5.

A OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Summary
Table 5.A1—Number and average monthly benefit, by type of benefit and race, December 2003
All races a

Number c

Type of benefit
Total, OASDI

d

White
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Other b

Black
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

47,053,140

840.60

39,644,330

868.70

4,836,700

705.40

2,429,420

657.20

39,454,870
32,650,150
29,547,530
2,622,130
480,490

863.40
878.30
922.10
463.60
445.50

34,275,910
28,858,030
26,128,930
2,378,990
350,110

886.20
895.40
939.40
474.50
471.70

3,499,300
2,626,430
2,405,850
123,750
96,830

725.40
767.90
802.60
383.80
395.40

1,580,630
1,094,680
949,530
112,400
32,750

677.80
695.10
752.10
323.90
316.30

Survivor benefits
Children of deceased workers
Widowed mothers and fathers
Nondisabled widow(er)s
Disabled widow(er)s
Parents of deceased workers

6,804,720
1,906,680
188,320
4,499,900
207,630
2,190

792.00
602.70
659.70
888.30
562.30
803.10

5,417,880
1,234,420
128,940
3,909,940
143,390
1,190

837.40
650.50
706.50
910.20
577.80
830.40

872,870
418,120
28,640
386,790
39,080
240

597.70
505.20
565.90
709.70
499.70
827.50

485,950
240,480
29,260
190,980
24,520
710

638.90
527.80
548.60
800.90
571.60
761.20

Disabled workers
Spouses of disabled workers
Children of disabled workers

7,598,270
5,867,460
151,500
1,579,310

722.50
861.70
219.90
253.90

5,368,420
4,220,300
113,830
1,034,290

756.50
890.40
230.40
268.20

1,337,400
991,810
18,490
327,100

652.90
800.20
196.80
232.00

848,790
620,870
18,660
209,260

618.90
767.50
179.50
217.10

OASI
Retirement benefits
Retired workers
Spouses of retired workers
Children of retired workers

DI

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
NOTE: Race and ethnic designations are collected from the form SS-5 (Application for a Social Security Card). For dependents and survivor beneficiaries, race is
assumed to be the same as that shown on the SS-5 for the wage earner on whose earnings record the benefit is based.
a.
b.
c.
d.

Includes 142,690 persons of unknown race. In years prior to 1993, persons of unknown race were included with White.
Includes Asians and Pacific Islanders, American Indians and Alaska Natives, and a subset of the total number of beneficiaries of Hispanic origin. The distribution of
beneficiaries among those three groups is not available.
Provisions for Railroad Retirement beneficiaries are described in the section Social Security (Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance).
Includes special age-72 beneficiaries.

CONTACT: Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163 or Joseph Bondar (410) 965-0162.

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2004 ♦ 5.1

5.A OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Summary
Table 5.A1.1—Number and average monthly benefit for retired workers, by sex, age, and race,
December 2003
All races a

White

Other b

Black

Number c

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Number

29,547,530

922.10

26,128,930

939.40

62–64
62
63
64

2,587,310
708,390
906,650
972,270

858.60
847.60
860.60
864.80

2,242,920
613,470
786,430
843,020

874.10
862.70
875.60
881.00

2,405,850

802.60

949,530

752.10

228,450
59,700
81,090
87,660

797.30
796.90
799.70
795.40

115,910
35,220
39,120
41,570

680.00
670.80
685.40
682.70

65–69
65
66
67
68
69

7,730,220
1,584,580
1,627,910
1,554,330
1,511,970
1,451,430

930.20
957.10
956.90
923.30
907.10
902.40

6,682,050
1,369,020
1,402,350
1,342,830
1,307,950
1,259,900

950.20
976.80
978.10
943.00
927.00
921.90

711,310
142,200
152,590
142,140
141,390
132,990

828.50
859.30
852.70
826.90
799.60
800.00

333,400
72,900
72,360
68,750
61,840
57,550

748.50
779.10
767.90
737.90
732.70
714.80

70–74
70
71
72
73
74

6,584,000
1,361,470
1,366,160
1,322,130
1,311,040
1,223,200

912.30
910.20
923.20
912.60
908.10
906.80

5,795,150
1,183,020
1,192,720
1,169,000
1,164,240
1,086,170

930.60
929.70
942.30
930.90
925.70
923.50

556,090
123,070
123,990
107,440
103,740
97,850

794.70
799.10
808.20
792.30
785.90
784.00

222,920
54,280
48,180
43,680
40,960
35,820

739.60
740.90
751.40
728.80
724.30
752.30

75–79
75
76
77
78
79

5,550,380
1,209,750
1,176,050
1,101,850
1,052,480
1,010,250

920.80
919.00
924.80
917.00
928.70
914.30

4,977,670
1,079,470
1,051,530
989,700
946,190
910,780

936.40
935.00
941.40
931.70
944.30
929.10

414,510
93,280
89,680
81,720
77,350
72,480

787.70
793.80
789.80
788.60
787.90
776.00

138,590
33,280
30,980
26,200
25,110
23,020

775.10
773.80
768.40
772.00
788.10
775.20

80–84
80
81
82
83
84

3,920,790
927,550
855,400
816,430
715,530
605,880

910.50
908.10
908.30
907.20
908.30
924.40

3,549,260
838,590
771,210
741,880
649,450
548,130

924.50
922.10
922.50
921.20
921.80
938.90

271,080
63,750
60,940
54,670
48,450
43,270

771.00
772.40
774.70
761.30
768.40
778.70

83,490
21,750
19,270
16,480
14,370
11,620

775.90
774.00
774.40
772.10
776.60
786.20

85–89
85
86
87
88
89

2,127,290
561,040
483,080
415,940
359,400
307,830

1,009.40
965.40
995.10
1,054.30
1,038.80
1,017.40

1,939,090
512,060
441,240
378,340
328,160
279,290

1,024.20
979.50
1,009.00
1,070.40
1,053.10
1,034.00

140,970
36,460
30,720
29,010
22,970
21,810

836.90
807.60
825.50
872.00
863.20
827.60

37,440
9,950
8,730
6,820
6,510
5,430

894.70
824.50
898.50
944.00
936.90
904.40

90–94

827,460

969.80

748,630

986.10

61,710

790.20

14,080

864.30

95 or older

220,080

890.90

194,160

912.40

21,730

707.90

3,700

813.80

Age

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

All retired workers
Total

Men
15,253,930

1,038.90

13,551,370

1,061.70

1,143,320

878.10

531,740

809.40

62–64
62
63
64

Subtotal

1,331,110
359,570
468,100
503,440

1,022.50
1,018.50
1,024.20
1,023.90

1,150,820
310,740
404,470
435,610

1,051.90
1,047.70
1,053.40
1,053.40

119,510
31,730
42,140
45,640

872.90
871.70
876.90
869.90

60,760
17,100
21,480
22,180

762.00
760.70
763.30
761.70

65–69
65
66
67
68
69

4,255,460
862,580
897,990
858,620
835,560
800,710

1,073.00
1,117.50
1,109.20
1,061.50
1,039.50
1,031.60

3,695,420
748,310
776,840
744,260
726,820
699,190

1,102.80
1,148.70
1,141.20
1,091.20
1,068.10
1,059.20

363,530
72,320
78,780
73,180
71,680
67,570

911.30
948.80
940.00
907.00
878.90
876.50

194,450
41,700
41,990
40,850
36,540
33,370

811.00
852.50
835.90
797.40
788.60
769.10
(Continued)

5.2 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2004

5.A OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Summary
Table 5.A1.1—Number and average monthly benefit for retired workers, by sex, age, and race,
December 2003—Continued
All races a

Number c

Age

White
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Other b

Black
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Men (cont.)
70–74
70
71
72
73
74

3,587,960
747,200
743,520
721,840
715,430
659,970

1,032.90
1,035.70
1,050.90
1,032.80
1,024.10
1,019.10

3,181,670
653,440
653,320
643,250
640,230
591,430

1,056.80
1,062.80
1,077.10
1,056.40
1,046.70
1,039.40

275,760
61,780
62,300
52,790
51,430
47,460

869.60
875.10
883.10
866.10
860.50
858.50

125,030
31,260
27,120
24,560
22,560
19,530

793.20
791.80
811.40
783.80
768.60
810.60

75–79
75
76
77
78
79

2,900,900
646,000
621,780
578,380
541,270
513,470

1,027.10
1,033.70
1,037.70
1,020.10
1,033.70
1,006.90

2,620,820
580,720
560,290
523,060
490,360
466,390

1,046.10
1,053.50
1,058.60
1,038.30
1,052.10
1,024.00

195,220
45,260
42,480
38,750
35,970
32,760

857.30
870.70
860.50
854.40
854.60
841.20

76,720
18,630
17,210
14,750
13,370
12,760

823.30
829.30
807.80
815.90
847.20
819.10

80–84
80
81
82
83
84

1,921,010
469,110
427,460
398,700
344,370
281,370

973.60
987.50
977.70
968.20
954.80
974.90

1,751,100
427,100
387,740
365,200
314,580
256,480

988.50
1,003.10
993.80
982.50
968.40
989.00

116,760
28,410
27,370
23,330
20,210
17,440

820.50
832.70
826.20
808.10
803.30
828.40

46,300
12,160
10,730
8,810
8,250
6,350

809.20
812.50
801.00
805.40
815.60
813.90

85–89
85
86
87
88
89

903,020
251,870
210,850
174,700
145,570
120,030

1,098.80
1,029.60
1,077.40
1,164.40
1,153.10
1,119.90

830,380
231,630
194,620
160,560
134,090
109,480

1,112.90
1,043.50
1,090.10
1,180.20
1,165.90
1,136.50

49,740
13,970
10,930
10,080
7,570
7,190

923.00
868.60
905.10
970.50
976.20
933.10

19,110
5,250
4,370
3,390
3,240
2,860

945.00
854.20
938.40
1,013.30
1,024.50
951.10

90–94

293,640

1,065.10

267,730

1,080.60

17,590

876.00

7,300

920.10

60,830

972.30

53,430

994.40

5,210

776.00

2,070

864.70

95 or older

Women
14,293,600

797.50

12,577,560

807.70

1,262,530

734.30

417,790

679.10

62–64
62
63
64

Subtotal

1,256,200
348,820
438,550
468,830

684.90
671.50
686.00
693.90

1,092,100
302,730
381,960
407,410

686.80
672.80
687.40
696.60

108,940
27,970
38,950
42,020

714.40
712.10
716.10
714.40

55,150
18,120
17,640
19,390

589.70
586.00
590.50
592.40

65–69
65
66
67
68
69

3,474,760
722,000
729,920
695,710
676,410
650,720

755.40
765.50
769.60
752.70
743.50
743.40

2,986,630
620,710
625,510
598,570
581,130
560,710

761.40
769.70
775.40
758.70
750.60
750.60

347,780
69,880
73,810
68,960
69,710
65,420

741.90
766.60
759.60
741.80
718.10
720.90

138,950
31,200
30,370
27,900
25,300
24,180

660.90
681.00
673.80
650.70
651.90
640.00

70–74
70
71
72
73
74

2,996,040
614,270
622,640
600,290
595,610
563,230

767.90
757.60
770.70
768.20
768.60
775.30

2,613,480
529,580
539,400
525,750
524,010
494,740

776.80
765.50
779.00
777.30
777.90
784.90

280,330
61,290
61,690
54,650
52,310
50,390

721.00
722.50
732.60
721.00
712.50
713.90

97,890
23,020
21,060
19,120
18,400
16,290

671.00
671.80
674.00
658.20
670.00
682.30

75–79
75
76
77
78
79

2,649,480
563,750
554,270
523,470
511,210
496,780

804.40
787.70
798.20
803.00
817.60
818.50

2,356,850
498,750
491,240
466,640
455,830
444,390

814.40
797.00
807.70
812.10
828.40
829.50

219,290
48,020
47,200
42,970
41,380
39,720

725.70
721.30
726.20
729.30
729.90
722.20

61,870
14,650
13,770
11,450
11,740
10,260

715.20
703.20
719.00
715.60
720.90
720.60
(Continued)

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2004 ♦ 5.3

5.A OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Summary
Table 5.A1.1—Number and average monthly benefit for retired workers, by sex, age, and race,
December 2003—Continued
All races a

Number c

Age

White
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Other b

Black
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Women (cont.)
80–84
80
81
82
83
84

1,999,780
458,440
427,940
417,730
371,160
324,510

849.90
826.80
838.90
849.00
865.10
880.60

1,798,160
411,490
383,470
376,680
334,870
291,650

862.30
838.00
850.50
861.70
878.10
894.90

154,320
35,340
33,570
31,340
28,240
25,830

733.40
723.90
732.70
726.50
743.40
745.10

37,190
9,590
8,540
7,670
6,120
5,270

734.30
725.20
741.00
733.80
724.00
752.90

85–89
85
86
87
88
89

1,224,270
309,170
272,230
241,240
213,830
187,800

943.60
913.00
931.40
974.50
961.00
951.90

1,108,710
280,430
246,620
217,780
194,070
169,810

957.80
926.50
944.90
989.40
975.20
967.90

91,230
22,490
19,790
18,930
15,400
14,620

790.00
769.70
781.50
819.60
807.70
775.80

18,330
4,700
4,360
3,430
3,270
2,570

842.10
791.40
858.50
875.50
850.10
852.40

90–94

533,820

917.30

480,900

933.60

44,120

756.00

6,780

804.30

95 or older

159,250

859.90

140,730

881.20

16,520

686.40

1,630

749.10

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
NOTE: Race and ethnic designations are collected from the form SS-5 (Application for a Social Security Card). For dependents and survivor beneficiaries, race is
assumed to be the same as that shown on the SS-5 for the wage earner on whose earnings record the benefit is based.
a.
b.
c.

Includes 63,220 persons of unknown race.
Includes Asians and Pacific Islanders, American Indians and Alaska Natives, and a subset of the total number of beneficiaries of Hispanic origin. The distribution of
beneficiaries among those three groups is not available.
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.

