6.

F OASDI: Benefits Terminated
Table 6.F1.—Number of benefits terminated, by type, 1940–99
Children

Year

Total

Total............ 122,742,946

Retired
workers 1

Disabled
workers

Wives
and
husbands

42,241,747 12,912,364 15,933,083

Under
age 181

Disabled,
aged 18
or older

35,139,859 21,938,583

617,498

Total1

Widowed
mothers
and
fathers

Widows
and
widowers

Parents

Special
age-72

12,583,778 4,159,586

11,022,042

101,965

1,232,300

Students

1940...............
1945...............

9,266
108,791

3,864
34,408

...
...

1,620
17,179

2,605
33,446

2,605
33,446

...
...

...
...

1,109
19,828

49
3,455

19
475

...
...

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

266,615
354,282
383,780
455,652
501,694

98,280
141,665
160,284
193,688
212,894

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

51,200
73,706
85,349
99,409
111,788

69,062
82,516
75,352
89,292
99,375

69,062
82,516
75,352
89,292
99,375

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

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

33,313
37,016
40,085
44,331
45,870

13,642
17,999
20,978
27,006
29,871

1,118
1,380
1,732
1,926
1,896

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

1955...............
1956...............
1957...............
1958...............
19591 .............

579,229
624,981
789,331
817,512
1,163,018

247,998
269,006
334,710
322,279
458,175

...
...
16,131
52,949
81,982

125,880
134,700
178,464
173,608
255,169

117,443
128,391
146,828
156,944
211,711

117,443
128,391
146,540
156,348
209,948

...
...
288
596
1,763

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

49,330
51,874
54,715
52,088
67,346

36,488
38,849
56,022
57,422
85,401

2,090
2,161
2,461
2,222
3,234

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

19601 .............
1961...............
1962...............
1963...............
1964...............

1,170,612
1,327,950
1,410,718
1,672,045
1,739,693

440,555
471,552
507,807
591,951
616,124

89,090
115,546
128,299
137,850
138,576

249,792
276,437
282,569
330,576
333,969

235,965
290,895
311,045
397,764
424,680

233,512
287,599
307,200
392,606
418,834

2,453
3,296
3,845
5,158
5,846

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

67,555
77,778
78,261
92,246
96,116

84,396
92,322
99,332
117,743
126,328

3,259
3,420
3,405
3,915
3,900

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

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

1,868,804
2,178,105
2,545,076
2,654,191
2,860,287

646,734
696,038
748,184
789,586
827,151

156,648
168,630
208,899
222,197
251,269

345,229
351,877
373,803
386,245
399,689

481,215
704,131
820,610
837,390
946,481

448,344
457,688
503,110
514,363
564,725

6,628
7,329
9,178
10,620
11,922

26,243
239,114
308,322
312,407
369,834

98,058
92,054
102,004
100,344
107,119

137,031
158,302
172,411
188,844
205,188

3,889
3,749
3,789
4,004
3,525

...
3,324
115,376
125,581
119,865

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

2,841,523
2,944,134
2,949,327
3,132,957
3,296,247

817,129
846,103
839,018
873,593
921,897

260,444
266,471
261,739
304,792
320,958

388,574
394,422
384,297
396,828
416,891

956,566
1,011,381
1,037,251
1,137,641
1,205,329

582,918
607,138
605,569
637,851
699,400

11,795
11,621
13,924
12,445
15,288

361,853
392,622
417,758
487,345
490,641

102,578
104,577
108,995
103,056
116,061

208,843
223,988
232,375
234,039
243,139

3,313
3,162
2,950
2,955
2,886

104,076
94,030
82,702
80,053
69,086

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

3,313,151
3,405,273
3,551,125
3,589,849
3,568,400

931,953
941,162
955,114
977,703
953,520

329,532
351,504
401,334
413,571
422,503

421,973
424,417
430,431
428,498
426,014

1,209,574
1,262,306
1,331,923
1,342,365
1,346,176

695,082
711,425
740,822
736,536
726,910

15,195
16,104
17,060
17,496
18,598

499,297
534,777
574,041
588,333
600,668

110,493
114,823
114,605
112,491
111,604

249,274
256,020
265,721
271,102
272,422

2,574
2,412
2,285
2,106
1,831

57,778
52,629
49,712
42,013
34,330

19801 .............
1981...............
1982...............
1983...............
1984...............

3,538,615
3,596,613
3,869,989
3,788,835
3,230,134

1,009,542
1,006,756
1,032,327
1,068,963
1,102,737

408,051
434,187
483,847
453,621
371,913

420,313
419,331
437,104
492,524
373,796

1,259,831
1,305,554
1,485,066
1,223,789
954,150

636,825
664,436
677,326
584,312
498,199

14,561
15,482
16,435
19,706
19,277

608,445
625,636
791,305
619,771
436,674

118,300
111,025
109,210
214,361
88,342

289,326
291,081
298,435
309,168
319,858

1,705
1,649
1,521
1,448
1,283

31,547
27,030
22,479
24,961
18,055

1985...............
1986...............
19871 .............
19881 .............
19891 .............

3,109,569
2,996,494
2,967,965
3,087,126
2,977,413

1,150,236
1,152,844
1,163,655
1,227,357
1,202,430

339,984
341,276
347,948
356,143
351,402

367,257
362,966
354,240
354,250
339,550

820,641
703,293
681,275
723,385
678,094

446,106
474,999
457,523
484,001
454,048

17,022
17,013
17,056
19,478
19,726

357,513
211,281
206,696
219,906
204,320

84,165
90,071
80,131
73,473
66,527

331,090
329,855
328,008
341,432
332,040

1,228
1,110
1,041
922
856

14,968
15,079
11,667
10,164
6,514

19901 .............
19911 .............
19921 .............
19931 .............
19941 .............

