5.

B OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Retired Workers
Table 5.B1—Number, average primary insurance amount, and average monthly benefit without reduction for early
retirement and with delayed retirement credit, by age and sex, December 2001
Total

Men
Average

Age

Number

Primary
insurance
amount
(dollars)

Women
Average

Monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Primary
insurance
amount
(dollars)

Average
Monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Primary
insurance
amount
(dollars)

Monthly
benefit
(dollars)

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

4,068,770

1,100.80

1,188.80

2,523,860

1,220.50

1,298.10

1,544,910

905.30

1,010.30

66–69 ....................................
66 .......................................
67 .......................................
68 .......................................
69 .......................................

639,400
14,110
204,670
208,580
212,040

1,113.60
875.10
1,126.70
1,111.10
1,119.50

1,174.80
910.30
1,161.20
1,177.50
1,202.90

418,730
8,180
136,860
136,660
137,030

1,231.70
954.10
1,237.90
1,230.60
1,243.00

1,291.70
977.20
1,268.10
1,296.50
1,329.20

220,670
5,930
67,810
71,920
75,010

889.70
766.00
902.20
883.90
893.70

953.00
818.10
945.30
951.20
972.20

70–74 ....................................
70 .......................................
71 .......................................
72 .......................................
73 .......................................
74 .......................................

1,098,110
223,880
228,010
217,130
216,110
212,980

1,073.50
1,076.80
1,063.60
1,055.80
1,080.70
1,091.50

1,180.60
1,181.70
1,170.80
1,169.70
1,184.90
1,196.70

679,570
138,790
140,580
133,070
134,250
132,880

1,208.00
1,210.80
1,201.70
1,189.70
1,215.80
1,222.00

1,313.70
1,316.70
1,310.30
1,303.60
1,316.00
1,322.20

418,540
85,090
87,430
84,060
81,860
80,100

855.20
858.10
841.70
843.80
859.20
874.90

964.50
961.40
946.60
957.80
969.80
988.70

75–79 ....................................
75 .......................................
76 .......................................
77 .......................................
78 .......................................
79 .......................................

975,670
212,100
189,330
203,900
191,770
178,570

1,066.20
1,076.60
1,099.10
1,067.50
1,047.20
1,037.80

1,162.20
1,169.90
1,201.90
1,157.50
1,142.20
1,137.80

617,660
133,350
118,700
129,250
122,240
114,120

1,182.10
1,198.80
1,223.90
1,184.90
1,156.60
1,143.20

1,263.90
1,282.30
1,318.20
1,259.30
1,233.60
1,223.50

358,010
78,750
70,630
74,650
69,530
64,450

866.20
869.60
889.40
864.20
854.80
851.20

986.80
979.50
1,006.40
981.20
981.60
986.10

80–84 ....................................
80 .......................................
81 .......................................
82 .......................................
83 .......................................
84 .......................................

713,650
175,050
162,370
136,810
125,620
113,800

1,060.10
1,026.70
1,016.50
1,044.30
1,107.30
1,140.90

1,163.80
1,126.40
1,119.90
1,147.80
1,214.70
1,247.20

446,170
110,400
102,910
85,860
76,560
70,440

1,166.50
1,132.60
1,118.00
1,145.00
1,220.10
1,258.60

1,247.70
1,211.30
1,197.00
1,226.10
1,305.00
1,343.00

267,480
64,650
59,460
50,950
49,060
43,360

882.60
845.70
840.80
874.40
931.20
949.60

1,023.90
981.40
986.50
1,016.00
1,073.80
1,091.40

85–89 ....................................
85 .......................................
86 .......................................
87 .......................................
88 .......................................
89 .......................................

408,770
99,910
91,750
85,630
72,450
59,030

1,315.20
1,375.00
1,349.40
1,308.50
1,272.50
1,222.90

1,365.40
1,423.80
1,396.80
1,360.10
1,324.00
1,276.40

243,500
60,710
55,800
50,620
42,570
33,800

1,441.00
1,504.50
1,475.80
1,430.20
1,394.60
1,344.50

1,473.40
1,536.70
1,507.80
1,461.80
1,426.80
1,379.10

165,270
39,200
35,950
35,010
29,880
25,230

1,129.70
1,174.40
1,153.10
1,132.60
1,098.50
1,059.90

1,206.40
1,249.00
1,224.50
1,213.10
1,177.70
1,138.80

90 or older.............................

233,170

1,087.70

1,144.30

118,230

1,202.80

1,238.80

114,940

969.20

1,047.20

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
CONTACT: Joseph Bondar (410) 965-0162 or Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163.

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5.B OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Retired Workers
Table 5.B2—Number, average primary insurance amount, and average monthly benefit without reduction for early
retirement and without delayed retirement credit, by age and sex, December 2001
Total

Men
Average

Age

Number

Primary
insurance
amount
(dollars)

Women
Average

Monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Primary
insurance
amount
(dollars)

Average
Monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Primary
insurance
amount
(dollars)

Monthly
benefit
(dollars)

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

4,198,900

838.20

893.50

2,198,920

1,013.90

1,014.60

1,999,980

645.10

760.30

65–69 ....................................
65 .......................................
66 .......................................
67 .......................................
68 .......................................
69 .......................................

1,644,110
424,240
462,470
276,500
246,380
234,520

927.80
1,005.80
987.00
858.40
844.60
839.20

954.90
1,023.30
1,007.00
892.10
881.10
880.20

960,700
259,450
282,970
153,350
137,130
127,800

1,085.40
1,157.90
1,134.70
1,018.40
1,002.70
998.30

1,085.00
1,157.20
1,134.40
1,018.10
1,002.50
998.10

683,410
164,790
179,500
123,150
109,250
106,720

706.30
766.40
754.30
659.20
646.30
648.80

772.10
812.50
806.30
735.10
728.80
739.00

70–74 ....................................
70 .......................................
71 .......................................
72 .......................................
73 .......................................
74 .......................................

978,290
216,440
208,150
191,820
187,250
174,630

804.90
824.40
810.40
795.60
796.20
793.90

859.00
870.00
860.50
852.40
855.10
855.10

519,760
117,350
111,950
101,250
97,320
91,890

974.10
986.90
973.20
964.20
974.10
969.90

974.60
987.10
973.50
964.90
974.60
970.90

458,530
99,090
96,200
90,570
89,930
82,740

613.10
631.90
621.10
607.10
603.70
598.40

728.00
731.30
729.10
726.60
725.70
726.60

75–79 ....................................
75 .......................................
76 .......................................
77 .......................................
78 .......................................
79 .......................................

