6.

C OASDI Benefits Awarded: Disabled Workers
Table 6.C1—Number and percentage distribution, by monthly benefit and sex, 2003
Total

Men

Women

Monthly benefit (dollars)

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

All disabled workers

777,461

100.0

421,598

100.0

355,863

100.0

Less than 100.00
100.00–149.90
150.00–199.90
200.00–249.90

6,305
3,254
7,441
11,418

0.8
0.4
1.0
1.5

3,480
1,224
2,744
4,254

0.8
0.3
0.7
1.0

2,825
2,030
4,697
7,164

0.8
0.6
1.3
2.0

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

13,664
15,094
15,648
16,200
17,814

1.8
1.9
2.0
2.1
2.3

4,965
5,538
5,694
5,904
6,504

1.2
1.3
1.4
1.4
1.5

8,699
9,556
9,954
10,296
11,310

2.4
2.7
2.8
2.9
3.2

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

23,270
42,120
42,825
41,931
40,058

3.0
5.4
5.5
5.4
5.2

8,444
14,903
15,953
16,575
16,905

2.0
3.5
3.8
3.9
4.0

14,826
27,217
26,872
25,356
23,153

4.2
7.7
7.6
7.1
6.5

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

38,009
36,366
34,140
32,069
29,903

4.9
4.7
4.4
4.1
3.9

16,994
17,091
16,843
16,652
16,443

4.0
4.1
4.0
4.0
3.9

21,015
19,275
17,297
15,417
13,460

5.9
5.4
4.9
4.3
3.8

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

27,967
25,740
24,180
22,349
20,655

3.6
3.3
3.1
2.9
2.7

15,992
15,265
15,177
14,692
13,933

3.8
3.6
3.6
3.5
3.3

11,975
10,475
9,003
7,657
6,722

3.4
2.9
2.5
2.2
1.9

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

19,094
17,684
16,243
15,139
14,966
105,914

2.5
2.3
2.1
2.0
1.9
13.6

13,376
12,670
11,926
11,353
11,529
88,574

3.2
3.0
2.8
2.7
2.7
21.0

5,718
5,014
4,317
3,786
3,437
17,340

1.6
1.4
1.2
1.1
1.0
4.9

Average benefit (dollars)

936.40

1,062.30

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
NOTE: Benefits awarded before the December increase are converted to the December rates before computation of the percentages.
CONTACT: Jennie H. Park (410) 965-9358 or Joseph Bondar (410) 965-0162.

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6.C OASDI Benefits Awarded: Disabled Workers
Table 6.C2—Number, average age, and percentage distribution, by sex and age,
selected years 1957–2003
Percentage distribution, by age a
Year

Number

Average
age

Total,
all ages

Under 30

30–39

40–44

1957
1958
1959

148,376
107,003
146,547

59.2
59.0
58.9

100.0
100.0
100.0

...
...
...

...
...
...

1960
1965
1970
1975

168,466
186,808
258,072
408,531

54.5
53.0
52.1
51.5

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

0.8
1.8
6.7
7.7

1980
1981
1982
1983
1984

275,185
244,984
207,453
217,422
247,833

51.2
50.8
50.9
50.2
50.0

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

1985
1986
1987
1988
1989

274,400
273,700
265,900
265,700
268,600

50.1
48.7
49.0
49.2
49.0

1990
1991
1992
1993
1994

293,300
322,700
395,600
391,800
379,300

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003

45–49

50–54

55–59

60–61

62–64

65 b

...
...
...

...
...
...

