Disabled Beneficiaries and Nondisabled Dependents

Table 1.
Number, December 1960–2003
Workers and nondisabled dependents
Children
Spouses under age 18

Adult children of—

Students
aged 18–19

Widow(er)s

Disabled
workers

Retired
workers

Deceased
workers

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

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

...
...
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

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

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

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
2003

7,550,930
7,790,038
8,109,332
8,490,007

5,035,840
5,268,039
5,539,597
5,868,541

164,850
156,978
151,626
150,889

1,381,500
1,385,374
1,422,296
1,461,635

35,000
38,839
43,916
46,769

200,130
204,255
207,365
209,360

58,090
57,920
59,460
62,450

191,950
191,817
192,087
191,704

483,570
486,816
492,985
498,659

Year

Total

Workers

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

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

1985
1986
1987
1988
1989

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

1990
1991
1992
1993
1994

SOURCES: Social Security Administration. For years before 2001, Annual Statistical Supplement to the Social Security Bulletin , based on
the Master Beneficiary Record, various sampling rates; beginning with 2001, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary
Record file, 100 percent data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.

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Disabled Beneficiaries and Nondisabled Dependents
Table 2.
Average monthly benefit, by basis of entitlement, age, and sex, December 2003
Total
Basis of entitlement and age

Number

Female

Male

Average monthly
benefit (dollars)

Number

Average monthly
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
60–64
65 or older

5,868,541

861.60

3,221,316

965.90

2,647,225

734.60

56,750
125,320
215,785
371,249
612,405
823,276
1,016,850
1,258,853
1,349,918
38,135

471.10
568.90
645.50
708.50
765.80
828.70
888.80
937.20
952.30
930.10

33,489
69,442
116,011
201,779
334,681
447,952
551,670
688,354
756,310
21,628

480.20
580.50
658.80
727.40
803.10
894.60
989.60
1,081.10
1,121.80
1,099.00

23,261
55,878
99,774
169,470
277,724
375,324
465,180
570,499
593,608
16,507

458.00
554.50
630.10
686.10
720.90
750.00
769.20
763.40
736.30
708.90

Spouses of disabled workers
Total

150,889

221.40

4,308

176.90

146,581

222.70

Entitlement based on care
of children
Under 30
30–34
35–39
40–44
45–49
50–54
55 or older

96,785
6,226
11,632
19,445
22,947
18,258
10,839
7,438

180.90
121.60
128.60
147.60
178.70
206.70
234.50
265.20

1,977
48
127
316
455
444
309
278

140.00
121.10
92.30
110.80
124.80
148.70
169.50
176.10

94,808
6,178
11,505
19,129
22,492
17,814
10,530
7,160

181.80
121.60
129.00
148.20
179.80
208.20
236.40
268.70

Entitlement based on age
62–64
65 or older

54,104
30,436
23,668

293.70
286.50
302.90

2,331
539
1,792

208.30
172.20
219.20

51,773
29,897
21,876

297.50
288.60
309.70

Children of disabled workers
Total

1,570,854

253.80

830,581

255.50

740,273

252.00

1,461,635
116,842
306,737
578,391
459,665

245.90
204.60
212.90
236.20
290.60

766,650
59,670
157,187
301,659
248,134

246.60
204.10
212.50
236.40
290.90

694,985
57,172
149,550
276,732
211,531

245.10
205.20
213.30
236.10
290.20

Students aged 18–19

46,769

359.20

27,904

362.20

18,865

354.70

Disabled aged 18 or older

62,450

360.90

36,027

361.10

26,423

360.70

Under age 18
Under 5
5–9
10–14
15–17

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

209,360

563.80

6,571

400.80

202,789

569.10

27,114
77,918
104,328

574.20
567.00
558.70

1,138
2,693
2,740

414.20
405.30
390.80

25,976
75,225
101,588

581.30
572.80
563.20
(Continued)

30 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003

Disabled Beneficiaries and Nondisabled Dependents
Table 2.
Average monthly benefit, by basis of entitlement, age, and sex, December 2003—Continued
Total
Basis of entitlement and age

Number

Male

Average monthly
benefit (dollars)

Number

Female

Average monthly
benefit (dollars)

Number

Average monthly
benefit (dollars)

Adult children
Total

752,813

567.00

411,261

564.70

341,552

569.80

Children of—
Disabled workers
Retired workers
Deceased workers

62,450
191,704
498,659

360.90
480.60
626.10

36,027
106,553
268,681

361.10
477.40
626.70

26,423
85,151
229,978

360.70
484.50
625.40

Under 25
25–29
30–34
35–39
40–44
45–49
50–54
55–59
60–64
65 or older

71,767
62,374
73,535
93,964
110,808
100,459
76,698
56,914
39,784
66,510

481.80
521.70
554.90
571.00
588.30
598.50
606.30
603.10
599.00
531.20

42,157
35,432
41,559
53,320
62,597
55,937
41,228
29,595
20,149
29,287

481.80
522.10
552.00
568.70
586.50
596.10
605.20
598.20
593.80
529.60

29,610
26,942
31,976
40,644
48,211
44,522
35,470
27,319
19,635
37,223

481.80
521.20
558.60
574.10
590.70
601.40
607.70
608.30
604.30
532.50

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.

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All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 3.
Number, average, and total monthly benefits, December 1960–2003
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

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

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

89.31
89.59
89.99
90.59
91.12

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

44.15
45.28
45.67
46.45
47.35

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

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

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

...
...
...
21,563
39,469

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

97.76
98.09
98.43
111.86
112.74

...
...
...
72.25
71.02

51.77
52.42
53.41
61.83
62.79

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

...
...
...
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

Year

Total

1960
1961
1962
1963
1964

Workers Widow(er)s

Adult
children

Workers Widow(er)s

Adult
children

(Continued)

32 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 3.
Number, average, and total monthly benefits, December 1960–2003—Continued
Average monthly benefit
(dollars)

Number
Workers Widow(er)s

Adult
children

Workers Widow(er)s

Adult
children

Total monthly benefits
(thousands of dollars)
Workers Widow(er)s

Adult
children

Year

Total

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
2003

5,972,468
6,208,847
6,491,494
6,830,714

5,042,333
5,268,039
5,539,597
5,868,541

201,446
204,255
207,365
209,360

728,689
736,553
744,532
752,813

786.40
814.40
834.30
861.60

519.70
536.70
548.10
563.80

518.30
537.60
550.40
567.00

3,965,291
4,290,449
4,621,852
5,054,332

104,681
109,622
113,653
118,010

377,650
395,956
409,813
426,780

SOURCES: Social Security Administration. For years before 2000, Annual Statistical Supplement to the Social Security Bulletin , based on
the Master Beneficiary Record, various sampling rates; for 2000, Social Security Disabled Beneficiaries 100 Percent file; beginning with
2001, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.

Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003 ♦ 33

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 4.
Number and average monthly benefit, by sex and age, December 2003
Total

Number

Age

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

6,830,714

820.00

5,868,541

861.60

209,360

563.80

752,813

567.00

128,517
187,694
289,320
465,213
723,213
923,735
1,120,662
1,393,685
1,598,675

477.10
553.20
622.50
680.80
738.60
803.60
861.80
902.80
899.80

56,750
125,320
215,785
371,249
612,405
823,276
1,016,850
1,258,853
1,388,053

471.10
568.90
645.50
708.50
765.80
828.70
888.80
937.20
951.70

...
...
...
...
...
...
27,114
77,918
104,328

...
...
...
...
...
...
574.20
567.00
558.70

71,767
62,374
73,535
93,964
110,808
100,459
76,698
56,914
106,294

481.80
521.70
554.90
571.00
588.30
598.50
606.30
603.10
556.60

Men
Subtotal

3,639,148

919.60

3,221,316

965.90

6,571

400.80

411,261

564.70

75,646
104,874
157,570
255,099
397,278
503,889
594,036
720,642
830,114

481.10
560.80
630.60
694.20
769.00
861.50
961.90
1,058.80
1,085.10

33,489
69,442
116,011
201,779
334,681
447,952
551,670
688,354
777,938

480.20
580.50
658.80
727.40
803.10
894.60
989.60
1,081.10
1,121.20

...
...
...
...
...
...
1,138
2,693
2,740

...
...
...
...
...
...
414.20
405.30
390.80

42,157
35,432
41,559
53,320
62,597
55,937
41,228
29,595
49,436

481.80
522.10
552.00
568.70
586.50
596.10
605.20
598.20
555.80

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

Women
Subtotal

3,191,566

706.40

2,647,225

734.60

202,789

569.10

341,552

569.80

52,871
82,820
131,750
210,114
325,935
419,846
526,626
673,043
768,561

471.40
543.60
612.70
664.40
701.70
734.20
749.00
735.80
699.60

23,261
55,878
99,774
169,470
277,724
375,324
465,180
570,499
610,115

458.00
554.50
630.10
686.10
720.90
750.00
769.20
763.40
735.50

...
...
...
...
...
...
25,976
75,225
101,588

...
...
...
...
...
...
581.30
572.80
563.20

29,610
26,942
31,976
40,644
48,211
44,522
35,470
27,319
56,858

481.80
521.20
558.60
574.10
590.70
601.40
607.70
608.30
557.30

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

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.

34 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 5.
Distribution, by sex and monthly benefit, December 2003
Total

Workers

Widow(er)s

Adult children

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

6,830,714

100.0

5,868,541

100.0

209,360

100.0

752,813

100.0

Less than 300.00
300.00–399.90
400.00–499.90

354,905
363,856
506,071

5.2
5.3
7.4

220,474
229,902
367,121

3.8
3.9
6.3

40,204
25,182
28,474

19.2
12.0
13.6

94,227
108,772
110,476

12.5
14.4
14.7

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

852,715
882,799
764,722
638,343
533,353

12.5
12.9
11.2
9.3
7.8

718,346
742,263
660,995
567,335
477,428

12.2
12.6
11.3
9.7
8.1

26,503
23,168
19,433
15,630
14,749

12.7
11.1
9.3
7.5
7.0

107,866
117,368
84,294
55,378
41,176

14.3
15.6
11.2
7.4
5.5

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

429,995
338,915
284,184
295,331
230,171

6.3
5.0
4.2
4.3
3.4

398,581
327,846
280,044
293,894
229,673

6.8
5.6
4.8
5.0
3.9

9,537
4,411
1,622
375
26

4.6
2.1
0.8
0.2
a

21,877
6,658
2,518
1,062
472

2.9
0.9
0.3
0.1
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

176,513
100,513
51,840
26,488

2.6
1.5
0.8
0.4

176,249
100,347
51,725
26,318

3.0
1.7
0.9
0.4

18
7
9
12

a
a
a
a

246
159
106
158

a
a
a
a

Sex and monthly benefit (dollars)
All disabled beneficiaries

Average benefit (dollars)

820.00

861.60

563.80

567.00

3,639,148

100.0

3,221,316

100.0

6,571

100.0

411,261

100.0

Less than 300.00
300.00–399.90
400.00–499.90

131,421
140,637
195,353

3.6
3.9
5.4

74,768
80,818
134,087

2.3
2.5
4.2

2,557
948
1,043

38.9
14.4
15.9

54,096
58,871
60,223

13.2
14.3
14.6

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

337,033
387,773
370,242
337,443
305,844

9.3
10.7
10.2
9.3
8.4

277,917
324,520
324,164
306,932
283,177

8.6
10.1
10.1
9.5
8.8

713
489
317
193
144

10.9
7.4
4.8
2.9
2.2

58,403
62,764
45,761
30,318
22,523

14.2
15.3
11.1
7.4
5.5

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

270,314
232,574
209,275
231,364
187,676

7.4
6.4
5.8
6.4
5.2

258,173
228,857
207,851
230,796
187,406

8.0
7.1
6.5
7.2
5.8

98
54
b
b
0

1.5
0.8
b
b
0

12,043
3,663
b
b
270

2.9
0.9
b
b
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

147,095
86,371
45,651
23,082

4.0
2.4
1.3
0.6

146,970
86,280
45,600
23,000

4.6
2.7
1.4
0.7

0
b
0
0

0
b
0
0

125
b
51
82

a
b
a
a

Men

Average benefit (dollars)

919.60

965.90

400.80

564.70
(Continued)

Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003 ♦ 35

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 5.
Distribution, by sex and monthly benefit, December 2003—Continued
Total
Sex and monthly benefit (dollars)

Workers

Widow(er)s

Adult children

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

3,191,566

100.0

2,647,225

100.0

202,789

100.0

341,552

100.0

Less than 300.00
300.00–399.90
400.00–499.90

223,484
223,219
310,718

7.0
7.0
9.7

145,706
149,084
233,034

5.5
5.6
8.8

37,647
24,234
27,431

18.6
12.0
13.5

40,131
49,901
50,253

11.7
14.6
14.7

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

515,682
495,026
394,480
300,900
227,509

16.2
15.5
12.4
9.4
7.1

440,429
417,743
336,831
260,403
194,251

16.6
15.8
12.7
9.8
7.3

25,790
22,679
19,116
15,437
14,605

12.7
11.2
9.4
7.6
7.2

49,463
54,604
38,533
25,060
18,653

14.5
16.0
11.3
7.3
5.5

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

159,681
106,341
74,909
63,967
42,495

5.0
3.3
2.3
2.0
1.3

140,408
98,989
72,193
63,098
42,267

5.3
3.7
2.7
2.4
1.6

9,439
4,357
b
b
26

4.7
2.1
b
b
a

9,834
2,995
b
b
202

2.9
0.9
b
b
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

29,418
14,142
6,189
3,406

0.9
0.4
0.2
0.1

29,279
14,067
6,125
3,318

1.1
0.5
0.2
0.1

18
b
9
12

a
b
a
a

121
b
55
76

a
b
a
a

Women

Average benefit (dollars)

706.40

734.60

569.10

569.80

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
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.

