5.

B OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Retired Workers
Table 5.B1—Number, average primary insurance amount, and average monthly benefit without reduction for
early retirement and with delayed retirement credit, by age and sex, December 2005
All retired workers

Age
Total

Men

Number

Average
primary
insurance
amount
(dollars)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Women

Number

Average
primary
insurance
amount
(dollars)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
primary
insurance
amount
(dollars)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

3,494,260

1,208.30

1,319.90

2,084,990

1,352.20

1,445.80

1,409,270

995.30

1,133.80

66–69
66
67
68
69

130,490
15,070
32,330
39,880
43,210

1,050.10
1,198.70
1,111.50
1,036.00
965.40

1,124.40
1,235.60
1,171.20
1,118.10
1,056.50

66,990
8,410
17,160
19,890
21,530

1,170.10
1,338.80
1,238.70
1,162.90
1,056.20

1,229.30
1,365.40
1,291.10
1,231.70
1,124.80

63,500
6,660
15,170
19,990
21,680

923.50
1,021.70
967.60
909.70
875.20

1,013.80
1,071.70
1,035.60
1,005.00
988.70

70–74
70
71
72
73
74

937,000
56,440
229,340
222,750
215,690
212,780

1,206.20
942.30
1,232.70
1,220.60
1,235.00
1,203.30

1,307.60
1,076.60
1,296.40
1,316.70
1,346.80
1,331.50

564,480
23,590
142,390
136,770
132,120
129,610

1,357.30
1,029.80
1,374.10
1,369.90
1,386.30
1,355.80

1,445.00
1,113.80
1,418.40
1,452.30
1,490.60
1,480.40

372,520
32,850
86,950
85,980
83,570
83,170

977.20
879.50
1,001.30
983.00
995.90
965.70

1,099.30
1,049.90
1,096.60
1,101.00
1,119.60
1,099.50

75–79
75
76
77
78
79

977,620
212,450
198,830
194,220
187,980
184,140

1,200.80
1,189.00
1,180.70
1,209.20
1,221.50
1,206.20

1,328.00
1,318.70
1,317.30
1,334.90
1,350.20
1,320.50

596,390
129,210
119,780
118,500
115,260
113,640

1,351.60
1,342.50
1,333.90
1,363.40
1,372.00
1,347.60

1,468.80
1,468.10
1,465.40
1,478.60
1,487.90
1,443.90

381,230
83,240
79,050
75,720
72,720
70,500

964.90
950.70
948.60
967.90
982.90
978.40

1,107.80
1,086.80
1,093.00
1,110.10
1,132.00
1,121.50

80–84
80
81
82
83
84

763,010
161,590
169,710
155,910
141,910
133,890

1,178.90
1,226.50
1,191.80
1,168.10
1,155.70
1,142.10

1,298.80
1,350.90
1,303.40
1,286.20
1,279.40
1,265.60

469,260
98,810
104,920
96,600
87,530
81,400

1,314.10
1,373.90
1,331.50
1,297.80
1,284.20
1,270.40

1,407.60
1,482.60
1,417.90
1,386.90
1,376.80
1,360.70

293,750
62,780
64,790
59,310
54,380
52,490

962.90
994.50
965.60
957.00
948.90
943.00

1,125.20
1,143.70
1,118.00
1,122.10
1,122.40
1,118.20

85–89
85
86
87
88
89

439,430
120,120
97,230
85,740
74,620
61,720

1,237.20
1,130.30
1,162.30
1,234.30
1,267.90
1,530.10

1,358.00
1,259.60
1,293.10
1,366.80
1,396.80
1,592.50

260,110
73,290
57,960
49,720
43,790
35,350

1,369.60
1,252.20
1,288.00
1,373.00
1,413.40
1,687.70

1,456.90
1,343.10
1,383.00
1,472.40
1,510.90
1,725.00

179,320
46,830
39,270
36,020
30,830
26,370

1,045.10
939.50
976.80
1,042.80
1,061.40
1,318.70

1,214.50
1,128.80
1,160.30
1,221.00
1,234.70
1,414.80

90 or older

246,710

1,368.50

1,435.80

127,760

1,532.80

1,572.20

118,950

1,192.10

1,289.20

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
CONTACT: Shirley Turpin (410) 965-0181.

