Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006

 

Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance

Benefits in Current-Payment Status

Dependents and Survivors

Table 5.F1 Number of wives and husbands and total monthly benefits, by type of benefit, December 1950–2005, selected years
Year Total Wives entitled solely because of age a Wives entitled because of children b Husbands
Subtotal With at least 1 child under age 16 c With at least 1 disabled child d
Number Total
monthly
benefits
(thousands
of dollars)
Number Total
monthly
benefits
(thousands
of dollars)
Number Total
monthly
benefits
(thousands
of dollars)
Number Total
monthly
benefits
(thousands
of dollars)
Number Total
monthly
benefits
(thousands
of dollars)
Number Total
monthly
benefits
(thousands
of dollars)
Wives and husbands of retired workers
1950 508,350 11,995 498,688 11,865 8,865 114 8,865 114 . . . . . . 797 16
1955 1,191,963 39,416 1,124,616 37,826 57,284 1,315 57,284 1,315 . . . . . . 10,063 274
1960 2,269,384 87,867 2,143,949 84,018 110,909 3,344 101,774 3,010 9,135 334 14,526 504
1965 2,613,550 114,035 2,433,602 108,069 168,951 5,508 154,829 4,947 14,122 561 10,997 458
1970 2,668,105 163,263 2,491,724 155,510 167,968 7,261 154,919 6,542 13,049 719 8,413 492
1975 2,867,388 301,623 2,664,132 287,043 195,993 13,861 178,909 12,391 17,084 1,470 7,263 720
1980 3,015,549 518,500 2,789,472 490,818 186,894 22,508 167,793 19,708 19,101 2,800 39,183 5,174
1985 3,069,067 755,844 2,926,300 732,464 107,166 17,347 84,074 12,762 23,092 4,585 35,601 6,033
1986 3,086,091 776,870 2,948,854 754,026 102,549 16,933 79,471 12,304 23,078 4,629 34,688 5,911
1987 3,089,968 817,058 2,959,301 794,258 96,928 16,865 74,141 12,078 22,787 4,788 33,739 5,935
1988 3,086,022 854,644 2,959,856 831,659 93,577 17,071 71,585 12,266 21,992 4,805 32,589 5,914
1989 3,093,075 905,281 2,971,440 881,836 89,839 17,431 68,857 12,571 20,982 4,859 31,796 6,014
1990 3,101,085 964,983 2,982,034 940,514 87,925 18,300 67,785 13,322 20,140 4,977 31,126 6,169
1991 3,104,235 1,008,672 2,986,975 983,434 86,682 19,020 66,992 13,897 19,690 5,122 30,578 6,218
1992 3,111,515 1,047,553 2,995,629 1,021,616 85,680 19,648 66,618 14,468 19,062 5,180 30,206 6,289
1993 3,094,447 1,075,073 2,980,671 1,048,712 83,751 19,993 65,225 14,782 18,526 5,211 30,025 6,368
1994 3,066,430 1,101,203 2,954,950 1,074,452 81,644 20,296 63,575 15,033 18,069 5,263 29,836 6,455
1995 3,026,012 1,120,924 2,917,764 1,094,203 78,507 20,155 61,132 14,932 17,375 5,223 29,741 6,567
1996 2,970,226 1,139,092 2,872,316 1,113,470 68,310 18,942 52,384 13,874 15,926 5,068 29,600 6,680
1997 2,922,170 1,148,558 2,828,261 1,123,381 64,123 18,363 49,372 13,540 14,751 4,823 29,786 6,814
1998 2,864,230 1,145,353 2,773,583 1,120,553 60,634 17,883 46,649 13,205 13,985 4,678 30,013 6,917
1999 2,811,008 1,155,479 2,722,244 1,130,413 58,229 17,905 45,002 13,333 13,227 4,572 30,535 7,161
2000 2,798,203 1,200,835 2,707,444 1,173,771 58,416 19,212 45,680 14,547 12,736 4,665 32,343 7,851
2001 2,741,962 1,213,842 2,652,289 1,186,078 55,995 19,335 44,009 14,732 11,986 4,603 33,678 8,429
2002 2,681,153 1,210,108 2,591,336 1,181,531 54,683 19,579 43,212 15,022 11,471 4,557 35,143 8,998
2003 2,621,691 1,214,103 2,532,377 1,184,720 52,791 19,774 42,023 15,301 10,768 4,473 36,523 9,609
2004 2,568,853 1,227,331 2,480,652 1,197,209 49,947 19,681 40,122 15,378 9,825 4,303 38,254 10,441
2005 2,526,459 1,260,857 2,439,582 1,229,775 46,766 19,602 37,543 15,315 9,223 4,287 40,111 11,479
Wives and husbands of disabled workers
1958 12,231 415 4,845 192 7,370 223 7,345 222 25 1 16 1
1960 76,599 2,636 21,845 841 54,543 1,788 53,549 1,746 994 42 211 7
1965 193,362 6,761 29,352 1,109 163,500 5,635 160,922 5,512 2,578 123 510 17
1970 283,447 12,060 41,582 2,063 241,341 9,975 235,892 9,667 5,449 307 524 22
1975 452,922 30,536 64,883 5,263 387,474 25,239 380,763 24,633 6,711 606 565 35
1980 461,878 51,028 77,276 9,672 382,457 41,159 374,147 40,018 8,310 1,142 2,145 197
1985 305,532 40,507 79,294 12,693 224,704 27,656 215,012 26,055 9,692 1,602 1,534 158
1986 300,826 39,481 78,925 12,766 220,426 26,566 210,515 24,952 9,911 1,614 1,475 149
1987 290,888 39,195 73,484 12,808 211,222 25,854 201,280 24,194 9,942 1,661 6,182 532
1988 280,821 38,878 70,654 12,924 203,788 25,402 194,068 23,746 9,720 1,656 6,379 552
1989 271,488 39,148 67,154 12,974 197,946 25,590 188,562 23,916 9,384 1,674 6,388 584
1990 265,890 39,869 63,584 13,018 195,818 26,222 186,641 24,506 9,177 1,716 6,488 629
1991 266,219 40,792 60,866 13,020 198,457 27,071 189,401 25,321 9,056 1,750 6,896 701
1992 270,674 41,951 59,536 13,196 203,703 27,967 194,459 26,152 9,244 1,815 7,435 788
1993 272,759 42,570 58,052 13,241 206,975 28,490 197,589 26,616 9,386 1,874 7,732 839
1994 271,054 43,263 56,343 13,367 206,854 29,011 197,492 27,094 9,362 1,917 7,857 885
1995 263,539 43,105 53,882 13,300 201,827 28,892 192,573 26,962 9,254 1,929 7,830 913
1996 223,854 38,366 51,779 13,251 166,586 24,432 158,106 22,597 8,480 1,834 5,489 683
1997 206,959 36,585 51,265 13,251 150,647 22,683 142,717 20,928 7,930 1,755 5,047 651
1998 189,843 34,530 50,759 13,197 134,584 20,718 127,083 19,032 7,501 1,686 4,500 614
1999 176,299 33,336 50,165 13,314 121,906 19,407 114,842 17,781 7,064 1,626 4,228 615
2000 165,123 32,763 49,171 13,488 111,933 18,649 105,248 17,044 6,685 1,605 4,019 626
2001 156,899 32,491 48,597 13,794 104,271 18,034 97,942 16,460 6,329 1,574 4,031 663
2002 151,614 32,209 48,402 13,970 99,075 17,542 93,034 16,008 6,041 1,533 4,137 697
2003 150,886 33,401 51,536 15,304 95,042 17,335 89,168 15,808 5,874 1,527 4,308 762
2004 152,804 35,378 57,891 17,437 90,407 17,103 84,885 15,608 5,522 1,494 4,506 838
2005 153,800 37,865 63,069 19,930 86,029 17,006 80,644 15,482 5,385 1,523 4,702 930
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
a. Aged 62 or older. Includes wives aged 65 or older with children.
