5.

B OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Retired Workers
Table 5.B1—Number, average primary insurance amount, and average monthly benefit without reduction for
early retirement and with delayed retirement credit, by age and sex, December 2003
All retired workers

Age
Total

Men

Number

Average
primary
insurance
amount
(dollars)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Women

Number

Average
primary
insurance
amount
(dollars)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
primary
insurance
amount
(dollars)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

3,776,140

1,135.30

1,232.70

2,301,430

1,264.20

1,348.00

1,474,710

934.20

1,052.70

66–69
66
67
68
69

300,800
18,330
28,230
35,800
218,440

1,101.90
1,018.40
933.20
899.10
1,164.00

1,147.10
1,049.80
979.20
961.00
1,207.50

188,610
9,900
16,190
19,690
142,830

1,220.90
1,145.10
1,015.10
976.50
1,283.20

1,257.30
1,170.40
1,050.10
1,024.30
1,319.00

112,190
8,430
12,040
16,110
75,610

901.80
869.50
823.00
804.40
938.70

961.90
908.30
883.90
883.60
997.00

70–74
70
71
72
73
74

1,099,790
225,670
222,910
220,930
221,170
209,110

1,122.30
1,136.70
1,147.10
1,117.80
1,108.30
1,099.90

1,229.40
1,219.80
1,246.40
1,232.80
1,225.00
1,222.50

675,150
140,480
136,600
135,230
135,640
127,200

1,263.30
1,273.10
1,290.00
1,260.40
1,250.90
1,240.00

1,366.50
1,346.90
1,385.20
1,374.10
1,366.30
1,360.50

424,640
85,190
86,310
85,700
85,530
81,910

898.10
911.60
920.80
892.90
882.20
882.40

1,011.20
1,010.40
1,026.70
1,009.80
1,000.80
1,008.20

75–79
75
76
77
78
79

969,820
206,580
200,830
198,660
176,470
187,280

1,126.90
1,124.70
1,136.20
1,121.00
1,143.70
1,109.60

1,234.80
1,237.30
1,250.90
1,223.00
1,255.00
1,208.20

600,860
126,730
123,950
123,620
109,340
117,220

1,261.20
1,267.70
1,275.60
1,251.50
1,276.60
1,235.10

1,357.20
1,373.60
1,381.70
1,340.00
1,376.30
1,313.90

368,960
79,850
76,880
75,040
67,130
70,060

908.10
897.90
911.60
906.00
927.30
899.70

1,035.50
1,021.10
1,040.10
1,030.30
1,057.30
1,031.30

80–84
80
81
82
83
84

751,100
174,550
160,930
155,590
142,490
117,540

1,074.80
1,088.70
1,077.10
1,067.30
1,055.10
1,084.80

1,184.30
1,193.10
1,186.60
1,176.20
1,167.70
1,199.10

468,560
109,820
100,950
96,440
88,890
72,460

1,187.90
1,205.90
1,191.60
1,181.50
1,163.50
1,193.70

1,271.40
1,287.40
1,276.70
1,264.30
1,246.30
1,279.80

282,540
64,730
59,980
59,150
53,600
45,080

887.30
889.90
884.40
881.20
875.50
909.70

1,040.00
1,033.10
1,034.90
1,032.70
1,037.30
1,069.40

85–89
85
86
87
88
89

416,210
105,970
93,760
79,760
72,050
64,670

1,286.40
1,148.20
1,186.00
1,429.30
1,398.70
1,356.80

1,370.50
1,265.00
1,301.30
1,483.40
1,452.30
1,413.30

246,170
62,890
56,690
47,330
42,320
36,940

1,416.80
1,269.80
1,313.80
1,569.80
1,541.20
1,486.50

1,477.60
1,359.50
1,403.10
1,603.80
1,575.40
1,519.60

170,040
43,080
37,070
32,430
29,730
27,730

1,097.60
970.80
990.40
1,224.40
1,195.90
1,184.20

1,215.30
1,127.00
1,145.50
1,307.60
1,277.00
1,271.70

90 or older

238,420

1,198.90

1,259.40

122,080

1,336.20

1,373.50

116,340

1,054.80

1,139.60

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

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2004 ♦ 5.33

5.B OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Retired Workers
Table 5.B2—Number, average primary insurance amount, and average monthly benefit without reduction for
early retirement and without delayed retirement credit, by age and sex, December 2003
All retired workers

Age

Number
Total

Average
primary
insurance
amount
(dollars)

Men
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
primary
insurance
amount
(dollars)

Women
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
primary
insurance
amount
(dollars)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

