CATEGORY: COST OF LIVING ADJUSTMENT CHANGES
PROPOSAL:Reduce the cost of living adjustment: Base it on the Chained CPI

Projected effects on beneficiaries in 2050

Table 1. Individual benefit changes, 2050: Chained-CPI COLA vs. Scheduled
POPULATION: current law beneficiaries aged 60+
Characteristic All Beneficiaries Affected Beneficiaries
Median Percent Change Percent With Median Percent Change Percent With
Lower Benefits Higher Benefits Lower Benefits Higher Benefits
Total -4% 91% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Sex
Female -4% 92% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Male -3% 90% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic -3% 88% 0% -3% 100% 0%
White -4% 92% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Black -4% 90% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Other -4% 92% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Country of Birth
U.S. -4% 91% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Foreign -3% 91% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Age
60-69 -1% 70% 0% -1% 100% 0%
70-79 -3% 100% 0% -3% 100% 0%
80-89 -6% 100% 0% -6% 100% 0%
90+ -8% 100% 0% -8% 100% 0%
Marital Status
Married -3% 90% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Divorced -4% 90% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Widowed -6% 97% 0% -6% 100% 0%
Never Married -2% 86% 0% -3% 100% 0%
Education
Graduate -4% 93% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Bachelor -4% 93% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Associate -4% 91% 0% -4% 100% 0%
High School -4% 90% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Less than 12 Yrs -3% 87% 0% -3% 100% 0%
Official Poverty
Above poverty -4% 91% 0% -4% 100% 0%
In poverty -4% 85% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Household Income Quintile
$200,444+ -4% 92% 0% -4% 100% 0%
$103,985 - $200,444 -3% 90% 0% -4% 100% 0%
$60,527 - $103,985 -4% 90% 0% -4% 100% 0%
$33,157 - $60,527 -4% 91% 0% -4% 100% 0%
$0-$33,157 -4% 91% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker -3% 91% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Widow(er) -6% 95% 0% -6% 100% 0%
Spouse -4% 95% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Disabled worker -2% 78% 0% -2% 100% 0%
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0331v1
Providing these estimates does not imply SSA support for the proposal, nor is SSA responsible for any interpretations of these estimates.
Table 1. Individual benefit changes, 2050: Chained-CPI COLA vs. Payable
POPULATION: current law beneficiaries aged 60+
Characteristic All Beneficiaries Affected Beneficiaries
Median Percent Change Percent With Median Percent Change Percent With
Lower Benefits Higher Benefits Lower Benefits Higher Benefits
Total 0% 100% 0% 100%
Sex
Female 0% 100% 0% 100%
Male 0% 100% 0% 100%
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 0% 100% 0% 100%
White 0% 100% 0% 100%
Black 0% 100% 0% 100%
Other 0% 100% 0% 100%
Country of Birth
U.S. 0% 100% 0% 100%
Foreign 0% 100% 0% 100%
Age
60-69 0% 100% 0% 100%
70-79 0% 100% 0% 100%
80-89 0% 100% 0% 100%
90+ 0% 100% 0% 100%
Marital Status
Married 0% 100% 0% 100%
Divorced 0% 100% 0% 100%
Widowed 0% 100% 0% 100%
Never Married 0% 100% 0% 100%
Education
Graduate 0% 100% 0% 100%
Bachelor 0% 100% 0% 100%
Associate 0% 100% 0% 100%
High School 0% 100% 0% 100%
Less than 12 Yrs 0% 100% 0% 100%
Official Poverty
Above poverty 0% 100% 0% 100%
In poverty 0% 100% 0% 100%
Household Income Quintile
$200,444+ 0% 100% 0% 100%
$103,985 - $200,444 0% 100% 0% 100%
$60,527 - $103,985 0% 100% 0% 100%
$33,157 - $60,527 0% 100% 0% 100%
$0-$33,157 0% 100% 0% 100%
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 0% 100% 0% 100%
Widow(er) 0% 100% 0% 100%
Spouse 0% 100% 0% 100%
Disabled worker 0% 100% 0% 100%
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0331v1
Providing these estimates does not imply SSA support for the proposal, nor is SSA responsible for any interpretations of these estimates.
