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Population Profiles

  1. Child Beneficiaries
    & Poverty
  2. Marital Status
    & Poverty
  3. Never
    Beneficiaries
  4. Taxable Maximum
    Earners
  5. Veteran
    Beneficiaries

Chart Description - Child Beneficiaries & Poverty

 
Released: September 2011
Average Percentage of Family Income from Social Security, 2004
Beneficiary type Income from child benefits Income from all benefits
(adult and child)
All beneficiary children 23.4 37.4
Children of deceased workers 30.2 36.2
Children of disabled workers 18.1 36.8
Children of retired workers 22.0 45.8
SOURCE: Tamborini, Christopher R., Emily Cupito, and Dave Shoffner. 2011 "A Profile of Social Security Child Beneficiaries and their Families: Sociodemographic and Economic Characteristics." Social Security Bulletin 71(1): 1–15.