Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2009

 

Disabled Beneficiaries Receiving Social Security, SSI, or Both

Chart 12. Social Security and SSI beneficiaries aged 18–64 receiving benefits on the basis of disability, December 2009

In December 2009, over 11.5 million people aged 18–64 received benefits on the basis of disability. More than 61 percent (7.0 million) received benefits from the Social Security program only, 27 percent (3.1 million) received benefits from the Supplemental Security Income program (SSI) only, and about 12 percent (1.3 million) received benefits from both programs.

Venn diagram described in previous paragraph.
SOURCE: Table 65.
NOTE: Totals do not necessarily equal the sum of the rounded components.
Table 65. Number aged 18–64, by program, December 1996–2009
Year Total Social Security only SSI only Both Social Security and SSI
Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult
children
Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult
children
Number
1996 7,689,664 4,122,152 -- -- -- 2,559,750 1,007,762 -- -- --
1997 7,811,748 4,250,155 -- -- -- 2,550,105 1,011,488 -- -- --
1998 8,086,259 4,440,264 -- -- -- 2,618,615 1,027,380 -- -- --
1999 8,399,309 4,703,774 -- -- -- 2,650,586 1,044,949 -- -- --
2000 8,599,465 4,850,835 -- -- -- 2,690,446 1,058,184 -- -- --
2001 8,791,338 4,979,844 4,495,477 87,833 396,534 2,732,020 1,079,474 772,562 35,222 271,690
2002 9,106,014 5,228,262 4,738,246 87,900 402,116 2,768,782 1,108,970 801,351 34,671 272,948
2003 9,445,573 5,492,325 4,997,137 87,203 407,985 2,811,647 1,141,601 833,269 34,101 274,231
2004 9,773,201 5,756,093 5,257,314 89,874 408,905 2,850,815 1,166,293 858,850 33,072 274,371
2005 10,081,625 5,998,755 5,491,980 86,422 420,353 2,880,931 1,201,939 893,437 32,302 276,200
2006 10,362,419 6,210,289 5,698,494 85,259 426,536 2,928,034 1,224,096 915,832 31,443 276,821
2007 10,627,905 6,405,985 5,888,133 83,481 434,371 2,966,648 1,255,272 942,011 30,876 282,385
2008 10,974,914 6,641,818 6,115,214 82,100 444,504 3,040,764 1,292,332 971,455 30,608 290,269
2009 11,451,980 7,000,692 6,462,635 82,167 455,890 3,138,143 1,313,145 989,094 29,991 294,060
Total monthly benefits a (millions of dollars)
1996 4,878 3,072 -- -- -- 1,222 584 -- -- --
1997 5,106 3,245 -- -- -- 1,257 604 -- -- --
1998 5,379 3,444 -- -- -- 1,313 622 -- -- --
1999 5,680 3,691 -- -- -- 1,346 643 -- -- --
2000 6,058 3,975 -- -- -- 1,408 675 -- -- --
2001 6,509 4,299 3,976 65 258 1,491 719 530 22 167
2002 6,920 4,629 4,294 67 268 1,544 747 554 22 171
2003 7,416 5,024 4,674 69 281 1,603 790 592 22 176
2004 7,980 5,464 5,096 72 296 1,686 829 626 22 180
2005 8,604 5,974 5,584 75 315 1,724 906 696 22 187
2006 9,172 6,439 6,029 77 334 1,778 955 739 23 193
2007 9,734 6,817 6,389 77 351 1,886 1,031 805 23 203
2008 10,566 7,499 7,035 81 383 1,973 1,094 853 24 217
2009 11,155 7,924 7,447 82 396 2,122 1,108 863 24 221
Average monthly benefit b (dollars)
1996 624.80 744.60 -- -- -- 456.00 546.90 -- -- --
1997 637.80 762.80 -- -- -- 458.10 557.10 -- -- --
1998 649.90 775.00 -- -- -- 467.90 564.30 -- -- --
1999 662.50 784.10 -- -- -- 477.60 576.70 -- -- --
2000 689.30 818.80 -- -- -- 489.00 594.90 -- -- --
2001 722.80 862.60 883.70 744.80 650.00 506.80 615.20 618.40 595.10 608.70
2002 744.40 884.60 905.40 764.40 666.00 522.50 625.20 626.90 608.30 622.20
2003 768.50 914.10 934.80 790.80 687.30 533.50 638.20 639.90 620.90 635.10
2004 796.80 947.80 967.80 804.80 722.50 545.90 655.20 657.10 639.10 651.40
2005 832.80 993.70 1,014.50 863.10 748.10 558.20 675.90 677.70 659.90 672.30
2006 867.90 1,036.50 1,057.60 900.00 781.70 578.30 697.40 699.20 680.70 693.20
2007 892.70 1,063.70 1,084.50 928.80 807.00 595.80 713.90 715.60 700.50 709.90
2008 940.40 1,128.50 1,149.80 991.10 860.60 607.70 746.80 749.70 733.70 738.60
2009 952.10 1,131.30 1,151.70 996.80 867.20 635.30 744.90 745.70 736.20 742.80
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file and Supplemental Security Record file, 100 percent data.