4,524,090

910.40

965.60

2,411,520

1,097.90

1,098.60

2,112,570

696.20

813.80

65–69
65
66
67
68
69

1,910,570
342,200
439,900
429,630
439,100
259,740

1,038.20
1,102.80
1,082.90
1,044.60
1,029.30
881.80

1,064.40
1,123.00
1,104.70
1,070.10
1,055.70
923.90

1,138,760
205,610
267,320
259,940
265,560
140,330

1,204.90
1,275.00
1,248.90
1,204.60
1,187.50
1,051.50

1,204.50
1,274.50
1,248.40
1,203.90
1,187.40
1,051.70

771,810
136,590
172,580
169,690
173,540
119,410

792.30
843.60
825.80
799.60
787.20
682.30

857.60
895.00
882.20
865.30
854.00
773.70

70–74
70
71
72
73
74

1,018,390
229,460
220,270
200,710
192,080
175,870

846.50
866.70
860.50
847.50
830.10
819.10

900.50
911.50
910.50
901.70
889.40
884.40

538,770
124,530
116,510
106,450
100,470
90,810

1,019.30
1,034.70
1,032.20
1,021.90
1,003.20
996.20

1,019.60
1,035.00
1,032.30
1,022.00
1,003.80
996.90

479,620
104,930
103,760
94,260
91,610
85,060

652.40
667.40
667.70
650.60
640.20
630.00

766.70
765.00
773.70
765.80
763.80
764.30

75–79
75
76
77
78
79

736,770
169,720
156,520
144,850
138,400
127,280

808.90
820.00
818.70
805.90
812.60
781.50

886.30
888.10
890.20
884.80
891.80
874.90

371,120
86,030
80,370
74,720
69,030
60,970

1,000.90
1,007.60
1,005.50
997.80
1,010.60
978.20

1,002.30
1,008.80
1,006.80
999.20
1,011.90
980.20

365,650
83,690
76,150
70,130
69,370
66,310

614.00
627.10
621.70
601.40
615.50
600.50

768.60
764.10
767.10
762.80
772.40
778.00

80–84
80
81
82
83
84

478,550
115,050
103,710
98,700
87,350
73,740

766.00
768.70
763.90
771.50
755.20
770.50

867.50
863.50
864.40
873.70
862.50
875.50

220,050
54,480
48,110
46,010
39,680
31,770

956.60
961.70
956.30
959.50
939.10
965.80

959.30
963.70
958.60
962.60
943.50
968.00

258,500
60,570
55,600
52,690
47,670
41,970

603.90
595.20
597.40
607.30
602.20
622.70

789.30
773.40
783.00
796.10
795.10
805.40

85–89
85
86
87
88
89

264,990
68,970
60,060
51,590
45,460
38,910

836.80
801.90
823.60
885.50
859.20
828.50

940.30
907.80
928.50
979.90
962.70
937.40

106,660
29,550
24,830
20,980
17,110
14,190

1,034.80
988.40
1,026.60
1,092.60
1,062.40
1,026.90

1,038.40
992.10
1,030.90
1,094.50
1,067.10
1,030.50

158,330
39,420
35,230
30,610
28,350
24,720

703.40
662.00
680.50
743.50
736.60
714.60

874.20
844.60
856.40
901.40
899.70
884.00

90 or older

114,820

771.80

876.10

36,160

944.80

953.40

78,660

692.40

840.60

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

5.34 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2004

5.B OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Retired Workers
Table 5.B3—Number and average monthly benefit before and after delayed retirement credit, by age and sex,
December 2003
All retired workers

Men

Average monthly benefit
(dollars)

Age
Total

Number

Before
delayed
retirement
credit

Women

Average monthly benefit
(dollars)

After
delayed
retirement
credit

Number

Before
delayed
retirement
credit

After
delayed
retirement
credit

Average monthly benefit
(dollars)

Number

Before
delayed
retirement
credit

After
delayed
retirement
credit

4,385,500

1,181.20

1,202.30

2,596,300

1,296.90

1,320.00

1,789,200

1,013.50

1,031.60

66–69
66
67
68
69

302,800
18,800
29,000
35,600
219,400

1,135.70
1,013.50
1,005.10
934.10
1,196.20

1,142.10
1,017.00
1,012.00
941.80
1,202.50

191,200
10,400
17,300
18,200
145,300

1,245.90
1,125.60
1,085.70
997.60
1,304.70

1,252.30
1,129.50
1,092.40
1,004.80
1,311.10

111,600
8,400
11,700
17,400
74,100

946.90
874.80
885.80
867.70
983.30

953.20
877.70
893.20
876.00
989.40

70–74
70
71
72
73
74

1,274,500
259,200
248,400
255,300
267,200
244,400

1,185.80
1,187.90
1,213.20
1,184.00
1,172.60
1,172.20

1,204.30
1,200.70
1,230.30
1,203.80
1,193.60
1,193.90

771,700
158,000
151,000
152,600
163,600
146,500

1,316.90
1,315.90
1,343.10
1,321.30
1,302.50
1,302.30

1,336.90
1,328.90
1,361.20
1,342.90
1,325.90
1,326.50

502,800
101,200
97,400
102,700
103,600
97,900

984.70
987.90
1,011.90
980.00
967.40
977.50

1,000.70
1,000.40
1,027.50
997.00
984.50
995.40

75–79
75
76
77
78
79

1,137,700
241,100
238,200
229,000
209,600
219,800

1,171.90
1,171.00
1,199.40
1,161.00
1,178.20
1,148.40

1,193.80
1,192.80
1,221.40
1,181.50
1,201.10
1,171.00

679,500
142,100
145,600
137,400
121,800
132,600

1,299.10
1,319.90
1,334.30
1,266.20
1,308.40
1,263.80

1,323.50
1,344.60
1,358.80
1,288.10
1,334.30
1,288.80

458,200
99,000
92,600
91,600
87,800
87,200

983.20
957.40
987.30
1,003.20
997.70
972.90

1,001.60
975.00
1,005.40
1,021.60
1,016.40
991.70

80–84
80
81
82
83
84

879,600
197,400
188,900
186,000
165,600
141,700

1,126.00
1,134.50
1,133.50
1,104.00
1,104.60
1,157.70

1,149.40
1,157.20
1,158.10
1,126.90
1,127.30
1,182.20

530,000
119,600
115,200
110,000
98,400
86,800

1,209.60
1,229.50
1,213.90
1,192.80
1,175.90
1,236.10

1,235.20
1,254.10
1,240.50
1,217.90
1,200.60
1,263.30

349,600
77,800
73,700
76,000
67,200
54,900

999.10
988.60
1,007.70
975.50
1,000.30
1,033.80

1,019.30
1,008.30
1,029.20
995.30
1,019.90
1,054.00

85–89
85
86
87
88
89

502,800
128,600
110,000
95,300
87,900
81,000

1,307.60
1,202.50
1,231.60
1,424.20
1,374.10
1,368.30

1,334.80
1,227.70
1,255.90
1,454.30
1,401.30
1,399.00

281,300
72,400
61,700
52,800
48,000
46,400

1,432.80
1,304.30
1,352.70
1,571.60
1,511.70
1,500.40

1,463.70
1,332.30
1,379.60
1,606.40
1,542.70
1,536.70

221,500
56,200
48,300
42,500
39,900
34,600

1,148.60
1,071.40
1,077.00
1,241.10
1,208.50
1,191.20

1,171.00
1,092.90
1,097.80
1,265.40
1,231.20
1,214.40

90 or older

288,100

1,194.00

1,221.10

142,600

1,302.20

1,334.20

145,500

1,087.90

1,110.30

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 1 percent sample.
CONTACT: Joseph Bondar (410) 965-0162 or Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163.

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2004 ♦ 5.35

5.B OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Retired Workers
Table 5.B4—Number, percentage, and average monthly benefit, by year of entitlement as retired worker and
sex, December 2003
All retired workers

Year of
entitlement
Total

Men

Number

Percentage
distribution

Cumulative
percentage a

29,547,530

100.0

...

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

922.10 15,253,930

Women

Percentage
distribution

Cumulative
percentage a

100.0

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Percentage
distribution

Cumulative
percentage a

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

...

1,038.90 14,293,600

100.0

...

