5.

D OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Disabled Workers
Table 5.D1—Number, percentage, and average monthly benefit, by year of entitlement as disabled worker and
sex, December 2004
All disabled workers

Year of
entitlement
Total

Number

Percentage
distribution

Cumulative
percentage a

6,192,210

100.0

...

Men
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
894.10

Percentage
Number distribution
3,373,410

Women
Cumulative
percentage a

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

...

1,002.00

2,818,800

100.0

Cumulative
percentage a

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

100.0

...

765.00

Percentage
Number distribution

Summary data
2000–2004
1995–1999
1990–1994
1985–1989
1980–1984
1975–1979
1970–1974
1965–1969
Before 1965

2,465,380
1,709,510
1,121,560
465,150
220,460

39.8
27.6
18.1
7.5
3.6

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

974.80
863.60
817.60
801.00
773.80

1,316,620
874,200
613,170
279,070
146,160

39.0
25.9
18.2
8.3
4.3

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

1,108.00
980.90
912.50
874.20
822.10

1,148,760
835,310
508,390
186,080
74,300

40.8
29.6
18.0
6.6
2.6

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

822.20
740.80
703.10
691.10
678.70

134,280
61,990
13,670
210

2.2
1.0
0.2

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

993.80
863.10
724.10
665.70

90,400
43,430
10,190
170

2.7
1.3
0.3

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

1,042.20
884.60
732.50
658.80

43,880
18,560
3,480
40

1.6
0.7
0.1

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

894.00
812.70
699.40
695.20

b

b

b

Single-year data
2004
2003
2002
2001
2000

291,370
506,740
593,920
573,370
499,980

4.7
8.2
9.6
9.3
8.1

4.7
12.9
22.5
31.7
39.8

1,038.00
1,013.60
981.10
944.60
925.80

164,900
278,190
317,170
300,120
256,240

4.9
8.2
9.4
8.9
7.6

4.9
13.1
22.5
31.4
39.0

1,171.60
1,149.90
1,117.40
1,071.30
1,052.80

126,470
228,550
276,750
273,250
243,740

4.5
8.1
9.8
9.7
8.6

4.5
12.6
22.4
32.1
40.8

863.80
847.60
825.00
805.30
792.40

1999
1998
1997
1996
1995

429,370
368,810
327,440
304,900
278,990

6.9
6.0
5.3
4.9
4.5

46.7
52.7
58.0
62.9
67.4

894.20
864.40
851.60
846.00
848.60

217,320
186,910
167,200
158,460
144,310

6.4
5.5
5.0
4.7
4.3

45.5
51.0
56.0
60.7
64.9

1,018.30
983.90
965.00
962.30
959.40

212,050
181,900
160,240
146,440
134,680

7.5
6.5
5.7
5.2
4.8

48.3
54.7
60.4
65.6
70.4

767.00
741.60
733.20
720.20
729.90

1994
1993
1992
1991
1990

262,620
241,110
232,380
212,740
172,710

4.2
3.9
3.8
3.4
2.8

71.7
75.6
79.3
82.7
85.5

842.30
820.10
805.60
802.70
811.00

136,740
129,030
127,720
120,200
99,480

4.1
3.8
3.8
3.6
2.9

69.0
72.8
76.6
80.2
83.1

953.80
924.50
896.50
887.00
891.60

125,880
112,080
104,660
92,540
73,230

4.5
4.0
3.7
3.3
2.6

74.9
78.8
82.5
85.8
88.4

721.20
699.90
694.70
693.10
701.60

1989
1988
1987
1986
1985

126,940
101,780
86,280
79,090
71,060

2.0
1.6
1.4
1.3
1.1

87.6
89.2
90.6
91.9
93.0

811.30
818.00
808.30
787.40
764.20

74,090
59,940
51,950
48,570
44,520

2.2
1.8
1.5
1.4
1.3

85.3
87.1
88.6
90.1
91.4

888.80
900.80
882.20
856.70
824.00

52,850
41,840
34,330
30,520
26,540

1.9
1.5
1.2
1.1
0.9

90.3
91.8
93.0
94.1
95.0

702.80
699.40
696.40
677.00
664.00

1984
1983
1982
1981
1980

61,770
49,850
41,100
34,000
33,740

1.0
0.8
0.7
0.5
0.5

94.0
94.8
95.5
96.1
96.6

751.10
757.10
758.30
787.30
845.00

39,880
33,160
27,400
22,840
22,880

1.2
1.0
0.8
0.7
0.7

92.6
93.6
94.4
95.0
95.7

802.50
802.80
803.80
836.10
892.00

21,890
16,690
13,700
11,160
10,860

0.8
0.6
0.5
0.4
0.4

95.8
96.4
96.9
97.3
97.7

657.30
666.40
667.40
687.60
746.00

1979
1978
1977
1976
1975

30,900
27,460
26,210
26,400
23,310

0.5
0.4
0.4
0.4
0.4

97.1
97.5
98.0
98.4
98.8

969.70
1,055.90
1,027.60
981.80
927.90

20,730
18,320
17,410
18,040
15,900

0.6
0.5
0.5
0.5
0.5

96.3
96.9
97.4
97.9
98.4

1,024.60
1,102.30
1,083.20
1,031.40
963.40

10,170
9,140
8,800