b. Under age 65 with entitled children in their care.
c. Prior to August 1981, benefits were payable to mothers and fathers caring for a child under age 18. For mothers and fathers caring for a child who was at least 14 and who were entitled in August 1981, benefits were continued until the child attained age 18 or September 1983, whichever came earlier.
d. Excludes wives with both disabled and nondisabled children in their care.
CONTACT: Marian Longley (410) 965-5528.
Table 5.F3 Percentage distribution of wives with entitlement based on age, by monthly benefit and age, December 2005
Monthly benefit (dollars) Total,
62 or older
62–64 65–69 70–74 75–79 80–84 85 or older
Total
Number 2,503,470 285,550 662,690 619,970 505,940 302,220 127,100
Percent a 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Less than 150.00 5.4 11.3 6.4 4.6 3.6 3.6 2.8
150.00–174.90 1.3 2.0 1.6 1.2 1.0 0.9 1.2
175.00–199.90 1.7 2.5 1.8 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.3
200.00–224.90 2.0 2.9 2.2 1.9 1.6 1.6 1.5
225.00–249.90 2.1 2.9 2.3 2.0 1.8 1.8 1.6
250.00–274.90 2.3 3.0 2.4 2.1 2.1 2.2 2.0
275.00–299.90 2.3 3.0 2.4 2.2 2.1 2.1 2.1
300.00–324.90 2.4 2.8 2.5 2.4 2.2 2.2 2.4
325.00–349.90 2.6 3.0 2.6 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.2
350.00–374.90 2.7 2.8 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.8 2.7
375.00–399.90 3.0 3.0 2.9 2.9 3.2 2.9 3.2
400.00–424.90 3.2 3.2 3.0 3.1 3.4 3.5 3.8
425.00–449.90 3.6 3.2 3.1 3.5 3.8 4.5 4.2
450.00–474.90 4.3 3.3 3.6 4.0 4.9 6.4 5.3
475.00–499.90 5.6 3.4 3.7 4.7 7.0 10.7 6.3
500.00–524.90 6.2 4.4 4.3 5.7 8.8 9.2 5.9
525.00–549.90 7.8 4.7 6.2 9.4 10.9 6.5 6.6
550.00–574.90 7.3 5.0 7.0 10.1 7.9 4.4 5.1
575.00–599.90 5.8 5.9 6.8 7.0 4.2 3.9 4.7
600.00–624.90 4.5 6.0 5.7 4.0 3.1 3.5 4.5
625.00–649.90 3.7 6.1 4.4 2.8 2.8 3.2 4.3
650.00–674.90 3.3 5.4 3.7 2.3 2.8 3.1 4.5
675.00–699.90 3.0 4.7 3.0 2.2 2.6 3.2 4.1
700.00–724.90 2.7 2.6 2.5 2.4 2.7 3.3 3.8
725.00–749.90 2.2 1.2 2.2 2.1 2.3 2.8 2.6
750.00–774.90 1.8 0.7 1.9 1.9 2.2 2.0 1.8
775.00–799.90 1.5 0.4 1.8 1.7 1.8 1.3 1.3
800.00–824.90 1.3 0.3 1.5 1.6 1.4 0.9 1.0
825.00–849.90 1.1 0.2 1.4 1.6 0.9 0.6 0.8
850.00 or more 3.2 0.2 4.3 3.7 2.4 2.9 6.5
Average benefit (dollars) 499.20 441.60 502.10 506.70 504.90 505.00 540.60
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
a. The sum of individual categories may not equal 100 percent because of individual rounding.
CONTACT: Angela Y. Harper (410) 966-9541.
Table 5.F4 Number of children and total monthly benefits, by type of benefit, December 1940–2005, selected years
Year Number of children of— Total monthly benefits for children of— (thousands of dollars)
All
workers
Retired
workers
Deceased
workers
Disabled
workers
All
workers
Retired
workers
Deceased
workers
Disabled
workers
Total
1957 1,502,077 179,697 1,322,380 . . . 57,951 3,932 54,019 . . .
1960 2,000,451 268,168 1,576,802 155,481 93,276 7,576 81,003 4,697
1965 3,092,659 460,781 2,074,263 557,615 159,428 14,736 127,067 17,627
1970 4,122,305 545,708 2,687,997 888,600 279,845 24,473 221,041 34,330
1980 4,606,517 638,711 2,609,920 1,357,886 864,242 89,386 625,090 149,766
1990 3,187,010 422,200 1,776,013 988,797 991,628 109,497 720,206 161,926
1995 3,734,097 441,600 1,883,643 1,408,854 1,283,288 141,974 882,837 258,477
2000 3,802,863 458,951 1,878,007 1,465,905 1,547,808 181,177 1,033,055 333,575
2001 3,839,381 467,064 1,890,156 1,482,161 1,624,285 192,727 1,078,886 352,672
2002 3,910,256 476,684 1,907,899 1,525,673 1,692,471 203,265 1,115,415 373,791
2003 3,960,909 480,033 1,909,983 1,570,893 1,763,910 213,230 1,151,907 398,773
2004 3,986,319 482,894 1,904,631 1,598,794 1,838,926 224,538 1,190,871 423,518
2005 4,024,815 488,425 1,903,477 1,632,913 1,945,508 240,777 1,249,328 455,402
Children under age 18
1940 54,648 6,410 48,238 . . . 668 62 606 . . .
