5.

G OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Retired Workers with Dual Entitlement
Table 5.G1—Percentage distribution of persons receiving both a retired-worker and a secondary benefit without
and with reduction for early retirement, by sex and primary insurance amount, December 2002
Primary insurance amount (dollars)
All dually entitled retired workers

Total
Number

Percent

Without reduction for early retirement
Number
Percent

With reduction for early retirement
Number
Percent

6,134,800

100.0

1,091,130

100.0

5,043,670

100.0

Less than 250.00
250.00–299.90
300.00–349.90
350.00–399.90
400.00–449.90
450.00–499.90

670,820
374,140
567,180
371,850
414,720
646,980

10.9
6.1
9.2
6.1
6.8
10.5

100,740
54,070
90,920
60,200
68,570
114,030

9.2
5.0
8.3
5.5
6.3
10.5

570,080
320,070
476,260
311,650
346,150
532,950

11.3
6.3
9.4
6.2
6.9
10.6

500.00–549.90
550.00–599.90
600.00–649.90
650.00–699.90
700.00–749.90

646,310
545,300
441,020
323,030
239,690

10.5
8.9
7.2
5.3
3.9

115,470
100,450
83,870
63,220
48,780

10.6
9.2
7.7
5.8
4.5

530,840
444,850
357,150
259,810
190,910

10.5
8.8
7.1
5.2
3.8

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

192,620
150,550
135,840
106,160
83,720

3.1
2.5
2.2
1.7
1.4

40,690
31,990
29,080
22,210
17,080

3.7
2.9
2.7
2.0
1.6

151,930
118,560
106,760
83,950
66,640

3.0
2.4
2.1
1.7
1.3

1,000.00–1,049.90
1,050.00–1,099.90
1,100.00 or more

67,800
48,220
108,850

1.1
0.8
1.8

13,790
9,290
26,680

1.3
0.9
2.4

54,010
38,930
82,170

1.1
0.8
1.6

118,120

100.0

30,650

100.0

87,470

100.0

Less than 250.00
250.00–299.90
300.00–349.90
350.00–399.90
400.00–449.90
450.00–499.90

Men

8,500
3,850
6,470
3,840
4,390
6,950

7.2
3.3
5.5
3.3
3.7
5.9

3,940
1,630
2,350
1,340
1,690
2,390

12.9
5.3
7.7
4.4
5.5
7.8

4,560
2,220
4,120
2,500
2,700
4,560

5.2
2.5
4.7
2.9
3.1
5.2

500.00–549.90
550.00–599.90
600.00–649.90
650.00–699.90
700.00–749.90

7,550
6,900
6,390
5,590
5,420

6.4
5.8
5.4
4.7
4.6

2,630
2,100
1,780
1,190
960

8.6
6.9
5.8
3.9
3.1

4,920
4,800
4,610
4,400
4,460

5.6
5.5
5.3
5.0
5.1

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

5,400
4,650
4,630
4,590
5,330

4.6
3.9
3.9
3.9
4.5

1,040
800
810
860
830

3.4
2.6
2.6
2.8
2.7

4,360
3,850
3,820
3,730
4,500

5.0
4.4
4.4
4.3
5.1

5,150
4,770
17,750

4.4
4.0
15.0

760
670
2,880

2.5
2.2
9.4

4,390
4,100
14,870

5.0
4.7
17.0

1,000.00–1,049.90
1,050.00–1,099.90
1,100.00 or more

6,016,680

100.0

1,060,480

100.0

4,956,200

100.0

Less than 250.00
250.00–299.90
300.00–349.90
350.00–399.90
400.00–449.90
450.00–499.90

Women

662,320
370,290
560,710
368,010
410,330
640,030

11.0
6.2
9.3
6.1
6.8
10.6

96,800
52,440
88,570
58,860
66,880
111,640

9.1
4.9
8.4
5.6
6.3
10.5

565,520
317,850
472,140
309,150
343,450
528,390

11.4
6.4
9.5
6.2
6.9
10.7

500.00–549.90
550.00–599.90
600.00–649.90
650.00–699.90
700.00–749.90

638,760
538,400
434,630
317,440
234,270

10.6
8.9
7.2
5.3
3.9

112,840
98,350
82,090
62,030
47,820

10.6
9.3
7.7
5.8
4.5

525,920
440,050
352,540
255,410
186,450

10.6
8.9
7.1
5.2
3.8

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

187,220
145,900
131,210
101,570
78,390

3.1
2.4
2.2
1.7
1.3

39,650
31,190
28,270
21,350
16,250

3.7
2.9
2.7
2.0
1.5

147,570
114,710
102,940
80,220
62,140

3.0
2.3
2.1
1.6
1.3

62,650
43,450
91,100

1.0
0.7
1.5

13,030
8,620
23,800

1.2
0.8
2.2

49,620
34,830
67,300

1.0
0.7
1.4

1,000.00–1,049.90
1,050.00–1,099.90
1,100.00 or more

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
CONTACT: Barbara Lingg (410) 965-0156 or Robert L. Hackendorf (410) 965-5536.

