Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2011

 

Disabled Beneficiaries Receiving Social Security, SSI, or Both

Chart 12. Social Security and SSI beneficiaries aged 18–64 receiving benefits on the basis of disability, December 2011

In December 2011, about 12.4 million people aged 18–64 received benefits on the basis of disability. More than 61 percent (7.6 million) received benefits from the Social Security program only, over 27 percent (3.4 million) received benefits from the Supplemental Security Income program (SSI) only, and over 11 percent (1.4 million) received benefits from both programs.

Venn diagram described in previous paragraph.
SOURCE: Table 65.
NOTE: Totals do not necessarily equal the sum of the rounded components.
Table 65. Number aged 18–64, by program, December 1996–2011
Year Total Social Security only SSI only Both Social Security and SSI
Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
  Number
1996 7,689,664 4,122,152 -- -- -- 2,559,750 1,007,762 -- -- --
1997 7,811,748 4,250,155 -- -- -- 2,550,105 1,011,488 -- -- --
1998 8,086,259 4,440,264 -- -- -- 2,618,615 1,027,380 -- -- --
1999 8,399,309 4,703,774 -- -- -- 2,650,586 1,044,949 -- -- --
2000 8,599,465 4,850,835 -- -- -- 2,690,446 1,058,184 -- -- --
2001 8,791,338 4,979,844 4,495,477 87,833 396,534 2,732,020 1,079,474 772,562 35,222 271,690
2002 9,106,014 5,228,262 4,738,246 87,900 402,116 2,768,782 1,108,970 801,351 34,671 272,948
2003 9,445,573 5,492,325 4,997,137 87,203 407,985 2,811,647 1,141,601 833,269 34,101 274,231
2004 9,773,201 5,756,093 5,257,314 89,874 408,905 2,850,815 1,166,293 858,850 33,072 274,371
2005 10,081,625 5,998,755 5,491,980 86,422 420,353 2,880,931 1,201,939 893,437 32,302 276,200
2006 10,362,419 6,210,289 5,698,494 85,259 426,536 2,928,034 1,224,096 915,832 31,443 276,821
2007 10,627,905 6,405,985 5,888,133 83,481 434,371 2,966,648 1,255,272 942,011 30,876 282,385
2008 10,974,914 6,641,818 6,115,214 82,100 444,504 3,040,764 1,292,332 971,455 30,608 290,269
2009 11,451,980 7,000,692 6,462,635 82,167 455,890 3,138,143 1,313,145 989,094 29,991 294,060
2010 11,988,072 7,356,565 6,810,060 82,369 464,136 3,262,055 1,369,452 1,035,969 30,216 303,267
2011 12,373,698 7,596,688 7,092,419 81,922 422,347 3,395,233 1,381,777 1,060,694 30,173 290,910
  Total monthly benefits a (millions of dollars)
1996 4,878 3,072 -- -- -- 1,222 584 -- -- --
1997 5,106 3,245 -- -- -- 1,257 604 -- -- --
1998 5,379 3,444 -- -- -- 1,313 622 -- -- --
1999 5,680 3,691 -- -- -- 1,346 643 -- -- --
2000 6,058 3,975 -- -- -- 1,408 675 -- -- --
2001 6,509 4,299 3,976 65 258 1,491 719 530 22 167
2002 6,920 4,629 4,294 67 268 1,544 747 554 22 171
2003 7,416 5,024 4,674 69 281 1,603 790 592 22 176
2004 7,980 5,464 5,096 72 296 1,686 829 626 22 180
2005 8,604 5,974 5,584 75 315 1,724 906 696 22 187
2006 9,172 6,439 6,029 77 334 1,778 955 739 23 193
2007 9,734 6,817 6,389 77 351 1,886 1,031 805 23 203
2008 10,566 7,499 7,035 81 383 1,973 1,094 853 24 217
2009 11,155 7,924 7,447 82 396 2,122 1,108 863 24 221
2010 11,765 8,392 7,902 83 407 2,219 1,154 902 24 229
2011 12,526 9,037 8,562 86 390 2,299 1,189 941 24 224
  Average monthly benefit b (dollars)
1996 624.80 744.60 -- -- -- 456.00 546.90 -- -- --
1997 637.80 762.80 -- -- -- 458.10 557.10 -- -- --
1998 649.90 775.00 -- -- -- 467.90 564.30 -- -- --
1999 662.50 784.10 -- -- -- 477.60 576.70 -- -- --
2000 689.30 818.80 -- -- -- 489.00 594.90 -- -- --
