6.

F OASDI: Benefits Terminated
Table 6.F1—Number of benefits terminated, by type, 1940–2002
Children

Year
Total

Total, all
benefits
134,107,533

Retired
workers

Disabled
workers

Wives
and
husbands

46,967,015 14,309,886 17,031,268

Under
age 18

Disabled
adult
children

37,765,295 23,778,593

718,508

Total

Widowed
mothers
and
fathers

Widow(er)s

Parents

Special
age-72
beneficiaries

13,268,194 4,476,197

12,217,963

107,252

1,232,657

Students

1940–1944
1945–1949

246,534
896,041

84,737
304,902

...
...

40,811
154,261

73,394
250,835

73,394
250,835

...
...

...
...

40,868
145,998

5,680
36,144

1,044
3,901

...
...

1950
1951
1952
1953
1954

266,615
354,282
383,780
455,652
501,694

98,280
141,665
160,284
193,688
212,894

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

51,200
73,706
85,349
99,409
111,788

69,062
82,516
75,352
89,292
99,375

69,062
82,516
75,352
89,292
99,375

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

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

33,313
37,016
40,085
44,331
45,870

13,642
17,999
20,978
27,006
29,871

1,118
1,380
1,732
1,926
1,896

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

1955
1956
1957
1958
1959

579,229
624,981
789,331
817,512
1,163,018

247,998
269,006
334,710
322,279
458,175

...
...
16,131
52,949
81,982

125,880
134,700
178,464
173,608
255,169

117,443
128,391
146,828
156,944
211,711

117,443
128,391
146,540
156,348
209,948

...
...
288
596
1,763

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

49,330
51,874
54,715
52,088
67,346

36,488
38,849
56,022
57,422
85,401

2,090
2,161
2,461
2,222
3,234

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

1960
1961
1962
1963
1964

1,170,612
1,327,950
1,410,718
1,672,045
1,739,693

440,555
471,552
507,807
591,951
616,124

89,090
115,546
128,299
137,850
138,576

249,792
276,437
282,569
330,576
333,969

235,965
290,895
311,045
397,764
424,680

233,512
287,599
307,200
392,606
418,834

2,453
3,296
3,845
5,158
5,846

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

67,555
77,778
78,261
92,246
96,116

84,396
92,322
99,332
117,743
126,328

3,259
3,420
3,405
3,915
3,900

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

1965
1966
1967
1968
1969

1,868,804
2,178,105
2,545,076
2,654,191
2,860,287

646,734
696,038
748,184
789,586
827,151

156,648
168,630
208,899
222,197
251,269

345,229
351,877
373,803
386,245
399,689

481,215
704,131
820,610
837,390
946,481

448,344
457,688
503,110
514,363
564,725

6,628
7,329
9,178
10,620
11,922

26,243
239,114
308,322
312,407
369,834

98,058
92,054
102,004
100,344
107,119

137,031
158,302
172,411
188,844
205,188

3,889
3,749
3,789
4,004
3,525

...
3,324
115,376
125,581
119,865

1970
1971
1972
1973
1974

2,841,523
2,944,134
2,949,327
3,132,957
3,296,247

817,129
846,103
839,018
873,593
921,897

260,444
266,471
261,739
304,792
320,958

388,574
394,422
384,297
396,828
416,891

956,566
1,011,381
1,037,251
1,137,641
1,205,329

582,918
607,138
605,569
637,851
699,400

11,795
11,621
13,924
12,445
15,288

361,853
392,622
417,758
487,345
490,641

102,578
104,577
108,995
103,056
116,061

208,843
223,988
232,375
234,039
243,139

3,313
3,162
2,950
2,955
2,886

104,076
94,030
82,702
80,053
69,086

1975
1976
1977
1978
1979

3,313,151
3,405,273
3,551,125
3,589,849
3,568,400

931,953
941,162
955,114
977,703
953,520

329,532
351,504
401,334
413,571
422,503

421,973
424,417
430,431
428,498
426,014

1,209,574
1,262,306
1,331,923
1,342,365
1,346,176

695,082
711,425
740,822
736,536
726,910

15,195
16,104
17,060
17,496
18,598

499,297
534,777
574,041
588,333
600,668

110,493
114,823
114,605
112,491
111,604

249,274
256,020
265,721
271,102
272,422

2,574
2,412
2,285
2,106
1,831

57,778
52,629
49,712
42,013
34,330

1980
1981
1982
1983
1984

3,538,615
3,596,613
3,869,989
3,788,835
3,230,134

1,009,542
1,006,756
1,032,327
1,068,963
1,102,737

408,051
434,187
483,847
453,621
371,913

420,313
419,331
437,104
492,524
373,796

1,259,831
1,305,554
1,485,066
1,223,789
954,150

636,825
664,436
677,326
584,312
498,199

14,561
15,482
16,435
19,706
19,277

608,445
625,636
791,305
619,771
436,674

118,300
111,025
109,210
214,361
88,342

289,326
291,081
298,435
309,168
319,858

1,705
1,649
1,521
1,448
1,283

31,547
27,030
22,479
24,961
18,055

1985
1986
1987
1988
1989

3,109,569
2,996,494
2,967,965
3,087,126
2,977,413

1,150,236
1,152,844
1,163,655
1,227,357
1,202,430

339,984
341,276
347,948
356,143
351,402

367,257
362,966
354,240
354,250
339,550

820,641
703,293
681,275
723,385
678,094

446,106
474,999
457,523
484,001
454,048

17,022
17,013
17,056
19,478
19,726

357,513
211,281
206,696
219,906
204,320

84,165
90,071
80,131
73,473
66,527

331,090
329,855
328,008
341,432
332,040

1,228
1,110
1,041
922
856

14,968
15,079
11,667
10,164
6,514

1990
1991
1992
1993
1994

2,958,646
2,943,272
2,969,109
3,075,227
3,124,009

1,222,810
1,237,517
1,252,171
1,313,867
1,329,241

348,194
351,303
361,796
372,317
384,590

337,006
332,892
329,102
336,335
331,416

646,343
619,977
616,771
