6.

A OASDI Benefits Awarded: Summary
Table 6.A1—Number, by type of benefit, 1940–2004
Wives and
husbands of—
Year
Total

All
benefits

Retired
workers

Disabled
workers

Disabled
workers

Widowed
mothers
and
fathers Widow(er)s

Parents

Special
age-72
beneficiaries

7,247,486 21,248,988 15,079,082

4,822,587 20,886,517

114,115

1,267,434

Children of—

Retired
workers

Disabled
workers

194,390,384 80,033,123 21,396,241 18,504,769

3,790,042

Retired
workers

Deceased
workers

1940
1941
1942
1943
1944

254,984
269,286
258,116
262,865
318,949

132,335
114,660
99,622
89,070
110,097

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

34,555
36,213
33,250
31,916
40,349

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

8,249
6,031
4,859
3,652
4,350

51,133
69,588
72,525
81,967
95,326

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

23,260
30,502
31,820
35,420
42,649

4,600
11,020
14,774
19,576
24,759

852
1,272
1,266
1,264
1,419

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

1945
1946
1947
1948
1949

462,463
547,150
572,909
596,201
682,241

185,174
258,980
271,488
275,903
337,273

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

63,068
88,515
94,189
98,554
117,356

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

7,215
10,736
12,446
12,604
15,854

120,299
104,139
103,308
106,351
103,068

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

55,108
44,190
42,807
44,276
43,087

29,844
38,823
45,249
55,667
62,928

1,755
1,767
3,422
2,846
2,675

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

1950
1951
1952
1953
1954

962,628
1,336,432
1,053,303
1,419,462
1,401,733

567,131
702,984
531,206
771,671
749,911

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

162,768
228,887
177,707
246,856
236,764

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

25,495
40,958
24,695
33,868
35,938

97,146
189,542
158,650
178,310
176,858

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

41,101
78,323
64,875
71,945
70,775

66,735
89,591
92,302
112,866
128,026

2,252
6,147
3,868
3,946
3,461

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

1955
1956
1957
1958 a
1959 b

1,657,773
1,855,296
2,832,344
2,123,465
2,501,802

909,883
934,033
1,424,975
1,041,668
1,089,740

...
...
178,802
131,382
177,811

288,915
384,562
578,012
366,553
390,517

...
...
...
12,920
54,299

40,402
37,900
81,842
63,408
83,157

198,393
173,883
231,321
205,110
265,123

...
...
...
18,264
78,655

76,018
67,475
88,174
81,467
102,020

140,624
253,524
244,633
199,320
252,683

3,538
3,919
4,585
3,373
7,797

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

1960
1961
1962
1963
1964

2,336,144
3,046,653
3,004,501
2,729,559
2,552,063

981,717
1,361,505
1,347,268
1,145,602
1,041,807

207,805
279,758
250,634
223,739
207,592

339,987
394,198
393,857
345,610
316,262

54,187
77,588
69,212
66,543
59,706

69,979
126,019
135,984
115,220
100,051

241,430
264,440
266,286
281,511
288,304

104,310
189,283
170,354
163,967
145,439

92,607
98,449
99,925
104,960
106,249

239,267
251,275
267,051
278,709
283,263

4,855
4,138
3,930
3,698
3,390

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

1965
1966
1967
1968
1969

3,072,426
4,722,483
3,596,770
3,619,927
3,699,633

1,183,133
1,647,524
1,161,130
1,240,098
1,272,784

253,499
278,345
301,359
323,154
344,741

321,015
396,856
319,503
329,935
335,723

69,183
81,238
87,296
89,603
94,690

134,187
195,055
167,676
172,460
176,162

451,399
584,901
534,568
593,331
622,109

197,616
276,093
282,662
299,016
313,629

100,005
107,135
110,762
113,765
116,922

359,431
403,595
355,589
375,391
375,753

2,958
3,202
2,658
2,144
2,093

...
748,539
273,567
81,030
45,027

1970
1971
1972
1973
1974

3,722,433
3,965,157
4,202,607
4,220,493
4,100,809

1,338,107
1,391,403
1,461,399
1,493,194
1,413,145

350,384
415,897
455,438
491,616
535,977

339,447
338,219
353,742
349,493
319,149

96,304
113,222
124,366
