Disabled Beneficiaries and Nondisabled Dependents

Table 1.
Number, selected years 1960–2002
Workers and nondisabled dependents

Adult children of—

Year

Total

Workers

Spouses

Children
under age
18

1960
1965
1970
1975

788,543
1,928,460
2,970,538
4,799,853

455,371
988,074
1,492,948
2,488,774

76,599
193,362
283,447
452,922

152,519
532,197
799,111
1,239,058

n.a.
16,437
75,194
147,253

n.a.
n.a.
49,281
109,511

2,962
8,981
14,295
24,193

53,825
87,122
101,341
118,802

47,267
102,287
154,921
219,340

1980
1981
1982
1983
1984

5,223,311
5,008,221
4,532,014
4,382,745
4,406,140

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

461,878
428,212
365,862
308,059
303,982

1,184,846
1,070,000
894,440
855,560
858,243

140,157
148,879
79,333
50,134
31,875

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

32,883
32,664
30,027
30,209
31,165

140,548
143,633
144,464
148,464
152,667

276,739
286,724
297,917
309,699
322,541

1985
1986
1987
1988
1989

4,507,083
4,613,249
4,676,852
4,709,360
4,774,160

2,656,638
2,728,463
2,785,859
2,821,070
2,886,590

305,532
300,826
290,888
280,780
269,830

889,730
911,698
912,367
898,980
901,400

22,336
20,245
20,183
24,370
23,330

107,005
106,974
106,282
105,810
102,650

33,078
34,641
35,378
35,520
35,950

157,011
161,755
165,675
170,940
172,650

335,753
348,647
360,220
371,890
381,760

1990
1991
1992
1993
1994

4,934,370
5,209,600
5,633,130
6,026,460
6,381,470

3,011,130
3,198,610
3,473,330
3,729,330
3,966,590

264,230
263,780
271,510
272,190
270,220

929,720
986,710
1,090,920
1,188,330
1,276,740

23,960
26,380
25,930
29,660
29,910

101,780
115,010
131,620
148,070
161,650

36,990
38,450
41,720
44,920
48,650

174,560
177,740
181,860
185,270
187,630

392,000
402,920
416,240
428,690
440,080

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999

6,674,450
6,906,420
6,998,210
7,192,370
7,391,920

4,186,720
4,386,040
4,505,760
4,697,010
4,873,560

263,130
223,300
207,290
190,120
176,370

1,331,110
1,381,200
1,357,340
1,363,910
1,381,200

29,550
32,820
31,440
30,780
37,020

173,240
182,020
187,220
192,400
197,520

51,790
53,470
53,760
55,690
57,360

188,940
190,050
190,410
189,930
189,820

449,970
457,520
464,990
472,530
479,070

2000
2001
2002

7,550,930
7,790,038
8,109,332

5,035,840
5,268,039
5,539,597

164,850
156,978
151,626

1,381,500
1,385,374
1,422,296

35,000
38,839
43,916

200,130
204,255
207,365

58,090
57,920
59,460

191,950
191,817
192,087

483,570
486,816
492,985

Students
aged 18–19

Widow(er)s

Disabled
workers

Retired
workers

Deceased
workers

SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Annual Statistical Supplement to the Social Security Bulletin, Table 50 for 1960 data, Table 64 for
1965 data, Table 67 for 1970 data, Table 70 for 1980 data, Tables 100, 106, 108, and 112 for 1981 data, Table 59 for 1982 data, Table 60 for
1983 data, Table 67 for 1984 data, Table 70 for 1985 data, and Table 5.A1 for 1986–2000 data; Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master
Beneficiary Record file beginning with 2001 data.
NOTE: n.a. = not applicable.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.

Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002 ♦ 29

Disabled Beneficiaries and Nondisabled Dependents
Table 2.
Average monthly benefit, by basis of entitlement, age, and sex, December 2002
Total
Basis of entitlement and age

Male

Average monthly
Number benefit (dollars)

Female

Average monthly
Number benefit (dollars)

Number

Average monthly
benefit (dollars)

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

5,539,597

834.30

3,067,251

935.60

2,472,346

708.70

53,380
113,802
211,053
373,310
597,861
783,590
968,489
1,179,445
1,258,667

452.00
549.50
627.30
689.00
749.40
810.50
865.80
906.70
917.20

31,766
63,209
115,537
205,703
331,233
430,073
529,700
647,716
712,314

460.80
561.80
639.80
706.80
786.90
877.40
966.50
1,051.00
1,080.40

21,614
50,593
95,516
167,907
266,628
353,517
438,789
531,729
546,353

439.00
534.20
612.10
667.20
702.90
729.10
744.20
730.90
704.50

Spouses of disabled workers
Total
Entitlement based on care of
children
Under 30
30–34
35–39
40–44
45–49
50–54
55 or older
Entitlement based on age
62–64
65 or older

151,626

212.50

4,137

168.50

147,489

213.70

100,860
6,334
12,219
21,009
23,955
18,703
11,159
7,481

175.80
117.30
124.30
144.30
173.50
202.30
228.90
259.40

2,006
38
104
332
468
468
321
275

136.10
97.00
89.90
109.30
125.10
147.10
155.40
168.90

98,854
6,296
12,115
20,677
23,487
18,235
10,838
7,206

176.60
117.40
124.60
144.80
174.50
203.70
231.00
262.80

50,766
28,547
22,219

285.40
279.40
293.00

2,131
478
1,653

198.90
164.60
208.90

48,635
28,069
20,566

289.20
281.40
299.80

Children of disabled workers
Total

1,525,672

245.00

814,012

246.80

711,660

243.00

1,422,296
113,936
301,780
563,854
442,726

237.40
199.20
205.80
226.90
282.20

753,304
58,063
155,721
297,380
242,140

238.40
198.50
205.20
227.20
282.90

668,992
55,873
146,059
266,474
200,586

236.30
200.00
206.40
226.60
281.30

Students aged 18–19

43,916

350.00

26,333

353.80

17,583

344.50

Disabled aged 18 or older

59,460

349.00

34,375

348.90

25,085

349.20

Under age 18
Under 5
5–9
10–14
15–17

Widow(er)s
Total
50–54
55–59
60 or older

207,365

548.10

6,098

384.70

201,267

553.00

27,409
78,254
101,702

558.50
550.70
543.30

1,014
2,573
2,511

395.50
392.60
372.20

26,395
75,681
99,191

564.70
556.00
547.60
(Continued)

30 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002

Disabled Beneficiaries and Nondisabled Dependents
Table 2.
Average monthly benefit, by basis of entitlement, age, and sex, December 2002—Continued
Total
Basis of entitlement and age

Male

Average monthly
Number benefit (dollars)

Female

Average monthly
Number benefit (dollars)

Number

Average monthly
benefit (dollars)

Adult children
Total

744,532

550.40

406,641

548.10

337,891

553.20

Children of—
Disabled workers
Retired workers
Deceased workers

59,460
192,087
492,985

349.00
463.90
608.40

34,375
106,725
265,541

348.90
460.50
609.10

25,085
85,362
227,444

349.20
468.20
607.70

Under 25
25–29
30–34
35–39
40–44
45–49
50 or older

69,674
62,280
74,546
97,475
110,756
97,208
232,593

469.60
507.80
539.90
555.20
571.20
581.30
564.60

40,902
35,434
42,223
55,488
62,440
53,996
116,158

469.40
507.80
537.20
552.70
569.40
579.50
563.90

28,772
26,846
32,323
41,987
48,316
43,212
116,435

469.90
507.90
543.60
558.50
573.70
583.70
565.30

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.

Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002 ♦ 31

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 3.
Number, average, and total monthly benefits, December 1960–2002
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
2002

5,972,468
6,208,847
6,491,494

5,042,333
5,268,039
5,539,597

201,446
204,255
207,365

728,689
736,553
744,532

786.40
814.40
834.30

519.70
536.70
548.10

518.30
537.60
550.40

3,965,291
4,290,449
4,621,852

104,681
109,622
113,653

377,650
395,956
409,813

Year

Total

1960
1961
1962
1963
1964

Workers Widow(er)s

Adult
children

Workers Widow(er)s

Adult
children

SOURCES: Social Security Administration, 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
beginning with 2001 data.
NOTE: n.a. = not applicable.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.

32 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 4.
Number and average monthly benefit, by sex and age, December 2002
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
Under 25
25–29
30–34
35–39
40–44
45–49
50–54
55–59
60 or older

6,491,494

792.60

5,539,597

834.30

207,365

548.10

744,532

550.40

123,054
176,082
285,599
470,785
708,617
880,798
1,069,722
1,312,956
1,463,881

462.00
534.80
604.50
661.30
721.60
785.20
838.80
872.00
864.40

53,380
113,802
211,053
373,310
597,861
783,590
968,489
1,179,445
1,258,667

452.00
549.50
627.20
689.00
749.40
810.50
865.80
906.70
917.20

n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
27,409
78,254
101,702

n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
558.50
550.70
543.30

69,674
62,280
74,546
97,475
110,756
97,208
73,824
55,257
103,512

469.60
507.80
539.90
555.20
571.20
581.30
588.10
585.20
536.90

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

3,479,990

889.40

3,067,251

935.60

6,098

384.70

406,641

548.10

72,668
98,643
157,760
261,191
393,673
484,069
570,327
678,826
762,833

465.60
542.40
612.30
674.10
752.40
844.10
939.20
1,028.70
1,043.80

31,766
63,209
115,537
205,703
331,233
430,073
529,700
647,716
712,314

460.80
561.80
639.80
706.80
786.90
877.30
966.50
1,051.10
1,080.40

n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
1,014
2,573
2,511

n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
395.50
392.60
372.20

40,902
35,434
42,223
55,488
62,440
53,996
39,613
28,537
48,008

469.40
507.80
537.20
552.70
569.40
579.40
587.00
578.90
535.90

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

3,011,504

680.80

2,472,346

708.70

201,267

553.00

337,891

553.20

50,386
77,439
127,839
209,594
314,944
396,729
499,395
634,130
701,048

456.70
525.00
594.80
645.40
683.10
713.30
724.10
704.20
669.10

21,614
50,593
95,516
167,607
266,628
353,517
438,789
531,729
546,353

439.10
534.20
612.10
667.10
702.90
729.10
744.20
730.90
704.50

n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
26,395
75,681
99,191

n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
564.70
556.00
547.60

28,772
26,846
32,323
41,987
48,316
43,212
34,211
26,720
55,504

469.90
507.90
543.60
558.50
573.70
583.70
589.30
591.80
537.80

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
NOTE: n.a. = not applicable.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.

Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002 ♦ 33

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 5.
Distribution, by sex and monthly benefit, December 2002
Sex and monthly benefit
(dollars)

Total

Workers

Widow(er)s

Adult children

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

6,491,494

100.0

5,539,597

100.0

207,365

100.0

744,532

100.0

Less than 300.00
300.00–399.90
400.00–499.90

360,401
370,040
546,067

5.6
5.7
8.4

222,231
227,023
403,099

4.0
4.1
7.3

41,262
26,309
28,894

19.9
12.7
13.9

96,908
116,708
114,074

13.0
15.7
15.3

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

864,095
848,140
720,280
595,671
496,376

13.3
13.1
11.1
9.2
7.6

726,781
709,032
623,299
529,450
443,592

13.1
12.8
11.3
9.6
8.0

26,542
22,869
19,277
15,496
15,244

12.8
11.0
9.3
7.5
7.4

110,772
116,239
77,704
50,725
37,540

14.9
15.6
10.4
6.8
5.0

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

392,503
310,627
277,589
279,436
210,348

6.0
4.8
4.3
4.3
3.2

368,948
303,080
275,147
278,580
209,976

6.7
5.5
5.0
5.0
3.8

7,877
2,681
765
95
17

3.8
1.3
0.4

15,678
4,866
1,677
761
355

2.1
0.7
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

127,232
60,036
25,296
7,357

2.0
0.9
0.4
0.1

127,032
59,899
25,192
7,236

2.3
1.1
0.5
0.1

14
11

a

186
126

a

a

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

All disabled beneficiaries

Average benefit (dollars)
Men

792.60

834.30

a
a

548.10

a

a

550.40

3,479,990

100.0

3,067,251

100.0

6,098

100.0

406,641

100.0

Less than 300.00
300.00–399.90
400.00–499.90

133,628
143,623
209,895

3.8
4.1
6.0

75,373
79,538
147,024

2.5
2.6
4.8

2,458
962
951

40.3
15.8
15.6

55,797
63,123
61,920

13.7
15.5
15.2

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

346,452
382,545
358,665
324,969
294,418

10.0
11.0
10.3
9.3
8.5

286,028
319,886
316,147
297,003
273,744

9.3
10.4
10.3
9.7
8.9

638
418
281
162
121

10.5
6.9
4.6
2.7
2.0

59,786
62,241
42,237
27,804
20,553

14.7
15.3
10.4
6.8
5.1

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

258,226
222,239
213,158
226,280
175,906

7.4
6.4
6.1
6.5
5.1

249,407
219,608
212,218
225,848
175,719

8.1
7.2
6.9
7.4
5.7

74
28

1.2
0.5

8,745
2,603

2.2
0.6

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

108,890
52,562
22,361
6,173

3.1
1.5
0.6
0.2

108,795
52,489
22,315
6,109

3.5
1.7
0.7
0.2

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

Average benefit (dollars)

889.40

935.60

384.70

548.10
(Continued)

34 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 5.
Distribution, by sex and monthly benefit, December 2002—Continued
Sex and monthly benefit
(dollars)

Total

Workers

Widow(er)s

Adult children

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

3,011,504

100.0

2,472,346

100.0

201,267

100.0

337,891

100.0

Less than 300.00
300.00–399.90
400.00–499.90

226,773
226,417
336,172

7.5
7.5
11.2

146,858
147,485
256,075

5.9
6.0
10.4

38,804
25,347
27,943

19.3
12.6
13.9

41,111
53,585
52,154

12.2
15.9
15.4

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

517,643
465,595
361,615
270,702
201,958

17.2
15.5
12.0
9.0
6.7

440,753
389,146
307,152
232,447
169,848

17.8
15.7
12.4
9.4
6.9

25,904
22,451
18,996
15,334
15,123

12.9
11.2
9.4
7.6
7.5

50,986
53,998
35,467
22,921
16,987

15.1
16.0
10.5
6.8
5.0

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

134,277
88,388
64,431
53,156
34,442

4.5
2.9
2.1
1.8
1.1

119,541
83,472
62,929
52,732
34,257

4.8
3.4
2.5
2.1
1.4

7,803
2,653

3.9
1.3

6,933
2,263

2.1
0.7

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

18,342
7,474
2,935
1,184

0.6
0.2
0.1

18,237
7,410
2,877
1,127

0.7
0.3
0.1

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

a

b

b

b

b

Women

Average benefit (dollars)

680.80

a

708.70

553.00

553.20

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, 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: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.

Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002 ♦ 35

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 6.
Distribution, by sex and diagnostic group, December 2002
Total
Diagnostic group

Number

Workers
Percent

Number

Widow(er)s

Percent

Number

Adult children

Percent

Number

Percent

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

6,491,494

100.0

5,539,597

100.0

207,365

100.0

744,532

100.0

16,606

0.3

9,226

0.2

267

0.1

7,113

1.0

259,335
107,013
262,822

4.0
1.6
4.0

237,020
102,589
248,544

4.3
1.9
4.5

19,634
1,695
5,171

9.5
0.8
2.5

2,681
2,729
9,107

0.4
0.4
1.2

620,423
1,701,328
156,080

9.6
26.2
2.4

286,210
1,558,928
150,138

5.2
28.1
2.7

9,679
45,274
4,262

4.7
21.8
2.1

324,534
97,126
1,680

43.6
13.0
0.2

15,916
584,316
83,152
97,239

0.2
9.0
1.3
1.5

13,708
558,736
80,396
93,645

0.2
10.1
1.5
1.7

354
22,348
2,227
1,837

0.2
10.8
1.1
0.9

1,854
3,232
529
1,757

0.2
0.4
0.1
0.2

1,385,191
612,180
188,897
14,188
10,715
376,093

21.3
9.4
2.9
0.2
0.2
5.8

1,324,762
533,774
176,941
13,429
9,447
142,104

23.9
9.6
3.2
0.2
0.2
2.6

55,677
14,527
11,054
510
214
12,635

26.8
7.0
5.3
0.2
0.1
6.1

4,752
63,879
902
249
1,054
221,354

0.6
8.6
0.1
0.1
29.7

a

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

3,479,990

100.0

3,067,251

100.0

6,098

100.0

406,641

100.0

8,534

0.2

4,837

0.2

6

0.1

3,691

0.9

100,518
79,130
183,723

2.9
2.3
5.3

98,936
77,584
177,071

3.2
2.5
5.8

295
85
294

4.8
1.4
4.8

1,287
1,461
6,358

0.3
0.4
1.6

365,074
878,971
74,246

10.5
25.3
2.1

188,430
816,141
73,149

6.1
26.6
2.4

295
1,095
134

4.8
18.0
2.2

176,349
61,735
963

43.4
15.2
0.2

7,349
382,100
44,184
57,728

0.2
11.0
1.3
1.7

6,416
379,306
43,823
56,726

0.2
12.4
1.4
1.8

11
1,056
88
94

0.2
17.3
1.4
1.5

922
1,738
273
908

0.2
0.4
0.1
0.2

700,013
306,338
91,563
5,647
5,393
189,479

20.1
8.8
2.6
0.2
0.2
5.4

696,529
271,690
90,828
5,536
4,808
75,441

22.7
8.9
3.0
0.2
0.2
2.5

1,447
397
322
12
8
459

23.7
6.5
5.3
0.2
0.1
7.5

2,037
34,251
413
99
577
113,579

0.5
8.4
0.1
a

0.1
27.9
(Continued)

36 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 6.
Distribution, by sex and diagnostic group, December 2002—Continued
Total
Diagnostic group

Number

Workers
Percent

Number

Widow(er)s

Percent

Number

Adult children

Percent

Number

Percent

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

3,011,504

100.0

2,472,346

100.0

201,267

100.0

337,891

100.0

8,072

0.3

4,389

0.2

261

0.1

3,422

1.0

158,817
27,883
79,099

5.3
0.9
2.6

138,084
25,005
71,473

5.6
1.0
2.9

19,339
1,610
4,877

9.6
0.8
2.4

1,394
1,268
2,749

0.4
0.4
0.8

255,349
822,357
81,834

8.5
27.3
2.7

97,780
742,787
76,989

4.0
30.0
3.1

9,384
44,179
4,128

4.7
22.0
2.1

148,185
35,391
717

43.9
10.5
0.2

8,567
202,216
38,968
39,511

0.3
6.7
1.3
1.3

7,292
179,430
36,573
36,919

0.3
7.3
1.5
1.5

343
21,292
2,139
1,743

0.2
10.6
1.1
0.9

932
1,494
256
849

0.3
0.4
0.1
0.3

685,178
305,842
97,334
8,541
5,322
186,614

22.8
10.2
3.2
0.3
0.2
6.2

628,233
262,084
86,113
7,893
4,639
66,663

25.4
10.6
3.5
0.3
0.2
2.7

54,230
14,130
10,732
498
206
12,176

26.9
7.0
5.3
0.2
0.1
6.0

2,715
29,628
489
150
477
107,775

0.8
8.8
0.1
a

0.1
31.9

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
NOTE: The diagnosis for disabled adult children typically was not recorded on the Master Beneficiary Record until 1984. Many beneficiaries
entitled before that date are still on the rolls today.
a. Less than 0.05 percent.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.

Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002 ♦ 37

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 7.
Average monthly benefit, by sex and diagnostic group, December 2002 (in dollars)
Diagnostic group

Total

Workers

Widow(er)s

Adult children

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

792.60

834.30

548.10

550.40

670.50

742.00

551.90

582.10

771.10
820.80
844.80

792.60
833.50
861.40

542.60
546.00
528.60

542.80
516.30
570.80

558.30
752.20
951.30

582.00
769.80
966.70

494.10
568.40
558.90

539.30
555.70
573.40

744.20
936.30
869.60
860.10

781.80
954.10
880.10
872.60

528.20
546.70
567.80
545.10

507.10
564.60
547.50
526.30

865.50
825.70
855.80
796.40
863.10
660.30

880.00
864.50
875.90
811.10
905.90
829.10

545.60
552.30
561.30
538.60
565.10
524.20

545.00
564.10
525.10
531.60
540.50
559.70

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

889.40

935.60

384.70

548.10

713.60

813.00

448.20

583.80

960.30
862.40
907.90

967.50
869.60
920.90

388.00
426.00
362.80

538.20
508.10
571.20

576.80
814.60
1,115.00

616.00
834.80
1,123.50

331.20
395.30
396.00

535.40
555.10
570.30

824.60
1,063.30
995.70
952.50

871.80
1,067.50
999.70
960.30

426.50
390.90
435.00
405.80

501.50
560.50
532.90
521.70

1,021.90
922.10
1,040.00
923.00
935.40
703.10

1,024.70
968.80
1,044.70
931.20
985.30
921.00

391.60
362.60
390.20
376.80
346.70
358.50

539.90
558.10
526.10
530.60
528.10
559.70
(Continued)

38 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 7.
Average monthly benefit, by sex and diagnostic group, December 2002 (in dollars)—Continued
Diagnostic group

Total

Workers

Widow(er)s

Adult children

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

680.80

708.70

553.00

553.20

624.80

663.60

554.30

580.30

651.30
702.70
698.20

667.20
721.30
714.00

545.00
552.30
538.60

547.00
525.60
570.00

531.70
685.50
802.80

516.50
698.30
817.70

499.20
572.70
564.20

543.90
556.70
577.60

675.20
696.40
726.70
725.20

702.70
714.20
736.80
737.90

531.40
554.50
573.20
552.60

512.80
569.50
563.10
531.30

705.60
729.20
682.50
712.70
789.90
616.80

719.70
756.30
697.80
726.80
823.60
725.20

549.70
557.60
566.40
542.50
573.50
530.40

548.80
571.10
524.30
532.30
555.40
559.60

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
NOTE: The diagnosis for disabled adult children typically was not recorded on the Master Beneficiary Record until 1984. Many beneficiaries
entitled before that date are still on the rolls today.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.

Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002 ♦ 39

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 8.
Number aged 18–64 as a percentage of the resident population aged 18–64, by state,
December 2002
Beneficiaries
Resident population a

Number

Percentage of
resident population

179,872,304

6,249,479

3.5

2,790,858
412,158
3,278,354
1,656,170
21,946,806

161,105
9,093
108,750
97,161
542,140

5.8
2.2
3.3
5.9
2.5

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

2,920,952
2,115,336
512,199
390,236
9,976,040

70,835
68,150
18,719
10,140
381,013

2.4
3.2
3.7
2.6
3.8

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

5,478,181
782,474
819,551
7,846,848
3,806,760

197,028
18,347
26,523
228,226
140,175

3.6
2.3
3.2
2.9
3.7

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

1,805,930
1,664,271
2,651,827
2,776,526
829,023

60,720
52,253
159,113
120,745
44,020

3.4
3.1
6.0
4.3
5.3

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

3,461,513
4,100,766
6,248,262
3,165,854
1,764,784

88,554
151,568
241,732
87,445
108,456

2.6
3.7
3.9
2.8
6.1

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

3,517,921
570,327
1,057,653
1,360,646
814,108

155,855
20,610
32,480
40,316
29,016

4.4
3.6
3.1
3.0
3.6

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

5,341,712
1,133,099
12,070,771
5,252,915
393,222

156,021
40,701
422,616
241,742
11,712

2.9
3.6
3.5
4.6
3.0

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

7,027,968
2,159,695
2,222,440
7,562,677
678,191

249,601
84,072
71,888
285,762
28,564

3.6
3.9
3.2
3.8
4.2

State
United States
Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

(Continued)

40 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 8.
Number aged 18–64 as a percentage of the resident population aged 18–64, by state,
December 2002—Continued
Beneficiaries
State
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

Resident population a

Number

Percentage of
resident population

2,624,764
457,116
3,673,451
13,524,681
1,404,203

129,183
14,924
179,561
345,995
27,881

4.9
3.3
4.9
2.6
2.0

397,689
4,696,693
3,878,104
1,136,728
3,396,714
317,137

15,637
160,636
114,331
80,561
108,349
9,454

3.9
3.4
2.9
7.1
3.2
3.0

SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file; U.S. Census Bureau,
2002 estimates of resident population.
NOTE: Excludes United States territories and other areas.
a. Population estimates for the United States as of July 1, 2002, as reported by the U.S. Census Bureau.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.

Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002 ♦ 41

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 9.
Distribution, by state or other area, December 2002
Total
State or area

Workers

Widow(er)s

Adult children

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

6,491,494

100.0

5,539,597

100.0

207,365

100.0

744,532

100.0

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

162,478
9,120
109,183
97,793
545,712

2.5
0.1
1.7
1.5
8.4

139,276
8,197
97,886
85,310
470,665

2.5
0.1
1.8
1.5
8.5

6,378
223
2,975
3,672
13,547

3.1
0.1
1.4
1.8
6.5

16,824
700
8,322
8,811
61,500

2.3
0.1
1.1
1.2
8.3

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

71,247
69,159
18,905
10,246
383,036

1.1
1.1
0.3
0.2
5.9

63,770
58,123
16,492
8,608
339,296

1.2
1.0
0.3
0.2
6.1

1,774
1,595
498
280
11,244

0.9
0.8
0.2
0.1
5.4

5,703
9,441
1,915
1,358
32,496

0.8
1.3
0.3
0.2
4.4

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

198,515
18,615
26,730
231,008
141,869

3.1
0.3
0.4
3.6
2.2

171,333
15,844
23,513
191,744
120,126

3.1
0.3
0.4
3.5
2.2

7,228
464
733
7,497
4,750

3.5
0.2
0.4
3.6
2.3

19,954
2,307
2,484
31,767
16,993

2.7
0.3
0.3
4.3
2.3

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

61,735
52,900
160,518
121,811
44,507

1.0
0.8
2.5
1.9
0.7

51,446
45,339
137,541
98,302
38,926

0.9
0.8
2.5
1.8
0.7

1,727
1,499
6,871
5,691
1,189

0.8
0.7
3.3
2.7
0.6

8,562
6,062
16,106
17,818
4,392

1.1
0.8
2.2
2.4
0.6

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

89,516
153,517
244,448
88,798
109,279

1.4
2.4
3.8
1.4
1.7

76,354
132,229
203,632
75,509
93,231

1.4
2.4
3.7
1.4
1.7

2,396
3,407
7,995
1,852
4,486

1.2
1.6
3.9
0.9
2.2

10,766
17,881
32,821
11,437
11,562

1.4
2.4
4.4
1.5
1.6

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

157,343
20,809
33,007
40,438
29,307

2.4
0.3
0.5
0.6
0.5

135,948
18,077
27,999
37,072
25,971

2.5
0.3
0.5
0.7
0.5

5,389
598
830
1,034
709

2.6
0.3
0.4
0.5
0.3

16,006
2,134
4,178
2,332
2,627

2.1
0.3
0.6
0.3
0.4

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

157,929
40,979
428,516
244,100
12,010

2.4
0.6
6.6
3.8
0.2

133,918
35,601
359,653
213,194
9,654

2.4
0.6
6.5
3.8
0.2

4,163
1,219
12,323
8,126
304

2.0
0.6
5.9
3.9
0.1

19,848
4,159
56,540
22,780
2,052

2.7
0.6
7.6
3.1
0.3

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

252,933
84,938
72,431
290,270
28,937

3.9
1.3
1.1
4.5
0.4

208,282
72,737
63,547
241,917
25,225

3.8
1.3
1.1
4.4
0.5

9,474
3,186
1,931
9,620
675

4.6
1.5
0.9
4.6
0.3

35,177
9,015
6,953
38,733
3,037

4.7
1.2
0.9
5.2
0.4

All areas

a

(Continued)

42 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 9.
Distribution, by state or other area, December 2002—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

130,261
15,226
181,165
349,135
28,125

2.0
0.2
2.8
5.4
0.4

112,264
12,754
155,631
296,565
24,186

2.0
0.2
2.8
5.4
0.4

4,866
386
7,371
12,951
686

2.3
0.2
3.6
6.2
0.3

13,131
2,086
18,163
39,619
3,253

1.8
0.3
2.4
5.3
0.4

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

15,829
162,239
115,123
81,530
110,111
9,528

0.2
2.5
1.8
1.3
1.7
0.1

13,543
139,695
101,078
67,905
91,892
8,379

0.2
2.5
1.8
1.2
1.7
0.2

444
5,570
2,930
3,644
2,645
262

0.2
2.7
1.4
1.8
1.3
0.1

1,842
16,974
11,115
9,981
15,574
887

0.2
2.3
1.5
1.3
2.1
0.1

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

1,192
1,031
197
156,471
1,744

b

1,042
875
145
128,630
1,407

b

53

b

97

b

b

c

c

c

c

b

c

c

c

c

2.3

2.5
b

22,740
283

3.1

b

5,101
54

0.2

801

0.4

5,034

0.7

Foreign countries

17,886

b
b

2.4
b

0.3

12,051

b

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, 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: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.

Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002 ♦ 43

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 10.
Number, by state or other area and diagnostic group, December 2002

Total

Congenital
anomalies

Endocrine,
nutritional,
and
metabolic
diseases

6,491,494

16,606

259,335

107,013

262,822

2,321,751

620,423

1,701,328

156,080

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

162,478
9,120
109,183
97,793
545,712

306
23
241
271
1,433

7,074
287
3,840
4,091
18,816

1,657
94
1,664
1,112
14,271

7,387
489
4,906
4,602
23,481

50,436
3,377
40,764
25,908
208,026

14,915
720
6,651
9,354
38,739

35,521
2,657
34,113
16,554
169,287

3,473
255
2,535
2,510
13,521

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

71,247
69,159
18,905
10,246
383,036

250
171
64
16
991

2,230
2,429
843
383
16,574

1,260
1,169
427
674
11,327

3,577
2,128
743
247
20,163

23,236
29,417
6,421
4,188
125,024

5,677
7,307
1,764
1,174
25,647

17,559
22,110
4,657
3,014
99,377

1,860
1,699
507
174
10,159

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

198,515
18,615
26,730
231,008
141,869

435
36
77
551
295

9,457
612
1,038
10,068
7,363

4,349
358
223
3,499
1,577

7,803
767
1,365
8,192
4,867

64,181
7,893
9,696
94,588
51,411

19,451
1,574
2,353
26,397
17,480

44,730
6,319
7,343
68,191
33,931

4,825
504
694
5,851
3,560

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

61,735
52,900
160,518
121,811
44,507

199
153
329
273
140

2,469
2,626
5,891
4,808
1,435

448
556
1,283
1,869
310

2,344
2,520
5,611
5,226
1,728

24,200
19,554
57,044
35,182
18,138

8,709
6,518
16,017
15,167
3,932

15,491
13,036
41,027
20,015
14,206

1,529
1,290
3,068
2,664
929

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

89,516
153,517
244,448
88,798
109,279

327
476
617
231
185

3,678
4,120
10,076
2,381
5,226

2,327
2,855
2,178
898
1,220

3,545
5,177
8,494
3,596
4,400

30,239
69,002
98,342
41,692
36,843

8,873
12,536
24,785
11,220
11,304

21,366
56,466
73,557
30,472
25,539

2,630
3,554
5,649
2,197
2,509

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

157,343
20,809
33,007
40,438
29,307

450
66
105
116
72

7,782
623
1,417
1,493
789

1,940
169
342
766
193

7,178
1,158
1,598
1,816
1,121

51,651
6,763
11,114
12,302
12,453

16,433
1,872
3,792
1,920
2,217

35,218
4,891
7,322
10,382
10,236

3,647
429
821
1,030
683

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

157,929
40,979
428,516
244,100
12,010

401
123
1,030
556
53

5,435
1,564
14,525
12,190
329

3,134
566
10,522
3,816
81

5,714
2,251
15,367
9,068
553

57,316
12,845
139,550
75,998
4,680

13,276
3,184
37,750
26,413
1,921

44,040
9,661
101,800
49,585
2,759

4,690
804
10,856
6,117
305

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

252,933
84,938
72,431
290,270
28,937

723
185
205
891
46

10,231
3,990
2,640
12,120
1,001

2,263
970
968
3,704
359

7,340
3,600
3,710
11,855
924

112,532
26,994
25,882
97,300
12,279

32,531
8,470
6,409
30,600
2,822

80,001
18,524
19,473
66,700
9,457

5,288
2,062
1,799
7,319
691

State or area
All areas

a

Infectious
and
parasitic
diseases

Injuries

Mental disorders
Total Retardation

Other Neoplasms

(Continued)

44 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 10.
Number, by state or other area and diagnostic group, December 2002—Continued
Diseases of the—
Blood and
bloodforming
organs

State or area
a

Circulatory Digestive
system
system

Musculoskeletal
Genitosystem and
urinary
connective
system
tissue

Nervous
system
and
sense
organs

Respiratory
system

Skin and
subcutaneous
tissue

Other Unknown

15,916

584,316

83,152

97,239

1,385,191

612,180

188,897

14,188

10,715

376,093

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

564
23
176
260
1,155

17,398
645
8,306
11,259
39,957

2,015
147
1,622
1,382
8,205

2,573
101
1,600
1,206
9,562

41,277
2,062
24,623
27,976
117,632

13,583
1,041
10,988
9,195
54,111

5,287
248
3,115
3,508
10,511

399
23
235
299
1,011

272
18
307
119
1,146

8,777
287
4,261
4,095
22,874

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

105
159
66
50
1,116

4,224
5,183
1,626
846
39,118

1,043
826
231
77
6,135

900
868
365
371
5,745

17,505
11,666
4,187
1,393
78,791

9,307
6,635
1,857
1,030
30,882

2,393
1,694
573
210
11,686

153
159
31
37
1,651

151
89
45
14
686

3,053
4,867
919
536
22,988

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

755
24
35
710
329

20,756
1,906
1,913
20,382
13,769

2,568
190
369
2,621
1,972

3,918
504
279
3,821
1,948

42,122
2,868
6,207
37,122
25,570

16,106
1,551
2,879
23,161
14,772

6,637
374
795
6,551
5,396

447
43
57
414
248

302
56
38
341
235

13,854
929
1,065
13,136
8,557

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

118
112
247
437
54

4,339
4,157
15,263
13,923
3,383

713
647
1,790
1,377
492

732
712
1,445
2,183
303

12,014
10,025
40,045
30,784
10,393

6,720
5,681
11,788
10,421
3,833

1,930
1,789
6,290
2,954
1,226

110
86
293
334
133

81
88
242
205
71

3,789
2,904
9,889
9,171
1,939

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

371
267
582
163
362

9,198
9,968
21,101
5,636
13,212

1,135
1,990
2,622
900
1,162

2,207
1,373
3,472
987
1,886

15,759
28,697
46,819
13,857
21,810

9,655
14,141
23,264
9,772
8,862

2,597
3,567
6,650
1,798
3,264

200
220
517
137
320

141
311
313
136
199

5,507
7,799
13,752
4,417
7,819

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

384
24
61
98
37

14,307
1,353
2,701
3,979
2,224

2,255
249
396
730
367

2,022
231
468
571
220

36,220
5,350
7,068
10,141
5,995

14,965
2,535
3,909
4,148
3,027

5,824
721
1,062
1,509
864

334
41
55
74
44

231
46
46
90
56

8,153
1,051
1,844
1,575
1,162

446
77
1,177
700
18

15,434
2,662
37,310
27,213
918

2,268
629
4,905
3,285
127

2,825
640
6,039
4,199
138

29,613
11,223
107,102
54,249
2,335

16,505
4,363
37,950
20,169
1,406

4,195
1,209
11,622
8,502
324

343
117
794
593
18

323
104
488
411
16

9,287
1,802
29,279
17,034
709

520
148
132
624
49

20,279
8,759
5,214
27,780
2,152

2,350
1,126
1,079
3,949
383

3,283
1,151
849
3,926
254

37,536
20,720
16,070
63,915
5,692

21,950
8,442
8,999
28,820
2,562

7,486
3,199
1,934
8,164
775

345
214
132
440
74

271
122
109
618
83

20,536
3,256
2,709
18,845
1,613

All areas

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

(Continued)

Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002 ♦ 45

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 10.
Number, by state or other area and diagnostic group, December 2002—Continued

Total

Congenital
anomalies

Endocrine,
nutritional,
and
metabolic
diseases

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

130,261
15,226
181,165
349,135
28,125

254
58
390
759
120

5,444
421
7,318
18,204
1,036

1,707
152
1,938
7,823
257

5,472
534
6,457
15,609
1,144

43,819
5,525
65,432
103,467
11,397

12,550
2,013
17,958
30,280
3,215

31,269
3,512
47,474
73,187
8,182

3,051
309
4,108
9,318
630

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

15,829
162,239
115,123
81,530
110,111
9,528

65
425
367
188
458
33

625
6,938
4,184
3,610
4,289
351

177
2,382
1,771
528
1,027
92

660
6,326
4,757
3,877
4,193
527

6,248
53,121
46,508
25,133
44,798
3,274

1,455
17,770
9,643
9,603
12,998
951

4,793
35,351
36,865
15,530
31,800
2,323

377
4,162
3,033
1,550
2,581
203

1,192
1,031

b

181

b

b

b

b

42
49

123
308

46
117

77
191

36

State or area

Infectious
and
parasitic
diseases

Injuries

Mental disorders
Total Retardation

Other Neoplasms

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

197
156,471
1,744

b

b

b

263
b

2,474
41

1,496
27

13
5,668
90

54
71,551
523

24
11,862
177

30
59,689
346

1,606
42

Foreign countries

17,886

102

251

213

792

5,962

1,862

4,100

346

b

b

(Continued)

46 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 10.
Number, by state or other area and diagnostic group, December 2002—Continued
Diseases of the—

State or area

Blood
and
bloodforming
organs

Circulatory Digestive
system
system

Musculoskeletal
Genitosystem and
urinary
connective
system
tissue

Nervous
system
and
sense
organs

Respiratory
system

Skin and
subcutaneous
tissue

Other Unknown

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

547
24
383
868
32

15,010
1,180
18,547
35,237
1,682

1,645
148
2,171
5,064
365

2,479
183
2,632
7,758
374

28,503
3,403
38,793
78,311
5,377

10,728
2,033
14,474
37,482
3,495

4,613
486
6,684
9,369
812

363
30
432
685
51

220
22
266
536
58

6,406
718
11,140
18,645
1,295

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

28
498
250
110
242

1,106
16,159
7,634
8,447
7,560
698

188
2,116
1,793
929
1,191
120

116
2,960
1,386
566
1,340
101

3,200
37,736
22,797
19,994
19,553
2,219

1,495
14,358
12,394
5,779
12,525
1,149

444
5,353
2,989
3,394
2,506
420

25
329
263
161
173
18

32
278
169
108
166
25

1,043
9,098
4,828
7,156
7,509
284

121
133

b

b

439

b

56

34
37

b

b

113
124

19

b

b

b

39

32
9,223
192

b

b

b

b

b

1,202
48

36,355
404

3,065

16
406

b

927
19

32
13,022
230

159

b

b

b

8,916
79

1,593

127

123

3,456

1,748

231

34

27

2,856

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

b

b
b

b

138
b

25

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
NOTE: The diagnosis for disabled adult children typically was not recorded on the Master Beneficiary Record until 1984. Many beneficiaries
entitled before that date are still on the rolls today.
a. Includes beneficiaries with unknown state code.
b. Data not shown to avoid disclosure of information for particular individuals.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.

Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002 ♦ 47

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 11.
Percentage distribution, by state or other area and diagnostic group, December 2002

Total
State or area
All areas

Number Percent
a

Endocrine,
nutritional,
and
Congenital metabolic
anomalies
diseases

Infectious
and
parasitic
diseases

Injuries

Mental disorders
Total Retardation

Other Neoplasms

6,491,494

100.0

0.3

4.0

1.6

4.0

35.8

9.6

26.2

2.4

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

162,478
9,120
109,183
97,793
545,712

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

0.2
0.3
0.2
0.3
0.3

4.4
3.1
3.5
4.2
3.4

1.0
1.0
1.5
1.1
2.6

4.5
5.4
4.5
4.7
4.3

31.1
37.0
37.3
26.5
38.1

9.2
7.9
6.1
9.6
7.1

21.9
29.1
31.2
16.9
31.0

2.1
2.8
2.3
2.6
2.5

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

71,247
69,159
18,905
10,246
383,036

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

0.4
0.2
0.3
0.2
0.3

3.1
3.5
4.5
3.7
4.3

1.8
1.7
2.3
6.6
3.0

5.0
3.1
3.9
2.4
5.3

32.6
42.6
33.9
40.9
32.6

8.0
10.6
9.3
11.5
6.7

24.6
32.0
24.6
29.4
25.9

2.6
2.5
2.7
1.7
2.7

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

198,515
18,615
26,730
231,008
141,869

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

0.2
0.2
0.3
0.2
0.2

4.8
3.3
3.9
4.4
5.2

2.2
1.9
0.8
1.5
1.1

3.9
4.1
5.1
3.5
3.4

32.3
42.4
36.3
40.9
36.2

9.8
8.5
8.8
11.4
12.3

22.5
33.9
27.5
29.5
23.9

2.4
2.7
2.6
2.5
2.5

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

61,735
52,900
160,518
121,811
44,507

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

0.3
0.3
0.2
0.2
0.3

4.0
5.0
3.7
3.9
3.2

0.7
1.1
0.8
1.5
0.7

3.8
4.8
3.5
4.3
3.9

39.2
36.9
35.6
28.9
40.7

14.1
12.3
10.0
12.5
8.8

25.1
24.6
25.6
16.4
31.9

2.5
2.4
1.9
2.2
2.1

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

89,516
153,517
244,448
88,798
109,279

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

0.4
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.2

4.1
2.7
4.1
2.7
4.8

2.6
1.9
0.9
1.0
1.1

4.0
3.4
3.5
4.0
4.0

33.8
45.0
40.2
46.9
33.7

9.9
8.2
10.1
12.6
10.3

23.9
36.8
30.1
34.3
23.4

2.9
2.3
2.3
2.5
2.3

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

157,343
20,809
33,007
40,438
29,307

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.2

4.9
3.0
4.3
3.7
2.7

1.2
0.8
1.0
1.9
0.7

4.6
5.6
4.8
4.5
3.8

32.8
32.5
33.7
30.4
42.5

10.4
9.0
11.5
4.7
7.6

22.4
23.5
22.2
25.7
34.9

2.3
2.1
2.5
2.5
2.3

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

157,929
40,979
428,516
244,100
12,010

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

0.3
0.3
0.2
0.2
0.4

3.4
3.8
3.4
5.0
2.7

2.0
1.4
2.5
1.6
0.7

3.6
5.5
3.6
3.7
4.6

36.3
31.4
32.6
31.1
39.0

8.4
7.8
8.8
10.8
16.0

27.9
23.6
23.8
20.3
23.0

3.0
2.0
2.5
2.5
2.5

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

252,933
84,938
72,431
290,270
28,937

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

0.3
0.2
0.3
0.3
0.2

4.0
4.7
3.6
4.2
3.5

0.9
1.1
1.3
1.3
1.2

2.9
4.2
5.1
4.1
3.2

44.5
31.8
35.7
33.5
42.5

12.9
10.0
8.8
10.5
9.8

31.6
21.8
26.9
23.0
32.7

2.1
2.4
2.5
2.5
2.4
(Continued)