5.34 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006

5.B OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Retired Workers
Table 5.B2—Number, average primary insurance amount, and average monthly benefit without reduction for
early retirement and without delayed retirement credit, by age and sex, December 2005
All retired workers

Age
Total

Men

Number

Average
primary
insurance
amount
(dollars)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Women

Number

Average
primary
insurance
amount
(dollars)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Average
primary
insurance
amount
(dollars)

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

4,835,400

1,012.90

1,070.90

2,583,970

1,222.90

1,223.50

2,251,430

771.80

895.80

65–69
65
66
67
68
69

1,913,350
203,430
434,360
431,900
427,460
416,200

1,173.60
1,226.50
1,203.10
1,185.20
1,159.80
1,118.90

1,200.10
1,238.20
1,225.10
1,214.30
1,189.30
1,151.80

1,135,220
120,990
257,790
254,400
254,580
247,460

1,361.30
1,422.70
1,390.60
1,376.70
1,348.00
1,298.70

1,360.70
1,421.40
1,389.60
1,376.40
1,347.60
1,298.20

778,130
82,440
176,570
177,500
172,880
168,740

899.60
938.70
929.20
910.80
882.80
855.10

965.90
969.40
984.90
982.00
956.20
937.10

70–74
70
71
72
73
74

1,283,850
423,420
248,840
218,060
206,690
186,840

975.10
1,103.00
929.70
912.50
907.30
893.70

1,027.30
1,137.40
986.00
971.50
969.10
962.30

694,950
251,130
129,200
114,010
105,520
95,090

1,168.90
1,281.40
1,124.10
1,101.90
1,099.10
1,090.20

1,169.50
1,281.60
1,124.80
1,103.10
1,099.80
1,090.90

588,900
172,290
119,640
104,050
101,170
91,750

746.40
843.00
719.80
705.10
707.30
690.00

859.50
927.20
836.10
827.20
832.90
828.90

75–79
75
76
77
78
79

760,910
177,930
160,900
153,380
140,310
128,390

867.70
875.60
864.90
869.10
870.60
855.40

949.70
947.80
945.70
951.20
955.30
949.30

378,630
89,540
80,200
74,740
70,020
64,130

1,073.00
1,069.60
1,064.60
1,081.10
1,078.90
1,072.20

1,074.50
1,070.80
1,066.40
1,082.70
1,080.70
1,073.70

382,280
88,390
80,700
78,640
70,290
64,260

664.30
679.00
666.40
667.60
663.00
639.00

826.00
823.20
825.70
826.30
830.40
825.10

80–84
80
81
82
83
84

493,290
120,370
109,740
97,070
86,080
80,030

831.40
862.80
830.80
817.50
813.50
821.00

941.10
957.80
939.50
928.20
931.40
944.00

227,730
58,240
50,950
44,120
38,620
35,800

1,046.70
1,080.20
1,047.20
1,034.50
1,024.60
1,030.50

1,049.40
1,082.40
1,049.50
1,037.10
1,027.20
1,034.50

265,560
62,130
58,790
52,950
47,460
44,230

646.70
658.90
643.30
636.70
641.70
651.50

848.10
841.00
844.10
837.40
853.40
870.70

85–89
85
86
87
88
89

260,190
69,380
57,470
51,820
44,500
37,020

854.80
805.70
820.90
860.10
884.90
956.00

976.00
930.70
942.50
982.60
1,007.10
1,066.40

107,650
30,360
23,870
21,350
17,730
14,340

1,064.30
1,005.90
1,035.30
1,065.20
1,107.50
1,181.60

1,068.00
1,010.40
1,037.50
1,070.30
1,111.60
1,183.60

152,540
39,020
33,600
30,470
26,770
22,680

707.00
649.90
668.60
716.30
737.50
813.30

911.10
868.70
874.90
921.10
937.90
992.40

90 or older

123,810

869.50

989.50

39,790

1,081.70

1,089.30

84,020

769.00

942.30

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
CONTACT: Shirley Turpin (410) 965-0181.

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006 ♦ 5.35

5.B OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Retired Workers
Table 5.B3—Number and average monthly benefit before and after delayed retirement credit, by age and sex,
December 2005
All retired workers

Men

Average monthly benefit
(dollars)

Age
Total

Number

Before
delayed
retirement
credit

After
delayed
retirement
credit

Women

Average monthly benefit
(dollars)

Number

Before
delayed
retirement
credit

After
delayed
retirement
credit

Average monthly benefit
(dollars)

