5.

C OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Retired Workers & Dependents
Table 5.C1.—Number and percentage distribution, by type of benefit and primary insurance amount, December 1999 1
[Based on 10-percent sample]
Retired workers
Primary insurance
amount

Wives and husbands

Children

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Total ...........................................................

27,782,240

100.0

2,811,100

100.0

441,870

100.0

Less than $300.00 ................................................
$300.00–$349.90 ..................................................
$350.00–$399.90 ..................................................
$400.00–$449.90 ..................................................
$450.00–$499.90 ..................................................

1,964,050
1,137,800
719,010
1,169,810
1,398,070

7.1
4.1
2.6
4.2
5.0

76,160
39,360
27,670
47,390
57,240

2.7
1.4
1.0
1.7
2.0

14,660
7,810
6,400
11,020
16,440

3.3
1.8
1.4
2.5
3.7

$500.00–$549.90 ..................................................
$550.00–$599.90 ..................................................
$600.00–$649.90 ..................................................
$650.00–$699.90 ..................................................

1,327,940
1,274,910
1,224,160
1,150,530

4.8
4.6
4.4
4.1

58,240
58,640
61,620
65,500

2.1
2.1
2.2
2.3

16,690
16,750
17,620
18,080

3.8
3.8
4.0
4.1

$700.00–$749.90 ..................................................
$750.00–$799.90 ..................................................
$800.00–$849.90 ..................................................
$850.00–$899.90 ..................................................

1,141,930
1,070,690
1,104,000
1,089,990

4.1
3.9
4.0
3.9

71,700
77,270
89,250
99,660

2.6
2.7
3.2
3.5

19,430
18,380
21,430
20,240

4.4
4.2
4.8
4.6

$900.00–$949.90 ..................................................
$950.00–$999.90 ..................................................
$1,000.00–$1,049.90............................................
$1,050.00–$1,099.90............................................

1,113,530
1,134,500
1,184,280
1,317,910

4.0
4.1
4.3
4.7

116,110
130,200
156,130
206,430

4.1
4.6
5.6
7.3

21,160
21,040
22,250
25,090

4.8
4.8
5.0
5.7

$1,100.00–$1,149.90............................................
$1,150.00–$1,199.90............................................
$1,200.00–$1,249.90............................................
$1,250.00–$1,299.90............................................
$1,300.00 or more.................................................

1,370,730
1,425,440
1,601,120
1,121,530
1,740,310

4.9
5.1
5.8
4.0
6.3

241,260
266,840
306,450
215,280
342,700

8.6
9.5
10.9
7.7
12.2

24,560
26,570
32,770
24,340
39,140

5.6
6.0
7.4
5.5
8.9

Average primary insurance amount..................
1

$811.20

$1,012.30

$905.80

Provisions for Railroad Retirement beneficiaries are described in the section Social Security (Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance).

CONTACT: Rona Blumenthal/Joseph Bondar (410) 965-0163/0162 for further information.

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5.C OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Retired Workers & Dependents
Table 5.C2.—Average monthly benefit, by type of benefit and sex, 1940–99
Retired workers

Wives

Children

Entitled
Entitled
solely because of
1
children 2
by age

Disabled,
aged 18
or older

Students

Husbands

Total

Under
age18

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

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

$12.22
12.19
12.24
12.31
12.38

$12.22
12.19
12.24
12.31
12.38

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

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

12.82
12.99
13.17
13.42
13.76

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

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

12.45
12.57
12.77
12.99
13.18

12.45
12.57
12.77
12.99
13.18

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

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

23.60
22.75
26.01
27.08
31.81

23.79
23.16
26.48
27.53
32.36

$12.85
14.33
16.33
17.97
21.11

$20.01
19.49
22.31
23.10
26.61

17.05
13.37
14.67
15.79
18.53

17.05
13.37
14.67
15.79
18.53

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

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

49.93
51.16
52.23
53.55
58.81

33.12
33.76
34.41
35.11
38.24

33.63
34.22
34.89
35.59
38.68

22.96
23.64
24.21
25.12
29.39

27.27
27.90
29.39
30.45
33.85

20.01
20.63
21.89
22.99
27.34

20.01
20.63
20.90
21.66
25.61

...
...
$31.55
32.00
35.08

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

81.87
83.13
83.79
84.69
85.58

59.67
62.00
62.61
63.42
64.28

38.74
39.47
39.64
39.95
40.24

39.19
40.09
40.35
40.66
40.95

30.15
29.45
29.55
29.94
30.16

34.72
36.61
37.05
37.64
38.18

28.25
27.52
27.39
27.85
28.13

26.38
25.56
25.44
25.76
25.86

35.70
36.22
36.35
36.84
37.34

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

83.92
84.35
85.37
98.86
100.40

92.59
93.26
94.49
109.08
110.96

70.07
70.79
71.92
84.24
85.71

43.64
43.82
44.25
51.22
51.89

44.41
44.60
45.01
52.13
52.81

32.60
32.64
32.92
37.66
38.00

41.69
42.21
42.79
49.29
49.90

31.98
32.72
33.10
38.12
38.63

28.27
28.18
28.34
32.44
32.79

40.64
41.03
41.49
47.79
48.46

$46.75
45.05
45.07
51.08
51.33

1970...................................
1971...................................
1972...................................
1973...................................
1974...................................

