6.

B OASDI Benefits Awarded: Retired Workers
Table 6.B1—Number of initial awards to retired workers aged 62–64, average primary insurance amount, average
monthly benefit, and number of months benefits withheld due to earnings, by age and sex, 2001
Benefits withheld due to earnings
Age in month of award
and sex

All initial
awards a

Benefits received for all
entitlement months b

All entitlement
months

One-half or more of Less than one-half of
entitlement months
entitlement months

Number
All beneficiaries
Total .........................................................
62....................................................................
63....................................................................
64....................................................................

1,176,600
856,900
118,600
201,100

1,074,000
797,600
102,700
173,700

Subtotal .......................................................
62....................................................................
63....................................................................
64....................................................................

630,200
454,700
62,900
112,600

570,900
419,100
53,300
98,500

Subtotal .......................................................
62....................................................................
63....................................................................
64....................................................................

546,400
402,200
55,700
88,500

503,100
378,500
49,400
75,200

13,600
9,700
2,400
1,500

61,300
29,700
7,400
24,200

25,100
14,800
4,100
6,200

8,500
5,900
1,700
900

37,400
17,300
4,100
16,000

13,400
7,700
2,100
3,600

5,100
3,800
700
600

23,900
12,400
3,300
8,200

11,700
7,100
2,000
2,600

1,066.30
1,048.80
1,154.50
947.20

1,083.20
1,034.50
998.60
1,099.10

1,058.30
1,013.80
1,035.20
1,076.10

1,207.90
1,196.80
1,216.60
1,106.00

1,239.20
1,231.50
1,122.80
1,230.50

1,249.50
1,232.70
1,245.20
1,218.00

848.70
829.50
972.10
734.50

801.60
767.50
784.60
870.10

792.60
787.40
741.50
892.60

896.60
862.20
1,022.10
955.80

946.00
841.50
886.70
1,094.60

919.20
834.10
929.50
1,053.00

991.30
964.50
1,082.10
1,063.90

1,083.20
975.10
1,001.30
1,207.90

1,060.20
973.70
1,147.30
1,184.10

704.50
671.10
850.60
698.60

728.70
622.40
700.30
882.10

697.60
635.50
688.20
877.20

Men

Women

Average primary insurance amount c (dollars)
All beneficiaries
Total .........................................................
62....................................................................
63....................................................................
64....................................................................

976.20
974.50
988.60
939.20

970.10
972.40
973.90
895.70

Subtotal .......................................................
62....................................................................
63....................................................................
64....................................................................

1,199.60
1,229.00
1,116.70
1,103.90

1,194.50
1,228.90
1,106.10
1,062.60

Subtotal .......................................................
62....................................................................
63....................................................................
64....................................................................

739.10
738.30
759.20
740.80

736.90
738.70
753.10
693.40

Men

Women

Average monthly benefit c (dollars)
All beneficiaries
Total .........................................................
62....................................................................
63....................................................................
64....................................................................

838.30
799.40
879.90
955.20

834.80
796.20
868.10
905.90

Subtotal .......................................................
62....................................................................
63....................................................................
64....................................................................

988.10
958.70
1,038.60
1,120.20

974.60
955.10
994.30
1,046.80

Subtotal .......................................................
62....................................................................
63....................................................................
64....................................................................

653.00
621.10
688.40
774.80

647.90
620.20
672.80
763.10

Men

Women

a. Includes 5,800 awards for which benefits were withheld for reasons other than earnings.
b. Months of entitlement begin with the month of award and end either in December 2001 or the month before the retired-worker benefit is terminated.
c. Amount for December 2001 or the amount for the latest month of entitlement multiplied by the December benefit increase.
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 1 percent sample.
NOTE: Excludes persons whose benefits were coverted from disabled worker to retired worker in 2001. Includes conversions from nondisabled widow(er)’s benefits to higher
retired-worker benefits.
CONTACT: Diane Wallace (410) 965-0165 or Barbara Lingg (410) 965-0156.