Number

Before
delayed
retirement
credit

After
delayed
retirement
credit

4,032,100

1,267.10

1,289.60

2,338,500

1,392.60

1,417.10

1,693,600

1,093.90

1,113.60

66–69
66
67
68
69

136,200
15,300
34,700
40,700
45,500

1,100.80
1,170.30
1,122.40
1,081.70
1,078.20

1,111.30
1,173.80
1,129.70
1,092.50
1,093.10

70,200
8,200
18,000
21,200
22,800

1,213.40
1,320.10
1,279.00
1,165.70
1,167.60

1,223.00
1,324.10
1,286.60
1,175.90
1,180.30

66,000
7,100
16,700
19,500
22,700

981.10
997.30
953.70
990.40
988.30

992.50
1,000.30
960.70
1,001.70
1,005.40

70–74
70
71
72
73
74

1,031,400
59,300
228,700
258,200
241,500
243,700

1,276.10
1,037.60
1,285.00
1,282.30
1,312.70
1,282.90

1,292.70
1,058.70
1,294.60
1,297.30
1,331.50
1,304.60

611,000
23,300
143,500
154,000
145,900
144,300

1,414.10
1,061.20
1,409.30
1,423.00
1,448.50
1,431.60

1,430.60
1,075.20
1,417.30
1,437.80
1,468.40
1,455.30

420,400
36,000
85,200
104,200
95,600
99,400

1,075.60
1,022.40
1,075.70
1,074.50
1,105.30
1,067.20

1,092.30
1,048.00
1,087.80
1,089.60
1,122.70
1,085.90

75–79
75
76
77
78
79

1,148,700
256,200
230,800
226,000
223,300
212,400

1,268.50
1,266.20
1,267.20
1,259.80
1,295.70
1,253.10

1,291.70
1,289.20
1,290.80
1,283.30
1,319.60
1,275.20

686,200
154,800
137,300
131,900
136,100
126,100

1,405.60
1,405.40
1,404.10
1,416.20
1,436.70
1,362.80

1,431.30
1,431.20
1,430.20
1,442.80
1,463.30
1,386.40

462,500
101,400
93,500
94,100
87,200
86,300

1,065.00
1,053.90
1,066.20
1,040.70
1,075.50
1,092.70

1,084.50
1,072.50
1,086.10
1,059.70
1,095.30
1,112.80

80–84
80
81
82
83
84

889,900
188,900
199,000
177,600
167,100
157,300

1,232.70
1,273.70
1,241.60
1,224.50
1,224.70
1,190.00

1,257.80
1,298.40
1,266.20
1,249.00
1,251.30
1,215.00

526,300
108,200
119,600
106,400
100,700
91,400

1,339.90
1,414.00
1,364.10
1,321.70
1,304.70
1,280.30

1,367.50
1,442.30
1,391.40
1,348.40
1,333.40
1,307.70

363,600
80,700
79,400
71,200
66,400
65,900

1,077.60
1,085.60
1,057.20
1,079.30
1,103.30
1,064.80

1,098.90
1,105.50
1,077.70
1,100.50
1,126.80
1,086.40

85–89
85
86
87
88
89

521,900
143,300
115,300
104,000
87,000
72,300

1,292.50
1,187.00
1,248.60
1,288.30
1,322.40
1,541.80

1,319.60
1,211.70
1,275.40
1,315.70
1,348.40
1,575.00

293,700
83,600
68,500
56,900
46,500
38,200

1,395.90
1,266.30
1,335.10
1,401.70
1,455.80
1,707.20

1,426.30
1,293.60
1,365.30
1,432.70
1,485.00
1,745.30

228,200
59,700
46,800
47,100
40,500
34,100

1,159.50
1,076.00
1,121.90
1,151.40
1,169.40
1,356.60

1,182.20
1,096.90
1,144.00
1,174.30
1,191.50
1,384.10

90 or older

304,000

1,363.20

1,393.30

151,100

1,507.00

1,543.00

152,900

1,221.10

1,245.30

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 1 percent sample.
CONTACT: Shirley Turpin (410) 965-0181.

5.36 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006

5.B OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Retired Workers
Table 5.B4—Number, percentage, and average monthly benefit, by year of entitlement as retired worker and
sex, December 2005
All retired workers

Year of
entitlement
Total

Men

Number

Percentage
distribution

Cumulative
percentage a

30,474,930

100.0

...

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

1,002.10 15,654,350

Women

Percentage
distribution

Cumulative
percentage a

100.0

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Percentage
distribution

Cumulative
percentage a

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

...

1,129.70 14,820,580

100.0

...