5.4 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2004

5.A OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Summary
Table 5.A1.2—Number and average monthly benefit for disabled workers, by sex, age, and race,
December 2003
All races a

White

Other b

Black

Number c

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

5,867,460

861.70

4,220,300

890.40

1,620

362.10

1,090

368.90

991,810

800.20

620,870

767.50

280

351.90

250

344.00

20–24
20
21
22
23
24

54,820
3,260
7,540
10,850
14,970
18,200

475.20
384.60
418.00
458.70
483.90
517.90

35,890
2,280
4,690
7,230
9,580
12,110

482.40
391.80
425.70
459.00
492.80
527.20

10,710
500
1,500
1,960
3,130
3,620

446.00
353.60
379.60
424.70
451.90
492.80

8,220
480
1,350
1,660
2,260
2,470

481.90
382.50
433.70
497.90
490.30
509.00

25–29
25
26
27
28
29

125,720
20,120
23,970
24,550
27,100
29,980

573.40
532.00
557.80
571.50
590.20
599.90

80,450
12,940
15,550
15,800
17,450
18,710

586.70
541.30
564.50
582.20
607.60
620.90

24,700
4,130
4,760
4,500
5,060
6,250

554.80
515.40
553.80
549.40
560.20
581.00

20,510
3,050
3,660
4,240
4,580
4,980

542.70
514.80
534.50
552.00
556.30
545.50

30–34
30
31
32
33
34

214,220
31,520
37,170
43,040
50,280
52,210

644.00
605.70
625.10
641.70
658.00
668.90

141,100
20,030
23,920
28,560
33,730
34,860

662.80
629.70
641.90
658.80
675.30
687.20

38,060
6,140
6,830
7,530
8,500
9,060

618.40
580.90
599.20
623.90
628.60
644.10

33,760
5,270
6,180
6,750
7,640
7,920

596.00
543.70
588.70
590.90
618.30
619.20

35–39
35
36
37
38
39

373,110
59,820
62,830
71,710
83,680
95,070

711.10
683.50
699.00
708.90
714.50
735.10

251,960
40,030
41,790
48,270
56,750
65,120

730.50
697.80
717.20
730.50
733.00
756.70

67,880
10,800
11,580
13,040
15,170
17,290

672.70
654.70
662.70
669.50
679.40
687.20

50,110
8,520
8,820
9,730
11,020
12,020

669.20
654.10
663.50
662.20
668.90
690.00

40–44
40
41
42
43
44

610,200
101,200
111,750
122,200
131,690
143,360

767.50
739.40
748.30
766.20
778.80
792.80

424,840
69,750
77,760
85,750
92,220
99,360

790.40
762.70
769.80
788.30
802.00
817.20

108,940
17,880
19,820
21,720
23,340
26,180

704.50
681.70
681.80
703.00
715.80
728.30

71,790
12,810
13,400
13,720
15,030
16,830

731.50
696.60
725.20
736.60
740.90
750.70

45–49
45
46
47
48
49

822,430
148,140
159,380
166,580
171,540
176,790

827.50
799.50
813.00
827.80
840.60
851.20

571,550
103,340
111,160
114,830
119,110
123,110

853.50
821.40
837.10
857.30
867.20
878.40

150,120
27,110
28,740
30,930
31,680
31,660

768.00
743.20
754.00
760.40
784.00
793.50

94,610
16,700
18,280
19,650
19,450
20,530

767.90
760.10
759.60
762.60
775.80
779.20

50–54
50
51
52
53
54

1,017,660
183,140
196,130
205,650
210,070
222,670

888.30
869.80
876.20
890.00
895.80
905.50

714,200
128,020
139,470
144,020
146,940
155,750

910.70
894.10
898.70
910.90
920.60
925.90

181,830
33,190
33,890
37,080
37,860
39,810

841.90
816.10
824.10
843.00
851.00
868.70

112,820
20,440
21,320
22,690
23,380
24,990

820.80
805.40
812.60
833.80
813.80
835.10

55–59
55
56
57
58
59

1,257,030
240,590
264,150
256,570
239,010
256,710

937.50
924.10
936.30
940.10
936.40
949.70

926,400
172,010
193,410
190,490
175,750
194,740

961.40
945.70
956.80
963.80
964.40
975.00

200,710
39,810
41,760
39,860
39,430
39,850

885.80
878.00
890.00
887.80
880.40
892.50

122,600
26,320
27,070
24,910
22,940
21,360

844.40
855.00
862.80
846.00
822.10
830.20

Age

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

All disabled workers
Total
Under 20

(Continued)

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2004 ♦ 5.5

5.A OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Summary
Table 5.A1.2—Number and average monthly benefit for disabled workers, by sex, age, and race,
December 2003—Continued
All races a

White

Age

Number c

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

60–65
60
61
62
63
64
65

1,390,650
282,230
282,520
271,880
261,200
248,690
44,130

950.90
952.40
956.40
956.80
952.80
940.40
919.10

1,072,820
215,820
217,230
209,210
202,970
193,270
34,320

979.20
977.50
985.30
986.10
982.40
968.30
949.90

3,225,850

965.90

2,356,030

1,007.30

Number

Other b

Black
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

208,580
42,900
41,680
40,640
38,920
37,770
6,670

877.40
893.80
886.40
880.50
868.20
862.40
835.60

106,200
22,860
22,850
21,470
18,910
17,050
3,060

813.80
826.50
811.10
820.30
812.90
803.20
757.80

518,360

859.40

330,150

844.80

Number

All disabled workers (cont.)

Men
Subtotal
Under 20

890

362.10

640

373.40

130

338.40

120

327.30

20–24
20
21
22
23
24

32,450
1,900
4,530
6,620
8,910
10,490

486.40
388.10
425.40
474.00
493.30
532.50

21,290
1,280
2,810
4,510
5,770
6,920

495.70
403.60
434.70
477.70
499.20
546.30

6,150
310
910
1,070
1,700
2,160

449.10
340.20
378.20
422.30
463.00
496.80

5,010
310
810
1,040
1,440
1,410

492.70
372.00
446.40
511.20
505.20
519.50

25–29
25
26
27
28
29

70,350
11,750
13,560
13,560
15,270
16,210

583.00
539.40
569.40
588.00
596.70
608.80

45,000
7,560
8,660
8,940
9,640
10,200

600.80
550.60
583.50
601.70
622.40
631.60

13,560
2,200
2,760
2,260
2,970
3,370

553.10
520.20
555.60
557.60
552.00
570.30

11,750
1,990
2,140
2,350
2,660
2,610

548.30
518.20
529.80
559.70
553.70
570.50

30–34
30
31
32
33
34

116,040
16,760
20,300
23,080
27,000
28,900

658.30
619.60
636.60
662.90
673.00
678.80

75,790
10,550
13,130
15,010
17,860
19,240

679.30
643.70
655.90
684.60
692.20
698.50

20,090
3,260
3,530
3,890
4,420
4,990

626.40
593.80
591.90
628.80
642.90
655.80

19,320
2,880
3,540
4,030
4,430
4,440

611.60
561.00
609.70
615.70
632.40
621.40

35–39
35
36
37
38
39

203,720
32,640
34,200
38,900
45,790
52,190

729.90
695.40
712.80
728.00
734.70
759.70

136,070
21,370
22,510
26,140
30,450
35,600

755.60
710.40
738.40
756.20
761.00
788.50

37,150
5,940
6,310
6,780
8,600
9,520

675.00
663.00
660.50
673.90
676.60
691.30

28,470
4,970
4,950
5,540
6,300
6,710

682.80
671.60
668.40
671.00
686.60
708.00

40–44
40
41
42
43
44

334,810
55,240
61,840
67,090
72,030
78,610

803.50
764.20
777.10
800.10
819.50
840.00

232,910
37,580
43,260
47,100
50,550
54,420

833.00
789.80
802.70
829.90
848.90
874.60

59,360
10,130
10,580
11,830
12,500
14,320

718.70
696.50
690.40
714.70
737.80
742.10

39,700
7,050
7,550
7,500
8,330
9,270

765.20
729.60
756.90
762.20
774.60
792.90

45–49
45
46
47
48
49

446,490
80,460
86,560
91,730
92,390
95,350

892.90
853.20
872.90
889.80
913.60
927.60

312,070
56,260
60,490
63,010
64,900
67,410

928.80
882.20
909.20
932.40
948.50
963.00

81,200
14,690
15,540
17,430
16,990
16,550

799.90
774.30
773.60
784.80
825.60
837.00

49,420
8,860
9,770
10,570
9,800
10,420

826.20
807.80
810.60
813.50
844.70
851.90

50–54
50
51
52
53
54

551,340
98,470
106,530
111,440
113,810
121,090

989.20
954.20
972.20
993.80
1,000.90
1,017.20

394,580
70,080
77,660
79,100
81,580
86,160

1,020.60
986.50
1,002.70
1,024.50
1,032.10
1,050.00

93,350
17,150
16,900
19,280
19,430
20,590

900.00
861.60
881.50
903.40
912.80
931.70

58,220
10,440
11,210
11,980
11,550
13,040

921.90
891.30
900.20
937.50
934.30
939.60
(Continued)

5.6 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2004

5.A OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Summary
Table 5.A1.2—Number and average monthly benefit for disabled workers, by sex, age, and race,
December 2003—Continued
All races a

White

Number c

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

55–59
55
56
57
58
59

689,750
131,540
144,780
140,520
130,700
142,210

1,081.80
1,050.50
1,072.20
1,085.30
1,090.70
1,108.70

518,410
95,530
107,350
106,670
98,190
110,670

60–65
60
61
62
63
64
65

780,010
154,710
157,160
152,910
147,890
142,410
24,930

1,121.10
1,119.50
1,128.40
1,128.70
1,124.70
1,109.00
1,086.40

619,270
121,530
124,230
120,890
118,540
113,930
20,150

Age

Other b

Black

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

1,116.60
1,083.80
1,103.00
1,118.50
1,131.60
1,142.80

102,560
20,370
22,060
20,020
20,100
20,010

981.70
958.00
985.80
978.90
976.20
1,009.70

64,060
14,030
14,110
13,040
11,830
11,050

969.50
969.30
982.70
981.80
952.60
956.60

1,155.90
1,153.60
1,164.80
1,164.80
1,159.40
1,141.80
1,119.90

104,810
21,470
21,410
20,490
19,220
19,030
3,190

1,003.60
1,008.80
1,005.10
1,010.40
1,002.20
995.20
973.60

54,080
11,250
11,010
11,230
9,920
9,130
1,540

956.20
967.80
964.10
960.30
952.30
943.70
883.90

Men (cont.)

Women
Subtotal

2,641,610

734.40

1,864,270

742.60

473,450

735.50

290,720

679.80

730

362.30

450

362.60

150

363.70

130

359.40

20–24
20
21
22
23
24

22,370
1,360
3,010
4,230
6,060
7,710

459.00
379.70
406.70
434.80
470.00
498.00

14,600
1,000
1,880
2,720
3,810
5,190

463.00
376.80
412.30
427.80
483.10
501.70

4,560
190
590
890
1,430
1,460

442.00
375.40
381.60
427.60
438.70
487.00

3,210
170
540
620
820
1,060

464.90
401.60
414.60
475.60
464.10
495.00

25–29
25
26
27
28
29

55,370
8,370
10,410
10,990
11,830
13,770

561.10
521.60
542.60
551.20
581.70
589.40

35,450
5,380
6,890
6,860
7,810
8,510

568.80
528.30
540.50
556.90
589.40
608.20

11,140
1,930
2,000
2,240
2,090
2,880

556.80
510.00
551.30
541.10
571.90
593.40

8,760
1,060
1,520
1,890
1,920
2,370

535.30
508.50
541.00
542.50
559.80
517.90

30–34
30
31
32
33
34

98,180
14,760
16,870
19,960
23,280
23,310

627.00
590.00
611.20
617.20
640.60
656.70

65,310
9,480
10,790
13,550
15,870
15,620

643.60
614.20
624.80
630.20
656.30
673.30

17,970
2,880
3,300
3,640
4,080
4,070

609.40
566.30
607.00
618.70
613.30
629.80

14,440
2,390
2,640
2,720
3,210
3,480

575.10
522.90
560.50
554.10
599.00
616.40

35–39
35
36
37
38
39

169,390
27,180
28,630
32,810
37,890
42,880

688.50
669.10
682.40
686.30
690.10
705.00

115,890
18,660
19,280
22,130
26,300
29,520

700.90
683.40
692.60
700.20
700.60
718.30

30,730
4,860
5,270
6,260
6,570
7,770

670.00
644.60
665.40
664.70
683.00
682.10

21,640
3,550
3,870
4,190
4,720
5,310

651.20
629.50
657.20
650.60
645.20
667.20

40–44
40
41
42
43
44

275,390
45,960
49,910
55,110
59,660
64,750

723.70
709.70
712.50
724.90
729.60
735.60

191,930
32,170
34,500
38,650
41,670
44,940

738.80
731.10
728.50
737.60
745.10
747.50

49,580
7,750
9,240
9,890
10,840
11,860

687.40
662.30
672.00
689.10
690.40
711.60

32,090
5,760
5,850
6,220
6,700
7,560

689.90
656.30
684.30
705.60
699.00
698.90

45–49
45
46
47
48
49

375,940
67,680
72,820
74,850
79,150
81,440

749.80
735.70
741.80
751.70
755.30
761.70

259,480
47,080
50,670
51,820
54,210
55,700

762.90
748.90
750.90
765.90
769.80
776.10

68,920
12,420
13,200
13,500
14,690
15,110

730.40
706.30
731.00
728.90
735.80
745.90

45,190
7,840
8,510
9,080
9,650
10,110

704.10
706.10
701.00
703.20
705.70
704.30

Under 20

(Continued)

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2004 ♦ 5.7

5.A OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Summary
Table 5.A1.2—Number and average monthly benefit for disabled workers, by sex, age, and race,
December 2003—Continued
All races a

White

Number c

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

50–54
50
51
52
53
54

466,320
84,670
89,600
94,210
96,260
101,580

769.10
771.70
762.10
767.10
771.60
772.30

319,620
57,940
61,810
64,920
65,360
69,590

55–59
55
56
57
58
59

567,280
109,050
119,370
116,050
108,310
114,500

762.10
771.70
771.50
764.20
750.20
752.30

60–65
60
61
62
63
64
65

610,640
127,520
125,360
118,970
113,310
106,280
19,200

733.60
749.60
740.70
735.90
728.50
714.40
701.90

Age

Other b

Black
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

775.10
782.20
768.00
772.40
781.30
772.40

88,480
16,040
16,990
17,800
18,430
19,220

780.60
767.40
767.10
777.50
785.80
801.30

54,600
10,000
10,110
10,710
11,830
11,950

713.00
715.60
715.50
717.80
696.20
721.00

407,990
76,480
86,060
83,820
77,560
84,070

764.30
773.20
774.30
766.90
752.70
754.20

98,150
19,440
19,700
19,840
19,330
19,840

785.50
794.20
782.60
795.80
780.70
774.20

58,540
12,290
12,960
11,870
11,110
10,310

707.50
724.40
732.30
696.80
683.30
694.70

453,550
94,290
93,000
88,320
84,430
79,340
14,170

737.90
750.60
745.60
741.50
734.10
719.20
708.20

103,770
21,430
20,270
20,150
19,700
18,740
3,480

749.90
778.60
761.00
748.30
737.50
727.50
709.10

52,120
11,610
11,840
10,240
8,990
7,920
1,520

666.10
689.60
668.90
666.80
659.20
641.10
630.10

Women (cont.)

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
NOTE: Race and ethnic designations are collected from the form SS-5 (Application for a Social Security Card). For dependents and survivor beneficiaries, race is
assumed to be the same as that shown on the SS-5 for the wage earner on whose earnings record the benefit is based.
a.
b.
c.