36 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 6.
Distribution, by sex and diagnostic group, December 2003
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

6,830,714

100.0

5,868,541

100.0

209,360

100.0

752,813

100.0

17,555

0.3

9,750

0.2

262

0.1

7,543

1.0

264,367
111,445
275,213

3.9
1.6
4.0

242,517
106,767
260,572

4.1
1.8
4.4

19,074
1,757
5,299

9.1
0.8
2.5

2,776
2,921
9,342

0.4
0.4
1.2

642,194
1,812,021
166,992

9.4
26.5
2.4

298,500
1,662,590
160,986

5.1
28.3
2.7

9,679
46,944
4,273

4.6
22.4
2.0

334,015
102,487
1,733

44.4
13.6
0.2

16,953
604,918
90,582
102,093

0.2
8.9
1.3
1.5

14,711
579,778
87,721
98,491

0.3
9.9
1.5
1.7

358
21,838
2,296
1,837

0.2
10.4
1.1
0.9

1,884
3,302
565
1,765

0.3
0.4
0.1
0.2

1,492,654
646,228
197,868
14,904
12,094
362,633

21.9
9.5
2.9
0.2
0.2
5.3

1,430,357
565,244
185,834
14,133
10,705
139,885

24.4
9.6
3.2
0.2
0.2
2.4

57,412
14,781
11,113
514
242
11,681

27.4
7.1
5.3
0.2
0.1
5.6

4,885
66,203
921
257
1,147
211,067

0.6
8.8
0.1
a
0.2
28.0

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

3,639,148

100.0

3,221,316

100.0

6,571

100.0

411,261

100.0

9,029

0.2

5,086

0.2

7

0.1

3,936

1.0

104,192
81,636
191,065

2.9
2.2
5.3

102,561
79,995
184,233

3.2
2.5
5.7

320
87
324

4.9
1.3
4.9

1,311
1,554
6,508

0.3
0.4
1.6

376,645
926,463
79,238

10.3
25.5
2.2

195,129
860,207
78,088

6.1
26.7
2.4

304
1,235
148

4.6
18.8
2.3

181,212
65,021
1,002

44.1
15.8
0.2

7,761
394,783
48,185
60,551

0.2
10.8
1.3
1.7

6,798
391,925
47,798
59,524

0.2
12.2
1.5
1.8

14
1,076
102
107

0.2
16.4
1.6
1.6

949
1,782
285
920

0.2
0.4
0.1
0.2

749,414
321,869
95,202
5,910
5,976
181,229

20.6
8.8
2.6
0.2
0.2
5.0

745,718
285,957
94,432
5,798
5,344
72,723

23.1
8.9
2.9
0.2
0.2
2.3

1,597
449
354
12
8
427

24.3
6.8
5.4
0.2
0.1
6.5

2,099
35,463
416
100
624
108,079

0.5
8.6
0.1
a
0.2
26.3

(Continued)

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All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 6.
Distribution, by sex and diagnostic group, December 2003—Continued
Total
Diagnostic group

Number

Workers
Percent

Number

Widow(er)s

Percent

Adult children

Number

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

3,191,566

100.0

2,647,225

100.0

202,789

100.0

341,552

100.0

8,526

0.3

4,664

0.2

255

0.1

3,607

1.1

160,175
29,809
84,148

5.0
0.9
2.6

139,956
26,772
76,339

5.3
1.0
2.9

18,754
1,670
4,975

9.2
0.8
2.5

1,465
1,367
2,834

0.4
0.4
0.8

265,549
885,558
87,754

8.3
27.7
2.7

103,371
802,383
82,898

3.9
30.3
3.1

9,375
45,709
4,125

4.6
22.5
2.0

152,803
37,466
731

44.7
11.0
0.2

9,192
210,135
42,397
41,542

0.3
6.6
1.3
1.3

7,913
187,853
39,923
38,967

0.3
7.1
1.5
1.5

344
20,762
2,194
1,730

0.2
10.2
1.1
0.9

935
1,520
280
845

0.3
0.4
0.1
0.2

743,240
324,359
102,666
8,994
6,118
181,404

23.3
10.2
3.2
0.3
0.2
5.7

684,639
279,287
91,402
8,335
5,361
67,162

25.9
10.6
3.5
0.3
0.2
2.5

55,815
14,332
10,759
502
234
11,254

27.5
7.1
5.3
0.2
0.1
5.5

2,786
30,740
505
157
523
102,988

0.8
9.0
0.1
a
0.2
30.2

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
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.

38 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 7.
Average monthly benefit, by sex and diagnostic group, December 2003 (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

820.00

861.60

563.80

567.00

687.00

757.60

570.20

599.90

797.70
842.60
872.50

819.50
855.80
889.40

554.30
556.70
544.80

558.10
530.50
589.50

573.50
774.70
987.70

594.60
792.70
1,002.90

507.60
582.20
577.70

556.50
571.00
591.00

771.90
968.80
900.40
892.30

809.70
986.20
910.90
904.80

542.50
563.20
586.10
559.60

520.50
583.00
553.70
540.70

896.90
853.80
886.00
820.90
895.30
679.50

911.40
893.10
906.20
835.90
938.90
846.90

562.80
567.60
577.30
550.40
575.90
542.00

562.00
582.10
536.40
533.10
556.00
576.10

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

919.60

965.90

400.80

564.70

726.40

824.80

392.40

599.80

990.60
886.60
937.70

998.10
894.20
951.00

402.20
426.70
385.90

553.60
520.70
589.70

591.90
838.50
1,155.20

628.70
859.30
1,163.90

342.70
410.80
419.80

552.70
571.00
585.00

855.40
1,098.80
1,029.50
986.60

903.40
1,103.00
1,033.70
994.60

375.70
411.80
421.80
442.30

518.00
577.80
545.80
533.90

1,057.80
952.60
1,076.40
950.70
969.10
721.90

1,060.60
1,000.10
1,081.30
959.10
1,019.30
940.50

404.40
380.00
409.10
367.20
331.40
372.60

560.50
576.10
532.50
532.90
547.40
576.20
(Continued)

Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003 ♦ 39

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 7.
Average monthly benefit, by sex and diagnostic group, December 2003 (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

706.40

734.60

569.10

569.80

645.30

684.30

575.00

599.90

672.10
722.10
724.50

688.70
741.20
740.60

556.90
563.50
555.20

562.00
541.60
588.90

547.30
708.00
836.50

530.20
721.30
851.20

513.00
586.80
583.40

561.00
570.90
599.30

701.50
724.60
753.80
754.70

729.20
742.60
763.90
767.50

549.30
571.10
593.80
566.90

523.10
589.00
561.80
548.10

734.60
755.70
709.50
735.60
823.30
637.10

748.90
783.40
725.30
750.30
858.80
745.50

567.30
573.50
582.90
554.80
584.30
548.40

563.20
589.10
539.70
533.20
566.20
576.10

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
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.

40 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 8.
Number aged 18–64 as a percentage of the resident population aged 18–64, by state,
December 2003
Beneficiaries
Resident population a

Number

Percentage of
resident population

181,847,097

6,545,965

3.6

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

2,800,598
418,931
3,347,032
1,666,019
22,299,613

169,948
9,612
116,505
103,077
569,862

6.1
2.3
3.5
6.2
2.6

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

2,956,566
2,177,308
511,753
387,136
10,197,562

72,819
70,161
19,897
10,407
400,463

2.5
3.2
3.9
2.7
3.9

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

5,561,450
791,120
838,653
7,915,561
3,828,683

204,546
19,159
28,475
237,612
146,890

3.7
2.4
3.4
3.0
3.8

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

1,817,016
1,674,841
2,611,264
2,794,431
830,597

62,707
54,352
166,056
125,917
46,706

3.5
3.2
6.4
4.5
5.6

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

3,505,837
4,089,322
6,304,564
3,201,209
1,770,606

92,557
157,173
252,789
91,743
112,262

2.6
3.8
4.0
2.9
6.3

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

3,537,162
576,687
1,066,064
1,408,970
827,282

162,767
21,370
33,881
43,560
31,459

4.6
3.7
3.2
3.1
3.8

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

5,382,937
1,147,314
12,168,408
5,303,591
393,173

161,892
43,296
431,743
253,611
12,026

3.0
3.8
3.5
4.8
3.1

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

7,103,738
2,172,156
2,256,856
7,632,997
681,318

258,167
89,364
75,686
302,196
29,670

3.6
4.1
3.4
4.0
4.4

State
United States

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All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 8.
Number aged 18–64 as a percentage of the resident population aged 18–64, by state,
December 2003—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

2,611,916
459,843
3,720,586
13,703,091
1,405,533

134,979
15,304
187,353
372,793
29,221

5.2
3.3
5.0
2.7
2.1

401,529
4,754,136
3,944,281
1,142,233
3,427,418
320,206

16,272
168,193
121,030
84,431
114,317
9,689

4.1
3.5
3.1
7.4
3.3
3.0

SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data; U.S.
Census Bureau, 2003 estimates of resident population.
NOTE: Data exclude United States territories and other areas.
a. Population estimates for the United States as of July 1, 2003, as reported by the U.S. Census Bureau.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.

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All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 9.
Distribution, by state or other area, December 2003
Total
State or area

Workers

Widow(er)s

Adult children

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

6,830,714

100.0

5,868,541

100.0

209,360

100.0

752,813

100.0

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

172,204
9,679
117,684
104,368
576,957

2.5
0.1
1.7
1.5
8.4

148,715
8,719
106,001
91,584
500,805

2.5
0.1
1.8
1.6
8.5

6,494
230
3,067
3,795
13,780

3.1
0.1
1.5
1.8
6.6

16,995
730
8,616
8,989
62,372

2.3
0.1
1.1
1.2
8.3

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

73,607
71,557
20,204
10,565
405,123

1.1
1.0
0.3
0.2
5.9

66,080
60,506
17,778
8,963
360,386

1.1
1.0
0.3
0.2
6.1

1,751
1,564
496
275
11,392

0.8
0.7
0.2
0.1
5.4

5,776
9,487
1,930
1,327
33,345

0.8
1.3
0.3
0.2
4.4

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

207,237
19,546
28,835
241,741
149,345

3.0
0.3
0.4
3.5
2.2

179,753
16,744
25,519
202,250
127,447

3.1
0.3
0.4
3.4
2.2

7,291
473
777
7,410
4,828

3.5
0.2
0.4
3.5
2.3

20,193
2,329
2,539
32,081
17,070

2.7
0.3
0.3
4.3
2.3

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

64,074
55,323
168,368
127,678
47,443

0.9
0.8
2.5
1.9
0.7

53,793
47,741
145,116
103,784
41,733

0.9
0.8
2.5
1.8
0.7

1,705
1,526
6,971
5,774
1,182

0.8
0.7
3.3
2.8
0.6

8,576
6,056
16,281
18,120
4,528

1.1
0.8
2.2
2.4
0.6

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

94,025
159,914
256,920
93,555
113,720

1.4
2.3
3.8
1.4
1.7

80,733
138,588
215,789
80,252
97,461

1.4
2.4
3.7
1.4
1.7

2,383
3,382
8,024
1,819
4,539

1.1
1.6
3.8
0.9
2.2

10,909
17,944
33,107
11,484
11,720

1.4
2.4
4.4
1.5
1.6

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

165,197
21,724
34,635
43,997
31,947

2.4
0.3
0.5
0.6
0.5

143,681
18,983
29,638
40,414
28,510

2.4
0.3
0.5
0.7
0.5

5,386
594
811
1,105
726

2.6
0.3
0.4
0.5
0.3

16,130
2,147
4,186
2,478
2,711

2.1
0.3
0.6
0.3
0.4

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

164,741
43,825
440,378
257,478
12,388

2.4
0.6
6.4
3.8
0.2

140,617
38,332
371,648
225,926
10,073

2.4
0.7
6.3
3.8
0.2

4,200
1,226
12,169
8,394
278

2.0
0.6
5.8
4.0
0.1

19,924
4,267
56,561
23,158
2,037

2.6
0.6
7.5
3.1
0.3

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

262,913
90,766
76,640
308,271
30,193

3.8
1.3
1.1
4.5
0.4

218,386
78,407
67,580
259,516
26,447

3.7
1.3
1.2
4.4
0.5

9,309
3,257
1,985
9,703
669

4.4
1.6
0.9
4.6
0.3

35,218
9,102
7,075
39,052
3,077

4.7
1.2
0.9
5.2
0.4

All areas

a

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All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 9.
Distribution, by state or other area, December 2003—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

136,839
15,697
189,977
378,160
29,618

2.0
0.2
2.8
5.5
0.4

118,734
13,250
164,127
324,308
25,583

2.0
0.2
2.8
5.5
0.4

4,941
385
7,441
13,388
700

2.4
0.2
3.6
6.4
0.3

13,164
2,062
18,409
40,464
3,335

1.7
0.3
2.4
5.4
0.4

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

16,545
170,751
122,503
85,883
116,710
9,819

0.2
2.5
1.8
1.3
1.7
0.1

14,246
147,946
108,082
72,182
98,234
8,685

0.2
2.5
1.8
1.2
1.7
0.1

436
5,637
2,993
3,662
2,700
251

0.2
2.7
1.4
1.7
1.3
0.1

1,863
17,168
11,428
10,039
15,776
883

0.2
2.3
1.5
1.3
2.1
0.1

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

1,188
1,120
223
160,670
1,797

b
b
b
2.4
b

1,035
965
168
132,648
1,446

b
b
b
2.3
b

51
31
c
5,149
58

b
b
c
b
b

102
124
c
22,873
293

b
b
c
3.0
b

18,080

0.3

12,259

0.2

784

b

5,037

0.7

Foreign countries

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
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.