NOTES: Supplemental Security Income (SSI) counts include recipients of federal SSI, federally administered state supplementation, or both. Social Security beneficiaries who are entitled to a primary and a secondary benefit (dual entitlement) are counted only once in this table.
-- = not available.
a. Includes retroactive SSI payments.
b. Excludes retroactive payments for both programs.
CONTACT: Art Kahn (410) 965-0186 or di.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 66. Number aged 18–64 receiving Social Security benefits, and the number also receiving SSI and their average SSI benefit, by state or other area, December 2009
State or area Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
Total Number
with
SSI
Average
SSI
benefit a
(dollars)
Total Number
with
SSI
Average
SSI
benefit a
(dollars)
Total Number
with
SSI
Average
SSI
benefit a
(dollars)
Total Number
with
SSI
Average
SSI
benefit a
(dollars)
All areas 8,313,837 1,313,145 230.40 7,451,729 989,094 215.20 112,158 29,991 225.90 749,950 294,060 281.30
Alabama 216,715 35,080 205.80 195,816 25,243 186.10 3,519 1,024 197.40 17,380 8,813 262.30
Alaska 12,222 2,008 209.90 11,153 1,583 195.40 159 41 209.20 910 384 268.30
Arizona 143,422 16,414 214.00 132,068 12,608 200.00 1,552 315 208.00 9,802 3,491 264.50
Arkansas 134,109 21,190 208.00 122,400 15,710 190.80 1,904 593 199.70 9,805 4,887 263.70
California 685,217 188,518 291.00 610,726 147,155 270.70 8,936 3,447 304.60 65,555 37,916 367.80
Colorado 91,331 12,453 202.30 84,482 10,032 191.50 822 176 190.40 6,027 2,245 251.00
Connecticut 80,313 10,026 213.50 71,059 7,572 194.10 718 231 250.90 8,536 2,223 275.40
Delaware 26,031 2,824 211.60 23,929 2,176 200.40 246 44 229.60 1,856 604 250.10
District of Columbia 13,048 2,682 245.20 11,628 2,108 235.90 159 64 195.40 1,261 510 290.30
Florida 477,929 63,649 211.40 436,776 48,338 197.40 5,463 1,344 214.00 35,690 13,967 258.80
Georgia 249,378 37,899 201.10 224,988 27,274 185.70 3,671 1,101 199.80 20,719 9,524 244.40
Hawaii 23,270 3,271 298.30 20,726 2,248 250.60 316 59 238.70 2,228 964 410.10
Idaho 38,253 5,889 213.70 34,999 4,685 201.20 401 83 223.60 2,853 1,121 264.50
Illinois 286,155 38,230 225.30 251,366 28,763 212.60 3,631 902 229.50 31,158 8,565 267.60
Indiana 186,936 23,978 217.30 168,060 18,901 208.00 2,185 432 211.40 16,691 4,645 255.20
Iowa 74,077 11,920 219.80 65,666 9,355 212.80 665 160 196.20 7,746 2,405 248.20
Kansas 69,583 10,058 210.10 62,980 7,899 200.90 687 153 207.70 5,916 2,006 245.80
Kentucky 202,685 36,201 213.50 182,340 26,905 195.30 4,215 1,263 213.60 16,130 8,033 273.80
Louisiana 151,103 27,246 224.20 129,571 18,121 202.90 3,827 1,065 207.20 17,705 8,060 274.40
Maine 56,941 9,606 211.60 51,919 7,293 194.30 555 153 191.90 4,467 2,160 271.40
Maryland 115,951 15,158 210.40 104,281 11,617 202.60 1,291 309 205.80 10,379 3,232 238.80
