Annual Statistical Supplement, 2004

 

Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance

Benefits in Current-Payment Status

Disabled Workers

Table 5.D1 Number, percentage, and average monthly benefit, by year of entitlement as disabled worker and sex, December 2003
Year of entitlement All disabled workers Men Women
Number Percentage
distribution
Cumulative
percentage a
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
Number Percentage
distribution
Cumulative
percentage a
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
Number Percentage
distribution
Cumulative
percentage a
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
Total 5,867,460 100.0 . . . 861.70 3,225,850 100.0 . . . 965.90 2,641,610 100.0 . . . 734.40
2000–2003 1,891,640 32.2 . . . 945.00 1,021,250 31.7 . . . 1,074.10 870,390 32.9 . . . 793.60
1995–1999 1,825,190 31.1 . . . 844.90 941,950 29.2 . . . 961.40 883,240 33.4 . . . 720.60
1990–1994 1,195,700 20.4 . . . 799.90 655,300 20.3 . . . 896.10 540,400 20.5 . . . 683.30
1985–1989 494,850 8.4 . . . 782.80 297,270 9.2 . . . 857.20 197,580 7.5 . . . 671.00
1980–1984 233,500 4.0 . . . 755.00 154,430 4.8 . . . 805.30 79,070 3.0 . . . 656.70
1975–1979 143,440 2.4 . . . 964.30 96,840 3.0 . . . 1,013.10 46,600 1.8 . . . 862.70
1970–1974 67,390 1.1 . . . 838.00 46,990 1.5 . . . 861.90 20,400 0.8 . . . 782.80
1965–1969 15,370 0.3 . . . 702.00 11,500 0.4 . . . 708.80 3,870 0.1 . . . 682.10
Before 1965 380 b . . . 672.70 320 b . . . 678.90 60 b . . . 640.10
2003 292,640 5.0 5.0 1,012.70 169,070 5.2 5.2 1,145.20 123,570 4.7 4.7 831.50
2002 510,060 8.7 13.7 965.60 279,190 8.7 13.9 1,097.80 230,870 8.7 13.4 805.80
2001 566,330 9.7 23.3 927.60 301,860 9.4 23.3 1,050.80 264,470 10.0 23.4 786.90
2000 522,610 8.9 32.2 906.00 271,130 8.4 31.7 1,031.30 251,480 9.5 32.9 771.00
1999 456,570 7.8 40.0 873.30 233,590 7.2 38.9 995.40 222,980 8.4 41.4 745.40
1998 393,020 6.7 46.7 846.50 201,470 6.2 45.1 964.10 191,550 7.3 48.6 722.70
1997 350,060 6.0 52.7 833.40 180,440 5.6 50.7 946.80 169,620 6.4 55.1 712.90
1996 326,070 5.6 58.2 828.00 170,670 5.3 56.0 944.50 155,400 5.9 60.9 700.20
1995 299,470 5.1 63.3 831.20 155,780 4.8 60.9 942.50 143,690 5.4 66.4 710.50
1994 282,420 4.8 68.2 825.50 147,850 4.6 65.4 938.00 134,570 5.1 71.5 701.90
1993 256,930 4.4 72.5 801.80 137,970 4.3 69.7 907.30 118,960 4.5 76.0 679.40
1992 246,610 4.2 76.7 788.40 136,100 4.2 73.9 879.90 110,510 4.2 80.2 675.70
1991 226,600 3.9 80.6 784.00 127,900 4.0 77.9 869.50 98,700 3.7 83.9 673.20
1990 183,140 3.1 83.7 793.20 105,480 3.3 81.2 876.00 77,660 2.9 86.8 680.70
1989 135,530 2.3 86.0 793.80 78,950 2.4 83.6 873.90 56,580 2.1 89.0 682.20
1988 108,220 1.8 87.9 797.90 64,000 2.0 85.6 879.80 44,220 1.7 90.7 679.30
1987 91,660 1.6 89.4 790.90 55,290 1.7 87.3 866.70 36,370 1.4 92.0 675.70
1986 84,100 1.4 90.9 768.50 51,820 1.6 88.9 838.10 32,280 1.2 93.3 656.70
1985 75,340 1.3 92.2 747.60 47,210 1.5 90.4 808.40 28,130 1.1 94.3 645.70
1984 65,540 1.1 93.3 732.30 42,240 1.3 91.7 784.20 23,300 0.9 95.2 638.00
1983 52,800 0.9 94.2 739.80 35,090 1.1 92.8 787.70 17,710 0.7 95.9 644.90
1982 43,410 0.7 94.9 739.70 29,070 0.9 93.7 787.50 14,340 0.5 96.4 642.90
1981 35,830 0.6 95.5 771.10 23,920 0.7 94.4 822.60 11,910 0.5 96.9 667.60
1980 35,920 0.6 96.1 821.10 24,110 0.7 95.2 872.30 11,810 0.4 97.3 716.70