867.30

Summary data
2000–2005
1995–1999
1990–1994
1985–1989
1980–1984

10,231,750
6,771,320
5,597,090
4,164,320
2,426,840

33.6
22.2
18.4
13.7
8.0

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

1,032.20
984.20
983.80
972.20
1,009.80

5,493,820
3,615,860
2,999,600
2,066,990
1,062,810

35.1
23.1
19.2
13.2
6.8

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

1,197.40
1,121.20
1,098.40
1,054.60
1,059.40

4,737,930
3,155,460
2,597,490
2,097,330
1,364,030

32.0
21.3
17.5
14.2
9.2

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

840.70
827.10
851.50
890.90
971.30

983,630
263,310
34,120
2,550

3.2
0.9
0.1

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

1,044.90
944.00
877.90
767.90

342,390
66,680
5,980
220

2.2
0.4

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

1,115.50
971.00
886.90
780.80

641,240
196,630
28,140
2,330

4.3
1.3
0.2

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

1,007.20
934.90
875.90
766.70

2005
2004
2003
2002
2001
2000

1,816,330
1,783,130
1,667,250
1,660,240
1,589,530
1,715,270

6.0
5.9
5.5
5.4
5.2
5.6

6.0
11.8
17.3
22.7
27.9
33.6

1,019.70
1,027.90
1,040.50
1,042.00
1,021.30
1,042.60

954,270
943,910
889,920
898,850
861,950
944,920

6.1
6.0
5.7
5.7
5.5
6.0

6.1
12.1
17.8
23.6
29.1
35.1

1,195.50
1,199.40
1,209.20
1,204.00
1,175.60
1,199.90

862,060
839,220
777,330
761,390
727,580
770,350

5.8
5.7
5.2
5.1
4.9
5.2

5.8
11.5
16.7
21.9
26.8
32.0

825.10
834.90
847.30
850.80
838.60
849.60

1999
1998
1997
1996
1995

1,491,870
1,376,920
1,337,100
1,328,210
1,237,220

4.9
4.5
4.4
4.4
4.1

38.5
43.0
47.4
51.7
55.8

1,004.40
981.50
977.10
975.40
979.90

811,410
738,420
709,140
686,200
670,690

5.2
4.7
4.5
4.4
4.3

40.3
45.0
49.5
53.9
58.2

1,151.60
1,121.10
1,115.40
1,106.40
1,106.00

680,460
638,500
627,960
642,010
566,530

4.6
4.3
4.2
4.3
3.8

36.6
40.9
45.1
49.4
53.3

828.80
820.10
820.80
835.30
830.60

1994
1993
1992
1991
1990

1,203,380
1,166,700
1,143,570
1,065,880
1,017,560

3.9
3.8
3.8
3.5
3.3

59.7
63.6
67.3
70.8
74.2

982.60
981.00
984.60
984.80
986.50

649,690
632,190
617,460
568,930
531,330

4.2
4.0
3.9
3.6
3.4

62.3
66.4
70.3
74.0
77.4

1,105.50
1,098.50
1,098.80
1,095.10
1,092.60

553,690
534,510
526,110
496,950
486,230

3.7
3.6
3.5
3.4
3.3

57.0
60.6
64.2
67.5
70.8

838.40
842.10
850.60
858.40
870.40

1989
1988
1987
1986
1985

948,530
888,210
834,350
790,110
703,120

3.1
2.9
2.7
2.6
2.3

77.3
80.2
82.9
85.5
87.8

978.10
971.70
974.60
968.50
965.90

485,530
446,310
412,570
386,450
336,130

3.1
2.9
2.6
2.5
2.1

80.5
83.3
85.9
88.4
90.6

1,077.30
1,062.30
1,057.80
1,041.50
1,022.90

463,000
441,900
421,780
403,660
366,990

3.1
3.0
2.8
2.7
2.5

73.9
76.9
79.7
82.5
84.9

874.10
880.30
893.20
898.60
913.80

1984
1983
1982
1981
1980

613,830
561,960
484,010
411,000
356,040

2.0
1.8
1.6
1.3
1.2

89.8
91.7
93.3
94.6
95.8

966.90
985.60
