All Disabled Beneficiaries

Table 1.
Number, average, and total monthly benefits, December 1960–2001
Average monthly benefit
(dollars)

Number

Total monthly benefits
(thousands of dollars)

Workers Widow(er)s

Adult
children

559,425
742,296
888,131
993,656
1,077,695

455,371
618,075
740,867
827,014
894,173

n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.

104,054
124,221
147,264
166,642
183,522

89.31
89.59
89.99
90.59
91.12

n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.

44.15
45.28
45.67
46.45
47.35

40,669
55,373
66,671
74,919
81,477

n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.

4,594
5,625
6,726
7,741
8,690

1965
1966
1967
1968
1969

1,186,464
1,310,911
1,422,778
1,560,517
1,690,982

988,074
1,097,190
1,193,120
1,295,300
1,394,291

n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
21,563
39,469

198,390
213,721
229,658
243,654
257,222

97.76
98.09
98.43
111.86
112.74

n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
72.25
71.02

51.77
52.42
53.41
61.83
62.79

96,594
107,623
117,439
144,892
157,192

n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
1,558
2,803

10,271
11,203
12,266
15,065
16,151

1970
1971
1972
1973
1974

1,812,786
1,990,098
2,202,090
2,415,383
2,670,092

1,492,948
1,647,684
1,832,916
2,016,626
2,236,882

49,281
56,743
64,167
78,769
92,128

270,557
285,671
305,007
319,988
341,082

131.26
146.52
179.32
183.00
205.70

82.00
90.11
109.54
111.14
125.87

73.21
81.37
98.81
100.14
112.45

195,964
241,419
328,678
369,043
460,127

4,041
5,113
7,029
8,754
11,596

19,807
23,245
30,138
32,044
38,355

1975
1976
1977
1978
1979

2,960,620
3,171,198
3,368,954
3,429,421
3,435,761

2,488,774
2,670,208
2,837,432
2,879,774
2,870,590

109,511
119,427
127,276
129,751
129,833

362,335
381,563
404,246
419,896
435,338

225.90
245.17
265.30
288.30
322.00

137.70
147.01
156.11
165.46
180.52

122.80
132.32
142.12
153.66
171.55

562,214
654,655
752,771
830,239
924,330

15,080
17,557
19,869
21,469
23,437

44,495
50,488
57,451
64,521
74,682

1980
1981
1982
1983
1984

3,436,429
3,361,130
3,192,379
3,168,992
3,212,040

2,858,680
2,776,519
2,603,599
2,569,029
2,596,516

127,580
121,590
116,372
111,591
109,151

450,169
463,021
472,408
488,372
506,373

370.70
413.20
440.60
456.20
470.70

205.02
226.58
242.11
250.33
306.24

198.95
224.51
245.07
257.78
270.28

1,059,713
1,147,258
1,147,146
1,171,991
1,222,180

26,156
27,550
28,175
27,935
33,426

89,561
103,953
115,773
125,893
136,862

1985
1986
1987
1988
1989

3,289,485
3,380,480
3,453,414
3,507,707
3,583,451

2,656,638
2,728,463
2,785,859
2,830,284
2,895,364

107,005
106,974
106,282
103,123
101,630

525,842
545,043
561,273
574,300
586,457

483.80
487.90
508.20
529.50
556.00

315.26
319.74
333.89
348.05
366.72

281.92
288.79
304.32
320.21
339.47

1,285,281
1,331,217
1,415,774
1,498,635
1,609,822

33,734
34,204
35,486
35,892
37,270

148,245
157,403
170,807
183,897
199,085

1990
1991
1992
1993
1994

3,712,763
3,925,472
4,236,080
4,529,466
4,796,313

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

100,989
114,489
131,324
147,015
160,676

600,480
616,045
636,973
656,485
672,683

587.20
609.40
626.10
641.70
661.40

388.93
406.96
422.65
434.20
446.30

361.71
378.86
393.61
407.20
422.40

1,768,232
1,946,995
2,171,179
2,390,952
2,621,098

39,278
46,592
55,504
63,834
71,710

217,200
233,395
250,719
267,321
284,141

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999

5,044,388
5,264,321
5,400,781
5,605,272
5,798,776

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

173,024
181,911
187,938
194,181
198,795

686,101
696,787
704,709
712,772
720,526

681.60
703.90
721.60
733.10
754.10

458.30
471.00
480.40
487.30
499.90

437.30
454.30
468.60
479.40
495.60

2,853,512
3,087,040
3,253,069
3,444,338
3,679,597

79,297
85,680
90,285
94,624
99,378

300,032
316,550
330,227
341,703
357,093

2000
2001

5,972,468
6,208,847

5,042,333
5,268,039

201,446
204,255

728,689
736,553

786.40
814.40

519.70
536.70

518.30
537.60

3,965,291
4,290,449

104,681
109,622

377,650
395,956

Year

Total

1960
1961
1962
1963
1964

Workers Widow(er)s

Adult
children

Workers Widow(er)s

Adult
children

SOURCES: Annual Statistical Supplement to the Social Security Bulletin, Table 5.A17 for 1960–1999 data; Social Security Disabled
Beneficiaries 100 percent file for 2000 data; Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file for 2001 data.
NOTE: n.a. = not applicable.
CONTACT: Cece Chin (410) 965-5366 for further information.

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All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 2.
Number and average monthly benefit, by age and sex, December 2001
Total

Age

Number

Workers
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Widow(er)s
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Adult children
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

All disabled beneficiaries
Total

6,208,847

772.50

5,268,039

814.40

204,255

536.70

736,553

537.60

Under 25
25–29
30–34
35–39
40–44
45–49
50–54
55–59
60 or older

112,621
167,427
285,054
478,018
696,225
837,982
1,032,040
1,223,370
1,376,110

452.20
521.70
590.30
647.50
710.30
771.90
822.50
847.40
837.90

44,430
104,777
209,205
377,233
585,962
744,487
932,419
1,093,572
1,175,954

442.20
535.40
613.00
675.20
738.90
797.40
850.00
882.50
890.80

n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
27,750
77,088
99,417

n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
541.80
539.00
533.50

68,191
62,650
75,849
100,785
110,263
93,495
71,871
52,710
100,739

458.80
498.80
527.80
543.80
558.20
568.30
574.70
571.60
521.00

Men
Subtotal
Under 25
25–29
30–34
35–39
40–44
45–49
50–54
55–59
60 or older

3,356,020

867.40

2,947,820

913.70

5,580

374.80

402,620

535.30

66,388
94,895
159,804
268,918
391,632
463,852
555,011
633,151
722,369

456.30
529.10
597.60
660.60
742.60
832.20
924.80
1,004.80
1,012.10

26,375
59,072
116,676
211,443
329,274
412,156
515,651
603,637
673,536

452.50
547.90
624.40
693.10
777.80
865.50
952.00
1,026.90
1,048.30

n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
955
2,318
2,307

n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
391.50
375.80
367.00

40,013
35,823
43,128
57,475
62,358
51,696
38,405
27,196
46,526

458.80
498.30
525.00
541.20
556.70
566.20
572.80
565.90
519.90

Women
Subtotal
Under 25
25–29
30–34
35–39
40–44
45–49
50–54
55–59
60 or older

2,852,827

660.80

2,320,219

688.30

198,675

541.20

333,933

540.30

46,233
72,532
125,250
209,100
304,593
374,130
477,029
590,219
653,741

446.40
512.00
581.10
630.60
668.80
697.10
703.50
678.70
645.40

18,055
45,705
92,529
165,790
256,688
332,331
416,768
489,935
502,418

427.20
519.40
598.70
652.40
689.10
713.00
723.70
704.50
679.60

n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
26,795
74,770
97,110

n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
547.10
544.10
537.40

28,178
26,827
32,721
43,310
47,905
41,799
33,466
25,514
54,213

458.70
499.40
531.40
547.20
560.00
570.90
576.80
577.60
522.00

SOURCE: Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
NOTE: n.a. = not applicable.
CONTACT: Cece Chin (410) 965-5366 for further information.

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All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 3.
Distribution, by sex and monthly benefit, December 2001
Total

Sex and monthly benefit
(dollars)

Workers

Widow(er)s

Adult children

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

6,208,847

100.0

5,268,039

100.0

204,255

100.0

736,553

100.0

Less than 300.00
300.00–399.90
400.00–499.90

359,184
370,434
579,676

5.8
6.0
9.3

218,114
221,900
434,297

4.1
4.2
8.2

41,504
27,014
28,947

20.3
13.2
14.2

99,566
121,520
116,432

13.5
16.5
15.8

500.00–599.90
600.00–699.90
700.00–799.90
800.00–899.90
900.00–999.90

851,167
818,974
683,985
561,626
468,969

13.7
13.2
11.0
9.1
7.6

713,769
679,748
593,212
498,863
419,904

13.6
12.9
11.3
9.5
8.0

26,504
22,445
19,040
15,603
15,195

13.0
11.0
9.3
7.6
7.4

110,894
116,781
71,733
47,160
33,870

15.1
15.9
9.7
6.4
4.6

1,000.00–1,099.90
1,100.00–1,199.90
1,200.00–1,299.90
1,300.00–1,399.90
1,400.00–1,499.90

363,729
293,321
279,975
268,571
179,230

5.9
4.7
4.5
4.3
2.9

345,245
288,169
278,413
267,976
178,906

6.6
5.5
5.3
5.1
3.4

6,056
1,551
310
41
15

3.0
0.8
0.2

12,428
3,601
1,252
554
309

1.7
0.5
0.2
0.1

1,500.00–1,599.90
1,600.00–1,699.90
1,700.00–1,799.90
1,800.00 or more

85,209
33,160
9,580
2,057

1.4
0.5
0.2

85,021
33,037
9,501
1,964

1.6
0.6
0.2

13
8

a

175
115

a

a

b

b

b

b

a

b

b

b

b

All disabled beneficiaries

Average benefit (dollars)
Men

a

772.50

814.40

a
a

536.70

a

a

537.60

3,356,020

100.0

2,947,820

100.0

5,580

100.0

402,620

100.0

Less than 300.00
300.00–399.90
400.00–499.90

132,750
143,937
222,152

4.0
4.3
6.6

73,013
77,448
157,987

2.5
2.6
5.4

2,291
941
865

41.1
16.9
15.5

57,446
65,548
63,300

14.3
16.3
15.7

500.00–599.90
600.00–699.90
700.00–799.90
800.00–899.90
900.00–999.90

346,194
377,859
349,394
315,385
288,031

10.3
11.3
10.4
9.4
8.6

285,760
314,776
310,190
289,352
269,286

9.7
10.7
10.5
9.8
9.1

566
368
236
135
105

10.1
6.6
4.2
2.4
1.9

59,868
62,715
38,968
25,898
18,640

14.9
15.6
9.7
6.4
4.6

1,000.00–1,099.90
1,100.00–1,199.90
1,200.00–1,299.90
1,300.00–1,399.90
1,400.00–1,499.90

248,856
218,301
222,270
223,881
153,659

7.4
6.5
6.6
6.8
4.6

241,896
216,370
221,569
223,577
153,489

8.2
7.3
7.5
7.6
5.2

55
14

1.0
0.3

6,905
1,917

1.7
0.5

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

1,500.00–1,599.90
1,600.00–1,699.90
1,700.00–1,799.90
1,800.00 or more

74,189
29,216
8,386
1,560

2.2
0.9
0.3
0.1

74,090
29,154
8,351
1,512

2.5
1.0
0.3
0.1

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

Average benefit (dollars)

867.40

913.70

374.80

535.30
(Continued)

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All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 3.
Distribution, by sex and monthly benefit, December 2001—Continued
Total

Sex and monthly benefit
(dollars)

Workers

Widow(er)s

Adult children

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

2,852,827

100.0

2,320,219

100.0

198,675

100.0

333,933

100.0

Less than 300.00
300.00–399.90
400.00–499.90

226,434
226,497
357,524

7.9
7.9
12.5

145,101
144,452
276,310

6.3
6.2
11.9

39,213
26,073
28,082

19.7
13.1
14.1

42,120
55,972
53,132

12.6
16.8
15.9

500.00–599.90
600.00–699.90
700.00–799.90
800.00–899.90
900.00–999.90

504,973
441,115
334,591
246,241
180,938

17.7
15.5
11.7
8.6
6.3

428,009
364,972
283,022
209,511
150,618

18.5
15.7
12.2
9.0
6.5

25,938
22,077
18,804
15,468
15,090

13.1
11.1
9.5
7.8
7.6

51,026
54,066
32,765
21,262
15,230

15.3
16.2
9.8
6.4
4.6

1,000.00–1,099.90
1,100.00–1,199.90
1,200.00–1,299.90
1,300.00–1,399.90
1,400.00–1,499.90

114,873
75,020
57,705
44,690
25,571

4.0
2.6
2.0
1.6
0.9

103,349
71,799
56,844
44,399
25,417

4.5
3.1
2.5
1.9
1.1

6,001
1,537

3.0
0.8

5,523
1,684

1.7
0.5

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

1,500.00–1,599.90
1,600.00–1,699.90
1,700.00–1,799.90
1,800.00 or more

11,020
3,944
1,194
497

0.4
0.1

10,931
3,883
1,150
452

0.5
0.2
0.1

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

a

b

b

b

b

Women

Average benefit (dollars)

a
a

660.80

688.30

541.20

SOURCE: Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
a. Less than 0.05 percent.
b. Data not shown to avoid disclosure of information for particular individuals.
CONTACT: Cece Chin (410) 965-5366 for further information.

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All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 4.
Distribution, by diagnostic group and sex, December 2001
Total
Diagnostic group

Number

Workers
Percent

Number

Widow(er)s
Percent

Number

Adult children

Percent

Number

Percent

n.a.

736,553

n.a.

All disabled beneficiaries
Total

6,208,847

n.a.

5,268,039

n.a.

