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 2002
All retired workers
Average
primary
insurance
amount
Number
(dollars)

Number

Men
Average
primary
insurance
amount
(dollars)

Number

Women
Average
primary
insurance
amount
(dollars)

3,917,750

1,114.50

1,206.70

2,411,930

1,237.80

1,318.10

1,505,820

917.10

1,028.20

66–69
66
67
68
69

470,850
17,270
28,840
210,380
214,360

1,112.00
955.50
897.80
1,140.80
1,125.20

1,165.30
983.50
942.20
1,179.80
1,195.80

306,180
10,220
16,820
139,410
139,730

1,228.20
1,045.50
977.20
1,253.90
1,246.00

1,277.00
1,065.30
1,011.20
1,287.00
1,314.40

164,670
7,050
12,020
70,970
74,630

896.00
824.90
786.70
918.50
899.00

957.80
864.90
845.60
969.20
973.80

70–74
70
71
72
73
74

1,094,430
222,020
223,420
224,830
213,080
211,080

1,094.80
1,124.20
1,093.10
1,082.70
1,074.70
1,099.00

1,202.80
1,217.20
1,202.50
1,194.20
1,193.10
1,206.80

674,270
137,600
137,660
138,450
130,110
130,450

1,232.40
1,261.50
1,230.00
1,221.70
1,211.00
1,237.20

1,338.70
1,352.40
1,339.50
1,333.40
1,328.00
1,339.80

420,160
84,420
85,760
86,380
82,970
80,630

874.00
900.30
873.30
859.90
861.00
875.50

984.60
996.80
982.70
971.10
981.50
991.60

75–79
75
76
77
78
79

974,130
207,480
205,660
182,460
195,200
183,330

1,094.40
1,109.70
1,095.10
1,117.40
1,084.40
1,064.10

1,195.70
1,219.30
1,192.20
1,224.10
1,178.10
1,163.50

610,200
128,850
128,800
113,530
122,930
116,090

1,218.90
1,244.10
1,220.60
1,246.10
1,205.30
1,177.00

1,307.10
1,346.90
1,306.10
1,342.80
1,281.40
1,256.10

363,930
78,630
76,860
68,930
72,270
67,240

885.50
889.40
884.70
905.30
878.80
869.00

1,009.00
1,010.30
1,001.40
1,028.60
1,002.30
1,003.50

80–84
80
81
82
83
84

730,360
169,630
165,380
152,400
127,300
115,650

1,058.70
1,053.50
1,042.30
1,031.80
1,060.10
1,123.40

1,165.50
1,157.60
1,146.10
1,139.90
1,168.60
1,235.00

455,710
107,450
103,560
95,970
79,200
69,530

1,166.80
1,162.60
1,151.80
1,136.60
1,164.20
1,240.20

1,249.00
1,245.00
1,232.20
1,216.90
1,247.20
1,327.00

274,650
62,180
61,820
56,430
48,100
46,120

879.20
865.10
858.80
853.60
888.60
947.20

1,026.80
1,006.60
1,002.00
1,008.90
1,039.30
1,096.40

85–89
85
86
87
88
89

412,420
103,740
89,590
81,540
75,000
62,550

1,304.00
1,160.50
1,397.70
1,368.80
1,328.20
1,294.20

1,370.60
1,270.60
1,448.50
1,419.10
1,381.30
1,349.00

245,600
63,440
53,730
48,720
43,560
36,150

1,432.10
1,281.90
1,533.30
1,504.00
1,454.30
1,421.60

1,478.70
1,368.20
1,566.30
1,537.20
1,486.40
1,454.60

166,820
40,300
35,860
32,820
31,440
26,400

1,115.40
969.40
1,194.60
1,168.00
1,153.50
1,119.70

1,211.40
1,116.90
1,272.10
1,243.80
1,235.60
1,204.40

90 or older

235,560

1,136.10

1,194.20

119,970

1,260.80

1,297.70

115,590

1,006.60

1,086.70

Age
Total

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

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

5.28 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2003

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

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 2002
All retired workers
Average
primary
insurance
amount
Number
(dollars)

Number

Men
Average
primary
insurance
amount
(dollars)

Number

Women
Average
primary
insurance
amount
(dollars)