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5.G OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Retired Workers with Dual Entitlement
Table 5.G2—Number receiving both a retired-worker and a secondary benefit, by sex and type of secondary
benefit, December 1952–2002
Women
Wife’s benefit
Percentage
of all women
entitled to
wife’s
benefit
because
Number
of age

Subtotal

Percentage
of all women
retired
Number
workers

Men
Widow’s benefit

Percentage
of all women
entitled to
widow’s
Number
benefit

Parent’s
benefit

Subtotal

Husband’s
benefit

Widower’s
benefit

Parent’s
benefit

4.4
5.2
6.3

421
608
854

730
1,167
1,711

258
529
827

83
148
257

389
490
627

55,664
70,601
86,951
99,669
120,458

7.4
7.2
7.4
7.5
8.0

1,019
1,236
1,478
1,617
2,145

2,231
2,681
3,550
3,809
4,466

1,224
1,542
2,152
2,421
2,794

342
426
578
634
772

665
713
820
754
900

141,218
169,264
214,371
255,408
297,929

8.4
9.1
10.4
11.3
12.1

2,396
1,876
2,719
3,150
3,558

5,090
4,516
5,550
6,200
6,810

3,197
2,652
3,229
3,597
3,940

911
1,090
1,330
1,543
1,752

982
774
991
1,060
1,118

7,120
7,780
9,240
a 10,800
a 10,530

a 4,110
a 4,470
a
5,190
a 5,810
a 5,620

a 1,910
a 2,260
a
3,070
a 4,110
a 4,160

a

a
a
a

a
a
a

Year

Total

1952
1953
1954

36,132
54,798
79,689

35,402
53,631
77,978

6.0
6.8
8.0

14,131
23,355
34,225

6.0
2.7
3.4

20,850
29,668
42,899

1955
1956
1957
1958
1959

108,551
143,284
194,501
229,599
268,900

106,320
140,603
190,951
225,790
264,434

8.7
9.1
9.6
9.8
10.2

49,637
68,766
102,522
124,504
141,831

4.2
4.8
5.6
6.1
6.4

1960
1961
1962
1963
1964

307,736
335,243
427,085
502,839
577,954

302,646
330,727
421,535
496,639
571,144

10.6
10.5
12.1
13.2
14.2

159,032
159,587
204,445
138,081
269,657

6.8
6.6
7.9
8.9
9.9

1965
1966
1967
1968
1969

618,730
706,860
770,190
842,560
920,250

611,610
699,080
760,950
831,760
909,720

14.3
15.1
15.7
16.3
17.0

a
a
a
a
a

282,940
315,550
334,200
354,750
376,520

a 10.3
a 11.2
a
11.8
a 12.4
a 13.0

a
a
a
a
a

1970
1971
1972
1973
1974

977,340
1,069,940
1,183,369
1,377,080
1,534,583

966,780
1,060,120
1,170,286
1,361,360
1,516,326

17.1
17.7
18.5
20.2
21.3

a
388,210
a 411,710
a 477,333

a
a
a

a
a
a

1975
1976
1977
1978
1979

1,679,825
1,827,928
2,026,534
2,208,490
2,435,848

1,660,451
1,812,008
1,991,915
2,163,011
2,380,260

22.4
23.4
24.6
25.7
27.1

1980
1981
1982
1983
1984

2,660,037

2,594,467

28.5

1,015,672

26.2

1,575,085

27.8

3,710

65,570

22,597

42,580

393

3,109,239
3,355,148
3,568,639

3,031,518
3,267,890
3,479,191

31.1
32.5
33.7

1,239,736
1,369,396
1,479,756

29.8
31.6
33.2

1,788,556
1,895,579
1,996,805

29.5
30.3
31.0

3,226
2,915
2,630

77,721
87,258
89,448

24,787
27,449
27,189

52,604
59,518
62,011

330
291
248

1985
1986
1987
