5.

F OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Dependents & Survivors
Table 5.F1.—Number of wives and husbands and monthly benefits, by type of benefit, 1950–99
[Monthly benefits, in thousands]
Wives entitled because of children 2
Wives entitled
solely by age 1

Total
December

Number

Benefit

Number

With at least
1 child under age 16 3

Total

Benefit

Number

Benefit

Number

With at least
1 disabled child 4

Husbands

Benefit

Number

Benefit

Number

Benefit

Wives and husbands of retired workers
1950...........................
1955...........................
1960...........................

508,350
1,191,963
2,269,384

$11,995
39,416
87,867

498,688
1,124,616
2,143,949

$11,865
37,826
84,018

8,865
57,284
110,909

$114
1,315
3,344

8,865
57,284
101,774

$114
1,315
3,010

...
...
9,135

...
...
$334

797
10,063
14,526

$16
274
504

1965...........................
1970...........................
1975...........................

2,613,550
2,668,105
2,867,388

114,035
163,263
301,623

2,433,602
2,491,724
2,664,132

108,069
155,510
287,043

168,951
167,968
195,993

5,508
7,261
13,861

154,829
154,919
178,909

4,947
6,542
12,391

14,122
13,049
17,084

561
719
1,470

10,997
8,413
7,263

458
492
720

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

3,015,549
3,030,815
3,039,308
3,039,178
3,050,817

518,500
590,266
645,814
679,886
721,148

2,789,472
2,805,274
2,838,541
2,885,724
2,903,112

490,818
558,805
615,677
662,255
697,676

186,894
186,982
162,865
116,159
111,332

22,508
25,834
24,226
17,569
17,441

167,793
167,895
144,245
95,901
88,576

19,708
22,659
20,867
13,769
13,050

19,101
19,087
18,620
20,258
22,756

2,800
3,175
3,359
3,799
4,391

39,183
38,559
37,902
37,295
36,373

5,174
5,627
5,912
6,002
6,031

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

3,069,067
3,086,091
3,089,968
3,086,022
3,093,075

755,844
776,870
817,058
854,644
905,281

2,926,300
2,948,854
2,959,301
2,959,856
2,971,440

732,464
754,026
794,258
831,659
881,836

107,166
102,549
96,928
93,577
89,839

17,347
16,933
16,865
17,071
17,431

84,074
79,471
74,141
71,585
68,857

12,762
12,304
12,078
12,266
12,571

23,092
23,078
22,787
21,992
20,982

4,585
4,629
4,788
4,805
4,859

35,601
34,688
33,739
32,589
31,796

6,033
5,911
5,935
5,914
6,014

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

3,101,085
3,104,235
3,111,515
3,094,447
3,066,430

964,983
1,008,672
1,047,553
1,075,073
1,101,203

2,982,034
2,986,975
2,995,629
2,980,671
2,954,950

940,514
983,434
1,021,616
1,048,712
1,074,452

87,925
86,682
85,680
83,751
81,644

18,300
19,020
19,648
19,993
20,296

67,785
66,992
66,618
65,225
63,575

13,322
13,897
14,468
14,782
15,033

20,140
19,690
19,062
18,526
18,069

4,977
5,122
5,180
5,211
5,263

31,126
30,578
30,206
30,025
29,836

6,169
6,218
6,289
6,368
6,455

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

3,026,012
2,970,226
2,922,170
2,864,230
2,811,008

1,120,924
1,139,092
1,148,558
1,145,353
1,155,479

2,917,764
2,872,316
2,828,261
2,773,583
2,722,244

1,094,203
1,113,470
1,123,381
1,120,553
1,130,413

78,507
68,310
64,123
60,634
58,229

20,155
18,942
18,363
17,883
17,905

61,132
52,384
49,372
46,649
45,002

14,932
13,874
13,540
13,205
13,333

17,375
15,926
14,751
13,985
13,227

5,223
5,068
4,823
4,678
4,572

29,741
29,600
29,786
30,013
30,535

6,567
6,680
6,814
6,917
7,161

Wives and husbands of disabled workers
1958...........................
1960...........................
1965...........................
1970...........................
1975...........................

