6.

A OASDI Benefits Awarded: Summary
Table 6.A1.—Number, by type of benefit, 1940–2000
[Benefits not necessarily payable at time of award]
Wives and
husbands of—

Children of—

Total

Retired
workers

Disabled
workers

Retired
workers

Disabled
workers

Total .......... 177,112,105

Year

Retired
workers

Deceased
workers

Disabled
workers

6,793,237 20,021,267

13,407,601

Widowed
mothers
and
fathers

Widows
and
widowers

4,661,199 18,845,987

Parents

Special
age-72
beneficiaries

72,766,968

18,381,693

17,247,276

3,605,831

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

254,984
269,286
258,116
262,865
318,949

132,335
114,660
99,622
89,070
110,097

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

34,555
36,213
33,250
31,916
40,349

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

8,249
6,031
4,859
3,652
4,350

51,133
69,588
72,525
81,967
95,326

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

23,260
30,502
31,820
35,420
42,649

4,600
11,020
14,774
19,576
24,759

852
1,272
1,266
1,264
1,419

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

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

462,463
547,150
572,909
596,201
682,241

185,174
258,980
271,488
275,903
337,273

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

63,068
88,515
94,189
98,554
117,356

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

7,215
10,736
12,446
12,604
15,854

120,299
104,139
103,308
106,351
103,068

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

55,108
44,190
42,807
44,276
43,087

29,844
38,823
45,249
55,667
62,928

1,755
1,767
3,422
2,846
2,675

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

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

962,628
1,336,432
1,053,303
1,419,462
1,401,733

567,131
702,984
531,206
771,671
749,911

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

162,768
228,887
177,707
246,856
236,764

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

25,495
40,958
24,695
33,868
35,938

97,146
189,542
158,650
178,310
176,858

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

41,101
78,323
64,875
71,945
70,775

66,735
89,591
92,302
112,866
128,026

2,252
6,147
3,868
3,946
3,461

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

1955 .............
1956 .............
1957 .............
1958 1 ..........
1959 2 ..........