Includes 34,480 persons of unknown race.
Includes Asians and Pacific Islanders, American Indians and Alaska Natives, and a subset of the total number of beneficiaries of Hispanic origin. The distribution of
beneficiaries among those three groups is not available.
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.

5.8 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2004

5.A OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Summary
Table 5.A1.3—Number and average monthly benefit for spouses, by marital status, basis of entitlement, age,
and race, December 2003
All races a

Basis of entitlement and age

White

Other b

Black

Number c

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

2,773,630

450.30

2,492,820

463.40

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

142,240

359.50

131,060

303.30

All spouses
Total

Wives
Subtotal

2,733,950

453.10

2,468,390

465.40

137,360

362.60

120,880

309.60

146,750
19,520
22,090
29,390
28,240
20,630
14,130
5,500
7,250

251.00
142.40
176.30
216.30
264.20
306.70
335.70
415.80
411.60

107,820
13,860
15,780
21,090
20,310
15,400
10,920
4,400
6,060

269.80
151.70
190.50
229.90
280.30
326.60
357.20
436.60
426.40

19,160
2,530
2,790
3,930
4,030
2,700
1,640
760
780

219.80
119.50
148.30
197.70
240.90
273.80
283.70
352.60
353.70

19,260
3,050
3,450
4,240
3,820
2,450
1,500
340
410

179.40
119.30
135.10
168.70
204.60
222.00
242.00
286.70
302.70

2,587,200
292,030
75,500
101,250
115,280

464.60
418.80
408.40
417.00
427.10

2,360,570
260,490
67,560
90,080
102,850

474.30
430.80
418.60
429.50
439.90

118,200
15,100
4,000
5,050
6,050

385.70
341.60
345.50
342.10
338.70

101,620
16,220
3,920
6,040
6,260

334.30
299.10
297.70
294.00
304.90

65–69
65
66
67
68
69

698,580
137,980
139,360
140,100
141,010
140,130

466.90
460.80
469.20
469.50
468.60
466.50

623,550
122,870
124,050
124,790
125,900
125,940

479.70
473.10
483.10
482.80
481.30
477.90

37,360
7,280
7,520
7,300
7,730
7,530

392.00
395.50
393.10
392.00
384.40
395.40

36,610
7,700
7,620
7,810
7,140
6,340

330.20
327.60
321.00
332.60
341.10
329.40

70–74
70
71
72
73
74

661,410
133,960
135,920
134,030
133,650
123,850

468.70
468.80
469.30
470.20
468.20
466.70

604,890
120,960
124,170
123,320
122,490
113,950

478.40
481.20
479.10
478.90
476.70
475.90

30,010
6,380
6,420
5,740
6,090
5,380

389.70
379.20
384.30
402.20
401.80
381.40

24,820
6,380
4,990
4,590
4,690
4,170

333.70
328.10
341.80
327.20
338.20
334.60

75–79
75
76
77
78
79

522,830
120,140
115,070
103,190
96,830
87,600

466.60
466.20
470.20
467.00
466.70
461.90

484,940
110,490
107,070
95,670
89,570
82,140

473.30
473.90
476.50
474.60
473.00
467.00

21,310
5,400
4,560
4,290
4,030
3,030

393.30
392.00
400.90
381.30
397.70
395.40

14,570
3,730
3,060
2,890
2,830
2,060

355.00
352.50
355.00
349.00
365.60
353.20

80–84
85–89
90–94
95 or older

294,840
96,650
18,940
1,920

473.90
509.40
510.90
486.30

276,240
91,060
17,680
1,720

479.70
515.20
515.60
494.40

10,280
3,120
870
150

387.40
414.40
436.60
398.50

6,980
2,050
330
40

370.00
400.60
457.70
449.40

39,680

254.30

24,430

261.40

4,880

271.20

10,180

229.10

1,890
1,820
9,120
10,770
8,620
4,540
1,840
1,080

145.60
210.70
262.40
268.20
253.80
256.30
260.50
295.30

1,390
1,030
5,680
6,230
5,330
2,740
1,250
780

149.20
196.80
263.40
279.40
266.30
272.90
264.20
310.10

220
300
1,110
1,460
870
620
190
110

141.30
216.70
281.10
295.80
288.80
249.60
281.90
217.40

280
490
2,330
3,060
2,360
1,120
380
160

131.00
236.30
251.20
232.30
212.30
221.20
236.20
284.30

Entitlement based on care of children
Under 35
35–39
40–44
45–49
50–54
55–59
60–61
62–64
Entitlement based on age
62–64
62
63
64

Husbands
Subtotal
Under 62
62–64
65–69
70–74
75–79
80–84
85–89
90 or older

(Continued)

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2004 ♦ 5.9

5.A OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Summary
Table 5.A1.3—Number and average monthly benefit for spouses, by marital status, basis of entitlement, age,
and race, December 2003—Continued
All races a

Basis of entitlement and age

White

Number c

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

2,622,130

463.60

2,378,990

Other b

Black
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

123,750

383.80

112,400

323.90

Number

Spouses of retired workers
Total

474.50
Wives

Subtotal

2,586,710

466.30

2,357,320

476.40

119,630

387.20

102,950

332.20

51,520
1,600
3,420
6,960
9,450
10,150
8,670
4,540
6,730

378.40
327.20
321.80
335.30
374.10
379.60
383.30
436.20
422.80

40,560
1,210
2,690
5,280
7,100
8,120
6,800
3,700
5,660

398.50
348.70
337.90
357.10
392.60
395.80
410.80
454.30
436.80

6,120
190
440
1,010
1,300
1,060
870
570
680

339.10
262.40
272.90
313.60
350.20
360.60
328.40
378.10
367.60

4,750
190
290
660
1,040
960
950
270
390

260.40
265.70
247.10
196.60
279.20
264.80
245.90
310.70
315.10

62–64
62
63
64

2,535,190
261,720
63,730
90,760
107,230

468.10
434.90
433.30
432.90
437.50

2,316,760
234,180
57,240
80,900
96,040

477.70
447.70
444.40
446.70
450.50

113,510
12,910
3,190
4,360
5,360

389.70
352.80
364.40
349.80
348.30

98,200
14,430
3,280
5,430
5,720

335.60
301.60
306.20
294.90
305.20

65–69
65
66
67
68
69

682,100
132,200
135,380
137,310
138,660
138,550

470.70
468.20
473.70
472.80
471.10
468.00

610,090
117,970
120,720
122,630
124,070
124,700

483.40
480.70
487.70
485.80
483.40
479.30

35,630
6,830
7,110
6,920
7,460
7,310

396.70
401.20
398.10
397.40
389.20
398.00

35,390
7,290
7,390
7,560
6,930
6,220

330.90
328.60
320.60
333.70
341.60
330.30

70–74
70
71
72
73
74

657,410
132,690
134,980
133,360
133,030
123,350

469.60
470.30
470.80
470.80
468.90
467.20

601,750
119,970
123,440
122,780
122,020
113,540

479.30
482.60
480.40
479.50
477.40
476.40

29,460
6,240
6,260
5,660
6,000
5,300

391.00
381.30
386.90
402.30
402.90
381.70

24,510
6,240
4,940
4,540
4,630
4,160

334.00
328.40
342.10
326.90
338.90
335.00

75–79
75
76
77
78
79

521,730
119,760
114,880
102,960
96,710
87,420

466.90
466.50
470.40
467.20
467.00
462.20

484,120
110,240
106,940
95,480
89,480
81,980

473.50
474.10
476.70
474.80
473.30
467.30

21,130
5,310
4,530
4,260
4,020
3,010

393.90
393.10
400.50
382.10
398.50
396.00

14,470
3,690
3,030
2,880
2,810
2,060

355.20
352.00
355.40
349.60
366.30
353.20

80–84
85–89
90–94
95 or older

294,730
96,640
18,940
1,920

474.00
509.40
510.90
486.30

276,160
91,060
17,680
1,720

479.80
515.20
515.60
494.40

10,250
3,110
870
150

388.10
415.00
436.60
398.50

6,980
2,050
330
40

370.00
400.60
457.70
449.40

2,461,650
125,060

466.60
461.40

2,250,320
107,000

476.50
472.60

106,770
12,860

385.40
401.40

98,050
4,900

330.10
374.00

35,420

263.60

21,670

272.50

4,120

285.60

9,450

233.80

By basis of entitlement
Care of children
Under 35
35–39
40–44
45–49
50–54
55–59
60–61
62–64
Age

By marital status
Nondivorced wives
Divorced wives

Husbands
Subtotal

(Continued)

5.10 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2004

5.A OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Summary
Table 5.A1.3—Number and average monthly benefit for spouses, by marital status, basis of entitlement, age,
and race, December 2003—Continued
All races a

Basis of entitlement and age

White

Number c

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

151,500

219.90

113,830

Other b

Black
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

18,490

196.80

18,660

179.50

Number

Spouses of disabled workers
Total

230.40
Wives

Subtotal

147,240

221.10

111,070

231.80

17,730

196.90

17,930

180.00

95,230
17,920
18,670
22,430
18,790
10,480
5,460
960
520

182.10
125.90
149.70
179.40
208.90
236.20
260.10
319.30
266.80

67,260
12,650
13,090
15,810
13,210
7,280
4,120
700
400

192.10
132.90
160.20
187.40
219.90
249.40
268.70
343.50
279.10

13,040
2,340
2,350
2,920
2,730
1,640
770
190
100

163.90
107.90
124.90
157.60
188.90
217.80
233.20
275.90
259.30

14,510
2,860
3,160
3,580
2,780
1,490
550
70
20

152.90
109.60
124.80
163.50
176.70
194.40
235.30
194.30
59.50

62–64
62
63
64

52,010
30,310
11,770
10,490
8,050

292.50
279.70
273.60
279.50
288.90

43,810
26,310
10,320
9,180
6,810

292.80
280.20
275.00
278.30
290.70

4,690
2,190
810
690
690

288.90
275.70
270.90
293.00
264.10

3,420
1,790
640
610
540

294.90
279.30
254.20
286.10
301.40

65–69
65
66
67
68
69

16,480
5,780
3,980
2,790
2,350
1,580

309.10
292.00
316.90
309.10
322.80
331.80

13,460
4,900
3,330
2,160
1,830
1,240

310.60
288.40
317.00
312.80
335.40
340.40

1,730
450
410
380
270
220

295.70
308.80
306.40
293.20
250.70
308.70

1,220
410
230
250
210
120

312.60
310.90
333.10
300.60
323.30
285.40

70–74
70
71
72
73
74

4,000
1,270
940
670
620
500

309.90
311.80
263.30
356.20
309.80
331.10

3,140
990
730
540
470
410

308.90
315.80
255.20
351.60
311.00
329.30

550
140
160
80
90
80

318.00
284.40
284.80
390.90
325.90
361.70

310
140
50
50
60
10

306.20
310.80
313.40
350.40
276.90
160.00

75 or older

1,220

329.40

900

338.90

220

293.70

100

322.90

142,180
5,060

219.10
276.70

107,220
3,850

230.60
266.00

16,960
770

192.00
306.50

17,510
420

176.70
316.20

4,260

176.90

2,760

173.90

760

193.20

730

168.90

By basis of entitlement
Care of children
Under 35
35–39
40–44
45–49
50–54
55–59
60–61
62–64
Age

By marital status
Nondivorced wives
Divorced wives

Husbands
Subtotal

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
NOTE: Race and ethnic designations are collected from the form SS-5 (Application for a Social Security Card). For dependents and survivor beneficiaries, race is
assumed to be the same as that shown on the SS-5 for the wage earner on whose earnings record the benefit is based.
a.
b.
c.

Includes 7,510 persons of unknown race.
Includes Asians and Pacific Islanders, American Indians and Alaska Natives, and a subset of the total number of beneficiaries of Hispanic origin. The distribution of
beneficiaries among those three groups is not available.
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, 2004 ♦ 5.11

5.A OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Summary
Table 5.A1.4—Number and average monthly benefit for children, by type of benefit, age, and race,
December 2003
All races a

White

Number c

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

3,966,480

444.80

2,618,820

3,081,260
10,620
25,090
38,690
51,200
66,110
80,930
96,760
114,530
132,850
158,630
185,200
215,540
244,810
280,050
305,020
333,860
354,920
386,450

411.20
304.60
301.40
322.90
330.20
340.40
350.70
353.60
366.10
368.70
376.60
379.30
388.10
395.70
411.00
421.20
436.80
464.50
481.10

Disabled adult children
18–19
20–24
25–29
30–34
35–39
40–44
45–49
50–54
55–59
60–64
65–69
70–74
75–79
80 or older

757,200
12,960
58,290
62,260
75,800
95,550
109,920
100,320
77,020
57,700
40,340
27,180
18,360
12,600
8,900

Students, aged 18–19
18
19

Age

Other b

Black

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

475.60

842,050

386.40

482,490

378.70

1,945,870
6,130
14,820
23,610
31,100
40,910
49,870
59,820
71,660
83,050
98,620
114,520
134,860
152,320
175,000
193,560
214,340
228,780
252,900

438.10
299.50
313.70
337.40
349.10
355.60
373.70
373.70
387.30
392.20
401.80
402.00
416.70
421.10
437.30
448.30
466.20
493.30
510.90

680,500
2,190
5,510
7,860
11,410
13,980
17,650
21,160
24,790
29,070
35,800
43,220
48,390
56,120
63,940
68,610
73,280
76,470
81,050

362.40
249.80
252.40
273.70
279.30
293.00
307.50
314.60
322.10
322.50
330.30
339.00
338.80
355.30
365.90
373.80
385.00
412.30
422.20

434,970
2,290
4,660
7,140
8,580
11,050
13,170
15,540
17,820
20,380
23,520
26,590
31,090
34,570
38,910
40,490
43,200
46,470
49,500

365.70
371.90
321.40
330.70
330.20
345.50
323.60
331.60
343.50
341.20
342.80
348.00
342.00
350.40
364.80
369.00
376.40
405.80
422.10

567.10
463.20
485.20
519.30
553.40
574.10
589.30
599.00
603.00
604.30
600.00
561.90
536.80
497.30
472.80

588,140
8,840
36,990
41,860
54,110
71,250
85,980
80,280
63,940
49,510
35,210
23,770
16,730
11,540
8,130

587.70
485.20
505.60
541.90
569.70
594.80
608.80
622.40
622.60
619.10
612.10
572.80
544.30
503.70
480.10

133,230
2,860
15,150
15,390
16,680
19,250
19,700
16,650
10,750
6,790
4,140
2,840
1,410
920
700

492.50
398.90
441.40
470.80
513.80
513.20
516.90
503.40
500.50
502.50
502.70
474.80
457.00
416.30
391.20

33,840
1,170
5,710
4,660
4,700
4,860
4,090
3,190
2,230
1,350
910
550
210
140
70

502.50
456.80
468.70
464.30
506.50
513.90
526.70
508.60
536.70
569.10
563.00
539.80
485.50
503.40
435.70