12,231
76,599
193,362
283,447
452,922

$415
2,636
6,761
12,060
30,536

4,845
21,845
29,352
41,582
64,883

$192
841
1,109
2,063
5,263

7,370
54,543
163,500
241,341
387,474

$223
1,788
5,635
9,975
25,239

7,345
53,549
160,922
235,892
380,763

$222
1,746
5,512
9,667
24,633

25
994
2,578
5,449
6,711

$1
42
123
307
606

16
211
510
524
565

$1
7
17
22
35

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

461,878
428,212
365,862
308,059
303,982

51,028
52,081
47,286
39,793
39,796

77,276
74,403
75,708
78,843
79,437

9,672
10,226
11,135
11,882
12,320

382,457
351,820
288,323
227,523
222,959

41,159
41,655
35,965
27,739
27,316

374,147
343,718
281,423
220,127
213,530

40,018
40,419
34,854
26,545
25,782

8,310
8,102
6,900
7,396
9,429

1,142
1,237
1,111
1,194
1,533

2,145
1,989
1,831
1,693
1,586

197
199
186
172
160

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

305,532
300,826
290,888
280,821
271,488

40,507
39,481
39,195
38,878
39,148

79,294
78,925
73,484
70,654
67,154

12,693
12,766
12,808
12,924
12,974

224,704
220,426
211,222
203,788
197,946

27,656
26,566
25,854
25,402
25,590

215,012
210,515
201,280
194,068
188,562

26,055
24,952
24,194
23,746
23,916

9,692
9,911
9,942
9,720
9,384

1,602
1,614
1,661
1,656
1,674

1,534
1,475
6,182
6,379
6,388

158
149
532
552
584

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

265,890
266,219
270,674
272,759
271,054

39,869
40,792
41,951
42,570
43,263

63,584
60,866
59,536
58,052
56,343

13,018
13,020
13,196
13,241
13,367

195,818
198,457
203,703
206,975
206,854

26,222
27,071
27,967
28,490
29,011

186,641
189,401
194,459
197,589
197,492

24,506
25,321
26,152
26,616
27,094

9,177
9,056
9,244
9,386
9,362

1,716
1,750
1,815
1,874
1,917

6,488
6,896
7,435
7,732
7,857

629
701
788
839
885

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

263,539
223,854
206,959
189,843
176,299

43,105
38,366
36,585
34,530
33,336

53,882
51,779
51,265
50,759
50,165

13,300
13,251
13,251
13,197
13,314

201,827
166,586
150,647
134,584
121,906

28,892
24,432
22,683
20,718
19,407

192,573
158,106
142,717
127,083
114,842

26,962
22,597
20,928
19,032
17,781

9,254
8,480
7,930
7,501
7,064

1,929
1,834
1,755
1,686
1,626

7,830
5,489
5,047
4,500
4,228

913
683
651
614
615

1 Aged 62 or older. Includes wives aged 65 or older with children.
2 Under age 65 with entitled children in their care.
3 Prior to August 1981, benefits were payable to mothers and fathers

caring for a child under age 18. For mothers and fathers caring for a child who was at least 14 and
who were entitled in August 1981, benefits were continued until the child attained age 18 or September 1983, whichever came earlier.
4 Excludes wives with both disabled and nondisabled children in their care.

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5.F OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Dependents & Survivors
Table 5.F3.—Number and percentage distribution of wives with entitlement based on age, by monthly benefit and age,
December 1999
[Based on 10-percent sample]
Age attained during 1999
Total

62–64

65–69

70–74

75–79

80–84

85 or older

Total number .....................................

Monthly benefit

2,776,140

334,210

777,540

744,800

547,140

260,460

111,990

Total percent .....................................

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

Less than $150.00 .......................................
$150.00–$174.90 .........................................
$175.00–$199.90 .........................................

6.0
2.0
2.3

10.5
2.4
2.9

6.3
2.0
2.4

5.2
1.9
2.1

5.0
2.0
2.1

4.5
1.8
1.9

4.1
2.3
2.0

$200.00–$224.90 .........................................
$225.00–$249.90 .........................................
$250.00–$274.90 .........................................
$275.00–$299.90 .........................................

2.6
2.7
2.9
3.2

2.9
2.9
3.3
3.6

2.5
2.8
3.0
3.2

2.5
2.7
2.8
3.1

2.5
2.6
2.9
3.2

2.3
2.6
2.7
2.9

2.7
2.8
3.0
3.4

$300.00–$324.90 .........................................
$325.00–$349.90 .........................................
$350.00–$374.90 .........................................
$375.00–$399.90 .........................................

3.7
4.2
5.0
6.1

4.1
4.2
4.5
5.1

3.7
4.0
4.6
5.2

3.5
4.2
4.8
6.1

3.6
4.1
5.2
7.5

3.8
4.7
6.0
6.6

4.1
6.0
7.9
7.4

$400.00–$424.90 .........................................
$425.00–$449.90 .........................................
$450.00–$474.90 .........................................
$475.00–$499.90 .........................................

8.4
9.0
10.3
7.6

5.7
6.8
11.9
12.5

6.6
8.6
13.0
10.2

9.4
11.4
10.9
5.7

12.2
9.4
7.2
4.9

6.7
7.0
7.5
5.6

6.4
5.0
4.9
4.4

$500.00–$524.90 .........................................
$525.00–$549.90 .........................................
$550.00–$574.90 .........................................
$575.00–$599.90 .........................................
$600.00 or more ..........................................

4.9
3.6
3.0
2.8
9.8

8.6
4.0
1.8
1.0
1.3

5.0
3.1
2.6
2.4
8.8

3.8
3.3
3.0
2.9
10.7

4.3
3.8
3.6
3.5
10.6

4.9
4.7
4.4
3.9
15.4

4.2
3.8
3.5
3.4
18.8

Average benefit ..........................................

$412.80

$372.20

$408.20

$415.20

$417.90

$446.90

$446.40

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Table 5.F4.—Number of children and total monthly benefit, by type of benefit, 1940–99
[Monthly benefits, in thousands]
Number of children of––

December

All
workers

Retired
workers

Deceased
workers

Monthly benefit for children of––
Disabled
workers

All
workers

Retired
workers

Deceased
workers

Disabled
workers

Total
1957........................................
1960........................................
1965........................................

1,502,077
2,000,451
3,092,659

179,697
268,168
460,781

1,322,380
1,576,802
2,074,263

...
155,481
557,615

$57,951
93,276
159,428

$3,932
7,576
14,736

$54,019
81,003
127,067

...
$4,697
17,627

1970........................................
1980........................................
1990........................................

