Awards to All Disabled Beneficiaries

Table 37.
Distribution, by sex and diagnostic group, 2005
Total
Diagnostic group

Number

Workers
Percent

Number

Widow(er)s
Percent

Number

Adult children

Percent

Number

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

909,681

100.0

821,207

100.0

29,576

100.0

58,898

2,473

0.3

1,214

0.1

39

0.1

1,220

29,389
10,967
33,022

3.2
1.2
3.6

26,969
10,534
31,019

3.3
1.3
3.8

1,996
258
714

6.7
0.9
2.4

424
175
1,289

49,267
201,109
84,839

5.4
22.1
9.3

21,165
177,384
83,303

2.6
21.6
10.1

1,077
6,802
1,180

3.6
23.0
4.0

27,025
16,923
356

2,860
92,548
19,639
18,999

0.3
10.2
2.2
2.1

2,501
89,247
19,094
18,317

0.3
10.9
2.3
2.2

53
2,908
442
375

0.2
9.8
1.5
1.3

306
393
103
307

236,689
76,189
35,773
1,894
2,224
11,800

26.0
8.4
3.9
0.2
0.2
1.3

226,914
66,712
33,998
1,783
1,989
9,064

27.6
8.1
4.1
0.2
0.2
1.1

9,034
2,107
1,622
69
38
862

30.5
7.1
5.5
0.2
0.1
2.9

741
7,370
153
42
197
1,874

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

475,786

100.0

440,008

100.0

1,679

100.0

34,099

1,254

0.3

631

0.1

a

a

a

14,635
7,585
21,420

3.1
1.6
4.5

14,343
7,456
20,459

3.3
1.7
4.6

86
28
65

5.1
1.7
3.9

206
101
896

27,919
95,867
43,885

5.9
20.1
9.2

12,895
84,678
43,614

2.9
19.2
9.9

62
334
59

3.7
19.9
3.5

14,962
10,855
212

1,310
61,551
11,892
11,284

0.3
12.9
2.5
2.4

1,147
61,087
11,798
11,081

0.3
13.9
2.7
2.5

a
258
41
34

a
15.4
2.4
2.0

a
206
53
169

114,172
37,926
17,683
861
1,005
5,537

24.0
8.0
3.7
0.2
0.2
1.2

113,391
33,746
17,538
843
885
4,416

25.8
7.7
4.0
0.2
0.2
1.0

462
116
75
a
a
50

27.5
6.9
4.5
a
a
3.0

319
4,064
70
a
a
1,071

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

433,895

100.0

381,199

100.0

27,897

100.0

24,799

1,219

0.3

583

0.2

a

a

a

14,754
3,382
11,602

3.4
0.8
2.7

12,626
3,078
10,560

3.3
0.8
2.8

1,910
230
649

6.8
0.8
2.3

218
74
393

21,348
105,242
40,954

4.9
24.3
9.4

8,270
92,706
39,689

2.2
24.3
10.4

1,015
6,468
1,121

3.6
23.2
4.0

12,063
6,068
144

1,550
30,997
7,747
7,715

0.4
7.1
1.8
1.8

1,354
28,160
7,296
7,236

0.4
7.4
1.9
1.9

a
2,650
401
341

a
9.5
1.4
1.2

a
187
50
138

122,517
38,263
18,090
1,033
1,219
6,263

28.2
8.8
4.2
0.2
0.3
1.4

113,523
32,966
16,460
940
1,104
4,648

29.8
8.6
4.3
0.2
0.3
1.2

8,572
1,991
1,547
a
a
812

30.7
7.1
5.5
a
a
2.9

422
3,306
83
a
a
803

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Annual Award and Termination Transaction file, 100 percent data.
NOTES: Data exclude expedited reinstatement cases.
Effective 2001, the Social Security Administration initiated a special review of 130,000 Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients who are
potentially eligible for Social Security disability benefits because of earnings while receiving SSI. Many of these claims awarded since 2001 were
for individuals under the age of 35 who were diagnosed with a mental disorder.
a. Data not shown to avoid disclosure of information for particular individuals.
CONTACT: Glenda Carter (410) 965-7794 or di.asr@ssa.gov.

File available from:
Social Security Administration, Office of Policy
Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2005
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/di_asr/2005/

Disabled Beneficiaries

Adult children
Percent

100.0
2.1
0.7
0.3
2.2
45.9
28.7
0.6
0.5
0.7
0.2
0.5
1.3
12.5
0.3
0.1
0.3
3.2

100.0
a
0.6
0.3
2.6
43.9
31.8
0.6
a
0.6
0.2
0.5
0.9
11.9
0.2
a
a
3.1

100.0
a
0.9
0.3
1.6
48.6
24.5
0.6
a
0.8
0.2
0.6
1.7
13.3
0.3
a
a
3.2

(SSI) recipients who are
s awarded since 2001 were

Awards to All Disabled Beneficiaries
Table 38.
Distribution and average monthly benefit, by state or other area, 2005
Workers

Widow(er)s

Adult children

Number

Percent

Average
monthly
benefit a
(dollars)