1,657,773
1,855,296
2,832,344
2,123,465
2,501,802

909,883
934,033
1,424,975
1,041,668
1,089,740

...
...
178,802
131,382
177,811

288,915
384,562
578,012
366,553
390,517

...
...
...
12,920
54,299

40,402
37,900
81,842
63,408
83,157

198,393
173,883
231,321
205,110
265,123

...
...
...
18,264
78,655

76,018
67,475
88,174
81,467
102,020

140,624
253,524
244,633
199,320
252,683

3,538
3,919
4,585
3,373
7,797

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

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

2,336,144
3,046,653
3,004,501
2,729,559
2,552,063

981,717
1,361,505
1,347,268
1,145,602
1,041,807

207,805
279,758
250,634
223,739
207,592

339,987
394,198
393,857
345,610
316,262

54,187
77,588
69,212
66,543
59,706

69,979
126,019
135,984
115,220
100,051

241,430
264,440
266,286
281,511
288,304

104,310
189,283
170,354
163,967
145,439

92,607
98,449
99,925
104,960
106,249

239,267
251,275
267,051
278,709
283,263

4,855
4,138
3,930
3,698
3,390

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

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

3,072,426
4,722,483
3,596,770
3,619,927
3,699,633

1,183,133
1,647,524
1,161,130
1,240,098
1,272,784

253,499
278,345
301,359
323,154
344,741

321,015
396,856
319,503
329,935
335,723

69,183
81,238
87,296
89,603
94,690

134,187
195,055
167,676
172,460
176,162

451,399
584,901
534,568
593,331
622,109

197,616
276,093
282,662
299,016
313,629

100,005
107,135
110,762
113,765
116,922

359,431
403,595
355,589
375,391
375,753

2,958
3,202
2,658
2,144
2,093

...
748,539
273,567
81,030
45,027

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

3,722,433
3,965,157
4,202,607
4,220,493
4,100,809

1,338,107
1,391,403
1,461,399
1,493,194
1,413,145

350,384
415,897
455,438
491,616
535,977

339,447
338,219
353,742
349,493
319,149

96,304
113,222
124,366
128,198
132,042

182,595
196,589
209,422
217,708
201,684

591,724
613,193
643,513
618,825
574,174

316,546
372,224
411,766
413,751
443,909

112,377
116,548
117,699
118,775
109,221

363,216
381,262
402,809
372,167
363,693

1,852
1,635
2,086
1,655
1,155

29,881
24,965
20,367
15,111
6,660

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

4,427,138
4,351,654
4,610,730
4,166,571
4,229,286

1,505,750
1,475,773
1,593,631
1,472,786
1,590,854

592,049
551,460
568,874
464,415
416,713

350,558
346,623
390,874
346,956
358,163

148,741
147,407
151,938
130,161
113,243

225,579
236,805
259,447
214,284
247,800

591,118
578,905
587,589
566,992
544,549

515,216
511,487
518,477
453,382
399,172

116,224
113,520
118,821
110,015
110,424

377,246
385,373
416,735
403,679
445,555

969
914
870
844
788

3,688
3,387
3,474
3,057
2,025

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

4,214,567
4,029,827
3,840,579
3,755,994
3,690,103

1,612,669
1,578,990
1,618,411
1,669,738
1,607,370

396,559
351,847
297,131
311,549
361,998

360,693
338,540
349,967
356,274
342,691

108,500
95,575
77,835
80,079
81,834

248,658
211,406
182,849
144,945
131,986

540,246
535,487
473,396
380,992
351,326

385,208
339,654
260,470
226,895
238,252

107,809
99,653
86,786
82,464
73,794

452,156
477,121
492,451
501,688
499,677

724
606
498
431
383

1,345
948
785
939
792

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

3,796,394
3,853,454
3,733,853
3,680,969
3,646,349

1,690,490
1,734,248
1,681,716
1,654,068
1,656,744

377,371
416,865
415,848
409,490
425,582

356,558
358,115
333,333
316,929
310,498

83,511
82,435
77,316
73,790
69,113

128,076
122,652
117,984
116,659
106,491

332,531
319,808
310,573
324,346
307,484

253,025
258,167
256,742
265,026
261,387

72,241
69,340
64,777
62,676
59,525

501,673
491,052
475,035
457,574
449,139

381
344
286
263
281

537
428
243
148
105

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

3,716,924
3,865,426
4,050,849
4,001,201
3,940,342

1,664,754
1,695,346
1,707,949
1,661,281
1,625,347

467,977
536,434
636,637
635,238
631,870

308,980
307,000
304,764
290,728
275,025

69,667
72,754
78,083
74,605
69,549

108,105
107,261
108,686
106,566
102,983

303,616
301,459
304,300
311,290
310,051

283,586
318,188
381,585
398,598
411,205

58,060
57,896
56,402
56,408
54,732

451,862
468,788
472,078
466,198
459,340

233
246
298
238
213

84
54
67
51
27

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

3,882,193
3,793,238
3,865,966
3,800,259
3,917,099
4,290,080

1,609,174
1,581,452
1,718,623
1,631,511
1,690,024
1,960,649

645,832
624,335
587,417
608,131
620,488
621,650

258,740
244,014
268,012
263,668
275,568
341,503

63,097
57,528
50,818
47,550
46,164
43,941

101,239
98,655
97,594
96,893
99,826
115,358

306,044
302,480
297,204
294,851
295,196
297,686

401,295
397,350
362,548
371,426
378,144
363,632

51,645
49,150
43,504
42,395
41,756
40,491

444,899
438,081
440,076
443,669
469,806
505,021

200
177
157
152
118
135

28
16
13
13
9
14

1 January—November.
2 Includes December 1958.

CONTACT: Rona Blumenthal/Joseph Bondar (410) 965-0163/0162 for further information.

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Social Security Bulletin • Annual Statistical Supplement • 2001

113,622 1,267,424

6.A OASDI Benefits Awarded: Summary
Table 6.A2.—Average primary insurance amount for retired workers and average monthly benefit for retired workers,
disabled workers, and widows, 1940–2000
Average primary insurance amount
Retired workers

Average monthly benefit

Total

Men

Women

Total

Men

Women

Total

Men

Women

Nondisabled
widows

1940..........................................
1945..........................................
1950 (Jan.-Aug.) .......................
1950 (Sept.-Dec.) .....................
1955..........................................
1960..........................................

$22.71
25.11
29.03
33.24
69.74
83.87

$23.26
25.71
30.16
35.32
75.86
92.03

$18.38
19.99
22.98
26.85
56.05
69.23

$22.71
25.11
29.03
33.24
69.74
81.73

$23.26
25.71
30.16
35.32
75.86
92.03

$18.38
19.99
22.98
26.85
56.05
63.26

...
...
...
...
...
$91.16

...
...
...
...
...
$94.02

...
...
...
...
...
$78.91

$20.36
20.17
21.65
36.89
49.68
62.12

1965 (Jan.-Aug.) .......................
1965 (Sept.-Dec.) .....................
1966..........................................
1967..........................................
1968 (Mar.-Dec.) 2.....................

88.57
99.36
100.57
96.62
111.82

96.56
108.79
108.82
105.83
122.00

74.99
82.34
85.06
81.66
95.49

82.69
89.20
93.75
89.74
103.82

90.89
99.90
102.85
99.05
114.15

68.78
71.26
77.34
74.63
87.25

93.26
101.30
101.41
101.84
115.67

97.89
106.51
106.40
106.95
121.77

80.27
86.75
86.92
87.04
98.35

73.81
75.37
74.16
77.68
90.02

1969..........................................
1970..........................................
1975 (Jan.-May)........................
1975 (June-Dec.) ......................
1976 (Jan.-May)........................
1976 (June-Dec.) ......................