1988
1989

3,801,183
4,032,760
4,214,214
4,403,012
4,590,475

3,708,856
3,934,811
4,116,759
4,302,714
4,487,314

34.9
36.1
36.9
37.9
38.7

1,594,226
1,719,449
1,804,946
1,892,763
1,982,095

34.7
36.2
37.3
38.5
39.5

2,112,245
2,213,225
2,309,899
2,408,232
2,503,679

31.8
32.5
33.1
33.8
34.4

2,385
2,137
1,914
1,719
1,540

92,327
97,949
97,455
100,298
103,161

26,912
27,693
26,928
27,210
27,484

65,202
70,064
70,359
72,942
75,543

213
192
168
146
134

1990
1991
1992
1993
1994

4,783,122
4,959,610
5,140,627
5,285,960
5,419,910

4,677,680
4,852,656
5,032,206
5,176,650
5,308,300

39.5
40.2
41.0
41.6
42.1

2,076,737
2,158,022
2,242,029
2,312,000
2,359,470

40.5
41.5
42.3
43.1
43.9

2,599,560
2,693,388
2,789,029
2,863,510
2,947,820

35.1
35.7
36.3
37.0
37.6

1,383
1,246
1,148
1,140
1,010

105,442
106,954
108,421
109,310
111,610

27,463
27,195
26,849
26,330
26,920

77,862
79,654
81,475
82,920
84,660

117
105
97
60
30

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999

5,533,200
5,629,780
5,729,620
5,810,410
5,883,950

5,420,320
5,517,510
5,617,590
5,699,080
5,772,260

42.5
42.8
42.7
42.8
42.9

2,397,710
2,429,520
2,461,060
2,482,950
2,499,200

44.5
45.3
46.0
46.7
47.3

3,021,720
3,087,130
3,155,760
3,215,380
3,272,420

38.0
38.3
39.6
40.4
41.0

890
860
770
750
640

112,880
112,270
112,030
111,330
111,690

26,660
25,750
24,540
23,740
23,560

86,190
86,480
87,460
87,560
88,100

30
40
30
30
30

2000
2001
2002

6,009,800
6,076,350
6,134,800

5,896,390
5,961,580
6,016,680

42.9
42.9
42.7

2,568,470
2,583,730
2,591,820

48.2
48.9
49.5

3,327,360
3,377,330
3,424,390

41.6
42.4
43.0

560
520
470

113,410
114,770
118,120

24,660
25,570
27,090

88,720
89,170
91,000

30
30
30

b

b

b

a

a

562,111
554,844
616,669
669,792
762,250
836,004
917,747
b

13.3
13.8
15.5
17.7
a 17.1
a

18.4
19.5
21.4
22.8
24.4

a

b

324,930
379,440
422,480
472,590
528,660

a
a
a
a
a

573,950
643,730
688,087
794,001
a 956,662

a
a
a

1,038,992
1,137,251
1,225,344
1,322,897
1,458,611
b

12.3
13.2
13.8
14.5
15.3

a
a
a
a
a

15.9
16.9
17.3
22.2
a 21.4

a
a
a

a

22.3
23.4
24.3
25.3
26.6
b

3,740
4,090
4,270
4,420
4,540

4,620
4,680
4,866
5,248
a 4,820
a

4,790
4,965
4,321
4,110
3,902
b

a
a
a

10,560
9,820
a 13,083
15,710
a 18,257
a

a

19,374
15,920
34,619
45,479
55,588
b

5,530
5,130
6,797
7,966
a 6,592
9,920
7,497
14,557
17,832
20,179

a

b

4,400
4,170
5,442
6,986
a 11,080
8,690
7,779
19,544
27,192
35,004

a

b

a. Distributions by type of secondary benefit are estimated.
b. Data not available.
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record. Data for 1993–2002 are based on a 10 percent sample. All other years are 100 percent data.
CONTACT: Barbara Lingg (410) 965-0156 or Robert L. Hackendorf (410) 965-5536.

