Annual Statistical Supplement, 2007

 

Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance

Benefits in Current-Payment Status

Retired Workers

Table 5.B1 Number, average primary insurance amount, and average monthly benefit without reduction for early retirement and with delayed retirement credit, by age and sex, December 2006
Age All retired workers Men Women
Number Average
primary
insurance
amount
(dollars)
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
Number Average
primary
insurance
amount
(dollars)
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
Number Average
primary
insurance
amount
(dollars)
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
Total 3,365,126 1,244.10 1,363.40 1,982,440 1,396.80 1,495.70 1,382,686 1,025.20 1,173.70
66–69 138,016 1,131.40 1,214.90 68,888 1,274.30 1,343.30 69,128 989.00 1,086.90
66 12,232 1,292.80 1,324.40 6,776 1,453.10 1,478.10 5,456 1,093.70 1,133.50
67 34,448 1,196.00 1,258.50 18,320 1,340.20 1,396.00 16,128 1,032.10 1,102.30
68 43,130 1,123.70 1,210.40 21,313 1,262.40 1,336.70 21,817 988.10 1,087.10
69 48,206 1,051.20 1,160.00 22,479 1,177.80 1,266.00 25,727 940.60 1,067.30
70–74 773,283 1,226.20 1,329.80 447,995 1,388.80 1,470.50 325,288 1,002.20 1,136.00
70 57,460 992.30 1,139.20 23,092 1,101.90 1,200.60 34,368 918.70 1,098.00
71 60,098 967.30 1,114.60 24,229 1,073.60 1,168.80 35,869 895.60 1,078.00
72 226,611 1,275.00 1,344.30 139,363 1,424.90 1,471.60 87,248 1,035.40 1,140.80
73 216,710 1,261.20 1,363.00 132,395 1,414.70 1,501.30 84,315 1,020.20 1,145.90
74 212,404 1,275.00 1,393.00 128,916 1,433.90 1,542.80 83,488 1,029.60 1,161.70
75–79 978,151 1,243.60 1,380.60 594,659 1,401.80 1,529.80 383,492 998.20 1,149.20
75 208,030 1,247.70 1,383.70 126,847 1,403.90 1,534.00 81,183 1,003.50 1,148.90
76 205,528 1,237.70 1,375.90 125,425 1,396.40 1,529.00 80,103 989.20 1,136.20
77 193,879 1,225.40 1,369.20 117,654 1,382.60 1,518.30 76,225 982.70 1,139.00
78 188,540 1,248.40 1,381.20 113,701 1,411.00 1,532.20 74,839 1,001.40 1,151.80
79 182,174 1,259.90 1,393.70 111,032 1,416.20 1,535.60 71,142 1,015.90 1,172.20
80–84 765,831 1,229.50 1,354.10 467,123 1,374.70 1,473.60 298,708 1,002.60 1,167.10
80 175,859 1,242.40 1,364.60 107,184 1,393.90 1,495.90 68,675 1,006.00 1,159.60
81 153,398 1,263.80 1,394.20 93,166 1,417.50 1,528.20 60,232 1,026.00 1,187.00
82 159,634 1,231.00 1,349.50 97,496 1,375.80 1,467.30 62,138 1,003.90 1,164.70
83 145,279 1,208.40 1,332.50 89,189 1,346.00 1,440.20 56,090 989.70 1,161.30
84 131,661 1,193.90 1,322.60 80,088 1,329.70 1,425.30 51,573 983.10 1,163.10
85–89 462,887 1,218.70 1,354.70 275,249 1,354.50 1,453.10 187,638 1,019.40 1,210.30
85 123,685 1,185.60 1,317.90 75,269 1,318.60 1,414.00 48,416 978.80 1,168.40
86 109,721 1,170.50 1,306.90 66,392 1,297.70 1,393.30 43,329 975.70 1,174.60
87 87,601 1,201.40 1,338.40 52,079 1,333.90 1,431.70 35,522 1,007.30 1,201.70
88 76,272 1,280.90 1,420.90 43,928 1,430.40 1,535.30 32,344 1,078.00 1,265.50
89 65,608 1,312.30 1,448.60 37,581 1,466.90 1,570.30 28,027 1,105.00 1,285.40
90 or older 246,958 1,458.30 1,528.60 128,526 1,638.00 1,679.00 118,432 1,263.20 1,365.50
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
CONTACT: Shirley Turpin (410) 965-0181.
Table 5.B2 Number, average primary insurance amount, and average monthly benefit without reduction for early retirement and without delayed retirement credit, by age and sex, December 2006
Age All retired workers Men Women
Number Average
primary
insurance
amount
(dollars)
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
Number Average
primary
insurance
amount
(dollars)
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
Number Average
primary
insurance
amount
(dollars)
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
Total 5,011,899 1,069.30 1,128.70 2,689,249 1,288.70 1,289.90 2,322,650 815.20 942.00
65–69 1,876,580 1,239.40 1,267.90 1,102,487 1,440.30 1,440.50 774,093 953.30 1,022.10
65 141,577 1,279.50 1,290.60 83,713 1,484.20 1,483.50 57,864 983.40 1,011.50
66 459,653 1,279.30 1,302.70 270,846 1,481.00 1,481.00 188,807 990.00 1,046.90
67 431,537 1,244.20 1,272.60 253,302 1,443.70 1,443.90 178,235 960.60 1,029.10
68 424,620 1,222.90 1,256.30 248,365 1,425.20 1,425.70 176,255 937.90 1,017.70
69 419,193 1,193.60 1,229.00 246,261 1,392.10 1,392.70 172,932 911.00 995.90
70–74 1,466,574 1,059.30 1,108.60 815,961 1,258.90 1,260.00 650,613 809.00 918.70
70 405,750 1,158.20 1,195.40 239,676 1,348.00 1,348.80 166,074 884.20 974.00
71 412,821 1,141.50 1,179.80 244,277 1,328.00 1,328.80 168,544 871.30 963.80
72 241,504 955.50 1,016.50 124,467 1,153.50 1,154.90 117,037 744.90 869.30
73 208,652 940.90 1,005.20 107,182 1,138.60 1,140.10 101,470 732.10 862.70
74 197,847 936.60 1,003.60 100,359 1,137.30 1,139.00 97,488 729.90 864.30
75–79 778,762 902.80 986.50 387,434 1,112.60 1,114.60 391,328 695.10 859.70
75 180,485 916.80 991.00 91,089 1,119.00 1,120.60 89,396 710.80 858.90
76 170,794 905.00 984.20 85,660 1,107.70 1,109.80 85,134 701.00 857.80
77 152,229 890.10 976.90 75,238 1,100.20 1,102.20 76,991 684.80 854.40
78 144,797 901.40 989.00 70,943 1,117.40 1,119.60 73,854 694.00 863.50
79 130,457 897.10 991.70 64,504 1,119.30 1,121.40 65,953 679.70 864.90
80–84 496,692 866.90 978.70 231,756 1,091.10 1,093.80 264,936 670.70 878.00
80 119,595 882.40 983.80 58,665 1,103.80 1,106.00 60,930 669.20 866.20
81 111,714 894.10 998.00 53,381 1,119.80 1,122.20 58,333 687.60 884.40
82 99,427 858.50 973.00 45,596 1,085.00 1,087.60 53,831 666.70 876.00
83 87,368 843.10 963.10 39,311 1,064.90 1,068.40 48,057 661.60 877.00
84 78,588 841.50 967.80 34,803 1,063.20 1,066.10 43,785 665.30 889.70
85–89 264,230 857.50 990.30 109,324 1,077.80 1,081.60 154,906 702.10 925.90
85 71,253 838.50 971.20 30,790 1,061.30 1,064.90 40,463 668.90 899.90
86 61,192 827.60 965.10 25,615 1,047.70 1,051.80 35,577 669.00 902.80
87 49,271 847.90 980.60 20,251 1,066.10 1,070.00 29,020 695.60 918.10
88 44,594 889.70 1,020.20 17,887 1,106.20 1,109.60 26,707 744.70 960.40
89 37,920 916.30 1,044.40 14,781 1,145.80 1,150.20 23,139 769.80 976.80
90 or older 129,061 925.50 1,050.70 42,287 1,152.20 1,157.90 86,774 815.00 998.50
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
CONTACT: Shirley Turpin (410) 965-0181.
