6.

E OASDI: Benefits Withheld
Table 6.E1.—Number and percentage distribution of retired workers with benefits withheld, by monthly benefit, reduction
for early retirement, and sex, December 1999
[Based on 10–percent sample]
Without reduction
for early retirement

Total
Monthly benefit
and sex

With reduction
for early retirement

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

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

323,100

100.0

219,560

100.0

103,540

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

15,780
9,400
4,650
6,740
9,240
9,730
9,330

4.9
2.9
1.4
2.1
2.9
3.0
2.9

6,670
5,090
2,180
3,430
4,600
4,960
4,840

3.0
2.3
1.0
1.6
2.1
2.3
2.2

9,110
4,310
2,470
3,310
4,640
4,770
4,490

8.8
4.2
2.4
3.2
4.5
4.6
4.3

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

9,370
8,820
9,350
8,910
9,110
8,510

2.9
2.7
2.9
2.8
2.8
2.6

4,900
5,130
4,980
5,320
5,190
5,120

2.2
2.3
2.3
2.4
2.4
2.3

4,470
3,690
4,370
3,590
3,920
3,390

4.3
3.6
4.2
3.5
3.8
3.3

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

8,930
8,370
8,340
8,630
8,800
10,260
150,830

2.8
2.6
2.6
2.7
2.7
3.2
46.7

5,150
4,840
5,410
5,010
5,470
6,810
124,460

2.3
2.2
2.5
2.3
2.5
3.1
56.7

3,780
3,530
2,930
3,620
3,330
3,450
26,370

3.7
3.4
2.8
3.5
3.2
3.3
25.5

Men............................................

230,110

100.0

163,850

100.0

66,260

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

7,860
5,540
2,610
3,650
4,470
4,520
3,960
3,930
3,650
4,010
3,930
4,090
4,360
4,830
4,720
5,080
5,890
6,260
7,810
138,940

3.4
2.4
1.1
1.6
1.9
2.0
1.7
1.7
1.6
1.7
1.7
1.8
1.9
2.1
2.1
2.2
2.6
2.7
3.4
60.4

3,470
3,500
1,500
2,160
2,490
2,530
2,270
2,260
2,200
2,060
2,130
2,070
2,380
2,360
2,260
2,880
2,940
3,550
4,800
114,040

2.1
2.1
.9
1.3
1.5
1.5
1.4
1.4
1.3
1.3
1.3
1.3
1.5
1.4
1.4
1.8
1.8
2.2
2.9
69.6

4,390
2,040
1,110
1,490
1,980
1,990
1,690
1,670
1,450
1,950
1,800
2,020
1,980
2,470
2,460
2,200
2,950
2,710
3,010
24,900

6.6
3.1
1.7
2.2
3.0
3.0
2.6
2.5
2.2
2.9
2.7
3.0
3.0
3.7
3.7
3.3
4.5
4.1
4.5
37.6

Women ......................................
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 ..................................

92,990
7,920
3,860
2,040
3,090
4,770
5,210
5,370

100.0
8.5
4.2
2.2
3.3
5.1
5.6
5.8

55,710
3,200
1,590
680
1,270
2,110
2,430
2,570

100.0
5.7
2.9
1.2
2.3
3.8
4.4
4.6

37,280
4,720
2,270
1,360
1,820
2,660
2,780
2,800

100.0
12.7
6.1
3.6
4.9
7.1
7.5
7.5

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

5,440
5,170
5,340
4,980
5,020
4,150

5.9
5.6
5.7
5.4
5.4
4.5

2,640
2,930
2,920
3,190
3,120
2,740

4.7
5.3
5.2
5.7
5.6
4.9

2,800
2,240
2,420
1,790
1,900
1,410

7.5
6.0
6.5
4.8
5.1
3.8

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

4,100
3,650
3,260
2,740
2,540
2,450
11,890

4.4
3.9
3.5
2.9
2.7
2.6
12.8

2,790
2,580
2,530
2,070
1,920
2,010
10,420

5.0
4.6
4.5
3.7
3.4
3.6
18.7

1,310
1,070
730
670
620
440
1,470

3.5
2.9
2.0
1.8
1.7
1.2
3.9

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6.E OASDI: Benefits Withheld
Table 6.E2.—Number of retired workers aged 62–69 with benefits in current-payment status and with benefits withheld
due to earnings, by age and sex, December 1999
[Based on 10-percent sample]