4,122,305
4,606,517
3,187,010

545,708
638,711
422,200

2,687,997
2,609,920
1,776,013

888,600
1,357,886
988,797

279,845
864,242
991,628

24,473
89,386
109,497

221,041
625,090
720,206

34,330
149,766
161,926

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

3,734,097
3,802,791
3,771,774
3,768,928
3,794,795

441,600
442,567
441,121
438,726
442,016

1,883,643
1,897,667
1,892,707
1,883,794
1,884,803

1,408,854
1,462,557
1,437,946
1,446,408
1,467,976

1,283,288
1,356,685
1,389,552
1,417,362
1,473,988

141,974
149,177
153,949
157,230
164,755

882,837
924,491
946,325
959,939
991,963

258,477
283,017
289,278
300,194
317,270

Children under aged 18
1940........................................
1950........................................
1960........................................
1965........................................

54,648
699,703
1,896,397
2,688,592

6,410
46,241
214,343
339,507

48,238
653,462
1,529,535
1,816,888

...
...
152,519
532,197

$668
19,366
88,682
135,432

$62
788
5,654
9,598

$606
18,578
78,446
109,392

...
...
$4,582
16,442

1970........................................
1980........................................
1990........................................

3,314,578
3,423,081
2,497,252

354,373
354,797
236,051

2,161,094
1,883,438
1,333,690

799,111
1,184,846
927,511

215,366
607,574
739,787

13,367
40,548
53,944

172,499
443,097
538,546

29,500
123,930
147,296

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

2,956,482
3,010,100
2,969,909
2,962,704
2,970,039

241,756
241,911
240,031
238,455
240,899

1,386,111
1,391,095
1,376,186
1,363,444
1,353,918

1,328,615
1,377,094
1,353,692
1,360,805
1,375,222

943,028
997,075
1,014,245
1,031,690
1,066,979

69,312
73,297
75,573
77,334
81,648

637,326
665,269
674,451
680,264
697,212

236,390
258,509
264,221
274,092
288,119

Disabled children, aged 18 or older
1957........................................
1960........................................
1965........................................

28,869
104,054
198,390

16,686
53,825
87,122

12,183
47,267
102,287

...
2,962
8,981

$1,115
4,594
10,271

$526
1,922
3,541

$589
2,557
6,357

...
$115
374

1970........................................
1980........................................
1990........................................

270,557
450,169
600,480

101,341
140,548
173,941

154,921
276,738
389,385

14,295
32,883
37,154

19,807
89,561
217,201

5,755
22,463
51,879

13,290
62,625
156,725

761
4,473
8,597

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

686,101
696,787
704,709
712,772
720,526

188,965
189,788
189,780
189,637
189,815

446,377
454,367
461,974
468,705
474,804

50,759
52,632
52,955
54,430
55,907

300,007
316,579
330,258
341,731
357,099

68,743
71,808
73,984
75,663
78,391

217,553
229,947
240,802
249,726
261,339

13,711
14,824
15,472
16,342
17,369

1965........................................
1970........................................
1980........................................
1990........................................

205,677
537,170
733,267
89,278

34,152
89,994
143,366
12,208

155,088
371,982
449,744
52,938

16,437
75,194
140,157
24,132

$13,725
44,672
167,107
34,641

$1,597
5,351
26,375
3,673

$11,318
35,252
119,368
24,935

$811
4,069
21,363
6,033

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

91,514
95,904
97,156
93,452
104,230

10,879
10,868
11,310
10,634
11,302

51,155
52,205
54,547
51,645
56,081

29,480
32,831
31,299
31,173
36,847

40,253
43,032
45,049
43,941
49,910

3,919
4,072
4,393
4,233
4,716

27,958
29,276
31,071
29,949
33,412

8,376
9,684
9,585
9,759
11,782

Students

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Table 5.F6.—Average monthly benefit for survivors, by type of benefit, 1940–99
Nondisabled

