5.

E OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Disabled Workers and Dependents
Table 5.E1—Number and percentage distribution, by primary insurance amount and type of benefit,
December 2002
Disabled workers
Number
Percent

Primary insurance amount (dollars)
Total

Spouses
Number

Children
Number

Percent

Percent

5,535,860

100.0

151,260

100.0

1,533,090

100.0

Less than 300.00
300.00–349.90
350.00-399.90
400.00–449.90
450.00–499.90
500.00–549.90
550.00–599.90
600.00–649.90
650.00–699.90

208,190
112,670
112,070
131,580
265,870
356,080
369,960
360,610
343,100

3.8
2.0
2.0
2.4
4.8
6.4
6.7
6.5
6.2

60
200
90
220
1,790
4,970
6,810
8,030
8,300

a

0.1
0.1
0.1
1.2
3.3
4.5
5.3
5.5

520
1,600
970
2,060
31,630
94,100
122,690
126,740
123,520

0.1
0.1
0.1
2.1
6.1
8.0
8.3
8.1

700.00–749.90
750.00–799.90
800.00–849.90
850.00–899.90
900.00–949.90
950.00–999.90
1,000.00–1,049.90
1,050.00–1,099.90

322,160
296,840
275,950
255,520
230,880
214,740
197,520
176,060

5.8
5.4
5.0
4.6
4.2
3.9
3.6
3.2

8,460
8,010
8,360
7,520
7,160
7,030
6,780
6,040

5.6
5.3
5.5
5.0
4.7
4.6
4.5
4.0

116,190
105,280
98,900
91,010
79,650
70,690
63,300
54,580

7.6
6.9
6.5
5.9
5.2
4.6
4.1
3.6

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
1,400.00–1,449.90
1,450.00–1,499.90
1,500.00 or more

157,370
145,200
138,240
142,300
153,230
129,250
115,770
101,390
223,310

2.8
2.6
2.5
2.6
2.8
2.3
2.1
1.8
4.0

5,340
5,520
5,870
5,970
7,240
6,440
6,760
5,830
12,460

3.5
3.6
3.9
3.9
4.8
4.3
4.5
3.9
8.2

46,380
40,860
36,360
36,320
38,270
33,250
29,970
24,990
63,260

3.0
2.7
2.4
2.4
2.5
2.2
2.0
1.6
4.1

Average primary insurance amount (dollars)

839.50

1,024.60

a

888.40

a. Less than 0.05 percent.
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
CONTACT: Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163 or Joseph Bondar (410) 965-0162.

Table 5.E2—Average monthly benefit, by type of benefit, sex, and age, December 1957–2002, selected years
(in dollars)
Disabled workers

Spouses

Children

Year

All

Men

Women

Wives

Husbands

All

Under
age 18

1957
1958
1959
1960

72.80
82.10
89.00
89.30

73.50
85.00
92.40
92.70

69.80
70.60
76.10
77.00

...
34.00
36.10
34.40

...
33.90
34.70
34.70

...
27.30
31.00
30.20

...
27.30
30.80
30.00

...
38.50
39.40
39.00

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

1965
1970
1975
1980
1985

97.80
131.30
225.90
370.70
483.80

102.10
138.60
244.30
406.80
534.10

85.30
112.80
185.30
296.10
381.00

35.00
42.60
67.40
110.60
132.70

32.60
42.40
61.70
91.80
102.70

31.60
38.60
62.00
110.30
141.80

30.90
36.90
58.60
104.60
138.90

41.60
53.30
84.10
136.00
183.80

49.30
54.10
86.90
152.40
196.90

1990
1991
1992
1993
1994

587.20
609.40
626.10
641.70
661.40

652.40
677.50
696.90
714.80
731.60

464.40
484.20
500.10
515.70
534.80

151.30
154.60
156.40
157.50
161.00

96.90
101.70
106.00
108.60
112.60

163.80
167.90
170.20
173.10
177.70

158.80
162.70
165.10
167.70
172.20

231.40
240.90
246.80
253.30
261.50

250.00
253.20
262.00
265.90
273.80

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999

681.80
703.90
721.60
733.10
754.10

761.60
787.70
809.30
822.80
846.50

554.90
576.70
594.50
607.90
629.60

165.00
172.60
178.00
183.00
190.20

116.60
124.50
129.10
136.50
145.40

183.50
193.50
201.20
207.50
216.10

177.90
187.70
195.20
201.40
209.50

270.10
281.70
292.20
300.20
310.70

284.10
295.00
306.30
313.10
319.80

2000
2001
2002

786.40
814.50
834.30

882.70
913.70
935.60

660.60
688.30
708.60

199.50
208.20
213.70

155.90
164.50
168.50

227.60
237.90
245.00

220.80
230.70
237.40

325.60
339.90
349.10

336.00
343.50
350.10

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163 or Joseph Bondar (410) 965-0162.

5.46 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2003

Disabled
adult children

Students