204,255

All disabled beneficiaries with diagnosis available
Total

5,935,816

100.0

5,217,503

100.0

199,546

100.0

518,767

100.0

Infectious and parasitic diseases
104,933
Neoplasms
148,674
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic
diseases
262,548
Diseases of the blood and bloodforming organs
14,961
Mental disorders
Retardation
595,686
Other
1,591,121
Diseases of the—
Nervous system and sense organs
579,883
Circulatory system
569,334
Respiratory system
182,506
Digestive system
77,344
Genitourinary system
92,423
Skin and subcutaneous tissue
13,548
Musculoskeletal system and
connective tissue
1,289,086
Congenital anomalies
15,409
Injuries
254,625
Other
143,735

1.8
2.5

100,442
142,795

1.9
2.7

1,745
4,201

0.9
2.1

2,746
1,678

0.5
0.3

4.4

239,614

4.6

20,190

10.1

2,744

0.5

0.3

12,847

0.3

346

0.2

1,768

0.3

10.0
26.8

273,849
1,458,037

5.3
28.0

9,577
43,226

4.8
21.7

312,260
89,858

60.2
17.3

9.8
9.6
3.1
1.3
1.6
0.2

505,162
543,516
170,383
74,680
88,949
12,787

9.7
10.4
3.3
1.4
1.7
0.3

14,143
22,738
11,221
2,160
1,779
513

7.1
11.4
5.6
1.1
0.9
0.3

60,578
3,080
902
504
1,695
248

11.7
0.6
0.2
0.1
0.3
0.1

21.7
0.3
4.3
2.4

1,231,184
8,752
240,948
113,558

23.6
0.2
4.6
2.2

53,556
262
5,078
8,811

26.8
0.1
2.5
4.4

4,346
6,395
8,599
21,366

0.8
1.2
1.7
4.1

Men
Subtotal
Infectious and parasitic diseases
Neoplasms
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic
diseases
Diseases of the blood and bloodforming organs
Mental disorders
Retardation
Other
Diseases of the—
Nervous system and sense organs
Circulatory system
Respiratory system
Digestive system
Genitourinary system
Skin and subcutaneous tissue
Musculoskeletal system and
connective tissue
Congenital anomalies
Injuries
Other

3,209,980

100.0

2,913,601

100.0

5,374

100.0

291,005

100.0

77,952
70,934

2.4
2.2

76,394
69,847

2.6
2.4

87
129

1.6
2.4

1,471
958

0.5
0.3

100,064

3.1

98,455

3.4

275

5.1

1,334

0.5

7,004

0.2

6,089

0.2

11

0.2

904

0.3

352,807
830,784

11.0
25.9

182,087
772,620

6.3
26.5

262
950

4.9
17.7

170,458
57,214

58.6
19.7

292,377
373,874
89,254
41,218
55,044
5,438

9.1
11.7
2.8
1.3
1.7
0.2

259,446
371,205
88,525
40,876
54,105
5,319

8.9
12.7
3.0
1.4
1.9
0.2

351
1,004
306
79
78
13

6.5
18.7
5.7
1.5
1.5
0.2

32,580
1,665
423
263
861
106

11.2
0.6
0.2
0.1
0.3

658,625
7,954
179,165
67,486

20.5
0.3
5.6
2.1

655,500
4,644
172,875
55,614

22.5
0.2
5.9
1.9

1,281
7
266
275

23.8
0.1
5.0
5.1

1,844
3,303
6,024
11,597

0.6
1.1
2.1
4.0

a

(Continued)

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All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 4.
Distribution, by diagnostic group and sex, December 2001—Continued
Total
Diagnostic group

Number

Workers
Percent

Number

Widow(er)s
Percent

Adult children

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Women
Subtotal
Infectious and parasitic diseases
Neoplasms
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic
diseases
Diseases of the blood and bloodforming organs
Mental disorders
Retardation
Other
Diseases of the—
Nervous system and sense organs
Circulatory system
Respiratory system
Digestive system
Genitourinary system
Skin and subcutaneous tissue
Musculoskeletal system and
connective tissue
Congenital anomalies
Injuries
Other

2,725,836

100.0

2,303,902

100.0

194,172

100.0

227,762

100.0

26,981
77,740

1.0
2.9

24,048
72,948

1.0
3.2

1,658
4,072

0.9
2.1

1,275
720

0.6
0.3

162,484

6.0

141,159

6.1

19,915

10.3

1,410

0.6

7,957

0.3

6,758

0.3

335

0.2

864

0.4

242,879
760,337

8.9
27.9

91,762
685,417

4.0
29.8

9,315
42,276

4.8
21.8

141,802
32,644

62.3
14.3

287,506
195,460
93,252
36,126
37,379
8,110

10.6
7.2
3.4
1.3
1.4
0.3

245,716
172,311
81,858
33,804
34,844
7,468

10.7
7.5
3.6
1.5
1.5
0.3

13,792
21,734
10,915
2,081
1,701
500

7.1
11.2
5.6
1.1
0.9
0.3

27,998
1,415
479
241
834
142

12.3
0.6
0.2
0.1
0.4
0.1

630,461
7,455
75,460
76,249

23.1
0.3
2.8
2.8

575,684
4,108
68,073
57,944

25.0
0.2
3.0
2.5

52,275
255
4,812
8,536

26.9
0.1
2.5
4.4

2,502
3,092
2,575
9,769

1.1
1.4
1.1
4.3

SOURCE: Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
NOTE: n.a. = not applicable.
a. Less than 0.05 percent.
CONTACT: Cece Chin (410) 965-5366 for further information.

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All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 5.
Average monthly benefit, by diagnostic group and sex, December 2001 (in dollars)
Diagnostic group

Total

Workers

Widow(er)s

Adult children

536.70

537.60

All disabled beneficiaries
Total

772.50

814.40

All disabled beneficiaries with diagnosis available
Total
Infectious and parasitic diseases
Neoplasms
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic
diseases
Diseases of the blood and bloodforming organs
Mental disorders
Retardation
Other
Diseases of the—
Nervous system and sense organs
Circulatory system
Respiratory system
Digestive system
Genitourinary system
Skin and subcutaneous tissue
Musculoskeletal system and
connective tissue
Congenital anomalies
Injuries
Other

780.70

814.70

536.90

532.70

802.60
920.10

815.20
935.50

539.60
540.40

506.80
554.40

751.00

771.80

534.40

528.20

727.70

765.20

514.70

496.80

548.10
736.70

576.10
754.00

486.10
557.90

525.50
543.20

804.80
911.80
832.00
845.80
836.50
774.20

842.80
929.60
852.40
856.20
848.60
789.40

542.40
534.40
549.40
557.40
539.40
524.10

549.60
548.90
503.90
544.20
516.60
507.00

841.90
662.80
824.30
764.90

856.40
733.60
840.30
828.70

532.30
537.10
519.70
508.70

531.30
571.10
555.90
531.50

Men
Subtotal
Infectious and parasitic diseases
Neoplasms
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic
diseases
Diseases of the blood and bloodforming organs
Mental disorders
Retardation
Other
Diseases of the—
Nervous system and sense organs
Circulatory system
Respiratory system
Digestive system
Genitourinary system
Skin and subcutaneous tissue
Musculoskeletal system and
connective tissue
Congenital anomalies
Injuries
Other

878.80

914.50

375.10

530.00

843.40
1,079.80

850.40
1,088.30

403.20
397.90

502.70
550.20

936.50

943.70

363.70

526.60

804.80

852.00

415.20

492.10

567.00
798.90

609.90
818.40

337.60
383.90

521.60
543.00

899.80
1,036.50
1,010.60
969.30
928.00
899.10

945.30
1,040.50
1,015.30
973.10
935.40
908.30

333.50
382.00
378.80
438.30
405.70
372.50

543.60
546.90
501.00
534.90
511.30
502.00

995.20
708.80
886.30
869.00

997.70
806.40
898.70
942.00

383.70
369.90
352.70
348.90

528.80
572.30
555.70
531.20
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All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 5.
Average monthly benefit, by diagnostic group and sex, December 2001 (in dollars)—Continued
Diagnostic group

Total

Workers

Widow(er)s

Adult children

Women
Subtotal
Infectious and parasitic diseases
Neoplasms
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic
diseases
Diseases of the blood and bloodforming organs
Mental disorders
Retardation
Other
Diseases of the—
Nervous system and sense organs
Circulatory system
Respiratory system
Digestive system
Genitourinary system
Skin and subcutaneous tissue
Musculoskeletal system and
connective tissue
Congenital anomalies
Injuries
Other

665.20

688.40

541.40

536.20

684.60
774.30

703.30
789.30

546.70
545.00

511.50
560.00

636.70

651.90

536.80

529.80

659.70

686.90

518.00

501.70

520.60
668.80

509.00
681.40

490.20
561.80

530.20
543.60

708.20
673.10
661.10
705.00
701.80
690.40

734.50
690.70
676.30
714.90
713.70
704.70

547.70
541.50
554.10
561.90
545.50
528.00

556.60
551.10
506.50
554.30
522.10
510.70

681.70
613.80
676.90
672.80

695.60
651.40
691.90
720.00

536.00
541.70
529.00
513.90

533.10
569.80
556.30
531.90

SOURCE: Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
CONTACT: Cece Chin (410) 965-5366 for further information.

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2001 Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 6.
Representative payment, by type of payee, December 2001
Type of payee

Total

Workers

Widow(er)s

Adult children

6,208,847

5,268,039

204,255

736,553

Without payee

4,987,155

4,638,820

190,425

157,910

With payee
Parent (natural, adoptive, or stepparent)
Spouse
Child (natural, adoptive, or stepchild)
Other relative
Nonmental institution
Mental institution
Social agency
Public official
Financial organization
Other

1,221,692
420,215
129,174
42,527
233,068
117,810
96,000
84,050
9,549
3,627
85,672

629,219
181,577
128,384
34,762
112,805
44,199
24,009
37,937
5,638
2,431
57,477

13,830
467
87
6,567
3,155
1,346
309
587
134
37
1,141

578,643
238,171
703
1,198
117,108
72,265
71,682
45,526
3,777
1,159
27,054

All disabled beneficiaries

SOURCE: Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
CONTACT: Cece Chin (410) 965-5366 for further information.

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All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 7.
Representative payment, by diagnostic group and sex, December 2001
Workers

Diagnostic group

Total

Number
with
payee

Widow(er)s
Percentage
with
payee

Total

Number
with payee

Adult children
Percentage
with
payee

Total

Number
with
payee

Percentage
with
payee

736,553

578,643

78.6

All disabled beneficiaries
Total

5,268,039

629,219

11.9

204,255

13,830

6.8

Total

5,217,503

613,866

11.8

199,546

13,511

6.8

518,767

395,721

76.3

100,442
142,795

3,007
2,417

3.0
1.7

1,745
4,201

56
80

3.2
1.9

2,746
1,678

1,504
936

54.8
55.8

239,614

3,393

1.4

20,190

276

1.4

2,744

741

27.0

12,847

270

2.1

346

12

3.5

1,768

302

17.1

273,849
1,458,037

147,446
362,438

53.8
24.9

9,577
43,226

2,756
7,538

28.8
17.4

312,260
89,858

276,199
57,808

88.5
64.3

505,162
543,516
170,383
74,680
88,949
12,787

23,201
27,434
1,976
2,091
1,018
163

4.6
5.1
1.2
2.8
1.1
1.3

14,143
22,738
11,221
2,160
1,779
513

566
844
132
43
25

4.0
3.7
1.2
2.0
1.4

a

a

60,578
3,080
902
504
1,695
248

30,977
1,514
265
96
321
59

51.1
49.2
29.4
19.1
18.9
23.8

1,231,184
8,752
240,948
113,558

11,533
804
21,634
5,041

0.9
9.2
9.0
4.4

53,556
262
5,078
8,811

441

0.8

a

a

143
591

2.8
6.7

4,346
6,395
8,599
21,366

865
4,187
3,295
16,652

19.9
65.5
38.3
77.9

2,913,601

415,433

14.3

5,374

460

8.6

291,005

227,090

78.0

76,394
69,847

2,452
1,465

3.2
2.1

87
129

a

a

7

5.4

1,471
958

854
554

58.1
57.8

98,455

2,015

2.1

275

11

4.0

1,334

415

31.1

6,089

174

2.9

11

a

a

904

181

20.0

182,087
772,620

100,597
243,256

55.3
31.5

262
950

76
219

29.0
23.1

170,458
57,214

153,435
39,104

90.0
68.4

259,446
371,205
88,525
40,876
54,105
5,319

14,759
18,348
1,356
1,627
680
93

5.7
4.9
1.5
4.0
1.3
1.8

351
1,004
306
79
78
13

20
42
17
5

5.7
4.2
5.6
6.3

a

a

a

a

32,580
1,665
423
263
861
106

17,104
855
149
63
173
34

52.5
51.4
35.2
24.0
20.1
32.1

655,500
4,644
172,875
55,614

8,013
480
16,741
3,377

1.2
10.3
9.7
6.1

1,281
7
266
275

27

2.1

a

a

17
15

6.4
5.5

1,844
3,303
6,024
11,597

477
2,218
2,292
9,182

25.9
67.2
38.1
79.2

All disabled beneficiaries with diagnosis available

Infectious and parasitic diseases
Neoplasms
Endocrine, nutritional, and
metabolic diseases
Diseases of the blood and bloodforming organs
Mental disorders
Retardation
Other
Diseases of the—
Nervous system and sense
organs
Circulatory system
Respiratory system
Digestive system
Genitourinary system
Skin and subcutaneous tissue
Musculoskeletal system and
connective tissue
Congenital anomalies
Injuries
Other

Men
Subtotal
Infectious and parasitic diseases
Neoplasms
Endocrine, nutritional, and
metabolic diseases
Diseases of the blood and bloodforming organs
Mental disorders
Retardation
Other
Diseases of the—
Nervous system and sense
organs
Circulatory system
Respiratory system
Digestive system
Genitourinary system
Skin and subcutaneous tissue
Musculoskeletal system and
connective tissue
Congenital anomalies
Injuries
Other

(Continued)

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2001 Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 7.
Representative payment, by diagnostic group and sex, December 2001—Continued
Workers

Widow(er)s

Adult children

Diagnostic group

Total

Number
with
payee

Subtotal

2,303,902

198,433

8.6

194,172

13,051

24,048
72,948

555
952

2.3
1.3

1,658
4,072

a

a

73

1.8

1,275
720

650
382

51.0
53.1

141,159

1,378

1.0

19,915

265

1.3

1,410

326

23.1

6,758

96

1.4

335

a

a

864

121

14.0

91,762
685,417

46,849
119,182

51.1
17.4

9,315
42,276

2,680
7,319

28.8
17.3

141,802
32,644

122,764
18,704

86.6
57.3

245,716
172,311
81,858
33,804
34,844
7,468

8,442
9,086
620
464
338
70

3.4
5.3
0.8
1.4
1.0
0.9

13,792
21,734
10,915
2,081
1,701
500

546
802
115
38

4.0
3.7
1.1
1.8

a

a

a

a

27,998
1,415
479
241
834
142

13,873
659
116
33
148
25

49.6
46.6
24.2
13.7
17.8
17.6

575,684
4,108
68,073
57,944

3,520
324
4,893
1,664

0.6
7.9
7.2
2.9

52,275
255
4,812
8,536

414

0.8

a

a

126
576

2.6
6.8

2,502
3,092
2,575
9,769

388
1,969
1,003
7,470

15.5
63.7
39.0
76.5

Percentage
with
payee

Total

Number
with payee

Percentage
with
payee

Total

Number
with
payee

Percentage
with
payee

6.7

227,762

168,631

74.0

Women

Infectious and parasitic diseases
Neoplasms
Endocrine, nutritional, and
metabolic diseases
Diseases of the blood and bloodforming organs
Mental disorders
Retardation
Other
Diseases of the—
Nervous system and sense
organs
Circulatory system
Respiratory system
Digestive system
Genitourinary system
Skin and subcutaneous tissue
Musculoskeletal system and
connective tissue
Congenital anomalies
Injuries
Other

SOURCE: Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
a. Data not shown to avoid disclosure of information for particular individuals.
CONTACT: Cece Chin (410) 965-5366 for further information.