17.1
19.7
21.1

28.0
27.5
27.4

17.0
15.2
14.8

33.8
28.9
28.8

4.1
8.7
7.8

7.0
8.2
7.6
8.6

6.5
7.9
6.5
6.2

10.5
11.1
10.1
9.5

16.7
17.1
14.7
15.7

20.0
25.7
23.5
23.1

11.8
14.0
12.3
12.1

21.3
13.0
16.1
14.6

5.4
1.0
2.6
2.5

8.3
8.6
8.4
9.5
9.2

9.7
10.2
10.4
11.7
12.8

6.0
6.2
6.3
6.6
7.1

8.4
8.4
8.4
8.4
8.7

14.7
14.5
14.1
13.6
13.4

24.6
24.3
24.6
23.4
22.6

12.3
13.0
12.9
12.2
12.2

14.2
13.1
13.6
13.3
12.7

1.8
1.7
1.2
1.3
1.3

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

8.7
10.7
9.4
8.4
8.7

13.3
15.3
16.0
16.0
16.0

7.0
8.1
8.6
9.7
9.5

9.9
9.4
9.3
9.0
10.2

14.6
14.3
13.9
14.6
14.2

23.1
21.3
20.8
21.3
20.6

12.4
11.1
10.9
10.5
9.7

10.6
9.5
11.0
10.2
10.8

0.3
0.3
0.2
0.2
0.3

48.1
47.9
47.8
47.7
48.4

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

10.9
9.5
9.5
9.2
6.8

16.9
17.7
18.5
18.9
18.4

9.4
10.6
10.8
10.1
10.8

9.5
11.0
11.0
11.7
12.7

13.5
14.1
13.0
14.7
15.4

20.5
18.4
18.6
18.8
19.3

10.3
9.4
9.8
8.6
9.0

8.8
9.1
8.7
7.8
7.6

0.1
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.1

368,400
347,100
311,100
331,400
338,900

48.9
48.7
49.3
49.2
49.6

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

7.2
6.9
6.3
6.3
6.2

16.3
16.2
14.6
14.3
13.1

10.7
10.8
10.8
11.1
11.4

11.5
13.2
13.5
12.4
12.4

15.7
16.2
16.1
18.3
18.3

20.4
19.9
21.6
21.6
21.7

8.9
9.3
8.8
8.1
8.8

9.1
7.5
8.2
7.8
8.0

0.2
0.1
0.1
0.2
0.3

329,800
364,500
406,336
421,598

49.6
49.4
49.4
49.7

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

6.8
7.5
7.8
7.0

12.9
13.2
12.0
11.8

10.7
9.9
10.3
10.2

12.7
12.2
12.7
12.8

17.7
17.4
17.5
17.6

21.0
22.6
22.5
22.8

9.1
9.2
9.2
9.6

8.8
7.9
7.9
7.9

0.2
0.1
0.1
0.3

Men

(Continued)

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6.C OASDI Benefits Awarded: Disabled Workers
Table 6.C2—Number, average age, and percentage distribution, by sex and age,
selected years 1957–2003—Continued
Percentage distribution, by age a
Year

Number

Average
age

Total,
all ages

Under 30

30–39

1957
1958
1959

30,426
24,379
31,264

57.4
57.2
57.0

100.0
100.0
100.0

...
...
...

...
...
...

1960
1965
1970
1975

39,339
66,691
92,312
183,518

52.5
53.2
52.8
52.1

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

0.7
1.1
4.2
6.1

1980
1981
1982
1983
1984

121,374
106,863
89,678
94,127
114,165

51.1
50.8
50.5
49.8
49.7

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

1985
1986
1987
1988
1989

134,500
135,700
143,700
147,000
146,900

49.7
48.8
49.5
49.3
49.1

1990
1991
1992
1993
1994

168,500
190,400
241,300
237,900
234,000

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003

45–49

50–54

55–59

60–61

62–64

65 b

...
...
...

...
...
...

