Annual Statistical Supplement, 2013

 

Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance

Benefits Terminated

Table 6.F1 Number of benefits terminated, by type, 1940–2012
Year Total, all benefits a Retired workers Disabled workers Wives and husbands Children Widowed mothers and fathers Widow(er)s Parents
Total Under age 18 Disabled adult children Students
Total 170,295,182 62,035,898 19,894,797 19,659,891 46,484,561 29,424,400 1,093,012 15,967,149 4,887,992 15,990,206 109,053
1940–1944 246,534 84,737 . . . 40,811 73,394 73,394 . . . . . . 40,868 5,680 1,044
1945–1949 896,041 304,902 . . . 154,261 250,835 250,835 . . . . . . 145,998 36,144 3,901
1950 266,615 98,280 . . . 51,200 69,062 69,062 . . . . . . 33,313 13,642 1,118
1951 354,282 141,665 . . . 73,706 82,516 82,516 . . . . . . 37,016 17,999 1,380
1952 383,780 160,284 . . . 85,349 75,352 75,352 . . . . . . 40,085 20,978 1,732
1953 455,652 193,688 . . . 99,409 89,292 89,292 . . . . . . 44,331 27,006 1,926
1954 501,694 212,894 . . . 111,788 99,375 99,375 . . . . . . 45,870 29,871 1,896
1955 579,229 247,998 . . . 125,880 117,443 117,443 . . . . . . 49,330 36,488 2,090
1956 624,981 269,006 . . . 134,700 128,391 128,391 . . . . . . 51,874 38,849 2,161
1957 789,331 334,710 16,131 178,464 146,828 146,540 288 . . . 54,715 56,022 2,461
1958 817,512 322,279 52,949 173,608 156,944 156,348 596 . . . 52,088 57,422 2,222
1959 1,163,018 458,175 81,982 255,169 211,711 209,948 1,763 . . . 67,346 85,401 3,234
1960 1,170,612 440,555 89,090 249,792 235,965 233,512 2,453 . . . 67,555 84,396 3,259
1961 1,327,950 471,552 115,546 276,437 290,895 287,599 3,296 . . . 77,778 92,322 3,420
1962 1,410,718 507,807 128,299 282,569 311,045 307,200 3,845 . . . 78,261 99,332 3,405
1963 1,672,045 591,951 137,850 330,576 397,764 392,606 5,158 . . . 92,246 117,743 3,915
1964 1,739,693 616,124 138,576 333,969 424,680 418,834 5,846 . . . 96,116 126,328 3,900
1965 1,868,804 646,734 156,648 345,229 481,215 448,344 6,628 26,243 98,058 137,031 3,889
1966 2,178,105 696,038 168,630 351,877 704,131 457,688 7,329 239,114 92,054 158,302 3,749
1967 2,545,076 748,184 208,899 373,803 820,610 503,110 9,178 308,322 102,004 172,411 3,789
1968 2,654,191 789,586 222,197 386,245 837,390 514,363 10,620 312,407 100,344 188,844 4,004
1969 2,860,287 827,151 251,269 399,689 946,481 564,725 11,922 369,834 107,119 205,188 3,525
1970 2,841,523 817,129 260,444 388,574 956,566 582,918 11,795 361,853 102,578 208,843 3,313
1971 2,944,134 846,103 266,471 394,422 1,011,381 607,138 11,621 392,622 104,577 223,988 3,162
1972 2,949,327 839,018 261,739 384,297 1,037,251 605,569 13,924 417,758 108,995 232,375 2,950
1973 3,132,957 873,593 304,792 396,828 1,137,641 637,851 12,445 487,345 103,056 234,039 2,955
1974 3,296,247 921,897 320,958 416,891 1,205,329 699,400 15,288 490,641 116,061 243,139 2,886
1975 3,313,151 931,953 329,532 421,973 1,209,574 695,082 15,195 499,297 110,493 249,274 2,574
1976 3,405,273 941,162 351,504 424,417 1,262,306 711,425 16,104 534,777 114,823 256,020 2,412
1977 3,551,125 955,114 401,334 430,431 1,331,923 740,822 17,060 574,041 114,605 265,721 2,285
1978 3,589,849 977,703 413,571 428,498 1,342,365 736,536 17,496 588,333 112,491 271,102 2,106
1979 3,568,400 953,520 422,503 426,014 1,346,176 726,910 18,598 600,668 111,604 272,422 1,831
1980 3,538,615 1,009,542 408,051 420,313 1,259,831 636,825 14,561 608,445 118,300 289,326 1,705
1981 3,596,613 1,006,756 434,187 419,331 1,305,554 664,436 15,482 625,636 111,025 291,081 1,649