722,720
163,030
156,980
146,720
133,890
122,100

765.10
782.20
788.60
759.10
744.90
741.50

842.30
850.90
858.00
839.60
828.30
829.10

362,790
86,130
80,540
72,490
65,070
58,560

948.00
961.60
972.30
945.20
926.40
922.10

949.40
962.50
973.90
946.50
928.60
923.10

359,930
76,900
76,440
74,230
68,820
63,540

580.70
581.20
595.00
577.30
573.30
575.00

734.40
726.00
735.90
735.30
733.60
742.40

80–84 ....................................
80 .......................................
81 .......................................
82 .......................................
83 .......................................
84 .......................................

480,410
118,760
106,310
91,140
87,550
76,650

755.10
746.50
729.60
746.10
773.90
793.00

847.10
835.70
823.20
838.80
866.10
886.40

219,630
57,260
49,780
40,640
38,760
33,190

935.20
924.90
906.40
931.10
950.30
983.20

937.60
927.30
909.10
932.80
953.10
986.00

260,780
61,500
56,530
50,500
48,790
43,460

603.40
580.40
573.90
597.10
633.90
647.70

770.90
750.40
747.60
763.10
797.00
810.20

85–89 ....................................
85 .......................................
86 .......................................
87 .......................................
88 .......................................
89 .......................................

255,770
68,510
61,470
54,210
41,680
29,900

810.90
848.10
823.00
798.00
781.80
764.30

905.20
934.10
916.50
896.10
887.10
857.70

99,110
28,750
24,230
20,890
14,750
10,490

1,004.70
1,045.60
1,016.30
984.50
981.10
939.60

1,008.40
1,047.60
1,020.90
987.60
985.80
945.90

156,660
39,760
37,240
33,320
26,930
19,410

688.20
705.40
697.30
681.00
672.70
669.50

839.90
852.10
848.70
838.70
833.00
810.00

90 or older.............................

117,600

710.50

799.10

36,930

852.30

860.60

80,670

645.50

770.90

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
CONTACT: Joseph Bondar (410) 965-0162 or Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163.

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5.B OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Retired Workers
Table 5.B3—Number and average monthly benefit before and after delayed retirement credit, by age and sex,
December 2001
Total

Men

Average monthly benefi
(dollars)

Age

Number

Before
delayed
retirement
credit

Women

Average monthly benefit
(dollars)

After
delayed
retirement
credit

Number

Before
delayed
retirement
credit

Average monthly benefit
(dollars)

After
delayed
retirement
credit

Number

Before
delayed
retirement
credit

After
delayed
retirement
credit

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

4,753,200

1,138.00

1,158.50

2,857,500

1,247.90

1,270.40

1,895,700

972.30

989.70

66–69 ....................................
66 .......................................
67 .......................................
68 .......................................
69 .......................................

692,900
14,900
204,700
236,600
236,700

1,150.70
949.00
1,155.10
1,145.50
1,164.70

1,160.60
952.80
1,160.30
1,155.60
1,179.00

449,900
8,800
138,200
152,000
150,900

1,265.70
1,047.70
1,260.40
1,264.80
1,284.10

1,276.80
1,051.80
1,266.10
1,276.20
1,300.30

243,000
6,100
66,500
84,600
85,800

937.80
806.60
936.20
931.20
954.70

945.50
810.10
940.40
938.80
965.70

70–74 ....................................
70 .......................................
71 .......................................
72 .......................................
73 .......................................
74 .......................................

1,292,900
258,500
275,200
252,300
254,500
252,400

1,131.60
1,137.50
1,122.60
1,123.20
1,124.40
1,150.90

1,151.60
1,155.80
1,142.40
1,143.80
1,145.10
1,171.70

786,200
156,000
170,200
152,400
151,200
156,400

1,262.10
1,267.30
1,249.60
1,250.60
1,264.90
1,279.10

1,284.40
1,287.30
1,271.80
1,273.50
1,288.30
1,302.10

506,700
102,500
105,000
99,900
103,300
96,000

929.00
939.80
916.80
928.90
918.80
942.00

945.50
955.60
932.80
945.80
935.40
959.10

75–79 ....................................
75 .......................................
76 .......................................
77 .......................................
78 .......................................
79 .......................................

1,139,500
244,600
223,900
241,400
216,700
212,900

1,103.50
1,115.30
1,130.10
1,100.60
1,087.00
1,082.20

1,125.00
1,134.80
1,151.90
1,122.00
1,108.70
1,105.60

692,900
148,600
132,200
148,300
132,600
131,200

1,205.30
1,218.60
1,254.90
1,207.60
1,179.00
1,164.00

1,228.70
1,239.30
1,279.40
1,231.10
1,202.50
1,189.40

446,600
96,000
91,700
93,100
84,100
81,700

945.70
955.40
950.10
930.30
942.00
950.90

964.20
973.00
968.00
948.30
960.80
971.00

80–84 ....................................
80 .......................................
81 .......................................
82 .......................................
83 .......................................
84 .......................................

845,600
209,200
187,800
164,500
152,400
131,700

1,106.50
1,063.60
1,058.20
1,112.80
1,154.40
1,180.00

1,129.20
1,085.80
1,079.80
1,136.30
1,178.30
1,202.90

506,500
126,200
114,100
102,100
88,500
75,600

1,193.30
1,154.50
1,129.70
1,191.30
1,248.80
1,291.80

1,218.20
1,178.80
1,153.10
1,217.20
1,275.10
1,316.90

339,100
83,000
73,700
62,400
63,900
56,100

976.80
925.50
947.60
984.30
1,023.60
1,029.40

996.30
944.40
966.40
1,004.00
1,044.10
1,049.20

85–89 ....................................
85 .......................................
86 .......................................
87 .......................................
88 .......................................
89 .......................................

500,000
120,000
111,400
106,400
85,500
76,700

1,299.90
1,357.80
1,327.30
1,305.80
1,253.40
1,212.90

1,327.30
1,385.80
1,353.90
1,334.40
1,279.20
1,240.70

285,200
69,400
63,800
62,900
48,000
41,100

1,421.90
1,489.30
1,449.40
1,431.60
1,365.40
1,316.40

1,453.10
1,521.20
1,479.50
1,465.20
1,393.80
1,347.80

214,800
50,600
47,600
43,500
37,500
35,600

1,137.80
1,177.40
1,163.60
1,124.00
1,110.00
1,093.40

1,160.20
1,200.20
1,185.50
1,145.30
1,132.60
1,117.00

90 or older.............................