2001 722.80 862.60 883.70 744.80 650.00 506.80 615.20 618.40 595.10 608.70
2002 744.40 884.60 905.40 764.40 666.00 522.50 625.20 626.90 608.30 622.20
2003 768.50 914.10 934.80 790.80 687.30 533.50 638.20 639.90 620.90 635.10
2004 796.80 947.80 967.80 804.80 722.50 545.90 655.20 657.10 639.10 651.40
2005 832.80 993.70 1,014.50 863.10 748.10 558.20 675.90 677.70 659.90 672.30
2006 867.90 1,036.50 1,057.60 900.00 781.70 578.30 697.40 699.20 680.70 693.20
2007 892.70 1,063.70 1,084.50 928.80 807.00 595.80 713.90 715.60 700.50 709.90
2008 940.40 1,128.50 1,149.80 991.10 860.60 607.70 746.80 749.70 733.70 738.60
2009 952.10 1,131.30 1,151.70 996.80 867.20 635.30 744.90 745.70 736.20 742.80
2010 959.00 1,140.80 1,160.40 1,005.20 877.00 636.90 744.20 745.00 737.00 742.20
2011 990.30 1,189.60 1,207.20 1,047.30 922.60 633.70 762.50 764.00 753.10 758.10
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record and Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
NOTES: Supplemental Security Income (SSI) counts include recipients of federal SSI, federally administered state supplementation, or both. Social Security beneficiaries who are entitled to a primary and a secondary benefit (dual entitlement) are counted only once in this table.
-- = not available.
a. Includes retroactive SSI payments.
b. Excludes retroactive payments for both programs.
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Table 66. Number aged 18–64 receiving Social Security benefits, and the number also receiving SSI and their average SSI benefit, by state or other area, December 2011
State or area Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
Total Number with SSI Average SSI benefit a (dollars) Total Number with SSI Average SSI benefit a (dollars) Total Number with SSI Average SSI benefit a (dollars) Total Number with SSI Average SSI benefit a (dollars)
All areas 8,978,465 1,381,777 229.60 8,153,113 1,060,694 213.20 112,095 30,173 225.90 713,257 290,910 289.00
Alabama 235,017 36,349 206.30 215,040 26,828 186.90 3,579 1,029 196.70 16,398 8,492 267.90
Alaska 13,396 2,125 202.00 12,298 1,711 187.30 159 34 165.10 939 380 270.20
Arizona 154,077 17,310 215.80 142,843 13,378 200.30 1,534 328 209.90 9,700 3,604 273.50
Arkansas 142,439 22,037 207.40 131,157 16,628 187.70 1,946 580 195.20 9,336 4,829 275.90
California 726,648 191,901 285.00 653,774 151,715 263.90 8,922 3,492 297.90 63,952 36,694 369.80
Colorado 102,004 13,471 207.40 95,216 11,004 195.70 820 183 200.50 5,968 2,284 263.30
Connecticut 84,178 10,493 216.60 75,721 8,076 198.80 680 232 250.90 7,777 2,185 278.40
Delaware 27,372 2,953 209.90 25,338 2,307 194.60 241 46 220.60 1,793 600 266.80
District of Columbia 14,405 3,009 248.80 12,983 2,425 233.70 160 69 267.10 1,262 515 317.50
Florida 529,464 68,581 211.50 489,320 53,017 196.50 5,618 1,420 212.50 34,526 14,144 267.10
Georgia 274,108 40,119 203.50 250,532 29,579 187.80 3,744 1,088 198.20 19,832 9,452 252.10
Hawaii 24,388 3,325 291.70 22,043 2,392 249.20 309 65 251.00 2,036 868 410.40
Idaho 41,949 6,298 211.90 38,631 5,014 196.40 394 76 193.10 2,924 1,208 276.60
Illinois 302,042 39,887 224.80 269,359 30,233 210.70 3,573 902 225.70 29,110 8,752 273.30
Indiana 206,063 25,327 217.70 188,169 20,125 206.00 2,294 445 207.70 15,600 4,757 267.10
Iowa 78,532 12,367 222.10 70,853 9,831 211.20 633 165 193.80 7,046 2,371 268.40
Kansas 75,379 10,676 210.00 69,147 8,467 196.10 718 162 210.00 5,514 2,047 266.20