797.50

Summary data
2000–2003
1995–1999
1990–1994
1985–1989
1980–1984

6,779,060
7,115,270
6,045,270
4,716,630
2,978,540

22.9
24.1
20.5
16.0
10.1

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

954.80
909.00
908.60
897.10
934.00

3,703,140
3,832,630
3,290,060
2,404,550
1,360,960

24.3
25.1
21.6
15.8
8.9

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

1,110.80
1,042.10
1,021.40
981.80
991.10

3,075,920
3,282,640
2,755,210
2,312,080
1,617,580

21.5
23.0
19.3
16.2
11.3

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

766.90
753.80
774.00
809.00
886.00

1975–1979
1970–1974
1965–1969
Before 1965

1,382,170
449,070
74,500
7,020

4.7
1.5
0.3

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

967.70
879.80
818.40
709.10

519,330
127,450
14,860
950

3.4
0.8
0.1

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

1,039.60
912.60
848.60
691.00

862,840
321,620
59,640
6,070

6.0
2.3
0.4

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

924.40
866.70
810.90
711.90

2003
2002
2001
2000

1,650,310
1,712,090
1,638,680
1,777,980

5.6
5.8
5.5
6.0

5.6
11.4
16.9
22.9

958.90
959.10
939.80
960.60

888,200
932,970
894,660
987,310

5.8
6.1
5.9
6.5

5.8
11.9
17.8
24.3

1,125.90
1,116.90
1,089.10
1,111.20

762,110
779,120
744,020
790,670

5.3
5.5
5.2
5.5

5.3
10.8
16.0
21.5

764.30
770.20
760.30
772.60

1999
1998
1997
1996
1995

1,553,720
1,439,420
1,405,230
1,407,100
1,309,800

5.3
4.9
4.8
4.8
4.4

28.2
33.1
37.8
42.6
47.0

926.90
906.40
902.40
901.40
906.10

851,690
778,080
751,450
732,500
718,910

5.6
5.1
4.9
4.8
4.7

29.9
35.0
39.9
44.7
49.4

1,068.50
1,041.80
1,037.00
1,029.40
1,029.20

702,030
661,340
653,780
674,600
590,890

4.9
4.6
4.6
4.7
4.1

26.4
31.1
35.6
40.4
44.5

755.10
747.10
747.70
762.40
756.40

1994
1993
1992
1991
1990

1,282,450
1,251,710
1,234,250
1,158,470
1,118,390

4.3
4.2
4.2
3.9
3.8

51.4
55.6
59.8
63.7
67.5

907.90
906.30
908.40
909.70
911.40

701,400
688,200
675,630
629,240
595,590

4.6
4.5
4.4
4.1
3.9

54.0
58.5
62.9
67.1
71.0

1,028.20
1,021.10
1,021.30
1,018.30
1,017.20

581,050
563,510
558,620
529,230
522,800

4.1
3.9
3.9
3.7
3.7

48.6
52.5
56.4
60.1
63.8

762.70
765.90
771.80
780.60
790.80

1989
1988
1987
1986
1985

1,051,090
994,470
944,790
907,520
818,760

3.6
3.4
3.2
3.1
2.8

71.0
74.4
77.6
80.7
83.4

903.30
896.40
898.80
894.20
891.20

549,660
511,880
480,110
457,810
405,090

3.6
3.4
3.1
3.0
2.7

74.6
77.9
81.1
84.1
86.7

1,003.00
988.20
984.70
970.40
954.20

501,430
482,590
464,680
449,710
413,670

3.5
3.4
3.3
3.1
2.9

67.3
70.6
73.9
77.0
79.9

794.00
799.00
810.10
816.70
829.60

1984
1983
1982
1981
1980

728,120
678,510
595,630
517,210
459,070

2.5
2.3
2.0
1.8
1.6

85.9
88.2
90.2
92.0
93.5

891.70
909.20
931.20
978.30
991.40

349,840
317,520
271,870
229,230
192,500

2.3
2.1
1.8
1.5
1.3

89.0
91.1
92.9
94.4
95.7

946.70
960.30
983.30
1,044.50
1,069.70

378,280
360,990
323,760
287,980
266,570

2.6
2.5
2.3
2.0
1.9

82.6
85.1
87.4
89.4
91.3

840.80
864.30
887.50
925.60
934.90

1979
1978
1977
1976
1975

388,900
320,240
250,450
233,250
189,330

1.3
1.1
0.8
0.8
0.6

94.8
95.9
96.8
97.6
98.2

998.00
984.00
963.50
937.70
920.40

155,110
122,260
94,710
82,080
65,170

1.0
0.8
0.6
0.5
0.4

96.7
97.5
98.1
98.6
99.1

1,080.70
1,062.80
1,039.90
989.20
961.40

233,790
197,980
155,740
151,170
124,160

1.6
1.4
1.1
1.1
0.9

92.9
94.3
95.4
96.4
97.3

943.20
935.30
917.10
909.80
898.80

b

b

b

Single-year data

(Continued)

5.36 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2004

5.B OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Retired Workers
Table 5.B4—Number, percentage, and average monthly benefit, by year of entitlement as retired worker and
sex, December 2003—Continued
All retired workers

Men

Cumulative
percentage a

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Women

Number

Percentage
distribution

Cumulative
percentage a

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Percentage
distribution

Cumulative
percentage a

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Year of
entitlement

Number

Percentage
distribution

1974
1973
1972
1971
1970

148,880
114,360
83,510
60,670
41,650

0.5
0.4
0.3
0.2
0.1

98.7
99.1
99.4
99.6
99.7

895.10
881.90
874.90
862.40
854.10

46,120
33,080
22,540
15,510
10,200

0.3
0.2
0.1
0.1
0.1

99.4
99.6
99.7
99.8
99.9

934.20
902.90
913.70
898.10
866.60

102,760
81,280
60,970
45,160
31,450

0.7
0.6
0.4
0.3
0.2

98.0
98.6
99.0
99.3
99.5

877.50
873.40
860.60
850.10
850.00

1969
1968
1967
1966
1965

28,940
19,780
12,660
8,080
5,040

0.1
0.1

99.8
99.9
99.9
100.0
100.0

837.10
826.70
805.80
770.00
788.50

6,200
4,040
2,410
1,280
930

b

99.9
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

862.40
835.80
841.70
831.90
852.40

22,740
15,740
10,250
6,800
4,110

0.2
0.1
0.1

99.7
99.8
99.9
99.9
100.0

830.20
824.30
797.40
758.30
774.00

b
b
b

b
b
b
b

b
b

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
NOTES: Provisions for Railroad Retirement beneficiaries are described in the section Social Security (Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance).
. . . = not applicable.
a.
b.