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All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 10.
Number, by state or other area and diagnostic group, December 2003

Endocrine,
nutritional,
and
Congenital metabolic
Total anomalies diseases

State or area
All areas

a

Infectious
and
parasitic
diseases

Mental disorders
Injuries

Total Retardation

275,213 2,454,215

Other Neoplasms

6,830,714

17,555

264,367

111,445

642,194 1,812,021

166,992

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

172,204
9,679
117,684
104,368
576,957

331
24
252
270
1,513

7,494
295
4,020
4,310
19,268

1,801
108
1,764
1,170
14,848

7,783
489
5,278
4,768
24,527

52,995
3,539
45,164
27,980
220,550

15,344
764
7,124
9,875
40,051

37,651
2,775
38,040
18,105
180,499

3,795
278
2,723
2,680
14,658

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

73,607
71,557
20,204
10,565
405,123

268
185
65
14
1,062

2,281
2,439
848
391
16,747

1,281
1,173
428
708
11,812

3,719
2,157
783
264
20,889

24,071
30,631
6,805
4,316
134,055

5,825
7,518
1,845
1,190
26,703

18,246
23,113
4,960
3,126
107,352

1,918
1,780
536
174
10,842

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

207,237
19,546
28,835
241,741
149,345

436
35
91
579
323

9,571
595
1,049
10,254
7,469

4,531
388
246
3,609
1,650

8,122
814
1,398
8,570
5,132

66,897
8,365
10,671
99,181
54,779

20,029
1,618
2,494
27,358
17,969

46,868
6,747
8,177
71,823
36,810

5,287
513
722
6,189
3,837

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

64,074
55,323
168,368
127,678
47,443

208
157
356
297
153

2,516
2,610
6,036
4,970
1,478

487
577
1,351
2,001
345

2,448
2,607
5,902
5,468
1,794

25,228
20,477
60,101
37,137
19,730

9,038
6,730
16,361
15,728
4,116

16,190
13,747
43,740
21,409
15,614

1,672
1,391
3,278
2,822
979

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

94,025
159,914
256,920
93,555
113,720

334
507
635
242
194

3,650
4,206
10,239
2,442
5,313

2,384
2,854
2,292
942
1,332

3,759
5,423
8,918
3,745
4,632

32,062
73,126
102,993
44,004
38,815

9,192
12,977
25,553
11,595
11,467

22,870
60,149
77,440
32,409
27,348

2,848
3,691
6,032
2,309
2,622

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

165,197
21,724
34,635
43,997
31,947

480
68
110
150
84

7,871
647
1,449
1,610
840

2,074
181
366
813
238

7,440
1,190
1,654
1,983
1,187

54,180
7,162
11,702
13,460
13,920

16,952
1,955
3,935
2,090
2,411

37,228
5,207
7,767
11,370
11,509

3,868
464
902
1,105
748

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

164,741
43,825
440,378
257,478
12,388

410
139
1,064
580
55

5,393
1,609
14,443
12,519
325

3,185
585
10,648
4,032
85

5,940
2,389
15,770
9,565
554

59,574
14,301
143,579
81,041
4,870

13,696
3,424
38,942
27,349
1,940

45,878
10,877
104,637
53,692
2,930

5,039
912
11,386
6,542
328

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

262,913
90,766
76,640
308,271
30,193

784
198
227
933
49

10,229
4,130
2,741
12,348
1,017

2,373
1,036
999
3,888
377

7,808
3,842
3,849
12,760
946

117,401
28,814
27,209
103,939
13,135

33,488
8,917
6,644
32,108
2,956

83,913
19,897
20,565
71,831
10,179

5,730
2,192
1,933
7,861
723
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Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003 ♦ 45

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 10.
Number, by state or other area and diagnostic group, December 2003—Continued
Diseases of the—
Blood and
bloodforming
organs

State or area
All areas

a

Musculo- Nervous
skeletal
system
Skin and
and Respi- subcutaCircuGenito- system and
latory Digestive urinary connective
sense
ratory
neous
system
system system
tissue
organs system
tissue

16,953

604,918

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

608
25
198
283
1,220

18,283
665
8,633
11,963
41,442

2,172
145
1,803
1,523
8,834

2,646
106
1,698
1,251
10,146

45,018
2,321
26,476
30,315
127,915

14,447
1,099
11,716
9,713
56,943

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

115
159
75
51
1,221

4,250
5,260
1,740
857
40,144

1,131
865
278
82
6,708

963
920
372
376
6,101

18,078
12,382
4,766
1,469
84,913

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

806
25
34
746
358

21,750
1,952
1,981
21,150
14,135

2,800
195
400
2,771
2,148

4,061
527
290
3,997
2,034

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

116
109
261
474
56

4,464
4,316
15,723
14,530
3,424

756
717
1,988
1,500
544

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

384
292
618
176
386

9,562
9,925
21,985
5,965
13,524

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

392
25
68
109
46

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

90,582 102,093

1,492,654

646,228 197,868

Other Unknown

14,904

12,094

362,633

5,603
262
3,265
3,765
10,780

433
24
246
325
1,100

304
20
319
137
1,287

8,491
279
4,129
3,915
21,926

9,730
6,882
1,934
1,054
33,470

2,460
1,769
590
207
12,223

156
164
27
37
1,677

167
109
53
12
761

3,019
4,682
904
553
22,498

45,081
3,097
6,822
39,992
27,497

17,018
1,650
3,126
24,449
15,551

6,942
384
844
6,918
5,682

469
46
60
448
250

320
52
50
398
260

13,146
908
1,051
12,490
8,240

768
751
1,520
2,276
323

12,630
10,832
42,686
32,568
11,208

6,961
5,946
12,447
10,994
4,017

1,995
1,868
6,460
3,189
1,283

113
93
310
350
136

92
96
270
232
83

3,620
2,776
9,679
8,870
1,890

1,243
2,096
2,822
982
1,196

2,277
1,423
3,635
1,018
1,990

16,926
29,973
50,938
15,043
23,022

10,144
14,747
24,499
10,221
9,303

2,677
3,620
7,061
1,954
3,403

204
236
540
143
329

144
338
365
146
223

5,427
7,457
13,348
4,223
7,436

14,771
1,376
2,826
4,184
2,329

2,445
284
434
831
398

2,104
239
501
630
239

39,271
5,559
7,567
11,224
6,470

15,876
2,639
4,063
4,506
3,218

6,032
756
1,107
1,616
968

358
36
59
80
50

265
53
51
107
57

7,770
1,045
1,776
1,589
1,155

485
85
1,208
744
17

15,843
2,714
37,326
28,295
938

2,452
700
5,202
3,649
136

2,924
682
6,258
4,417
147

32,205
11,846
113,248
58,409
2,440

17,250
4,649
39,251
21,267
1,443

4,420
1,264
11,726
8,905
343

365
133
820
615
19

372
113
534
473
18

8,884
1,704
27,915
16,425
670

549
164
142
667
63

20,918
9,155
5,428
28,739
2,193

2,567
1,293
1,189
4,425
405

3,454
1,211
887
4,145
268

39,915
22,856
17,483
70,057
5,876

22,945
8,980
9,593
30,531
2,647

7,987
3,438
2,091
8,643
794

351
223
147
472
75

309
136
122
748
89

19,593
3,098
2,600
18,115
1,536

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46 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 10.
Number, by state or other area and diagnostic group, December 2003—Continued

State or area

Endocrine,
nutritional,
and
Congenital metabolic
Total anomalies diseases

Infectious
and
parasitic
diseases

Injuries

Mental disorders
Total Retardation

Other Neoplasms

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

136,839
15,697
189,977
378,160
29,618

271
67
419
808
139

5,549
421
7,556
18,813
1,072

1,803
157
2,017
8,125
285

5,733
553
6,666
16,688
1,215

45,811
5,753
68,931
112,882
12,048

12,739
2,053
18,259
31,607
3,338

33,072
3,700
50,672
81,275
8,710

3,277
314
4,370
10,290
649

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

16,545
170,751
122,503
85,883
116,710
9,819

70
461
371
195
474
36

615
7,024
4,257
3,814
4,310
334

187
2,521
1,839
549
1,092
105

689
6,566
5,028
4,098
4,448
527

6,654
55,988
49,747
26,496
47,348
3,355

1,514
18,338
10,080
9,996
13,587
964

5,140
37,650
39,667
16,500
33,761
2,391

392
4,474
3,211
1,657
2,713
207

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

1,188
1,120
223
160,670
1,797

b
6
0
268
b

163
14
5
2,455
43

b
10
b
1,537
28

42
54
12
5,727
92

138
314
69
73,755
550

52
116
28
12,086
186

86
198
41
61,669
364

31
35
7
1,668
41

18,080

102

254

212

800

6,159

1,894

4,265

347

Foreign countries

(Continued)

Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003 ♦ 47

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 10.
Number, by state or other area and diagnostic group, December 2003—Continued
Diseases of the—

State or area

Blood and
bloodforming
organs

Musculo- Nervous
skeletal system
Skin and
and Respi- subcutaCircuGenito- system and
latory Digestive urinary connective
sense
ratory
neous
system system system
tissue
organs system
tissue

Other Unknown

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

575
25
395
945
31

15,558
1,194
19,025
37,920
1,674

1,744
155
2,358
5,697
394

2,580
172
2,703
8,265
410

30,933
3,518
41,624
87,319
5,674

11,374
2,132
15,095
40,624
3,747

4,839
495
6,947
10,188
859

367
25
438
785
56

244
28
292
643
70

6,181
688
11,141
18,168
1,295

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

29
543
282
127
244
14

1,121
16,809
7,981
8,744
8,117
724

207
2,273
1,990
1,015
1,386
127

127
3,116
1,503
607
1,445
113

3,369
40,613
24,815
21,688
21,552
2,309

1,547
15,352
13,066
6,172
13,258
1,225

471
5,527
3,157
3,501
2,705
442

25
352
266
169
190
14

33
298
205
143
182
28

1,009
8,834
4,785
6,908
7,246
259

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

b
b
b
139
13

118
164
36
9,276
198

9
b
b
957
19

26
65
9
1,199
45

439
218
16
38,187
432

119
142
39
13,389
226

30
39
b
3,114
b

22
b
b
421
6

b
13
b
180
7

29
32
8
8,398
73

25

1,588

130

129

3,544

1,781

232

37

30

2,710

Foreign countries

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
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.

48 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 11.
Percentage distribution, by state or other area and diagnostic group, December 2003

Endocrine,
nutritional, Infectious
and
and
Total
Congenital metabolic parasitic
Number Percent anomalies diseases diseases Injuries

State or area
All areas

a

Mental disorders
Total Retardation

Other Neoplasms

6,830,714

100.0

0.3

3.9

1.6

4.0

35.9

9.4

26.5

2.4

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

172,204
9,679
117,684
104,368
576,957

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.3
0.3

4.4
3.0
3.4
4.1
3.3

1.0
1.1
1.5
1.1
2.6

4.5
5.1
4.5
4.6
4.3

30.8
36.6
38.4
26.8
38.2

8.9
7.9
6.1
9.5
6.9

21.9
28.7
32.3
17.3
31.3

2.2
2.9
2.3
2.6
2.5

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

73,607
71,557
20,204
10,565
405,123

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

0.4
0.3
0.3
0.1
0.3

3.1
3.4
4.2
3.7
4.1

1.7
1.6
2.1
6.7
2.9

5.1
3.0
3.9
2.5
5.2

32.7
42.8
33.6
40.9
33.1

7.9
10.5
9.1
11.3
6.6

24.8
32.3
24.5
29.6
26.5

2.6
2.5
2.7
1.6
2.7

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

207,237
19,546
28,835
241,741
149,345

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

0.2
0.2
0.3
0.2
0.2

4.6
3.0
3.6
4.2
5.0

2.2
2.0
0.9
1.5
1.1

3.9
4.2
4.8
3.5
3.4

32.3
42.8
37.0
41.0
36.6

9.7
8.3
8.6
11.3
12.0

22.6
34.5
28.4
29.7
24.6

2.6
2.6
2.5
2.6
2.6

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

64,074
55,323
168,368
127,678
47,443

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

0.3
0.3
0.2
0.2
0.3

3.9
4.7
3.6
3.9
3.1

0.8
1.0
0.8
1.6
0.7

3.8
4.7
3.5
4.3
3.8

39.4
37.0
35.7
29.1
41.6

14.1
12.2
9.7
12.3
8.7

25.3
24.8
26.0
16.8
32.9

2.6
2.5
1.9
2.2
2.1

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

94,025
159,914
256,920
93,555
113,720

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

0.4
0.3
0.2
0.3
0.2

3.9
2.6
4.0
2.6
4.7

2.5
1.8
0.9
1.0
1.2

4.0
3.4
3.5
4.0
4.1

34.1
45.7
40.0
47.0
34.1

9.8
8.1
9.9
12.4
10.1

24.3
37.6
30.1
34.6
24.0

3.0
2.3
2.3
2.5
2.3

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

165,197
21,724
34,635
43,997
31,947

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3

4.8
3.0
4.2
3.7
2.6

1.3
0.8
1.1
1.8
0.7

4.5
5.5
4.8
4.5
3.7

32.8
33.0
33.8
30.6
43.5

10.3
9.0
11.4
4.8
7.5

22.5
24.0
22.4
25.8
36.0

2.3
2.1
2.6
2.5
2.3

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

164,741
43,825
440,378
257,478
12,388

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

0.2
0.3
0.2
0.2
0.4

3.3
3.7
3.3
4.9
2.6

1.9
1.3
2.4
1.6
0.7

3.6
5.5
3.6
3.7
4.5

36.1
32.6
32.6
31.5
39.4

8.3
7.8
8.8
10.6
15.7

27.8
24.8
23.8
20.9
23.7

3.1
2.1
2.6
2.5
2.6

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

262,913
90,766
76,640
308,271
30,193

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

0.3
0.2
0.3
0.3
0.2

3.9
4.6
3.6
4.0
3.4

0.9
1.1
1.3
1.3
1.2

3.0
4.2
5.0
4.1
3.1

44.6
31.7
35.5
33.7
43.5

12.7
9.8
8.7
10.4
9.8

31.9
21.9
26.8
23.3
33.7

2.2
2.4
2.5
2.6
2.4
(Continued)

Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003 ♦ 49

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 11.
Percentage distribution, by state or other area and diagnostic group, December 2003—Continued
Diseases of the—
Blood and
bloodforming
organs

State or area
All areas

a

Musculo- Nervous
skeletal
system
Skin and
and Respi- subcutaCircuGenito- system and
latory Digestive urinary connective
sense
ratory
neous
system
system system
tissue
organs system
tissue