Kentucky 216,265 37,472 214.10 196,610 28,262 194.30 4,164 1,290 227.60 15,491 7,920 281.70
Louisiana 163,597 29,044 224.50 142,870 20,128 204.00 3,798 1,014 204.40 16,929 7,902 278.60
Maine 59,812 9,978 213.10 54,944 7,653 192.70 587 172 179.40 4,281 2,153 287.10
Maryland 127,916 16,672 214.10 116,667 13,143 204.90 1,245 273 198.40 10,004 3,256 251.80
Massachusetts 204,554 38,939 236.10 185,990 30,942 218.30 1,770 673 263.00 16,794 7,324 308.40
Michigan 355,343 54,416 225.40 319,747 41,580 210.80 4,092 919 215.80 31,504 11,917 276.50
Minnesota 125,637 17,628 213.90 115,103 14,176 202.30 677 163 229.50 9,857 3,289 262.00
Mississippi 137,223 23,552 211.50 123,400 16,435 185.30 2,431 833 201.70 11,392 6,284 280.50
Missouri 219,115 30,576 215.30 201,356 23,815 200.70 2,610 683 224.60 15,149 6,078 270.30
Montana 28,142 4,406 217.40 25,892 3,494 206.00 297 74 228.80 1,953 838 263.50
Nebraska 43,067 6,504 208.70 39,210 5,051 193.40 330 82 223.60 3,527 1,371 263.00
Nevada 59,074 6,125 200.40 55,579 5,068 192.10 624 113 217.90 2,871 944 241.70
New Hampshire 47,139 4,730 212.20 44,038 3,688 193.20 290 42 231.40 2,811 1,000 280.10
New Jersey 203,076 25,869 218.70 183,637 19,776 202.40 1,846 474 221.80 17,593 5,619 275.10
New Mexico 62,842 10,531 209.30 57,877 8,273 195.40 738 216 201.30 4,227 2,042 266.10
New York 538,439 103,483 268.20 481,671 77,527 249.00 6,128 2,126 258.10 50,640 23,830 330.80
North Carolina 330,240 43,077 204.60 304,378 31,979 188.00 3,522 1,040 199.50 22,340 10,058 257.40
North Dakota 15,187 2,150 215.50 13,586 1,619 202.70 104 31 230.50 1,497 500 255.10
Ohio 353,077 56,287 224.40 317,128 44,906 212.50 4,998 1,289 231.80 30,951 10,092 275.40
Oklahoma 128,488 18,241 216.50 117,781 14,281 204.10 1,905 440 210.20 8,802 3,520 266.70
Oregon 105,699 15,144 202.60 97,143 12,135 188.70 1,207 250 221.10 7,349 2,759 261.70
Pennsylvania 411,665 60,312 228.60 372,029 46,114 214.00 5,014 1,285 221.50 34,622 12,913 280.50
Rhode Island 37,252 6,174 207.90 34,183 4,872 188.20 312 106 230.00 2,757 1,196 285.70
South Carolina 178,182 20,896 211.90 163,423 14,929 197.70 2,319 658 194.30 12,440 5,309 253.20
South Dakota 19,281 3,080 219.80 17,499 2,272 201.60 147 51 248.10 1,635 757 271.50
Tennessee 251,416 36,447 211.50 230,160 27,139 196.40 3,811 1,186 208.50 17,445 8,122 261.40
Texas 577,619 88,722 213.40 525,509 67,734 197.00 9,112 2,378 200.80 42,998 18,610 273.80
Utah 46,719 5,762 220.90 42,689 4,560 205.30 393 82 245.90 3,637 1,120 281.30
Vermont 22,689 4,576 228.80 20,758 3,610 213.20 186 62 179.10 1,745 904 294.50
Virginia 215,202 27,782 214.30 196,430 20,653 198.40 2,559 631 210.90 16,213 6,498 264.20
Washington 173,763 24,679 208.00 159,532 20,014 195.40 1,825 354 208.20 12,406 4,311 265.20
West Virginia 102,408 15,769 218.50 91,311 11,326 199.50 2,282 538 208.50 8,815 3,905 274.70
Wisconsin 160,654 24,785 211.90 145,889 19,427 197.60 1,156 297 238.90 13,609 5,061 264.80
Wyoming 12,817 1,674 214.20 11,873 1,344 201.00 124 30 250.80 820 300 270.00
Outlying areas b 213,405 67 296.90 184,797 39 227.70 4,168 2 367.00 24,440 26 395.30
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record and Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
NOTE: Supplemental Security Income (SSI) counts include recipients of federal SSI, federally administered state supplementation, or both. Social Security beneficiaries who are entitled to a primary and a secondary benefit (dual entitlement) are counted only once in this table.
