SSI Annual Statistical Report, 2012

 

Awards

Table 63. All awards, by age of awardee, 1974–2012
Year All ages Under 18 18–64 65 or older
Number Percentage of total Number Percentage of total Number Percentage of total
Total 33,019,045 4,677,525 14.2 19,952,004 60.4 8,389,516 25.4
State conversions a 3,155,995 2,748 0.1 1,299,343 41.2 1,853,904 58.7
Federal applications  
1974 1,336,164 66,699 5.0 493,511 36.9 775,954 58.1
1975 929,369 63,060 6.8 509,271 54.8 357,038 38.4
1976 667,994 46,114 6.9 400,314 59.9 221,566 33.2
1977 642,712 50,883 7.9 377,454 58.7 214,375 33.4
1978 563,117 46,520 8.3 321,413 57.1 195,184 34.7
1979 517,446 44,911 8.7 293,910 56.8 178,625 34.5
1980 523,758 45,781 8.7 292,080 55.8 185,897 35.5
1981 409,992 39,106 9.5 248,105 60.5 122,781 29.9
1982 343,928 35,410 10.3 203,335 59.1 105,183 30.6
1983 453,789 42,154 9.3 259,042 57.1 152,593 33.6
1984 585,832 45,766 7.8 322,858 55.1 217,208 37.1
1985 526,418 46,362 8.8 324,933 61.7 155,123 29.5
1986 603,989 50,632 8.4 390,499 64.7 162,858 27.0
1987 589,053 48,292 8.2 372,914 63.3 167,847 28.5
1988 578,748 47,798 8.3 362,903 62.7 168,047 29.0
1989 630,486 50,985 8.1 390,703 62.0 188,798 29.9
1990 718,917 77,923 10.8 447,849 62.3 193,145 26.9
1991 821,396 125,874 15.3 506,177 61.6 189,345 23.1
1992 1,054,441 221,362 21.0 641,750 60.9 191,329 18.1
1993 1,052,415 236,564 22.5 629,246 59.8 186,605 17.7
1994 943,889 203,688 21.6 580,253 61.5 159,948 16.9
1995 888,633 175,784 19.8 568,072 63.9 144,777 16.3
1996 797,137 144,404 18.1 525,350 65.9 127,383 16.0
1997 676,444 117,090 17.3 463,444 68.5 95,910 14.2
1998 743,121 136,383 18.4 490,638 66.0 116,100 15.6
1999 758,076 140,520 18.5 494,609 65.2 122,947 16.2
2000 750,163 144,136 19.2 485,798 64.8 120,229 16.0
2001 772,775 156,844 20.3 504,366 65.3 111,565 14.4
2002 820,992 170,048 20.7 535,507 65.2 115,437 14.1
2003 827,029 179,566 21.7 539,127 65.2 108,336 13.1
2004 852,052 183,152 21.5 561,487 65.9 107,413 12.6
2005 852,222 177,688 20.8 560,960 65.8 113,574 13.3
2006 838,448 170,453 20.3 556,140 66.3 111,855 13.3
2007 836,642 169,375 20.2 563,094 67.3 104,173 12.5
2008 919,146 181,228 19.7 629,697 68.5 108,221 11.8
2009 999,540 196,745 19.7 694,242 69.5 108,553 10.9
2010 1,042,124 204,219 19.6 731,265 70.2 106,640 10.2
2011 1,031,023 201,066 19.5 719,080 69.7 110,877 10.8
2012 963,630 190,192 19.7 661,265 68.6 112,173 11.6
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record, 100 percent data.