Other Unknown

0.2

8.9

1.3

1.5

21.9

9.5

2.9

0.2

0.2

5.3

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

0.4
0.3
0.2
0.3
0.2

10.6
6.9
7.3
11.5
7.2

1.3
1.5
1.5
1.5
1.5

1.5
1.1
1.4
1.2
1.8

26.1
24.0
22.5
29.0
22.2

8.4
11.4
10.0
9.3
9.9

3.3
2.7
2.8
3.6
1.9

0.3
0.2
0.2
0.3
0.2

0.2
0.2
0.3
0.1
0.2

4.9
2.9
3.5
3.8
3.8

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

0.2
0.2
0.4
0.5
0.3

5.8
7.4
8.6
8.1
9.9

1.5
1.2
1.4
0.8
1.7

1.3
1.3
1.8
3.6
1.5

24.6
17.3
23.6
13.9
21.0

13.2
9.6
9.6
10.0
8.3

3.3
2.5
2.9
2.0
3.0

0.2
0.2
0.1
0.4
0.4

0.2
0.2
0.3
0.1
0.2

4.1
6.5
4.5
5.2
5.6

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

0.4
0.1
0.1
0.3
0.2

10.5
10.0
6.9
8.7
9.5

1.4
1.0
1.4
1.1
1.4

2.0
2.7
1.0
1.7
1.4

21.8
15.8
23.7
16.5
18.4

8.2
8.4
10.8
10.1
10.4

3.3
2.0
2.9
2.9
3.8

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2

0.2
0.3
0.2
0.2
0.2

6.3
4.6
3.6
5.2
5.5

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.4
0.1

7.0
7.8
9.3
11.4
7.2

1.2
1.3
1.2
1.2
1.1

1.2
1.4
0.9
1.8
0.7

19.7
19.6
25.4
25.5
23.6

10.9
10.7
7.4
8.6
8.5

3.1
3.4
3.8
2.5
2.7

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.3
0.3

0.1
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2

5.6
5.0
5.7
6.9
4.0

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

0.4
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.3

10.2
6.2
8.6
6.4
11.9

1.3
1.3
1.1
1.0
1.1

2.4
0.9
1.4
1.1
1.7

18.0
18.7
19.8
16.1
20.2

10.8
9.2
9.5
10.9
8.2

2.8
2.3
2.7
2.1
3.0

0.2
0.1
0.2
0.2
0.3

0.2
0.2
0.1
0.2
0.2

5.8
4.7
5.2
4.5
6.5

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

0.2
0.1
0.2
0.2
0.1

8.9
6.3
8.2
9.5
7.3

1.5
1.3
1.3
1.9
1.2

1.3
1.1
1.4
1.4
0.7

23.8
25.6
21.8
25.5
20.3

9.6
12.1
11.7
10.2
10.1

3.7
3.5
3.2
3.7
3.0

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2

0.2
0.2
0.1
0.2
0.2

4.7
4.8
5.1
3.6
3.6

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

0.3
0.2
0.3
0.3
0.1

9.6
6.2
8.5
11.0
7.6

1.5
1.6
1.2
1.4
1.1

1.8
1.6
1.4
1.7
1.2

19.5
27.0
25.7
22.7
19.7

10.5
10.6
8.9
8.3
11.6

2.7
2.9
2.7
3.5
2.8

0.2
0.3
0.2
0.2
0.2

0.2
0.3
0.1
0.2
0.1

5.4
3.9
6.3
6.4
5.4

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2

8.0
10.1
7.1
9.3
7.3

1.0
1.4
1.6
1.4
1.3

1.3
1.3
1.2
1.3
0.9

15.2
25.2
22.8
22.7
19.5

8.7
9.9
12.5
9.9
8.8

3.0
3.8
2.7
2.8
2.6

0.1
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2

0.1
0.1
0.2
0.2
0.3

7.5
3.4
3.4
5.9
5.1

(Continued)

50 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 11.
Percentage distribution, by state or other area and diagnostic group, December 2003—Continued

State or area

Endocrine,
nutritional, Infectious
and
and
Total
Congenital metabolic parasitic
Number Percent anomalies diseases diseases Injuries

Total Retardation

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

136,839
15,697
189,977
378,160
29,618

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

0.2
0.4
0.2
0.2
0.5

4.1
2.7
4.0
5.0
3.6

1.3
1.0
1.1
2.1
1.0

4.2
3.5
3.5
4.4
4.1

33.5
36.7
36.3
29.9
40.7

9.3
13.1
9.6
8.4
11.3

24.2
23.6
26.7
21.5
29.4

2.4
2.0
2.3
2.7
2.2

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

16,545
170,751
122,503
85,883
116,710
9,819

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

0.4
0.3
0.3
0.2
0.4
0.4

3.7
4.1
3.5
4.4
3.7
3.4

1.1
1.5
1.5
0.6
0.9
1.1

4.2
3.8
4.1
4.8
3.8
5.4

40.3
32.7
40.6
30.8
40.5
34.2

9.2
10.7
8.2
11.6
11.6
9.8

31.1
22.0
32.4
19.2
28.9
24.4

2.4
2.6
2.6
1.9
2.3
2.1

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

1,188
1,120
223
160,670
1,797

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

b
0.5
0
0.2
b

13.7
1.2
2.2
1.5
2.4

b
0.9
b
1.0
1.6

3.5
4.8
5.4
3.6
5.1

11.6
28.1
31.0
45.9
30.7

4.4
10.4
12.6
7.5
10.4

7.2
17.7
18.4
38.4
20.3

2.6
3.1
3.1
1.0
2.3

18,080

100.0

0.6

1.4

1.2

4.4

34.1

10.5

23.6

1.9

Foreign countries

Mental disorders
Other Neoplasms

(Continued)

Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003 ♦ 51

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 11.
Percentage distribution, by state or other area and diagnostic group, December 2003—Continued
Diseases of the—

State or area

Blood and
bloodforming
organs

Musculo- Nervous
skeletal system
Skin and
and Respi- subcutaCircuGenito- system and
latory Digestive urinary connective
sense
ratory
neous
system system system
tissue
organs system
tissue

Other Unknown

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

0.4
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.1

11.4
7.6
10.0
10.0
5.7

1.3
1.0
1.2
1.5
1.3

1.9
1.1
1.4
2.2
1.4

22.6
22.4
21.9
23.1
19.2

8.3
13.6
7.9
10.7
12.7

3.5
3.2
3.7
2.7
2.9

0.3
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2

4.5
4.4
5.9
4.8
4.4

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

0.2
0.3
0.2
0.1
0.2
0.1

6.8
9.8
6.5
10.2
7.0
7.4

1.3
1.3
1.6
1.2
1.2
1.3

0.8
1.8
1.2
0.7
1.2
1.2

20.4
23.8
20.3
25.3
18.5
23.5

9.4
9.0
10.7
7.2
11.4
12.5

2.8
3.2
2.6
4.1
2.3
4.5

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.1

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.3

6.1
5.2
3.9
8.0
6.2
2.6

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

b
b
b
0.1
0.7

9.9
14.6
16.1
5.8
11.0

0.8
b
b
0.6
1.1

2.2
5.8
4.0
0.7
2.5

37.0
19.5
7.2
23.8
24.0

10.0
12.7
17.5
8.3
12.6

2.5
3.5
b
1.9
b

1.9
b
b
0.3
0.3

b
1.2
b
0.1
0.4

2.4
2.9
3.6
5.2
4.1

Foreign countries

0.1

8.8

0.7

0.7

19.6

9.9

1.3

0.2

0.2

15.0

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
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.

52 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 12.
Number receiving Social Security disability benefits because of blindness or deafness, by state or other
area, December 2003
Deaf

Blind
Total

Workers

Widow(er)s

Adult
children

Total

Workers

Widow(er)s

Adult
children

98,425

86,441

2,175

9,809

56,179

46,921

1,060

8,198

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

2,357
151
1,557
1,401
8,737

2,091
140
1,396
1,245
7,528

66
b
40
25
171

200
b
121
131
1,038

1,334
105
969
756
4,808

1,084
94
844
641
3,940

31
b
12
18
62

219
b
113
97
806

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

954
1,140
300
165
4,385

854
965
277
144
3,938

14
21
b
7
100

86
154
b
14
347

688
645
165
265
3,678

618
550
145
209
3,110

9
5
b
b
52

61
90
b
b
516

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

3,102
293
397
3,886
2,448

2,776
254
361
3,430
2,192

81
5
5
81
46

245
34
31
375
210

1,494
197
191
2,058
1,358

1,215
165
160
1,730
1,174

32
b
6
36
26

247
b
25
292
158

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

925
1,009
2,123
1,991
505

807
915
1,809
1,708
442

15
16
64
56
8

103
78
250
227
55

555
563
1,186
1,142
285

492
505
964
797
254

9
5
34
46
b

54
53
188
299
b

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

1,348
2,541
3,163
1,487
1,862

1,198
2,030
2,684
1,307
1,676

27
41
62
19
40

123
470
417
161
146

1,165
1,183
1,831
951
823

1,014
1,004
1,526
862
663

10
17
32
12
26

141
162
273
77
134

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

2,386
283
521
717
334

2,127
253
454
645
287

47
9
9
15
8

212
21
58
57
39

1,197
162
307
356
193

1,040
133
290
296
166

17
b
b
8
5

140
b
b
52
22

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

2,431
723
5,479
3,498
142

2,172
622
4,728
3,118
120

43
23
107
89
b

216
78
644
291
b

1,436
358
3,696
1,804
83

1,227
295
3,084
1,563
75

28
16
62
36
0

181
47
550
205
8

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

3,982
1,523
1,328
4,353
367

3,533
1,361
1,167
3,816
313

104
40
19
91
9

345
122
142
446
45

2,343
785
807
2,299
218

1,982
665
688
1,910
188

62
21
15
52
b

299
99
104
337
b

State or area
All areas

a

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All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 12.
Number receiving Social Security disability benefits because of blindness or deafness, by state or other
area, December 2003—Continued
Blind

Deaf

State or area

Total

Workers

Widow(er)s

Adult
children

Total

Workers

Widow(er)s

Adult
children

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

2,475
220
2,987
7,248
557

2,185
191
2,669
6,551
490

86
b
72
156
6

204
b
246
541
61

873
139
1,378
3,871
331

714
126
1,152
3,284
299

16
b
38
61
7

143
b
188
526
25

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

180
2,179
1,596
923
1,478
124

159
1,922
1,394
786
1,289
113

b
61
28
27
25
b

b
196
174
110
164
b

113
1,160
1,073
495
952
58

101
984
910
390
828
53

0
24
14
11
12
0

12
152
149
94
112
5

Outlying areas
Puerto Rico
Other c

1,798
86

1,521
76

63
b

214
b

1,115
55

612
41

34
b

469
b

277

210

11

56

126

64

12

50

Foreign countries

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
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.
c. Includes American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, and Virgin Islands.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.

54 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 13.
Total monthly benefits, by state or other area, December 2003 (in thousands of dollars)
Total

Workers

Widow(er)s

Adult children

5,599,121

5,054,332

118,010

426,780

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

136,156
8,015
101,295
81,438
485,639

123,987
7,466
94,481
75,004
440,736

3,420
140
1,797
1,921
8,362

8,748
409
5,017
4,513
36,541

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

60,801
61,118
17,390
7,785
334,711

56,430
54,268
15,930
6,979
309,679

1,016
870
280
140
6,169

3,355
5,980
1,180
666
18,863

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

166,250
16,462
23,336
203,871
123,615

151,964
14,846
21,409
179,711
110,263

3,690
283
477
4,449
2,858

10,597
1,332
1,450
19,710
10,495

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

50,392
44,216
135,357
101,855
36,103

44,348
39,748
123,125
89,088
33,064

950
874
3,972
3,431
629

5,094
3,594
8,259
9,337
2,409

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

79,738
130,432
224,481
76,061
86,575

71,777
118,006
198,317
68,242
78,754

1,419
1,906
5,120
1,038
2,311

6,542
10,520
21,044
6,782
5,510

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

132,967
17,451
26,927
39,109
26,784

120,925
15,879
24,089
36,921
24,763

2,924
333
446
670
387

9,118
1,239
2,392
1,518
1,634

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

146,464
34,778
379,443
205,145
9,312

131,437
31,891
337,969
189,100
8,047

2,424
714
7,017
3,956
150

12,603
2,173
34,457
12,089
1,114

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

212,565
72,960
63,883
255,754
24,192

185,641
66,183
58,391
226,564
22,073

5,725
1,816
1,188
5,798
355

21,200
4,961
4,304
23,392
1,765

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

110,418
11,717
149,190
306,889
24,079

101,117
10,414
135,687
277,395
21,693

2,393
205
3,874
7,617
417

6,908
1,098
9,629
21,877
1,969

State or area
All areas

a

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All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 13.
Total monthly benefits, by state or other area, December 2003 (in thousands of dollars)—Continued
State or area

Total

Workers

Widow(er)s

Adult children

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

12,872
140,552
103,113
72,928
95,387
8,129

11,610
128,106
94,245
65,326
84,269
7,450

228
3,126
1,841
2,288
1,547
144

1,034
9,319
7,027
5,314
9,571
535

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

737
794
113
107,945
1,411

673
731
94
97,376
1,234

23
16
2
2,385
36

41
47
17
8,184
142

11,783

9,250

437

2,096

Foreign countries

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
NOTES: Unnegotiated checks not deducted.
Data exclude lump-sum death payments.
a. Includes beneficiaries with unknown state code.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.

56 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 14.
Number, by type of representative payee, December 2003
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

6,830,714

5,868,541

209,360

752,813

5,529,247

5,170,787

195,501

162,959

443,619
138,413
46,728
248,901
127,327
98,385
89,829
10,449
4,106
93,710

203,304
137,615
38,961
124,528
51,087
26,330
42,089
6,372
2,844
64,624

497
89
6,389
3,136
1,485
300
605
139
39
1,180

239,818
709
1,378
121,237
74,755
71,755
47,135
3,938
1,223
27,906

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.