1,008.20
1,055.90
1,071.10

283,940
253,090
211,460
173,480
140,840

1.8
1.6
1.4
1.1
0.9

92.4
94.0
95.3
96.4
97.3

1,014.90
1,028.80
1,052.20
1,115.90
1,145.00

329,890
308,870
272,550
237,520
215,200

2.2
2.1
1.8
1.6
1.5

87.2
89.2
91.1
92.7
94.1

925.60
950.20
974.00
1,012.10
1,022.80

1979
1978
1977
1976
1975

290,230
234,240
177,390
158,820
122,950

1.0
0.8
0.6
0.5
0.4

96.7
97.5
98.1
98.6
99.0

1,075.30
1,060.80
1,038.20
1,014.30
992.20

107,990
83,080
62,100
50,740
38,480

0.7
0.5
0.4
0.3
0.2

98.0
98.6
99.0
99.3
99.5

1,156.50
1,139.20
1,113.40
1,059.50
1,026.40

182,240
151,160
115,290
108,080
84,470

1.2
1.0
0.8
0.7
0.6

95.4
96.4
97.2
97.9
98.5

1,027.20
1,017.70
997.80
993.00
976.50

1975–1979
1970–1974
1965–1969
Before 1965

b

b
b

b

Single-year data

(Continued)

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006 ♦ 5.37

5.B OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Retired Workers
Table 5.B4—Number, percentage, and average monthly benefit, by year of entitlement as retired worker and
sex, December 2005—Continued
All retired workers

Year of
entitlement

Number

Percentage
distribution

Cumulative
percentage a

Men
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Percentage
distribution

Women
Cumulative
percentage a

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

Number

Percentage
distribution

Cumulative
percentage a

Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)

99.7
99.8
99.9
99.9
100.0

997.00
963.00
969.70
946.70
899.20

68,320
50,060
36,110
25,380
16,760

0.5
0.3
0.2
0.2
0.1

98.9
99.3
99.5
99.7
99.8

949.80
942.20
928.00
907.70
907.90

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

919.60
858.40
863.80
760.20
1,031.70

11,230
7,770
4,650
2,960
1,530

0.1
0.1

99.9
99.9
100.0
100.0
100.0

905.80
891.80
841.10
809.50
810.40

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

94,110
67,410
47,320
33,030
21,440

0.3
0.2
0.2
0.1
0.1

99.3
99.5
99.7
99.8
99.9

962.80
947.50
937.80
916.70
906.00

25,790
17,350
11,210
7,650
4,680

0.2
0.1
0.1

1969
1968
1967
1966
1965

13,730
9,520
5,570
3,430
1,870

b

99.9
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

908.30
885.70
844.90
802.80
850.70

2,500
1,750
920
470
340

b

b
b
b
b

b
b

b
b
b
b

b
b
b

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

Represents those entitled in specified year or later. The sum of individual percentages may not equal the cumulative percentages because of individual rounding.
Less than 0.05 percent.

CONTACT: Shirley Turpin (410) 965-0181.

5.38 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006

5.B OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Retired Workers
Table 5.B5—Number, average age, and percentage distribution, by sex and age, December 1940–2005,
selected years
Percentage distribution a
Year

Number
(thousands)