25.5
28.6
30.2

38.9
37.2
36.9

19.8
17.8
17.6

15.3
15.2
14.2

0.5
1.2
1.1

8.1
6.5
6.3
7.3

8.0
7.4
6.1
6.1

13.3
11.7
11.0
10.1

21.9
19.3
17.5
17.7

24.6
28.3
27.2
25.5

12.4
14.1
13.0
12.2

10.1
10.9
12.9
12.9

0.8
0.6
1.7
2.1

7.4
7.8
8.0
9.0
8.3

9.7
10.2
10.9
12.2
13.2

6.4
6.5
6.8
7.4
7.9

9.3
9.5
9.5
9.5
9.7

16.3
16.4
15.6
14.8
14.9

25.5
25.1
24.9
23.5
22.8

11.7
12.0
11.7
10.9
10.9

12.2
11.1
11.4
11.6
11.7

1.5
1.4
1.1
1.1
1.2

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

8.6
9.0
7.5
8.5
7.8

12.9
15.5
15.2
14.0
14.8

8.0
10.4
8.1
8.8
10.4

10.6
10.5
11.2
10.9
11.9

15.8
14.8
15.8
16.1
13.8

23.3
21.3
23.4
23.5
21.2

10.1
9.6
9.6
10.5
10.8

10.5
8.6
8.8
7.4
8.9

0.1
0.2
0.3
0.3
0.3

48.4
48.4
47.7
48.1
48.2

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

8.5
8.5
8.6
7.5
7.4

16.3
16.8
17.7
17.5
16.9

9.8
10.1
12.0
11.2
11.1

13.1
12.2
12.4
13.1
12.9

14.2
16.2
15.6
16.5
17.0

22.3
19.5
17.6
19.7
20.8

8.9
8.9
8.4
6.8
7.3

6.5
7.4
7.5
7.4
6.4

0.4
0.4
0.2
0.2
0.2

263,200
256,900
250,200
271,900
266,900

48.5
49.1
48.4
48.9
48.7

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

6.4
5.3
6.2
5.4
5.7

16.7
15.1
16.3
14.9
14.6

11.4
11.3
12.2
12.2
12.5

13.8
14.0
14.1
14.5
15.3

17.2
19.0
19.0
19.1
18.2

20.5
21.2
19.0
20.4
20.6

7.6
8.3
6.8
7.6
6.6

6.3
5.8
6.2
5.7
6.2

0.1
0.1
0.2
0.2
0.3

282,400
304,800
343,667
355,863

49.2
48.4
48.7
49.0

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

5.8
7.9
7.3
6.8

13.7
14.0
13.4
13.2

12.3
12.1
11.6
11.4

13.5
13.8
14.3
14.2

18.7
18.5
18.4
18.4

21.6
20.1
21.0
21.5

8.1
7.6
7.7
8.0

6.1
5.9
6.3
6.3

0.2
0.1
0.1
0.2

40–44
Women

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record. Data for 1985–2001 are based on a 1 percent sample. All other years are 100 percent data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
a.
b.

Age in year of award for 1957–1984. Age in month of award for 1985–2003.
Includes awards processed after attainment of age 65.

CONTACT: Jennie H. Park (410) 965-9358 or Joseph Bondar (410) 965-0162.

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6.C OASDI Benefits Awarded: Disabled Workers
Table 6.C7—Number of applications, awards, ratio of awards to applications, and awards per 1,000 insured
workers, selected years, 1960–2003
Number (thousands)
Year

Applications

Awards

Awards as a percentage
of applications

Awards per
1,000 insured workers

1960
1965
1966
1967
1968
1969

418.6
529.3
544.5
573.2
719.8
725.2

207.8
253.5
278.3
301.4
323.2
344.7

49.6
47.9
51.1
52.6
44.9
47.5

4.5
4.7
5.1
5.4
5.7
4.9

1970
1971
1972
1973
1974

869.8
923.9
947.5
1,067.5
1,330.2

350.4
415.9
455.4
491.6
536.0

40.3
45.0
48.1
46.1
40.3

4.8
5.6
6.0
6.3
6.7

1975
1976
1977
1978
1979

1,285.3
1,232.2
1,235.2
1,184.7
1,187.8

592.0
551.5
568.9
464.4
416.7

46.1
44.8
46.1
39.2
35.1

7.1
6.5
6.5
5.2
4.4

1980
1981
1982
1983
1984

1,262.3
1,161.2
1,019.8
1,019.3
1,036.7

396.6
351.8
297.1
311.5
362.0

31.4
30.3
29.1
30.6
34.9

4.0
3.4
2.9
3.0
3.4

1985
1986
1987
1988
1989

1,066.2
1,118.4
1,108.9
1,017.9
984.9

377.4
416.9
415.8
409.5
425.6

35.4
37.3
37.5
40.2
43.2

3.5
3.8
3.7
3.6
3.7

1990
1991
1992
1993
1994

1,067.7
1,208.7
1,335.1
1,425.8
1,443.8

468.0
536.4
636.6
635.2
631.9

43.8
44.4
47.7
44.6
43.8

4.0
4.5
5.2
5.2
5.1

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999

1,338.1
1,279.2
1,180.2
1,169.3
1,200.1

645.6
624.3
587.7
608.4
620.6

48.3
48.8
49.8
52.0
51.7

5.1
4.9
4.5
4.6
4.6

2000
2001
2002
2003

1,330.6
1,498.6
1,682.5
1,895.5

621.3
690.5
750.0
777.5

46.7
46.1
44.6
41.0

4.5
5.0
5.3
5.5

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
CONTACT: Jeff Kunkel (410) 965-3013.

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2004 ♦ 6.21