128,198
132,042

182,595
196,589
209,422
217,708
201,684

591,724
613,193
643,513
618,825
574,174

316,546
372,224
411,766
413,751
443,909

112,377
116,548
117,699
118,775
109,221

363,216
381,262
402,809
372,167
363,693

1,852
1,635
2,086
1,655
1,155

29,881
24,965
20,367
15,111
6,660

1975
1976
1977
1978
1979

4,427,138
4,351,654
4,610,730
4,166,571
4,229,286

1,505,750
1,475,773
1,593,631
1,472,786
1,590,854

592,049
551,460
568,874
464,415
416,713

350,558
346,623
390,874
346,956
358,163

148,741
147,407
151,938
130,161
113,243

225,579
236,805
259,447
214,284
247,800

591,118
578,905
587,589
566,992
544,549

515,216
511,487
518,477
453,382
399,172

116,224
113,520
118,821
110,015
110,424

377,246
385,373
416,735
403,679
445,555

969
914
870
844
788

3,688
3,387
3,474
3,057
2,025

1980
1981
1982
1983
1984

4,214,567
4,029,827
3,840,579
3,755,994
3,690,103

1,612,669
1,578,990
1,618,411
1,669,738
1,607,370

396,559
351,847
297,131
311,549
361,998

360,693
338,540
349,967
356,274
342,691

108,500
95,575
77,835
80,079
81,834

248,658
211,406
182,849
144,945
131,986

540,246
535,487
473,396
380,992
351,326

385,208
339,654
260,470
226,895
238,252

107,809
99,653
86,786
82,464
73,794

452,156
477,121
492,451
501,688
499,677

724
606
498
431
383

1,345
948
785
939
792

1985
1986
1987
1988
1989

3,796,394
3,853,454
3,733,853
3,680,969
3,646,349

1,690,490
1,734,248
1,681,716
1,654,068
1,656,744

377,371
416,865
415,848
409,490
425,582

356,558
358,115
333,333
316,929
310,498

83,511
82,435
77,316
73,790
69,113

128,076
122,652
117,984
116,659
106,491

332,531
319,808
310,573
324,346
307,484

253,025
258,167
256,742
265,026
261,387

72,241
69,340
64,777
62,676
59,525

501,673
491,052
475,035
457,574
449,139

381
344
286
263
281

537
428
243
148
105

1990
1991
1992
1993
1994

3,716,924
3,865,426
4,050,849
4,001,201
3,940,342

1,664,754
1,695,346
1,707,949
1,661,281
1,625,347

467,977
536,434
636,637
635,238
631,870

308,980
307,000
304,764
290,728
275,025

69,667
72,754
78,083
74,605
69,549

108,105
107,261
108,686
106,566
102,983

303,616
301,459
304,300
311,290
310,051

283,586
318,188
381,585
398,598
411,205

58,060
57,896
56,402
56,408
54,732

451,862
468,788
472,078
466,198
459,340

233
246
298
238
213

84
54
67
51
27
(Continued)

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005 ♦ 6.1

6.A OASDI Benefits Awarded: Summary
Table 6.A1—Number, by type of benefit, 1940–2004—Continued
Wives and
husbands of—
Year

All
benefits

Retired
workers

Disabled
workers

Retired
workers

Disabled
workers

Retired
workers

Deceased
workers

Disabled
workers

Parents

Special
age-72
beneficiaries

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999

3,882,193
3,793,238
3,865,966
3,800,259
3,917,099

1,609,174
1,581,452
1,718,623
1,631,511
1,690,024

645,832
624,335
587,417
608,131
620,488

258,740
244,014
268,012
263,668
275,568

63,097
57,528
50,818
47,550
46,164

101,239
98,655
97,594
96,893
99,826

306,044
302,480
297,204
294,851
295,196

401,295
397,350
362,548
371,426
378,144

51,645
49,150
43,504
42,395
41,756

444,899
438,081
440,076
443,669
469,806

200
177
157
152
118

28
16
13
13
9

2000
2001
2002
2003
2004

4,290,080
4,161,971
4,335,714
4,321,778
4,458,816

1,960,649
1,779,228
1,812,551
1,791,316
1,883,060

621,650
691,309
750,003
777,461
795,775

341,503
314,547
317,685
305,831
319,430

43,941
43,412
45,600
47,183
48,016

115,358
110,680
116,186
111,992
115,391

297,686
302,445
310,395
305,409
309,472

363,632
383,049
419,780
434,953
433,699

40,491
41,323
40,829
39,206
40,030

505,021
495,848
522,537
508,306
513,839

135
129
139
121
104

14
1
9
0
0

Children of—

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
NOTES: Benefits not necessarily payable at time of award.
. . . = not applicable.
a.
b.

January–November.
Includes December 1958.

CONTACT: Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163.

