Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2001

 

Benefits Awarded, Withheld, and Terminated

Awards to Disabled-Worker Families

Table 35. Number, average primary insurance amount, and average monthly family benefit, 2001
Family composition Number of
families
Number of
beneficiaries
Average primary
insurance amount
(dollars)
Average monthly
family benefit
(dollars)
Percentage of
families receiving
maximum family
benefit
Worker only
Men 282,100 282,100 1,021.73 994.20 10.5
Women 248,300 248,300 732.65 716.70 22.9
Worker with children
By sex of worker
Men 63,200 169,800 986.82 1,396.30 86.9
Women 52,900 139,500 764.4 1,039.70 93.2
By number of children
1 child 61,800 123,600 908.56 1,272.50 90.6
2 children 36,700 110,100 880.31 1,230.90 89.4
3 or more children 17,600 75,600 815.19 1,104.30 87.5
Workers with--
Spouse aged 62 or older a 4,500 9,100 1,229.68 1,506.60 17.8
Spouse aged 62 or older and 1 or more children b b b b b
Spouse and 1 child 4,100 12,300 1,083.99 1,552.00 85.4
Spouse and 2 children 3,000 12,000 1,118.77 1,514.80 80.0
Spouse and 3 or more children 3,500 19,300 987.99 1,352.10 77.1
SOURCE: Annual Award and Termination Transaction file, based on a 1 percent sample.
NOTES: A family means beneficiaries entitled on one worker's account. The data may understate the number of families with dependents because records of awards to dependents made in a different calendar year are not available for inclusion.
Includes beneficiaries whose benefits are being withheld.
a. If the spouse is also entitled to a retired-worker benefit, only the benefit amount received as a spouse is included.
b. Data not shown to avoid disclosure of information for particular individuals.
CONTACT: Carolyn A. Harrison (410) 965-5522 for further information.
Table 36. Distribution, by age of worker, 2001
Family composition Total,
all ages
Under 30 30-34 35-39 40-44 45-49 50-54 55-59 60 or older
Number
Worker only 530,400 39,400 20,400 29,600 44,700 64,400 102,600 131,800 97,500
Worker with--
Spouse
Aged 62 or older a 4,600 b b b b b b 900 3,500
Child in care 10,600 b 1,600 1,200 2,000 1,900 1,500 1,600 b
Children
1 child 61,800 6,000 4,300 9,200 12,100 11,700 10,300 6,600 1,600
2 children 36,700 3,600 5,000 8,000 9,500 5,100 3,700 1,400 b
3 or more children 17,600 1,900 3,800 5,200 3,200 2,400 600 b b
Families receiving maximum benefit c 200,100 32,800 19,700 28,500 32,400 29,000 24,200 21,800 11,700
Percent
Worker only 100.0 7.4 3.9 5.6 8.4 12.1 19.3 24.9 18.4
Worker with--
Spouse
Aged 62 or older a 100.0 b b b b b b 19.6 76.1
Child in care 100.0 b 15.1 11.3 18.9 17.9 14.2 15.1 b
Children
1 child 100.0 9.7 7.0 14.9 19.6 18.9 16.7 10.7 2.6
2 children 100.0 9.8 13.6 21.8 25.9 13.9 10.1 3.8 b
3 or more children 100.0 10.8 21.6 29.6 18.2 13.6 3.4 b b
Families receiving maximum benefit c 30.5 64.1 56.3 53.9 45.4 34.0 20.5 15.3 11.8
SOURCE: Annual Award and Termination Transaction file, based on a 1 percent sample.
NOTES: A family means beneficiaries entitled on one worker's account. The data may understate the number of families with dependents because records of awards to dependents made in a different calendar year are not available for inclusion.
Includes beneficiaries whose benefits are being withheld.
a. Includes spouse aged 62 or older with children.
b. Data not shown to avoid disclosure of information for particular individuals.
c. Includes worker-only families.
CONTACT: Carolyn A. Harrison (410) 965-5522 for further information.