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All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 8.
Number aged 18–64 as a percentage of resident population, by state, December 2001
Beneficiaries
State

Resident population

Number

Percentage of resident population

176,953,784

5,971,315

3.4

2,747,771
407,453
3,132,603
1,623,669
21,144,215

151,019
8,519
102,083
92,073
518,301

5.5
2.1
3.3
5.7
2.5

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

2,838,260
2,138,791
494,467
389,112
9,711,553

69,281
66,093
17,732
9,939
364,808

2.4
3.1
3.6
2.6
3.8

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

5,317,873
756,108
795,680
7,854,830
3,865,854

189,458
17,299
24,756
218,364
133,360

3.6
2.3
3.1
2.8
3.4

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

1,763,303
1,682,561
2,558,726
2,711,760
827,889

58,164
50,361
152,624
114,851
41,702

3.3
3.0
6.0
4.2
5.0

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

3,360,657
4,098,275
6,302,087
3,175,948
1,731,872

85,750
146,665
229,910
83,460
104,508

2.6
3.6
3.6
2.6
6.0

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

3,447,893
559,496
1,041,866
1,309,842
814,471

149,097
19,973
31,058
37,164
27,167

4.3
3.6
3.0
2.8
3.3

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

5,435,114
1,109,372
11,960,990
5,128,840
400,951

151,947
38,214
411,582
230,612
11,314

2.8
3.4
3.4
4.5
2.8

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

7,140,951
2,122,509
2,169,403
7,568,159
660,302

242,215
79,520
67,931
271,650
27,644

3.4
3.7
3.1
3.6
4.2

United States
Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

(Continued)

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2001 Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 8.
Number aged 18–64 as a percentage of resident population, by state, December 2001—Continued
Beneficiaries
State
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

Resident population

Number

Percentage of resident population

2,541,428
462,843
3,618,725
13,086,904
1,348,158

123,656
14,502
172,301
320,035
26,449

4.9
3.1
4.8
2.4
2.0

401,335
4,578,340
3,789,913
1,128,452
3,388,628
312,582

15,064
154,452
107,888
76,814
102,719
9,267

3.8
3.4
2.8
6.8
3.0
3.0

SOURCES: Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file; U.S. Census Bureau, 2001 estimates.
CONTACT: Cece Chin (410) 965-5366 for further information.

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All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 9.
Distribution, by state or other area, December 2001
Total
State or area

Workers

Widow(er)s

Adult children

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

6,208,847

100.0

5,268,039

100.0

204,255

100.0

736,553

100.0

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

152,413
8,550
102,491
92,713
521,840

2.5
0.1
1.7
1.5
8.4

129,615
7,671
91,578
80,410
448,238

2.5
0.2
1.7
1.5
8.5

6,192
218
2,862
3,623
13,300

3.0
0.1
1.4
1.8
6.5

16,606
661
8,051
8,680
60,302

2.3
0.1
1.1
1.2
8.2

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

69,695
67,082
17,920
10,044
366,834

1.1
1.1
0.3
0.2
5.9

62,225
56,087
15,540
8,417
324,090

1.2
1.1
0.3
0.2
6.2

1,793
1,591
504
290
10,987

0.9
0.8
0.3
0.1
5.4

5,677
9,404
1,876
1,337
31,757

0.8
1.3
0.3
0.2
4.3

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

190,915
17,566
24,954
221,108
135,054

3.1
0.3
0.4
3.6
2.2

164,223
14,844
21,838
182,061
113,500

3.1
0.3
0.4
3.5
2.2

7,077
448
702
7,528
4,719

3.5
0.2
0.3
3.7
2.3

19,615
2,274
2,414
31,519
16,835

2.7
0.3
0.3
4.3
2.3

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

59,195
51,023
154,040
115,913
42,178

1.0
0.8
2.5
1.9
0.7

48,883
43,490
131,186
92,768
36,673

0.9
0.8
2.5
1.8
0.7

1,739
1,451
6,762
5,561
1,167

0.9
0.7
3.3
2.7
0.6

8,573
6,082
16,092
17,584
4,338

1.2
0.8
2.2
2.4
0.6

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

86,697
148,621
232,598
84,806
105,321

1.4
2.4
3.8
1.4
1.7

73,549
127,431
192,024
71,539
89,514

1.4
2.4
3.7
1.4
1.7

2,365
3,405
7,974
1,825
4,378

1.2
1.7
3.9
0.9
2.1

10,783
17,785
32,600
11,442
11,429

1.5
2.4
4.4
1.6
1.6

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

150,598
20,165
31,596
37,280
27,461

2.4
0.3
0.5
0.6
0.4

129,371
17,420
26,611
34,042
24,167

2.5
0.3
0.5
0.7
0.5

5,333
619
824
1,023
681

2.6
0.3
0.4
0.5
0.3

15,894
2,126
4,161
2,215
2,613

2.2
0.3
0.6
0.3
0.4

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

153,847
38,481
417,561
232,965
11,616

2.5
0.6
6.7
3.8
0.2

130,032
33,238
349,196
202,616
9,263

2.5
0.6
6.6
3.9
0.2

4,114
1,192
12,251
7,944
284

2.0
0.6
6.0
3.9
0.1

19,701
4,051
56,114
22,405
2,069

2.7
0.6
7.6
3.0
0.3

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

245,551
80,391
68,454
276,179
28,013

4.0
1.3
1.1
4.5
0.5

200,768
68,375
59,795
228,076
24,320

3.8
1.3
1.1
4.3
0.5

9,587
3,100
1,865
9,544
686

4.7
1.5
0.9
4.7
0.3

35,196
8,916
6,794
38,559
3,007

4.8
1.2
0.9
5.2
0.4

All areas

a

(Continued)

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All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 9.
Distribution, by state or other area, December 2001—Continued
Total

Workers

Widow(er)s

Adult children

State or area

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

124,695
14,797
173,901
323,137
26,696

2.0
0.2
2.8
5.2
0.4

106,988
12,311
148,698
271,977
22,845

2.0
0.2
2.8
5.2
0.4

4,788
396
7,248
12,326
687

2.3
0.2
3.6
6.0
0.3

12,919
2,090
17,955
38,834
3,164

1.8
0.3
2.4
5.3
0.4

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

15,260
156,048
108,682
77,776
104,479
9,340

0.3
2.5
1.8
1.3
1.7
0.2

12,994
133,678
94,915
64,254
86,342
8,215

0.3
2.5
1.8
1.2
1.6
0.2

457
5,520
2,847
3,571
2,616
263

0.2
2.7
1.4
1.8
1.3
0.1

1,809
16,850
10,920
9,951
15,521
862

0.3
2.3
1.5
1.4
2.1
0.1

Outlying areas
American Samoa
Guam
Northern Mariana Islands
Puerto Rico
Virgin Islands

1,214
906
201
152,799
1,630

b

1,065
756
147
125,163
1,314

b

51

b

98

b

b

c

c

c

c

b

c

c

c

c

2.4

5,041
49

2.5
b

22,595
267

3.1

b

0.2

845

0.4

4,980

0.7

Foreign countries

17,479

b
b

2.5
b

0.3

11,654

b

SOURCE: Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
a. Includes beneficiaries with unknown state code.
b. Less than 0.05 percent.
c. Data not shown to avoid disclosure of information for particular individuals.
CONTACT: Cece Chin (410) 965-5366 for further information.

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All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 10.
Number, by diagnostic group and state or other area, December 2001
Mental disorders
Infectious
and
parasitic
diseases Neoplasms

Endocrine, Diseases of
nutritional,
blood and
and
bloodmetabolic
forming
diseases
organs

All disabled
beneficiaries

Total with
diagnosis
available

6,208,847

5,935,816

104,933

148,674

262,548

14,961

2,186,807

595,686

1,591,121

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

152,413
8,550
102,491
92,713
521,840

146,223
8,396
99,742
89,680
502,766

1,571
95
1,624
1,086
14,116

3,167
265
2,472
2,411
12,845

6,899
291
3,773
4,002
18,966

521
22
174
239
1,082

46,978
3,133
36,914
24,182
196,209

14,084
683
6,225
8,850
37,083

32,894
2,450
30,689
15,332
159,126

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

69,695
67,082
17,920
10,044
366,834

67,857
63,803
17,171
9,623
355,752

1,275
1,158
415
670
11,079

1,717
1,616
478
175
9,754

2,293
2,487
844
422
16,874

109
145
56
57
1,034

22,359
27,984
6,046
3,993
117,265

5,496
6,976
1,680
1,116
24,457

16,863
21,008
4,366
2,877
92,808

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

190,915
17,566
24,954
221,108
135,054

183,532
16,692
24,172
209,718
128,628

4,223
349
211
3,372
1,560

4,596
464
620
5,670
3,443

9,577
659
1,032
10,392
7,548

679
28
31
656
299

60,861
7,332
8,811
89,582
47,956

18,535
1,505
2,223
25,372
16,949

42,326
5,827
6,588
64,210
31,007

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

59,195
51,023
154,040
115,913
42,178

55,966
49,095
148,082
109,929
40,526

452
581
1,251
1,732
293

1,437
1,239
2,881
2,550
876

2,470
2,745
5,800
4,802
1,474

100
113
226
419
49

23,094
18,668
54,049
33,146
16,697

8,470
6,398
15,474
14,611
3,756

14,624
12,270
38,575
18,535
12,941

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

86,697
148,621
232,598
84,806
105,321

82,220
141,695
220,259
80,682
101,401

2,270
2,837
2,149
890
1,128

2,534
3,451
5,395
2,084
2,393

3,803
4,381
10,335
2,428
5,227

378
249
556
148
343

28,814
64,823
92,866
39,383
35,133

8,461
12,044
23,876
10,868
11,035

20,353
52,779
68,990
28,515
24,098

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

150,598
20,165
31,596
37,280
27,461

144,901
19,524
30,083
36,499
26,495

1,900
168
328
727
193

3,396
459
787
940
653

7,900
630
1,422
1,533
825

339
29
55
97
37

49,068
6,435
10,459
11,138
11,333

16,116
1,827
3,632
1,775
2,146

32,952
4,608
6,827
9,363
9,187

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

153,847
38,481
417,561
232,965
11,616

145,494
37,131
395,285
225,009
10,967

3,167
567
10,445
3,656
81

4,592
786
10,478
5,755
273

5,712
1,554
15,359
12,146
338

441
64
1,151
657
16

54,719
11,510
134,705
70,886
4,503

12,642
2,928
36,507
25,262
1,865

42,077
8,582
98,198
45,624
2,638

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

245,551
80,391
68,454
276,179
28,013

231,473
77,394
66,404
259,602
26,798

2,234
935
955
3,616
351

5,013
1,933
1,772
6,913
667

10,401
4,026
2,711
12,377
1,008

478
136
124
587
50

107,765
25,214
24,355
90,443
11,590

31,592
7,931
6,190
29,017
2,676

76,173
17,283
18,165
61,426
8,914

State or area
All areas

a

Total Retardation

Other

(Continued)

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All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 10.
Number, by diagnostic group and state or other area, December 2001—Continued
Diseases of the—
Nervous
system
and
sense
organs

Circulatory
system

579,883

569,334

182,506

77,344

92,423

13,548

1,289,086

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

12,709
983
10,279
8,658
51,673

16,431
630
8,158
10,765
39,038

5,016
229
3,008
3,318
10,397

1,848
134
1,505
1,264
7,636

2,450
98
1,489
1,151
9,070

371
23
230
258
966

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

8,963
6,363
1,723
1,008
29,167

4,174
5,144
1,612
829
38,691

2,332
1,691
543
205
11,385

984
774
197
75
5,765

886
838
356
389
5,485

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

15,141
1,470
2,718
21,952
13,935

20,080
1,784
1,846
19,804
13,259

6,428
341
766
6,265
5,130

2,346
184
319
2,399
1,812

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

6,337
5,431
11,103
9,840
3,625

4,312
4,034
14,899
13,143
3,345

1,853
1,663
6,207
2,759
1,198

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

9,160
13,588
21,941
9,271
8,375

9,053
10,109
20,382
5,411
12,704

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

14,165
2,424
3,705
3,774
2,869

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

State or area
All areas

a

Respiratory Digestive
system
system

Genitourinary
system

Skin and Musculoskeletal
subcutasystem and
neous
connective Congenital
tissue
tissue anomalies

