5.

M OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: International Agreements
Table 5.M1—Number of beneficiaries and average monthly benefit under U.S. totalization agreements, by country
and type of benefit, December 1983–2002, selected years
Total

Retired
workers

Disabled
workers

Wives and
husbands

Widow(er)s a

Children

1983
1984
1985

1,541
2,717
7,857

970
1,664
4,773

97
254
404

266
435
1,730

109
202
578

99
162
372

1990
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999

27,662
54,806
59,455
63,842
68,748
74,933

17,432
35,925
39,085
42,163
45,632
50,018

1,609
2,428
2,514
2,662
2,708
2,749

5,801
10,974
11,917
12,583
13,376
14,421

2,078
4,431
4,893
5,342
5,926
6,636

742
1,048
1,046
1,092
1,106
1,109

2000
2001
2002
Austria
Belgium
Canada
Chile
Finland
France

82,404
88,770
94,350
776
560
38,801
2
170
3,260

55,398
59,713
63,418
572
406
23,875

2,687
2,859
2,992
63
6
1,512

15,806
17,013
18,032
89
98
8,406

7,302
7,917
8,585
34
41
4,497

1,211
1,268
1,323
18
9
511

124
2,361

9
38

25
581

6
222

6
58

Germany
Greece
Ireland
Italy
Luxembourg
Netherlands

14,374
2,097
1,086
7,556
30
1,793

10,828
1,412
786
4,831

644
94
29
101

1,925
423
182
1,432

789
127
68
1,076

188
41
21
116

1,265

11

380

111

26

Norway
Portugal
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
United Kingdom

3,082
1,717
1,783
1,284
3,016
12,963

1,983
1,116
1,094
957
2,219
9,569

96
102
65
25
30
165

622
281
389
227
592
2,375

340
176
190
53
136
716

41
42
45
22
39
138

Year and country

Number

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

Average monthly benefit (dollars)
1983
1984
1985
1990

62.61
79.29
73.52
108.07

68.77
90.32
86.52
122.87

145.68
144.07
147.43
223.71

24.01
25.64
32.04
44.37

49.27
51.61
60.94
88.01

40.16
42.90
38.79
63.88

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999

134.13
138.89
143.69
146.37
151.22

155.20
160.65
165.94
169.15
174.94

271.21
287.11
298.78
305.43
312.05

51.27
52.80
54.24
55.08
56.58

108.60
112.45
115.62
117.87
123.64

69.88
74.22
74.27
73.49
78.56

2000
2001
2002
Austria
Belgium
Canada
Chile
Finland
France

157.03
162.05
165.18
200.41
166.74
138.93
146.50
172.06
175.76

182.39
188.04
191.74
225.86
194.02
159.03

324.60
340.20
345.58
219.73
382.50
333.56

59.01
60.96
62.45
62.79
58.28
58.93

127.96
131.50
134.02
163.38
151.04
122.20

79.70
83.98
86.28
74.22
44.67
87.52

173.48
203.73

462.78
387.55

63.12
67.67

207.17
154.30

125.33
63.28

Germany
Greece
Ireland
Italy
Luxembourg
Netherlands

211.09
143.02
187.92
151.01
196.96
159.78

237.11
153.49
206.30
179.28

335.02
376.95
519.41
432.93

63.75
62.95
73.93
60.45

143.09
135.72
176.03
124.81

81.69
94.76
68.33
89.25

186.13

617.09

66.71

149.84

87.23

Norway
Portugal
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
United Kingdom

162.11
156.44
143.48
153.49
156.07
206.69

179.98
166.52
161.86
170.40
179.24
242.44

403.20
354.69
330.51
308.32
416.42
365.29

69.76
64.68
59.65
65.87
63.12
70.09

165.03
138.54
150.11
171.04
149.35
170.27

109.85
95.93
123.02
103.68
71.26
77.61

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

b

a. Includes nondisabled and disabled widow(er)s and mothers and fathers.
b. Not shown to avoid disclosure of information regarding particular individuals.
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
CONTACT: Dana N. Mercer (410) 966-6377 or Robert L. Hackendorf (410) 965-5536.

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