Represents those entitled in specified year or later.
Less than 0.05 percent.

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

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2004 ♦ 5.37

5.B OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Retired Workers
Table 5.B5—Number, average age, and percentage distribution, by sex and age, December 1940–2003,
selected years
Percentage distribution
Year

Number
(thousands)

Average age

Total,
62 or older

62–64

1940
1945
1950
1955

99
447
1,469
3,252

68.8
71.7
72.2
72.7

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

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

1960
1965
1970
1975
1980

5,217
6,825
7,688
9,163
10,461

73.2
72.9
72.6
72.3
72.2

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

1985
1986
1987
1988
1989

11,817
12,080
12,295
12,483
12,718

72.3
72.4
72.4
72.4
72.5

1990
1991
1992
1993
1994

12,985
13,227
13,474
13,649
13,795

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003

65–69

70–74

75–79

80–84

85 or older

74.4
39.9
39.1
35.7

17.4
40.2
33.7
34.8

6.4
15.1
20.2
20.0

1.6
4.0
5.9
7.6

0.2
0.7
1.2
1.9

...
6.9
7.5
9.3
9.5

33.8
29.7
30.1
32.2
32.1

33.1
29.5
26.9
25.6
25.8

21.1
19.9
19.6
17.1
16.9

9.0
9.9
10.6
10.1
9.5

3.1
4.1
5.3
5.7
6.1

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

10.9
10.9
10.9
10.7
10.5

30.2
30.3
30.2
30.0
30.1

25.9
25.7
25.5
25.5
25.2

17.3
17.3
17.4
17.6
17.8

9.6
9.7
9.9
10.0
10.1

6.1
6.1
6.1
6.2
6.3

72.5
72.6
72.7
72.8
72.8

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

10.3
10.2
10.0
9.9
9.8

30.0
29.5
29.2
28.9
28.3

25.3
25.7
25.8
25.9
26.2

17.8
17.9
17.8
17.9
17.9

10.2
10.3
10.5
10.7
10.9

6.4
6.4
6.6
6.8
6.9

13,915
14,012
14,126
14,206
14,329

72.9
73.1
73.2
73.3
73.3

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

9.5
9.2
9.0
9.0
9.1

28.0
27.6
27.2
26.6
26.4

26.1
25.8
25.8
25.6
25.2

18.3
18.9
19.2
19.5
19.8

11.1
11.3
11.4
11.6
11.7

7.0
7.2
7.4
7.6
7.8

14,772
14,930
15,070
15,254

73.2
73.3
73.3
73.3

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

9.0
8.9
8.8
8.7

27.6
27.6
27.9
27.9

24.6
24.3
24.0
23.5

19.3
19.1
19.1
19.0

11.7
12.1
12.4
12.6

7.8
7.9
7.8
8.2

Men

(Continued)

5.38 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2004

5.B OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Retired Workers
Table 5.B5—Number, average age, and percentage distribution, by sex and age, December 1940–2003,
selected years—Continued
Percentage distribution
Year

Number
(thousands)

Average age

Total,
62 or older

62–64

1940
1945
1950
1955

13
71
302
1,222

68.1
70.8
71.1
71.3

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

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

1960
1965
1970
1975
1980

2,845
4,276
5,661
7,424
9,101

71.0
71.8
72.0
72.2
72.6

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

1985
1986
1987
1988
1989

10,615
10,901
11,145
11,944
11,608

73.3
73.3
73.4
73.5
73.6

1990
1991
1992
1993
1994

11,842
12,048
12,272
12,447
12,607

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003

65–69

70–74

75–79

80–84

85 or older

82.6
47.1
48.4
47.8

12.8
40.0
32.9
32.3

3.9
10.2
15.0
14.6

0.6
2.3
3.2
4.4

0.3
0.5
0.8

12.6
12.2
11.5
11.8
11.2

36.3
31.6
30.1
30.4
29.2

29.0
28.1
25.4
24.2
24.2

15.0
17.6
18.7
16.9
17.1

5.6
7.7
10.0
10.6
10.6

1.6
2.8
4.4
6.1
7.7

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

11.0
10.8
10.7
10.5
10.2

26.9
26.7
26.4
26.0
26.1

23.9
23.8
23.6
23.6
23.1

17.9
18.0
18.1
18.2
18.4

11.4
11.7
11.9
12.2
12.4

8.8
9.0
9.3
9.5
9.8

73.7
73.9
74.0
74.1
74.2

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

9.9
9.5
9.3
9.0
9.0

25.9
25.4
25.2
24.9
24.3

23.0
23.2
23.1
23.0
23.2

18.5
18.6
18.5
18.6
18.4

12.5
12.7
12.9
13.1
13.4

10.2
10.5
10.9
11.3
11.6

12,757
12,887
13,155
13,304
13,453

74.3
74.4
74.5
74.6
74.6

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

8.8
8.7
8.6
8.7
8.8

24.0
23.6
23.2
22.8
22.8

23.2
22.9
23.0
22.8
22.3

18.5
18.8
19.0
19.0
19.3

13.5
13.7
13.8
13.9
13.8

11.9
12.2
12.5
12.8
13.0

13,734
13,912
14,096
14,294

74.6
74.6
74.6
74.5

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

8.9
8.9
8.8
8.8

23.4
23.6
23.9
24.3

21.9
21.6
21.3
21.0

19.1
18.8
18.7
18.5

13.8
13.9
14.0
14.0

13.0
13.1
13.3
13.4

Women
a

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record. Data for 1988 and 1990–2003 are based on a 10 percent sample. All other years are 100 percent
data.
NOTES: Provisions for Railroad Retirement beneficiaries are described in the section Social Security (Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance).
. . . = not applicable.
a.

Less than 0.05 percent.

