Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006

 

Supplemental Security Income

Summary

Table 7.A1 Number of recipients of federally administered payments, total payments, and average monthly payment, by source of payment, eligibility category, and age, December 2005
Source of payment Total Category Age
Aged Blind Disabled Under 18 18–64 65 or older a
Number of recipients
Total 7,113,879 1,214,296 75,039 5,824,544 1,036,498 4,082,870 1,994,511
Federal payment only 4,871,767 629,509 43,693 4,198,565 821,796 2,928,995 1,120,976
Federal payment and state supplementation 1,947,177 483,270 25,944 1,437,963 211,913 1,006,496 728,768
State supplementation only 294,935 101,517 5,402 188,016 2,789 147,379 144,767
Total with—
Federal payment 6,818,944 1,112,779 69,637 5,636,528 1,033,709 3,935,491 1,849,744
State supplementation 2,242,112 584,787 31,346 1,625,979 214,702 1,153,875 873,535
Total payments b (thousands of dollars)
Total 3,366,952 440,023 36,382 2,890,546 577,807 2,063,312 725,833
Federal payments 3,001,392 339,507 28,993 2,632,891 559,938 1,866,225 575,228
State supplementation 365,560 100,516 7,389 257,655 17,868 197,087 150,605
Average monthly payment c (dollars)
Total 439.09 360.25 474.62 455.13 522.80 455.64 361.99
Federal payments 406.50 303.29 407.87 426.95 508.11 425.67 309.36
State supplementation 156.30 170.39 229.41 149.80 77.75 159.79 170.97
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. Includes approximately 16,600 blind and 763,600 disabled persons aged 65 or older.
b. Includes retroactive payments.
c. Excludes retroactive payments.
CONTACT: Art Kahn (410) 965-0186.
Table 7.A2 Number of individuals and couples receiving federally administered payments, total payments, and average monthly payment, by source of payment and eligibility category, December 2005
Source of payment Aged Blind Disabled Blind and
disabled
under age 18
Individual Couple Individual Couple Individual Couple
Number of recipients
Total 951,838 133,878 63,976 2,768 4,498,770 144,753 1,036,498
Federal payment only 524,723 53,142 37,601 1,160 3,204,313 87,280 821,796
Federal payment and state supplementation 353,905 66,865 21,535 1,327 1,125,102 49,521 211,913
State supplementation only 73,210 13,871 4,840 281 169,355 7,952 2,789
Total with—
Federal payment 878,628 120,007 59,136 2,487 4,329,415 136,801 1,033,709
State supplementation 427,115 80,736 26,375 1,608 1,294,457 57,473 214,702
Total payments a (thousands of dollars)
Total 338,457 105,150 30,463 2,557 2,204,225 108,293 577,807
Federal payments 270,341 71,924 24,434 1,594 1,988,432 84,729 559,938
State supplementation 68,117 33,226 6,028 963 215,794 23,564 17,868
Average monthly payment b (dollars)
Total 353.53 779.35 466.89 908.20 445.68 715.88 522.80
Federal payments 305.93 594.81 405.12 628.00 415.90 590.70 508.11
State supplementation 157.94 408.19 223.40 593.92 157.32 397.91 77.75
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. Includes retroactive payments.
b. Excludes retroactive payments.
CONTACT: Art Kahn (410) 965-0186.
