SSI Annual Statistical Report, 2003

 

Awards

Table 47. All awards, by age of awardee, 1974–2003
Year All ages Under 18 18–64 65 or older
Total 24,682,560 3,001,250 14,265,430 7,415,880
State conversions a 3,158,410 2,620 1,305,060 1,850,730
Federal applications
1974 1,329,870 66,880 491,170 771,820
1975 927,800 62,880 508,950 355,970
1976 674,580 45,030 403,350 226,200
1977 643,480 50,970 375,950 216,560
1978 566,190 47,050 323,170 195,970
1979 517,010 45,810 292,380 178,820
1980 526,790 46,260 293,740 186,790
1981 411,510 39,050 248,340 124,120
1982 342,680 35,670 202,590 104,420
1983 458,610 42,110 262,660 153,840
1984 586,670 45,740 322,390 218,540
1985 527,800 46,590 324,070 157,140
1986 603,580 51,020 391,600 160,960
1987 589,440 48,480 373,320 167,640
1988 578,370 47,560 361,070 169,740
1989 629,460 51,520 388,120 189,820
1990 718,310 76,070 446,940 195,300
1991 822,890 126,190 504,860 191,840
1992 1,049,260 221,080 636,300 191,880
1993 1,054,170 236,220 630,030 187,920
1994 944,830 203,190 580,640 161,000
1995 893,460 177,550 571,080 144,830
1996 797,970 144,270 526,690 127,010
1997 673,340 116,280 461,260 95,800
1998 739,410 135,600 489,240 114,570
1999 757,270 139,400 493,960 123,910
2000 747,010 144,540 483,020 119,450
2001 770,340 156,900 502,590 110,850
2002 818,050 169,130 533,470 115,450
2003 824,000 179,590 537,420 106,990
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 10 percent sample.
a. Persons who were converted in 1973 from the state Old-Age Assistance, Aid to the Blind, and Aid to the Permanently and Totally Disabled programs to the SSI program.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 48. Awards for children under age 18, by selected characteristics, 1995–2003
Characteristic 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Total 177,550 144,270 116,280 135,600 139,400 144,540 156,900 169,130 179,590
Age
Under 5 69,210 63,440 54,490 58,770 60,070 62,500 64,860 68,020 71,010
5–12 74,600 56,670 44,290 55,960 57,500 60,170 66,980 71,910 77,510
13–17 33,740 24,160 17,500 20,870 21,830 21,870 25,060 29,200 31,070
Sex
Male 113,160 90,110 71,780 85,140 87,830 90,960 98,910 108,540 116,190
Female 64,390 54,160 44,500 50,460 51,570 53,580 57,990 60,590 63,400
Citizenship status
Citizen 176,150 143,180 115,480 134,530 138,240 143,650 155,940 168,350 178,950
Noncitizen 1,400 1,090 800 1,070 1,160 890 960 780 640
Diagnostic group
Congenital anomalies 7,320 6,970 5,970 6,580 6,230 7,050 7,010 7,400 8,220
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic disorders 1,310 990 830 980 940 1,070 910 900 1,070
Infectious and parasitic diseases 670 470 380 280 360 250 280 340 170
Injuries 960 1,050 1,100 1,000 1,080 980 1,090 1,010 990
Mental disorders 112,620 84,880 62,480 75,760 81,900 84,580 95,410 107,430
Mental retardation 54,570 42,260 29,680 31,280 29,110 26,940 26,470 27,150 26,110
Other 58,050 42,620 32,800 44,480 52,790 57,640 68,940 80,280 91,160
Neoplasms 3,100 2,900 2,500 2,720 2,650 2,610 3,000 2,850 2,830
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs 1,650 1,520 1,220 1,590 1,340 1,290 1,470 1,260 1,320
Circulatory system 1,070 940 830 800 840 950 770 960 1,010
Digestive system 600 500 680 810 720 960 1,340 1,090 1,420
Genitourinary system 620 490 480 510 520 530 550 510 580
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 1,510 1,310 1,250 1,390 1,200 1,430 1,650 1,470 1,180