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

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2004 ♦ 5.39

5.B OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Retired Workers
Table 5.B6—Number and percentage distribution with and without reduction for early retirement, by monthly
benefit and sex, December 2003
Total
Monthly benefit (dollars) and sex
All retired workers

Without reduction for early retirement

With reduction for early retirement

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

29,547,530

100.0

8,300,290

100.0

21,247,240

100.0

Less than 400.00
400.00–449.90
450.00–499.90

1,953,140
752,140
1,080,850

6.6
2.5
3.7

392,890
94,980
154,450

4.7
1.1
1.9

1,560,250
657,160
926,400

7.3
3.1
4.4

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

1,428,280
1,421,120
1,303,450
1,232,330
1,170,130

4.8
4.8
4.4
4.2
4.0

221,540
259,150
287,530
303,360
296,780

2.7
3.1
3.5
3.7
3.6

1,206,740
1,161,970
1,015,920
928,970
873,350

5.7
5.5
4.8
4.4
4.1

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

1,156,220
1,202,190
1,274,520
1,380,480
1,491,850

3.9
4.1
4.3
4.7
5.0

284,340
289,120
294,350
304,110
307,980

3.4
3.5
3.5
3.7
3.7

871,880
913,070
980,170
1,076,370
1,183,870

4.1
4.3
4.6
5.1
5.6

1,000.00–1,049.90
1,050.00–1,099.90
1,100.00–1,149.90
1,150.00–1,199.90
1,200.00–1,249.90

1,508,890
1,675,480
1,515,160
1,293,740
1,170,820

5.1
5.7
5.1
4.4
4.0

316,200
328,490
325,790
329,690
346,870

3.8
4.0
3.9
4.0
4.2

1,192,690
1,346,990
1,189,370
964,050
823,950

5.6
6.3
5.6
4.5
3.9

1,250.00–1,299.90
1,300.00–1,349.90
1,350.00–1,399.90
1,400.00–1,449.90
1,450.00–1,499.90
1,500.00 or more

1,048,720
959,030
808,460
604,470
464,280
1,651,780

3.6
3.2
2.7
2.0
1.6
5.6

370,220
407,510
400,610
346,530
309,890
1,327,910

4.5
4.9
4.8
4.2
3.7
16.0

678,500
551,520
407,850
257,940
154,390
323,870

3.2
2.6
1.9
1.2
0.7
1.5

15,253,930

100.0

4,712,990

100.0

10,540,940

100.0

Less than 400.00
400.00–449.90
450.00–499.90

834,410
232,310
280,110

5.5
1.5
1.8

185,390
37,010
55,910

3.9
0.8
1.2

649,020
195,300
224,200

6.2
1.9
2.1

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

314,560
332,850
355,720
381,360
419,500

2.1
2.2
2.3
2.5
2.8

75,210
81,340
83,560
84,820
88,790

1.6
1.7
1.8
1.8
1.9

239,350
251,510
272,160
296,540
330,710

2.3
2.4
2.6
2.8
3.1

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

463,910
530,010
611,790
724,660
846,330

3.0
3.5
4.0
4.8
5.5

93,760
102,180
114,630
125,540
134,180

2.0
2.2
2.4
2.7
2.8

370,150
427,830
497,160
599,120
712,150

3.5
4.1
4.7
5.7
6.8

1,000.00–1,049.90
1,050.00–1,099.90
1,100.00–1,149.90
1,150.00–1,199.90
1,200.00–1,249.90

898,080
1,109,980
1,031,010
894,760
825,490

5.9
7.3
6.8
5.9
5.4

145,770
167,410
178,750
201,850
231,810

3.1
3.6
3.8
4.3
4.9

752,310
942,570
852,260
692,910
593,680

7.1
8.9
8.1
6.6
5.6

1,250.00–1,299.90
1,300.00–1,349.90
1,350.00–1,399.90
1,400.00–1,449.90
1,450.00–1,499.90
1,500.00 or more

753,990
706,010
606,940
455,780
350,880
1,293,490

4.9
4.6
4.0
3.0
2.3
8.5

264,150
305,690
310,500
272,880
249,250
1,122,610

5.6
6.5
6.6
5.8
5.3
23.8

489,840
400,320
296,440
182,900
101,630
170,880

4.6
3.8
2.8
1.7
1.0
1.6

Average benefit (dollars)
Men

Average benefit (dollars)

922.10

1,038.90

1,087.10

1,220.40

857.60

957.70
(Continued)

5.40 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2004

5.B OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Retired Workers
Table 5.B6—Number and percentage distribution with and without reduction for early retirement, by monthly
benefit and sex, December 2003—Continued
Total
Monthly benefit (dollars) and sex
Women

Without reduction for early retirement

With reduction for early retirement

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

14,293,600

100.0

3,587,300

100.0

10,706,300

100.0

Less than 400.00
400.00–449.90
450.00–499.90

1,118,730
519,830
800,740

7.8
3.6
5.6

207,500
57,970
98,540

5.8
1.6
2.7

911,230
461,860
702,200

8.5
4.3
6.6

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

1,113,720
1,088,270
947,730
850,970
750,630

7.8
7.6
6.6
6.0
5.3

146,330
177,810
203,970
218,540
207,990

4.1
5.0
5.7
6.1
5.8

967,390
910,460
743,760
632,430
542,640

9.0
8.5
6.9
5.9
5.1

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

692,310
672,180
662,730
655,820
645,520

4.8
4.7
4.6
4.6
4.5

190,580
186,940
179,720
178,570
173,800

5.3
5.2
5.0
5.0
4.8

501,730
485,240
483,010
477,250
471,720

4.7
4.5
4.5
4.5
4.4

1,000.00–1,049.90
1,050.00–1,099.90
1,100.00–1,149.90
1,150.00–1,199.90
1,200.00–1,249.90

610,810
565,500
484,150
398,980
345,330

4.3
4.0
3.4
2.8
2.4

170,430
161,080
147,040
127,840
115,060

4.8
4.5
4.1
3.6
3.2

440,380
404,420
337,110
271,140
230,270

4.1
3.8
3.1
2.5
2.2

1,250.00–1,299.90
1,300.00–1,349.90
1,350.00–1,399.90
1,400.00–1,449.90
1,450.00–1,499.90
1,500.00 or more

294,730
253,020
201,520
148,690
113,400
358,290

2.1
1.8
1.4
1.0
0.8
2.5

106,070
101,820
90,110
73,650
60,640
205,300

3.0
2.8
2.5
2.1
1.7
5.7

188,660
151,200
111,410
75,040
52,760
152,990

1.8
1.4
1.0
0.7
0.5
1.4

Average benefit (dollars)

797.50

912.00

759.10

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
NOTE: 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 ♦ 5.41

5.B OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Retired Workers
Table 5.B7—Number and percentage distribution with and without reduction for early retirement, by primary
insurance amount and sex, December 2003
Primary insurance amount
(dollars) and sex
All retired workers