6.2 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005

Widowed
mothers
and
fathers Widow(er)s

6.A OASDI Benefits Awarded: Summary
Table 6.A2—Average primary insurance amount for retired workers and average monthly benefit for retired
and disabled workers, and nondisabled widows, by type of benefit and sex, selected years 1940–2004 (in
dollars)
Average monthly benefit (dollars)

Average primary insurance amount
for retired workers (dollars)
All

Men

Women

All

Men

Women

All

Men

Women

Nondisabled
widows

1940
1945
1950 (Jan.–Aug.)
1950 (Sept.–Dec.)
1955

22.71
25.11
29.03
33.24
69.74

23.26
25.71
30.16
35.32
75.86

18.38
19.99
22.98
26.85
56.05

22.71
25.11
29.03
33.24
69.74

23.26
25.71
30.16
35.32
75.86

18.38
19.99
22.98
26.85
56.05

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

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

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

20.36
20.17
21.65
36.89
49.68

1960
1965 (Jan.–Aug.)
1965 (Sept.–Dec.)
1970
1975 (Jan.–May)
1975 (June–Dec.)

83.87
88.57
99.36
133.94
216.56
235.13

92.03
96.56
108.79
146.99
242.76
264.67

69.23
74.99
82.34
113.69
176.76
191.56

81.73
82.69
89.20
123.82
196.42
213.68

92.03
90.89
99.90
136.80
220.35
241.05

63.26
68.78
71.26
103.67
160.50
173.31

91.16
93.26
101.30
139.79
220.60
243.47

94.02
97.89
106.51
148.39
241.48
266.08

78.91
80.27
86.75
115.74
175.27
192.13

62.12
73.81
75.37
106.95
185.34
198.88

1980 (Jan.–May)
1980 (June–Dec.)
1981 (Jan.–May)
1981 (June–Dec.)
1982 (Jan.–May)
1982 (June–Dec.)

353.80
396.30
400.10
438.80
425.60
447.10

411.70
465.50
467.50
514.50
504.20
532.70

270.50
301.00
302.60
332.60
315.10
328.50

321.10
359.80
363.60
400.10
388.40
408.60

374.00
422.90
424.20
468.00
457.50
483.00

244.90
272.90
276.00
304.80
291.40
305.50

352.10
396.50
389.80
425.60
416.90
441.10

388.80
437.90
431.40
471.30
462.40
489.50

269.70
301.00
295.00
320.70
312.70
328.00

277.50
312.80
313.00
346.30
350.80
375.30

1983 (Jan.–Nov.)
1983 (Dec.)
1984 (Jan.–Nov.)
1984 (Dec.)
1985 (Jan.–Nov.)
1985 (Dec.)

448.00
451.20
457.10
471.00
475.70
487.60

531.60
546.40
544.40
565.70
566.20
588.30

330.00
325.50
335.60
343.00
348.00
352.00

408.20
410.20
414.70
429.50
432.00
443.10

480.30
491.80
489.40
511.30
509.60
530.00

306.50
302.50
310.90
318.90
322.20
326.10

432.40
445.30
443.00
461.10
459.20
477.60

480.30
496.80
494.00
516.50
514.00
535.90

317.90
333.20
332.20
342.90
345.00
357.20

385.10
400.50
406.80
428.00
431.10
436.90

1986 (Jan.–Nov.)
1986 (Dec.)
1987 (Jan.–Nov.)
1987 (Dec.)
1988 (Jan.–Nov.)
1988 (Dec.)

500.30
504.60
516.80
536.90
540.70
560.00

596.90
611.00
618.90
648.80
648.60
679.50

363.50
361.70
374.10
386.80
390.40
401.20

453.10
456.90
466.10
484.00
487.80
504.90

536.00
548.40
553.60
580.00
580.30
607.00

335.70
334.00
343.90
355.20
359.00
369.20

471.50
489.00
487.00
517.10
517.20
543.00

527.60
546.90
546.80
583.40
581.90
612.70

358.20
369.60
368.90
391.80
392.60
410.00

452.10
446.20
462.00
477.40
488.80
499.20

Year a

Retired workers

Disabled workers

(Continued)

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005 ♦ 6.3

6.A OASDI Benefits Awarded: Summary
Table 6.A2—Average primary insurance amount for retired workers and average monthly benefit for retired
and disabled workers, and nondisabled widows, by type of benefit and sex, selected years 1940–2004 (in
dollars)—Continued
Average monthly benefit (dollars)

Average primary insurance amount
for retired workers (dollars)
All

Men

Women

All

Men

Women

All

Men

Women

Nondisabled
widows

1989 (Jan.–Nov.)
1989 (Dec.)
1990 (Jan.–Nov.)
1990 (Dec.)
1991 (Jan.–Nov.)
1991 (Dec.)

