Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006

 

Supplemental Security Income

Recipient Characteristics

Table 7.E2 Percentage distribution of federally administered awards, by sex, age, and eligibility category, 2005
Sex and age Total Adults Blind and
disabled
children a
Aged Blind Disabled
All persons
Number 845,760 110,780 3,960 548,710 182,310
Percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Percentage distribution by sex
Male 51.4 37.8 57.1 49.9 64.2
Female 48.6 62.2 42.9 50.1 35.8
Percentage distribution by age
Under 5 8.5 . . . . . . . . . 39.5
5–9 5.6 . . . . . . . . . 26.1
10–14 4.8 . . . . . . . . . 22.3
15–17 1.9 . . . . . . . . . 9.0
18–21 5.3 . . . 14.9 7.1 3.0
22–29 6.0 . . . 11.6 9.1 . . .
30–39 9.8 . . . 13.6 15.0 . . .
40–49 17.5 . . . 22.7 26.8 . . .
50–59 21.4 . . . 23.5 32.8 . . .
60–64 5.8 . . . 9.3 8.9 . . .
65–69 7.4 54.9 1.8 0.3 . . .
70–74 2.7 20.4 0.8 b . . .
75–79 1.6 12.4 0.5 b . . .
80 or older 1.6 12.3 1.3 b . . .
Male
Number 435,110 41,860 2,260 273,890 117,100
Percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Under 5 10.1 . . . . . . . . . 37.4
5–9 7.7 . . . . . . . . . 28.5
10–14 6.3 . . . . . . . . . 23.4
15–17 2.3 . . . . . . . . . 8.4
18–21 5.9 . . . 17.7 8.3 2.4
22–29 6.2 . . . 11.5 9.8 . . .
30–39 9.1 . . . 14.6 14.3 . . .
40–49 16.9 . . . 22.6 26.6 . . .
50–59 20.5 . . . 23.0 32.3 . . .
60–64 5.4 . . . 9.3 8.5 . . .
65–69 5.6 56.5 0.9 0.2 . . .
70–74 2.1 21.9 0.4 b . . .
75–79 1.2 12.4 b b . . .
80 or older 0.9 9.2 b b . . .
Female
Number 410,650 68,920 1,700 274,820 65,210
Percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Under 5 6.9 . . . . . . . . . 43.4
5–9 3.5 . . . . . . . . . 21.8
10–14 3.3 . . . . . . . . . 20.5
15–17 1.6 . . . . . . . . . 10.2
18–21 4.7 . . . 11.2 6.0 4.0
22–29 5.7 . . . 11.8 8.5 . . .
30–39 10.6 . . . 12.4 15.7 . . .
40–49 18.1 . . . 22.9 26.9 . . .
50–59 22.3 . . . 24.1 33.2 . . .
60–64 6.2 . . . 9.4 9.2 . . .
65–69 9.3 53.9 2.9 0.4 . . .
70–74 3.3 19.5 1.2 b . . .
75–79 2.1 12.4 1.2 b . . .
80 or older 2.4 14.2 2.9 b . . .
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 10 percent sample.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
a. Includes students aged 18–21.
b. Less than 0.05 percent.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016.
Table 7.E3 Number and percentage distribution of recipients of federally administered payments, by sex, age, and eligibility category, December 2005
Sex and age All recipients Adults Blind and
disabled,
under age 18
Aged Blind Disabled
All persons
Number 7,113,879 1,214,296 68,407 4,794,678 1,036,498
Percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Percentage distribution by sex
Male 43.1 31.4 44.3 41.2 65.4
Female 56.9 68.6 55.7 58.8 34.6
Percentage distribution by age
Under 5 2.3 . . . . . . . . . 15.5
5–9 4.0 . . . . . . . . . 27.3
10–14 5.1 . . . . . . . . . 35.3
15–17 3.2 . . . . . . . . . 22.0
18–21 4.0 . . . 5.9 5.8 . . .
22–29 7.0 . . . 12.6 10.3 . . .
30–39 9.3 . . . 13.5 13.6 . . .
40–49 14.7 . . . 17.1 21.5 . . .
50–59 15.6 . . . 18.5 23.0 . . .
60–64 6.8 . . . 8.0 10.0 . . .
65–69 7.3 15.1 6.7 6.9 . . .
70–74 6.8 22.1 5.7 4.4 . . .
75–79 6.0 24.7 5.0 2.6 . . .
80 or older 7.9 38.1 6.8 2.0 . . .
Male
Number 3,066,275 380,848 30,278 1,977,515 677,634
Percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Under 5 3.0 . . . . . . . . . 13.8
5–9 6.2 . . . . . . . . . 28.1
10–14 8.0 . . . . . . . . . 36.4
15–17 4.8 . . . . . . . . . 21.7
18–21 5.4 . . . 7.3 8.2 . . .
22–29 8.7 . . . 15.0 13.2 . . .
30–39 9.9 . . . 15.7 15.1 . . .
40–49 14.5 . . . 19.2 22.2 . . .
50–59 14.0 . . . 18.2 21.4 . . .
