9.

F Veterans’ Benefits
Table 9.F1.—Number of payments, by type of payment and age, 1940–99
[In thousands]
Disability compensation or pension
Service-connected
Under age 65

Aged 65 or older

Disability rating 2

Disability rating

1

All
ages

As of June 30:
1940 ...................................................
1945 ...................................................
1950 ...................................................

610
1,144
2,368

385
912
1,990

...
...
...

...
...
...

...
...
...

...
...
...

1955 ...................................................
1956 ...................................................

2,669
2,739

2,076
2,083

...
2,026

...
1,841

...
185

As of June 20:
1957 ...................................................
1958 ...................................................
1959 ...................................................

2,797
2,850
2,934

2,074
2,064
2,053

2,004
1,980
1,952

1,825
1,807
1,781

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

3,009
3,107
3,150
3,181
3,197

2,027
2,000
1,987
1,989
1,993

1,908
1,868
1,849
1,844
1,846

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

3,217
3,201
3,182
3,164
3,160

1,992
1,993
1,999
2,011
2,039

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

3,181
3,222
3,269
3,257
3,241

1975 ...................................................
1976 ...................................................

All
ages

Under
age 65

Aged
65 or older

...
...
...

...
...
...

189
159
290

...
...
...

...
...
...

...
57

...
43

...
14

531
597

...
319

...
278

179
173
171

70
84
101

53
65
78

17
19
23

670
741
841

304
279
257

366
462
584

1,746
1,711
1,693
1,686
1,684

162
158
156
158
162

119
131
138
145
147

93
104
109
115
117

26
27
29
30
30

947
1,077
1,138
1,170
1,186

219
182
166
165
176

728
895
972
1,005
1,010

1,846
1,850
1,858
1,873
1,904

1,679
1,677
1,683
1,696
1,712

167
173
175
177
192

146
143
141
138
135

117
115
114
112
110

29
28
27
26
25

1,210
1,196
1,173
1,145
1,114

197
221
243
265
286

1,013
975
930
880
828

2,091
2,146
2,183
2,204
2,211

1,950
1,995
2,022
2,028
2,018

1,754
1,780
1,804
1,806
1,796

196
215
218
222
222

141
151
161
176
193

116
128
135
150
165

25
23
26
26
28

1,086
1,073
1,086
1,053
1,030

310
335
381
402
410

776
738
705
651
620

3,227
3,236

2,220
2,232

2,006
1,996

1,784
1,767

222
229

214
236

185
209

29
27

1,006
1,003

430
456

576
547

As of September 30:
1977 ...................................................
1978 ...................................................
1979 ...................................................

3,280
3,284
3,241

2,248
2,259
2,267

1,989
1,971
1,944

1,759
1,741
1,717

230
230
227

258
288
323

226
254
285

32
34
38

1,032
1,025
974

505
516
500

527
509
474

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

3,196
3,154
3,096
3,044
2,980

2,274
2,279
2,274
2,263
2,251

1,912
1,873
1,818
1,744
1,666

1,689
1,656
1,606
1,544
1,476

223
217
210
200
190

362
406
456
519
585

320
359
404
461
520

42
47
52
58
65

922
875
824
781
729

467
438
406
373
339

455
437
418
408
390

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

2,931
2,883
2,844
2,804
2,776

2,240
2,225
2,212
2,199
2,192

1,589
1,505
1,428
1,361
1,302

1,408
1,335
1,268
1,209
1,156

181
169
160
153
146

651
720
784
838
890

579
641
698
746
792

72
79
86
92
98

690
658
631
606
584

306
274
244
219
196

384
384
387
387
388

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

2,746
2,709
2,674
2,660
2,659

2,184
2,179
2,181
2,198
2,218

1,253
1,238
1,245
1,265
1,290

1,113
1,098
1,104
1,122
1,144

140
140
141
143
146

931
941
936
932
928

828
838
833
828
824

102
103
103
104
104

562
530
493
462
441

175
156
138
128
122

387
375
354
335
319

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

2,669
2,671
2,667
2,668
2,673

2,236
2,253
2,263
2,277
2,294

1,310
1,330
1,346
1,372
1,404

1,158
1,171
1,178
1,191
1,209

152
158
168
180
195

926
923
917
905
890

819
814
805
790
771

107
109
112
115
119

433
418
404
391
379

120
116
112
110
113

313
302
292
281
266

Total

70–100
percent

Less than
Total 70 percent

2

70–100
percent

Period

Less than
Total 70 percent

Non-service-connected

1 Persons receiving payments under special acts and as retired emergency and reserve officers included in total but excluded from
2 Disability rated by the Department of Veterans Affairs according to average impairment of earning capacity, graduated in intervals

Source: Department of Veterans Affairs published and unpublished data.

CONTACT: Rita L. DiSimone (202) 358-6221 for futher information.

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distribution.
from 10–100 percent.