4,396,090

873.20

927.70

2,332,130

1,053.60

1,054.30

2,063,960

669.30

784.60

65–69
65
66
67
68
69

1,820,090
429,720
436,740
448,140
268,810
236,680

981.60
1,058.50
1,020.70
1,004.80
869.00
853.90

1,007.70
1,076.50
1,043.10
1,028.10
906.30
894.10

1,079,580
261,980
266,220
273,110
147,800
130,470

1,142.30
1,220.60
1,174.00
1,156.70
1,031.90
1,015.30

1,142.00
1,220.00
1,173.60
1,156.50
1,032.00
1,015.40

740,510
167,740
170,520
175,030
121,010
106,210

747.40
805.40
781.20
767.80
670.10
655.70

811.90
852.40
839.30
827.90
752.70
745.30

70–74
70
71
72
73
74

996,390
226,550
208,490
199,620
183,750
177,980

823.50
847.00
833.60
818.70
805.70
805.40

877.20
892.20
883.00
872.40
865.70
868.50

527,620
121,480
112,040
106,290
96,150
91,660

993.20
1,011.90
1,000.10
984.60
977.40
986.20

993.50
1,012.10
1,000.30
985.10
978.00
986.90

468,770
105,070
96,450
93,330
87,600
86,320

632.50
656.20
640.20
629.70
617.40
613.40

746.20
753.60
746.80
744.10
742.50
742.70

75–79
75
76
77
78
79

727,390
165,030
154,020
147,790
136,750
123,800

785.00
803.50
792.50
798.00
768.50
753.90

861.90
869.20
866.00
872.20
854.80
842.50

367,180
85,840
80,670
74,890
66,600
59,180

972.00
984.40
976.60
988.00
959.70
941.70

973.50
985.40
977.80
989.40
961.30
943.80

360,210
79,190
73,350
72,900
70,150
64,620

594.40
607.40
590.10
602.80
586.90
582.00

748.10
743.20
743.10
751.70
753.60
749.70

80–84
80
81
82
83
84

478,070
113,050
108,810
96,210
82,090
77,910

756.00
751.00
755.80
739.90
754.30
785.00

852.70
844.50
851.30
839.40
852.40
883.20

219,020
53,340
51,450
44,470
35,770
33,990

939.40
936.80
939.10
919.20
944.20
965.20

941.90
938.20
942.00
922.60
946.10
968.30

259,050
59,710
57,360
51,740
46,320
43,920

600.90
584.90
591.50
585.70
607.60
645.50

777.30
760.70
770.00
767.90
780.10
817.30

85–89
85
86
87
88
89

261,620
68,190
59,470
52,930
46,190
34,840

825.60
805.90
865.90
838.80
809.40
796.50

924.50
905.10
954.30
937.50
912.50
907.40

103,380
28,920
24,580
20,530
17,200
12,150

1,023.50
1,001.60
1,068.40
1,035.80
1,000.90
996.20

1,027.00
1,004.80
1,069.90
1,040.90
1,004.30
1,001.30

158,240
39,270
34,890
32,400
28,990
22,690

696.20
661.80
723.20
714.00
695.80
689.60

857.50
831.70
872.90
872.00
858.10
857.10

90 or older

112,530

737.10

831.70

35,350

891.20

899.20

77,180

666.50

800.70

Age
Total

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

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

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2003 ♦ 5.29

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 2002
All retired workers
Average monthly benefit
(dollars)
Before
After
delayed
delayed
retirement
retirement
Number
credit
credit

Age
Total

Number

Men
Average monthly benefit
(dollars)
Before
After
delayed
delayed
retirement
retirement
credit
credit

Number

Women
Average monthly benefit
(dollars)
Before
After
delayed
delayed
retirement
retirement
credit
credit