Children

Widowed
mothers
and
fathers

Widows

Widowers

Parents

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

$19.61
19.50
19.57
19.72
19.80

$20.28
20.22
20.15
20.15
20.17

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

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

19.83
20.07
20.44
20.80
21.08

20.19
20.22
20.40
20.60
20.82

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

34.24
33.24
36.13
37.49
44.52

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

Disabled

Total

Under
age 18

Disabled,
aged 18
or older

Students

Widows

Widowers

$13.09
12.97
13.05
13.11
13.08

$12.22
12.19
12.24
12.31
12.38

$12.22
12.19
12.24
12.31
12.38

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

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

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

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

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

13.06
13.15
13.44
13.63
13.77

12.45
12.57
12.77
12.99
13.18

12.45
12.57
12.77
12.99
13.18

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

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

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

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

36.54
36.04
40.67
40.88
46.28

$37.23
30.03
33.09
34.08
39.27

36.69
36.68
41.33
41.96
47.44

28.43
28.05
31.30
32.28
37.01

28.43
28.05
31.30
32.28
37.01

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

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

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

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

45.91
47.35
49.05
50.53
57.37

48.70
50.14
51.09
51.91
56.73

46.51
47.11
47.77
48.84
53.28

49.93
50.78
51.87
52.83
58.86

38.12
39.36
40.85
42.10
47.48

38.12
39.36
40.78
41.98
47.34

...
...
$48.38
49.63
52.89

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

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

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

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

59.29
59.38
59.38
59.43
59.40

57.69
64.92
65.88
66.85
67.85

53.81
61.66
62.12
63.17
63.49

60.31
67.15
68.18
69.11
70.05

51.37
52.74
53.57
54.33
54.99

51.29
52.64
53.47
54.23
54.87

54.10
55.50
55.99
56.58
57.27

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

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

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

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

65.46
65.59
65.86
74.93
75.06

73.75
74.11
74.99
86.54
87.48

69.68
70.52
71.22
82.14
83.08

76.03
76.52
77.23
88.21
88.96

61.26
61.84
62.57
70.85
71.10

60.21
60.37
60.99
68.90
69.11

62.14
62.67
63.37
73.11
73.77

$72.98
71.71
72.33
81.76
81.93

...
...
...
$72.27
71.02

...
...
...
$72.40
66.50

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

86.51
95.61
115.45
118.20
134.20

102.02
113.57
138.19
157.40
177.30

96.50
106.13
127.98
146.70
164.30

103.21
114.26
138.95
140.60
157.50

82.23
90.94
110.36
111.70
126.48

79.82
88.12
106.87
108.20
122.52

85.79
95.03
115.25
116.20
130.33

94.77
104.80
126.63
128.50
144.79

81.99
90.11
109.50
111.20
125.90

73.10
83.10
98.80
101.70
118.60

1975.......................................
1976.......................................
1977 1 .....................................
1978.......................................
1979.......................................

147.25
159.77
173.80
190.40
212.60

193.92
208.99
224.30
241.40
269.80

178.27
191.78
177.10
186.10
209.00

171.86
185.07
198.30
214.00
238.70

139.40
151.94
165.70
182.20
205.60

135.00
147.49
161.50
178.30
201.70

142.26
152.88
163.60
176.20
195.90

157.81
169.80
183.10
200.80
226.60

137.70
147.00
156.20
165.70
180.80

128.10
133.80
131.60
129.70
133.40

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

246.20
276.70
302.80
308.70
321.50

311.50
349.80
379.30
397.10
416.10

239.40
266.80
285.60
295.70
306.80

276.00
310.40
335.40
349.80
363.90

239.50
270.90
285.40
298.00
314.30

235.30
265.70
291.50
307.20
320.70

226.40
254.00
279.90
289.00
302.60

265.40
301.70
260.70
233.40
257.20

205.40
227.20
242.80
251.10
307.70

145.70
158.80
165.50
166.20
190.70

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

332.50
338.30
352.70
367.90
387.60

434.00
444.90
468.90
493.40
522.60

317.80
324.80
340.60
359.50
382.00

378.20
386.30
407.30
428.40
453.50

330.50
336.80
352.40
367.60
384.90

332.60
338.70
353.90
368.00
384.30

315.50
323.10
340.00
357.40
378.10

360.80
375.70
400.10
424.70
447.90

316.60
321.30
335.60
350.00
368.90

191.80
195.50
202.30
211.30
223.60

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

409.10
424.10
437.70
448.40
464.40

557.40
584.50
608.70
631.70
656.60

408.40
428.00
443.60
461.50
481.40

482.20
506.10
526.40
547.20
569.50

405.50
420.10
432.30
443.10
456.20

403.80
417.00
427.60
437.00
448.70

402.50
421.50
438.30
453.70
470.80

471.00
486.20
504.10
515.00
532.20

391.30
409.40
425.30
436.90
449.20

238.40
260.60
273.30
286.20
299.90

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

477.90
514.90
532.00
545.10
565.70

681.20
708.30
732.50
750.30
776.10

500.20
520.70
534.50
549.10
572.40

590.80
613.50
635.70
651.10
673.90

468.70
487.20
500.00
509.60
526.30

459.80
478.20
490.10
498.90
515.00

487.40
506.10
521.30
532.80
550.40

546.50
560.80
569.60
579.90
595.80

461.50
474.30
483.90
491.00
503.90

307.60
318.00
326.90
332.90
340.30

December

1 Children’s

data estimated.

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Table 5.F7.—Number and percentage distribution of survivors, by type of benefit and primary insurance amount,
December 1999
[Based on 10-percent sample]
Widowed mothers
and fathers

Nondisabled widows
and widowers

Disabled widows
and widowers

Parents

Children

Primary insurance
amount

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

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

211,520

100.0

4,738,540

100.0

3,110

100.0

197,520

100.0

1,887,360

100.0

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

6,210
2,810
2,790
5,500
8,580

2.9
1.3
1.3
2.6
4.1

36,100
134,290
56,190
91,340
117,820

0.8
2.8
1.2
1.9
2.5

30
70
40
60
170

1.0
2.3
1.3
1.9
5.5

2,800
3,030
2,080
3,760
6,220

1.4
1.5
1.1
1.9
3.1

103,060
69,930
46,020
75,310
110,420

5.5
3.7
2.4
4.0
5.9

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

9,360
9,120
10,190
10,630

4.4
4.3
4.8
5.0

139,450
132,540
155,960
156,330

2.9
2.8
3.3
3.3

210
140
220
150

6.8
4.5
7.1
4.8

7,140
7,350
8,650
8,870

3.6
3.7
4.4
4.5

115,300
107,740
110,910
107,010

6.1
5.7
5.9
5.7

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

11,190
12,000
11,350
11,220

5.3
5.7
5.4
5.3

218,850
253,610
372,500
319,280

4.6
5.4
7.9
6.7

200
220
190
180

6.4
7.1
6.1
5.8

10,350
10,200
11,440
11,680

5.2
5.2
5.8
5.9

108,040
108,080
106,870
90,570

5.7
5.7
5.7
4.8

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

10,230
10,760
8,940
8,570

4.8
5.1
4.2
4.1

355,150
325,720
311,660
306,650

7.5
6.9
6.6
6.5

60
140
70
170

1.9
4.5
2.3
5.5

11,970
12,100
11,510
11,430

6.1
6.1
5.8
5.8

81,800
74,120
66,190
60,080

4.3
3.9
3.5
3.2

$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........................