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6.B OASDI Benefits Awarded: Retired Workers
Table 6.B3—Number and percentage distribution with and without reduction for early retirement, by monthly
benefit and sex, 2001
Without reduction
for early retirement

Total
Monthly benefit
and sex

a

With reduction
for early retirement

(dollars)
Number

All.......................................................................
Less than 450.00 ........................................................
450.00–499.90............................................................
500.00–549.90............................................................
550.00–599.90............................................................
600.00–649.90............................................................
650.00–699.90............................................................
700.00–749.90............................................................
750.00–799.90............................................................
800.00–849.90............................................................
850.00–899.90............................................................
900.00–949.90............................................................
950.00–999.90............................................................
1,000.00–1,049.90......................................................
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......................................................
1,300.00–1,349.90......................................................
1,350.00–1,399.90......................................................
1,400.00 or more.........................................................
Average benefit (dollars).............................................
Men .......................................................................
Less than 450.00 ........................................................
450.00–499.90............................................................
500.00–549.90............................................................
550.00–599.90............................................................
600.00–649.90............................................................
650.00–699.90............................................................
700.00–749.90............................................................
750.00–799.90............................................................
800.00–849.90............................................................
850.00–899.90............................................................
900.00–949.90............................................................
950.00–999.90............................................................
1,000.00–1,049.90......................................................
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......................................................
1,300.00–1,349.90......................................................
1,350.00–1,399.90......................................................
1,400.00 or more.........................................................
Average benefit (dollars).............................................

1,786,300
220,100
71,500
95,300
93,200
89,800
80,300
70,400
73,700
68,900
63,300
65,700
66,500
61,300
61,400
72,900
85,000
92,100
88,500
80,300
45,100
141,000
882.60
991,500
80,500
18,300
20,400
22,200
24,500
26,300
23,800
32,300
31,300
32,100
39,600
40,400
39,200
41,900
54,400
68,900
75,900
77,900
72,700
39,300
129,600
1,033.70

Women ..................................................................
Less than 450.00 ........................................................
450.00–499.90............................................................
500.00–549.90............................................................
550.00–599.90............................................................
600.00–649.90............................................................
650.00–699.90............................................................
700.00–749.90............................................................
750.00–799.90............................................................
800.00–849.90............................................................
850.00–899.90............................................................
900.00–949.90............................................................
950.00–999.90............................................................
1,000.00–1,049.90......................................................
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......................................................
1,300.00–1,349.90......................................................
1,350.00–1,399.90......................................................
1,400.00 or more.........................................................
Average benefit (dollars).............................................

794,800
139,600
53,200
74,900
71,000
65,300
54,000
46,600
41,400
37,600
31,200
26,100
26,100
22,100
19,500
18,500
16,100
16,200
10,600
7,600
5,800
11,400
694.00

Percent
100.0
12.3
4.0
5.3
5.2
5.0
4.5
3.9
4.1
3.9
3.5
3.7
3.7
3.4
3.4
4.1
4.8
5.2
5.0
4.5
2.5
7.9
100.0
8.1
1.8
2.1
2.2
2.5
2.7
2.4
3.3
3.2
3.2
4.0
4.1
4.0
4.2
5.5
6.9
7.7
7.9
7.3
4.0
13.1
100.0
17.6
6.7
9.4
8.9
8.2
6.8
5.9
5.2
4.7
3.9
3.3
3.3
2.8
2.5
2.3
2.0
2.0
1.3
1.0
0.7
1.4

Number

Percent

544,600
51,500
13,900
19,400
18,300
24,800
24,700
20,400
22,800
22,000
21,700
20,200
19,400
21,500
20,300
20,400
18,200
18,400
22,600
24,300
21,600
98,200
976.70
322,500
23,100
3,600
5,700
6,100
8,300
9,300
6,300
10,000
10,200
10,200
11,000
11,800
12,100
12,800
12,200
12,400
12,500
18,100
19,600
18,000
89,200
1,106.30
222,100
28,400
10,300
13,700
12,200
16,500
15,400
14,100
12,800
11,800
11,500
9,200
7,600
9,400
7,500
8,200
5,800
5,900
4,500
4,700
3,600
9,000
788.50