4,557,500

1,156.00

1,176.70

2,724,900

1,267.70

1,290.40

1,832,600

989.80

1,007.50

66–69
66
67
68
69

500,400
17,800
28,900
210,300
243,400

1,149.20
1,029.40
931.90
1,169.50
1,166.10

1,157.20
1,033.50
937.40
1,175.20
1,176.70

323,800
11,100
16,300
140,600
155,800

1,261.50
1,132.70
1,007.60
1,276.20
1,283.90

1,270.30
1,137.30
1,013.60
1,282.30
1,295.70

176,600
6,700
12,600
69,700
87,600

943.20
858.20
834.00
954.30
956.60

949.80
861.70
839.00
959.20
965.00

70–74
70
71
72
73
74

1,273,300
246,200
257,300
272,000
248,500
249,300

1,153.40
1,182.90
1,155.60
1,142.80
1,142.90
1,144.30

1,173.00
1,199.00
1,174.60
1,163.10
1,163.90
1,165.40

769,700
151,200
154,400
167,300
149,300
147,500

1,285.70
1,308.60
1,289.10
1,272.00
1,271.20
1,288.80

1,307.30
1,325.70
1,310.00
1,294.80
1,294.70
1,312.70

503,600
95,000
102,900
104,700
99,200
101,800

951.30
982.90
955.10
936.30
949.70
934.90

967.60
997.20
971.50
952.70
967.10
952.00

75–79
75
76
77
78
79

1,134,700
244,800
237,000
216,000
230,000
206,900

1,137.10
1,172.90
1,133.40
1,150.00
1,119.30
1,105.30

1,158.60
1,194.30
1,153.30
1,172.30
1,141.20
1,127.50

686,400
150,900
143,600
126,200
139,600
126,100

1,250.50
1,302.50
1,236.80
1,276.50
1,231.50
1,199.10

1,274.20
1,326.30
1,257.90
1,301.60
1,255.80
1,223.10

448,300
93,900
93,400
89,800
90,400
80,800

963.40
964.70
974.40
972.30
946.10
958.90

981.70
982.30
992.40
990.50
964.40
978.30

80–84
80
81
82
83
84

869,000
201,400
196,300
177,500
153,200
140,600

1,109.60
1,103.00
1,080.70
1,079.20
1,130.20
1,175.60

1,132.90
1,127.00
1,103.00
1,101.20
1,154.10
1,200.10

523,400
123,600
117,400
107,200
94,500
80,700

1,190.80
1,182.40
1,169.90
1,149.40
1,208.40
1,268.40

1,216.20
1,208.40
1,194.30
1,173.20
1,234.80
1,295.30

345,600
77,800
78,900
70,300
58,700
59,900

986.70
977.00
947.90
972.10
1,004.10
1,050.60

1,006.70
997.60
967.10
991.30
1,024.20
1,071.70

85–89
85
86
87
88
89

492,800
120,800
107,200
99,600
93,000
72,200

1,307.40
1,201.20
1,385.50
1,348.60
1,333.50
1,278.50

1,334.10
1,224.50
1,414.10
1,375.60
1,362.80
1,304.60

279,400
69,100
60,900
56,000
53,500
39,900

1,432.10
1,312.70
1,525.60
1,479.40
1,461.70
1,389.80

1,462.30
1,338.10
1,558.40
1,510.40
1,496.00
1,418.30

213,400
51,700
46,300
43,600
39,500
32,300

1,144.10
1,052.10
1,201.20
1,180.50
1,159.90
1,141.10

1,166.20
1,072.50
1,224.40
1,202.40
1,182.40
1,164.10

90 or older

287,300

1,133.90

1,160.50

142,200

1,227.80

1,259.20

145,100

1,041.80

1,063.70

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

5.30 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2003

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 2002
All retired workers
Cumulative
Percentage
percentNumber distribution
age a

Year of
entitlement
Total

Men
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Women

Cumulative
Percentage
percentNumber distribution
age a

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Cumulative
Percentage
percentNumber distribution
age a

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

29,203,660

100.0

...

895.00 15,107,850

100.0

...

1,008.10 14,095,810

100.0

...

