5.

A OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Summary
Table 5.A1—Number and average monthly benefit, by type of benefit and race, December 2005
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)

48,445,900

915.70

40,264,020

947.70

4,978,880

774.40

3,049,500

730.20

40,138,790
33,488,350
30,474,930
2,523,910
489,510

940.70
956.80
1,002.10
499.30
493.20

34,473,870
29,434,900
26,808,440
2,271,460
355,000

966.70
976.20
1,021.50
512.50
523.30

3,527,430
2,719,720
2,502,790
118,720
98,210

798.00
842.80
879.00
416.70
436.40

2,045,730
1,266,270
1,103,400
127,300
35,570

752.50
754.10
814.40
343.80
352.40

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

6,650,440
1,903,660
176,160
4,356,450
212,220
1,950

859.70
655.90
720.90
966.70
607.30
868.50

5,038,970
1,168,990
115,640
3,629,820
123,540
980

911.10
710.30
773.90
990.10
617.80
910.60

807,710
392,760
24,780
355,580
34,370
220

647.20
546.80
621.50
770.70
532.90
882.00

779,460
331,370
34,740
359,170
53,480
700

749.90
594.20
617.90
923.80
632.20
819.20

Disabled workers
Spouses of disabled workers
Children of disabled workers

8,307,110
6,510,420
157,550
1,639,140

794.60
937.90
244.40
278.40

5,790,150
4,610,440
119,700
1,060,010

834.30
973.20
256.90
295.60

1,451,450
1,095,750
17,240
338,460

717.00
868.20
217.50
252.70

1,003,770
752,050
19,970
231,750

684.70
835.20
193.90
238.60

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 153,500 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: Diane Wallace (410) 965-0165.

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006 ♦ 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 2005
All races a

White

Other b

Black

Number c

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Number

30,474,930

1,002.10

26,808,440

1,021.50

62–64
62
63
64

2,823,760
774,140
1,017,910
1,031,710

914.50
882.40
909.50
943.60

2,442,720
667,190
883,140
892,390

931.90
898.90
926.60
961.80

2,502,790

879.00

1,103,400

814.40

243,660
65,990
87,860
89,810

846.90
824.40
839.90
870.20

136,490
40,460
46,710
49,320

725.60
707.40
717.00
748.60

65–69
65
66
67
68
69

7,910,350
1,407,040
1,699,180
1,692,530
1,596,520
1,515,080

1,036.40
1,021.50
1,060.00
1,054.90
1,038.60
1,000.90

6,792,770
1,202,610
1,451,530
1,458,320
1,373,070
1,307,240

1,059.30
1,042.90
1,084.00
1,077.90
1,062.40
1,023.00

727,640
128,380
160,210
154,000
147,940
137,110

931.00
925.60
954.70
946.40
926.20
896.00

385,760
75,020
86,600
79,340
74,830
69,970

834.80
843.30
855.00
846.30
826.90
796.10

70–74
70
71
72
73
74

6,727,470
1,475,280
1,406,570
1,302,390
1,296,840
1,246,390

987.90
985.70
980.10
986.40
999.40
989.20

5,863,820
1,275,600
1,220,690
1,132,170
1,132,430
1,102,930

1,009.00
1,007.60
1,001.40
1,007.60
1,020.20
1,008.80

593,580
135,620
126,900
116,190
115,810
99,060

868.80
868.70
869.80
867.00
875.90
861.30

263,560
62,930
57,910
52,970
47,380
42,370

793.00
794.60
775.30
800.00
810.00
787.20

75–79
75
76
77
78
79

5,563,850
1,229,850
1,138,320
1,117,060
1,077,190
1,001,430

992.30
984.20
983.60
996.20
1,003.60
995.50

4,968,230
1,092,860
1,012,190
998,170
964,520
900,490

1,010.00
1,003.40
1,001.50
1,013.50
1,021.70
1,011.20

420,930
95,650
88,890
83,860
79,910
72,620

854.20
850.60
850.80
859.20
855.10
856.50

158,270
39,370
33,980
31,490
29,130
24,300

818.90
785.70
817.90
837.00
831.20
836.00

80–84
80
81
82
83
84

4,092,640
945,630
898,980
814,270
740,630
693,130

992.90
1,008.30
992.90
986.60
986.80
985.80

3,697,620
851,100
810,980
736,580
668,840
630,120

1,008.70
1,025.50
1,008.90
1,001.90
1,002.10
1,000.80

282,510
68,010
63,010
54,710
51,240
45,540

841.60
851.30
844.50
836.60
841.30
829.60

95,830
22,980
21,280
19,890
17,190
14,490

841.30
849.50
840.40
842.20
836.80
834.00

85–89
85
86
87
88
89

2,234,160
597,280
495,330
448,760
376,780
316,010

1,041.40
988.40
1,004.30
1,050.10
1,079.30
1,142.40

2,030,890
542,610
447,760
409,910
343,470
287,140

1,057.30
1,002.90
1,020.60
1,065.20
1,094.90
1,160.90

149,570
39,580
35,230
28,610
24,160
21,990

867.80
835.70
839.60
879.80
890.40
930.30

42,800
12,160
9,740
8,190
7,210
5,500

901.20
846.00
856.30
894.80
964.60
1,029.10

90–94

888,350

1,092.20

805,510

1,109.50

62,340

893.90

16,530

972.70

95 or older

234,350

984.60

206,880

1,008.50

22,560

782.20

4,160

884.10

Age

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

All retired workers
Total

Men
15,654,350

1,129.70

13,833,060

1,155.90

1,179,710

958.90

616,160

875.70

62–64
62
63
64

Subtotal

1,429,990
387,400
514,110
528,480

1,084.00
1,051.60
1,077.10
1,114.60

1,232,600
333,850
444,080
454,670

1,116.90
1,082.10
1,109.80
1,149.40

125,470
32,960
44,970
47,540

920.90
903.10
911.40
942.10

71,490
20,370
24,930
26,190

805.70
795.70
794.40
824.30

65–69
65
66
67
68
69

4,289,310
746,440
923,510
919,470
872,180
827,710

1,198.20
1,195.50
1,230.20
1,220.10
1,195.60
1,142.90

3,698,310
639,120
793,270
795,810
753,480
716,630

1,233.50
1,232.00
1,267.40
1,255.20
1,231.10
1,175.60

366,100
64,950
80,320
76,620
74,860
69,350

1,019.20
1,009.20
1,044.50
1,040.10
1,015.60
980.20

223,120
42,040
49,510
46,670
43,510
41,390

908.30
929.90
938.30
920.60
893.40
852.10
(Continued)

5.2 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006

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 2005—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

3,637,760
800,410
762,700
705,620
698,050
670,980

1,117.50
1,119.80
1,110.80
1,114.60
1,130.50
1,111.80

3,191,240
696,190
665,770
617,180
613,580
598,520

1,146.20
1,150.60
1,141.00
1,143.40
1,158.50
1,137.00

291,650
66,880
63,020
57,030
57,090
47,630

947.20
951.40
944.40
946.80
954.10
937.10

151,180
36,810
33,340
30,740
26,660
23,630

846.80
846.70
826.50
853.60
870.00
840.60

75–79
75
76
77
78
79

2,929,860
661,950
604,770
586,450
560,340
516,350

1,106.10
1,102.00
1,097.90
1,113.70
1,118.10
1,099.60

2,638,370
593,030
542,950
528,700
505,780
467,910

1,127.70
1,125.90
1,119.20
1,134.30
1,140.30
1,118.50

197,610
46,220
42,030
39,150
36,890
33,320

930.70
929.50
928.90
941.50
928.40
924.70

86,720
21,610
18,340
17,330
16,010
13,430

865.60
825.40
873.50
893.50
870.80
877.60

80–84
80
81
82
83
84

2,009,940
475,660
446,420
400,620
359,650
327,590

1,075.40
1,113.50
1,085.80
1,065.30
1,053.40
1,042.50

1,830,220
431,640
405,880
365,190
326,870
300,640

1,092.80
1,133.20
1,103.80
1,082.10
1,070.30
1,057.40

121,720
30,600
27,370
23,400
21,990
18,360

902.00
920.00
913.80
893.90
892.60
876.10

51,480
12,020
11,730
10,820
9,450
7,460

880.10
908.50
879.10
878.30
861.90
861.50

85–89
85
86
87
88
89

973,990
277,280
220,600
193,210
156,820
126,080

1,102.40
1,028.60
1,051.60
1,113.60
1,164.20
1,259.60

893,080
253,650
201,210
177,750
144,550
115,920

1,117.60
1,042.80
1,066.20
1,128.50
1,178.50
1,277.50

54,550
15,570
13,370
10,540
8,060
7,010

925.80
870.60
895.30
942.70
971.70
1,028.20

22,030
6,830
5,030
4,110
3,470
2,590

934.70
874.70
893.50
915.10
1,003.60
1,111.40

90–94

318,980

1,207.50

291,900

1,223.40

17,650

1,009.70

8,100

1,040.50

64,520

1,077.80

57,340

1,101.00

4,960

857.50

2,040

947.40

95 or older

Women
14,820,580

867.30

12,975,380

878.30

1,323,080

807.80

487,240

736.90

62–64
62
63
64

Subtotal

1,393,770
386,740
503,800
503,230

740.60
712.90
738.40
764.00

1,210,120
333,340
439,060
437,720

743.50
715.60
741.30
766.90

118,190
33,030
42,890
42,270

768.40
746.00
765.00
789.30

65,000
20,090
21,780
23,130

637.40
617.90
628.40
662.90

65–69
65
66
67
68
69

3,621,040
660,600
775,670
773,060
724,340
687,370

844.90
824.80
857.30
858.40
849.50
830.00

3,094,460
563,490
658,260
662,510
619,590
590,610

851.10
828.40
863.00
864.90
857.10
837.80

361,540
63,430
79,890
77,380
73,080
67,760

841.60
839.90
864.40
853.70
834.60
809.90

162,640
32,980
37,090
32,670
31,320
28,580

734.10
733.00
743.80
740.20
734.60
715.00

70–74
70
71
72
73
74

3,089,710
674,870
643,870
596,770
598,790
575,410

835.40
826.60
825.20
834.70
846.60
846.10

2,672,580
579,410
554,920
514,990
518,850
504,410

845.10
835.90
833.90
844.70
856.60
856.70

301,930
68,740
63,880
59,160
58,720
51,430

793.00
788.20
796.10
790.10
799.90
791.00

112,380
26,120
24,570
22,230
20,720
18,740

720.70
721.10
705.90
725.90
732.70
720.00

75–79
75
76
77
78
79

2,633,990
567,900
533,550
530,610
516,850
485,080

865.70
846.90
854.10
866.40
879.50
884.70

2,329,860
499,830
469,240
469,470
458,740
432,580

876.80
858.10
865.40
877.50
891.00
895.20

223,320
49,430
46,860
44,710
43,020
39,300

786.50
776.80
780.80
787.00
792.40
798.60

71,550
17,760
15,640
14,160
13,120
10,870

762.30
737.40
752.80
767.90
782.90
784.70
(Continued)

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006 ♦ 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 2005—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

2,082,700
469,970
452,560
413,650
380,980
365,540

913.30
901.90
901.30
910.50
923.90
935.00

1,867,400
419,460
405,100
371,390
341,970
329,480

926.30
914.80
913.70
923.10
936.90
949.20

160,790
37,410
35,640
31,310
29,250
27,180

795.90
795.20
791.30
793.80
802.70
798.20

44,350
10,960
9,550
9,070
7,740
7,030

796.30
784.80
792.80
799.10
806.00
804.80

85–89
85
86
87
88
89

1,260,170
320,000
274,730
255,550
219,960
189,930

994.30
953.50
966.30
1,002.20
1,018.70
1,064.60

1,137,810
288,960
246,550
232,160
198,920
171,220

1,010.00
967.90
983.30
1,016.70
1,034.20
1,082.00

95,020
24,010
21,860
18,070
16,100
14,980

834.50
813.00
805.60
843.10
849.80
884.50

20,770
5,330
4,710
4,080
3,740
2,910

865.70
809.30
816.50
874.40
928.50
955.90

90–94

569,370

1,027.50

513,610

1,044.80

44,690

848.20

8,430

907.60

95 or older

169,830

949.20

149,540

973.00

17,600

761.00

2,120

823.30

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: Diane Wallace (410) 965-0165.