572.80
597.50
609.00
626.40
642.80
656.20

686.90
724.90
729.70
761.00
768.90
793.40

412.90
425.90
438.20
447.30
460.40
467.40

516.60
538.70
550.50
559.30
583.50
592.80

614.80
647.50
654.60
672.10
692.30
709.50

379.00
392.10
403.30
409.30
426.10
432.10

539.90
571.20
566.90
600.60
593.00
613.20

608.00
645.90
637.80
676.90
666.90
689.70

414.40
437.50
438.90
466.60
464.20
481.50

512.90
525.70
541.10
566.60
573.70
582.10

1992 (Jan.–Nov.)
1992 (Dec.)
1993 (Jan.–Nov.)
1993 (Dec.)
1994 (Jan.–Nov.)
1994 (Dec.)

671.60
688.30
697.10
716.20
722.90
741.90

803.10
829.30
831.50
861.70
862.90
892.40

483.40
493.80
507.10
519.00
530.30
541.50

608.60
620.70
630.60
645.90
651.00
665.70

721.90
740.90
746.20
769.80
771.30
794.20

446.50
454.90
467.00
477.90
485.40
494.50

601.60
625.70
621.70
649.90
647.00
684.80

677.00
706.50
699.80
735.70
731.30
776.50

474.70
490.30
494.70
512.30
518.50
549.00

596.90
604.00
620.70
618.90
637.80
644.60

1995 (Jan.–Nov.)
1995 (Dec.)
1996 (Jan.–Nov.)
1996 (Dec.)
1997 (Jan.–Nov.)
1997 (Dec.)

744.30
765.30
769.20
788.90
787.10
812.80

887.00
917.60
916.80
950.20
951.70
982.00

551.40
563.60
572.40
582.90
608.50
610.40

671.70
668.40
693.60
708.70
723.30
734.50

794.30
818.00
820.50
846.00
854.30
876.90

505.80
516.70
524.50
533.30
581.30
564.40

675.70
703.40
693.70
727.70
718.30
748.40

767.30
798.70
788.90
832.00
820.40
851.60

546.00
568.70
567.80
590.00
590.70
615.10

662.50
675.40
683.10
690.30
700.60
699.90

1998 (Jan.–Nov.)
1998 (Dec.)
1999 (Jan.–Nov.)
1999 (Dec.)
2000 (Jan.–Nov.)
2000 (Dec.)

819.50
831.10
857.60
875.70
904.90
930.00

983.10
1,003.20
1,023.20
1,043.90
1,069.40
1,111.00

620.00
628.80
649.50
663.70
685.40
713.00

744.70
754.20
777.10
791.20
841.60
842.80

882.10
898.40
918.40
934.30
990.50
996.50

577.10
584.70
599.60
610.70
643.00
658.50

737.00
762.00
763.90
792.60
806.40
846.60

841.50
870.30
870.60
904.30
917.60
960.20

610.60
633.80
636.60
660.60
673.20
710.00

716.70
711.00
713.30
708.20
708.70
715.40

2001 (Jan.–Nov.)
2001 (Dec.)
2002 (Jan.–Nov.)
2002 (Dec.)
2003 (Jan.–Nov.)
2003 (Dec.)
2004 (Jan.–Nov.)
2004 (Dec.)

953.90
982.10
1,026.30
1,029.90
1,067.10
1,083.60
1,072.50
1,090.70

1,134.50
1,168.90
1,219.00
1,230.00
1,272.60
1,297.70
1,277.60
1,309.70

730.80
749.90
788.10
788.50
824.90
830.40
834.20
853.80

855.70
881.10
914.10
916.90
939.70
963.80
936.10
961.20

1,008.40
1,039.10
1,076.80
1,084.50
1,109.40
1,142.30
1,104.70
1,136.50

667.20
684.70
712.90
714.80
739.60
752.70
740.20
771.50

847.00
868.40
897.50
906.70
935.80
946.80
942.60
965.80

961.70
982.70
1,019.50
1,028.10
1,061.50
1,075.80
1,068.40
1,093.50

711.00
734.90
753.30
762.50
786.90
794.60
795.70
819.00

735.80
717.10
750.50
751.90
779.00
780.00
768.10
785.90

Year a

Retired workers

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
a.

Some years are shown in several parts to reflect changes in benefit rates during the year.

CONTACT: Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163.