1950 699,703 46,241 653,462 . . . 19,366 788 18,578 . . .
1960 1,896,397 214,343 1,529,535 152,519 88,682 5,654 78,446 4,582
1965 2,688,592 339,507 1,816,888 532,197 135,432 9,598 109,392 16,442
1970 3,314,578 354,373 2,161,094 799,111 215,366 13,367 172,499 29,500
1980 3,423,081 354,797 1,883,438 1,184,846 607,574 40,548 443,097 123,930
1990 2,497,252 236,051 1,333,690 927,511 739,787 53,944 538,546 147,296
1995 2,956,482 241,756 1,386,111 1,328,615 943,028 69,312 637,326 236,390
2000 2,976,406 255,908 1,346,091 1,374,407 1,120,977 92,987 724,567 303,423
2001 2,993,852 262,509 1,345,986 1,385,357 1,172,169 100,320 752,216 319,633
2002 3,043,029 270,231 1,350,533 1,422,265 1,218,610 107,298 773,661 337,652
2003 3,080,308 273,646 1,345,029 1,461,633 1,268,682 113,784 795,476 359,422
2004 3,104,055 277,195 1,338,920 1,487,940 1,325,370 121,320 821,844 382,206
2005 3,129,506 281,634 1,331,531 1,516,341 1,399,043 131,142 858,135 409,766
Disabled adult children
1957 28,869 16,686 12,183 . . . 1,115 526 589 . . .
1960 104,054 53,825 47,267 2,962 4,594 1,922 2,557 115
1965 198,390 87,122 102,287 8,981 10,271 3,541 6,357 374
1970 270,557 101,341 154,921 14,295 19,807 5,755 13,290 761
1980 450,169 140,548 276,738 32,883 89,561 22,463 62,625 4,473
1990 600,480 173,941 389,385 37,154 217,201 51,879 156,725 8,597
1995 686,101 188,965 446,377 50,759 300,007 68,743 217,553 13,711
2000 728,689 191,584 480,351 56,754 377,647 83,098 276,072 18,478
2001 736,546 191,809 486,817 57,920 395,952 86,510 289,757 19,684
2002 744,529 192,085 492,985 59,459 409,813 89,114 299,946 20,754
2003 752,814 191,704 498,659 62,451 426,877 92,125 312,212 22,540
2004 759,264 191,285 503,242 64,737 446,134 95,744 326,042 24,349
2005 768,535 191,979 507,961 68,595 473,620 101,440 345,113 27,067
Students
1965 205,677 34,152 155,088 16,437 13,725 1,597 11,318 811
1970 537,170 89,994 371,982 75,194 44,672 5,351 35,252 4,069
1980 733,267 143,366 449,744 140,157 167,107 26,375 119,368 21,363
1990 89,278 12,208 52,938 24,132 34,641 3,673 24,935 6,033
1995 91,514 10,879 51,155 29,480 40,253 3,919 27,958 8,376
2000 97,768 11,459 51,565 34,744 49,184 5,092 32,417 11,674
2001 108,983 12,746 57,353 38,884 56,164 5,897 36,912 13,356
2002 122,698 14,368 64,381 43,949 64,048 6,854 41,808 15,386
2003 127,787 14,683 66,295 46,809 68,351 7,321 44,218 16,811
2004 123,000 14,414 62,469 46,117 67,422 7,474 42,985 16,963
2005 126,774 14,812 63,985 47,977 72,845 8,196 46,080 18,570
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Marian Longley (410) 965-5528.
Table 5.F6 Average monthly benefit for survivors, by type of benefit, December 1940–2005, selected years (in dollars)
Year Widowed
mothers
and fathers
Nondisabled Parents Children Disabled
Widows Widowers Total Under
age 18
Disabled
adult
children
Students Widows Widowers
1940 19.61 20.28 . . . 13.09 12.22 12.22 . . . . . . . . . . . .
1941 19.50 20.22 . . . 12.97 12.19 12.19 . . . . . . . . . . . .
1942 19.57 20.15 . . . 13.05 12.24 12.24 . . . . . . . . . . . .
1943 19.72 20.15 . . . 13.11 12.31 12.31 . . . . . . . . . . . .
1944 19.80 20.17 . . . 13.08 12.38 12.38 . . . . . . . . . . . .
1945 19.83 20.19 . . . 13.06 12.45 12.45 . . . . . . . . . . . .
1950 34.24 36.54 37.23 36.69 28.43 28.43 . . . . . . . . . . . .
1951 33.24 36.04 30.03 36.68 28.05 28.05 . . . . . . . . . . . .
1952 36.13 40.67 33.09 41.33 31.30 31.30 . . . . . . . . . . . .
1953 37.49 40.88 34.08 41.96 32.28 32.28 . . . . . . . . . . . .
1954 44.52 46.28 39.27 47.44 37.01 37.01 . . . . . . . . . . . .
1955 45.91 48.70 46.51 49.93 38.12 38.12 . . . . . . . . . . . .
1956 47.35 50.14 47.11 50.78 39.36 39.36 . . . . . . . . . . . .
1957 49.05 51.09 47.77 51.87 40.85 40.78 48.38 . . . . . . . . .
1958 50.53 51.91 48.84 52.83 42.10 41.98 49.63 . . . . . . . . .
1959 57.37 56.73 53.28 58.86 47.48 47.34 52.89 . . . . . . . . .
1960 59.29 57.69 53.81 60.31 51.37 51.29 54.10 . . . . . . . . .
1961 59.38 64.92 61.66 67.15 52.74 52.64 55.50 . . . . . . . . .
1962 59.38 65.88 62.12 68.18 53.57 53.47 55.99 . . . . . . . . .
1963 59.43 66.85 63.17 69.11 54.33 54.23 56.58 . . . . . . . . .
1964 59.40 67.85 63.49 70.05 54.99 54.87 57.27 . . . . . . . . .
1965 65.46 73.75 69.68 76.03 61.26 60.21 62.14 72.98 . . . . . .
1966 65.59 74.11 70.52 76.52 61.84 60.37 62.67 71.71 . . . . . .
1967 65.86 74.99 71.22 77.23 62.57 60.99 63.37 72.33 . . . . . .