1979 32,770 0.6 96.7 944.10 22,060 0.7 95.9 998.70 10,710 0.4 97.7 831.60
1978 29,440 0.5 97.2 1,022.80 19,690 0.6 96.5 1,070.70 9,750 0.4 98.1 926.10
1977 27,940 0.5 97.7 998.30 18,570 0.6 97.0 1,052.80 9,370 0.4 98.4 890.50
1976 28,320 0.5 98.2 949.60 19,370 0.6 97.6 1,000.80 8,950 0.3 98.8 838.90
1975 24,970 0.4 98.6 900.10 17,150 0.5 98.2 936.60 7,820 0.3 99.1 820.10
1974 20,780 0.4 98.9 877.00 14,460 0.4 98.6 907.60 6,320 0.2 99.3 807.10
1973 17,000 0.3 99.2 840.10 11,540 0.4 99.0 866.90 5,460 0.2 99.5 783.50
1972 11,770 0.2 99.4 831.70 8,310 0.3 99.2 859.90 3,460 0.1 99.7 763.90
1971 10,190 0.2 99.6 819.20 7,230 0.2 99.5 833.70 2,960 0.1 99.8 783.60
1970 7,650 0.1 99.7 761.90 5,450 0.2 99.6 770.40 2,200 0.1 99.9 740.60
1969 5,880 0.1 99.8 721.50 4,370 0.1 99.8 724.70 1,510 0.1 99.9 712.30
1968 7,270 0.1 100.0 676.70 5,410 0.2 99.9 683.40 1,860 0.1 100.0 657.20
1967 1,220 b 100.0 744.00 990 b 100.0 757.60 230 b 100.0 685.30
1966 680 b 100.0 742.80 530 b 100.0 762.10 150 b 100.0 674.80
1965 320 b 100.0 673.20 200 b 100.0 663.40 120 b 100.0 689.50
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
NOTES: Provisions for Railroad Retirement beneficiaries are described in the section Social Security (Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance).
. . . = not applicable.
a. Represents those entitled in specified year or later.
b. Less than 0.05 percent.
CONTACT: Joseph Bondar (410) 965-0162 or Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163.
Table 5.D2 Number and percentage distribution, by monthly benefit and sex, December 2003
Monthly benefit (dollars) Total Men Women
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
All disabled workers 5,867,460 100.0 3,225,850 100.0 2,641,610 100.0
Less than 300.00 219,960 3.7 74,330 2.3 145,630 5.5
300.00–349.90 110,700 1.9 38,860 1.2 71,840 2.7
350.00–399.90 117,960 2.0 41,790 1.3 76,170 2.9
400.00–449.90 133,560 2.3 48,990 1.5 84,570 3.2
450.00–499.90 232,520 4.0 84,750 2.6 147,770 5.6
500.00–549.90 331,610 5.7 124,170 3.9 207,440 7.9
550.00–599.90 383,880 6.5 152,490 4.7 231,390 8.8
600.00–649.90 380,450 6.5 161,300 5.0 219,150 8.3
650.00–699.90 364,440 6.2 164,130 5.1 200,310 7.6
700.00–749.90 342,310 5.8 165,290 5.1 177,020 6.7
750.00–799.90 318,220 5.4 159,770 5.0 158,450 6.0
800.00–849.90 296,760 5.1 158,430 4.9 138,330 5.2
850.00–899.90 272,210 4.6 151,130 4.7 121,080 4.6
900.00–949.90 251,510 4.3 147,820 4.6 103,690 3.9
950.00–999.90 229,800 3.9 140,230 4.3 89,570 3.4
1,000.00–1,049.90 208,990 3.6 131,910 4.1 77,080 2.9
1,050.00–1,099.90 191,140 3.3 127,100 3.9 64,040 2.4
1,100.00–1,149.90 170,600 2.9 116,450 3.6 54,150 2.1
1,150.00–1,199.90 154,670 2.6 109,210 3.4 45,460 1.7
1,200.00–1,249.90 142,030 2.4 104,050 3.2 37,980 1.4
1,250.00–1,299.90 136,580 2.3 103,180 3.2 33,400 1.3
1,300.00–1,349.90 152,230 2.6 118,050 3.7 34,180 1.3
1,350.00–1,399.90 141,090 2.4 111,970 3.5 29,120 1.1
1,400.00–1,449.90 121,860 2.1 98,890 3.1 22,970 0.9
1,450.00–1,499.90 109,130 1.9 89,520 2.8 19,610 0.7
1,500.00 or more 353,250 6.0 302,040 9.4 51,210 1.9
Average benefit (dollars) 861.70 965.90 734.40
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
NOTE: Provisions for Railroad Retirement beneficiaries are described in the section Social Security (Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance).