60–64 5.6 . . . 7.0 8.6 . . .
65–69 5.9 17.9 5.9 5.6 . . .
70–74 5.2 25.1 4.5 3.2 . . .
75–79 4.3 26.1 3.5 1.6 . . .
80 or older 4.4 30.9 3.9 0.8 . . .
Female
Number 4,047,604 833,448 38,129 2,817,163 358,864
Percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Under 5 1.7 . . . . . . . . . 18.8
5–9 2.3 . . . . . . . . . 25.6
10–14 2.9 . . . . . . . . . 33.1
15–17 2.0 . . . . . . . . . 22.5
18–21 2.9 . . . 4.8 4.1 . . .
22–29 5.8 . . . 10.7 8.2 . . .
30–39 8.8 . . . 11.9 12.5 . . .
40–49 14.8 . . . 15.4 21.0 . . .
50–59 16.9 . . . 18.8 24.0 . . .
60–64 7.7 . . . 8.8 10.9 . . .
65–69 8.4 13.9 7.4 7.9 . . .
70–74 8.0 20.7 6.7 5.3 . . .
75–79 7.3 24.1 6.3 3.3 . . .
80 or older 10.6 41.4 9.2 2.8 . . .
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Art Kahn (410) 965-0186.
Table 7.E4 Number and percentage distribution of persons with representative payees receiving federally administered payments, by eligibility category and age, December 2005
Category and age Number Percentage distribution
Total With
representative
payee
Without
representative
payee
Total With
representative
payee
Without
representative
payee
Total 7,113,879 2,571,337 4,542,542 100.0 36.1 63.9
Category
Aged 1,214,296 44,433 1,169,863 100.0 3.7 96.3
Blind a 75,039 19,668 55,371 100.0 26.2 73.8
Disabled b 5,824,544 2,507,236 3,317,308 100.0 43.0 57.0
Age
Under 18 1,036,498 1,035,651 847 100.0 99.9 0.1
18–64 4,082,870 1,380,470 2,702,400 100.0 33.8 66.2
65 or older 1,994,511 155,216 1,839,295 100.0 7.8 92.2
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. Includes 16,600 persons aged 65 or older.
b. Includes 763,600 persons aged 65 or older.
CONTACT: Arthur Kahn (410) 965-0186.
Table 7.E5 Number and percentage distribution of persons receiving federally administered payments, by living arrangement, eligibility category, and age, December 2005
Living arrangement a Number Category Age
Aged Blind b Disabled c Under 18 18–64 65 or older
Total
Number 7,113,879 1,214,296 75,039 5,824,544 1,036,498 4,082,870 1,994,511
Percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Own household 93.7 90.7 92.1 94.4 95.2 94.1 92.2
Another's household 4.3 7.7 5.6 3.6 3.5 4.1 5.3
Institutional care covered by Medicaid 1.9 1.6 2.3 2.0 1.3 1.8 2.5
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. As defined for determination of federal SSI payment standards.
b. Includes 16,600 persons aged 65 or older.
c. Includes 763,600 persons aged 65 or older.
CONTACT: Arthur Kahn (410) 965-0186.
Table 7.E6 Number of noncitizens receiving federally administered payments as a percentage of SSI recipients, by eligibility category, December 1982–2005, selected years
Year All noncitizens Aged Blind and disabled
Number Percentage
of total SSI
Number Percentage
of total SSI
Number Percentage
of total SSI
1982 127,900 3.3 91,900 5.9 36,000 1.6
1985 210,800 5.1 146,500 9.7 64,300 2.4
1990 435,600 9.0 282,400 19.4 153,200 4.6
1991 519,660 10.2 329,690 22.5 189,970 5.2
1992 601,430 10.8 372,930 25.4 228,500 5.6
1993 683,150 11.4 416,420 28.2 266,730 5.9
1994 738,140 11.7 440,000 30.0 298,140 6.2
1995 785,410 12.1 459,220 31.8 326,190 6.3
1996 724,990 11.0 417,360 29.5 307,630 5.9
1997 650,830 10.0 367,200 27.0 283,630 5.5
1998 669,630 10.2 364,980 27.4 304,650 5.8
1999 684,930 10.4 368,330 28.2 316,600 6.0
2000 692,590 10.5 364,470 28.3 328,120 6.2
2001 695,650 10.4 364,550 28.9 331,100 6.1
2002 703,515 10.4 364,827 29.1 338,688 6.1
2003 696,772 10.1 356,298 28.9 340,474 6.0
2004 676,979 9.7 342,220 28.3 334,759 5.8
2005 680,397 9.6 344,166 28.3 336,231 5.7
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
CONTACT: Alfreda Brooks (410) 965-9849.