a. Excludes retroactive payments.
b. Includes American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, and foreign countries.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 67. Number aged 18–64 as a percentage of the resident population aged 18–64, by state, December 2011
State Resident population a Beneficiaries
Number Percentage of resident population
United States 196,263,504 12,159,875 6.2
Alabama 3,003,011 314,282 10.5
Alaska 476,064 19,631 4.1
Arizona 3,935,556 202,126 5.1
Arkansas 1,798,406 186,071 10.3
California 24,021,369 1,158,004 4.8
Colorado 3,310,888 132,645 4.0
Connecticut 2,261,936 111,529 4.9
Delaware 569,003 34,382 6.0
District of Columbia 442,483 28,429 6.4
Florida 11,702,916 705,839 6.0
Georgia 6,247,840 379,244 6.1
Hawaii 867,662 36,100 4.2
Idaho 954,436 54,662 5.7
Illinois 8,130,367 433,172 5.3
Indiana 4,061,232 263,791 6.5
Iowa 1,880,201 100,120 5.3
Kansas 1,764,655 96,183 5.5
Kentucky 2,756,550 309,770 11.2
Louisiana 2,884,200 244,833 8.5
Maine 842,752 76,800 9.1
Maryland 3,752,166 179,936 4.8
Massachusetts 4,260,632 287,821 6.8
Michigan 6,191,220 484,013 7.8
Minnesota 3,365,567 164,727 4.9
Mississippi 1,840,202 190,876 10.4
Missouri 3,743,915 283,323 7.6
Montana 624,393 36,495 5.8
Nebraska 1,132,194 54,875 4.8
Nevada 1,720,069 77,086 4.5
New Hampshire 853,834 56,560 6.6
New Jersey 5,569,985 270,523 4.9
New Mexico 1,280,430 88,311 6.9
New York 12,514,495 802,957 6.4
North Carolina 6,090,022 425,264 7.0
North Dakota 434,181 18,763 4.3
Ohio 7,203,415 502,732 7.0
Oklahoma 2,337,695 172,976 7.4
Oregon 2,455,031 142,576 5.8
Pennsylvania 8,000,162 583,785 7.3
Rhode Island 677,623 51,784 7.6
South Carolina 2,940,114 229,309 7.8
South Dakota 502,273 24,897 5.0
Tennessee 4,031,566 336,835 8.4
Texas 16,007,914 821,116 5.1
Utah 1,677,692 60,155 3.6
Vermont 406,291 29,385 7.2
Virginia 5,231,995 280,261 5.4
Washington 4,383,408 242,847 5.5
West Virginia 1,169,600 146,668 12.5
Wisconsin 3,592,939 209,507 5.8
Wyoming 360,954 15,899 4.4
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record and Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data; Census Bureau, 2011 estimates of resident population.
NOTES: Data exclude United States territories and other areas.
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) counts include recipients of federal SSI, federally administered state supplementation, or both. Social Security beneficiaries who are entitled to a primary and a secondary benefit (dual entitlement) are counted only once in this table.
a. Population estimates for the United States as of July 1, 2011, as reported by the Census Bureau.