Average age

Total,
62 or older

62–64

1940
1945
1950
1955

99
447
1,469
3,252

68.8
71.7
72.2
72.7

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

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

1960
1965
1970
1975
1980

5,217
6,825
7,688
9,163
10,461

73.2
72.9
72.6
72.3
72.2

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

1985
1986
1987
1988
1989

11,817
12,080
12,295
12,483
12,718

72.3
72.4
72.4
72.4
72.5

1990
1991
1992
1993
1994

12,985
13,227
13,474
13,649
13,795

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005

65–69

70–74

75–79

80–84

85 or older

74.4
39.9
39.1
35.7

17.4
40.2
33.7
34.8

6.4
15.1
20.2
20.0

1.6
4.0
5.9
7.6

0.2
0.7
1.2
1.9

...
6.9
7.5
9.3
9.5

33.8
29.7
30.1
32.2
32.1

33.1
29.5
26.9
25.6
25.8

21.1
19.9
19.6
17.1
16.9

9.0
9.9
10.6
10.1
9.5

3.1
4.1
5.3
5.7
6.1

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

10.9
10.9
10.9
10.7
10.5

30.2
30.3
30.2
30.0
30.1

25.9
25.7
25.5
25.5
25.2

17.3
17.3
17.4
17.6
17.8

9.6
9.7
9.9
10.0
10.1

6.1
6.1
6.1
6.2
6.3

72.5
72.6
72.7
72.8
72.8

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

10.3
10.2
10.0
9.9
9.8

30.0
29.5
29.2
28.9
28.3

25.3
25.7
25.8
25.9
26.2

17.8
17.9
17.8
17.9
17.9

10.2
10.3
10.5
10.7
10.9

6.4
6.4
6.6
6.8
6.9

13,915
14,012
14,126
14,206
14,329

72.9
73.1
73.2
73.3
73.3

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

9.5
9.2
9.0
9.0
9.1

28.0
27.6
27.2
26.6
26.4

26.1
25.8
25.8
25.6
25.2

18.3
18.9
19.2
19.5
19.8

11.1
11.3
11.4
11.6
11.7

7.0
7.2
7.4
7.6
7.8

14,772
14,930
15,070
15,254
15,438
15,654

73.2
73.3
73.3
73.3
73.4
73.4

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

9.0
8.9
8.8
8.7
8.9
9.1

27.6
27.6
27.9
27.9
27.7
27.4

24.6
24.3
24.0
23.5
23.4
23.2

19.3
19.1
19.1
19.0
18.8
18.7

11.7
12.1
12.4
12.6
12.8
12.8

7.8
7.9
7.8
8.2
8.4
8.7

Men

(Continued)

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006 ♦ 5.39

5.B OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Retired Workers
Table 5.B5—Number, average age, and percentage distribution, by sex and age, December 1940–2005,
selected years—Continued
Percentage distribution a
Year

Number
(thousands)

Average age

Total,
62 or older

62–64

1940
1945
1950
1955

13
71
302
1,222

68.1
70.8
71.1
71.3

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

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

1960
1965
1970
1975
1980

2,845
4,276
5,661
7,424
9,101

71.0
71.8
72.0
72.2
72.6

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

1985
1986
1987
1988
1989

10,615
10,901
11,145
11,944
11,608

73.3
73.3
73.4
73.5
73.6

1990
1991
1992
1993
1994

11,842
12,048
12,272
12,447
12,607

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005

65–69

70–74

75–79

80–84

85 or older

82.6
47.1
48.4
47.8

12.8
40.0
32.9
32.3

3.9
10.2
15.0
14.6

0.6
2.3
3.2
4.4

0.3
0.5
0.8

12.6
12.2
11.5
11.8
11.2

36.3
31.6
30.1
30.4
29.2

29.0
28.1
25.4
24.2
24.2

15.0
17.6
18.7
16.9
17.1

5.6
7.7
10.0
10.6
10.6

1.6
2.8
4.4
6.1
7.7

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

11.0
10.8
10.7
10.5
10.2

26.9
26.7
26.4
26.0
26.1

23.9
23.8
23.6
23.6
23.1

17.9
18.0
18.1
18.2
18.4

11.4
11.7
11.9
12.2
12.4

8.8
9.0
9.3
9.5
9.8

73.7
73.9
74.0
74.1
74.2

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

9.9
9.5
9.3
9.0
9.0

25.9
25.4
25.2
24.9
24.3

23.0
23.2
23.1
23.0
23.2

18.5
18.6
18.5
18.6
18.4

12.5
12.7
12.9
13.1
13.4

10.2
10.5
10.9
11.3
11.6

12,757
12,887
13,155
13,304
13,453

74.3
74.4
74.5
74.6
74.6

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

8.8
8.7
8.6
8.7
8.8

24.0
23.6
23.2
22.8
22.8

23.2
22.9
23.0
22.8
22.3

18.5
18.8
19.0
19.0
19.3

13.5
13.7
13.8
13.9
13.8

11.9
12.2
12.5
12.8
13.0

13,734
13,912
14,096
14,294
14,534
14,821

74.6
74.6
74.6
74.5
74.5
74.5

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

8.9
8.9
8.8
8.8
9.0
9.4

23.4
23.6
23.9
24.3
24.4
24.4

21.9
21.6
21.3
21.0
20.9
20.8

19.1
18.8
18.7
18.5
18.1
17.8

13.8
13.9
14.0
14.0
14.1
14.1

13.0
13.1
13.3
13.4
13.4
13.5

Women
b

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record. Data for 1988 and 1990–2005 are based on a 10 percent sample. All other years are 100 percent
data.
NOTES: Provisions for Railroad Retirement beneficiaries are described in the section Social Security (Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance).
. . . = not applicable.
a.
b.

The sum of individual categories may not equal 100 percent because of individual rounding.
Less than 0.05 percent.

CONTACT: Marian Longley (410) 965-5528.