118.10
132.17
162.35
166.40
188.20

130.53
146.13
179.44
182.60
206.56

101.22
113.60
140.11
145.80
165.47

61.20
68.36
84.11
84.80
95.77

62.41
69.82
86.07
86.80
98.08

43.23
47.07
56.10
56.80
64.24

58.47
65.25
79.97
80.80
90.90

44.85
49.36
59.90
61.10
69.63

37.72
41.08
49.44
50.30
57.10

56.79
62.57
75.91
77.00
86.61

59.46
65.93
80.13
82.70
94.21

1975...................................
1976...................................
1977...................................
1978...................................
1979...................................

207.18
224.86
243.00
263.20
294.30

227.75
247.70
268.40
291.60
326.80

181.80
197.08
212.60
229.70
256.50

105.21
114.15
123.30
133.10
148.80

107.74
116.82
126.20
136.00
151.90

70.72
77.29
84.20
91.70
102.90

99.07
106.68
100.90
106.00
116.00

77.42
85.64
94.90
104.70
119.20

63.13
69.55
76.90
85.10
97.00

94.75
102.81
112.30
121.70
137.10

103.88
113.92
124.60
138.40
157.20

1980...................................
1981...................................
1982...................................
1983...................................
1984...................................

341.40
386.00
419.30
440.80
460.60

380.20
431.10
469.60
495.00
517.80

296.80
334.50
362.20
379.60
396.50

172.50
195.40
213.60
226.50
237.20

176.00
199.20
216.90
229.50
240.30

120.40
138.20
148.80
151.30
156.70

132.10
145.90
156.00
160.90
165.80

140.00
161.40
165.00
175.80
185.50

114.30
131.10
145.90
163.20
170.60

159.80
182.20
198.40
210.10
220.80

184.00
210.60
179.70
153.50
149.90

1985...................................
1986...................................
1987...................................
1988...................................
1989...................................

478.60
488.50
512.70
536.80
566.90

538.40
549.80
577.50
604.90
638.90

412.10
420.50
441.20
462.00
487.90

247.20
252.70
265.40
278.00
293.80

250.30
255.70
268.40
281.00
296.80

161.90
165.10
174.00
182.40
194.00

169.50
170.40
175.90
181.50
189.10

197.60
203.80
215.90
227.70
242.40

177.40
182.50
192.70
201.60
213.80

230.80
236.80
249.90
263.30
279.30

232.30
241.20
252.60
265.40
283.70

1990...................................
1991...................................
1992...................................
1993...................................
1994...................................

602.60
629.30
652.60
674.10
697.30

679.30
709.30
735.50
759.30
785.20

518.60
541.60
561.80
580.70
610.30

312.30
326.10
337.90
348.80
360.50

315.40
329.20
341.00
351.80
363.60

208.10
219.40
229.30
238.70
248.60

198.20
203.30
208.20
212.10
216.40

259.40
272.70
285.20
296.80
309.30

228.50
240.60
252.30
263.10
275.00

298.30
312.90
326.00
338.00
351.10

300.90
306.70
322.20
333.40
349.60

1995...................................
1996...................................
1997...................................
1998...................................
1999...................................

719.80
745.00
765.00
779.70
804.30

810.20
838.10
860.50
876.90
904.60

621.20
643.70
662.50
675.90
697.50

371.90
385.10
394.70
401.70
413.00

375.00
387.70
397.20
404.00
415.30

256.70
277.30
286.40
294.90
307.50

220.80
225.70
228.80
230.50
234.50

321.50
337.10
349.00
358.40
372.40

286.70
303.00
314.90
324.30
338.90

363.80
378.40
389.80
399.00
413.00

360.30
374.70
388.40
398.00
417.30

December

Total

Men

Women

Total

1940...................................
1941...................................
1942...................................
1943...................................
1944...................................

$22.60
22.70
23.02
23.42
23.73

$23.17
23.32
23.71
24.17
24.48

$18.37
18.48
18.73
19.06
19.35

$12.13
12.11
12.28
12.49
12.63

$12.13
12.11
12.28
12.49
12.63

1945...................................
1946...................................
1947...................................
1948...................................
1949...................................

24.19
24.55
24.90
25.35
26.00

24.94
25.30
25.68
26.21
26.92

19.51
19.64
19.91
20.11
20.58

12.82
12.99
13.17
13.42
13.76

1950...................................
1951...................................
1952...................................
1953...................................
1954...................................

43.86
42.14
49.25
51.10
59.14

45.67
44.44
52.16
54.46
63.34

35.05
33.03
39.17
40.66
47.05

1955...................................
1956...................................
1957...................................
1958...................................
1959...................................

61.90
63.09
64.58
66.35
72.78

66.40
68.23
70.47
72.74
80.11

1960...................................
1961...................................
1962...................................
1963...................................
1964...................................

74.04
75.65
76.19
76.88
77.57

1965...................................
1966...................................
1967...................................
1968...................................
1969...................................

1
2

Aged 62 or older. Includes wives aged 65 or older with children.
Under age 65 with entitled children in their care.

CONTACT: Rona Blumenthal/Joseph Bondar (410) 965-0163/0162 for further information.

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