5.

A OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Summary
Table 5.A1—Number and average monthly benefit, by type of benefit and race, December 2004
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)

47,707,380

871.80

39,914,910

901.50

4,900,440

735.10

2,746,370

688.90

39,755,170
33,024,800
29,971,970
2,569,560
483,270

895.30
910.74
955.00
478.10
465.90

34,337,420
29,106,610
26,433,790
2,322,600
350,220

919.50
928.88
973.20
490.00
494.10

3,510,700
2,671,080
2,451,480
121,200
98,400

756.50
799.64
835.10
396.50
412.80

1,809,980
1,176,430
1,023,760
118,830
33,840

710.70
719.37
777.20
331.90
330.50

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

6,730,320
1,904,670
182,900
4,431,020
209,700
2,030

819.77
625.00
687.20
920.20
582.10
830.10

5,230,770
1,201,490
122,840
3,771,610
133,780
1,050

867.52
675.40
735.80
942.70
594.50
865.90

839,610
404,970
26,800
371,010
36,610
220

619.16
524.20
592.90
734.80
515.40
853.50

633,550
285,780
31,990
276,520
38,550
710

694.43
557.20
582.70
861.70
603.00
782.50

Disabled workers
Spouses of disabled workers
Children of disabled workers

7,952,210
6,192,210
154,070
1,605,930

754.20
894.10
229.60
264.80

5,577,490
4,417,140
116,010
1,044,340

790.90
925.90
241.30
280.60

1,389,740
1,040,980
17,750
331,010

681.10
829.20
203.90
240.80

936,390
694,260
19,720
222,410

646.90
794.80
184.50
226.30

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 145,660 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.

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005 ♦ 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 2004
All races a

White

Other b

Black

Number c

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Number

29,971,970

955.00

26,433,790

973.20

62–64
62
63
64

2,686,350
757,510
937,680
991,160

885.50
858.10
886.70
905.10

2,324,510
653,570
812,270
858,670

901.90
874.60
902.70
921.80

2,451,480

835.10

1,023,760

777.20

233,740
63,650
82,110
87,980

824.80
804.20
826.20
838.20

127,310
39,780
43,170
44,360

697.70
673.60
700.10
717.00

65–69
65
66
67
68
69

7,814,170
1,469,430
1,704,600
1,614,090
1,536,120
1,489,930

974.70
979.60
1,005.00
990.90
954.90
938.50

6,730,950
1,256,980
1,470,250
1,388,970
1,326,260
1,288,490

995.80
999.70
1,026.40
1,013.20
975.50
959.20

720,370
136,270
155,750
150,330
139,730
138,290

872.40
888.70
901.60
883.80
855.00
828.40

358,530
75,040
77,820
74,040
69,360
62,270

786.70
807.30
809.00
790.90
762.10
756.50

70–74
70
71
72
73
74

6,658,000
1,433,790
1,334,060
1,333,260
1,285,780
1,271,110

942.40
934.70
941.10
954.00
943.90
938.80

5,834,830
1,243,860
1,159,630
1,164,410
1,137,640
1,129,290

961.90
955.00
961.40
973.70
962.50
957.20

572,800
130,450
119,870
119,940
103,110
99,430

825.20
828.30
826.20
835.50
820.80
811.70

242,590
58,140
53,380
47,720
43,010
40,340

756.50
742.90
764.10
774.30
753.70
747.80

75–79
75
76
77
78
79

5,526,740
1,181,510
1,164,720
1,128,260
1,051,870
1,000,380

950.70
938.00
950.30
957.00
949.00
961.00

4,944,500
1,049,900
1,040,030
1,009,240
945,200
900,130

967.30
955.20
966.80
974.30
964.20
977.20

417,010
93,250
88,770
85,140
77,260
72,590

815.30
811.40
819.90
816.20
815.20
813.90

146,710
35,070
32,250
30,120
25,260
24,010

795.50
778.30
800.10
794.70
798.40
812.20

80–84
80
81
82
83
84

4,036,720
954,950
871,730
798,460
754,910
656,670

941.70
946.50
940.00
940.20
939.60
941.00

3,652,210
861,290
788,220
720,270
685,930
596,500

956.30
961.80
954.50
954.90
954.00
954.90

277,680
67,830
59,440
56,420
50,220
43,770

798.40
803.70
798.40
802.60
789.50
795.30

89,730
22,010
20,800
18,110
15,530
13,280

801.10
800.70
804.00
799.00
799.20
802.40

85–89
85
86
87
88
89

2,161,080
549,760
505,850
429,090
364,860
311,520

1,021.10
957.80
999.90
1,029.10
1,090.90
1,074.50

1,966,480
497,390
461,710
391,560
331,630
284,190

1,036.40
973.10
1,014.40
1,043.60
1,108.00
1,089.20

144,410
39,010
32,610
27,450
25,360
19,980

848.90
802.50
835.80
852.70
896.50
894.90

39,740
10,600
9,170
7,900
6,260
5,810

894.20
815.00
855.10
926.70
975.40
968.80

90–94

860,200

1,021.20

778,050

1,038.50

63,500

829.30

15,200

910.70

95 or older

228,710

929.40

202,260

950.60

21,970

746.50

3,950

844.00

Age

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

All retired workers
Total

Men
15,438,070

1,076.50

13,678,160

1,100.70

1,159,820

912.60

573,370

836.40

62–64
62
63
64

Subtotal

1,372,950
379,370
480,030
513,550

1,053.20
1,029.20
1,055.20
1,069.10

1,183,740
327,100
413,350
443,290

1,084.50
1,060.20
1,086.90
1,100.20

121,280
32,100
43,600
45,580

901.30
882.30
900.20
915.80

67,510
19,880
23,000
24,630

778.10
759.00
777.60
794.00

65–69
65
66
67
68
69

4,270,060
790,660
930,220
886,840
844,020
818,320

1,125.60
1,146.40
1,166.20
1,144.60
1,094.10
1,071.50

3,694,910
679,610
805,670
766,570
731,370
711,690

1,157.60
1,179.40
1,199.20
1,178.20
1,124.90
1,100.90

364,860
69,200
78,290
76,820
71,200
69,350

958.20
975.90
993.40
971.80
936.40
908.20

208,310
41,450
45,890
43,100
41,110
36,760

854.40
891.40
883.60
856.60
819.90
812.00
(Continued)

5.2 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005

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 2004—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

3,618,000
782,580
727,330
721,840
697,060
689,190

1,066.60
1,063.60
1,067.00
1,082.50
1,064.40
1,055.30

3,192,410
683,020
636,110
634,470
621,710
617,100

1,092.80
1,092.50
1,094.70
1,109.30
1,088.40
1,078.50

283,470
65,560
59,490
59,690
50,020
48,710

900.40
902.50
902.70
911.50
894.50
887.30

137,750
33,440
31,030
26,930
24,140
22,210

808.80
793.70
818.20
833.50
808.40
789.10

75–79
75
76
77
78
79

2,897,740
632,830
617,200
591,560
547,270
508,880

1,060.90
1,050.70
1,065.70
1,070.20
1,052.60
1,065.70

2,613,600
567,590
555,630
533,340
495,470
461,570

1,080.80
1,071.30
1,085.80
1,091.70
1,071.10
1,084.50

195,920
44,740
42,320
39,760
35,920
33,180

888.00
888.00
898.70
887.80
882.00
881.10

80,430
19,030
17,900
16,720
14,140
12,640

846.40
834.40
856.40
834.40
840.10
873.20

80–84
80
81
82
83
84

1,981,840
480,070
435,340
393,200
362,500
310,730

1,012.30
1,038.60
1,018.70
1,008.30
998.40
983.90

1,806,100
436,400
396,400
357,010
332,180
284,110

1,028.20
1,056.10
1,034.80
1,024.80
1,013.00
997.80

119,540
30,010
26,090
24,740
20,860
17,840

851.00
868.90
856.80
852.30
835.60
828.40

49,360
12,170
11,500
10,010
8,180
7,500

834.50
840.70
840.10
825.90
828.30
834.10

85–89
85
86
87
88
89

927,540
250,300
222,700
182,740
149,230
122,570

1,097.30
1,006.40
1,062.80
1,112.20
1,203.70
1,193.50

851,810
228,380
204,890
168,560
137,070
112,910

1,111.60
1,020.60
1,077.00
1,125.20
1,220.30
1,206.20

51,650
15,250
12,190
9,480
8,440
6,290

923.00
855.10
896.20
936.30
998.00
1,019.10

20,070
5,610
4,680
3,890
3,090
2,800

941.60
848.40
881.00
971.20
1,048.20
1,070.60

90–94

306,730

1,123.90

279,600

1,140.10

18,070

931.20

7,840

964.10

63,210

1,013.60

55,990

1,035.10

5,030

807.40

2,100

907.40

95 or older

Women
14,533,900

826.00

12,755,630

836.50

1,291,660

765.50

450,390

702.00

62–64
62
63
64

Subtotal

1,313,400
378,140
457,650
477,610

710.10
686.40
710.10
728.80

1,140,770
326,470
398,920
415,380

712.30
688.70
711.90
731.30

112,460
31,550
38,510
42,400

742.20
724.70
742.60
754.80

59,800
19,900
20,170
19,730

606.80
588.20
611.70
620.70

65–69
65
66
67
68
69

3,544,110
678,770
774,380
727,250
692,100
671,610

793.00
785.20
811.20
803.50
785.10
776.40

3,036,040
577,370
664,580
622,400
594,890
576,800

799.00
788.30
816.90
810.10
791.90
784.30

355,510
67,070
77,460
73,510
68,530
68,940

784.20
798.70
808.80
791.80
770.40
748.20

150,220
33,590
31,930
30,940
28,250
25,510

692.90
703.50
701.80
699.40
678.00
676.50

70–74
70
71
72
73
74

3,040,000
651,210
606,730
611,420
588,720
581,920

794.60
779.80
790.30
802.30
801.20
801.00

2,642,420
560,840
523,520
529,940
515,930
512,190

803.80
787.50
799.30
811.30
810.90
811.10

289,330
64,890
60,380
60,250
53,090
50,720

751.40
753.30
750.90
760.30
751.40
739.10

104,840
24,700
22,350
20,790
18,870
18,130

687.70
674.10
689.00
697.60
683.70
697.30

75–79
75
76
77
78
79

2,629,000
548,680
547,520
536,700
504,600
491,500

829.30
808.10
820.10
832.30
836.60
852.70

2,330,900
482,310
484,400
475,900
449,730
438,560

839.90
818.60
830.20
842.70
846.30
864.40

221,090
48,510
46,450
45,380
41,340
39,410

750.90
740.60
748.10
753.50
757.20
757.30

66,280
16,040
14,350
13,400
11,120
11,370

733.70
711.90
729.80
745.20
745.40
744.50
(Continued)

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005 ♦ 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 2004—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

2,054,880
474,880
436,390
405,260
392,410
345,940

873.60
853.50
861.50
874.20
885.30
902.40

1,846,110
424,890
391,820
363,260
353,750
312,390

886.00
865.00
873.30
886.20
898.50
915.90

158,140
37,820
33,350
31,680
29,360
25,930

758.70
751.90
752.70
763.80
756.70
772.50

40,370
9,840
9,300
8,100
7,350
5,780

760.30
751.20
759.40
765.60
766.90
761.20

85–89
85
86
87
88
89

1,233,540
299,460
283,150
246,350
215,630
188,950

963.80
917.10
950.50
967.50
1,012.80
997.20

1,114,670
269,010
256,820
223,000
194,560
171,280

978.90
932.80
964.50
981.90
1,028.80
1,012.10

92,760
23,760
20,420
17,970
16,920
13,690

807.60
768.80
799.70
808.60
845.90
837.90

19,670
4,990
4,490
4,010
3,170
3,010

845.90
777.40
828.10
883.60
904.50
874.00

90–94

553,470

964.30

498,450

981.50

45,430

788.80

7,360

853.90

95 or older

165,500

897.30

146,270

918.30

16,940

728.40

1,850

772.00

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 62,940 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.

