Annual Statistical Supplement, 2009

 

Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance

Benefits in Current-Payment Status

Representative Payee

Table 5.L1 Number of beneficiaries with a representative payee as a percentage of all beneficiaries, by type of beneficiary and age, December 2008
Type of beneficiary and age All beneficiaries Beneficiaries with representative payee
Number Percentage of all beneficiaries
Total 50,898,244 5,245,270 10.3
Adults 46,766,650 1,461,118 3.1
Retired workers 32,273,651 443,384 1.4
Under 65 2,767,840 5,840 0.2
65–74 15,959,015 142,290 0.9
75–84 9,812,825 144,565 1.5
85 or older 3,733,971 150,689 4.0
Disabled workers 7,426,691 854,559 11.5
Under 35 454,053 146,114 32.2
35–44 974,920 173,842 17.8
45–54 2,227,307 269,314 12.1
55–FRA 3,770,411 265,289 7.0
Wives and husbands 2,524,841 22,482 0.9
Under 65 360,464 2,612 0.7
65–74 1,229,328 9,524 0.8
75–84 785,152 7,361 0.9
85 or older 149,897 2,985 2.0
Widow(er)s a 4,311,460 126,040 2.9
Under 65 590,223 2,539 0.4
65–74 1,191,959 19,611 1.6
75–84 1,473,965 42,054 2.9
85 or older 1,055,313 61,836 5.9
Disabled widow(er)s 230,007 14,653 6.4
Under 55 30,488 2,108 6.9
55–FRA 199,519 12,545 6.3
Children 4,131,594 3,784,152 91.6
Under age 18 3,118,230 3,115,821 99.9
In custody of parent payee 2,786,642 2,786,642 100.0
Not in custody of parent payee 331,588 329,179 99.3
Disabled adult children 871,466 663,784 76.2
Under 35 251,595 176,027 70.0
35–44 205,467 150,064 73.0
45–54 218,116 173,014 79.3
55 or older 196,288 164,679 83.9
Students, aged 18–19 141,898 4,547 3.2
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
NOTE: FRA = full retirement age.
a. Includes nondisabled widow(er)s, widowed mothers and fathers, and parents.
CONTACT: Shirley Turpin (410) 965-0181 or supplement@ssa.gov.