5.40 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006

5.B OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Retired Workers
Table 5.B6—Number and percentage distribution with and without reduction for early retirement, by sex and
monthly benefit, December 2005
Total
Sex and monthly benefit (dollars)
All retired workers

Without reduction for early retirement

With reduction for early retirement

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

30,474,930

100.0

8,330,230

100.0

22,144,700

100.0

Less than 400.00
400.00–449.90
450.00–499.90

1,706,390
542,830
791,100

5.6
1.8
2.6

360,000
80,800
98,140

4.3
1.0
1.2

1,346,390
462,030
692,960

6.1
2.1
3.1

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

1,081,080
1,344,020
1,311,800
1,256,880
1,193,180

3.5
4.4
4.3
4.1
3.9

166,520
207,370
237,220
267,850
279,640

2.0
2.5
2.8
3.2
3.4

914,560
1,136,650
1,074,580
989,030
913,540

4.1
5.1
4.9
4.5
4.1

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

1,120,370
1,103,540
1,118,230
1,170,800
1,252,520

3.7
3.6
3.7
3.8
4.1

279,590
273,550
267,020
271,420
280,590

3.4
3.3
3.2
3.3
3.4

840,780
829,990
851,210
899,380
971,930

3.8
3.7
3.8
4.1
4.4

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

1,349,690
1,379,730
1,488,830
1,547,680
1,339,980

4.4
4.5
4.9
5.1
4.4

279,260
281,180
296,640
294,970
297,810

3.4
3.4
3.6
3.5
3.6

1,070,430
1,098,550
1,192,190
1,252,710
1,042,170

4.8
5.0
5.4
5.7
4.7

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

1,262,640
1,148,520
1,046,880
977,140
811,560

4.1
3.8
3.4
3.2
2.7

304,920
318,610
336,690
373,190
354,860

3.7
3.8
4.0
4.5
4.3

957,720
829,910
710,190
603,950
456,700

4.3
3.7
3.2
2.7
2.1

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

612,460
483,890
395,430
324,150
1,313,610

2.0
1.6
1.3
1.1
4.3

314,440
290,560
253,270
220,010
1,044,110

3.8
3.5
3.0
2.6
12.5

298,020
193,330
142,160
104,140
269,500

1.3
0.9
0.6
0.5
1.2

15,654,350

100.0

4,669,220

100.0

10,985,130

100.0

Less than 400.00
400.00–449.90
450.00–499.90

763,520
186,840
234,830

4.9
1.2
1.5

172,560
33,330
36,860

3.7
0.7
0.8

590,960
153,510
197,970

5.4
1.4
1.8

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

275,430
297,960
310,030
333,440
352,720

1.8
1.9
2.0
2.1
2.3

59,210
70,080
72,340
77,360
76,110

1.3
1.5
1.5
1.7
1.6

216,220
227,880
237,690
256,080
276,610

2.0
2.1
2.2
2.3
2.5

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

387,800
421,070
469,580
535,970
615,700

2.5
2.7
3.0
3.4
3.9

81,690
85,660
90,760
99,060
110,760

1.7
1.8
1.9
2.1
2.4

306,110
335,410
378,820
436,910
504,940

2.8
3.1
3.4
4.0
4.6

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

722,700
776,580
912,650
1,008,040
887,520

4.6
5.0
5.8
6.4
5.7

114,320
123,150
139,090
148,200
162,930

2.4
2.6
3.0
3.2
3.5

608,380
653,430
773,560
859,840
724,590

5.5
5.9
7.0
7.8
6.6

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

863,950
806,880
752,510
715,010
608,140

5.5
5.2
4.8
4.6
3.9

185,080
210,550
235,160
273,570
267,390

4.0
4.5
5.0
5.9
5.7

678,870
596,330
517,350
441,440
340,750

6.2
5.4
4.7
4.0
3.1

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

456,530
360,440
299,520
250,290
1,048,700

2.9
2.3
1.9
1.6
6.7

242,500
228,970
202,400
179,020
891,110

5.2
4.9
4.3
3.8
19.1

214,030
131,470
97,120
71,270
157,590

1.9
1.2
0.9
0.6
1.4

Average benefit (dollars)
Men

Average benefit (dollars)

1,002.10

1,129.70

1,175.40

1,322.80

936.90

1,047.70
(Continued)

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006 ♦ 5.41

5.B OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Retired Workers
Table 5.B6—Number and percentage distribution with and without reduction for early retirement, by sex and
monthly benefit, December 2005—Continued
Total
Sex and monthly benefit (dollars)