282,300

1,083.00

1,108.20

136,800

1,163.70

1,193.10

145,500

1,007.10

1,028.50

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 1 percent sample.
CONTACT: Joseph Bondar (410) 965-0162 or Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163.

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5.B OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Retired Workers
Table 5.B4—Number, percentage, and average monthly benefit, by year of entitlement as retired worker and
sex, December 2001
Total

Year of
entitlement

Men

Number
as of
Cumulative
December Percentage
percent2001 distribution
age a

All retired
workers....... 28,841,820

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Women

Number
as of
Cumulative
December Percentage
percent2001 distribution
age a

100.0

...

874.50 14,930,060

100.0

...

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number
as of
Cumulative
December Percentage
percent2001 distribution
age a

984.90 13,911,760

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

100.0

...

755.90

2000–2001 .......
1995–1999 .......
1990–1994 .......
1985–1989 .......
1980–1984 .......

3,449,420
7,424,800
6,465,680
5,249,640
3,541,920

12.0
25.7
22.4
18.2
12.3

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

903.00
865.70
866.80
854.90
892.20

1,912,090
4,031,210
3,570,730
2,739,950
1,679,590

12.8
27.0
23.9
18.4
11.2

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

1,055.20
999.00
980.90
943.70
956.80

1,537,330
3,393,590
2,894,950
2,509,690
1,862,330

11.1
24.4
20.8
18.0
13.4

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

713.70
707.30
726.00
758.00
833.90

1975–1979 .......
1970–1974 .......
1965–1969 .......
Before 1965 .....

1,836,600
706,160
148,030
19,570

6.4
2.4
0.5
0.1

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

925.80
843.50
785.40
695.00

738,080
220,730
34,490
3,190

4.9
1.5
0.2

b

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

1,001.90
882.40
821.50
705.20

1,098,520
485,430
113,540
16,380

7.9
3.5
0.8
0.1

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

874.60
825.80
774.50
693.10

2001.................
2000.................

1,618,610
1,830,810

5.6
6.3

5.6
12.0

893.70
911.20

887,970
1,024,120

5.9
6.9

5.9
12.8

1,048.20
1,061.30

730,640
806,690

5.3
5.8

5.3
11.1

706.00
720.70

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

1,605,540
1,493,820
1,468,780
1,478,560
1,378,100

5.6
5.2
5.1
5.1
4.8

17.5
22.7
27.8
32.9
37.7

880.40
862.60
859.80
860.10
864.20

886,420
813,540
791,510
775,010
764,730

5.9
5.4
5.3
5.2
5.1

18.7
24.2
29.5
34.7
39.8

1,023.00
998.30
994.10
988.30
988.00

719,120
680,280
677,270
703,550
613,370

5.2
4.9
4.9
5.1
4.4

16.2
21.1
26.0
31.0
35.4

704.50
700.20
702.90
718.80
709.70

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

1,354,500
1,331,550
1,320,540
1,248,070
1,211,020

4.7
4.6
4.6
4.3
4.2

42.4
47.0
51.6
55.9
60.1

866.00
864.40
866.60
868.30
869.20

749,280
742,420
733,470
689,050
656,510

5.0
5.0
4.9
4.6
4.4

44.8
49.8
54.7
59.3
63.7

987.10
980.30
980.80
978.20
977.70

605,220
589,130
587,070
559,020
554,510

4.4
4.2
4.2
4.0
4.0

39.8
44.0
48.2
52.3
56.3

716.10
718.30
723.80
732.90
740.70

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

1,149,010
1,096,070
1,052,080
1,020,350
932,130

4.0
3.8
3.6
3.5
3.2

64.1
67.9
71.6
75.1
78.3

861.20
853.90
857.00
852.20
849.00

613,150
575,860
547,740
528,090
475,110

4.1
3.9
3.7
3.5
3.2

67.8
71.7
75.4
78.9
82.1

964.20
949.60
947.00
933.20
917.90

535,860
520,210
504,340
492,260
457,020

3.9
3.7
3.6
3.5
3.3

60.1
63.8
67.5
71.0
74.3

743.40
747.90
759.20
765.20
777.40

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

839,210
795,000
708,750
629,460
569,500

2.9
2.8
2.5
2.2
2.0

81.2
84.0
86.4
88.6
90.6

848.80
867.50
887.40
934.80
949.60

415,480
385,130
336,300
291,690
250,990

2.8
2.6
2.3
2.0
1.7

84.9
87.4
89.7
91.6
93.3

910.80
926.30
947.90
1,007.40
1,032.90

423,730
409,870
372,450
337,770
318,510

3.0
2.9
2.7
2.4
2.3

77.3
80.3
83.0
85.4
87.7

788.00
812.30
832.80
872.00
883.80

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

495,510
417,220
334,600
320,940
268,330

1.7
1.4
1.2
1.1
0.9

92.3
93.8
94.9
96.0
97.0

957.10
941.30
923.40
898.70
879.30

209,510
169,660
135,860
123,140
99,910

1.4
1.1
0.9
0.8
0.7

94.7
95.9
96.8
97.6
98.3

1,046.00
1,024.50
1,002.90
956.10
926.20

286,000
247,560
198,740
197,800
168,420

2.1
1.8
1.4
1.4
1.2

89.7
91.5
92.9
94.4
95.6

892.00
884.30
869.00
862.90
851.50

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

218,500
177,610
133,810
101,620
74,620

0.8
0.6
0.5
0.4
0.3

97.7
98.3
98.8
99.2
99.4

856.50
847.20
839.00
833.10
818.90

75,020
56,720
40,210
28,880
19,900

0.5
0.4
0.3
0.2
0.1

98.8
99.2
99.4
99.6
99.7

900.80
880.30
875.30
870.70
850.10

143,480
120,890
93,600
72,740
54,720

1.0
0.9
0.7
0.5
0.4

96.6
97.5
98.1
98.7
99.1

833.30
831.70
823.30
818.20
807.60

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

53,250
37,400
26,850
18,150
12,380

0.2
0.1
0.1
0.1

99.6
99.7
99.8
99.9
100.0

802.40
792.60
772.40
755.40
763.40

13,290
8,690
5,970
3,890
2,650

0.1
0.1

99.8
99.9
99.9
100.0
100.0

839.30
817.80
802.40
789.00
835.30

39,960
28,710
20,880
14,260
9,730

0.3
0.2
0.2
0.1
0.1

99.4
99.6
99.7
99.8
100.0

790.10
784.90
763.80
746.20
743.90

b

b
b
b

a. Represents those entitled in specified year or later.
b. Less than 0.05 percent.
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
NOTES: Provisions for Railroad Retirement beneficiaries are described in the section Social Security (Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance).
. . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Joseph Bondar (410) 965-0162 or Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163.

