6.

C OASDI Benefits Awarded: Disabled Workers
Table 6.C1—Number and percentage distribution, by monthly benefit and sex, 2004
Total

Men

Women

Monthly benefit (dollars)

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

All disabled workers

795,775

100.0

428,672

100.0

367,103

100.0

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

5,596
2,986
6,884
10,887

0.7
0.4
0.9
1.4

3,033
1,117
2,465
4,018

0.7
0.3
0.6
0.9

2,563
1,869
4,419
6,869

0.7
0.5
1.2
1.9

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

13,556
14,795
15,343
16,149
16,856

1.7
1.9
1.9
2.0
2.1

4,928
5,392
5,545
5,874
6,268

1.1
1.3
1.3
1.4
1.5

8,628
9,403
9,798
10,275
10,588

2.4
2.6
2.7
2.8
2.9

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

19,425
35,560
42,396
42,213
41,120

2.4
4.5
5.3
5.3
5.2

7,197
12,591
15,710
16,209
16,790

1.7
2.9
3.7
3.8
3.9

12,228
22,969
26,686
26,004
24,330

3.3
6.3
7.3
7.1
6.6

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

38,719
37,402
35,493
33,199
31,183

4.9
4.7
4.5
4.2
3.9

16,653
17,022
16,860
16,573
16,352

3.9
4.0
3.9
3.9
3.8

22,066
20,380
18,633
16,626
14,831

6.0
5.6
5.1
4.5
4.0

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

29,444
27,419
24,926
23,559
22,013

3.7
3.4
3.1
3.0
2.8

16,322
15,746
15,011
14,963
14,377

3.8
3.7
3.5
3.5
3.4

13,122
11,673
9,915
8,596
7,636

3.6
3.2
2.7
2.3
2.1

1,250.00–1,299.90
1,300.00–1,349.90
1,350.00–1,399.90
1,400.00–1,449.90
1,450.00–1,499.90
1,500.00–1,549.90

19,813
18,655
17,305
15,508
14,568
14,329

2.5
2.3
2.2
1.9
1.8
1.8

13,414
12,958
12,319
11,292
10,796
10,864

3.1
3.0
2.9
2.6
2.5
2.5

6,399
5,697
4,986
4,216
3,772
3,465

1.7
1.6
1.4
1.1
1.0
0.9

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

16,278
20,942
17,342
53,912

2.0
2.6
2.2
6.8

12,632
16,481
14,140
46,760

2.9
3.8
3.3
10.9

3,646
4,461
3,202
7,152

1.0
1.2
0.9
1.9

Average benefit (dollars)

967.90

1,097.00

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

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817.30

6.C OASDI Benefits Awarded: Disabled Workers
Table 6.C2—Number, average age, and percentage distribution, by sex and age,
selected years 1957–2004
Percentage distribution, by age a
Year

Number

Average
age

Total,
all ages

Under 30

30–39

40–44

1957
1958
1959

148,376
107,003
146,547

59.2
59.0
58.9

100.0
100.0
100.0

...
...
...

...
...
...

1960
1965
1970
1975

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

54.5
53.0
52.1
51.5

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

0.8
1.8
6.7
7.7

1980
1981
1982
1983
1984

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

51.2
50.8
50.9
50.2
50.0

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

1985
1986
1987
1988
1989

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

50.1
48.7
49.0
49.2
49.0

1990
1991
1992
1993
1994

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

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004

45–49

50–54

55–59

60–61

62–64

65 b

...
...
...

...
...
...