821,207

100.0

1,001.50

29,576

100.0

609.70

58,898

100.0

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

21,396
1,330
14,732
13,260
76,443

2.6
0.2
1.8
1.6
9.3

984.20
1,001.30
1,022.00
943.00
945.70

993
31
417
578
2,183

3.4
0.1
1.4
2.0
7.4

570.20
713.80
629.70
569.10
660.30

1,265
80
907
832
5,364

2.1
0.1
1.5
1.4
9.1

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

8,786
7,741
2,625
1,308
46,783

1.1
0.9
0.3
0.2
5.7

1,033.90
1,074.50
1,063.40
874.50
1,006.50

212
222
76
29
1,620

0.7
0.8
0.3
0.1
5.5

626.40
640.30
605.00
615.20
584.50

525
627
131
89
2,784

0.9
1.1
0.2
0.2
4.7

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

22,184
2,470
3,761
28,712
17,974

2.7
0.3
0.5
3.5
2.2

1,008.60
1,023.60
955.10
1,049.50
1,035.10

1,008
83
110
972
611

3.4
0.3
0.4
3.3
2.1

548.00
657.90
641.20
644.80
630.10

1,456
211
298
2,220
1,441

2.5
0.4
0.5
3.8
2.4

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

7,193
6,720
17,062
15,300
4,899

0.9
0.8
2.1
1.9
0.6

983.20
1,017.50
972.50
952.90
945.50

228
208
862
806
152

0.8
0.7
2.9
2.7
0.5

569.90
601.00
624.00
643.90
628.60

766
571
1,216
1,380
390

1.3
1.0
2.1
2.3
0.7

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

13,089
18,779
30,370
11,228
12,309

1.6
2.3
3.7
1.4
1.5

1,038.90
1,000.10
1,063.80
1,014.70
945.60

355
483
1,055
236
664

1.2
1.6
3.6
0.8
2.2

610.70
635.80
681.80
604.20
566.70

722
1,584
2,350
997
934

1.2
2.7
4.0
1.7
1.6

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

19,541
2,279
4,162
5,286
4,487

2.4
0.3
0.5
0.6
0.5

986.20
963.80
972.20
1,060.40
997.30

798
80
120
174
89

2.7
0.3
0.4
0.6
0.3

552.50
652.30
567.80
629.00
641.80

1,546
201
416
242
291

2.6
0.3
0.7
0.4
0.5

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

21,386
6,483
52,579
28,220
1,313

2.6
0.8
6.4
3.4
0.2

1,121.60
915.90
1,058.20
1,008.20
925.90

628
189
1,609
1,142
35

2.1
0.6
5.4
3.9
0.1

652.40
644.20
626.20
517.90
521.20

1,621
374
3,988
1,950
128

2.8
0.6
6.8
3.3
0.2

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

30,806
12,815
8,929
38,647
3,469

3.8
1.6
1.1
4.7
0.4

983.80
957.50
1,020.50
1,009.40
962.80

1,226
510
301
1,354
113

4.1
1.7
1.0
4.6
0.4

665.70
582.20
627.50
640.90
594.90

2,383
884
640
2,814
299

4.0
1.5
1.1
4.8
0.5

State or area
All areas

Number

Percent

Average
monthly
benefit a
(dollars)

Number

Percent

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

14,591
1,622
20,623
57,658
4,356

1.8
0.2
2.5
7.0
0.5

1,015.40
922.10
988.80
968.20
1,001.40

684
50
1,071
2,178
123

2.3
0.2
3.6
7.4
0.4

530.60
537.50
545.20
610.90
627.40

926
168
1,289
3,294
347

1.6
0.3
2.2
5.6
0.6

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

1,949
21,726
16,924
8,498
13,645
1,191

0.2
2.6
2.1
1.0
1.7
0.1

927.80
1,018.70
1,034.00
1,015.20
1,036.60
980.60

53
806
497
510
349
32

0.2
2.7
1.7
1.7
1.2
0.1

528.70
607.70
681.60
675.30
582.40
694.30

161
1,340
1,183
608
1,407
86

0.3
2.3
2.0
1.0
2.4
0.1

Outlying areas
Puerto Rico
Other b

10,053
1,515

1.2
0.2

869.00
799.30

533
128

1.8
0.4

516.40
558.10

928
244

1.6
0.4

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Annual Award and Termination Transaction file, 100 percent data.
NOTE: Data exclude expedited reinstatement cases.
a. Benefits awarded before the December cost-of-living increase are converted to the December rates before averages are computed.
b. Includes American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Virgin Islands, and foreign countries.
CONTACT: Glenda Carter (410) 965-7794 or di.asr@ssa.gov.

File available from:
Social Security Administration, Office of Policy
Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2005
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/di_asr/2005/

Disabled Beneficiaries

Adult children
Average
monthly
benefit a
(dollars)
442.40
415.90
438.20
454.80
387.00
469.40
456.00
450.00
561.20
411.90
450.20
437.20
453.70
449.80
460.40
440.70
380.20
395.80
419.80
429.00
378.90
514.80
418.60
491.60
413.50
386.70
385.00
412.80
377.30
504.60
439.40
487.60
405.10
466.40
421.20
389.50
449.20
440.60
474.20
456.50
385.70

ges are computed.

459.70
348.10
431.40
443.30
437.50
416.30
457.90
478.10
429.00
419.90
393.30
336.90
345.00