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5.B OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Retired Workers
Table 5.B5—Number, average age, and percentage distribution, by age and sex, December 1940–2001, selected
years
Percentage distribution
Year

Number
(thousands)

Average age

Total,
62 or older

62–64

65–69

70–74

75–79

80–84

85 or older

Men
1940.........................................
1945.........................................
1950.........................................
1955.........................................

99
447
1,469
3,252

68.8
71.7
72.2
72.7

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

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

74.4
39.9
39.1
35.7

17.4
40.2
33.7
34.8

6.4
15.1
20.2
20.0

1.6
4.0
5.9
7.6

0.2
0.7
1.2
1.9

1960.........................................
1965.........................................
1970.........................................
1975.........................................
1980.........................................

5,217
6,825
7,688
9,163
10,461

73.2
72.9
72.6
72.3
72.2

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

...
6.9
7.5
9.3
9.5

33.8
29.7
30.1
32.2
32.1

33.1
29.5
26.9
25.6
25.8

21.1
19.9
19.6
17.1
16.9

9.0
9.9
10.6
10.1
9.5

3.1
4.1
5.3
5.7
6.1

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

11,817
12,080
12,295
12,483
12,718

72.3
72.4
72.4
72.4
72.5

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

10.9
10.9
10.9
10.7
10.5

30.2
30.3
30.2
30.0
30.1

25.9
25.7
25.5
25.5
25.2

17.3
17.3
17.4
17.6
17.8

9.6
9.7
9.9
10.0
10.1

6.1
6.1
6.1
6.2
6.3

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

12,985
13,227
13,474
13,649
13,795

72.5
72.6
72.7
72.8
72.8

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

10.3
10.2
10.0
9.9
9.8

30.0
29.5
29.2
28.9
28.3

25.3
25.7
25.8
25.9
26.2

17.8
17.9
17.8
17.9
17.9

10.2
10.3
10.5
10.7
10.9

6.4
6.4
6.6
6.8
6.9

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

13,915
14,012
14,126
14,206
14,329

72.9
73.1
73.2
73.3
73.3

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

9.5
9.2
9.0
9.0
9.1

28.0
27.6
27.2
26.6
26.4

26.1
25.8
25.8
25.6
25.2

18.3
18.9
19.2
19.5
19.8

11.1
11.3
11.4
11.6
11.7

7.0
7.2
7.4
7.6
7.8

2000.........................................
2001.........................................

14,772
14,930

73.2
73.3

100.0
100.0

9.0
8.9

27.6
27.6

24.6
24.3

19.3
19.1

11.7
12.1

7.8
7.9

Women
a

1940.........................................
1945.........................................
1950.........................................
1955.........................................

13
71
302
1,222

68.1
70.8
71.1
71.3

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

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

82.6
47.1
48.4
47.8

12.8
40.0
32.9
32.3

3.9
10.2
15.0
14.6

0.6
2.3
3.2
4.4

0.3
0.5
0.8

1960.........................................
1965.........................................
1970.........................................
1975.........................................
1980.........................................

2,845
4,276
5,661
7,424
9,101

71.0
71.8
72.0
72.2
72.6

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

12.6
12.2
11.5
11.8
11.2

36.3
31.6
30.1
30.4
29.2

29.0
28.1
25.4
24.2
24.2

15.0
17.6
18.7
16.9
17.1

5.6
7.7
10.0
10.6
10.6

1.6
2.8
4.4
6.1
7.7

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

10,615
10,901
11,145
11,944
11,608

73.3
73.3
73.4
73.5
73.6

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

11.0
10.8
10.7
10.5
10.2

26.9
26.7
26.4
26.0
26.1

23.9
23.8
23.6
23.6
23.1

17.9
18.0
18.1
18.2
18.4

11.4
11.7
11.9
12.2
12.4

8.8
9.0
9.3
9.5
9.8

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

11,842
12,048
12,272
12,447
12,607

73.7
73.9
74.0
74.1
74.2

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

9.9
9.5
9.3
9.0
9.0

25.9
25.4
25.2
24.9
24.3

23.0
23.2
23.1
23.0
23.2

18.5
18.6
18.5
18.6
18.4

12.5
12.7
12.9
13.1
13.4

10.2
10.5
10.9
11.3
11.6

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

12,757
12,887
13,155
13,304
13,453

74.3
74.4
74.5
74.6
74.6

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

8.8
8.7
8.6
8.7
8.8

24.0
23.6
23.2
22.8
22.8

23.2
22.9
23.0
22.8
22.3

18.5
18.8
19.0
19.0
19.3

13.5
13.7
13.8
13.9
13.8

11.9
12.2
12.5
12.8
13.0

2000.........................................
2001.........................................

13,734
13,912

74.6
74.6

100.0
100.0

8.9
8.9

23.4
23.6

21.9
21.6

19.1
18.8

13.8
13.9

13.0
13.1

a. Less than 0.05 percent.
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record. Data for 1940–1987 and 1989 are 100 percent data. All other years are based on a 10 percent sample.
NOTES: Provisions for Railroad Retirement beneficiaries are described in the section Social Security (Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance).
. . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163 or Joseph Bondar (410) 965-0162.

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5.B OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Retired Workers
Table 5.B6—Number and percentage distribution with and without reduction for early retirement, by monthly
benefit and sex, December 2001
Without reduction
for early retirement

Total
Monthly benefit (dollars) and sex

With reduction
for early retirement

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

All retired workers ........................
Less than 400.00 ....................................
400.00–449.90........................................
450.00–499.90........................................
500.00–549.90........................................
550.00–599.90........................................
600.00–649.90........................................
650.00–699.90........................................

