Awards

Table 47.
All awards, by age of awardee, 1974–2003
All ages

Under 18

18–64

65 or older

24,682,560

3,001,250

14,265,430

7,415,880

3,158,410

2,620

1,305,060

1,850,730

1,329,870
927,800
674,580
643,480
566,190
517,010

66,880
62,880
45,030
50,970
47,050
45,810

491,170
508,950
403,350
375,950
323,170
292,380

771,820
355,970
226,200
216,560
195,970
178,820

1980
1981
1982
1983
1984

526,790
411,510
342,680
458,610
586,670

46,260
39,050
35,670
42,110
45,740

293,740
248,340
202,590
262,660
322,390

186,790
124,120
104,420
153,840
218,540

1985
1986
1987
1988
1989

527,800
603,580
589,440
578,370
629,460

46,590
51,020
48,480
47,560
51,520

324,070
391,600
373,320
361,070
388,120

157,140
160,960
167,640
169,740
189,820

1990
1991
1992
1993
1994

718,310
822,890
1,049,260
1,054,170
944,830

76,070
126,190
221,080
236,220
203,190

446,940
504,860
636,300
630,030
580,640

195,300
191,840
191,880
187,920
161,000

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999

893,460
797,970
673,340
739,410
757,270

177,550
144,270
116,280
135,600
139,400

571,080
526,690
461,260
489,240
493,960

144,830
127,010
95,800
114,570
123,910

2000
2001
2002
2003

747,010
770,340
818,050
824,000

144,540
156,900
169,130
179,590

483,020
502,590
533,470
537,420

119,450
110,850
115,450
106,990

Year
Total
State conversions

a

Federal applications
1974
1975
1976
1977
1978
1979

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 10 percent sample.
a. Persons who were converted in 1973 from the state Old-Age Assistance, Aid to the Blind, and Aid to the Permanently and Totally
Disabled programs to the SSI program.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.

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Table 48.
Awards for children under age 18, by selected characteristics, 1995–2003
Characteristic