48 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 11.
Percentage distribution, by state or other area and diagnostic group, December 2002—Continued
Diseases of the—
Blood and
bloodforming
organs

State or area
a

Circulatory Digestive
system
system

Musculoskeletal
Genitosystem and
urinary
connective
system
tissue

Nervous
system
and
sense
organs

Respiratory
system

Skin and
subcutaneous
tissue

Other Unknown

0.2

9.0

1.3

1.5

21.3

9.4

2.9

0.2

0.2

5.8

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

0.3
0.3
0.2
0.3
0.2

10.7
7.1
7.6
11.5
7.3

1.2
1.6
1.5
1.4
1.5

1.6
1.1
1.5
1.2
1.8

25.4
22.6
22.6
28.6
21.6

8.4
11.4
10.1
9.4
9.9

3.3
2.7
2.9
3.6
1.9

0.2
0.3
0.2
0.3
0.2

0.2
0.2
0.3
0.1
0.2

5.4
3.1
3.9
4.2
4.2

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

0.1
0.2
0.3
0.5
0.3

5.9
7.5
8.6
8.3
10.2

1.5
1.2
1.2
0.8
1.6

1.3
1.3
1.9
3.6
1.5

24.6
16.9
22.1
13.6
20.6

13.1
9.6
9.8
10.1
8.1

3.4
2.4
3.0
2.0
3.1

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.4
0.4

0.2
0.1
0.2
0.1
0.2

4.3
7.0
4.9
5.2
6.0

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

0.4
0.1
0.1
0.3
0.2

10.5
10.2
7.2
8.8
9.7

1.3
1.0
1.4
1.1
1.4

2.0
2.7
1.0
1.7
1.4

21.2
15.4
23.2
16.1
18.0

8.1
8.3
10.8
10.0
10.4

3.3
2.0
3.0
2.8
3.8

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2

0.2
0.3
0.1
0.1
0.2

7.0
5.0
4.0
5.7
6.0

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.4
0.1

7.0
7.9
9.5
11.4
7.6

1.2
1.2
1.1
1.1
1.1

1.2
1.3
0.9
1.8
0.7

19.5
19.0
24.9
25.3
23.4

10.9
10.7
7.3
8.6
8.6

3.1
3.4
3.9
2.4
2.8

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.3
0.3

0.1
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2

6.1
5.5
6.2
7.5
4.4

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

0.4
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.3

10.3
6.5
8.6
6.3
12.1

1.3
1.3
1.1
1.0
1.1

2.5
0.9
1.4
1.1
1.7

17.6
18.7
19.2
15.6
20.0

10.8
9.2
9.5
11.0
8.1

2.9
2.3
2.7
2.0
3.0

0.2
0.1
0.2
0.2
0.3

0.2
0.2
0.1
0.2
0.2

6.2
5.1
5.6
5.0
7.2

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

0.2
0.1
0.2
0.2
0.1

9.1
6.5
8.2
9.8
7.6

1.4
1.2
1.2
1.8
1.3

1.3
1.1
1.4
1.4
0.8

23.0
25.7
21.4
25.1
20.5

9.5
12.2
11.8
10.3
10.3

3.7
3.5
3.2
3.7
2.9

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2

0.1
0.2
0.1
0.2
0.2

5.2
5.1
5.6
3.9
4.0

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

0.3
0.2
0.3
0.3
0.1

9.8
6.5
8.7
11.1
7.6

1.4
1.5
1.1
1.3
1.1

1.8
1.6
1.4
1.7
1.1

18.8
27.4
25.0
22.2
19.4

10.5
10.6
8.9
8.3
11.7

2.7
3.0
2.7
3.5
2.7

0.2
0.3
0.2
0.2
0.1

0.2
0.3
0.1
0.2
0.1

5.9
4.4
6.8
7.0
5.9

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2

8.0
10.3
7.2
9.6
7.4

0.9
1.3
1.5
1.4
1.3

1.3
1.4
1.2
1.4
0.9

14.8
24.4
22.2
22.0
19.7

8.7
9.9
12.4
9.9
8.9

3.0
3.8
2.7
2.8
2.7

0.1
0.3
0.2
0.2
0.3

0.1
0.1
0.2
0.2
0.3

8.1
3.8
3.7
6.5
5.6

All areas

(Continued)

Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002 ♦ 49

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 11.
Percentage distribution, by state or other area and diagnostic group, December 2002—Continued

Total

Endocrine,
nutritional,
and
Congenital metabolic
anomalies
diseases

Infectious
and
parasitic
diseases

Injuries

Mental disorders

State or area

Number Percent

Total Retardation

Other Neoplasms

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

130,261
15,226
181,165
349,135
28,125

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

0.2
0.4
0.2
0.2
0.4

4.2
2.8
4.0
5.2
3.7

1.3
1.0
1.1
2.2
0.9

4.2
3.5
3.6
4.5
4.1

33.6
36.3
36.1
29.7
40.5

9.6
13.2
9.9
8.7
11.4

24.0
23.1
26.2
21.0
29.1

2.3
2.0
2.3
2.7
2.2

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

15,829
162,239
115,123
81,530
110,111
9,528

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

0.4
0.3
0.3
0.2
0.4
0.3

3.9
4.3
3.6
4.4
3.9
3.7

1.1
1.5
1.5
0.6
0.9
1.0

4.2
3.9
4.1
4.8
3.8
5.5

39.5
32.8
40.4
30.8
40.7
34.4

9.2
11.0
8.4
11.8
11.8
10.0

30.3
21.8
32.0
19.0
28.9
24.4

2.4
2.6
2.6
1.9
2.3
2.1

b

15.2

b

b

b

b

3.5
4.8

10.4
29.8

3.9
11.3

6.5
18.5

3.5

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

1,192
1,031

100.0
100.0

197
156,471
1,744

100.0
100.0
100.0

b

b

b

0.2
b

1.6
2.4

1.0
1.5

6.6
3.6
5.2

27.4
45.7
29.9

12.2
7.6
10.1

15.2
38.1
19.8

1.0
2.4

Foreign countries

17,886

100.0

0.6

1.4

1.2

4.4

33.3

10.4

22.9

1.9

b

b

(Continued)

50 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 11.
Percentage distribution, by state or other area and diagnostic group, December 2002—Continued
Diseases of the—

State or area

Blood
and
bloodforming
organs

Circulatory Digestive
system
system

Musculoskeletal
Genitosystem and
urinary
connective
system
tissue

Nervous
system
and
sense
organs

Respiratory
system

Skin and
subcutaneous
tissue

Other Unknown

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

0.4
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.1

11.5
7.7
10.2
10.1
6.0

1.3
1.0
1.2
1.5
1.3

1.9
1.2
1.5
2.2
1.3

21.9
22.3
21.4
22.4
19.1

8.2
13.4
8.0
10.7
12.4

3.5
3.2
3.7
2.7
2.9

0.3
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2

0.2
0.1
0.1
0.2
0.2

4.9
4.7
6.1
5.3
4.6

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

0.2
0.3
0.2
0.1
0.2

7.0
10.0
6.6
10.4
6.9
7.3

1.2
1.3
1.6
1.1
1.1
1.3

0.7
1.8
1.2
0.7
1.2
1.1

20.2
23.3
19.8
24.5
17.8
23.3

9.4
8.8
10.8
7.1
11.4
12.1

2.8
3.3
2.6
4.2
2.3
4.4

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2

0.2
0.2
0.1
0.1
0.2
0.3

6.6
5.6
4.2
8.8
6.8
3.0

10.2
12.9

b

b

36.8

b

b

2.9
3.6

b

5.4

9.5
12.0

1.6

b

b

b

3.8

b

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

b

b
b

b

0.1
b

0.1

16.2
5.9
11.0

b

b

b

23.2
23.2

2.0

8.1
0.3

b

0.8
2.8

16.2
8.3
13.2

b

0.6
1.1

0.1

b

b

b

5.7
4.5

8.9

0.7

0.7

19.3

9.8

1.3

0.2

0.2

16.0

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
NOTE: The diagnosis for disabled adult children typically was not recorded on the Master Beneficiary Record until 1984. Many beneficiaries
entitled before that date are still on the rolls today.
a. Includes beneficiaries with unknown state code.
b. Data not shown to avoid disclosure of information for particular individuals.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.

Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002 ♦ 51

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 12.
Total monthly benefits, by state or other area, December 2002 (in thousands of dollars)
State or area

Total

Workers

Widow(er)s

Adult children

5,145,158

4,621,686

113,657

409,790

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

124,068
7,304
91,048
73,804
444,100

112,396
6,797
84,622
67,711
401,148

3,269
132
1,701
1,804
8,009

8,404
375
4,724
4,287
34,975

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

57,019
57,042
15,627
7,309
306,314

52,808
50,404
14,219
6,504
282,566

998
860
268
143
5,921

3,207
5,778
1,140
662
17,844

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

153,750
15,147
20,895
188,479
113,878

140,099
13,608
19,088
165,111
100,966

3,521
266
429
4,375
2,732

10,143
1,273
1,379
18,974
10,167

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

47,061
40,818
125,108
94,184
32,690

41,162
36,498
113,389
81,984
29,790

950
832
3,788
3,279
621

4,951
3,490
7,927
8,925
2,277

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

73,385
121,094
206,974
69,547
80,397

65,726
109,049
181,762
61,978
72,916

1,388
1,858
4,932
1,029
2,221

6,268
10,196
20,264
6,539
5,264

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

122,586
16,233
24,815
34,817
23,777

110,920
14,724
22,052
32,827
21,862

2,869
326
445
604
370

8,797
1,183
2,320
1,385
1,544

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

135,156
31,546
357,511
187,591
8,746

120,660
28,798
317,178
172,325
7,492

2,324
687
6,889
3,731
159

12,183
2,060
33,438
11,524
1,094

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

198,527
66,005
58,220
233,116
22,423

172,270
59,528
52,979
204,904
20,379

5,684
1,719
1,126
5,627
350

20,586
4,753
4,117
22,581
1,693

All areas

a

(Continued)

52 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 12.
Total monthly benefits, by state or other area, December 2002 (in thousands of dollars)—Continued
State or area

Total

Workers

Widow(er)s

Adult children

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

101,330
11,004
137,414
273,373
22,103

92,382
9,733
124,474
245,467
19,835

2,303
199
3,739
7,164
400

6,655
1,073
9,207
20,760
1,866

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

11,870
129,012
93,687
67,018
86,955
7,636

10,658
117,078
85,310
59,661
76,289
6,968

226
2,995
1,737
2,222
1,472
147

985
8,935
6,640
5,133
9,195
521

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

715
712
92
101,581
1,321

654
649
76
91,404
1,160

24
15
4
2,289
32

37
48
12
7,886
130

11,327

8,851

438

2,038

Foreign countries

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, 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: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.

Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002 ♦ 53

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 13.
Number, by type of representative payee, December 2002
Type of payee
All disabled beneficiaries
Without payee
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

Total

Workers

Widow(er)s

Adult children

6,491,494

5,539,597

207,365

744,532

5,230,866

4,877,277

193,439

160,150

432,168
133,352
44,588
240,406
123,002
96,829
87,468
10,149
3,860
88,806

192,936
132,552
36,807
118,166
47,835
25,046
40,075
6,053
2,606
60,244

478
93
6,479
3,164
1,477
294
590
140
36
1,175

238,754
707
1,302
119,076
73,690
71,489
46,803
3,956
1,218
27,387

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.