Total

Without reduction for early retirement

With reduction for early retirement

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

29,547,530

100.0

8,300,290

100.0

21,247,240

100.0

Less than 400.00
400.00–449.90
450.00–499.90

3,199,470
669,570
1,040,450

10.8
2.3
3.5

659,590
140,420
235,940

7.9
1.7
2.8

2,539,880
529,150
804,510

12.0
2.5
3.8

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

1,240,570
1,249,040
1,239,440
1,154,700
1,102,690

4.2
4.2
4.2
3.9
3.7

291,500
290,040
290,660
282,480
274,520

3.5
3.5
3.5
3.4
3.3

949,070
959,000
948,780
872,220
828,170

4.5
4.5
4.5
4.1
3.9

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

1,081,200
1,051,560
1,019,040
1,007,270
998,150

3.7
3.6
3.4
3.4
3.4

283,690
288,160
290,930
291,690
289,760

3.4
3.5
3.5
3.5
3.5

797,510
763,400
728,110
715,580
708,390

3.8
3.6
3.4
3.4
3.3

1,000.00–1,049.90
1,050.00–1,099.90
1,100.00–1,149.90
1,150.00–1,199.90
1,200.00–1,249.90

990,390
1,024,850
1,036,070
1,143,390
1,194,860

3.4
3.5
3.5
3.9
4.0

287,410
301,850
294,150
315,610
345,980

3.5
3.6
3.5
3.8
4.2

702,980
723,000
741,920
827,780
848,880

3.3
3.4
3.5
3.9
4.0

1,250.00–1,299.90
1,300.00–1,349.90
1,350.00–1,399.90
1,400.00–1,449.90
1,450.00–1,499.90
1,500.00 or more

1,218,470
1,433,000
1,336,030
1,010,140
803,430
2,303,750

4.1
4.9
4.5
3.4
2.7
7.8

381,580
445,840
421,640
352,840
316,790
927,220

4.6
5.4
5.1
4.3
3.8
11.2

836,890
987,160
914,390
657,300
486,640
1,376,530

3.9
4.6
4.3
3.1
2.3
6.5

15,253,930

100.0

4,712,990

100.0

10,540,940

100.0

Less than 400.00
400.00–449.90
450.00–499.90

675,830
138,470
205,520

4.4
0.9
1.3

196,120
38,820
61,970

4.2
0.8
1.3

479,710
99,650
143,550

4.6
0.9
1.4

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

255,610
274,830
289,390
291,770
307,990

1.7
1.8
1.9
1.9
2.0

78,960
82,820
84,780
85,680
87,670

1.7
1.8
1.8
1.8
1.9

176,650
192,010
204,610
206,090
220,320

1.7
1.8
1.9
2.0
2.1

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

335,010
362,570
399,990
443,360
491,800

2.2
2.4
2.6
2.9
3.2

96,320
104,300
117,010
126,970
136,970

2.0
2.2
2.5
2.7
2.9

238,690
258,270
282,980
316,390
354,830

2.3
2.5
2.7
3.0
3.4

1,000.00–1,049.90
1,050.00–1,099.90
1,100.00–1,149.90
1,150.00–1,199.90
1,200.00–1,249.90

548,230
630,040
701,880
854,640
950,980

3.6
4.1
4.6
5.6
6.2

150,090
174,240
185,430
218,320
258,140

3.2
3.7
3.9
4.6
5.5

398,140
455,800
516,450
636,320
692,840

3.8
4.3
4.9
6.0
6.6

1,250.00–1,299.90
1,300.00–1,349.90
1,350.00–1,399.90
1,400.00–1,449.90
1,450.00–1,499.90
1,500.00 or more

1,007,440
1,222,400
1,172,200
894,890
713,440
2,085,650

6.6
8.0
7.7
5.9
4.7
13.7

300,930
360,580
351,490
301,530
277,700
836,150

6.4
7.7
7.5
6.4
5.9
17.7

706,510
861,820
820,710
593,360
435,740
1,249,500

6.7
8.2
7.8
5.6
4.1
11.9

Average primary insurance
amount (dollars)
Men

Average primary insurance
amount (dollars)

935.90

1,145.90

1,012.70

1,179.10

905.90

1,131.00
(Continued)

5.42 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2004

5.B OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Retired Workers
Table 5.B7—Number and percentage distribution with and without reduction for early retirement, by primary
insurance amount and sex, December 2003—Continued
Primary insurance amount
(dollars) and sex

Total

Without reduction for early retirement

With reduction for early retirement

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Women

14,293,600

100.0

3,587,300

100.0

10,706,300

100.0

Less than 400.00
400.00–449.90
450.00–499.90

2,523,640
531,100
834,930

17.7
3.7
5.8

463,470
101,600
173,970

12.9
2.8
4.9

2,060,170
429,500
660,960

19.2
4.0
6.2

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

984,960
974,210
950,050
862,930
794,700

6.9
6.8
6.6
6.0
5.6

212,540
207,220
205,880
196,800
186,850

5.9
5.8
5.7
5.5
5.2

772,420
766,990
744,170
666,130
607,850

7.2
7.2
7.0
6.2
5.7

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

746,190
688,990
619,050
563,910
506,350

5.2
4.8
4.3
3.9
3.5

187,370
183,860
173,920
164,720
152,790

5.2
5.1
4.8
4.6
4.3

558,820
505,130
445,130
399,190
353,560

5.2
4.7
4.2
3.7
3.3

1,000.00–1,049.90
1,050.00–1,099.90
1,100.00–1,149.90
1,150.00–1,199.90
1,200.00–1,249.90

442,160
394,810
334,190
288,750
243,880

3.1
2.8
2.3
2.0
1.7

137,320
127,610
108,720
97,290
87,840

3.8
3.6
3.0
2.7
2.4

304,840
267,200
225,470
191,460
156,040

2.8
2.5
2.1
1.8
1.5

1,250.00–1,299.90
1,300.00–1,349.90
1,350.00–1,399.90
1,400.00–1,449.90
1,450.00–1,499.90
1,500.00 or more

211,030
210,600
163,830
115,250
89,990
218,100

1.5
1.5
1.1
0.8
0.6
1.5

80,650
85,260
70,150
51,310
39,090
91,070

2.2
2.4
2.0
1.4
1.1
2.5

130,380
125,340
93,680
63,940
50,900
127,030

1.2
1.2
0.9
0.6
0.5
1.2

Average primary insurance
amount (dollars)

711.80

794.10

684.20

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
NOTE: 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 ♦ 5.43

5.B OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Retired Workers
-

Table 5.B8—Number and average monthly benefit with and without reduction for early retirement, by sex,
December 1956–2003, selected years
All retired workers