Table 5.B3 Number and average monthly benefit before and after delayed retirement credit, by age and sex, December 2006
Age All retired workers Men Women
Number Average monthly benefit (dollars) Number Average monthly benefit (dollars) Number Average monthly benefit (dollars)
Before
delayed
retirement
credit
After
delayed
retirement
credit
Before
delayed
retirement
credit
After
delayed
retirement
credit
Before
delayed
retirement
credit
After
delayed
retirement
credit
Total 3,878,100 1,311.50 1,334.80 2,217,200 1,443.50 1,468.80 1,660,900 1,135.30 1,156.00
66–69 143,100 1,174.60 1,185.70 70,200 1,300.30 1,310.70 72,900 1,053.60 1,065.40
66 12,200 1,299.50 1,302.70 6,000 1,449.10 1,452.70 6,200 1,154.60 1,157.50
67 35,700 1,211.60 1,219.30 18,500 1,344.90 1,352.90 17,200 1,068.10 1,075.50
68 45,700 1,183.20 1,194.90 21,700 1,344.20 1,355.70 24,000 1,037.60 1,049.50
69 49,500 1,109.40 1,124.20 24,000 1,189.10 1,201.90 25,500 1,034.30 1,051.00
70–74 845,900 1,307.60 1,324.20 485,000 1,448.30 1,463.40 360,900 1,118.50 1,137.10
70 62,500 1,162.00 1,186.70 25,700 1,259.60 1,278.40 36,800 1,093.80 1,122.70
71 63,300 1,075.80 1,099.10 23,500 1,089.60 1,104.40 39,800 1,067.60 1,096.00
72 227,200 1,334.70 1,344.90 141,800 1,461.70 1,470.30 85,400 1,123.70 1,136.80
73 255,100 1,330.90 1,346.60 151,500 1,476.80 1,492.30 103,600 1,117.60 1,133.60
74 237,800 1,356.70 1,376.40 142,500 1,497.80 1,518.60 95,300 1,145.70 1,163.90
75–79 1,147,300 1,323.20 1,347.40 678,600 1,474.00 1,500.90 468,700 1,105.00 1,125.20
75 239,300 1,335.80 1,358.50 141,100 1,488.10 1,512.90 98,200 1,116.90 1,136.70
76 248,600 1,312.50 1,336.50 148,300 1,459.40 1,486.50 100,300 1,095.40 1,114.80
77 226,100 1,314.20 1,338.80 132,800 1,459.90 1,487.20 93,300 1,106.80 1,127.60
78 218,300 1,313.70 1,338.40 126,400 1,477.00 1,505.00 91,900 1,089.10 1,109.20
79 215,000 1,340.90 1,365.80 130,000 1,486.60 1,514.30 85,000 1,118.10 1,138.70
80–84 890,200 1,291.90 1,317.30 522,900 1,406.10 1,434.10 367,300 1,129.30 1,151.10
80 201,400 1,301.50 1,324.70 118,900 1,413.10 1,437.80 82,500 1,140.60 1,161.70
81 180,000 1,318.90 1,344.70 101,400 1,465.60 1,495.10 78,600 1,129.60 1,150.60
82 187,100 1,287.30 1,312.80 111,100 1,415.80 1,444.30 76,000 1,099.50 1,120.50
83 167,800 1,271.70 1,297.10 99,900 1,370.90 1,398.70 67,900 1,125.60 1,147.70
84 153,900 1,275.30 1,303.20 91,600 1,357.80 1,388.10 62,300 1,154.10 1,178.40
85–89 549,000 1,282.20 1,309.10 311,500 1,381.80 1,412.00 237,500 1,151.60 1,174.30
85 145,100 1,232.30 1,258.20 83,500 1,326.00 1,354.20 61,600 1,105.30 1,127.90
86 130,200 1,237.30 1,263.30 75,000 1,323.20 1,352.20 55,200 1,120.60 1,142.60
87 103,600 1,293.70 1,321.20 61,300 1,383.20 1,414.60 42,300 1,164.00 1,185.90
88 93,400 1,338.20 1,367.00 50,500 1,458.80 1,491.60 42,900 1,196.10 1,220.20
89 76,700 1,369.30 1,396.60 41,200 1,505.20 1,536.20 35,500 1,211.60 1,234.60
90 or older 302,600 1,453.30 1,485.60 149,000 1,616.50 1,655.00 153,600 1,295.10 1,321.30
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 1 percent sample.
CONTACT: Shirley Turpin (410) 965-0181.
Table 5.B4 Number, percentage, and average monthly benefit, by year of entitlement as retired worker and sex, December 2006
Year of entitlement All retired workers Men Women
Number Percentage
distribution
Cumulative
percentage a
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
Number Percentage
distribution
Cumulative
percentage a
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
Number Percentage
distribution
Cumulative
percentage a
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
Total 30,976,143 100.0 . . . 1,044.40 15,869,182 100.0 . . . 1,177.50 15,106,961 100.0 . . . 904.60
Summary data
2000–2006 11,959,110 38.6 . . . 1,075.10 6,374,771 40.2 . . . 1,244.40 5,584,339 37.0 . . . 881.80
1995–1999 6,570,404 21.2 . . . 1,023.10 3,493,280 22.0 . . . 1,161.30 3,077,124 20.4 . . . 866.10
1990–1994 5,363,981 17.3 . . . 1,022.90 2,850,578 18.0 . . . 1,137.80 2,513,403 16.6 . . . 892.60
1985–1989 3,884,868 12.5 . . . 1,010.40 1,899,035 12.0 . . . 1,091.60 1,985,833 13.1 . . . 932.80
1980–1984 2,166,335 7.0 . . . 1,048.00 927,793 5.8 . . . 1,093.80 1,238,542 8.2 . . . 1,013.60
1975–1979 812,137 2.6 . . . 1,080.70 273,300 1.7 . . . 1,150.90 538,837 3.6 . . . 1,045.00
1970–1974 195,897 0.6 . . . 979.50 46,743 0.3 . . . 1,001.20 149,154 1.0 . . . 972.70
1965–1969 22,099 0.1 . . . 898.10 3,543 b . . . 921.70 18,556 0.1 . . . 893.60
Before 1965 1,312 b . . . 783.10 139 b . . . 727.60 1,173 b . . . 789.60
Single-year data