128,020
118,590
9,430

531.50
531.30
533.90

84,810
79,140
5,670

559.70
558.80
572.70

28,320
25,530
2,790

465.00
463.30
480.90

13,680
12,750
930

485.30
487.40
456.90

480,490

445.50

350,110

471.70

96,830

395.40

32,750

316.30

273,330
730
1,130
1,790
2,740
3,370
4,960
6,300
7,780
9,170
11,710
13,560
17,680
20,730
25,270
29,880
34,220
37,930
44,380

416.90
395.20
385.70
377.50
386.60
370.20
365.00
367.10
391.60
391.00
392.60
377.90
384.20
400.10
406.00
407.60
417.30
452.60
468.40

180,130
460
770
1,160
1,730
2,210
3,010
4,150
4,780
5,540
7,270
8,580
11,260
13,670
16,310
19,840
23,080
25,860
30,450

444.70
426.30
392.50
399.50
400.40
385.90
388.10
392.70
412.90
409.80
414.90
397.60
414.50
423.80
440.00
432.10
443.80
482.10
499.50

68,090
240
260
390
720
780
1,380
1,470
2,290
2,790
3,360
3,740
4,790
5,360
6,880
7,460
7,830
8,540
9,810

386.50
337.50
402.20
387.00
382.90
370.10
347.30
358.20
383.60
388.50
389.60
366.70
357.20
375.20
360.60
382.00
390.80
413.90
419.90

24,700
30
100
240
280
380
570
650
700
840
1,050
1,230
1,620
1,620
2,020
2,550
3,260
3,470
4,090

300.10
381.70
291.10
255.70
319.70
278.90
285.70
228.50
277.20
275.50
254.40
277.20
255.20
289.70
290.00
291.60
296.60
329.00
354.40

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

All children
Total
Under age 18
Under 1
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17

Children of retired workers
Subtotal
Under age 18
Under 1
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17

(Continued)

5.12 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2004

5.A OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Summary
Table 5.A1.4—Number and average monthly benefit for children, by type of benefit, age, and race,
December 2003—Continued
All races a

White

Number c

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Disabled adult children
18–19
20–24
25–29
30–34
35–39
40–44
45–49
50–54
55–59
60–64
65–69
70 or older

192,750
2,210
9,980
14,780
24,180
35,880
44,560
32,630
17,450
7,320
2,720
720
320

481.40
447.50
441.30
456.20
475.10
492.50
500.80
483.80
478.00
454.80
468.50
459.30
386.30

159,730
1,700
6,950
11,330
19,540
29,820
37,850
27,840
14,970
6,410
2,420
630
270

497.60
460.40
471.70
478.00
490.10
509.60
515.20
497.80
489.20
465.80
475.80
470.60
392.90

Students, aged 18–19
18
19

14,410
13,490
920

509.20
512.00
467.60

10,250
9,740
510

543.20
545.60
496.80

Age

Other b

Black
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

25,620
380
2,250
2,640
3,300
4,690
5,500
3,820
1,960
740
250
50
40

413.00
407.50
388.20
403.60
407.20
420.70
429.30
412.60
417.70
373.50
427.40
335.20
345.90

7,030
130
740
780
1,300
1,310
1,160
870
500
150
40
40
10

365.70
395.80
314.30
317.80
429.40
360.90
375.50
346.60
376.50
310.70
377.30
437.50
368.00

3,120
2,780
340

445.00
446.40
433.30

1,020
950
70

367.70
363.70
421.60

Number

Children of retired workers (cont.)

Children of deceased workers
Subtotal

1,906,680

602.70

1,234,420

650.50

418,120

505.20

240,480

527.80

1,339,820
2,170
6,310
12,410
16,840
23,970
31,100
37,620
46,030
54,160
66,610
79,920
94,810
108,540
125,740
137,950
151,760
164,140
179,740

590.90
606.70
565.60
557.90
553.60
555.90
559.20
556.60
568.50
560.10
565.00
558.40
564.90
567.60
586.50
592.00
609.00
624.40
637.70

807,480
870
3,110
6,810
9,360
13,550
18,030
21,660
27,360
32,010
39,520
46,720
57,070
63,600
74,720
83,740
93,920
101,380
114,050

648.00
665.30
626.30
618.40
612.50
611.30
624.50
615.50
624.00
619.20
625.20
615.20
626.70
625.90
644.50
648.60
665.70
677.30
686.90

309,700
330
1,320
2,500
3,580
5,170
7,090
8,720
10,270
12,350
15,650
19,650
22,170
26,930
30,440
32,460
34,920
37,180
38,970

491.70
486.40
450.70
430.50
459.90
455.40
451.80
456.30
465.20
453.30
454.20
463.60
453.90
477.00
491.20
495.20
509.40
531.60
543.30

211,070
970
1,880
3,100
3,890
5,240
5,970
7,200
8,380
9,750
11,250
13,100
14,870
17,060
19,230
20,160
20,930
23,400
24,690

518.80
595.00
545.80
527.80
497.80
511.90
488.70
502.20
514.40
502.40
508.20
499.90
496.90
496.50
513.50
513.60
525.30
544.60
558.90

Disabled adult children
18–19
20–24
25–29
30–34
35–39
40–44
45–49
50–54
55–59
60–64
65–69
70–74
75–79
80 or older

500,970
5,870
27,660
31,060
39,570
52,610
63,200
67,470
59,530
50,380
37,620
26,460
18,140
12,570
8,830

626.30
603.10
615.50
631.90
651.60
652.60
657.10
655.60
639.80
626.10
609.50
564.70
538.80
497.60
473.10

385,120
3,850
16,320
19,610
25,950
36,390
46,570
52,340
48,930
43,100
32,790
23,140
16,550
11,520
8,060

648.80
642.00
654.00
666.50
686.00
688.10
690.80
689.20
663.70
641.90
622.20
575.60
546.10
503.80
480.60

92,910
1,380
7,990
8,650
10,910
13,030
13,730
12,710
8,790
6,050
3,890
2,790
1,380
910
700

541.60
505.50
543.30
563.00
584.40
564.10
555.30
532.40
518.90
518.30
507.60
477.30
459.20
417.40
391.20

21,710
610
3,090
2,560
2,520
3,090
2,800
2,320
1,730
1,200
870
510
200
140
70

587.90
577.20
599.30
587.90
590.20
607.30
593.80
569.30
583.00
601.30
571.60
547.90
491.40
503.40
435.70

Students, aged 18–19
18
19

65,890
60,680
5,210

664.10
665.40
648.50

41,820
38,780
3,040

713.40
713.70
710.20

15,510
13,900
1,610

557.60
557.10
561.20

7,700
7,180
520

605.00
607.70
568.00

Under age 18
Under 1
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17

(Continued)

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2004 ♦ 5.13

5.A OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Summary
Table 5.A1.4—Number and average monthly benefit for children, by type of benefit, age, and race,
December 2003—Continued
All races a

White

Number c

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

1,579,310

253.90

1,034,290

268.20

1,468,110
7,720
17,650
24,490
31,620
38,770
44,870
52,840
60,720
69,520
80,310
91,720
103,050
115,540
129,040
137,190
147,880
152,850
162,330

246.10
211.20
201.50
199.90
206.30
204.50
204.60
207.50
209.30
216.60
217.90
223.40
226.10
233.40
240.90
252.40
264.60
295.70
311.20

958,260
4,800
10,940
15,640
20,010
25,150
28,830
34,010
39,520
45,500
51,830
59,220
66,530
75,050
83,970
89,980
97,340
101,540
108,400

259.90
221.10
219.30
210.40
221.50
215.10
215.30
217.40
220.40
230.50
229.70
234.50
236.90
247.00
252.30
265.40
279.00
312.40
328.80

Disabled adult children
18–19
20–24
25–29
30–34
35–39
40 or older

63,480
4,880
20,650
16,420
12,050
7,060
2,420

359.70
301.90
331.90
362.90
387.80
404.40
421.80

43,290
3,290
13,720
10,920
8,620
5,040
1,700

Students, aged 18–19
18
19

47,720
44,420
3,300

355.30
354.10
371.40

32,740
30,620
2,120

Age

Other b

Black
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

327,100

232.00

209,260

217.10

302,710
1,620
3,930
4,970
7,110
8,030
9,180
10,970
12,230
13,930
16,790
19,830
21,430
23,830
26,620
28,690
30,530
30,750
32,270

224.80
188.60
175.90
185.90
177.90
181.00
190.10
196.10
190.50
193.20
202.90
210.40
215.60
213.20
224.00
234.30
241.40
267.70
276.60

199,200
1,290
2,680
3,800
4,410
5,430
6,630
7,690
8,740
9,790
11,220
12,260
14,600
15,890
17,660
17,780
19,010
19,600
20,720

211.60
204.00
165.20
174.60
183.00
189.60
178.20
180.50
185.00
186.30
185.10
192.80
193.80
199.60
211.40
216.10
226.20
253.70
272.40

376.60
314.50
346.30
384.60
400.00
424.70
428.50

14,700
1,100
4,910
4,100
2,470
1,530
590

320.70
262.30
299.80
319.80
344.00
363.10
400.80

5,100
430
1,880
1,320
880
460
130

327.90
304.40
314.70
311.10
380.50
322.50
429.50

368.50
366.80
393.80

9,690
8,850
840

323.30
321.10
346.20

4,960
4,620
340

323.70
325.80
294.40

Number

Children of disabled workers
Subtotal
Under age 18
Under 1
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
NOTE: Race and ethnic designations are collected from the form SS-5 (Application for a Social Security Card). For dependents and survivor beneficiaries, race is
assumed to be the same as that shown on the SS-5 for the wage earner on whose earnings record the benefit is based.
a.
b.
c.

Includes 23,120 persons of unknown race.
Includes Asians and Pacific Islanders, American Indians and Alaska Natives, and a subset of the total number of beneficiaries of Hispanic origin. The distribution of
beneficiaries among those groups is not available.
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.

5.14 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2004

5.A OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Summary
Table 5.A1.5—Number and average monthly benefit for widowed mothers and fathers, by age, sex,
marital status, and race, December 2003
All races a

Age, sex, and marital status
All widowed mothers and fathers

White

Number c

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

188,320

659.70

Other b

Black

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

128,940

706.50

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

28,640

565.90

29,260

548.60

By age
Under 20

90

386.00

40

392.00

0

...

50

381.20

20–24
20
21
22
23
24

2,620
160
320
410
720
1,010

520.50
533.00
479.90
517.10
548.70
512.60

1,580
80
180
270
450
600

546.10
588.10
480.20
532.60
590.90
532.80

260
10
10
20
60
160

430.70
583.00
392.00
193.50
454.20
444.50

780
70
130
120
210
250

498.50
462.90
486.20
536.30
485.40
507.60

25–29
25
26
27
28
29

9,040
1,150
1,420
1,880
2,220
2,370

539.00
545.00
488.10
549.60
544.40
553.30

5,910
690
950
1,180
1,540
1,550

573.70
599.00
536.00
576.50
571.80
585.30

1,130
160
150
260
290
270

428.80
368.40
413.90
458.10
420.00
454.30

1,980
300
310
440
390
540

501.10
514.90
386.40
531.60
528.80
514.40

30–34
30
31
32
33
34

20,960
2,790
3,460
4,230
5,080
5,400

560.30
560.40
535.50
568.80
555.80
573.60

13,890
1,900
2,100
2,850
3,350
3,690

598.00
594.50
568.10
607.00
594.20
613.20

3,150
380
640
670
740
720

471.50
512.20
480.10
478.90
456.90
450.50

3,740
490
660
700
950
940

497.60
472.10
487.30
502.00
499.70
512.80

35–39
35
36
37
38
39

33,760
5,460
6,470
7,060
7,040
7,730

611.20
595.20
592.00
612.00
602.40
645.90

22,710
3,600
4,170
4,900
4,660
5,380

660.80
644.60
638.10
646.00
660.50
702.80

4,840
780
1,090
920
980
1,070

522.50
507.10
500.00
503.90
525.20
569.90

5,960
1,030
1,170
1,220
1,350
1,190

500.00
489.70
519.90
556.20
464.40
472.00

40–44
40
41
42
43
44

43,630
8,360
8,690
8,850
9,070
8,660

676.10
650.10
657.10
682.50
687.50
701.90

30,260
5,780
5,850
6,280
6,220
6,130

725.90
696.50
709.40
733.10
732.40
755.60

6,320
1,300
1,300
1,190
1,310
1,220

565.70
539.70
532.30
584.00
610.90
562.80

6,760
1,220
1,480
1,350
1,450
1,260

559.20
552.60
561.90
532.80
568.70
579.70

45–49
45
46
47
48
49

36,800
7,990
8,160
7,800
6,840
6,010

714.60
708.20
708.80
712.60
729.90
716.30

25,500
5,640
5,680
5,220
4,760
4,200

765.60
754.90
763.80
769.60
774.70
767.00

5,550
1,100
1,180
1,310
1,030
930

612.20
581.30
609.20
612.30
638.80
622.90

5,410
1,140
1,260
1,190
1,000
820

583.30
612.20
562.50
581.10
606.20
550.30

50–54
50
51
52
53
54

20,970
5,170
4,960
4,220
3,550
3,070

716.90
710.30
726.70
697.90
727.90
725.50

14,200
3,570
3,460
2,950
2,280
1,940

759.90
765.90
747.40
751.50
763.40
780.00

3,450
870
660
680
590
650

623.80
557.10
665.10
622.70
668.20
631.80

3,020
680
740
530
640
430

620.60
607.40
672.70
521.50
660.50
614.50

55–59
55
56
57
58
59

11,200
2,740
2,610
2,360
1,810
1,680

731.30
755.50
748.60
704.20
716.90
719.00

8,140
1,880
1,950
1,830
1,240
1,240

764.80
793.30
766.70
750.40
748.80
755.80

2,050
530
500
320
370
330

635.30
643.60
702.20
520.90
641.90
623.90

940
310
150
190
190
100

664.50
723.30
678.50
594.10
683.50
558.40

60–61
60
61

3,650
1,680
1,970

725.50
744.50
709.30

2,700
1,280
1,420

738.00
761.60
716.80

700
280
420

681.40
699.10
669.60

240
120
120

702.90
668.40
737.50

62 or older

5,600

700.50

4,010

750.90

1,190

582.00

380

547.10
(Continued)

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2004 ♦ 5.15

5.A OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Summary
Table 5.A1.5—Number and average monthly benefit for widowed mothers and fathers, by age, sex,
marital status, and race, December 2003—Continued
All races a

Age, sex, and marital status

White

Other b

Black

Number c

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

176,540
159,730
16,810

665.40
666.50
654.40

121,110
108,310
12,800

714.10
717.50
685.30

11,780

575.50

7,830

588.00

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

26,590
24,700
1,890

565.60
564.40
581.60

27,410
25,380
2,030

549.80
550.90
536.60

2,050

569.90

1,850

530.50

Number

By sex and marital status
Women
Mothers
Surviving divorced mothers
Men

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
NOTES: Race and ethnic designations are collected from the form SS-5 (Application for a Social Security Card). For dependents and survivor beneficiaries, race is
assumed to be the same as that shown on the SS-5 for the wage earner on whose earnings record the benefit is based.
. . . = not applicable.
a.
b.
c.