114.51
133.94
216.56
235.13
241.19
257.95

125.37
146.99
242.76
264.67
273.43
293.96

97.29
113.69
176.76
191.56
193.03
206.65

106.13
123.82
196.42
213.68
218.40
233.72

117.09
136.80
220.35
241.05
247.46
266.64

88.80
103.67
160.50
173.31
174.99
186.84

118.35
139.79
220.60
243.47
247.32
271.19

125.11
148.39
241.48
266.08
270.78
297.10

99.37
115.74
175.27
192.13
193.97
213.29

91.55
106.95
185.34
198.88
201.05
214.22

1977 (Jan.-May)........................
1977 (June-Dec.) ......................
1978 (Jan.-May)........................
1978 (June-Dec.) ......................
1979 (Jan.-May)........................
1979 (June-Dec.) ......................

264.80
280.20
288.50
305.00
318.00
348.50

301.70
322.30
332.60
356.00
368.50
406.00

209.90
221.50
225.30
237.60
246.50
269.10

239.60
254.90
262.20
278.40
289.30
317.00

272.80
293.20
301.80
324.70
335.30
370.80

190.30
201.40
205.50
217.10
224.40
242.80

273.20
294.80
300.20
328.80
333.60
360.30

299.30
323.20
329.30
360.70
366.60
396.50

214.10
230.00
233.80
254.70
259.10
278.30

216.90
227.40
233.60
246.50
241.50
275.60

1980 (Jan.-May)........................
1980 (June-Dec.) ......................
1981 (Jan.-May)........................
1981 (June-Dec.) ......................
1982 (Jan.-May)........................
1982 (June-Dec.) ......................

353.80
396.30
400.10
438.80
425.60
447.10

411.70
465.50
467.50
514.50
504.20
532.70

270.50
301.00
302.60
332.60
315.10
328.50

321.10
359.80
363.60
400.10
388.40
408.60

374.00
422.90
424.20
468.00
457.50
483.00

244.90
272.90
276.00
304.80
291.40
305.50

352.10
396.50
389.80
425.60
416.90
441.10

388.80
437.90
431.40
471.30
462.40
489.50

269.70
301.00
295.00
320.70
312.70
328.00

277.50
312.80
313.00
346.30
350.80
375.30

1983 (Jan.-Nov.) .......................
1983 (Dec.) ...............................
1984 (Jan.-Nov.) .......................
1984 (Dec.) ...............................
1985 (Jan.-Nov.) .......................
1985 (Dec.) ...............................

448.00
451.20
457.10
471.00
475.70
487.60

531.60
546.40
544.40
565.70
566.20
588.30

330.00
325.50
335.60
343.00
348.00
352.00

408.20
410.20
414.70
429.50
432.00
443.10

480.30
491.80
489.40
511.30
509.60
530.00

306.50
302.50
310.90
318.90
322.20
326.10

432.40
445.30
443.00
461.10
459.20
477.60

480.30
496.80
494.00
516.50
514.00
535.90

317.90
333.20
332.20
342.90
345.00
357.20

385.10
400.50
406.80
428.00
431.10
436.90

1986 (Jan.-Nov.) .......................
1986 (Dec.) ...............................
1987 (Jan.-Nov.) .......................
1987 (Dec.) ...............................
1988 (Jan.-Nov.) .......................
1988 (Dec.) ...............................

500.30
504.60
516.80
536.90
540.70
560.00

596.90
611.00
618.90
648.80
648.60
679.50

363.50
361.70
374.10
386.80
390.40
401.20

453.10
456.90
466.10
484.00
487.80
504.90

536.00
548.40
553.60
580.00
580.30
607.00

335.70
334.00
343.90
355.20
359.00
369.20

471.50
489.00
487.00
517.10
517.20
543.00

527.60
546.90
546.80
583.40
581.90
612.70

358.20
369.60
368.90
391.80
392.60
410.00

452.10
446.20
462.00
477.40
488.80
499.20

1989 (Jan.-Nov.) .......................
1989 (Dec.) ...............................
1990 (Jan.-Nov.) .......................
1990 (Dec.) ...............................
1991 (Jan.-Nov.) .......................
1991 (Dec.) ...............................

572.80
597.50
609.00
626.40
642.80
656.20

686.90
724.90
729.70
761.00
768.90
793.40

412.90
425.90
438.20
447.30
460.40
467.40

516.60
538.70
550.50
559.30
583.50
592.80

614.80
647.50
654.60
672.10
692.30
709.50

379.00
392.10
403.30
409.30
426.10
432.10

539.90
571.20
566.90
600.60
593.00
613.20

608.00
645.90
637.80
676.90
666.90
689.70

414.40
437.50
438.90
466.60
464.20
481.50

512.90
525.70
541.10
566.60
573.70
582.10

1992 (Jan.-Nov.) .......................
1992 (Dec.) ...............................
1993 (Jan.-Nov.) .......................
1993 (Dec.) ...............................
1994 (Jan.-Nov.) .......................
1994 (Dec.) ...............................