773.90

2000–2002
1995–1999
1990–1994
1985–1989
1980–1984

5,138,950
7,275,110
6,257,870
4,986,680
3,254,990

17.6
24.9
21.4
17.1
11.1

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

926.50
884.20
884.50
872.70
910.10

2,833,370
3,935,110
3,431,880
2,573,230
1,515,930

18.8
26.0
22.7
17.0
10.0

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

1,079.40
1,016.80
997.50
959.20
970.90

2,305,580
3,340,000
2,825,990
2,413,450
1,739,060

16.4
23.7
20.0
17.1
12.3

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

738.50
728.00
747.20
780.50
857.10

1975–1979
1970–1974
1965–1969
Before 1965

1,604,630
568,430
104,720
12,280

5.5
1.9
0.4

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

943.60
859.40
800.90
708.30

623,990
170,000
22,380
1,960

4.1
1.1
0.1

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

1,017.10
896.10
839.30
705.50

980,640
398,430
82,340
10,320

7.0
2.8
0.6
0.1

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

896.80
843.70
790.40
708.80

2002
2001
2000

1,669,660
1,665,090
1,804,200

5.7
5.7
6.2

5.7
11.4
17.6

932.90
913.20
932.70

914,890
912,820
1,005,660

6.1
6.0
6.7

6.1
12.1
18.8

1,093.40
1,062.10
1,082.40

754,770
752,270
798,540

5.4
5.3
5.7

5.4
10.7
16.4

738.30
732.50
744.30

1999
1998
1997
1996
1995

1,581,270
1,467,810
1,437,310
1,444,300
1,344,420

5.4
5.0
4.9
4.9
4.6

23.0
28.0
33.0
37.9
42.5

900.40
881.80
877.90
877.40
881.90

869,470
796,760
771,580
754,970
742,330

5.8
5.3
5.1
5.0
4.9

24.5
29.8
34.9
39.9
44.8

1,041.90
1,016.50
1,012.10
1,004.90
1,004.90

711,800
671,050
665,730
689,330
602,090

5.0
4.8
4.7
4.9
4.3

21.4
26.2
30.9
35.8
40.1

727.70
721.80
722.50
737.80
730.30

1994
1993
1992
1991
1990

1,319,310
1,292,290
1,277,750
1,203,750
1,164,770

4.5
4.4
4.4
4.1
4.0

47.0
51.5
55.8
59.9
63.9

883.80
881.80
884.20
886.00
887.00

725,730
716,030
704,910
659,480
625,730

4.8
4.7
4.7
4.4
4.1

49.6
54.3
59.0
63.4
67.5

1,004.20
996.80
997.40
994.70
993.50

593,580
576,260
572,840
544,270
539,040

4.2
4.1
4.1
3.9
3.8

44.3
48.4
52.4
56.3
60.1

736.60
738.90
744.90
754.30
763.20

1989
1988
1987
1986
1985

1,100,980
1,044,860
999,800
965,290
875,750

3.8
3.6
3.4
3.3
3.0

67.7
71.3
74.7
78.0
81.0

879.00
872.10
874.70
869.70
866.70

581,610
543,400
514,650
493,520
440,050

3.8
3.6
3.4
3.3
2.9

71.4
75.0
78.4
81.6
84.5

980.40
965.50
962.20
947.70
932.60

519,370
501,460
485,150
471,770
435,700

3.7
3.6
3.4
3.3
3.1

63.8
67.3
70.8
74.1
77.2

765.40
770.90
781.80
788.10
800.10

1984
1983
1982
1981
1980

783,550
736,280
650,940
572,340
511,880

2.7
2.5
2.2
2.0
1.8

83.7
86.2
88.4
90.4
92.2

866.90
885.50
906.30
953.50
967.90

381,840
350,920
303,080
259,480
220,610

2.5
2.3
2.0
1.7
1.5

87.1
89.4
91.4
93.1
94.6

925.70
940.30
962.50
1,022.50
1,048.70

401,710
385,360
347,860
312,860
291,270

2.8
2.7
2.5
2.2
2.1

80.1
82.8
85.3
87.5
89.6

810.90
835.60
857.40
896.20
906.70

1979
1978
1977
1976
1975

441,500
368,380
291,910
275,070
227,770

1.5
1.3
1.0
0.9
0.8

93.7
94.9
95.9
96.9
97.7

974.00
960.10
940.60
914.80
896.40

181,410
145,250
114,620
101,240
81,470

1.2
1.0
0.8
0.7
0.5

95.8
96.7
97.5
98.2
98.7

1,059.50
1,040.00
1,018.40
968.40
940.30

260,090
223,130
177,290
173,830
146,300

1.8
1.6
1.3
1.2
1.0

91.4
93.0
94.2
95.5
96.5

914.40
900.08
890.30
883.50
871.90

1974
1973
1972
1971
1970

182,280
143,930
106,540
79,150
56,530

0.6
0.5
0.4
0.3
0.2

98.3
98.8
99.1
99.4
99.6

873.50
862.00
853.60
846.80
835.60

59,900
43,650
30,690
21,340
14,420

0.4
0.3
0.2
0.1
0.1

99.1
99.4
99.6
99.7
99.8

914.40
892.10
891.90
883.30
860.00

122,380
100,280
75,850
57,810
42,110

0.9
0.7
0.5
0.4
0.3

97.4
98.1
98.6
99.0
99.3

853.50
849.00
838.10
833.40
827.20

1969
1968
1967
1966
1965

39,230
27,200
18,400
12,200
7,690

0.1
0.1
0.1

99.7
99.8
99.9
99.9
99.9

817.30
811.80
789.10
763.90
764.90

8,860
5,820
3,810
2,390
1,500

0.1

99.9
99.9
100.0
100.0
100.0

855.70
831.80
839.30
806.90
823.90

30,370
21,380
14,590
9,810
6,190

0.2
0.2
0.1
0.1

99.6
99.7
99.8
99.9
99.9

806.10
806.40
776.00
753.50
750.70

b

b
b

b

b
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.

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2003 ♦ 5.31

5.B OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Retired Workers
Table 5.B5—Number, average age, and percentage distribution, by sex and age, December 1940–2002,
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

74.4
39.9
39.1
35.7
33.8
29.7
30.1
32.2
32.1
30.2
30.3
30.2
30.0
30.1
30.0
29.5
29.2
28.9
28.3
28.0
27.6
27.2
26.6
26.4
27.6
27.6
27.9

17.4
40.2
33.7
34.8
33.1
29.5
26.9
25.6
25.8
25.9
25.7
25.5
25.5
25.2
25.3
25.7
25.8
25.9
26.2
26.1
25.8
25.8
25.6
25.2
24.6
24.3
24.0

6.4
15.1
20.2
20.0
21.1
19.9
19.6
17.1
16.9
17.3
17.3
17.4
17.6
17.8
17.8
17.9
17.8
17.9
17.9
18.3
18.9
19.2
19.5
19.8
19.3
19.1
19.1

1.6
4.0
5.9
7.6
9.0
9.9
10.6
10.1
9.5
9.6
9.7
9.9
10.0
10.1
10.2
10.3
10.5
10.7
10.9
11.1
11.3
11.4
11.6
11.7
11.7
12.1
12.4

0.2
0.7
1.2
1.9
3.1
4.1
5.3
5.7
6.1
6.1
6.1
6.1
6.2
6.3
6.4
6.4
6.6
6.8
6.9
7.0
7.2
7.4
7.6
7.8
7.8
7.9
7.8

82.6
47.1
48.4
47.8
36.3
31.6
30.1
30.4
29.2
26.9
26.7
26.4
26.0
26.1
25.9
25.4
25.2
24.9
24.3
24.0
23.6
23.2
22.8
22.8
23.4
23.6
23.9

12.8
40.0
32.9
32.3
29.0
28.1
25.4
24.2
24.2
23.9
23.8
23.6
23.6
23.1
23.0
23.2
23.1
23.0
23.2
23.2
22.9
23.0
22.8
22.3
21.9
21.6
21.3

3.9
10.2
15.0
14.6
15.0
17.6
18.7
16.9
17.1
17.9
18.0
18.1
18.2
18.4
18.5
18.6
18.5
18.6
18.4
18.5
18.8
19.0
19.0
19.3
19.1
18.8
18.7