a. Persons who were converted to the SSI program in 1973 from the state Old-Age Assistance, Aid to the Blind, and Aid to the Permanently and Totally Disabled programs.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 64. Awards for children under age 18, by selected characteristics, 2004–2012
Characteristic 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Total 183,152 177,688 170,453 169,375 181,228 196,745 204,219 201,066 190,192
Age  
Under 5 72,068 72,214 71,202 73,814 79,134 84,409 85,843 86,847 83,917
5–12 77,903 73,648 69,746 67,383 72,745 80,673 85,772 83,604 78,552
13–17 33,181 31,826 29,505 28,178 29,349 31,663 32,604 30,615 27,723
Sex  
Male 118,679 115,274 109,800 109,543 117,500 128,010 132,905 130,775 123,799
Female 64,473 62,414 60,653 59,832 63,728 68,735 71,314 70,291 66,393
Citizenship status  
Citizen 182,514 177,011 169,881 168,845 180,596 196,023 203,357 200,266 189,489
Noncitizen 638 677 572 530 632 722 862 800 703
Diagnostic group  
Congenital anomalies 8,045 7,891 8,065 8,228 8,625 9,648 9,190 9,537 9,490
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 1,162 1,150 1,144 1,155 1,184 1,275 1,398 1,657 1,766
Infectious and parasitic diseases 152 150 143 136 137 122 133 134 107
Injuries 1,146 1,138 1,061 1,146 1,156 1,246 1,174 1,163 1,096
Mental disorders  
Autistic disorders 9,199 10,052 10,884 12,381 15,172 17,532 19,403 21,300 22,081
Developmental disorders 30,010 28,818 27,631 27,613 29,926 33,988 35,657 34,920 32,973
Childhood and adolescent disorders not elsewhere classified 36,234 35,415 33,331 32,536 35,296 37,692 41,365 39,956 37,414
Intellectual disability 24,209 21,127 18,123 16,095 16,160 16,745 15,940 14,282 12,367
Mood disorders 10,412 10,123 9,489 9,450 9,875 10,516 11,356 10,633 9,696
Organic mental disorders 3,865 3,790 3,338 3,225 3,372 3,687 3,912 3,725 3,497
Schizophrenic and other psychotic disorders 1,470 1,340 1,188 1,120 1,189 1,211 1,278 1,246 1,130
Other mental disorders 6,720 6,187 5,783 5,232 5,541 5,906 6,004 5,448 4,870
Neoplasms 2,979 2,841 2,820 2,950 3,120 3,285 3,362 3,444 3,316
Diseases of the—  
Blood and blood-forming organs 1,473 1,330 1,293 1,323 1,457 1,646 1,686 1,688 1,495
Circulatory system 1,063 1,013 943 902 915 1,017 981 1,009 796
Digestive system 1,393 1,341 1,492 1,512 2,496 2,842 3,049 2,986 2,960
Genitourinary system 641 603 548 554 612 615 621 621 522
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 1,219 1,199 1,235 1,148 1,322 1,522 1,683 1,727 1,633
Nervous system and sense organs 11,425 10,445 10,536 10,506 11,430 12,850 12,731 12,741 11,820
Respiratory system 4,560 3,765 3,604 3,583 3,726 3,990 4,309 4,093 3,913
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 212 251 271 274 315 403 410 340 384
Other 22,020 24,339 23,894 24,652 24,626 25,290 25,178 25,366 24,704
Unknown 3,543 3,380 3,637 3,654 3,576 3,717 3,399 3,050 2,162
SSA administrative region  
Boston 6,467 6,517 6,766 6,747 6,863 7,227 8,064 7,735 7,149
New York 15,302 15,140 14,145 14,201 15,865 17,463 18,303 17,314 16,980