8,070
8,620
10,740
9,020
25,620

3.8
4.1
5.1
4.3
12.1

318,530
284,930
285,580
140,960
225,100

6.7
6.0
6.0
3.0
4.8

120
170
150
140
210

3.9
5.5
4.8
4.5
6.8

10,330
11,940
13,670
9,370
11,630

5.2
6.0
6.9
4.7
5.9

54,910
56,070
60,930
47,120
126,880

2.9
3.0
3.2
2.5
6.7

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5.F OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Dependents & Survivors
Table 5.F8.—Number of widows and widowers and total monthly benefit, by type of benefit, 1950–99
[Monthly benefits, in thousands]
Nondisabled––
Total

Widows

Disabled
widows and widowers

Widowers

December

Number

Benefit

Number

Benefit

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

314,189
384,265
454,563
540,653
638,091

$11,481
13,849
18,482
22,096
29,526

314,126
384,011
454,064
539,854
637,012

$11,479
13,841
18,466
22,069
29,483

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

701,360
913,069
1,095,137
1,232,583
1,393,587

34,152
45,780
55,944
63,977
79,047

700,294
911,841
1,093,645
1,230,953
1,391,686

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

1,543,843
1,697,308
1,859,191
2,010,769
2,158,912

89,054
110,179
122,475
134,403
146,476

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

2,371,433
2,602,015
2,769,618
2,937,890
3,091,710

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

Number

Benefit

Number

Benefit

63
254
499
799
1,079

$2
8
17
27
42

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

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

34,103
45,722
55,872
63,897
78,946

1,066
1,228
1,492
1,630
1,901

50
58
71
80
101

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

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

1,541,790
1,694,977
1,856,658
2,008,102
2,156,143

88,943
110,035
122,318
134,234
146,300

2,053
2,331
2,533
2,667
2,769

110
144
157
168
176

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

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

174,883
192,821
207,692
253,924
269,799

2,368,629
2,599,178
2,766,736
2,913,376
3,049,177

174,688
192,620
207,487
252,123
266,741

2,804
2,837
2,882
2,951
3,064

195
200
205
242
255

...
...
...
21,563
39,469

...
...
...
$1,558
2,803

3,227,160
3,366,304
3,509,777
3,656,353
3,769,559

328,245
380,963
483,161
571,654
663,569

3,174,846
3,306,528
3,442,595
3,574,458
3,674,376

323,912
375,528
475,746
562,441
651,471

3,033
3,033
3,015
3,126
3,055

293
322
386
459
502

49,281
56,743
64,167
78,769
92,128

4,041
5,113
7,029
8,754
11,596

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

3,888,705
3,994,380
4,119,487
4,211,710
4,321,496

747,902
827,325
914,738
1,005,929
1,153,272

3,776,090
3,871,894
3,980,324
4,066,673
4,173,745

732,269
809,181
892,764
981,615
1,126,089

3,104
3,059
11,887
15,287
17,918

553
587
2,105
2,845
3,745

109,511
119,427
127,276
129,751
129,833

15,080
17,557
19,869
21,469
23,438

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

4,410,515
4,507,941
4,594,961
4,693,791
4,779,190

1,358,836
1,560,103
1,724,392
1,844,798
1,973,203

4,262,607
4,363,708
4,453,575
4,554,414
4,640,805

1,327,814
1,526,511
1,689,073
1,808,647
1,930,807

20,328
22,643
25,014
27,786
29,234

4,866
6,042
7,144
8,216
8,970

127,580
121,590
116,372
111,591
109,151

26,156
27,550
28,175
27,935
33,426

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

4,862,805
4,928,019
4,983,846
5,028,822
5,070,873

2,094,003
2,175,345
2,318,747
2,461,945
2,629,728

4,725,618
4,789,969
4,846,135
4,892,829
4,935,911

2,050,678
2,131,049
2,272,557
2,414,239
2,579,726

30,182
31,076
31,429
32,870
33,332

9,592
10,092
10,703
11,816
12,731

107,005
106,974
106,282
103,123
101,630

33,734
34,204
35,487
35,892
37,270

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

5,111,482
5,158,383
5,205,375
5,224,279
5,232,379

2,827,012
2,989,385
3,138,250
3,264,849
3,394,982

4,976,420
5,008,789
5,037,583
5,039,874
5,034,219

2,773,818
2,927,768
3,066,568
3,183,768
3,305,229

34,073
35,105
36,468
37,390
37,484

13,916
15,024
16,178
17,255
18,043

100,989
114,489
131,324
147,015
160,676

39,278
46,593
55,504
63,826
71,710

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

5,225,519
5,209,812
5,053,442
4,989,855
4,943,915

3,514,262
3,639,632
3,646,898
3,685,349
3,774,601

5,014,991
4,990,079
4,829,456
4,759,829
4,709,091

3,416,203
3,534,268
3,537,348
3,571,047
3,654,598

37,504
37,822
36,048
35,845
36,029

18,759
19,692
19,268
19,683
20,624

173,024
181,911
187,938
194,181
198,795

79,300
85,671
90,282
94,619
99,380

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5.F OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Dependents & Survivors

Table 5.F9.—Number, percent, and average monthly
benefit, by year of entitlement as nondisabled widow
or widower, December 1999

Table 5.F10.—Number, percent, and average monthly
benefit, by year of entitlement as disabled widow
or widower, December 1999

[Based on 10-percent sample]

Year of
entitlement

Number
as of
December
1999

Percentage
distribution

[Based on 10-percent sample]

Cumulative
percent 1

Average
monthly
benefit

Year of
entitlement

Number
as of
December Percentage
1999 distribution

Cumulative
percent 1

Average
monthly
benefit

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

4,738,540

100.0

...