5.4 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005

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 2004
All races a

White

Other b

Black

Number c

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

6,192,210

894.10

4,417,140

925.90

1,210

375.90

740

377.40

1,040,980

829.20

694,260

794.80

210

380.80

260

367.50

20–24
20
21
22
23
24

55,470
3,360
6,280
11,370
15,140
19,320

486.00
398.90
429.60
462.30
499.00
523.20

35,180
2,140
4,090
7,030
9,890
12,030

490.10
403.10
432.80
468.80
501.90
527.90

10,570
650
990
2,150
2,750
4,030

461.20
364.90
392.90
438.50
459.80
506.70

9,330
550
1,160
2,070
2,390
3,160

499.50
431.00
444.70
465.90
532.10
529.00

25–29
25
26
27
28
29

135,860
23,000
24,420
28,490
28,630
31,320

589.70
551.10
565.30
591.80
606.40
619.90

86,340
14,850
15,240
18,060
18,290
19,900

604.20
563.30
576.60
601.00
624.20
640.40

26,420
4,650
5,120
5,730
5,070
5,850

569.40
525.70
551.10
590.30
577.10
592.90

22,060
3,350
3,850
4,540
5,020
5,300

563.90
536.50
546.70
561.80
578.30
581.70

30–34
30
31
32
33
34

220,920
34,670
37,000
42,930
49,370
56,950

666.80
639.70
640.50
660.40
676.90
696.40

142,510
21,570
23,300
27,410
32,340
37,890

688.10
663.50
665.70
678.80
698.00
714.30

40,250
6,950
7,140
7,820
8,600
9,740

641.90
615.00
613.60
636.80
659.20
670.50

36,180
5,910
6,250
7,250
8,050
8,720

615.90
588.60
582.00
621.50
616.40
653.80

35–39
35
36
37
38
39

368,060
59,450
66,280
70,000
79,810
92,520

731.60
706.10
717.10
731.80
743.70
747.60

245,410
39,400
44,090
46,050
53,410
62,460

752.70
728.90
733.80
754.60
766.00
768.40

66,190
10,330
11,820
13,000
14,280
16,760

694.90
669.80
686.00
688.40
705.10
713.00

52,830
9,150
9,790
10,140
11,330
12,420

685.30
658.40
683.10
689.40
696.20
693.70

40–44
40
41
42
43
44

617,850
104,560
111,580
123,000
133,470
145,240

789.60
767.50
774.30
782.70
799.70
813.70

427,630
71,110
76,710
85,110
93,200
101,500

815.50
791.30
800.50
808.10
825.80
840.70

109,140
18,850
19,460
21,810
23,430
25,590

722.60
715.90
711.30
706.30
725.40
747.40

76,230
13,810
14,490
15,250
15,730
16,950

747.20
720.70
728.20
755.40
766.00
760.20

45–49
45
46
47
48
49

860,730
156,860
162,390
173,890
181,590
186,000

850.90
827.10
833.00
848.50
862.10
877.80

594,530
108,400
112,250
120,640
124,550
128,690

879.40
854.50
858.30
875.50
895.30
907.00

155,740
28,390
29,390
31,200
33,190
33,570

783.70
756.30
769.70
783.20
789.30
813.80

104,170
18,970
19,620
20,730
22,490
22,360

792.70
780.30
788.60
791.40
789.90
810.90

50–54
50
51
52
53
54

1,069,350
193,630
204,090
216,450
225,380
229,800

915.80
888.40
907.20
916.80
927.20
934.30

743,700
133,650
142,050
152,020
156,210
159,770

942.90
918.10
935.10
943.30
952.50
961.00

190,110
34,600
36,680
37,540
40,180
41,110

862.30
828.00
848.70
860.50
878.20
889.70

126,930
23,780
23,810
25,290
27,080
26,970

838.80
813.90
833.30
841.20
854.80
847.00

55–59
55
56
57
58
59

1,351,330
248,910
268,280
291,840
281,940
260,360

972.20
950.20
968.00
980.80
982.80
976.30

978,620
172,830
191,300
213,880
209,300
191,310

997.90
973.00
992.10
1,003.90
1,009.30
1,007.10

218,560
44,390
43,740
45,250
42,940
42,240

920.50
911.60
917.30
930.90
925.30
917.30

144,870
29,400
30,700
30,720
28,220
25,830

880.20
877.00
895.10
895.70
878.00
850.20

Age

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

All disabled workers
Total
Under 20

(Continued)

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005 ♦ 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 2004—Continued
All races a

White

Age

Number c

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

60–65
60
61
62
63
64
65

1,511,430
279,590
305,310
301,190
281,600
263,090
80,650

992.00
990.50
995.90
1,001.70
992.20
983.40
973.00

1,162,480
212,280
233,480
232,370
217,200
204,350
62,800

1,022.10
1,018.40
1,024.00
1,034.30
1,023.30
1,014.60
1,001.40

3,373,410

1,002.00

2,448,890

1,047.60

Number

Other b

Black
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

223,790
42,630
45,510
43,520
41,370
38,840
11,920

917.50
928.80
930.80
924.10
911.40
898.50
885.80

121,400
23,810
25,460
24,470
22,420
19,470
5,770

845.30
858.20
856.90
833.60
844.90
829.10
846.30

537,620

888.50

362,990

872.80

Number

All disabled workers (cont.)

Men
Subtotal
Under 20

710

381.80

440

392.00

110

378.60

160

356.00

20–24
20
21
22
23
24

32,670
1,940
3,710
6,640
9,190
11,190

497.60
412.10
443.40
472.30
513.40
532.20

20,960
1,270
2,390
4,110
6,110
7,080

501.70
417.30
451.60
483.10
514.60
533.60

5,800
380
570
1,260
1,480
2,110

465.80
364.10
400.80
433.00
464.90
521.90

5,690
270
730
1,200
1,540
1,950

517.10
473.50
451.90
476.40
555.20
542.40

25–29
25
26
27
28
29

75,740
13,050
13,900
15,760
15,890
17,140

599.00
563.80
570.20
602.20
621.90
624.90

48,060
8,380
8,660
9,870
10,400
10,750

619.10
580.40
586.70
620.80
642.70
651.00

14,220
2,590
2,670
3,210
2,480
3,270

567.10
522.40
550.50
582.00
589.80
584.20

12,880
1,980
2,420
2,620
2,840
3,020

565.20
551.50
539.50
558.80
584.70
582.00

30–34
30
31
32
33
34

117,190
18,520
19,350
23,050
26,140
30,130

682.10
647.80
649.90
673.50
700.00
715.00

75,180
11,510
12,060
14,720
16,990
19,900

705.40
670.00
676.20
696.40
725.30
733.20

20,710
3,720
3,710
4,050
4,310
4,920

645.50
605.30
623.10
628.30
663.20
691.60

20,090
3,140
3,380
4,080
4,580
4,910

638.70
621.80
593.70
639.90
645.80
672.90

35–39
35
36
37
38
39

198,500
32,280
35,630
37,840
42,890
49,860

749.70
717.80
732.40
749.10
763.90
770.90

131,090
21,240
23,290
24,820
28,580
33,160

776.70
741.60
751.00
781.00
793.30
799.60

35,500
5,650
6,360
6,940
7,350
9,200

697.60
679.00
691.50
682.40
710.10
714.90

29,620
5,050
5,520
5,590
6,460
7,000

699.00
669.70
706.00
697.60
704.40
710.80

40–44
40
41
42
43
44

334,690
56,960
60,040
66,780
72,300
78,610

826.00
798.00
803.70
816.90
837.90
860.00

231,430
38,520
40,740
46,440
50,530
55,200

859.00
829.10
834.60
847.80
872.00
895.50

58,450
10,320
10,780
11,420
12,560
13,370

738.70
728.90
725.90
719.80
741.20
770.50

41,840
7,670
7,910
8,440
8,520
9,300

775.50
741.50
761.60
784.40
792.70
791.70

45–49
45
46
47
48
49

464,020
84,880
87,440
93,430
98,990
99,280

916.30
880.10
891.90
914.90
930.70
955.70

322,680
58,820
60,810
65,110
68,100
69,840

955.60
917.60
925.10
955.00
977.00
994.00

83,640
15,170
15,720
16,780
18,210
17,760

811.10
772.40
800.10
805.60
817.70
852.10

53,980
10,250
10,220
10,740
11,830
10,940

851.50
831.00
842.50
849.00
845.60
887.90

50–54
50
51
52
53
54

572,500
103,750
108,750
115,990
120,910
123,100

1,017.30
971.80
1,001.50
1,019.80
1,038.10
1,046.90

408,360
73,110
77,570
84,070
85,480
88,130

1,053.80
1,010.60
1,038.20
1,055.60
1,074.10
1,081.90

96,030
17,790
18,580
18,340
20,630
20,690

917.20
875.30
897.30
917.50
938.50
949.50

63,050
11,820
11,810
12,730
13,710
12,980

938.60
888.20
926.80
934.40
964.00
972.30
(Continued)

5.6 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005

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 2004—Continued
All races a

White

Number c

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

55–59
55
56
57
58
59

736,630
134,960
146,500
159,650
153,770
141,750

1,116.60
1,071.40
1,105.40
1,126.00
1,137.30
1,138.10

544,780
95,430
106,690
119,020
116,870
106,770

60–65
60
61
62
63
64
65

840,760
154,500
167,730
167,280
157,600
148,180
45,470

1,169.10
1,159.90
1,172.10
1,183.10
1,171.30
1,163.00
1,149.90

665,910
120,510
132,110
133,070
124,880
118,910
36,430

Age

Other b

Black

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

1,154.80
1,108.00
1,141.20
1,161.00
1,174.90
1,181.60

111,750
23,050
22,170
23,650
21,430
21,450

1,010.90
983.20
1,003.20
1,030.40
1,020.00
1,018.00

74,390
15,120
15,990
15,710
14,640
12,930

1,005.40
984.20
1,021.60
1,015.60
1,015.00
986.70

1,206.60
1,196.60
1,209.00
1,222.40
1,209.90
1,199.90
1,184.00

111,410
21,170
22,600
22,050
20,690
18,960
5,940

1,047.40
1,054.10
1,056.30
1,050.80
1,046.70
1,035.70
1,015.60

61,290
12,310
12,460
11,660
11,730
10,110
3,020

989.20
992.70
998.20
990.30
985.80
971.80
1,005.60

Men (cont.)