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

177,550

144,270

116,280

135,600

139,400

144,540

156,900

169,130

179,590

Age
Under 5
5–12
13–17

69,210
74,600
33,740

63,440
56,670
24,160

54,490
44,290
17,500

58,770
55,960
20,870

60,070
57,500
21,830

62,500
60,170
21,870

64,860
66,980
25,060

68,020
71,910
29,200

71,010
77,510
31,070

Sex
Male
Female

113,160
64,390

90,110
54,160

71,780
44,500

85,140
50,460

87,830
51,570

90,960
53,580

98,910
57,990

108,540
60,590

116,190
63,400

Citizenship status
Citizen
Noncitizen

176,150
1,400

143,180
1,090

115,480
800

134,530
1,070

138,240
1,160

143,650
890

155,940
960

168,350
780

178,950
640

7,320

6,970

5,970

6,580

6,230

7,050

7,010

7,400

8,220

1,310

990

830

980

940

1,070

910

900

1,070

670
960
112,620
54,570
58,050
3,100

470
1,050
84,880
42,260
42,620
2,900

380
1,100
62,480
29,680
32,800
2,500

280
1,000
75,760
31,280
44,480
2,720

360
1,080
81,900
29,110
52,790
2,650

250
980
84,580
26,940
57,640
2,610

280
1,090
95,410
26,470
68,940
3,000

340
1,010
107,430
27,150
80,280
2,850

170
990
26,110
91,160
2,830

1,650
1,070
600
620

1,520
940
500
490

1,220
830
680
480

1,590
800
810
510

1,340
840
720
520

1,290
950
960
530

1,470
770
1,340
550

1,260
960
1,090
510

1,320
1,010
1,420
580

1,510

1,310

1,250

1,390

1,200

1,430

1,650

1,470

1,180

14,070
4,830

12,250
4,460

10,370
4,170

11,210
4,050

10,820
4,140

10,940
4,520

10,800
4,550

11,740
4,470

11,000
4,300

190
16,930
10,100

50
17,420
8,070

130
16,590
7,300

110
18,860
8,950

100
20,640
5,920

170
22,250
4,960

140
23,120
4,810

160
23,330
4,210

170
24,470
3,590

7,250
17,450
18,970
44,110
36,240
19,710
7,690
4,580
16,920
4,620
10

5,060
14,750
15,250
35,130
28,290
14,930
6,390
3,480
16,470
4,520
0

4,840
10,870
11,730
29,190
21,890
12,570
4,140
2,760
14,750
3,540
0

5,070
11,030
14,640
36,470
24,570
16,280
4,850
2,740
16,350
3,600
0

5,570
13,130
14,370
37,640
22,580
16,680
6,240
2,650
16,670
3,870
0

6,130
12,830
14,920
38,930
24,330
16,930
5,640
2,650
17,840
4,340
0

6,040
13,040
18,450
42,210
25,580
19,340
5,790
3,070
18,260
5,120
0

5,880
13,990
18,310
42,570
28,300
25,100
6,790
3,110
20,040
5,040
0

6,040
15,260
19,600
44,970
30,190
28,080
6,130
3,310
20,720
5,290
0

Total

Diagnostic group
Congenital anomalies
Endocrine, nutritional,
and metabolic disorders
Infectious and parasitic
diseases
Injuries
Mental disorders
Mental 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
SSA administrative region
Boston
New York
Philadelphia
Atlanta
Chicago
Dallas
Kansas City
Denver
San Francisco
Seattle
Unknown

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 10 percent sample.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.

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Table 49.
Awards for adults aged 18–64, by selected characteristics, 1995–2003
1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

571,080

526,690

461,260

489,240

493,960

483,020

502,590

533,470

537,420

Age
18–21
22–29
30–39
40–49
50–59
60–64

34,530
57,510
127,640
136,670
158,620
56,110

33,340
50,890
115,150
129,900
149,550
47,860

30,080
42,440
96,000
118,050
134,340
40,350

33,470
44,030
97,280
125,560
142,900
46,000

34,680
42,520
95,550
131,170
143,850
46,190

36,640
39,890
90,260
128,240
142,660
45,330

41,210
44,200
90,780
133,130
149,120
44,150

43,410
47,540
91,950
144,500
158,610
47,460

44,360
49,490
91,240
144,340
162,420
45,570

Sex
Men
Women

282,690
288,390

260,010
266,680

221,440
239,820

232,670
256,570

234,380
259,580

234,920
248,100

244,570
258,020

262,830
270,640

264,010
273,410

Citizenship status
Citizen
Noncitizen

533,190
37,890

494,700
31,990

441,840
19,420

450,100
39,140

457,690
36,270

447,620
35,400

469,470
33,120

499,440
34,030

506,610
30,810

850

940

880

640

900

1,160

1,700

1,790

2,060

29,950

28,650

26,460

27,040

28,070

14,000

15,030

15,320

15,700

25,740
15,760
206,300
47,790
158,510
27,220

23,210
15,850
177,110
40,630
136,480
26,490

16,630
13,470
150,240
34,840
115,400
25,230

14,790
14,780
162,020
34,320
127,700
25,370

14,000
15,390
172,840
34,820
138,020
25,820

13,440
16,030
181,960
35,030
146,930
26,500

12,560
16,680
193,120
35,530
157,590
26,950

11,950
18,930
204,260
35,290
168,970
27,660

11,360
17,120
34,250
171,650
28,520

1,070
47,260
7,590
9,140

1,330
44,320
7,300
8,640

1,140
39,980
7,030
9,050

1,240
40,200
7,610
8,970

1,430
40,090
9,020
8,970

1,310
42,110
9,180
9,650

1,670
45,110
10,140
9,490

1,590
47,240
11,080
9,820

1,570
46,440
11,720
10,480

63,670

61,160

53,640

58,530

63,370

69,980

75,190

84,140

86,570

32,070
18,650

30,620
18,760

25,780
15,530

29,100
16,540

29,990
16,580

30,000
17,080

32,510
17,450

34,530
18,520

35,120
18,710

1,040
490
84,280

910
420
80,980

970
460
74,770

820
430
81,160

860
590
66,040

840
530
49,250

1,090
740
43,160

1,000
1,010
44,630

940
990
44,220

Characteristic
Total

Diagnostic group
Congenital anomalies
Endocrine, nutritional,
and metabolic disorders
Infectious and parasitic
diseases
Injuries
Mental disorders
Mental 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