Injuries

Other

15,409

254,625

143,735

37,387
1,846
23,007
25,897
109,574

299
22
219
242
1,319

7,131
462
4,816
4,511
22,708

3,445
163
2,074
1,696
7,167

162
146
30
35
1,574

17,153
11,146
3,848
1,365
73,654

241
168
57
11
891

3,608
2,092
698
246
19,350

1,601
2,051
268
143
13,784

3,726
466
253
3,669
1,825

434
35
58
390
218

39,259
2,627
5,741
33,885
23,636

415
34
69
515
263

7,495
727
1,292
7,826
4,684

8,272
192
405
3,341
3,060

672
610
1,651
1,233
459

681
722
1,371
2,041
296

107
89
273
325
131

11,154
9,400
37,627
28,630
9,779

183
136
313
268
125

2,253
2,413
5,517
5,053
1,700

861
1,251
4,914
3,988
479

2,577
3,565
6,373
1,717
3,155

1,054
1,913
2,376
847
1,105

2,115
1,338
3,250
934
1,743

201
213
472
125
297

14,900
27,793
42,538
12,888
20,504

320
427
581
218
174

3,486
5,087
8,159
3,468
4,200

1,555
1,921
2,886
870
4,920

13,990
1,331
2,665
3,774
2,128

5,631
702
1,006
1,421
798

2,028
238
355
653
341

1,907
215
438
517
214

319
38
55
73
40

33,395
5,161
6,599
9,119
5,574

440
68
94
82
64

6,967
1,135
1,606
1,705
1,109

3,456
491
509
946
317

15,918
4,064
36,560
18,973
1,328

15,237
2,539
37,579
26,410
926

4,142
1,120
11,514
8,121
296

2,172
585
4,706
3,091
111

2,787
602
5,866
3,960
125

370
109
792
560
19

27,738
10,599
100,622
50,604
2,218

393
110
969
504
50

5,674
2,161
15,251
8,684
565

2,432
761
9,288
11,002
118

20,856
7,965
8,461
27,347
2,451

19,776
8,431
5,037
27,054
2,204

7,039
3,032
1,811
7,878
763

2,221
1,022
976
3,698
368

3,087
1,086
762
3,744
234

332
200
117
420
68

35,632
19,071
14,629
58,635
5,520

651
178
187
803
46

7,066
3,480
3,556
11,380
946

8,922
685
951
4,707
532

(Continued)

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43

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 10.
Number, by diagnostic group and state or other area, December 2001—Continued
Mental disorders
Infectious
and
parasitic
diseases Neoplasms

Endocrine, Diseases of
nutritional,
blood and
and
bloodmetabolic
forming
diseases
organs

All disabled
beneficiaries

Total with
diagnosis
available

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

124,695
14,797
173,901
323,137
26,696

120,156
14,175
167,298
309,644
25,964

1,673
150
1,919
7,587
259

2,922
320
3,898
8,648
552

5,520
414
7,383
17,740
1,067

549
21
355
773
29

41,591
5,256
62,145
93,527
10,711

12,103
1,964
17,389
28,825
3,063

29,488
3,292
44,756
64,702
7,648

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

15,260
156,048
108,682
77,776
104,479
9,340

14,616
149,617
105,595
73,093
98,041
9,147

193
2,351
1,709
523
1,001
87

360
4,032
2,919
1,439
2,394
214

634
7,011
4,184
3,524
4,276
358

31
477
233
112
222

5,803
50,292
43,186
23,715
42,048
3,140

1,403
17,095
9,236
9,268
12,430
920

4,400
33,197
33,950
14,447
29,618
2,220

1,214
906

1,177
870

15

a

196

a

31

a

a

108
250

39
103

69
147

201
152,799
1,630

195
143,345
1,546

a

a

a

a

1,496
29

1,605
30

2,463
43

136
14

49
68,385
506

20
11,482
164

29
56,903
342

17,479

14,591

220

335

242

22

5,643

1,814

3,829

State or area

Outlying areas
American Samoa
Guam
Northern
Mariana
Islands
Puerto Rico
Virgin Islands
Foreign countries

a

a

Total Retardation

Other

(Continued)

44

2001 Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 10.
Number, by diagnostic group and state or other area, December 2001—Continued
Diseases of the—
Nervous
system
and
sense
organs

Circulatory
system

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

10,226
1,925
13,799
34,447
3,252

14,689
1,192
18,028
33,126
1,620

4,382
481
6,545
8,774
794

1,565
148
2,049
4,522
345

2,422
179
2,467
7,196
352

348
30
410
651
52

26,255
3,304
36,440
70,576
5,109

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

1,407
13,710
11,672
5,505
11,827
1,118

1,115
15,952
7,476
8,268
7,160
714

444
5,253
2,886
3,358
2,359
426

172
1,999
1,662
857
1,084
116

113
2,850
1,296
552
1,228
102

26
337
221
150
153

117
115

120
117

32
29

b
b

b
49

32
12,599
213

30
9,286
177

b
3,084
b

b
936
b

1,638

1,543

239

127

State or area

Outlying areas
American Samoa
Guam
Northern
Mariana
Islands
Puerto Rico
Virgin Islands
Foreign countries

Respiratory Digestive
system
system

Genitourinary
system

Skin and Musculoskeletal
subcutasystem and
neous
connective Congenital
tissue
tissue anomalies

Injuries

Other

236
58
384
715
107

5,314
525
6,358
14,725
1,104

2,464
172
5,118
6,637
611

3,089
35,360
21,000
18,265
18,002
2,162

63
400
327
175
410
31

649
6,157
4,677
3,657
4,012
511

517
3,436
2,147
2,993
1,865
143

17
b

436
b

b
b

b
53

30
21

b
1,230
44

24
400
b

b
34,823
354

b
256
b

b
5,705
83

b
941
b

117

32

3,376

86

776

195

b

SOURCE: Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
a. Includes beneficiaries with unknown state code.
b. Data not shown to avoid disclosure of information for particular individuals.
CONTACT: Cece Chin (410) 965-5366 for further information.

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45

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 11.
Percentage distribution, by diagnostic group and state or other area, December 2001

All
disabled
beneficiaries
(number)

State or area
All areas

a

Total with
diagnosis
available
(number)

6,208,847 5,935,816

Total with Infectious
diagnosis
and
available parasitic
(percent) diseases

Endocrine,
nutritional,
and
metabolic
Neoplasms
diseases

Diseases
of blood
and
bloodforming
organs

Mental disorders

Total Retardation

Other

100.0

1.8

2.5

4.4

0.3

36.9

10.0

26.8

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

152,413
8,550
102,491
92,713
521,840

146,223
8,396
99,742
89,680
502,766

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

1.1
1.1
1.6
1.2
2.8

2.2
3.2
2.5
2.7
2.6

4.7
3.5
3.8
4.5
3.8

0.4
0.3
0.2
0.3
0.2

32.1
37.3
37.0
27.0
39.0

9.6
8.1
6.2
9.9
7.4

22.5
29.2
30.8
17.1
31.7

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

69,695
67,082
17,920
10,044
366,834

67,857
63,803
17,171
9,623
355,752

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

1.9
1.8
2.4
7.0
3.1

2.5
2.5
2.8
1.8
2.7

3.4
3.9
4.9
4.4
4.7

0.2
0.2
0.3
0.6
0.3

33.0
43.9
35.2
41.5
33.0

8.1
10.9
9.8
11.6
6.9

24.9
32.9
25.4
29.9
26.1

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

190,915
17,566
24,954
221,108
135,054

183,532
16,692
24,172
209,718
128,628

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

2.3
2.1
0.9
1.6
1.2

2.5
2.8
2.6
2.7
2.7

5.2
4.0
4.3
5.0
5.9

0.4
0.2
0.1
0.3
0.2

33.2
43.9
36.5
42.7
37.3

10.1
9.0
9.2
12.1
13.2

23.1
34.9
27.3
30.6
24.1

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

59,195
51,023
154,040
115,913
42,178

55,966
49,095
148,082
109,929
40,526

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

0.8
1.2
0.8
1.6
0.7

2.6
2.5
2.0
2.3
2.2

4.4
5.6
3.9
4.4
3.6

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.4
0.1

41.3
38.0
36.5
30.2
41.2

15.1
13.0
10.5
13.3
9.3

26.1
25.0
26.1
16.9
31.9

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

86,697
148,621
232,598
84,806
105,321

82,220
141,695
220,259
80,682
101,401

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

2.8
2.0
1.0
1.1
1.1

3.1
2.4
2.5
2.6
2.4

4.6
3.1
4.7
3.0
5.2

0.5
0.2
0.3
0.2
0.3

35.0
45.8
42.2
48.8
34.7

10.3
8.5
10.8
13.5
10.9

24.8
37.3
31.3
35.3
23.8

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

150,598
20,165
31,596
37,280
27,461

144,901
19,524
30,083
36,499
26,495

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

1.3
0.9
1.1
2.0
0.7

2.3
2.4
2.6
2.6
2.5

5.5
3.2
4.7
4.2
3.1

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.3
0.1

33.9
33.0
34.8
30.5
42.8

11.1
9.4
12.1
4.9
8.1

22.7
23.6
22.7
25.7
34.7

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

153,847
38,481
417,561
232,965
11,616

145,494
37,131
395,285
225,009
10,967

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

2.2
1.5
2.6
1.6
0.7

3.2
2.1
2.7
2.6
2.5

3.9
4.2
3.9
5.4
3.1

0.3
0.2
0.3
0.3
0.2

37.6
31.0
34.1
31.5
41.1

8.7
7.9
9.2
11.2
17.0

28.9
23.1
24.8
20.3
24.1

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

245,551
80,391
68,454
276,179
28,013

231,473
77,394
66,404
259,602
26,798

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

1.0
1.2
1.4
1.4
1.3

2.2
2.5
2.7
2.7
2.5

4.5
5.2
4.1
4.8
3.8

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2

46.6
32.6
36.7
34.8
43.3

13.7
10.3
9.3
11.2
10.0

32.9
22.3
27.4
23.7
33.3

(Continued)

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All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 11.
Percentage distribution, by diagnostic group and state or other area, December 2001—Continued
Diseases of the—
Nervous
system
and
sense
organs

Circulatory
system

9.8

9.6

3.1

1.3

1.6

0.2

21.7

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

8.7
11.7
10.3
9.7
10.3

11.2
7.5
8.2
12.0
7.8

3.4
2.7
3.0
3.7
2.1

1.3
1.6
1.5
1.4
1.5

1.7
1.2
1.5
1.3
1.8

0.3
0.3
0.2
0.3
0.2

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

13.2
10.0
10.0
10.5
8.2

6.2
8.1
9.4
8.6
10.9

3.4
2.7
3.2
2.1
3.2

1.5
1.2
1.2
0.8
1.6

1.3
1.3
2.1
4.0
1.5

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

8.3
8.8
11.2
10.5
10.8

10.9
10.7
7.6
9.4
10.3

3.5
2.0
3.2
3.0
4.0

1.3
1.1
1.3
1.1
1.4

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

11.3
11.1
7.5
9.0
8.9

7.7
8.2
10.1
12.0
8.3

3.3
3.4
4.2
2.5
3.0

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

11.1
9.6
10.0
11.5
8.3

11.0
7.1
9.3
6.7
12.5

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

9.8
12.4
12.3
10.3
10.8

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

State or area
All areas

a

Respiratory Digestive
system
system

Genitourinary
system

Skin and Musculoskeletal
subcutasystem and
neous
connective Congenital
tissue
tissue anomalies

Injuries

Other

0.3

4.3

2.4

25.6
22.0
23.1
28.9
21.8

0.2
0.3
0.2
0.3
0.3

4.9
5.5
4.8
5.0
4.5

2.4
1.9
2.1
1.9
1.4

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.4
0.4

25.3
17.5
22.4
14.2
20.7

0.4
0.3
0.3
0.1
0.3

5.3
3.3
4.1
2.6
5.4

2.4
3.2
1.6
1.5
3.9

2.0
2.8
1.1
1.8
1.4

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2

21.4
15.7
23.8
16.2
18.4

0.2
0.2
0.3
0.3
0.2

4.1
4.4
5.4
3.7
3.6

4.5
1.2
1.7
1.6
2.4

1.2
1.2
1.1
1.1
1.1

1.2
1.5
0.9
1.9
0.7

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.3
0.3

19.9
19.2
25.4
26.0
24.1

0.3
0.3
0.2
0.2
0.3

4.0
4.9
3.7
4.6
4.2

1.5
2.6
3.3
3.6
1.2

3.1
2.5
2.9
2.1
3.1

1.3
1.4
1.1
1.1
1.1

2.6
0.9
1.5
1.2
1.7

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.3

18.1
19.6
19.3
16.0
20.2

0.4
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.2

4.2
3.6
3.7
4.3
4.1

1.9
1.4
1.3
1.1
4.9

9.7
6.8
8.9
10.3
8.0

3.9
3.6
3.3
3.9
3.0

1.4
1.2
1.2
1.8
1.3

1.3
1.1
1.5
1.4
0.8

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2

23.1
26.4
21.9
25.0
21.0

0.3
0.4
0.3
0.2
0.2

4.8
5.8
5.3
4.7
4.2

2.4
2.5
1.7
2.6
1.2

10.9
11.0
9.3
8.4
12.1

10.5
6.8
9.5
11.7
8.4

2.9
3.0
2.9
3.6
2.7

1.5
1.6
1.2
1.4
1.0

1.9
1.6
1.5
1.8
1.1

0.3
0.3
0.2
0.3
0.2

19.1
28.5
25.5
22.5
20.2

0.3
0.3
0.3
0.2
0.5

3.9
5.8
3.9
3.9
5.2

1.7
2.1
2.4
4.9
1.1

9.0
10.3
12.7
10.5
9.2

8.5
10.9
7.6
10.4
8.2

3.0
3.9
2.7
3.0
2.9

1.0
1.3
1.5
1.4
1.4

1.3
1.4
1.2
1.4
0.9

0.1
0.3
0.2
0.2
0.3

15.4
24.6
22.0
22.6
20.6

0.3
0.2
0.3
0.3
0.2

3.1
4.5
5.4
4.4
3.5

3.9
0.9
1.4
1.8
2.0

(Continued)

2001 Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program

47

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 11.
Percentage distribution, by diagnostic group and state or other area, December 2001—Continued

State or area

All
disabled
beneficiaries
(number)

Total with Total with Infectious
diagnosis diagnosis
and
available available parasitic
(number) (percent) diseases Neoplasms

