Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005

 

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 2004
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 6,192,210 100.0 . . . 894.10 3,373,410 100.0 . . . 1,002.00 2,818,800 100.0 . . . 765.00
Summary data
2000–2004 2,465,380 39.8 . . . 974.80 1,316,620 39.0 . . . 1,108.00 1,148,760 40.8 . . . 822.20
1995–1999 1,709,510 27.6 . . . 863.60 874,200 25.9 . . . 980.90 835,310 29.6 . . . 740.80
1990–1994 1,121,560 18.1 . . . 817.60 613,170 18.2 . . . 912.50 508,390 18.0 . . . 703.10
1985–1989 465,150 7.5 . . . 801.00 279,070 8.3 . . . 874.20 186,080 6.6 . . . 691.10
1980–1984 220,460 3.6 . . . 773.80 146,160 4.3 . . . 822.10 74,300 2.6 . . . 678.70
1975–1979 134,280 2.2 . . . 993.80 90,400 2.7 . . . 1,042.20 43,880 1.6 . . . 894.00
1970–1974 61,990 1.0 . . . 863.10 43,430 1.3 . . . 884.60 18,560 0.7 . . . 812.70
1965–1969 13,670 0.2 . . . 724.10 10,190 0.3 . . . 732.50 3,480 0.1 . . . 699.40
Before 1965 210 b . . . 665.70 170 b . . . 658.80 40 b . . . 695.20
Single-year data
2004 291,370 4.7 4.7 1,038.00 164,900 4.9 4.9 1,171.60 126,470 4.5 4.5 863.80
2003 506,740 8.2 12.9 1,013.60 278,190 8.2 13.1 1,149.90 228,550 8.1 12.6 847.60
2002 593,920 9.6 22.5 981.10 317,170 9.4 22.5 1,117.40 276,750 9.8 22.4 825.00
2001 573,370 9.3 31.7 944.60 300,120 8.9 31.4 1,071.30 273,250 9.7 32.1 805.30
2000 499,980 8.1 39.8 925.80 256,240 7.6 39.0 1,052.80 243,740 8.6 40.8 792.40
1999 429,370 6.9 46.7 894.20 217,320 6.4 45.5 1,018.30 212,050 7.5 48.3 767.00
1998 368,810 6.0 52.7 864.40 186,910 5.5 51.0 983.90 181,900 6.5 54.7 741.60
1997 327,440 5.3 58.0 851.60 167,200 5.0 56.0 965.00 160,240 5.7 60.4 733.20
1996 304,900 4.9 62.9 846.00 158,460 4.7 60.7 962.30 146,440 5.2 65.6 720.20
1995 278,990 4.5 67.4 848.60 144,310 4.3 64.9 959.40 134,680 4.8 70.4 729.90
1994 262,620 4.2 71.7 842.30 136,740 4.1 69.0 953.80 125,880 4.5 74.9 721.20
1993 241,110 3.9 75.6 820.10 129,030 3.8 72.8 924.50 112,080 4.0 78.8 699.90
1992 232,380 3.8 79.3 805.60 127,720 3.8 76.6 896.50 104,660 3.7 82.5 694.70
1991 212,740 3.4 82.7 802.70 120,200 3.6 80.2 887.00 92,540 3.3 85.8 693.10
1990 172,710 2.8 85.5 811.00 99,480 2.9 83.1 891.60 73,230 2.6 88.4 701.60
1989 126,940 2.0 87.6 811.30 74,090 2.2 85.3 888.80 52,850 1.9 90.3 702.80
1988 101,780 1.6 89.2 818.00 59,940 1.8 87.1 900.80 41,840 1.5 91.8 699.40
1987 86,280 1.4 90.6 808.30 51,950 1.5 88.6 882.20 34,330 1.2 93.0 696.40
1986 79,090 1.3 91.9 787.40 48,570 1.4 90.1 856.70 30,520 1.1 94.1 677.00
1985 71,060 1.1 93.0 764.20 44,520 1.3 91.4 824.00 26,540 0.9 95.0 664.00
1984 61,770 1.0 94.0 751.10 39,880 1.2 92.6 802.50 21,890 0.8 95.8 657.30
1983 49,850 0.8 94.8 757.10 33,160 1.0 93.6 802.80 16,690 0.6 96.4 666.40
1982 41,100 0.7 95.5 758.30 27,400 0.8 94.4 803.80 13,700 0.5 96.9 667.40
1981 34,000 0.5 96.1 787.30 22,840 0.7 95.0 836.10 11,160 0.4 97.3 687.60
1980 33,740 0.5 96.6 845.00 22,880 0.7 95.7 892.00 10,860 0.4 97.7 746.00
1979 30,900 0.5 97.1 969.70 20,730 0.6 96.3 1,024.60 10,170 0.4 98.0 857.80
1978 27,460 0.4 97.5 1,055.90 18,320 0.5 96.9 1,102.30 9,140 0.3 98.3 963.00
1977 26,210 0.4 98.0 1,027.60 17,410 0.5 97.4 1,083.20 8,800 0.3 98.7 917.70
1976 26,400 0.4 98.4 981.80 18,040 0.5 97.9 1,031.40 8,360 0.3 99.0 874.90
1975 23,310 0.4 98.8 927.90 15,900 0.5 98.4 963.40 7,410 0.3 99.2 851.70
1974 19,750 0.3 99.1 901.80 13,740 0.4 98.8 931.00 6,010 0.2 99.4 835.10
1973 15,840 0.3 99.3 862.30 10,850 0.3 99.1 883.90 4,990 0.2 99.6 815.30
1972 10,520 0.2 99.5 859.60 7,430 0.2 99.4 887.10 3,090 0.1 99.7 793.70
1971 8,980 0.1 99.7 843.00 6,450 0.2 99.5 853.10 2,530 0.1 99.8 817.30
1970 6,900 0.1 99.8 785.00 4,960 0.1 99.7 794.50 1,940 0.1 99.9 760.90
1969 5,450 0.1 99.9 742.30 4,060 0.1 99.8 747.00 1,390 b 99.9 728.80
1968 6,520 0.1 100.0 701.00 4,820 0.1 100.0 710.90 1,700 0.1 100.0 673.20
1967 960 b 100.0 769.80 770 b 100.0 783.80 190 b 100.0 713.10
1966 510 b 100.0 775.00 390 b 100.0 789.70 120 b 100.0 727.30
1965 230 b 100.0 641.50 150 b 100.0 626.20 80 b 100.0 670.30
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: Angela Y. Harper (410) 966-9541.