54 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 14.
Representative payment, by sex and diagnostic group, December 2002
Workers

Diagnostic group

Total

Widow(er)s

Number Percentage
with
with
payee
payee

Total

Adult children

Number Percentage
with
with
payee
payee

Total

Number Percentage
with
with
payee
payee

All disabled beneficiaries
Total

5,539,597

662,320

12.0

207,365

13,926

6.7

744,532

584,382

78.5

Congenital anomalies
9,226
Endocrine, nutritional, and
metabolic diseases
237,020
Infectious and parasitic diseases
102,589
Injuries
248,544
Mental disorders
Retardation
286,210
Other
1,558,928
Neoplasms
150,138
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming
organs
13,708
Circulatory system
558,736
Digestive system
80,396
Genitourinary system
93,645
Musculoskeletal system and
connective tissue
1,324,762
Nervous system and sense
organs
533,774
Respiratory system
176,941
Skin and subcutaneous tissue
13,429
Other
9,447
Unknown
142,104

1,004

10.9

267

5

1.9

7,113

4,741

66.7

3,385
3,092
22,390

1.4
3.0
9.0

19,634
1,695
5,171

282
52
147

1.4
3.1
2.8

2,681
2,729
9,107

685
1,441
3,495

25.6
52.8
38.4

155,489
384,778
2,533

54.3
24.7
1.7

9,679
45,274
4,262

2,690
7,649
84

27.8
16.9
2.0

324,534
97,126
1,680

287,078
62,485
935

88.5
64.3
55.7

307
28,361
2,237
1,099

2.2
5.1
2.8
1.2

354
22,348
2,227
1,837

13
866
43
27

3.7
3.9
1.9
1.5

1,854
3,232
529
1,757

309
1,556
102
351

16.7
48.1
19.3
20.0

12,790

1.0

55,677

489

0.9

4,752

955

20.1

24,790
2,091
165
421
17,388

4.6
1.2
1.2
4.5
12.2

14,527
11,054
510
214
12,635

572
131
4
4
868

3.9
1.2
0.8
1.9
6.9

63,879
902
249
1,054
221,354

32,803
273
47
666
186,460

51.4
30.3
18.9
63.2
84.2

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

3,067,251

445,270

14.5

6,098

488

8.0

406,641

325,714

80.1

4,837

600

12.4

6

a

a

3,691

2,527

68.5

98,936
77,584
177,071

1,951
2,523
17,297

2.0
3.3
9.8

295
85
294

9
2
16

3.1
2.4
5.4

1,287
1,461
6,358

384
816
2,424

29.8
55.9
38.1

188,430
816,141
73,149

105,282
255,884
1,553

55.9
31.4
2.1

295
1,095
134

80
243
6

27.1
22.2
4.5

176,349
61,735
963

158,860
42,248
550

90.1
68.4
57.1

6,416
379,306
43,823
56,726

195
18,778
1,736
729

3.0
5.0
4.0
1.3

11
1,056
88
94

a

a

40
4

3.8
4.5

a

a

922
1,738
273
908

182
877
67
184

19.7
50.5
24.5
20.3

696,529

8,708

1.3

1,447

27

1.9

2,037

537

26.4

271,690
90,828
5,536
4,808
75,441

15,648
1,409
98
314
12,565

5.8
1.6
1.8
6.5
16.7

397
322
12
8
459

19
11

4.8
3.4

a

a

a

a

30

6.5

34,251
413
99
577
113,579

18,153
152
26
373
97,354

53.0
36.8
26.3
64.6
85.7
(Continued)

Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002 ♦ 55

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 14.
Representative payment, by sex and diagnostic group, December 2002—Continued
Workers

Diagnostic group

Total

Widow(er)s

Number Percentage
with
with
payee
payee

Total

Adult children

Number Percentage
with
with
payee
payee

Total

Number Percentage
with
with
payee
payee

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

2,472,346

217,050

8.8

201,267

13,438

6.7

337,891

258,668

76.6

4,389

404

9.2

261

4

1.5

3,422

2,214

64.7

138,084
25,005
71,473

1,434
569
5,093

1.0
2.3
7.1

19,339
1,610
4,877

273
50
131

1.4
3.1
2.7

1,394
1,268
2,749

301
625
1,071

21.6
49.3
39.0

97,780
742,787
76,989

50,207
128,894
980

51.3
17.4
1.3

9,384
44,179
4,128

2,610
7,406
78

27.8
16.8
1.9

148,185
35,391
717

128,218
20,237
385

86.5
57.2
53.7

7,292
179,430
36,573
36,919

112
9,583
501
370

1.5
5.3
1.4
1.0

343
21,292
2,139
1,743

13
826
39
27

3.8
3.9
1.8
1.5

932
1,494
256
849

127
679
35
167

13.6
45.4
13.7
19.7

628,233

4,082

0.6

54,230

462

0.9

2,715

418

15.4

262,084
86,113
7,893
4,639
66,663

9,142
682
67
107
4,823

3.5
0.8
0.8
2.3
7.2

14,130
10,732
498
206
12,176

553
120
4
4
838

3.9
1.1
0.8
1.9
6.9

29,628
489
150
477
107,775

14,650
121
21
293
89,106

49.4
24.7
14.0
61.4
82.7

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
NOTE: The diagnosis for disabled adult children typically was not recorded on the Master Beneficiary Record until 1984. Many beneficiaries
entitled before that date are still on the rolls today.
a. Data not shown to avoid disclosure of information for particular individuals.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.

56 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 15.
Percentage distribution of disabled workers, by state or other area and monthly benefit,
December 2002
Monthly benefit
(dollars)

Percentage distribution by dollar amount of benefit
State or area
All areas
Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

a

Number

Total

Less than
400.00

400.00–
599.90

600.00–
799.90

800.00– 1,000.00–
999.90
1,199.90

1,200.00
or more

Average

Median

5,539,597

100.0

8.1

20.4

24.1

17.6

12.1

17.7

834.30

779.00

139,276
8,197
97,886
85,310
470,665

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

8.2
9.4
6.8
8.0
8.9

21.9
21.6
18.5
21.9
19.6

26.2
22.8
23.5
26.5
22.0

17.6
16.6
18.1
19.3
16.8

11.3
11.2
13.2
12.1
12.4

14.8
18.3
19.9
12.2
20.4

807.00
829.20
864.50
793.70
852.30

746.00
759.00
811.70
747.70
795.00

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of
Columbia
Florida

63,770
58,123
16,492

100.0
100.0
100.0

7.9
6.3
7.0

21.2
18.7
18.8

24.0
24.0
23.7

17.6
18.1
17.5

12.3
12.6
12.8

17.0
20.2
20.0

828.10
867.20
862.20

770.00
809.00
804.00

8,608
339,296

100.0
100.0

9.3
7.4

24.7
20.6

28.3
24.7

18.5
17.9

9.6
12.3

9.7
17.1

755.60
832.80

700.00
775.00

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

171,333
15,844
23,513
191,744
120,126

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

7.2
6.8
9.6
7.7
8.3

20.5
19.5
22.4
19.3
20.2

26.5
23.0
22.9
22.5
23.2

19.2
18.3
16.8
17.5
17.6

12.1
13.2
11.9
12.6
12.2

14.5
19.2
16.5
20.6
18.6

817.70
858.90
811.80
861.10
840.50

765.70
806.70
753.70
805.70
784.00

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

51,446
45,339
137,541
98,302
38,926

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

10.0
8.9
9.5
9.5
9.7

22.4
22.3
21.2
20.4
24.0

23.7
24.2
22.8
22.7
26.8

16.6
17.7
16.7
16.0
18.1

11.9
12.2
11.8
12.0
10.4

15.3
14.7
18.0
19.3
11.1

800.10
805.00
824.40
834.00
765.30

740.00
751.00
765.00
773.00
713.70

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

76,354
132,229
203,632
75,509
93,231

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

7.0
7.0
8.2
8.6
8.2

18.8
21.3
18.2
21.8
22.9

23.2
26.0
20.3
24.2
28.0

18.6
18.0
15.4
17.2
17.8

12.8
11.6
12.6
11.4
11.0

19.6
16.1
25.3
17.0
12.1

860.80
824.70
892.60
820.80
782.10

809.00
763.00
839.70
757.00
725.00

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

135,948
18,077
27,999
37,072
25,971

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

8.6
8.7
9.3
5.8
6.2

21.5
22.1
23.5
17.4
19.1

24.5
23.4
24.6
23.4
25.9

17.5
17.2
17.6
18.4
19.6

11.8
12.4
11.9
13.4
12.8

16.0
16.3
13.1
21.6
16.4

815.90
814.50
787.60
885.50
841.80

757.70
759.70
731.70
831.70
789.00

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

133,918
35,601
359,653
213,194
9,654

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

5.9
8.8
7.4
7.1
10.3

17.5
21.4
18.6
20.2
23.9

22.4
24.2
21.8
27.5
24.9

17.6
18.5
16.8
20.4
16.6

12.9
11.9
12.5
12.1
11.4

23.8
15.1
22.9
12.9
12.9

901.00
808.90
881.90
808.30
776.10

844.70
757.00
823.00
763.00
713.00

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

208,282
72,737
63,547
241,917
25,225

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

10.1
9.1
8.6
8.3
7.4

21.3
20.7
21.1
19.2
22.1

21.8
23.3
22.9
22.9
26.7

16.0
17.9
16.9
17.5
17.6

12.0
13.1
12.0
13.0
11.8

18.9
16.0
18.5
19.1
14.4

827.10
818.40
833.70
847.00
807.90

766.70
771.00
774.00
794.70
747.00
(Continued)

Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002 ♦ 57

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 15.
Percentage distribution of disabled workers, by state or other area and monthly benefit,
December 2002—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– 1,000.00–
999.90
1,199.90

1,200.00
or more

Average

Median

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

112,264
12,754
155,631
296,565
24,186

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

6.6
11.1
7.9
8.6
9.6

19.0
24.3
21.9
20.2
22.5

26.9
25.0
26.8
23.9
22.6

20.8
16.9
18.6
18.1
15.9

12.8
11.2
11.5
12.4
11.0

13.8
11.5
13.5
16.8
18.4

822.90
763.10
799.80
827.70
820.10

779.00
706.70
747.00
775.00
751.00

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

13,543
139,695
101,078
67,905
91,892
8,379

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

9.0
7.6
8.4
9.4
8.9
8.9

21.9
19.5
20.7
17.6
21.0
21.7

26.4
24.7
22.8
20.0
23.0
22.6

19.1
18.3
16.4
15.9
16.6
16.2

11.4
12.4
12.1
12.9
12.3
11.5

12.1
17.5
19.6
24.1
18.1
19.0

787.00
838.10
844.00
878.60
830.20
831.60

738.70
784.00
780.00
833.70
770.70
761.00

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

1,042
875

100.0
100.0

18.6
13.1

32.5
22.5

26.4
26.6

13.7
17.1

6.0
10.1

2.7
10.5

627.80
741.80

594.00
700.00

145
128,630
1,407

100.0
100.0
100.0

31.0
7.3
7.0

38.6
28.4
19.0

20.7
35.2
26.9

6.2
16.3
19.0

2.1
7.5
13.5

1.4
5.3
14.4

525.80
710.60
824.10

507.00
666.00
778.70

Foreign countries

12,051

100.0

18.5

19.3

21.6

17.1

11.2

12.2

734.50

708.70

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
a. Includes beneficiaries with unknown state code.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.

58 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 16.
Percentage distribution of disabled widow(er)s, by state or other area and monthly benefit,
December 2002
Monthly benefit
(dollars)

Percentage distribution by dollar amount of benefit

Number

Total

Less
than
200.00

207,365

100.0

10.3

9.6

12.7

13.9

12.8

11.0

9.3

7.5

12.9

548.10

529.00

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

6,378
223
2,975
3,672
13,547

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

12.2
7.2
8.8
13.2
7.9

11.0
9.0
10.2
12.0
8.2

13.2
10.3
11.4
14.0
11.8

14.5
14.8
12.9
14.3
13.6

13.7
12.6
12.5
14.5
12.1

11.3
12.6
10.5
10.5
10.7

9.2
8.1
10.2
8.5
9.7

5.9
8.5
8.3
5.3
8.9

9.1
17.0
15.1
7.7
17.1

512.60
592.90
571.70
491.40
591.20

494.00
559.00
550.70
475.00
570.00

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

1,774
1,595
498
280
11,244

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

9.1
10.0
11.4
10.0
11.7

8.9
9.2
10.0
9.6
10.6

12.7
14.9
11.4
15.4
13.1

13.6
15.5
14.7
15.0
14.1

13.4
11.5
13.5
17.5
12.8

10.5
11.0
9.2
11.8
11.1

10.0
8.7
9.0
8.2
9.0

8.1
6.2
8.8
4.3
6.5

13.8
13.0
11.8
8.2
11.0

562.80
539.30
538.80
510.60
526.60

546.00
502.00
520.50
498.00
503.00

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

7,228
464
733
7,497
4,750

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

14.4
8.0
7.9
8.6
9.1

11.9
8.0
8.3
8.5
8.7

14.1
13.4
12.7
11.8
11.8

15.2
13.4
10.2
12.7
12.1

13.3
12.9
14.3
11.9
13.2

9.5
12.3
12.4
11.4
11.1

8.2
9.9
10.4
9.8
10.0

5.4
8.2
10.0
9.0
8.4

8.2
14.0
13.8
16.3
15.5

487.20
573.00
585.00
583.60
575.20

464.00
551.80
576.00
570.00
565.00

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

1,727
1,499
6,871
5,691
1,189

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

8.7
9.9
9.5
7.9
12.3

9.9
8.8
8.7
7.7
9.7

11.2
12.2
12.9
12.4
14.1

14.5
13.9
14.3
13.8
13.7

14.8
13.1
13.1
14.3
13.1

12.1
11.7
11.6
10.6
11.0

9.0
10.2
10.2
10.2
8.7

8.1
8.1
7.5
8.7
7.2

11.6
12.0
12.1
14.4
10.2

550.30
555.30
551.30
576.20
522.60

540.00
538.00
533.00
554.00
501.00

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

2,396
3,407
7,995
1,852
4,486

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

9.3
8.8
7.6
9.5
12.6

8.0
9.8
7.1
9.6
11.2

10.9
14.1
10.0
13.2
14.9

12.6
15.4
12.7
12.9
15.9

13.3
12.7
12.1
13.0
13.6

12.2
11.4
11.0
10.7
10.4

9.5
8.5
9.8
10.3
7.6

9.0
6.6
9.0
6.9
5.6

15.2
12.5
20.8
14.0
8.2

579.20
545.40
616.90
555.60
495.20

566.50
510.00
605.00
534.00
469.50

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

5,389
598
830
1,034
709

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

11.5
7.4
10.7
8.7
12.6

10.4
10.9
11.0
8.8
12.6

13.0
13.0
12.8
12.5
12.8

14.3
17.7
14.0
12.7
13.4

12.1
11.4
10.8
10.9
10.9

10.7
12.2
11.8
11.0
11.1

9.2
9.4
10.4
10.0
8.3

7.4
5.9
7.5
8.8
6.3

11.5
12.2
11.1
16.6
12.0

532.40
545.70
535.80
583.80
521.50

507.00
510.50
514.50
568.50
492.00

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

4,163
1,219
12,323
8,126
304

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

11.2
7.5
9.9
18.0
11.5

8.7
9.2
8.7
12.9
9.9

12.9
12.6
12.5
14.3
14.5

13.1
14.3
14.4
14.3
11.2

12.4
13.9
12.1
11.9
16.1

10.6
11.8
11.3
9.8
9.5

8.4
10.2
9.3
7.1
8.9

6.7
7.8
7.4
4.7
10.2

16.0
12.6
14.3
6.9
8.2

558.20
563.60
559.00
459.10
523.10

534.00
546.00
534.00
432.00
516.80

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

9,474
3,186
1,931
9,620
675

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

7.7
10.5
8.8
8.1
11.7

7.3
9.5
7.8
8.5
10.7

11.4
13.0
12.0
10.9
14.5

12.3
14.3
12.4
12.8
14.5

12.0
12.7
12.2
12.7
11.0

11.1
11.4
11.5
11.4
10.7

10.9
9.5
9.9
10.9
10.1

9.9
8.0
9.5
9.5
8.0

17.3
11.1
15.9
15.1
8.9

600.00
539.50
583.10
584.90
518.90

591.30
520.50
574.00
576.00
494.00

State or area
All areas a

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)

Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002 ♦ 59

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 16.
Percentage distribution of disabled widow(er)s, by state or other area and monthly benefit,
December 2002—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

4,866
386
7,371
12,951
686

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

16.7
11.7
13.0
9.6
7.4

11.6
13.5
11.0
9.5
7.9

14.3
11.7
13.2
12.6
12.1

13.5
14.5
14.2
14.0
17.1

13.9
14.0
13.3
13.3
11.2

10.6
9.3
10.9
11.0
11.1

7.2
8.0
8.9
9.5
8.5

4.8
5.7
6.4
7.8
8.0

7.4
11.7
9.0
12.8
16.8

473.20
516.70
507.30
553.20
583.30

452.80
495.50
490.00
533.00
547.00

444
5,570
2,930
3,644
2,645
262

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

10.8
11.1
7.1
5.7
10.0
7.3

11.7
9.9
8.3
7.2
8.9
9.5

13.1
12.8
12.4
10.4
11.3
11.5

14.9
14.1
12.6
13.1
14.2
18.7

14.0
12.9
11.5
12.6
13.6
11.5

13.3
11.5
12.8
13.8
11.9
11.8

8.3
8.6
10.4
11.0
9.0
10.3

6.1
7.0
8.1
9.9
8.0
5.0

7.9
12.2
16.9
16.3
13.1
14.5

510.10
537.70
592.80
609.70
556.40
560.30

493.50
518.00
586.00
606.00
543.00
524.00

53

100.0
100.0

11.3

13.2

b

b

b

25.0

11.3
10.7

11.3

b

18.9
28.6

18.9

b

b

10.7

7.1

458.30
520.80

460.70
443.80

b

25.0
14.6

50.0
18.1

b

b

b

12.5

b

12.5

18.9

b

b

b

b

14.8

13.0

3.3
11.1

b

b

13.6
20.4

7.4

464.30
448.80
591.20

348.00
424.70
570.30

7.1

13.5

16.5

15.9

12.4

11.0

6.9

9.2

546.80

531.00

b

b

5,101
54

100.0
100.0
100.0

11.9
5.6

801

100.0

7.6

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

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, 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: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.

60 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 17.
Percentage distribution of disabled adult children, by state or other area and monthly benefit,
December 2002
Monthly benefit
(dollars)

Percentage distribution by dollar amount of benefit

Number

Total

Less
than
200.00

744,532

100.0

6.4

6.6

15.7

15.3

14.9

15.6

10.4

6.8

8.2

550.40

541.80

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

16,824
700
8,322
8,811
61,500

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

7.6
9.0
6.2
8.7
6.2

8.3
7.1
6.5
7.9
6.4

21.0
17.1
12.8
21.5
13.4

17.3
15.1
15.3
18.2
14.6

14.8
12.6
14.3
15.5
14.6

12.4
14.4
16.9
11.9
16.8

8.4
9.3
11.0
7.7
11.4

5.0
6.0
7.3
4.3
7.1

5.3
9.3
9.6
4.3
9.7

499.50
535.60
567.60
486.50
568.70

471.00
517.00
567.00
465.00
567.00

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

5,703
9,441
1,915
1,358
32,496

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

6.2
4.5
3.2
8.9
6.7

6.3
4.7
4.6
7.9
6.6

14.0
10.7
12.0
22.6
14.3

14.9
11.8
15.1
17.5
16.1

15.0
14.9
15.6
14.3
15.7

16.4
19.8
20.0
12.1
15.8

10.8
13.0
11.3
8.2
10.4

7.8
9.0
8.6
3.6
6.6

8.8
11.8
9.7
5.0
7.8

562.40
612.00
595.50
487.70
549.10

557.00
623.00
598.00
461.00
539.00

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

19,954
2,307
2,484
31,767
16,993

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

6.6
5.2
5.6
4.7
3.8

7.7
6.8
6.3
5.1
4.5

20.6
15.5
13.4
12.5
11.8

17.9
14.6
17.6
13.4
13.6

15.7
17.4
15.6
14.6
16.2

12.7
15.6
16.7
17.7
18.9

8.4
12.0
11.2
12.3
12.3

4.8
6.1
5.9
8.5
9.0

5.6
6.8
7.9
11.3
9.9

508.30
552.00
555.00
597.30
598.30

485.00
551.70
547.00
599.00
600.70

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

8,562
6,062
16,106
17,818
4,392

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

4.2
4.8
9.0
9.3
8.1

4.7
4.9
9.2
8.9
6.2

12.8
13.4
20.7
20.0
15.8

16.9
15.2
16.8
16.6
18.6

16.6
16.1
13.5
13.4
16.9

16.7
17.5
12.4
12.1
14.9

11.8
11.8
8.1
7.8
9.5

7.8
7.7
4.7
5.3
5.0

8.5
8.6
5.5
6.7
5.1

578.30
575.80
492.20
500.90
518.50

570.00
568.00
465.00
469.00
507.00

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

10,766
17,881
32,821
11,437
11,562

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

4.3
6.1
4.2
4.9
10.2

5.2
6.0
4.2
5.0
11.3

14.0
13.6
9.7
14.4
24.1

14.9
14.2
12.8
15.7
17.4

15.7
15.1
14.6
15.4
13.8

16.8
16.2
19.0
17.0
9.6

11.1
12.1
13.5
11.6
6.0

7.6
7.5
9.9
7.5
3.6

10.4
9.2
12.0
8.6
3.9

582.20
570.20
617.40
571.70
455.30

572.30
567.00
626.00
567.00
421.00

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

16,006
2,134
4,178
2,332
2,627

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

6.4
4.9
4.7
5.4
4.6

5.8
6.0
6.0
5.4
4.6

16.1
14.7
14.8
12.1
11.7

15.6
17.5
18.0
13.1
14.4

15.5
15.7
16.4
14.9
16.6

15.4
16.4
16.0
16.9
18.1

10.8
11.1
10.1
11.8
12.9

6.5
7.3
5.9
8.3
7.9

7.9
6.5
8.1
12.0
9.2

549.60
554.30
555.30
593.70
587.70

540.00
549.50
539.70
594.00
587.70

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

19,848
4,159
56,540
22,780
2,052

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

4.1
10.1
4.6
6.3
5.0

4.5
8.8
5.0
7.5
6.5

11.2
18.4
12.5
21.2
17.8

12.5
17.0
13.7
18.5
18.8

15.2
14.9
15.2
15.4
16.4

18.1
12.2
18.1
13.1
14.9

13.3
8.1
12.4
8.2
9.0

9.0
4.9
8.2
4.7
5.2

12.3
5.6
10.2
5.1
6.3

613.80
495.20
591.40
505.90
533.00

620.00
473.00
594.00
480.00
513.30

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

35,177
9,015
6,953
38,733
3,037

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

5.1
6.5
4.8
5.0
6.7

5.3
6.5
4.8
4.7
6.0

12.6
18.3
11.4
12.1
14.0

14.2
17.4
14.2
14.7
14.4

15.1
15.5
15.1
16.1
16.6

17.3
14.5
18.8
18.3
16.6

11.9
9.4
12.0
11.9
10.6

8.5
5.7
9.1
8.0
7.2

10.0
6.3
9.7
9.1
7.9

585.20
527.20
592.10
583.00
557.30

587.00
507.00
599.00
585.00
557.00

State or area
All areas a

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)

Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002 ♦ 61

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 17.
Percentage distribution of disabled adult children, by state or other area and monthly benefit,
December 2002—Continued
Monthly benefit
(dollars)

Percentage distribution by dollar amount of benefit

Number

Total

Less
than
200.00

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

13,131
2,086
18,163
39,619
3,253

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

6.2
6.4
7.2
7.7
5.3

7.6
6.2
7.3
7.7
6.4

20.5
19.3
21.1
18.0
11.9

18.8
19.7
17.2
16.7
14.9

15.5
16.0
15.3
14.4
15.9

13.3
13.5
13.0
13.4
18.5

8.1
9.1
8.2
8.8
11.2

4.9
4.6
5.1
5.9
6.5

5.0
5.3
5.5
7.5
9.5

506.80
514.20
506.90
524.00
573.70

482.00
491.00
482.00
499.00
572.70

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

1,842
16,974
11,115
9,981
15,574
887

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

5.3
6.3
4.5
7.9
4.1
4.4

6.2
6.9
5.2
7.6
4.5
4.5

16.7
18.8
11.6
18.4
12.1
12.2

17.4
17.0
13.6
16.4
14.4
17.4

17.4
15.6
15.1
14.8
15.8
16.0

15.3
14.0
17.8
15.0
19.4
16.0

10.3
9.1
12.8
8.8
12.1
10.6

5.6
5.9
8.8
5.4
8.0
8.3

5.8
6.4
10.7
5.8
9.6
10.6

534.70
526.40
597.40
514.30
590.40
587.10

523.00
506.30
600.00
497.70
596.00
573.00

b

2.1
2.3

b

3.1

381.30
378.40

370.70
348.70

State or area

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

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

97
128

100.0
100.0

15.5
21.1

19.6
15.6

24.7
25.0

14.4
14.1

15.5
10.2

5.2
6.3

2.3

44
22,740
283

100.0
100.0
100.0

45.5
19.1
9.5

20.5
17.6
7.8

13.6
32.7
22.6

9.1
14.8
21.6

6.8
7.5
16.6

2.3
4.3
10.6

2.1
5.7

2.3
1.1
2.5

0.8
3.2

274.80
346.80
459.40

219.50
331.00
442.70

Foreign countries

5,034

100.0

18.1

14.5

21.2

15.2

11.2

10.0

4.7

2.1

3.0

404.90

378.00

b

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, 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: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.

62 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002

b

Disabled Workers
Table 18.
Percentage distribution, by sex and age, December 1960–2002, selected years
Year

Number
(thousands)

Average
age Total, all ages Under 30

Percentage distribution
30–34

35–39 a

40–44

45–49

50–54

55–59

60–64

All disabled workers
1996
1997
1998
1999

4,400
4,508
4,699
4,879

50.0
50.3
50.5
50.6

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

3.6
3.2
3.0
2.8

5.6
5.1
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
22.4
22.3

2000
2001
2002

5,042
5,268
5,540

50.8
50.9
51.0

100.0
100.0
100.0

2.7
2.8
3.0

4.1
4.0
3.8

7.6
7.2
6.7

11.4
11.1
10.8

14.1
14.1
14.1

17.6
17.7
17.5

20.3
20.7
21.3

22.3
22.4
22.7

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
33.1

Men
a

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

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
2,667
2,737
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
8.7
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
15.6
16.1
16.7

18.0
18.3
18.9
19.3
19.7

23.2
22.9
23.0
23.0
22.9

2000
2001
2002

2,856
2,948
3,067

50.8
51.0
51.1

100.0
100.0
100.0

2.8
2.9
3.1

4.2
4.0
3.8

7.6
7.2
6.7

11.4
11.2
10.8

13.9
14.0
14.0

17.3
17.5
17.3

20.0
20.5
21.1

22.8
23.0
23.2

a
a
a

a
a

a
a
a
a

a
a
a
a

(Continued)

Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002 ♦ 63

Disabled Workers
Table 18.
Percentage distribution, by sex and age, December 1960–2002, selected years—Continued
Year

Number
(thousands)

Average
age Total, all ages Under 30

Percentage distribution
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
35.0

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

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
1,842
1,961
2,078

49.9
50.1
50.3
50.5
50.6

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

3.8
3.5
3.1
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
17.0
17.5

18.8
19.1
19.6
20.1
20.5

22.2
21.7
21.5
21.5
21.4

2000
2001
2002

2,186
2,320
2,472

50.8
50.9
51.0

100.0
100.0
100.0

2.7
2.8
2.9

4.1
4.0
3.9

7.5
7.1
6.8

11.3
11.1
10.8

14.3
14.3
14.3

17.9
18.0
17.7

20.7
21.1
21.5

21.6
21.7
22.1

a
a
a

a
a

a
a
a
a

a
a
a
a
a

SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Annual Statistical Supplement to the Social Security Bulletin, Table 5.D4 for 1960–1995 data; data
for 1988 and 1990–1995 are based on a 10 percent sample file; Social Security Disabled Beneficiaries 100 percent file for 1996–2000 data;
Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file beginning with 2001 data.
NOTE: Combined data for men and women are not available before 1996.
a. Ages 30–34 were grouped with ages 35–39 before 1996.
b. Not available.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.

64 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002

Disabled Workers
Table 19.
Number, average primary insurance amount, and average monthly benefit, by age and sex,
December 2002
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)

5,539,597

839.70

53,380
113,802
211,053
373,310
597,861
783,590
968,489
1,179,445
1,258,667

442.30
544.80
625.60
691.50
754.60
817.60
873.40
914.00
921.90

Women

Number

Average
PIA
(dollars)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
PIA
(dollars)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

834.30

3,067,251

944.20

935.60

2,472,346

710.10

708.70

452.00
549.50
627.20
689.00
749.40
810.50
865.80
906.70
917.20

31,766
63,209
115,537
205,703
331,233
430,073
529,700
647,716
712,314

451.90
558.70
641.00
713.00
796.00
888.60
977.90
1,061.30
1,087.40

460.80
561.80
639.80
706.80
786.90
877.30
966.50
1,051.10
1,080.40

21,614
50,593
95,516
167,607
266,628
353,517
438,789
531,729
546,353

428.20
527.30
606.90
665.10
703.10
731.20
747.40
734.50
706.00

439.10
534.20
612.10
667.10
702.90
729.10
744.20
730.90
704.50

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, 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: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.

Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002 ♦ 65

Disabled Workers
v

Table 20.
Distribution, by diagnostic group, 1996–2002

Year

Total

Endocrine,
nutritional, Infectious and
Congenital and metabolic
parasitic
anomalies
diseases
diseasesa

Mental disorders
Injuries

Total Retardation

Other

Neoplasms

Number
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000

4,399,932
4,508,406
4,698,560
4,879,454
5,042,333

9,023
8,813
8,719
8,546
8,540

197,272
215,186
233,724
251,998
244,456

87,066
90,175
93,776
96,132
97,919

213,772
217,882
224,388
228,800
231,066

1,356,310
1,381,178
1,459,118
1,532,155
1,618,758

228,131
235,130
243,745
249,871
257,601

1,128,179
1,146,048
1,215,373
1,282,284
1,361,157

124,018
122,775
127,174
131,492
136,404

2001
2002

5,268,039
5,539,597

8,752
9,226

239,614
237,020

100,442
102,589

240,948
248,544

1,731,886
1,845,138

273,849
286,210

1,458,037
1,558,928

142,795
150,138

Percent
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2

4.5
4.8
5.0
5.2
4.8

2.0
2.0
2.0
2.0
1.9

4.9
4.8
4.8
4.7
4.6

30.8
30.6
31.1
31.4
32.1

5.2
5.2
5.2
5.1
5.1

25.6
25.4
25.9
26.3
27.0

2.8
2.7
2.7
2.7
2.7

2001
2002

100.0
100.0

0.2
0.2

4.5
4.3

1.9
1.9

4.6
4.5

32.9
33.3

5.2
5.2

27.7
28.1

2.7
2.7
(Continued)

66 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002

Disabled Workers
v

Table 20.
Distribution, by diagnostic group, 1996–2002—Continued
Diseases of the—

Year

Blood
and
bloodforming
organs

Circulatory
system

Digestive
system

Genitourinary
system

Musculoskeletal
system and
connective
tissue

Nervous
system and
sense
organs

RespiSkin and
ratory
subcutasystem neous tissue

Other Unknown b

Number
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000

10,539
10,926
11,349
11,687
12,070

517,503
522,047
526,573
528,627
532,998

54,585
57,383
61,541
65,887
69,735

65,425
69,300
74,888
79,524
84,687

906,882
962,915
1,024,053
1,086,432
1,152,231

404,618
420,755
441,016
460,133
479,246

152,217
155,028
159,869
162,863
166,054

10,818
11,267
11,826
12,151
12,351

85,115
95,708
110,377
117,326
113,167

204,769
167,068
130,169
105,701
82,651

2001
2002

12,847
13,708

543,516
558,736

74,680
80,396

88,949
93,645

1,231,184
1,324,762

505,162
533,774

170,383
176,941

12,787
13,429

113,558
9,447

50,536
142,104

Percent
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2

11.8
11.6
11.2
10.8
10.6

1.2
1.3
1.3
1.4
1.4

1.5
1.5
1.6
1.6
1.7

20.6
21.4
21.8
22.3
22.9

9.2
9.3
9.4
9.4
9.5

3.5
3.4
3.4
3.3
3.3

0.2
0.2
0.3
0.2
0.2

1.9
2.1
2.3
2.4
2.2

4.7
3.7
2.8
2.2
1.6

2001
2002

0.2
0.2

10.3
10.1

1.4
1.5

1.7
1.7

23.4
23.9

9.6
9.6

3.2
3.2

0.2
0.2

2.2
0.2

1.0
2.6

SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Social Security Disabled Beneficiaries 100 percent file for 1996–2000 data; Disabled Beneficiaries
and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file beginning with 2001 data.
a. AIDS and HIV records are counted in Infectious and parasitic diseases. Before 1990, they were included in Other.
b. Beginning with 2002, several ill-defined impairment codes were reclassified and added to the Unknown group.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.

Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002 ♦ 67

Disabled Workers
v

Table 21.
Distribution of workers under age 50, by diagnostic group, 1996–2002

Year

Total

Endocrine,
nutritional, Infectious and
Congenital and metabolic
parasitic
anomalies
diseases
diseases a

Mental disorders
Injuries

Total Retardation

Other

Neoplasms

Number
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002

1,917,424
1,908,103
1,949,052
1,986,422
2,012,615
2,066,094
2,132,996

4,782
4,570
4,503
4,494
4,619
4,883
5,290

76,546
80,950
85,500
89,365
80,869
74,292
69,229

63,819
65,212
66,208
66,245
65,695
65,047
64,075

110,910
110,461
111,266
111,502
110,125
112,969
113,785

865,928
852,279
874,231
891,469
912,048
961,757
1,005,189

164,041
167,052
170,694
172,232
174,759
183,934
190,646

701,887
685,227
703,537
719,237
737,289
777,823
814,543

41,232
39,783
40,638
41,799
42,656
44,537
45,994

45.2
44.7
44.9
44.9
45.3
46.5
47.1

8.6
8.8
8.8
8.7
8.7
8.9
8.9

36.6
35.9
36.1
36.2
36.6
37.6
38.2

2.2
2.1
2.1
2.1
2.1
2.2
2.2

Percent
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2

4.0
4.2
4.4
4.5
4.0
3.6
3.2

3.3
3.4
3.4
3.3
3.3
3.1
3.0

5.8
5.8
5.7
5.6
5.5
5.5
5.3

(Continued)

68 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002

Disabled Workers
v

Table 21.
Distribution of workers under age 50, by diagnostic group, 1996–2002—Continued
Diseases of the—

Year

Blood
and
bloodforming
organs

Circulatory
system

Digestive
system

Genitourinary
system

Musculoskeletal
system and
connective
tissue

Nervous
system and
sense
organs

RespiSkin and
ratory
subcutasystem neous tissue

Other Unknown b

Number
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000

6,711
6,809
6,991
7,103
7,245

86,607
85,953
84,674
83,736
84,362

24,535
25,428
27,219
29,109
30,357

36,214
37,896
39,949
41,571
43,333

265,043
271,682
284,291
297,185
309,327

202,169
204,222
208,607
211,731
215,744

24,862
24,750
25,822
26,226
26,718

4,926
5,140
5,314
5,467
5,785

37,745
43,124
50,140
51,848
53,437

65,395
49,844
33,699
27,572
20,595

2001
2002

7,646
8,072

85,819
87,860

31,789
33,120

44,628
45,957

322,713
340,244

221,321
228,658

27,472
28,441

5,613
5,843

44,428
4,060

11,180
47,179

Percent
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000

0.4
0.4
0.4
0.4
0.4

4.5
4.5
4.3
4.2
4.2

1.3
1.3
1.4
1.5
1.5

1.9
2.0
2.0
2.1
2.2

13.8
14.2
14.6
15.0
15.4

10.5
10.7
10.7
10.7
10.7

1.3
1.3
1.3
1.3
1.3

0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3

2.0
2.3
2.6
2.6
2.7

3.4
2.6
1.7
1.4
1.0

2001
2002

0.4
0.4

4.2
4.1

1.5
1.6

2.2
2.2

15.6
16.0

10.7
10.7

1.3
1.3

0.3
0.3

2.2
0.2

0.5
2.2

SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Social Security Disabled Beneficiaries 100 percent file for 1996–2000 data; Disabled Beneficiaries
and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file beginning with 2001 data.
a. AIDS and HIV records are counted in Infectious and parasitic diseases. Before 1990, they were included in Other.
b. Beginning with 2002, several ill-defined impairment codes were reclassified and added to the Unknown group.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.

Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002 ♦ 69

Disabled Workers
v

Table 22.
Distribution of workers aged 50 or older, by diagnostic group, 1996–2002

Year

Total

Endocrine,
nutritional, Infectious and
Congenital and metabolic
parasitic
anomalies
diseases
diseases a

Mental disorders
Injuries

Total Retardation

Other

Neoplasms

Number
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000

2,482,508
2,600,303
2,749,508
2,893,032
3,029,718

4,241
4,243
4,216
4,052
3,921

120,726
134,236
148,224
162,633
163,587

23,247
24,963
27,568
29,887
32,224

102,862
107,421
113,122
117,298
120,941

490,382
528,899
584,887
640,686
697,278

64,090
68,078
73,051
77,639
82,842

426,292
460,821
511,836
563,047
614,436

82,786
82,992
86,536
89,693
93,748

2001
2002

3,201,945
3,406,601

3,869
3,936

165,322
167,791

35,395
38,514

127,979
134,759

770,129
839,949

89,915
95,564

680,214
744,385

98,258
104,144

Percent
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.1
0.1

4.9
5.2
5.4
5.6
5.4

0.9
1.0
1.0
1.0
1.1

4.1
4.1
4.1
4.1
4.0

19.8
20.3
21.3
22.2
23.0

2.6
2.6
2.7
2.7
2.7

17.2
17.7
18.6
19.5
20.3

3.3
3.2
3.1
3.1
3.1

2001
2002

100.0
100.0

0.1
0.1

5.2
4.9

1.1
1.1

4.0
4.0

24.0
24.7

2.8
2.8

21.2
21.9

3.1
3.1
(Continued)

70 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002

Disabled Workers
v

Table 22.
Distribution of workers aged 50 or older, by diagnostic group, 1996–2002—Continued
Diseases of the—

Year

Blood
and
bloodforming
organs

Circulatory
system

Digestive
system

Genitourinary
system

Musculoskeletal
system and
connective
tissue

Nervous
system and
sense
organs

RespiSkin and
ratory
subcutasystem neous tissue

Other Unknown b

Number
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000

3,828
4,117
4,358
4,584
4,825

430,896
436,094
441,899
444,891
448,636

30,050
31,955
34,322
36,778
39,378

29,211
31,404
34,939
37,953
41,354

641,839
691,233
739,762
789,247
842,904

202,449
216,533
232,409
248,402
263,502

127,355
130,278
134,047
136,637
139,336

5,892
6,127
6,512
6,684
6,866

47,370
52,584
60,237
65,478
69,162

139,374
117,224
96,470
78,129
62,056

2001
2002

5,201
5,636

457,697
470,876

42,891
47,276

44,321
47,688

908,471
984,518

283,841
305,116

142,911
148,500

7,174
7,586

69,130
5,387

39,356
94,925

Percent
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2

17.4
16.8
16.1
15.4
14.8

1.2
1.2
1.2
1.3
1.3

1.2
1.2
1.3
1.3
1.4

25.9
26.6
26.9
27.3
27.8

8.2
8.3
8.5
8.6
8.7

5.1
5.0
4.9
4.7
4.6

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2

1.9
2.0
2.2
2.3
2.3

5.6
4.5
3.5
2.7
2.0

2001
2002

0.2
0.2

14.3
13.8

1.3
1.4

1.4
1.4

28.4
28.9

8.9
9.0

4.5
4.4

0.2
0.2

2.2
0.2

1.2
2.8

SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Social Security Disabled Beneficiaries 100 percent file for 1996–2000 data; Disabled Beneficiaries
and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file beginning with 2001 data.
a. AIDS and HIV records are counted in Infectious and parasitic diseases. Before 1990, they were included in Other.
b. Beginning with 2002, several ill-defined impairment codes were reclassified and added to the Unknown group.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.

Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002 ♦ 71

Disabled Workers
Table 23.
Distribution, by diagnostic group and age, December 2002
Diagnostic group

Total

Under 30

30–39

40–49

50–59

60–64

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

5,539,597

167,182

584,363

1,381,451

2,147,934

1,258,667

9,226

1,190

1,852

2,248

2,514

1,422

237,020
102,589
248,544

2,809
1,865
10,499

16,041
21,594
34,673

50,379
40,616
68,613

106,407
29,086
85,679

61,384
9,428
49,080

286,210
1,558,928
150,138

32,670
71,863
3,993

66,166
236,757
11,210

91,810
505,923
30,791

72,515
556,285
62,259

23,049
188,100
41,885

13,708
558,736
80,396
93,645

1,716
3,049
1,671
4,483

2,721
15,965
7,374
14,614

3,635
68,846
24,075
26,860

3,815
246,249
32,568
33,647

1,821
224,627
14,708
14,041

1,324,762
533,774
176,941
13,429
9,447
142,104

7,062
19,586
1,168
364
369
2,825

68,374
67,774
5,515
1,647
1,099
10,987

264,808
141,298
21,758
3,832
2,592
33,367

573,317
201,110
75,745
5,062
3,711
57,965

411,201
104,006
72,755
2,524
1,676
36,960

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

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

0.2

0.7

0.3

0.2

0.1

0.1

4.3
1.9
4.5

1.7
1.1
6.3

2.7
3.7
5.9

3.6
2.9
5.0

5.0
1.4
4.0

4.9
0.7
3.9

5.2
28.1
2.7

19.5
43.0
2.4

11.3
40.5
1.9

6.6
36.6
2.2

3.4
25.9
2.9

1.8
14.9
3.3

0.2
10.1
1.5
1.7

1.0
1.8
1.0
2.7

0.5
2.7
1.3
2.5

0.3
5.0
1.7
1.9

0.2
11.5
1.5
1.6

0.1
17.8
1.2
1.1

23.9
9.6
3.2
0.2
0.2
2.6

4.2
11.7
0.7
0.2
0.2
1.7

11.7
11.6
0.9
0.3
0.2
1.9

19.2
10.2
1.6
0.3
0.2
2.4

26.7
9.4
3.5
0.2
0.2
2.7

32.7
8.3
5.8
0.2
0.1
2.9

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.

72 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002

Disabled Workers
Table 24.
Distribution of workers with a secondary benefit (dual entitlement), by worker’s smaller primary insurance
amount and sex, December 2002
Total
Primary insurance amount (dollars)

Men

Women

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

174,799

100.0

40,749

100.0

134,050

100.0

Less than 300.00
300.00–399.90
400.00–499.90

29,349
27,588
31,181

16.8
15.8
17.8

9,474
9,780
8,898

23.2
24.0
21.8

19,875
17,808
22,283

14.8
13.3
16.6

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

36,377
22,065
12,832
7,294
4,009

20.8
12.6
7.3
4.2
2.3

7,141
2,795
1,173
631
331

17.5
6.9
2.9
1.5
0.8

29,236
19,270
11,659
6,663
3,678

21.8
14.4
8.7
5.0
2.7

2,014
2,090

1.2
1.2

211
315

0.5
0.8

1,803
1,775

1.3
1.3

All disabled workers

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

507.40

430.30

530.80

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.

Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002 ♦ 73

Disabled Workers
Table 25.
Distribution of workers with a secondary benefit (dual entitlement), by type of secondary benefit and sex,
December 2002
Total

Men

Women

Type of secondary benefit

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

a

174,799

100.0

40,749

100.0

134,050

100.0

18,899
23,029
69,442
1,908
61,520

10.8
13.2
39.7
1.1
35.2

145
568
1,974
65
37,997

0.4
1.4
4.8
0.2
93.2

18,754
22,461
67,468
1,843
23,523

14.0
16.8
50.3
1.4
17.5

All disabled workers

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

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
a. Includes a few individuals who are receiving parents benefits.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.