CONTACT: Joseph Bondar (410) 965-0162 or Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163.
Table 5.D3 Number and total monthly benefits, by sex, December 1957–2003, selected years
Year All disabled workers Men Women
Number Total monthly
benefits (thousands
of dollars)
Number Total monthly
benefits (thousands
of dollars)
Number Total monthly
benefits (thousands
of dollars)
1957 149,850 10,904 121,172 8,903 28,678 2,001
1958 237,719 19,516 189,883 16,138 47,836 3,378
1959 334,443 29,765 264,201 24,417 70,242 5,348
1960 455,371 40,668 356,277 33,034 99,094 7,633
1965 988,074 96,599 734,047 74,946 254,027 21,656
1970 1,492,948 196,010 1,068,986 148,194 423,962 47,819
1975 2,488,774 562,180 1,710,923 418,013 777,851 144,167
1980 2,858,680 1,059,792 1,928,030 784,266 930,650 275,525
1985 2,656,638 1,285,375 1,784,750 953,156 871,888 332,219
1986 2,728,463 1,331,144 1,826,835 985,003 901,628 346,141
1987 2,785,859 1,415,811 1,857,172 1,044,647 928,687 371,165
1988 2,830,284 1,498,637 1,876,878 1,101,675 953,406 396,962
1989 2,895,364 1,609,780 1,906,379 1,176,403 988,985 433,376
1990 3,011,294 1,768,313 1,967,408 1,283,579 1,043,886 484,735
1991 3,194,938 1,946,823 2,067,777 1,401,006 1,127,161 545,817
1992 3,467,783 2,171,080 2,219,789 1,546,924 1,247,994 624,156
1993 3,725,966 2,390,829 2,357,332 1,685,025 1,368,634 705,804
1994 3,962,954 2,620,982 2,473,061 1,824,195 1,489,893 796,787
1995 4,185,263 2,853,365 2,568,359 1,956,168 1,616,904 897,197
1996 4,385,623 3,087,223 2,644,454 2,083,123 1,741,169 1,004,100
1997 4,508,134 3,252,919 2,666,486 2,158,017 1,841,648 1,094,902
1998 4,698,319 3,444,259 2,737,296 2,252,129 1,961,023 1,192,130
1999 4,879,455 3,679,691 2,801,163 2,371,141 2,078,292 1,308,550
2000 5,042,334 3,965,304 2,856,411 2,521,252 2,185,923 1,444,052
2001 5,274,183 4,295,600 2,951,833 2,697,162 2,322,350 1,598,438
2002 5,543,981 4,625,445 3,070,001 2,872,308 2,473,980 1,753,137
2003 5,873,673 5,060,493 3,224,624 3,114,704 2,649,049 1,945,789
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
NOTE: Provisions for Railroad Retirement beneficiaries are described in the section Social Security (Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance).
CONTACT: Joseph Bondar (410) 965-0162 or Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163.
Table 5.D4 Number, average age, and percentage distribution, by sex and age, December 1957–2003, selected years
Year Number
(thousands)
Average
age
Percentage distribution
Total,
all ages
Under 30 30–39 40–44 45–49 50–54 55–59 60–64
Men
1957 121 59.4 100.0 . . . . . . . . . . . . 18.5 29.9 51.6
1958 190 59.5 100.0 . . . . . . . . . . . . 18.2 29.7 52.1
1959 264 59.3 100.0 . . . . . . . . . . . . 19.0 30.7 50.3
1960 356 57.3 100.0 0.5 3.3 3.0 4.9 16.6 26.7 44.9
1965 734 54.4 100.0 1.0 7.5 7.6 10.4 15.4 24.7 33.3
1970 1,069 53.9 100.0 3.3 6.8 6.9 10.9 15.2 23.2 33.7
1975 1,711 53.5 100.0 4.6 7.5 6.2 9.7 15.8 23.2 33.0
1980 1,928 52.9 100.0 4.1 9.6 6.0 8.9 14.3 24.0 33.1
1985 1,785 51.9 100.0 4.6 12.3 7.3 8.6 12.9 21.4 32.9
1986 1,827 51.4 100.0 4.9 13.3 7.9 8.9 12.7 20.7 31.5