100.0
9.5
2.6
3.6
3.4
4.6
4.5
3.7
4.2
4.0
4.0
3.7
3.6
3.9
3.7
3.7
3.3
3.4
4.1
4.5
4.0
18.0
100.0
7.2
1.1
1.8
1.9
2.6
2.9
2.0
3.1
3.2
3.2
3.4
3.7
3.8
4.0
3.8
3.8
3.9
5.6
6.1
5.6
27.7
100.0
12.8
4.6
6.2
5.5
7.4
6.9
6.3
5.8
5.3
5.2
4.1
3.4
4.2
3.4
3.7
2.6
2.7
2.0
2.1
1.6
4.1

Number
1,241,700
168,600
57,600
75,900
74,900
65,000
55,600
50,000
50,900
46,900
41,600
45,500
47,100
39,800
41,100
52,500
66,800
73,700
65,900
56,000
23,500
42,800
841.30
669,000
57,400
14,700
14,700
16,100
16,200
17,000
17,500
22,300
21,100
21,900
28,600
28,600
27,100
29,100
42,200
56,500
63,400
59,800
53,100
21,300
40,400
998.80
572,700
111,200
42,900
61,200
58,800
48,800
38,600
32,500
28,600
25,800
19,700
16,900
18,500
12,700
12,000
10,300
10,300
10,300
6,100
2,900
2,200
2,400
657.40

Percent
100.0
13.6
4.6
6.1
6.0
5.2
4.5
4.0
4.1
3.8
3.4
3.7
3.8
3.2
3.3
4.2
5.4
5.9
5.3
4.5
1.9
3.4
100.0
8.6
2.2
2.2
2.4
2.4
2.5
2.6
3.3
3.2
3.3
4.3
4.3
4.1
4.3
6.3
8.4
9.5
8.9
7.9
3.2
6.0
100.0
19.4
7.5
10.7
10.3
8.5
6.7
5.7
5.0
4.5
3.4
3.0
3.2
2.2
2.1
1.8
1.8
1.8
1.1
0.5
0.4
0.4

a. Benefits awarded before the December increase are converted to the December rates before computation of the percentages.
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 1 percent sample.
NOTE: Benefits not necessarily payable at time of award.
CONTACT: Diane Wallace (410) 965-0165 or Barbara Lingg (410) 965-0156.

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Table 6.B4—Number and percentage distribution with and without reduction for early retirement, by primary
insurance amount and sex, 2001
Without reduction
for early retirement

Total

Primary insurance
amount a (dollars) and sex

Number

Percent

All ..................................................................................
Less than 450.00....................................................................
450.00–499.90 .......................................................................
500.00–549.90 .......................................................................
550.00–599.90 .......................................................................
600.00–649.90 .......................................................................
650.00–699.90 .......................................................................
700.00–749.90 .......................................................................
750.00–799.90 .......................................................................
800.00–849.90 .......................................................................
850.00–899.90 .......................................................................
900.00–949.90 .......................................................................
950.00–999.90 .......................................................................
1,000.00–1,049.90 .................................................................
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 .................................................................
1,300.00–1,349.90 .................................................................
1,350.00–1,399.90 .................................................................
1,400.00 or more ....................................................................
Average primary insurance amount (dollars) .........................
Men ...............................................................................
Less than 450.00....................................................................
450.00–499.90 .......................................................................
500.00–549.90 .......................................................................
550.00–599.90 .......................................................................
600.00–649.90 .......................................................................
650.00–699.90 .......................................................................
700.00–749.90 .......................................................................
750.00–799.90 .......................................................................
800.00–849.90 .......................................................................
850.00–899.90 .......................................................................
900.00–949.90 .......................................................................
950.00–999.90 .......................................................................
1.000.00–1,049.90 .................................................................
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 .................................................................
1,300.00–1,349.90 .................................................................
1,350.00–1,399.90 .................................................................
1,400.00 or more ....................................................................
Average primary insurance amount (dollars) .........................