Includes 1,480 persons of unknown race.
Includes Asians and Pacific Islanders, American Indians and Alaska Natives, and a subset of the total number of beneficiaries of Hispanic origin. The distribution of
beneficiaries among those three groups is not available.
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.

5.16 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2004

5.A OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Summary
Table 5.A1.6—Number and average monthly benefit for nondisabled widow(er)s, by sex, age, marital status,
and race, December 2003
All races a

Age, sex, and marital status
All nondisabled widow(er)s

White

Number c

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

4,499,900

888.30

Other b

Black

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

3,909,940

910.20

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

386,790

709.70

190,980

800.90

380,760

710.10

183,540

805.60

Women
Subtotal

4,458,120

890.10

3,881,710

911.60

60–61
60
61

130,540
53,430
77,110

885.20
894.30
878.90

71,620
18,240
53,380

918.30
946.20
908.80

9,610
2,300
7,310

742.70
737.10
744.50

49,250
32,870
16,380

865.10
876.60
842.00

62–64
62
63
64

300,930
89,660
102,770
108,500

873.80
881.30
876.40
865.10

235,690
65,620
81,480
88,590

893.50
897.90
896.30
887.60

32,600
9,010
11,940
11,650

740.10
735.30
753.40
730.10

32,410
14,980
9,270
8,160

866.80
896.70
863.20
816.10

65–69
65
66
67
68
69

646,870
127,670
122,750
128,880
132,610
134,960

894.40
892.00
902.10
893.90
889.60
894.70

543,170
100,550
103,760
109,240
113,380
116,240

918.10
904.30
929.30
922.60
914.70
919.10

70,450
13,700
13,350
14,300
14,630
14,470

736.80
727.30
748.90
727.50
733.00
747.80

31,830
13,250
5,400
4,930
4,300
3,950

842.80
969.80
767.30
749.90
765.70
719.70

70–74
70
71
72
73
74

695,030
122,370
131,860
137,510
151,390
151,900

888.70
884.70
884.90
890.50
890.10
892.20

601,410
104,690
112,770
118,860
132,580
132,510

915.70
914.70
914.00
916.00
914.60
918.90

71,340
13,330
14,500
14,590
14,350
14,570

713.70
707.90
711.50
725.20
720.10
703.20

20,080
4,000
4,190
3,720
3,980
4,190

708.60
697.60
705.10
724.00
707.00
710.50

75–79
75
76
77
78
79

864,130
161,410
170,950
175,410
174,000
182,360

882.00
886.60
884.40
883.00
879.70
877.20

767,410
142,210
151,320
155,280
155,110
163,490

903.60
909.20
906.40
904.30
901.30
897.70

74,670
15,030
15,030
15,460
14,690
14,460

707.50
721.00
711.10
710.30
703.10
691.40

19,400
3,700
3,910
4,120
3,750
3,920

705.20
694.80
710.30
724.50
689.80
704.10

80–84
80
81
82
83
84

852,390
176,880
178,480
181,020
170,070
145,940

898.70
884.10
890.00
897.10
910.40
915.30

771,330
159,140
160,640
164,750
154,420
132,380

918.30
904.80
910.70
914.70
930.00
934.40

62,200
13,690
13,660
12,650
11,850
10,350

694.90
690.10
693.60
692.40
693.40
707.40

15,890
3,420
3,590
3,060
3,160
2,660

736.40
697.70
711.60
759.70
746.00
781.30

85–89
85
86
87
88
89

568,720
137,280
121,460
113,830
103,460
92,690

919.30
927.30
929.50
916.40
913.70
903.80

522,700
125,800
111,860
103,960
95,580
85,500

936.30
944.60
946.30
936.30
928.40
919.40

35,050
8,650
7,340
7,660
6,000
5,400

697.40
705.00
709.00
685.40
706.70
676.20

9,110
2,330
1,900
1,970
1,510
1,400

750.70
765.10
746.80
735.90
766.70
735.80

90–94
95 or older

295,360
104,150

872.30
812.90

272,950
95,430

888.60
830.40

17,700
7,140

647.40
607.20

4,140
1,430

715.90
646.70

4,137,320
320,800

888.90
905.50

3,621,600
260,110

703.90
767.80

160,330
23,210

790.60
909.20

By age

By marital status
Widows
Surviving divorced wives (nondisabled)

910.70
924.70

343,970
36,790

(Continued)

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2004 ♦ 5.17

5.A OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Summary
Table 5.A1.6—Number and average monthly benefit for nondisabled widow(er)s, by sex, age, marital status,
and race, December 2003—Continued
All races a

Age, sex, and marital status

White

Other b

Black

Number c

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

41,780

701.10

28,230

709.60

8,700
12,010
7,640
4,090
3,490
2,490
1,680
1,680

669.90
788.80
778.00
661.90
636.20
556.70
534.90
496.70

4,570
8,490
5,380
2,760
2,500
1,850
1,280
1,400

6,030

683.00

7,440

684.60

676.60
785.50
783.90
705.80
666.00
564.30
541.30
503.40

680
1,570
1,410
860
660
420
210
220

699.00
788.50
758.90
595.80
559.00
555.40
578.20
450.90

3,450
1,950
830
440
330
220
180
40

655.20
803.30
774.90
526.60
565.00
495.30
408.90
561.80

Men
Subtotal
60–61
62–64
65–69
70–74
75–79
80–84
85–89
90 or older

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
NOTE: Race and ethnic designations are collected from the form SS-5 (Application for a Social Security Card). For dependents and survivor beneficiaries, race is
assumed to be the same as that shown on the SS-5 for the wage earner on whose earnings record the benefit is based.
a.
b.
c.

Includes 12,190 persons of unknown race.
Includes Asians and Pacific Islanders, American Indians and Alaska Natives, and a subset of the total number of beneficiaries of Hispanic origin. The distribution of
beneficiaries among those three groups is not available.
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.

5.18 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2004

5.A OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Summary
Table 5.A1.7—Number and average monthly benefit for disabled widow(er)s, by age, sex, marital status,
and race, December 2003
All races a

Age, sex, and marital status
All disabled widow(er)s

White

Number c

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

207,630

562.30

Other b

Black

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

143,390

577.80

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

39,080

499.70

24,520

571.60

By age
50–54
50
51
52
53
54

26,820
2,320
4,020
5,230
6,650
8,600

576.10
562.70
607.90
572.90
575.80
566.90

15,380
750
2,070
3,170
3,930
5,460

587.20
538.50
599.00
599.30
591.60
579.20

5,510
420
870
1,080
1,460
1,680

516.40
484.60
548.00
491.80
522.40
518.50

5,820
1,140
1,080
960
1,240
1,400

605.40
611.80
673.40
581.60
587.30
580.20

55–59
55
56
57
58
59

77,480
10,610
14,550
15,620
16,580
20,120

567.30
569.70
572.90
560.10
570.20
565.10

51,660
6,820
9,440
10,720
11,080
13,600

579.30
575.90
589.30
567.30
588.40
576.10

13,540
2,180
2,590
2,510
2,800
3,460

504.70
532.80
479.80
513.90
499.00
503.70

12,110
1,610
2,460
2,330
2,690
3,020

586.10
593.60
607.40
576.50
571.70
584.90

60–64
60
61
62
63
64

103,330
22,020
22,140
20,900
19,470
18,800

555.00
555.80
553.80
557.10
555.80
552.30

76,350
15,750
16,540
15,570
14,370
14,120

575.00
568.90
572.50
584.50
574.50
574.50

20,030
3,760
4,400
4,300
3,850
3,720

491.70
512.50
492.20
474.50
495.00
486.30

6,590
2,460
1,090
1,000
1,150
890

515.00
537.70
516.10
485.70
514.00
484.90

By sex and marital status
Women
Widows
Surviving divorced wives
Men

201,390
172,760
28,630

567.40
566.70
571.30

139,530
119,210
20,320

583.30
584.40
576.90

37,730
32,900
4,830

502.20
496.80
539.00

23,510
20,130
3,380

578.00
577.30
582.10

6,240

397.90

3,860

381.80

1,350

429.60

1,010

421.00

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
NOTE: Race and ethnic designations are collected from the form SS-5 (Application for a Social Security Card). For dependents and survivor beneficiaries, race is
assumed to be the same as that shown on the SS-5 for the wage earner on whose earnings record the benefit is based.
a.
b.
c.

Includes 640 persons of unknown race.
Includes Asians and Pacific Islanders, American Indians and Alaska Natives, and a subset of the total number of beneficiaries of Hispanic origin. The distribution of
beneficiaries among those three groups is not available.
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, 2004 ♦ 5.19

5.A OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Summary
Table 5.A1.8—Number and average monthly benefit for parents, by age, sex, and race, December 2003
All races a

Age and sex
All parents

White

Number c

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

2,190

803.10

Other b

Black

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

1,190

830.40

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

240

827.50

710

761.20

10
20
30
30
30
50
70

1,113.00
850.80
1,164.90
1,043.40
817.90
760.70
594.90

20
70
160
170
90
170
30

981.50
725.90
817.90
720.20
678.50
790.60
709.30

220
20

848.00
602.50

530
180

787.40
684.20

By age
62–64
65–69
70–74
75–79
80–84
85–89
90 or older

30
150
330
400
440
430
410

1,025.30
826.40
896.70
821.40
747.10
872.10
672.90

0
50
140
180
310
210
300

...
1,001.50
929.30
867.30
768.90
964.60
703.00
By sex

Women
Men

1,890
300

818.10
708.90

1,090
100

835.50
774.50

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
NOTES: Race and ethnic designations are collected from the form SS-5 (Application for a Social Security Card). For dependents and survivor beneficiaries, race is
assumed to be the same as that shown on the SS-5 for the wage earner on whose earnings record the benefit is based.
. . . = not applicable.
a.
b.
c.

Includes 50 persons of unknown race.
Includes Asians and Pacific Islanders, American Indians and Alaska Natives, and a subset of the total number of beneficiaries of Hispanic origin. The distribution of
beneficiaries among those three groups is not available.
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.

5.20 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2004

5.A OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Summary
Table 5.A3—Number and average monthly benefit, with reduction for early retirement, by type of benefit,
sex, age, and race, December 2003
All races a

White

Other b

Black

Age and type of benefit

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Total

21,247,240

857.60

18,986,490

871.70

1,621,080

755.60

600,490

695.10

62–64
62
63
64

2,587,310
708,390
906,650
972,270

858.60
847.60
860.60
864.80

2,242,920
613,470
786,430
843,020

874.10
862.70
875.60
881.00

228,450
59,700
81,090
87,660

797.30
796.90
799.70
795.40

115,910
35,220
39,120
41,570

680.00
670.80
685.40
682.70

65–69
65
66
67
68
69

5,518,840
1,242,370
1,169,680
1,096,470
1,037,070
973,250

871.90
911.40
899.80
864.30
842.30
828.10

4,841,580
1,084,660
1,022,150
962,440
912,900
859,430

888.40
929.50
917.40
880.20
857.90
843.40

467,500
104,850
100,370
91,500
89,080
81,700

783.20
825.20
811.10
781.70
745.70
737.40

208,920
52,820
47,140
42,410
34,870
31,680

690.20
711.10
708.80
680.10
682.80
649.30

70–74
70
71
72
73
74

4,465,820
906,340
922,980
900,490
897,790
838,220

837.00
832.80
848.20
836.50
834.00
832.80

3,990,390
800,890
817,770
807,140
809,340
755,250

850.80
847.80
862.70
850.40
846.60
845.80

346,240
75,710
77,590
67,270
64,320
61,350

737.30
735.90
751.30
737.10
733.10
725.90

122,270
29,100
26,880
24,750
22,620
18,920

676.30
673.60
692.30
664.10
675.40
674.60

75–79
75
76
77
78
79

3,843,770
833,440
818,700
758,340
737,610
695,680

848.20
846.40
851.40
842.90
857.60
842.30

3,489,350
753,720
740,680
689,770
670,490
634,690

860.70
859.10
864.60
855.00
869.90
854.30

265,280
59,390
58,020
51,680
50,440
45,750

730.90
736.50
733.40
726.50
735.40
720.60

75,590
17,250
17,150
14,270
14,210
12,710

704.00
696.30
698.10
700.50
726.70
701.00

80–84
80
81
82
83
84

2,691,120
637,940
590,760
562,130
485,690
414,600

841.70
838.10
840.20
838.60
840.40
855.20

2,463,820
583,290
539,360
516,110
445,620
379,440

853.20
849.70
851.20
849.90
851.70
867.40

171,010
40,420
38,390
34,710
30,480
27,010

713.20
712.20
722.30
705.20
711.50
713.80

45,830
12,080
10,440
9,240
7,710
6,360

717.90
709.80
719.20
717.50
714.50
735.50

85–89
85
86
87
88
89

1,446,090
386,100
329,260
284,590
241,890
204,250

918.20
893.40
920.10
947.50
929.90
907.30

1,330,540
356,080
303,450
260,920
223,390
186,700

930.20
904.40
931.50
960.80
941.80
920.90

88,330
22,620
19,400
18,780
13,840
13,690

765.10
751.30
767.80
790.60
770.20
743.90

21,590
5,710
5,050
3,850
3,740
3,240

815.20
776.20
834.00
836.30
827.50
815.10

562,540
131,750

873.30
807.60

511,350
116,540

887.30
828.10

41,170
13,100

718.50
636.20

8,590
1,790

784.90
696.10

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Retired workers

90–94
95 or older

Men
10,540,940

957.70

9,438,360

976.20

769,360

820.40

317,730

748.70

62–64
62
63
64

Subtotal

1,331,110
359,570
468,100
503,440

1,022.50
1,018.50
1,024.20
1,023.90

1,150,820
310,740
404,470
435,610

1,051.90
1,047.70
1,053.40
1,053.40

119,510
31,730
42,140
45,640

872.90
871.70
876.90
869.90

60,760
17,100
21,480
22,180

762.00
760.70
763.30
761.70

65–69
65
66
67
68
69

2,928,080
656,960
620,770
582,490
550,310
517,550

1,009.90
1,068.40
1,048.20
998.20
968.70
946.80

2,569,240
573,390
542,190
510,200
485,560
457,900

1,036.10
1,098.60
1,077.10
1,024.20
992.00
969.60

241,930
53,940
52,480
48,160
45,350
42,000

857.90
906.30
890.80
855.00
817.30
801.70

116,310
29,600
26,090
24,030
19,220
17,370

748.60
780.10
765.00
735.00
739.80
699.10

70–74
70
71
72
73
74

2,374,040
482,190
490,410
480,160
479,320
441,960

941.00
945.20
962.30
939.10
931.60
925.40

2,131,900
427,480
436,540
432,510
434,390
400,980

959.40
967.00
982.30
957.10
948.00
941.10

173,700
38,560
39,290
33,630
32,250
29,970

798.50
796.40
817.10
797.50
791.20
785.80

64,790
15,730
14,170
13,230
11,820
9,840

729.80
723.20
756.10
723.70
720.90
721.30
(Continued)

