5.

A OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Summary
Table 5.A4—Number and total monthly benefits, by trust fund and type of benefit, December 1940–2003,
selected years
OASDI
Year

Total

OASI
trust fund

DI
trust fund

Retired
workers

Disabled
workers

Wives
and
husbands

Children

Widowed
mothers
and
fathers

Widow(er)s

Special
age-72
Parents beneficiaries

Number
1940
1945
1950
1955
1957
1960

222,488
1,288,107
3,477,243
7,960,616
11,128,897
14,844,589

222,488
1,288,107
3,477,243
7,960,616
10,979,047
14,157,138

...
...
...
...
149,850
687,451

112,331
518,234
1,770,984
4,473,971
6,197,532
8,061,469

...
...
...
...
149,850
455,371

29,749
159,168
508,350
1,191,963
1,827,048
2,345,983

54,648
390,134
699,703
1,276,240
1,502,077
2,000,451

20,499
120,581
169,438
291,916
328,309
401,358

4,437
93,781
314,189
701,360
1,095,137
1,543,843

824
6,209
14,579
25,166
28,944
36,114

...
...
...
...
...
...

1965
1966
1970
1975
1980
1985

20,866,767
22,767,252
26,228,629
32,084,511
35,584,955
37,058,317

19,127,716
20,796,930
23,563,634
27,732,311
30,906,511
33,151,003

1,739,051
1,970,322
2,664,995
4,352,200
4,678,444
3,907,314

11,100,584
11,658,443
13,349,175
16,588,001
19,562,085
22,431,930

988,074
1,097,190
1,492,948
2,488,774
2,858,680
2,656,638

2,806,912
2,860,026
2,951,552
3,320,310
3,477,427
3,374,599

3,092,659
3,392,970
4,122,305
4,972,008
4,606,517
3,319,490

471,816
487,755
523,136
581,845
562,316
371,659

2,371,433
2,602,015
3,227,160
3,888,705
4,410,515
4,862,805

35,289
34,540
28,729
21,444
14,779
9,541

...
634,313
533,624
223,424
92,636
31,655

1990
1991
1992
1993
1994

39,832,125
40,592,173
41,507,188
42,245,719
42,883,470

35,566,144
36,079,133
36,617,492
36,992,153
37,299,951

4,265,981
4,513,040
4,889,696
5,253,566
5,583,519

24,838,100
25,288,719
25,757,727
26,104,305
26,407,756

3,011,294
3,194,938
3,467,783
3,725,966
3,962,954

3,366,975
3,370,454
3,382,189
3,367,206
3,337,484

3,187,010
3,268,252
3,391,173
3,527,483
3,653,887

303,923
300,661
294,176
289,350
283,072

5,111,482
5,158,383
5,205,375
5,224,279
5,232,379

5,908
5,467
5,083
4,673
4,318

7,433
5,299
3,682
2,457
1,620

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999

43,387,259
43,736,836
43,971,086
44,245,731
44,595,624

37,529,603
37,664,802
37,818,047
37,911,161
38,071,894

5,857,656
6,072,034
6,153,039
6,334,570
6,523,730

26,672,806
26,898,072
27,274,572
27,510,535
27,774,677

4,185,263
4,385,623
4,508,134
4,698,319
4,879,455

3,289,551
3,194,080
3,129,129
3,054,073
2,987,307

3,734,097
3,802,791
3,771,774
3,768,928
3,794,795

275,020
242,135
230,222
220,610
212,401

5,225,519
5,209,812
5,053,442
4,989,855
4,943,915

3,976
3,670
3,419
3,186
2,931

1,027
653
394
225
143

2000
2001
2002
2003

45,414,794
45,877,506
46,444,317
47,038,486

38,741,432
38,964,263
39,233,049
39,443,034

6,673,362
6,913,243
7,221,268
7,595,452

28,498,945
28,836,774
29,190,137
29,531,611

5,042,334
5,274,183
5,543,981
5,873,673

2,963,326
2,898,861
2,832,767
2,772,577

3,802,863