5.4 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006

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 2005
All races a

White

Other b

Black

Number c

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Number

6,510,420

937.90

4,610,440

973.20

1,030

363.40

710

369.40

1,095,750

868.20

752,050

835.20

150

364.50

170

337.70

20–24
20
21
22
23
24

52,750
2,730
5,950
9,680
15,150
19,240

507.90
428.30
453.90
488.80
507.50
545.70

32,850
1,750
3,760
6,100
9,110
12,130

514.50
421.60
459.50
496.90
510.00
557.30

9,820
450
1,090
1,780
2,890
3,610

477.30
435.80
425.40
447.90
494.00
499.10

8,930
480
1,020
1,630
2,760
3,040

524.40
450.80
470.40
507.10
520.70
566.70

25–29
25
26
27
28
29

145,830
23,500
27,850
28,600
32,680
33,200

615.10
566.70
596.80
609.30
637.00
648.10

90,750
14,250
17,350
17,730
20,260
21,160

629.70
575.30
611.50
625.80
648.50
666.70

28,710
4,830
5,810
5,700
6,530
5,840

589.90
552.20
571.60
576.00
620.10
619.00

23,400
3,940
3,970
4,540
5,320
5,630

604.40
563.30
586.60
602.30
627.20
626.10

30–34
30
31
32
33
34

220,600
36,080
39,240
41,380
48,290
55,610

694.40
666.50
681.20
682.00
704.20
722.50

140,000
22,870
24,400
25,730
30,840
36,160

719.00
689.30
708.60
707.20
727.20
746.10

41,030
6,710
7,720
8,080
8,710
9,810

666.30
631.50
654.50
657.90
672.00
701.30

35,900
5,880
6,470
6,860
7,820
8,870

646.60
632.10
626.70
634.80
665.30
663.50

35–39
35
36
37
38
39

367,750
63,690
66,160
73,110
77,090
87,700

763.90
742.40
747.60
758.50
774.70
786.90

243,000
41,990
43,610
48,360
50,650
58,390

788.00
765.20
773.10
778.60
798.60
814.10

65,410
10,840
11,630
13,150
14,070
15,720

722.30
705.80
706.60
719.30
731.50
739.60

54,240
9,720
9,940
10,750
11,320
12,510

722.30
704.40
703.00
726.30
734.80
736.60

40–44
40
41
42
43
44

617,750
100,800
115,010
122,520
133,800
145,620

819.50
789.40
811.30
815.70
825.70
844.50

423,560
67,850
77,700
84,190
92,430
101,390

847.40
812.50
838.60
844.40
854.80
873.20

109,650
18,280
20,820
21,300
23,670
25,580

752.30
753.90
755.80
744.40
742.10
764.20

78,390
13,500
15,210
15,840
16,560
17,280

774.90
731.50
759.50
771.30
793.60
807.90

45–49
45
46
47
48
49

889,490
157,160
169,920
176,640
188,900
196,870

884.10
857.50
871.90
880.20
895.70
908.40

612,770
109,390
117,010
121,670
130,600
134,100

916.00
887.00
902.50
910.80
927.10
945.20

159,680
27,530
30,740
31,770
33,880
35,760

808.40
783.20
794.50
805.50
820.50
831.00

109,720
18,750
20,890
21,860
22,790
25,430

825.10
807.00
822.90
827.50
833.80
830.30

50–54
50
51
52
53
54

1,124,490
204,750
214,390
223,880
235,770
245,700

954.30
924.80
937.40
957.90
966.50
978.50

777,500
140,410
147,350
155,190
164,820
169,730

985.00
957.20
969.40
988.00
997.20
1,006.70

200,230
37,170
38,350
40,490
40,820
43,400

893.10
856.90
877.30
897.10
902.50
925.20

137,660
25,520
26,830
26,400
28,400
30,510

875.40
854.20
855.00
880.20
883.40
899.60

55–59
55
56
57
58
59

1,452,530
255,300
276,660
294,990
319,430
306,150

1,018.70
989.20
1,004.30
1,021.40
1,035.70
1,036.10

1,039,890
176,830
192,090
209,860
234,100
227,010

1,047.30
1,018.50
1,031.90
1,048.30
1,063.10
1,065.50

237,360
45,420
48,920
47,980
48,720
46,320

963.90
941.40
959.60
968.70
975.50
973.30

163,910
30,840
33,130
34,290
34,460
31,190

922.90
896.30
917.60
938.60
939.20
919.70

Age

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

All disabled workers
Total
Under 20

(Continued)

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006 ♦ 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 2005—Continued
All races a

White

Age

Number c

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

60–65
60
61
62
63
64
65

1,638,200
281,470
300,360
325,780
312,860
284,870
132,860

1,043.60
1,031.60
1,044.20
1,052.60
1,052.70
1,038.70
1,034.50

1,249,410
206,560
227,840
250,830
241,440
219,780
102,960

1,076.70
1,065.20
1,075.40
1,083.40
1,088.00
1,072.80
1,067.70

3,517,130

1,050.50

2,540,040

1,100.50

Number

Other b

Black
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

243,710
45,260
45,190
47,490
44,840
41,350
19,580

968.10
969.30
978.00
982.10
969.20
951.20
941.90

139,730
28,460
26,150
26,450
25,650
22,940
10,080

885.80
891.40
895.20
894.00
871.70
877.30
879.50

560,420

929.00

386,200

916.00

Number

All disabled workers (cont.)

Men
Subtotal
Under 20

600

341.80

460

354.70

60

324.50

80

280.20

20–24
20
21
22
23
24

31,200
1,620
3,440
5,760
8,930
11,450

520.80
436.10
462.90
507.60
516.90
559.70

19,540
1,030
2,150
3,660
5,340
7,360

530.50
443.60
467.60
514.00
525.70
572.80

5,510
270
660
990
1,680
1,910

477.90
423.60
436.10
469.70
484.20
498.70

5,350
280
570
1,000
1,650
1,850

538.40
431.00
489.40
523.80
528.50
586.50

25–29
25
26
27
28
29

80,350
13,420
15,400
15,870
17,610
18,050

625.40
576.10
612.20
616.50
647.30
659.90

50,360
8,300
9,610
9,900
10,810
11,740

645.20
586.50
633.80
637.40
666.60
683.10

14,910
2,490
3,140
2,920
3,560
2,800

588.10
562.30
572.40
574.10
608.40
617.20

13,380
2,350
2,230
2,680
2,940
3,180

610.60
565.20
603.30
599.90
637.60
633.50

30–34
30
31
32
33
34

116,320
19,660
20,680
21,320
25,470
29,190

709.00
672.70
692.80
691.40
720.40
747.60

73,620
12,340
12,820
13,250
16,240
18,970

737.90
700.50
718.90
717.70
749.20
779.40

20,900
3,660
4,040
4,090
4,330
4,780

664.00
624.00
648.00
663.00
667.80
705.40

19,840
3,340
3,460
3,630
4,430
4,980

664.20
635.60
662.70
647.30
681.90
680.90

35–39
35
36
37
38
39

195,190
33,180
35,470
38,600
41,180
46,760

784.60
764.70
764.00
776.10
794.90
812.20

128,330
21,720
23,260
25,090
27,070
31,190

814.30
791.50
793.30
800.00
827.50
845.60

33,820
5,290
6,220
6,970
7,360
7,980

727.70
722.10
713.50
721.10
724.50
751.20

29,900
5,480
5,440
5,940
6,100
6,940

738.90
721.60
713.10
753.00
750.80
750.30

40–44
40
41
42
43
44

330,390
53,640
61,780
65,330
71,610
78,030

856.20
816.30
847.00
849.00
863.40
890.20

226,080
35,750
41,620
44,380
49,850
54,480

891.20
847.20
881.60
884.50
897.70
926.90

58,310
9,730
11,300
11,570
12,140
13,570

767.50
759.50
772.70
756.30
758.90
786.30

42,420
7,500
8,220
8,650
8,960
9,090

805.40
752.30
782.80
808.10
826.90
845.70

45–49
45
46
47
48
49

476,100
84,090
91,280
94,080
100,360
106,290

949.70
909.70
930.80
943.60
970.50
983.10

330,650
58,870
63,230
65,480
69,920
73,150

992.60
948.80
971.90
982.80
1,015.10
1,033.00

84,170
14,190
16,200
16,640
17,830
19,310

836.90
809.80
813.30
837.60
850.80
863.10

56,950
10,130
11,110
11,160
11,670
12,880

880.70
843.00
880.70
883.40
898.10
892.00

50–54
50
51
52
53
54

596,160
107,950
113,500
118,310
125,460
130,940

1,057.50
1,010.50
1,028.50
1,061.60
1,077.80
1,098.40

422,750
75,380
79,850
84,070
90,640
92,810

1,098.80
1,053.30
1,069.20
1,102.30
1,119.10
1,138.20

101,620
19,490
19,590
20,620
19,920
22,000

946.60
898.30
928.40
948.00
964.20
988.50

66,760
12,220
12,890
12,740
13,960
14,950

974.10
937.70
944.00
983.70
979.40
1,016.80
(Continued)

5.6 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006

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 2005—Continued
All races a

White

Number c

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

55–59
55
56
57
58
59

786,460
136,150
149,170
160,690
173,860
166,590

1,165.10
1,111.40
1,135.20
1,168.80
1,194.00
1,201.90

577,640
97,520
106,310
117,010
130,360
126,440

60–65
60
61
62
63
64
65

904,360
153,240
165,670
179,270
173,180
158,530
74,470

1,228.10
1,204.90
1,223.40
1,239.00
1,244.70
1,227.50
1,222.60

710,610
115,500
129,320
142,320
137,940
125,870
59,660

Age

Other b

Black

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

1,206.20
1,150.10
1,177.70
1,208.90
1,232.50
1,243.60

120,090
22,680
24,920
24,230
24,990
23,270

1,051.40
1,005.90
1,032.60
1,057.80
1,081.60
1,076.80

81,780
14,510
16,500
17,630
17,180
15,960

1,054.50
1,026.60
1,029.90
1,074.10
1,076.00
1,060.60

1,270.20
1,252.40
1,264.40
1,278.60
1,287.00
1,269.00
1,261.50

121,030
22,820
22,360
23,500
22,400
20,390
9,560

1,099.50
1,078.20
1,111.20
1,115.50
1,103.50
1,094.40
1,084.80

69,740
14,230
13,330
12,880
12,300
11,890
5,110

1,030.00
1,029.00
1,026.70
1,034.90
1,035.70
1,023.60
1,030.60

Men (cont.)

