Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005

 

Other Social Insurance, Veterans' Benefits, and Public Assistance

Other Social Insurance and Veterans' Benefits

Black Lung Benefits

Table 9.D1 Benefits currently payable to miners, widows, and dependents, December 1970–2004
Year Number Benefits (thousands of dollars)
Total Miners Widows Dependents a Monthly
amount
Annual
amount
1970 111,976 43,921 24,889 43,166 12,500 111,000
1971 231,729 77,213 67,358 87,158 27,200 378,900
1972 298,963 101,802 88,067 109,094 37,800 554,400
1973 461,491 159,837 124,154 177,500 63,700 1,045,200
1974 487,216 169,097 134,700 183,419 71,500 951,300
1975 482,311 165,405 139,407 177,499 75,500 947,700
1976 469,655 158,087 142,495 169,073 77,400 963,300
1977 457,399 148,720 144,543 164,136 80,500 942,200
1978 439,970 138,648 145,829 155,493 82,300 965,100
1979 418,948 129,558 146,527 142,863 86,500 983,100
1980 399,477 120,235 146,603 132,639 91,400 1,032,000
1981 376,505 111,249 146,173 119,083 91,700 1,081,300
1982 354,569 102,234 144,863 107,472 90,800 1,076,000
1983 333,358 93,694 142,967 96,697 86,300 1,055,800
1984 313,822 85,658 140,995 87,169 85,300 1,038,000
1985 294,846 77,836 138,328 78,682 83,700 1,025,000
1986 275,783 70,253 135,033 70,497 78,900 971,000
1987 258,988 63,573 131,561 63,854 76,800 940,000
1988 241,626 56,977 127,322 57,327 73,500 904,000
1989 225,764 51,048 123,220 51,496 72,000 882,000
1990 210,678 45,643 118,705 46,330 70,000 863,400
1991 196,419 40,703 114,046 41,670 68,400 844,400
1992 182,396 35,971 109,091 37,334 66,500 822,500
1993 168,365 31,664 103,334 33,367 64,100 794,300
1994 155,172 27,828 97,414 29,930 60,600 751,900
1995 143,011 24,573 91,517 26,921 56,100 696,700
1996 131,143 21,477 85,559 24,107 52,600 654,600
1997 119,233 18,488 79,238 21,507 49,255 614,888
1998 109,271 15,964 73,420 19,887 46,204 576,389
1999 98,977 13,635 67,359 17,983 43,225 541,200
2000 89,355 11,587 61,542 16,226 40,625 509,290
2001 79,518 9,779 55,412 14,327 37,324 470,362
2002 71,584 8,394 50,404 12,786 35,017 439,337
2003 64,237 7,142 45,746 11,349 32,198 411,635
2004 52,362 6,009 40,727 5,626 29,460 376,374
SOURCE: Department of Labor, Beneficiary Master Table, 100 percent data.
a. Includes wives of living miners, divorced wives, children, and dependent brothers and sisters of minors.
CONTACT: Bennett Stewart (606) 432-0116, ext. 126.
Table 9.D2 Benefits currently payable to miners, widows, and dependents, by state or other area, December 2004
State or area Number Monthly amount (thousands of dollars)
Total Miners Widows Dependents a Total Miners b Widows c
All areas 52,362 6,009 40,727 5,626 29,460 4,207 25,253
Alabama 1,966 134 1,654 178 1,140 92 1,048
Alaska 10 d d d 6 d d
Arizona 165 13 146 6 94 8 86
Arkansas 301 25 257 19 168 17 150
California 335 29 284 22 190 19 171
Colorado 366 29 308 29 207 22 185
Connecticut 99 2 94 3 57 d d
Delaware 77 5 68 4 43 4 40
District of Columbia 18 d 16 d 10 d d
Florida 1,287 141 1,008 138 708 99 609
Georgia 238 11 218 9 138 7 131
Hawaii 3 d d d 2 d d
Idaho 18 d 16 d 11 d d
Illinois 1,763 126 1,530 107 1,003 87 916
Indiana 943 83 781 79 551 57 494
Iowa 212 16 182 14 124 11 114
Kansas 87 d 83 d 49 d d
Kentucky 7,766 1,309 5,213 1,244 4,231 921 3,310
Louisiana 23 d 21 d 14 d d
Maine 3 d d d 2 d d
Maryland 479 39 405 35 281 27 254
Massachusetts 27 d 26 d 16 d d
Michigan 566 37 490 39 335 25 310
Minnesota 18 d 16 d 10 d d
Mississippi 32 3 27 2 20 2 18
Missouri 172 7 159 6 101 5 96
Montana 60 5 52 3 35 3 32
Nebraska 5 d d d 3 d d
Nevada 49 2 44 3 28 2 26
New Hampshire 3 d d d 2 d d
New Jersey 406 22 362 22 229 16 214
New Mexico 109 7 94 8 63 5 58
New York 337 15 306 16 199 10 188
North Carolina 518 46 424 48 311 49 262
North Dakota 3 d d d 2 d d
Ohio 3,173 254 2,678 241 1,863 178 1,685
Oklahoma 238 22 195 21 132 16 116
Oregon 36 4 29 3 22 3 19
Pennsylvania 12,534 1,178 10,448 908 7,111 805 6,305
Rhode Island 5 d d d 3 d d
South Carolina 179 12 143 24 97 9 89
South Dakota 3 d d d 2 d d
Tennessee 2,182 226 1,701 255 1,223 158 1,065
Texas 159 10 136 13 94 7 87
Utah 246 29 188 29 143 32 111
Vermont 3 d d d 2 d d
Virginia 4,312 635 3,065 612 2,371 449 1,922
Washington 96 7 83 6 52 5 48
West Virginia 10,553 1,510 7,578 1,465 5,861 1,048 4,814
Wisconsin 33 d 30 d 18 d d
Wyoming 81 3 75 3 47 2 44
Outlying areas e 65 4 56 5 38 3 35
SOURCE: Department of Labor, Beneficiary Master Table, 100 percent data.
a. Includes wives of living miners, divorced wives, children, and dependent brothers and sisters of miners.
b. Includes benefits for wives and children.
c. Includes benefits for surviving children, brothers, sisters, and divorced wives. Prior to December 1997, monthly payments for surviving children were included with payments to miners.
d. Not shown to avoid disclosure of information regarding particular individuals.
e. Includes beneficiaries residing in American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, and foreign countries.
CONTACT: Bennett Stewart (606) 432-0116, ext. 126.