2006 1,811,170 5.8 5.8 1,073.30 944,496 6.0 6.0 1,256.40 866,674 5.7 5.7 873.70
2005 1,878,954 6.1 11.9 1,064.70 983,877 6.2 12.2 1,237.10 895,077 5.9 11.7 875.20
2004 1,750,612 5.7 17.6 1,071.70 923,384 5.8 18.0 1,244.90 827,228 5.5 17.1 878.40
2003 1,640,818 5.3 22.9 1,084.40 873,046 5.5 23.5 1,256.00 767,772 5.1 22.2 889.20
2002 1,636,854 5.3 28.1 1,085.00 881,279 5.6 29.0 1,251.00 755,575 5.0 27.2 891.40
2001 1,561,623 5.0 33.2 1,063.60 844,259 5.3 34.3 1,220.70 717,364 4.7 32.0 878.70
2000 1,679,079 5.4 38.6 1,084.10 924,430 5.8 40.2 1,243.70 754,649 5.0 37.0 888.50
1999 1,455,191 4.7 43.3 1,044.20 787,132 5.0 45.1 1,193.20 668,059 4.4 41.4 868.60
1998 1,336,867 4.3 47.6 1,019.40 711,491 4.5 49.6 1,161.60 625,376 4.1 45.5 857.60
1997 1,296,935 4.2 51.8 1,015.70 684,614 4.3 53.9 1,154.60 612,321 4.1 49.6 860.40
1996 1,285,144 4.1 56.0 1,014.60 663,381 4.2 58.1 1,146.00 621,763 4.1 53.7 874.30
1995 1,196,267 3.9 59.8 1,018.60 646,662 4.1 62.2 1,145.20 549,605 3.6 57.3 869.70
1994 1,162,980 3.8 63.6 1,021.70 625,284 3.9 66.1 1,146.10 537,696 3.6 60.9 877.10
1993 1,122,282 3.6 67.2 1,020.90 602,764 3.8 69.9 1,139.10 519,518 3.4 64.3 883.70
1992 1,095,366 3.5 70.7 1,022.40 585,548 3.7 73.6 1,136.40 509,818 3.4 67.7 891.50
1991 1,019,336 3.3 74.0 1,023.50 539,526 3.4 77.0 1,132.10 479,810 3.2 70.9 901.40
1990 964,017 3.1 77.1 1,026.70 497,456 3.1 80.1 1,133.70 466,561 3.1 74.0 912.60
1989 894,194 2.9 80.0 1,018.00 452,677 2.9 83.0 1,116.30 441,517 2.9 76.9 917.20
1988 828,823 2.7 82.7 1,009.20 410,744 2.6 85.6 1,098.30 418,079 2.8 79.7 921.80
1987 781,206 2.5 85.2 1,012.40 380,093 2.4 88.0 1,094.50 401,113 2.7 82.3 934.60
1986 734,936 2.4 87.6 1,007.00 352,913 2.2 90.2 1,077.20 382,023 2.5 84.8 942.10
1985 645,709 2.1 89.7 1,003.10 302,608 1.9 92.1 1,058.70 343,101 2.3 87.1 954.10
1984 558,415 1.8 91.5 1,004.20 252,946 1.6 93.7 1,048.70 305,469 2.0 89.1 967.30
1983 507,750 1.6 93.1 1,026.90 224,013 1.4 95.1 1,066.60 283,737 1.9 91.0 995.60
1982 433,113 1.4 94.5 1,045.90 185,077 1.2 96.3 1,084.10 248,036 1.6 92.7 1,017.40
1981 359,814 1.2 95.7 1,094.60 147,541 0.9 97.2 1,152.30 212,273 1.4 94.1 1,054.50
1980 307,243 1.0 96.7 1,110.70 118,216 0.7 98.0 1,184.10 189,027 1.3 95.3 1,064.90
1979 248,658 0.8 97.5 1,117.10 90,375 0.6 98.5 1,200.10 158,283 1.0 96.4 1,069.70
1978 193,485 0.6 98.1 1,095.50 66,132 0.4 98.9 1,169.80 127,353 0.8 97.2 1,057.00
1977 145,174 0.5 98.6 1,071.70 48,883 0.3 99.3 1,140.20 96,291 0.6 97.8 1,036.90
1976 128,616 0.4 99.0 1,043.90 39,633 0.2 99.5 1,091.50 88,983 0.6 98.4 1,022.80
1975 96,204 0.3 99.3 1,019.10 28,277 0.2 99.7 1,051.00 67,927 0.4 98.9 1,005.90
1974 72,175 0.2 99.5 1,000.10 19,179 0.1 99.8 1,022.40 52,996 0.4 99.2 992.10
1973 51,180 0.2 99.7 980.70 12,207 0.1 99.9 1,001.80 38,973 0.3 99.5 974.10
1972 34,244 0.1 99.8 968.90 7,527 b 99.9 992.00 26,717 0.2 99.7 962.40
1971 23,306 0.1 99.9 956.20 4,914 b 100.0 965.70 18,392 0.1 99.8 953.70
1970 14,992 b 99.9 936.30 2,916 b 100.0 943.40 12,076 0.1 99.9 934.60
1969 9,540 b 100.0 925.50 1,693 b 100.0 954.60 7,847 0.1 99.9 919.30
1968 5,789 b 100.0 899.80 949 b 100.0 907.90 4,840 b 100.0 898.20
1967 3,560 b 100.0 867.60 503 b 100.0 886.30 3,057 b 100.0 864.50
1966 2,089 b 100.0 862.10 268 b 100.0 886.10 1,821 b 100.0 858.50
1965 1,121 b 100.0 820.50 130 b 100.0 805.50 991 b 100.0 822.50
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
NOTES: Provisions for Railroad Retirement beneficiaries are described in the section Social Security (Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance).
. . . = not applicable.
Totals do not necessarily equal the sum of rounded components.
a. Represents those entitled in specified year or later.
b. Less than 0.05 percent.
CONTACT: Shirley Turpin (410) 965-0181.
Table 5.B5 Number, average age, and percentage distribution, by sex and age, December 1940–2006, selected years
Year Number
(thousands)
Average
age
Percentage distribution
Total,
62 or older
62–64 65–69 70–74 75–79 80–84 85 or older
Men
1940 99 68.8 100.0 . . . 74.4 17.4 6.4 1.6 0.2
1945 447 71.7 100.0 . . . 39.9 40.2 15.1 4.0 0.7
1950 1,469 72.2 100.0 . . . 39.1 33.7 20.2 5.9 1.2
1955 3,252 72.7 100.0 . . . 35.7 34.8 20.0 7.6 1.9
1960 5,217 73.2 100.0 . . . 33.8 33.1 21.1 9.0 3.1
1965 6,825 72.9 100.0 6.9 29.7 29.5 19.9 9.9 4.1
1970 7,688 72.6 100.0 7.5 30.1 26.9 19.6 10.6 5.3
1975 9,163 72.3 100.0 9.3 32.2 25.6 17.1 10.1 5.7
1980 10,461 72.2 100.0 9.5 32.1 25.8 16.9 9.5 6.1
1985 11,817 72.3 100.0 10.9 30.2 25.9 17.3 9.6 6.1
1986 12,080 72.4 100.0 10.9 30.3 25.7 17.3 9.7 6.1