632,585
647,848

415,616
401,092
397,723
408,497
421,730

20,014
17,723
17,857
18,842
20,034

210,713
201,162
201,191
205,246
206,084

64,260
61,383
65,852
62,436
72,662

334,293
335,740
339,827
354,833
356,097

769
646
617
578
529

4,971
3,814
2,973
2,276
1,626

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999

3,161,744
3,187,291
3,413,296
3,307,618
3,366,363

1,334,027
1,352,339
1,370,596
1,405,342
1,436,865

399,475
396,980
464,984
409,489
433,950

327,233
321,703
319,172
313,423
312,867

678,821
690,618
777,803
741,412
748,950

451,375
459,254
537,259
495,678
490,634

22,639
23,776
26,210
26,755
29,444

204,807
207,588
214,334
218,979
228,872

61,813
61,618
60,342
54,551
51,341

358,691
362,751
419,105
382,619
381,791

493
444
376
346
361

1,191
838
918
436
238

2000
2001
2002

3,404,466
3,440,679
3,494,924

1,447,269
1,460,763
1,465,869

460,351
459,073
478,098

310,703
304,413
306,796

753,430
775,873
807,955

502,351
515,300
534,181

33,300
32,988
34,722

217,779
227,585
239,052

50,925
49,838
49,919

381,341
390,315
385,945

282
289
265

165
115
77

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Dana N. Mercer (410) 966-6377 or Robert L. Hackendorf (410) 965-5536.

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6.F OASDI: Benefits Terminated
Table 6.F2—Number, by reason for termination and type of benefit, 2002
All
benefits

Retired
workers

Disabled
workers

Wives and
husbands

Children

Widowed
mothers
and fathers

3,494,924

1,465,869

478,098

306,796

807,955

49,919

386,210

77

2,024,230
177,407
27,160

1,411,917
...
...

180,602
...
...

81,557
148,108
4,488

20,143
29,299
9,881

992
...
8,759

328,942
...
4,032

77
...
...

60,251
410,102
38,687
256,033
12,788
91,973

...
...
...
...
...
39,100

...
...
...
225,674
...
4,257

26,151
...
...
18,326
...
7,560

...
410,102
38,687
12,033
...
4,330

34,100
...
...
...
...
3,487

...
...
...
...
12,788
33,239

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

107,466
3,895
195,091
89,861

...
...
...
14,852

61,522
...
...
6,043

2,806
...
...
17,800

42,854
3,895
195,091
41,640

...
...
...
2,581

264
...
...
6,945

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

Reason for termination
Total
Death of beneficiary
Death of worker
Marriage, remarriage, or divorce of beneficiary
Attainment of age—
16 by child
18 by child
19 by student
65 by disabled worker
65 by disabled widow(er)
Entitlement to an equal or larger Social Security benefit
Does not meet medical standards a
Disabled worker or widow(er)
Disabled adult child
Student no longer attending school
Other

Special
Widow(er)s
age-72
and parents beneficiaries

a. Excludes disabled beneficiaries whose monthly benefits have been suspended because of their ability to engage in substantial gainful activity. These persons continue to be
eligible for Medicare for a 3-year period.
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Dana N. Mercer (410) 966-6377 or Robert L. Hackendorf (410) 965-5536.

Table 6.F3—Number of wives, husbands, and children, by reason for termination and type of benefit, 2002

Reason for termination
Total
Death of beneficiary
Death of worker
Marriage, remarriage, or divorce
of beneficiary
Attainment of age—
16 by child
18 by child
19 by student
65 by disabled worker
Entitlement to an equal or larger
Social Security benefit
Does not meet medical standards a
Disabled worker
Disabled adult child
Student no longer attending school
Other

Wives and
husbands of—
Retired
Disabled
workers
workers

Children under age 18 of—
Retired Deceased
Disabled
workers
workers
workers

Disabled adult children of—
Retired Deceased
Disabled
workers
workers
workers

Students aged 18–19 of—
Retired Deceased
Disabled
workers
workers
workers

253,206

53,590

51,592

199,818

282,771

6,463

18,077

10,182

29,997

118,613

90,442

80,185
141,348

1,372
6,760

185
...

1,757
...

952
26,530

3,106
...

13,385
...

557
1,617

21
...

114
...

66
1,152

1,954

2,534

638

1,850

4,715

264

1,481

364

69

230

270

9,118
...
...
...

17,033
...
...
18,326

...
47,041
...
...

...
190,357
...
...

...
172,704
...
7,044

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

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

...
...
...
4,574

...
...
4,551
...

...
...
20,861
...

...
...
13,275
415

6,057

1,503

1,965

290

846

532

274

306

71

11

35

...
...
...
14,544

2,806
...
...
3,256

...
...
...
1,763

...
...
...
5,564

40,906
...
...
29,074

...
912
...
1,649

...
2,712
...
225

1,560
271
...
933

...
...
24,977
308

...
...
96,714
683

388
...
73,400
1,441

a. Excludes disabled beneficiaries whose monthly benefits have been suspended because of their ability to engage in substantial gainful activity. These persons continue to be
eligible for Medicare for a 3-year period.
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Dana N. Mercer (410) 966-6377 or Robert L. Hackendorf (410) 965-5536.

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2003 ♦ 6.29