Women
Subtotal

2,818,800

765.00

1,968,250

774.60

503,360

765.90

331,270

709.40

500

367.50

300

356.10

100

383.20

100

385.80

20–24
20
21
22
23
24

22,800
1,420
2,570
4,730
5,950
8,130

469.40
380.90
409.60
448.20
476.70
510.80

14,220
870
1,700
2,920
3,780
4,950

473.10
382.50
406.40
448.60
481.50
519.80

4,770
270
420
890
1,270
1,920

455.70
366.00
382.20
446.30
453.80
490.10

3,640
280
430
870
850
1,210

472.10
390.10
432.60
451.40
490.20
507.30

25–29
25
26
27
28
29

60,120
9,950
10,520
12,730
12,740
14,180

578.00
534.50
558.80
579.00
587.00
613.80

38,280
6,470
6,580
8,190
7,890
9,150

585.50
541.20
563.20
577.00
599.80
628.00

12,200
2,060
2,450
2,520
2,590
2,580

572.00
529.80
551.70
600.80
564.80
603.90

9,180
1,370
1,430
1,920
2,180
2,280

562.00
514.90
558.80
565.90
569.90
581.30

30–34
30
31
32
33
34

103,730
16,150
17,650
19,880
23,230
26,820

649.50
630.50
630.10
645.20
650.90
675.50

67,330
10,060
11,240
12,690
15,350
17,990

668.90
656.10
654.50
658.40
667.90
693.30

19,540
3,230
3,430
3,770
4,290
4,820

638.00
626.20
603.50
646.00
655.30
649.00

16,090
2,770
2,870
3,170
3,470
3,810

587.50
550.90
568.30
597.70
577.70
629.20

35–39
35
36
37
38
39

169,560
27,170
30,650
32,160
36,920
42,660

710.40
692.30
699.40
711.30
720.40
720.40

114,320
18,160
20,800
21,230
24,830
29,300

725.30
714.10
714.50
723.70
734.60
733.00

30,690
4,680
5,460
6,060
6,930
7,560

691.70
658.70
679.50
695.20
699.80
710.70

23,210
4,100
4,270
4,550
4,870
5,420

667.90
644.60
653.50
679.30
685.40
671.80

40–44
40
41
42
43
44

283,160
47,600
51,540
56,220
61,170
66,630

746.60
731.00
740.10
742.10
754.60
759.00

196,200
32,590
35,970
38,670
42,670
46,300

764.20
746.60
761.80
760.40
771.20
775.50

50,690
8,530
8,680
10,390
10,870
12,220

704.00
700.10
693.10
691.30
707.20
722.20

34,390
6,140
6,580
6,810
7,210
7,650

712.70
694.80
687.90
719.60
734.40
721.90

45–49
45
46
47
48
49

396,710
71,980
74,950
80,460
82,600
86,720

774.40
764.50
764.30
771.40
780.00
788.60

271,850
49,580
51,440
55,530
56,450
58,850

788.90
779.50
779.30
782.40
796.70
803.70

72,100
13,220
13,670
14,420
14,980
15,810

751.90
737.90
734.80
757.20
754.90
770.70

50,190
8,720
9,400
9,990
10,660
11,420

729.50
720.70
729.90
729.50
728.10
737.20

Under 20

(Continued)

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005 ♦ 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 2004—Continued
All races a

White

Number c

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

50–54
50
51
52
53
54

496,850
89,880
95,340
100,460
104,470
106,700

798.80
792.00
799.70
797.90
798.90
804.40

335,340
60,540
64,480
67,950
70,730
71,640

55–59
55
56
57
58
59

614,700
113,950
121,780
132,190
128,170
118,610

799.20
806.60
802.80
805.50
797.40
783.00

60–65
60
61
62
63
64
65

670,670
125,090
137,580
133,910
124,000
114,910
35,180

769.90
781.30
781.00
775.10
764.50
751.80
744.30

Age

Other b

Black
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

807.90
806.40
811.00
804.50
805.40
812.10

94,080
16,810
18,100
19,200
19,550
20,420

806.40
778.00
798.70
806.00
814.50
829.10

63,880
11,960
12,000
12,560
13,370
13,990

740.30
740.60
741.20
746.80
742.80
730.80

433,840
77,400
84,610
94,860
92,430
84,540

800.90
806.60
803.90
806.90
800.00
786.70

106,810
21,340
21,570
21,600
21,510
20,790

826.00
834.30
829.00
822.10
831.10
813.30

70,480
14,280
14,710
15,010
13,580
12,900

748.10
763.40
757.50
770.30
730.30
713.40

496,570
91,770
101,370
99,300
92,320
85,440
26,370

774.60
784.30
783.00
782.20
771.00
756.80
749.20

112,380
21,460
22,910
21,470
20,680
19,880
5,980

788.80
805.20
807.00
793.90
775.90
767.60
756.90

60,110
11,500
13,000
12,810
10,690
9,360
2,750

698.50
714.20
721.40
690.90
690.40
675.00
671.40

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 39,830 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.

5.8 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005

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 2004
All races a

Basis of entitlement and age

White

Other b

Black

Number c

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

2,723,680

464.00

2,438,650

478.20

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

138,960

371.90

138,550

310.90

All spouses
Total

Wives
Subtotal

2,681,600

467.20

2,412,970

480.40

133,910

375.20

127,370

317.60

139,880
18,610
20,560
27,390
27,460
19,880
14,060
4,580
7,340

261.30
146.60
183.70
220.40
274.10
321.50
355.00
407.30
440.90

101,900
12,950
14,550
19,590
19,290
14,740
10,950
3,720
6,110

282.00
157.20
196.90
236.20
292.70
343.40
377.30
429.50
453.00

17,970
2,320
2,560
3,450
3,920
2,600
1,680
560
880

229.70
123.50
162.00
193.00
255.30
279.50
296.30
324.60
400.70

19,430
3,290
3,320
4,200
4,140
2,460
1,380
290
350

184.40
121.10
143.40
171.30
206.90
237.30
253.60
285.90
332.20

2,541,720
288,690
76,110
100,810
111,770

478.50
428.60
418.70
423.30
440.20

2,311,070
255,610
67,530
89,390
98,690

489.10
442.60
431.90
436.40
455.40

115,940
14,710
3,750
5,110
5,850

397.70
347.00
336.50
351.30
350.00

107,940
17,830
4,560
6,170
7,100

341.50
295.90
290.30
292.90
302.10

65–69
65
66
67
68
69

676,370
132,120
136,890
136,110
135,350
135,900

481.40
463.30
485.30
487.50
485.80
484.50

600,670
116,940
121,160
120,890
120,470
121,210

495.30
477.80
499.10
501.90
499.50
497.60

35,890
6,870
7,500
7,230
6,850
7,440

403.00
373.40
415.30
415.10
411.70
398.40

38,870
8,120
8,090
7,800
7,840
7,020

341.50
331.00
344.70
334.30
343.50
355.40

70–74
70
71
72
73
74

642,000
134,230
127,520
128,520
126,510
125,220

483.90
481.80
484.70
484.60
485.20
483.00

584,650
120,560
115,310
117,450
116,510
114,820

494.30
493.50
497.30
494.70
494.10
491.70

29,760
7,060
5,920
5,950
5,280
5,550

406.80
412.00
390.30
397.20
414.10
421.20

26,050
6,290
6,050
4,790
4,370
4,550

344.20
341.70
341.60
352.00
340.50
346.70

75–79
75
76
77
78
79

512,650
115,340
111,060
105,690
93,510
87,050

482.50
482.10
480.80
485.00
482.30
482.20

474,210
106,150
102,290
98,400
86,810
80,560

490.20
491.50
488.90
491.60
489.90
488.70

21,100
4,880
4,850
4,120
3,730
3,520

404.50
399.40
401.00
416.30
396.50
411.10

15,510
3,980
3,460
2,820
2,660
2,590

359.70
343.40
361.70
360.90
362.70
377.50

80–84
85–89
90–94
95 or older

301,730
98,770
19,690
1,820

484.30
520.00
528.80
536.00

282,950
93,090
18,230
1,660

490.10
525.90
535.00
543.80

10,280
3,140
920
140

400.70
416.10
446.20
457.70

7,140
2,080
440
20

376.50
420.40
448.60
437.70

42,080

263.40

25,680

271.40

5,050

285.10

11,180

235.40

1,780
1,800
10,070
11,450
9,220
4,870
1,860
1,030

160.90
210.40
273.60
275.00
265.80
257.50
276.90
286.50

1,210
1,230
6,200
6,540
5,600
2,930
1,190
780

159.40
211.20
275.00
289.90
275.40
276.30
277.40
299.10

280
250
1,200
1,480
980
560
210
90

164.80
236.30
308.10
294.40
298.40
263.90
332.80
210.10

290
310
2,670
3,410
2,590
1,330
440
140

163.70
183.80
254.80
237.90
232.70
212.70
255.20
272.70

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, 2005 ♦ 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 2004—Continued
All races a