1,786,300
210,500
43,200
70,700
73,300
76,100
69,300
69,200
67,200
67,300
63,000
61,600
57,300
58,600
56,500
54,300
53,900
54,500
54,800
64,000
58,600
402,400
976.80
991,500
66,600
8,600
18,900
17,100
21,300
19,800
18,900
25,900
25,400
24,700
27,000
30,900
33,000
34,800
35,200
38,400
37,900
42,900
51,400
47,800
365,000
1,162.10

100.0
11.8
2.4
4.0
4.1
4.3
3.9
3.9
3.8
3.8
3.5
3.4
3.2
3.3
3.2
3.0
3.0
3.1
3.1
3.6
3.3
22.5

Women..........................................................................
Less than 450.00....................................................................
450.00–499.90 .......................................................................
500.00–549.90 .......................................................................
550.00–599.90 .......................................................................
600.00–649.90 .......................................................................
650.00–699.90 .......................................................................
700.00–749.90 .......................................................................
750.00–799.90 .......................................................................
800.00–849.90 .......................................................................
850.00–899.90 .......................................................................
900.00–949.90 .......................................................................
950.00–999.90 .......................................................................
1,000.00–1,049.90 .................................................................
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 .................................................................
1,300.00–1,349.90 .................................................................
1,350.00–1,399.90 .................................................................
1,400.00 or more ....................................................................
Average primary insurance amount (dollars) .........................

794,800
143,900
34,600
51,800
56,200
54,800
49,500
50,300
41,300
41,900
38,300
34,600
26,400
25,600
21,700
19,100
15,500
16,600
11,900
12,600
10,800
37,400
745.60

100.0
18.1
4.4
6.5
7.1
6.9
6.2
6.3
5.2
5.3
4.8
4.4
3.3
3.2
2.7
2.4
2.0
2.1
1.5
1.6
1.4
4.7

100.0
6.7
0.9
1.9
1.7
2.1
2.0
1.9
2.6
2.6
2.5
2.7
3.1
3.3
3.5
3.6
3.9
3.8
4.3
5.2
4.8
36.8

Number

With reduction
for early retirement
Percent

544,600
58,900
17,600
21,700
20,500
24,300
23,100
18,800
22,500
22,900
21,900
19,900
18,000
20,400
19,100
18,600
17,000
17,900
22,300
24,600
22,200
92,400
952.70
322,500
23,600
4,300
5,900
6,000
7,900
9,700
6,000
10,500
10,500
10,500
10,100
11,200
12,000
12,500
12,900
12,400
12,900
19,100
20,400
18,100
86,000
1,097.40

100.0
10.8
3.2
4.0
3.8
4.5
4.2
3.5
4.1
4.2
4.0
3.7
3.3
3.7
3.5
3.4
3.1
3.3
4.1
4.5
4.1
17.0

222,100
35,300
13,300
15,800
14,500
16,400
13,400
12,800
12,000
12,400
11,400
9,800
6,800
8,400
6,600
5,700
4,600
5,000
3,200
4,200
4,100
6,400
742.60

100.0
15.9
6.0
7.1
6.5
7.4
6.0
5.8
5.4
5.6
5.1
4.4
3.1
3.8
3.0
2.6
2.1
2.3
1.4
1.9
1.8
2.9

100.0
7.3
1.3
1.8
1.9
2.4
3.0
1.9
3.3
3.3
3.3
3.1
3.5
3.7
3.9
4.0
3.8
4.0
5.9
6.3
5.6
26.7

Number

100.0
12.2
2.1
3.9
4.3
4.2
3.7
4.1
3.6
3.6
3.3
3.4
3.2
3.1
3.0
2.9
3.0
2.9
2.6
3.2
2.9
25.0

572,700
108,600
21,300
36,000
41,700
38,400
36,100
37,500
29,300
29,500
26,900
24,800
19,600
17,200
15,100
13,400
10,900
11,600
8,700
8,400
6,700
31,000
746.80

100.0
19.0
3.7
6.3
7.3
6.7
6.3
6.5
5.1
5.2
4.7
4.3
3.4
3.0
2.6
2.3
1.9
2.0
1.5
1.5
1.2
5.4

a. Primary insurance amounts awarded before the December increase are converted to the December rates before computation of the percentages.
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 1 percent sample.
NOTE: Benefits not necessarily payable at time of award.
CONTACT: Diane Wallace (410) 965-0165 or Barbara Lingg (410) 965-0156.

