5.

M OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: International Agreements
Table 5.M1.—Number of beneficiaries and average monthly benefit under U.S. totalization agreements, by country and
type of benefit, December 1983–2000
Year and country

Total

Retired
workers

Disabled
workers

Wives and
husbands

Widows and
widowers 1

Children

Number
December:
1983 ............................................................
1984 ............................................................
1985 ............................................................
1990 ............................................................

1,541
2,717
7,857
27,662

970
1,664
4,773
17,432

97
254
404
1,609

266
435
1,730
5,801

109
202
578
2,078

99
162
372
742

1995 ............................................................
1996 ............................................................
1997 ............................................................
1998 ............................................................
1999 ............................................................
2000 ............................................................

54,806
59,455
63,842
68,748
74,933
82,404

35,925
39,085
42,163
45,632
50,018
55,398

2,428
2,514
2,662
2,708
2,749
2,687

10,974
11,917
12,583
13,376
14,421
15,806

4,431
4,893
5,342
5,926
6,636
7,302

1,048
1,046
1,092
1,106
1,109
1,211

December 2000:
Austria .........................................................
Belgium .......................................................
Canada........................................................
Finland ........................................................
France .........................................................
Germany .....................................................

614
487
34,922
130
2,861
11,915

464
348
21,292
94
2,071
9,142

45

67
94
7,721
19
517
1,437

25
32
3,940

13

(2)

(2)

164
654

73
159

Greece ........................................................
Ireland .........................................................
Italy..............................................................
Luxembourg ................................................
Netherlands.................................................
Norway ........................................................

1,544
833
6,789
25
1,513
2,658

1,060
601
4,385
15
1,078
1,715

55
27
97

79
53
931

28
20
99

(2)

(2)

6
74

322
132
1,277
4
317
544

83
288

29
37

Portugal.......................................................
Spain ...........................................................
Sweden .......................................................
Switzerland..................................................
United Kingdom...........................................

1,504
1,532
1,007
2,649
11,421

1,005
945
767
1,973
8,443

78
57
23
21
155

252
345
164
522
2,072

139
149
40
104
615

30
36
13
29
136

(2)

1,475
8
36
523

(2)

(2)

494

Average benefit
December:
1983 ............................................................
1984 ............................................................
1985 ............................................................
1990 ............................................................

$62.61
79.29
73.52
108.07

$68.77
90.32
86.52
122.87

$145.68
144.07
147.43
223.71

$24.01
25.64
32.04
44.37

$49.27
51.61
60.94
88.01

$40.16
42.90
38.79
63.88

1995 ............................................................
1996 ............................................................
1997 ............................................................
1998 ............................................................
1999 ............................................................
2000 ............................................................

134.13
138.89
143.69
146.37
151.22
157.03

155.20
160.65
165.94
169.15
174.94
182.39

271.21
287.11
298.78
305.43
312.05
324.60

51.27
52.80
54.24
55.08
56.58
59.01

108.60
112.45
115.62
117.87
123.64
127.96

69.88
74.22
74.27
73.49
78.56
79.70

December 2000:
Austria .........................................................
Belgium .......................................................
Canada........................................................
Finland ........................................................
France .........................................................
Germany .....................................................

202.49
158.96
130.52
162.88
165.12
211.95

229.06
186.91
148.32
170.20
192.37
237.13

206.33

60.40
56.68
54.98
61.00
65.56
62.04

154.64
144.97
117.76

65.00

(2)

(2)

143.49
141.00

56.55
77.82

Greece ........................................................
Ireland .........................................................
Italy..............................................................
Luxembourg ................................................
Netherlands.................................................
Norway ........................................................

130.64
177.69
142.58
197.52
150.77
154.81

140.68
191.67
169.47
227.00
177.52
173.40

369.62
476.70
380.48

128.54
163.64
115.53

89.36
70.70
78.33

(2)

(2)

430.33
380.20

60.86
74.76
56.85
59.00
63.96
68.42

137.14
157.39

86.59
92.35

Portugal.......................................................
Spain ...........................................................
Sweden .......................................................
Switzerland..................................................
United Kingdom ..........................................

142.41
134.61
150.90
147.31
195.83

152.50
150.91
165.10
169.42
229.33

314.01
337.42
312.87
380.62
331.32

59.93
55.53
64.82
59.84
66.93

132.82
142.60
158.38
141.15
164.78

95.57
110.42
89.85
70.97
65.63

(2)

318.43
369.75
346.03
313.10

(2)

(2)

84.63

1
Includes nondisabled and disabled widow and widowers, and mothers and fathers.
2 Not shown to avoid disclosure of information regarding particular individuals.

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

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