Endocrine,
nutritional,
and
metabolic
diseases

Diseases
of blood
and
bloodforming
organs

Mental disorders

Total Retardation

Other

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

124,695
14,797
173,901
323,137
26,696

120,156
14,175
167,298
309,644
25,964

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

1.4
1.1
1.2
2.5
1.0

2.4
2.3
2.3
2.8
2.1

4.6
2.9
4.4
5.7
4.1

0.5
0.2
0.2
0.3
0.1

34.6
37.1
37.1
30.2
41.3

10.1
13.9
10.4
9.3
11.8

24.5
23.2
26.8
20.9
29.5

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

15,260
156,048
108,682
77,776
104,479
9,340

14,616
149,617
105,595
73,093
98,041
9,147

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

1.3
1.6
1.6
0.7
1.0
1.0

2.5
2.7
2.8
2.0
2.4
2.3

4.3
4.7
4.0
4.8
4.4
3.9

0.2
0.3
0.2
0.2
0.2

39.7
33.6
40.9
32.5
42.9
34.3

9.6
11.4
8.8
12.7
12.7
10.1

30.1
22.2
32.2
19.8
30.2
24.3

1,214
906

1,177
870

100.0
100.0

1.3

b

16.7

b

3.6

b

b

9.2
28.7

3.3
11.8

5.9
16.9

201
152,799
1,630

195
143,345
1,546

100.0
100.0
100.0

b

b

b

b

1.0
1.9

1.1
1.9

1.7
2.8

0.1
0.9

25.1
47.7
32.7

10.3
8.0
10.6

14.9
39.7
22.1

17,479

14,591

100.0

0.2

0.2

0.1

0.2

0.5

0.3

0.2

Outlying areas
American Samoa
Guam
Northern
Mariana
Islands
Puerto Rico
Virgin Islands
Foreign countries

b

b

(Continued)

48

2001 Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 11.
Percentage distribution, by diagnostic group and state or other area, December 2001—Continued
Diseases of the—
Nervous
system
and
sense
organs

Circulatory
system

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

8.5
13.6
8.3
11.1
12.5

12.2
8.4
10.8
10.7
6.2

3.7
3.4
3.9
2.8
3.1

1.3
1.0
1.2
1.5
1.3

2.0
1.3
1.5
2.3
1.4

0.3
0.2
0.3
0.2
0.2

21.9
23.3
21.8
22.8
19.7

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

9.6
9.2
11.1
7.5
12.1
12.2

7.6
10.7
7.1
11.3
7.3
7.8

3.0
3.5
2.7
4.6
2.4
4.7

1.2
1.3
1.6
1.2
1.1
1.3

0.8
1.9
1.2
0.8
1.3
1.1

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2

21.1
23.6
19.9
25.0
18.4
23.6

b

b

1.4

5.6

b

12.3
0.3

State or area

Respiratory Digestive
system
system

Genitourinary
system

Outlying areas
American Samoa
Guam
Northern
Mariana
Islands
Puerto Rico
Virgin Islands

9.9
13.2

10.2
13.5

2.7
3.3

16.4
8.8
13.8

15.4
6.5
11.5

b

b

b

2.2

0.7

b

b

0.9
2.9

Foreign countries

11.2

10.6

1.6

0.9

0.8

b

Skin and Musculoskeletal
subcutasystem and
neous
connective Congenital
tissue
tissue anomalies

b

Injuries

Other

0.2
0.4
0.2
0.2
0.4

4.4
3.7
3.8
4.8
4.3

2.1
1.2
3.1
2.1
2.4

0.4
0.3
0.3
0.2
0.4
0.3

4.4
4.1
4.4
5.0
4.1
5.6

3.5
2.3
2.0
4.1
1.9
1.6

37.0

b

b

b

b

6.1

2.6
2.4

b

b

b

b

0.2
b

4.0
5.4

0.7

b

24.3
22.9

0.2

23.1

0.6

5.3

1.3

b

SOURCE: Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
a. Includes beneficiaries with unknown state code.
b. Data not shown to avoid disclosure of information for particular individuals.
CONTACT: Cece Chin (410) 965-5366 for further information.

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49

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 12.
Total monthly benefits, by state or other area, December 2001 (in thousands of dollars)
State or area

Total

Workers

Widow(er)s

Adult children

4,796,024

4,290,449

109,622

395,956

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

113,020
6,680
83,478
68,151
413,756

101,844
6,208
77,418
62,271
372,513

3,105
126
1,595
1,757
7,697

8,071
346
4,465
4,122
33,549

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

54,488
53,963
14,379
6,961
286,435

50,381
47,493
13,025
6,185
263,683

997
841
266
141
5,681

3,111
5,628
1,088
635
17,069

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

143,879
13,905
18,988
175,754
105,851

130,784
12,431
17,272
153,048
93,351

3,357
254
397
4,307
2,676

9,740
1,220
1,318
18,399
9,823

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

44,054
38,427
117,167
87,445
30,180

38,281
34,222
105,820
75,750
27,372

945
788
3,624
3,116
600

4,829
3,417
7,724
8,579
2,208

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

69,326
114,581
192,545
64,512
75,302

61,844
102,842
168,056
57,152
68,145

1,346
1,826
4,824
985
2,103

6,136
9,913
19,664
6,375
5,054

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

114,429
15,385
23,146
31,188
21,674

103,150
13,908
20,458
29,330
19,830

2,768
326
431
566
350

8,511
1,150
2,257
1,292
1,495

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

128,008
29,024
339,519
173,852
8,251

113,944
26,415
300,392
159,224
7,024

2,246
644
6,713
3,570
153

11,818
1,964
32,413
11,058
1,074

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

188,789
60,892
53,595
216,019
21,113

162,979
54,669
48,590
188,548
19,135

5,679
1,636
1,073
5,477
346

20,130
4,587
3,932
21,993
1,632

All areas

a

(Continued)

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All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 12.
Total monthly benefits, by state or other area, December 2001 (in thousands of dollars)—Continued
State or area

Total

Workers

Widow(er)s

Adult children

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

94,239
10,394
128,372
245,998
20,462

85,649
9,151
115,913
219,475
18,294

2,199
199
3,595
6,661
390

6,391
1,044
8,864
19,859
1,777

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

11,186
120,982
86,176
62,433
80,492
7,335

10,001
109,470
78,146
55,289
70,080
6,692

231
2,892
1,667
2,137
1,444
149

954
8,621
6,363
5,008
8,968
494

Outlying areas
American Samoa
Guam
Northern Mariana Islands
Puerto Rico
Virgin Islands

717
607
90
96,393
1,186

657
550
74
86,571
1,040

24
13
4
2,206
27

36
44
13
7,617
118

Foreign countries

10,829

8,405

447

1,978

SOURCE: Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
NOTES: Unnegotiated checks not deducted.
Excludes lump-sum death payments.
a. Includes beneficiaries with unknown state code.
CONTACT: Cece Chin (410) 965-5366 for further information.

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All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 13.
Percentage distribution of disabled workers, by monthly benefit and state or other area,
December 2001
Monthly benefit
(dollars)

Percentage distribution by dollar amount of benefit
State or area
All areas

a

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

Number

Total

Less than
400.00

400.00–
599.90

600.00–
799.90

800.00–
999.90

1,000.00–
1,199.90

1,200.00
or more

Average

Median

5,268,039

100.0

8.4

21.8

24.2

17.4

12.0

16.2

814.40

762.80

129,615
7,671
91,578
80,410
448,238

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

8.5
9.8
7.0
8.4
9.0

23.5
22.9
19.7
23.4
20.9

26.3
22.8
23.5
26.8
22.2

17.4
16.6
18.1
19.2
16.9

11.1
10.8
13.3
11.4
12.3

13.2
17.2
18.4
10.9
18.7

785.70
809.30
845.40
774.40
831.10

729.00
741.00
797.00
731.40
778.00

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of
Columbia
Florida

62,225
56,087
15,540

100.0
100.0
100.0

8.0
6.5
7.7

22.6
20.0
20.3

24.2
24.3
23.9

17.4
18.1
17.1

12.3
12.5
12.8

15.5
18.6
18.4

809.70
846.80
838.20

755.00
792.00
783.00

8,417
324,090

100.0
100.0

9.6
7.7

26.7
22.0

28.4
24.7

17.7
17.8

9.2
12.1

8.4
15.7

734.90
813.60

683.00
759.00

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

164,223
14,844
21,838
182,061
113,500

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

7.5
7.2
9.9
7.8
8.5

22.0
20.7
23.8
20.5
21.5

26.9
23.5
22.9
22.6
23.0

19.0
17.9
16.8
17.6
17.6

11.7
13.3
11.9
12.7
12.2

12.9
17.5
14.8
18.9
17.2

796.40
837.50
790.90
840.60
822.50

747.00
787.00
736.00
790.00
770.00

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

48,883
43,490
131,186
92,768
36,673

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

10.1
9.4
9.8
9.6
10.2

23.8
23.5
22.4
21.6
25.6

23.6
24.2
22.9
22.7
26.8

16.7
17.5
16.5
15.9
17.8

11.9
12.1
11.8
12.3
9.9

14.0
13.4
16.7
17.8
9.8

783.10
786.90
806.60
816.60
746.40

726.00
735.00
751.00
760.00
697.00

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

73,549
127,431
192,024
71,539
89,514

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

7.2
7.2
8.2
8.9
8.7

20.1
22.8
19.1
23.3
24.8

23.5
26.0
20.2
24.3
28.1

18.7
17.8
15.7
16.9
17.3

12.6
11.4
13.0
11.2
10.5

18.0
14.9
23.8
15.4
10.7

840.90
807.00
875.20
798.90
761.30

793.00
748.00
829.00
738.00
707.00

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

129,371
17,420
26,611
34,042
24,167

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

8.9
8.9
9.6
6.0
6.5

22.8
23.4
24.9
19.1
20.6

24.5
22.9
24.8
23.7
26.3

17.4
17.3
17.4
18.3
19.3

11.7
12.7
11.7
13.1
12.4

14.7
14.8
11.5
19.9
15.0

797.30
798.40
768.80
861.60
820.60

742.00
747.00
714.00
810.00
770.00

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

130,032
33,238
349,196
202,616
9,263

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

6.1
8.8
7.6
7.4
10.9

19.0
22.5
19.8
21.9
25.4

22.7
24.6
22.1
28.0
24.6

17.5
18.4
16.9
20.0
16.3

12.8
11.9
12.5
11.4
11.2

21.9
13.8
21.2
11.3
11.7

876.30
794.70
860.20
785.80
758.30

823.00
746.00
806.00
743.00
699.00

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

200,768
68,375
59,795
228,076
24,320

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

10.1
9.4
9.0
8.6
7.8

22.3
22.1
22.4
20.5
23.6

21.7
23.1
22.8
23.0
26.8

16.0
18.0
16.7
17.3
17.6

12.3
13.2
12.2
13.1
11.3

17.6
14.4
16.8
17.4
12.9

811.80
799.60
812.60
826.70
786.80

756.00
756.00
757.00
778.00
729.00
(Continued)

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All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 13.
Percentage distribution of disabled workers, by monthly benefit and state or other area,
December 2001—Continued
Monthly benefit
(dollars)

Percentage distribution by dollar amount of benefit
State or area

Number

Total

Less than
400.00

400.00–
599.90

600.00–
799.90

800.00–
999.90

1,000.00–
1,199.90

1,200.00
or more

Average

Median

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

106,988
12,311
148,698
271,977
22,845

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

7.0
11.7
8.2
8.7
10.0

20.7
26.2
23.6
21.7
23.9

27.4
24.4
27.0
24.3
22.5

20.4
16.5
18.2
18.0
15.4

12.3
10.9
11.1
12.3
11.3

12.2
10.3
12.0
15.1
17.0

800.60
743.30
779.50
807.00
800.80

759.00
689.00
729.00
758.00
736.00

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

12,994
133,678
94,915
64,254
86,342
8,215

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

9.2
7.9
8.7
9.5
9.1
9.0

23.9
20.9
22.0
18.5
22.4
23.1

26.1
24.9
22.8
20.1
23.0
22.3

18.7
18.0
16.4
16.1
16.6
16.0

11.2
12.3
12.0
13.4
12.4
12.2

11.0
16.1
18.1
22.4
16.6
17.5

769.70
818.90
823.30
860.50
811.70
814.70

723.00
768.00
765.00
821.00
756.00
750.00

1,065
756

100.0
100.0

20.3
13.4

32.3
24.6

25.5
24.9

13.6
18.3

5.5
10.1

2.8
8.9

616.70
727.90

583.00
692.50

147
125,163

100.0
100.0

32.7
8.0

40.8
30.9

18.4
34.3

5.4
15.4

2.0
7.0

0.7
4.4

501.40
691.70

500.00
650.00

1,314

100.0

7.6

20.0

29.5

19.3

11.6

12.0

791.60

745.00

11,654

100.0

18.6

20.2

21.9

17.3

11.2

10.9

721.20

701.00

Outlying areas
American
Samoa
Guam
Northern
Mariana
Islands
Puerto Rico
Virgin
Islands
Foreign countries

SOURCE: Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
a. Includes beneficiaries with unknown state code.
CONTACT: Cece Chin (410) 965-5366 for further information.