Basis of entitlement and age

White

Number c

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

2,569,560

478.10

2,322,600

Other b

Black
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

121,200

396.50

118,830

331.90

Number

Spouses of retired workers
Total

490.00
Wives

Subtotal

2,532,160

481.10

2,299,920

492.00

116,990

399.80

108,480

340.80

49,160
1,520
3,070
6,360
9,320
9,700
8,890
3,600
6,700

395.90
330.20
338.30
344.10
385.30
406.80
402.80
437.60
453.90

38,580
1,200
2,300
4,900
6,790
7,780
6,990
2,980
5,640

417.20
356.30
355.70
365.30
406.90
424.50
430.00
462.00
463.10

5,940
150
430
880
1,330
1,040
950
420
740

351.20
255.90
287.20
306.10
372.80
363.50
339.30
341.30
425.90

4,530
160
330
570
1,170
870
920
190
320

276.60
216.50
278.90
223.90
276.50
300.80
268.70
273.90
356.70

62–64
62
63
64

2,483,000
254,120
62,520
88,600
103,000

482.80
448.30
448.40
442.40
453.30

2,261,340
225,360
55,570
78,800
90,990

493.30
463.60
463.70
456.20
470.00

111,050
12,540
2,950
4,320
5,270

402.40
360.60
359.40
366.20
356.80

103,950
15,730
3,780
5,340
6,610

343.60
299.60
293.30
301.40
301.80

65–69
65
66
67
68
69

657,810
125,110
132,510
133,150
133,120
133,920

486.30
472.90
491.20
491.00
488.60
486.70

585,530
111,060
117,570
118,480
118,760
119,660

500.10
487.50
505.20
505.50
502.00
499.50

33,960
6,220
7,050
6,910
6,590
7,190

409.10
384.80
420.50
418.20
417.20
402.80

37,440
7,650
7,770
7,570
7,580
6,870

342.60
333.40
345.90
334.00
345.40
355.80

70–74
70
71
72
73
74

637,790
132,850
126,550
127,680
125,950
124,760

484.90
483.30
485.80
486.10
485.70
483.40

581,340
119,470
114,550
116,770
116,060
114,490

495.20
494.90
498.40
496.10
494.50
492.00

29,210
6,880
5,810
5,850
5,210
5,460

407.90
413.50
390.60
399.60
414.70
421.40

25,700
6,180
5,950
4,730
4,330
4,510

344.60
342.40
341.50
352.90
340.70
347.10

75–79
75
76
77
78
79

511,490
114,930
110,760
105,520
93,320
86,960

482.80
482.60
481.10
485.20
482.40
482.50

473,340
105,820
102,100
98,280
86,640
80,500

490.40
491.90
489.10
491.80
490.00
489.00

20,920
4,810
4,780
4,100
3,720
3,510

405.10
400.40
402.10
416.00
396.20
412.10

15,400
3,970
3,420
2,790
2,650
2,570

360.20
343.90
362.00
361.30
363.40
378.30

80–84
85–89
90–94
95 or older

301,530
98,750
19,690
1,820

484.40
520.10
528.80
536.00

282,790
93,090
18,230
1,660

490.20
525.90
535.00
543.80

10,240
3,120
920
140

401.40
417.70
446.20
457.70

7,140
2,080
440
20

376.50
420.40
448.60
437.70

2,405,190
126,970

481.40
476.00

2,191,840
108,080

492.20
487.90

103,860
13,130

398.20
412.90

103,390
5,090

338.60
384.10

37,400

271.90

22,680

281.40

4,210

302.90

10,350

239.10

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, 2005

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 2004—Continued
All races a

Basis of entitlement and age

White

Number c

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

154,070

229.60

116,010

Other b

Black
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

17,750

203.90

19,720

184.50

Number

Spouses of disabled workers
Total

241.30
Wives

Subtotal

149,390

230.60

113,010

242.50

16,910

204.40

18,890

184.20

90,690
17,080
17,490
21,020
18,130
10,180
5,170
980
640

188.10
129.90
156.50
182.50
216.30
240.20
272.70
296.00
305.00

63,300
11,750
12,250
14,680
12,490
6,960
3,960
740
470

199.20
136.90
167.00
192.60
229.70
252.70
284.40
298.40
331.00

12,020
2,160
2,130
2,570
2,590
1,560
730
140
140

169.20
111.70
136.70
154.30
195.00
223.50
240.30
274.60
267.60

14,900
3,130
2,990
3,630
2,970
1,590
460
100
30

156.40
116.20
128.50
163.10
179.50
202.50
223.40
308.50
71.30

62–64
62
63
64

58,700
34,550
13,570
12,210
8,770

296.40
283.50
281.20
284.50
285.40

49,710
30,230
11,940
10,590
7,700

297.60
285.50
283.30
289.20
283.90

4,890
2,170
800
790
580

290.70
268.20
252.20
270.00
287.90

3,990
2,100
780
830
490

288.10
268.20
275.90
238.20
306.60

65–69
65
66
67
68
69

18,560
7,010
4,380
2,960
2,230
1,980

308.30
290.90
306.10
328.20
317.20
335.10

15,140
5,880
3,590
2,410
1,710
1,550

309.70
294.00
301.30
324.00
328.10
346.00

1,930
650
450
320
260
250

296.60
264.50
333.80
348.10
272.60
271.70

1,430
470
320
230
260
150

310.40
292.80
314.40
345.00
290.30
339.30

70–74
70
71
72
73
74

4,210
1,380
970
840
560
460

332.60
342.20
340.00
258.60
375.80
370.60

3,310
1,090
760
680
450
330

331.40
344.00
334.70
256.20
381.50
368.60

550
180
110
100
70
90

351.20
354.70
369.80
259.20
373.80
405.90

350
110
100
60
40
40

314.80
303.70
347.90
284.20
315.00
307.90

75 or older

1,380

349.80

1,030

365.30

240

308.50

110

294.20

143,460
5,930

228.60
280.10

108,320
4,690

241.10
273.60

16,140
770

199.50
307.00

18,440
450

181.40
301.00

4,680

195.00

3,000

195.80

840

195.70

830

189.60

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 7,520 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.

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005 ♦ 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 2004
All races a

White

Other b

Black

Number c

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

3,993,870

460.90

2,596,050

492.10

834,380

398.60

542,030

407.30

3,104,060
9,640
25,610
37,520
52,730
66,250
82,200
97,670
115,490
134,530
154,170
182,180
210,950
243,150
276,780
314,500
340,220
370,190
390,280

426.10
299.10
326.60
330.50
346.70
354.80
362.40
366.00
374.50
384.50
391.00
397.10
400.80
412.00
421.20
437.60
451.90
481.20
495.20

1,929,440
5,530
15,080
21,820
31,320
39,960
50,520
59,430
70,410
83,440
95,260
111,640
129,700
150,700
171,030
195,220
213,730
235,450
249,200

453.10
303.40
346.10
346.30
364.10
373.20
380.10
389.20
395.00
408.00
413.10
421.30
424.70
440.10
448.70
464.80
481.30
512.00
524.30

672,610
2,100
5,470
7,980
11,030
14,180
16,810
21,170
24,780
28,410
32,630
40,300
47,460
53,300
61,460
69,650
74,700
79,280
81,900

373.30
256.40
273.30
269.70
288.80
300.90
309.30
320.50
331.20
335.50
342.40
350.90
355.60
358.70
374.20
385.00
396.10
420.20
436.30

483,580
1,960
4,970
7,550
10,240
11,910
14,660
16,750
20,020
22,310
25,880
29,410
32,760
37,850
42,420
47,350
49,340
52,340
55,860

391.00
335.90
325.30
352.50
356.70
358.00
363.80
342.80
357.60
361.40
373.30
370.40
373.00
376.50
379.50
401.60
406.50
433.50
448.70

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

765,250
11,970
60,080
63,690
73,800
91,260
111,440
102,700
80,300
59,790
41,590
27,910
18,830
12,600
9,290

588.40
498.10
503.10
536.90
570.40
596.20
610.30
620.70
623.80
627.90
622.20
593.80
553.50
520.20
492.50

585,310
7,820
37,700
41,760
51,320
67,350
85,130
80,710
65,820
50,770
35,850
24,260
16,870
11,450
8,500

608.80
515.10
519.00
557.40
588.40
615.10
630.70
644.60
642.60
643.10
632.60
605.60
564.20
524.40
501.20

134,020
2,570
14,540
15,540
16,440
17,510
20,390
17,810
11,440
7,110
4,410
2,820
1,740
960
740

510.50
433.40
456.50
486.80
522.60
533.70
534.40
525.50
523.20
519.10
522.60
493.80
454.60
473.60
397.10

43,810
1,510
7,400
6,000
5,700
6,200
5,770
3,990
2,880
1,860
1,250
800
210
190
50

554.80
527.80
511.80
517.20
546.90
565.70
581.20
560.80
599.00
622.10
661.00
584.60
520.00
503.70
439.80

Students, aged 18–19
18
19

124,560
118,040
6,520

544.80
545.60
530.30

81,300
77,590
3,710

576.70
577.10
568.20

27,750
25,740
2,010

471.60
472.30
463.30

14,640
13,870
770

501.90
501.10
517.00

483,270

465.90

350,220

494.10

98,400

412.80

33,840

330.50

275,910
430
1,280
1,790
2,610
3,770
4,640
6,260
8,050
9,820
11,140
14,480
16,320
21,050
24,290
30,020
35,100
40,300
44,560

438.20
429.10
430.70
406.40
401.10
408.50
389.20
381.10
393.90
412.00
411.50
413.10
405.60
406.00
428.80
428.80
434.10
481.90
488.60

180,970
280
840
1,130
1,740
2,300
3,010
3,880
5,140
6,150
6,880
8,860
10,420
13,470
16,190
19,520
23,470
27,250
30,440

469.20
393.80
461.40
411.80
426.60
425.40
405.40
403.50
418.40
439.20
436.30
442.10
431.30
437.70
455.10
465.90
463.80
516.50
521.00

69,070
130
390
430
580
1,080
1,080
1,650
2,080
2,740
3,280
4,190
4,380
5,500
6,060
7,930
8,530
9,200
9,840

404.40
488.90
383.90
429.00
377.80
402.00
393.50
365.40
392.80
389.40
396.60
402.10
382.70
375.90
401.50
377.80
402.50
436.50
443.60

25,450
20
50
230
290
380
550
710
790
920
980
1,400
1,510
2,060
1,970
2,510
3,080
3,790
4,210

312.00
534.00
278.80
338.20
295.20
331.30
292.10
297.10
239.30
301.20
287.50
267.40
297.00
281.20
305.40
304.20
294.50
347.20
360.20

Age

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

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, 2005

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 2004—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

192,390
1,810
10,470
15,170
23,110
34,230
43,710
33,700
18,720
7,730
2,750
700
290

502.30
473.30
471.70
478.00
495.60
517.40
519.20
507.20
492.80
469.60
484.00
469.80
404.60

158,780
1,300
7,550
11,370
18,580
28,350
36,870
28,620
16,170
6,640
2,480
600
250

519.10
494.40
496.30
500.30
511.20
535.50
535.10
523.60
504.10
481.90
488.40
472.80
410.40

Students, aged 18–19
18
19

14,970
14,240
730

509.80
512.00
466.30

10,470
10,030
440

547.40
547.30
550.70

Age

Other b

Black
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

25,890
380
2,160
2,820
3,260
4,380
5,480
4,220
2,000
870
230
60
30

430.60
402.80
416.80
428.70
431.60
435.90
442.60
427.00
428.40
403.60
428.90
412.80
364.70

7,340
130
710
920
1,230
1,460
1,310
780
500
220
30
40
10

392.20
467.90
375.10
360.50
431.80
411.50
395.20
339.40
385.90
359.00
322.70
510.90
377.00

3,440
3,230
210

445.20
451.60
347.30

1,050
970
80

346.10
348.70
314.50

Number

Children of retired workers (cont.)

Children of deceased workers
Subtotal

1,904,670

625.00

1,201,490

675.40

404,970

524.20

285,780

557.20

1,334,970
2,040
7,090
11,400
18,560
23,630
30,990
37,870
45,400
54,380
63,930
76,460
91,120
107,190
122,340
140,720
153,400
168,400
180,050

613.10
566.30
576.70
582.10
570.40
575.00
580.50
578.00
583.20
592.10
587.70
590.90
585.70
594.70
600.20
619.40
627.00
647.70
656.20

780,500
880
3,560
5,800
9,710
12,900
17,320
21,360
25,410
31,860
36,680
43,990
52,560
63,030
70,590
82,250
91,500
101,800
109,300

674.20
623.30
661.50
647.90
640.60
638.30
642.10
648.00
647.90
651.80
650.00
652.50
645.00
658.10
663.00
678.60
687.10
706.80
709.70

297,580
330
1,340
2,210
3,770
4,680
6,190
8,400
10,030
11,480
13,920
17,410
21,220
24,230
28,990
32,560
34,410
37,460
38,950

509.90
533.60
463.80
456.90
444.60
478.60
481.60
470.20
481.20
488.00
479.90
483.80
489.40
483.10
503.00
518.70
523.40
540.90
557.70

246,370
830
2,160
3,350
5,070
5,980
7,440
8,050
9,890
10,970
13,250
14,760
16,800
19,170
21,730
24,510
25,810
27,090
29,510

545.60
518.90
505.10
557.10
529.30
514.10
520.50
505.30
522.80
528.60
529.90
535.30
524.10
530.50
529.70
556.10
553.50
577.50
589.70

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

506,990
5,600
28,060
31,370
38,620
49,610
64,960
68,700
61,540
52,050
38,840
27,210
18,640
12,560
9,230

648.90
638.20
633.70
657.00
668.80
676.60
679.00
677.50
663.80
651.50
632.00
597.00
555.30
520.40
492.90

381,930
3,470
15,680
19,140
24,370
33,720
46,280
51,940
49,610
44,120
33,370
23,660
16,700
11,430
8,440

671.40
676.70
671.70
690.50
706.20
709.90
714.80
711.80
687.90
667.50
643.30
609.00
566.00
524.50
501.60

93,060
1,260
7,510
8,400
10,520
11,530
14,370
13,440
9,440
6,240
4,180
2,760
1,730
940
740

560.80
528.80
556.70
588.20
594.50
592.60
572.50
559.20
543.30
535.20
527.80
495.60
456.20
474.00
397.10

30,690
840
4,640
3,580
3,540
4,210
4,230
3,210
2,380
1,640
1,220
760
200
190
50

634.60
650.80
626.10
631.50
634.30
640.60
650.30
614.60
643.80
657.40
669.30
588.50
527.20
503.70
439.80

Students, aged 18–19
18
19

62,710
59,180
3,530

684.00
685.80
654.60

39,060
37,210
1,850

736.20
737.10
718.00

14,330
13,160
1,170

584.40
586.30
562.30

8,720
8,230
490

612.00
610.40
638.90

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, 2005 ♦ 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 2004—Continued
All races a