6.4 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005

Disabled workers

6.A OASDI Benefits Awarded: Summary
Table 6.A3—Number and average monthly benefit, by type of benefit, sex, age, basis of entitlement,
and race, 2004
All races a

Age and basis of entitlement

Number

White
Average
monthly
benefit b
(dollars)

Number

Black
Average
monthly
benefit b
(dollars)

Number

Retired workers
Total
62–64
65–69
70 or older

Other
Average
monthly
benefit b
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit b
(dollars)

c

1,879,400

978.20

1,572,700

996.70

174,900

913.70

129,000

757.40

1,290,900
559,700
28,800

902.80
1,092.10
903.70

1,103,900
448,900
19,900

919.00
1,135.40
1,024.20

109,900
61,900
3,100

852.50
956.80
836.10

76,200
47,400
5,400

727.00
801.80
689.20

Men
Subtotal
62–64
65–69
70 or older

1,008,900

1,118.90

851,000

1,149.40

84,000

981.70

72,700

852.40

668,000
330,600
10,300

1,064.80
1,235.40
991.90

572,200
272,300
6,500

1,092.20
1,285.00
1,078.70

54,900
28,300
1,800

931.80
1,060.70
1,075.50

40,200
29,500
2,000

853.00
874.10
668.30

870,500

775.20

721,700

786.70

90,900

782.40

56,300

666.30

622,900
229,100
18,500

720.50
914.10
889.20

531,700
176,600
13,400

724.00
935.60
946.20

55,000
33,600
2,300

753.30
852.40
581.10

36,000
17,900
2,400

613.30
728.40
692.80

Women
Subtotal
62–64
65–69
70 or older

Disabled workers
Total
Under 30
30–39
40–49
50–54
55–59
60 or older

777,100

974.50

524,300

1,056.70

124,800

898.50

121,600

827.50

50,700
89,000
181,800
139,900
184,000
131,700

588.00
785.20
906.20
1,007.80
1,055.70
1,089.40

30,000
54,000
120,300
90,500
128,400
101,100

595.10
835.10
968.80
1,075.80
1,098.90
1,163.90

10,800
15,400
29,800
24,000
28,700
16,100

557.60
796.50
846.90
939.50
1,044.60
972.50

8,600
18,000
30,200
25,000
25,800
14,000

516.20
746.80
795.40
919.50
941.10
918.50

429,700

1,110.10

299,500

1,173.00

65,900

921.00

61,100

915.30

28,200
47,500
97,500
74,900
102,700
78,900

597.00
831.40
996.60
1,177.20
1,238.80
1,292.50

16,700
28,800
65,100
51,500
75,700
61,700

679.20
883.80
1,067.50
1,210.20
1,269.50
1,373.40

6,300
7,600
15,300
12,400
14,900
9,400

526.20
783.60
857.60
974.00
1,195.50
1,098.70

4,400
10,200
16,400
10,800
11,600
7,700

533.00
756.90
863.50
1,079.00
1,064.30
1,127.00

Men
Subtotal
Under 30
30–39
40–49
50–54
55–59
60 or older

Women
Subtotal
Under 30
30–39
40–49
50–54
55–59
60 or older

347,400

796.30

224,800

834.90

58,900

837.30

60,500

729.20

22,500
41,500
84,300
65,000
81,300
52,800

576.80
746.80
804.70
824.70
857.60
845.70

13,300
25,200
55,200
39,000
52,700
39,400

545.00
735.20
852.90
854.70
855.10
879.80

4,500
7,800
14,500
11,600
13,800
6,700

613.60
780.70
841.70
864.00
905.70
818.40

4,200
7,800
13,800
14,200
14,200
6,300

536.80
683.60
748.20
784.60
865.10
770.20

233,600

425.50

196,900

439.40

17,100

368.20

18,600

329.10

Wives
Total

Wives of retired workers
Subtotal
Entitlement based on care of children
Entitlement based on age
62–64
65–69
70 or older

189,300

453.50

162,300

465.80

12,900

387.10

13,300

364.90

12,500
176,800
126,600
39,200
11,000

399.30
458.00
449.30
489.30
447.10

9,800
152,500
112,300
31,900
8,300

417.90
468.80
459.40
518.00
484.90

1,500
11,400
6,100
3,900
1,400

407.90
380.20
367.90
475.20
432.00

1,200
12,100
7,700
3,300
1,100

352.60
353.00
368.90
327.70
270.80

Wives of disabled workers
Subtotal
Entitlement based on care of children
Entitlement based on age

44,300

236.00

34,600

235.50

4,200

241.90

5,300

219.30

15,800
28,500

177.90
298.20

11,100
23,500

172.20
292.50

1,800
2,400

163.90
359.40

2,800
2,500

160.40
338.50
(Continued)

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005 ♦ 6.5

6.A OASDI Benefits Awarded: Summary
Table 6.A3—Number and average monthly benefit, by type of benefit, sex, age, basis of entitlement,
and race, 2004—Continued
All races a

White

Black

Number

Average
monthly
benefit b
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit b
(dollars)

12,500

238.30

8,000

10,200
2,300

251.10
177.10

6,700
1,300

Total

775,500

...

