Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2004

 

Awards to Disabled-Worker Families

Table 42. Number, average primary insurance amount, and average monthly family benefit, by family composition, 2004
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 a
Worker only
Men 327,372 327,372 1,126.00 1,095.70 10.3
Women 298,632 298,632 833.20 815.00 22.0
Worker with children
By sex of worker
Men 71,126 190,177 1,122.70 1,600.70 85.9
Women 58,716 156,434 847.00 1,151.10 89.5
By number of children
1 child 69,711 139,422 1,016.70 1,410.40 85.4
2 children 40,674 122,022 996.00 1,415.30 90.3
3 or more children 19,457 85,167 935.30 1,313.60 89.3
Worker with—
Spouse aged 62 or older b 5,893 11,812 1,422.10 1,698.80 8.7
Spouse aged 62 or older and 1 or more children 147 478 1,273.40 2,044.50 66.0
Spouse and 1 child 4,557 13,674 1,161.00 1,677.30 87.0
Spouse and 2 children 4,707 18,830 1,144.50 1,638.80 86.5
Spouse and 3 or more children 3,775 20,991 1,057.30 1,500.90 83.5
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Annual Award and Termination Transaction file, 100 percent data.
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.
Data exclude expedited reinstatement cases; they include beneficiaries whose benefits are being withheld.
a. Includes families and worker-only beneficiaries for whom the primary insurance amount is equal to the family maximum amount.
b. If the spouse is also entitled to a retired-worker benefit, only the benefit amount received as a spouse is included.
CONTACT: Carolyn A. Harrison (410) 965-5522 or di.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 43. Distribution, by family composition and age of worker, 2004
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 626,004 41,259 22,547 30,102 50,254 77,030 120,077 162,376 122,359
Worker with—
Spouse
Aged 62 or older a 6,040 0 0 0 7 20 162 892 4,959
Child in care 13,039 752 1,354 2,033 2,591 2,400 1,925 1,374 610
Children
1 child 69,711 4,981 5,129 7,641 13,087 14,386 12,725 8,500 3,262
2 children 40,674 3,066 5,172 8,336 9,868 7,284 4,251 2,078 619
3 or more children 19,457 1,692 3,654 5,072 4,472 2,514 1,222 645 186
Families receiving maximum benefit b 225,050 32,506 20,937 28,517 36,863 34,882 31,377 26,864 13,104
Percent
Worker only 100.0 6.6 3.6 4.8 8.0 12.3 19.2 25.9 19.5
Worker with—
Spouse
Aged 62 or older a 100.0 0 0 0 0.1 0.3 2.7 14.8 82.1
Child in care 100.0 5.8 10.4 15.6 19.9 18.4 14.8 10.5 4.7
Children
1 child 100.0 7.1 7.4 11.0 18.8 20.6 18.3 12.2 4.7
2 children 100.0 7.5 12.7 20.5 24.3 17.9 10.5 5.1 1.5
3 or more children 100.0 8.7 18.8 26.1 23.0 12.9 6.3 3.3 1.0
Families receiving maximum benefit b 29.0 62.8 55.3 53.6 45.9 33.7 22.4 15.3 9.9
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Annual Award and Termination Transaction file, 100 percent data.
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.
Data exclude expedited reinstatement cases; they include beneficiaries whose benefits are being withheld.
FRA = full retirement age.
a. Includes spouses aged 62 or older with children.
b. Includes families and worker-only beneficiaries for whom the primary insurance amount is equal to the family maximum amount.
CONTACT: Carolyn A. Harrison (410) 965-5522 or di.asr@ssa.gov.