White

Number c

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

1,605,930

264.80

1,044,340

280.60

1,493,180
7,170
17,240
24,330
31,560
38,850
46,570
53,540
62,040
70,330
79,100
91,240
103,510
114,910
130,150
143,760
151,720
161,490
165,670

256.70
215.30
216.10
207.10
210.70
215.70
214.60
214.20
219.20
220.20
229.10
232.20
237.30
242.70
251.50
261.50
278.90
307.30
321.90

967,970
4,370
10,680
14,890
19,870
24,760
30,190
34,190
39,860
45,430
51,700
58,790
66,720
74,200
84,250
93,450
98,760
106,400
109,460

271.90
233.20
231.90
223.90
223.60
230.20
227.20
225.90
230.80
232.80
242.00
245.10
250.10
255.20
267.90
276.40
294.80
324.50
340.20

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

65,870
4,560
21,550
17,150
12,070
7,420
3,120

374.40
336.00
348.50
369.20
398.90
421.90
429.70

44,600
3,050
14,470
11,250
8,370
5,280
2,180

Students, aged 18–19
18
19

46,880
44,620
2,260

369.80
370.50
356.70

31,770
30,350
1,420

Age

Other b

Black
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

331,010

240.80

222,410

226.30

305,960
1,640
3,740
5,340
6,680
8,420
9,540
11,120
12,670
14,190
15,430
18,700
21,860
23,570
26,410
29,160
31,760
32,620
33,110

233.50
182.20
193.60
179.40
193.20
189.20
188.00
200.80
202.30
201.70
206.80
215.80
220.30
226.80
226.50
237.60
256.40
276.90
291.30

211,760
1,110
2,760
3,970
4,880
5,550
6,670
7,990
9,340
10,420
11,650
13,250
14,450
16,620
18,720
20,330
20,450
21,460
22,140

220.70
195.50
185.40
180.70
181.10
191.60
194.90
183.10
192.60
190.70
202.50
197.50
205.30
210.70
212.90
227.30
238.00
267.00
277.70

391.60
340.10
365.40
388.80
417.20
437.60
442.80

15,070
930
4,870
4,320
2,660
1,600
690

337.40
316.70
319.50
327.50
349.50
376.70
415.60

5,780
540
2,050
1,500
930
530
230

337.60
350.80
300.50
340.50
366.20
395.40
370.60

390.10
390.70
378.40

9,980
9,350
630

318.80
318.90
318.00

4,870
4,670
200

338.40
340.10
299.40

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

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 21,410 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.

5.14 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005

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 2004
All races a

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

White

Number c

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

182,900

687.20

Other b

Black

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

122,840

735.80

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

26,800

592.90

31,990

582.70

By age
Under 20

50

461.00

0

...

0

...

50

461.00

20–24
20
21
22
23
24

2,470
130
230
500
650
960

546.20
458.40
513.80
524.90
561.80
566.40

1,500
60
130
290
400
620

571.40
510.20
515.20
537.90
564.40
609.30

170
20
20
10
40
80

419.90
554.50
404.50
403.00
256.30
474.00

800
50
80
200
210
260

525.90
357.80
538.90
512.20
615.00
492.70

25–29
25
26
27
28
29

9,270
1,310
1,390
1,740
2,150
2,680

547.00
520.00
550.50
531.20
565.90
553.40

5,700
750
790
1,150
1,250
1,760

588.80
550.50
600.70
591.60
596.20
592.80

1,330
190
210
240
320
370

428.20
440.90
368.70
429.90
474.40
414.20

2,210
370
390
340
570
540

514.50
498.90
546.50
408.30
557.20
523.90

30–34
30
31
32
33
34

20,440
2,740
3,460
3,990
4,660
5,590

585.00
586.10
592.20
566.20
584.30
593.90

13,090
1,770
2,210
2,450
3,000
3,660

623.60
609.50
624.60
608.80
636.20
629.30

3,060
320
510
680
760
790

505.60
551.30
560.30
492.60
480.30
487.20

4,170
640
730
810
880
1,110

523.80
542.00
517.50
496.60
502.30
554.30

35–39
35
36
37
38
39

31,850
5,840
5,680
6,420
6,870
7,040

632.70
612.60
623.30
630.30
654.50
637.70

21,030
3,930
3,650
4,030
4,730
4,690

681.40
655.00
669.90
679.90
700.10
694.80

4,280
770
810
960
860
880

532.50
479.80
541.30
539.40
532.00
563.60

6,330
1,100
1,170
1,390
1,250
1,420

542.90
559.00
535.40
554.80
569.30
502.00

40–44
40
41
42
43
44

41,610
7,940
8,250
8,290
8,420
8,710

706.20
688.10
682.80
704.40
717.50
735.60

28,710
5,540
5,730
5,400
5,940
6,100

755.40
740.90
731.10
759.60
764.80
778.60

5,620
940
1,230
1,230
1,110
1,110

599.70
622.40
560.20
573.30
603.40
649.50

7,020
1,380
1,240
1,630
1,340
1,430

594.60
528.20
588.10
621.20
602.30
626.60

45–49
45
46
47
48
49

36,550
8,130
7,670
7,520
7,150
6,080

743.30
740.40
750.10
734.30
736.10
758.10

24,980
5,640
5,310
5,150
4,690
4,190

794.60
791.50
801.30
786.80
795.80
798.60

5,070
1,030
950
1,060
1,130
900

644.10
620.40
643.10
650.00
612.80
704.70

6,250
1,420
1,320
1,270
1,270
970

625.30
630.40
631.20
599.90
631.30
635.00

50–54
50
51
52
53
54

20,810
5,030
4,610
4,290
3,880
3,000

753.50
750.20
755.60
772.60
748.10
735.30

13,950
3,420
3,140
2,860
2,690
1,840

804.20
811.20
810.10
801.20
801.30
790.00

3,390
840
680
670
640
560

666.00
649.50
626.90
672.10
675.20
720.60

3,210
740
730
680
500
560

625.30
580.90
632.50
743.30
577.80
574.10

55–59
55
56
57
58
59

11,060
2,580
2,270
2,410
2,080
1,720

763.50
770.70
778.70
788.70
722.10
747.70

7,610
1,700
1,510
1,750
1,480
1,170

802.90
823.80
817.70
822.30
766.70
770.20

2,040
520
380
460
320
360

655.20
633.90
671.40
719.50
533.90
694.50

1,320
320
370
190
260
180

711.20
701.80
727.20
656.50
719.60
740.30

60–61
60
61

3,120
1,540
1,580

734.60
745.30
724.20

2,250
1,110
1,140

766.50
782.30
751.20

580
300
280

646.60
628.50
665.90

270
110
160

647.80
667.70
634.10

62 or older

5,670

734.70

4,020

768.70

1,260

649.60

360

652.60
(Continued)

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005 ♦ 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 2004—Continued
All races a

Age, sex, and marital status

White

Other b

Black

Number c

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

171,140
155,110
16,030

693.50
694.10
687.80

115,210
103,470
11,740

743.80
746.60
718.50

11,760

595.30

7,630

615.70

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

24,730
23,040
1,690

593.20
593.20
593.40

29,980
27,440
2,540

586.50
583.80
616.40

2,070

590.10

2,010

525.20

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 1,270 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.

5.16 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005

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 2004
All races a

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

White

Number c

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

4,431,020

920.20

Other b

Black

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

3,771,610

942.70

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

371,010

734.80

276,520

861.70

365,210

735.10

264,700

867.90

Women
Subtotal

4,386,430

922.10

3,744,720

944.10

60–61
60
61

123,780
47,390
76,390

912.80
909.30
915.00

41,740
14,570
27,170

965.50
965.10
965.70

5,520
2,020
3,500

752.80
735.20
762.90

76,440
30,770
45,670

895.80
894.60
896.60

62–64
62
63
64

305,170
95,920
99,830
109,420

918.70
929.30
918.90
909.20

212,180
59,530
69,000
83,650

938.00
955.20
935.50
927.90

28,970
7,590
9,450
11,930

777.20
790.70
761.60
781.10

63,790
28,720
21,340
13,730

919.50
912.30
934.90
910.60

65–69
65
66
67
68
69

628,640
127,450
122,800
120,650
127,220
130,520

927.10
911.40
947.10
934.90
924.90
918.80

513,840
96,710
96,290
101,690
107,650
111,500

948.60
923.20
956.50
963.60
954.00
944.90

66,070
13,370
12,270
12,760
13,750
13,920

757.20
726.90
778.40
774.40
754.10
755.00

47,410
17,160
14,090
5,950
5,420
4,790

934.80
989.60
1,030.90
796.30
787.10
794.60

70–74
70
71
72
73
74

667,300
124,950
121,110
132,010
137,720
151,510

919.20
923.50
913.50
916.10
921.10
921.10

575,580
107,400
103,410
113,060
118,980
132,730

946.40
949.00
944.10
946.10
946.70
945.90

68,250
13,140
12,890
13,960
14,200
14,060

746.60
774.90
731.30
732.80
752.00
742.20

21,670
4,130
4,500
4,610
4,190
4,240

746.40
740.20
738.60
738.40
765.30
750.80

75–79
75
76
77
78
79

827,230
151,540
160,590
169,900
173,850
171,350

915.50
921.60
917.90
914.40
914.40
910.10

731,160
132,130
141,610
150,400
154,120
152,900

938.60
949.10
940.90
936.80
936.00
931.60

72,060
14,240
14,450
14,550
14,830
13,990

732.30
722.90
744.60
731.30
734.90
727.70

21,250
4,550
4,040
4,270
4,370
4,020

748.90
755.30
736.00
758.60
753.00
739.60

80–84
80
81
82
83
84

859,620
178,790
172,060
172,640
174,440
161,690

922.40
906.90
915.60
919.40
929.00
942.70

775,900
160,450
154,570
155,400
158,710
146,770

942.80
927.50
936.80
941.20
947.20
963.00

62,820
13,790
13,160
12,990
11,860
11,020

714.20
717.90
715.20
710.50
711.30
715.70

18,070
4,070
3,720
3,720
3,320
3,240

758.00
735.30
737.40
744.10
803.70
779.60

85–89
85
86
87
88
89

572,470
137,330
128,400
112,030
102,810
91,900

952.10
946.40
961.50
961.10
946.40
942.90

524,080
124,750
117,770
102,920
93,860
84,780

970.20
965.40
978.90
979.10
967.10
958.00

36,480
9,440
7,870
6,870
6,950
5,350

726.60
730.30
733.10
730.90
707.90
729.10

10,030
2,640
2,280
1,930
1,780
1,400

799.70
826.60
803.70
785.40
767.30
803.20

90–94
95 or older

297,890
104,330

911.80
847.90

274,680
95,560

928.70
865.60

17,890
7,150

680.10
630.30

4,580
1,460

748.00
723.90

4,058,290
328,140

920.80
939.10

3,491,220
253,500

729.00
791.70

226,470
38,230

851.80
963.20

By age

By marital status
Widows
Surviving divorced wives (nondisabled)

943.30
956.30

329,520
35,690

(Continued)

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005 ♦ 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 2004—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)

44,590

732.60

26,890

741.10

9,070
13,890
8,010
4,180
3,620
2,500
1,620
1,700

692.30
824.30
814.50
676.20
659.60
585.40
545.80
502.40

3,250
8,410
5,490
2,750
2,530
1,870
1,190
1,400

5,800

716.20

11,820

723.10

685.00
832.10
811.40
709.70
699.60
607.50
579.60
500.40

620
1,550
1,290
840
690
370
220
220

691.90
840.20
801.80
674.40
580.20
534.00
518.50
498.70

5,200
3,930
1,210
570
390
260
190
70

696.90
801.20
846.70
525.30
539.30
499.90
364.50
580.20

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 11,880 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.