3,839,381
3,910,256
3,960,909

203,052
197,375
194,117
190,252

4,901,437
4,828,327
4,770,638
4,707,215

2,748
2,564
2,400
2,238

89
41
21
21

1940
1945
1950
1955
1957
1960

4,070
23,801
126,857
411,613
605,455
936,321

4,070
23,801
126,857
411,613
594,552
888,320

...
...
...
...
10,904
48,000

2,539
12,538
77,678
276,942
400,250
596,849

...
...
...
...
10,904
40,668

361
2,040
11,995
39,416
62,802
90,503

668
4,858
19,366
46,444
57,952
93,275

402
2,391
5,801
13,403
16,102
23,795

90
1,893
11,481
34,152
55,944
89,054

11
81
535
1,256
1,501
2,178

...
...
...
...
...
...

1965
1966
1970
1975
1980
1985

1,516,802
1,638,548
2,628,326
5,727,758
10,682,791
15,901,579

1,395,817
1,502,863
2,385,926
5,047,656
9,422,206
14,441,682

120,986
135,685
242,400
680,102
1,260,585
1,459,896

931,532
983,338
1,576,551
3,436,752
6,678,216
10,736,304

96,599
107,627
196,010
562,180
1,059,792
1,285,375

120,796
123,262
175,323
332,159
569,528
796,351

159,428
175,100
279,845
544,048
864,242
858,006

30,882
31,983
45,258
85,676
138,426
123,557

174,883
192,821
328,245
747,903
1,358,836
2,094,003

2,683
2,642
2,965
3,685
4,080
3,609

...
21,777
24,128
15,354
9,672
4,373

1990
1991
1992
1993
1994

21,686,763
23,076,535
24,442,156
25,662,445
26,936,223

19,716,655
20,912,298
22,033,164
23,011,870
24,032,186

1,970,108
2,164,237
2,408,992
2,650,575
2,904,037

14,966,531
15,914,665
16,810,432
17,595,964
18,415,099

1,768,313
1,946,823
2,171,080
2,390,829
2,620,982

1,004,852
1,049,463
1,089,504
1,117,643
1,144,466

991,628
1,045,006
1,100,812
1,160,403
1,226,468

124,340
127,510
128,748
129,752
131,463

2,827,012
2,989,385
3,138,250
3,264,849
3,394,982

2,849
2,767
2,676
2,557
2,459

1,238
915
655
448
303

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999

28,148,078
29,426,079
30,463,716
31,298,873
32,578,327

24,993,131
26,017,474
26,884,933
27,519,891
28,548,030

3,154,947
3,408,605
3,578,782
3,778,982
4,030,297

19,199,157
20,038,023
20,864,462
21,449,654
22,339,070

2,853,365
3,087,223
3,252,919
3,444,259
3,679,691

1,164,029
1,177,458
1,185,143
1,179,882
1,188,814

1,283,288
1,356,685
1,389,552
1,417,362
1,473,988

131,430
124,678
122,488
120,247
120,157

3,514,262
3,639,632
3,646,898
3,685,349
3,774,601

2,349
2,252
2,173
2,074
1,975

197
129
79
46
30

2000
2001
2002
2003

34,848,920
36,504,206
37,854,453
39,541,528

30,517,277
31,823,443
32,823,008
34,048,860

4,331,642
4,680,763
5,031,445
5,492,667

24,066,918
25,215,898
26,125,090
27,230,634

3,965,304
4,295,600
4,625,445
5,060,493

1,233,598
1,246,333
1,242,317
1,247,504

1,547,808
1,624,285
1,692,471
1,763,910

120,812
122,526
124,267
126,278

3,912,527
3,997,687
4,043,051
4,110,963

1,934
1,868
1,806
1,744

19
9
5
3

Total monthly benefits (thousands of dollars)

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 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: Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163 or Joseph Bondar (410) 965-0162.

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2004 ♦ 5.25