Massachusetts 191,761 36,963 233.30 172,660 29,151 217.20 1,745 658 269.10 17,356 7,154 294.80
Michigan 318,607 50,081 225.50 281,903 37,445 214.40 4,011 873 214.70 32,693 11,763 261.20
Minnesota 116,496 16,618 214.50 105,064 13,113 204.80 731 171 217.00 10,701 3,334 251.80
Mississippi 130,592 23,205 212.10 116,026 15,884 186.90 2,459 852 204.10 12,107 6,469 274.20
Missouri 201,502 29,064 215.70 182,799 22,204 202.30 2,556 669 218.10 16,147 6,191 262.60
Montana 26,131 4,076 214.70 23,717 3,126 204.10 278 68 236.30 2,136 882 249.80
Nebraska 40,753 6,235 209.50 36,486 4,731 198.40 349 77 213.20 3,918 1,427 245.60
Nevada 53,623 5,619 203.00 50,151 4,605 194.40 605 99 211.00 2,867 915 244.80
New Hampshire 42,795 4,562 206.20 39,589 3,522 192.20 270 44 182.80 2,936 996 256.40
New Jersey 189,589 24,122 220.40 168,753 17,988 207.00 1,848 463 218.20 18,988 5,671 262.60
New Mexico 58,831 10,051 213.40 53,555 7,650 198.60 774 216 198.70 4,502 2,185 266.50
New York 510,988 97,858 268.00 450,525 71,000 249.00 6,425 2,200 256.70 54,038 24,658 323.60
North Carolina 309,338 41,678 205.30 282,203 30,382 189.70 3,449 1,023 200.90 23,686 10,273 251.00
North Dakota 14,291 2,193 209.10 12,457 1,572 198.20 130 39 208.10 1,704 582 237.80
Ohio 317,379 51,566 223.00 279,806 40,559 213.40 4,961 1,248 223.20 32,612 9,759 262.40
Oklahoma 120,804 17,325 215.60 109,562 13,288 204.90 1,841 445 209.20 9,401 3,592 255.70
Oregon 96,482 14,038 205.40 87,697 11,105 194.20 1,159 224 213.30 7,626 2,709 250.20
Pennsylvania 380,435 56,162 228.40 338,433 41,921 214.50 5,152 1,279 221.50 36,850 12,962 273.60
Rhode Island 34,903 6,699 218.20 31,600 5,266 201.10 320 109 232.30 2,983 1,324 285.00
South Carolina 164,704 20,493 208.60 149,141 14,158 194.40 2,264 683 194.70 13,299 5,652 245.10
South Dakota 18,115 3,019 216.10 16,114 2,137 203.80 155 57 244.50 1,846 825 245.40
Tennessee 230,644 34,545 211.00 208,441 25,046 195.70 3,806 1,202 211.60 18,397 8,297 255.90
Texas 531,946 83,107 212.90 478,588 62,302 196.80 9,001 2,384 207.90 44,357 18,421 267.40
Utah 41,836 5,272 219.70 37,710 4,103 205.70 371 79 243.60 3,755 1,090 270.30
Vermont 20,976 4,292 227.00 18,903 3,278 215.40 192 67 190.90 1,881 947 269.40
Virginia 202,268 26,708 211.50 182,606 19,478 196.50 2,674 624 200.30 16,988 6,606 256.20
Washington 157,868 22,547 209.90 143,531 18,140 200.20 1,733 332 197.80 12,604 4,075 253.70
West Virginia 98,692 15,321 218.40 87,130 10,805 199.60 2,377 530 200.40 9,185 3,986 271.20
Wisconsin 148,300 23,565 212.00 132,137 18,086 201.30 1,144 278 223.10 15,019 5,201 248.70
Wyoming 11,838 1,568 210.50 10,872 1,269 200.30 109 26 219.40 857 273 257.20
Outlying areas b 196,681 293 263.10 166,637 194 206.40 4,347 13 280.10 25,697 86 377.10
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data, and Supplemental Security Record file, 100 percent data.