5.18 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005

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 2004
All races a

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

White

Number c

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

209,700

582.10

Other b

Black

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

133,780

594.50

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

36,610

515.40

38,550

603.00

By age
50–54
50
51
52
53
54

27,210
2,450
4,280
5,400
6,690
8,390

599.80
597.50
612.40
619.30
589.90
589.40

12,800
790
1,420
2,440
3,630
4,520

609.10
599.30
605.50
602.80
617.70
608.60

4,720
210
640
990
1,220
1,660

521.80
449.40
510.80
553.50
508.00
526.50

9,500
1,440
2,180
1,940
1,770
2,170

626.70
617.90
648.30
673.80
590.60
598.00

55–59
55
56
57
58
59

78,450
10,820
13,010
17,280
18,300
19,040

587.90
585.60
591.50
593.10
581.10
588.30

46,840
6,010
7,470
10,030
11,460
11,870

595.60
591.60
586.60
604.20
586.70
604.60

12,650
1,890
2,340
2,810
2,700
2,910

524.20
545.70
539.90
504.00
528.00
513.60

18,690
2,860
3,170
4,370
4,050
4,240

612.90
602.50
642.70
625.60
602.00
595.10

60–64
60
61
62
63
64

104,040
21,750
21,900
21,400
20,210
18,780

573.10
579.00
572.20
570.90
571.40
571.60

74,140
13,920
15,400
15,880
15,070
13,870

591.30
591.30
584.90
589.90
599.50
590.90

19,240
3,430
3,770
4,300
4,060
3,680

508.10
514.10
528.70
503.20
485.80
511.60

10,360
4,370
2,690
1,120
1,040
1,140

563.20
591.00
560.80
557.70
503.50
522.40

By sex and marital status
Women
Widows
Surviving divorced wives
Men

202,960
173,630
29,330

587.60
587.40
589.40

130,110
110,620
19,490

600.20
601.60
592.30

35,230
30,460
4,770

518.60
512.80
555.20

36,890
31,980
4,910

610.00
609.90
610.20

6,740

414.60

3,670

391.40

1,380

435.40

1,660

447.00

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 760 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.

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005 ♦ 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 2004
All races a

Age and sex
All parents

White

Number c

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

2,030

830.10

Other b

Black

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

1,050

865.90

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

220

853.50

710

782.50

10
20
30
20
40
30
70

1,143.00
874.10
1,196.20
1,323.20
772.10
833.00
580.50

30
60
160
170
100
130
60

1,078.30
725.70
773.60
728.50
746.50
878.10
720.90

200
20

876.90
619.00

550
160

814.80
671.50

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

40
110
340
350
470
340
380

1,094.50
804.90
903.60
863.40
760.00
889.90
746.10

0
30
140
140
320
180
240

...
917.20
1,009.50
947.60
771.10
908.00
823.00
By sex

Women
Men

1,750
280

850.40
702.70

950
100

876.10
769.30

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.

5.20 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005

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 2004
All races a

White

Other b

Black

Age and type of benefit

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Total

21,650,230

891.10

19,299,070

905.80

1,660,520

788.80

652,260

720.00

62–64
62
63
64

2,686,350
757,510
937,680
991,160

885.50
858.10
886.70
905.10

2,324,510
653,570
812,270
858,670

901.90
874.60
902.70
921.80

233,740
63,650
82,110
87,980

824.80
804.20
826.20
838.20

127,310
39,780
43,170
44,360

697.70
673.60
700.10
717.00

65–69
65
66
67
68
69

5,693,980
1,200,470
1,251,970
1,149,380
1,076,240
1,015,920

919.80
938.30
949.20
933.30
895.00
872.80

4,975,850
1,038,040
1,093,360
1,004,720
944,900
894,830

937.50
957.40
967.90
951.50
911.50
888.80

485,160
105,490
105,600
97,880
89,550
86,640

831.20
859.60
860.60
841.30
808.50
773.00

232,220
56,750
52,930
46,700
41,650
34,190

727.70
735.90
741.20
735.80
706.30
708.60

70–74
70
71
72
73
74

4,472,250
949,590
882,780
898,680
873,100
868,100

865.70
858.00
862.40
878.00
866.60
864.00

3,981,990
838,530
780,480
796,570
783,240
783,170

880.50
873.90
877.90
893.00
881.00
877.10

354,110
79,560
73,390
75,230
64,380
61,550

765.10
763.40
762.00
777.00
763.00
758.70

131,490
30,980
28,260
26,190
24,140
21,920

694.20
671.60
698.40
718.60
686.80
699.80

75–79
75
76
77
78
79

3,817,320
807,590
801,250
784,070
722,760
701,650

876.60
863.30
876.30
882.20
873.60
889.20

3,459,410
728,330
725,210
709,730
657,800
638,340

889.70
876.70
889.40
895.80
886.00
901.90

266,150
58,360
56,520
55,020
48,850
47,400

757.60
751.90
761.30
760.20
752.30
762.80

78,470
18,330
16,520
16,530
13,540
13,550

722.40
700.40
721.20
722.70
724.10
751.40

80–84
80
81
82
83
84

2,776,120
657,430
599,410
551,850
520,710
446,720

871.30
873.60
869.20
870.90
870.40
872.60

2,540,760
600,300
548,060
504,040
478,230
410,130

883.10
885.80
881.20
882.30
881.90
884.20

175,510
42,630
37,800
35,580
31,850
27,650

741.00
747.40
737.50
748.20
731.50
737.60

49,210
12,070
11,530
9,810
8,660
7,140

739.90
729.00
740.60
743.40
747.10
743.50

85–89
85
86
87
88
89

1,479,270
376,650
349,540
292,730
250,330
210,020

936.10
887.40
926.90
952.60
981.10
962.30

1,360,140
344,900
322,340
269,560
229,460
193,880

948.60
900.20
938.30
964.00
995.40
974.70

90,500
24,160
20,400
17,380
16,440
12,120

779.80
736.90
777.10
800.80
810.60
797.80

22,330
5,840
5,260
4,530
3,480
3,220

821.10
761.10
803.60
866.80
863.30
848.70

583,820
141,120

916.80
843.30

531,070
125,340

931.40
863.00

41,990
13,360

753.00
671.70

9,160
2,070

824.00
734.90

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Retired workers

90–94
95 or older

Men
10,751,750

995.80

9,603,050

1,015.60

787,060

855.40

346,610

775.10

62–64
62
63
64

Subtotal

1,372,950
379,370
480,030
513,550

1,053.20
1,029.20
1,055.20
1,069.10

1,183,740
327,100
413,350
443,290

1,084.50
1,060.20
1,086.90
1,100.20

121,280
32,100
43,600
45,580

901.30
882.30
900.20
915.80

67,510
19,880
23,000
24,630

778.10
759.00
777.60
794.00

65–69
65
66
67
68
69

3,011,220
629,030
662,390
609,950
571,150
538,700

1,066.20
1,099.80
1,107.10
1,082.00
1,028.80
998.60

2,632,250
543,940
578,390
533,250
500,670
476,000

1,094.70
1,132.50
1,137.70
1,111.30
1,055.20
1,022.00

249,240
54,010
54,030
50,750
46,780
43,670

909.40
938.60
943.00
921.90
883.00
845.20

129,350
31,020
29,940
25,940
23,600
18,850

790.90
807.40
812.00
791.80
760.50
767.10

70–74
70
71
72
73
74

2,375,180
504,940
469,080
475,960
463,540
461,660

973.20
975.10
973.20
990.80
966.90
959.50

2,124,260
447,030
416,300
424,030
418,120
418,780

993.40
998.60
995.20
1,011.00
985.20
976.20

177,810
40,630
37,090
37,750
31,770
30,570

826.00
824.90
821.70
842.40
822.10
816.60

70,420
17,010
15,270
13,790
12,880
11,470

746.30
719.60
748.20
782.10
746.10
740.60
(Continued)

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005 ♦ 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 2004—Continued
All races a

White

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

75–79
75
76
77
78
79

1,934,430
423,500
413,910
396,480
359,110
341,430

960.50
953.70
967.20
969.70
948.10
963.00

1,765,410
384,710
377,390
361,330
329,200
312,780

80–84
80
81
82
83
84

1,279,280
313,090
282,500
256,030
232,870
194,790

900.80
931.60
910.40
898.50
883.00
861.40

85–89
85
86
87
88
89

572,250
157,340
140,840
111,570
90,430
72,070

90–94
95 or older

176,150
30,290

Age and type of benefit

Other b

Black

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

975.80
969.50
982.80
986.10
962.80
976.70

123,910
28,210
27,080
25,400
22,080
21,140

811.20
811.70
817.40
816.20
794.10
814.50

39,890
9,490
8,410
8,500
6,940
6,550

762.30
743.80
769.80
749.50
755.50
803.10

1,178,200
287,630
260,040
235,170
215,370
179,990

912.40
944.60
922.20
910.70
893.70
871.70

72,660
18,360
15,870
15,160
12,670
10,600

768.00
794.60
774.60
768.80
747.00
735.90

24,510
6,230
5,810
4,810
4,130
3,530

752.00
758.50
762.40
741.60
756.00
732.70

945.50
877.30
933.20
971.70
1,013.40
993.10

531,190
145,510
131,020
103,800
83,700
67,160

954.80
886.40
942.30
979.90
1,024.30
1,002.40

29,370
8,570
7,060
5,450
4,910
3,380

819.10
759.90
815.60
845.20
871.20
858.70

9,700
2,700
2,270
1,940
1,510
1,280

828.80
770.40
785.40
881.00
892.00
875.00

922.90
822.40

161,080
26,920

931.90
837.60

10,390
2,400

813.90
668.60

4,280
950

856.90
777.70

Men (cont.)