0.6
2.3
3.2
4.4
5.6
7.7
10.0
10.6
10.6
11.4
11.7
11.9
12.2
12.4
12.5
12.7
12.9
13.1
13.4
13.5
13.7
13.8
13.9
13.8
13.8
13.9
14.0

0.3
0.5
0.8
1.6
2.8
4.4
6.1
7.7
8.8
9.0
9.3
9.5
9.8
10.2
10.5
10.9
11.3
11.6
11.9
12.2
12.5
12.8
13.0
13.0
13.1
13.3

Men
1940
1945
1950
1955
1960
1965
1970
1975
1980
1985
1986
1987
1988
1989
1990
1991
1992
1993
1994
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002

99
447
1,469
3,252
5,217
6,825
7,688
9,163
10,461
11,817
12,080
12,295
12,483
12,718
12,985
13,227
13,474
13,649
13,795
13,915
14,012
14,126
14,206
14,329
14,772
14,930
15,070

68.8
71.7
72.2
72.7
73.2
72.9
72.6
72.3
72.2
72.3
72.4
72.4
72.4
72.5
72.5
72.6
72.7
72.8
72.8
72.9
73.1
73.2
73.3
73.3
73.2
73.3
73.3

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
100.0
100.0
100.0

...
...
...
...
...
6.9
7.5
9.3
9.5
10.9
10.9
10.9
10.7
10.5
10.3
10.2
10.0
9.9
9.8
9.5
9.2
9.0
9.0
9.1
9.0
8.9
8.8

1940
1945
1950
1955
1960
1965
1970
1975
1980
1985
1986
1987
1988
1989
1990
1991
1992
1993
1994
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002

13
71
302
1,222
2,845
4,276
5,661
7,424
9,101
10,615
10,901
11,145
11,944
11,608
11,842
12,048
12,272
12,447
12,607
12,757
12,887
13,155
13,304
13,453
13,734
13,912
14,096

68.1
70.8
71.1
71.3
71.0
71.8
72.0
72.2
72.6
73.3
73.3
73.4
73.5
73.6
73.7
73.9
74.0
74.1
74.2
74.3
74.4
74.5
74.6
74.6
74.6
74.6
74.6

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
100.0
100.0
100.0

...
...
...
...
12.6
12.2
11.5
11.8
11.2
11.0
10.8
10.7
10.5
10.2
9.9
9.5
9.3
9.0
9.0
8.8
8.7
8.6
8.7
8.8
8.9
8.9
8.8

Women
a

a. Less than 0.05 percent.
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record. Data for 1988 and 1990–2002 are based on a 10 percent sample. All other years are 100 percent data.
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.

5.32 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2003

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 2002
Monthly benefit (dollars) and sex
All retired workers

Total
Number

Percent

Without reduction for early retirement
Number
Percent

With reduction for early retirement
Number
Percent

29,203,660

100.0

8,313,920

100.0

20,889,740

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

2,070,520
845,790
1,205,140
1,525,200
1,409,400
1,295,210
1,217,630

7.1
2.9
4.1
5.2
4.8
4.4
4.2

403,870
104,520
183,940
239,970
276,660
302,020
314,800

4.9
1.3
2.2
2.9
3.3
3.6
3.8

1,666,650
741,270
1,021,200
1,285,230
1,132,740
993,190
902,830

8.0
3.5
4.9
6.2
5.4
4.8
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

1,173,370
1,203,290
1,248,960
1,349,520
1,465,840
1,543,090

4.0
4.1
4.3
4.6
5.0
5.3

295,700
301,110
293,150
308,640
312,420
320,850

3.6
3.6
3.5
3.7
3.8
3.9

877,670
902,180
955,810
1,040,880
1,153,420
1,222,240

4.2
4.3
4.6
5.0
5.5
5.9

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

1,625,850
1,681,790
1,399,150
1,231,860
1,078,720
957,850
3,675,480

5.6
5.8
4.8
4.2
3.7
3.3
12.6

339,720
334,070
337,830
351,960
376,450
395,710
2,520,530

4.1
4.0
4.1
4.2
4.5
4.8
30.3

1,286,130
1,347,720
1,061,320
879,900
702,270
562,140
1,154,950

6.2
6.5
5.1
4.2
3.4
2.7
5.5

15,107,850

100.0

4,744,110

100.0

10,363,740

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

865,720
250,700
297,960
330,120
346,270
373,020
405,690

5.7
1.7
2.0
2.2
2.3
2.5
2.7

188,910
39,220
65,430
79,930
83,050
86,590
91,530

4.0
0.8
1.4
1.7
1.8
1.8
1.9

676,810
211,480
232,530
250,190
263,220
286,430
314,160

6.5
2.0
2.2
2.4
2.5
2.8
3.0

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

445,590
505,100
583,210
676,280
817,690
907,120

2.9
3.3
3.9
4.5
5.4
6.0

91,560
102,240
110,270
124,720
133,100
145,770

1.9
2.2
2.3
2.6
2.8
3.1

354,030
402,860
472,940
551,560
684,590
761,350

3.4
3.9
4.6
5.3
6.6
7.3

1,032,910
1,151,030
972,640
869,620
773,860
702,880
2,800,440

6.8
7.6
6.4
5.8
5.1
4.7
18.5

167,700
178,620
199,610
230,010
266,950
294,810
2,064,090

3.5
3.8
4.2
4.8
5.6
6.2
43.5

865,210
972,410
773,030
639,610
506,910
408,070
736,350

8.3
9.4
7.5
6.2
4.9
3.9
7.1

Average benefit (dollars)
Men

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)