Women
Subtotal

2,993,290

805.60

2,070,400

816.90

535,330

804.60

365,850

749.90

430

393.70

250

396.30

90

391.20

90

388.90

20–24
20
21
22
23
24

21,550
1,110
2,510
3,920
6,220
7,790

489.20
417.10
441.70
461.30
493.90
525.10

13,310
720
1,610
2,440
3,770
4,770

491.10
390.20
448.60
471.30
487.60
533.40

4,310
180
430
790
1,210
1,700

476.40
454.10
408.90
420.70
507.60
499.60

3,580
200
450
630
1,110
1,190

503.30
478.50
446.40
480.70
509.00
535.80

25–29
25
26
27
28
29

65,480
10,080
12,450
12,730
15,070
15,150

602.40
554.30
577.70
600.30
624.90
634.10

40,390
5,950
7,740
7,830
9,450
9,420

610.40
559.70
583.70
611.10
627.90
646.30

13,800
2,340
2,670
2,780
2,970
3,040

591.80
541.40
570.70
578.00
634.10
620.70

10,020
1,590
1,740
1,860
2,380
2,450

596.20
560.50
565.20
605.70
614.40
616.40

30–34
30
31
32
33
34

104,280
16,420
18,560
20,060
22,820
26,420

678.10
658.90
668.30
672.00
686.10
694.80

66,380
10,530
11,580
12,480
14,600
17,190

698.00
676.20
697.10
695.90
702.80
709.40

20,130
3,050
3,680
3,990
4,380
5,030

668.70
640.40
661.60
652.60
676.10
697.40

16,060
2,540
3,010
3,230
3,390
3,890

625.00
627.60
585.30
620.70
643.60
641.20

35–39
35
36
37
38
39

172,560
30,510
30,690
34,510
35,910
40,940

740.60
718.20
728.60
738.90
751.50
758.10

114,670
20,270
20,350
23,270
23,580
27,200

758.60
736.90
749.90
755.50
765.40
778.00

31,590
5,550
5,410
6,180
6,710
7,740

716.50
690.30
698.50
717.40
739.20
727.60

24,340
4,240
4,500
4,810
5,220
5,570

701.80
682.10
690.80
693.30
716.20
719.50

40–44
40
41
42
43
44

287,360
47,160
53,230
57,190
62,190
67,590

777.40
758.70
769.90
777.60
782.30
791.70

197,480
32,100
36,080
39,810
42,580
46,910

797.20
773.90
789.00
799.70
804.50
810.90

51,340
8,550
9,520
9,730
11,530
12,010

734.90
747.50
735.60
730.30
724.40
739.20

35,970
6,000
6,990
7,190
7,600
8,190

739.00
705.60
732.10
727.00
754.20
765.80

45–49
45
46
47
48
49

413,390
73,070
78,640
82,560
88,540
90,580

808.70
797.30
803.60
808.10
811.00
820.70

282,120
50,520
53,780
56,190
60,680
60,950

826.10
815.10
820.80
826.80
825.60
839.80

75,510
13,340
14,540
15,130
16,050
16,450

776.70
755.00
773.60
770.20
786.80
793.40

52,770
8,620
9,780
10,700
11,120
12,550

765.10
764.70
757.30
769.30
766.30
766.90

Under 20

(Continued)

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006 ♦ 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 2005—Continued
All races a

White

Number c

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

50–54
50
51
52
53
54

528,330
96,800
100,890
105,570
110,310
114,760

837.70
829.10
835.00
841.70
839.90
841.70

354,750
65,030
67,500
71,120
74,180
76,920

55–59
55
56
57
58
59

666,070
119,150
127,490
134,300
145,570
139,560

846.00
849.70
851.10
845.10
846.80
838.20

60–65
60
61
62
63
64
65

733,840
128,230
134,690
146,510
139,680
126,340
58,390

816.20
824.50
823.70
824.70
814.50
801.80
794.60

Age

Other b

Black
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

849.30
845.70
851.40
852.90
848.30
848.10

98,610
17,680
18,760
19,870
20,900
21,400

837.80
811.30
824.10
844.20
843.80
860.20

70,900
13,300
13,940
13,660
14,440
15,560

782.50
777.60
772.70
783.60
790.60
787.00

462,250
79,310
85,780
92,850
103,740
100,570

848.70
856.60
851.10
845.90
850.20
841.50

117,270
22,740
24,000
23,750
23,730
23,050

874.20
877.00
883.70
877.80
863.70
868.90

82,130
16,330
16,630
16,660
17,280
15,230

792.00
780.60
806.30
795.20
803.20
772.10

538,800
91,060
98,520
108,510
103,500
93,910
43,300

821.30
827.80
827.40
827.30
822.70
809.70
800.60

122,680
22,440
22,830
23,990
22,440
20,960
10,020

838.50
858.50
847.40
851.40
835.20
812.00
805.50

69,990
14,230
12,820
13,570
13,350
11,050
4,970

742.10
753.80
758.50
760.30
720.60
719.80
724.20

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 52,180 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: Diane Wallace (410) 965-0165.

5.8 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006

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 2005
All races a

Basis of entitlement and age

White

Other b

Black

Number c

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

2,681,460

484.30

2,391,160

499.70

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

135,960

391.50

147,270

323.50

All spouses
Total

Wives
Subtotal

2,637,330

487.80

2,364,650

502.10

130,760

395.20

135,030

330.30

133,860
17,540
19,890
25,070
26,520
19,640
13,380
4,830
6,990

274.60
152.80
187.50
232.00
288.70
335.80
372.90
429.90
460.10

97,290
12,290
13,830
18,120
18,730
14,430
10,190
3,990
5,710

297.30
164.30
202.60
248.40
311.90
358.60
398.90
450.00
477.00

16,810
2,050
2,540
3,020
3,710
2,570
1,580
470
870

240.60
123.00
159.80
202.60
260.80
303.20
320.40
381.40
394.10

19,200
3,120
3,450
3,770
3,960
2,580
1,560
350
410

191.90
128.40
146.60
180.80
206.50
243.20
258.90
278.40
364.90

2,503,470
285,550
71,390
103,170
110,990

499.20
441.60
428.00
439.90
452.10

2,267,360
251,800
62,940
90,880
97,980

510.90
456.20
441.10
454.50
467.50

113,950
14,290
3,730
4,980
5,580

418.00
364.90
355.50
363.80
372.20

115,830
19,070
4,550
7,190
7,330

353.30
307.00
307.40
308.20
305.50

65–69
65
66
67
68
69

662,690
131,550
133,980
134,330
132,020
130,810

502.10
481.80
498.60
511.70
510.30
507.80

585,130
115,440
117,930
118,490
117,030
116,240

517.90
498.50
515.30
526.80
526.10
522.40

34,830
7,040
7,010
7,340
6,980
6,460

421.70
390.40
411.30
440.90
434.90
431.10

41,820
8,870
8,890
8,350
7,830
7,880

350.00
336.70
349.20
361.00
344.70
359.70

70–74
70
71
72
73
74

619,970
130,220
128,320
120,960
121,380
119,090

506.70
507.40
504.60
506.60
507.10
507.90

561,160
116,030
115,290
109,160
111,090
109,590

518.50
520.90
516.90
520.10
517.40
517.20

29,280
6,920
6,550
5,620
5,330
4,860

425.40
427.10
431.50
411.50
420.00
436.80

28,170
7,060
6,190
5,960
4,670
4,290

361.40
368.30
358.20
354.70
369.40
355.10

75–79
75
76
77
78
79

505,940
116,830
106,510
102,150
96,410
84,040

504.90
505.50
504.90
502.80
506.70
504.50

467,590
107,290
98,110
94,230
89,750
78,210

513.30
514.40
514.60
511.30
513.90
511.90

20,550
5,050
4,390
4,300
3,630
3,180

425.90
440.60
414.10
418.50
432.40
421.30

16,150
4,230
3,690
3,180
2,700
2,350

370.40
362.30
364.10
375.30
376.00
381.50

80–84
85–89
90–94
95 or older

302,220
104,870
20,390
1,840

505.00
536.70
560.10
550.70

282,290
98,690
19,010
1,690

511.20
542.60
564.60
559.60

10,560
3,480
830
130

426.60
439.10
504.30
483.70

7,980
2,170
450
20

392.70
419.10
489.80
233.80

44,130

275.70

26,510

284.00

5,200

299.00

12,240

248.40

1,800
2,040
10,240
11,990
9,720
5,350
2,130
860

179.30
223.50
288.90
286.90
282.00
259.30
289.00
284.70

1,240
1,470
6,270
6,740
5,710
3,170
1,280
630

169.70
236.40
291.30
296.00
300.30
274.70
294.50
294.90

260
250
1,170
1,470
1,150
560
250
90

209.10
213.40
325.90
318.10
291.80
283.10
328.60
245.60

300
310
2,770
3,760
2,840
1,540
590
130

193.60
158.00
270.50
258.60
242.40
215.90
262.60
277.30

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, 2006 ♦ 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 2005—Continued
All races a