Philadelphia 20,534 20,662 19,485 19,432 19,304 19,446 21,367 21,684 20,805
Atlanta 43,032 40,206 38,025 37,468 40,563 46,038 46,533 46,451 45,293
Chicago 29,784 28,871 27,149 26,004 27,911 30,551 31,216 29,505 28,620
Dallas 31,126 31,123 30,603 31,289 32,649 35,728 39,213 37,182 33,667
Kansas City 7,093 6,627 6,626 6,549 6,876 7,297 8,057 7,703 7,204
Denver 3,230 3,340 3,560 3,485 3,626 3,750 4,323 4,119 3,854
San Francisco 21,015 19,700 18,559 18,956 22,131 22,965 20,968 23,269 20,723
Seattle 5,568 5,499 5,534 5,244 5,438 6,277 6,172 6,102 5,894
Unknown 1 3 1 0 2 3 3 2 3
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record, 100 percent data.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 65. Awards for adults aged 18–64, by selected characteristics, 2004–2012
Characteristic 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Total 561,487 560,960 556,140 563,094 629,697 694,242 731,265 719,080 661,265
Age  
18–21 46,187 45,760 44,743 45,853 50,949 55,305 58,815 56,488 51,660
22–25 26,931 26,101 24,846 24,507 27,968 31,117 33,071 31,164 28,139
26–29 24,939 24,919 25,042 25,343 29,219 32,381 33,677 31,780 27,780
30–39 89,554 84,462 80,163 77,996 85,941 94,584 99,376 93,052 81,745
40–49 151,181 149,549 147,433 145,951 158,312 170,444 174,176 163,771 141,505
50–59 174,696 181,797 186,544 193,638 221,442 249,733 270,120 277,658 266,856
60–64 47,999 48,372 47,369 49,806 55,866 60,678 62,030 65,167 63,580
Sex  
Men 278,548 279,984 279,779 286,268 322,829 360,495 382,019 380,637 352,350
Women 282,939 280,976 276,361 276,826 306,868 333,747 349,246 338,443 308,915
Citizenship status  
Citizen 530,962 531,177 527,811 536,196 601,450 664,705 700,549 688,481 634,179
Noncitizen 30,525 29,783 28,329 26,898 28,247 29,537 30,716 30,599 27,086
Diagnostic group  
Congenital anomalies 2,094 2,016 2,164 2,209 2,337 2,521 2,670 2,697 2,594
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 17,340 17,729 18,266 18,592 21,538 24,274 25,374 25,210 22,809
Infectious and parasitic diseases 10,937 10,430 10,036 9,534 10,364 10,747 10,242 9,656 8,461
Injuries 19,054 19,289 19,917 19,755 22,812 25,460 26,271 25,289 22,927
Mental disorders  
Autistic disorders 2,714 3,182 3,698 4,329 5,549 6,394 8,022 8,775 9,336
Developmental disorders 919 1,015 952 966 1,181 1,348 1,588 1,824 1,658
Childhood and adolescent disorders not elsewhere classified 724 819 811 902 1,153 1,405 1,701 1,730 1,646
Intellectual disability 34,875 32,787 30,506 30,676 32,790 34,734 36,652 33,570 29,252
Mood disorders 95,165 93,784 90,046 89,330 99,435 109,303 115,127 102,890 86,519
Organic mental disorders 22,979 22,925 22,127 21,957 25,083 26,901 26,633 22,870 18,263
Schizophrenic and other psychotic disorders 36,470 35,756 33,561 33,586 37,311 39,293 40,714 39,903 36,900
Other mental disorders 22,618 22,255 21,177 21,497 24,805 27,950 31,071 30,188 27,969
Neoplasms 30,285 31,520 32,267 33,136 35,565 37,902 38,195 38,393 38,234
Diseases of the—  