Women
10,898,480

787.70

9,696,020

797.10

873,460

728.80

305,650

657.40

62–64
62
63
64

Subtotal

1,313,400
378,140
457,650
477,610

710.10
686.40
710.10
728.80

1,140,770
326,470
398,920
415,380

712.30
688.70
711.90
731.30

112,460
31,550
38,510
42,400

742.20
724.70
742.60
754.80

59,800
19,900
20,170
19,730

606.80
588.20
611.70
620.70

65–69
65
66
67
68
69

2,682,760
571,440
589,580
539,430
505,090
477,220

755.50
760.60
771.90
765.30
743.70
730.80

2,343,600
494,100
514,970
471,470
444,230
418,830

760.90
764.70
777.10
770.70
749.70
737.40

235,920
51,480
51,570
47,130
42,770
42,970

748.70
776.80
774.30
754.60
726.90
699.70

102,870
25,730
22,990
20,760
18,050
15,340

648.30
649.60
649.10
665.70
635.40
636.70

70–74
70
71
72
73
74

2,097,070
444,650
413,700
422,720
409,560
406,440

743.90
724.90
736.70
751.10
753.20
755.50

1,857,730
391,500
364,180
372,540
365,120
364,390

751.50
731.50
743.70
758.70
761.70
763.10

176,300
38,930
36,300
37,480
32,610
30,980

703.70
699.30
700.90
711.10
705.40
701.60

61,070
13,970
12,990
12,400
11,260
10,450

634.20
613.20
639.90
648.00
619.10
655.00

75–79
75
76
77
78
79

1,882,890
384,090
387,340
387,590
363,650
360,220

790.50
763.60
779.20
792.60
800.00
819.20

1,694,000
343,620
347,820
348,400
328,600
325,560

800.00
772.80
788.10
802.20
809.10
829.90

142,240
30,150
29,440
29,620
26,770
26,260

710.90
695.90
709.80
712.10
717.80
721.20

38,580
8,840
8,110
8,030
6,600
7,000

681.10
653.90
670.70
694.40
691.00
703.00

80–84
80
81
82
83
84

1,496,840
344,340
316,910
295,820
287,840
251,930

846.20
820.80
832.60
847.00
860.20
881.20

1,362,560
312,670
288,020
268,870
262,860
230,140

857.80
831.70
844.10
857.50
872.30
894.00

102,850
24,270
21,930
20,420
19,180
17,050

721.90
711.70
710.60
732.80
721.30
738.70

24,700
5,840
5,720
5,000
4,530
3,610

727.90
697.60
718.50
745.10
738.90
754.10

85–89
85
86
87
88
89

907,020
219,310
208,700
181,160
159,900
137,950

930.20
894.60
922.70
940.90
962.90
946.20

828,950
199,390
191,320
165,760
145,760
126,720

944.50
910.30
935.60
954.00
978.80
960.00

61,130
15,590
13,340
11,930
11,530
8,740

760.90
724.30
756.70
780.50
784.90
774.20

12,630
3,140
2,990
2,590
1,970
1,940

815.20
753.10
817.40
856.10
841.30
831.40
(Continued)

5.22 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005

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 2004—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)

31,600
10,960

732.90
672.40

4,880
1,120

795.10
698.50

Women (cont.)
90–94
95 or older

407,670
110,830

914.20
849.00

369,990
98,420

931.20
869.90

40,540

1,096.60

32,220

1,138.00

5,600

1,004.10

2,710

797.70

3,300
11,950
18,660
6,630

1,130.20
1,109.00
1,093.80
1,065.20

2,590
9,580
14,800
5,250

1,175.50
1,147.40
1,140.00
1,096.80

530
1,650
2,510
910

1,030.30
1,018.50
995.10
988.00

170
720
1,350
470

792.40
805.60
771.60
862.40

25,370

1,264.60

20,530

1,314.30

3,080

1,140.50

1,760

902.70

1,980
7,460
11,690
4,240

1,313.70
1,286.60
1,258.70
1,219.30

1,600
6,090
9,430
3,410

1,346.90
1,332.60
1,318.90
1,253.60

280
900
1,360
540

1,234.10
1,176.10
1,102.10
1,129.20

100
470
900
290

1004.00
903.00
864.90
984.20

Disabled workers
Total
62
63
64
65

Men
Subtotal
62
63
64
65

Women
Subtotal
62
63
64
65

15,170

815.60

11,690

828.40

2,520

837.50

950

603.30

1,320
4,490
6,970
2,390

855.10
813.90
817.30
791.90

990
3,490
5,370
1,840

898.60
824.30
825.70
806.30

250
750
1,150
370

801.90
829.30
868.50
781.90

70
250
450
180

490.20
622.60
585.10
666.00

90,060

375.50

79,440

328.10

Spouses
Total

2,107,020

456.10

1,932,380

465.30
Wives

Subtotal

2,094,800

457.30

1,923,850

466.20

88,430

377.80

77,400

330.80

By age
62–64
62
63
64

287,130
75,580
100,230
111,320

429.00
418.90
423.90
440.30

254,250
67,050
88,880
98,320

442.90
432.20
437.00
455.50

14,600
3,710
5,100
5,790

347.50
336.80
351.50
350.80

17,740
4,550
6,110
7,080

296.40
290.50
294.00
302.40

65–69
65
66
67
68
69

591,110
126,460
123,110
116,040
113,670
111,830

470.30
459.10
475.90
476.90
472.20
468.10

530,120
112,130
109,640
104,200
102,790
101,360

482.80
473.30
489.10
489.40
483.80
478.80

29,770
6,490
6,490
6,010
5,200
5,580

388.80
370.90
403.50
403.20
388.10
377.70

30,480
7,700
6,860
5,700
5,530
4,690

335.50
328.50
335.00
328.70
341.50
349.10

70–74
70
71
72
73
74

514,300
107,160
100,940
103,260
101,990
100,950

461.30
460.20
461.30
461.40
463.20
460.50

475,860
97,860
92,930
95,650
95,340
94,080

469.00
468.90
470.60
469.40
469.80
466.50

21,730
5,240
4,280
4,470
3,680
4,060

385.60
389.60
362.30
375.20
400.30
402.80

15,430
3,750
3,520
2,850
2,700
2,610

337.40
340.60
340.50
340.00
323.70
339.80

75–79
75
76
77
78
79

402,120
92,380
88,320
83,610
71,820
65,990

456.40
458.70
459.20
459.40
451.30
451.10

377,880
86,190
82,750
79,170
67,490
62,280

462.00
465.70
465.00
464.10
457.20
455.40

14,100
3,470
3,290
2,720
2,500
2,120

379.60
381.00
383.40
389.10
364.40
377.40

8,760
2,440
1,920
1,460
1,610
1,330

350.30
335.00
351.00
350.90
348.00
379.80

80–84
85–89
90–94
95 or older

222,350
66,170
11,040
580

448.60
470.70
440.10
447.20

211,330
63,420
10,460
530

452.50
474.60
444.60
443.90

6,180
1,580
420
50

368.80
368.50
350.70
481.50

3,930
910
150
0

366.90
378.50
365.30
...
(Continued)

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005 ♦ 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 2004—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)

84,310
4,120

382.70
277.80

73,880
3,520

332.90
285.50

1,630

251.70

2,040

226.50

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

2,042,390
52,410

461.70
286.00

1,879,190
44,660

470.50
286.70

12,220

246.10

8,530

249.80

2,581,780

847.80

2,107,880

864.50

252,550

699.60

215,750

859.70

60–64
60
61
62
63
64

451,910
50,660
82,190
101,170
103,950
113,940

909.60
896.10
898.80
922.80
915.70
906.30

265,580
15,650
29,340
62,410
71,440
86,740

935.90
947.00
944.30
949.50
931.80
924.60

36,660
2,260
3,880
8,040
9,860
12,620

774.80
725.10
759.20
795.40
765.70
782.50

149,360
32,720
48,920
30,640
22,610
14,470

896.50
883.70
882.70
901.80
930.20
908.10

65–69
65
66
67
68
69

538,250
119,750
108,200
103,670
104,350
102,280

899.50
892.30
922.00
910.10
894.00
878.90

444,700
92,990
87,360
87,890
88,910
87,550

921.50
907.90
936.90
937.90
921.80
904.00

58,610
12,940
11,260
11,540
11,450
11,420

743.50
729.00
767.00
762.20
731.30
729.90

33,940
13,690
9,450
4,050
3,650
3,100

885.00
943.50
970.30
742.80
734.60
729.00

70–74
70
71
72
73
74

447,940
91,340
85,480
88,550
88,710
93,860

862.70
874.60
867.60
860.50
858.20
853.20

384,940
78,230
73,120
75,800
76,140
81,650

887.70
898.80
895.00
887.20
882.80
875.60

49,830
10,340
9,700
9,980
10,050
9,760

711.90
738.30
706.40
700.50
706.00
706.90

11,910
2,540
2,460
2,500
2,280
2,130

695.30
692.90
693.50
693.80
711.90
684.30

75–79
75
76
77
78
79

451,280
89,960
91,100
92,550
91,510
86,160

830.60
846.30
839.60
830.30
821.50
814.40

394,020
77,480
79,610
80,960
79,880
76,090

852.20
872.60
861.30
851.70
841.40
833.70

46,480
9,970
9,370
9,420
9,490
8,230

679.90
681.70
695.20
677.10
676.50
667.60

9,340
2,140
1,850
1,910
1,830
1,610

676.10
666.30
652.90
690.90
706.90
663.40

80–84
85–89
90–94
95 or older

380,780
197,590
86,370
27,660

794.20
755.80
707.80
701.10

338,420
177,570
77,870
24,780

813.60
772.20
722.40
716.70

34,850
16,510
7,140
2,470

635.30
605.70
573.80
567.70

6,530
3,020
1,260
390

639.30
604.70
567.90
576.70

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 38,380 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.

5.24 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005

5.A OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Summary
Table 5.A4—Number and total monthly benefits, by trust fund and type of benefit, December 1940–2004,
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
2004

45,414,794
45,877,506
46,444,317
47,038,486
47,687,693

38,741,432
38,964,263
39,233,049
39,443,034
39,737,824

6,673,362
6,913,243
7,221,268
7,595,452
7,949,869

28,498,945
28,836,774
29,190,137
29,531,611
29,952,465

5,042,334
5,274,183
5,543,981
5,873,673
6,198,271

2,963,326
2,898,861
2,832,767
2,772,577
2,721,657

3,802,863
3,839,381
3,910,256
3,960,909
3,986,319

203,052
197,375
194,117
190,252
183,829

4,901,437
4,828,327
4,770,638
4,707,215
4,643,035

2,748
2,564
2,400
2,238
2,108

89
41
21
21
9
(Continued)

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005 ♦ 5.25

5.A OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Summary
Table 5.A4—Number and total monthly benefits, by trust fund and type of benefit, December 1940–2004,
selected years—Continued
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

Total monthly benefits (thousands of dollars)
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
2004

34,848,920
36,504,206
37,854,453
39,541,528
41,574,348

30,517,277
31,823,443
32,823,008
34,048,860
35,573,407

4,331,642
4,680,763
5,031,445
5,492,667
6,000,941

24,066,918
25,215,898
26,125,090
27,230,634
28,601,329

3,965,304
4,295,600
4,625,445
5,060,493
5,542,045

1,233,598
1,246,333
1,242,317
1,247,504
1,262,709

1,547,808
1,624,285
1,692,471
1,763,910
1,838,926

120,812
122,526
124,267
126,278
126,734

3,912,527
3,997,687
4,043,051
4,110,963
4,200,895

1,934
1,868
1,806
1,744
1,707

19
9
5
3
2

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.

5.26 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005

5.A OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Summary
Table 5.A5—Number and average age, by type of
benefit, December 2004
Type of benefit

Number a
(thousands)

Average
age

47,707

66

39,755
29,972
2,570
483
276
192
15
1,905
1,335
507
63
4,431
183
210
2

71
74
72
24
13
40
18
22
12
47
18
77
43
59
81

7,952
6,192
154
1,606
1,493
66
47

44
52
51
12
12
27
18

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

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.

Table 5.A6—Number and average monthly benefit,
by age, sex, type of benefit, and race,
December 2004
All races a

Type of benefit

White

Black

Other b

Number c (thousands)
Total, OASDI

47,707

39,915

4,900

2,746

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

43,714
18,917
24,797

37,319
16,191
21,128

4,066
1,712
2,354

2,204
963
1,241

3,994
3,104
765
125

2,596
1,929
585
81

834
673
134
28

542
484
44
15

33,025
29,972
2,570
483

29,107
26,434
2,323
350

2,671
2,451
121
98

1,176
1,024
119
34

7,952
6,192
154
1,606

5,577
4,417
116
1,044

1,390
1,041
18
331

936
694
20
222

6,730
4,431
210

5,231
3,772
134

840
371
37

634
277
39

183
1,905
2

123
1,201
1

27
405
0

32
286
1

Average monthly benefit (dollars)
Retired workers
Men
Women

955.00
1,076.50
826.00

973.20
1,100.70
836.50

835.10
912.60
765.50

777.20
836.40
702.00

Disabled workers
Men
Women

894.10
1,002.00
765.10

925.90
1047.60
774.60

829.20
888.50
765.90

794.80
872.80
709.40

Widowed mothers and
fathers

687.20

735.80

592.90

582.70

Nondisabled widow(er)s

920.20

942.70

734.80

861.70

Surviving children

625.00

675.40

524.20

557.20

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.
The sum of individual categories may not equal a subtotal because of individual
rounding.
a.
b.

c.