Table 5.D2 Number and percentage distribution, by monthly benefit and sex, December 2004
Monthly benefit (dollars) Total Men Women
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
All disabled workers 6,192,210 100.0 3,373,410 100.0 2,818,800 100.0
Less than 300.00 214,140 3.5 72,040 2.1 142,100 5.0
300.00–349.90 110,640 1.8 38,450 1.1 72,190 2.6
350.00–399.90 118,790 1.9 41,430 1.2 77,360 2.7
400.00–449.90 130,340 2.1 47,280 1.4 83,060 2.9
450.00–499.90 194,280 3.1 72,960 2.2 121,320 4.3
500.00–549.90 299,290 4.8 110,760 3.3 188,530 6.7
550.00–599.90 380,430 6.1 148,260 4.4 232,170 8.2
600.00–649.90 389,970 6.3 159,580 4.7 230,390 8.2
650.00–699.90 380,620 6.1 166,820 4.9 213,800 7.6
700.00–749.90 363,490 5.9 168,500 5.0 194,990 6.9
750.00–799.90 336,470 5.4 162,970 4.8 173,500 6.2
800.00–849.90 314,700 5.1 160,880 4.8 153,820 5.5
850.00–899.90 290,180 4.7 154,520 4.6 135,660 4.8
900.00–949.90 268,750 4.3 151,330 4.5 117,420 4.2
950.00–999.90 246,190 4.0 143,040 4.2 103,150 3.7
1,000.00–1,049.90 225,370 3.6 137,130 4.1 88,240 3.1
1,050.00–1,099.90 208,900 3.4 131,780 3.9 77,120 2.7
1,100.00–1,149.90 188,360 3.0 123,230 3.7 65,130 2.3
1,150.00–1,199.90 166,800 2.7 113,410 3.4 53,390 1.9
1,200.00–1,249.90 154,440 2.5 107,850 3.2 46,590 1.7
1,250.00–1,299.90 145,000 2.3 104,680 3.1 40,320 1.4
1,300.00–1,349.90 140,490 2.3 105,030 3.1 35,460 1.3
1,350.00–1,399.90 151,000 2.4 115,360 3.4 35,640 1.3
1,400.00–1,449.90 134,590 2.2 105,170 3.1 29,420 1.0
1,450.00–1,499.90 118,100 1.9 94,650 2.8 23,450 0.8
1,500.00–1,549.90 109,330 1.8 87,810 2.6 21,520 0.8
1,550.00–1,599.90 98,500 1.6 80,830 2.4 17,670 0.6
1,600.00–1,649.90 87,550 1.4 72,420 2.1 15,130 0.5
1,650.00–1,699.90 66,850 1.1 56,680 1.7 10,170 0.4
1,700.00 or more 158,650 2.6 138,560 4.1 20,090 0.7
Average benefit (dollars) 894.10 1,002.00 765.00
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: Angela Y. Harper (410) 966-9541.
Table 5.D3 Number and total monthly benefits, by sex, December 1957–2004, 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
2004 6,198,271 5,542,045 3,373,723 3,381,312 2,824,548 2,160,733
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: Angela Y. Harper (410) 966-9541.
Table 5.D4 Number, average age, and percentage distribution, by sex and age, December 1957–2004, 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
2004 3,373 51.6 100.0 3.2 9.4 9.9 13.8 17.0 21.8 24.9
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
2004 2,819 51.5 100.0 3.0 9.7 10.0 14.1 17.6 21.8 23.8
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record. Data for 1988 and 1990–2004 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: Angela Y. Harper (410) 966-9541.