1987 12,295 72.4 100.0 10.9 30.2 25.5 17.4 9.9 6.1
1988 12,483 72.4 100.0 10.7 30.0 25.5 17.6 10.0 6.2
1989 12,718 72.5 100.0 10.5 30.1 25.2 17.8 10.1 6.3
1990 12,985 72.5 100.0 10.3 30.0 25.3 17.8 10.2 6.4
1991 13,227 72.6 100.0 10.2 29.5 25.7 17.9 10.3 6.4
1992 13,474 72.7 100.0 10.0 29.2 25.8 17.8 10.5 6.6
1993 13,649 72.8 100.0 9.9 28.9 25.9 17.9 10.7 6.8
1994 13,795 72.8 100.0 9.8 28.3 26.2 17.9 10.9 6.9
1995 13,915 72.9 100.0 9.5 28.0 26.1 18.3 11.1 7.0
1996 14,012 73.1 100.0 9.2 27.6 25.8 18.9 11.3 7.2
1997 14,126 73.2 100.0 9.0 27.2 25.8 19.2 11.4 7.4
1998 14,206 73.3 100.0 9.0 26.6 25.6 19.5 11.6 7.6
1999 14,329 73.3 100.0 9.1 26.4 25.2 19.8 11.7 7.8
2000 14,772 73.2 100.0 9.0 27.6 24.6 19.3 11.7 7.8
2001 14,930 73.3 100.0 8.9 27.6 24.3 19.1 12.1 7.9
2002 15,070 73.3 100.0 8.8 27.9 24.0 19.1 12.4 7.8
2003 15,254 73.3 100.0 8.7 27.9 23.5 19.0 12.6 8.2
2004 15,438 73.4 100.0 8.9 27.7 23.4 18.8 12.8 8.4
2005 15,654 73.4 100.0 9.1 27.4 23.2 18.7 12.8 8.7
2006 15,869 73.5 100.0 9.0 27.5 23.2 18.5 12.8 9.1
Women
1940 13 68.1 100.0 . . . 82.6 12.8 3.9 0.6 a
1945 71 70.8 100.0 . . . 47.1 40.0 10.2 2.3 0.3
1950 302 71.1 100.0 . . . 48.4 32.9 15.0 3.2 0.5
1955 1,222 71.3 100.0 . . . 47.8 32.3 14.6 4.4 0.8
1960 2,845 71.0 100.0 12.6 36.3 29.0 15.0 5.6 1.6
1965 4,276 71.8 100.0 12.2 31.6 28.1 17.6 7.7 2.8
1970 5,661 72.0 100.0 11.5 30.1 25.4 18.7 10.0 4.4
1975 7,424 72.2 100.0 11.8 30.4 24.2 16.9 10.6 6.1
1980 9,101 72.6 100.0 11.2 29.2 24.2 17.1 10.6 7.7
1985 10,615 73.3 100.0 11.0 26.9 23.9 17.9 11.4 8.8
1986 10,901 73.3 100.0 10.8 26.7 23.8 18.0 11.7 9.0
1987 11,145 73.4 100.0 10.7 26.4 23.6 18.1 11.9 9.3
1988 11,944 73.5 100.0 10.5 26.0 23.6 18.2 12.2 9.5
1989 11,608 73.6 100.0 10.2 26.1 23.1 18.4 12.4 9.8
1990 11,842 73.7 100.0 9.9 25.9 23.0 18.5 12.5 10.2
1991 12,048 73.9 100.0 9.5 25.4 23.2 18.6 12.7 10.5
1992 12,272 74.0 100.0 9.3 25.2 23.1 18.5 12.9 10.9
1993 12,447 74.1 100.0 9.0 24.9 23.0 18.6 13.1 11.3
1994 12,607 74.2 100.0 9.0 24.3 23.2 18.4 13.4 11.6
1995 12,757 74.3 100.0 8.8 24.0 23.2 18.5 13.5 11.9
1996 12,887 74.4 100.0 8.7 23.6 22.9 18.8 13.7 12.2
1997 13,155 74.5 100.0 8.6 23.2 23.0 19.0 13.8 12.5
1998 13,304 74.6 100.0 8.7 22.8 22.8 19.0 13.9 12.8
1999 13,453 74.6 100.0 8.8 22.8 22.3 19.3 13.8 13.0
2000 13,734 74.6 100.0 8.9 23.4 21.9 19.1 13.8 13.0
2001 13,912 74.6 100.0 8.9 23.6 21.6 18.8 13.9 13.1
2002 14,096 74.6 100.0 8.8 23.9 21.3 18.7 14.0 13.3
2003 14,294 74.5 100.0 8.8 24.3 21.0 18.5 14.0 13.4
2004 14,534 74.5 100.0 9.0 24.4 20.9 18.1 14.1 13.4
2005 14,821 74.5 100.0 9.4 24.4 20.8 17.8 14.1 13.5
2006 15,107 74.5 100.0 9.4 24.8 20.9 17.5 13.9 13.7
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record. Data for 1988 and 1990–2005 are based on a 10 percent sample. All other years are 100 percent data.
NOTES: Provisions for Railroad Retirement beneficiaries are described in the section Social Security (Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance).
. . . = not applicable.
Totals do not necessarily equal the sum of rounded components.
a. Less than 0.05 percent.
CONTACT: Alberta Presberry (410) 966-8473.
Table 5.B6 Number and percentage distribution with and without reduction for early retirement, by sex and monthly benefit, December 2006
Sex and monthly benefit (dollars) Total Without reduction
for early retirement
With reduction
for early retirement
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
All retired workers 30,976,143 100.0 8,378,799 100.0 22,597,344 100.0
Less than 400.00 1,629,608 5.3 351,078 4.2 1,278,530 5.7
400.00–449.90 461,157 1.5 76,196 0.9 384,961 1.7
450.00–499.90 678,775 2.2 87,134 1.0 591,641 2.6
500.00–549.90 926,652 3.0 135,811 1.6 790,841 3.5
550.00–599.90 1,204,791 3.9 179,026 2.1 1,025,765 4.5
600.00–649.90 1,298,672 4.2 216,832 2.6 1,081,840 4.8
650.00–699.90 1,242,420 4.0 241,852 2.9 1,000,568 4.4
700.00–749.90 1,209,287 3.9 264,316 3.2 944,971 4.2
750.00–799.90 1,131,994 3.7 268,217 3.2 863,777 3.8
800.00–849.90 1,081,915 3.5 265,326 3.2 816,589 3.6
850.00–899.90 1,082,191 3.5 261,023 3.1 821,168 3.6
900.00–949.90 1,121,708 3.6 266,178 3.2 855,530 3.8
950.00–999.90 1,158,606 3.7 264,759 3.2 893,847 4.0
1,000.00–1,049.90 1,228,371 4.0 266,804 3.2 961,567 4.3
1,050.00–1,099.90 1,327,680 4.3 273,130 3.3 1,054,550 4.7
1,100.00–1,149.90 1,330,921 4.3 275,101 3.3 1,055,820 4.7
1,150.00–1,199.90 1,482,320 4.8 284,935 3.4 1,197,385 5.3
1,200.00–1,249.90 1,462,645 4.7 282,858 3.4 1,179,787 5.2
1,250.00–1,299.90 1,292,685 4.2 284,680 3.4 1,008,005 4.5
1,300.00–1,349.90 1,248,645 4.0 295,654 3.5 952,991 4.2