Age and sex

Total1

Benefits in
current-payment
status

Benefits withheld
because of
earnings

Percent of
total with
benefits withheld

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

9,602,250

9,341,210

261,040

2.7

62.....................................................................................
63.....................................................................................
64.....................................................................................
65.....................................................................................
66.....................................................................................
67.....................................................................................
68.....................................................................................
69.....................................................................................

695,600
877,390
948,630
1,421,650
1,391,170
1,430,070
1,410,340
1,427,400

682,620
865,010
933,860
1,347,880
1,346,160
1,391,210
1,378,460
1,396,010

12,980
12,380
14,770
73,770
45,010
38,860
31,880
31,390

1.9
1.4
1.6
5.2
3.2
2.7
2.3
2.2

Men.......................................................................

5,280,820

5,091,500

189,320

3.6

62.....................................................................................
63.....................................................................................
64.....................................................................................
65.....................................................................................
66.....................................................................................
67.....................................................................................
68.....................................................................................
69.....................................................................................

359,480
462,400
504,030
787,440
777,720
797,810
791,260
800,680

351,550
454,930
495,110
736,040
743,930
767,690
765,910
776,340

7,930
7,470
8,920
51,400
33,790
30,120
25,350
24,340

2.2
1.6
1.8
6.5
4.3
3.8
3.2
3.0

Women.................................................................

4,321,430

4,249,710

71,720

1.7

62.....................................................................................
63.....................................................................................
64.....................................................................................
65.....................................................................................
66.....................................................................................
67.....................................................................................
68.....................................................................................
69.....................................................................................

336,120
414,990
444,600
634,210
613,450
632,260
619,080
626,720

331,070
410,080
438,750
611,840
602,230
623,520
612,550
619,670

5,050
4,910
5,850
22,370
11,220
8,740
6,530
7,050

1.5
1.2
1.3
3.5
1.8
1.4
1.1
1.1

1

Excludes beneficiaries with benefits withheld for reasons other than earnings.

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6.E OASDI: Benefits Withheld
Table 6.E3.—Number and percentage distribution of retired workers with benefits withheld due to earnings, by monthly
benefit, age, and sex, December 1999
[Based on 10-percent sample]
Age
Monthly benefit

Total

62–64

65

66

67

68

69

Men
Total number ........................................

189,320

24,320

51,400

33,790

30,120

25,350

24,340

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

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

2.3
.6
.6
.7
1.0
1.2
1.1

5.6
.9
1.4
2.0
1.6
2.5
2.3

1.7
.4
.5
.5
1.0
.9
1.1

2.0
.6
.5
.7
1.1
1.2
.9

2.0
.8
.5
.4
1.0
1.0
.6

2.0
.5
.5
.6
.7
.9
.6

1.8
.3
.4
.5
.5
.9
1.2

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

1.3
1.2
1.7
1.6
1.8
1.8

2.8
3.0
4.6
4.6
5.3
4.4

1.0
1.1
1.4
1.6
1.7
2.0

.9
1.0
1.4
1.1
1.1
1.5

1.3
.9
1.0
1.1
1.2
1.2

1.0
.7
1.2
.9
.7
1.0

.9
.7
.9
1.0
1.1
1.1

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

2.1
2.1
3.1
3.3
3.6
3.7

6.0
5.9
8.6
10.5
10.9
8.0

2.0
2.2
3.6
3.5
3.9
4.9

1.4
1.3
2.2
2.0
2.4
2.9

1.0
1.0
1.6
1.8
1.7
2.1

1.4
1.3
1.4
1.1
1.7
1.9

1.2
1.1
1.2
1.8
1.4
2.1

$1,200.00–$1,249.90......................................
$1,250.00–$1,299.90......................................
$1,300.00–$1,349.90......................................
$1,350.00–$1,399.90......................................
$1,400.00–$1,449.90......................................
$1,450.00–$1,499.90......................................
$1,500.00 or more...........................................