671.60
688.30
697.10
716.20
722.90
741.90

803.10
829.30
831.50
861.70
862.90
892.40

483.40
493.80
507.10
519.00
530.30
541.50

608.60
620.70
630.60
645.90
651.00
665.70

721.90
740.90
746.20
769.80
771.30
794.20

446.50
454.90
467.00
477.90
485.40
494.50

601.60
625.70
621.70
649.90
647.00
684.80

677.00
706.50
699.80
735.70
731.30
776.50

474.70
490.30
494.70
512.30
518.50
549.00

596.90
604.00
620.70
618.90
637.80
644.60

1995 (Jan.-Nov.) .......................
1995 (Dec.) ...............................
1996 (Jan.-Nov.) .......................
1996 (Dec.) ...............................
1997 (Jan.-Nov.) .......................
1997 (Dec.) ...............................

744.30
765.30
769.20
788.90
787.10
812.80

887.00
917.60
916.80
950.20
951.70
982.00

551.40
563.60
572.40
582.90
608.50
610.40

671.70
668.40
693.60
708.70
723.30
734.50

794.30
818.00
820.50
846.00
854.30
876.90

505.80
516.70
524.50
533.30
581.30
564.40

675.70
703.40
693.70
727.70
718.30
748.40

767.30
798.70
788.90
832.00
820.40
851.60

546.00
568.70
567.80
590.00
590.70
615.10

662.50
675.40
683.10
690.30
700.60
699.90

1998 (Jan.-Nov.) .......................
1998 (Dec.) ...............................
1999 (Jan.-Nov.) .......................
1999 (Dec.) ...............................
2000 (Jan.-Nov.) .......................
2000 (Dec.) ...............................

819.50
831.10
857.60
875.70
904.90
930.00

983.10
1,003.20
1,023.20
1,043.90
1,069.40
1,111.00

620.00
628.80
649.50
663.70
685.40
713.00

744.70
754.20
777.10
791.20
841.60
842.80

882.10
898.40
918.40
934.30
990.50
996.50

577.10
584.70
599.60
610.70
643.00
658.50

737.00
762.00
763.90
792.60
806.40
846.60

841.50
870.30
870.60
904.30
917.60
960.20

610.60
633.80
636.60
660.60
673.20
710.00

716.70
711.00
713.30
708.20
708.70
715.40

Year 1

1
2

Retired workers

Disabled workers

Some years shown in several parts to reflect amendments that change benefit rates during the year.
Data for January and February not available.

CONTACT: Rona Blumenthal/Joseph Bondar (410) 965-0163/0162 for further information.

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Table 6.A3.—Number and average monthly benefit, by type of benefit, age, sex, and race,1 2000
[Based on 1-percent sample]
Total 2
Type of benefit, sex, and age
in month of award

White

Average
Number monthly benefit 3

Black

Average
Number monthly benefit 3

Other

Average
Number monthly benefit 3

Average
Number monthly benefit 3

Retired workers 4
Total ...................................................

1,968,100

$873.30

1,625,400

$904.70

177,000

$761.70

158,300

$680.60

62–64 ..........................................................
65–69 ..........................................................
70 or older...................................................

1,211,700
719,700
36,700

791.40
1,011.50
868.90

1,024,600
578,200
22,600

815.00
1,060.10
995.10

100,100
73,200
3,700

706.10
839.20
733.10

85,100
63,100
10,100

607.80
785.80
636.00

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

1,114,600

1,026.80

933,600

1,071.10

92,300

850.90

84,500

738.00

62–64 ..........................................................
65–69 ..........................................................
70 or older...................................................

637,000
463,000
14,600

948.10
1,137.30
953.70

540,100
383,200
10,300

985.70
1,190.80
1,093.80

49,600
41,100
1,600

792.00
925.90
750.30

46,200
35,700
2,600

676.60
831.00
550.50

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

853,500

672.90

691,800

680.20

84,700

664.50

73,800

614.80

62–64 ..........................................................
65–69 ..........................................................
70 or older...................................................

574,700
256,700
22,100

617.70
784.60
812.80

484,500
195,000
12,300

624.80
803.30
912.50

50,500
32,100
2,100

621.80
728.10
720.10

38,900
27,400
7,500

526.10
727.00
665.60

Disabled workers
Total ...................................................
Under 30 .....................................................
30–39 ..........................................................
40–49 ..........................................................
50–54 ..........................................................
55–59 ..........................................................
60 or older...................................................

612,200
38,900
81,400
150,100
111,000
130,300
100,500

$833.80
514.00
700.80
813.70
862.20
928.40
941.40

424,200
24,900
53,700
98,100
73,700
98,000
75,800

$872.20
532.90
717.50
845.50
901.80
955.50
991.60

101,800
7,600
15,100
28,500
17,800
19,700
13,100

$771.40
459.10
666.80
761.90
856.30
880.00
815.50

84,300
6,400
12,400
23,400
19,400
11,700
11,000

$713.20
505.90
671.70
743.60
717.90
768.60
748.30

Men....................................................
Under 30 .....................................................
30–39 ..........................................................
40–49 ..........................................................
50–54 ..........................................................
55–59 ..........................................................
60 or older...................................................

