Annual Statistical Supplement, 2003

 

Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance

Benefits in Current-Payment Status

Representative Payee

Table 5.L1 Number of beneficiaries with a representative payee as a percentage of all beneficiaries, by type of beneficiary and age, December 2002
Type of beneficiary and age All beneficiaries Beneficiaries with representative payee
Number Percentage of
all beneficiaries
Total a 46,452,550 4,900,250 10.5
Adult beneficiaries 43,410,850 1,860,850 4.3
Retired workers 29,203,660 434,160 1.5
Under 65 2,578,870 5,760 0.2
65–74 14,181,970 130,170 0.9
75–84 9,362,710 148,170 1.6
85 or older 3,080,110 150,060 4.9
Disabled workers 5,535,860 663,120 12.0
Under 35 379,030 110,480 29.1
35–44 967,040 169,230 17.5
45–54 1,752,400 211,670 12.1
55 or older 2,437,390 171,740 7.0
Wives and husbands 2,832,350 21,290 0.8
Under 65 460,950 2,600 0.6
65–74 1,424,150 8,460 0.6
75–84 829,330 7,550 0.9
85 or older 117,920 2,680 2.3
Widow(er)s b 4,759,280 136,830 2.9
Under 65 646,300 2,610 0.4
65–74 1,400,840 21,260 1.5
75–84 1,743,600 48,710 2.8
85 or older 968,540 64,250 6.6
Disabled widow(er)s 205,870 14,200 6.9
Under 55 27,080 2,170 8.0
55–64 178,790 12,030 6.7
Disabled adult children 748,660 587,910 78.5
Under 35 208,460 148,070 71.0
35–44 208,630 164,690 78.9
45–54 172,450 141,180 81.9
55 or older 159,120 133,970 84.2
Students aged 18–19 125,170 3,330 2.7
Children under age 18 3,041,690 3,039,400 99.9
In custody of parent payee 2,724,180 2,724,180 100.0
Not in custody of parent payee 317,510 315,220 99.3
a. Includes special age-72 beneficiaries.
b. Includes nondisabled widow(er)s, widowed mothers and fathers, and parents.
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
CONTACT: Robert L. Hackendorf (410) 965-5536 or Cherice N. Jefferies (410) 965-5520.