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2004 ♦ 5.21

5.A OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Summary
Table 5.A3—Number and average monthly benefit, with reduction for early retirement, by type of benefit,
sex, age, and race, December 2003—Continued
All races a

White

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

75–79
75
76
77
78
79

1,928,910
433,240
417,460
380,040
362,900
335,270

929.00
939.20
941.40
920.20
934.60
904.50

1,761,960
394,330
380,160
347,940
332,010
307,520

80–84
80
81
82
83
84

1,232,390
304,800
278,400
256,250
215,800
177,140

863.00
883.80
872.60
857.70
836.90
851.40

85–89
85
86
87
88
89

550,190
159,430
129,330
106,390
86,140
68,900

90–94
95 or older

168,500
27,720

Age and type of benefit

Other b

Black

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

943.70
954.70
957.70
934.60
948.40
917.30

123,180
28,940
27,210
23,840
22,930
20,260

783.10
792.90
789.10
770.30
787.80
771.00

38,550
8,910
8,800
7,320
6,950
6,570

743.00
743.80
727.10
736.30
776.20
735.60

1,135,730
280,490
255,550
236,870
199,310
163,510

873.80
895.30
884.60
868.30
847.00
860.60

70,050
17,240
16,710
14,170
11,910
10,020

736.50
754.00
745.90
724.30
712.90
736.00

22,780
6,240
5,150
4,470
3,880
3,040

729.80
736.20
721.20
734.50
712.50
746.20

940.90
906.50
943.50
982.80
962.70
924.00

510,300
148,280
120,390
98,490
80,160
62,980

950.10
915.20
952.10
993.10
972.30
933.20

28,440
8,020
6,290
5,890
4,110
4,130

818.40
793.10
813.90
850.30
826.00
821.60

9,590
2,590
2,230
1,670
1,560
1,540

829.20
768.60
849.10
867.50
850.80
839.20

878.20
784.50

154,070
24,340

887.30
799.60

10,070
2,480

761.80
649.60

4,080
870

822.20
742.60

Men (cont.)

Women
10,706,300

759.10

9,548,130

768.30

851,720

697.10

282,760

634.90

62–64
62
63
64

Subtotal

1,256,200
348,820
438,550
468,830

684.90
671.50
686.00
693.90

1,092,100
302,730
381,960
407,410

686.80
672.80
687.40
696.60

108,940
27,970
38,950
42,020

714.40
712.10
716.10
714.40

55,150
18,120
17,640
19,390

589.70
586.00
590.50
592.40

65–69
65
66
67
68
69

2,590,760
585,410
548,910
513,980
486,760
455,700

716.00
735.30
732.00
712.40
699.40
693.40

2,272,340
511,270
479,960
452,240
427,340
401,530

721.30
740.00
736.90
717.80
705.50
699.60

225,570
50,910
47,890
43,340
43,730
39,700

703.00
739.30
723.70
700.30
671.40
669.40

92,610
23,220
21,050
18,380
15,650
14,310

616.80
623.00
639.10
608.30
612.80
588.90

70–74
70
71
72
73
74

2,091,780
424,150
432,570
420,330
418,470
396,260

718.90
705.00
718.90
719.40
722.20
729.40

1,858,490
373,410
381,230
374,630
374,950
354,270

726.20
711.50
725.80
727.20
729.20
737.80

172,540
37,150
38,300
33,640
32,070
31,380

675.70
673.20
683.80
676.70
674.70
668.70

57,480
13,370
12,710
11,520
10,800
9,080

616.00
615.30
621.30
595.60
625.60
624.00

75–79
75
76
77
78
79

1,914,860
400,200
401,240
378,300
374,710
360,410

766.80
746.00
757.70
765.30
783.00
784.60

1,727,390
359,390
360,520
341,830
338,480
327,170

776.00
754.10
766.40
773.90
793.00
795.10

142,100
30,450
30,810
27,840
27,510
25,490

685.70
683.00
684.20
689.00
691.80
680.50

37,040
8,340
8,350
6,950
7,260
6,140

663.40
645.60
667.60
662.90
679.20
664.00

80–84
80
81
82
83
84

1,458,730
333,140
312,360
305,880
269,890
237,460

823.80
796.40
811.30
822.60
843.30
858.10

1,328,090
302,800
283,810
279,240
246,310
215,930

835.50
807.40
821.20
834.30
855.50
872.60

100,960
23,180
21,680
20,540
18,570
16,990

697.00
681.20
704.10
692.10
710.70
700.70

23,050
5,840
5,290
4,770
3,830
3,320

706.10
681.60
717.30
701.60
716.50
725.80

85–89
85
86
87
88
89

895,900
226,670
199,930
178,200
155,750
135,350

904.30
884.20
905.00
926.50
911.80
898.80

820,240
207,800
183,060
162,430
143,230
123,720

917.80
896.60
917.90
941.20
924.80
914.70

59,890
14,600
13,110
12,890
9,730
9,560

739.70
728.30
745.70
763.30
746.60
710.30

12,000
3,120
2,820
2,180
2,180
1,700

804.00
782.60
822.10
812.40
810.90
793.40
(Continued)

5.22 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2004

5.A OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Summary
Table 5.A3—Number and average monthly benefit, with reduction for early retirement, by type of benefit,
sex, age, and race, December 2003—Continued
All races a

Age and type of benefit

Number

White
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Other b

Black
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

31,100
10,620

704.40
633.10

4,510
920

751.30
652.20

Women (cont.)
90–94
95 or older

394,040
104,030

871.20
813.70

357,280
92,200

887.30
835.60

41,810

1,054.30

33,320

1,093.60

5,790

954.20

2,700

784.10

4,320
13,140
19,290
5,060

1,118.10
1,084.70
1,036.00
990.90

3,280
10,560
15,430
4,050

1,159.80
1,126.90
1,072.00
1,036.00

680
1,690
2,650
770

1,040.80
964.00
942.90
894.90

360
890
1,210
240

884.40
813.00
781.90
537.20

26,850

1,204.50

21,770

1,251.40

3,290

1,088.50

1,790

846.70

2,890
8,510
12,290
3,160

1,257.60
1,232.90
1,189.50
1,137.50

2,210
6,950
9,990
2,620

1,318.60
1,285.40
1,230.50
1,184.30

410
950
1,520
410

1,160.90
1,082.30
1,092.50
1,015.70

270
610
780
130

905.20
870.00
853.00
578.10

Disabled workers
Total
62
63
64
65

Men
Subtotal
62
63
64
65

Women
Subtotal
62
63
64
65

14,960

784.90

11,550

796.30

2,500

777.40

910

660.80

1,430
4,630
7,000
1,900

836.30
812.10
766.70
747.00

1,070
3,610
5,440
1,430

831.90
821.70
780.90
764.20

270
740
1,130
360

858.60
812.00
741.70
757.40

90
280
430
110

822.10
688.70
652.90
488.90

91,150

365.00

73,950

321.60

Spouses
Total

2,134,430

442.30

1,964,310

450.60
Wives

Subtotal

2,123,240

443.40

1,956,560

451.40

89,610

367.00

72,060

324.20

By age
62–64
62
63
64

289,530
74,260
100,420
114,850

419.40
409.60
417.50
427.40

258,320
66,470
89,400
102,450

431.40
419.80
430.00
440.20

14,880
3,920
4,940
6,020

342.30
346.30
342.50
339.60

16,110
3,850
6,000
6,260

299.40
298.70
294.10
304.90

65–69
65
66
67
68
69

600,210
129,550
121,330
119,130
117,420
112,780

454.30
454.90
459.50
457.20
453.10
446.20

541,240
115,590
108,830
107,590
106,330
102,900

465.40
467.10
472.00
468.60
463.60
454.80

30,440
6,680
6,450
5,670
6,000
5,640

377.70
389.20
383.70
372.50
365.10
376.10

27,600
7,170
5,920
5,710
4,870
3,930

325.50
321.00
315.00
331.40
336.60
327.30

70–74
70
71
72
73
74

533,410
106,970
109,760
108,760
108,250
99,670

447.00
446.60
447.60
449.10
446.90
444.60

494,910
98,210
101,580
101,570
100,700
92,850

454.40
456.00
455.30
455.70
452.90
451.70

21,980
4,640
4,850
4,040
4,550
3,900

370.20
353.40
364.20
385.70
385.00
364.10

15,160
3,910
3,020
2,870
2,740
2,620

325.80
325.00
331.20
313.70
332.20
327.60

75–79
75
76
77
78
79

408,070
96,130
91,430
79,890
74,010
66,610

440.30
445.30
446.00
438.20
437.80
430.30

383,990
89,930
86,450
74,880
69,720
63,010

445.20
450.90
450.70
444.20
442.10
434.00

14,340
3,690
3,050
2,950
2,480
2,170

368.80
372.40
377.10
355.30
368.60
370.00

8,320
2,110
1,650
1,820
1,550
1,190

345.50
341.70
340.60
336.10
365.20
347.50

80–84
85–89
90–94
95 or older

217,030
63,990
10,300
700

439.50
456.40
420.50
410.80

206,380
61,290
9,810
620

443.40
460.20
423.80
411.10

5,910
1,580
400
80

358.80
363.90
350.70
408.50

3,860
920
90
0

354.40
369.60
372.20
...
(Continued)

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2004 ♦ 5.23

5.A OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Summary
Table 5.A3—Number and average monthly benefit, with reduction for early retirement, by type of benefit,
sex, age, and race, December 2003—Continued
All races a

Age and type of benefit

Number

White
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Other b

Black
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

85,720
3,890

371.10
275.40

69,140
2,920

325.60
291.50

1,540

250.50

1,890

223.10

Wives (cont.)
By type of benefit
Wives of retired workers
Wives of disabled workers

2,077,490
45,750

446.90
281.80

1,917,690
38,870

454.90
281.80

11,190

239.10

7,750

240.80

2,620,080

815.90

2,207,640

833.90

264,980

676.30

141,580

798.20

60–64
60
61
62
63
64

454,170
56,890
82,350
93,790
107,120
114,020

868.70
880.80
865.50
876.90
873.40
853.80

321,870
19,400
56,790
68,280
84,660
92,740

890.70
928.70
895.30
892.80
892.90
876.40

44,820
2,510
7,780
9,440
12,630
12,460

738.50
733.90
741.80
737.30
755.00
721.70

87,180
34,960
17,740
16,020
9,750
8,710

855.10
864.80
824.90
891.60
861.10
804.10

65–69
65
66
67
68
69

545,920
116,910
108,810
109,900
107,480
102,820

867.50
882.40
880.20
867.60
855.10
850.10

459,880
94,090
92,140
93,520
92,020
88,110

890.60
897.80
906.90
894.90
879.10
873.40

61,480
12,730
12,460
12,310
12,220
11,760

722.70
732.90
739.60
710.20
713.20
716.70

23,380
9,940
4,010
3,710
3,030
2,690

800.00
928.10
716.70
709.90
706.50
679.90

70–74
70
71
72
73
74

465,970
90,120
92,090
92,240
97,490
94,030

832.90
843.00
836.00
833.20
829.80
822.90

400,930
77,090
78,630
79,250
84,840
81,120

857.60
869.80
862.60
857.20
851.80
847.60

51,990
10,360
10,640
10,480
10,160
10,350

681.30
688.30
681.50
684.80
685.70
666.50

11,550
2,430
2,530
2,270
2,150
2,170

664.00
659.20
666.40
688.00
663.90
641.60

75–79
75
76
77
78
79

472,620
95,690
97,590
96,390
91,500
91,450

797.90
815.60
807.40
796.50
790.50
778.00

414,620
83,530
85,440
84,090
80,700
80,860

818.10
836.80
828.40
816.30
809.50
798.40

47,500
10,010
9,940
10,080
8,890
8,580

651.60
677.30
656.80
653.90
647.40
617.40

9,140
1,870
1,930
1,880
1,670
1,790

649.10
625.60
664.00
682.10
641.50
630.20

80–84
85–89
90–94
95 or older

376,490
192,430
84,760
27,720

766.20
721.50
685.60
681.30

335,310
173,760
76,330
24,940

784.30
736.20
700.10
695.70

34,170
15,440
7,170
2,410

616.20
578.10
552.80
556.70

5,970
2,870
1,150
340

608.10
592.90
554.80
531.20

Husbands
Subtotal

Nondisabled widow(er)s
Total

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
NOTE: Race and ethnic designations are collected from the form SS-5 (Application for a Social Security Card). For dependents and survivor beneficiaries, race is
assumed to be the same as that shown on the SS-5 for the wage earner on whose earnings record the benefit is based.
a.
b.

Includes 39,180 persons of unknown race.
Includes Asians and Pacific Islanders, American Indians and Alaska Natives, and a subset of the total number of beneficiaries of Hispanic origin. The distribution of
beneficiaries among those three groups is not available.

CONTACT: Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163 or Joseph Bondar (410) 965-0162.