2,958,646
2,943,272
2,969,109
3,075,227
3,124,009

1,222,810
1,237,517
1,252,171
1,313,867
1,329,241

348,194
351,303
361,796
372,317
384,590

337,006
332,892
329,102
336,335
331,416

646,343
619,977
616,771
632,585
647,848

415,616
401,092
397,723
408,497
421,730

20,014
17,723
17,857
18,842
20,034

210,713
201,162
201,191
205,246
206,084

64,260
61,383
65,852
62,436
72,662

334,293
335,740
339,827
354,833
356,097

769
646
617
578
529

4,971
3,814
2,973
2,276
1,626

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

3,161,744
3,187,291
3,413,296
3,307,618
3,366,363

1,334,027
1,352,339
1,370,596
1,405,342
1,436,865

399,475
396,980
464,984
409,489
433,950

327,233
321,703
319,172
313,423
312,867

678,821
690,618
777,803
741,412
748,950

451,375
459,254
537,259
495,678
490,634

22,639
23,776
26,210
26,755
29,444

204,807
207,588
214,334
218,979
228,872

61,813
61,618
60,342
54,551
51,341

358,691
362,751
419,105
382,619
381,791

493
444
376
346
361

1,191
838
918
436
238

1 Revised

data.

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

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6.F OASDI: Benefits Terminated
Table 6.F2.—Number, by reason for termination and type of benefit, 1999

Total

Retired
workers

Disabled
workers

Wives and
husbands

Children

Widows,
widowers,
and parents

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

3,366,363

1,436,865

433,950

312,867

748,950

382,152

51,341

238

Death of beneficiary ...........................................................
Termination resulting from death of worker........................
Marriage, remarriage, or divorce of beneficiary .................
Attainment of age—
18 by children.................................................................
19 by student..................................................................
65 by disabled worker ....................................................
65 by disabled widow(er) ...............................................
Termination due to attainment of age 16
of child..........................................................................
Entitlement to an equal or larger
Social Security benefit ................................................
Does not meet medical standards: 1
Disabled worker or widow(er).........................................
Disabled adult child ........................................................
Student no longer attending school....................................
Other..................................................................................

1,993,768
189,407
39,497

1,394,983
...
...

165,427
...
...

84,535
158,457
5,321

18,214
30,950
19,178

329,254
...
4,718

1,117
...
10,280

238
...
...

393,197
70,247
233,608
13,963

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

...
...
203,616
...

...
...
19,214
...

393,197
70,247
10,778
...

...
...
...
13,963

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

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

64,952

...

...

29,081

...

...

35,871

...

81,276

33,696

3,819

6,527

2,906

31,372

2,956

...

101,240
3,085
155,163
26,960

...
...
...
8,186

56,786
...
...
4,302

3,578
...
...
6,154

40,657
3,085
155,163
4,575

219
...
...
2,626

...
...
...
1,117

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

Reason for termination

Widowed
Special
mothers
age-72
and fathers beneficiaries

1 Excludes disabled beneficiaries whose monthly benefits have been suspended because of their ability to engage in substantial gainful activity. These persons
continue to be eligible for Medicare for a 3-year period.

Table 6.F3.—Number of wives, husbands, and children, by reason for termination and type of benefit, 1999
Wives and
husbands of—

Children
Under age 18 of—

Disabled, aged 18 or older of—

Retired Deceased Disabled
workers workers workers

Retired Deceased Disabled
workers workers workers

Students, aged 18–19 of—
Retired Deceased Disabled
workers workers workers

Retired
workers

Disabled
workers

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

255,980

56,887

44,092

194,161

252,381

4,640

15,854

8,950

25,788

120,046

83,038

Death of beneficiary .............................................
Termination resulting from
death of worker .............................................
Marriage, remarriage, or
divorce of beneficiary ....................................
Attainment of age—
18 by children...................................................
19 by student....................................................
65 by disabled worker ......................................
Termination due to attainment of
age 16 of child...............................................
Entitlement to an equal or larger
Social Security benefit ...................................
Does not meet medical
standards: 1
Disabled worker ...............................................
Disabled adult child ..........................................
Student no longer attending
school..............................................................
Other....................................................................

83,003

1,532

201

1,929

965

2,519

11,937

496

15

92

60

152,129

6,328

...

...

28,058

...

...

1,766

...

...

1,126

1,826

3,495

1,192

4,615

9,839

368

1,471

581

137

503

472

...
...
...

...
...
19,214

41,501
...
...

186,788
...
...

164,908
...
6,483

...
...
...

...
...
...

...
...
3,896

...
7,735
...

...
38,217
...

...
24,295
399

Reason for termination

9,400

19,681

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

...

5,165

1,362

805

209

761

542

256

238

57

7

31

...
...

3,578
...

...
...

...
...

38,981
...

...
783

...
2,076

1,284
226

...
...

...
...

392
...

...
4,457

...
1,697

...
393

...
620

...
2,386

...
428

...
114

...
463

17,821
23

81,164
63

56,178
85

1 Excludes disabled beneficiaries whose monthly benefits have been suspended because of their ability to engage in substantial gainful activity. These persons
continue to be eligible for Medicare for a 3-year period.

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

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