1968 74.93 86.54 82.14 88.21 70.85 68.90 73.11 81.76 72.27 72.40
1969 75.06 87.48 83.08 88.96 71.10 69.11 73.77 81.93 71.02 66.50
1970 86.51 102.02 96.50 103.21 82.23 79.82 85.79 94.77 81.99 73.10
1971 95.61 113.57 106.13 114.26 90.94 88.12 95.03 104.80 90.11 83.10
1972 115.45 138.19 127.98 138.95 110.36 106.87 115.25 126.63 109.50 98.80
1973 118.20 157.40 146.70 140.60 111.70 108.20 116.20 128.50 111.20 101.70
1974 134.20 177.30 164.30 157.50 126.48 122.52 130.33 144.79 125.90 118.60
1975 147.25 193.92 178.27 171.86 139.40 135.00 142.26 157.81 137.70 128.10
1976 159.77 208.99 191.78 185.07 151.94 147.49 152.88 169.80 147.00 133.80
1977 173.80 224.30 177.10 198.30 165.70 a 161.50 a 163.60 a 183.10 a 156.20 131.60
1978 190.40 241.40 186.10 214.00 182.20 178.30 176.20 200.80 165.70 129.70
1979 212.60 269.80 209.00 238.70 205.60 201.70 195.90 226.60 180.80 133.40
1980 246.20 311.50 239.40 276.00 239.50 235.30 226.40 265.40 205.40 145.70
1981 276.70 349.80 266.80 310.40 270.90 265.70 254.00 301.70 227.20 158.80
1982 302.80 379.30 285.60 335.40 285.40 291.50 279.90 260.70 242.80 165.50
1983 308.70 397.10 295.70 349.80 298.00 307.20 289.00 233.40 251.10 166.20
1984 321.50 416.10 306.80 363.90 314.30 320.70 302.60 257.20 307.70 190.70
1985 332.50 434.00 317.80 378.20 330.50 332.60 315.50 360.80 316.60 191.80
1986 338.30 444.90 324.80 386.30 336.80 338.70 323.10 375.70 321.30 195.50
1987 352.70 468.90 340.60 407.30 352.40 353.90 340.00 400.10 335.60 202.30
1988 367.90 493.40 359.50 428.40 367.60 368.00 357.40 424.70 350.00 211.30
1989 387.60 522.60 382.00 453.50 384.90 384.30 378.10 447.90 368.90 223.60
1990 409.10 557.40 408.40 482.20 405.50 403.80 402.50 471.00 391.30 238.40
1991 424.10 584.50 428.00 506.10 420.10 417.00 421.50 486.20 409.40 260.60
1992 437.70 608.70 443.60 526.40 432.30 427.60 438.30 504.10 425.30 273.30
1993 448.40 631.70 461.50 547.20 443.10 437.00 453.70 515.00 436.90 286.20
1994 464.40 656.60 481.40 569.50 456.20 448.70 470.80 532.20 449.20 299.90
1995 477.90 681.20 500.20 590.80 468.70 459.80 487.40 546.50 461.50 307.60
1996 514.90 708.30 520.70 613.50 487.20 478.20 506.10 560.80 474.30 318.00
1997 532.00 732.50 534.50 635.70 500.00 490.10 521.30 569.60 483.90 326.90
1998 545.10 750.30 549.10 651.10 509.60 498.90 532.80 579.90 491.00 332.90
1999 565.70 776.10 572.40 673.90 526.30 515.00 550.40 595.80 503.90 340.30
2000 595.00 811.80 606.90 703.90 550.10 538.30 574.70 628.70 523.80 361.70
2001 620.80 842.50 636.80 728.60 570.80 558.90 595.20 643.60 541.20 374.80
2002 640.20 862.80 662.80 752.70 584.60 572.90 608.40 649.40 553.00 384.70
2003 663.70 889.50 697.70 779.20 603.10 591.40 626.10 667.00 569.10 400.80
2004 689.40 921.90 736.00 809.70 625.30 613.80 647.90 688.10 588.50 416.60
2005 724.50 968.40 785.30 850.60 656.30 644.50 679.40 720.20 615.50 441.50
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
a. Children's data estimated for 1977.
CONTACT: Marian Longley (410) 965-5528.
Table 5.F7 Number and percentage distribution of survivors, by primary insurance amount and type of benefit, December 2005
Primary insurance amount (dollars) Widowed mothers
and fathers
Nondisabled
widow(er)s
Parents Disabled
widow(er)s
Children
Number Percent a Number Percent a Number Percent a Number Percent a Number Percent a
Total 176,160 100.0 4,356,450 100.0 1,950 100.0 212,220 100.0 1,903,660 100.0
Less than 300.00 3,290 1.9 35,200 0.8 30 1.5 2,070 1.0 73,840 3.9
300.00–349.90 1,180 0.7 13,400 0.3 0 0 1,060 0.5 27,910 1.5
350.00–399.90 1,400 0.8 75,410 1.7 20 1.0 1,750 0.8 55,010 2.9
400.00–449.90 1,630 0.9 34,350 0.8 10 0.5 1,360 0.6 35,650 1.9
450.00–499.90 1,830 1.0 42,680 1.0 30 1.5 1,960 0.9 38,180 2.0
500.00–549.90 2,950 1.7 71,110 1.6 10 0.5 3,170 1.5 64,460 3.4
550.00–599.90 4,630 2.6 84,130 1.9 50 2.6 4,520 2.1 81,850 4.3
600.00–649.90 5,960 3.4 83,780 1.9 70 3.6 5,180 2.4 95,090 5.0
650.00–699.90 6,840 3.9 95,520 2.2 30 1.5 6,560 3.1 97,570 5.1
700.00–749.90 6,410 3.6 92,500 2.1 90 4.6 6,450 3.0 92,600 4.9
750.00–799.90 6,800 3.9 99,280 2.3 80 4.1 7,490 3.5 89,760 4.7
800.00–849.90 6,920 3.9 127,840 2.9 150 7.7 7,800 3.7 91,430 4.8
850.00–899.90 7,760 4.4 127,500 2.9 90 4.6 7,890 3.7 86,920 4.6
900.00–949.90 7,630 4.3 161,840 3.7 120 6.2 8,250 3.9 88,130 4.6
950.00–999.90 8,100 4.6 212,590 4.9 90 4.6 9,520 4.5 89,270 4.7
1,000.00–1,049.90 7,390 4.2 203,530 4.7 90 4.6 9,300 4.4 78,260 4.1
1,050.00–1,099.90 7,180 4.1 209,180 4.8 70 3.6 9,420 4.4 71,130 3.7
1,100.00–1,149.90 7,330 4.2 238,520 5.5 90 4.6 10,130 4.8 67,970 3.6
1,150.00–1,199.90 6,530 3.7 234,160 5.4 50 2.6 9,410 4.4 61,630 3.2
1,200.00–1,249.90 6,540 3.7 246,670 5.7 30 1.5 9,520 4.5 58,560 3.1
1,250.00–1,299.90 5,910 3.4 279,880 6.4 100 5.1 9,780 4.6 53,240 2.8
1,300.00–1,349.90 5,520 3.1 271,530 6.2 90 4.6 8,740 4.1 47,890 2.5
1,350.00–1,399.90 5,690 3.2 274,070 6.3 80 4.1 8,690 4.1 45,910 2.4
1,400.00–1,449.90 5,800 3.3 302,850 7.0 100 5.1 10,030 4.7 47,270 2.5
1,450.00–1,499.90 5,120 2.9 202,940 4.7 140 7.2 9,050 4.3 39,900 2.1
1,500.00–1,549.90 5,140 2.9 141,240 3.2 70 3.6 8,010 3.8 33,410 1.8
1,550.00–1,599.90 4,110 2.3 97,570 2.2 0 0 7,120 3.4 27,250 1.4
1,600.00–1,649.90 4,390 2.5 70,070 1.6 10 0.5 6,020 2.8 26,140 1.4
1,650.00–1,699.90 4,690 2.7 54,380 1.2 90 4.6 6,000 2.8 27,430 1.4
1,700.00 or more 21,490 12.2 172,730 4.0 70 3.6 15,970 7.5 110,000 5.8
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
a. The sum of individual categories may not equal 100 percent because of individual rounding.