4.9
5.5
6.8
11.0
11.1
6.6
19.4

5.4
2.3
.9
.5
...
...
...

8.8
10.0
12.3
20.5
13.1
...
...

4.4
7.0
9.1
17.0
24.1
12.2
...

2.2
2.9
5.3
6.5
11.0
14.1
36.2

2.1
3.7
3.6
5.4
7.0
9.7
48.2

2.9
2.6
2.9
4.2
4.3
7.1
55.9

Women
Total number ........................................

71,720

15,810

22,370

11,220

8,740

6,530

7,050

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

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

3.9
1.4
2.0
3.0
4.6
5.6
6.0

5.8
2.3
5.3
8.9
10.9
12.9
10.6

2.4
1.0
.8
1.7
3.7
4.1
5.6

4.4
1.0
1.2
.9
2.7
3.6
4.0

3.3
1.1
.8
1.3
1.8
2.6
4.1

3.5
1.2
1.5
1.5
1.7
3.2
3.7

5.0
1.4
1.4
1.0
2.3
2.7
4.4

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

6.6
6.0
6.2
5.2
5.3
4.5

8.2
7.5
5.8
5.4
3.4
3.4

6.7
6.9
8.2
6.5
6.9
5.3

6.6
5.5
5.4
5.2
6.1
4.9

6.6
4.1
4.7
4.0
5.0
4.9

4.6
4.1
4.4
4.1
4.6
4.3

5.0
4.5
5.8
3.5
3.8
3.5

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

4.7
4.2
3.9
3.4
2.7
3.0

3.1
1.6
1.8
1.1
1.0
.4

5.6
5.0
4.9
3.8
3.2
3.3

4.4
6.1
5.5
3.9
3.0
4.6

5.3
4.8
3.2
5.0
3.5
3.9

4.1
5.2
4.7
4.0
3.2
3.4

5.5
3.0
3.4
3.4
3.1
4.3

$1,200.00–$1,249.90......................................
$1,250.00–$1,299.90......................................
$1,300.00–$1,349.90......................................
$1,350.00–$1,399.90......................................
$1,400.00–$1,449.90......................................
$1,450.00–$1,499.90......................................
$1,500.00 or more...........................................

3.6
3.3
2.9
2.6
1.8
1.2
2.3

.6
.1
...
...
...
...
...

5.5
4.1
2.9
1.6
.2
...
...

4.6
5.4
4.6
2.6
3.2
.5
...

3.2
3.5
4.9
6.2
4.1
3.8
4.0

3.5
3.7
4.4
5.1
3.4
4.1
8.6

3.3
4.0
3.3
4.7
3.8
3.3
10.6

CONTACT: Joseph Bondar/Curt Pauzenga (410) 965-0162/7210 for further information.

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6.E OASDI: Benefits Withheld
Table 6.E4.—Number of beneficiaries, with benefits withheld, by reason for withholding payment, type of benefit, and age,
December 1999
Retired workers

Wives and husbands
Wives

Reason payment
withheld and
age of beneficiary

Total

Men

Women

Disabled
workers

Total

Total ........................ 1,794,722 321,411

227,939

93,472

103,616

293,094

187,588
...
187,588
23,899
163,689

71,791
...
71,791
16,321
55,470

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

23,126
995
22,131
5,225
16,906

Total

Earnings of retired
workers.........................
Under age 62............
62 or older ................
62–64....................
65–69....................

287,599 259,379
6,089
...
281,510 259,379
45,445 40,220
236,065 219,159

Earnings of other
beneficiaries .................
Under age 62............
62 or older ................
62–64....................
65–69....................

111,957
93,988
17,969
7,473
10,496

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

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

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

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

30,993
9,396

...
821

...
403

...
418

31,475
41,115

9,980
17,522

5,399
10,392

9,372

...