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a
a

1,100
1,050
a
980
a 880
a 750
a
a
a

630
520
844
758
a 585
a

764
644
518
455
405
b

5.G OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Retired Workers with Dual Entitlement
Table 5.G3—Number receiving both a retired-worker and a secondary benefit and average monthly benefit, by type
of secondary benefit, December 2002

Type of secondary benefit

Number

All dually entitled retired workers

Average monthly benefit (dollars)
RetiredCombined benefit
worker benefit

Reduced
secondary benefit

6,134,800

806.90

446.30

360.60

Wives and husbands
Wives of––
Retired workers
Disabled workers
Husbands of––
Retired workers
Disabled workers

2,618,910
2,591,820
2,561,340
30,480
27,090
26,120
970

538.00
538.80
539.10
511.70
468.20
469.00
445.60

357.50
357.60
357.70
347.90
346.20
346.90
328.20

180.50
181.20
181.40
163.80
122.00
122.10
117.40

Widow(er)s
Widows
Widowers

3,515,390
3,424,390
91,000

1,007.20
1,009.10
933.90

512.50
507.40
704.00

494.70
501.70
229.90

500

904.90

444.80

460.10

Parents

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
CONTACT: Barbara Lingg (410) 965-0156 or Robert L. Hackendorf (410) 965-5536.

Table 5.G4—Number receiving both a retired-worker and a secondary benefit, average monthly benefit, and
retired-worker benefit as a percentage of combined benefit, December 2002
Number
Wives or
husbands

Total combined monthly benefit (dollars)
a

Widow(er)s
b

Retired-worker benefit as a percentage
of combined monthly benefit
Wives or
husbands
Widow(er)s

3,515,390

535.40

1,013.10

67

51

Less than 200.00
200.00–249.90
250.00–299.90
300.00–349.90
350.00–399.90
400.00–449.90
450.00–499.90

18,870
25,800
40,340
64,210
110,770
219,700
426,010

2,580
3,610
7,750
15,070
17,600
27,860
42,540

156.30
226.90
276.70
327.00
377.40
428.20
477.10

153.20
228.40
278.80
326.30
376.70
426.50
476.50

81
76
72
70
68
68
67

80
76
75
76
70
69
69

500.00–549.90
550.00–599.90
600.00–649.90
650.00–699.90
700.00–749.90

615,000
446,630
285,250
181,340
95,540

53,710
66,480
84,390
99,260
122,870

525.10
572.90
623.60
672.50
722.10

525.80
575.80
626.30
676.10
726.20

69
69
67
65
62

67
66
65
64
62

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

54,190
17,120
5,870
3,000
2,050

162,010
202,460
256,390
277,460
308,370

773.00
820.90
870.50
924.20
973.50

776.50
826.50
876.40
926.10
974.80

60
56
51
46
46

61
59
58
55
53

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

c

7,220
...
...
...
...

301,440
279,350
225,380
189,540
166,710

c 1,182.90

1,024.90
1,074.90
1,124.20
1,174.70
1,224.90

c 42

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

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

52
50
49
47
46

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

139,830
124,230
81,650
60,560
44,440
151,850

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

1,274.90
1,323.80
1,374.30
1,423.60
1,473.80
1,759.60

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

44
43
42
41
40
36

All dually entitled retired workers

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

2,618,910

Average combined monthly benefit
(dollars)
Wives or
husbands
Widow(er)s

a. Includes 27,090 husbands.
b. Includes 91,000 widowers.
c. $1,000 or more.
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Barbara Lingg (410) 965-0156 or Robert L. Hackendorf (410) 965-5536.

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2003 ♦ 5.59

5.G OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Retired Workers with Dual Entitlement
Table 5.G5—Percentage distribution, by total combined monthly benefit and retired-worker benefit,
December 2002
Percentage distribution by dollar amount of retired-worker benefit
Total combined
monthly benefit
(dollars)

Number

Total

Less
than
200.00

200.00–
249.90

250.00–
299.90

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– 700.00
699.90 or more

Dually entitled wives and husbands
a

2,618,910

100.0

15.1

10.7

10.5

9.6

12.8

14.6

11.8

7.8

3.9

2.0

0.8

0.5

Less than 200.00
200.00–249.90
250.00–299.90
300.00–349.00
350.00–399.90
400.00–449.90
450.00–499.90