Basis of entitlement and age

White

Number c

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

2,523,910

499.30

2,271,460

Other b

Black
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

118,720

416.70

127,300

343.80

Number

Spouses of retired workers
Total

512.50

Wives
Subtotal

2,484,640

502.70

2,248,120

514.70

114,350

420.70

115,910

352.90

46,790
1,560
2,710
5,710
9,290
9,270
8,250
3,770
6,230

419.10
339.80
354.60
363.30
406.70
428.80
431.30
467.00
476.80

36,590
1,200
2,040
4,400
7,040
7,230
6,430
3,100
5,150

442.50
366.30
375.50
387.00
426.80
451.00
460.20
491.90
491.80

5,610
170
360
770
1,300
1,050
860
390
710

371.70
297.80
281.90
319.30
378.50
397.70
381.60
392.90
417.40

4,490
180
300
540
930
970
940
260
370

290.00
215.00
295.00
232.20
293.80
300.30
282.90
298.70
381.80

62–64
62
63
64

2,437,850
246,800
56,830
88,960
101,010

504.30
464.70
462.30
463.10
467.40

2,211,530
217,960
50,070
78,490
89,400

515.90
480.90
478.30
479.80
483.30

108,740
11,830
2,800
4,110
4,920

423.20
382.60
383.90
377.90
385.70

111,420
16,680
3,800
6,290
6,590

355.40
311.00
310.00
310.90
311.80

65–69
65
66
67
68
69

642,300
124,410
128,550
131,000
129,530
128,810

507.60
491.10
506.10
516.60
513.30
510.30

568,310
109,230
113,480
115,860
115,020
114,720

523.50
508.80
522.60
531.70
529.10
524.70

32,880
6,490
6,480
6,990
6,700
6,220

427.60
394.90
421.00
445.20
439.50
436.10

40,280
8,500
8,480
8,020
7,640
7,640

351.00
336.90
352.60
362.20
344.40
359.70

70–74
70
71
72
73
74

615,010
128,610
127,110
120,140
120,570
118,580

508.00
509.40
506.00
507.50
508.70
508.30

557,110
114,750
114,330
108,480
110,380
109,170

519.80
522.80
518.30
521.00
519.00
517.60

28,740
6,730
6,400
5,550
5,260
4,800

426.60
430.30
432.60
411.50
421.50
436.70

27,830
6,950
6,090
5,890
4,640
4,260

361.60
369.10
358.20
354.30
369.60
355.90

75–79
75
76
77
78
79

504,660
116,400
106,180
101,950
96,240
83,890

505.20
506.00
505.40
502.90
507.10
504.60

466,630
106,980
97,860
94,080
89,630
78,080

513.50
514.80
515.00
511.30
514.20
512.00

20,350
4,980
4,320
4,270
3,610
3,170

426.10
441.20
415.50
417.90
432.00
420.90

16,030
4,180
3,680
3,160
2,670
2,340

371.10
363.20
364.70
376.30
376.40
382.50

80–84
85–89
90–94
95 or older

302,000
104,850
20,390
1,840

505.10
536.70
560.10
550.70

282,130
98,690
19,010
1,690

511.20
542.60
564.60
559.60

10,520
3,460
830
130

427.30
440.60
504.30
483.70

7,960
2,170
450
20

392.90
419.10
489.80
233.80

2,354,140
130,500

503.00
496.10

2,137,160
110,960

515.10
508.40

101,110
13,240

418.80
434.80

110,210
5,700

350.60
397.60

39,270

284.70

23,340

295.70

4,370

313.90

11,390

251.90

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, 2006

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 2005—Continued
All races a

Basis of entitlement and age

White

Number c

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

157,550

244.40

119,700

Other b

Black
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

17,240

217.50

19,970

193.90

Number

Spouses of disabled workers
Total

256.90

Wives
Subtotal

152,690

245.80

116,530

258.50

16,410

217.40

19,120

193.60

87,040
15,980
17,180
19,360
17,230
10,370
5,130
1,060
760

196.60
134.60
161.10
193.30
225.10
252.60
278.80
298.20
322.90

60,670
11,090
11,790
13,720
11,690
7,200
3,760
890
560

209.30
142.50
172.70
203.90
242.70
265.70
294.00
303.70
340.30

11,200
1,880
2,180
2,250
2,410
1,520
720
80
160

175.00
107.20
139.60
162.60
197.40
237.90
247.30
325.00
290.80

14,710
2,940
3,150
3,230
3,030
1,610
620
90
40

161.90
123.00
132.50
172.20
179.70
208.80
222.50
219.70
208.00

62–64
62
63
64

65,620
38,750
14,560
14,210
9,980

310.50
295.10
294.40
294.30
297.10

55,830
33,840
12,870
12,390
8,580

311.60
297.40
296.30
294.50
303.20

5,210
2,460
930
870
660

308.50
280.20
270.00
297.00
272.10

4,410
2,390
750
900
740

299.20
278.70
294.70
289.50
249.40

65–69
65
66
67
68
69

20,390
7,140
5,430
3,330
2,490
2,000

326.10
318.90
322.00
318.50
353.60
341.60

16,820
6,210
4,450
2,630
2,010
1,520

326.40
315.90
329.60
311.20
357.80
345.10

1,950
550
530
350
280
240

322.40
337.30
292.90
354.50
326.60
302.20

1,540
370
410
330
190
240

325.10
331.70
280.10
331.30
356.00
359.00

70–74
70
71
72
73
74

4,960
1,610
1,210
820
810
510

346.30
344.10
355.90
372.60
272.40
404.90

4,050
1,280
960
680
710
420

345.60
352.50
350.70
367.40
266.30
411.30

540
190
150
70
70
60

359.80
312.90
387.80
409.50
305.70
443.50

340
110
100
70
30
30

337.70
315.30
357.80
386.30
340.20
237.30

75 or older

1,520

377.00

1,120

393.10

260

365.00

140

270.10

145,760
6,930

243.40
294.50

111,060
5,470

257.00
290.20

15,500
910

211.20
321.70

18,600
520

190.80
294.50

4,860

202.60

3,170

197.60

830

220.80

850

201.70

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 7,070 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: Diane Wallace (410) 965-0165.

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006 ♦ 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 2005
All races a

White

Number c

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

4,032,310

482.70

2,584,000

3,132,060
10,610
25,540
38,190
50,560
67,670
82,140
99,510
117,560
135,480
156,740
176,990
208,760
239,220
273,880
311,520
350,830
377,800
409,060

446.00
306.70
319.50
355.40
359.90
365.60
376.70
386.30
388.10
397.80
408.40
415.40
425.40
429.70
443.90
454.60
474.60
501.20
518.10

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

773,850
12,890
63,160
64,970
70,700
88,760
110,630
105,280
83,790
61,690
42,310
28,690
18,940
12,670
9,370

Students, aged 18–19
18
19

Age

Other b

Black

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

514.50

829,430

413.70

598,690

442.20

1,921,580
6,060
15,030
22,210
29,500
39,820
48,860
60,560
71,140
81,940
96,510
108,120
126,910
146,250
168,380
190,690
216,290
235,350
257,960

473.50
312.00
334.90
377.40
379.30
385.10
398.50
404.90
412.80
419.00
432.90
438.10
449.30
453.90
472.30
482.90
503.10
533.30
550.20

666,470
2,330
5,300
8,130
10,590
14,220
17,450
20,160
25,060
28,730
32,420
36,970
45,500
52,260
58,350
67,850
75,050
80,660
85,440

385.90
262.10
269.90
288.60
295.60
298.00
308.70
328.10
334.20
350.90
352.40
359.60
374.90
378.30
385.10
399.40
412.70
431.20
446.20

526,890
2,110
5,030
7,670
10,200
13,360
15,510
18,520
20,950
24,410
27,330
31,380
35,390
39,610
45,640
51,030
57,030
59,230
62,490

422.20
346.60
330.30
364.30
374.60
381.50
386.70
391.00
371.10
383.90
390.80
405.30
406.10
409.80
416.30
423.30
447.00
467.60
482.50

616.90
500.80
526.30
566.10
594.80
623.90
640.10
650.30
658.40
656.30
652.40
629.60
583.50
550.60
517.40

581,910
8,120
38,980
41,560
48,180
64,550
82,830
81,020
67,090
51,650
36,270
24,920
16,760
11,430
8,550

637.60
509.40
541.50
585.80
613.50
641.40
661.10
673.70
678.80
671.00
665.40
640.60
594.70
557.00
526.90

135,110
2,820
14,420
15,750
15,420
17,260
20,270
18,290
12,570
7,390
4,520
2,740
1,870
1,030
760

534.30
471.00
468.40
514.50
541.50
563.60
558.10
551.10
552.40
540.40
535.70
530.90
480.90
488.30
414.70

54,560
1,810
9,290
7,260
6,810
6,690
7,370
5,770
3,990
2,570
1,450
980
300
210
60

601.50
518.20
554.50
560.30
582.50
612.10
631.60
633.90
650.80
690.50
687.90
613.20
601.20
511.80
468.70

126,400
117,770
8,630

571.10
571.10
570.70

80,510
75,590
4,920

602.00
601.60
609.00

27,850
25,250
2,600

494.20
494.30
492.80

17,240
16,130
1,110

549.30
546.90
583.70

489,510

493.20

355,000

523.30

98,210

436.40

35,570

352.40

281,330
600
1,200
2,090
2,500
3,600
4,900
6,080
8,090
10,020
12,120
13,430
17,590
20,080
25,260
28,850
35,430
41,530
47,960

465.50
442.80
430.60
447.70
433.80
422.90
429.40
415.20
405.10
424.00
437.80
438.40
440.20
436.30
441.70
460.60
467.50
499.90
521.40

185,730
330
820
1,370
1,650
2,390
3,090
4,030
5,170
6,450
7,600
8,520
10,990
12,860
16,610
19,260
23,460
28,260
32,870

499.50
510.60
438.60
480.70
449.40
448.30
455.60
431.60
430.10
449.80
467.70
463.80
470.70
464.80
476.20
489.20
508.10
538.20
559.10

68,560
200
260
610
570
790
1,310
1,340
2,060
2,580
3,210
3,640
4,900
5,340
6,120
7,050
8,740
9,400
10,440

426.10
370.20
436.20
404.90
444.90
392.70
396.50
407.90
386.90
420.80
416.40
419.20
422.50
408.60
406.40
431.30
409.00
442.00
469.00

26,660
60
120
110
280
410
490
710
840
960
1,300
1,270
1,670
1,870
2,500
2,470
3,160
3,850
4,590

332.60
360.30
363.70
274.60
319.30
332.20
357.60
335.90
297.80
262.70
318.80
322.80
296.60
321.10
302.50
327.90
330.40
360.10
373.60

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, 2006

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 2005—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

193,040
1,980
10,950
15,320
21,830
33,350
43,550
34,450
19,660
8,170
2,880
670
230

529.00
485.70
502.70
510.40
523.40
540.90
548.60
535.50
514.10
495.20
507.70
474.40
392.30

158,380
1,440
7,910
11,370
17,320
27,530
36,440
29,280
16,740
7,030
2,550
590
180

547.00
497.40
530.00
538.10
539.40
560.60
565.20
552.20
527.00
507.90
516.60
482.70
381.30

Students, aged 18–19
18
19

15,140
14,330
810

553.40
554.40
536.80

10,890
10,370
520

585.30
587.50
542.10

Age

Other b

Black
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

26,320
400
2,210
2,970
3,050
4,230
5,620
4,330
2,280
900
260
30
40

455.80
432.70
443.70
444.20
472.20
455.70
474.30
451.70
447.40
423.80
413.90
292.00
441.40

8,000
130
810
930
1,440
1,530
1,440
770
590
240
60
50
10

413.40
481.30
401.30
386.00
439.20
428.00
419.40
369.60
401.50
392.90
425.80
486.00
393.00

3,330
3,090
240

493.00
490.00
531.30

910
860
50

395.40
388.90
507.50

Number

Children of retired workers (cont.)

Children of deceased workers
Subtotal

1,903,660

655.90

1,168,990

710.30

392,760

546.80

331,370

594.20

1,329,390
2,050
6,840
12,160
17,330
24,170
30,400
38,490
45,590
53,630
63,360
73,560
88,400
103,320
120,770
137,930
156,620
169,510
185,260

643.70
573.40
569.20
590.10
601.70
598.40
606.30
609.60
609.90
614.30
626.00
621.10
627.00
623.00
634.30
641.00
662.00
675.20
689.30

755,080
780
3,390
6,110
8,910
12,650
16,280
21,060
25,220
29,580
36,590
41,220
49,690
58,490
69,360
78,050
89,680
98,710
109,310

710.50
663.50
640.30
678.90
675.90
669.50
679.10
677.10
684.50
683.40
689.70
687.90
692.40
685.60
702.00
707.40
726.00
738.90
752.80

285,480
480
1,270
2,240
3,410
4,850
5,840
7,600
9,780
11,380
12,850
15,540
19,550
23,100
26,180
31,240
34,370
36,390
39,410

531.30
445.80
488.20
447.20
472.80
460.90
489.60
501.90
492.60
507.70
512.40
503.70
515.70
518.10
518.00
534.90
552.80
562.10
571.70

280,300
790
2,170
3,780
4,970
6,650
8,210
9,810
10,530
12,620
13,830
16,690
18,840
21,190
24,420
27,560
31,070
32,700
34,470

579.60
562.10
506.00
530.10
558.50
563.00
545.40
548.40
539.70
549.00
563.20
566.60
570.30
566.20
569.90
575.50
600.00
610.50
625.20

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

510,930
5,610
29,180
32,080
36,340
47,650
63,860
70,410
64,110
53,490
39,430
28,020
18,790
12,620
9,340

680.60
663.50
660.70
686.80
698.40
711.50
711.30
707.90
702.90
681.00
663.00
633.30
585.30
551.20
517.50

376,170
3,180
15,600
18,450
22,220
31,500
44,200
51,480
50,340
44,590
33,720
24,330
16,630
11,410
8,520

704.20
701.70
700.70
725.30
741.40
743.60
748.90
744.00
729.40
696.90
676.70
644.40
596.70
557.10
527.00

93,120
1,240
7,200
8,760
9,590
11,270
13,900
13,800
10,280
6,490
4,260
2,710
1,860
1,000
760

585.80
612.60
573.50
609.50
608.70
631.00
598.80
583.90
576.10
556.50
543.10
533.50
480.20
491.50
414.70

40,250
1,140
6,150
4,640
4,350
4,680
5,680
5,000
3,400
2,330
1,390
930
290
210
60

678.00
621.90
662.00
673.40
674.60
691.50
693.90
674.60
694.00
721.20
699.20
620.10
608.40
511.80
468.70

Students, aged 18–19
18
19

63,340
58,600
4,740

712.20
714.20
687.50

37,740
35,140
2,600

768.20
770.50
736.30

14,160
12,780
1,380

604.30
603.50
611.20

10,820
10,060
760

661.10
661.30
658.70

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, 2006 ♦ 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 2005—Continued
All races a

White

Number c

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

1,639,140

278.40

1,060,010

295.60

1,521,340
7,960
17,500
23,940
30,730
39,900
46,840
54,940
63,880
71,830
81,260
90,000
102,770
115,820
127,850
144,740
158,780
166,760
175,840