(Continued)

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Table 49.
Awards for adults aged 18–64, by selected characteristics, 1995–2003—Continued
Characteristic
SSA administrative region
Boston
New York
Philadelphia
Atlanta
Chicago
Dallas
Kansas City
Denver
San Francisco
Seattle
Unknown

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

31,930
59,330
57,250
142,770
87,770
66,680
23,360
11,930
71,460
18,580
20

29,020
55,340
49,990
134,410
77,550
60,690
21,440
11,040
69,180
18,020
10

24,790
44,250
47,690
120,370
68,530
54,430
17,590
9,180
58,700
15,730
0

24,430
49,590
50,520
122,820
72,100
54,800
19,310
9,370
70,370
15,930
0

24,330
52,730
50,730
119,640
68,290
57,210
20,080
8,820
74,470
17,660
0

24,040
49,010
50,400
117,890
64,910
55,200
21,340
8,900
72,520
18,810
0

24,190
48,710
52,420
121,830
70,040
63,770
20,510
9,310
72,940
18,870
0

24,750
47,260
52,760
123,340
77,110
76,950
22,110
10,230
79,080
19,880
0

26,110
43,750
54,380
127,330
78,750
75,430
21,270
9,940
80,840
19,610
10

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 10 percent sample.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.

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Table 50.
Awards for adults aged 65 or older, by selected characteristics, 1995–2003
Characteristic

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

144,830

127,010

95,800

114,570

123,910

119,450

110,850

115,450

106,990

Age
65
66–69
70–74
75–79
80 or older

52,250
33,440
24,420
14,410
20,310

41,390
30,730
23,740
13,020
18,130

34,820
22,110
15,120
9,850
13,900

34,590
29,270
20,870
13,830
16,010

35,610
32,310
24,650
15,420
15,920

34,470
31,360
23,120
14,250
16,250

32,840
29,530
21,570
12,680
14,230

32,460
31,370
23,280
13,740
14,600

31,260
28,760
21,160
12,580
13,230

Sex
Men
Women

50,820
94,010

44,590
82,420

32,980
62,820

40,860
73,710

44,500
79,410

43,120
76,330

40,000
70,850

42,530
72,920

40,020
66,970

105,120
39,710

90,350
36,660

80,340
15,460

79,860
34,710

84,460
39,450

84,080
35,370

78,670
32,180

81,030
34,420

78,840
28,150

5,360
19,710
11,100
31,550
13,670
18,230
3,280
1,980
36,840
3,110

5,110
17,820
9,750
26,340
10,260
15,320
2,680
2,060
34,620
3,050

4,020
13,120
7,750
20,920
7,890
12,840
2,150
1,680
23,340
2,090

5,090
17,130
8,300
22,040
9,160
13,470
2,100
1,530
32,900
2,850

5,010
18,100
9,330
22,280
9,780
15,600
2,110
1,740
36,650
3,310

4,980
17,200
9,130
22,640
9,500
13,720
2,450
1,820
34,990
3,020

4,220
16,380
8,570
20,300
8,580
13,780
2,130
1,510
32,390
2,990

3,970
15,520
7,960
22,820
8,170
14,770
1,980
1,790
35,480
2,990

4,450
14,800
7,660
19,130
8,000
13,170
1,880
1,590
33,270
3,040

Total

Citizenship status
Citizen
Noncitizen
SSA administrative region
Boston
New York
Philadelphia
Atlanta
Chicago
Dallas
Kansas City
Denver
San Francisco
Seattle

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 10 percent sample.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.

