Annual Statistical Supplement, 2004

 

Other Social Insurance, Veterans' Benefits, and Public Assistance

Other Social Insurance and Veterans' Benefits

Black Lung Benefits

Table 9.D1 Benefits currently payable to miners, widows, and dependents, December 1970–2003
Year Number Benefits (thousands of dollars)
Total Miners Widows Dependents a Monthly
amount
Annual
amount
1970 111,976 43,921 24,889 43,166 12,500 111,000
1971 231,729 77,213 67,358 87,158 27,200 378,900
1972 298,963 101,802 88,067 109,094 37,800 554,400
1973 461,491 159,837 124,154 177,500 63,700 1,045,200
1974 487,216 169,097 134,700 183,419 71,500 951,300
1975 482,311 165,405 139,407 177,499 75,500 947,700
1976 469,655 158,087 142,495 169,073 77,400 963,300
1977 457,399 148,720 144,543 164,136 80,500 942,200
1978 439,970 138,648 145,829 155,493 82,300 965,100
1979 418,948 129,558 146,527 142,863 86,500 983,100
1980 399,477 120,235 146,603 132,639 91,400 1,032,000
1981 376,505 111,249 146,173 119,083 91,700 1,081,300
1982 354,569 102,234 144,863 107,472 90,800 1,076,000
1983 333,358 93,694 142,967 96,697 86,300 1,055,800
1984 313,822 85,658 140,995 87,169 85,300 1,038,000
1985 294,846 77,836 138,328 78,682 83,700 1,025,000
1986 275,783 70,253 135,033 70,497 78,900 971,000
1987 258,988 63,573 131,561 63,854 76,800 940,000
1988 241,626 56,977 127,322 57,327 73,500 904,000
1989 225,764 51,048 123,220 51,496 72,000 882,000
1990 210,678 45,643 118,705 46,330 70,000 863,400
1991 196,419 40,703 114,046 41,670 68,400 844,400
1992 182,396 35,971 109,091 37,334 66,500 822,500
1993 168,365 31,664 103,334 33,367 64,100 794,300
1994 155,172 27,828 97,414 29,930 60,600 751,900
1995 143,011 24,573 91,517 26,921 56,100 696,700
1996 131,143 21,477 85,559 24,107 52,600 654,600
1997 119,233 18,488 79,238 21,507 49,255 614,888
1998 109,271 15,964 73,420 19,887 46,204 576,389
1999 98,977 13,635 67,359 17,983 43,225 541,200
2000 89,355 11,587 61,542 16,226 40,625 509,290
2001 79,518 9,779 55,412 14,327 37,324 470,362
2002 71,584 8,394 50,404 12,786 35,017 439,337
2003 64,237 7,142 45,746 11,349 32,198 411,635
SOURCE: Department of Labor, Beneficiary Master Table, 100 percent data.
a. Includes wives of living miners, divorced wives, children, and dependent brothers and sisters of minors.
CONTACT: Bennett Stewart (606) 432-0116, ext. 126.
Table 9.D2 Benefits currently payable to miners, widows, and dependents, by state or other area, December 2003
State or area Number Monthly amount
(thousands of dollars)
Total Miners Widows Dependents a Total Miners b Widows c
All areas 64,237 7,142 45,746 11,349 32,198 4,869 27,329
Alabama 2,536 168 1,912 456 1,279 115 1,164
Alaska 11 d 10 d 6 d d
Arizona 197 14 156 27 102 9 93
Arkansas 373 32 299 42 191 23 168
California 436 35 336 65 223 23 200
Colorado 448 34 352 62 228 24 204
Connecticut 123 4 108 11 64 3 62
Delaware 90 8 78 4 49 5 44
District of Columbia 20 d 18 d 10 d d
Florida 1,593 173 1,144 276 789 120 669
Georgia 297 18 240 39 153 11 141
Hawaii 4 d d d 2 d d
Idaho 24 2 17 5 12 2 11
Illinois 2,194 154 1,774 266 1,132 105 1,027
Indiana 1,197 102 897 198 611 67 544
Iowa 265 23 200 42 135 15 120
Kansas 101 3 92 6 53 2 52
Kentucky 9,341 1,474 5,723 2,144 4,524 1,013 3,512
Louisiana 31 d 26 d 16 d d
Maine 3 d d d 2 d d
Maryland 616 54 460 102 314 36 278
Massachusetts 36 d 29 6 18 1 18
Michigan 728 45 581 102 378 29 349
Minnesota 22 d 19 d 11 d d
Mississippi 44 4 31 9 22 3 19
Missouri 211 11 171 29 109 7 101
Montana 67 5 54 8 35 3 32
Nebraska 7 d 6 d 4 d d
Nevada 62 4 52 6 32 3 30
New Hampshire 4 d d d 2 d d
New Jersey 491 25 414 52 254 17 236
New Mexico 139 8 109 22 71 6 65
New York 433 21 356 56 225 14 211
North Carolina 642 56 464 122 313 38 275
North Dakota 4 d d d 2 d d
Ohio 3,967 304 3,013 650 2,032 209 1,823
Oklahoma 285 29 220 36 146 20 127
Oregon 49 6 35 8 25 4 22
Pennsylvania 15,346 1,433 11,856 2,057 7,873 957 6,916
Rhode Island 9 d 8 d 5 d d
South Carolina 209 13 159 37 106 10 96
South Dakota 2 d d d 1 d d
Tennessee 2,665 272 1,879 514 1,313 187 1,126
Texas 203 13 156 34 105 8 97
Utah 300 35 222 43 150 24 126
Vermont 3 d d d 2 d d
Virginia 5,228 753 3,405 1,070 2,570 523 2,047
Washington 120 10 96 14 60 7 54
West Virginia 12,842 1,782 8,372 2,688 6,326 1,219 5,107
Wisconsin 36 2 32 2 19 1 18
Wyoming 102 5 85 12 53 4 49
Outlying areas e 81 4 61 16 40 3 37
SOURCE: Department of Labor, Beneficiary Master Table, 100 percent data.
a. Includes wives of living miners, divorced wives, children, and dependent brothers and sisters of miners.
b. Includes benefits for wives and children.
c. Includes benefits for surviving children, brothers, sisters, and divorced wives. Prior to December 1997, monthly payments for surviving children were included with payments to miners.
d. Not shown to avoid disclosure of information regarding particular individuals.
e. Includes beneficiaries residing in American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, and foreign countries.
CONTACT: Bennett Stewart (606) 432-0116, ext. 126.