Table 2. Household income changes, 2050: Chained-CPI COLA vs. Scheduled
POPULATION: current law beneficiaries aged 60+
Characteristic All Beneficiaries Affected Beneficiaries
Median Percent Change Percent With Median Percent Change Percent With
Lower Income Higher Income Lower Income Higher Income
Total -1% 60% 0% -1% 66% 0%
Sex
Female -1% 65% 0% -1% 70% 0%
Male -1% 55% 0% -1% 61% 0%
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic -1% 57% 0% -1% 65% 0%
White -1% 61% 0% -1% 66% 0%
Black -1% 65% 0% -2% 72% 0%
Other -1% 53% 0% -1% 57% 0%
Country of Birth
U.S. -1% 62% 0% -1% 67% 0%
Foreign -1% 57% 0% -1% 62% 0%
Age
60-69 0% 29% 0% 0% 39% 0%
70-79 -1% 65% 0% -1% 65% 0%
80-89 -2% 83% 0% -2% 83% 0%
90+ -2% 83% 0% -2% 83% 0%
Marital Status
Married -1% 57% 0% -1% 62% 0%
Divorced -1% 60% 0% -1% 67% 0%
Widowed -2% 76% 0% -2% 78% 0%
Never Married -1% 53% 0% -1% 62% 0%
Education
Graduate -1% 51% 0% -1% 55% 0%
Bachelor -1% 57% 0% -1% 61% 0%
Associate -1% 65% 0% -1% 71% 0%
High School -1% 64% 0% -1% 71% 0%
Less than 12 Yrs -1% 57% 0% -1% 65% 0%
Official Poverty
Above poverty -1% 60% 0% -1% 65% 0%
In poverty -2% 70% 0% -3% 82% 0%
Household Income Quintile
$200,444+ 0% 17% 0% 0% 18% 0%
$103,985 - $200,444 0% 49% 0% -1% 54% 0%
$60,527 - $103,985 -1% 68% 0% -1% 75% 0%
$33,157 - $60,527 -2% 82% 0% -2% 89% 0%
$0-$33,157 -3% 86% 0% -3% 94% 0%
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker -1% 58% 0% -1% 63% 0%
Widow(er) -2% 78% 0% -2% 82% 0%
Spouse -1% 62% 0% -1% 65% 0%
Disabled worker 0% 47% 0% -1% 58% 0%
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0331v1
Providing these estimates does not imply SSA support for the proposal, nor is SSA responsible for any interpretations of these estimates.
Table 2. Household income changes, 2050: Chained-CPI COLA vs. Payable
POPULATION: current law beneficiaries aged 60+
Characteristic All Beneficiaries Affected Beneficiaries
Median Percent Change Percent With Median Percent Change Percent With
Lower Income Higher Income Lower Income Higher Income
Total 0% 95% 0% 95%
Sex
Female 0% 95% 0% 95%
Male 0% 95% 0% 96%
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 0% 96% 0% 96%
White 0% 95% 0% 95%
Black 1% 96% 1% 97%
Other 0% 93% 0% 94%
Country of Birth
U.S. 0% 96% 0% 96%
Foreign 0% 94% 0% 94%
Age
60-69 0% 95% 0% 96%
70-79 0% 97% 0% 97%
80-89 0% 95% 0% 95%
90+ 0% 90% 0% 90%
Marital Status
Married 0% 96% 0% 96%
Divorced 0% 96% 0% 96%
Widowed 0% 94% 0% 94%
Never Married 1% 95% 1% 95%
Education
Graduate 0% 93% 0% 93%
Bachelor 0% 95% 0% 95%
Associate 0% 97% 0% 97%
High School 0% 96% 0% 96%
Less than 12 Yrs 0% 93% 0% 93%
Official Poverty
Above poverty 0% 96% 0% 96%
In poverty 4% 83% 5% 81%
Household Income Quintile
$200,444+ 0% 82% 0% 82%
$103,985 - $200,444 0% 99% 0% 99%
$60,527 - $103,985 0% 99% 0% 99%
$33,157 - $60,527 0% 100% 0% 100%
$0-$33,157 1% 97% 1% 97%
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 0% 95% 0% 96%
Widow(er) 0% 95% 0% 95%
Spouse 0% 94% 0% 94%
Disabled worker 0% 96% 0% 96%
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0331v1
Providing these estimates does not imply SSA support for the proposal, nor is SSA responsible for any interpretations of these estimates.