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Table 68. Distribution of beneficiaries aged 18–64, by diagnostic group, December 2011
Diagnostic group Total Social Security only SSI only Both Social Security and SSI
Workers Widow(er)s Adult children Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
  Number
Total 12,373,698 7,092,419 81,922 422,347 3,395,233 1,060,694 30,173 290,910
Congenital anomalies 56,994 11,712 101 7,736 29,421 3,097 32 4,895
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 384,376 242,528 5,272 1,634 94,807 36,214 2,419 1,502
Infectious and parasitic diseases 169,788 101,409 675 1,141 48,128 17,137 367 931
Injuries 442,685 307,163 2,062 6,987 89,101 32,911 674 3,787
Mental disorders  
Autistic disorders 85,055 7,675 12 10,512 56,178 3,482 2 7,194
Developmental disorders 37,526 4,312 29 1,718 27,263 2,326 23 1,855
Childhood and adolescent disorders not elsewhere classified 51,917 3,725 19 1,691 42,138 2,102 6 2,236
Intellectual disability 1,373,477 228,354 3,305 201,020 662,806 131,823 3,404 142,765
Mood disorders 1,880,494 1,048,029 13,750 18,913 561,357 215,561 5,140 17,744
Organic mental disorders 457,140 248,417 2,073 12,886 142,759 40,668 808 9,529
Schizophrenic and other psychotic disorders 780,580 311,170 2,717 30,522 299,696 113,600 1,315 21,560
Other mental disorders 547,379 260,549 2,893 12,780 198,163 59,519 1,338 12,137
Neoplasms 301,114 234,328 1,728 1,259 45,988 16,494 430 887
Diseases of the—  
Blood and blood-forming organs 38,291 17,899 152 1,125 13,982 3,869 57 1,207
Circulatory system 837,303 623,618 7,071 2,346 149,439 51,298 2,153 1,378
Digestive system 174,898 123,754 1,114 483 35,670 13,159 328 390
Genitourinary system 178,790 127,731 748 1,148 34,733 13,180 236 1,014
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 2,776,146 2,153,963 25,964 3,933 398,079 184,366 6,747 3,094
Nervous system and sense organs 1,114,677 690,304 5,516 49,181 261,809 76,584 1,627 29,656
Respiratory system 308,476 205,802 4,136 620 71,645 24,453 1,258 562
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 26,338 17,850 164 208 5,577 2,336 39 164
Other 31,669 17,741 127 1,021 10,214 1,704 25 837
Unknown 318,585 104,386 2,294 53,483 116,280 14,811 1,745 25,586
  Percent
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Congenital anomalies 0.5 0.2 0.1 1.8 0.9 0.3 0.1 1.7
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 3.1 3.4 6.4 0.4 2.8 3.4 8.0 0.5
Infectious and parasitic diseases 1.4 1.4 0.8 0.3 1.4 1.6 1.2 0.3
Injuries 3.6 4.3 2.5 1.7 2.6 3.1 2.2 1.3
Mental disorders  
Autistic disorders 0.7 0.1 (L) 2.5 1.7 0.3 (L) 2.5
Developmental disorders 0.3 0.1 (L) 0.4 0.8 0.2 0.1 0.6
Childhood and adolescent disorders not elsewhere classified 0.4 0.1 (L) 0.4 1.2 0.2 (L) 0.8
Intellectual disability 11.1 3.2 4.0 47.6 19.5 12.4 11.3 49.1
Mood disorders 15.2 14.8 16.8 4.5 16.5 20.3 17.0 6.1
Organic mental disorders 3.7 3.5 2.5 3.1 4.2 3.8 2.7 3.3
Schizophrenic and other psychotic disorders 6.3 4.4 3.3 7.2 8.8 10.7 4.4 7.4
Other mental disorders 4.4 3.7 3.5 3.0 5.8 5.6 4.4 4.2
Neoplasms 2.4 3.3 2.1 0.3 1.4 1.6 1.4 0.3
Diseases of the—  
Blood and blood-forming organs 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.2 0.4
Circulatory system 6.8 8.8 8.6 0.6 4.4 4.8 7.1 0.5
Digestive system 1.4 1.7 1.4 0.1 1.1 1.2 1.1 0.1
Genitourinary system 1.4 1.8 0.9 0.3 1.0 1.2 0.8 0.3
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 22.4 30.4 31.7 0.9 11.7 17.4 22.4 1.1
Nervous system and sense organs 9.0 9.7 6.7 11.6 7.7 7.2 5.4 10.2
Respiratory system 2.5 2.9 5.0 0.1 2.1 2.3 4.2 0.2
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 0.2 0.3 0.2 (L) 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1
Other 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.3
Unknown 2.6 1.5 2.8 12.7 3.4 1.4 5.8 8.8
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record and Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
NOTES: Supplemental Security Income (SSI) counts include recipients of federal SSI, federally administered state supplementation, or both. Social Security beneficiaries who are entitled to a primary and a secondary benefit (dual entitlement) are counted only once in this table.
(L) = less than 0.05 percent.
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