Nervous system and sense organs 14,070 12,250 10,370 11,210 10,820 10,940 10,800 11,740 11,000
Respiratory system 4,830 4,460 4,170 4,050 4,140 4,520 4,550 4,470 4,300
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 190 50 130 110 100 170 140 160 170
Other 16,930 17,420 16,590 18,860 20,640 22,250 23,120 23,330 24,470
Unknown 10,100 8,070 7,300 8,950 5,920 4,960 4,810 4,210 3,590
SSA administrative region
Boston 7,250 5,060 4,840 5,070 5,570 6,130 6,040 5,880 6,040
New York 17,450 14,750 10,870 11,030 13,130 12,830 13,040 13,990 15,260
Philadelphia 18,970 15,250 11,730 14,640 14,370 14,920 18,450 18,310 19,600
Atlanta 44,110 35,130 29,190 36,470 37,640 38,930 42,210 42,570 44,970
Chicago 36,240 28,290 21,890 24,570 22,580 24,330 25,580 28,300 30,190
Dallas 19,710 14,930 12,570 16,280 16,680 16,930 19,340 25,100 28,080
Kansas City 7,690 6,390 4,140 4,850 6,240 5,640 5,790 6,790 6,130
Denver 4,580 3,480 2,760 2,740 2,650 2,650 3,070 3,110 3,310
San Francisco 16,920 16,470 14,750 16,350 16,670 17,840 18,260 20,040 20,720
Seattle 4,620 4,520 3,540 3,600 3,870 4,340 5,120 5,040 5,290
Unknown 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 10 percent sample.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 49. Awards for adults aged 18–64, by selected characteristics, 1995–2003
Characteristic 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Total 571,080 526,690 461,260 489,240 493,960 483,020 502,590 533,470 537,420
Age
18–21 34,530 33,340 30,080 33,470 34,680 36,640 41,210 43,410 44,360
22–29 57,510 50,890 42,440 44,030 42,520 39,890 44,200 47,540 49,490
30–39 127,640 115,150 96,000 97,280 95,550 90,260 90,780 91,950 91,240
40–49 136,670 129,900 118,050 125,560 131,170 128,240 133,130 144,500 144,340
50–59 158,620 149,550 134,340 142,900 143,850 142,660 149,120 158,610 162,420
60–64 56,110 47,860 40,350 46,000 46,190 45,330 44,150 47,460 45,570
Sex
Men 282,690 260,010 221,440 232,670 234,380 234,920 244,570 262,830 264,010
Women 288,390 266,680 239,820 256,570 259,580 248,100 258,020 270,640 273,410
Citizenship status
Citizen 533,190 494,700 441,840 450,100 457,690 447,620 469,470 499,440 506,610
Noncitizen 37,890 31,990 19,420 39,140 36,270 35,400 33,120 34,030 30,810
Diagnostic group
Congenital anomalies 850 940 880 640 900 1,160 1,700 1,790 2,060
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic disorders 29,950 28,650 26,460 27,040 28,070 14,000 15,030 15,320 15,700
Infectious and parasitic diseases 25,740 23,210 16,630 14,790 14,000 13,440 12,560 11,950 11,360
Injuries 15,760 15,850 13,470 14,780 15,390 16,030 16,680 18,930 17,120
Mental disorders 206,300 177,110 150,240 162,020 172,840 181,960 193,120 204,260
Mental retardation 47,790 40,630 34,840 34,320 34,820 35,030 35,530 35,290 34,250
Other 158,510 136,480 115,400 127,700 138,020 146,930 157,590 168,970 171,650
Neoplasms 27,220 26,490 25,230 25,370 25,820 26,500 26,950 27,660 28,520
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs 1,070 1,330 1,140 1,240 1,430 1,310 1,670 1,590 1,570
Circulatory system 47,260 44,320 39,980 40,200 40,090 42,110 45,110 47,240 46,440
Digestive system 7,590 7,300 7,030 7,610 9,020 9,180 10,140 11,080 11,720
Genitourinary system 9,140 8,640 9,050 8,970 8,970 9,650 9,490 9,820 10,480