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All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 15.
Representative payment, by sex and diagnostic group, December 2003
Workers

Diagnostic group

Total

Adult children

Widow(er)s

Number Percentwith age with
payee
payee

Total

Number Percentwith age with
payee
payee

Total

Number Percentwith age with
payee
payee

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

5,868,541

697,754

11.9

209,360

13,859

6.6

752,813

589,854

78.4

9,750

1,156

11.9

262

5

1.9

7,543

5,056

67.0

242,517
106,767
260,572

3,776
3,264
23,196

1.6
3.1
8.9

19,074
1,757
5,299

291
55
162

1.5
3.1
3.1

2,776
2,921
9,342

736
1,597
3,659

26.5
54.7
39.2

298,500
1,662,590
160,986

162,937
407,534
2,663

54.6
24.5
1.7

9,679
46,944
4,273

2,645
7,660
77

27.3
16.3
1.8

334,015
102,487
1,733

295,063
66,177
968

88.3
64.6
55.9

14,711
579,778
87,721
98,491

313
29,181
2,443
1,150

2.1
5.0
2.8
1.2

358
21,838
2,296
1,837

12
823
49
34

3.4
3.8
2.1
1.9

1,884
3,302
565
1,765

329
1,607
109
357

17.5
48.7
19.3
20.2

1,430,357

14,310

1.0

57,412

506

0.9

4,885

1,012

20.7

565,244
185,834
14,133
10,705
139,885

26,350
2,227
185
475
16,594

4.7
1.2
1.3
4.4
11.9

14,781
11,113
514
242
11,681

610
140
a
5
a

4.1
1.3
a
2.1
a

66,203
921
257
1,147
211,067

34,262
288
45
736
177,853

51.8
31.3
17.5
64.2
84.3

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

3,221,316

464,678

14.4

6,571

518

7.9

411,261

329,065

80.0

5,086

679

13.4

7

a

a

3,936

2,711

68.9

102,561
79,995
184,233

2,173
2,650
17,883

2.1
3.3
9.7

320
87
324

8
a
17

2.5
a
5.2

1,311
1,554
6,508

407
894
2,526

31.0
57.5
38.8

195,129
860,207
78,088

109,658
268,007
1,612

56.2
31.2
2.1

304
1,235
148

79
253
7

26.0
20.5
4.7

181,212
65,021
1,002

163,141
44,665
567

90.0
68.7
56.6

6,798
391,925
47,798
59,524

197
19,145
1,884
775

2.9
4.9
3.9
1.3

14
1,076
102
107

0
48
5
a

0
4.5
4.9
a

949
1,782
285
920

200
911
68
195

21.1
51.1
23.9
21.2

745,718

9,615

1.3

1,597

27

1.7

2,099

562

26.8

285,957
94,432
5,798
5,344
72,723

16,529
1,482
104
348
11,937

5.8
1.6
1.8
6.5
16.4

449
354
12
8
427

27
14
0
0
a

6.0
4.0
0
0
a

35,463
416
100
624
108,079

18,982
164
25
420
92,627

53.5
39.4
25.0
67.3
85.7

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58 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 15.
Representative payment, by sex and diagnostic group, December 2003—Continued
Workers

Diagnostic group

Total

Widow(er)s

Number Percentwith age with
payee
payee

Total

Adult children

Number Percentwith age with
payee
payee

Total

Number Percentwith age 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

2,647,225

233,076

8.8

202,789

13,341

6.6

341,552

260,789

76.4

4,664

477

10.2

255

a

a

3,607

2,345

65.0

139,956
26,772
76,339

1,603
614
5,313

1.1
2.3
7.0

18,754
1,670
4,975

283
a
145

1.5
a
2.9

1,465
1,367
2,834

329
703
1,133

22.5
51.4
40.0

103,371
802,383
82,898

53,279
139,527
1,051

51.5
17.4
1.3

9,375
45,709
4,125

2,566
7,407
70

27.4
16.2
1.7

152,803
37,466
731

131,922
21,512
401

86.3
57.4
54.9

7,913
187,853
39,923
38,967

116
10,036
559
375

1.5
5.3
1.4
1.0

344
20,762
2,194
1,730

12
775
44
a

3.5
3.7
2.0
a

935
1,520
280
845

129
696
41
162

13.8
45.8
14.6
19.2

684,639

4,695

0.7

55,815

479

0.9

2,786

450

16.2

279,287
91,402
8,335
5,361
67,162

9,821
745
81
127
4,657

3.5
0.8
1.0
2.4
6.9

14,332
10,759
502
234
11,254

583
126
a
5
752

4.1
1.2
a
2.1
6.7

30,740
505
157
523
102,988

15,280
124
20
316
85,226

49.7
24.6
12.7
60.4
82.8

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
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.

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All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 16.
Percentage distribution of disabled workers, by state or other area and monthly benefit,
December 2003
Percentage distribution by dollar amount of monthly benefit
Number

Total

Less than
400.00

400.00–
599.90

600.00–
799.90

5,868,541

100.0

7.7

18.5

23.9

17.8

12.4

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

148,715
8,719
106,001
91,584
500,805

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

7.7
9.1
6.6
7.6
8.5

19.7
19.5
16.6
19.8
17.9

26.1
23.1
23.2
26.2
21.8

18.1
16.4
18.3
19.7
16.8

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

66,080
60,506
17,778
8,963
360,386

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

7.3
5.9
6.5
8.9
7.0

19.5
16.9
16.9
22.5
18.6

23.9
23.6
23.2
28.0
24.6

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

179,753
16,744
25,519
202,250
127,447

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

6.7
6.3
8.9
7.3
7.9

18.3
17.6
20.2
17.5
18.4

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

53,793
47,741
145,116
103,784
41,733

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

9.6
8.4
9.0
9.1
9.0

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

80,733
138,588
215,789
80,252
97,461

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

143,681
18,983
29,638
40,414
28,510

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

State or area
All areas

a

800.00– 1,000.00– 1,200.00–
999.90 1,199.90
or more

Monthly benefit
(dollars)
Average

Median

19.7

861.60

802.10

11.6
11.3
13.3
12.5
12.5

16.8
20.4
22.0
14.2
22.5

834.00
856.50
891.60
819.30
880.30

769.60
782.00
835.00
769.60
818.60

18.0
18.2
17.8
19.3
18.2

12.4
13.0
12.8
10.1
12.6

18.9
22.5
22.7
11.2
19.0

854.30
897.20
896.30
778.90
859.60

793.00
835.60
835.00
719.00
798.00

26.0
22.9
23.1
22.4
23.2

19.7
18.3
17.0
17.5
17.8

12.8
13.7
12.5
12.6
12.3

16.5
21.2
18.3
22.7
20.4

845.70
887.00
839.20
888.90
865.50

791.00
833.60
779.00
828.60
805.00

20.6
20.1
19.5
18.9
21.8

23.8
24.1
22.9
22.7
26.8

16.9
18.1
16.9
16.3
18.5

12.0
12.6
12.0
11.9
11.2

17.2
16.7
19.7
21.1
12.8

824.70
832.90
848.80
858.70
792.50

762.00
775.00
785.60
793.00
736.40

6.7
6.7
7.9
8.0
7.6

16.8
19.1
16.8
19.5
20.5

23.1
25.7
20.3
24.3
28.0

18.5
18.5
15.4
17.5
18.6

13.2
11.9
12.4
11.6
11.4

21.7
18.1
27.3
19.1
13.8

889.40
851.70
919.40
850.60
808.30

833.60
786.00
859.60
783.00
749.60

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

8.1
8.1
8.8
5.4
5.8

19.5
20.6
21.2
15.6
17.0

24.5
23.5
24.8
23.1
25.9

17.8
17.3
18.1
18.8
19.6

12.2
12.4
12.2
13.5
13.2

17.8
18.1
15.0
23.6
18.4

841.90
836.80
813.10
913.90
868.90

779.60
779.00
755.60
857.30
811.60

140,617
38,332
371,648
225,926
10,073

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

5.5
8.6
7.0
6.5
9.6

15.6
19.7
17.0
18.0
22.3

21.9
24.2
21.6
26.8
25.0

17.5
18.4
16.9
20.9
17.0

13.0
12.3
12.6
12.9
11.6

26.4
16.9
24.9
14.9
14.6

935.00
832.30
909.70
837.30
799.20

872.60
775.60
845.60
789.00
733.00

218,386
78,407
67,580
259,516
26,447

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

9.7
8.5
7.9
7.9
6.9

19.7
19.0
19.2
17.6
20.0

21.9
23.2
22.9
22.8
26.5

16.1
17.8
17.1
17.6
18.2

12.0
13.3
12.3
13.0
11.8

20.6
18.1
20.7
21.1
16.5

850.40
844.40
864.30
873.30
834.80

785.60
793.00
800.60
816.70
770.60

(Continued)

60 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 16.
Percentage distribution of disabled workers, by state or other area and monthly benefit,
December 2003—Continued
Percentage distribution by dollar amount of monthly benefit
State or area

Number

Total

Less than
400.00

400.00–
599.90

600.00–
799.90

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

118,734
13,250
164,127
324,308
25,583

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

6.1
10.5
7.3
8.2
8.7

17.0
22.2
19.6
18.2
20.8

26.3
25.3
26.7
23.7
22.9

21.1
17.2
19.1
18.3
16.0

13.4
11.5
12.0
12.7
11.4

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

14,246
147,946
108,082
72,182
98,234
8,685

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

8.2
7.1
7.9
9.0
8.4
8.5

20.1
17.6
18.8
16.5
19.1
19.7

26.0
24.3
22.9
19.9
23.0
23.2

19.6
18.7
16.7
15.8
17.0
15.9

1,035
965

100.0
100.0

17.4
13.7

29.4
21.0

28.0
26.1

168
132,648
1,446

100.0
100.0
100.0

24.4
6.7
6.3

36.9
25.2
18.0

12,259

100.0

17.9

18.0

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

800.00– 1,000.00– 1,200.00–
999.90 1,199.90
or more

Monthly benefit
(dollars)
Average

Median

16.1
13.3
15.3
18.9
20.2

851.90
786.30
827.00
855.70
848.30

805.00
727.00
770.60
798.60
774.60

11.8
12.9
12.1
12.7
12.2
11.9

14.2
19.4
21.6
26.1
20.3
20.8

815.20
866.20
872.20
905.40
858.10
858.10

761.60
808.60
803.00
853.60
794.60
783.60

15.2
17.3

6.8
10.9

3.3
11.0

650.60
757.90

615.00
718.00

25.6
35.9
25.2

7.1
17.5
19.8

b
8.2
14.0

b
6.5
16.7

561.70
734.50
853.50

549.10
686.60
803.60

21.8

16.7

11.9

13.8

754.70

725.00

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
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.

Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003 ♦ 61

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 17.
Percentage distribution of disabled widow(er)s, by state or other area and monthly benefit,
December 2003
Percentage distribution by dollar amount of monthly benefit

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

Number
a

Total

209,360 100.0

Monthly benefit
Less
(dollars)
than 200.00– 300.00– 400.00– 500.00– 600.00– 700.00– 800.00– 900.00
200.00 299.90 399.90 499.90 599.90 699.90 799.90 899.90 or more Average Median
10.0

9.3

12.0

13.6

12.7

11.1

9.3

7.5

14.7

563.80

541.80

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

11.6
7.0
9.0
13.3
7.5

10.7
10.0
9.5
11.4
8.0

12.6
7.8
10.8
13.4
10.9

14.2
13.9
12.5
13.5
13.5

13.2
13.5
12.8
14.0
12.1

11.4
11.3
10.1
10.8
10.5

9.4
9.1
9.9
8.6
9.8

6.2
8.7
8.1
5.7
8.7

10.6
18.7
17.3
9.2
18.9

526.80
610.10
585.90
506.40
606.90

505.00
583.00
561.60
488.00
582.00

1,751 100.0
1,564 100.0
496 100.0

8.3
9.5
10.5

8.4
9.0
9.1

11.3
14.1
11.7

13.9
15.3
14.3

13.0
11.5
12.5

10.6
10.9
10.5

10.5
8.2
9.1

9.1
6.6
8.1

15.0
14.8
14.3

580.70
556.50
564.90

570.00
517.00
546.00

275 100.0
11,392 100.0

10.2
11.2

8.4
10.2

16.4
12.7

17.5
13.8

16.0
12.7

12.0
11.3

5.8
8.9

4.7
6.6

9.1
12.7

509.80
541.60

480.00
516.00

6,494
230
3,067
3,795
13,780

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

7,291
473
777
7,410
4,828

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

13.4
5.9
7.1
8.2
8.7

11.2
8.2
8.5
8.3
8.8

13.7
12.5
10.8
10.9
11.2

14.9
13.7
10.0
12.5
11.9

12.8
13.5
12.9
11.9
12.7

9.9
9.9
12.5
11.5
11.1

8.3
11.6
10.4
9.8
9.8

6.0
8.7
9.7
8.6
8.5

9.8
15.9
18.1
18.3
17.4

506.10
597.80
613.70
600.60
592.00

478.00
568.00
606.00
584.00
575.00

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

1,705
1,526
6,971
5,774
1,182

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

8.3
9.1
8.9
7.7
10.6

10.0
8.4
8.6
7.4
9.8

12.3
11.7
12.1
11.7
13.9

12.8
14.0
13.5
13.3
14.3

14.7
13.0
13.6
14.0
13.1

12.2
11.1
11.4
11.2
12.1

9.6
10.5
9.9
9.5
8.4

7.5
8.2
7.6
8.4
7.4

12.6
14.0
14.4
16.7
10.4

557.40
572.70
570.00
594.30
532.60

546.00
549.50
551.00
568.00
507.00

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

2,383
3,382
8,024
1,819
4,539

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

8.5
8.6
7.2
9.5
12.5

7.6
9.2
6.8
8.6
10.9

10.4
12.9
9.6
12.4
13.6

12.6
15.5
12.1
12.8
15.5

13.2
12.7
11.6
13.3
13.2

12.5
11.1
11.0
11.9
10.8

9.3
8.9
10.0
9.6
8.0

8.6
6.8
8.6
6.4
5.7

17.3
14.3
23.2
15.6
9.8

595.60
563.60
638.20
570.70
509.30

579.00
527.00
626.00
546.00
482.60

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

5,386
594
811
1,105
726

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

11.1
6.2
10.1
8.8
12.3

10.1
11.3
11.1
8.7
11.7

12.6
13.3
12.9
10.7
12.5

14.3
16.7
13.8
12.5
13.6

12.0
11.4
9.4
10.0
11.7

10.5
11.3
12.1
10.4
9.8

9.6
9.1
9.2
10.6
8.8

6.7
6.2
8.4
8.9
7.2

13.0
14.5
12.9
19.5
12.4

543.00
560.50
549.50
606.60
532.50

513.00
526.30
511.00
595.00
499.30

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

4,200
1,226
12,169
8,394
278

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

10.9
6.9
9.4
17.3
10.1

8.1
9.4
8.3
12.9
9.4

11.7
12.3
12.2
13.6
13.3

13.3
13.1
14.0
14.2
12.2

12.2
13.5
11.8
12.1
15.5

10.6
11.7
11.4
9.6
12.2

8.6
9.4
9.4
7.3
9.7

6.9
8.6
7.3
5.1
7.9

17.7
15.2
16.2
8.0
9.7

577.20
582.30
576.80
471.40
540.60

544.50
558.00
549.00
442.00
525.50

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

9,309
3,257
1,985
9,703
669

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

7.5
10.1
8.6
7.8
11.2

7.0
9.0
7.5
8.3
11.4

11.0
12.2
11.3
10.6
12.3

12.1
14.4
11.8
12.4
14.5

12.2
12.3
12.4
12.6
11.7

10.4
11.2
10.9
11.8
11.2

10.9
9.5
10.2
10.3
9.6

9.6
8.0
9.5
9.1
8.2

19.3
13.4
17.8
17.0
10.0

615.10
557.70
598.50
597.70
530.10

602.00
532.00
584.00
583.00
504.00

(Continued)