895.00

1,059.20

1,008.10

829.70

1,188.40

925.50

Women

14,095,810

100.0

3,569,810

100.0

10,526,000

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

1,204,800
595,090
907,180
1,195,080
1,063,130
922,190
811,940

8.5
4.2
6.4
8.5
7.5
6.5
5.8

214,960
65,300
118,510
160,040
193,610
215,430
223,270

6.0
1.8
3.3
4.5
5.4
6.0
6.3

989,840
529,790
788,670
1,035,040
869,520
706,760
588,670

9.4
5.0
7.5
9.8
8.3
6.7
5.6

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

727,780
698,190
665,750
673,240
648,150
635,970

5.2
5.0
4.7
4.8
4.6
4.5

204,140
198,870
182,880
183,920
179,320
175,080

5.7
5.6
5.1
5.2
5.0
4.9

523,640
499,320
482,870
489,320
468,830
460,890

5.0
4.7
4.6
4.6
4.5
4.4

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

592,940
530,760
426,510
362,240
304,860
254,970
875,040

4.2
3.8
3.0
2.6
2.2
1.8
6.2

172,020
155,450
138,220
121,950
109,500
100,900
456,440

4.8
4.4
3.9
3.4
3.1
2.8
12.8

420,920
375,310
288,290
240,290
195,360
154,070
418,600

4.0
3.6
2.7
2.3
1.9
1.5
4.0

Average benefit (dollars)

773.90

887.40

735.40

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
NOTE: Provisions for Railroad Retirement beneficiaries 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.

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2003 ♦ 5.33

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 2002
Primary insurance amount (dollars) and sex
All retired workers

Total
Number

Percent

Without reduction for early retirement
Number
Percent

With reduction for early retirement
Number
Percent

29,203,660

100.0

8,313,920

100.0

20,889,740

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

3,322,440
730,290
1,187,260
1,299,560
1,257,260
1,221,730
1,162,800

11.4
2.5
4.1
4.4
4.3
4.2
4.0

681,580
154,930
273,260
298,910
293,790
290,280
291,550

8.2
1.9
3.3
3.6
3.5
3.5
3.5

2,640,860
575,360
914,000
1,000,650
963,470
931,450
871,250

12.6
2.8
4.4
4.8
4.6
4.5
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

1,120,470
1,082,090
1,028,560
1,051,150
1,014,900
1,012,640

3.8
3.7
3.5
3.6
3.5
3.5

285,670
292,980
288,590
306,470
296,440
297,120

3.4
3.5
3.5
3.7
3.6
3.6

834,800
789,110
739,970
744,680
718,460
715,520

4.0
3.8
3.5
3.6
3.4
3.4

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

1,045,250
1,046,370
1,109,990
1,235,490
1,246,150
1,343,040
5,686,220

3.6
3.6
3.8
4.2
4.3
4.6
19.5

312,810
305,860
313,600
345,740
385,320
430,070
2,168,950

3.8
3.7
3.8
4.2
4.6
5.2
26.1

732,440
740,510
796,390
889,750
860,830
912,970
3,517,270

3.5
3.5
3.8
4.3
4.1
4.4
16.8

15,107,850

100.0

4,744,110

100.0

10,363,740

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

688,730
148,950
236,980
273,510
285,800
295,670
308,620

4.6
1.0
1.6
1.8
1.9
2.0
2.0

199,250
42,400
72,320
82,830
84,460
86,450
92,820

4.2
0.9
1.5
1.7
1.8
1.8
2.0

489,480
106,550
164,660
190,680
201,340
209,220
215,800

4.7
1.0
1.6
1.8
1.9
2.0
2.1

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

328,570
356,310
381,840
441,430
478,880
538,470

2.2
2.4
2.5
2.9
3.2
3.6

93,490
102,760
110,010
129,990
135,040
149,410

2.0
2.2
2.3
2.7
2.8
3.1

235,080
253,550
271,830
311,440
343,840
389,060

2.3
2.4
2.6
3.0
3.3
3.8

619,560
687,910
804,500
975,160
1,027,570
1,142,190
5,087,200

4.1
4.6
5.3
6.5
6.8
7.6
33.7

174,330
186,500
209,910
251,930
300,400
347,160
1,892,650

3.7
3.9
4.4
5.3
6.3
7.3
39.9

445,230
501,410
594,590
723,230
727,170
795,030
3,194,550

4.3
4.8
5.7
7.0
7.0
7.7
30.8

Average primary insurance amount (dollars)
Men

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 primary insurance amount (dollars)