329,800
22,500
42,700
77,200
58,300
69,300
59,800

947.50
532.90
726.10
905.50
1,002.80
1,089.90
1,097.10

231,000
13,900
26,900
51,000
38,700
52,600
47,900

1,002.50
549.10
745.30
947.60
1,060.30
1,133.80
1,146.10

52,000
4,400
8,300
14,700
9,000
9,500
6,100

843.30
502.10
685.70
820.50
973.40
982.30
950.50

45,400
4,200
7,300
11,400
10,500
6,700
5,300

784.70
511.60
704.30
827.80
819.20
876.90
834.60

Women ..............................................
Under 30 .....................................................
30–39 ..........................................................
40–49 ..........................................................
50–54 ..........................................................
55–59 ..........................................................
60 or older...................................................

282,400
16,400
38,700
72,900
52,700
61,000
40,700

701.00
488.10
673.00
716.50
706.50
744.90
712.70

193,200
11,000
26,800
47,100
35,000
45,400
27,900

716.50
512.30
689.50
734.90
726.50
748.90
726.40

49,800
3,200
6,800
13,800
8,800
10,200
7,000

696.40
400.10
643.60
699.40
736.40
784.70
697.90

38,900
2,200
5,100
12,000
8,900
5,000
5,700

629.60
494.90
625.00
663.70
598.40
623.50
668.10

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

282,100

$387.70

241,500

$403.30

17,100

$306.40

21,500

$281.50

Wives of retired workers .............................
Entitlement based on care of children....
Entitlement based on age ......................
62–64 .................................................
65–69 .................................................
70 or older ..........................................

245,300
14,600
230,700
169,400
53,200
8,100

412.30
340.00
416.90
401.00
474.00
374.00

212,200
10,500
201,700
152,100
43,600
6,000

426.10
372.70
428.80
411.10
494.10
406.00

13,200
1,500
11,700
7,100
3,400
1,200

341.60
341.10
341.70
312.10
397.60
358.70

18,200
2,500
15,700
9,300
5,600
800

306.60
196.10
324.20
310.30
368.00
179.80

Wives of disabled workers ..........................
Entitlement based on care of children....
Entitlement based on age ......................

36,800
15,500
21,300

223.50
169.10
263.00

29,300
11,100
18,200

238.00
190.90
266.80

3,900
1,800
2,100

186.90
126.90
238.40

3,300
2,500
800

143.30
101.90
272.70

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

11,400

$215.80

6,900

$214.40

1,200

$285.40

3,300

$193.40

Husbands of retired workers .......................
Husbands of disabled workers....................

9,700
1,700

229.50
137.50

5,600
1,300

1,133.80
128.20

1,000
200

307

3,100
200

195.70

Wives

Husbands

See footnotes at end of table.

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Table 6.A3.—Number and average monthly benefit, by type of benefit, age, sex, and race,1 2000—Continued
[Based on 1-percent sample]
Total 2

White

Black

Average
Number monthly benefit 3

Average
Number monthly benefit 3

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

737,100

...

461,500

Children of retired workers..........................
Children of deceased workers ....................
Children of disabled workers.......................
Under age 18 ..............................................
Disabled, aged 18 or older..........................
Students, aged 18–19 .................................

111,300
281,500
344,300
509,800
37,500
189,800

$373.00
560.50
219.50
333.10
391.30
476.20

72,800
165,500
223,200
304,900
26,500
130,100

Type of benefit, sex, and age
in month of award

Other

Average
Number monthly benefit 3

Average
Number monthly benefit 3

...

154,000

...

105,300

...

$410.10
618.00
234.00
354.20
403.60
504.80

21,800
59,700
72,500
107,100
5,900
41,000

$345.40
494.30
197.50
300.70
386.40
411.40

16,100
41,600
47,600
85,500
4,100
15,700

$239.30
434.70
182.90
270.80
287.10
402.00

Children

Widowed mothers and fathers
Total ...................................................

37,300

$588.70

24,200

$607.50

4,900

$562.00

5,000

$478.90

Under 30 .....................................................
30–39 ..........................................................
40–49 ..........................................................
50–59 ..........................................................
60 or older...................................................

3,300
13,500
15,300
4,600
600

516.60
525.20
640.30
653.80
595.50

1,500
7,900
11,000
3,400
400

502.40
527.50
651.20
696.80

...
504.50
641.10
565.10

800
2,200
1,700
300
...

607.90
476.60
429.30

(5)

...
2,200
1,600
900
200

Widowed mothers .......................................
Widowed fathers .........................................