1,350.00–1,399.90 1,141,330 3.7 305,895 3.7 835,435 3.7
1,400.00–1,449.90 1,045,337 3.4 320,062 3.8 725,275 3.2
1,450.00–1,499.90 984,020 3.2 358,253 4.3 625,767 2.8
1,500.00–1,549.90 814,064 2.6 335,289 4.0 478,775 2.1
1,550.00–1,599.90 625,710 2.0 304,669 3.6 321,041 1.4
1,600.00–1,649.90 492,030 1.6 280,299 3.3 211,731 0.9
1,650.00–1,699.90 411,147 1.3 247,952 3.0 163,195 0.7
1,700.00–1,749.90 348,511 1.1 226,533 2.7 121,978 0.5
1,750.00–1,799.90 288,161 0.9 195,002 2.3 93,159 0.4
1,800.00–1,849.90 242,522 0.8 170,652 2.0 71,870 0.3
1,850.00–1,899.90 211,744 0.7 155,573 1.9 56,171 0.2
1,900.00 or more 770,524 2.5 637,710 7.6 132,814 0.6
Average benefit (dollars) 1,044.40 1,222.90 978.20
Men 15,869,182 100.0 4,672,739 100.0 11,196,443 100.0
Less than 400.00 740,841 4.7 170,165 3.6 570,676 5.1
400.00–449.90 165,696 1.0 32,461 0.7 133,235 1.2
450.00–499.90 214,126 1.3 34,107 0.7 180,019 1.6
500.00–549.90 253,264 1.6 48,923 1.0 204,341 1.8
550.00–599.90 279,982 1.8 61,823 1.3 218,159 1.9
600.00–649.90 295,446 1.9 68,857 1.5 226,589 2.0
650.00–699.90 311,830 2.0 71,024 1.5 240,806 2.2
700.00–749.90 332,316 2.1 73,933 1.6 258,383 2.3
750.00–799.90 356,080 2.2 75,578 1.6 280,502 2.5
800.00–849.90 385,985 2.4 79,042 1.7 306,943 2.7
850.00–899.90 425,367 2.7 83,368 1.8 341,999 3.1
900.00–949.90 476,670 3.0 91,848 2.0 384,822 3.4
950.00–999.90 531,731 3.4 96,395 2.1 435,336 3.9
1,000.00–1,049.90 615,924 3.9 103,666 2.2 512,258 4.6
1,050.00–1,099.90 708,699 4.5 112,943 2.4 595,756 5.3
1,100.00–1,149.90 745,478 4.7 120,292 2.6 625,186 5.6
1,150.00–1,199.90 914,647 5.8 133,233 2.9 781,414 7.0
1,200.00–1,249.90 941,250 5.9 142,009 3.0 799,241 7.1
1,250.00–1,299.90 848,880 5.3 156,074 3.3 692,806 6.2
1,300.00–1,349.90 847,011 5.3 177,891 3.8 669,120 6.0
1,350.00–1,399.90 796,444 5.0 198,766 4.3 597,678 5.3
1,400.00–1,449.90 746,873 4.7 220,470 4.7 526,403 4.7
1,450.00–1,499.90 716,722 4.5 259,193 5.5 457,529 4.1
1,500.00–1,549.90 606,322 3.8 248,909 5.3 357,413 3.2
1,550.00–1,599.90 463,808 2.9 232,279 5.0 231,529 2.1
1,600.00–1,649.90 362,118 2.3 217,911 4.7 144,207 1.3
1,650.00–1,699.90 307,651 1.9 195,466 4.2 112,185 1.0
1,700.00–1,749.90 266,286 1.7 181,624 3.9 84,662 0.8
1,750.00–1,799.90 224,166 1.4 158,685 3.4 65,481 0.6
1,800.00–1,849.90 192,508 1.2 141,380 3.0 51,128 0.5
1,850.00–1,899.90 171,884 1.1 131,798 2.8 40,086 0.4
1,900.00 or more 623,177 3.9 552,626 11.8 70,551 0.6
Average benefit (dollars) 1,177.50 1,377.20 1,094.10
Women 15,106,961 100.0 3,706,060 100.0 11,400,901 100.0
Less than 400.00 888,767 5.9 180,913 4.9 707,854 6.2
400.00–449.90 295,461 2.0 43,735 1.2 251,726 2.2
450.00–499.90 464,649 3.1 53,027 1.4 411,622 3.6
500.00–549.90 673,388 4.5 86,888 2.3 586,500 5.1
550.00–599.90 924,809 6.1 117,203 3.2 807,606 7.1
600.00–649.90 1,003,226 6.6 147,975 4.0 855,251 7.5
650.00–699.90 930,590 6.2 170,828 4.6 759,762 6.7
700.00–749.90 876,971 5.8 190,383 5.1 686,588 6.0
750.00–799.90 775,914 5.1 192,639 5.2 583,275 5.1
800.00–849.90 695,930 4.6 186,284 5.0 509,646 4.5
850.00–899.90 656,824 4.3 177,655 4.8 479,169 4.2
900.00–949.90 645,038 4.3 174,330 4.7 470,708 4.1
950.00–999.90 626,875 4.1 168,364 4.5 458,511 4.0
1,000.00–1,049.90 612,447 4.1 163,138 4.4 449,309 3.9
1,050.00–1,099.90 618,981 4.1 160,187 4.3 458,794 4.0
1,100.00–1,149.90 585,443 3.9 154,809 4.2 430,634 3.8
1,150.00–1,199.90 567,673 3.8 151,702 4.1 415,971 3.6
1,200.00–1,249.90 521,395 3.5 140,849 3.8 380,546 3.3
1,250.00–1,299.90 443,805 2.9 128,606 3.5 315,199 2.8
1,300.00–1,349.90 401,634 2.7 117,763 3.2 283,871 2.5
1,350.00–1,399.90 344,886 2.3 107,129 2.9 237,757 2.1
1,400.00–1,449.90 298,464 2.0 99,592 2.7 198,872 1.7
1,450.00–1,499.90 267,298 1.8 99,060 2.7 168,238 1.5
1,500.00–1,549.90 207,742 1.4 86,380 2.3 121,362 1.1
1,550.00–1,599.90 161,902 1.1 72,390 2.0 89,512 0.8
1,600.00–1,649.90 129,912 0.9 62,388 1.7 67,524 0.6
1,650.00–1,699.90 103,496 0.7 52,486 1.4 51,010 0.4
1,700.00–1,749.90 82,225 0.5 44,909 1.2 37,316 0.3
1,750.00–1,799.90 63,995 0.4 36,317 1.0 27,678 0.2
1,800.00–1,849.90 50,014 0.3 29,272 0.8 20,742 0.2
1,850.00–1,899.90 39,860 0.3 23,775 0.6 16,085 0.1
1,900.00 or more 147,347 1.0 85,084 2.3 62,263 0.5
Average benefit (dollars) 904.60 1,028.40 864.40
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
NOTES: Provisions for Railroad Retirement beneficiaries are described in the section Social Security (Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance).
Totals do not necessarily equal the sum of rounded components.
CONTACT: Hazel P. Jenkins (410) 965-0164.