Table 3. Poverty, 2050: Chained-CPI COLA vs. Scheduled
POPULATION: current law beneficiaries aged 60+
Characteristic Poverty Rate Population Change (thousands)
Scheduled Option Change
Total 3.5% 4.0%
Sex
Female 4.2% 4.8%
Male 2.7% 3.2%
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 5.0% 5.7%
White 2.4% 2.8%
Black 6.7% 7.5%
Other 4.1% 4.7%
Country of Birth
U.S. 2.8% 3.3%
Foreign 5.9% 6.6%
Age
60-69 4.4% 4.7%
70-79 3.1% 3.6%
80-89 3.2% 3.8%
90+ 2.9% 4.1%
Marital Status
Married 1.3% 1.5%
Divorced 5.2% 6.0%
Widowed 3.9% 4.7%
Never Married 9.6% 10.6%
Education
Graduate 1.3% 1.4%
Bachelor 1.4% 1.7%
Associate 2.6% 2.9%
High School 5.0% 5.7%
Less than 12 Yrs 8.8% 10.1%
Official Poverty
Above poverty 0.0% 0.5%
In poverty 100.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0
Household Income Quintile
$200,444+ 0.1% 0.1% 0.0%
$103,985 - $200,444 0.1% 0.1% 0.0%
$60,527 - $103,985 0.2% 0.2% 0.0%
$33,157 - $60,527 0.4% 0.5%
$0-$33,157 16.7% 19.2%
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 3.5% 3.9%
Widow(er) 3.1% 4.0%
Spouse 3.3% 4.2%
Disabled worker 5.5% 6.4%
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0331v1
Providing these estimates does not imply SSA support for the proposal, nor is SSA responsible for any interpretations of these estimates.
Table 3. Poverty, 2050: Chained-CPI COLA vs. Payable
POPULATION: current law beneficiaries aged 60+
Characteristic Poverty Rate Population Change (thousands)
Payable Option Change
Total 7.0% 4.0% -3.0% -2,593
Sex
Female 8.2% 4.8% -3.4% -1,590
Male 5.6% 3.2% -2.4% -1,003
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 9.4% 5.7% -3.7% -602
White 5.2% 2.8% -2.3% -1,264
Black 13.0% 7.5% -5.5% -526
Other 7.4% 4.7% -2.8% -201
Country of Birth
U.S. 6.1% 3.3% -2.9% -1,935
Foreign 9.9% 6.6% -3.3% -658
Age
60-69 8.1% 4.7% -3.4% -865
70-79 6.6% 3.6% -3.0% -965
80-89 6.6% 3.8% -2.8% -616
90+ 6.0% 4.1% -1.9% -146
Marital Status
Married 2.3% 1.5% -0.9% -389
Divorced 11.0% 6.0% -5.1% -845
Widowed 8.6% 4.7% -3.9% -603
Never Married 17.6% 10.6% -7.0% -755
Education
Graduate 2.2% 1.4% -0.8% -89
Bachelor 2.9% 1.7% -1.2% -236
Associate 5.9% 2.9% -3.0% -596
High School 9.8% 5.7% -4.1% -1,184
Less than 12 Yrs 16.2% 10.1% -6.1% -486
Official Poverty
Above poverty 3.6% 0.5% -3.1% -2,593
In poverty 100.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0
Household Income Quintile
$200,444+ 0.2% 0.1% 0.0% -7
$103,985 - $200,444 0.2% 0.1% -0.1% -13
$60,527 - $103,985 0.5% 0.2% -0.3% -49
$33,157 - $60,527 1.2% 0.5% -0.8% -132
$0-$33,157 32.8% 19.2% -13.7% -2,391
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 6.5% 3.9% -2.6% -1,727
Widow(er) 8.1% 4.0% -4.2% -522
Spouse 6.9% 4.2% -2.7% -155
Disabled worker 11.5% 6.4% -5.1% -188
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0331v1
Providing these estimates does not imply SSA support for the proposal, nor is SSA responsible for any interpretations of these estimates.