74 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002

Disabled Workers
Table 26.
Number, by state or other area, sex, and age, December 2002
State or area

Total

Under 25

25–34

35–44

45–54

55–64

All disabled workers
a

5,539,597

53,380

324,855

971,171

1,752,079

2,438,112

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

139,276
8,197
97,886
85,310
470,665

984
106
1,021
653
3,394

7,635
650
6,101
4,441
25,814

23,653
1,687
16,902
13,617
83,922

45,891
2,653
31,193
26,728
151,945

61,113
3,101
42,669
39,871
205,590

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

63,770
58,123
16,492
8,608
339,296

668
708
162
89
2,815

3,625
3,890
984
516
17,542

11,736
11,797
3,258
1,800
58,565

21,678
17,436
5,272
2,920
105,691

26,063
24,292
6,816
3,283
154,683

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

171,333
15,844
23,513
191,744
120,126

1,318
82
350
2,657
1,470

9,091
933
1,693
13,193
8,166

28,789
2,862
4,003
35,031
21,787

54,826
5,161
7,173
59,532
37,569

77,309
6,806
10,294
81,331
51,134

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

51,446
45,339
137,541
98,302
38,926

866
674
1,133
792
500

3,996
3,076
8,059
5,108
2,856

9,423
8,489
23,725
16,794
7,986

15,965
14,350
44,497
32,252
12,093

21,196
18,750
60,127
43,356
15,491

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

76,354
132,229
203,632
75,509
93,231

730
1,866
2,508
1,540
729

4,663
9,844
12,989
6,235
5,541

14,687
28,237
34,859
14,819
15,874

24,168
40,853
66,228
23,389
30,358

32,106
51,429
87,048
29,526
40,729

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

135,948
18,077
27,999
37,072
25,971

1,424
190
459
298
421

8,262
975
2,059
2,024
1,962

24,631
2,971
5,222
5,950
5,617

42,569
5,695
8,565
11,121
7,995

59,062
8,246
11,694
17,679
9,976

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

133,918
35,601
359,653
213,194
9,654

993
361
2,463
1,688
146

7,561
1,996
19,177
11,361
685

24,755
5,905
65,157
34,772
1,689

40,145
11,553
110,563
67,068
2,956

60,464
15,786
162,293
98,305
4,178

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

208,282
72,737
63,547
241,917
25,225

3,195
639
571
2,671
250

14,928
3,710
4,067
14,915
1,616

36,666
11,493
10,213
43,363
4,774

64,862
22,427
20,052
75,308
8,090

88,631
34,468
28,644
105,660
10,495

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

112,264
12,754
155,631
296,565
24,186

746
228
1,185
2,613
401

5,494
857
8,745
16,433
2,082

17,847
2,275
26,426
50,625
4,542

35,920
4,023
49,089
94,690
7,295

52,257
5,371
70,186
132,204
9,866

All areas

(Continued)

Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002 ♦ 75

Disabled Workers
Table 26.
Number, by state or other area, sex, and age, December 2002—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

13,543
139,695
101,078
67,905
91,892
8,379

200
1,260
1,045
316
1,593
97

1,000
7,890
6,504
3,103
6,869
526

2,662
24,678
17,873
9,902
17,084
1,430

4,240
44,430
32,232
22,343
28,813
2,675

5,441
61,437
43,424
32,241
37,533
3,651

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

1,042
875
145
128,630
1,407

b

b

b

b

75
181
36
16,680
200

327
271
48
43,317
376

626
360
42
65,512
766

1,163

3,180

7,478

Foreign countries

12,051

b

b

89

3,032

b

b

b

b

Men
a

3,067,251

31,766

178,746

536,936

959,773

1,360,030

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

76,456
4,666
53,045
48,074
257,926

609
68
616
406
2,085

4,226
393
3,245
2,445
14,805

12,896
938
9,005
7,605
47,781

24,788
1,471
16,598
15,078
82,096

33,937
1,796
23,581
22,540
111,159

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

34,032
31,198
8,437
4,772
188,288

405
415
80
52
1,704

1,985
2,121
509
293
9,760

6,257
6,284
1,686
1,082
32,844

11,474
9,200
2,615
1,670
57,736

13,911
13,178
3,547
1,675
86,244

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

91,820
9,560
13,451
105,170
65,059

805
42
201
1,525
841

5,084
554
950
7,179
4,380

15,833
1,794
2,262
19,326
11,767

29,121
3,093
3,975
32,183
20,070

40,977
4,077
6,063
44,957
28,001

28,104
23,930
82,810
63,502
22,516

535
395
670
494
294

2,131
1,618
4,535
3,117
1,556

5,089
4,372
13,934
10,867
4,544

8,656
7,513
27,108
20,907
6,978

11,693
10,032
36,563
28,117
9,144

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

40,753
70,488
111,459
41,066
51,344

469
1,028
1,426
899
465

2,534
4,908
7,049
3,301
3,016

7,979
15,003
19,140
7,711
8,688

12,558
21,948
35,834
12,543
16,685

17,213
27,601
48,010
16,612
22,490

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

73,982
10,741
14,685
19,879
13,259

838
117
265
178
216

4,598
555
1,069
1,050
954

13,474
1,729
2,592
3,091
2,714

22,838
3,354
4,455
5,832
4,071

32,234
4,986
6,304
9,728
5,304

All areas

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

(Continued)

76 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002

Disabled Workers
Table 26.
Number, by state or other area, sex, and age, December 2002—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

69,812
21,614
198,254
110,425
5,555

595
232
1,522
1,050
101

3,954
1,215
10,516
6,219
385

12,716
3,559
35,920
18,146
938

20,581
6,964
60,708
34,108
1,672

31,966
9,644
89,588
50,902
2,459

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

117,924
40,736
35,813
134,986
13,421

1,840
376
366
1,555
141

8,240
2,180
2,345
7,837
862

20,490
6,638
5,664
23,792
2,563

36,265
12,375
11,042
41,554
4,306

51,089
19,167
16,396
60,248
5,549

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

58,930
7,111
83,822
169,801
13,189

445
134
707
1,575
239

2,983
451
4,642
9,490
1,097

9,371
1,179
13,997
29,363
2,502

18,552
2,250
26,153
53,350
3,894

27,579
3,097
38,323
76,023
5,457

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

7,676
76,901
56,191
46,108
49,958
4,789

125
759
622
199
903
56

542
4,217
3,724
1,905
3,534
301

1,488
13,338
10,001
6,437
8,990
827

2,346
24,336
17,533
15,205
15,416
1,486

3,175
34,251
24,311
22,362
21,115
2,119

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

626
566
100
72,858
793

b

b

b

b

121

b

b

b

67

1,950

b

b

9,608
119

184
182
29
24,240
190

376

b

36,993
450

b

b

798

2,388

5,447

Foreign countries

8,779

b
b

Women
All areas

a

2,472,346

21,614

146,109

434,235

792,306

1,078,082

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

62,820
3,531
44,841
37,236
212,739

375
38
405
247
1,309

3,409
257
2,856
1,996
11,009

10,757
749
7,897
6,012
36,141

21,103
1,182
14,595
11,650
69,849

27,176
1,305
19,088
17,331
94,431

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

29,738
26,925
8,055
3,836
151,008

263
293
82
37
1,111

1,640
1,769
475
223
7,782

5,479
5,513
1,572
718
25,721

10,204
8,236
2,657
1,250
47,955

12,152
11,114
3,269
1,608
68,439

79,513
6,284
10,062
86,574
55,067

513
40
149
1,132
629

4,007
379
743
6,014
3,786

12,956
1,068
1,741
15,705
10,020

25,705
2,068
3,198
27,349
17,499

36,332
2,729
4,231
36,374
23,133

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

(Continued)

Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002 ♦ 77

Disabled Workers
Table 26.
Number, by state or other area, sex, and age, December 2002—Continued
State or area

Total

Under 25

25–34

35–44

45–54

55–64

Women (cont.)
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

23,342
21,409
54,731
34,800
16,410

331
279
463
298
206

1,865
1,458
3,524
1,991
1,300

4,334
4,117
9,791
5,927
3,442

7,309
6,837
17,389
11,345
5,115

9,503
8,718
23,564
15,239
6,347

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

35,601
61,741
92,173
34,443
41,887

261
838
1,082
641
264

2,129
4,936
5,940
2,934
2,525

6,708
13,234
15,719
7,108
7,186

11,610
18,905
30,394
10,846
13,673

14,893
23,828
39,038
12,914
18,239

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

61,966
7,336
13,314
17,193
12,712

586
73
194
120
205

3,664
420
990
974
1,008

11,157
1,242
2,630
2,859
2,903

19,731
2,341
4,110
5,289
3,924

26,828
3,260
5,390
7,951
4,672

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

64,106
13,987
161,399
102,769
4,099

398
129
941
638
45

3,607
781
8,661
5,142
300

12,039
2,346
29,237
16,626
751

19,564
4,589
49,855
32,960
1,284

28,498
6,142
72,705
47,403
1,719

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

90,358
32,001
27,734
106,931
11,804

1,355
263
205
1,116
109

6,688
1,530
1,722
7,078
754

16,176
4,855
4,549
19,571
2,211

28,597
10,052
9,010
33,754
3,784

37,542
15,301
12,248
45,412
4,946

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

53,334
5,643
71,809
126,764
10,997

301
94
478
1,038
162

2,511
406
4,103
6,943
985

8,476
1,096
12,429
21,262
2,040

17,368
1,773
22,936
41,340
3,401

24,678
2,274
31,863
56,181
4,409

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

5,867
62,794
44,887
21,797
41,934
3,590

75
501
423
117
690
41

458
3,673
2,780
1,198
3,335
225

1,174
11,340
7,872
3,465
8,094
603

1,894
20,094
14,699
7,138
13,397
1,189

2,266
27,186
19,113
9,879
16,418
1,532

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

416
309
45
55,772
614

b

b

b

b

60

b

b

b

22

1,082

b

b

7,072
81

143
89
19
19,077
186

250

b

28,519
316

b

b

365

792

2,031

Foreign countries

3,272

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, 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: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.

78 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002

b
b

Disabled-Worker Families
v

Table 27.
Number and average monthly family benefit, by selected family composition, December 1960–2002,
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
2002

4,080
4,260
4,487

2,191
2,289
2,392

1,890
1,970
2,095

45
68
64

65
92
86

50
57
56
(Continued)

Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002 ♦ 79

Disabled-Worker Families
Table 27.
Number and average monthly family benefit, by selected family composition, December 1960–2002,
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
2002

773.60
807.40
908.20

880.70
914.40
935.80

649.40
683.10
703.50

1,394.20
1,413.50
1,445.10

1,274.30
1,298.50
1,331.70

1,355.50
1,393.50
1,431.50

SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Annual Statistical Supplement to the Social Security Bulletin, Table 5.H1 for 1960–2000 data.
Data for 1985–2000 are based on a 10 percent sample file; data for prior years are based on different sampling rates. Disabled Beneficiaries
and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file beginning with 2001 data.
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.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.

80 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002

Disabled-Worker Families
Table 28.
Number, average primary insurance amount, and average monthly family benefit, by family composition,
December 2002
Average primary
Number of insurance amount
beneficiaries
(dollars)

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

Family composition

Number of
families

Worker only
Men
Women

2,391,549
2,094,967

2,391,549
2,094,967

941.50
705.00

935.80
703.50

9.2
21.1

552,399
399,367

1,419,984
1,003,567

915.80
737.10

1,306.90
1,014.60

83.4
89.6

581,108
261,724
108,934

1,162,216
785,177
476,158

847.90
839.20
806.90

1,189.30
1,190.70
1,141.40

85.4
88.2
84.3

55,931

112,119

1,167.50

1,431.50

8.6

1,729
62,593
51,444
34,607

5,503
187,865
205,836
191,003

1,071.80
949.30
919.00
875.50

1,702.80
1,439.20
1,367.00
1,276.00

68.2
90.8
90.1
82.8

Worker with children
By sex of worker
Men
Women
By number of children
1 child
2 children
3 or more children
Worker with—
Spouse aged 62 or older b
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: Social Security Administration, 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 families and worker-only beneficiaries for whom the primary insurance amount is equal to the family maximum amount.
b. If the spouse is also entitled to a retired-worker benefit, only the benefit amount received as a spouse is included.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.

Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002 ♦ 81

Disabled-Worker Families
Table 29.
Distribution, by family composition and age of worker, December 2002
Family composition

Total,
all ages

Under 30

30–34

35–39

40–44

45–49

50–54

55–59

60–FRA

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

4,486,516

137,888

57,660
148,644

b

2,683

581,108
261,724
108,934

19,777
9,844
4,295

1,619,282

111,485

134,027

212,835

369,938

578,066

820,963

1,077,991

1,154,808

b

b

8,881

19,874

76
30,897

359
31,113

1,677
25,082

7,882
18,255

47,654
11,859

34,761
27,311
15,815

68,753
56,729
29,933

118,625
69,040
28,234

127,170
49,477
16,019

100,721
27,579
7,989

68,822
14,355
4,394

42,479
7,389
2,255

126,427

214,468

291,279

272,968

227,516

200,783

174,356

Percent
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

100.0

3.1

3.0

4.7

8.2

12.9

18.3

24.0

25.7

100.0
100.0

b

b

b

1.8

6.0

13.4

0.1
20.8

0.6
20.9

2.9
16.9

13.7
12.3

82.6
8.0

100.0
100.0
100.0

3.4
3.8
3.9

6.0
10.4
14.5

11.8
21.7
27.5

20.4
26.4
25.9

21.9
18.9
14.7

17.3
10.5
7.3

11.8
5.5
4.0

7.3
2.8
2.1

28.7

63.9

57.3

55.3

47.2

34.0

23.1

16.8

13.8

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, 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.
FRA = full retirement age.
a. Includes spouses aged 62 or older with children.
b. Data not shown to avoid disclosure of information for particular individuals.
c. Includes families and worker-only beneficiaries for whom the primary insurance amount is equal to the family maximum amount.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov for further information.

82 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2002