8,360
7,410

0.4
0.3
0.3
0.3
0.3

98.0
98.3
98.7
99.0
99.2

857.80
963.00
917.70
874.90
851.70
(Continued)

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005 ♦ 5.51

5.D OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Disabled Workers
Table 5.D1—Number, percentage, and average monthly benefit, by year of entitlement as disabled worker and
sex, December 2004—Continued
All disabled workers

Year of
entitlement

Number

Percentage
distribution

Cumulative
percentage a

Men
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Percentage
Number distribution

Women
Cumulative
percentage a

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Cumulative
percentage a

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

0.2
0.2
0.1
0.1
0.1

99.4
99.6
99.7
99.8
99.9

835.10
815.30
793.70
817.30
760.90

b

99.9
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

728.80
673.20
713.10
727.30
670.30

Percentage
Number distribution

Single-year data (cont.)
1974
1973
1972
1971
1970

19,750
15,840
10,520
8,980
6,900

0.3
0.3
0.2
0.1
0.1

99.1
99.3
99.5
99.7
99.8

901.80
862.30
859.60
843.00
785.00

13,740
10,850
7,430
6,450
4,960

0.4
0.3
0.2
0.2
0.1

98.8
99.1
99.4
99.5
99.7

931.00
883.90
887.10
853.10
794.50

6,010
4,990
3,090
2,530
1,940

1969
1968
1967
1966
1965

5,450
6,520
960
510
230

0.1
0.1

99.9
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

742.30
701.00
769.80
775.00
641.50

4,060
4,820
770
390
150

0.1
0.1

99.8
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

747.00
710.90
783.80
789.70
626.20

1,390
1,700
190
120
80

b
b
b

b
b
b

0.1

b
b
b

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

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

CONTACT: Angela Y. Harper (410) 966-9541.

5.52 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005

5.D OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Disabled Workers
Table 5.D2—Number and percentage distribution, by monthly benefit and sex, December 2004
Total

Men

Women

Monthly benefit (dollars)

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

All disabled workers

6,192,210

100.0

3,373,410

100.0

2,818,800

100.0

Less than 300.00
300.00–349.90
350.00–399.90
400.00–449.90
450.00–499.90

214,140
110,640
118,790
130,340
194,280

3.5
1.8
1.9
2.1
3.1

72,040
38,450
41,430
47,280
72,960

2.1
1.1
1.2
1.4
2.2

142,100
72,190
77,360
83,060
121,320

5.0
2.6
2.7
2.9
4.3

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

299,290
380,430
389,970
380,620
363,490

4.8
6.1
6.3
6.1
5.9

110,760
148,260
159,580
166,820
168,500

3.3
4.4
4.7
4.9
5.0

188,530
232,170
230,390
213,800
194,990

6.7
8.2
8.2
7.6
6.9

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

336,470
314,700
290,180
268,750
246,190

5.4
5.1
4.7
4.3
4.0

162,970
160,880
154,520
151,330
143,040

4.8
4.8
4.6
4.5
4.2

173,500
153,820
135,660
117,420
103,150

6.2
5.5
4.8
4.2
3.7

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

225,370
208,900
188,360
166,800
154,440

3.6
3.4
3.0
2.7
2.5

137,130
131,780
123,230
113,410
107,850

4.1
3.9
3.7
3.4
3.2

88,240
77,120
65,130
53,390
46,590

3.1
2.7
2.3
1.9
1.7

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

145,000
140,490
151,000
134,590
118,100

2.3
2.3
2.4
2.2
1.9

104,680
105,030
115,360
105,170
94,650

3.1
3.1
3.4
3.1
2.8

40,320
35,460
35,640
29,420
23,450

1.4
1.3
1.3
1.0
0.8

1,500.00–1,549.90
1,550.00–1,599.90
1,600.00–1,649.90
1,650.00–1,699.90
1,700.00 or more

109,330
98,500
87,550
66,850
158,650

1.8
1.6
1.4
1.1
2.6

87,810
80,830
72,420
56,680
138,560

2.6
2.4
2.1
1.7
4.1

21,520
17,670
15,130
10,170
20,090

0.8
0.6
0.5
0.4
0.7

Average benefit (dollars)

894.10

1,002.00

765.00

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
NOTE: Provisions for Railroad Retirement beneficiaries are described in the section Social Security (Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance).
CONTACT: Angela Y. Harper (410) 966-9541.