1987 1,857 51.1 100.0 4.8 13.8 8.5 9.4 12.5 20.1 30.8
1988 1,869 50.9 100.0 4.7 14.3 9.0 9.8 12.7 19.6 29.9
1989 1,906 50.7 100.0 4.5 14.7 9.6 10.3 12.7 19.4 28.8
1990 1,965 50.4 100.0 4.5 15.2 10.3 10.7 12.7 19.1 27.5
1991 2,066 50.1 100.0 4.5 15.6 10.7 11.2 13.0 18.6 26.4
1992 2,221 49.9 100.0 4.6 16.0 11.0 12.0 13.4 18.0 25.0
1993 2,358 49.6 100.0 4.6 16.2 11.2 12.3 13.9 17.9 23.9
1994 2,476 49.6 100.0 4.3 16.1 11.4 12.8 14.2 17.8 23.4
1995 2,573 49.7 100.0 4.0 15.5 11.5 13.4 14.5 18.0 23.2
1996 2,650 49.9 100.0 3.6 14.8 11.6 13.7 15.0 18.3 22.9
1997 2,671 50.2 100.0 3.3 13.9 11.6 13.6 15.7 18.9 23.0
1998 2,741 50.5 100.0 3.1 13.3 11.6 13.7 16.1 19.4 22.9
1999 2,802 50.6 100.0 2.9 12.6 11.6 13.8 16.7 19.7 22.9
2000 2,857 50.7 100.0 2.8 11.8 11.5 13.9 17.3 20.0 22.8
2001 2,952 50.9 100.0 2.9 11.2 11.1 14.0 17.4 20.5 23.0
2002 3,069 51.0 100.0 3.1 10.5 10.7 14.0 17.2 21.1 23.3
2003 3,226 51.3 100.0 3.2 9.9 10.4 13.8 17.1 21.4 24.2
Women
1957 29 57.9 100.0 . . . . . . . . . . . . 25.6 39.2 35.2
1958 48 58.2 100.0 . . . . . . . . . . . . 23.8 37.5 38.6
1959 70 58.4 100.0 . . . . . . . . . . . . 23.4 36.8 39.7
1960 99 56.7 100.0 0.3 3.2 3.2 5.3 19.4 31.4 37.2
1965 254 55.2 100.0 0.6 5.4 6.3 9.8 16.2 27.3 34.3
1970 424 55.0 100.0 1.9 5.1 5.6 10.1 15.9 26.0 35.3
1975 778 54.4 100.0 3.3 6.1 5.3 9.0 16.3 25.5 34.5
1980 931 53.7 100.0 3.4 8.2 5.3 8.2 14.4 25.4 35.0
1982 858 53.9 100.0 3.3 8.5 5.1 7.2 13.7 25.2 37.0
1983 838 53.6 100.0 3.5 9.3 5.7 7.5 12.9 24.3 36.8
1984 849 53.2 100.0 3.7 10.2 6.3 7.8 12.8 23.2 36.0
1985 872 52.6 100.0 3.8 11.2 6.9 8.3 12.9 22.3 34.6
1986 902 52.0 100.0 4.1 12.1 7.6 8.8 12.9 21.6 32.9
1987 929 51.7 100.0 4.2 12.7 8.2 9.4 12.9 20.9 31.7
1988 952 51.4 100.0 4.0 13.1 8.7 9.9 13.2 20.6 30.5
1989 989 51.1 100.0 4.0 13.5 9.2 10.6 13.4 20.1 29.2
1990 1,046 50.8 100.0 3.9 14.0 9.8 11.1 13.4 19.9 27.9
1991 1,133 50.5 100.0 4.0 14.3 10.3 11.6 13.8 19.4 26.5
1992 1,252 50.1 100.0 4.3 14.6 10.7 12.2 14.3 18.8 25.0
1993 1,371 49.9 100.0 4.3 14.9 11.0 12.6 14.8 18.9 23.5
1994 1,491 49.9 100.0 4.1 14.8 11.2 13.1 15.3 18.7 22.8
1995 1,614 49.9 100.0 3.8 14.5 11.5 13.6 15.7 18.8 22.2
1996 1,736 50.0 100.0 3.4 14.1 11.6 13.9 16.2 19.0 21.7
1997 1,835 50.2 100.0 3.1 13.3 11.6 14.0 16.8 19.6 21.5
1998 1,956 50.5 100.0 3.0 12.8 11.5 14.2 17.0 20.0 21.6
1999 2,071 50.5 100.0 2.8 12.1 11.5 14.3 17.5 20.4 21.5
2000 2,179 50.7 100.0 2.7 11.5 11.3 14.5 17.9 20.7 21.5
2001 2,313 50.8 100.0 2.7 11.1 11.1 14.4 18.0 21.1 21.6
2002 2,467 50.9 100.0 2.7 10.6 10.8 14.4 17.8 21.5 22.1
2003 2,642 51.2 100.0 3.0 10.1 10.4 14.2 17.7 21.5 23.1
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record. Data for 1988 and 1990–2003 are based on a 10 percent sample. All other years are 100 percent data.
NOTES: Provisions for Railroad Retirement beneficiaries are described in the section Social Security (Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance).
. . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Joseph Bondar (410) 965-0162 or Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163.