Blood and blood-forming organs 1,691 1,704 1,708 1,721 1,979 2,156 2,269 2,270 2,145
Circulatory system 47,897 48,723 48,217 49,326 55,026 59,721 61,990 62,812 60,517
Digestive system 12,394 12,358 12,170 12,479 13,627 15,024 16,025 16,893 15,681
Genitourinary system 10,761 10,987 11,539 12,016 12,518 12,535 12,821 13,117 12,286
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 95,560 98,672 101,922 109,725 128,434 149,813 166,531 173,597 168,616
Nervous system and sense organs 36,677 36,408 36,520 37,027 42,121 46,007 48,991 48,436 44,870
Respiratory system 19,838 19,715 19,204 19,629 21,909 24,398 26,757 27,699 25,196
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 1,097 1,131 1,224 1,208 1,355 1,587 1,760 1,787 1,615
Other 1,105 1,073 1,057 1,299 1,328 1,421 1,291 1,216 1,202
Unknown 38,293 36,682 37,051 32,195 31,477 33,348 28,570 28,258 22,569
SSA administrative region  
Boston 26,740 27,558 28,593 30,402 30,470 30,269 34,170 33,176 30,987
New York 48,699 48,458 47,419 48,088 54,581 57,947 58,896 57,309 51,962
Philadelphia 57,146 57,654 58,530 56,605 60,678 63,516 71,425 68,988 64,334
Atlanta 127,302 126,280 125,147 123,867 143,048 170,982 179,035 177,687 166,306
Chicago 82,084 82,844 84,075 84,206 101,650 115,467 123,720 120,215 109,162
Dallas 80,786 82,819 82,337 86,155 94,096 99,884 100,837 95,714 87,168
Kansas City 24,005 22,795 22,570 22,361 26,431 30,392 32,260 30,194 28,230
Denver 10,578 11,708 12,239 12,837 14,232 15,110 17,258 17,534 15,898
San Francisco 83,848 79,844 74,359 77,070 81,878 83,311 83,812 89,720 80,406
Seattle 20,291 20,996 20,868 21,500 22,631 27,364 29,852 28,541 26,811
Unknown 8 4 3 3 2 0 0 2 1
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record, 100 percent data.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 66. Awards for adults aged 65 or older, by selected characteristics, 2004–2012
Characteristic 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Total 107,413 113,574 111,855 104,173 108,221 108,553 106,640 110,877 112,173
Age  
65 31,007 32,142 31,471 31,584 32,537 32,564 33,285 34,936 37,169
66–69 28,998 30,659 29,814 27,176 28,513 29,797 29,050 30,496 29,853
70–74 21,613 22,993 23,008 20,405 21,739 21,594 20,400 20,758 20,880
75–79 12,652 13,703 13,559 12,574 12,932 12,547 12,050 12,596 12,466
80 or older 13,143 14,077 14,003 12,434 12,500 12,051 11,855 12,091 11,805
Sex  
Men 40,810 43,220 42,782 40,704 43,050 43,511 42,980 44,615 44,796
Women 66,603 70,354 69,073 63,469 65,171 65,042 63,660 66,262 67,377
Citizenship status  
Citizen 81,053 83,704 85,241 79,865 84,058 83,380 82,206 85,994 89,120
Noncitizen 26,360 29,870 26,614 24,308 24,163 25,173 24,434 24,883 23,053
SSA administrative region  
Boston 4,033 4,225 4,228 4,020 4,041 4,088 4,082 4,147 3,891
New York 14,379 18,060 17,072 14,712 14,627 14,373 13,775 15,026 15,178
Philadelphia 7,365 6,941 6,877 6,151 6,478 6,334 6,267 6,482 6,382
Atlanta 18,353 21,873 20,354 18,057 20,074 20,582 21,652 22,397 22,382
Chicago 8,429 8,544 8,868 8,282 8,375 8,550 8,620 8,741 9,429