Men

With
reduction
for early
retirement

Early
retirees
as a percentage
of total

115,029
949,204
3,519,198
6,066,880

2.2
11.8
31.7
45.4

Women

With
reduction
for early
retirement

Early
retirees
as a
percentage of
subtotal

Subtotal

Without
reduction
for early
retirement

3,572,271
5,216,668
6,825,078
7,688,460

3,572,271
5,216,668
5,389,166
4,930,400

...
...
1,435,912
2,758,060

...
...
21.0
35.9

Subtotal

Without
reduction
for early
retirement

With
reduction
for early
retirement

Early
retirees
as a
percentage of
subtotal

1,540,159
2,844,801
4,275,506
5,660,715

1,425,130
1,895,597
2,192,220
2,351,895

115,029
949,204
2,083,286
3,308,820

7.5
33.4
48.7
58.5

Year

Total

Without
reduction
for early
retirement

1956
1960
1965
1970

5,112,430
8,061,469
11,100,584
13,349,175

4,997,401
7,112,265
7,581,386
7,282,295

1980
1985
1990

19,562,085
22,431,930
24,838,100

7,397,198 12,164,887
7,720,959 14,710,971
7,840,239 16,997,861

62.2 10,460,735
65.6 11,816,956
68.4 12,983,832

4,586,539
4,655,477
4,592,911

5,874,196
7,161,479
8,390,921

54.8
9,101,350
60.6 10,614,974
64.6 11,854,268

2,810,659
3,065,482
3,247,328

6,290,691
7,549,492
8,606,940

69.1
71.1
72.6

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999

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

7,941,363
7,784,078
7,673,286
7,699,664
7,739,557

18,731,443
19,113,994
19,601,286
19,810,871
20,035,120

70.2
71.1
71.9
72.0
72.1

13,913,531
14,010,875
14,116,818
14,200,826
14,321,468

4,559,535
4,478,565
4,371,503
4,371,895
4,385,921

9,353,996
9,532,310
9,745,315
9,828,931
9,935,547

67.2
68.0
69.0
69.2
69.4

12,759,275
12,887,197
13,157,754
13,309,709
13,453,209

3,381,828
9,377,447
3,305,513
9,581,684
3,301,783
9,855,971
3,327,769
9,981,940
3,353,636 10,099,573

73.5
74.4
74.9
75.0
75.1

2000
2001
2002
2003

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

8,179,425
8,262,843
8,306,422
8,292,022

20,319,520
20,573,931
20,883,715
21,239,589

71.3
71.3
71.5
71.9

14,767,170
14,930,081
15,100,473
15,247,841

4,690,652
4,719,500
4,736,285
4,705,215

10,076,518
10,210,581
10,364,188
10,542,626

68.2
68.4
68.8
69.1

13,731,775
13,906,693
14,089,664
14,283,770

3,488,773
3,543,340
3,570,137
3,586,807

10,243,002
10,363,350
10,519,527
10,696,963

74.6
74.5
74.7
74.9

1956
1960
1965
1970

63.10
74.00
83.90
118.10

63.40
76.50
90.10
130.20

48.20
55.80
70.60
103.60

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

68.20
81.90
92.60
130.50

68.20
81.90
96.10
139.10

...
...
79.40
115.30

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

51.20
59.70
70.10
101.20

51.40
61.60
75.40
111.70

48.20
55.80
64.50
93.80

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

1980
1985
1990

341.40
478.60
602.60

391.80
581.20
742.80

310.70
424.80
537.90

...
...
...

380.20
538.40
679.30

419.60
627.50
803.60

349.50
480.50
611.20

...
...
...

296.80
412.10
518.60

346.50
511.00
656.80

274.60
372.00
466.40

...
...
...

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999

719.80
745.00
765.00
779.70
804.30

885.60
908.70
915.90
932.50
959.20

649.50
678.30
705.90
720.30
744.40

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

810.20
838.10
860.50
876.90
904.60

963.70
997.80
1,025.10
1,044.50
1,075.30

735.40
763.10
786.60
802.40
829.30

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

621.20
643.70
662.50
675.90
697.50

780.40
788.00
771.30
785.40
807.50

563.80
593.90
626.10
639.50
661.00

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

2000
2001
2002
2003

844.50
874.40
895.00
922.10

1,008.40
1,038.70
1,058.90
1,086.80

778.50
808.50
829.80
857.80

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

951.10
984.60
1,007.80
1,038.70

1,131.10
1,166.00
1,188.50
1,220.60

867.20
900.70
925.20
957.50

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

729.90
756.20
774.10
797.60

843.40
869.20
886.90
911.30

691.20
717.60
735.80
759.50

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

Number

Average monthly benefit (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.

5.44 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2004

5.B OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Retired Workers
Table 5.B9—Number and percentage distribution, by sex, monthly benefit, and age,
December 2003
Monthly benefit (dollars)

Total,
62 or older

62–64

65–69

70–74

75–79

80–84

85–89

90 or older

All retired workers
Total
Number (thousands)
Percent

29,548
100.0

2,587
100.0

7,730
100.0

6,584
100.0

5,550
100.0

3,921
100.0

2,127
100.0

1,048
100.0

Less than 400.00
400.00–449.90
450.00–499.90

6.6
2.5
3.7

8.6
2.9
4.6

6.7
2.4
3.3

6.7
2.6
3.7

6.2
2.7
4.1

6.4
2.6
3.8

5.3
2.0
2.5

5.9
2.0
2.6

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

4.8
4.8
4.4
4.2
4.0

5.7
6.6
6.5
5.3
4.2

4.9
5.5
4.8
4.5
4.2

5.5
5.1
4.4
4.3
4.1

5.0
4.2
4.1
3.8
3.7

4.1
3.9
3.8
3.7
3.7

3.2
3.1
3.1
3.2
3.3

3.2
3.2
3.4
3.7
4.1

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

3.9
4.1
4.3
4.7
5.0

3.7
3.5
3.4
3.4
3.3

4.0
3.9
3.7
3.7
3.7

3.9
3.9
4.0
4.2
4.4

3.7
3.9
4.2
4.6
5.3

4.0
4.5
5.4
6.8
8.6

3.8
4.5
5.2
5.9
6.1

5.0
6.5
7.3
7.4
6.6

1,000.00–1,049.90
1,050.00–1,099.90
1,100.00–1,149.90
1,150.00–1,199.90
1,200.00–1,249.90