$774.60

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

197,520

100.0

...

$499.80

1995-99.......................
1990-94...................... .
1985-89...................... .
1980-84.......................
1975-79.......................

1,379,850
1,130,650
924,710
664,140
361,420

29.1
23.9
19.5
14.0
7.6

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

827.40
816.60
774.00
722.80
662.10

1995–99 ..........................
1990–94 ..........................
1985–89 ..........................

104,340
79,910
13,270

52.8
40.5
6.7

...
...
...

496.20
505.10
496.30

1970-74.......................
1965-69...................... .
1960-64.......................
Before 1960 ................

189,490
77,430
9,900
950

4.0
1.6
.2
(2)

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

618.90
605.10
593.40
545.00

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

14,340
21,630
23,130
23,510
21,730

7.3
11.0
11.7
11.9
11.0

7.3
18.2
29.9
41.8
52.8

499.20
497.40
495.30
490.30
500.40

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

277,600
297,340
279,650
267,900
257,360

5.9
6.3
5.9
5.7
5.4

5.9
12.1
18.0
23.7
29.1

828.30
827.70
827.30
827.00
826.70

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

21,930
18,530
15,390
17,810
6,250

11.1
9.4
7.8
9.0
3.2

63.9
73.3
81.1
90.1
93.3

502.50
498.90
508.10
503.20
530.30

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

241,790
235,120
225,650
216,960
211,130

5.1
5.0
4.8
4.6
4.5

34.2
39.2
43.9
48.5
53.0

832.70
824.30
819.00
805.60
798.50

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

4,660
3,240
2,580
1,570
1,220

2.4
1.6
1.3
.8
.6

95.6
97.3
98.6
99.4
100.0

503.40
492.80
505.90
477.60
482.10

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

197,530
191,780
185,590
180,340
169,470

4.2
4.0
3.9
3.8
3.6

57.1
61.2
65.1
68.9
72.5

792.40
785.60
774.20
761.60
752.20

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

159,110
148,060
130,440
122,240
104,290

3.4
3.1
2.8
2.6
2.2

75.9
79.0
81.7
84.3
86.5

742.70
729.00
723.90
709.30
698.20

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

93,060
80,940
64,480
65,610
57,330

2.0
1.7
1.4
1.4
1.2

88.5
90.2
91.5
92.9
94.1

684.90
676.60
660.90
637.60
634.20

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

49,790
43,470
36,860
32,620
26,750

1.1
.9
.8
.7
.6

95.2
96.1
96.9
97.6
98.1

628.90
618.40
615.70
611.90
614.00

1969. ...........................
1968. ...........................
1967. ...........................
1964. ...........................
1965. ...........................

21,190
18,140
13,980
11,070
13,050

.4
.4
.3
.2
.3

98.6
99.0
99.3
99.5
99.8

615.30
607.60
603.10
598.40
593.00

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

3,670
2,700
1,720
1,080
730

.1
.1
(2)
(2)
(2)

99.8
99.9
99.9
100.0
100.0

603.70
608.50
584.10
549.20
573.00

1
2

1

Represents those entitled in specified year or later.

Represents those entitled in specified year or later.
Less than 0.05 percent.

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5.F OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Dependents & Survivors
Table 5.F11.—Number and percentage distribution of nondisabled widows, by monthly benefit and age,
December 1999
[Based on 10-percent sample]
Age attained during 1999
Monthly benefit

Total

60–61

62–64

65–69

70–74

75–79

80–84

85–89

90 or older

Total number ........................

4,702,430

130,560

320,680

705,220

835,510

959,920

778,730

576,620

395,190

Total percent ........................

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

Less than $300.00 ..........................
$300.00–$349.90 ............................
$350.00–$399.90 ............................
$400.00–$449.90 ............................
$450.00–$499.90 ............................
$500.00–$549.90 ............................
$550.00–$599.90 ............................

3.7
2.6
2.6
3.2
3.6
4.2
5.3

4.1
2.6
2.9
3.8
4.1
4.1
5.1

4.5
2.0
2.7
3.3
3.8
4.3
5.0

3.8
1.9
2.5
3.0
3.2
3.9
4.8

3.9
2.1
2.6
3.0
3.3
3.9
4.9

3.9
2.4
2.6
3.0
3.5
4.1
5.5

3.5
2.6
2.6
3.2
3.6
4.4
6.1

3.6
2.9
2.7
3.5
4.0
4.6
5.6

2.5
4.8
2.6
4.0
4.7
5.0
5.0

$600.00–$649.90 ............................
$650.00–$699.90 ............................
$700.00–$749.90 ............................
$750.00–$799.90 ............................
$800.00–$849.90 ............................
$850.00–$899.90 ............................

6.2
7.0
7.5
7.9
8.5
8.2

6.1
6.8
7.7
8.4
8.8
11.5

5.8
6.9
7.5
7.9
9.0
12.0

5.6
6.3
7.1
8.1
9.2
10.5

5.6
6.6
7.1
8.2
9.5
8.5

5.9
7.0
7.2
7.8
8.0
7.8

6.3
7.1
6.7
6.8
6.8
6.6

7.7
7.7
7.8
7.6
7.5
6.3

6.5
8.5
11.1
9.8
10.4
6.7

$900.00–$949.90 ............................
$950.00–$999.90 ............................
$1,000.00–$1,049.90......................
$1,050.00–$1,099.90......................
$1,100.00–$1,149.90......................
$1,150.00–$1,199.90......................
$1,200.00 or more...........................