28,841,820
2,160,870
924,370
1,309,700
1,559,330
1,396,480
1,282,070
1,204,170

100.0
7.5
3.2
4.5
5.4
4.8
4.4
4.2

8,267,740
407,940
111,680
202,490
253,750
287,700
314,450
315,680

100.0
4.9
1.4
2.4
3.1
3.5
3.8
3.8

20,574,080
1,752,930
812,690
1,107,210
1,305,580
1,108,780
967,620
888,490

100.0
8.5
4.0
5.4
6.3
5.4
4.7
4.3

700.00–749.90........................................
750.00–799.90........................................
800.00–849.90........................................
850.00–899.90........................................
900.00–949.90........................................
950.00–999.90........................................

1,181,770
1,223,430
1,285,180
1,402,110
1,554,610
1,562,810

4.1
4.2
4.5
4.9
5.4
5.4

299,940
301,820
296,490
316,440
328,340
330,820

3.6
3.7
3.6
3.8
4.0
4.0

881,830
921,610
988,690
1,085,670
1,226,270
1,231,990

4.3
4.5
4.8
5.3
6.0
6.0

1,000.00–1,049.90..................................
1,050.00–1,099.90..................................
1,100.00–1,149.90..................................
1,150.00–1,199.90..................................
1,200.00–1,249.90..................................
1,250.00–1,299.90..................................
1,300.00 or more.....................................

1,707,550
1,622,300
1,333,700
1,152,990
987,330
899,720
3,091,330

5.9
5.6
4.6
4.0
3.4
3.1
10.7

347,620
338,520
347,370
368,940
386,380
428,970
2,282,400

4.2
4.1
4.2
4.5
4.7
5.2
27.6

1,359,930
1,283,780
986,330
784,050
600,950
470,750
808,930

6.6
6.2
4.8
3.8
2.9
2.3
3.9

Average benefit (dollars).........................

874.50

1,038.80

808.40

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

14,930,060

100.0

4,722,820

100.0

10,207,240

100.0

Less than 400.00 ....................................
400.00–449.90........................................
450.00–499.90........................................
500.00–549.90........................................
550.00–599.90........................................
600.00–649.90........................................
650.00–699.90........................................

884,200
263,160
314,230
336,410
357,530
387,590
421,030

5.9
1.8
2.1
2.3
2.4
2.6
2.8

187,260
40,500
71,400
82,210
84,140
88,940
92,400

4.0
0.9
1.5
1.7
1.8
1.9
2.0

696,940
222,660
242,830
254,200
273,390
298,650
328,630

6.8
2.2
2.4
2.5
2.7
2.9
3.2

700.00–749.90........................................
750.00–799.90........................................
800.00–849.90........................................
850.00–899.90........................................
900.00–949.90........................................
950.00–999.90........................................

468,150
535,360
621,800
729,820
893,040
949,920

3.1
3.6
4.2
4.9
6.0
6.4

95,700
105,590
114,910
130,830
143,960
156,330

2.0
2.2
2.4
2.8
3.0
3.3

372,450
429,770
506,890
598,990
749,080
793,590

3.6
4.2
5.0
5.9
7.3
7.8

1,000.00–1,049.90..................................
1,050.00–1,099.90..................................
1,100.00–1,149.90..................................
1,150.00–1,199.90..................................
1,200.00–1,249.90..................................
1,250.00–1,299.90..................................
1,300.00 or more.....................................

1,138,260
1,134,480
942,030
824,410
716,100
664,050
2,348,490

7.6
7.6
6.3
5.5
4.8
4.4
15.7

180,000
189,070
215,590
252,600
282,760
328,690
1,879,940

3.8
4.0
4.6
5.3
6.0
7.0
39.8

958,260
945,410
726,440
571,810
433,340
335,360
468,550

9.4
9.3
7.1
5.6
4.2
3.3
4.6

Average benefit (dollars).........................

984.90

1,166.10

901.10

Women................................................
Less than 400.00 ....................................
400.00–449.90........................................
450.00–499.90........................................
500.00–549.90........................................
550.00–599.90........................................
600.00–649.90........................................
650.00–699.90........................................

13,911,760
1,276,670
661,210
995,470
1,222,920
1,038,950
894,480
783,140

100.0
9.2
4.8
7.2
8.8
7.5
6.4
5.6

3,544,920
220,680
71,180
131,090
171,540
203,560
225,510
223,280

100.0
6.2
2.0
3.7
4.8
5.7
6.4
6.3

10,366,840
1,055,990
590,030
864,380
1,051,380
835,390
668,970
559,860

100.0
10.2
5.7
8.3
10.1
8.1
6.5
5.4

700.00–749.90........................................
750.00–799.90........................................
800.00–849.90........................................
850.00–899.90........................................
900.00–949.90........................................
950.00–999.90........................................

713,620
688,070
663,380
672,290
661,570
612,890

5.1
4.9
4.8
4.8
4.8
4.4

204,240
196,230
181,580
185,610
184,380
174,490

5.8
5.5
5.1
5.2
5.2
4.9

509,380
491,840
481,800
486,680
477,190
438,400

4.9
4.7
4.6
4.7
4.6
4.2

1,000.00–1,049.90..................................
1,050.00–1,099.90..................................
1,100.00–1,149.90..................................
1,150.00–1,199.90..................................
1,200.00–1,249.90..................................
1,250.00–1,299.90..................................
1,300.00 or more.....................................

569,290
487,820
391,670
328,580
271,230
235,670
742,840

4.1
3.5
2.8
2.4
1.9
1.7
5.3

167,620
149,450
131,780
116,340
103,620
100,280
402,460

4.7
4.2
3.7
3.3
2.9
2.8
11.4

401,670
338,370
259,890
212,240
167,610
135,390
340,380

3.9
3.3
2.5
2.0
1.6
1.3
3.3

Average benefit (dollars).........................

755.90

869.30

717.10

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
NOTE: Provisions for Railroad Retirement beneficiares are described in the section Social Security (Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance).
CONTACT: Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163 or Joseph Bondar (410) 965-0162.

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5.B OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Retired Workers
Table 5.B7—Number and percentage distribution with and without reduction for early retirement, by primary
insurance amount and sex, December 2001
Without reduction
for early retirement

Total
Primary insurance amount (dollars) and sex

With reduction
for early retirement

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

All retired workers ........................................................
Less than 400.00 ....................................................................
400.00–449.90........................................................................
450.00–499.90........................................................................
500.00–549.90........................................................................
550.00–599.90........................................................................
600.00–649.90........................................................................
650.00–699.90........................................................................