62 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 17.
Percentage distribution of disabled widow(er)s, by state or other area and monthly benefit,
December 2003—Continued
Percentage distribution by dollar amount of monthly benefit

State or area

Monthly benefit
Less
(dollars)
than 200.00– 300.00– 400.00– 500.00– 600.00– 700.00– 800.00– 900.00
200.00 299.90 399.90 499.90 599.90 699.90 799.90 899.90 or more Average Median

Number

Total

4,941
385
7,441
13,388
700

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

16.1
9.6
12.7
9.4
7.9

11.5
13.5
10.8
9.1
7.9

13.4
11.9
12.4
11.8
11.4

13.5
13.2
13.5
13.4
16.3

13.8
16.6
13.3
13.1
11.1

10.7
9.9
11.4
11.2
11.1

7.4
6.8
8.7
9.5
8.0

5.3
5.2
6.5
7.7
8.1

8.3
13.2
10.6
14.8
18.1

484.40
532.50
520.60
569.10
595.30

463.00
506.00
503.00
548.00
552.50

436
5,637
2,993
3,662
2,700
251

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

11.0
10.9
6.6
6.0
9.7
8.0

11.7
9.3
7.5
7.0
8.4
8.0

11.5
12.0
12.0
9.9
10.8
12.4

14.7
13.9
12.1
12.5
13.6
16.7

12.8
12.2
11.1
12.1
13.4
10.4

14.2
11.5
12.7
13.2
11.9
14.7

8.0
8.8
10.0
11.0
9.0
9.2

6.7
7.1
8.4
9.4
8.3
5.6

9.4
14.2
19.5
18.8
15.0
15.1

523.70
554.70
615.10
625.00
573.10
574.10

514.50
533.00
604.00
617.00
557.00
549.00

51 100.0
31 100.0

b
b

b
b

15.7
19.4

19.6
25.8

17.6
b

b
b

b
b

b
b

0
b

458.60
503.90

464.60
448.00

Northern
Mariana
Islands
Puerto Rico
Virgin Islands

b 100.0
5,149 100.0
58 100.0

0
11.7
b

b
13.7
b

b
16.5
b

0
18.5
15.5

b
14.3
20.7

0
9.8
13.8

0
6.8
13.8

0
3.7
8.6

b
4.9
13.8

491.10
463.50
626.70

350.80
436.00
596.80

Foreign countries

784 100.0

7.8

6.3

13.1

16.6

16.1

12.1

9.6

7.8

10.7

557.30

541.00

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming
Outlying areas
American
Guam

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
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.

Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003 ♦ 63

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 18.
Percentage distribution of disabled adult children, by state or other area and monthly benefit,
December 2003
Percentage distribution by dollar amount of monthly benefit

State or area
All areas
Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

Number
a

Total

752,813 100.0
16,995
730
8,616
8,989
62,372

Monthly benefit
Less
(dollars)
than 200.00– 300.00– 400.00– 500.00– 600.00– 700.00– 800.00– 900.00
200.00 299.90 399.90 499.90 599.90 699.90 799.90 899.90 or more Average Median
6.2

6.3

14.4

14.7

14.3

15.6

11.2

7.4

9.9

567.00

558.50

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

7.3
8.5
6.2
8.3
6.1

7.9
7.3
6.2
7.4
6.0

19.2
13.8
12.1
19.6
12.3

17.1
14.5
14.5
17.9
13.7

14.8
12.2
13.7
15.3
14.2

12.9
15.2
16.3
13.1
16.1

9.1
10.3
11.9
8.3
12.3

5.5
6.8
8.0
4.8
7.7

6.3
11.4
11.1
5.3
11.5

514.90
560.60
582.40
502.20
585.90

491.00
545.00
579.30
479.00
582.00

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of
Columbia
Florida

5,776 100.0
9,487 100.0
1,930 100.0

5.8
4.2
3.6

5.7
4.6
3.9

12.8
9.7
11.3

14.5
11.1
13.7

14.6
14.0
14.9

16.4
18.7
19.5

11.4
14.2
11.8

8.2
9.3
9.3

10.6
14.1
12.0

580.90
630.40
611.70

575.00
640.00
613.60

1,327 100.0
33,345 100.0

8.1
6.5

7.5
6.3

20.9
13.2

17.1
15.1

14.8
15.2

13.5
15.9

8.6
11.3

4.3
7.1

5.2
9.5

501.90
565.80

478.60
556.60

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

20,193
2,329
2,539
32,081
17,070

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

6.3
4.6
5.6
4.5
3.8

7.0
6.2
6.2
5.0
4.4

19.2
14.2
12.3
11.3
10.6

17.5
14.1
15.5
12.8
12.9

15.4
16.4
15.8
13.6
14.9

13.2
16.5
16.8
17.3
18.8

9.0
12.9
11.5
12.9
13.2

5.4
6.9
6.6
9.2
9.4

6.9
8.2
9.6
13.3
12.0

524.90
572.20
571.20
614.60
615.00

499.00
573.00
564.00
617.00
619.00

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

8,576
6,056
16,281
18,120
4,528

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

4.1
4.2
8.8
9.0
8.0

4.8
5.1
8.9
8.7
6.3

11.7
12.1
19.2
18.2
14.4

15.5
14.3
16.4
16.5
17.4

15.9
15.4
13.1
13.3
16.6

16.8
17.2
12.8
12.5
14.7

12.5
12.9
8.8
8.3
10.9

8.6
8.5
5.3
5.4
5.7

10.1
10.2
6.6
8.0
6.0

594.00
593.60
507.40
515.40
532.10

584.80
589.00
479.00
484.80
522.00

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

10,909
17,944
33,107
11,484
11,720

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

4.1
5.9
4.0
4.7
9.7

5.0
5.8
4.1
4.6
10.5

13.0
12.7
9.1
13.1
23.0

13.7
13.5
11.7
15.0
17.3

14.9
14.6
13.6
14.2
13.9

16.8
15.9
18.5
17.0
10.2

12.4
12.5
14.2
12.6
6.7

7.7
8.2
10.3
8.1
4.0

12.4
11.0
14.6
10.7
4.8

599.90
586.40
635.80
590.60
470.20

594.00
583.00
644.00
585.00
436.00

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

16,130
2,147
4,186
2,478
2,711

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

6.2
4.4
4.9
4.9
4.8

5.7
5.5
5.3
5.0
4.1

14.5
12.9
13.5
11.1
10.9

15.3
16.3
16.5
13.2
14.2

14.8
15.8
16.2
13.9
15.3

15.5
16.8
16.7
16.8
17.5

11.3
11.4
10.8
12.7
13.8

7.3
8.1
7.0
8.6
8.6

9.5
8.8
9.3
13.9
10.8

565.50
577.20
571.70
613.00
603.00

556.00
570.00
558.80
612.00
604.00

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

19,924
4,267
56,561
23,158
2,037

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

3.9
9.7
4.4
6.0
5.2

4.2
8.8
4.8
7.0
5.8

10.3
17.1
11.5
19.4
15.9

11.4
16.3
13.1
18.0
18.0

14.1
15.1
14.2
15.6
15.9

17.8
12.3
17.6
13.3
16.3

14.2
8.5
13.3
9.3
9.7

9.6
5.4
8.9
5.2
6.0

14.4
6.9
12.1
6.2
7.2

632.70
509.30
609.30
522.10
547.30

639.60
488.00
612.00
496.00
529.00

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

35,218
9,102
7,075
39,052
3,077

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

4.9
6.3
4.7
5.0
6.2

5.1
6.3
5.0
4.6
6.1

11.6
16.5
10.0
11.1
13.1

13.2
16.6
13.1
13.8
14.0

14.3
15.1
14.4
15.0
15.4

17.2
14.9
18.7
18.3
16.7

12.6
10.0
12.9
12.6
10.8

9.0
6.4
9.6
8.5
7.9

12.1
7.9
11.5
11.1
9.8

602.10
545.20
608.40
599.10
573.60

605.60
526.60
615.00
601.60
571.00

(Continued)

64 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003

All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 18.
Percentage distribution of disabled adult children, by state or other area and monthly benefit,
December 2003—Continued
Percentage distribution by dollar amount of monthly benefit

State or area

Monthly benefit
Less
(dollars)
than 200.00– 300.00– 400.00– 500.00– 600.00– 700.00– 800.00– 900.00
200.00 299.90 399.90 499.90 599.90 699.90 799.90 899.90 or more Average Median

Number

Total

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

13,164
2,062
18,409
40,464
3,335

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

5.5
6.1
6.8
7.4
5.3

7.2
6.1
6.9
7.4
5.9

18.7
17.6
19.3
16.5
11.0

18.6
17.8
17.0
16.1
14.2

15.4
16.1
15.3
14.2
14.9

13.8
14.2
13.6
13.6
18.1

9.1
9.9
8.8
9.6
12.1

5.7
5.5
5.6
6.3
7.4

6.0
6.6
6.7
8.9
11.2

524.80
532.60
523.20
540.80
590.50

499.00
512.00
499.00
517.00
591.00

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

1,863
17,168
11,428
10,039
15,776
883

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

4.7
6.1
4.5
7.5
4.0
4.5

5.5
6.5
4.7
7.4
4.5
4.5

14.3
17.2
10.8
17.1
11.1
10.9

17.8
16.7
12.7
15.6
13.4
15.5

17.7
15.0
14.2
14.5
14.7
16.1

15.5
14.4
17.2
15.7
19.2
14.5

11.0
9.9
13.6
9.4
12.9
12.3

6.1
6.4
9.4
5.6
8.9
8.2

7.5
7.8
12.8
7.1
11.3
13.5

555.10
543.00
615.00
529.50
606.80
606.20

541.00
524.00
620.00
514.00
612.00
587.00

102 100.0
124 100.0

12.7
20.2

16.7
18.5

27.5
23.4

16.7
16.1

13.7
7.3

b
4.8

b
b

b
b

b
b

398.30
380.70

378.30
344.80

Northern
Mariana
Islands
Puerto Rico
Virgin Islands

b 100.0
22,873 100.0
293 100.0

37.3
18.3
7.2

17.6
17.0
8.5

11.8
31.3
19.1

11.8
15.6
21.5

9.8
8.0
17.4

b
4.9
12.3

b
2.5
8.5

b
1.3
2.0

0
1.0
3.4

334.30
358.10
483.80

268.60
337.60
472.00

Foreign countries

5,037 100.0

17.6

14.2

20.3

15.2

11.2

10.3

5.2

2.4

3.7

416.20

386.00

Outlying areas
American
Guam

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
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.

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Disabled Workers
Table 19.
Percentage distribution, by sex and age, December 1960–2003
Percentage distribution
Year

Number
(thousands)

Average
age

Total,
all ages Under 30

30–34

35–39 a

40–44

45–49

50–54

55–59

60–64

All disabled workers
1996
1997
1998
1999

4,400
4,508
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
2003

5,042
5,268
5,540
5,869

50.8
50.9
51.0
51.3

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

2.7
2.8
3.0
3.1

4.1
4.0
3.8
3.7

7.6
7.2
6.7
6.3

11.4
11.1
10.8
10.4

14.1
14.1
14.1
14.0

17.6
17.7
17.5
17.3

20.3
20.7
21.3
21.5

22.3
22.4
22.7
23.7

Men
1960
1965
1970
1975

356
734
1,069
1,711

57.3
54.4
53.9
53.5

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

0.5
1.0
3.3
4.6

a
a
a
a

3.3
7.5
6.8
7.5

3.0
7.6
6.9
6.2

4.9
10.4
10.9
9.7

16.6
15.4
15.2
15.8

26.7
24.7
23.2
23.2

44.9
33.3
33.7
33.0

1980
1981
1982
1983
1984

1,928
-1,746
1,731
1,748

52.9
-53.2
52.9
52.5

100.0
-100.0
100.0
100.0

4.1
-4.0
4.2
4.4

a
-a
a
a

9.6
-9.7
10.4
11.3

6.0
-5.8
6.3
6.8

8.9
-7.8
8.0
8.3

14.3
-13.6
13.0
12.8

24.0
-23.6
23.1
22.2

33.1
-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
a
a
a
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
a
a
a
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
2003

2,856
2,948
3,067
3,221

50.8
51.0
51.1
51.3

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

2.8
2.9
3.1
3.2

4.2
4.0
3.8
3.6

7.6
7.2
6.7
6.3

11.4
11.2
10.8
10.4

13.9
14.0
14.0
13.9

17.3
17.5
17.3
17.1

20.0
20.5
21.1
21.4

22.8
23.0
23.2
24.1

(Continued)

66 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003

Disabled Workers
Table 19.
Percentage distribution, by sex and age, December 1960–2003—Continued
Percentage distribution
Year

Number
(thousands)

Average
age

Total,
all ages Under 30

30–34

35–39 a

40–44

45–49

50–54

55–59

60–64

Women
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

a
a
a
a

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

1980
1981
1982
1983
1984

931
-858
838
849

53.7
-53.9
53.6
53.2

100.0
-100.0
100.0
100.0

3.4
-3.3
3.5
3.7

a
-a
a
a

8.2
-8.5
9.3
10.2

5.3
-5.1
5.7
6.3

8.2
-7.2
7.5
7.8

14.4
-13.7
12.9
12.8

25.4
-25.2
24.3
23.2

35.0
-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
a
a
a
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
a
a
a
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

a
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
2003

2,186
2,320
2,472
2,647

50.8
50.9
51.0
51.2

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

2.7
2.8
2.9
3.0

4.1
4.0
3.9
3.8

7.5
7.1
6.8
6.4

11.3
11.1
10.8
10.5

14.3
14.3
14.3
14.2

17.9
18.0
17.7
17.6

20.7
21.1
21.5
21.6

21.6
21.7
22.1
23.0

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.
NOTES: Combined data for men and women are not available before 1996.
-- = not available.
a. Ages 30–34 were grouped with ages 35–39 before 1996.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.