269.60
227.80
214.40
228.10
217.60
219.50
222.10
226.60
227.60
232.40
234.40
243.70
249.50
256.20
264.40
275.90
291.20
324.60
336.70

980,770
4,950
10,820
14,730
18,940
24,780
29,490
35,470
40,750
45,910
52,320
58,380
66,230
74,900
82,410
93,380
103,150
108,380
115,780

286.20
243.40
231.40
242.70
233.70
233.90
237.60
240.30
242.40
244.30
248.20
258.00
263.40
271.10
278.20
293.90
308.10
344.70
356.30

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

69,880
5,300
23,030
17,570
12,530
7,760
3,690

394.10
334.20
367.20
394.40
419.20
442.70
460.00

47,360
3,500
15,470
11,740
8,640
5,520
2,490

Students, aged 18–19
18
19

47,920
44,840
3,080

390.20
389.50
400.00

31,880
30,080
1,800

Age

Other b

Black
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

338,460

252.70

231,750

238.60

312,430
1,650
3,770
5,280
6,610
8,580
10,300
11,220
13,220
14,770
16,360
17,790
21,050
23,820
26,050
29,560
31,940
34,870
35,590

244.30
195.50
184.90
207.90
191.30
197.30
195.00
200.80
208.70
217.90
214.10
221.50
233.20
235.90
246.50
248.50
263.00
291.70
300.50

219,930
1,260
2,740
3,780
4,950
6,300
6,810
8,000
9,580
10,830
12,200
13,420
14,880
16,550
18,720
21,000
22,800
22,680
23,430

232.40
210.80
189.70
201.00
193.10
193.20
197.30
202.90
192.10
202.30
203.00
212.60
210.40
219.60
231.20
234.80
254.60
279.90
293.90

411.50
339.50
386.90
412.60
432.90
460.80
477.00

15,670
1,180
5,010
4,020
2,780
1,760
920

359.50
335.30
328.20
359.50
385.50
390.70
423.30

6,310
540
2,330
1,690
1,020
480
250

351.50
308.20
323.90
345.60
392.10
424.50
436.00

411.00
409.00
444.30

10,360
9,380
980

344.00
346.90
316.60

5,510
5,210
300

355.20
352.30
406.20

Number

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 20,190 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: Diane Wallace (410) 965-0165.

5.14 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006

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 2005
All races a

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

White

Number c

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

176,160

720.90

Other b

Black

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

115,640

773.90

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

24,780

621.50

34,740

617.90

By age
Under 25

2,300

567.80

1,300

605.10

140

420.10

860

535.50

25–29
25
26
27
28
29

8,970
1,220
1,590
1,760
1,950
2,450

581.30
605.60
566.00
560.30
573.50
600.40

5,270
780
900
990
1,210
1,390

622.60
638.20
593.50
597.60
623.70
649.40

1,280
90
240
250
330
370

485.10
500.60
486.30
430.40
518.40
487.80

2,410
350
450
520
400
690

543.60
559.90
553.40
551.80
476.10
562.00

30–34
30
31
32
33
34

19,290
2,810
3,180
3,900
4,440
4,960

612.00
588.80
613.80
626.30
609.80
614.60

12,210
1,840
2,050
2,480
2,650
3,190

659.60
635.50
657.30
666.80
665.00
664.90

2,760
350
390
540
700
780

528.90
443.20
542.30
590.10
525.20
521.70

4,260
620
740
870
1,060
970

528.70
532.40
531.20
534.20
524.80
523.90

35–39
35
36
37
38
39

30,710
5,990
5,850
5,460
6,520
6,890

658.20
605.40
646.70
660.40
663.40
707.20

19,620
3,740
3,790
3,480
3,950
4,660

710.20
650.20
697.50
716.70
724.80
751.40

4,140
890
790
700
970
790

544.20
486.60
515.00
565.70
570.50
586.90

6,770
1,340
1,230
1,220
1,570
1,410

579.60
559.50
578.70
558.20
568.50
630.20

40–44
40
41
42
43
44

38,310
7,010
7,570
7,890
7,860
7,980

734.30
678.20
726.80
735.60
758.10
766.00

25,790
4,540
5,300
5,310
5,140
5,500

788.60
739.90
775.30
789.40
819.60
812.00

4,710
840
780
1,120
1,040
930

622.90
590.80
665.80
615.00
616.70
632.20

7,590
1,560
1,440
1,420
1,650
1,520

622.00
554.50
581.10
635.50
655.80
680.60

45–49
45
46
47
48
49

35,940
8,190
7,520
6,880
6,630
6,720

788.10
774.10
802.60
785.40
782.00
798.00

24,070
5,540
5,130
4,540
4,480
4,380

841.70
821.60
856.70
842.20
838.70
852.00

4,820
1,070
910
920
880
1,040

680.70
700.60
674.40
699.70
671.40
656.70

6,840
1,530
1,450
1,360
1,220
1,280

678.50
657.00
694.90
658.20
660.40
724.20

50–54
50
51
52
53
54

20,840
5,350
4,550
3,890
3,710
3,340

789.30
803.90
779.10
779.80
806.70
771.60

13,820
3,600
3,040
2,480
2,400
2,300

843.50
858.00
837.30
836.80
857.60
821.60

3,220
800
720
620
570
510

690.40
736.60
652.40
705.50
676.40
668.70

3,610
920
770
740
680
500

675.30
659.70
664.40
655.60
734.60
669.30

55–59
55
56
57
58
59

10,730
2,810
2,140
2,000
1,890
1,890

800.80
794.00
805.60
809.30
830.50
767.10

7,080
1,650
1,460
1,330
1,330
1,310

849.70
866.90
860.90
848.80
851.90
814.40

1,900
560
360
340
340
300

692.30
742.20
653.00
709.80
762.60
546.80

1,660
570
290
330
210
260

723.00
638.60
722.90
752.30
804.80
804.80

60–61
60
61

3,100
1,660
1,440

776.60
783.10
769.00

2,200
1,120
1,080

802.50
805.50
799.50

610
330
280

710.10
737.30
678.00

280
200
80

739.40
764.50
676.60

62 or older

5,970

761.80

4,280

793.90

1,200

684.60

460

681.10
(Continued)

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006 ♦ 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 2005—Continued
All races a

Age, sex, and marital status

White

Other b

Black

Number c

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

164,450
149,520
14,930

728.30
730.00
711.00

108,050
97,400
10,650

783.80
787.90
746.40

11,710

617.30

7,590

631.80

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

22,960
21,480
1,480

620.90
621.50
613.30

32,470
29,750
2,720

622.00
620.80
635.20

1,820

628.20

2,270

559.30

Number

By sex and marital status
Women
Mothers
Surviving divorced mothers
Men

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 1,000 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: Diane Wallace (410) 965-0165.

5.16 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006

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 2005
All races a

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

White

Number c

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

4,356,450

966.70

Other b

Black

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

3,629,820

990.10

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

355,580

770.70

359,170

923.80

349,930

770.90

344,820

929.70

Women
Subtotal

4,310,750

968.70

3,604,200

991.60

60–61
60
61

113,860
44,170
69,690

948.80
955.60
944.40

33,810
11,560
22,250

1,007.20
1,023.60
998.60

5,090
1,840
3,250

774.50
776.70
773.20

74,880
30,760
44,120

934.60
941.00
930.00

62–64
62
63
64

306,830
93,450
106,390
106,990

974.30
977.30
980.50
965.40

167,440
33,020
63,140
71,280

1,001.50
1,029.50
1,007.40
983.40

21,740
4,110
8,000
9,630

816.70
813.70
837.20
800.90

117,410
56,230
35,170
26,010

964.90
958.80
965.30
977.60

65–69
65
66
67
68
69

616,190
132,350
119,510
121,460
118,100
124,770

979.60
948.60
1,008.90
994.90
981.10
968.10

484,830
95,010
90,150
95,060
99,430
105,180

998.50
959.00
1,017.20
1,006.00
1,011.00
999.40

62,520
14,090
11,190
11,980
12,080
13,180

798.60
774.30
809.90
815.00
812.60
787.20

67,660
22,950
18,050
14,260
6,350
6,050

1,014.80
1,014.80
1,092.30
1,074.10
842.30
825.30

70–74
70
71
72
73
74

633,080
119,460
122,850
120,630
132,370
137,770

962.60
958.50
966.60
961.80
960.90
964.80

542,140
101,560
105,270
102,840
113,370
119,100

991.50
986.80
993.20
993.50
991.60
992.10

65,280
12,630
12,650
12,500
13,690
13,810

782.80
781.60
812.90
770.10
772.50
778.00

23,940
4,960
4,630
4,960
4,890
4,500

802.80
835.30
788.10
796.50
777.10
816.90

75–79
75
76
77
78
79

802,480
151,820
151,040
159,870
168,110
171,640

962.60
966.10
965.10
963.30
959.80
959.60

706,570
132,890
131,860
140,850
148,750
152,220

987.10
992.50
992.90
986.70
982.60
982.00

69,910
13,720
13,790
14,050
14,120
14,230

770.00
773.60
760.50
781.70
767.40
766.60

23,210
4,690
4,790
4,460
4,590
4,680

805.00
791.80
799.40
801.00
820.50
812.30

80–84
80
81
82
83
84

841,990
168,540
174,720
166,250
166,000
166,480

960.80
956.40
950.50
959.40
963.80
974.60

757,930
150,420
157,040
149,270
149,600
151,600

982.10
978.50
971.40
981.30
986.30
993.20

61,870
13,400
13,030
12,430
12,070
10,940

748.80
763.20
752.60
744.00
740.00
741.90

19,620
4,270
4,160
3,990
3,820
3,380

804.60
794.70
784.60
803.10
792.90
856.50

85–89
85
86
87
88
89

592,660
152,720
128,540
117,650
102,260
91,490

997.50
988.60
992.30
1,007.00
1,009.50
993.80

540,850
138,630
116,640
107,920
94,060
83,600

1,017.30
1,009.70
1,012.10
1,025.40
1,027.40
1,015.30

38,250
10,230
8,720
7,140
6,080
6,080

754.80
744.90
763.30
757.00
768.50
743.30

11,510
3,230
2,680
2,140
1,800
1,660

848.50
836.90
888.10
864.60
835.50
800.60

90–94
95 or older

298,790
104,870

966.70
899.30

274,850
95,780

984.00
918.80

17,970
7,300

727.20
675.00

4,950
1,640

804.00
742.20

3,976,450
334,300

967.10
987.10

3,358,050
246,150

764.80
825.70

292,040
52,780

914.10
1,016.30

By age

By marital status
Widows
Surviving divorced wives (nondisabled)

990.70
1,003.70

315,320
34,610

(Continued)

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006 ♦ 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 2005—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)

45,700

782.00

25,620

787.70

7,770
14,790
9,460
4,010
3,800
2,810
1,450
1,610

727.20
860.60
888.80
718.50
698.50
615.60
591.00
514.20

2,790
7,290
6,030
2,580
2,620
2,000
1,020
1,290

5,650

762.60

14,350

780.60

721.50
885.10
876.50
747.00
729.40
635.10
649.50
511.70

470
1,320
1,540
790
710
440
190
190

745.00
867.20
834.10
765.70
659.10
568.50
545.70
539.10

4,510
6,170
1,880
620
460
370
220
120

728.90
830.80
972.90
548.50
583.10
565.70
360.00
518.20

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: Diane Wallace (410) 965-0165.