Table 5.B7 Number and percentage distribution with and without reduction for early retirement, by sex and primary insurance amount, December 2006
Sex and primary insurance amount (dollars) Total Without reduction
for early retirement
With reduction
for early retirement
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
All retired workers 30,976,143 100.0 8,378,799 100.0 22,597,344 100.0
Less than 400.00 2,703,919 8.7 574,372 6.9 2,129,547 9.4
400.00–449.90 552,306 1.8 116,277 1.4 436,029 1.9
450.00–499.90 602,914 1.9 128,761 1.5 474,153 2.1
500.00–549.90 902,429 2.9 212,059 2.5 690,370 3.1
550.00–599.90 1,044,454 3.4 251,307 3.0 793,147 3.5
600.00–649.90 1,155,699 3.7 263,699 3.1 892,000 3.9
650.00–699.90 1,135,040 3.7 265,147 3.2 869,893 3.8
700.00–749.90 1,138,987 3.7 263,763 3.1 875,224 3.9
750.00–799.90 1,056,253 3.4 255,146 3.0 801,107 3.5
800.00–849.90 1,027,173 3.3 255,859 3.1 771,314 3.4
850.00–899.90 991,310 3.2 254,197 3.0 737,113 3.3
900.00–949.90 980,749 3.2 261,568 3.1 719,181 3.2
950.00–999.90 945,153 3.1 257,769 3.1 687,384 3.0
1,000.00–1,049.90 927,788 3.0 256,001 3.1 671,787 3.0
1,050.00–1,099.90 924,999 3.0 258,525 3.1 666,474 2.9
1,100.00–1,149.90 903,838 2.9 251,964 3.0 651,874 2.9
1,150.00–1,199.90 918,719 3.0 256,722 3.1 661,997 2.9
1,200.00–1,249.90 917,866 3.0 252,095 3.0 665,771 2.9
1,250.00–1,299.90 959,706 3.1 260,710 3.1 698,996 3.1
1,300.00–1,349.90 1,039,849 3.4 280,675 3.3 759,174 3.4
1,350.00–1,399.90 1,043,437 3.4 300,981 3.6 742,456 3.3
1,400.00–1,449.90 1,101,939 3.6 325,733 3.9 776,206 3.4
1,450.00–1,499.90 1,293,462 4.2 383,042 4.6 910,420 4.0
1,500.00–1,549.90 1,150,679 3.7 341,903 4.1 808,776 3.6
1,550.00–1,599.90 949,821 3.1 306,302 3.7 643,519 2.8
1,600.00–1,649.90 790,710 2.6 283,636 3.4 507,074 2.2
1,650.00–1,699.90 677,695 2.2 242,176 2.9 435,519 1.9
1,700.00–1,749.90 669,895 2.2 217,525 2.6 452,370 2.0
1,750.00–1,799.90 561,430 1.8 168,653 2.0 392,777 1.7
1,800.00–1,849.90 480,758 1.6 140,313 1.7 340,445 1.5
1,850.00–1,899.90 421,135 1.4 135,304 1.6 285,831 1.3
1,900.00 or more 1,006,031 3.2 356,615 4.3 649,416 2.9
Average primary insurance amount (dollars) 1,072.20 1,139.50 1,047.30
Men 15,869,182 100.0 4,672,739 100.0 11,196,443 100.0
Less than 400.00 618,056 3.9 181,254 3.9 436,802 3.9
400.00–449.90 119,891 0.8 33,142 0.7 86,749 0.8
450.00–499.90 127,877 0.8 35,725 0.8 92,152 0.8
500.00–549.90 178,677 1.1 54,552 1.2 124,125 1.1
550.00–599.90 210,740 1.3 65,221 1.4 145,519 1.3
600.00–649.90 243,073 1.5 70,722 1.5 172,351 1.5
650.00–699.90 252,755 1.6 73,080 1.6 179,675 1.6
700.00–749.90 265,669 1.7 74,400 1.6 191,269 1.7
750.00–799.90 267,987 1.7 76,161 1.6 191,826 1.7
800.00–849.90 282,994 1.8 79,995 1.7 202,999 1.8
850.00–899.90 299,879 1.9 84,201 1.8 215,678 1.9
900.00–949.90 327,243 2.1 93,023 2.0 234,220 2.1
950.00–999.90 349,540 2.2 97,899 2.1 251,641 2.2
1,000.00–1,049.90 381,165 2.4 105,077 2.2 276,088 2.5
1,050.00–1,099.90 421,269 2.7 116,027 2.5 305,242 2.7
1,100.00–1,149.90 456,895 2.9 123,068 2.6 333,827 3.0
1,150.00–1,199.90 511,582 3.2 137,346 2.9 374,236 3.3
1,200.00–1,249.90 559,950 3.5 146,244 3.1 413,706 3.7
1,250.00–1,299.90 642,863 4.1 164,559 3.5 478,304 4.3
1,300.00–1,349.90 757,192 4.8 192,552 4.1 564,640 5.0
1,350.00–1,399.90 798,414 5.0 220,865 4.7 577,549 5.2
1,400.00–1,449.90 880,792 5.6 250,342 5.4 630,450 5.6
1,450.00–1,499.90 1,076,217 6.8 304,714 6.5 771,503 6.9
1,500.00–1,549.90 977,337 6.2 278,404 6.0 698,933 6.2
1,550.00–1,599.90 814,282 5.1 255,875 5.5 558,407 5.0
1,600.00–1,649.90 676,968 4.3 242,128 5.2 434,840 3.9
1,650.00–1,699.90 578,716 3.6 207,667 4.4 371,049 3.3
1,700.00–1,749.90 568,061 3.6 188,884 4.0 379,177 3.4
1,750.00–1,799.90 483,954 3.0 147,118 3.1 336,836 3.0
1,800.00–1,849.90 423,813 2.7 123,803 2.6 300,010 2.7
1,850.00–1,899.90 379,989 2.4 122,356 2.6 257,633 2.3
1,900.00 or more 935,342 5.9 326,335 7.0 609,007 5.4
Average primary insurance amount (dollars) 1,311.00 1,334.60 1,301.20
Women 15,106,961 100.0 3,706,060 100.0 11,400,901 100.0
Less than 400.00 2,085,863 13.8 393,118 10.6 1,692,745 14.8
400.00–449.90 432,415 2.9 83,135 2.2 349,280 3.1
450.00–499.90 475,037 3.1 93,036 2.5 382,001 3.4
500.00–549.90 723,752 4.8 157,507 4.2 566,245 5.0
550.00–599.90 833,714 5.5 186,086 5.0 647,628 5.7
600.00–649.90 912,626 6.0 192,977 5.2 719,649 6.3
650.00–699.90 882,285 5.8 192,067 5.2 690,218 6.1
700.00–749.90 873,318 5.8 189,363 5.1 683,955 6.0
750.00–799.90 788,266 5.2 178,985 4.8 609,281 5.3
800.00–849.90 744,179 4.9 175,864 4.7 568,315 5.0
850.00–899.90 691,431 4.6 169,996 4.6 521,435 4.6
900.00–949.90 653,506 4.3 168,545 4.5 484,961 4.3
950.00–999.90 595,613 3.9 159,870 4.3 435,743 3.8
1,000.00–1,049.90 546,623 3.6 150,924 4.1 395,699 3.5
1,050.00–1,099.90 503,730 3.3 142,498 3.8 361,232 3.2
1,100.00–1,149.90 446,943 3.0 128,896 3.5 318,047 2.8
1,150.00–1,199.90 407,137 2.7 119,376 3.2 287,761 2.5
1,200.00–1,249.90 357,916 2.4 105,851 2.9 252,065 2.2
1,250.00–1,299.90 316,843 2.1 96,151 2.6 220,692 1.9
1,300.00–1,349.90 282,657 1.9 88,123 2.4 194,534 1.7
1,350.00–1,399.90 245,023 1.6 80,116 2.2 164,907 1.4
1,400.00–1,449.90 221,147 1.5 75,391 2.0 145,756 1.3
1,450.00–1,499.90 217,245 1.4 78,328 2.1 138,917 1.2
1,500.00–1,549.90 173,342 1.1 63,499 1.7 109,843 1.0
1,550.00–1,599.90 135,539 0.9 50,427 1.4 85,112 0.7
1,600.00–1,649.90 113,742 0.8 41,508 1.1 72,234 0.6
1,650.00–1,699.90 98,979 0.7 34,509 0.9 64,470 0.6
1,700.00–1,749.90 101,834 0.7 28,641 0.8 73,193 0.6
1,750.00–1,799.90 77,476 0.5 21,535 0.6 55,941 0.5
1,800.00–1,849.90 56,945 0.4 16,510 0.4 40,435 0.4
1,850.00–1,899.90 41,146 0.3 12,948 0.3 28,198 0.2
1,900.00 or more 70,689 0.5 30,280 0.8 40,409 0.4
Average primary insurance amount (dollars) 821.40 893.60 797.90
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
NOTES: Provisions for Railroad Retirement beneficiaries are described in the section Social Security (Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance).
Totals do not necessarily equal the sum of rounded components.
CONTACT: Hazel P. Jenkins (410) 965-0164.