34,500
2,800

596.80
488.60

22,100
2,100

624.50
428.60

4,700
200

555.80

4,600
400

470.30

(5)

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

333,800

$850.90

278,800

$881.10

31,300

$695.00

13,500

$591.20

60–64 ..........................................................
65–69 ..........................................................
70–74 ..........................................................
75 or older...................................................

144,700
60,300
37,100
91,700

781.30
860.80
890.30
938.40

120,000
48,800
32,400
77,600

812.60
902.00
923.50
956.20

16,300
8,100
2,900
4,000

649.90
721.60
688.00
829.80

7,700
2,600
1,000
2,200

585.80
620.60
476.00
628.10

Widows .......................................................
Widowers ....................................................

318,200
15,600

866.60
530.60

266,000
12,800

898.70
515.10

29,500
1,800

697.60
652.30

12,700
800

597.00
500.40

(5)

(5)

...
(5)

Nondisabled widows and widowers

Disabled widows and widowers
Total ...................................................
50–54 ..........................................................
55–59 ..........................................................
60 or older...................................................

27,700
9,000
16,400
2,300

$516.40
512.30
517.70
522.90

18,700
5,500
11,700
1,500

$545.20
556.70
541.90
528.70

6,800
3,000
3,300
500

$426.70
431.10
423.90
418.80

1,900
300
1,300
300

$556.50

Widows .......................................................
Widowers ....................................................

26,800
900

520.60
389.50

18,400
300

548.80

6,400
400

430.60

1,700
200

559.10

(5)

(5)

(5)

513.60
(5)
(5)

1

Race and ethnic designations are collected from the form SS-5 (Application for a Social Security Card). For dependents and survivor beneficiaries, race is assumed to be
the same as that shown on the SS-5 for the wage earner on whose earnings record the benefit is based.
2 Includes persons of unknown race.
3 Benefits awarded before the December increase are converted to the December rates before computation of the averages.
4 Includes conversions from nondisabled widow(er)’s benefits to higher retired-worker benefits.
5 Average benefits not shown for fewer than 500 beneficiaries.

CONTACT: Rona Blumenthal/Joseph Bondar (410) 965-0163/0162 for further information.

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Table 6.A4.—Number and average monthly benefit for retired and disabled workers, by age and sex, 2000
[Based on 1-percent sample]
Total
Type of benefit and age
in month of award
workers 2

Men

Number

Average
monthly
benefit 1

Women

Number

Average
monthly
benefit 1

Number

Average
monthly
benefit 1

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

1,968,100

$873.30

1,114,600

$1,026.80

853,500

$672.90

62–64 ..........................................................................
62 ............................................................................
63 ............................................................................
64 ............................................................................

1,211,700
909,700
118,100
183,900

791.40
762.30
846.90
899.70

637,000
464,100
68,100
104,800

948.10
921.70
980.20
1,044.10

574,700
445,600
50,000
79,100

617.70
596.30
665.30
708.30

65–69 ..........................................................................
65 ............................................................................
Disability conversions ..........................................
Newly entitled ......................................................
66 ............................................................................
67 ............................................................................
68 ............................................................................
69 ............................................................................

719,700
553,900
209,200
344,700
69,000
42,200
32,200
22,400

1,011.50
971.90
852.50
1,044.40
1,100.10
1,133.70
1,180.10
1,244.40

463,000
352,800
126,800
226,000
47,700
27,300
20,900
14,300

1,137.30
1,098.50
989.90
1,159.40
1,194.90
1,267.30
1,311.00
1,399.70

256,700
201,100
82,400
118,700
21,300
14,900
11,300
8,100

784.60
749.90
641.00
825.40
887.60
889.00
938.00
970.20

70–74 ..........................................................................
75 or older...................................................................

31,500
5,200

901.50
671.10

12,500
2,100

1,024.90
529.90

19,000
3,100

820.30
766.70

Retired

Disabled workers .............................................

612,200

833.80

329,800

947.50

282,400

701.00

Under 25 .....................................................................
25–29 ..........................................................................
30–34 ..........................................................................
35–39 ..........................................................................
40–44 ..........................................................................
45–49 ..........................................................................

17,700
21,200
29,900
51,500
70,100
80,000

439.30
576.40
650.60
730.00
764.30
856.90

11,000
11,500
15,300
27,400
35,300
41,900

466.50
596.40
645.60
771.00
846.40
955.30

6,700
9,700
14,600
24,100
34,800
38,100

394.60
552.70
655.70
683.40
681.20
748.70

50–54 ..........................................................................
50 ............................................................................
51 ............................................................................
52 ............................................................................
53 ............................................................................
54 ............................................................................

111,000
21,200
19,500
21,900
26,200
22,200

862.20
831.20
850.10
891.80
891.70
838.20

58,300
11,200
10,000
11,800
14,000
11,300

1,002.80
931.20
983.70
1,060.10
1,032.60
994.20

52,700
10,000
9,500
10,100
12,200
10,900

706.50
719.30
709.50
695.10
730.10
676.40

55–59 ..........................................................................
55 ............................................................................
56 ............................................................................
57 ............................................................................
58 ............................................................................
59 ............................................................................