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All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 14.
Percentage distribution of disabled widow(er)s, by monthly benefit and state or other area,
December 2001
Monthly benefit
(dollars)

Percentage distribution by dollar amount of benefit

Number

Total

Less
than
200.00

204,255

100.0

10.5

9.9

13.2

14.2

13.0

11.0

9.3

7.6

11.4

536.70

519.60

6,192
218
2,862
3,623
13,300

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

12.0
9.2
8.9
13.1
8.0

11.5
8.7
10.3
12.4
8.4

13.8
10.1
12.5
14.2
12.3

14.9
11.9
13.1
15.1
13.9

14.0
15.6
12.4
14.0
12.3

11.1
11.0
10.8
10.5
10.9

9.3
7.8
10.5
8.3
10.0

5.4
9.6
8.4
5.4
8.9

7.8
16.1
13.1
7.1
15.4

501.50
576.40
557.30
485.10
578.70

483.00
550.50
537.50
469.00
559.00

1,793
1,591
504

100.0
100.0
100.0

8.6
9.6
13.5

9.2
9.4
9.5

12.6
15.5
11.5

14.5
16.6
13.9

13.3
12.5
12.9

11.6
10.1
10.1

10.4
8.7
8.1

8.0
6.1
9.9

11.9
11.6
10.5

555.90
528.70
528.20

541.00
495.00
515.00

290
10,987

100.0
100.0

11.0
11.8

12.1
10.5

14.8
14.0

17.6
14.1

16.9
13.3

10.0
10.9

6.9
8.8

4.1
6.7

6.6
9.8

485.50
517.00

467.50
496.00

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

7,077
448
702
7,528
4,719

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

15.0
7.1
7.7
8.4
9.0

12.0
9.6
10.0
8.5
9.1

14.6
13.4
12.0
12.9
11.9

15.5
13.6
12.3
12.9
12.5

13.5
12.3
13.5
12.6
13.5

9.3
13.2
12.8
11.0
11.1

8.0
8.3
10.7
10.0
10.2

5.2
9.2
9.5
9.2
8.9

6.9
13.4
11.5
14.5
14.0

474.30
566.80
565.90
572.20
567.20

454.00
548.00
564.00
557.50
559.00

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

1,739
1,451
6,762
5,561
1,167

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

9.1
10.0
9.9
8.1
11.7

10.0
9.4
9.2
8.1
10.5

11.0
12.4
13.6
13.3
14.0

15.0
13.2
14.6
14.5
14.0

14.8
14.2
13.6
14.1
13.3

11.7
12.2
11.4
10.7
11.1

9.3
9.8
9.9
10.4
9.9

8.4
8.6
7.7
8.5
7.4

10.6
10.3
10.2
12.3
8.1

543.30
543.00
535.90
560.40
514.00

533.00
534.00
518.00
542.00
499.00

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

2,365
3,405
7,974
1,825
4,378

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

9.3
9.6
7.6
9.7
13.3

8.5
9.8
7.3
10.2
11.7

11.0
14.1
10.6
13.4
15.7

13.2
16.1
12.9
13.6
16.0

13.5
11.9
12.0
13.6
13.3

12.0
11.5
10.9
10.2
10.3

9.7
8.5
9.9
10.3
7.3

9.4
7.4
10.1
7.0
5.5

13.6
11.2
18.7
12.0
6.9

569.00
536.30
605.00
539.80
480.40

558.00
503.00
597.00
519.00
456.00

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

5,333
619
824
1,023
681

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

11.7
9.2
11.5
9.8
12.0

11.1
10.3
10.7
9.3
13.8

13.2
13.6
13.4
13.3
12.0

14.9
17.1
14.3
13.8
12.3

11.9
11.8
10.4
11.1
12.2

10.6
11.6
12.1
11.5
11.9

9.0
11.0
10.6
9.6
10.1

7.7
6.1
7.9
8.1
5.6

9.8
9.2
9.1
13.5
10.0

519.00
527.00
523.40
553.00
513.30

492.00
493.00
501.00
538.00
493.00

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

4,114
1,192
12,251
7,944
284

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

11.6
8.3
10.2
18.3
9.2

9.0
10.2
9.0
13.4
8.5

13.7
14.2
12.9
14.5
14.8

13.3
14.5
14.4
14.5
13.7

12.4
14.2
12.2
12.3
15.9

10.2
10.6
11.6
9.7
9.2

7.7
9.4
9.4
6.7
9.9

7.4
8.3
7.4
4.5
11.6

14.7
10.4
13.0
6.0
7.4

545.90
540.20
548.00
449.50
537.90

520.00
519.00
525.00
427.00
515.00

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

9,587
3,100
1,865
9,544
686

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

7.5
10.4
8.5
8.3
13.1

7.4
10.3
8.0
8.5
10.9

11.6
13.7
12.4
11.3
14.7

12.6
14.5
12.4
13.2
15.2

12.1
12.8
12.2
13.1
10.6

11.3
11.0
12.4
11.5
9.5

11.5
9.8
10.7
11.1
10.1

10.7
7.9
9.6
10.0
7.9

15.4
9.7
13.9
13.1
8.0

592.30
527.90
575.40
573.90
505.10

590.00
510.00
574.00
568.00
472.50

State or area
All areas a
Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of
Columbia
Florida

200.00–
299.90

300.00–
399.90

400.00–
499.90

500.00–
599.90

600.00–
699.90

700.00–
799.90

800.00–
899.90

900.00
or more

Average

Median

(Continued)

54

2001 Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 14.
Percentage distribution of disabled widow(er)s, by monthly benefit and state or other area,
December 2001—Continued
Monthly benefit
(dollars)

Percentage distribution by dollar amount of benefit

State or area
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming
Outlying areas
American
Samoa
Guam
Northern
Mariana
Islands
Puerto Rico
Virgin
Islands
Foreign countries

Number

Total

Less
than
200.00

4,788
396
7,248
12,326
687

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

17.3
13.4
13.2
9.7
7.3

12.5
13.6
11.3
9.8
8.7

14.9
12.4
13.5
13.1
13.3

13.6
14.9
15.1
14.1
16.2

13.5
12.9
13.5
13.8
12.8

10.3
9.1
10.7
11.3
11.2

7.0
8.8
8.9
9.3
7.3

4.8
4.6
6.1
8.0
8.3

6.2
10.4
7.7
10.9
15.0

459.30
502.00
496.00
540.40
568.10

439.00
478.50
480.00
523.00
537.00

457
5,520
2,847
3,571
2,616
263

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

9.9
11.6
6.7
5.5
9.7
6.5

11.8
10.1
8.6
6.9
8.9
11.0

14.7
13.8
12.5
11.5
12.4
12.2

14.0
14.1
13.0
13.0
13.5
17.1

15.1
13.1
11.8
13.9
13.6
10.7

13.1
11.1
12.8
13.8
11.9
10.7

8.3
8.4
10.4
10.9
9.1
9.1

6.1
7.0
8.5
10.2
8.7
7.2

7.0
10.7
15.7
14.4
12.2
15.6

505.20
523.90
585.40
598.40
551.90
565.10

496.00
503.00
581.00
597.00
541.00
531.00

51

100.0
100.0

7.8

13.7
7.4

15.7
22.2

b

11.8

7.8

b

b

b

13.7
3.7

b

25.9

7.4

b

473.50
495.00

454.00
430.00

25.0
15.5

50.0
19.3

b

b

b

18.4

13.3

8.9

12.5
6.4

b

12.1

3.1

12.5
3.2

457.60
437.60

343.00
413.40

4.1

6.1

10.2

18.4

22.5

14.3

10.2

10.2

4.1

557.90

537.00

8.5

6.5

15.2

17.2

15.6

12.8

10.9

5.4

7.9

529.00

517.00

b

b

5,041
49
845

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

b

b

200.00–
299.90

300.00–
399.90

400.00–
499.90

500.00–
599.90

600.00–
699.90

700.00–
799.90

800.00–
899.90

900.00
or more

Average

Median

SOURCE: Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
a. Includes beneficiaries with unknown state code.
b. Data not shown to avoid disclosure of information for particular individuals.
CONTACT: Cece Chin (410) 965-5366 for further information.

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All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 15.
Percentage distribution of disabled adult children, by monthly benefit and state or other area,
December 2001
Monthly benefit
(dollars)

Percentage distribution by dollar amount of benefit

State or area
All areas a
Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

Number

Total

Less
than
200.00

736,553

100.0

6.6

6.9

16.5

15.8

15.1

15.9

9.7

6.4

7.1

537.60

528.70

16,606
661
8,051
8,680
60,302

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

8.1
8.9
6.6
8.8
6.3

8.9
8.0
7.0
8.6
6.6

22.0
18.0
13.3
22.8
13.9

17.5
15.0
15.5
18.6
15.2

14.4
13.8
14.8
14.8
14.9

12.4
14.1
17.3
11.8
17.4

7.9
8.0
9.7
7.0
10.6

4.5
5.6
7.2
3.8
6.7

4.4
8.6
8.5
3.8
8.4

486.00
524.20
554.60
474.90
556.40

460.00
500.00
553.00
453.00
553.00

200.00–
299.90

300.00–
399.90

400.00–
499.90

500.00–
599.90

600.00–
699.90

700.00–
799.90

800.00–
899.90

900.00
or more

Average

Median

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of
Columbia
Florida

5,677
9,404
1,876

100.0
100.0
100.0

6.7
4.7
3.6

6.7
4.7
4.6

14.6
10.9
12.7

15.6
12.5
16.5

15.0
15.5
16.2

16.5
20.7
19.4

10.3
12.4
10.5

7.1
8.5
8.2

7.6
10.2
8.4

548.00
598.50
579.80

542.00
611.00
580.00

1,337
31,757

100.0
100.0

9.4
6.8

8.6
6.9

23.1
15.0

18.3
16.7

13.9
15.8

12.4
16.1

6.7
9.8

3.4
6.2

4.2
6.8

474.70
537.50

453.00
527.00

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

19,615
2,274
2,414
31,519
16,835

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

6.9
5.3
5.8
4.7
4.2

8.0
7.1
5.9
5.5
4.6

21.8
16.3
14.4
13.2
12.7

18.2
15.6
17.6
13.9
14.3

15.4
18.4
16.6
15.0
16.4

12.4
15.8
16.9
18.2
19.1

7.8
10.3
10.4
11.5
11.8

4.6
5.4
5.3
8.2
8.2

4.8
5.9
7.2
10.0
8.7

496.50
536.50
546.00
583.70
583.50

471.00
533.00
537.50
585.00
586.00

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

8,573
6,082
16,092
17,584
4,338

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

4.5
5.2
9.3
9.6
8.2

4.9
5.2
9.7
9.7
6.4

14.0
14.2
22.1
20.9
16.4

17.5
15.7
16.8
16.6
19.2

16.8
16.2
13.4
13.3
16.7

17.1
17.9
12.2
12.0
15.0

11.0
11.2
7.3
7.2
9.2

6.8
7.0
4.5
5.0
4.4

7.4
7.5
4.9
5.8
4.6

563.20
561.90
480.00
487.90
509.00

556.00
557.00
450.00
458.00
498.00

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

10,783
17,785
32,600
11,442
11,429

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

4.5
6.1
4.3
4.9
10.8

5.3
6.2
4.4
5.2
11.7

14.8
14.3
10.3
15.4
25.5

15.7
14.9
13.6
16.3
17.3

16.0
15.6
15.1
16.0
13.6

17.0
16.6
19.6
17.2
9.3

10.5
11.4
12.9
10.7
5.4

7.3
6.9
9.4
6.9
3.3

9.0
8.1
10.4
7.3
3.1

569.00
557.40
603.20
557.20
442.20

559.00
554.00
614.00
553.00
410.00

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

15,894
2,126
4,161
2,215
2,613

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

6.6
4.9
4.8
5.2
5.1

6.2
5.9
5.8
5.2
4.3

17.1
15.9
16.3
12.8
13.4

16.1
18.0
18.5
13.6
15.2

15.8
16.3
16.4
16.8
16.5

15.4
16.8
16.4
16.7
18.0

10.0
10.1
8.9
11.0
12.5

6.1
6.9
6.1
8.0
7.4

6.8
5.3
6.8
10.7
7.8

535.50
541.00
542.40
583.50
572.00

524.00
534.00
527.00
580.00
569.00

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

19,701
4,051
56,114
22,405
2,069

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

4.2
10.1
4.9
6.5
5.3

4.8
9.5
5.1
7.9
7.1

11.4
19.2
13.3
22.6
18.8

13.3
17.1
14.3
18.9
18.6

15.6
14.8
15.7
15.2
16.9

18.7
12.3
18.5
12.7
14.8

12.6
7.4
11.6
7.5
8.0

8.6
4.6
7.7
4.3
4.8

10.7
4.9
8.9
4.5
5.7

599.90
484.90
577.60
493.50
519.10

604.00
462.00
579.00
468.00
500.00

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

35,196
8,916
6,794
38,559
3,007

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

5.2
6.6
4.8
5.0
7.0

5.5
7.1
5.1
4.9
6.5

13.2
19.2
12.3
12.8
14.9

15.0
17.9
14.8
15.5
14.6

15.1
15.3
15.6
16.5
17.5

17.9
14.9
19.2
18.8
15.8

11.4
8.4
11.7
11.0
10.3

8.2
5.3
8.3
7.7
6.6

8.5
5.3
8.3
7.8
6.8

572.00
514.40
578.80
570.40
542.60

573.00
495.00
585.00
572.00
543.00

(Continued)

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All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 15.
Percentage distribution of disabled adult children, by monthly benefit and state or other area,
December 2001—Continued
Monthly benefit
(dollars)

Percentage distribution by dollar amount of benefit

Number

Total

Less
than
200.00

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

12,919
2,090
17,955
38,834
3,164

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

6.4
7.4
7.4
7.9
5.5

8.0
6.3
8.0
8.1
6.2

21.9
20.8
22.4
19.0
12.6

19.0
19.8
17.4
17.1
16.3

15.5
15.9
15.2
14.3
15.9

13.0
13.4
12.7
13.4
18.4

7.6
7.2
7.7
8.2
10.3

4.4
4.6
4.7
5.5
6.7

4.3
4.6
4.6
6.5
8.1

494.70
499.70
493.70
511.40
561.70

470.00
480.00
468.00
485.00
559.50

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

1,809
16,850
10,920
9,951
15,521
862

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

5.5
6.5
4.6
7.9
4.2
4.8

6.0
7.4
5.6
8.0
4.7
5.3

16.7
20.2
12.3
18.9
12.8
12.0

18.5
17.3
14.5
17.0
15.3
17.9

17.5
15.7
15.4
15.3
16.1
16.9

16.1
13.6
18.0
14.8
20.1
15.9

9.8
8.6
12.0
8.1
11.2
10.1

5.1
5.4
8.2
5.0
7.8
7.8

4.8
5.3
9.4
5.0
7.9
9.4

527.50
511.60
582.70
503.20
577.80
572.80

516.00
491.00
584.00
485.00
583.00
559.00

98
123

100.0
100.0

17.4
24.4

19.4
17.9

26.5
25.2

18.4
13.8

9.2
7.3

5.1
5.7

1.0

1.0
3.3

2.0

366.80
354.10

365.00
335.00

46
22,595
267

100.0
100.0
100.0

47.8
20.0
10.9

17.4
18.3
10.5

13.0
33.1
22.9

8.7
13.9
21.0

6.5
7.1
15.4

2.2
4.1
10.9

1.8
3.4

2.2
0.9
2.3

0.7
3.0

276.70
337.10
442.10

216.00
326.00
428.00

4,980

100.0

18.3

14.8

22.2

14.8

11.2

10.2

4.0

2.0

2.6

397.20

372.00

State or area

Outlying areas
American
Samoa
Guam
Northern
Mariana
Islands
Puerto Rico
Virgin Islands
Foreign countries

200.00–
299.90

300.00–
399.90

400.00–
499.90

500.00–
599.90

600.00–
699.90

700.00–
799.90

800.00–
899.90

900.00
or more

Average

Median

b

b

b

b

SOURCE: Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
a. Includes beneficiaries with unknown state code.
b. Data not shown to avoid disclosure of information for particular individuals.
CONTACT: Cece Chin (410) 965-5366 for further information.