Table 5.B8 Number and average monthly benefit with and without reduction for early retirement, by sex, December 1956–2006, selected years
Year All retired workers Men Women
Total Without
reduction
for early
retirement
With
reduction
for early
retirement
Early
retirees
as a
percentage
of total
Subtotal Without
reduction
for early
retirement
With
reduction
for early
retirement
Early
retirees
as a
percentage
of subtotal
Subtotal Without
reduction
for early
retirement
With
reduction
for early
retirement
Early
retirees
as a
percentage
of subtotal
Number
1956 5,112,430 4,997,401 115,029 2.2 3,572,271 3,572,271 . . . . . . 1,540,159 1,425,130 115,029 7.5
1960 8,061,469 7,112,265 949,204 11.8 5,216,668 5,216,668 . . . . . . 2,844,801 1,895,597 949,204 33.4
1965 11,100,584 7,581,386 3,519,198 31.7 6,825,078 5,389,166 1,435,912 21.0 4,275,506 2,192,220 2,083,286 48.7
1970 13,349,175 7,282,295 6,066,880 45.4 7,688,460 4,930,400 2,758,060 35.9 5,660,715 2,351,895 3,308,820 58.5
1980 19,562,085 7,397,198 12,164,887 62.2 10,460,735 4,586,539 5,874,196 54.8 9,101,350 2,810,659 6,290,691 69.1
1985 22,431,930 7,720,959 14,710,971 65.6 11,816,956 4,655,477 7,161,479 60.6 10,614,974 3,065,482 7,549,492 71.1
1990 24,838,100 7,840,239 16,997,861 68.4 12,983,832 4,592,911 8,390,921 64.6 11,854,268 3,247,328 8,606,940 72.6
1995 26,672,806 7,941,363 18,731,443 70.2 13,913,531 4,559,535 9,353,996 67.2 12,759,275 3,381,828 9,377,447 73.5
1996 26,898,072 7,784,078 19,113,994 71.1 14,010,875 4,478,565 9,532,310 68.0 12,887,197 3,305,513 9,581,684 74.4
1997 27,274,572 7,673,286 19,601,286 71.9 14,116,818 4,371,503 9,745,315 69.0 13,157,754 3,301,783 9,855,971 74.9
1998 27,510,535 7,699,664 19,810,871 72.0 14,200,826 4,371,895 9,828,931 69.2 13,309,709 3,327,769 9,981,940 75.0
1999 27,774,677 7,739,557 20,035,120 72.1 14,321,468 4,385,921 9,935,547 69.4 13,453,209 3,353,636 10,099,573 75.1
2000 28,498,945 8,179,425 20,319,520 71.3 14,767,170 4,690,652 10,076,518 68.2 13,731,775 3,488,773 10,243,002 74.6
2001 28,836,774 8,262,843 20,573,931 71.3 14,930,081 4,719,500 10,210,581 68.4 13,906,693 3,543,340 10,363,350 74.5
2002 29,190,137 8,306,422 20,883,715 71.5 15,100,473 4,736,285 10,364,188 68.8 14,089,664 3,570,137 10,519,527 74.7
2003 29,531,611 8,292,022 21,239,589 71.9 15,247,841 4,705,215 10,542,626 69.1 14,283,770 3,586,807 10,696,963 74.9
2004 29,952,465 8,316,408 21,636,057 72.2 15,430,360 4,680,802 10,749,558 69.7 14,522,105 3,635,606 10,886,499 75.0
2005 30,460,836 8,331,737 22,129,099 72.6 15,650,611 4,668,990 10,981,621 70.2 14,810,225 3,662,747 11,147,478 75.3
2006 30,976,143 8,378,799 22,597,344 73.0 15,869,182 4,672,739 11,196,443 70.6 15,106,961 3,706,060 11,400,901 75.5
Average monthly benefit (dollars)
1956 63.10 63.40 48.20 . . . 68.20 68.20 . . . . . . 51.20 51.40 48.20 . . .
1960 74.00 76.50 55.80 . . . 81.90 81.90 . . . . . . 59.70 61.60 55.80 . . .
1965 83.90 90.10 70.60 . . . 92.60 96.10 79.40 . . . 70.10 75.40 64.50 . . .
1970 118.10 130.20 103.60 . . . 130.50 139.10 115.30 . . . 101.20 111.70 93.80 . . .
1980 341.40 391.80 310.70 . . . 380.20 419.60 349.50 . . . 296.80 346.50 274.60 . . .
1985 478.60 581.20 424.80 . . . 538.40 627.50 480.50 . . . 412.10 511.00 372.00 . . .
1990 602.60 742.80 537.90 . . . 679.30 803.60 611.20 . . . 518.60 656.80 466.40 . . .
1995 719.80 885.60 649.50 . . . 810.20 963.70 735.40 . . . 621.20 780.40 563.80 . . .
1996 745.00 908.70 678.30 . . . 838.10 997.80 763.10 . . . 643.70 788.00 593.90 . . .
1997 765.00 915.90 705.90 . . . 860.50 1,025.10 786.60 . . . 662.50 771.30 626.10 . . .
1998 779.70 932.50 720.30 . . . 876.90 1,044.50 802.40 . . . 675.90 785.40 639.50 . . .
1999 804.30 959.20 744.40 . . . 904.60 1,075.30 829.30 . . . 697.50 807.50 661.00 . . .
2000 844.50 1,008.40 778.50 . . . 951.10 1,131.10 867.20 . . . 729.90 843.40 691.20 . . .
2001 874.40 1,038.70 808.50 . . . 984.60 1,166.00 900.70 . . . 756.20 869.20 717.60 . . .
2002 895.00 1,058.90 829.80 . . . 1,007.80 1,188.50 925.20 . . . 774.10 886.90 735.80 . . .
2003 922.10 1,086.80 857.80 . . . 1,038.70 1,220.60 957.50 . . . 797.60 911.30 759.50 . . .
2004 954.90 1,121.00 891.10 . . . 1,076.10 1,261.50 995.40 . . . 826.10 940.10 788.00 . . .
2005 1,002.00 1,174.80 936.90 . . . 1,129.50 1,322.70 1,047.40 . . . 867.30 986.40 828.20 . . .
2006 1,044.40 1,222.90 978.20 . . . 1,177.50 1,377.20 1,094.10 . . . 904.60 1,028.50 864.40 . . .
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
NOTES: Provisions for Railroad Retirement beneficiaries are described in the section Social Security (Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance).
. . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Alberta Presberry (410) 966-8473.