CONTACT: Shirley Turpin (410) 965-0181.
Table 5.F8 Number of widow(er)s and total monthly benefits, by type of benefit, December 1950–2005
Year Total Nondisabled— Disabled widow(er)s
Widows Widowers
Number Total
monthly
benefits
(thousands
of dollars)
Number Total
monthly
benefits
(thousands
of dollars)
Number Total
monthly
benefits
(thousands
of dollars)
Number Total
monthly
benefits
(thousands
of dollars)
1950 314,189 11,481 314,126 11,479 63 2 . . . . . .
1951 384,265 13,849 384,011 13,841 254 8 . . . . . .
1952 454,563 18,482 454,064 18,466 499 17 . . . . . .
1953 540,653 22,096 539,854 22,069 799 27 . . . . . .
1954 638,091 29,526 637,012 29,483 1,079 42 . . . . . .
1955 701,360 34,152 700,294 34,103 1,066 50 . . . . . .
1956 913,069 45,780 911,841 45,722 1,228 58 . . . . . .
1957 1,095,137 55,944 1,093,645 55,872 1,492 71 . . . . . .
1958 1,232,583 63,977 1,230,953 63,897 1,630 80 . . . . . .
1959 1,393,587 79,047 1,391,686 78,946 1,901 101 . . . . . .
1960 1,543,843 89,054 1,541,790 88,943 2,053 110 . . . . . .
1961 1,697,308 110,179 1,694,977 110,035 2,331 144 . . . . . .
1962 1,859,191 122,475 1,856,658 122,318 2,533 157 . . . . . .
1963 2,010,769 134,403 2,008,102 134,234 2,667 168 . . . . . .
1964 2,158,912 146,476 2,156,143 146,300 2,769 176 . . . . . .
1965 2,371,433 174,883 2,368,629 174,688 2,804 195 . . . . . .
1966 2,602,015 192,821 2,599,178 192,620 2,837 200 . . . . . .
1967 2,769,618 207,692 2,766,736 207,487 2,882 205 . . . . . .
1968 2,937,890 253,924 2,913,376 252,123 2,951 242 21,563 1,558
1969 3,091,710 269,799 3,049,177 266,741 3,064 255 39,469 2,803
1970 3,227,160 328,245 3,174,846 323,912 3,033 293 49,281 4,041
1971 3,366,304 380,963 3,306,528 375,528 3,033 322 56,743 5,113
1972 3,509,777 483,161 3,442,595 475,746 3,015 386 64,167 7,029
1973 3,656,353 571,654 3,574,458 562,441 3,126 459 78,769 8,754
1974 3,769,559 663,569 3,674,376 651,471 3,055 502 92,128 11,596
1975 3,888,705 747,902 3,776,090 732,269 3,104 553 109,511 15,080
1976 3,994,380 827,325 3,871,894 809,181 3,059 587 119,427 17,557
1977 4,119,487 914,738 3,980,324 892,764 11,887 2,105 127,276 19,869
1978 4,211,710 1,005,929 4,066,673 981,615 15,287 2,845 129,751 21,469
1979 4,321,496 1,153,272 4,173,745 1,126,089 17,918 3,745 129,833 23,438
1980 4,410,515 1,358,836 4,262,607 1,327,814 20,328 4,866 127,580 26,156
1981 4,507,941 1,560,103 4,363,708 1,526,511 22,643 6,042 121,590 27,550
1982 4,594,961 1,724,392 4,453,575 1,689,073 25,014 7,144 116,372 28,175
1983 4,693,791 1,844,798 4,554,414 1,808,647 27,786 8,216 111,591 27,935
1984 4,779,190 1,973,203 4,640,805 1,930,807 29,234 8,970 109,151 33,426
1985 4,862,805 2,094,003 4,725,618 2,050,678 30,182 9,592 107,005 33,734
1986 4,928,019 2,175,345 4,789,969 2,131,049 31,076 10,092 106,974 34,204
1987 4,983,846 2,318,747 4,846,135 2,272,557 31,429 10,703 106,282 35,487
1988 5,028,822 2,461,945 4,892,829 2,414,239 32,870 11,816 103,123 35,892
1989 5,070,873 2,629,728 4,935,911 2,579,726 33,332 12,731 101,630 37,270
1990 5,111,482 2,827,012 4,976,420 2,773,818 34,073 13,916 100,989 39,278
1991 5,158,383 2,989,385 5,008,789 2,927,768 35,105 15,024 114,489 46,593
1992 5,205,375 3,138,250 5,037,583 3,066,568 36,468 16,178 131,324 55,504
1993 5,224,279 3,264,849 5,039,874 3,183,768 37,390 17,255 147,015 63,826
1994 5,232,379 3,394,982 5,034,219 3,305,229 37,484 18,043 160,676 71,710
1995 5,225,519 3,514,262 5,014,991 3,416,203 37,504 18,759 173,024 79,300
1996 5,209,812 3,639,632 4,990,079 3,534,268 37,822 19,692 181,911 85,671
1997 5,053,442 3,646,898 4,829,456 3,537,348 36,048 19,268 187,938 90,282
1998 4,989,855 3,685,349 4,759,829 3,571,047 35,845 19,683 194,181 94,619
1999 4,943,915 3,774,601 4,709,091 3,654,598 36,029 20,624 198,795 99,380
2000 4,901,437 3,912,527 4,663,228 3,785,532 36,782 22,322 201,427 104,674
2001 4,828,327 3,997,687 4,586,677 3,864,251 37,407 23,822 204,243 109,615
2002 4,770,638 4,043,051 4,524,020 3,903,384 39,260 26,020 207,358 113,648
2003 4,707,215 4,110,963 4,456,446 3,964,035 41,410 28,892 209,359 118,035
2004 4,643,035 4,200,895 4,388,305 4,045,712 43,995 32,379 210,735 122,803
2005 4,568,991 4,339,977 4,310,330 4,174,318 45,660 35,856 213,001 129,804
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Marian Longley (410) 965-5528.