Table 4. Beneficiary characteristics, 2050: Chained-CPI COLA vs. Scheduled
POPULATION: current law beneficiaries aged 60+
Characteristic All beneficiaries Affected beneficiaries Beneficiaries with lower benefits Beneficiaries with higher benefits
Number (thousands) Percent Number (thousands) Percent Number (thousands) Percent Number (thousands) Percent
Total 87,563 100.0 79,683 100.0 79,668 100.0 15 100.0
Sex
Female 46,454 53.1 42,692 53.6 42,682 53.6 10 69.2
Male 41,108 46.9 36,991 46.4 36,987 46.4 5 30.8
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 16,087 18.4 14,195 17.8 14,189 17.8 7 43.6
White 54,725 62.5 50,234 63.0 50,226 63.0 9 56.4
Black 9,521 10.9 8,589 10.8 8,589 10.8 . . . . . .
Other 7,231 8.3 6,665 8.4 6,665 8.4 . . . . . .
Country of Birth
U.S. 67,665 77.3 61,529 77.2 61,521 77.2 9 56.4
Foreign 19,898 22.7 18,154 22.8 18,148 22.8 7 43.6
Age
60-69 25,830 29.5 18,088 22.7 18,084 22.7 4 29.7
70-79 32,047 36.6 31,928 40.1 31,917 40.1 11 70.3
80-89 21,891 25.0 21,880 27.5 21,880 27.5 . . . . . .
90+ 7,795 8.9 7,787 9.8 7,787 9.8 . . . . . .
Marital Status
Married 44,755 51.1 40,462 50.8 40,458 50.8 5 31.9
Divorced 16,656 19.0 14,998 18.8 14,990 18.8 8 50.2
Widowed 15,365 17.5 14,983 18.8 14,980 18.8 3 18.0
Never Married 10,786 12.3 9,240 11.6 9,240 11.6 . . . . . .
Education
Graduate 11,012 12.6 10,225 12.8 10,225 12.8 . . . . . .
Bachelor 20,209 23.1 18,887 23.7 18,884 23.7 3 20.4
Associate 19,742 22.5 17,915 22.5 17,910 22.5 5 35.9
High School 28,574 32.6 25,664 32.2 25,661 32.2 3 19.4
Less than 12 Yrs 8,026 9.2 6,993 8.8 6,989 8.8 4 24.3
Official Poverty
Above poverty 84,498 96.5 77,067 96.7 77,052 96.7 15 100.0
In poverty 3,064 3.5 2,617 3.3 2,617 3.3 . . . . . .
Household Income Quintile
$200,444+ 17,512 20.0 16,193 20.3 16,193 20.3 . . . . . .
$103,985 - $200,444 17,512 20.0 15,751 19.8 15,749 19.8 2 13.9
$60,527 - $103,985 17,514 20.0 15,852 19.9 15,849 19.9 3 19.4
$33,157 - $60,527 17,511 20.0 15,910 20.0 15,905 20.0 6 38.4
$0-$33,157 17,513 20.0 15,977 20.1 15,973 20.0 4 28.3
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 65,687 75.0 59,467 74.6 59,465 74.6 3 18.0
Widow(er) 12,506 14.3 11,904 14.9 11,893 14.9 10 68.1
Spouse 5,677 6.5 5,415 6.8 5,413 6.8 2 13.9
Disabled worker 3,693 4.2 2,897 3.6 2,897 3.6 . . . . . .