905.60

986.90

1,108.60

873.30

1,147.30

1,090.90

Women

14,095,810

100.0

3,569,810

100.0

10,526,000

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

2,633,710
581,340
950,280
1,026,050
971,460
926,060
854,180

18.7
4.1
6.7
7.3
6.9
6.6
6.1

482,330
112,530
200,940
216,080
209,330
203,830
198,730

13.5
3.2
5.6
6.1
5.9
5.7
5.6

2,151,380
468,810
749,340
809,970
762,130
722,230
655,450

20.4
4.5
7.1
7.7
7.2
6.9
6.2

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

791,900
725,780
646,720
609,720
536,020
474,170

5.6
5.1
4.6
4.3
3.8
3.4

192,180
190,220
178,580
176,480
161,400
147,710

5.4
5.3
5.0
4.9
4.5
4.1

599,720
535,560
468,140
433,240
374,620
326,460

5.7
5.1
4.4
4.1
3.6
3.1

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

425,690
358,460
305,490
260,330
218,580
200,850
599,020

3.0
2.5
2.2
1.8
1.6
1.4
4.2

138,480
119,360
103,690
93,810
84,920
82,910
276,300

3.9
3.3
2.9
2.6
2.4
2.3
7.7

287,210
239,100
201,800
166,520
133,660
117,940
322,720

2.7
2.3
1.9
1.6
1.3
1.1
3.1

Average primary insurance amount (dollars)

688.10

773.80

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
NOTE: Provisions for Railroad Retirement beneficiaries 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.

5.34 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2003

659.00

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 1956–2002, selected years
All retired workers

Year

Total

Without
reduction
for early
retirement

With
reduction
for early
retirement

Men
Early
retirees
as a
percentage
of total

Subtotal

Without
reduction
for early
retirement

Women
With
reduction
for early
retirement

Early
retirees
as a
percentage
of subtotal

Subtotal

Without
reduction
for early
retirement

Early
With
retirees
reduction
as a
for early percentage
retirement of subtotal

Number
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

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

1996
1997
1998
1999

2.2
11.8
31.7
45.4

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

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

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

62.2 10,460,735
65.6 11,816,956
68.4 12,983,832
70.2 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
9,101,350
60.6 10,614,974
64.6 11,854,268
67.2 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

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

7,784,078 19,113,994
7,673,286 19,601,286
7,699,664 19,810,871
7,739,557 20,035,120

71.1 14,010,875
71.9 14,116,818
72.0 14,200,826
72.1 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

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

3,305,513
9,581,684
3,301,783
9,855,971
3,327,769
9,981,940
3,353,636 10,099,573

74.4
74.9
75.0
75.1

2000
2001
2002

28,498,945
28,836,774
29,190,137

8,179,425 20,319,520
8,262,843 20,573,931
8,306,422 20,883,715

71.3 14,767,170
71.3 14,930,081
71.5 15,100,473

4,690,652 10,076,518
4,719,500 10,210,581
4,736,285 10,364,188

68.2 13,731,775
68.4 13,906,693
68.8 14,089,664

3,488,773 10,243,002
3,543,340 10,363,350
3,570,137 10,519,527

74.6
74.5
74.7

1956
1960
1965
1970

63.10
74.00
83.90
118.10

63.40
76.50
90.10
130.20

48.20
55.80
70.60
103.60

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

68.20
81.90
92.60
130.50

68.20
81.90
96.10
139.10

...
...
79.40
115.30

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

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

341.40
478.60
602.60
719.80

391.80
581.20
742.80
885.60

310.70
424.80
537.90
649.50

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

380.20
538.40
679.30
810.20

419.60
627.50
803.60
963.70

349.50
480.50
611.20
735.40

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

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

745.00
765.00
779.70
804.30

908.70
915.90
932.50
959.20

678.30
705.90
720.30
744.40

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

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

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

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
2002

844.50
874.40
895.00

1,008.40
1,038.70
1,058.90

778.50
808.50
829.80

...
...
...

951.10
984.60
1,007.80

1,131.10
1,166.00
1,188.50

867.20
900.70
925.20

...
...
...

729.90
756.20
774.10

843.40
869.20
886.90

691.20
717.60
735.80

...
...
...

Average monthly benefit (dollars)

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 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.B9—Number and percentage distribution, by sex, monthly benefit, and age, December 2002
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
Total
Number (thousands)
Percent