Table 5.F9 Number, percentage, and average monthly benefit, by year of entitlement as nondisabled widow(er), December 2005
Year Number Percentage
distribution a
Cumulative
percentage b
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
Total 4,356,450 100.0 . . . 966.70
2000–2005 1,494,510 34.3 . . . 1,029.50
1995–1999 925,260 21.2 . . . 1,002.40
1990–1994 751,030 17.2 . . . 967.60
1985–1989 589,100 13.5 . . . 909.00
1980–1984 371,650 8.5 . . . 845.90
1975–1979 155,090 3.6 . . . 768.00
1970–1974 56,480 1.3 . . . 716.30
1965–1969 12,700 0.3 . . . 702.60
Before 1965 630 c . . . 692.00
2005 254,480 5.8 5.8 1,024.60
2004 270,770 6.2 12.1 1,030.20
2003 265,040 6.1 18.1 1,036.40
2002 247,520 5.7 23.8 1,036.80
2001 236,860 5.4 29.3 1,024.70
2000 219,840 5.0 34.3 1,022.70
1999 205,200 4.7 39.0 1,011.80
1998 194,960 4.5 43.5 1,008.60
1997 181,950 4.2 47.7 1,000.40
1996 175,640 4.0 51.7 996.10
1995 167,510 3.8 55.5 992.50
1994 161,190 3.7 59.2 990.00
1993 155,560 3.6 62.8 978.40
1992 150,320 3.5 66.3 970.40
1991 144,050 3.3 69.6 954.10
1990 139,910 3.2 72.8 940.60
1989 131,030 3.0 75.8 931.60
1988 124,130 2.9 78.6 921.20
1987 117,530 2.7 81.3 909.20
1986 112,960 2.6 83.9 891.80
1985 103,450 2.4 86.3 884.50
1984 94,820 2.2 88.5 868.60
1983 85,420 2.0 90.4 851.80
1982 72,330 1.7 92.1 849.50
1981 65,410 1.5 93.6 825.60
1980 53,670 1.2 94.8 816.40
1979 44,710 1.0 95.9 797.20
1978 35,810 0.8 96.7 779.00
1977 26,790 0.6 97.3 764.70
1976 26,120 0.6 97.9 737.90
1975 21,660 0.5 98.4 730.10
1974 17,390 0.4 98.8 724.70
1973 14,130 0.3 99.1 715.90
1972 10,330 0.2 99.4 709.20
1971 8,570 0.2 99.6 704.20
1970 6,060 0.1 99.7 722.40
1969 4,130 0.1 99.8 716.90
1968 3,370 0.1 99.9 692.10
1967 2,290 0.1 99.9 708.10
1966 1,580 c 100.0 695.30
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
a. The sum of individual percentages may not equal the cumulative percentages because of individual rounding.
b. Represents those entitled in specified year or later.
c. Less than 0.05 percent.
CONTACT: Dana N. Mercer (410) 966-6377.
Table 5.F10 Number, percentage, and average monthly benefit, by year of entitlement as disabled widow(er), December 2005
Year Number Percentage
distribution a
Cumulative
percentage b
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
Total 212,220 100.0 . . . 607.30
2001–2005 108,020 50.9 . . . 615.70
1996–2000 78,720 37.1 . . . 598.20
1991–1995 25,480 12.0 . . . 599.50
2005 14,800 7.0 7.0 586.00
2004 22,330 10.5 17.5 619.80
2003 23,030 10.9 28.3 625.90
2002 24,670 11.6 40.0 619.40
2001 23,190 10.9 50.9 616.50
2000 21,100 9.9 60.8 606.70
1999 19,170 9.0 69.9 604.10
1998 15,290 7.2 77.1 597.90
1997 12,660 6.0 83.0 588.40
1996 10,500 4.9 88.0 582.80
1995 7,710 3.6 91.6 597.70
1994 6,790 3.2 94.8 601.10
1993 5,040 2.4 97.2 601.20
1992 3,780 1.8 99.0 595.40
1991 2,160 1.0 100.0 604.80
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
a. The sum of individual percentages may not equal the cumulative percentages because of individual rounding.
b. Represents those entitled in specified year or later.
CONTACT: Dana N. Mercer (410) 966-6377.