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005 ♦ 5.53

5.D OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Disabled Workers
,

Table 5.D3—Number and total monthly benefits, by sex, December 1957–2004, selected years
All disabled workers

Men

Women

Year

Number

Total monthly benefits
(thousands of dollars)

Number

Total monthly benefits
(thousands of dollars)

Number

Total monthly benefits
(thousands of dollars)

1957
1958
1959
1960

149,850
237,719
334,443
455,371

10,904
19,516
29,765
40,668

121,172
189,883
264,201
356,277

8,903
16,138
24,417
33,034

28,678
47,836
70,242
99,094

2,001
3,378
5,348
7,633

1965
1970
1975
1980

988,074
1,492,948
2,488,774
2,858,680

96,599
196,010
562,180
1,059,792

734,047
1,068,986
1,710,923
1,928,030

74,946
148,194
418,013
784,266

254,027
423,962
777,851
930,650

21,656
47,819
144,167
275,525

1985
1986
1987
1988
1989

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

1,285,375
1,331,144
1,415,811
1,498,637
1,609,780

1,784,750
1,826,835
1,857,172
1,876,878
1,906,379

953,156
985,003
1,044,647
1,101,675
1,176,403

871,888
901,628
928,687
953,406
988,985

332,219
346,141
371,165
396,962
433,376

1990
1991
1992
1993
1994

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

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

1,967,408
2,067,777
2,219,789
2,357,332
2,473,061

1,283,579
1,401,006
1,546,924
1,685,025
1,824,195

1,043,886
1,127,161
1,247,994
1,368,634
1,489,893

484,735
545,817
624,156
705,804
796,787

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999

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

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

2,568,359
2,644,454
2,666,486
2,737,296
2,801,163

1,956,168
2,083,123
2,158,017
2,252,129
2,371,141

1,616,904
1,741,169
1,841,648
1,961,023
2,078,292

897,197
1,004,100
1,094,902
1,192,130
1,308,550

2000
2001
2002
2003
2004

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

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

2,856,411
2,951,833
3,070,001
3,224,624
3,373,723

2,521,252
2,697,162
2,872,308
3,114,704
3,381,312

2,185,923
2,322,350
2,473,980
2,649,049
2,824,548

1,444,052
1,598,438
1,753,137
1,945,789
2,160,733

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
NOTE: Provisions for Railroad Retirement beneficiaries are described in the section Social Security (Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance).
CONTACT: Angela Y. Harper (410) 966-9541.

5.54 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005

5.D OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Disabled Workers
Table 5.D4—Number, average age, and percentage distribution, by sex and age, December 1957–2004,
selected years
Percentage distribution
Year

Number
(thousands)