130,300
24,400
26,600
29,700
23,400
26,200

928.40
908.10
939.90
934.80
952.80
906.70

69,300
13,300
14,100
15,800
12,300
13,800

1,089.90
1,067.00
1,102.90
1,101.40
1,093.60
1,082.30

61,000
11,100
12,500
13,900
11,100
12,400

744.90
717.60
756.00
745.40
796.80
711.30

60–64 ..........................................................................
60 ............................................................................
61 ............................................................................
62 ............................................................................
63 ............................................................................
64 3 .........................................................................

100,500
25,100
27,800
22,800
13,900
10,900

941.40
934.10
948.50
960.60
951.30
887.60

59,800
14,600
15,400
13,900
9,000
6,900

1,097.10
1,109.40
1,123.40
1,096.90
1,060.00
1,060.80

40,700
10,500
12,400
8,900
4,900
4,000

712.70
690.30
731.20
747.70
751.60
588.90

1
2
3

Benefits awarded before the December increase are converted to the December rates before computation of the averages.
Includes conversions from nondisabled widow(er)’s benefits to higher retired-worker benefits.
Includes 1,300 beneficiaries with awards processed after attainment of age 65.

CONTACT: Rona Blumenthal/Joseph Bondar (410) 965-0163/0162 for further information.

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Table 6.A5.—Number and average monthly benefit with reduction for early retirement, by type of benefit, sex, and
age, 2000
[Based on 1-percent sample]
Total

Men

Average
Number monthly benefit 1

Type of benefit and age
in month of award

Women

Average
Number monthly benefit 1

Average
Number monthly benefit 1

Retired workers ...............................................................

1,252,900

$792.80

660,500

$947.70

592,400

$620.20

62..............................................................................................
63..............................................................................................
64..............................................................................................
65..............................................................................................
66 or older.................................................................................

909,700
118,100
174,600
44,500
6,000

762.30
846.90
898.10
872.10
707.00

464,100
68,100
99,200
28,100
1,000

921.70
980.20
1,042.70
972.50
648.90

445,600
50,000
75,400
16,400
5,000

596.30
665.30
707.90
699.90
718.70

Disabled workers .............................................................

27,900

924.70

18,100

1,048.50

9,800

696.10

62..............................................................................................
63..............................................................................................
64 2 ...........................................................................................

10,000
9,700
8,200

951.00
943.90
869.80

6,500
6,400
5,200

1,059.10
1,028.50
1,059.80

3,500
3,300
3,000

750.40
780.00
540.40

Wives and husbands, total...............................................

204,200

376.90

3,800

182.20

200,400

380.60

Wives and husbands of retired workers ..............................
Wives and husbands of disabled workers ...........................

183,400
20,800

391.10
251.90

3,100
700

187.40
159.40

180,300
20,100

394.60
255.10

Wives...................................................................................

200,400

380.60

...

...

200,400

380.60

62..............................................................................................
63..............................................................................................
64..............................................................................................
65..............................................................................................
66..............................................................................................
67 or older.................................................................................

132,200
29,900
26,100
7,300
1,300
3,600

374.60
414.60
413.80
332.60
190.80
245.50

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

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

132,200
29,900
26,100
7,300
1,300
3,600

374.60
414.60
413.80
332.60
190.80
245.50

Husbands ..............................................................................

3,800

182.20

3,800

182.20

...

...

Nondisabled widows and widowers, total ........................

163,900

769.50

10,200

558.40

153,700

783.50

Nondisabled widows............................................................

153,700

783.50

...

...

153,700

783.50

60..............................................................................................
61..............................................................................................
62..............................................................................................
63..............................................................................................
64..............................................................................................

68,100
23,100
16,800
11,700
12,900

771.80
788.20
812.50
804.80
923.90

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

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

68,100
23,100
16,800
11,700
12,900

771.80
788.20
812.50
804.80
923.90

65..............................................................................................
66..............................................................................................
67–69 ........................................................................................
70 or older.................................................................................

14,100
1,100
1,600
4,300

676.00
763.50
800.70
700.50

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

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

14,100
1,100
1,600
4,300

676.00
763.50
800.70
700.50

Nondisabled widowers ........................................................

10,200

558.40

10,200

558.40

...

...

1
2

Benefits awarded before the December increase are converted to the December rates before computation of the averages.
Includes 1,000 beneficiaries with awards processed after attainment of age 65.

CONTACT: Rona Blumenthal/Joseph Bondar (410) 965-0163/0162 for further information.

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Table 6.A6.—Number, percentage distribution, and average monthly benefit for retired and disabled workers,
by state, 2000
Retired workers

Disabled workers

Number

Percent

Average
monthly
benefit 1

Number

Percent

Average
monthly
benefit 1

2 ..............................................................