Table 7.A3 Number of recipients of federally administered payments, by eligibility category, January 1974 and December 1975–2005, selected years
Month and year Total a Federal SSI Federally
administered
state
supplementation
State
supplementation
only
All recipients
January 1974 3,215,632 2,955,959 1,480,309 259,673
December
1975 4,314,275 3,893,419 1,684,018 420,856
1980 4,142,017 3,682,411 1,684,765 459,606
1985 4,138,021 3,799,092 1,660,847 338,929
1990 4,817,127 4,412,131 2,058,273 404,996
1995 6,514,134 6,194,493 2,517,805 319,641
2000 6,601,686 6,319,907 2,480,637 281,779
2001 6,688,489 6,410,138 2,520,005 278,351
2002 6,787,857 6,505,227 2,461,652 282,630
2003 6,902,364 6,614,465 2,467,116 287,899
2004 6,987,845 6,694,577 2,497,589 293,268
2005 7,113,879 6,818,944 2,242,112 294,935
Aged
January 1974 1,865,109 1,690,496 770,318 174,613
December
1975 2,307,105 2,024,765 843,917 282,340
1980 1,807,776 1,533,366 702,763 274,410
1985 1,504,469 1,322,292 583,913 182,177
1990 1,454,041 1,256,623 649,530 197,418
1995 1,446,122 1,314,720 663,390 131,402
2000 1,289,339 1,186,309 622,668 103,030
2001 1,264,463 1,164,825 620,952 99,638
2002 1,251,528 1,151,652 611,395 99,876
2003 1,232,778 1,132,947 602,807 99,831
2004 1,211,167 1,110,757 601,078 100,410
2005 1,214,296 1,112,779 584,787 101,517
Blind
January 1974 72,390 55,680 37,326 16,710
December
1975 74,489 68,375 31,376 6,114
1980 78,401 68,945 36,214 9,456
1985 82,220 73,817 38,291 8,403
1990 83,686 74,781 40,334 8,905
1995 83,545 77,064 38,695 6,481
2000 78,511 72,931 35,940 5,580
2001 78,255 72,811 35,708 5,444
2002 77,658 72,189 34,596 5,469
2003 77,082 71,621 34,142 5,461
2004 75,924 70,469 33,765 5,455
2005 75,039 69,637 31,346 5,402
Disabled
January 1974 1,278,122 1,209,783 672,575 68,350
December
1975 1,932,681 1,800,279 808,725 132,402
1980 2,255,840 2,080,100 945,788 175,740
1985 2,551,332 2,402,983 1,038,643 148,349
1990 3,279,400 3,080,727 1,368,409 198,673
1995 4,984,467 4,802,709 1,815,720 181,758
2000 5,233,836 5,060,667 1,822,029 173,169
2001 5,345,771 5,172,502 1,863,345 173,269
2002 5,458,671 5,281,386 1,815,661 177,285
2003 5,592,504 5,409,897 1,830,167 182,607
2004 5,700,754 5,513,351 1,862,746 187,403
2005 5,824,544 5,636,528 1,625,979 188,016
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. Total equals the sum of "Federal SSI" and "State supplementation only."
CONTACT: Art Kahn (410) 965-0186.
Table 7.A4 Total federally administered payments, by eligibility category, selected years 1974–2005 (in thousands of dollars)
Year Total Federal SSI Federally
administered
state
supplementation
All recipients
1974 5,096,813 3,833,161 1,263,652
1975 5,716,072 4,313,538 1,402,534
1980 7,714,640 5,866,354 1,848,286
1985 10,749,938 8,777,341 1,972,597
1990 16,132,959 12,893,805 3,239,154
1995 27,037,280 23,919,430 3,117,850
2000 30,671,699 27,290,248 3,381,451
2001 32,165,856 28,705,503 3,460,353
2002 33,718,999 29,898,765 3,820,234
2003 34,693,278 30,688,029 4,005,249
2004 36,065,358 31,886,509 4,178,849
2005 37,235,843 33,058,056 4,177,787
Aged
1974 2,414,034 1,782,742 631,292
1975 2,516,515 1,842,980 673,535
1980 2,617,023 1,860,194 756,829
1985 2,896,671 2,202,557 694,114
1990 3,559,388 2,521,382 1,038,006
1995 4,239,222 3,374,772 864,450
2000 4,540,045 a 3,597,516 a 942,530
2001 4,664,076 3,708,527 955,549
2002 4,802,792 3,751,491 1,051,301
2003 4,856,875 3,758,070 1,098,805
2004 4,894,070 3,773,901 1,133,324
2005 4,964,627 3,836,625 1,128,002
Blind
1974 125,791 91,308 34,483
1975 127,240 92,427 34,813
1980 185,827 131,506 54,321
1985 259,840 195,183 64,657
1990 328,949 238,415 90,534
1995 367,441 298,238 69,203
2000 385,927 a 312,238 a 73,688
2001 398,624 323,895 74,729
2002 416,454 335,405 81,049
2003 409,293 325,878 83,415
2004 412,414 327,446 85,364
2005 414,147 330,591 83,556
Disabled
1974 2,556,988 1,959,112 597,876
1975 3,072,317 2,378,131 694,186
1980 4,911,792 3,874,655 1,037,137
1985 7,593,427 6,379,601 1,213,826
1990 12,244,622 10,134,007 2,110,615
1995 22,430,612 20,246,415 2,184,197
2000 25,745,710 a 23,380,477 a 2,365,233
2001 27,125,707 24,695,630 2,430,077
2002 28,499,771 25,811,887 2,687,884
2003 29,429,428 26,606,400 2,823,028
2004 30,745,406 27,785,246 2,960,160
2005 31,857,069 28,890,840 2,966,229
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. Revised data.