17.1
19.7
21.1

28.0
27.5
27.4

17.0
15.2
14.8

33.8
28.9
28.8

4.1
8.7
7.8

7.0
8.2
7.6
8.6

6.5
7.9
6.5
6.2

10.5
11.1
10.1
9.5

16.7
17.1
14.7
15.7

20.0
25.7
23.5
23.1

11.8
14.0
12.3
12.1

21.3
13.0
16.1
14.6

5.4
1.0
2.6
2.5

8.3
8.6
8.4
9.5
9.2

9.7
10.2
10.4
11.7
12.8

6.0
6.2
6.3
6.6
7.1

8.4
8.4
8.4
8.4
8.7

14.7
14.5
14.1
13.6
13.4

24.6
24.3
24.6
23.4
22.6

12.3
13.0
12.9
12.2
12.2

14.2
13.1
13.6
13.3
12.7

1.8
1.7
1.2
1.3
1.3

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

8.7
10.7
9.4
8.4
8.7

13.3
15.3
16.0
16.0
16.0

7.0
8.1
8.6
9.7
9.5

9.9
9.4
9.3
9.0
10.2

14.6
14.3
13.9
14.6
14.2

23.1
21.3
20.8
21.3
20.6

12.4
11.1
10.9
10.5
9.7

10.6
9.5
11.0
10.2
10.8

0.3
0.3
0.2
0.2
0.3

48.1
47.9
47.8
47.7
48.4

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

10.9
9.5
9.5
9.2
6.8

16.9
17.7
18.5
18.9
18.4

9.4
10.6
10.8
10.1
10.8

9.5
11.0
11.0
11.7
12.7

13.5
14.1
13.0
14.7
15.4

20.5
18.4
18.6
18.8
19.3

10.3
9.4
9.8
8.6
9.0

8.8
9.1
8.7
7.8
7.6

0.1
0.2
0.2
0.2
0.1

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

48.9
48.7
49.3
49.2
49.6

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

7.2
6.9
6.3
6.3
6.2

16.3
16.2
14.6
14.3
13.1

10.7
10.8
10.8
11.1
11.4

11.5
13.2
13.5
12.4
12.4

15.7
16.2
16.1
18.3
18.3

20.4
19.9
21.6
21.6
21.7

8.9
9.3
8.8
8.1
8.8

9.1
7.5
8.2
7.8
8.0

0.2
0.1
0.1
0.2
0.3

329,800
364,500
406,336
421,598
428,672

49.6
49.4
49.4
49.7
50.0

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

6.8
7.5
7.8
7.0
6.8

12.9
13.2
12.0
11.8
11.3

10.7
9.9
10.3
10.2
9.9

12.7
12.2
12.7
12.8
12.8

17.7
17.4
17.5
17.6
17.6

21.0
22.6
22.5
22.8
23.4

9.1
9.2
9.2
9.6
9.6

8.8
7.9
7.9
7.9
8.2

0.2
0.1
0.1
0.3
0.4

Men

(Continued)

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6.C OASDI Benefits Awarded: Disabled Workers
Table 6.C2—Number, average age, and percentage distribution, by sex and age,
selected years 1957–2004—Continued
Percentage distribution, by age a
Year

Number

Average
age

Total,
all ages

Under 30

30–39

1957
1958
1959

30,426
24,379
31,264

57.4
57.2
57.0

100.0
100.0
100.0

...
...
...

...
...
...

1960
1965
1970
1975

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

52.5
53.2
52.8
52.1

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

0.7
1.1
4.2
6.1

1980
1981
1982
1983
1984

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

51.1
50.8
50.5
49.8
49.7

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

1985
1986
1987
1988
1989

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

49.7
48.8
49.5
49.3
49.1

1990
1991
1992
1993
1994

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

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004

45–49

50–54

55–59

60–61

62–64

65 b

...
...
...

...
...
...