1,959,376

100.0

$869.00

621,316

100.0

$837.40

Alabama...................................................................
Alaska ......................................................................
Arizona.....................................................................
Arkansas ..................................................................
California..................................................................

33,451
3,229
34,383
20,443
202,484

1.7
.2
1.8
1.0
10.3

839.00
843.80
885.80
801.90
869.60

15,597
1,113
11,750
8,630
54,890

2.5
.2
1.9
1.4
8.8

810.70
875.60
852.30
790.90
812.50

Colorado ..................................................................
Connecticut ..............................................................
Delaware..................................................................
District of Columbia..................................................
Florida ......................................................................

25,460
25,100
5,832
3,755
124,050

1.3
1.3
.3
.2
6.3

853.70
950.40
925.20
757.20
835.40

5,843
7,296
2,018
977
35,259

.9
1.2
.3
.2
5.7

857.20
894.50
874.20
787.90
826.10

Georgia ....................................................................
Hawaii ......................................................................
Idaho........................................................................
Illinois .......................................................................
Indiana .....................................................................

50,016
8,367
8,720
83,218
43,152

2.6
.4
.4
4.2
2.2

849.00
852.10
845.50
893.60
922.00

19,350
2,124
2,682
22,093
13,039

3.1
.3
.4
3.6
2.1

825.10
849.20
806.00
877.70
863.30

Iowa .........................................................................
Kansas .....................................................................
Kentucky ..................................................................
Louisiana..................................................................
Maine .......................................................................

21,640
17,782
27,692
26,634
9,705

1.1
.9
1.4
1.4
.5

875.30
879.60
825.90
798.50
795.20

5,982
5,711
13,958
10,682
4,007

1.0
.9
2.2
1.7
.6

802.90
826.90
812.40
816.20
749.90

Maryland ..................................................................
Massachusetts .........................................................
Michigan...................................................................
Minnesota ................................................................
Mississippi................................................................

36,994
44,156
69,943
32,739
19,920

1.9
2.3
3.6
1.7
1.0

891.70
882.00
965.10
892.00
801.60

10,215
14,572
23,841
8,895
10,066

1.6
2.3
3.8
1.4
1.6

880.60
831.60
895.70
831.50
781.10

Missouri....................................................................
Montana ...................................................................
Nebraska..................................................................
Nevada.....................................................................
New Hampshire .......................................................

41,052
6,661
11,599
15,878
9,121

2.1
.3
.6
.8
.5

856.00
810.40
862.70
856.30
899.50

16,517
1,821
3,506
4,401
2,841

2.7
.3
.6
.7
.5

833.40
808.00
783.10
866.60
841.80

New Jersey ..............................................................
New Mexico .............................................................
New York..................................................................
North Carolina..........................................................
North Dakota............................................................

63,470
12,396
131,833
57,561
4,523

3.2
.6
6.7
2.9
.2

959.20
801.60
915.00
844.80
829.30

16,978
3,665
41,776
23,191
983

2.7
.6
6.7
3.7
.2

929.50
811.30
897.20
821.40
785.60

Ohio .........................................................................
Oklahoma.................................................................
Oregon .....................................................................
Pennsylvania............................................................
Rhode Island............................................................

79,166
25,183
24,321
94,623
7,372

4.0
1.3
1.2
4.8
.4

884.70
828.10
871.50
913.30
878.80

22,001
8,255
6,887
30,219
2,950

3.5
1.3
1.1
4.9
.5

830.90
807.50
832.10
846.30
785.80

South Carolina .........................................................
South Dakota ...........................................................
Tennessee................................................................
Texas........................................................................
Utah .........................................................................

29,117
5,333
42,479
120,407
11,786

1.5
.3
2.2
6.1
.6

846.50
802.60
847.00
843.40
886.10

12,578
1,304
15,749
31,177
2,727

2.0
.2
2.5
5.0
.4

825.90
745.50
813.20
828.70
834.10

Vermont....................................................................
Virginia .....................................................................
Washington ..............................................................
West Virginia............................................................
Wisconsin.................................................................
Wyoming ..................................................................

4,335
47,413
38,934
13,764
38,047
3,527

.2
2.4
2.0
.7
1.9
.2

854.00
858.90
916.00
857.80
901.30
855.90

1,487
16,254
12,472
6,925
10,262
861

.2
2.6
2.0
1.1
1.7
.1

795.40
844.20
867.30
877.90
844.50
835.70

Outlying areas:
Puerto Rico ..........................................................
Other areas and foreign countries 3 .....................

22,434
18,176

1.1
.9

612.00
461.50

11,603
1,336

1.9
.2

692.70
618.20

State
Total

1

Benefits awarded before the December increase are converted to the December rates before computation of the averages.
Includes beneficiaries with state code unknown.
3 Includes American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Virgin Islands, and foreign countries.
2

CONTACT: Rona Blumenthal/Joseph Bondar (410) 965-0163/0162 for further information.

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Social Security Bulletin • Annual Statistical Supplement • 2001