7,000

Entitled child not in care
of beneficiary................
Payee not determined......
Recoupment of
overpayment ................
Address unknown ............
Determination of
continuing disability
pending ........................
Workers’ compensation
offset.............................
Govenment pension
offset.............................
Receipt of public
assistance ....................
Technical entitlement .......
Other reasons ..................

Widowed
mothers
Widows
and
and
fathers widowers

Special
age-72
Par- benefients ciaries

With
chilHusdren 2 bands

Children

150,439 70,274 72,381

457,339

70,879

538,297

510

9,576

Without
children 1

21,764
...
21,764
5,161
16,603

1,045
995
50
50
...

317
...
317
14
303

5,094
5,094
...
...
...

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

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

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

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

49,905
44,512
5,393
1,249
4,144

4,806 42,272
. . . 42,007
4,806
265
956
265
3,850
...

2,827
2,505
322
28
294

287
287
...
...
...

45,902
45,640
262
241
21

15,863
3,549
12,314
5,983
6,331

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

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

...
1,488

14,149
45

116 13,001
29
16

1,032
...

...
6,747

16,844
14

...
281

...
...

...
...

4,581
7,130

4,818
6,824

2,691
1,376

1,337
830

1,310
428

44
118

9,795
8,964

1,589
232

2,597
5,767

5
33

...
397

...

...

5,919

292

5

287

...

3,131

...

30

...

...

...

...

...

1,909

555

59

496

...

4,536

...

...

...

...

235,715

...

...

...

...

160,071

95,146

. . . 64,925

...

72

72,085

...

3,487

3,925
803,741
222,434

...
...
33,709

...
...
24,157

...
...
9,552

...
...
82,658

...
25,071
15,813

...
16,145
10,202

...
346,711
72,074

...
1,483
4,743

...
430,327
11,347

...
105
367

3,925
44
1,723

...
7,074
4,345

...
1,852
1,266

1
2

Aged 62 or older.
Under age 65 with entitled children in their care.
Note: For more recent data, see table 1.D1 in the Social Security Bulletin.

Table 6.E5.—Number of wives, husbands, and children, with benefits withheld, by reason for withholding payment and
type of benefit, December 1999
Wives and husbands of—

Children
Under age 18 of—

Disabled, aged 18 or older of—

Reason payment witheld

Disabled
workers

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

227,098

65,996

26,121

59,223

196,751

79,861

50,027

16,727

5,114

14,981

8,534

23,126
12,115

...
37,790

4,073
43

...
54

...
81

916
21

...
17

...
...

105
9

...
36

...
26

2,547
29

11,602
16

...
303

...
2,968

...
2,475

...
108

...
777

...
99

...
...

...
9

...
8

1,469
938

1,222
438

459
386

1,931
2,145

6,787
4,369

115
265

238
1,274

99
208

10
21

62
192

94
104

...
...
158,619
16,322
11,933

292
555
1,452
8,749
3,880

...
...
...
16,997
3,860

...
...
...
38,169
13,956

2,438
4,370
...
145,224
31,007

121
...
...
75,645
2,670

395
...
...
38,969
8,357

162
80
...
12,745
3,334

...
...
...
4,237
732

...
...
...
10,003
4,679

15
86
...
4,722
3,479

Earnings of—
Retired workers ..............................
Other beneficiaries .........................
Entitled child not in care of
beneficiary......................................
Payee not determined........................
Recoupment of overpayment for
reasons other than earnings ..........
Address unknown ..............................
Determination of continuing
disability pending............................
Workers’ compensation offset............
Government pension offset................
Technical entitlement .........................
Other reasons ....................................

Retired Deceased
workers
workers

Disabled
workers

Retired Deceased
workers
workers

Disabled
workers

CONTACT: Dana Nichele Mercer/Robert L. Hackendorf (410) 966-6377/965-5536 for further information.

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Students, aged 18–19 of—

Retired
workers

Social Security Bulletin • Annual Statistical Supplement • 2000

Retired Deceased
workers
workers

Disabled
workers