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0331v1
Note: . . . = not applicable.
Providing these estimates does not imply SSA support for the proposal, nor is SSA responsible for any interpretations of these estimates.
Table 4. Beneficiary characteristics, 2050: Chained-CPI COLA vs. Payable
POPULATION: current law beneficiaries aged 60+
Characteristic All beneficiaries Affected beneficiaries Beneficiaries with lower benefits Beneficiaries with higher benefits
Number (thousands) Percent Number (thousands) Percent Number (thousands) Percent Number (thousands) Percent
Total 87,563 100.0 87,557 100.0 77 100.0 87,481 100.0
Sex
Female 46,454 53.1 46,449 53.0 48 62.8 46,401 53.0
Male 41,108 46.9 41,108 47.0 29 37.2 41,080 47.0
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 16,087 18.4 16,087 18.4 8 10.5 16,079 18.4
White 54,725 62.5 54,719 62.5 57 74.2 54,662 62.5
Black 9,521 10.9 9,521 10.9 4 5.6 9,516 10.9
Other 7,231 8.3 7,231 8.3 7 9.7 7,223 8.3
Country of Birth
U.S. 67,665 77.3 67,660 77.3 68 88.2 67,592 77.3
Foreign 19,898 22.7 19,898 22.7 9 11.8 19,889 22.7
Age
60-69 25,830 29.5 25,830 29.5 56 73.1 25,774 29.5
70-79 32,047 36.6 32,047 36.6 3 3.5 32,044 36.6
80-89 21,891 25.0 21,888 25.0 4 5.3 21,884 25.0
90+ 7,795 8.9 7,792 8.9 14 18.0 7,778 8.9
Marital Status
Married 44,755 51.1 44,755 51.1 40 52.6 44,714 51.1
Divorced 16,656 19.0 16,656 19.0 15 19.9 16,641 19.0
Widowed 15,365 17.5 15,360 17.5 8 10.8 15,352 17.5
Never Married 10,786 12.3 10,786 12.3 13 16.7 10,773 12.3
Education
Graduate 11,012 12.6 11,009 12.6 24 31.0 10,986 12.6
Bachelor 20,209 23.1 20,209 23.1 20 25.4 20,189 23.1
Associate 19,742 22.5 19,739 22.5 13 16.8 19,726 22.5
High School 28,574 32.6 28,574 32.6 16 20.7 28,558 32.6
Less than 12 Yrs 8,026 9.2 8,026 9.2 5 6.1 8,022 9.2
Official Poverty
Above poverty 84,498 96.5 84,493 96.5 77 100.0 84,416 96.5
In poverty 3,064 3.5 3,064 3.5 . . . . . . 3,064 3.5
Household Income Quintile
$200,444+ 17,512 20.0 17,506 20.0 21 27.2 17,485 20.0
$103,985 - $200,444 17,512 20.0 17,512 20.0 30 39.1 17,482 20.0
$60,527 - $103,985 17,514 20.0 17,514 20.0 23 30.1 17,491 20.0
$33,157 - $60,527 17,511 20.0 17,511 20.0 2 2.0 17,510 20.0
$0-$33,157 17,513 20.0 17,513 20.0 1 1.6 17,512 20.0
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 65,687 75.0 65,687 75.0 50 65.2 65,637 75.0
Widow(er) 12,506 14.3 12,501 14.3 12 15.1 12,489 14.3
Spouse 5,677 6.5 5,677 6.5 15 19.6 5,662 6.5
Disabled worker 3,693 4.2 3,693 4.2 . . . . . . 3,693 4.2
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0331v1
Note: . . . = not applicable.
Providing these estimates does not imply SSA support for the proposal, nor is SSA responsible for any interpretations of these estimates.