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Disabled Workers
Table 20.
Number, average primary insurance amount, and average monthly benefit, by age and sex,
December 2003
Men

Total

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

Number

Average
PIA
(dollars)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

5,868,541

867.00

56,750
125,320
215,785
371,249
612,405
823,276
1,016,850
1,258,853
1,388,053

Women

Number

Average
PIA
(dollars)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
PIA
(dollars)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

861.60

3,221,316

974.80

965.90

2,647,225

735.90

734.60

459.50
563.90
643.90
711.00
770.70

471.10
568.90
645.50
708.50
765.80

33,489
69,442
116,011
201,779
334,681

469.40
577.40
660.60
733.90
812.20

480.20
580.50
658.80
727.40
803.10

23,261
55,878
99,774
169,470
277,724

445.30
547.10
624.40
683.70
720.70

458.00
554.50
630.10
686.10
720.90

836.00
896.70
944.40
956.40

828.70
888.80
937.20
951.70

447,952
551,670
688,354
777,938

906.20
1,001.50
1,091.40
1,128.50

894.60
989.60
1,081.10
1,121.20

375,324
465,180
570,499
610,115

752.10
772.30
767.00
737.10

750.00
769.20
763.40
735.50

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
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.

68 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003

Disabled Workers
Table 21.
Distribution, by diagnostic group, 1996–2003

Year

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

Mental disorders
Injuries

Total Retardation

Other Neoplasms

Number
1996
1997
1998
1999

4,399,932
4,508,406
4,698,560
4,879,454

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2000
2001
2002
2003

5,042,333
5,268,039
5,539,597
5,868,541

8,540
8,752
9,226
9,750

244,456
239,614
237,020
242,517

97,919
100,442
102,589
106,767

231,066
240,948
248,544
260,572

1,618,758
1,731,886
1,845,138
1,961,090

257,601
273,849
286,210
298,500

1,361,157
1,458,037
1,558,928
1,662,590

136,404
142,795
150,138
160,986

Percent
1996
1997
1998
1999

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2

4.5
4.8
5.0
5.2

2.0
2.0
2.0
2.0

4.9
4.8
4.8
4.7

30.8
30.6
31.1
31.4

5.2
5.2
5.2
5.1

25.6
25.4
25.9
26.3

2.8
2.7
2.7
2.7

2000
2001
2002
2003

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2

4.8
4.5
4.3
4.1

1.9
1.9
1.9
1.8

4.6
4.6
4.5
4.4

32.1
32.9
33.3
33.4

5.1
5.2
5.2
5.1

27.0
27.7
28.1
28.3

2.7
2.7
2.7
2.7
(Continued)

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Table 21.
Distribution, by diagnostic group, 1996–2003—Continued
Diseases of the—

Year

Blood and
bloodforming
organs

Circulatory
system

Digestive
system

Musculoskeletal Nervous
system
Genito- system and
urinary connective and sense
system
tissue
organs

Respiratory
system

Skin and
subcutaneous
tissue

Other Unknown b

Number
1996
1997
1998
1999

10,539
10,926
11,349
11,687

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2000
2001
2002
2003

12,070
12,847
13,708
14,711

532,998
543,516
558,736
579,778

69,735
74,680
80,396
87,721

84,687
88,949
93,645
98,491

1,152,231
1,231,184
1,324,762
1,430,357

479,246
505,162
533,774
565,244

166,054
170,383
176,941
185,834

12,351
12,787
13,429
14,133

113,167
113,558
9,447
10,705

82,651
50,536
142,104
139,885

Percent
1996
1997
1998
1999

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2

11.8
11.6
11.2
10.8

1.2
1.3
1.3
1.4

1.5
1.5
1.6
1.6

20.6
21.4
21.8
22.3

9.2
9.3
9.4
9.4

3.5
3.4
3.4
3.3

0.2
0.2
0.3
0.2

1.9
2.1
2.3
2.4

4.7
3.7
2.8
2.2

2000
2001
2002
2003

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.3

10.6
10.3
10.1
9.9

1.4
1.4
1.5
1.5

1.7
1.7
1.7
1.7

22.9
23.4
23.9
24.4

9.5
9.6
9.6
9.6

3.3
3.2
3.2
3.2

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2

2.2
2.2
0.2
0.2

1.6
1.0
2.6
2.4

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, 100 percent data.
a. AIDS and HIV records are counted in Infectious and Parasitic Diseases. Before 1990, they were included in Other.
b. Beginning with 2002 data, several ill-defined impairment codes were reclassified and added to Unknown.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.

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Table 22.
Distribution of workers under age 50, by diagnostic group, 1996–2003

Year

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

Mental disorders
Injuries

Total Retardation

Other Neoplasms

Number
1996
1997
1998
1999

1,917,424
1,908,103
1,949,052
1,986,422

4,782
4,570
4,503
4,494

76,546
80,950
85,500
89,365

63,819
65,212
66,208
66,245

110,910
110,461
111,266
111,502

865,928
852,279
874,231
891,469

164,041
167,052
170,694
172,232

701,887
685,227
703,537
719,237

41,232
39,783
40,638
41,799

2000
2001
2002
2003

2,012,615
2,066,094
2,132,996
2,204,785

4,619
4,883
5,290
5,696

80,869
74,292
69,229
68,422

65,695
65,047
64,075
64,376

110,125
112,969
113,785
115,634

912,048
961,757
1,005,189
1,043,928

174,759
183,934
190,646
196,420

737,289
777,823
814,543
847,508

42,656
44,537
45,994
48,126

Percent
1996
1997
1998
1999

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2

4.0
4.2
4.4
4.5

3.3
3.4
3.4
3.3

5.8
5.8
5.7
5.6

45.2
44.7
44.9
44.9

8.6
8.8
8.8
8.7

36.6
35.9
36.1
36.2

2.2
2.1
2.1
2.1

2000
2001
2002
2003

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.3

4.0
3.6
3.2
3.1

3.3
3.1
3.0
2.9

5.5
5.5
5.3
5.2

45.3
46.5
47.1
47.3

8.7
8.9
8.9
8.9

36.6
37.6
38.2
38.4

2.1
2.2
2.2
2.2
(Continued)

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Table 22.
Distribution of workers under age 50, by diagnostic group, 1996–2003—Continued
Diseases of the—

Year

Blood and
bloodforming
organs

Circulatory
system

Digestive
system

Musculoskeletal Nervous
Genito- system and
system
urinary connective and sense
system
tissue
organs

Respiratory
system

Skin and
subcutaneous
tissue

Other Unknown b

Number
1996
1997
1998
1999

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2000
2001
2002
2003

7,245
7,646
8,072
8,513

84,362
85,819
87,860
90,085

30,357
31,789
33,120
34,722

43,333
44,628
45,957
47,143

309,327
322,713
340,244
355,306

215,744
221,321
228,658
235,860

26,718
27,472
28,441
29,996

5,785
5,613
5,843
5,966

53,437
44,428
4,060
4,496

20,595
11,180
47,179
46,516

Percent
1996
1997
1998
1999

0.4
0.4
0.4
0.4

4.5
4.5
4.3
4.2

1.3
1.3
1.4
1.5

1.9
2.0
2.0
2.1

13.8
14.2
14.6
15.0

10.5
10.7
10.7
10.7

1.3
1.3
1.3
1.3

0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3

2.0
2.3
2.6
2.6

3.4
2.6
1.7
1.4

2000
2001
2002
2003

0.4
0.4
0.4
0.4

4.2
4.2
4.1
4.1

1.5
1.5
1.6
1.6

2.2
2.2
2.2
2.1

15.4
15.6
16.0
16.1

10.7
10.7
10.7
10.7

1.3
1.3
1.3
1.4

0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3

2.7
2.2
0.2
0.2

1.0
0.5
2.2
2.1

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, 100 percent data.
a. AIDS and HIV records are counted in Infectious and Parasitic Diseases. Before 1990, they were included in Other.
b. Beginning with 2002 data, several ill-defined impairment codes were reclassified and added to Unknown.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.

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Table 23.
Distribution of workers aged 50 or older, by diagnostic group, 1996–2003

Year

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

Mental disorders
Injuries

Total Retardation

Other Neoplasms

Number
1996
1997
1998
1999

2,482,508
2,600,303
2,749,508
2,893,032

4,241
4,243
4,216
4,052

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2000
2001
2002
2003

3,029,718
3,201,945
3,406,601
3,484,683

3,921
3,869
3,936
3,823

163,587
165,322
167,791
166,676

32,224
35,395
38,514
38,619

120,941
127,979
134,759
137,270

697,278
770,129
839,949
848,551

82,842
89,915
95,564
92,874

614,436
680,214
744,385
755,677

93,748
98,258
104,144
108,364

Percent
1996
1997
1998
1999

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.1

4.9
5.2
5.4
5.6

0.9
1.0
1.0
1.0

4.1
4.1
4.1
4.1

19.8
20.3
21.3
22.2

2.6
2.6
2.7
2.7

17.2
17.7
18.6
19.5

3.3
3.2
3.1
3.1

2000
2001
2002
2003

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

0.1
0.1
0.1
0.1

5.4
5.2
4.9
4.8

1.1
1.1
1.1
1.1

4.0
4.0
4.0
3.9

23.0
24.0
24.7
24.4

2.7
2.8
2.8
2.7

20.3
21.2
21.9
21.7

3.1
3.1
3.1
3.1
(Continued)

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Table 23.
Distribution of workers aged 50 or older, by diagnostic group, 1996–2003—Continued
Diseases of the—

Year

Blood and
bloodforming
organs

Circulatory
system

Digestive
system

Musculoskeletal Nervous
Genito- system and
system
urinary connective and sense
system
tissue
organs

Respiratory
system

Skin and
subcutaneous
tissue

Other Unknown b

Number
1996
1997
1998
1999

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2000
2001
2002
2003

4,825
5,201
5,636
5,808

448,636
457,697
470,876
477,250

39,378
42,891
47,276
49,390

41,354
44,321
47,688
48,007

842,904
908,471
984,518
1,035,502

263,502
283,841
305,116
311,095

139,336
142,911
148,500
151,968

6,866
7,174
7,586
7,675

69,162
69,130
5,387
5,880

62,056
39,356
94,925
88,805

Percent
1996
1997
1998
1999

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2

17.4
16.8
16.1
15.4

1.2
1.2
1.2
1.3

1.2
1.2
1.3
1.3

25.9
26.6
26.9
27.3

8.2
8.3
8.5
8.6

5.1
5.0
4.9
4.7

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2

1.9
2.0
2.2
2.3

5.6
4.5
3.5
2.7

2000
2001
2002
2003

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2

14.8
14.3
13.8
13.7

1.3
1.3
1.4
1.4

1.4
1.4
1.4
1.4

27.8
28.4
28.9
29.7

8.7
8.9
9.0
8.9

4.6
4.5
4.4
4.4

0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2

2.3
2.2
0.2
0.2

2.0
1.2
2.8
2.5

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, 100 percent 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 Unknown.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.

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Table 24.
Distribution, by diagnostic group and age, December 2003
Diagnostic group

Total

Under 30

30–39

40–49

50–59

60–FRA

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

5,868,541

182,070

587,034

1,435,681

2,275,703

1,388,053

9,750

1,368

1,960

2,368

2,605

1,449

242,517
106,767
260,572

2,850
1,840
10,825

15,538
19,728
33,696

50,034
42,808
71,113

107,682
31,983
91,515

66,413
10,408
53,423

298,500
1,662,590
160,986

34,669
81,380
4,199

67,111
239,938
11,289

94,640
526,190
32,638

77,018
600,444
66,371

25,062
214,638
46,489

14,711
579,778
87,721
98,491

1,886
3,244
1,807
4,548

2,784
16,246
7,548
14,946

3,843
70,595
25,367
27,649

4,139
249,207
36,653
35,528

2,059
240,486
16,346
15,820

1,430,357
565,244
185,834
14,133
10,705
139,885

7,597
21,042
1,222
388
419
2,786

68,466
68,663
5,584
1,590
1,176
10,771

279,243
146,155
23,190
3,988
2,901
32,959

614,356
213,251
77,401
5,445
4,140
57,965

460,695
116,133
78,437
2,722
2,069
35,404

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

0.8

0.3

0.2

0.1

0.1

4.1
1.8
4.4

1.6
1.0
5.9

2.6
3.4
5.7

3.5
3.0
5.0

4.7
1.4
4.0

4.8
0.7
3.8

5.1
28.3
2.7

19.0
44.7
2.3

11.4
40.9
1.9

6.6
36.7
2.3

3.4
26.4
2.9

1.8
15.5
3.3

0.3
9.9
1.5
1.7

1.0
1.8
1.0
2.5

0.5
2.8
1.3
2.5

0.3
4.9
1.8
1.9

0.2
11.0
1.6
1.6

0.1
17.3
1.2
1.1

24.4
9.6
3.2
0.2
0.2
2.4

4.2
11.6
0.7
0.2
0.2
1.5

11.7
11.7
1.0
0.3
0.2
1.8

19.5
10.2
1.6
0.3
0.2
2.3

27.0
9.4
3.4
0.2
0.2
2.5

33.2
8.4
5.7
0.2
0.1
2.6

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
NOTE: FRA = full retirement age.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.

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Disabled Workers
Table 25.
Distribution of workers with a secondary benefit (dual entitlement), by worker's smaller
primary insurance amount and sex, December 2003
Total

Men

Women

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

187,451

100.0

43,441

100.0

144,010

100.0

Less than 300.00
300.00–399.90
400.00–499.90

30,021
28,083
29,904

16.0
15.0
16.0

9,874
9,938
8,603

22.7
22.9
19.8

20,147
18,145
21,301

14.0
12.6
14.8

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

39,098
25,421
15,205
8,895
5,084

20.9
13.6
8.1
4.7
2.7

8,275
3,442
1,436
802
411

19.0
7.9
3.3
1.8
0.9

30,823
21,979
13,769
8,093
4,673

21.4
15.3
9.6
5.6
3.2

2,736
3,004

1.5
1.6

259
401

0.6
0.9

2,477
2,603

1.7
1.8

Primary insurance amount (dollars)
All disabled workers

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

524.10

441.90

548.90

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.

76 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003

Disabled Workers
Table 26.
Distribution of workers with a secondary benefit (dual entitlement), by type of secondary benefit
and sex, December 2003
Total
Type of secondary benefit
All disabled workers

a

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

Men

Women

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

187,451

100.0

43,441

100.0

144,010

100.0

21,088
25,121
73,667
1,976
65,598

11.2
13.4
39.3
1.1
35.0

147
664
2,198
73
40,359

0.3
1.5
5.1
0.2
92.9

20,941
24,457
71,469
1,903
25,239

14.5
17.0
49.6
1.3
17.5

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
a. Includes a few individuals who are receiving parents benefits.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.

Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003 ♦ 77

Disabled Workers
Table 27.
Number, by sex, state or other area, and age, December 2003
State or area

Total

Under 25

25–34

35–44

45–54

55–FRA

All disabled workers
All areas

a

5,868,541

56,750

341,105

983,654

1,840,126

2,646,906

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

148,715
8,719
106,001
91,584
500,805

989
140
1,144
676
4,027

8,067
651
6,706
4,882
27,051

24,196
1,637
17,673
14,069
85,094

48,477
2,785
33,312
28,350
160,190

66,986
3,506
47,166
43,607
224,443

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

66,080
60,506
17,778
8,963
360,386

711
732
162
107
2,980

3,711
3,908
1,006
537
18,385

11,442
11,727
3,389
1,743
59,344

22,390
18,166
5,624
3,079
111,243

27,826
25,973
7,597
3,497
168,434

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

179,753
16,744
25,519
202,250
127,447

1,374
84
382
2,833
1,570

9,374
954
1,910
13,824
8,738

28,688
2,862
4,154
35,290
22,197

56,779
5,437
7,638
62,629
39,894

83,538
7,407
11,435
87,674
55,048

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

53,793
47,741
145,116
103,784
41,733

844
660
1,151
857
564

4,153
3,227
8,449
5,543
3,060

9,364
8,474
24,293
16,971
8,288

16,612
15,092
46,415
33,714
12,915

22,820
20,288
64,808
46,699
16,906

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

80,733
138,588
215,789
80,252
97,461

778
2,044
2,672
1,682
686

4,757
10,162
13,772
6,558
5,622

14,981
28,476
35,028
14,798
15,963

25,438
42,996
69,234
24,844
31,639

34,779
54,910
95,083
32,370
43,551

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

143,681
18,983
29,638
40,414
28,510

1,416
207
459
343
488

8,667
995
2,168
2,062
2,167

24,725
2,945
5,233
6,269
5,936

45,015
5,904
9,063
12,042
8,729

63,858
8,932
12,715
19,698
11,190

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

140,617
38,332
371,648
225,926
10,073

1,066
381
2,474
1,676
145

7,512
2,216
19,061
11,727
738

24,718
6,224
64,503
35,510
1,636

41,904
12,188
113,403
69,999
3,073

65,417
17,323
172,207
107,014
4,481

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

218,386
78,407
67,580
259,516
26,447

3,306
708
574
3,007
322

15,833
4,096
4,062
16,129
1,587

36,829
11,916
10,251
44,920
4,807

67,839
23,885
20,930
80,242
8,353

94,579
37,802
31,763
115,218
11,378

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

118,734
13,250
164,127
324,308
25,583

767
220
1,164
2,989
378

5,680
899
9,132
18,203
2,237

17,942
2,241
26,995
52,676
4,570

37,454
4,145
51,431
102,828
7,750

56,891
5,745
75,405
147,612
10,648
(Continued)

78 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003

Disabled Workers
Table 27.
Number, by sex, state or other area, and age, December 2003—Continued
Total

State or area

Under 25

25–34

35–44

45–54

55–FRA

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

14,246
147,946
108,082
72,182
98,234
8,685

241
1,277
1,086
363
1,624
109

1,033
8,278
6,957
3,373
7,406
531

2,707
24,993
18,017
10,093
17,324
1,403

4,356
46,617
34,035
23,381
30,557
2,709

5,909
66,781
47,987
34,972
41,323
3,933

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

1,035
965
168
132,648
1,446

b
5
b
81
8

b
71
b
2,939
59

85
168
42
16,432
198

296
301
54
43,144
402

641
420
48
70,052
779

12,259

9

208

1,124

3,130

7,788

Foreign countries

Men
All areas

a

3,221,316

33,489

185,453

536,460

999,622

1,466,292

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

80,620
4,931
56,957
51,033
272,692

606
87
684
414
2,418

4,378
384
3,515
2,652
15,345

12,923
903
9,377
7,758
47,931

25,921
1,530
17,510
15,765
86,094

36,792
2,027
25,871
24,444
120,904

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

35,131
32,226
8,965
4,927
198,157

454
450
79
64
1,718

2,042
2,112
509
291
10,174

6,045
6,160
1,707
1,034
32,792

11,797
9,539
2,784
1,757
60,299

14,793
13,965
3,886
1,781
93,174

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

95,570
10,052
14,583
109,974
68,247

854
48
225
1,627
897

5,166
559
1,070
7,459
4,603

15,633
1,792
2,331
19,092
11,748

29,806
3,251
4,175
33,684
21,118

44,111
4,402
6,782
48,112
29,881

29,238
25,019
86,308
66,249
23,947

523
392
685
535
316

2,238
1,675
4,736
3,287
1,658

4,971
4,348
14,048
10,751
4,661

9,022
7,826
27,803
21,609
7,370

12,484
10,778
39,036
30,067
9,942

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

42,571
73,214
117,021
43,413
53,245

473
1,127
1,516
970
437

2,560
5,006
7,315
3,398
3,019

8,026
14,855
18,938
7,683
8,592

13,093
22,901
37,318
13,168
17,241

18,419
29,325
51,934
18,194
23,956

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

77,521
11,109
15,480
21,494
14,465

813
123
265
193
258

4,727
559
1,129
1,075
1,035

13,425
1,664
2,581
3,239
2,868

23,991
3,416
4,631
6,239
4,365

34,565
5,347
6,874
10,748
5,939

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

(Continued)

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Disabled Workers
Table 27.
Number, by sex, state or other area, and age, December 2003—Continued
Total

State or area

Under 25

25–34

35–44

45–54

55–FRA

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

72,883
23,067
203,299
116,356
5,778

618
241
1,489
1,055
94

3,907
1,305
10,395
6,350
422

12,559
3,709
35,186
18,435
887

21,382
7,249
61,933
35,464
1,739

34,417
10,563
94,296
55,052
2,636

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

122,716
43,421
37,974
143,213
13,904

1,878
427
367
1,717
182

8,641
2,354
2,351
8,391
818

20,276
6,739
5,699
24,205
2,516

37,802
13,071
11,427
43,867
4,411

54,119
20,830
18,130
65,033
5,977

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

61,782
7,334
87,461
183,411
13,925

463
135
701
1,782
232

3,055
479
4,804
10,188
1,194

9,275
1,136
14,020
29,935
2,495

19,168
2,305
27,072
57,271
4,134

29,821
3,279
40,864
84,235
5,870

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

7,983
80,439
59,614
48,371
53,044
4,943

147
770
651
219
929
60

543
4,384
3,947
2,045
3,753
297

1,501
13,281
9,936
6,435
9,026
808

2,367
25,187
18,371
15,642
16,224
1,509

3,425
36,817
26,709
24,030
23,112
2,269

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

609
614
117
74,887
824

0
b
b
63
b

b
b
b
1,907
b

b
b
33
9,381
122

168
198
30
24,025
212

372
260
37
39,511
447

8,843

b

b

764

2,323

5,627

Foreign countries

Women
All areas

a

2,647,225

23,261

155,652

447,194

840,504

1,180,614

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

68,095
3,788
49,044
40,551
228,113

383
53
460
262
1,609

3,689
267
3,191
2,230
11,706

11,273
734
8,296
6,311
37,163

22,556
1,255
15,802
12,585
74,096

30,194
1,479
21,295
19,163
103,539

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

30,949
28,280
8,813
4,036
162,229

257
282
83
43
1,262

1,669
1,796
497
246
8,211

5,397
5,567
1,682
709
26,552

10,593
8,627
2,840
1,322
50,944

13,033
12,008
3,711
1,716
75,260

84,183
6,692
10,936
92,276
59,200

520
36
157
1,206
673

4,208
395
840
6,365
4,135

13,055
1,070
1,823
16,198
10,449

26,973
2,186
3,463
28,945
18,776

39,427
3,005
4,653
39,562
25,167

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

(Continued)

80 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003

Disabled Workers
Table 27.
Number, by sex, state or other area, and age, December 2003—Continued
State or area

Total

Under 25

25–34

35–44

45–54

55–FRA

Women (cont.)
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

24,555
22,722
58,808
37,535
17,786

321
268
466
322
248

1,915
1,552
3,713
2,256
1,402

4,393
4,126
10,245
6,220
3,627

7,590
7,266
18,612
12,105
5,545

10,336
9,510
25,772
16,632
6,964

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

38,162
65,374
98,768
36,839
44,216

305
917
1,156
712
249

2,197
5,156
6,457
3,160
2,603

6,955
13,621
16,090
7,115
7,371

12,345
20,095
31,916
11,676
14,398

16,360
25,585
43,149
14,176
19,595

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

66,160
7,874
14,158
18,920
14,045

603
84
194
150
230

3,940
436
1,039
987
1,132

11,300
1,281
2,652
3,030
3,068

21,024
2,488
4,432
5,803
4,364

29,293
3,585
5,841
8,950
5,251

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

67,734
15,265
168,349
109,570
4,295

448
140
985
621
51

3,605
911
8,666
5,377
316

12,159
2,515
29,317
17,075
749

20,522
4,939
51,470
34,535
1,334

31,000
6,760
77,911
51,962
1,845

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

95,670
34,986
29,606
116,303
12,543

1,428
281
207
1,290
140

7,192
1,742
1,711
7,738
769

16,553
5,177
4,552
20,715
2,291

30,037
10,814
9,503
36,375
3,942

40,460
16,972
13,633
50,185
5,401

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

56,952
5,916
76,666
140,897
11,658

304
85
463
1,207
146

2,625
420
4,328
8,015
1,043

8,667
1,105
12,975
22,741
2,075

18,286
1,840
24,359
45,557
3,616

27,070
2,466
34,541
63,377
4,778

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

6,263
67,507
48,468
23,811
45,190
3,742

94
507
435
144
695
49

490
3,894
3,010
1,328
3,653
234

1,206
11,712
8,081
3,658
8,298
595

1,989
21,430
15,664
7,739
14,333
1,200

2,484
29,964
21,278
10,942
18,211
1,664

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

426
351
51
57,761
622

b
b
0
18
b

b
b
7
1,032
b

b
b
9
7,051
76

128
103
24
19,119
190

269
160
11
30,541
332

3,416

b

b

360

807

2,161

Foreign countries

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file.
NOTE: FRA = full retirement age.
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.

Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003 ♦ 81

Disabled-Worker Families
Table 28.
Number and average monthly family benefit, by selected family composition,
December 1960–2003
Worker, spouse, and—

Worker only
Year

All

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
-1,969
1,961
1,993

1,257
-1,208
1,215
1,241

804
-760
746
752

154
-124
85
83

228
-163
143
140

80
-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
2003

4,080
4,260
4,487
4,769

2,191
2,289
2,392
2,525

1,890
1,970
2,095
2,244

45
68
64
57

65
92
86
82

50
57
56
60
(Continued)

82 ♦ Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003

Disabled-Worker Families
Table 28.
Number and average monthly family benefit, by selected family composition,
December 1960–2003—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
-424.40
439.40
454.00

396.20
-474.20
490.90
507.60

291.70
-344.70
355.40
365.70

727.00
-847.40
867.90
881.50

746.10
-858.20
881.80
885.50

573.00
-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
2003

773.60
807.40
827.30
854.80

880.70
914.40
935.80
965.90

649.40
683.10
703.50
729.70

1,394.20
1,413.50
1,445.10
1,495.80

1,274.30
1,298.50
1,331.70
1,373.30

1,355.50
1,393.50
1,431.50
1,486.80

SOURCES: Social Security Administration. For years before 2001, Annual Statistical Supplement to the Social Security Bulletin , based on
the Master Beneficiary Record (for 1960–1984, various sampling rates; for 1985–2000, 10 percent sample); beginning with 2001,
Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
NOTES: A family means beneficiaries entitled on one worker’s account.
Data include beneficiaries whose benefits are being withheld.
-- = not available.
a. Spouse’s entitlement based on age.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.

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Disabled-Worker Families
Table 29.
Number, average primary insurance amount, and average monthly family benefit, by family
composition, December 2003
Percentage of
Average primary Average monthly families receiving
Number of insurance amount
family benefit maximum family
beneficiaries
(dollars)
(dollars)
benefit a

Family composition

Number
of families

Worker only
Men
Women

2,524,947
2,243,737

2,524,947
2,243,737

971.72
731.08

965.90
729.70

9.5
21.2

578,747
424,571

1,483,202
1,067,913

944.46
761.39

1,345.90
1,046.90

83.2
89.7

615,342
273,784
114,192

1,230,687
821,357
499,071

874.45
865.62
830.07

1,225.60
1,225.90
1,170.80

85.4
88.0
83.9

59,632

119,521

1,211.80

1,486.80

8.3

1,846
55,529
49,202
32,822

5,893
166,667
196,874
181,216

1,109.02
987.57
949.21
905.58

1,761.90
1,488.60
1,409.40
1,315.50

68.0
91.4
90.2
82.6

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, 100 percent data.
NOTES: A family means beneficiaries entitled on one worker’s account.
Data include 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.

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Disabled-Worker Families
Table 30.
Distribution, by family composition and age of worker, December 2003
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 b

4,768,684

149,198

135,528

209,383

378,213

607,238

862,412 1,150,988 1,275,724

61,478
137,553

0
2,728

5
8,182

13
18,048

73
28,132

342
28,594

1,624
23,029

8,052
17,259

51,369
11,581

615,342
273,784
114,192

21,457
10,976
5,009

35,397
28,467
16,971

69,251
57,451
30,564

123,297
71,581
29,345

135,781
52,701
16,920

108,104
28,781
8,262

74,954
15,632
4,630

47,101
8,195
2,491

1,704,484

121,709

130,321

215,128

302,497

290,109

240,619

213,378

190,723

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 b

100.0

3.1

2.8

4.4

7.9

12.7

18.1

24.1

26.8

100.0
100.0

0
2.0

c
5.9

c
13.1

0.1
20.5

0.6
20.8

2.6
16.7

13.1
12.5

83.6
8.4

100.0
100.0
100.0

3.5
4.0
4.4

5.8
10.4
14.9

11.3
21.0
26.8

20.0
26.1
25.7

22.1
19.2
14.8

17.6
10.5
7.2

12.2
5.7
4.1

7.7
3.0
2.2

28.5

64.3

58.0

55.9

48.0

34.5

23.3

16.8

13.7

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
NOTES: A family means beneficiaries entitled on one worker’s account.
Data include beneficiaries whose benefits are being withheld.
FRA = full retirement age.
a. Includes spouses aged 62 or older with children.
b. Includes families and worker-only beneficiaries for whom the primary insurance amount is equal to the family maximum amount.
c. Less than 0.05 percent.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.

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