468,100

By age
Under age 18
Disabled, aged 18 or older
Students aged 18–19

547,700
41,200
186,600

383.80
446.30
532.20

By basis of entitlement
Children of retired workers
Children of deceased workers
Children of disabled workers

107,500
290,300
377,700

Other

Number

Average
monthly
benefit b
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit b
(dollars)

240.70

1,800

284.00

2,700

226.00

1,279.50
143.00

1,300
500

297.00
132.10

2,200
500

263.60
169.60

...

149,500

...

153,800

...

317,400
28,200
122,500

406.00
464.70
568.50

103,300
6,600
39,600

298.40
422.40
455.30

124,900
5,900
23,000

397.60
481.70
472.20

475.00
650.10
254.80

73,500
156,400
238,200

501.00
727.70
286.00

23,000
52,000
74,500

402.00
525.20
237.10

10,700
79,500
63,600

370.40
574.20
206.80

37,700

703.10

23,200

760.60

4,600

679.30

9,800

643.40

By age
Under 30
30–39
40–49
50–59
60 or older

3,600
13,500
14,400
5,100
1,100

520.20
677.90
726.90
828.30
807.90

2,000
8,400
9,100
3,000
700

552.70
742.40
793.60
842.30
789.90

500
1,800
1,300
600
400

450.90
722.30
617.20
791.20

1,000
3,300
4,000
1,500
...

526.10
529.80
695.90
834.90
...

By basis of entitlement
Widowed mothers
Widowed fathers

34,000
3,700

776.00
544.40

20,600
2,600

792.60
525.30

4,200
400

692.20

d

9,100
700

654.50
558.80

Age and basis of entitlement

Husbands
Total
Husbands of retired workers
Husbands of disabled workers

Children

Widowed mothers and fathers
Total

d

Nondisabled widow(er)s
324,000

952.40

191,200

996.40

18,900

755.20

113,200

898.10

By age
60–64
65–69
70–74
75 or older

Total

145,900
59,200
33,900
85,000

919.40
923.10
997.50
1,024.10

52,400
35,700
27,900
75,200

967.90
949.30
1,035.60
1,044.50

6,800
6,200
2,700
3,200

715.20
707.80
883.30
918.90

86,500
16,900
3,200
6,600

901.80
957.10
776.10
692.70

By basis of entitlement
Widows
Widowers

305,200
18,800

969.70
701.80

183,500
7,700

1,002.30
734.60

17,800
1,100

769.20
828.90

103,200
10,000

918.80
685.30

Disabled widow(er)s
26,600

589.00

8,300

574.00

2,200

471.90

15,800

598.30

By age
50–54
55–59
60 or older

Total

9,700
14,700
2,200

551.80
582.40
555.40

3,200
4,300
800

561.70
572.10
562.40

1,000
900
300

416.70
604.00

5,300
9,400
1,100

567.90
594.00
616.50

By basis of entitlement
Widows
Widowers

26,000
600

568.90
494.80

8,300
...

570.00
...

2,000
200

473.80

15,400
400

587.10

d

d

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 1 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.
d.

Includes 2,800 persons of unknown race.
Benefits awarded before the December increase are converted to the December rates before computation of the averages.
Includes conversions from nondisabled widow(er)’s benefits to higher retired-worker benefits.
Average benefits are not shown for fewer than 500 beneficiaries.

CONTACT: Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163 or Diane Wallace (410) 965-0165.

6.6 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005

d

6.A OASDI Benefits Awarded: Summary
Table 6.A4—Number and average monthly benefit for retired and disabled workers, by age in month of award
and sex, 2004
Total

Men

Number

Average
monthly
benefit a
(dollars)

Number

1,883,060

961.40

62–64
62
63
64

1,286,857
966,828
136,182
183,847

65–69
65

Women
Average
monthly
benefit a
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit a
(dollars)