28,841,820
3,429,940
772,270
1,292,830
1,310,850
1,246,530
1,239,160
1,147,290

100.0
11.9
2.7
4.5
4.5
4.3
4.3
4.0

8,267,740
699,930
163,660
295,770
300,270
294,990
297,650
287,960

100.0
8.5
2.0
3.6
3.6
3.6
3.6
3.5

20,574,080
2,730,010
608,610
997,060
1,010,580
951,540
941,510
859,330

100.0
13.3
3.0
4.8
4.9
4.6
4.6
4.2

700.00–749.90........................................................................
750.00–799.90........................................................................
800.00–849.90........................................................................
850.00–899.90........................................................................
900.00–949.90........................................................................
950.00–999.90........................................................................

1,117,720
1,081,650
1,041,560
1,037,420
1,047,220
1,025,730

3.9
3.8
3.6
3.6
3.6
3.6

291,130
296,880
298,730
303,740
310,090
303,210

3.5
3.6
3.6
3.7
3.8
3.7

826,590
784,770
742,830
733,680
737,130
722,520

4.0
3.8
3.6
3.6
3.6
3.5

1,000.00–1,049.90..................................................................
1,050.00–1,099.90..................................................................
1,100.00–1,149.90..................................................................
1,150.00–1,199.90..................................................................
1,200.00–1,249.90..................................................................
1,250.00–1,299.90..................................................................
1,300.00 or more.....................................................................

1,075,700
1,067,970
1,182,410
1,292,960
1,259,760
1,483,520
4,689,330

3.7
3.7
4.1
4.5
4.4
5.1
16.3

323,330
308,650
333,660
373,900
404,130
474,840
1,905,220

3.9
3.7
4.0
4.5
4.9
5.7
23.0

752,370
759,320
848,750
919,060
855,630
1,008,680
2,784,110

3.7
3.7
4.1
4.5
4.2
4.9
13.5

Average primary insurance amount (dollars) ..........................

882.70

967.40

848.60

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

14,930,060

100.0

4,722,820

100.0

10,207,240

100.0

Less than 400.00 ....................................................................
400.00–449.90........................................................................
450.00–499.90........................................................................
500.00–549.90........................................................................
550.00–599.90........................................................................
600.00–649.90........................................................................
650.00–699.90........................................................................

694,210
157,270
261,190
282,680
290,510
309,370
316,340

4.6
1.1
1.7
1.9
1.9
2.1
2.1

197,960
44,200
78,530
84,500
85,880
89,750
92,640

4.2
0.9
1.7
1.8
1.8
1.9
2.0

496,250
113,070
182,660
198,180
204,630
219,620
223,700

4.9
1.1
1.8
1.9
2.0
2.2
2.2

700.00–749.90........................................................................
750.00–799.90........................................................................
800.00–849.90........................................................................
850.00–899.90........................................................................
900.00–949.90........................................................................
950.00–999.90........................................................................

341,220
373,160
406,560
460,010
521,370
577,590

2.3
2.5
2.7
3.1
3.5
3.9

97,660
107,340
118,440
132,520
147,460
160,290

2.1
2.3
2.5
2.8
3.1
3.4

243,560
265,820
288,120
327,490
373,910
417,300

2.4
2.6
2.8
3.2
3.7
4.1

1,000.00–1,049.90..................................................................
1,050.00–1,099.90..................................................................
1,100.00–1,149.90..................................................................
1,150.00–1,199.90..................................................................
1,200.00–1,249.90..................................................................
1,250.00–1,299.90..................................................................
1,300.00 or more.....................................................................

670,820
736,360
899,280
1,050,880
1,063,470
1,286,270
4,231,500

4.5
4.9
6.0
7.0
7.1
8.6
28.3

188,780
196,610
232,920
281,160
323,070
389,530
1,673,580

4.0
4.2
4.9
6.0
6.8
8.2
35.4

482,040
539,750
666,360
769,720
740,400
896,740
2,557,920

4.7
5.3
6.5
7.5
7.3
8.8
25.1

Average primary insurance amount (dollars) ..........................

1,080.60

1,124.30

1,060.30

Women................................................................................
Less than 400.00 ....................................................................
400.00–449.90........................................................................
450.00–499.90........................................................................
500.00–549.90........................................................................
550.00–599.90........................................................................
600.00–649.90........................................................................
650.00–699.90........................................................................

13,911,760
2,735,730
615,000
1,031,640
1,028,170
956,020
929,790
830,950

100.0
19.7
4.4
7.4
7.4
6.9
6.7
6.0

3,544,920
501,970
119,460
217,240
215,770
209,110
207,900
195,320

100.0
14.2
3.4
6.1
6.1
5.9
5.9
5.5

10,366,840
2,233,760
495,540
814,400
812,400
746,910
721,890
635,630

100.0
21.5
4.8
7.9
7.8
7.2
7.0
6.1

700.00–749.90........................................................................
750.00–799.90........................................................................
800.00–849.90........................................................................
850.00–899.90........................................................................
900.00–949.90........................................................................
950.00–999.90........................................................................

776,500
708,490
635,000
577,410
525,850
448,140

5.6
5.1
4.6
4.2
3.8
3.2

193,470
189,540
180,290
171,220
162,630
142,920

5.5
5.3
5.1
4.8
4.6
4.0

583,030
518,950
454,710
406,190
363,220
305,220

5.6
5.0
4.4
3.9
3.5
2.9

1,000.00–1,049.90..................................................................
1,050.00–1,099.90..................................................................
1,100.00–1,149.90..................................................................
1,150.00–1,199.90..................................................................
1,200.00–1,249.90..................................................................
1,250.00–1,299.90..................................................................
1,300.00 or more.....................................................................

404,880
331,610
283,130
242,080
196,290
197,250
457,830

2.9
2.4
2.0
1.7
1.4
1.4
3.3

134,550
112,040
100,740
92,740
81,060
85,310
231,640

3.8
3.2
2.8
2.6
2.3
2.4
6.5

270,330
219,570
182,390
149,340
115,230
111,940
226,190

2.6
2.1
1.8
1.4
1.1
1.1
2.2

Average primary insurance amount (dollars) ..........................

670.30

758.50

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
NOTE: Provisions for Railroad Retirement beneficiares are described in the section Social Security (Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance).
CONTACT: Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163 or Joseph Bondar (410) 965-0162.