18,870
25,800
40,340
64,210
110,770
219,700
426,010

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

100.0
66.4
46.6
35.0
27.0
21.7
17.7

...
33.5
29.4
23.6
19.5
15.0
12.4

...
...
24.0
24.4
19.9
14.5
11.6

...
...
...
17.0
17.8
13.4
11.1

...
...
...
...
15.7
20.4
17.2

...
...
...
...
...
14.9
19.7

...
...
...
...
...
...
10.3

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

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

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

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

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

500.00–549.90
550.00–599.90
600.00–649.90
650.00–699.90
700.00 or more

615,000
446,630
285,250
181,340
184,990

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

11.6
8.4
8.9
8.4
9.1

9.3
7.5
6.9
7.0
7.6

9.9
8.3
7.4
6.6
7.7

9.7
8.3
7.4
6.7
7.2

15.2
11.8
9.0
8.0
6.9

19.2
16.9
13.3
10.8
7.4

16.8
17.3
15.1
12.8
10.5

8.4
15.3
14.2
13.0
10.5

...
6.2
12.5
11.3
9.6

...
...
5.2
11.2
8.9

...
...
...
4.2
7.8

...
...
...
...
6.9

All

Dually entitled widow(er)s
b

3,515,390

100.0

6.2

5.3

8.2

7.0

8.4

8.9

8.5

8.0

7.0

6.3

5.5

20.6

2,580
3,610
7,750
15,070
17,600
27,860
42,540

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

100.0
64.8
38.5
22.4
20.5
16.8
12.8

...
35.2
28.6
16.9
16.0
11.5
8.7

...
...
32.9
39.2
27.8
21.1
17.3

...
...
...
21.4
22.8
19.3
15.9

...
...
...
...
12.9
18.8
17.6

...
...
...
...
...
12.4
17.3

...
...
...
...
...
...
10.4

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

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

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

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

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

500.00–549.90
550.00–599.90
600.00–649.90
650.00–699.90
700.00–749.90

53,710
66,480
84,390
99,260
122,870

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

10.5
8.5
7.9
6.3
5.8

7.7
7.1
6.1
5.7
5.1

14.2
11.8
10.3
9.1
8.9

13.6
11.7
9.7
8.7
8.0

14.7
12.5
11.0
10.6
9.4

15.9
14.1
12.5
11.4
10.3

14.4
14.5
13.6
12.3
11.4

9.0
13.5
12.7
11.7
11.1

...
6.2
10.8
10.6
10.5

...
...
5.5
8.9
8.8

...
...
...
4.6
7.0

...
...
...
...
3.6

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

162,010
202,460
256,390
277,460
308,370

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

5.0
4.6
4.5
5.3
6.1

4.5
4.7
4.4
4.8
5.1

8.2
8.3
7.8
7.5
7.4

7.6
7.2
6.7
6.5
6.3

8.3
8.3
8.0
8.3
8.1

10.2
8.9
8.7
8.3
8.5

10.0
9.1
8.3
8.3
8.1

10.3
9.5
8.9
8.3
8.0

9.2
8.9
8.5
7.7
7.0

9.1
8.6
7.7
7.2
6.8

8.0
7.4
7.2
6.8
6.0

9.4
14.5
19.3
21.1
22.4

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

301,440
279,350
225,380
189,540
166,710

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

6.1
6.0
5.3
5.7
6.1

5.0
4.9
4.8
5.0
5.4

7.4
7.1
7.0
6.5
6.5

6.0
5.8
5.8
5.7
5.3

8.1
8.0
7.8
7.6
7.4

8.3
8.5
8.2
8.4
7.8

7.9
8.1
8.0
7.5
7.5

7.4
7.6
7.5
7.5
7.0

6.8
6.9
6.6
6.2
6.3

6.4
6.2
6.2
5.7
5.6

6.0
5.8
5.7
5.7
5.6

24.8
25.1
27.1
28.6
29.7

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

139,830
124,230
81,650
60,560
44,440
151,850

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

5.9
5.3
5.3
5.0
4.8
4.9

5.0
5.2
4.9
5.3
5.5
4.9

6.6
7.3
6.9
7.6
7.5
7.5

5.6
6.0
6.6
5.8
6.4
6.9

7.5
6.9
7.0
7.5
7.5
7.0

7.9
7.8
7.6
7.2
7.5
7.2

7.7
7.8
7.3
7.7
7.2
7.0

7.1
6.7
6.7
7.1
6.2
5.9

6.2
5.8
5.9
6.0
5.8
5.1

5.9
5.5
5.6
5.2
5.2
5.0

5.3
4.9
5.1
5.0
4.7
4.8

29.2
30.7
31.2
30.6
31.7
33.8

All
Less than 200.00
200.00–249.90
250.00–299.90
300.00–349.90
350.00–399.90
400.00–449.90
450.00–499.90

a. Includes 27,090 husbands.
b. Includes 91,000 widowers.
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Barbara Lingg (410) 965-0156 or Robert L. Hackendorf (410) 965-5536.

5.60 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2003