5.24 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2004

5.A OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Summary
Table 5.A4—Number and total monthly benefits, by trust fund and type of benefit, December 1940–2003,
selected years
OASDI
Year

Total

OASI
trust fund

DI
trust fund

Retired
workers

Disabled
workers

Wives
and
husbands

Children

Widowed
mothers
and
fathers

Widow(er)s

Special
age-72
Parents beneficiaries

Number
1940
1945
1950
1955
1957
1960

222,488
1,288,107
3,477,243
7,960,616
11,128,897
14,844,589

222,488
1,288,107
3,477,243
7,960,616
10,979,047
14,157,138

...
...
...
...
149,850
687,451

112,331
518,234
1,770,984
4,473,971
6,197,532
8,061,469

...
...
...
...
149,850
455,371

29,749
159,168
508,350
1,191,963
1,827,048
2,345,983

54,648
390,134
699,703
1,276,240
1,502,077
2,000,451

20,499
120,581
169,438
291,916
328,309
401,358

4,437
93,781
314,189
701,360
1,095,137
1,543,843

824
6,209
14,579
25,166
28,944
36,114

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

1965
1966
1970
1975
1980
1985

20,866,767
22,767,252
26,228,629
32,084,511
35,584,955
37,058,317

19,127,716
20,796,930
23,563,634
27,732,311
30,906,511
33,151,003

1,739,051
1,970,322
2,664,995
4,352,200
4,678,444
3,907,314

11,100,584
11,658,443
13,349,175
16,588,001
19,562,085
22,431,930

988,074
1,097,190
1,492,948
2,488,774
2,858,680
2,656,638

2,806,912
2,860,026
2,951,552
3,320,310
3,477,427
3,374,599

3,092,659
3,392,970
4,122,305
4,972,008
4,606,517
3,319,490

471,816
487,755
523,136
581,845
562,316
371,659

2,371,433
2,602,015
3,227,160
3,888,705
4,410,515
4,862,805

35,289
34,540
28,729
21,444
14,779
9,541

...
634,313
533,624
223,424
92,636
31,655

1990
1991
1992
1993
1994

39,832,125
40,592,173
41,507,188
42,245,719
42,883,470

35,566,144
36,079,133
36,617,492
36,992,153
37,299,951

4,265,981
4,513,040
4,889,696
5,253,566
5,583,519

24,838,100
25,288,719
25,757,727
26,104,305
26,407,756

3,011,294
3,194,938
3,467,783
3,725,966
3,962,954

3,366,975
3,370,454
3,382,189
3,367,206
3,337,484

3,187,010
3,268,252
3,391,173
3,527,483
3,653,887

303,923
300,661
294,176
289,350
283,072

5,111,482
5,158,383
5,205,375
5,224,279
5,232,379

5,908
5,467
5,083
4,673
4,318

7,433
5,299
3,682
2,457
1,620

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999

43,387,259
43,736,836
43,971,086
44,245,731
44,595,624

37,529,603
37,664,802
37,818,047
37,911,161
38,071,894

5,857,656
6,072,034
6,153,039
6,334,570
6,523,730

26,672,806
26,898,072
27,274,572
27,510,535
27,774,677

4,185,263
4,385,623
4,508,134
4,698,319
4,879,455

3,289,551
3,194,080
3,129,129
3,054,073
2,987,307

3,734,097
3,802,791
3,771,774
3,768,928
3,794,795

275,020
242,135
230,222
220,610
212,401

5,225,519
5,209,812
5,053,442
4,989,855
4,943,915

3,976
3,670
3,419
3,186
2,931

1,027
653
394
225
143

2000
2001
2002
2003

45,414,794
45,877,506
46,444,317
47,038,486

38,741,432
38,964,263
39,233,049
39,443,034

6,673,362
6,913,243
7,221,268
7,595,452

28,498,945
28,836,774
29,190,137
29,531,611

5,042,334
5,274,183
5,543,981
5,873,673

2,963,326
2,898,861
2,832,767
2,772,577

3,802,863
3,839,381
3,910,256
3,960,909

203,052
197,375
194,117
190,252

4,901,437
4,828,327
4,770,638
4,707,215

2,748
2,564
2,400
2,238

89
41
21
21

1940
1945
1950
1955
1957
1960

4,070
23,801
126,857
411,613
605,455
936,321

4,070
23,801
126,857
411,613
594,552
888,320

...
...
...
...
10,904
48,000

2,539
12,538
77,678
276,942
400,250
596,849

...
...
...
...
10,904
40,668

361
2,040
11,995
39,416
62,802
90,503

668
4,858
19,366
46,444
57,952
93,275

402
2,391
5,801
13,403
16,102
23,795

90
1,893
11,481
34,152
55,944
89,054

11
81
535
1,256
1,501
2,178

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

1965
1966
1970
1975
1980
1985

1,516,802
1,638,548
2,628,326
5,727,758
10,682,791
15,901,579

1,395,817
1,502,863
2,385,926
5,047,656
9,422,206
14,441,682

120,986
135,685
242,400
680,102
1,260,585
1,459,896

931,532
983,338
1,576,551
3,436,752
6,678,216
10,736,304

96,599
107,627
196,010
562,180
1,059,792
1,285,375

120,796
123,262
175,323
332,159
569,528
796,351

159,428
175,100
279,845
544,048
864,242
858,006

30,882
31,983
45,258
85,676
138,426
123,557

174,883
192,821
328,245
747,903
1,358,836
2,094,003

2,683
2,642
2,965
3,685
4,080
3,609

...
21,777
24,128
15,354
9,672
4,373

1990
1991
1992
1993
1994

21,686,763
23,076,535
24,442,156
25,662,445
26,936,223

19,716,655
20,912,298
22,033,164
23,011,870
24,032,186

1,970,108
2,164,237
2,408,992
2,650,575
2,904,037

14,966,531
15,914,665
16,810,432
17,595,964
18,415,099

1,768,313
1,946,823
2,171,080
2,390,829
2,620,982

1,004,852
1,049,463
1,089,504
1,117,643
1,144,466

991,628
1,045,006
1,100,812
1,160,403
1,226,468

124,340
127,510
128,748
129,752
131,463

2,827,012
2,989,385
3,138,250
3,264,849
3,394,982

2,849
2,767
2,676
2,557
2,459

1,238
915
655
448
303

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999

28,148,078
29,426,079
30,463,716
31,298,873
32,578,327

24,993,131
26,017,474
26,884,933
27,519,891
28,548,030

3,154,947
3,408,605
3,578,782
3,778,982
4,030,297

19,199,157
20,038,023
20,864,462
21,449,654
22,339,070

2,853,365
3,087,223
3,252,919
3,444,259
3,679,691

1,164,029
1,177,458
1,185,143
1,179,882
1,188,814

1,283,288
1,356,685
1,389,552
1,417,362
1,473,988

131,430
124,678
122,488
120,247
120,157

3,514,262
3,639,632
3,646,898
3,685,349
3,774,601

2,349
2,252
2,173
2,074
1,975

197
129
79
46
30

2000
2001
2002
2003

34,848,920
36,504,206
37,854,453
39,541,528

30,517,277
31,823,443
32,823,008
34,048,860

4,331,642
4,680,763
5,031,445
5,492,667

24,066,918
25,215,898
26,125,090
27,230,634

3,965,304
4,295,600
4,625,445
5,060,493

1,233,598
1,246,333
1,242,317
1,247,504

1,547,808
1,624,285
1,692,471
1,763,910

120,812
122,526
124,267
126,278

3,912,527
3,997,687
4,043,051
4,110,963

1,934
1,868
1,806
1,744

19
9
5
3

Total monthly benefits (thousands of 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.

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2004 ♦ 5.25

5.A OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Summary
Table 5.A5—Number and average age, by type of
benefit, December 2003
Type of benefit
Total, OASDI
OASI
Retired workers
Spouses of retired workers
Children of retired workers
Under age 18
Disabled adult children
Students, aged 18–19
Children of deceased workers
Under age 18
Disabled adult children
Students, aged 18–19
Nondisabled widow(er)s
Widowed mothers and fathers
Disabled widow(er)s
Parents of deceased workers
DI
Disabled workers
Spouses of disabled workers
Children of disabled workers
Under age 18
Disabled adult children
Students, aged 18–19

Table 5.A6—Number and average monthly benefit,
by age, sex, type of benefit, and race,
December 2003

Number a
(thousands)

Average
age

47,053

66

39,455
29,548
2,622
480
273
193
14
1,907
1,340
501
66
4,500
188
208
2

71
74
72
24
13
40
18
22
12
47
18
77
43
59
82

7,598
5,867
152
1,579
1,468
63
48

43
51
50
12
12
27
18

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent
sample.
a.

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.

Type of benefit

All races a

White

Black

Other b

Number c (thousands)
Total, OASDI

47,053

39,644

4,837

2,429

By age and sex
Adults
Men
Women
Children
Under age 18
Disabled adult children
Students, aged 18–19
Retired workers and their
spouses and children
Retired workers
Spouses
Children
Disabled workers and their
spouses and children
Disabled workers
Spouses
Children
Survivors of deceased
workers
Nondisabled widow(er)s
Disabled widow(er)s
Widowed mothers and
fathers
Children
Parents

43,087
18,580
24,507

37,026
15,972
21,054

3,995
1,676
2,319

1,947
883
1,064

3,966
3,081
757
128

2,619
1,946
588
85

842
681
133
28

482
435
34
14

32,650
29,548
2,622
480

28,858
26,129
2,379
350

2,626
2,406
124
97

1,095
950
112
33

7,598
5,867
152
1,579

5,368
4,220
114
1,034

1,337
992
18
327

849
621
19
209

6,805
4,500
208

5,418
3,910
143

873
387
39

486
191
25

188
1,907
2

129
1,234
1

29
418
0

29
240
1

Average monthly benefit (dollars)
Retired workers
Men
Women

922.10
1,038.90
797.50

939.40
1,061.70
807.70

802.60
878.10
734.30

752.10
809.40
679.10

Disabled workers
Men
Women

861.70
965.90
734.40

890.40
1,007.30
742.60

800.20
859.40
735.50

767.60
844.80
679.90

Widowed mothers and
fathers

659.70

706.50

565.90

548.60

Nondisabled widow(er)s

888.30

910.20

709.70

800.90

Surviving children

602.70

650.50

505.20

527.80

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent
sample.
NOTE: Race and ethnic designations are collected from the form SS-5 (Application for a Social Security Card). For dependents and survivor beneficiaries, race
is assumed to be the same as that shown on the SS-5 for the wage earner on
whose earnings record the benefit is based.
a.
b.

c.

Includes 142,690 persons of unknown race. In years prior to 1993, persons of
unknown race were included with White.
Includes Asians and Pacific Islanders, American Indians and Alaska Natives,
and a subset of the total number of beneficiaries of Hispanic origin. The distribution of beneficiaries among those three groups is not available.
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.

5.26 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2004

5.A OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Summary
Table 5.A7—Number and average monthly benefit for women, by type of benefit, basis of entitlement, and race,
December 2003
All races a

White

Number
(thousands)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number
(thousands)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

24,505

766.30

21,053

778.90

16,935
14,294
3,587
10,706
2,642

787.60
797.50
912.00
759.10
734.40

14,442
12,578
3,029
9,548
1,864

799.30
807.70
932.00
768.30
742.60

Wives of retired and disabled workers
Entitlement based on care of children
Husband retired
Husband disabled
Entitlement based on age
Husband retired
Full benefit
Reduced benefit
Husband disabled

2,734
147
52
95
2,587
2,535
456
2,080
52

453.10
251.00
378.40
182.10
464.60
468.10
565.30
446.80
292.50

2,468
108
41
67
2,361
2,317
397
1,920
44

Widows
Entitlement based on care of children
Nondisabled, aged 60 or older
Disabled, aged 50–64

4,836
177
4,458
201

868.40
665.40
890.10
567.40

4,142
121
3,882
140

Type of benefit and basis of entitlement

Other b

Black
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number
(thousands)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

2,318

702.80

1,064

653.60

1,736
1,263
411
852
473

734.60
734.30
811.40
697.10
735.50

709
418
135
283
291

679.40
679.10
771.60
634.90
679.80

465.40
269.80
398.50
192.10
474.30
477.70
588.60
454.80
292.80

137
19
6
13
118
114
28
86
5

362.60
219.80
339.10
163.90
385.70
389.70
448.10
371.00
288.90

121
19
5
15
102
98
29
69
3

309.60
179.40
260.40
152.90
334.30
335.60
360.00
325.50
294.90

894.80
714.10
911.60
583.30

445
27
381
38

683.80
565.60
710.10
502.20

234
27
184
24

752.90
549.80
805.60
578.00

Number
(thousands)

All women
Total c
Workers
Retired
Full benefit
Reduced benefit
Disabled

Women aged 65 or older
c

19,378

785.50

17,174

797.10

1,599

707.60

551

650.00

Entitled as worker
Worker only
Dually entitled
Wife’s benefit
Widow’s benefit

13,057
7,329
5,728
2,285
3,443

808.20
777.70
847.10
551.30
1,043.40

11,500
6,216
5,283
2,161
3,123

819.10
792.20
850.80
553.90
1,056.20

1,157
820
337
79
258

736.10
706.20
808.70
496.20
904.70

364
275
90
40
50

692.40
669.70
762.10
519.10
955.20

6,322
2,295
4,027

738.60
470.40
891.50

5,674
2,100
3,574

752.40
479.70
912.70

442
103
339

633.00
392.20
706.30

187
85
102

567.50
340.90
757.40

Total

Entitled as wife or widow only
Wife’s benefit
Widow’s benefit

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
NOTE: Race and ethnic designations are collected from the form SS-5 (Application for a Social Security Card). For dependents and survivor beneficiaries, race is
assumed to be the same as that shown on the SS-5 for the wage earner on whose earnings record the benefit is based.
a.
b.
c.

Includes 70,000 persons of unknown race. In years prior to 1993, persons of unknown race were included with White.
Includes Asians and Pacific Islanders, American Indians and Alaska Natives, and a subset of the total number of beneficiaries of Hispanic origin. The distribution of
beneficiaries among those three groups is not available.
Excludes parents, special age-72 beneficiaries, and disabled adult children receiving benefits because of a childhood disability.

CONTACT: Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163 or Joseph Bondar (410) 965-0162.

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2004 ♦ 5.27

5.A OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Summary
Table 5.A8—Number, average primary insurance amount, and average monthly benefit for persons with
benefits based on special minimum primary insurance amount, by type of benefit and sex, December 2003
Type of benefit and sex
All beneficiaries

Number

Average primary insurance amount
(dollars)

Average monthly benefit
(dollars)

549.30

647.44

546.36
526.18
552.02
529.44
542.61

674.99
466.45
733.40
215.19
219.73

534.16
638.70

532.11
319.00

595.31
594.11
582.73
600.21

501.53
375.03
388.65
427.95

120,384
Retirement benefits

Retired workers
Men
Women
Wives and husbands of retired workers
Children of retired workers

108,226
23,682
84,544
3,400
413
Disability benefits

Disabled workers
Children of disabled workers

11
2
Survivor benefits

Nondisabled widow(er)s
Disabled widow(er)s
Widowed mothers and fathers
Children of deceased workers
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
CONTACT: Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163 or Joseph Bondar (410) 965-0162.

5.28 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2004

6,899
190
40
1,202

5.A OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Summary
Table 5.A10—Number and average monthly benefit for beneficiaries aged 60 or older, by sex, type of benefit,
and age, December 2003

Type of benefit

Total,
60 or
older a

60–61

62–64

65–69

70–74

75–79

80–84

85–89

90–94

95 or
older b

Number (thousands)
All beneficiaries
Total c
Retired workers
Widow(er)s, parents, and mothers and fathers
Wives and husbands
Disabled workers
Disabled adult children

38,298

776

4,069

9,165

7,974

6,962

5,082

2,799

1,145

327

29,548
4,615
2,638
1,391
107

...
187
6
565
19

2,587
377
301
782
22

7,730
655
708
44
27

6,584
699
672
...
18

5,550
868
531
...
13

3,921
855
299
...
6

2,127
571
98
...
2

827
297
20
...
1

220
105
2
...

16,167

332

1,801

4,311

3,611

2,918

1,930

907

296

61

15,254
45
38
780
51

...
10

4,255
8
9
25
14

3,588
4
11
...
8

2,901
4
9
...
5

1,921
3
5
...
2

903
2
2
...
1

294
1
1
...