Table 5.F11 Percentage distribution of nondisabled widows, by monthly benefit and age, December 2005
Monthly benefit (dollars) Total,
60 or older
60–61 62–64 65–69 70–74 75–79 80–84 85–89 90 or older
Total
Number 4,310,750 113,860 306,830 616,190 633,080 802,480 841,990 592,660 403,660
Percent a 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Less than 300.00 2.4 2.9 3.4 2.9 2.7 2.7 2.4 1.7 0.7
300.00–349.90 1.3 0.9 0.9 0.9 1.1 1.1 1.4 1.5 2.4
350.00–399.90 1.7 1.5 1.2 1.3 1.5 1.5 1.8 1.9 2.6
400.00–449.90 1.8 2.0 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.8 1.9 1.9 2.0
450.00–499.90 2.2 2.4 2.1 2.2 2.2 2.2 2.1 2.1 2.5
500.00–549.90 2.5 2.7 2.4 2.4 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.9
550.00–599.90 2.8 3.3 2.7 2.6 2.7 2.7 2.8 2.9 3.3
600.00–649.90 3.0 3.1 2.9 2.8 2.8 2.8 3.0 3.2 3.6
650.00–699.90 3.7 3.6 3.3 3.1 3.4 3.4 4.1 4.2 4.5
700.00–749.90 4.1 4.0 3.5 3.5 3.8 3.8 4.1 4.5 5.2
750.00–799.90 4.7 4.3 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.2 5.0 5.2 6.1
800.00–849.90 5.0 4.6 4.4 4.6 4.8 4.8 5.2 5.3 6.3
850.00–899.90 5.4 5.0 4.7 5.0 5.4 5.4 5.5 5.2 6.5
900.00–949.90 6.0 5.4 5.1 5.3 6.0 6.0 6.6 5.5 6.4
950.00–999.90 6.6 5.5 5.5 6.0 7.0 7.0 6.8 6.1 6.7
1,000.00–1,049.90 7.0 6.4 6.6 7.6 8.5 8.5 6.9 5.9 5.5
1,050.00–1,099.90 6.4 5.7 6.3 7.4 6.9 6.9 6.7 5.5 5.2
1,100.00–1,149.90 5.7 5.4 5.9 6.6 5.6 5.6 5.5 5.3 5.0
1,150.00–1,199.90 5.1 5.8 6.1 5.9 5.4 5.4 4.5 4.5 3.5
1,200,00–1,249.90 4.3 6.8 6.1 5.0 4.7 4.7 3.7 3.6 2.9
1,250.00–1,299.90 3.5 5.9 5.5 4.0 3.6 3.6 3.2 3.1 2.2
1,300.00–1,349.90 2.9 5.0 4.7 3.1 2.7 2.7 3.0 2.5 1.7
1,350.00–1,399.90 2.6 3.9 3.7 2.6 2.5 2.5 2.4 2.4 1.7
1,400.00–1,449.90 2.3 2.5 2.7 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.0 2.5 1.6
1,450.00–1,499.90 1.6 0.8 1.5 1.9 1.8 1.8 1.3 2.0 1.6
1,500.00–1,549.90 1.2 0.3 1.2 1.4 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.6 1.2
1,550.00–1,599.90 0.9 0.1 0.8 1.1 0.7 0.7 0.7 1.4 0.9
1,600.00–1,649.90 0.7 0.0 0.4 0.8 0.4 0.4 0.7 1.1 0.7
1,650.00–1,699.90 0.5 0.0 0.2 0.5 0.3 0.3 0.5 0.8 0.6
1,700.00 or more 2.2 0.1 0.3 1.3 1.4 1.4 2.5 4.4 4.0
Average benefit (dollars) 968.70 948.80 974.30 979.60 962.60 962.60 960.80 997.50 949.20
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
a. The sum of individual categories may not equal 100 percent because of individual rounding.
CONTACT: Hazel P. Jenkins (410) 965-0164.
Table 5.F12 Number of widowed and surviving divorced mothers and fathers and total monthly benefits, by type of benefit, December 1950–2005, selected years
Year Total Widowed Surviving divorced
Subtotal With at least 1 child
under age 16 a
Entitled solely because of
at least 1 disabled child b
Number Total
monthly
benefits
(thousands
of dollars)
Number Total
monthly
benefits
(thousands
of dollars)
Number Total
monthly
benefits
(thousands
of dollars)
Number Total
monthly
benefits
(thousands
of dollars)
Number Total
monthly
benefits
(thousands
of dollars)
1950 169,438 5,801 169,426 5,800 169,426 5,800 . . . . . . 12 c
1955 291,916 13,403 291,656 13,389 291,656 13,389 . . . . . . 260 14
1960 401,358 23,795 400,976 23,768 394,560 23,383 6,416 385 382 27
1961 428,138 25,425 427,699 25,395 420,258 24,938 7,441 457 439 30
1962 451,984 26,838 451,520 26,805 443,182 26,290 8,338 515 464 33
1963 461,675 27,438 461,211 27,405 452,106 26,830 9,105 575 464 32
1964 470,597 27,954 470,100 27,290 460,348 27,295 9,752 625 497 34
1965 471,816 30,882 471,286 30,842 461,011 30,132 10,275 710 530 40
1966 487,755 31,983 486,958 31,927 476,275 31,188 10,683 739 797 56
1967 496,307 32,686 495,308 32,616 483,808 31,791 11,500 825 999 71
1968 504,916 37,833 503,774 37,743 492,674 36,849 11,100 894 1,142 90
1969 511,639 38,406 510,355 38,305 499,324 37,402 11,031 902 1,284 101
1970 523,136 45,258 521,698 45,127 510,215 44,039 11,483 1,089 1,438 131
1971 535,126 51,163 533,560 51,055 520,301 49,603 13,259 1,402 1,566 158
1972 540,965 62,457 539,153 62,237 526,548 60,612 12,605 1,625 1,812 220
1973 571,907 67,578 565,327 66,823 551,509 64,985 13,818 1,838 6,580 754
1974 573,506 76,980 562,801 75,605 544,335 72,914 18,466 2,692 10,705 1,374
1975 581,845 85,676 565,941 83,435 544,886 80,068 21,075 3,366 15,904 2,241
1976 578,727 92,466 558,933 89,400 537,002 85,637 21,931 3,764 19,794 3,065
1977 583,195 101,345 558,886 97,227 536,481 93,091 22,405 4,136 24,309 4,117
1978 576,343 109,714 548,463 104,506 525,879 100,028 22,584 4,478 27,880 5,209
1979 573,750 121,957 541,480 115,284 518,564 110,235 22,916 5,049 32,270 6,674
1980 562,316 138,426 525,661 129,754 502,639 123,885 23,022 5,869 36,655 8,671
1981 547,593 151,509 507,777 140,990 484,427 134,299 23,350 6,691 39,816 10,518
1982 514,772 155,876 474,003 144,207 451,159 137,068 22,844 7,139 40,769 11,669
1983 400,298 123,559 363,946 112,979 339,367 104,956 24,579 8,022 36,352 10,581
1984 382,411 122,957 346,319 112,002 318,076 102,391 28,243 9,612 36,092 10,995
1985 371,659 123,557 335,085 112,117 306,004 101,812 29,081 10,304 36,574 11,440
1986 350,546 118,602 315,572 107,470 286,290 96,887 29,282 10,583 34,974 11,132
1987 340,940 115,967 307,581 104,888 278,582 93,871 28,999 11,017 33,359 11,079
1988 317,761 116,902 285,265 105,596 256,463 94,096 28,802 11,500 32,496 11,306
1989 312,079 120,970 280,006 109,184 251,646 97,170 28,360 12,014 32,073 11,786
