Disabled Beneficiaries and Nondisabled Dependents

Table 1.
Number, selected years 1960–2006
Workers and nondisabled dependents
Children
Spouses under age 18

Adult children of—

Students
aged 18–19

Widow(er)s

Disabled
workers

Retired
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

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

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

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

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

2000
2001
2002
2003
2004

7,550,930
7,790,038
8,109,332
8,490,007
8,854,343

5,035,840
5,268,039
5,539,597
5,868,541
6,197,385

164,850
156,978
151,626
150,889
152,995

1,381,500
1,385,374
1,422,296
1,461,635
1,486,422

35,000
38,839
43,916
46,769
47,551

200,130
204,255
207,365
209,360
210,736

58,090
57,920
59,460
62,450
64,739

191,950
191,817
192,087
191,704
191,274

2005
2006

9,224,458
9,536,997

6,519,001
6,806,918

156,552
153,456

1,516,519
1,530,254

47,982
49,595

215,866
220,178

68,705
71,878

191,872
192,122

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.

File available from:
U.S. Social Security Administration, Office of Policy
Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2006
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/di_asr/2006/

ndisabled Dependents

Adult children of—
Deceased
workers
47,267
102,287
154,921
219,340
276,739
286,724
297,917
309,699
322,541
335,753
348,647
360,220
371,890
381,760
392,000
402,920
416,240
428,690
440,080
449,970
457,520
464,990
472,530
479,070
483,570
486,816
492,985
498,659
503,241
507,961
512,596

urity Bulletin, based on the
Master Beneficiary Record file,

Disabled Beneficiaries and Nondisabled Dependents
Table 2.
Average monthly benefit, by basis of entitlement, age, and sex, December 2006
Total
Basis of entitlement and age

Number

Male

Average monthly
benefit (dollars)

Number

Female

Average monthly
benefit (dollars)

Number

Workers
Total
Under 25
25–29
30–34
35–39
40–44
45–49
50–54
55–59
60–64
65–FRA

6,806,918

977.70

3,643,121

1,097.40

3,163,797

51,087
152,645
222,689
371,383
612,792
907,840
1,176,131
1,516,025
1,603,734
192,592

523.20
639.70
724.80
795.80
852.20
916.10
986.50
1,057.30
1,090.10
1,082.80

30,025
84,002
115,225
193,448
322,473
481,243
619,124
814,662
875,885
107,034

532.60
653.30
745.80
824.90
897.10
987.60
1,094.20
1,206.10
1,278.90
1,279.00

21,062
68,643
107,464
177,935
290,319
426,597
557,007
701,363
727,849
85,558

Spouses of disabled workers
Total

153,456

257.80

4,900

208.30

148,556

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

82,932
5,342
9,455
15,945
19,006
16,339
9,790
7,055

203.90
134.50
144.80
164.80
198.70
229.60
259.10
302.20

1,750
41
129
246
416
371
297
250

163.00
121.30
128.60
138.50
142.10
171.80
179.40
214.10

81,182
5,301
9,326
15,699
18,590
15,968
9,493
6,805

Entitlement based on age
62–64
65 or older

70,524
40,641
29,883

321.10
307.90
339.10

3,150
804
2,346

233.40
182.80
250.70

67,374
39,837
27,537

Children of disabled workers
Total

1,651,727

290.40

857,286

291.70

794,441

1,530,254
119,471
320,089
576,887
513,807

281.20
229.30
238.20
271.30
331.30

787,550
60,959
163,356
296,492
266,743

281.30
228.70
237.40
271.40
331.30

742,704
58,512
156,733
280,395
247,064

Students aged 18–19

49,595

400.50

28,544

406.70

21,051

Disabled aged 18 or older

71,878

410.10

41,192

409.50

30,686

Under age 18
Under 5
5–9
10–14
15–17

Widow(er)s
Total
50–54
55–59
60–64
65–FRA

220,178

630.70

8,115

455.00

212,063

28,571
79,169
106,575
5,863

630.20
634.60
628.40
621.10

1,334
3,482
3,185
114

451.30
450.70
461.40
451.60

27,237
75,687
103,390
5,749

Adult children
Total

776,596

642.40

424,184

640.20

352,412

Children of—
Disabled workers
Retired workers
Deceased workers

71,878
192,122
512,596

410.10
554.40
708.00

41,192
106,540
276,452

409.50
552.00
708.60

30,686
85,582
236,144

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

79,171
65,483
69,143
85,162
107,121
107,277
86,403
63,110
44,066
69,660

541.00
589.80
620.60
649.60
664.40
677.40
686.60
687.90
677.80
613.90

46,161
37,050
38,941
47,713
60,517
59,997
47,208
33,155
22,202
31,240

541.80
591.70
619.10
646.70
662.50
675.70
683.90
685.50
670.60
612.40

33,010
28,433
30,202
37,449
46,604
47,280
39,195
29,955
21,864
38,420

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:
U.S. Social Security Administration, Office of Policy
Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2006
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/di_asr/2006/

nd Nondisabled Dependents

Female
Average monthly
benefit (dollars)

839.80
509.70
623.10
702.30
764.20
802.40
835.30
866.70
884.40
862.90
837.20

259.40
204.80
134.60
145.10
165.30
199.90
230.90
261.60
305.40
325.20
310.40
346.70

289.10
281.20
230.00
239.00
271.20
331.30
392.00
410.90

637.40
638.90
643.00
633.60
624.50

rd file, 100 percent data.

645.00
410.90
557.40
707.20
539.70
587.30
622.60
653.20
666.70
679.70
689.90
690.50
685.20
615.00