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Table 51.
All awards, by state or other area and age of awardee, 2003
State or area

Total

Under 18

18–64

65 or older

824,000

179,590

537,420

106,990

18,970
2,050
13,600
12,180
112,560

4,190
200
2,790
3,120
16,590

13,620
1,040
9,700
8,500
65,520

1,160
810
1,110
560
30,450

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

7,000
6,490
2,130
2,620
54,740

1,350
1,000
380
690
14,330

4,760
4,660
1,570
1,690
31,650

890
830
180
240
8,760

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

24,610
2,630
3,360
29,790
14,810

5,120
200
1,080
8,250
4,030

17,150
1,690
2,120
19,020
10,200

2,340
740
160
2,520
580

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

5,100
5,680
20,390
19,420
4,090

1,150
1,310
4,870
5,440
650

3,520
4,000
14,260
12,520
3,160

430
370
1,260
1,460
280

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

11,960
18,780
24,760
9,380
13,200

2,350
2,970
5,960
2,370
3,450

8,300
13,140
17,200
6,150
8,850

1,310
2,670
1,600
860
900

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

15,140
1,810
3,360
5,910
2,300

3,030
370
640
1,110
300

11,270
1,290
2,480
3,870
1,910

840
150
240
930
90

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

19,400
5,890
54,410
27,540
970

4,470
1,270
10,790
6,400
150

11,570
4,010
32,180
18,760
750

3,360
610
11,440
2,380
70

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

27,390
9,910
7,600
39,580
3,380

7,060
2,210
1,320
10,760
780

18,680
6,910
5,600
25,100
2,120

1,650
790
680
3,720
480

All areas
Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

(Continued)

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Table 51.
All awards, by state or other area and age of awardee, 2003—Continued
State or area

Total

Under 18

18–64

65 or older

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

12,990
1,310
18,990
69,280
2,930

3,100
290
3,510
16,040
940

8,980
820
14,060
43,490
1,770

910
200
1,420
9,750
220

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

1,560
17,190
14,930
8,160
10,820
820

340
3,770
2,690
1,650
2,520
210

1,120
11,650
10,850
6,070
7,510
550

100
1,770
1,390
440
790
60

130

30

60

40

Outlying area
Northern Mariana Islands

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 10 percent sample.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.

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Table 52.
All persons awarded SSI, by year of first award and age, 1974–2003
Year

All ages

Under 18

18–64

65 or older

22,370,940

2,834,480

12,875,600

6,660,860

3,158,410

2,620

1,305,060

1,850,730

1,317,640
913,620
640,570
578,270
494,740
446,420

66,250
62,340
44,090
47,830
43,830
42,270

485,860
502,830
386,940
344,910
288,420
257,080

765,530
348,450
209,540
185,530
162,490
147,070

1980
1981
1982
1983
1984

451,240
348,250
283,240
361,060
480,420

42,450
35,480
31,750
37,970
41,480

254,810
213,610
171,680
217,450
272,030

153,980
99,160
79,810
105,640
166,910

1985
1986
1987
1988
1989

444,310
521,270
508,530
501,740
546,650

41,680
46,340
43,750
43,540
46,830

277,490
343,800
327,910
317,210
341,480

125,140
131,130
136,870
140,990
158,340

1990
1991
1992
1993
1994

634,480
739,810
960,900
969,060
863,940

70,640
119,340
214,160
229,610
196,810

398,330
454,580
580,580
577,260
529,790

165,510
165,890
166,160
162,190
137,340

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999

812,760
725,020
601,260
656,600
666,430

171,110
138,550
111,210
128,640
131,190

518,090
478,070
409,700
430,960
430,370

123,560
108,400
80,350
97,000
104,870

2000
2001
2002
2003

651,560
668,710
710,640
713,390

134,380
145,040
156,590
166,710

416,290
429,400
456,050
457,560

100,890
94,270
98,000
89,120

Total
State conversions

a

Federal applications
1974
1975
1976
1977
1978
1979

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 10 percent sample.
NOTE: Data include only the first award for each person.
a. Persons who were converted in 1973 from the state Old-Age Assistance, Aid to the Blind, and Aid to the Permanently and Totally
Disabled programs to the SSI program.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.

112 ♦ SSI Annual Statistical Report, 2003