1982 3,869,989 1,032,327 483,847 437,104 1,485,066 677,326 16,435 791,305 109,210 298,435 1,521
1983 3,788,835 1,068,963 453,621 492,524 1,223,789 584,312 19,706 619,771 214,361 309,168 1,448
1984 3,230,134 1,102,737 371,913 373,796 954,150 498,199 19,277 436,674 88,342 319,858 1,283
1985 3,109,569 1,150,236 339,984 367,257 820,641 446,106 17,022 357,513 84,165 331,090 1,228
1986 2,996,494 1,152,844 341,276 362,966 703,293 474,999 17,013 211,281 90,071 329,855 1,110
1987 2,967,965 1,163,655 347,948 354,240 681,275 457,523 17,056 206,696 80,131 328,008 1,041
1988 3,087,126 1,227,357 356,143 354,250 723,385 484,001 19,478 219,906 73,473 341,432 922
1989 2,977,413 1,202,430 351,402 339,550 678,094 454,048 19,726 204,320 66,527 332,040 856
1990 2,958,646 1,222,810 348,194 337,006 646,343 415,616 20,014 210,713 64,260 334,293 769
1991 2,943,272 1,237,517 351,303 332,892 619,977 401,092 17,723 201,162 61,383 335,740 646
1992 2,969,109 1,252,171 361,796 329,102 616,771 397,723 17,857 201,191 65,852 339,827 617
1993 3,075,227 1,313,867 372,317 336,335 632,585 408,497 18,842 205,246 62,436 354,833 578
1994 3,124,009 1,329,241 384,590 331,416 647,848 421,730 20,034 206,084 72,662 356,097 529
1995 3,161,744 1,334,027 399,475 327,233 678,821 451,375 22,639 204,807 61,813 358,691 493
1996 3,187,291 1,352,339 396,980 321,703 690,618 459,254 23,776 207,588 61,618 362,751 444
1997 3,413,296 1,370,596 464,984 319,172 777,803 537,259 26,210 214,334 60,342 419,105 376
1998 3,307,618 1,405,342 409,489 313,423 741,412 495,678 26,755 218,979 54,551 382,619 346
1999 3,366,363 1,436,865 433,950 312,867 748,950 490,634 29,444 228,872 51,341 381,791 361
2000 3,404,466 1,447,269 460,351 310,703 753,430 502,351 33,300 217,779 50,925 381,341 282
2001 3,440,679 1,460,763 459,073 304,413 775,873 515,300 32,988 227,585 49,838 390,315 289
2002 3,494,924 1,465,869 478,098 306,796 807,955 534,181 34,722 239,052 49,919 385,945 265
2003 3,411,500 1,447,461 447,485 292,156 796,560 526,475 33,030 237,055 47,418 380,155 226
2004 3,480,809 1,453,625 458,359 292,183 849,643 555,137 32,802 261,704 48,610 378,153 208
2005 3,522,025 1,479,956 485,715 285,609 845,835 566,052 35,018 244,765 46,275 378,403 209
2006 3,607,381 1,473,218 506,663 292,969 912,478 616,362 44,575 251,541 47,326 374,512 178
2007 3,483,878 1,475,216 510,645 251,573 841,266 553,094 32,031 256,141 41,264 363,725 189
2008 3,622,908 1,521,555 550,593 252,485 871,484 568,468 35,093 267,923 39,200 387,406 185
2009 3,621,331 1,489,329 617,587 240,867 864,091 543,314 36,421 284,356 36,842 372,476 139
2010 3,725,278 1,538,386 631,063 239,168 906,191 567,996 37,613 300,582 36,067 374,236 167
2011 3,790,030 1,580,682 648,481 238,607 916,410 573,271 39,888 303,251 35,000 370,690 160
2012 3,922,509 1,609,455 728,320 243,006 915,308 575,638 48,033 291,637 33,793 392,487 140
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
a. Annual totals for 1966 through 2006 include special age-72 beneficiaries; for all years combined, these terminations number 1,232,784 and are included in the cumulative total.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 6.F2 Number, by reason for termination and type of benefit, 2012
Reason for termination All benefits Retired workers Disabled workers Wives and husbands Children Widowed mothers and fathers Widow(er)s and parents
Total 3,922,509 1,609,455 728,320 243,006 915,308 33,793 392,627
Death of beneficiary 2,202,575 1,517,313 251,864 72,546 27,353 739 332,760
Death of worker 163,629 . . . . . . 120,714 42,915 . . . . . .