29,204
100.0

2,579
100.0

7,568
100.0

6,614
100.0

5,525
100.0

3,838
100.0

2,070
100.0

1,010
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

7.1
2.9
4.1
5.2
4.8
4.4
4.2

9.0
3.6
5.0
6.5
7.1
6.3
4.7

7.3
2.8
3.8
5.7
5.6
4.7
4.6

7.2
2.9
4.4
6.0
4.8
4.5
4.3

6.8
3.1
4.7
4.9
4.2
4.1
3.9

6.8
2.9
3.9
4.2
4.0
3.8
3.7

5.6
2.2
2.7
3.1
3.1
3.2
3.4

6.4
2.3
3.0
3.4
3.5
3.8
4.0

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

4.0
4.1
4.3
4.6
5.0
5.3

4.1
3.7
3.6
3.5
3.4
3.4

4.3
4.1
3.9
3.9
3.9
3.9

4.1
4.0
4.0
4.2
4.4
4.7

3.8
3.9
4.2
4.6
5.2
6.7

3.9
4.3
5.0
6.1
8.2
7.6

3.6
4.4
5.0
5.8
5.9
5.8

4.6
6.0
7.4
8.1
7.1
6.5

5.6
5.8
4.8
4.2
3.7
3.3
12.6

3.3
3.3
3.4
5.8
6.3
5.6
8.5

4.2
5.5
5.7
4.9
3.8
3.1
14.4

6.0
7.3
5.5
3.7
3.0
2.9
12.4

7.8
6.4
4.1
3.6
3.4
3.3
11.4

5.5
4.7
4.2
4.3
4.0
3.1
9.9

5.8
5.6
4.2
3.7
3.3
3.1
20.6

6.3
4.9
3.9
2.9
2.3
2.1
11.4

895.00

831.10

894.30

889.00

893.50

893.90

994.80

912.00

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)

Men
Total
Number (thousands)
Percent

15,108
100.0

1,333
100.0

4,198
100.0

3,611
100.0

2,886
100.0

1,869
100.0

872
100.0

340
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

5.7
1.7
2.0
2.2
2.3
2.5
2.7

6.8
1.8
2.4
2.3
2.4
2.5
2.7

5.8
1.5
1.8
2.1
2.2
2.3
2.6

5.7
1.6
1.9
2.2
2.3
2.5
2.7

5.3
1.7
2.1
2.3
2.3
2.5
2.7

6.0
1.8
2.0
2.4
2.4
2.7
2.9

5.1
1.7
1.9
1.9
2.1
2.2
2.5

5.7
2.0
2.4
2.7
2.7
2.8
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

3.0
3.3
3.9
4.5
5.4
6.0

2.9
3.2
3.3
3.6
3.8
4.1

2.8
3.1
3.4
3.8
4.1
4.4

3.0
3.4
3.8
4.3
4.8
5.4

2.9
3.3
3.8
4.6
5.5
8.0

3.3
3.9
4.8
6.5
10.6
9.4

2.7
3.3
4.0
4.6
5.4
5.3

3.5
4.8
6.7
6.8
6.3
5.9

6.8
7.6
6.4
5.8
5.1
4.7
18.5

4.3
4.5
4.9
9.0
10.5
9.8
15.4

5.1
7.4
8.2
7.2
5.5
4.5
22.3

7.7
10.2
7.6
4.9
3.9
3.9
18.2

10.5
8.5
5.0
4.3
4.3
4.4
16.2

5.9
5.0
4.7
5.4
5.2
3.9
11.4

5.5
6.1
4.4
4.1
3.8
3.8
29.8

6.4
5.6
4.8
3.8
3.1
3.4
17.6

1,008.10

990.40

1,030.60

1,007.50

993.90

954.50

1,094.30

999.80

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)

(Continued)

5.36 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2003

5.B OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Retired Workers
Table 5.B9—Number and percentage distribution, by sex, monthly benefit, and age, December 2002—Continued
Monthly benefit (dollars)

Total,
62 or older

62–64

65–69

70–74

75–79

80–84

85–89

90 or older

Women
Total
Number (thousands)
Percent

14,096
100.0

1,246
100.0

3,369
100.0

3,004
100.0

2,639
100.0

1,969
100.0

1,198
100.0

670
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

8.6
4.2
6.4
8.5
7.5
6.5
5.8

11.4
5.6
7.8
10.9
12.1
10.3
6.9

9.2
4.4
6.4
10.2
9.8
7.7
7.1

8.9
4.5
7.3
10.5
7.9
6.8
6.1

8.4
4.5
7.7
7.8
6.4
5.9
5.2

7.6
3.9
5.6
6.0
5.5
4.9
4.5

5.9
2.5
3.3
4.0
3.8
4.0
4.1

6.8
2.4
3.3
3.8
3.9
4.3
4.5

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

5.2
5.0
4.7
4.8
4.6
4.5

5.3
4.4
3.8
3.4
2.9
2.7

6.0
5.4
4.4
4.0
3.7
3.3

5.3
4.8
4.2
4.1
4.0
3.9

4.8
4.6
4.5
4.7
4.9
5.2

4.5
4.7
5.1
5.6
5.9
6.0

4.2
5.1
5.8
6.6
6.3
6.2

5.1
6.6
7.8
8.8
7.5
6.8

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

4.2
3.8
3.0
2.6
2.2
1.8
6.2

2.3
2.0
1.8
2.3
1.8
1.2
1.2

3.1
3.1
2.6
2.1
1.6
1.4
4.5

3.9
3.8
2.9
2.2
1.9
1.7
5.3

4.8
4.0
3.2
2.8
2.5
2.1
6.2

5.1
4.5
3.7
3.4
2.9
2.3
8.4

6.0
5.2
4.1
3.4
2.9
2.6
13.9

6.3
4.6
3.5
2.5
1.9
1.5
8.3

773.90

660.70

724.30

746.60

783.60

836.50

922.40

867.60

Average benefit (dollars)

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

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2003 ♦ 5.37