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 63,670 61,160 53,640 58,530 63,370 69,980 75,190 84,140 86,570
Nervous system and sense organs 32,070 30,620 25,780 29,100 29,990 30,000 32,510 34,530 35,120
Respiratory system 18,650 18,760 15,530 16,540 16,580 17,080 17,450 18,520 18,710
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 1,040 910 970 820 860 840 1,090 1,000 940
Other 490 420 460 430 590 530 740 1,010 990
Unknown 84,280 80,980 74,770 81,160 66,040 49,250 43,160 44,630 44,220
SSA administrative region
Boston 31,930 29,020 24,790 24,430 24,330 24,040 24,190 24,750 26,110
New York 59,330 55,340 44,250 49,590 52,730 49,010 48,710 47,260 43,750
Philadelphia 57,250 49,990 47,690 50,520 50,730 50,400 52,420 52,760 54,380
Atlanta 142,770 134,410 120,370 122,820 119,640 117,890 121,830 123,340 127,330
Chicago 87,770 77,550 68,530 72,100 68,290 64,910 70,040 77,110 78,750
Dallas 66,680 60,690 54,430 54,800 57,210 55,200 63,770 76,950 75,430
Kansas City 23,360 21,440 17,590 19,310 20,080 21,340 20,510 22,110 21,270
Denver 11,930 11,040 9,180 9,370 8,820 8,900 9,310 10,230 9,940
San Francisco 71,460 69,180 58,700 70,370 74,470 72,520 72,940 79,080 80,840
Seattle 18,580 18,020 15,730 15,930 17,660 18,810 18,870 19,880 19,610
Unknown 20 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 10 percent sample.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 50. Awards for adults aged 65 or older, by selected characteristics, 1995–2003
Characteristic 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Total 144,830 127,010 95,800 114,570 123,910 119,450 110,850 115,450 106,990
Age
65 52,250 41,390 34,820 34,590 35,610 34,470 32,840 32,460 31,260
66–69 33,440 30,730 22,110 29,270 32,310 31,360 29,530 31,370 28,760
70–74 24,420 23,740 15,120 20,870 24,650 23,120 21,570 23,280 21,160
75–79 14,410 13,020 9,850 13,830 15,420 14,250 12,680 13,740 12,580
80 or older 20,310 18,130 13,900 16,010 15,920 16,250 14,230 14,600 13,230
Sex
Men 50,820 44,590 32,980 40,860 44,500 43,120 40,000 42,530 40,020
Women 94,010 82,420 62,820 73,710 79,410 76,330 70,850 72,920 66,970
Citizenship status
Citizen 105,120 90,350 80,340 79,860 84,460 84,080 78,670 81,030 78,840
Noncitizen 39,710 36,660 15,460 34,710 39,450 35,370 32,180 34,420 28,150
SSA administrative region
Boston 5,360 5,110 4,020 5,090 5,010 4,980 4,220 3,970 4,450
New York 19,710 17,820 13,120 17,130 18,100 17,200 16,380 15,520 14,800
Philadelphia 11,100 9,750 7,750 8,300 9,330 9,130 8,570 7,960 7,660
Atlanta 31,550 26,340 20,920 22,040 22,280 22,640 20,300 22,820 19,130
Chicago 13,670 10,260 7,890 9,160 9,780 9,500 8,580 8,170 8,000
Dallas 18,230 15,320 12,840 13,470 15,600 13,720 13,780 14,770 13,170
Kansas City 3,280 2,680 2,150 2,100 2,110 2,450 2,130 1,980 1,880
Denver 1,980 2,060 1,680 1,530 1,740 1,820 1,510 1,790 1,590
San Francisco 36,840 34,620 23,340 32,900 36,650 34,990 32,390 35,480 33,270
Seattle 3,110 3,050 2,090 2,850 3,310 3,020 2,990 2,990 3,040
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 10 percent sample.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 51. All awards, by state or other area and age of awardee, 2003
State or area Total Under 18 18–64 65 or older
All areas 824,000 179,590 537,420 106,990
Alabama 18,970 4,190 13,620 1,160
Alaska 2,050 200 1,040 810
Arizona 13,600 2,790 9,700 1,110
Arkansas 12,180 3,120 8,500 560
California 112,560 16,590 65,520 30,450