CONTACT: Stella M. Coleman (410) 965-0157 or Alfreda Brooks (410) 965-9849.
Table 7.A5 Average monthly federally administered payment, by eligibility category, December 1975–2005, selected years (in dollars)
Year Total Federal SSI Federally
administered
state
supplementation
All recipients
1975 106.33 90.59 61.72
1980 161.92 138.14 95.17
1985 218.09 193.77 99.39
1990 276.45 241.52 127.83
1995 335.45 312.83 98.66
2000 378.82 351.48 112.50
2001 393.96 366.31 113.65
2002 407.42 376.76 127.53
2003 417.16 383.59 138.38
2004 428.29 395.36 138.07
2005 439.09 406.50 156.30
Aged
1975 86.72 73.77 57.38
1980 126.66 105.69 95.60
1985 164.01 141.41 103.58
1990 208.26 170.74 136.31
1995 250.27 220.15 109.62
2000 299.69 258.12 128.46
2001 314.22 271.13 130.89
2002 330.04 280.86 146.17
2003 342.28 287.10 160.02
2004 350.53 295.13 160.44
2005 360.25 303.29 170.39
Blind
1975 137.58 112.69 78.57
1980 192.51 163.36 111.41
1985 260.25 224.31 122.15
1990 319.03 267.34 167.29
1995 355.24 317.06 138.31
2000 413.22 360.51 171.01
2001 428.04 374.72 173.98
2002 444.54 384.79 194.31
2003 454.85 389.20 210.51
2004 463.44 398.15 210.69
2005 474.62 407.87 229.41
Disabled
1975 128.49 108.55 65.68
1980 188.70 160.78 94.38
1985 246.50 219.61 96.63
1990 302.78 266.84 123.36
1995 358.18 336.39 94.26
2000 397.92 373.41 105.86
2001 412.46 387.80 106.72
2002 424.75 397.71 119.94
2003 433.16 403.76 129.89
2004 444.40 415.59 129.51
2005 455.13 426.95 149.80
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
NOTE: Excludes retroactive payments.
CONTACT: Art Kahn (410) 965-0186.
Table 7.A8 Number of federally administered awards, by eligibility category and age, 1974–2005
Year Total Category Age
Aged Blind Disabled Under 18 18–64 65 or older
All awards 26,384,510 7,478,070 302,090 18,604,350 3,360,310 15,387,790 7,636,410
State conversions a 3,158,410 1,763,250 77,660 1,317,500 2,620 1,305,060 1,850,730
Federal applications
1974 1,329,870 767,340 8,230 554,300 66,880 491,170 771,820
1975 927,800 349,800 9,020 568,980 62,880 508,950 355,970
1976 674,580 222,600 6,990 444,990 45,030 403,350 226,200
1977 643,480 213,990 8,180 421,310 50,970 375,950 216,560
1978 566,190 193,610 7,860 364,720 47,050 323,170 195,970
1979 517,010 176,980 7,820 332,210 45,810 292,380 178,820
1980 526,790 185,150 8,790 332,850 46,260 293,740 186,790
1981 411,510 122,680 8,180 280,650 39,050 248,340 124,120
1982 342,680 103,330 6,770 232,580 35,670 202,590 104,420
1983 458,610 152,730 7,730 298,150 42,110 262,660 153,840
1984 586,670 217,100 8,780 360,790 45,740 322,390 218,540
1985 527,800 155,820 8,220 363,760 46,590 324,070 157,140
1986 603,580 159,590 7,770 436,220 51,020 391,600 160,960
1987 589,440 166,210 8,290 414,940 48,480 373,320 167,640
1988 578,370 168,720 7,130 402,520 47,560 361,070 169,740
1989 629,460 188,280 7,010 434,170 51,520 388,120 189,820
1990 718,310 193,680 7,820 516,810 76,070 446,940 195,300
1991 822,890 190,000 7,480 625,410 126,190 504,860 191,840
1992 1,049,260 190,840 8,210 850,210 221,080 636,300 191,880
1993 1,054,170 186,420 6,870 860,880 236,220 630,030 187,920
1994 944,830 158,900 6,470 779,460 203,190 580,640 161,000
1995 893,460 142,830 5,800 744,830 177,550 571,080 144,830
1996 797,970 124,650 5,400 667,920 144,270 526,690 127,010
1997 673,340 94,230 4,920 574,190 116,280 461,260 95,800
1998 739,410 109,570 6,440 623,400 135,600 489,240 114,570
1999 757,270 121,000 5,940 630,330 139,400 493,960 123,910
2000 747,010 116,610 5,930 624,470 144,540 483,020 119,450
2001 770,340 107,950 6,110 656,280 156,900 502,590 110,850
2002 818,050 112,950 5,750 699,350 169,130 533,470 115,450
2003 824,000 104,630 4,920 714,450 179,590 537,420 106,990
2004 856,190 105,850 4,810 745,530 182,190 566,080 107,920
2005 845,760 110,780 4,790 730,190 176,870 556,280 112,610
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 10 percent sample.