Table 5. Beneficiary Status, 2050: Chained-CPI COLA vs. Scheduled (in thousands)
POPULATION: current law or option beneficiaries aged 60+
Characteristic Current Law Beneficiaries Changes in beneficiary status under proposed option Policy Option Beneficiaries
Added Removed Net Change
Total 87,563 -17 -17 87,546
Sex
Female 46,454 -12 -11 46,442
Male 41,108 -5 -5 41,103
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 16,087 -5 -4 16,082
White 54,725 -9 -8 54,716
Black 9,521 0 0 9,521
Other 7,231 -4 -3 7,227
Country of Birth
U.S. 67,665 -15 -14 67,650
Foreign 19,898 -3 -2 19,895
Age
60-69 25,830 -15 -15 25,815
70-79 32,047 0 0 32,047
80-89 21,891 0 0 21,891
90+ 7,795 -2 -1 7,793
Marital Status
Married 44,755 -7 -7 44,747
Divorced 16,656 -5 -4 16,652
Widowed 15,365 0 0 15,365
Never Married 10,786 -5 -5 10,781
Education
Graduate 11,012 -4 -3 11,008
Bachelor 20,209 -8 -8 20,200
Associate 19,742 -2 -1 19,740
High School 28,574 -2 -1 28,572
Less than 12 Yrs 8,026 -2 -1 8,025
Official Poverty
Above poverty 84,498 -17 -17 84,481
In poverty 3,064 0 0 3,064
Household Income Quintile
$200,444+ 17,512 -2 -1 17,510
$103,985 - $200,444 17,512 -8 -8 17,504
$60,527 - $103,985 17,514 -7 -6 17,507
$33,157 - $60,527 17,511 0 0 17,511
$0-$33,157 17,513 0 0 17,513
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 65,687 -15 -15 65,671
Widow(er) 12,506 -2 -1 12,504
Spouse 5,677 0 0 5,677
Disabled worker 3,693 0 0 3,693
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0331v1
Providing these estimates does not imply SSA support for the proposal, nor is SSA responsible for any interpretations of these estimates.
Table 5. Beneficiary Status, 2050: Chained-CPI COLA vs. Payable (in thousands)
POPULATION: current law or option beneficiaries aged 60+
Characteristic Current Law Beneficiaries Changes in beneficiary status under proposed option Policy Option Beneficiaries
Added Removed Net Change
Total 87,563 -17 -17 87,546
Sex
Female 46,454 -12 -11 46,442
Male 41,108 -5 -5 41,103
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 16,087 -5 -4 16,082
White 54,725 -9 -8 54,716
Black 9,521 0 0 9,521
Other 7,231 -4 -3 7,227
Country of Birth
U.S. 67,665 -15 -14 67,650
Foreign 19,898 -3 -2 19,895
Age
60-69 25,830 -15 -15 25,815
70-79 32,047 0 0 32,047
80-89 21,891 0 0 21,891
90+ 7,795 -2 -1 7,793
Marital Status
Married 44,755 -7 -7 44,747
Divorced 16,656 -5 -4 16,652
Widowed 15,365 0 0 15,365
Never Married 10,786 -5 -5 10,781
Education
Graduate 11,012 -4 -3 11,008
Bachelor 20,209 -8 -8 20,200
Associate 19,742 -2 -1 19,740
High School 28,574 -2 -1 28,572
Less than 12 Yrs 8,026 -2 -1 8,025
Official Poverty
Above poverty 84,498 -17 -17 84,481
In poverty 3,064 0 0 3,064
Household Income Quintile
$200,444+ 17,512 -2 -1 17,510
$103,985 - $200,444 17,512 -8 -8 17,504
$60,527 - $103,985 17,514 -7 -6 17,507
$33,157 - $60,527 17,511 0 0 17,511
$0-$33,157 17,513 0 0 17,513
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 65,687 -15 -15 65,671
Widow(er) 12,506 -2 -1 12,504
Spouse 5,677 0 0 5,677
Disabled worker 3,693 0 0 3,693
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0331v1
Providing these estimates does not imply SSA support for the proposal, nor is SSA responsible for any interpretations of these estimates.