6.8
5.4
4.1
2.9
2.3
1.9
6.1

10.2
7.4
4.0
1.8
.4
.2
.2

9.6
6.4
4.2
2.5
1.3
.7
.8

7.4
5.9
4.8
3.5
2.5
2.2
4.1

6.7
6.0
4.7
3.3
2.9
2.4
4.9

6.7
5.2
4.2
3.3
2.9
2.2
6.8

5.9
5.1
4.1
3.1
2.6
2.2
10.7

6.2
4.9
3.6
2.3
1.9
1.6
8.0

5.5
3.7
2.1
1.2
1.1
.7
4.5

Average benefit .............................

$776.20

$727.60

$738.80

$777.40

$780.50

$784.90

$806.00

$776.10

$731.60

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5.F OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Dependents & Survivors
Table 5.F12.—Number of widowed mothers and fathers and monthly benefits, by type of benefit, 1950–99
[Monthly benefits, in thousands]
Widowed

Total

With at least
1 child
under age 16 1

Total

Entitled solely
because of
at least 1 disabled child 2

Surviving
divorced
mothers and fathers

December

Number

Benefit

Number

Benefit

Number

Benefit

Number

Benefit

Number

Benefit

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

169,438
203,782
228,984
253,873
271,536

$5,801
6,776
8,273
9,517
12,089

169,426
203,662
228,815
253,670
271,313

$5,800
6,771
8,266
9,508
12,078

169,426
203,662
228,815
253,670
271,313

$5,800
6,771
8,266
9,508
12,078

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

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

12
120
169
203
223

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

291,916
301,240
328,309
353,964
376,145

13,403
14,262
16,102
17,887
21,579

291,656
300,978
328,018
353,650
375,819

13,389
14,248
16,087
17,869
21,557

291,656
300,978
325,636
349,649
370,545

13,389
14,248
15,958
17,649
21,245

...
...
2,382
4,001
5,274

...
...
$129
220
312

260
262
291
314
326

14
14
16
18
22

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

401,358
428,138
451,984
461,675
470,597

23,795
25,425
26,838
27,438
27,954

400,976
427,699
451,520
461,211
470,100

23,768
25,395
26,805
27,405
27,290

394,560
420,258
443,182
452,106
460,348

23,383
24,938
26,290
26,830
27,295

6,416
7,441
8,338
9,105
9,752

385
457
515
575
625

382
439
464
464
497

27
30
33
32
34

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

471,816
487,755
496,307
504,916
511,639

30,882
31,983
32,686
37,833
38,406

471,286
486,958
495,308
503,774
510,355

30,842
31,927
32,616
37,743
38,305

461,011
476,275
483,808
492,674
499,324

30,132
31,188
31,791
36,849
37,402

10,275
10,683
11,500
11,100
11,031

710
739
825
894
902

530
797
999
1,142
1,284

40
56
71
90
101

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

523,136
535,126
540,965
571,907
573,506

45,258
51,163
62,457
67,578
76,980

521,698
533,560
539,153
565,327
562,801

45,127
51,055
62,237
66,823
75,605

510,215
520,301
526,548
551,509
544,335

44,039
49,603
60,612
64,985
72,914

11,483
13,259
12,605
13,818
18,466

1,089
1,402
1,625
1,838
2,692

1,438
1,566
1,812
6,580
10,705

131
158
220
754
1,374

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

581,845
578,727
583,195
576,343
573,750

85,676
92,466
101,345
109,714
121,957

565,941
558,933
558,886
548,463
541,480

83,435
89,400
97,227
104,506
115,284

544,886
537,002
536,481
525,879
518,564

80,068
85,637
93,091
100,028
110,235

21,075
21,931
22,405
22,584
22,916

3,366
3,764
4,136
4,478
5,049

15,904
19,794
24,309
27,880
32,270

2,241
3,065
4,117
5,209
6,674

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

562,316
547,593
514,772
400,298
382,411

138,426
151,509
155,876
123,559
122,957

525,661
507,777
474,003
363,946
346,319

129,754
140,990
144,207
112,979
112,002

502,639
484,427
451,159
339,367
318,076

123,885
134,299
137,068
104,956
102,391

23,022
23,350
22,844
24,579
28,243

5,869
6,691
7,139
8,022
9,612

36,655
39,816
40,769
36,352
36,092

8,671
10,518
11,669
10,581
10,995

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

371,659
350,546
340,940
317,761
312,079

123,557
118,602
115,967
116,902
120,970

335,085
315,572
307,581
285,265
280,006

112,117
107,470
104,888
105,596
109,184

306,004
286,290
278,582
256,463
251,646

101,812
96,887
93,871
94,096
97,170

29,081
29,282
28,999
28,802
28,360

10,304
10,583
11,017
11,500
12,014

36,574
34,974
33,359
32,496
32,073

11,440
11,132
11,079
11,306
11,786

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

303,923
300,661
294,716
289,350
283,072

124,340
127,510
128,748
129,752
131,463

272,526
269,679
263,630
259,320
253,928

112,103
114,962
115,884
116,771
118,399

244,965
242,379
236,990
232,794
227,709

99,683
102,085
102,840
103,365
104,658

27,561
27,300
26,640
26,526
26,219

12,420
12,877
13,045
13,407
13,741

31,397
30,982
30,546
30,030
29,144

12,237
12,548
12,864
12,981
13,064

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

275,020
242,135
230,222
220,610
212,401

131,430
124,678
122,488
120,247
120,157

247,113
218,171
207,658
199,447
192,544

118,550
112,627
110,774
109,001
109,195

221,494
193,664
184,184
176,660
170,572

104,664
98,799
97,120
95,491
95,732

25,619
24,507
23,474
22,787
21,972

13,886
13,828
13,654
13,510
13,463

27,907
23,964
22,564
21,163
19,857

12,881
12,051
11,714
11,246
10,962

3

(3)