5.1
5.7
5.1
4.4
4.0

3.2
3.1
3.1
3.7
6.0

3.8
4.4
5.0
5.3
4.6

4.7
6.8
6.6
4.6
3.2

6.7
7.9
5.4
3.7
3.3

6.4
4.8
4.3
4.1
4.1

6.2
5.8
4.8
3.9
3.7

6.1
5.5
4.3
3.3
2.7

1,250.00–1,299.90
1,300.00–1,349.90
1,350.00–1,399.90
1,400.00–1,449.90
1,450.00–1,499.90
1,500.00 or more

3.5
3.2
2.7
2.0
1.6
5.6

5.9
5.1
4.3
2.4
0.7
0.8

3.8
3.3
2.9
2.4
2.2
7.1

2.8
2.9
2.5
1.9
1.5
5.7

3.3
3.1
2.5
2.0
1.4
4.9

3.6
2.7
1.9
1.3
1.0
4.3

3.6
3.6
3.4
2.5
2.3
9.2

2.4
2.3
2.5
1.9
1.3
6.9

922.10

858.60

930.20

912.30

920.80

910.50

1,009.40

953.20

Average benefit (dollars)

Men
Total
Number (thousands)
Percent

15,254
100.0

1,331
100.0

4,255
100.0

3,588
100.0

2,900
100.0

1,921
100.0

903
100.0

354
100.0

Less than 400.00
400.00–449.90
450.00–499.90

5.5
1.5
1.8

6.6
1.4
2.2

5.5
1.3
1.7

5.5
1.6
1.8

4.9
1.6
1.9

5.6
1.7
2.0

5.0
1.6
1.7

5.3
1.8
2.1

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

2.1
2.2
2.3
2.5
2.8

2.3
2.3
2.4
2.5
2.8

1.9
2.0
2.2
2.3
2.6

2.0
2.2
2.4
2.6
2.8

2.1
2.2
2.4
2.5
2.7

2.2
2.4
2.5
2.7
3.1

1.9
2.0
2.1
2.3
2.5

2.5
2.4
2.6
2.8
3.2

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

3.0
3.5
4.0
4.8
5.5

2.9
3.2
3.3
3.6
3.9

2.8
3.1
3.4
3.7
3.9

3.1
3.5
3.9
4.4
4.9

3.1
3.4
4.0
4.7
5.7

3.5
4.3
5.7
8.2
11.1

2.8
3.4
4.1
5.3
6.0

3.8
5.8
6.2
6.2
5.9

1,000.00–1,049.90
1,050.00–1,099.90
1,100.00–1,149.90
1,150.00–1,199.90
1,200.00–1,249.90

5.9
7.3
6.8
5.9
5.4

3.9
4.1
4.3
5.4
9.4

4.3
5.4
6.7
7.5
6.7

5.7
9.2
9.2
6.4
4.2

8.4
11.0
7.0
4.4
4.0

7.4
5.1
4.6
4.8
5.1

6.5
6.4
5.0
4.4
4.2

5.4
5.6
4.7
3.8
3.4

1,250.00–1,299.90
1,300.00–1,349.90
1,350.00–1,399.90
1,400.00–1,449.90
1,450.00–1,499.90
1,500.00 or more

4.9
4.6
4.0
3.0
2.3
8.5

9.8
8.9
7.9
4.3
1.2
1.4

5.5
4.9
4.2
3.6
3.3
11.5

3.6
3.9
3.5
2.7
2.2
8.7

4.2
4.2
3.6
2.8
2.0
7.2

4.5
3.3
2.1
1.5
1.1
5.4

4.3
4.8
4.3
3.2
3.0
13.4

3.3
3.4
3.8
2.9
1.7
11.3

1,038.90

1,022.50

1,073.00

1,032.90

1,027.10

973.60

1,098.80

1,049.10

Average benefit (dollars)

(Continued)

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2004 ♦ 5.45

5.B OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Retired Workers
Table 5.B9—Number and percentage distribution, by sex, monthly benefit, and age,
December 2003—Continued
Monthly benefit (dollars)

Total,
62 or older

62–64

65–69

70–74

75–79

80–84

85–89

90 or older

Women
Total
Number (thousands)
Percent

14,294
100.0

1,256
100.0

3,475
100.0

2,996
100.0

2,649
100.0

2,000
100.0

1,224
100.0

693
100.0

Less than 400.00
400.00–449.90
450.00–499.90

7.8
3.6
5.6

10.6
4.5
7.1

8.3
3.7
5.4

8.1
4.0
6.0

7.6
3.9
6.6

7.1
3.5
5.6

5.5
2.3
3.0

6.1
2.1
2.8

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

7.8
7.6
6.6
6.0
5.3

9.4
11.1
11.0
8.2
5.6

8.5
9.8
7.9
7.2
6.3

9.8
8.6
6.8
6.3
5.6

8.2
6.5
5.9
5.3
4.8

5.9
5.4
5.0
4.5
4.4

4.1
3.9
3.8
3.9
3.9

3.5
3.7
3.9
4.2
4.6

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

4.8
4.7
4.6
4.6
4.5

4.6
3.9
3.4
3.2
2.7

5.5
4.8
4.2
3.8
3.5

4.8
4.4
4.0
4.0
3.8

4.4
4.3
4.5
4.6
4.9

4.4
4.8
5.1
5.5
6.2

4.5
5.3
6.0
6.3
6.2

5.6
6.9
7.9
8.0
6.9

1,000.00–1,049.90
1,050.00–1,099.90
1,100.00–1,149.90
1,150.00–1,199.90
1,200.00–1,249.90

4.3
4.0
3.4
2.8
2.4

2.5
2.1
1.8
1.8
2.3

3.2
3.0
2.9
2.6
2.0

3.6
3.9
3.4
2.5
2.0

4.9
4.5
3.6
2.9
2.6

5.5
4.6
4.0
3.5
3.1

6.0
5.5
4.6
3.6
3.3

6.5
5.5
4.1
3.0
2.3

1,250.00–1,299.90
1,300.00–1,349.90
1,350.00–1,399.90
1,400.00–1,449.90
1,450.00–1,499.90
1,500.00 or more

2.1
1.8
1.4
1.0
0.8
2.5

1.7
1.0
0.6
0.3
0.1
0.1

1.6
1.4
1.2
0.9
0.8
1.6

1.8
1.7
1.3
0.9
0.6
2.0

2.3
2.0
1.4
1.0
0.7
2.5

2.6
2.1
1.6
1.2
0.9
3.3

3.1
2.7
2.6
2.0
1.7
6.2

1.9
1.7
1.8
1.4
1.0
4.7

797.50

684.90

755.40

768.00

804.40

849.90

943.60

904.10

Average benefit (dollars)

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

5.46 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2004