1,009,526

1,134.70

873,534

761.10

899.80
859.20
964.00
1,065.90

671,717
494,388
74,803
102,526

1,074.90
1,033.80
1,126.40
1,235.50

615,140
472,440
61,379
81,321

708.70
676.50
766.00
852.10

566,132
515,641
202,721
312,920

1,105.90
1,124.40
962.60
1,229.20

327,100
303,315
114,753
188,562

1,268.70
1,292.70
1,132.70
1,390.00

239,032
212,326
87,968
124,358

883.10
884.00
740.70
985.30

66
67
68
69

20,600
12,563
9,106
8,222

949.10
903.00
879.60
899.30

11,447
5,778
3,570
2,990

1,030.70
935.10
869.60
869.40

9,153
6,785
5,536
5,232

847.10
875.70
886.10
916.40

70–74
75 or older

23,612
6,459

919.30
706.40

7,322
3,387

816.40
729.00

16,290
3,072

965.60
681.50

Age

Retired workers
Total b

Disability conversions
New entitlements

Disabled workers
795,775

967.90

428,672

1,097.00

367,103

817.30

Under 25
25–29
30–34
35–39
40–44
45–49

Total

23,454
29,575
39,423
55,332
83,164
106,634

489.60
655.10
752.10
816.90
879.00
945.70

13,498
15,537
19,961
28,410
42,447
54,920

500.00
673.20
786.20
866.90
959.10
1,055.30

9,956
14,038
19,462
26,922
40,717
51,714

475.30
635.20
717.00
764.20
795.40
829.20

50–54
50
51
52
53
54

143,622
27,904
28,139
28,465
28,509
30,605

1,017.60
986.90
998.70
1,021.30
1,033.80
1,044.70

75,559
14,715
14,694
14,900
14,868
16,382

1,158.40
1,113.70
1,135.50
1,164.80
1,178.60
1,195.10

68,063
13,189
13,445
13,565
13,641
14,223

861.30
845.50
849.10
863.60
875.90
871.50

55–59
55
56
57
58
59

180,635
38,420
37,682
39,180
32,347
33,006

1,083.60
1,064.90
1,078.90
1,096.60
1,087.70
1,091.20

100,208
21,347
20,772
21,753
17,843
18,493

1,256.60
1,223.10
1,247.10
1,274.60
1,268.60
1,273.30

80,427
17,073
16,910
17,427
14,504
14,513

868.00
867.20
872.20
874.60
865.20
859.10

60–65
60
61
62
63
64
65

133,936
35,411
35,396
29,686
17,848
12,414
3,181

1,110.50
1,111.20
1,120.80
1,133.10
1,102.30
1,066.00
995.20

78,132
20,351
20,592
17,481
10,420
7,432
1,856

1,287.50
1,292.60
1,299.40
1,314.80
1,278.00
1,226.00
1,142.90

55,804
15,060
14,804
12,205
7,428
4,982
1,325

862.60
866.00
872.40
873.00
855.80
827.50
788.30

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
a.
b.

Benefits awarded before the December increase are converted to the December rates before computation of the averages.
Includes conversions from nondisabled widow(er)’s benefits to higher retired-worker benefits.

CONTACT: Jennie H. Park (410) 965-9358.

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005 ♦ 6.7

6.A OASDI Benefits Awarded: Summary
Table 6.A5—Number and average monthly benefit with reduction for early retirement, by type of benefit,
age in month of award, and sex, 2004
Total

Age

Men

Women

Number

Average
monthly
benefit a
(dollars)

Average
monthly
benefit a
(dollars)

Number

1,431,963

919.40

754,846

1,094.00

677,117

724.70

966,828
136,182
182,963
143,161
2,829

859.20
964.00
1,066.60
1,098.70
744.40

494,388
74,803
102,057
81,560
2,038

1,033.80
1,126.40
1,236.20
1,258.70
798.40

472,440
61,379
80,906
61,601
791

676.50
766.00
852.60
887.00
605.30

25,283

1,084.30

15,670

1,244.30

9,613

823.50

7,193
8,891
7,441
1,758

1,125.00
1,097.50
1,047.90
1,005.10

4,523
5,481
4,613
1,053

1,288.30
1,262.50
1,201.40
1,148.30

2,670
3,410
2,828
705

848.20
832.20
797.60
791.20

265,753

351.70

246.40

260,166

353.90

255.60
193.00

237,129
23,037

359.70
294.90

Number

Average
monthly
benefit a
(dollars)

Retired workers
Total
62
63
64
65
66 or older

Disabled workers
Total
62
63
64
65

Wives and husbands
Total

5,587
By basis of entitlement

Wives and husbands of retired workers
Wives and husbands of disabled workers

241,897
23,856

357.60
291.40

4,768
819
By sex

Wives
62
63
64
65
66
67 or older
Husbands

260,166

353.90

...

...

260,166

353.90

150,056
37,082
43,618
24,624
1,611
3,175

338.90
338.60
394.40
397.70
359.20
341.60

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

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

150,056
37,082
43,618
24,624
1,611
3,175

338.90
338.60
394.40
397.70
359.20
341.60

5,587

246.40

5,587

246.40

...

...

Nondisabled widow(er)s
Total
Nondisabled widows
60
61
62
63
64
65
66
67–69
70 or older
Nondisabled widowers

192,228

852.40

14,117

688.10

178,111

865.40

178,111
65,367
23,996
23,166
15,676
24,124
16,928
690
1,544
6,620

865.40
912.80
940.60
897.30
842.10
873.10
641.90
718.50
705.10
663.10

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

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

178,111
65,367
23,996
23,166
15,676
24,124
16,928
690
1,544
6,620

865.40
912.80
940.60
897.30
842.10
873.10
641.90
718.50
705.10
663.10

14,117

688.10

14,117

688.10

...