NOTE: Represents period in which first payment was made, not date of entitlement to payments.
a. Persons who were converted in 1973 from the state Old-Age Assistance, Aid to the Blind, and Aid to the Permanently and Totally Disabled programs to the SSI program.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016.
Table 7.A9 Number of recipients of federally administered payments, by eligibility category and age, December 1974–2005
Year Total Category Age
Aged Blind Disabled Under 18 18–64 65 or older
1974 3,996,064 2,285,909 74,616 1,635,539 70,900 1,503,155 2,422,009
1975 4,314,275 2,307,105 74,489 1,932,681 107,026 1,699,394 2,507,855
1976 4,235,939 2,147,697 76,366 2,011,876 125,412 1,713,594 2,396,933
1977 4,237,692 2,050,921 77,362 2,109,409 147,355 1,736,879 2,353,458
1978 4,216,925 1,967,900 76,895 2,171,890 165,899 1,747,126 2,303,900
1979 4,149,575 1,871,716 77,250 2,200,609 177,306 1,726,553 2,245,716
1980 4,142,017 1,807,776 78,401 2,255,840 190,394 1,730,847 2,220,776
1981 4,018,875 1,678,090 78,570 2,262,215 194,890 1,702,895 2,121,090
1982 3,857,590 1,548,741 77,356 2,231,493 191,570 1,655,279 2,010,741
1983 3,901,497 1,515,400 78,960 2,307,137 198,323 1,699,774 2,003,400
1984 4,029,333 1,530,287 80,524 2,418,522 211,587 1,780,459 2,037,287
1985 4,138,021 1,504,469 82,220 2,551,332 227,384 1,879,168 2,031,469
1986 4,269,184 1,473,428 83,115 2,712,641 241,198 2,010,458 2,017,528
1987 4,384,999 1,455,387 83,421 2,846,191 250,902 2,118,710 2,015,387
1988 4,463,869 1,433,420 82,864 2,947,585 255,135 2,202,714 2,006,020
1989 4,593,059 1,439,043 82,765 3,071,251 264,890 2,301,926 2,026,243
1990 4,817,127 1,454,041 83,686 3,279,400 308,589 2,449,897 2,058,641
1991 5,118,470 1,464,684 84,549 3,569,237 397,162 2,641,524 2,079,784
1992 5,566,189 1,471,022 85,400 4,009,767 556,470 2,910,016 2,099,703
1993 5,984,330 1,474,852 85,456 4,424,022 722,678 3,148,413 2,113,239
1994 6,295,786 1,465,905 84,911 4,744,970 841,474 3,335,255 2,119,057
1995 6,514,134 1,446,122 83,545 4,984,467 917,048 3,482,256 2,114,830
1996 6,613,718 1,412,632 82,137 5,118,949 955,174 3,568,393 2,090,151
1997 6,494,985 1,362,350 80,778 5,051,857 879,828 3,561,625 2,053,532
1998 6,566,069 1,331,782 80,243 5,154,044 887,066 3,646,020 2,032,983
1999 6,556,634 1,308,062 79,291 5,169,281 847,063 3,690,970 2,018,601
2000 6,601,686 1,289,339 78,511 5,233,836 846,784 3,744,022 2,010,880
2001 6,688,489 1,264,463 78,255 5,345,771 881,836 3,811,494 1,995,159
2002 6,787,857 1,251,528 77,658 5,458,671 914,821 3,877,752 1,995,284
2003 6,902,364 1,232,778 77,082 5,592,504 959,379 3,953,248 1,989,737
2004 6,987,845 1,211,167 75,924 5,700,754 993,127 4,017,108 1,977,610
2005 7,113,879 1,214,296 75,039 5,824,544 1,036,498 4,082,870 1,994,511
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
CONTACT: Art Kahn (410) 965-0186.