Dallas 12,871 12,149 12,064 11,160 11,294 11,839 12,397 12,348 12,197
Kansas City 1,917 1,920 1,961 1,780 1,796 1,746 1,868 1,778 1,761
Denver 1,653 1,745 1,761 1,685 1,686 1,750 1,917 1,772 1,720
San Francisco 35,393 35,086 35,676 35,517 36,983 36,096 33,036 35,025 36,061
Seattle 3,020 3,029 2,993 2,809 2,867 3,195 3,026 3,161 3,172
Unknown 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record, 100 percent data.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 67. All awards, by state or other area and age of awardee, 2012
State or area Total Under 18 18–64 65 or older
Number Percentage of total Number Percentage of total Number Percentage of total
All areas 963,630 190,192 19.7 661,265 68.6 112,173 11.6
Alabama 22,049 3,751 17.0 17,494 79.3 804 3.6
Alaska 1,531 261 17.0 1,048 68.5 222 14.5
Arizona 14,253 2,845 20.0 9,694 68.0 1,714 12.0
Arkansas 14,688 4,227 28.8 9,866 67.2 595 4.1
California 113,399 16,216 14.3 64,699 57.1 32,484 28.6
Colorado 9,774 1,625 16.6 7,197 73.6 952 9.7
Connecticut 7,298 1,337 18.3 5,191 71.1 770 10.6
Delaware 2,058 490 23.8 1,437 69.8 131 6.4
District of Columbia 3,770 713 18.9 2,823 74.9 234 6.2
Florida 71,712 15,935 22.2 42,553 59.3 13,224 18.4
Georgia 36,324 6,283 17.3 27,435 75.5 2,606 7.2
Hawaii 2,552 250 9.8 1,621 63.5 681 26.7
Idaho 4,204 880 20.9 3,114 74.1 210 5.0
Illinois 29,481 5,703 19.3 20,787 70.5 2,991 10.1
Indiana 18,057 3,737 20.7 13,625 75.5 695 3.8
Iowa 6,571 1,396 21.2 4,812 73.2 363 5.5
Kansas 7,256 1,657 22.8 5,278 72.7 321 4.4
Kentucky 18,155 3,940 21.7 13,287 73.2 928 5.1
Louisiana 19,470 4,724 24.3 13,702 70.4 1,044 5.4
Maine 4,391 695 15.8 3,486 79.4 210 4.8
Maryland 15,656 3,056 19.5 11,230 71.7 1,370 8.8
Massachusetts 21,278 3,715 17.5 15,244 71.6 2,319 10.9
Michigan 34,713 6,282 18.1 26,174 75.4 2,257 6.5
Minnesota 11,670 2,275 19.5 8,366 71.7 1,029 8.8
Mississippi 14,188 2,989 21.1 10,368 73.1 831 5.9
Missouri 19,600 3,442 17.6 15,380 78.5 778 4.0
Montana 2,502 412 16.5 1,959 78.3 131 5.2
Nebraska 3,768 709 18.8 2,760 73.2 299 7.9
Nevada 6,883 1,380 20.0 4,345 63.1 1,158 16.8
New Hampshire 3,639 487 13.4 3,044 83.6 108 3.0
New Jersey 21,950 3,958 18.0 14,128 64.4 3,864 17.6
New Mexico 7,570 1,327 17.5 5,340 70.5 903 11.9
New York 62,170 13,022 20.9 37,834 60.9 11,314 18.2
North Carolina 30,747 6,170 20.1 22,608 73.5 1,969 6.4
North Dakota 1,167 217 18.6 853 73.1 97 8.3
Ohio 39,368 7,472 19.0 30,199 76.7 1,697 4.3
Oklahoma 11,581 2,439 21.1 8,422 72.7 720 6.2
Oregon 10,294 1,622 15.8 7,655 74.4 1,017 9.9
Pennsylvania 43,394 11,821 27.2 28,982 66.8 2,591 6.0
Rhode Island 3,601 679 18.9 2,571 71.4 351 9.7
South Carolina 15,598 2,715 17.4 12,119 77.7 764 4.9
South Dakota 2,132 440 20.6 1,519 71.2 173 8.1
Tennessee 25,208 3,510 13.9 20,442 81.1 1,256 5.0
Texas 79,723 20,950 26.3 49,838 62.5 8,935 11.2
Utah 4,824 1,001 20.8 3,495 72.5 328 6.8
Vermont 1,820 236 13.0 1,451 79.7 133 7.3
Virginia 19,987 3,586 17.9 14,615 73.1 1,786 8.9
Washington 19,848 3,131 15.8 14,994 75.5 1,723 8.7
West Virginia 6,656 1,139 17.1 5,247 78.8 270 4.1