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5.B OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Retired Workers
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Table 5.B8—Number and average monthly benefit with and without reduction for early retirement, by sex,
December 1956–2001, selected years
Number

Average monthly benefit (dollars)

With reduction for early retirement
Year

All retired Without reduction
workers for early retirement

Number

Percentage of all
retired workers

All retired Without reduction
With reduction
workers for early retirement for early retirement

Total
1956..............................................
1960..............................................
1965..............................................
1970..............................................

5,112,430
8,061,469
11,100,584
13,349,175

4,997,401
7,112,265
7,581,386
7,282,295

115,029
949,204
3,519,198
6,066,880

2.2
11.8
31.7
45.4

63.10
74.00
83.90
118.10

63.40
76.50
90.10
130.20

48.20
55.80
70.60
103.60

1980..............................................
1985..............................................
1990..............................................
1995..............................................

19,562,085
22,431,930
24,838,100
26,672,806

7,397,198
7,720,959
7,840,239
7,941,363

12,164,887
14,710,971
16,997,861
18,731,443

62.2
65.6
68.4
70.2

341.40
478.60
602.60
719.80

391.80
581.20
742.80
885.60

310.70
424.80
537.90
649.50

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

26,898,072
27,274,572
27,510,535
27,774,677

7,784,078
7,673,286
7,699,664
7,739,557

19,113,994
19,601,286
19,810,871
20,035,120

71.1
71.9
72.0
72.1

745.00
765.00
779.70
804.30

908.70
915.90
932.50
959.20

678.30
705.90
720.30
744.40

2000..............................................
2001..............................................

28,498,945
28,836,774

8,179,425
8,262,843

20,319,520
20,573,931

71.3
71.3

844.50
874.40

1,008.40
1,038.70

778.50
808.50

1956..............................................
1960..............................................
1965..............................................
1970..............................................

3,572,271
5,216,668
6,825,078
7,688,460

3,572,271
5,216,668
5,389,166
4,930,400

...
...
1,435,912
2,758,060

...
...
21.0
35.9

68.20
81.90
92.60
130.50

68.20
81.90
96.10
139.10

...
...
79.40
115.30

1980..............................................
1985..............................................
1990..............................................
1995..............................................

10,460,735
11,816,956
12,983,832
13,913,531

4,586,539
4,655,477
4,592,911
4,559,535

5,874,196
7,161,479
8,390,921
9,353,996

54.8
60.6
64.6
67.2

380.20
538.40
679.30
810.20

419.60
627.50
803.60
963.70

349.50
480.50
611.20
735.40

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

14,010,875
14,116,818
14,200,826
14,321,468

4,478,565
4,371,503
4,371,895
4,385,921

9,532,310
9,745,315
9,828,931
9,935,547

68.0
69.0
69.2
69.4

838.10
860.50
876.90
904.60

997.80
1,025.10
1,044.50
1,075.30

763.10
786.60
802.40
829.30

2000..............................................
2001..............................................

14,767,170
14,930,081

4,690,652
4,719,500

10,076,518
10,210,581

68.2
68.4

951.10
984.60

1,131.10
1,166.00

867.20
900.70

1956..............................................
1960..............................................
1965..............................................
1970..............................................

1,540,159
2,844,801
4,275,506
5,660,715

1,425,130
1,895,597
2,192,220
2,351,895

115,029
949,204
2,083,286
3,308,820

7.5
33.4
48.7
58.5

51.20
59.70
70.10
101.20

51.40
61.60
75.40
111.70

48.20
55.80
64.50
93.80

1980..............................................
1985..............................................
1990..............................................
1995..............................................

9,101,350
10,614,974
11,854,268
12,759,275

2,810,659
3,065,482
3,247,328
3,381,828

6,290,691
7,549,492
8,606,940
9,377,447

69.1
71.1
72.6
73.5

296.80
412.10
518.60
621.20

346.50
511.00
656.80
780.40

274.60
372.00
466.40
563.80

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

12,887,197
13,157,754
13,309,709
13,453,209

3,305,513
3,301,783
3,327,769
3,353,636

9,581,684
9,855,971
9,981,940
10,099,573

74.4
74.9
75.0
75.1

643.70
662.50
675.90
697.50

788.00
771.30
785.40
807.50

593.90
626.10
639.50
661.00

2000..............................................
2001..............................................

13,731,775
13,906,693

3,488,773
3,543,340

10,243,002
10,363,350

74.6
74.5

729.90
756.20

843.40
869.20

691.20
717.60

Men

Women

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
NOTES: Provisions for Railroad Retirement beneficiaries are described in the section Social Security (Old-Age, Survivors,and DisabilityInsurance).
. . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163 or Joseph Bondar (410) 965-0162.

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5.B OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Retired Workers
Table 5.B9—Number and percentage distribution, by monthly benefit, age, and sex, December 2001
Monthly benefit (dollars)

Total,
62 or older

62–64

65–69

70–74

75–79

80–84

85–89

90 or older

All retired workers

Number (thousands).....................
Total percent.................................

28,842
100.0

2,570
100.0

7,409
100.0

6,636
100.0

5,472
100.0

3,752
100.0

2,028
100.0

975
100.0

Less than 400.00 ...................................
400.00–449.90 .......................................
450.00–499.90 .......................................
500.00–549.90 .......................................
550.00–599.90 .......................................
600.00–649.90 .......................................
650.00–699.90 .......................................

7.5
3.2
4.5
5.4
4.8
4.4
4.2

9.4
4.3
5.4
7.3
7.4
5.8
4.3

7.9
3.0
4.4
6.2
5.5
4.8
4.6

7.5
3.1
5.0
5.9
4.8
4.5
4.3

7.3
3.4
5.1
4.7
4.3
4.2
3.9

7.1
2.9
3.9
4.2
3.9
3.8
3.8

6.0
2.3
2.9
3.2
3.3
3.4
3.5

7.0
2.5
3.3
3.7
3.7
4.0
4.3

700.00–749.90 .......................................
750.00–799.90 .......................................
800.00–849.90 .......................................
850.00–899.90 .......................................
900.00–949.90 .......................................
950.00–999.90 .......................................