61

312
9

1,331
13
2
443
11

...

d

d

22,131

444

2,268

4,854

4,363

4,044

3,151

1,892

849

266

14,294
4,569
2,600
611
57

...
177
6
253
9

1,256
364
299
339
11

3,475
648
699
19
14

2,996
695
661
...
10

2,649
864
523
...
7

2,000
853
295
...
4

1,224
569
97
...
2

534
296
19
...

159
104
2
...

d

d

d

Men
Subtotal
Retired workers
Widowers, parents, and fathers
Husbands
Disabled workers
Disabled adult children

d

d
d

Women
Subtotal
Retired workers
Widows, parents, and mothers
Wives
Disabled workers
Disabled adult children

Average monthly benefit (dollars)
All beneficiaries
Total

c

Retired workers
Widow(er)s, parents, and mothers and fathers
Wives and husbands
Disabled workers
Disabled adult children

885.40

903.40

838.50

890.40

871.60

880.10

881.90

972.60

935.60

862.70

922.10
880.50
461.40
950.90
557.00

...
794.10
414.60
954.40
602.10

858.60
818.90
417.30
950.30
598.30

930.20
892.80
464.30
919.10
561.90

912.30
887.40
465.50
...
536.80

920.80
881.00
463.20
...
497.30

910.50
897.60
470.60
...
485.70

1,009.40
918.10
504.70
...
452.90

969.80
870.60
501.20
...
422.70

890.90
811.50
468.40
...
d

Men
Subtotal
Retired workers
Widowers, parents, and fathers
Husbands
Disabled workers
Disabled adult children

1,038.50

1,093.80

1,041.40

1,069.20

1,029.00

1,023.40

970.80

1,095.50

1,059.90

967.60

1,038.90
681.80
259.50
1,121.10
562.80

...
628.40

1,073.00
776.90
262.40
1,086.40
563.10

1,032.90
666.70
268.20
...
539.90

1,027.10
633.90
253.80
...
489.20

973.60
556.20
256.30
...
477.30

1,098.80
539.20
258.60
...
479.60

1,065.10
506.70
302.50
...

972.30

1,124.00
605.00

1,022.50
751.30
210.70
1,121.00
602.10

d

d

773.50

761.30

677.50

731.60

741.30

776.30

827.40

913.70

892.30

838.40

797.50
882.40
464.30
733.60
551.80

...
803.90
415.80
745.20
599.10

684.90
821.40
418.60
726.70
594.30

755.40
894.20
466.90
701.90
560.70

767.90
888.70
468.70
...
534.30

804.40
882.00
466.60
...
503.10

849.90
898.60
473.90
...
490.10

943.60
919.30
509.40
...
439.90

917.30
872.20
510.90
...

859.90
812.50
486.30
...

d

d

d

d
d

...

Women
Subtotal
Retired workers
Widows, parents, and mothers
Wives
Disabled workers
Disabled adult children

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
a.
b.
c.
d.

The sum of the individual categories may not equal total because of independent rounding.
Includes 40,470 persons aged 100 or older—5,570 men and 34,900 women.
Includes special age-72 beneficiaries.
Fewer than 500 beneficiaries.

CONTACT: Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163 or Joseph Bondar (410) 965-0162.

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2004 ♦ 5.29

5.A OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Summary
Table 5.A14—Number and percentage distribution of women aged 62 or older, by basis of entitlement,
type of benefit, and dual entitlement status, December 1960–2003, selected years
Entitlement

1960

1970

1975

1980

6,619

11,374

14,010

16,350

Entitled as worker b
Worker only
Dually entitled c
Wife’s benefit
Widow’s benefit

2,866
2,563
303
159
141

5,753
4,786
967
388
574

7,586
5,926
1,660
617
1,039

9,304
6,710
2,594
1,016
1,575

Entitled as wife or widow only c
Wife’s benefit
Widow’s benefit d

3,753
2,174
1,546

5,621
2,546
3,048

6,424
2,745
3,659

7,046
2,884
4,148

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

Entitled as worker b
Worker only
Dually entitled c
Wife’s benefit
Widow’s benefit

43.3
38.7
4.6
2.4
2.1

50.6
42.1
8.5
3.4
5.0

54.1
42.3
11.8
4.4
7.4

56.9
41.0
15.9
6.2
9.6

Entitled as wife or widow only c
Wife’s benefit
Widow’s benefit d

56.7
32.8
23.4

49.4
22.4
26.8

45.9
19.6
26.1

43.1
17.6
25.4

1985

1990

1995

2000

2003

18,412

19,954

20,888

21,381

21,627

10,805
7,096
3,709
1,594
2,112

12,037
7,359
4,678
2,077
2,600

12,974
7,554
5,420
2,398
3,022

14,013
8,117
5,896
2,568
3,327

14,643
8,579
6,063
2,603
3,460

7,607
3,018
4,580

7,917
3,059
4,853

7,914
2,985
4,926

7,368
2,768
4,598

6,985
2,593
4,389

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

58.7
38.5
20.1
8.7
11.5

60.3
36.9
23.4
10.4
13.0

62.1
36.2
25.9
11.5
14.4

65.5
38.0
27.6
12.0
15.6

67.7
39.7
28.0
12.0
16.0

41.3
16.4
24.9

39.7
15.3
24.3

37.9
14.3
23.6

34.5
12.9
21.5

32.3
12.0
20.3

Number (thousands)
All women 62 or older a

Percentage distribution
All women 62 or older a

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record. Dual entitlement data for 1995, 2000, and 2003 are based on a 10 percent sample. All other years
are 100 percent data.
a.
b.
c.
d.

Excludes special age-72 beneficiaries and disabled adult children.
Includes disabled workers.
Includes parents. Excludes dually entitled disabled workers.
Includes disabled widows and mothers.

CONTACT: Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163 or Joseph Bondar (410) 965-0162.

Table 5.A15—Number and average monthly benefit for women aged 65 or older, by basis of entitlement,
type of benefit, and dual entitlement status, December 2003
Entitlement

Total

65–69

70–74

75–79

80–84

85–89

90 or older

19,378,420

4,839,410

4,352,480

4,036,440

13,056,600
7,328,670
5,727,930
2,284,920
3,443,010

3,493,960
2,379,630
1,114,330
804,660
309,670

2,996,040
1,783,450
1,212,590
663,300
549,290

2,649,480
1,370,250
1,279,230
479,470
799,760

3,147,010

1,889,640

1,113,440

1,999,780
880,760
1,119,020
256,250
862,770

1,224,270
572,500
651,770
68,840
582,930

693,070
342,080
350,990
12,400
338,590

6,321,820
2,295,170
4,026,650

1,345,450
698,580
646,870

1,356,440
661,410
695,030

1,386,960
522,830
864,130

1,147,230
294,840
852,390

665,370
96,650
568,720

420,370
20,860
399,510

785.50

732.10

741.80

777.30

808.20
777.70
847.10
551.30
1,043.40

755.10
777.40
707.30
568.30
1,068.50

767.90
760.60
778.80
548.20
1,057.30

804.40
759.30
852.80
534.00
1,044.00

827.90

914.10

879.80

849.90
751.80
927.00
530.50
1,044.80

943.60
871.90
1,006.50
573.20
1,057.70

904.10
851.80
955.20
582.70
968.80

738.60
470.40
891.50

672.40
466.90
894.40

683.90
468.70
888.70

725.40
466.60
882.00

789.50
473.90
898.70

859.70
509.40
919.30

839.60
508.60
856.90

Number
All women 65 or older a
Entitled as worker
Worker only
Dually entitled
Wife’s benefit
Widow’s benefit
Entitled as wife or widow only
Wife’s benefit
Widow’s benefit

Average monthly benefit (dollars)
All women 65 or older a
Entitled as worker
Worker only
Dually entitled
Wife’s benefit
Widow’s benefit
Entitled as wife or widow only
Wife’s benefit
Widow’s benefit

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
a.

Excludes parents, special age-72 beneficiaries, and disabled adult children.

CONTACT: Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163 or Joseph Bondar (410) 965-0162.

5.30 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2004

5.A OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Summary
Table 5.A16—Number and average monthly benefit for adult beneficiaries, by sex, type of benefit, and age,
December 2003
Number (thousands)

Average monthly benefit (dollars)

Type of benefit

All ages

Under 62

62–64

65 or older

Total a

47,053

9,531

4,069

33,453

29,548
5,867
2,622
152
4,500
208
188
757

...
5,042
45
97
139
148
183
668

2,587
782
270
31
313
59
5
22

26,960
44
2,308
24
4,048
...

20,689

4,853

1,801

15,254
3,226
35
4
42
6
12
414

...
2,758

1,331
443
1
1
12
1

26,363
14,294
2,642
2,587
147
4,458
201
177
343

All ages

Under 62

62–64

65 or older

840.64

666.01

838.50

890.65

922.10
861.66
463.59
219.86
888.33
562.28
659.73
567.10

...
847.42
371.57
180.88
871.75
565.14
658.48
569.71

858.62
950.27
433.62
277.40
870.54
555.12
705.00
598.29

928.19
919.10
468.88
302.84
890.27
...
671.27
531.07

14,035

964.45

726.48

1,041.36

1,036.87

13,923
25
34
2
21
...

1,038.88
965.91
263.49
176.91
701.09
397.93
575.49
566.85

...
939.90
260.33
141.79
669.87
401.78
574.51
568.34

1,022.54
1,121.03
232.72
158.46
788.76
381.24
655.41
602.12

1,040.44
1,086.41
264.65
216.19
664.01
...
467.80
535.47

All adult beneficiaries

Retired workers
Disabled workers
Wives and husbands of retired workers
Wives and husbands of disabled workers
Nondisabled widow(er)s
Disabled widow(er)s
Mothers and fathers
Disabled adult children

b

67
Men

Subtotal
Retired workers
Disabled workers
Husbands of retired workers
Husbands of disabled workers
Nondisabled widowers
Disabled widowers
Fathers
Disabled adult children

b

2
9
5
12
373

b

b

11

30

4,677

2,268

19,418

743.49

603.30

677.47

784.97

...
2,284
45
95
131
143
171
296

1,256
339
268
31
301
58
5
11

13,037
19
2,273
22
4,027
...

797.47
734.35
466.33
221.10
890.08
567.37
665.35
567.41

...
735.76
371.72
181.64
885.21
570.91
664.17
571.43

684.91
726.72
434.58
279.48
873.80
558.63
706.80
594.28

808.31
701.87
471.94
310.39
891.45
...
676.92
527.47

Women
Subtotal
Retired workers
Disabled workers
Wives of retired workers
Wives of disabled workers
Nondisabled widows
Disabled widows
Mothers
Disabled adult children

b

37

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
a.
b.

Includes parents and special age-72 beneficiaries. Excludes 128,020 student beneficiaries aged 18–19.
Fewer than 500 beneficiaries.

CONTACT: Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163 or Angela Y. Harper (410) 966-9541.

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2004 ♦ 5.31

5.A OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Summary
Table 5.A17—Number and average monthly benefit for disabled beneficiaries, by type of benefit,
December 1957–2003
Number
Year

All disabled
beneficiaries

1957
1958
1959

Average monthly benefit (dollars)

Workers

Disabled adult
children

Widow(er)s

Workers

Disabled adult
children

Widow(er)s

178,719
284,744
416,896

149,850
237,719
334,443

28,869
47,025
82,453

...
...
...

72.76
82.10
89.00

38.62
39.62
42.96

...
...
...

1960
1961
1962
1963
1964

559,425
742,296
888,131
993,656
1,077,695

455,371
618,075
740,867
827,014
894,173

104,054
124,221
147,264
166,642
183,522

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

89.31
89.59
89.99
90.59
91.12

44.15
45.28
45.67
46.45
47.35

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

1965
1966
1967
1968
1969

1,186,464
1,310,911
1,422,778
1,560,517
1,690,982

988,074
1,097,190
1,193,120
1,295,300
1,394,291

198,390
213,721
229,658
243,654
257,222

...
...
...
21,563
39,469

97.76
98.09
98.43
111.86
112.74

51.77
52.42
53.41
61.83
62.79

...
...
...
72.25
71.02

1970
1971
1972
1973
1974

1,812,786
1,990,098
2,202,090
2,415,383
2,670,092

1,492,948
1,647,684
1,832,916
2,016,626
2,236,882

270,557
285,671
305,007
319,988
341,082

49,281
56,743
64,167
78,769
92,128

131.26
146.52
179.32
183.00
205.70

73.21
81.37
98.81
100.14
112.45

82.00
90.11
109.54
111.14
125.87

1975
1976
1977
1978
1979

2,960,620
3,171,198
3,368,954
3,429,421
3,435,761

2,488,774
2,670,208
2,837,432
2,879,774
2,870,590

362,335
381,563
404,246
419,896
435,338

109,511
119,427
127,276
129,751
129,833

225.90
245.17
265.30
288.30
322.00

122.80
132.32
142.12
153.66
171.55

137.70
147.01
156.11
165.46
180.52

1980
1981
1982
1983
1984

3,436,429
3,361,130
3,192,379
3,168,992
3,212,040

2,858,680
2,776,519
2,603,599
2,569,029
2,596,516

450,169
463,021
472,408
488,372
506,373

127,580
121,590
116,372
111,591
109,151

370.70
413.20
440.60
456.20
470.70

198.95
224.51
245.07
257.78
270.28

205.02
226.58
242.11
250.33
306.24

1985
1986
1987
1988
1989

3,289,485
3,380,480
3,453,414
3,507,707
3,583,451

2,656,638
2,728,463
2,785,859
2,830,284
2,895,364

525,842
545,043
561,273
574,300
586,457

107,005
106,974
106,282
103,123
101,630

483.80
487.90
508.20
529.50
556.00

281.92
288.79
304.32
320.21
339.47

315.26
319.74
333.89
348.05
366.72

1990
1991
1992
1993
1994

3,712,763
3,925,472
4,236,080
4,529,466
4,796,313

3,011,294
3,194,938
3,467,783
3,725,966
3,962,954

600,480
616,045
636,973
656,485
672,683

100,989
114,489
131,324
147,015
160,676

587.20
609.40
626.10
641.70
661.40

361.71
378.86
393.61
407.20
422.40

388.93
406.96
422.65
434.20
446.30

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999

5,044,388
5,264,321
5,400,781
5,605,272
5,798,776

4,185,263
4,385,623
4,508,134
4,698,319
4,879,455

686,101
696,787
704,709
712,772
720,526

173,024
181,911
187,938
194,181
198,795

681.80
703.90
721.60
733.10
754.10

437.30
454.30
468.60
479.40
495.60

458.30
471.00
480.40
487.30
499.90

2000
2001
2002
2003

5,972,450
6,214,972
6,495,868
6,835,846

5,042,334
5,274,183
5,543,981
5,873,673

728,689
736,546
744,529
752,814

201,427
204,243
207,358
209,359

786.40
814.50
834.30
861.60

518.30
537.60
550.40
567.00

519.70
536.70
548.10
563.80

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163 or Angela Y. Harper (410) 966-9541.

5.32 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2004