Attainment of—  
Age 16 by child 40,382 . . . . . . 16,279 . . . 24,103 . . .
Age 18 by child 491,554 . . . . . . . . . 491,554 . . . . . .
Maximum age as a student 65,375 . . . . . . . . . 65,375 . . . . . .
FRA by disabled worker 433,285 . . . 401,872 14,678 16,735 . . . . . .
FRA by disabled widow(er) 10,591 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10,591
Marriage, remarriage, or divorce of beneficiary 13,265 . . . . . . 2,387 5,437 5,441 0
Entitlement to an equal or larger Social Security benefit 141,377 74,669 2,402 11,252 3,320 2,592 47,142
Does not meet medical standards a  
Disabled worker or widow(er) 100,144 . . . 67,931 1,327 30,631 . . . 255
Disabled adult child 4,758 . . . . . . . . . 4,758 . . . . . .
Student no longer attending school 223,279 . . . . . . . . . 223,279 . . . . . .
Other 32,295 17,473 4,251 3,823 3,951 918 1,879
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable; FRA = full retirement age.
a. Excludes disabled beneficiaries whose monthly benefits have been suspended because of their ability to engage in substantial gainful activity. These persons continue to be eligible for Medicare for a 3-year period.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 6.F3 Number of wives, husbands, and children, by reason for termination and type of benefit, 2012
Reason for termination Wives and husbands of— Children under age 18 of— Disabled adult children of— Students aged 18–19 of—
Retired workers Disabled workers Retired workers Deceased workers Disabled workers Retired workers Deceased workers Disabled workers Retired workers Deceased workers Disabled workers
Total 206,995 36,011 66,214 187,324 322,100 7,870 24,286 15,877 40,638 124,835 126,164
Death of beneficiary 70,670 1,876 123 563 790 5,179 19,532 1,037 10 68 51
Death of worker 115,934 4,780 39 . . . 37,798 . . . . . . 3,769 . . . . . . 1,309
Attainment of—  
Age 16 by child 6,323 9,956 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Age 18 by child . . . . . . 63,562 186,079 241,913 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Maximum age as a student . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8,324 30,470 26,581
FRA by disabled worker . . . 14,678 . . . . . . 9,214 . . . . . . 7,008 . . . . . . 513
Marriage, remarriage, or divorce of beneficiary 756 1,631 213 255 1,277 662 1,547 1,196 42 93 152
Entitlement to an equal or larger Social Security benefit 9,910 1,342 1,974 82 127 803 130 49 148 1 6
Does not meet medical standards a  
Disabled worker . . . 1,327 . . . . . . 28,899 . . . . . . 1,203 . . . . . . 529
Disabled adult child . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 952 2,577 1,229 . . . . . . . . .
Student no longer attending school . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32,104 94,194 96,981
Other 3,402 421 303 345 2,082 274 500 386 10 9 42
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable; FRA = full retirement age.
a. Excludes disabled beneficiaries whose monthly benefits have been suspended because of their ability to engage in substantial gainful activity. These persons continue to be eligible for Medicare for a 3-year period.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.