25.5
28.6
30.2

38.9
37.2
36.9

19.8
17.8
17.6

15.3
15.2
14.2

0.5
1.2
1.1

8.1
6.5
6.3
7.3

8.0
7.4
6.1
6.1

13.3
11.7
11.0
10.1

21.9
19.3
17.5
17.7

24.6
28.3
27.2
25.5

12.4
14.1
13.0
12.2

10.1
10.9
12.9
12.9

0.8
0.6
1.7
2.1

7.4
7.8
8.0
9.0
8.3

9.7
10.2
10.9
12.2
13.2

6.4
6.5
6.8
7.4
7.9

9.3
9.5
9.5
9.5
9.7

16.3
16.4
15.6
14.8
14.9

25.5
25.1
24.9
23.5
22.8

11.7
12.0
11.7
10.9
10.9

12.2
11.1
11.4
11.6
11.7

1.5
1.4
1.1
1.1
1.2

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

8.6
9.0
7.5
8.5
7.8

12.9
15.5
15.2
14.0
14.8

8.0
10.4
8.1
8.8
10.4

10.6
10.5
11.2
10.9
11.9

15.8
14.8
15.8
16.1
13.8

23.3
21.3
23.4
23.5
21.2

10.1
9.6
9.6
10.5
10.8

10.5
8.6
8.8
7.4
8.9

0.1
0.2
0.3
0.3
0.3

48.4
48.4
47.7
48.1
48.2

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

8.5
8.5
8.6
7.5
7.4

16.3
16.8
17.7
17.5
16.9

9.8
10.1
12.0
11.2
11.1

13.1
12.2
12.4
13.1
12.9

14.2
16.2
15.6
16.5
17.0

22.3
19.5
17.6
19.7
20.8

8.9
8.9
8.4
6.8
7.3

6.5
7.4
7.5
7.4
6.4

0.4
0.4
0.2
0.2
0.2

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

48.5
49.1
48.4
48.9
48.7

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

6.4
5.3
6.2
5.4
5.7

16.7
15.1
16.3
14.9
14.6

11.4
11.3
12.2
12.2
12.5

13.8
14.0
14.1
14.5
15.3

17.2
19.0
19.0
19.1
18.2

20.5
21.2
19.0
20.4
20.6

7.6
8.3
6.8
7.6
6.6

6.3
5.8
6.2
5.7
6.2

0.1
0.1
0.2
0.2
0.3

282,400
304,800
343,667
355,863
367,103

49.2
48.4
48.7
49.0
49.7

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

5.8
7.9
7.3
6.8
6.5

13.7
14.0
13.4
13.2
12.6

12.3
12.1
11.6
11.4
11.1

13.5
13.8
14.3
14.2
14.1

18.7
18.5
18.4
18.4
18.5

21.6
20.1
21.0
21.5
21.9

8.1
7.6
7.7
8.0
8.1

6.1
5.9
6.3
6.3
6.7

0.2
0.1
0.1
0.2
0.4

40–44
Women

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

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

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

6.20 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005

6.C OASDI Benefits Awarded: Disabled Workers
Table 6.C7—Number of applications, awards, ratio of awards to applications, and awards per 1,000 insured
workers, selected years, 1960–2004
Number (thousands)
Year

Applications

Awards

Awards as a percentage
of applications

Awards per
1,000 insured workers

1960
1965
1966
1967
1968
1969

418.6
529.3
544.5
573.2
719.8
725.2

207.8
253.5
278.3
301.4
323.2
344.7

49.6
47.9
51.1
52.6
44.9
47.5

4.5
4.7
5.1
5.4
5.7
4.9

1970
1971
1972
1973
1974

869.8
923.9
947.5
1,067.5
1,330.2

350.4
415.9
455.4
491.6
536.0

40.3
45.0
48.1
46.1
40.3

4.8
5.6
6.0
6.3
6.7

1975
1976
1977
1978
1979

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

592.0
551.5
568.9
464.4
416.7

46.1
44.8
46.1
39.2
35.1

7.1
6.5
6.5
5.2
4.4

1980
1981
1982
1983
1984

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

396.6
351.8
297.1
311.5
362.0

31.4
30.3
29.1
30.6
34.9

4.0
3.4
2.9
3.0
3.4

1985
1986
1987
1988
1989

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

377.4
416.9
415.8
409.5
425.6

35.4
37.3
37.5
40.2
43.2

3.5
3.8
3.7
3.6
3.7

1990
1991
1992
1993
1994

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

468.0
536.4
636.6
635.2
631.9

43.8
44.4
47.7
44.6
43.8

4.0
4.5
5.2
5.2
5.1

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999

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

645.6
624.3
587.7
608.4
620.6

48.3
48.8
49.8
52.0
51.7

5.1
4.9
4.5
4.6
4.6

2000
2001
2002
2003
2004

1,330.6
1,498.6
1,682.5
1,895.5
2,137.5

621.3
690.5
750.0
777.5
795.8

46.7
46.1
44.6
41.0
37.2

4.5
5.0
5.3
5.5
5.5

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

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005 ♦ 6.21