Average
age

Total,
all ages

Under 30

30–39

1957
1958
1959
1960

121
190
264
356

59.4
59.5
59.3
57.3

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

...
...
...
0.5

1965
1970
1975
1980

734
1,069
1,711
1,928

54.4
53.9
53.5
52.9

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

1985
1986
1987
1988
1989

1,785
1,827
1,857
1,869
1,906

51.9
51.4
51.1
50.9
50.7

1990
1991
1992
1993
1994

1,965
2,066
2,221
2,358
2,476

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004

40–44

45–49

50–54

55–59

60–64

...
...
...
3.3

...
...
...
3.0

...
...
...
4.9

18.5
18.2
19.0
16.6

29.9
29.7
30.7
26.7

51.6
52.1
50.3
44.9

1.0
3.3
4.6
4.1

7.5
6.8
7.5
9.6

7.6
6.9
6.2
6.0

10.4
10.9
9.7
8.9

15.4
15.2
15.8
14.3

24.7
23.2
23.2
24.0

33.3
33.7
33.0
33.1

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

4.6
4.9
4.8
4.7
4.5

12.3
13.3
13.8
14.3
14.7

7.3
7.9
8.5
9.0
9.6

8.6
8.9
9.4
9.8
10.3

12.9
12.7
12.5
12.7
12.7

21.4
20.7
20.1
19.6
19.4

32.9
31.5
30.8
29.9
28.8

50.4
50.1
49.9
49.6
49.6

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

4.5
4.5
4.6
4.6
4.3

15.2
15.6
16.0
16.2
16.1

10.3
10.7
11.0
11.2
11.4

10.7
11.2
12.0
12.3
12.8

12.7
13.0
13.4
13.9
14.2

19.1
18.6
18.0
17.9
17.8

27.5
26.4
25.0
23.9
23.4

2,573
2,650
2,671
2,741
2,802

49.7
49.9
50.2
50.5
50.6

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

4.0
3.6
3.3
3.1
2.9

15.5
14.8
13.9
13.3
12.6

11.5
11.6
11.6
11.6
11.6

13.4
13.7
13.6
13.7
13.8

14.5
15.0
15.7
16.1
16.7

18.0
18.3
18.9
19.4
19.7

23.2
22.9
23.0
22.9
22.9

2,857
2,952
3,069
3,226
3,373

50.7
50.9
51.0
51.3
51.6

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

2.8
2.9
3.1
3.2
3.2

11.8
11.2
10.5
9.9
9.4

11.5
11.1
10.7
10.4
9.9

13.9
14.0
14.0
13.8
13.8

17.3
17.4
17.2
17.1
17.0

20.0
20.5
21.1
21.4
21.8

22.8
23.0
23.3
24.2
24.9

Men

(Continued)

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005 ♦ 5.55

5.D OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Disabled Workers
Table 5.D4—Number, average age, and percentage distribution, by sex and age, December 1957–2004,
selected years—Continued
Percentage distribution
Year

Number
(thousands)

Average
age

Total,
all ages

Under 30

1957
1958
1959
1960

29
48
70
99

57.9
58.2
58.4
56.7

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

...
...
...
0.3

1965
1970
1975

254
424
778

55.2
55.0
54.4

100.0
100.0
100.0

1980
1982
1983
1984

931
858
838
849

53.7
53.9
53.6
53.2

1985
1986
1987
1988
1989

872
902
929
952
989

1990
1991
1992
1993
1994

30–39

40–44

45–49

50–54

55–59

60–64

...
...
...
3.2

...
...
...
3.2

...
...
...
5.3

25.6
23.8
23.4
19.4

39.2
37.5
36.8
31.4

35.2
38.6
39.7
37.2

0.6
1.9
3.3

5.4
5.1
6.1

6.3
5.6
5.3

9.8
10.1
9.0

16.2
15.9
16.3

27.3
26.0
25.5

34.3
35.3
34.5

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

3.4
3.3
3.5
3.7

8.2
8.5
9.3
10.2

5.3
5.1
5.7
6.3

8.2
7.2
7.5
7.8

14.4
13.7
12.9
12.8

25.4
25.2
24.3
23.2

35.0
37.0
36.8
36.0

52.6
52.0
51.7
51.4
51.1

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

3.8
4.1
4.2
4.0
4.0

11.2
12.1
12.7
13.1
13.5

6.9
7.6
8.2
8.7
9.2

8.3
8.8
9.4
9.9
10.6

12.9
12.9
12.9
13.2
13.4

22.3
21.6
20.9
20.6
20.1

34.6
32.9
31.7
30.5
29.2

1,046
1,133
1,252
1,371
1,491

50.8
50.5
50.1
49.9
49.9

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

3.9
4.0
4.3
4.3
4.1

14.0
14.3
14.6
14.9
14.8

9.8
10.3
10.7
11.0
11.2

11.1
11.6
12.2
12.6
13.1

13.4
13.8
14.3
14.8
15.3

19.9
19.4
18.8
18.9
18.7

27.9
26.5
25.0
23.5
22.8

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999

1,614
1,736
1,835
1,956
2,071

49.9
50.0
50.2
50.5
50.5

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

3.8
3.4
3.1
3.0
2.8

14.5
14.1
13.3
12.8
12.1

11.5
11.6
11.6
11.5
11.5

13.6
13.9
14.0
14.2
14.3

15.7
16.2
16.8
17.0
17.5

18.8
19.0
19.6
20.0
20.4

22.2
21.7
21.5
21.6
21.5

2000
2001
2002
2003
2004

2,179
2,313
2,467
2,642
2,819

50.7
50.8
50.9
51.2
51.5

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

2.7
2.7
2.7
3.0
3.0

11.5
11.1
10.6
10.1
9.7

11.3
11.1
10.8
10.4
10.0

14.5
14.4
14.4
14.2
14.1

17.9
18.0
17.8
17.7
17.6

20.7
21.1
21.5
21.5
21.8

21.5
21.6
22.1
23.1
23.8

Women

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record. Data for 1988 and 1990–2004 are based on a 10 percent sample. All other years are 100 percent
data.
NOTES: Provisions for Railroad Retirement beneficiaries are described in the section Social Security (Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance).
. . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Angela Y. Harper (410) 966-9541.

5.56 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005