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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

60–64

22.4
22.4
22.4
22.3
22.3
22.4
22.7
23.7

44.9
33.3
33.7
33.0
33.1
-35.5
35.0
34.2
32.9
31.5
30.8
29.9
28.8
27.5
26.4
25.0
23.9
23.4
23.2
22.9
23.0
23.0
22.9
22.8
23.0
23.2
24.1

37.2
34.3
35.3
34.5
35.0
-37.0
36.8
36.0

34.6
32.9
31.7
30.5
29.2
27.9
26.5
25.0
23.5
22.8
22.2
21.7
21.5
21.5
21.4
21.6
21.7
22.1
23.0

or 1960–1995 data; data
for 1996–2000 data;

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

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

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

Men

Women

Number

Average
PIA
(dollars)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
PIA
(dollars)

861.60

3,221,316

974.80

965.90

2,647,225

735.90

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

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

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.

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Disabled Workers

ex,
Women
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
734.60
458.00
554.50
630.10
686.10
720.90
750.00
769.20
763.40
735.50

0 percent data.

led. This results in the

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

Year

Total

Congenital
anomalies

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

Mental disorders
Injuries

Total

Retardation

Other

Neoplasms

Blood and
bloodforming
organs

Circulatory
system

Digestive
system

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

Respiratory
system

Skin and
subcutaneous
tissue

Other

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Percent

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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Disabled Workers

Unknown b

204,769
167,068
130,169
105,701
82,651
50,536
142,104
139,885

4.7
3.7
2.8
2.2
1.6
1.0
2.6
2.4

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

Year

Total

Congenital
anomalies

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

Mental disorders
Injuries

Total

Retardation

Other

Neoplasms

Blood and
bloodforming
organs

Circulatory
system

Digestive
system

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

Respiratory
system

Skin and
subcutaneous
tissue

Other

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Percent

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.

File available from:
Social Security Administration, Office of Policy
Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/di_asr/2003/

Disabled Workers

Unknown b

65,395
49,844
33,699
27,572
20,595
11,180
47,179
46,516

3.4
2.6
1.7
1.4
1.0
0.5
2.2
2.1

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

Year

Total

Congenital
anomalies

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

Mental disorders
Injuries

Total

Retardation

Other

Neoplasms

Blood and
bloodforming
organs

Circulatory
system

Digestive
system

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

Respiratory
system

Skin and
subcutaneous
tissue

Other

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Percent

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.

File available from:
Social Security Administration, Office of Policy
Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/di_asr/2003/

Disabled Workers

Unknown b

139,374
117,224
96,470
78,129
62,056
39,356
94,925
88,805

5.6
4.5
3.5
2.7
2.0
1.2
2.8
2.5

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

Total

Under 30

30–39

40–49

50–59

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

9,750

1,368

1,960

2,368

2,605

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

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

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

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

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

0.2

0.8

0.3

0.2

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

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

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

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

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.

File available from:
Social Security Administration, Office of Policy
Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/di_asr/2003/

Disabled Workers

, 100 percent data.

60–FRA

1,388,053
1,449
66,413
10,408
53,423
25,062
214,638
46,489
2,059
240,486
16,346
15,820
460,695
116,133
78,437
2,722
2,069
35,404

100.0
0.1
4.8
0.7
3.8
1.8
15.5
3.3
0.1
17.3
1.2
1.1
33.2
8.4
5.7
0.2
0.1
2.6

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
Primary insurance amount (dollars)

Men

Women

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

187,451

100.0

43,441

100.0

144,010

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

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

2,736
3,004

1.5
1.6

259
401

0.6
0.9

2,477
2,603

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.

File available from:
Social Security Administration, Office of Policy
Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/di_asr/2003/

Disabled Workers

ller
Women
Percent
100.0
14.0
12.6
14.8
21.4
15.3
9.6
5.6
3.2
1.7
1.8
548.90

e, 100 percent data.

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

Men

Women

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

All disabled workers a

187,451

100.0

43,441

100.0

144,010

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

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

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.

File available from:
Social Security Administration, Office of Policy
Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/di_asr/2003/

Disabled Workers

ndary benefit
Women

e, 100 percent data.

Percent
100.0
14.5
17.0
49.6
1.3
17.5

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

All disabled workers
All areas a

5,868,541

56,750

341,105

983,654

1,840,126

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Vermont
Virginia
Washington

14,246
147,946
108,082

241
1,277
1,086

1,033
8,278
6,957

2,707
24,993
18,017

4,356
46,617
34,035

West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming
Outlying areas
American Samoa
Guam
Northern Mariana Islands
Puerto Rico
Virgin Islands
Foreign countries

72,182
98,234
8,685

363
1,624
109

3,373
7,406
531

10,093
17,324
1,403

23,381
30,557
2,709

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

12,259

9

208

1,124

3,130

Men
All areas a

3,221,316

33,489

185,453

536,460

999,622

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas

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

463
135
701
1,782

3,055
479
4,804
10,188

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

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

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

Utah

13,925

232

1,194

2,495

4,134

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

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

8,843

b

b

764

2,323

Foreign countries

Women
All areas

2,647,225

23,261

155,652

447,194

840,504

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

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

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

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

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

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

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

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

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

a

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

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

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

3,416

b

b

360

807

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.

File available from:
Social Security Administration, Office of Policy
Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2003
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/di_asr/2003/

Disabled Workers

55–FRA

2,646,906
66,986
3,506
47,166
43,607
224,443
27,826
25,973
7,597
3,497
168,434
83,538
7,407
11,435
87,674
55,048
22,820
20,288
64,808
46,699
16,906
34,779
54,910
95,083
32,370
43,551
63,858
8,932
12,715
19,698
11,190
65,417
17,323
172,207
107,014
4,481
94,579
37,802
31,763
115,218
11,378
56,891
5,745
75,405
147,612
10,648
5,909
66,781
47,987

34,972
41,323
3,933

641
420
48
70,052
779
7,788

1,466,292
36,792
2,027
25,871
24,444
120,904
14,793
13,965
3,886
1,781
93,174
44,111
4,402
6,782
48,112
29,881
12,484
10,778
39,036
30,067
9,942
18,419
29,325
51,934
18,194
23,956
34,565
5,347
6,874
10,748
5,939
34,417
10,563
94,296
55,052
2,636
54,119
20,830
18,130
65,033
5,977
29,821
3,279
40,864
84,235

5,870
3,425
36,817
26,709
24,030
23,112
2,269

372
260
37
39,511
447
5,627

1,180,614
30,194
1,479
21,295
19,163
103,539
13,033
12,008
3,711
1,716
75,260
39,427
3,005
4,653
39,562
25,167
10,336
9,510
25,772
16,632
6,964
16,360
25,585
43,149
14,176
19,595
29,293
3,585
5,841
8,950
5,251
31,000
6,760
77,911
51,962
1,845
40,460
16,972
13,633
50,185
5,401

e.

27,070
2,466
34,541
63,377
4,778
2,484
29,964
21,278
10,942
18,211
1,664

269
160
11
30,541
332
2,161