5.18 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006

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 2005
All races a

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

White

Number c

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

212,220

607.30

Other b

Black

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

123,540

617.80

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

34,370

532.90

53,480

632.20

By age
50–54
50
51
52
53
54

28,060
2,590
4,200
5,890
6,860
8,520

616.80
571.80
617.80
624.20
638.50
607.40

10,910
690
1,530
1,880
2,810
4,000

613.90
549.20
596.80
606.90
614.80
634.40

4,000
240
370
800
1,170
1,420

521.70
406.80
519.40
504.30
559.10
520.80

12,960
1,630
2,290
3,160
2,850
3,030

650.30
613.60
647.60
668.00
694.50
612.00

55–59
55
56
57
58
59

80,420
10,290
13,520
15,510
20,310
20,790

612.60
615.30
615.60
616.20
614.90
604.30

42,280
5,030
6,760
8,060
10,540
11,890

616.00
634.40
613.30
613.90
622.60
605.40

12,310
1,830
2,030
2,510
3,080
2,860

544.40
540.80
549.90
561.00
525.60
548.60

25,510
3,400
4,670
4,910
6,600
5,930

641.10
627.20
650.80
650.60
644.60
629.50

60–64
60
61
62
63
64

103,740
20,730
21,620
21,340
20,560
19,490

600.60
610.20
602.60
596.90
597.00
595.80

70,350
12,130
13,610
14,880
15,230
14,500

619.40
630.70
615.60
610.90
616.40
625.40

18,060
3,020
3,360
3,640
4,140
3,900

527.50
527.00
532.90
550.60
525.10
504.20

15,010
5,550
4,590
2,750
1,070
1,050

601.40
612.70
615.60
583.80
593.90
532.50

By sex and marital status
Women
Widows
Surviving divorced wives
Men

204,710
175,430
29,280

613.40
613.50
613.20

119,910
101,950
17,960

623.70
625.00
616.40

32,970
28,530
4,440

536.00
530.40
572.20

51,060
44,400
6,660

640.60
641.50
634.10

7,510

438.90

3,630

420.50

1,400

458.70

2,420

454.90

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 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: Diane Wallace (410) 965-0165.

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006 ♦ 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 2005
All races a

Age and sex
All parents

White

Number c

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

1,950

868.50

Other b

Black

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

980

910.60

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

220

882.00

700

819.20

30
10
30
30
50
70

1,003.00
1,162.50
1,366.80
800.50
875.60
621.90

80
190
130
120
120
60

936.40
838.90
724.90
742.70
950.40
695.70

200
20

905.90
644.00

550
150

848.80
710.90

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

130
320
320
470
340
370

986.10
912.40
925.50
786.40
931.10
786.90

20
110
140
310
170
230

1,159.50
1,040.70
1,006.60
810.90
933.80
885.50

1,690
260

891.10
722.00

890
90

926.00
757.70

By sex
Women
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 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: Diane Wallace (410) 965-0165.

5.20 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006

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 2005
All races a

White

Other b

Black

Age and type of benefit

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Total

22,144,700

936.90

19,694,110

952.70

1,706,200

831.90

707,700

756.50

62–64
62
63
64

2,823,760
774,140
1,017,910
1,031,710

914.50
882.40
909.50
943.60

2,442,720
667,190
883,140
892,390

931.90
898.90
926.60
961.80

243,660
65,990
87,860
89,810

846.90
824.40
839.90
870.20

136,490
40,460
46,710
49,320

725.60
707.40
717.00
748.60

65–69
65
66
67
68
69

5,865,990
1,203,090
1,249,750
1,228,300
1,129,180
1,055,670

981.10
984.70
1,000.50
995.80
978.70
939.20

5,106,110
1,037,450
1,081,480
1,073,130
987,220
926,830

1,000.40
1,005.30
1,021.30
1,015.20
997.70
956.50

501,060
105,820
108,910
102,960
95,770
87,600

891.50
903.00
911.40
903.90
882.40
848.50

257,840
59,440
59,200
52,020
46,150
41,030

772.50
773.00
785.90
777.80
774.10
743.50

70–74
70
71
72
73
74

4,506,610
995,420
928,390
861,570
874,460
846,770

910.30
916.00
900.30
904.80
920.90
909.10

3,995,720
877,200
820,630
762,020
775,710
760,160

926.30
932.70
916.90
920.90
936.50
924.10

366,660
84,410
76,910
71,190
72,410
61,740

806.40
811.90
802.30
800.50
814.70
801.10

140,910
33,540
30,430
27,730
25,670
23,540

731.40
743.60
703.80
734.60
754.90
720.40

75–79
75
76
77
78
79

3,825,310
839,470
778,590
769,450
748,900
688,900

915.00
907.30
906.30
919.70
925.70
917.20

3,463,890
757,860
702,760
696,960
678,680
627,630

928.60
921.00
920.10
933.30
939.80
930.20

265,680
59,070
55,690
53,470
51,710
45,740

794.80
795.40
789.90
799.90
798.30
789.70

83,770
21,140
17,630
16,130
15,830
13,040

747.80
737.60
740.90
753.30
755.10
758.00

80–84
80
81
82
83
84

2,836,320
663,670
619,520
561,290
512,640
479,200

919.60
934.00
917.40
913.60
915.10
914.60

2,592,540
603,990
565,950
513,630
468,600
440,370

932.30
947.70
930.00
926.20
927.10
926.70

180,280
44,450
39,600
34,720
32,580
28,930

782.90
796.70
786.20
772.60
783.90
768.40

52,960
12,960
11,600
11,030
9,280
8,090

779.50
789.50
765.10
778.10
779.20
786.20

85–89
85
86
87
88
89

1,534,540
407,780
340,630
311,200
257,660
217,270

961.90
918.30
932.30
974.20
999.80
1,027.50

1,409,620
374,440
311,660
287,230
237,090
199,200

974.80
930.40
946.10
985.80
1,012.10
1,042.70

94,580
25,070
21,900
18,020
15,320
14,270

803.70
777.60
772.10
819.10
836.60
843.60

23,680
6,550
5,370
4,630
4,130
3,000

838.30
784.80
797.00
851.00
905.40
917.10

602,760
149,410

980.20
892.70

551,300
132,210

994.80
914.50

39,860
14,420

807.20
706.40

9,710
2,340

872.30
799.90

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Retired workers

90–94
95 or older

Men
10,985,130

1,047.70

9,786,490

1,069.10

808,400

900.30

375,880

814.40

62–64
62
63
64

Subtotal

1,429,990
387,400
514,110
528,480

1,084.00
1,051.60
1,077.10
1,114.60

1,232,600
333,850
444,080
454,670

1,116.90
1,082.10
1,109.80
1,149.40

125,470
32,960
44,970
47,540

920.90
903.10
911.40
942.10

71,490
20,370
24,930
26,190

805.70
795.70
794.40
824.30

65–69
65
66
67
68
69

3,086,860
625,210
657,310
647,910
597,710
558,720

1,137.70
1,151.70
1,166.00
1,156.90
1,129.70
1,074.90

2,685,470
537,640
568,870
566,290
522,780
489,890

1,169.60
1,187.80
1,200.80
1,188.30
1,160.00
1,102.10

256,680
54,110
55,570
52,200
49,370
45,430

971.10
979.10
992.40
987.90
964.00
924.00

144,360
33,330
32,810
29,380
25,560
23,280

840.70
850.90
858.50
851.60
830.70
798.10

70–74
70
71
72
73
74

2,378,330
525,690
491,110
454,840
460,410
446,280

1,024.60
1,042.80
1,018.00
1,016.00
1,034.20
1,009.30

2,117,700
465,000
435,340
403,910
410,610
402,840

1,046.60
1,066.70
1,042.00
1,038.50
1,054.80
1,028.10

182,660
42,070
38,850
35,580
36,020
30,140

871.20
885.90
863.60
860.70
881.40
860.90

75,960
18,450
16,650
14,950
13,400
12,510

786.70
800.90
752.30
783.90
819.90
779.50
(Continued)

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006 ♦ 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 2005—Continued
All races a

White

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

75–79
75
76
77
78
79

1,954,840
443,200
404,790
393,210
375,060
338,580

1,001.60
1,001.50
995.40
1,009.60
1,011.50
988.90

1,782,930
402,470
368,230
359,050
342,360
310,820

80–84
80
81
82
83
84

1,312,940
318,610
290,540
259,900
233,500
210,390

961.20
1,004.70
972.20
950.50
936.50
920.70

85–89
85
86
87
88
89

606,230
173,630
138,770
122,140
95,300
76,390

90–94
95 or older

183,690
32,250

Age and type of benefit

Other b

Black

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

1,017.70
1,018.50
1,011.60
1,025.30
1,028.10
1,003.80

124,390
28,940
26,460
25,130
23,480
20,380

850.20
854.40
849.30
857.10
854.60
831.60

42,620
11,010
9,020
8,060
8,010
6,520

783.90
776.20
778.00
803.20
779.30
787.10

1,208,290
292,050
267,010
239,640
214,660
194,930

973.90
1,019.00
985.50
962.90
948.70
931.50

74,940
19,440
16,710
14,130
13,530
11,130

818.90
848.10
833.00
804.80
806.70
779.50

25,840
6,230
5,960
5,430
4,500
3,720

801.00
838.90
789.00
796.70
774.00
795.40

956.40
899.00
915.70
975.10
1,014.70
1,058.40

561,650
160,520
128,240
113,550
88,590
70,750

966.40
909.40
925.00
984.20
1,024.00
1,069.80

31,790
9,250
7,570
6,230
4,610
4,130

827.20
774.60
796.80
859.30
870.00
904.00

10,520
3,210
2,400
1,950
1,740
1,220

831.50
759.50
803.50
827.30
922.10
953.50

992.90
871.70

169,130
28,720

1,002.80
886.00

10,020
2,450

867.10
711.90

4,060
1,030

897.70
857.40

Men (cont.)

Women
11,159,570

827.90

9,907,620

837.70

897,800

770.30

331,820

691.00

62–64
62
63
64

Subtotal

1,393,770
386,740
503,800
503,230

740.60
712.90
738.40
764.00

1,210,120
333,340
439,060
437,720

743.50
715.60
741.30
766.90

118,190
33,030
42,890
42,270

768.40
746.00
765.00
789.30

65,000
20,090
21,780
23,130

637.40
617.90
628.40
662.90

65–69
65
66
67
68
69

2,779,130
577,880
592,440
580,390
531,470
496,950

807.10
804.10
816.90
815.90
809.00
786.60

2,420,640
499,810
512,610
506,840
464,440
436,940

812.70
809.00
822.20
821.80
815.00
793.20

244,380
51,710
53,340
50,760
46,400
42,170

807.90
823.30
827.00
817.50
795.50
767.20

113,480
26,110
26,390
22,640
20,590
17,750

685.70
673.60
695.60
682.10
703.80
672.00

70–74
70
71
72
73
74

2,128,280
469,730
437,280
406,730
414,050
400,490

782.50
774.10
768.20
780.40
794.90
797.40

1,878,020
412,200
385,290
358,110
365,100
357,320

790.60
781.50
775.50
788.20
803.40
806.80

184,000
42,340
38,060
35,610
36,390
31,600

742.00
738.30
739.80
740.30
748.70
744.10

64,950
15,090
13,780
12,780
12,270
11,030

666.70
673.60
645.20
676.90
683.90
653.30

75–79
75
76
77
78
79

1,870,470
396,270
373,800
376,240
373,840
350,320

824.40
801.90
809.70
825.80
839.70
847.90

1,680,960
355,390
334,530
337,910
336,320
316,810

834.10
810.50
819.40
835.60
850.00
857.90

141,290
30,130
29,230
28,340
28,230
25,360

746.00
738.80
736.20
749.10
751.50
756.00

41,150
10,130
8,610
8,070
7,820
6,520

710.30
695.70
702.00
703.40
730.20
728.90

80–84
80
81
82
83
84

1,523,380
345,060
328,980
301,390
279,140
268,810

883.80
868.80
868.90
881.70
897.20
909.90

1,384,250
311,940
298,940
273,990
253,940
245,440

896.00
880.90
880.50
894.10
909.00
922.80

105,340
25,010
22,890
20,590
19,050
17,800

757.30
756.80
751.90
750.50
767.70
761.40

27,120
6,730
5,640
5,600
4,780
4,370

759.00
743.80
739.80
760.00
784.10
778.30

85–89
85
86
87
88
89

928,310
234,150
201,860
189,060
162,360
140,880

965.50
932.60
943.80
973.60
991.00
1,010.70

847,970
213,920
183,420
173,680
148,500
128,450

980.30
946.10
960.70
986.90
1,004.90
1,027.80

62,790
15,820
14,330
11,790
10,710
10,140

791.90
779.30
759.00
797.80
822.30
819.00

13,160
3,340
2,970
2,680
2,390
1,780

843.80
809.20
791.80
868.20
893.30
892.20
(Continued)