Table 5.B9 Number and percentage distribution, by sex, monthly benefit, and age, December 2006
Monthly benefit (dollars) Total,
62 or older
62–64 65–69 70–74 75–79 80–84 85–89 90 or older
All retired workers
Total
Number (thousands) 30,976 2,840 8,099 6,834 5,582 4,121 2,343 1,157
Percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Less than 400.00 5.3 7.8 5.4 5.4 4.9 4.5 4.4 4.0
400.00–449.90 1.5 1.6 1.2 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.6 1.3
450.00–499.90 2.2 3.3 1.8 2.2 2.3 2.3 2.0 1.7
500.00–549.90 3.0 4.1 2.5 2.9 3.2 3.5 2.6 2.0
550.00–599.90 3.9 4.6 3.4 4.2 4.6 3.8 3.1 2.5
600.00–649.90 4.2 5.2 4.2 4.9 4.2 3.4 3.0 2.5
650.00–699.90 4.0 6.0 4.4 4.0 3.7 3.3 3.0 2.7
700.00–749.90 3.9 5.9 4.2 3.8 3.6 3.3 3.0 2.9
750.00–799.90 3.7 4.6 3.9 3.8 3.5 3.2 3.0 3.0
800.00–849.90 3.5 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.4 3.2 3.3 3.4
850.00–899.90 3.5 3.3 3.5 3.6 3.4 3.4 3.6 4.1
900.00–949.90 3.6 3.2 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.8 4.4 5.1
950.00–999.90 3.7 3.1 3.3 3.5 3.7 4.2 5.2 5.6
1,000.00–1,049.90 4.0 3.0 3.2 3.6 4.0 4.8 6.6 5.6
1,050.00–1,099.90 4.3 3.0 3.1 3.7 4.3 6.2 7.4 5.6
1,100.00–1,149.90 4.3 2.9 3.1 3.8 4.6 7.0 5.6 5.3
1,150.00–1,199.90 4.8 2.8 3.1 4.5 6.9 6.8 5.0 5.1
1,200.00–1,249.90 4.7 2.8 3.1 5.8 6.8 4.8 4.6 4.3
1,250.00–1,299.90 4.2 3.5 3.3 5.6 4.5 3.7 4.0 3.6
1,300.00–1,349.90 4.0 5.2 4.2 4.5 3.2 3.5 4.1 3.1
1,350.00–1,399.90 3.7 5.1 4.5 3.1 2.9 3.4 3.8 2.6
1,400.00–1,449.90 3.4 4.6 4.2 2.6 2.8 3.2 3.3 2.6
1,450.00–1,499.90 3.2 4.2 3.8 2.7 2.8 2.8 2.9 2.8
1,500.00–1,549.90 2.6 3.4 3.1 2.6 2.3 2.1 2.0 2.8
1,550.00–1,599.90 2.0 1.6 2.4 2.2 1.8 1.7 1.5 2.6
1,600.00–1,649.90 1.6 0.6 2.1 1.8 1.5 1.2 1.2 2.2
1,650.00–1,699.90 1.3 0.4 2.0 1.4 1.0 0.9 1.0 1.8
1,700.00 or more 6.0 0.5 10.0 5.3 5.0 4.3 4.9 9.2
Average benefit (dollars) 1,044.40 937.70 1,092.30 1,030.40 1,031.50 1,034.20 1,056.00 1,129.50
Men
Total
Number (thousands) 15,869 1,424 4,357 3,678 2,944 2,028 1,038 400
Percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Less than 400.00 4.7 6.4 4.7 4.9 4.3 3.9 4.4 3.7
400.00–449.90 1.0 1.0 0.8 1.0 1.1 1.3 1.3 1.2
450.00–499.90 1.3 1.8 1.1 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.5 1.5
500.00–549.90 1.6 2.2 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.7 1.6
550.00–599.90 1.8 2.2 1.5 1.7 1.8 1.9 1.9 1.9
600.00–649.90 1.9 2.2 1.7 1.8 1.9 1.9 1.9 1.8
650.00–699.90 2.0 2.3 1.8 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 1.9
700.00–749.90 2.1 2.4 1.9 2.1 2.2 2.2 2.2 2.1
750.00–799.90 2.2 2.5 2.0 2.3 2.4 2.3 2.4 2.2
800.00–849.90 2.4 2.6 2.1 2.5 2.6 2.6 2.7 2.5
850.00–899.90 2.7 2.7 2.3 2.7 2.8 2.9 3.1 3.2
900.00–949.90 3.0 2.9 2.4 3.0 3.2 3.4 4.0 3.9
950.00–999.90 3.4 3.1 2.6 3.3 3.6 3.9 5.2 4.4
1,000.00–1,049.90 3.9 3.2 2.8 3.6 4.0 4.8 8.1 4.5
1,050.00–1,099.90 4.5 3.4 3.0 3.9 4.6 7.0 9.0 4.6
1,100.00–1,149.90 4.7 3.5 3.1 4.2 5.2 8.7 5.7 4.5
1,150.00–1,199.90 5.8 3.6 3.3 5.5 9.2 8.8 5.1 4.7
1,200.00–1,249.90 5.9 3.7 3.5 7.7 9.3 5.6 4.7 4.2
1,250.00–1,299.90 5.3 5.0 4.0 7.9 5.7 4.1 4.5 3.7
1,300.00–1,349.90 5.3 8.0 5.6 6.3 3.9 3.9 4.8 3.3
1,350.00–1,399.90 5.0 8.3 6.4 4.2 3.5 4.0 4.7 2.9
1,400.00–1,449.90 4.7 7.8 6.2 3.4 3.5 4.0 4.1 3.0
1,450.00–1,499.90 4.5 7.4 5.7 3.6 3.7 3.6 3.5 3.5
1,500.00–1,549.90 3.8 6.2 4.6 3.6 3.1 2.9 2.1 3.7
1,550.00–1,599.90 2.9 2.9 3.6 3.1 2.5 2.3 1.5 3.8
1,600.00–1,649.90 2.3 1.0 3.1 2.6 2.1 1.6 1.1 3.5
1,650.00–1,699.90 1.9 0.6 3.0 2.2 1.5 1.2 1.0 2.9
1,700.00 or more 9.3 0.9 16.1 8.3 7.4 6.0 5.9 15.3
Average benefit (dollars) 1,177.50 1,108.00 1,263.30 1,164.70 1,149.60 1,125.20 1,108.90 1,255.10
Women
Total
Number (thousands) 15,107 1,416 3,742 3,155 2,638 2,093 1,306 757
Percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Less than 400.00 5.9 9.2 6.2 5.9 5.5 4.9 4.5 4.1
400.00–449.90 2.0 2.3 1.6 2.0 2.2 2.2 1.8 1.4
450.00–499.90 3.1 4.8 2.7 3.2 3.3 3.1 2.4 1.8
500.00–549.90 4.5 6.0 3.9 4.5 5.0 5.1 3.4 2.3
550.00–599.90 6.1 7.0 5.5 7.2 7.7 5.6 4.0 2.8
600.00–649.90 6.6 8.3 7.1 8.4 6.8 4.8 3.8 2.9
650.00–699.90 6.2 9.7 7.4 6.5 5.5 4.6 3.7 3.1
700.00–749.90 5.8 9.4 6.9 5.9 5.2 4.3 3.6 3.3
750.00–799.90 5.1 6.7 6.1 5.5 4.7 4.0 3.5 3.5
800.00–849.90 4.6 4.6 5.4 5.0 4.3 3.8 3.7 3.8
850.00–899.90 4.3 4.0 4.9 4.5 4.0 3.9 4.0 4.6
900.00–949.90 4.3 3.5 4.5 4.2 3.9 4.2 4.7 5.7
950.00–999.90 4.1 3.1 4.1 3.8 3.9 4.5 5.1 6.2
1,000.00–1,049.90 4.1 2.8 3.7 3.6 3.9 4.8 5.5 6.2
1,050.00–1,099.90 4.1 2.5 3.4 3.4 4.0 5.5 6.2 6.1
1,100.00–1,149.90 3.9 2.3 3.1 3.3 4.0 5.4 5.4 5.8
1,150.00–1,199.90 3.8 2.1 2.9 3.4 4.4 4.8 5.0 5.3
1,200.00–1,249.90 3.5 1.9 2.7 3.5 4.0 4.1 4.5 4.4
1,250.00–1,299.90 2.9 2.0 2.6 2.9 3.1 3.3 3.7 3.6
1,300.00–1,349.90 2.7 2.4 2.6 2.3 2.5 3.1 3.4 3.0
1,350.00–1,399.90 2.3 1.8 2.3 1.9 2.2 2.8 3.0 2.5
1,400.00–1,449.90 2.0 1.3 1.9 1.7 2.1 2.4 2.7 2.3
1,450.00–1,499.90 1.8 0.9 1.6 1.6 1.8 2.0 2.5 2.4
1,500.00–1,549.90 1.4 0.6 1.3 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.9 2.3
1,550.00–1,599.90 1.1 0.3 1.1 1.1 1.0 1.1 1.5 1.9
1,600.00–1,649.90 0.9 0.2 1.0 0.8 0.7 0.8 1.2 1.6
1,650.00–1,699.90 0.7 0.1 0.9 0.6 0.5 0.6 1.0 1.2
1,700.00 or more 2.5 0.1 2.9 1.8 2.3 2.7 4.1 5.9
Average benefit (dollars) 904.60 766.40 893.00 873.90 899.60 946.10 1,014.00 1,063.10
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
NOTE: Totals do not necessarily equal the sum of rounded components.
CONTACT: Alberta Presberry (410) 966-8473.