NOTE: Supplemental Security Income (SSI) counts include recipients of federal SSI, federally administered state supplementation, or both. Social Security beneficiaries who are entitled to a primary and a secondary benefit (dual entitlement) are counted only once in this table.
a. Excludes retroactive payments.
b. Includes American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, and foreign countries.
CONTACT: Art Kahn (410) 965-0186 or di.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 67. Number aged 18–64 as a percentage of the resident population aged 18–64, by state, December 2009
State Resident
population a
Beneficiaries
Number Percentage of
resident
population
United States 192,887,745 11,254,927 5.8
Alabama 2,928,795 290,222 9.9
Alaska 462,078 17,901 3.9
Arizona 3,997,025 187,976 4.7
Arkansas 1,765,801 174,190 9.9
California 23,377,927 1,097,560 4.7
Colorado 3,263,405 117,771 3.6
Connecticut 2,222,248 105,744 4.8
Delaware 551,436 32,435 5.9
District of Columbia 415,437 25,250 6.1
Florida 11,284,355 635,582 5.6
Georgia 6,230,605 342,626 5.5
Hawaii 816,637 34,051 4.2
Idaho 939,193 49,718 5.3
Illinois 8,138,559 412,486 5.1
Indiana 4,005,157 238,280 5.9
Iowa 1,850,407 93,967 5.1
Kansas 1,746,250 88,603 5.1
Kentucky 2,729,454 293,106 10.7
Louisiana 2,814,394 226,615 8.1
Maine 841,508 72,776 8.6
Maryland 3,652,747 162,642 4.5
Massachusetts 4,266,071 269,491 6.3
Michigan 6,280,063 432,734 6.9
Minnesota 3,334,362 152,321 4.6
Mississippi 1,807,341 181,159 10.0
Missouri 3,733,817 259,673 7.0
Montana 613,258 33,771 5.5
Nebraska 1,104,348 51,168 4.6
Nevada 1,655,209 69,246 4.2
New Hampshire 856,257 50,952 6.0
New Jersey 5,488,867 250,984 4.6
New Mexico 1,238,091 82,935 6.7
New York 12,497,615 766,745 6.1
North Carolina 5,910,892 394,708 6.7
North Dakota 408,003 17,586 4.3
Ohio 7,222,988 453,875 6.3
Oklahoma 2,272,239 162,430 7.1
Oregon 2,435,984 128,847 5.3
Pennsylvania 7,883,369 542,012 6.9
Rhode Island 675,788 48,417 7.2
South Carolina 2,857,287 210,850 7.4
South Dakota 495,035 23,307 4.7
Tennessee 3,962,049 307,910 7.8
Texas 15,347,118 752,206 4.9
Utah 1,664,589 53,759 3.2
Vermont 405,574 27,037 6.7
Virginia 5,075,318 262,056 5.2
Washington 4,288,401 219,571 5.1
West Virginia 1,145,771 142,230 12.4
Wisconsin 3,583,245 192,730 5.4
Wyoming 345,378 14,716 4.3
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data, and Supplemental Security Record file, 100 percent data; U.S. Census Bureau, 2009 estimates of resident population.
NOTES: Data exclude United States territories and other areas.