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Disabled Workers
Table 16.
Percentage distribution, by age and sex, December 1960–2001, selected years
Year

Number
(thousands)

Average
age

Percentage distribution
Total Under 30

30–34

35–39 a

40–44

45–49

50–54

55–59

60–64

All disabled workers
1996
1997
1998
1999

4,400
4,521
4,712
4,879

50.0
50.3
50.5
50.6

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

3.6
3.3
3.0
2.8

5.6
5.2
4.8
4.4

9.0
8.6
8.3
8.0

11.6
11.6
11.6
11.5

13.8
13.7
13.8
14.0

15.5
16.1
16.5
17.0

18.6
19.2
19.7
20.0

22.4
22.4
22.3
22.3

2000
2001

5,042
5,268

50.8
50.9

100.0
100.0

2.7
2.8

4.1
4.0

7.6
7.2

11.4
11.1

14.1
14.1

17.6
17.7

20.3
20.7

22.3
22.4

a

3.3
7.5
6.8
7.5

3.0
7.6
6.9
6.2

4.9
10.4
10.9
9.7

16.6
15.4
15.2
15.8

26.7
24.7
23.2
23.2

44.9
33.3
33.7
33.0

Men
1960
1965
1970
1975

356
734
1,069
1,711

57.3
54.4
53.9
53.5

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

0.5
1.0
3.3
4.6

1980
1981
1982
1983
1984

1,928

52.9

100.0

4.1

a

9.6

6.0

8.9

14.3

24.0

33.1

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

1,746
1,731
1,748

53.2
52.9
52.5

100.0
100.0
100.0

4.0
4.2
4.4

a

9.7
10.4
11.3

5.8
6.3
6.8

7.8
8.0
8.3

13.6
13.0
12.8

23.6
23.1
22.2

35.5
35.0
34.2

1985
1986
1987
1988
1989

1,785
1,827
1,857
1,869
1,906

51.9
51.4
51.1
50.9
50.7

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

4.6
4.9
4.8
4.7
4.5

a

12.3
13.3
13.8
14.3
14.7

7.3
7.9
8.5
9.0
9.6

8.6
8.9
9.4
9.8
10.3

12.9
12.7
12.5
12.7
12.7

21.4
20.7
20.1
19.6
19.4

32.9
31.5
30.8
29.9
28.8

1990
1991
1992
1993
1994

1,965
2,066
2,221
2,358
2,476

50.4
50.1
49.9
49.6
49.6

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

4.5
4.5
4.6
4.6
4.3

a

15.2
15.6
16.0
16.2
16.1

10.3
10.7
11.0
11.2
11.4

10.7
11.2
12.0
12.3
12.8

12.7
13.0
13.4
13.9
14.2

19.1
18.6
18.0
17.9
17.8

27.5
26.4
25.0
23.9
23.4

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999

2,573
2,653
2,674
2,746
2,801

49.7
50.0
50.3
50.5
50.7

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

4.0
3.7
3.3
3.1
2.8

a

5.7
5.2
4.8
4.5

15.5
9.2
8.8
8.4
8.1

11.5
11.6
11.6
11.6
11.6

13.4
13.7
13.6
13.7
13.8

14.5
15.0
15.7
16.1
16.7

18.0
18.3
18.9
19.4
19.7

23.2
22.9
23.0
23.0
22.9

2000
2001

2,856
2,948

50.8
51.0

100.0
100.0

2.8
2.9

4.2
4.0

7.6
7.2

11.4
11.2

13.9
14.0

17.3
17.5

20.0
20.5

22.8
23.0

a
a
a

a
a

a
a
a
a

a
a
a
a

(Continued)

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2001 Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program

Disabled Workers
Table 16.
Percentage distribution, by age and sex, December 1960–2001, selected years—Continued
Year

Number
(thousands)

Average
age

Percentage distribution
Total Under 30

30–34

35–39 a

40–44

45–49

50–54

55–59

60–64

3.2
5.4
5.1
6.1

3.2
6.3
5.6
5.3

5.3
9.8
10.1
9.0

19.4
16.2
15.9
16.3

31.4
27.3
26.0
25.5

37.2
34.3
35.3
34.5

Women
a

1960
1965
1970
1975

99
254
424
778

56.7
55.2
55.0
54.4

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

0.3
0.6
1.9
3.3

1980
1981
1982
1983
1984

931

53.7

100.0

3.4

a

8.2

5.3

8.2

14.4

25.4

35.0

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

858
838
849

53.9
53.6
53.2

100.0
100.0
100.0

3.3
3.5
3.7

a

8.5
9.3
10.2

5.1
5.7
6.3

7.2
7.5
7.8

13.7
12.9
12.8

25.2
24.3
23.2

37.0
36.8
36.0

1985
1986
1987
1988
1989

872
902
929
952
989

52.6
52.0
51.7
51.4
51.1

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

3.8
4.1
4.2
4.0
4.0

a

11.2
12.1
12.7
13.1
13.5

6.9
7.6
8.2
8.7
9.2

8.3
8.8
9.4
9.9
10.6

12.9
12.9
12.9
13.2
13.4

22.3
21.6
20.9
20.6
20.1

34.6
32.9
31.7
30.5
29.2

1990
1991
1992
1993
1994

1,046
1,133
1,252
1,371
1,491

50.8
50.5
50.1
49.9
49.9

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

3.9
4.0
4.3
4.3
4.1

a

14.0
14.3
14.6
14.9
14.8

9.8
10.3
10.7
11.0
11.2

11.1
11.6
12.2
12.6
13.1

13.4
13.8
14.3
14.8
15.3

19.9
19.4
18.8
18.9
18.7

27.9
26.5
25.0
23.5
22.8

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999

1,614
1,747
1,847
1,967
2,078

49.9
50.1
50.3
50.4
50.6

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

3.8
3.5
3.2
2.9
2.7

5.4
5.0
4.7
4.3

14.5
8.7
8.4
8.2
7.9

11.5
11.6
11.6
11.5
11.5

13.6
13.9
13.9
14.0
14.2

15.7
16.2
16.7
17.1
17.5

18.8
19.1
19.7
20.1
20.5

22.2
21.7
21.5
21.5
21.4

2000
2001

2,186
2,320

50.8
50.9

100.0
100.0

2.7
2.8

4.1
4.0

7.5
7.1

11.3
11.1

14.3
14.3

17.9
18.0

20.7
21.1

21.6
21.7

a
a
a

a
a

a
a
a
a

a
a
a
a
a

SOURCES: Annual Statistical Supplement to the Social Security Bulletin, Table 5.D4 for 1960–1995 data; 1988 and 1990–1995 data are
based on a 10 percent sample; Social Security Disabled Beneficiaries 100 percent file for 1996–2000 data; Disabled Beneficiaries and
Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file for 2001 data.
NOTE: Combined data for men and women are not available prior to 1996.
a. Ages 30–34 and 35–39 grouped together in the 35–39 column before 1996.
b. Not available.
CONTACT: Cece Chin (410) 965-5366 for further information.

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Disabled Workers
Table 17.
Number, average primary insurance amount, and average monthly benefit, by sex and age,
December 2001
Total

Age
All disabled workers
Under 25
25–29
30–34
35–39
40–44
45–49
50–54
55–59
60 or older

Men

Number

Average
PIA
(dollars)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

5,268,039

820.00

44,430
104,777
209,205
377,233
585,962
744,487
932,419
1,093,572
1,175,954

432.50
530.90
611.70
678.20
744.80
804.80
857.80
889.80
895.10

Women

Number

Average
PIA
(dollars)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
PIA
(dollars)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

814.40

2,947,820

922.40

913.70

2,320,219

689.90

688.30

442.20
535.40
613.00
675.20
738.90
797.40
850.00
882.50
890.80

26,375
59,072
116,676
211,443
329,274
412,156
515,651
603,637
673,536

443.50
545.10
626.10
699.40
787.70
876.80
963.20
1,037.20
1,055.00

452.50
547.90
624.40
693.10
777.80
865.50
952.00
1,026.90
1,048.30

18,055
45,705
92,529
165,790
256,688
332,331
416,768
489,935
502,418

416.30
512.60
593.60
651.10
689.70
715.50
727.20
708.20
680.80

427.20
519.40
598.70
652.40
689.10
713.00
723.70
704.50
679.60

SOURCE: Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
NOTES: The average monthly benefit includes secondary benefit amounts for some beneficiaries who are dually entitled. This results in the
average monthly benefit being larger than the average PIA for some age groups.
PIA = primary insurance amount.
CONTACT: Cece Chin (410) 965-5366 for further information.

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Disabled Workers
Table 18.
Distribution of workers with a secondary benefit (dual entitlement), by worker’s smaller primary insurance
amount and sex, December 2001
Total

Men

Women

Primary insurance amount (dollars)

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

All disabled workers

165,349

100.0

38,415

100.0

126,934

100.0

Less than 300.00
300.00–399.90
400.00–499.90

28,962
26,824
32,326

17.5
16.2
19.6

9,242
9,497
8,824

24.1
24.7
23.0

19,720
17,327
23,502

15.5
13.7
18.5

500.00–599.90
600.00–699.90
700.00–799.90
800.00–899.90
900.00–999.90

33,795
19,759
11,228
6,133
3,284

20.4
12.0
6.8
3.7
2.0

6,208
2,384
1,028
537
289

16.2
6.2
2.7
1.4
0.8

27,587
17,375
10,200
5,596
2,995

21.7
13.7
8.0
4.4
2.4

1,588
1,450

1.0
0.9

178
228

0.5
0.6

1,410
1,222

1.1
1.0

1,000.00–1,099.90
1,100.00 or more
Average benefit (dollars)

494.80

421.90

516.90

SOURCE: Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
CONTACT: Cece Chin (410) 965-5366 for further information.

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Disabled Workers
Table 19.
Distribution of workers with a secondary benefit (dual entitlement), by type of secondary benefit and sex,
December 2001
Total
Type of secondary benefit

Men

Women

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

a

165,349

100.0

38,415

100.0

126,934

100.0

Spouses
Widow(er)s
Disabled widow(er)s
Surviving mothers and fathers
Disabled adult children

17,734
21,648
65,855
1,877
58,232

10.7
13.1
39.8
1.1
35.2

121
501
1,712
66
36,015

0.3
1.3
4.5
0.2
93.8

17,613
21,147
64,143
1,811
22,217

13.9
16.7
50.5
1.4
17.5

All disabled workers

SOURCE: Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
a. Includes a few individuals who are receiving parents benefits.
CONTACT: Cece Chin (410) 965-5366 for further information.

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Disabled Workers
Table 20.
Number, by age, sex, and state or other area, December 2001
State or area

Total

Under 25

25–34

35–44

45–54

55–64

All disabled workers
a

5,268,039

44,430

313,982

963,195

1,676,906

2,269,526

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

129,615
7,671
91,578
80,410
448,238

847
110
855
570
2,582

7,127
650
5,482
4,181
25,301

22,866
1,639
16,514
13,271
83,631

42,991
2,524
29,514
25,351
145,254

55,784
2,748
39,213
37,037
191,470

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

62,225
56,087
15,540
8,417
324,090

531
577
136
76
2,352

3,690
3,942
993
539
17,339

12,282
11,751
3,112
1,811
58,573

21,231
17,028
5,000
2,790
101,531

24,491
22,789
6,299
3,201
144,295

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

164,223
14,844
21,838
182,061
113,500

1,148
91
272
2,202
1,248

8,796
935
1,515
12,539
7,678

28,750
2,825
3,929
34,699
21,400

53,268
4,855
6,747
56,279
35,621

72,261
6,138
9,375
76,342
47,553

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

48,883
43,490
131,186
92,768
36,673

764
631
1,012
614
373

3,839
2,990
7,719
4,799
2,801

9,416
8,554
23,559
16,582
7,673

15,166
13,841
42,837
30,506
11,496

19,698
17,474
56,059
40,267
14,330

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

73,549
127,431
192,024
71,539
89,514

594
1,489
1,995
1,301
671

4,644
9,817
12,226
5,915
5,440

14,671
28,367
34,295
14,872
16,026

23,361
39,335
63,051
22,159
29,223

30,279
48,423
80,457
27,292
38,154

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

129,371
17,420
26,611
34,042
24,167

1,198
147
401
235
333

8,108
988
1,969
1,788
1,875

24,498
2,999
5,213
5,582
5,384

40,446
5,509
8,153
10,366
7,476

55,121
7,777
10,875
16,071
9,099

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

130,032
33,238
349,196
202,616
9,263

879
241
2,163
1,461
150

7,832
1,798
19,698
11,005
634

24,918
5,684
65,818
34,567
1,748

39,261
10,904
107,706
64,306
2,832

57,142
14,611
153,811
91,277
3,899

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

200,768
68,375
59,795
228,076
24,320

2,696
487
537
2,074
199

14,350
3,496
3,923
14,217
1,612

37,010
11,233
10,226
42,007
4,828

63,273
21,199
19,082
71,522
7,818

83,439
31,960
26,027
98,256
9,863

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

106,988
12,311
148,698
271,977
22,845

638
223
1,087
2,031
360

5,440
815
8,600
14,700
1,944

17,758
2,313
26,064
48,566
4,496

34,680
3,901
47,185
87,252
6,873

48,472
5,059
65,762
119,428
9,172

All areas

(Continued)

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Disabled Workers
Table 20.
Number, by age, sex, and state or other area, December 2001—Continued
State or area

Total

Under 25

25–34

35–44

45–54

55–64

All disabled workers (cont.)
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

12,994
133,678
94,915
64,254
86,342
8,215

152
1,030
815
258
1,402
79

972
7,730
6,247
2,950
6,379
522

2,594
24,506
17,661
9,757
16,661
1,501

4,119
42,761
30,557
21,548
27,252
2,633

5,157
57,651
39,635
29,741
34,648
3,480

Outlying areas
American Samoa
Guam
Northern Mariana Islands
Puerto Rico
Virgin Islands