Includes 145,660 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.

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005 ♦ 5.27

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 2004
All races a

White

Number
(thousands)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number
(thousands)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

24,795

794.40

21,127

807.20

17,353
14,534
3,635
10,898
2,819

816.10
826.00
940.80
787.70
765.00

14,724
12,756
3,060
9,696
1,968

828.20
836.50
961.20
797.10
774.60

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

2,682
140
49
91
2,542
2,483
439
2,044
59

467.20
261.30
395.90
188.40
478.50
482.80
581.20
461.60
296.60

2,413
102
39
63
2,311
2,261
381
1,880
50

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

4,761
171
4,386
203

899.70
693.50
922.10
587.60

3,990
115
3,745
130

Type of benefit and basis of entitlement

Other b

Black
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number
(thousands)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

2,354

733.20

1,241

694.40

1,795
1,292
418
873
503

765.60
765.50
842.10
728.80
765.90

782
450
145
306
331

705.10
702.00
796.10
657.40
709.40

480.40
282.00
417.20
199.60
489.10
493.30
606.10
470.40
297.80

134
18
6
12
116
111
27
84
5

375.20
229.70
351.20
169.70
397.70
402.40
465.30
382.60
290.70

127
19
5
15
108
104
30
74
4

317.60
184.40
276.60
156.40
341.50
343.60
370.30
332.70
288.10

927.10
743.80
944.10
600.20

425
25
365
35

708.90
593.20
735.10
518.60

332
30
265
37

813.80
586.50
867.90
610.00

Number
(thousands)

All women
Total c
Workers
Retired
Full benefit
Reduced benefit
Disabled

Women aged 65 or older
c

19,466

813.90

17,187

825.60

1,617

737.50

608

684.10

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

13,256
7,489
5,767
2,294
3,473

837.30
806.70
877.10
571.50
1,078.90

11,641
6,326
5,316
2,168
3,147

848.50
821.20
880.90
574.20
1,092.20

1,185
846
339
78
260

767.70
739.20
838.70
516.10
935.90

393
298
95
42
53

716.20
693.90
786.00
536.60
983.10

6,211
2,253
3,957

763.90
484.90
922.70

5,546
2,055
3,491

777.70
494.90
944.30

432
101
331

654.70
405.10
731.10

215
90
124

625.40
350.60
824.40

Total

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

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.
The sum of individual categories may not equal a subtotal because of individual rounding.
a.
b.
c.

Includes 73,000 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.

5.28 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005

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 2004
Type of benefit and sex
All beneficiaries

Number

Average primary insurance amount
(dollars)

Average monthly benefit
(dollars)

562.00

673.70

558.90
535.20
565.40
539.40
549.50

702.80
474.80
765.50
219.20
221.50

521.70
590.40

510.20
294.50

610.10
607.00
603.00
615.70

512.90
390.80
408.60
440.20

113,207
Retirement benefits

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

101,795
21,961
79,834
3,079
376
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

6,563
157
36
1,188

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
CONTACT: Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163.

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005 ♦ 5.29

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 2004

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

38,734

788

4,237

9,247

8,002

6,892

5,212

2,838

1,181

336

29,972
4,546
2,594
1,511
110

...
180
5
585
19

2,686
384
298
846
23

7,814
637
686
81
28

6,658
672
653
...
19

5,527
831
522
...
13

4,037
863
307
...
6

2,161
574
101
...
2

860
299
21
...
1

229
105
2
...

16,420

343

1,874

4,348

3,642

2,916

1,991

932

309

64

15,438
48
40
841
52

...
11

4,270
8
10
45
14

3,618
4
11
...
9

2,898
4
9
...
5

1,982
3
5
...
2

928
2
2
...
1

307
1
1
...

63

322
10

1,373
15
2
473
11

d

...
...

22,314

445

2,363

4,899

4,360

3,977

3,221

1,907

872

272

14,534
4,498
2,554
671
58

...
169
5
263
9

1,313
369
296
373
12

3,544
629
676
35
14

3,040
668
642
...
10

2,629
828
513
...
7

2,055
860
302
...
4

1,234
573
99
...
2

553
298
20
...

166
104
2
...

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

d

d

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

918.20

940.70

870.80

933.30

901.70

909.80

910.70

988.50

983.90

900.80

955.00
911.90
475.00
992.00
580.70

...
816.60
403.60
993.30
621.10

885.50
858.50
427.60
992.80
623.10

974.70
925.40
478.30
973.00
593.80

942.40
917.60
480.20
...
553.50

950.70
914.40
478.70
...
520.20

941.70
921.30
480.70
...
500.90

1,021.10
950.90
515.50
...
488.20

1,021.20
910.10
518.70
...
429.00

929.40
846.00
514.30
...

d

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

1,076.60 1,133.80

1,077.90

1,121.60

1,062.40

1,056.90

1,009.40

1,094.10

1,118.80

1,007.80

1,076.50
...
711.70
648.30
d
267.70
1,169.10 1,166.30
586.00
616.10

1,053.20
786.60
210.40
1,172.90
631.60

1,125.60
814.30
273.60
1,149.90
592.80

1,066.60
681.10
275.00
...
554.90

1,060.90
658.40
265.80
...
516.70

1,012.30
582.00
257.50
...
497.80

1,097.30
549.60
275.10
...
492.30

1,123.90
519.30
295.00
...

1,013.60

d

...
...

d
d

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

801.60

791.70

706.60

766.20

767.40

802.00

849.60

936.90

936.20

875.70

826.00
914.00
478.30
769.90
575.90

...
827.50
407.30
781.10
626.50

710.10
861.50
428.90
764.40
614.80

793.00
926.80
481.40
744.30
594.80

794.60
919.20
483.90
...
552.30

829.30
915.50
482.50
...
522.80

873.60
922.30
484.30
...
502.40

963.80
952.10
520.00
...
486.20

964.30
911.70
528.80
...

897.30
847.60
536.00
...

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 a total or subtotal because of independent rounding.
Includes 41,660 persons aged 100 or older—5,800 men and 35,860 women.
Includes special age-72 beneficiaries.
Fewer than 500 beneficiaries.

CONTACT: Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163.

5.30 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005

d

d

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 1960–2004, 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

2004

18,412

19,954

20,888

21,381

21,820

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

14,942
8,835
6,107
2,619
3,488

7,607
3,018
4,580

7,917
3,059
4,853

7,914
2,985
4,926

7,368
2,768
4,598

6,878
2,549
4,327

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

68.5
40.5
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

31.5
11.7
19.8

Number (thousands)
All women 62 or older a

Percentage distribution
All women 62 or older a

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record. All data for 2004 and dual entitlement data for 1995 and 2000 are based on a 10 percent sample.
All other years are 100 percent data.
NOTE: The sum of individual categories may not equal a subtotal because of individual rounding.
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: Barbara Lingg (410) 965-0156 or Robert L. Hackendorf (410) 965-5536.

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 2004
Entitlement

Total

65–69

70–74

75–79

80–84

85–89

90 or older

19,466,190

4,884,300

4,349,300

13,255,680
7,488,660
5,767,020
2,293,860
3,473,160

3,579,290
2,479,560
1,099,730
792,890
306,840

3,040,000
1,836,310
1,203,690
662,760
540,930

3,968,880

3,216,230

1,904,780

1,142,700

2,629,000
1,363,950
1,265,050
483,540
781,510

2,054,880
910,560
1,144,320
265,770
878,550

1,233,540
548,950
684,590
75,770
608,820

718,970
349,330
369,640
13,130
356,510

6,210,510
2,253,030
3,957,480

1,305,010
676,370
628,640

1,309,300
642,000
667,300

1,339,880
512,650
827,230

1,161,350
301,730
859,620

671,240
98,770
572,470

423,730
21,510
402,220

813.90

766.70

767.90

802.50

837.30
806.70
877.10
571.50
1,078.90

792.50
817.30
736.40
592.20
1,109.10

794.60
788.40
804.20
569.20
1,092.20

829.30
783.80
878.50
553.30
1,079.70

850.10

937.30

922.10

873.60
776.10
951.10
544.40
1,074.20

963.80
872.90
1,036.70
581.30
1,093.40

948.90
891.90
1,002.70
598.60
1,017.50

763.90
484.90
922.70

696.10
481.40
927.10

705.70
483.90
919.20

749.80
482.50
915.50

808.60
484.30
922.40

888.50
520.00
952.10

876.60
529.40
895.20

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: Barbara Lingg (410) 965-0156 or Robert L. Hackendorf (410) 965-5536.

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005 ♦ 5.31

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 2004
Number (thousands)

Average monthly benefit (dollars)

Type of benefit

All ages

Under 62

62–64

65 or older

Total a

44,476

6,533

4,237

33,706

29,972
6,192
2,570
154
4,431
210
183
765

...
5,266
43
92
133
149
177
674

2,686
846
262
36
319
60
5
23

27,286
81
2,265
26
3,979
...
1
69

19,335

3,258

1,874

15,438
3,373
37
5
45
7
12
418

...
2,855
0
2
9
5
12
376

25,142
14,534
2,819
2,532
149
4,386
203
171
347

All ages

Under 62

62–64

65 or older

903.80

823.20

870.90

923.60

955.00
894.10
478.10
229.60
920.20
582.10
687.20
588.40

...
877.10
386.70
186.70
897.70
586.50
685.70
590.60

885.50
992.80
447.60
281.80
914.60
571.30
741.50
623.10

961.90
973.00
483.30
307.70
921.40
...
694.80
555.50

14,202

1,049.80

923.70

1,077.90

1,075.00

1,373
473
1
1
14
1
0
11

14,065
45
36
2
22
...
...
31

1,076.50
1,002.00
271.90
195.00
732.60
414.60
595.30
587.70

...
971.30
290.40
157.20
692.30
420.90
592.70
588.70

1,053.20
1,172.90
228.00
185.70
824.30
388.40
771.70
631.60

1,078.70
1,149.90
273.10
228.00
690.70
...
...
560.00

3,275

2,363

19,505

791.60

723.20

706.60

813.40

...
2,411
42
90
124
144
166
298

1,313
373
261
35
305
59
5
12

13,221
35
2,229
24
3,957
...
1
38

826.00
765.10
481.10
230.60
922.10
587.70
693.50
589.30

...
765.50
386.80
187.20
912.80
592.70
692.20
593.00

710.10
764.40
448.50
283.90
918.70
575.40
740.40
614.80

837.50
744.30
486.70
314.90
922.70
...
694.80
551.80

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

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

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

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
NOTES: . . . = not applicable.
The sum of individual categories may not equal a subtotal because of individual rounding.
a.

Includes parents and special age-72 beneficiaries. Excludes student beneficiaries aged 18–19.

CONTACT: Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163.

5.32 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005

5.A OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Summary
Table 5.A17—Number and average monthly benefit for disabled beneficiaries, by type of benefit,
December 1957–2004
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
2004

5,972,450
6,214,972
6,495,868
6,835,846
7,168,270

5,042,334
5,274,183
5,543,981
5,873,673
6,198,271

728,689
736,546
744,529
752,814
759,264

201,427
204,243
207,358
209,359
210,735

786.40
814.50
834.30
861.60
894.10

518.30
537.60
550.40
567.00
587.60

519.70
536.70
548.10
563.80
582.70

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163.

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005 ♦ 5.33