$4
7
9
11

1
Prior to August 1981, benefits were payable to mothers and fathers caring for a child under age 18. For mothers and fathers caring for a child who was at least age 14 and
who were entitled in August 1981, benefits were continued until the child attained age 18 or September 1983, whichever came earlier.
2
Excludes mothers and fathers who had both disabled and nondisabled entitled children in their care.
3
Less than $500.

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5.F OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Dependents & Survivors
Table 5.F13.—Number and average monthly benefit for nondisabled widows aged 65 or older, by reduction status and
limitation of benefit, December 1999
[Based on 10-percent sample]
Benefits not reduced due to early retirement of widow
Benefits not limited due to
early retirement of spouse

Benefits limited due to
early retirement of spouse

Benefits reduced due to
early retirement of widow

Number

Average
monthly
benefit

Number

Average
monthly
benefit

Number

Average
monthly
benefit

Number

Average
monthly
benefit

Number

Average
monthly
benefit

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

4,251,190

$780.50

1,962,370

$870.80

1,007,900

$963.30

954,470

$773.00

1 2,288,820

$703.20

65–69 ......................
65 ........................
66 ........................
67 ........................
68 ........................
69 ........................

705,220
132,040
131,950
140,660
145,480
155,090

777.40
762.30
776.70
778.70
784.20
783.50

119,800
9,730
17,840
24,240
30,340
37,650

899.50
880.60
901.10
901.90
909.00
894.60

80,900
8,130
13,590
16,940
19,780
22,460

939.40
893.90
928.20
936.00
956.40
950.40

38,900
1,600
4,250
7,300
10,560
15,190

816.60
813.00
814.20
822.80
820.20
812.10

585,420
122,310
114,110
116,420
115,140
117,440

752.40
752.90
757.30
753.00
751.30
747.90

70–74 ......................
70 ........................
71 ........................
72 ........................
73 ........................
74 ........................

835,510
152,140
158,470
170,350
176,430
178,120

780.50
787.40
784.10
780.30
777.10
775.20

275,750
41,570
48,350
56,070
62,330
67,430

887.90
905.20
891.30
886.50
885.60
878.10

146,800
24,220
26,680
30,020
32,800
33,080

954.80
955.20
952.60
948.30
955.10
962.10

128,950
17,350
21,670
26,050
29,530
34,350

811.70
835.60
815.90
815.30
808.40
797.20

559,760
110,570
110,120
114,280
114,100
110,690

727.60
743.10
737.00
728.10
717.80
712.50

75–79 ......................
75 ........................
76 ........................
77 ........................
78 ........................
79 ........................

959,920
188,910
188,630
192,880
198,690
190,810

784.90
772.10
778.50
783.00
791.30
799.20

441,110
77,660
81,990
88,670
95,630
97,160

889.30
873.40
881.30
887.80
896.50
903.30

214,550
38,410
40,410
43,720
45,690
46,320

987.30
955.90
971.60
981.80
1,002.80
1,016.90

226,560
39,250
41,580
44,950
49,940
50,840

796.60
792.60
793.60
796.30
799.20
799.80

518,810
111,250
106,640
104,210
103,060
93,650

696.10
701.30
699.40
693.80
693.70
691.20

80–84 ......................
80 ........................
81 ........................
82 ........................
83 ........................
84 ........................

778,730
169,880
164,500
151,850
148,630
143,870

806.00
801.90
814.90
813.50
801.50
797.60

456,580
91,350
93,760
89,410
90,990
91,070

909.00
908.30
919.40
917.10
904.50
895.40

211,820
42,850
42,890
42,520
41,350
42,210

1,037.00
1,026.10
1,057.20
1,041.10
1,030.80
1,029.30

244,760
48,500
50,870
46,890
49,640
48,860

798.20
804.20
803.30
804.70
799.20
779.70

322,150
78,530
70,740
62,440
57,640
52,800

660.10
678.10
676.30
665.10
639.00
628.90

85–89 ......................
85 ........................
86 ........................
87 ........................
88 ........................
89 ........................

576,620
135,890
126,900
117,450
103,550
92,830

776.10
791.30
782.50
771.00
767.20
761.90

383,640
87,070
83,290
78,610
71,010
63,660

855.00
885.70
867.30
848.40
837.70
824.10

184,970
40,680
39,510
36,820
35,280
32,680

976.70
1,021.50
993.10
972.10
950.10
935.10

198,670
46,390
43,780
41,790
35,730
30,980

741.60
766.50
753.90
739.40
726.80
707.00

192,980
48,820
43,610
38,840
32,540
29,170

619.50
622.90
620.30
614.40
613.20
626.00

90 or older...............

395,190

731.60

285,490

773.50

168,860

844.60

116,630

670.60

109,700

622.60

Age

1 Includes

150,660 widows with benefits also limited due to early retirement of spouse.

CONTACT: Barbara Lingg/SalvatoreGallicchio (410) 965-0156/0158 for further information.

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