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Percent

1,241,700
151,600
25,600
49,000
52,800
51,800
46,200
50,400
44,700
44,400
41,100
41,700
39,300
38,200
37,400
35,700
36,900
36,600
32,500
39,400
36,400
310,000
987.30
669,000
43,000
4,300
13,000
11,100
13,400
10,100
12,900
15,400
14,900
14,200
16,900
19,700
21,000
22,300
22,300
26,000
25,000
23,800
31,000
29,700
279,000
1,193.20

100.0
6.4
0.6
1.9
1.7
2.0
1.5
1.9
2.3
2.2
2.1
2.5
2.9
3.1
3.3
3.3
3.9
3.7
3.6
4.6
4.4
41.7

6.B OASDI Benefits Awarded: Retired Workers
Table 6.B5—Number, average age, and percentage distribution, by age and sex, selected years 1940–2001
Percentage distribution by age a
65
Total
number
(thousands)

Average
age

Total

1940..............................
1945..............................
1950..............................
1955..............................
1960..............................
1965..............................
1970..............................
1975..............................
1980..............................
1985..............................
1986..............................
1987..............................
1988..............................
1989..............................
1990..............................
1991..............................
1992..............................
1993..............................
1994..............................
1995..............................
1996..............................
1997 b ...........................
1998 b ...........................
1999 b ...........................

117
166
444
629
630
743
814
902
942
986
1,011
970
944
983
964
996
989
980
923
916
895
904
909
940

68.1
69.6
68.7
68.4
66.8
65.7
64.4
64.0
63.9
63.7
63.7
63.6
63.7
63.7
63.7
63.7
63.7
63.7
63.6
63.7
63.6
63.7
63.8
63.7

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

...
...
...
...
...
15.6
19.0
25.8
30.1
45.5
47.0
47.6
48.2
48.0
47.2
46.8
48.2
48.7
49.0
49.3
49.9
50.5
49.6
49.3

...
...
...
...
...
10.0
12.8
14.1
13.1
8.2
8.2
8.1
8.1
7.1
7.6
8.1
7.3
8.0
7.4
7.3
7.1
6.6
7.1
7.3

2000 b ...........................
2001 b ...........................

1,115
992

64.1
63.7

100.0
100.0

41.6
46.8

6.1
6.7

1940..............................
1945..............................
1950..............................
1955..............................
1960..............................
1965..............................
1970..............................
1975..............................
1980..............................
1985..............................
1986..............................
1987..............................
1988..............................
1989..............................
1990..............................
1991..............................
1992..............................
1993..............................
1994..............................
1995..............................
1996..............................
1997 b ...........................
1998 b ...........................
1999 b ...........................

15
20
123
281
351
440
524
603
671
697
713
681
667
674
679
685
708
704
690
684
684
809
733
737

67.4
68.5
68.0
67.8
65.2
65.3
63.9
63.7
63.5
63.4
63.4
63.3
63.3
63.4
63.5
63.5
63.5
63.5
63.4
63.5
63.4
65.4
64.0
63.6

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

...
...
...
...
27.1
32.6
35.8
41.6
45.9
57.9
57.5
58.9
59.4
57.9
55.9
56.1
56.7
56.0
57.6
55.4
57.4
48.2
53.1
55.1

...
...
...
...
13.3
12.1
14.3
13.7
11.5
7.4
7.0
7.2
6.9
6.5
7.2
7.1
6.9
6.8
6.7
6.6
5.9
5.5
7.0
6.8

2000 b ...........................
2001 b ...........................