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) counts include recipients of federal SSI, federally administered state supplementation, or both. Social Security beneficiaries who are entitled to a primary and a secondary benefit (dual entitlement) are counted only once in this table.
a. Population estimates for the United States as of July 1, 2009, as reported by the U.S. Census Bureau.
CONTACT: Art Kahn (410) 965-0186 or di.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 68. Distribution of beneficiaries aged 18–64, by diagnostic group, December 2009
Diagnostic group Total Social Security only SSI
only
Both Social Security and SSI
Workers Widow(er)s Adult
children
Workers Widow(er)s Adult
children
Number
Total 11,451,980 6,462,635 82,167 455,890 3,138,143 989,094 29,991 294,060
Congenital anomalies 51,087 10,489 111 7,320 25,870 2,798 37 4,462
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 371,160 228,953 5,765 1,767 94,649 35,841 2,673 1,512
Infectious and parasitic diseases 169,984 101,929 715 1,579 46,785 17,228 358 1,390
Injuries 412,398 286,457 2,109 7,378 80,702 31,253 614 3,885
Mental disorders
Retardation 1,365,619 223,535 3,511 221,062 638,068 128,681 3,585 147,177
Other 3,556,649 1,757,675 21,445 85,836 1,207,638 410,345 8,249 65,461
Neoplasms 267,812 208,118 1,686 1,301 40,602 14,875 371 859
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs 34,890 15,971 151 1,159 12,930 3,467 64 1,148
Circulatory system 780,673 582,042 7,509 2,456 136,712 48,380 2,216 1,358
Digestive system 155,269 109,877 997 453 31,396 11,929 286 331
Genitourinary system 164,291 116,372 756 1,197 32,249 12,549 209 959
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 2,396,028 1,864,499 24,638 3,759 334,023 159,953 6,310 2,846
Nervous system and sense organs 1,038,667 635,727 5,664 51,173 242,529 72,346 1,631 29,597
Respiratory system 280,808 187,910 4,094 635 64,102 22,297 1,219 551
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 23,497 15,983 160 194 4,867 2,108 37 148
Other 29,259 16,306 130 1,010 9,450 1,542 19 802
Unknown 353,889 100,792 2,726 67,611 135,571 13,502 2,113 31,574
Percent
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Congenital anomalies 0.4 0.2 0.1 1.6 0.8 0.3 0.1 1.5
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 3.2 3.5 7.0 0.4 3.0 3.6 8.9 0.5
Infectious and parasitic diseases 1.5 1.6 0.9 0.3 1.5 1.7 1.2 0.5
Injuries 3.6 4.4 2.6 1.6 2.6 3.2 2.0 1.3
Mental disorders
Retardation 11.9 3.5 4.3 48.5 20.3 13.0 12.0 50.0
Other 31.1 27.2 26.1 18.8 38.5 41.5 27.5 22.3
Neoplasms 2.3 3.2 2.1 0.3 1.3 1.5 1.2 0.3
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.2 0.4
Circulatory system 6.8 9.0 9.1 0.5 4.4 4.9 7.4 0.5
Digestive system 1.4 1.7 1.2 0.1 1.0 1.2 1.0 0.1
Genitourinary system 1.4 1.8 0.9 0.3 1.0 1.3 0.7 0.3
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 20.9 28.9 30.0 0.8 10.6 16.2 21.0 1.0
Nervous system and sense organs 9.1 9.8 6.9 11.2 7.7 7.3 5.4 10.1
Respiratory system 2.5 2.9 5.0 0.1 2.0 2.3 4.1 0.2
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 0.2 0.2 0.2 a 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1
Other 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.3
Unknown 3.1 1.6 3.3 14.8 4.3 1.4 7.0 10.7
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data, and Supplemental Security Record file, 100 percent data.
NOTE: Supplemental Security Income (SSI) counts include recipients of federal SSI, federally administered state supplementation, or both. Social Security beneficiaries who are entitled to a primary and a secondary benefit (dual entitlement) are counted only once in this table.
a. Less than 0.05 percent.
CONTACT: Art Kahn (410) 965-0186 or di.asr@ssa.gov.