1990 303,923 124,340 272,526 112,103 244,965 99,683 27,561 12,420 31,397 12,237
1991 300,661 127,510 269,679 114,962 242,379 102,085 27,300 12,877 30,982 12,548
1992 294,716 128,748 263,630 115,884 236,990 102,840 26,640 13,045 30,546 12,864
1993 289,350 129,752 259,320 116,771 232,794 103,365 26,526 13,407 30,030 12,981
1994 283,072 131,463 253,928 118,399 227,709 104,658 26,219 13,741 29,144 13,064
1995 275,020 131,430 247,113 118,550 221,494 104,664 25,619 13,886 27,907 12,881
1996 242,135 124,678 218,171 112,627 193,664 98,799 24,507 13,828 23,964 12,051
1997 230,222 122,488 207,658 110,774 184,184 97,120 23,474 13,654 22,564 11,714
1998 220,610 120,247 199,447 109,001 176,660 95,491 22,787 13,510 21,163 11,246
1999 212,401 120,157 192,544 109,195 170,572 95,732 21,972 13,463 19,857 10,962
2000 203,052 120,812 184,397 109,941 164,420 97,063 19,977 12,878 18,655 10,871
2001 197,375 122,526 179,413 111,539 160,186 98,672 19,227 12,867 17,962 10,987
2002 194,117 124,267 176,447 113,097 158,020 100,413 18,427 12,685 17,670 11,170
2003 190,252 126,278 172,955 114,914 154,990 102,158 17,965 12,756 17,297 11,364
2004 183,829 126,734 167,234 115,343 150,681 103,150 16,553 12,193 16,595 11,391
2005 178,396 129,246 162,455 117,756 146,228 105,212 16,227 12,544 15,941 11,490
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
a. Prior to August 1981, benefits were payable to mothers and fathers caring for a child under age 18. For mothers and fathers caring for a child who was at least age 14 and who were entitled in August 1981, benefits were continued until the child attained age 18 or September 1983, whichever came earlier.
b. Excludes mothers and fathers who had both disabled and nondisabled entitled children in their care.
c. Less than $500.
CONTACT: Marian Longley (410) 965-5528.
Table 5.F13 Number and average monthly benefit for nondisabled widows aged 65 or older, by age, reduction status, and limitation of benefit, December 2005
Age Number Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
Benefits not reduced due to early retirement of widow Benefits reduced
due to early retirement
of widow
Number Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
Benefits not limited
due to early retirement
of deceased spouse
Benefits limited
due to early retirement
of deceased spouse
Number Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
Number Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
Number Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
All nondisabled widows aged 65 or older 3,890,060 968.80 1,811,670 1,071.20 876,500 1,202.00 935,170 948.60 2,078,390 a 879.60
65–69 616,190 979.60 90,680 1,136.00 61,430 1,196.60 29,250 1,008.80 525,510 952.60
65 132,350 948.60 5,990 1,136.70 4,720 1,173.90 1,270 998.70 126,360 939.60
66 119,510 1,008.90 16,840 1,224.20 13,220 1,268.10 3,620 1,064.00 102,670 973.60
67 121,460 994.90 19,380 1,148.20 13,290 1,207.40 6,090 1,019.00 102,080 965.80
68 118,100 981.10 21,680 1,109.40 14,090 1,169.70 7,590 997.30 96,420 952.30
69 124,770 968.10 26,790 1,093.20 16,110 1,159.10 10,680 993.70 97,980 934.00
70–74 633,080 962.60 208,380 1,076.60 112,440 1,161.60 95,940 977.10 424,700 906.60
70 119,460 958.50 30,550 1,084.00 17,720 1,166.90 12,830 969.40 88,910 915.40
71 122,850 966.60 37,410 1,087.20 21,460 1,163.50 15,950 984.70 85,440 913.80
72 120,630 961.80 39,660 1,072.10 21,540 1,163.90 18,120 962.80 80,970 907.80
73 132,370 960.90 47,720 1,069.10 24,730 1,144.60 22,990 987.90 84,650 899.80
74 137,770 964.80 53,040 1,075.20 26,990 1,170.40 26,050 976.50 84,730 895.70
75–79 802,480 962.60 367,940 1,065.50 174,860 1,175.40 193,080 966.00 434,540 875.50
75 151,820 966.10 62,560 1,072.80 30,440 1,175.90 32,120 975.00 89,260 891.30
76 151,040 965.10 65,760 1,070.70 32,030 1,168.30 33,730 977.90 85,280 883.70
77 159,870 963.30 73,550 1,064.20 34,820 1,173.10 38,730 966.40 86,320 877.30
78 168,110 959.80 80,740 1,059.90 37,240 1,173.80 43,500 962.30 87,370 867.30
79 171,640 959.60 85,330 1,062.80 40,330 1,184.10 45,000 954.00 86,310 857.60
80–84 841,990 960.80 469,440 1,060.50 210,770 1,200.00 258,670 946.80 372,550 835.20
80 168,540 956.40 87,570 1,054.00 39,220 1,178.20 48,350 953.30 80,970 850.70
81 174,720 950.50 94,790 1,045.10 42,330 1,172.10 52,460 942.60 79,930 838.50
82 166,250 959.40 92,180 1,062.40 41,800 1,204.40 50,380 944.60 74,070 831.20
83 166,000 963.80 95,520 1,064.40 43,080 1,211.80 52,440 943.30 70,480 827.50
84 166,480 974.60 99,380 1,075.40 44,340 1,230.40 55,040 950.50 67,100 825.20
85–89 592,660 997.50 385,040 1,101.40 174,590 1,273.70 210,450 958.50 207,620 804.70
85 152,720 988.60 93,720 1,092.40 42,590 1,255.40 51,130 956.60 59,000 823.90
86 128,540 992.30 81,690 1,097.70 37,180 1,263.80 44,510 959.00 46,850 808.60
87 117,650 1,007.00 77,710 1,108.90 34,680 1,291.90 43,030 961.30 39,940 808.70
88 102,260 1,009.50 68,940 1,111.90 31,790 1,286.40 37,150 962.60 33,320 797.70
89 91,490 993.80 62,980 1,098.80 28,350 1,277.50 34,630 952.50 28,510 761.70
90 or older 403,660 949.20 290,190 1,031.40 142,410 1,183.80 147,780 884.50 113,470 738.90
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
a. Includes 151,420 widows with benefits also limited due to early retirement of spouse.
CONTACT: Diane Wallace (410) 965-0165.