Wisconsin 13,922 3,151 22.6 10,011 71.9 760 5.5
Wyoming 1,073 159 14.8 875 81.5 39 3.6
Outlying area  
Northern Mariana Islands 103 32 31.1 47 45.6 24 23.3
Unknown 4 3 75.0 1 25.0 0 0.0
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record, 100 percent data.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 68. All persons awarded SSI, by year of first award and age, 1974–2012
Year All ages Under 18 18–64 65 or older
Number Percentage of total Number Percentage of total Number Percentage of total
Total 29,634,694 4,407,305 14.9 17,738,283 59.9 7,489,106 25.3
State conversions a 3,155,607 2,738 0.1 1,299,165 41.2 1,853,704 58.7
Federal applications  
1974 1,324,931 66,062 5.0 488,386 36.9 770,483 58.2
1975 916,824 62,545 6.8 503,780 54.9 350,499 38.2
1976 638,206 45,118 7.1 385,832 60.5 207,256 32.5
1977 580,829 47,675 8.2 347,409 59.8 185,745 32.0
1978 494,509 43,348 8.8 287,797 58.2 163,364 33.0
1979 448,824 41,464 9.2 259,149 57.7 148,211 33.0
1980 449,437 42,142 9.4 253,629 56.4 153,666 34.2
1981 348,666 35,365 10.1 214,339 61.5 98,962 28.4
1982 285,142 31,495 11.0 172,443 60.5 81,204 28.5
1983 357,797 37,757 10.6 214,397 59.9 105,643 29.5
1984 481,215 41,506 8.6 272,933 56.7 166,776 34.7
1985 445,951 41,950 9.4 279,275 62.6 124,726 28.0
1986 520,771 45,864 8.8 342,655 65.8 132,252 25.4
1987 508,760 43,918 8.6 327,890 64.4 136,952 26.9
1988 501,869 43,596 8.7 319,120 63.6 139,153 27.7
1989 549,240 46,472 8.5 344,526 62.7 158,242 28.8
1990 634,462 72,072 11.4 398,648 62.8 163,742 25.8
1991 737,339 118,676 16.1 455,676 61.8 162,987 22.1
1992 966,873 214,273 22.2 586,317 60.6 166,283 17.2
1993 968,268 229,701 23.7 576,355 59.5 162,212 16.8
1994 862,977 197,343 22.9 528,799 61.3 136,835 15.9
1995 810,367 169,897 21.0 516,967 63.8 123,503 15.2
1996 723,977 138,753 19.2 476,698 65.8 108,526 15.0
1997 602,946 111,728 18.5 411,199 68.2 80,019 13.3
1998 660,324 129,876 19.7 431,784 65.4 98,664 14.9
1999 667,305 132,280 19.8 430,624 64.5 104,401 15.6
2000 653,066 133,967 20.5 417,225 63.9 101,874 15.6
2001 670,146 144,852 21.6 430,838 64.3 94,456 14.1
2002 711,763 157,313 22.1 456,779 64.2 97,671 13.7
2003 713,787 166,188 23.3 457,638 64.1 89,961 12.6
2004 734,909 169,985 23.1 476,287 64.8 88,637 12.1
2005 735,530 165,380 22.5 475,538 64.7 94,612 12.9
2006 723,604 158,982 22.0 471,305 65.1 93,317 12.9
2007 723,427 158,678 21.9 477,889 66.1 86,860 12.0
2008 798,049 170,336 21.3 537,061 67.3 90,652 11.4
2009 869,792 184,528 21.2 593,849 68.3 91,415 10.5
2010 909,898 192,878 21.2 628,093 69.0 88,927 9.8
2011 902,807 190,287 21.1 619,562 68.6 92,958 10.3
2012 844,500 180,317 21.4 570,427 67.5 93,756 11.1
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record, 100 percent data.
NOTE: Data include only the first award for each person.
a. Persons who were converted to the SSI program in 1973 from the state Old-Age Assistance, Aid to the Blind, and Aid to the Permanently and Totally Disabled programs.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.