854
795

63.8
63.7

100.0
100.0

52.2
51.3

5.9
7.1

Year

62

63

Total

Newly
entitled

Disability
conversions

66–69

70–74

75 or
older

...
...
...
...
...
6.0
8.5
9.0
8.5
11.6
11.8
11.4
9.9
9.3
11.3
10.9
11.4
11.0
11.4
10.5
9.7
9.7
9.9
9.8

17.1
15.9
21.9
29.4
48.1
31.6
48.7
43.6
42.4
31.2
29.2
28.8
28.6
30.1
27.6
27.9
27.2
26.7
27.1
27.5
27.6
26.9
27.3
27.4

17.1
15.9
21.9
29.4
42.3
25.8
39.6
32.0
31.8
18.2
17.2
16.8
16.6
17.5
16.4
17.2
16.6
16.1
15.7
15.8
14.9
14.9
14.7
14.8

...
...
...
...
5.8
5.8
9.1
11.6
10.6
13.1
12.0
12.0
12.0
12.6
11.1
10.7
10.6
10.5
11.5
11.8
12.6
12.0
12.6
12.6

58.8
43.3
47.3
38.0
36.6
25.9
9.3
6.5
5.2
2.9
3.1
3.4
4.1
4.6
5.1
5.1
5.0
4.5
4.0
4.0
4.5
4.7
4.6
4.7

16.5
28.1
21.0
24.7
13.2
7.7
1.3
0.7
0.6
0.5
0.6
0.6
0.9
0.7
1.0
0.9
0.8
0.9
1.0
1.1
1.1
1.3
1.3
1.3

7.6
12.7
9.8
7.8
2.1
3.2
0.4
0.2
0.1
0.2
0.1
0.1
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.1
0.2
0.1
0.3
0.1
0.2
0.2
0.2

9.4
12.1

31.7
30.8

20.3
18.1

11.4
12.7

9.9
2.8

1.1
0.7

0.2
0.2

...
...
...
...
8.1
6.0
7.2
7.0
6.5
9.8
10.4
9.6
7.9
9.4
9.8
9.5
9.8
10.2
10.2
10.1
9.4
7.5
8.9
9.2

20.8
24.0
22.3
36.6
18.4
19.9
31.3
29.3
29.9
21.3
21.6
20.8
21.8
21.6
21.5
22.3
21.5
22.4
21.0
22.6
22.7
19.5
22.0
22.6

20.8
24.0
22.3
36.6
17.4
16.9
25.7
22.0
22.1
12.2
12.6
11.8
12.8
12.8
12.7
13.9
12.5
13.6
11.8
12.8
12.5
10.5
12.4
12.5

...
...
...
...
1.0
3.0
5.5
7.3
7.7
9.1
8.9
9.0
9.0
8.8
8.9
8.4
9.0
8.8
9.1
9.7
10.2
8.9
9.6
10.1

62.3
45.0
53.6
38.7
22.2
17.4
9.2
6.8
5.0
2.6
2.5
2.6
3.1
3.3
4.1
3.8
3.7
3.1
3.3
3.5
3.4
4.4
4.1
3.8

12.5
23.6
19.6
18.1
8.2
6.7
1.7
1.2
0.9
0.8
0.9
0.7
0.7
1.0
1.0
0.9
1.1
1.1
1.0
1.4
1.0
6.4
2.4
1.8

4.3
7.3
4.4
6.6
2.7
5.4
0.6
0.4
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.3
0.5
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.4
0.3
8.5
2.5
0.7

9.3
11.5

23.6
23.7

13.9
12.8

9.7
10.9

6.5
3.1

2.2
2.6

0.4
0.6

64
Men

Women

a. Age in year of award for 1940–1980. Age in month of award for 1985–2001.
b. Includes conversions from nondisabled widow(er)s benefits to higher retired-worker benefits.
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record. Data for 1940–1980 are 100 percent data. Data for 1985–2001 are based on a 1 percent sample.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Diane Wallace (410) 965-0165 or Barbara Lingg (410) 965-0156.

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