4.1
4.2
4.5
4.9
5.4
5.4

3.9
3.8
3.6
3.6
3.5
3.5

4.3
4.1
3.9
4.0
4.1
4.1

4.1
4.0
4.1
4.4
4.7
5.0

3.9
4.1
4.4
5.0
6.1
7.7

4.0
4.5
5.3
6.5
8.6
6.2

3.9
4.9
5.6
6.1
6.2
5.8

5.0
6.7
7.9
8.2
7.4
6.7

1,000.00–1,049.90 .................................
1,050.00–1,099.90 .................................
1,100.00–1,149.90 .................................
1,150.00–1,199.90 .................................
1,200.00–1,249.90 .................................
1,250.00–1,299.90 .................................
1,300.00 or more....................................
Average benefit (dollars) ........................

5.9
5.6
4.6
4.0
3.4
3.1
10.7

3.4
3.4
5.0
6.7
6.2
4.9
4.5

4.9
6.3
5.9
4.2
3.0
2.8
12.1

7.3
7.1
4.2
3.2
2.9
3.0
10.8

7.3
5.0
3.8
3.7
3.5
3.1
9.4

5.5
4.8
4.4
4.2
3.9
3.1
9.6

5.6
4.7
3.7
3.2
2.9
3.1
19.7

6.0
4.6
3.5
2.7
2.0
1.7
9.1

874.50

806.90

867.90

870.60

871.20

889.00

975.90

880.30

Number (thousands).....................
Total percent.................................

14,930
100.0

1,333
100.0

4,125
100.0

3,628
100.0

2,858
100.0

1,812
100.0

848
100.0

326
100.0

Less than 400.00 ...................................
400.00–449.90 .......................................
450.00–499.90 .......................................
500.00–549.90 .......................................
550.00–599.90 .......................................
600.00–649.90 .......................................
650.00–699.90 .......................................

6.0
1.7
2.1
2.3
2.4
2.6
2.8

6.9
2.1
2.4
2.4
2.5
2.6
2.8

6.1
1.5
1.9
2.1
2.3
2.5
2.8

5.7
1.7
2.1
2.2
2.4
2.6
2.8

5.6
1.8
2.2
2.4
2.4
2.6
2.8

6.2
1.8
2.1
2.3
2.4
2.6
2.9

5.4
1.8
2.0
2.1
2.2
2.4
2.6

6.3
2.2
2.6
2.9
2.8
3.0
3.3

700.00–749.90 .......................................
750.00–799.90 .......................................
800.00–849.90 .......................................
850.00–899.90 .......................................
900.00–949.90 .......................................
950.00–999.90 .......................................

3.1
3.6
4.2
4.9
6.0
6.4

3.0
3.4
3.5
3.9
4.1
4.4

3.0
3.3
3.7
4.1
4.5
4.9

3.2
3.5
4.0
4.5
5.2
5.9

3.2
3.6
4.2
5.2
6.9
10.0

3.3
3.9
5.2
7.1
11.1
6.8

2.9
4.0
4.6
5.2
5.5
5.2

3.9
5.7
7.1
6.9
6.6
6.9

1,000.00–1,049.90 .................................
1,050.00–1,099.90 .................................
1,100.00–1,149.90 .................................
1,150.00–1,199.90 .................................
1,200.00–1,249.90 .................................
1,250.00–1,299.90 .................................
1,300.00 or more....................................
Average benefit (dollars) ........................

7.6
7.6
6.3
5.5
4.8
4.4
15.7

4.7
4.9
7.7
11.0
10.8
8.9
8.2

6.2
9.0
8.8
6.2
4.2
3.9
18.9

10.0
10.2
5.6
4.2
3.9
4.2
16.0

9.8
6.1
4.6
4.6
4.5
4.2
13.2

6.0
5.3
5.2
5.4
5.1
3.9
11.3

5.4
4.6
3.8
3.5
3.3
3.9
29.6

6.8
5.6
4.7
3.8
2.7
2.5
13.9

984.90

962.90

1,000.40

987.20

965.40

951.90

1,080.60

960.90

Men

Women

Number (thousands).....................
Total percent.................................

13,912
100.0

1,237
100.0

3,284
100.0

3,008
100.0

2,614
100.0

1,940
100.0

1,180
100.0

649
100.0

Less than 400.00 ...................................
400.00–449.90 .......................................
450.00–499.90 .......................................
500.00–549.90 .......................................
550.00–599.90 .......................................
600.00–649.90 .......................................
650.00–699.90 .......................................

9.3
4.7
7.2
8.8
7.5
6.4
5.6

12.2
6.7
8.6
12.6
12.6
9.3
6.0

10.1
4.9
7.5
11.4
9.4
7.7
6.9

9.7
4.9
8.5
10.4
7.6
6.8
6.0

9.1
5.1
8.3
7.3
6.3
5.9
5.1

7.8
3.9
5.5
6.0
5.4
4.8
4.5

6.4
2.8
3.6
4.0
4.0
4.2
4.2

7.4
2.6
3.6
4.1
4.1
4.5
4.7

700.00–749.90 .......................................
750.00–799.90 .......................................
800.00–849.90 .......................................
850.00–899.90 .......................................
900.00–949.90 .......................................
950.00–999.90 .......................................

5.1
4.9
4.8
4.8
4.8
4.4

4.9
4.2
3.6
3.2
2.8
2.5

5.8
5.1
4.2
3.9
3.5
3.2

5.2
4.6
4.2
4.1
4.1
3.8

4.7
4.6
4.7
4.9
5.3
5.2

4.7
5.0
5.4
5.9
6.2
5.6

4.6
5.5
6.3
6.7
6.6
6.3

5.6
7.2
8.3
8.9
7.8
6.6

1,000.00–1,049.90 .................................
1,050.00–1,099.90 .................................
1,100.00–1,149.90 .................................
1,150.00–1,199.90 .................................
1,200.00–1,249.90 .................................
1,250.00–1,299.90 .................................
1,300.00 or more....................................
Average benefit (dollars) ........................

4.1
3.5
2.8
2.4
1.9
1.7
5.3

2.1
1.8
2.2
2.1
1.3
0.7
0.6

3.1
3.0
2.3
1.7
1.4
1.3
3.5

4.0
3.4
2.5
2.1
1.8
1.7
4.5

4.5
3.7
3.0
2.7
2.4
1.9
5.3

5.0
4.4
3.6
3.2
2.7
2.3
8.0

5.7
4.8
3.7
3.0
2.6
2.5
12.5

5.7
4.1
2.9
2.1
1.6
1.3
6.8

755.90

639.00

701.40

729.90

768.30

830.10

900.70

839.80

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
CONTACT: Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163 or Joseph Bondar (410) 965-0162.

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