5.22 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006

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 2005—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)

29,840
11,970

787.20
705.30

5,650
1,310

854.00
754.70

Women (cont.)
90–94
95 or older

419,070
117,160

974.70
898.40

382,170
103,490

991.30
922.50

44,750

1,155.30

35,740

1,199.70

6,320

1,054.80

2,670

798.60

3,500
11,860
18,690
10,700

1,179.80
1,158.20
1,155.20
1,144.30

2,890
9,390
15,060
8,400

1,224.30
1,212.90
1,191.70
1,190.80

440
1,720
2,670
1,490

1,057.30
1,042.70
1,062.30
1,054.60

170
740
960
800

740.70
727.90
840.80
825.80

27,430

1,341.10

22,440

1,392.80

3,430

1,198.00

1,540

907.10

2,200
7,060
11,480
6,690

1,354.30
1,354.30
1,340.00
1,324.70

1,860
5,840
9,430
5,310

1,398.30
1,412.80
1,384.20
1,384.30

250
840
1,460
880

1,217.10
1,183.80
1,218.20
1,172.40

90
370
590
490

826.30
814.80
934.10
959.10

Disabled workers
Total
62
63
64
65

Men
Subtotal
62
63
64
65

Women
Subtotal
62
63
64
65

17,320

861.10

13,300

873.80

2,890

884.90

1,130

650.80

1,300
4,800
7,210
4,010

884.60
869.70
861.00
843.50

1,030
3,550
5,630
3,090

910.20
884.10
869.30
858.20

190
880
1,210
610

847.00
908.00
874.10
884.70

80
370
370
310

644.30
641.00
692.00
615.10

89,000

393.80

86,200

339.80

Spouses
Total

2,085,980

476.30

1,905,890

486.50

Wives
Subtotal

2,072,710

477.70

1,896,650

487.60

87,290

396.40

83,910

342.90

By age
62–64
62
63
64

284,960
71,250
102,940
110,770

441.80
428.20
440.00
452.30

251,290
62,850
90,680
97,760

456.50
441.20
454.80
467.80

14,250
3,700
4,970
5,580

364.70
357.10
361.90
372.20

19,030
4,530
7,170
7,330

307.00
307.30
308.40
305.50

65–69
65
66
67
68
69

586,770
127,500
121,890
117,860
110,920
108,600

492.00
479.30
488.60
500.50
498.80
494.20

522,780
112,030
107,880
105,020
99,550
98,300

506.40
495.80
504.40
514.20
512.30
506.30

29,400
6,680
6,140
6,080
5,710
4,790

407.50
388.00
398.90
428.90
419.10
404.70

33,850
8,600
7,730
6,650
5,520
5,350

344.80
335.90
341.80
351.70
341.20
358.70

70–74
70
71
72
73
74

494,980
106,200
101,490
95,010
96,960
95,320

483.90
490.00
481.70
481.60
481.80
484.00

456,070
96,470
92,880
87,530
90,070
89,120

492.80
500.80
490.40
491.30
489.80
490.80

21,140
5,060
4,840
3,930
3,940
3,370

399.70
399.40
407.20
379.30
393.00
420.80

16,590
4,490
3,490
3,350
2,690
2,570

356.60
365.80
361.00
354.60
354.70
338.90

75–79
75
76
77
78
79

399,970
93,850
84,900
81,000
75,720
64,500

478.50
481.30
479.30
479.40
479.70
471.10

375,490
87,700
79,320
75,990
71,750
60,730

484.50
487.30
486.50
485.50
484.50
476.80

14,090
3,630
3,090
2,900
2,370
2,100

402.50
420.70
394.30
395.70
408.30
386.30

9,130
2,340
2,220
1,760
1,350
1,460

361.00
355.80
355.70
367.40
365.20
366.10

80–84
85–89
90–94
95 or older

223,390
70,710
11,280
650

468.40
487.50
471.30
453.30

212,030
67,660
10,740
590

472.30
491.70
473.70
453.90

6,250
1,760
340
60

393.20
387.00
421.20
447.00

4,170
980
160
0

386.10
373.10
450.20
...
(Continued)

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006 ♦ 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 2005—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)

82,820
4,470

402.00
293.90

79,950
3,960

345.20
297.00

1,710

257.50

2,290

226.10

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

2,013,700
59,010

483.00
299.40

1,846,230
50,420

492.80
300.10

13,270

255.90

9,240

262.80

2,534,490

893.20

2,000,770

908.50

240,310

733.60

287,820

921.70

60–64
60
61
62
63
64

443,250
46,960
74,670
98,840
111,440
111,340

959.60
942.70
929.50
969.50
975.90
961.80

211,330
12,530
24,070
35,090
65,840
73,800

994.70
1,001.10
977.20
1,019.50
1,003.70
979.50

28,620
1,970
3,590
4,530
8,510
10,020

810.30
781.50
766.80
812.80
840.50
804.90

202,970
32,450
46,940
59,130
37,000
27,450

944.40
930.20
917.80
952.10
957.90
971.90

65–69
65
66
67
68
69

533,210
130,110
103,820
103,050
97,390
98,840

951.40
937.70
973.20
965.00
951.00
932.60

424,660
93,690
80,990
83,220
82,680
84,080

970.80
949.20
986.60
980.00
979.80
961.70

56,710
14,300
10,370
10,620
10,640
10,780

786.50
771.20
809.70
801.70
795.60
760.30

50,880
21,870
12,380
9,060
3,900
3,670

977.30
1,000.90
1,024.70
1,020.50
782.10
777.80

70–74
70
71
72
73
74

426,960
89,400
86,000
81,440
85,020
85,100

905.70
914.30
913.00
906.80
899.10
895.00

365,500
76,370
73,590
69,610
72,990
72,940

932.50
941.50
938.20
935.40
926.10
921.10

47,740
9,910
9,680
9,190
9,320
9,640

746.50
752.60
772.40
739.40
733.10
734.00

12,570
2,910
2,510
2,450
2,430
2,270

737.40
760.40
724.40
726.60
723.80
748.60

75–79
75
76
77
78
79

436,170
89,730
85,590
86,560
87,720
86,570

874.90
890.10
883.30
877.20
866.50
857.20

379,830
78,150
73,720
75,620
76,770
75,570

898.00
913.90
910.20
899.70
888.70
877.60

45,250
9,160
9,480
8,820
8,870
8,920

717.30
734.30
711.50
727.80
705.20
707.80

9,610
2,100
2,040
1,850
1,840
1,780

715.80
709.90
713.20
687.90
731.90
738.10

80–84
85–89
90–94
95 or older

373,420
207,900
85,930
27,650

834.70
804.50
740.20
733.80

331,000
186,370
77,390
24,690

855.20
822.50
755.50
750.50

34,750
17,670
7,030
2,540

670.70
644.80
597.10
590.30

6,680
3,310
1,400
400

677.30
636.70
610.60
626.90

Husbands
Subtotal

Nondisabled widow(er)s
Total

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.

Includes 36,690 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: Diane Wallace (410) 965-0165.

5.24 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006

5.A OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Summary
Table 5.A4—Number and total monthly benefits, by trust fund and type of benefit, December 1940–2005,
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
2005

45,414,794
45,877,506
46,444,317
47,038,486
47,687,693
48,434,281

38,741,432
38,964,263
39,233,049
39,443,034
39,737,824
40,128,579

6,673,362
6,913,243
7,221,268
7,595,452
7,949,869
8,305,702

28,498,945
28,836,774
29,190,137
29,531,611
29,952,465
30,460,836

5,042,334
5,274,183
5,543,981
5,873,673
6,198,271
6,518,989

2,963,326
2,898,861
2,832,767
2,772,577
2,721,657
2,680,259

3,802,863
3,839,381
3,910,256
3,960,909
3,986,319
4,024,815

203,052
197,375
194,117
190,252
183,829
178,396

4,901,437
4,828,327
4,770,638
4,707,215
4,643,035
4,568,991

2,748
2,564
2,400
2,238
2,108
1,992

89
41
21
21
9
3
(Continued)

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006 ♦ 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 1940–2005,
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
2005

34,848,920
36,504,206
37,854,453
39,541,528
41,574,348
44,351,668

30,517,277
31,823,443
32,823,008
34,048,860
35,573,407
37,743,696

4,331,642
4,680,763
5,031,445
5,492,667
6,000,941
6,607,972

24,066,918
25,215,898
26,125,090
27,230,634
28,601,329
30,521,815

3,965,304
4,295,600
4,625,445
5,060,493
5,542,045
6,114,705

1,233,598
1,246,333
1,242,317
1,247,504
1,262,709
1,298,722

1,547,808
1,624,285
1,692,471
1,763,910
1,838,926
1,945,508

120,812
122,526
124,267
126,278
126,734
129,246

3,912,527
3,997,687
4,043,051
4,110,963
4,200,895
4,339,977

1,934
1,868
1,806
1,744
1,707
1,694

19
9
5
3
2
1

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: Marian Longley (410) 965-5528.

5.26 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006

5.A OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Summary
Table 5.A5—Number and average age, by type of
benefit, December 2005
Type of benefit
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

Table 5.A6—Number and average monthly benefit,
by age, sex, type of benefit, and race,
December 2005

Number a
(thousands)

Average
age

48,446

66

40,139
30,475
2,524
490
281
193
15
1,904
1,329
511
63
4,356
176
212
2

71
74
72
24
13
40
18
22
12
48
18
77
43
59
82

8,307
6,510
158
1,639
1,521
70
48

44
52
52
13
12
27
18

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: Shirley Turpin (410) 965-0181.

All races a

Type of benefit

White

Black

Other b

Number c (thousands)
Total, OASDI

48,446

40,264

4,979

3,050

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

44,414
19,281
25,133

37,680
16,437
21,243

4,149
1,754
2,395

2,451
1,034
1,417

4,032
3,132
774
126

2,584
1,922
582
81

829
666
135
28

599
527
55
17

33,488
30,475
2,524
490

29,434
26,808
2,271
355

2,720
2,503
119
98

1,266
1,103
127
36

8,307
6,510
158
1,639

5,790
4,610
120
1,060

1,451
1,096
17
338

1,004
752
20
232

6,650
4,356
212

5,040
3,630
124

808
356
34

779
359
53

176
1,904
2

116
1,169
1

25
393
0

35
331
1

Average monthly benefit (dollars)
Retired workers
Men
Women

1,002.10
1,129.70
867.30

1,021.50
1,155.90
878.30

879.00
958.90
807.80

814.40
875.70
736.90

Disabled workers
Men
Women

937.90
1,050.50
805.60

973.20
1,100.50
816.90

868.20
929.00
804.60

835.20
916.00
749.90

Widowed mothers and
fathers

720.90

773.90

621.50

617.90

Nondisabled widow(er)s

966.70

990.10

770.70

923.80

Surviving children

655.90

710.30

546.80

594.20

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 153,500 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: Shirley Turpin (410) 965-0181.