1,065
756
147
125,163
1,314

b

b

b

b

74
160
39
16,913
190

323
235
41
43,215
345

653
299
43
61,842
709

1,149

3,170

7,110

Foreign countries

11,654

b

b

90

3,103

b

b

b

b

Men
a

2,947,820

26,375

175,748

540,717

927,807

1,277,173

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

72,163
4,368
50,117
45,924
247,594

538
71
507
355
1,582

4,022
409
3,033
2,348
14,855

12,755
916
8,862
7,613
48,254

23,565
1,380
15,900
14,536
78,612

31,283
1,592
21,815
21,072
104,291

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

33,485
30,332
8,087
4,729
181,814

332
359
76
38
1,430

2,038
2,165
525
312
9,679

6,592
6,344
1,652
1,105
33,375

11,337
9,042
2,504
1,611
56,113

13,186
12,422
3,330
1,663
81,217

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

88,753
9,055
12,567
100,753
62,173

683
58
145
1,266
717

4,996
556
867
6,990
4,232

16,072
1,804
2,212
19,421
11,703

28,479
2,960
3,801
30,616
19,146

38,523
3,677
5,542
42,460
26,375

26,980
23,196
79,942
60,910
21,518

463
356
603
401
219

2,055
1,597
4,399
3,011
1,575

5,138
4,459
14,120
11,011
4,432

8,344
7,339
26,350
20,109
6,773

10,980
9,445
34,470
26,378
8,519

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

39,761
68,753
106,568
39,127
49,593

356
827
1,162
726
430

2,572
4,982
6,821
3,134
2,981

8,145
15,398
19,193
7,845
8,828

12,220
21,273
34,526
12,001
16,258

16,468
26,273
44,866
15,421
21,096

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

71,094
10,420
14,054
18,362
12,611

706
90
225
127
171

4,599
556
997
947
939

13,601
1,762
2,596
2,938
2,665

21,898
3,301
4,272
5,501
3,914

30,290
4,711
5,964
8,849
4,922

All areas

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

(Continued)

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Disabled Workers
Table 20.
Number, by age, sex, and state or other area, December 2001—Continued
State or area

Total

Under 25

25–34

35–44

45–54

55–64

Men (cont.)
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

68,585
20,449
194,490
105,725
5,413

533
154
1,312
910
97

4,141
1,138
10,972
6,096
359

13,067
3,525
36,758
18,135
982

20,338
6,659
59,497
32,994
1,634

30,506
8,973
85,951
47,590
2,341

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

114,688
38,674
33,816
128,948
13,072

1,527
267
331
1,212
104

8,031
2,099
2,307
7,674
875

20,987
6,519
5,658
23,471
2,636

35,708
11,817
10,560
39,963
4,204

48,435
17,972
14,960
56,628
5,253

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

56,652
6,905
80,986
158,119
12,609

371
131
663
1,245
214

2,953
415
4,628
8,691
1,075

9,510
1,218
13,998
28,793
2,495

18,078
2,208
25,490
49,880
3,725

25,740
2,933
36,207
69,510
5,100

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

7,426
74,718
53,238
44,332
47,392
4,777

91
629
478
167
792
43

530
4,214
3,584
1,856
3,358
302

1,444
13,541
10,015
6,480
8,842
860

2,322
23,804
16,740
14,926
14,743
1,487

3,039
32,530
22,421
20,903
19,657
2,085

Outlying areas
American Samoa
Guam
Northern Mariana Islands
Puerto Rico
Virgin Islands

643
513
98
71,445
743

b

b
b

b

b

70

2,007

b

b

53
108
24
9,847
121

183
166
26
24,403
180

395

b

35,118
401

b

b

814

2,390

5,191

Foreign countries

8,540

b
b

Women
All areas

a

2,320,219

18,055

138,234

422,478

749,099

992,353

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

57,452
3,303
41,461
34,486
200,644

309
39
348
215
1,000

3,105
241
2,449
1,833
10,446

10,111
723
7,652
5,658
35,377

19,426
1,144
13,614
10,815
66,642

24,501
1,156
17,398
15,965
87,179

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

28,740
25,755
7,453
3,688
142,276

199
218
60
38
922

1,652
1,777
468
227
7,660

5,690
5,407
1,460
706
25,198

9,894
7,986
2,496
1,179
45,418

11,305
10,367
2,969
1,538
63,078

75,470
5,789
9,271
81,308
51,327

465
33
127
936
531

3,800
379
648
5,549
3,446

12,678
1,021
1,717
15,278
9,697

24,789
1,895
2,946
25,663
16,475

33,738
2,461
3,833
33,882
21,178

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

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Disabled Workers
Table 20.
Number, by age, sex, and state or other area, December 2001—Continued
State or area

Total

Under 25

25–34

35–44

45–54

55–64

Women (cont.)
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

21,903
20,294
51,244
31,858
15,155

301
275
409
213
154

1,784
1,393
3,320
1,788
1,226

4,278
4,095
9,439
5,571
3,241

6,822
6,502
16,487
10,397
4,723

8,718
8,029
21,589
13,889
5,811

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

33,788
58,678
85,456
32,412
39,921

238
662
833
575
241

2,072
4,835
5,405
2,781
2,459

6,526
12,969
15,102
7,027
7,198

11,141
18,062
28,525
10,158
12,965

13,811
22,150
35,591
11,871
17,058

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

58,277
7,000
12,557
15,680
11,556

492
57
176
108
162

3,509
432
972
841
936

10,897
1,237
2,617
2,644
2,719

18,548
2,208
3,881
4,865
3,562

24,831
3,066
4,911
7,222
4,177

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

61,447
12,789
154,706
96,891
3,850

346
87
851
551
53

3,691
660
8,726
4,909
275

11,851
2,159
29,060
16,432
766

18,923
4,245
48,209
31,312
1,198

26,636
5,638
67,860
43,687
1,558

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

86,080
29,701
25,979
99,128
11,248

1,169
220
206
862
95

6,319
1,397
1,616
6,543
737

16,023
4,714
4,568
18,536
2,192

27,565
9,382
8,522
31,559
3,614

35,004
13,988
11,067
41,628
4,610

50,336
5,406
67,712
113,858
10,236

267
92
424
786
146

2,487
400
3,972
6,009
869

8,248
1,095
12,066
19,773
2,001

16,602
1,693
21,695
37,372
3,148

22,732
2,126
29,555
49,918
4,072

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

5,568
58,960
41,677
19,922
38,950
3,438

61
401
337
91
610
36

442
3,516
2,663
1,094
3,021
220

1,150
10,965
7,646
3,277
7,819
641

1,797
18,957
13,817
6,622
12,509
1,146

2,118
25,121
17,214
8,838
14,991
1,395

Outlying areas
American Samoa
Guam
Northern Mariana Islands
Puerto Rico
Virgin Islands

422
243
49
53,718
571

b

b
b

b

b

20

1,096

b

b

21
52
15
7,066
69

140
69
15
18,812
165

258

b

26,724
308

b

b

335

780

1,919

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

Foreign countries

3,114

SOURCE: Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
a. Includes beneficiaries with unknown state code.
b. Data not shown to avoid disclosure of information for particular individuals.
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b

Disabled-Worker Families
Table 21.
Number and average monthly family benefit, by selected family groups, December 1960–2001,
selected years
Worker only
Year

All

Worker, spouse, and—

Men

Women

1 child

2 or more children

Worker and
aged spouse a

Number (thousands)
1960
1965
1970
1975

357
714
1,054
1,750

261
481
680
1,080

96
232
374
671

22
54
77
137

32
109
164
250

22
30
43
66

1980
1981
1982
1983
1984

2,061

1,257

804

154

228

80

b

b

b

b

b

b

1,969
1,961
1,993

1,208
1,215
1,241

760
746
752

124
85
83

163
143
140

78
80
76

1985
1986
1987
1988
1989

2,039
2,096
2,154
2,194
2,262

1,267
1,301
1,338
1,353
1,390

772
795
816
841
872

84
82
79
77
75

140
136
132
125
120

76
74
74
71
67

1990
1991
1992
1993
1994

2,370
2,523
2,738
2,935
3,121

1,448
1,529
1,643
1,743
1,830

922
994
1,094
1,192
1,292

75
76
78
78
76

118
119
125
127
128

63
61
61
59
57

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999

3,305
3,473
3,593
3,769
3,924

1,909
1,973
2,006
2,074
2,131

1,396
1,500
1,588
1,695
1,793

75
61
57
52
49

124
104
91
80
72

55
53
53
53
52

2000
2001

4,080
4,260

2,191
2,289

1,890
1,970

45
68

65
92

50
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Disabled-Worker Families
Table 21.
Number and average monthly family benefit, by selected family groups, December 1960–2001,
selected years—Continued
Worker only
Year

All

Worker, spouse, and—

Men

Women

1 child

2 or more children

Worker and
aged spouse a

Average monthly family benefit (dollars)
1960
1965
1970
1975

87.90
95.40
128.10
218.90

91.90
100.70
136.30
240.00

76.90
85.00
113.10
185.00

184.70
201.00
264.10
441.00

192.20
216.30
273.20
454.00

135.50
145.90
199.20
344.00

1980
1981
1982
1983
1984

355.40

396.20

291.70

727.00

746.10

573.00

b

b

b

b

b

b

424.40
439.40
454.00

474.20
490.90
507.60

344.70
355.40
365.70

847.40
867.90
881.50

858.20
881.80
885.50

690.70
716.20
740.40

1985
1986
1987
1988
1989

466.90
470.70
491.60
512.20
539.30

523.10
527.80
552.00
576.10
607.10

374.60
377.40
392.60
409.50
431.20

898.10
896.90
929.40
960.20
1,009.40

895.20
888.30
918.30
938.40
971.90

765.00
773.30
815.50
855.40
903.70

1990
1991
1992
1993
1994

570.40
592.30
609.50
625.50
646.20

642.80
668.40
688.70
707.20
731.80

456.80
475.50
490.70
506.00
525.00

1,062.10
1,098.00
1,122.10
1,143.00
1,177.60

1,016.00
1,043.30
1,057.40
1,074.20
1,100.00

960.80
1,004.70
1,045.00
1,078.20
1,118.60

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999

667.60
690.60
708.00
720.00
741.20

757.40
785.30
806.60
820.20
844.50

544.80
566.00
583.60
597.40
618.50

1,205.50
1,245.90
1,280.20
1,300.40
1,344.90

1,130.90
1,148.50
1,165.90
1,189.40
1,224.20

1,159.90
1,200.60
1,238.50
1,261.90
1,295.30

2000
2001

773.60
807.40

880.70
914.40

649.40
683.10

1,394.20
1,413.50

1,274.30
1,298.50

1,355.50
1,393.50

SOURCES: Annual Statistical Supplement to the Social Security Bulletin, Table 5.H1 for 1960–2000 data. Data for 1985–2000 are based on
10 percent sample. Data for prior years are based on different sampling rates. Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary
Record file beginning with 2001.
NOTES: A family means beneficiaries entitled on one worker’s account.
Includes beneficiaries whose benefits are being withheld.
a. Spouse’s entitlement based on age.
b. Not available.
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Disabled-Worker Families
Table 22.
Number, average primary insurance amount, and average monthly family benefit, December 2001
Average primary
Number of insurance amount
beneficiaries
(dollars)

Percentage of
Average monthly families receiving
family benefit maximum family
(dollars)
benefit

Family composition

Number of
families

Worker only
Men
Women

2,289,722
1,970,580

2,289,722
1,970,578

920.20
684.70

914.40
683.10

8.9
20.9

533,406
376,944

1,372,780
945,500

893.90
717.70

1,276.30
987.60

83.3
89.1

555,505
250,651
104,194

1,111,010
751,959
455,311

827.90
819.10
788.50

1,161.20
1,163.20
1,117.90

84.9
88.1
84.4

57,354

114,967

1,130.40

1,393.50

8.3

1,770
66,012
54,425
37,070

5,627
198,137
217,761
204,770

1,040.60
927.80
898.00
851.50

1,654.50
1,408.30
1,335.50
1,241.40

67.8
90.4
89.6
82.9

Worker with children
By sex of worker
Men
Women
By number of children
1 child
2 children
3 or more children
Workers with—
Spouse aged 62 or older a
Spouse aged 62 or older and 1 or more
children
Spouse and 1 child
Spouse and 2 children
Spouse and 3 or more children

SOURCE: Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
NOTES: A family means beneficiaries entitled on one worker’s account.
Includes beneficiaries whose benefits are being withheld.
a. If the spouse is also entitled to a retired-worker benefit, only the benefit amount received as a spouse is included.
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Disabled-Worker Families
Table 23.
Distribution, by age of worker, December 2001
Total,
all ages

Family composition

Under 30

30–34

35–39

40–44

45–49

50–54

55–59 60 or older

Number
Worker only
Worker with—
Spouse
Aged 62 or older a
Child in care
Children
1 child
2 children
3 or more children
Families receiving
maximum benefit c

4,260,302

123,854

134,738

217,238

364,179

549,869

792,418

1,002,519

1,075,487

59,124
157,507

b

b

b

2,876

9,594

21,902

73
33,436

375
32,546

1,677
26,631

7,822
18,510

49,164
12,012

555,505
250,651
104,194

18,264
8,843
3,766

34,256
26,663
14,977

69,276
56,233
29,288

115,079
66,670
27,213

120,359
46,230
14,907

95,886
25,958
7,754

63,003
13,204
4,082

39,382
6,850
2,207

1,541,857

99,229

123,758

214,339

280,724

256,452

216,795

187,086

163,474

Percent
Worker only
Worker with—
Spouse
Aged 62 or older a
Child in care
Children
1 child
2 children
3 or more children

100.0

2.9

3.2

5.1

8.6

12.9

18.6

23.5

25.2

100.0
100.0

b

b

b

1.8

6.1

13.9

0.1
21.2

0.6
20.7

2.8
16.9

13.2
11.8

83.2
7.6

100.0
100.0
100.0

3.3
3.5
3.6

6.2
10.6
14.4

12.5
22.4
28.1

20.7
26.6
26.1

21.7
18.4
14.3

17.3
10.4
7.4

11.3
5.3
3.9

7.1
2.7
2.1

28.6

63.0

56.2

54.4

46.3

33.6

22.8

16.9

13.8

Families receiving
maximum benefit c

SOURCE: Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
NOTES: A family means beneficiaries entitled on one worker’s account.
Includes beneficiaries whose benefits are being withheld.
a. Includes spouses aged 62 or older with children.
b. Data not shown to avoid disclosure of information for particular individuals.
c. Includes worker-only families.
CONTACT: Cece Chin (410) 965-5366 for further information.

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