456 1,530,254 49,595 220,178 71,878 192,122 512,596
2007 9,858,520 7,098,723 152,796 1,535,009 52,333 224,982 77,346 196,038 521,293
SOURCES: Social Security Administration. For years before 2001, Annual Statistical Supplement to the Social Security Bulletin, based on the Master Beneficiary Record, various sampling rates; beginning with 2001, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Kia Masseaux (410) 965-5470 or di.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 2. Average monthly benefit, by basis of entitlement, age, and sex, December 2007
Basis of entitlement and age Total Male Female
Number Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
Number Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
Number Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
Workers
Total 7,098,723 1,004.00 3,773,912 1,125.90 3,324,811 865.60
Under 25 48,991 537.20 29,003 549.10 19,988 519.90
25–29 156,467 654.60 86,530 669.10 69,937 636.60
30–34 229,542 742.30 118,519 763.10 111,023 720.20
35–39 373,621 814.50 192,012 845.60 181,609 781.60
40–44 603,495 871.30 314,743 917.20 288,752 821.40
45–49 921,560 933.10 483,943 1,004.70 437,617 853.90
50–54 1,228,219 1,004.80 643,244 1,111.90 584,975 887.00
55–59 1,551,082 1,078.90 825,507 1,226.30 725,575 911.10
60–64 1,717,167 1,123.20 932,822 1,312.40 784,345 898.20
65–FRA 268,579 1,122.60 147,589 1,325.80 120,990 874.80
Spouses of disabled workers
Total 152,796 267.00 5,174 214.90 147,622 268.80
Entitlement based on care of children 78,219 209.80 1,694 170.00 76,525 210.70
Under 30 5,014 138.40 40 102.80 4,974 138.70
30–34 8,881 148.80 123 139.40 8,758 149.00
35–39 14,814 168.40 227 138.80 14,587 168.80
40–44 17,391 203.50 391 154.30 17,000 204.70
45–49 15,501 235.60 388 178.10 15,113 237.10
50–54 9,636 264.30 277 189.50 9,359 266.50
55–FRA 6,982 309.60 248 214.70 6,734 313.10
Entitlement based on age 74,577 326.90 3,480 236.80 71,097 331.30
62–64 41,386 313.10 893 184.60 40,493 315.90
65 or older 33,191 344.10 2,587 254.80 30,604 351.70
Children of disabled workers
Total 1,664,688 299.00 861,380 300.20 803,308 297.70
Under age 18 1,535,009 289.10 787,429 289.10 747,580 289.00
Under 5 121,770 234.30 61,968 233.20 59,802 235.40
5–9 321,543 243.90 164,104 243.50 157,439 244.40
10–14 574,965 279.30 294,673 279.30 280,292 279.30
15–17 516,731 341.00 266,684 341.00 250,047 340.90
Students aged 18–19 52,333 410.60 29,809 414.60 22,524 405.20
Disabled aged 18 or older 77,346 419.90 44,142 420.20 33,204 419.40
Widow(er)s
Total 224,982 645.50 8,778 468.80 216,204 652.70
50–54 29,154 635.90 1,414 463.40 27,740 644.70
55–59 77,614 650.30 3,667 464.40 73,947 659.60
60–64 108,081 645.10 3,487 476.90 104,594 650.70
65–FRA 10,133 641.30 210 447.20 9,923 645.40
Adult children
Total 794,677 660.30 433,878 658.00 360,799 663.20
Children of—
Disabled workers 77,346 419.90 44,142 420.20 33,204 419.40
Retired workers 196,038 573.50 108,698 570.70 87,340 576.90
Deceased workers 521,293 728.70 281,038 729.10 240,255 728.20
Under 25 84,697 553.40 49,281 553.80 35,416 552.90
25–29 69,271 602.10 39,143 605.30 30,128 598.00
30–34 70,243 635.80 39,443 636.00 30,800 635.60
35–39 84,910 667.40 47,402 663.40 37,508 672.40
40–44 104,350 683.00 58,832 681.40 45,518 685.20
45–49 108,556 698.50 60,594 696.00 47,962 701.50
50–54 89,783 707.30 49,252 703.90 40,531 711.50
55–59 64,992 709.90 34,320 708.50 30,672 711.40
60–64 46,206 699.10 23,343 691.50 22,863 706.80
65 or older 71,669 639.20 32,268 638.20 39,401 640.00
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
NOTE: FRA = full retirement age.
CONTACT: Kia Masseaux (410) 965-5470 or di.asr@ssa.gov.