Colorado 7,000 1,350 4,760 890
Connecticut 6,490 1,000 4,660 830
Delaware 2,130 380 1,570 180
District of Columbia 2,620 690 1,690 240
Florida 54,740 14,330 31,650 8,760
Georgia 24,610 5,120 17,150 2,340
Hawaii 2,630 200 1,690 740
Idaho 3,360 1,080 2,120 160
Illinois 29,790 8,250 19,020 2,520
Indiana 14,810 4,030 10,200 580
Iowa 5,100 1,150 3,520 430
Kansas 5,680 1,310 4,000 370
Kentucky 20,390 4,870 14,260 1,260
Louisiana 19,420 5,440 12,520 1,460
Maine 4,090 650 3,160 280
Maryland 11,960 2,350 8,300 1,310
Massachusetts 18,780 2,970 13,140 2,670
Michigan 24,760 5,960 17,200 1,600
Minnesota 9,380 2,370 6,150 860
Mississippi 13,200 3,450 8,850 900
Missouri 15,140 3,030 11,270 840
Montana 1,810 370 1,290 150
Nebraska 3,360 640 2,480 240
Nevada 5,910 1,110 3,870 930
New Hampshire 2,300 300 1,910 90
New Jersey 19,400 4,470 11,570 3,360
New Mexico 5,890 1,270 4,010 610
New York 54,410 10,790 32,180 11,440
North Carolina 27,540 6,400 18,760 2,380
North Dakota 970 150 750 70
Ohio 27,390 7,060 18,680 1,650
Oklahoma 9,910 2,210 6,910 790
Oregon 7,600 1,320 5,600 680
Pennsylvania 39,580 10,760 25,100 3,720
Rhode Island 3,380 780 2,120 480
South Carolina 12,990 3,100 8,980 910
South Dakota 1,310 290 820 200
Tennessee 18,990 3,510 14,060 1,420
Texas 69,280 16,040 43,490 9,750
Utah 2,930 940 1,770 220
Vermont 1,560 340 1,120 100
Virginia 17,190 3,770 11,650 1,770
Washington 14,930 2,690 10,850 1,390
West Virginia 8,160 1,650 6,070 440
Wisconsin 10,820 2,520 7,510 790
Wyoming 820 210 550 60
Outlying area
Northern Mariana Islands 130 30 60 40
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 10 percent sample.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 52. All persons awarded SSI, by year of first award and age, 1974–2003
Year All ages Under 18 18–64 65 or older
Total 22,370,940 2,834,480 12,875,600 6,660,860
State conversions a 3,158,410 2,620 1,305,060 1,850,730
Federal applications
1974 1,317,640 66,250 485,860 765,530
1975 913,620 62,340 502,830 348,450
1976 640,570 44,090 386,940 209,540
1977 578,270 47,830 344,910 185,530
1978 494,740 43,830 288,420 162,490
1979 446,420 42,270 257,080 147,070
1980 451,240 42,450 254,810 153,980
1981 348,250 35,480 213,610 99,160
1982 283,240 31,750 171,680 79,810
1983 361,060 37,970 217,450 105,640
1984 480,420 41,480 272,030 166,910
1985 444,310 41,680 277,490 125,140
1986 521,270 46,340 343,800 131,130
1987 508,530 43,750 327,910 136,870
1988 501,740 43,540 317,210 140,990
1989 546,650 46,830 341,480 158,340
1990 634,480 70,640 398,330 165,510
1991 739,810 119,340 454,580 165,890
1992 960,900 214,160 580,580 166,160
1993 969,060 229,610 577,260 162,190
1994 863,940 196,810 529,790 137,340
1995 812,760 171,110 518,090 123,560
1996 725,020 138,550 478,070 108,400
1997 601,260 111,210 409,700 80,350
1998 656,600 128,640 430,960 97,000
1999 666,430 131,190 430,370 104,870
2000 651,560 134,380 416,290 100,890
2001 668,710 145,040 429,400 94,270
2002 710,640 156,590 456,050 98,000
2003 713,390 166,710 457,560 89,120
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 10 percent sample.
NOTE: Data include only the first award for each person.
a. Persons who were converted in 1973 from the state Old-Age Assistance, Aid to the Blind, and Aid to the Permanently and Totally Disabled programs to the SSI program.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.