...

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
a.

Benefits awarded before the December increase are converted to the December rates before computation of the averages.

CONTACT: Jennie H. Park (410) 965-9358.

6.8 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005

6.A OASDI Benefits Awarded: Summary
Table 6.A6—Number, percentage distribution, and average monthly benefit for retired and disabled workers,
by state or other area, 2004
Retired workers

State or area
All areas

b

Disabled workers

Number

Percent

Average
monthly
benefit a
(dollars)

Number

Percent

Average
monthly
benefit a
(dollars)

1,883,060

100.0

961.40

795,775

100.0

967.90

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

30,929
3,379
35,530
20,037
185,500

1.6
0.2
1.9
1.1
9.8

938.10
910.60
972.90
900.60
951.80

20,176
1,163
15,137
13,039
74,328

2.5
0.1
1.9
1.6
9.3

952.40
973.30
985.00
920.50
920.30

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

25,360
22,996
6,083
2,961
128,018

1.3
1.2
0.3
0.2
6.8

949.40
1,055.90
1,033.50
840.60
933.70

7,993
7,843
2,933
1,441
40,855

1.0
1.0
0.4
0.2
5.1

994.30
1,031.40
1,002.40
841.10
962.30

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

50,831
8,290
9,195
75,802
42,201

2.7
0.4
0.5
4.0
2.2

947.10
963.00
935.10
983.30
1,020.80

21,269
2,377
3,464
28,101
17,364

2.7
0.3
0.4
3.5
2.2

977.00
1,000.60
927.30
1,014.40
997.30

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

20,222
16,767
27,298
25,094
9,356

1.1
0.9
1.4
1.3
0.5

965.90
985.40
911.00
884.50
891.30

6,966
7,034
17,869
15,006
4,938

0.9
0.9
2.2
1.9
0.6

942.60
971.90
932.20
937.10
883.00

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

33,679
38,604
68,990
31,422
18,974

1.8
2.0
3.7
1.7
1.0

992.50
974.00
1,052.20
1,006.60
897.00

13,102
18,755
29,544
11,705
11,775

1.6
2.4
3.7
1.5
1.5

1,007.30
969.00
1,030.20
972.70
916.10

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

38,960
7,024
10,798
16,706
9,013

2.1
0.4
0.6
0.9
0.5

946.80
897.70
945.50
950.40
999.50

19,995
2,105
4,341
6,208
4,058

2.5
0.3
0.5
0.8
0.5

958.60
897.20
928.90
1,008.10
984.00

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

56,935
12,020
120,971
60,050
4,129

3.0
0.6
6.4
3.2
0.2

1,069.10
885.70
1,014.60
958.80
902.60

20,905
5,884
52,507
27,984
1,240

2.6
0.7
6.6
3.5
0.2

1,084.50
917.90
1,031.50
970.40
904.90

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

73,906
23,890
25,810
87,391
6,628

3.9
1.3
1.4
4.6
0.4

967.40
918.70
962.10
1,002.50
979.40

30,446
12,071
8,575
37,189
3,653

3.8
1.5
1.1
4.7
0.5

943.80
932.50
992.70
981.30
912.50

30,571
5,080
41,962
116,491
10,770

1.6
0.3
2.2
6.2
0.6

949.70
902.10
948.60
930.10
963.60

14,212
1,572
20,387
52,461
3,542

1.8
0.2
2.6
6.6
0.4

972.50
908.90
948.60
948.60
971.30

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

(Continued)

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005 ♦ 6.9

6.A OASDI Benefits Awarded: Summary
Table 6.A6—Number, percentage distribution, and average monthly benefit for retired and disabled workers,
by state or other area, 2004—Continued
Retired workers

Disabled workers

State or area

Number

Percent

Average
monthly
benefit a
(dollars)

Number

Percent

Average
monthly
benefit a
(dollars)

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

4,500
47,180
39,431
12,991
37,115
3,644

0.2
2.5
2.1
0.7
2.0
0.2

971.60
974.00
1,003.60
956.50
1,007.50
962.00

1,896
20,031
15,528
8,748
14,098
1,267

0.2
2.5
2.0
1.1
1.8
0.2

902.40
984.20
1,000.90
985.60
997.30
973.70

Outlying areas
Puerto Rico
Other c

24,058
18,113

1.3
1.0

651.20
503.00

9,261
1,435

1.2
0.2

839.80
758.70

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
a.
b.
c.

Benefits awarded before the December increase are converted to the December rates before computation of the averages.
Includes beneficiaries with state code unknown.
Includes American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Virgin Islands, and foreign countries.

CONTACT: Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163 or Diane Wallace (410) 965-0165.

6.10 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005