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006 ♦ 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 2005
All races a

White

Number
(thousands)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number
(thousands)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

25,131

834.50

21,243

847.70

17,814
14,821
3,661
11,160
2,993

856.90
867.30
987.40
827.90
805.60

15,046
12,975
3,068
9,908
2,070

869.80
878.30
1,009.30
837.70
816.90

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

2,637
134
47
87
2,503
2,438
424
2,014
66

487.80
274.60
419.10
197.00
499.20
504.30
605.80
482.90
310.50

2,365
97
37
61
2,267
2,212
365
1,847
56

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

4,680
164
4,311
205

944.70
728.30
968.70
613.40

3,832
108
3,604
120

Type of benefit and basis of entitlement

Other b

Black
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number
(thousands)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

2,395

773.60

1,416

742.30

1,858
1,323
425
898
535

806.90
807.80
886.80
770.30
804.60

853
487
155
332
366

742.50
736.90
835.00
691.00
749.90

502.10
297.30
442.50
209.70
510.90
515.90
633.40
492.70
311.60

131
17
6
11
114
109
26
83
5

395.20
240.60
371.70
175.00
418.00
423.20
491.30
401.90
308.50

135
19
4
15
116
111
31
80
4

330.30
191.90
290.00
161.90
353.30
355.40
381.50
345.20
299.20

974.20
783.80
991.60
623.70

406
23
350
33

743.30
620.90
770.90
536.00

428
32
345
51

871.90
622.00
929.70
640.60

Number
(thousands)

All women
Total c
Workers
Retired
Full benefit
Reduced benefit
Disabled

Women aged 65 or older
c

19,593

855.40

17,227

867.60

1,638

779.40

677

729.60

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

13,485
7,678
5,807
2,305
3,501

880.10
849.50
920.50
601.10
1,130.80

11,809
6,459
5,349
2,179
3,171

891.80
864.70
924.60
604.00
1,144.80

1,215
875
340
78
262

811.60
784.50
881.50
541.50
982.80

427
326
101
44
57

751.90
729.60
823.80
562.50
1,025.80

6,108
2,218
3,890

801.00
506.60
968.80

5,419
2,016
3,403

814.90
517.70
990.90

423
100
323

687.10
425.60
767.70

249
97
153

691.50
362.40
900.20

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 77,000 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: Diane Wallace (410) 965-0165.

5.28 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006

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 2005
Type of benefit and sex
All beneficiaries

Average primary insurance amount
(dollars)

Average monthly benefit
(dollars)

583.10

710.40

98,751

579.10

725.00

95,604
20,478
75,126
2,803
344

579.80
552.80
587.20
557.60
571.30

741.40
490.20
809.80
226.70
234.00

566.60

531.20

Number
106,281

Retirement benefits
Total
Retired workers
Men
Women
Wives and husbands of retired workers
Children of retired workers

Disability benefits
Total

15

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

7,515

635.00

519.50

6,203
132
30
1,150

634.00
629.10
615.50
641.20

533.40
401.00
415.30
460.50

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
CONTACT: Marian Longley (410) 965-5528.

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006 ♦ 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 2005

Type of benefit

Total,
60 or
older

60–61

62–64

65–69

70–74

75–79

80–84

85–89

90–94

95 or
older a

Number (thousands)
All beneficiaries
Total b
Retired workers
Widow(er)s, parents, and mothers and fathers
Wives and husbands
Disabled workers
Disabled adult children

39,254

772

4,453

9,372

8,016

6,899

5,252

2,938

1,210

342

30,475
4,471
2,558
1,638
112

...
167
5
582
18

2,824
388
295
924
24

7,910
627
673
133
29

6,727
638
632
...
19

5,564
807
516
...
13

4,093
845
308
...
6

2,234
594
107
...
2

888
300
21
...
1

234
105
2
...

16,703

338

1,971

4,398

3,663

2,949

2,020

978

321

65

15,654
49
42
904
53

...
10

4,289
9
10
74
14

3,638
4
12
...
9

2,930
4
10
...
5

2,010
3
5
...
2

974
1
2
...
1

319
1
1
...

65

319
9

1,430
16
2
511
12

...

c

c

22,551

434

2,482

4,974

4,353

3,950

3,231

1,960

889

277

14,821
4,422
2,515
734
59

...
158
5
263
9

1,394
371
293
413
12

3,621
617
663
58
14

3,090
633
620
...
10

2,634
803
506
...
7

2,083
842
302
...
4

1,260
593
105
...
2

569
299
20
...

170
105
2
...

c

c

c

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

c

c
c

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

Average monthly benefit (dollars)
All beneficiaries
Total

b

Retired workers
Widow(er)s, parents, and mothers and fathers
Wives and husbands
Disabled workers
Disabled adult children

984.00

908.90

992.60

946.60

951.10

958.20

1,013.40

1,050.80

954.90

1,002.10
...
957.80
848.50
495.30
426.30
1,043.60 1,038.10
612.10
652.60

964.70

914.50
907.70
440.60
1,048.30
652.30

1,036.40
977.70
498.80
1,034.50
629.60

987.90
961.00
502.50
...
583.50

992.30
961.40
500.70
...
550.60

992.90
959.60
500.80
...
527.60

1,041.40
996.40
531.70
...
516.20

1,092.20
964.70
551.40
...
437.80

984.60
897.60
524.00
...
c

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

1,130.20 1,183.30

1,118.10

1,193.90

1,113.10

1,101.90

1,072.00

1,099.40

1,202.60

1,072.20

1,129.70
...
759.90
683.90
c
279.80
1,228.10 1,214.50
617.80
645.80

1,084.00
818.10
223.50
1,237.40
657.90

1,198.20
888.80
288.90
1,222.60
633.30

1,117.50
723.60
286.90
...
582.90

1,106.10
697.40
282.00
...
549.10

1,075.40 1,102.40
611.80
596.50
259.30
289.00
...
...
536.00
508.20

1,207.50
510.20
297.00
...

1,077.80

c

c

c
c

...

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

842.10

828.80

742.80

814.60

806.50

838.60

887.00

970.40

996.00

927.30

867.30
960.00
499.00
816.20
606.90

...
858.50
429.90
824.10
659.60

740.60
911.70
442.10
814.20
646.90

844.90
979.10
502.10
794.60
625.70

835.40
962.50
506.70
...
584.00

865.70
962.60
504.90
...
551.80

913.30
960.80
505.00
...
523.10

994.30
997.40
536.70
...
520.00

1,027.50
966.60
560.10
...

949.20
899.00
550.70
...

c

c

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

Includes 42,710 persons aged 100 or older—6,170 men and 36,540 women.
Includes special age-72 beneficiaries.
Fewer than 500 beneficiaries.

CONTACT: Diane Wallace (410) 965-0165.

5.30 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006

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 1960–2005, selected years
Entitlement

1960

1970

1975

1980

1985

1990

1995

2000

2005

6,619

11,374

14,010

16,350

18,412

19,954

20,888

21,381

22,066

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

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

15,291
9,126
6,165
2,650
3,514

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

7,607
3,018
4,580

7,917
3,059
4,853

7,914
2,985
4,926

7,368
2,768
4,598

6,775
2,511
4,264

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

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

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

69.3
41.4
28.0
12.0
16.0

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

41.3
16.4
24.9

39.7
15.3
24.3

37.9
14.3
23.6

34.5
12.9
21.5

30.7
11.4
19.3

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 2005 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: Diane Wallace (410) 965-0165.

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 2005
Entitlement

Total

65–69

70–74

75–79

80–84

85–89

90 or older

19,593,180

4,958,310

4,342,760

3,942,410

3,226,910

1,957,700

1,165,090

13,485,200
7,678,470
5,806,730
2,305,290
3,501,440

3,679,430
2,595,260
1,084,170
783,840
300,330

3,089,710
1,889,240
1,200,470
664,730
535,740

2,633,990
1,370,790
1,263,200
489,300
773,900

2,082,700
939,200
1,143,500
268,720
874,780

1,260,170
528,650
731,520
84,370
647,150

739,200
355,330
383,870
14,330
369,540

6,107,980
2,217,920
3,890,060

1,278,880
662,690
616,190

1,253,050
619,970
633,080

1,308,420
505,940
802,480

1,144,210
302,220
841,990

697,530
104,870
592,660

425,890
22,230
403,660

855.40

815.20

807.00

839.10

887.50

970.80

980.00

880.10
849.50
920.50
601.10
1,130.80

844.90
872.60
775.80
625.80
1,167.10

835.40
829.80
844.20
599.80
1,147.40

865.70
817.80
917.70
581.20
1,130.40

913.30
817.70
991.90
568.90
1,121.80

994.30
878.80
1,077.80
595.00
1,140.70

1,009.50
949.20
1,065.30
629.00
1,082.30

801.00
506.60
968.80

732.20
502.10
979.60

737.00
506.70
962.60

785.60
504.90
962.60

840.40
505.00
960.80

928.20
536.70
997.50

928.80
559.30
949.20

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: Diane Wallace (410) 965-0165.

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006 ♦ 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 2005
Number (thousands)

Average monthly benefit (dollars)

Type of benefit

All ages

Under 62

62–64

65 or older

Total a

45,185

6,706

4,453

34,026

30,475
6,510
2,524
157
4,356
212
176
774

...
5,454
41
88
122
151
170
680

2,824
924
254
40
322
61
5
24

27,651
133
2,229
29
3,913
...
1
70

19,703

3,338

1,971

15,654
3,517
39
5
46
8
12
423

...
2,932

1,430
511
1
1
15
2

25,482
14,821
2,993
2,485
153
4,311
205
164
351

All ages

Under 62

62–64

65 or older

949.20

862.50

908.90

971.50

1,002.10
937.90
499.30
244.10
966.70
607.30
720.90
616.90

...
916.80
410.10
195.10
934.60
611.60
719.50
618.70

914.50
1,048.40
463.90
293.00
969.10
596.60
770.20
652.30

1,011.10
1,034.50
505.00
324.20
967.50
...
732.50
587.60

14,394

1,101.30

964.90

1,118.10

1,130.60

14,224
74
38
2
23
...

1,129.70
1,050.50
284.70
202.60
782.00
439.00
617.30
616.30

...
1,013.50

1,084.10
1,237.40
251.40
176.50
860.60
418.10

1,134.30
1,222.60
285.80
231.50
750.20
...

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

b

2
8
6
12
379

b

b

12

32

3,367

2,482

19,632

831.60

...
2,522
41
86
114
145
159
301

1,394
413
253
39
307
60
4
12

13,427
58
2,191
27
3,890
...
1
38

867.30
805.60
502.70
245.40
968.70
613.40
728.30
617.70

b

175.60
727.20
444.20
616.10
616.80

b

b

657.90

594.70

760.90

742.80

854.90

...
804.50
410.20
195.50
948.80
618.60
727.00
621.00

740.60
814.20
465.00
295.20
974.30
601.10
774.70
646.90

880.50
794.60
508.80
332.30
968.80
...
730.30
581.70

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: The sum of the individual categories may not equal a total or subtotal because of independent rounding.
. . . = not applicable.
a.
b.

Includes parents and special age-72 beneficiaries. Excludes student beneficiaries aged 18–19.
Fewer than 500 beneficiaries.

CONTACT: Marian Longley (410) 965-5528.

5.32 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006

5.A OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Summary
Table 5.A17—Number and average monthly benefit for disabled beneficiaries, by type of benefit,
December 1957–2005
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
2005

5,972,450
6,214,972
6,495,868
6,835,846
7,168,270
7,500,525

5,042,334
5,274,183
5,543,981
5,873,673
6,198,271
6,518,989

728,689
736,546
744,529
752,814
759,264
768,535

201,427
204,243
207,358
209,359
210,735
213,001

786.40
814.50
834.30
861.60
894.10
938.00

518.30
537.60
550.40
567.00
587.60
616.30

519.70
536.70
548.10
563.80
582.70
609.40

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Marian Longley (410) 965-5528.

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006 ♦ 5.33