Without reduction for early retirement

With reduction for early retirement

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

14,820,580

100.0

3,661,010

100.0

11,159,570

100.0

942,870
355,990
556,270

6.4
2.4
3.8

187,440
47,470
61,280

5.1
1.3
1.7

755,430
308,520
494,990

6.8
2.8
4.4

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

805,650
1,046,060
1,001,770
923,440
840,460

5.4
7.1
6.8
6.2
5.7

107,310
137,290
164,880
190,490
203,530

2.9
3.8
4.5
5.2
5.6

698,340
908,770
836,890
732,950
636,930

6.3
8.1
7.5
6.6
5.7

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

732,570
682,470
648,650
634,830
636,820

4.9
4.6
4.4
4.3
4.3

197,900
187,890
176,260
172,360
169,830

5.4
5.1
4.8
4.7
4.6

534,670
494,580
472,390
462,470
466,990

4.8
4.4
4.2
4.1
4.2

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

626,990
603,150
576,180
539,640
452,460

4.2
4.1
3.9
3.6
3.1

164,940
158,030
157,550
146,770
134,880

4.5
4.3
4.3
4.0
3.7

462,050
445,120
418,630
392,870
317,580

4.1
4.0
3.8
3.5
2.8

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

398,690
341,640
294,370
262,130
203,420

2.7
2.3
2.0
1.8
1.4

119,840
108,060
101,530
99,620
87,470

3.3
3.0
2.8
2.7
2.4

278,850
233,580
192,840
162,510
115,950

2.5
2.1
1.7
1.5
1.0

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

155,930
123,450
95,910
73,860
264,910

1.1
0.8
0.6
0.5
1.8

71,940
61,590
50,870
40,990
153,000

2.0
1.7
1.4
1.1
4.2

83,990
61,860
45,040
32,870
111,910

0.8
0.6
0.4
0.3
1.0

Women
Less than 400.00
400.00–449.90
450.00–499.90

Average benefit (dollars)

867.30

987.40

827.90

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
NOTES: Provisions for Railroad Retirement beneficiaries are described in the section Social Security (Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance).
The sum of individual categories may not equal 100 percent because of individual rounding.
CONTACT: Hazel P. Jenkins (410) 965-0164.

5.42 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006

5.B OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Retired Workers
Table 5.B7—Number and percentage distribution with and without reduction for early retirement, by sex and
primary insurance amount, December 2005
Total

Without reduction for early retirement

With reduction for early retirement

Sex and primary insurance
amount (dollars)

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

All retired workers

30,474,930

100.0

8,330,230

100.0

22,144,700

100.0

Less than 400.00
400.00–449.90
450.00–499.90

2,857,500
575,560
676,190

9.4
1.9
2.2

600,610
120,370
145,470

7.2
1.4
1.7

2,256,890
455,190
530,720

10.2
2.1
2.4

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

1,066,400
1,144,290
1,182,010
1,179,230
1,100,260

3.5
3.8
3.9
3.9
3.6

255,300
274,440
267,000
276,150
262,040

3.1
3.3
3.2
3.3
3.1

811,100
869,850
915,010
903,080
838,220

3.7
3.9
4.1
4.1
3.8

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

1,059,950
1,042,290
998,750
970,700
969,580

3.5
3.4
3.3
3.2
3.2

261,110
267,570
262,690
266,510
272,370

3.1
3.2
3.2
3.2
3.3

798,840
774,720
736,060
704,190
697,210

3.6
3.5
3.3
3.2
3.1

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

941,250
927,990
941,260
950,360
985,790

3.1
3.0
3.1
3.1
3.2

263,690
260,760
268,770
266,020
270,830

3.2
3.1
3.2
3.2
3.3

677,560
667,230
672,490
684,340
714,960

3.1
3.0
3.0
3.1
3.2

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

1,072,600
1,097,730
1,137,080
1,352,560
1,196,730

3.5
3.6
3.7
4.4
3.9

288,980
318,190
342,990
406,240
362,310

3.5
3.8
4.1
4.9
4.3

783,620
779,540
794,090
946,320
834,420

3.5
3.5
3.6
4.3
3.8

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

963,430
797,960
669,460
612,320
2,005,700

3.2
2.6
2.2
2.0
6.6

319,470
296,070
245,030
210,210
679,040

3.8
3.6
2.9
2.5
8.2

643,960
501,890
424,430
402,110
1,326,660

2.9
2.3
1.9
1.8
6.0

Average primary insurance
amount (dollars)
Men

1,025.40

1,094.90

999.30

15,654,350

100.0

4,669,220

100.0

10,985,130

100.0

Less than 400.00
400.00–449.90
450.00–499.90

633,360
123,600
139,770

4.0
0.8
0.9

183,480
34,180
39,020

3.9
0.7
0.8

449,880
89,420
100,750

4.1
0.8
0.9

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

209,760
236,170
257,600
269,050
270,910

1.3
1.5
1.6
1.7
1.7

65,280
73,750
73,420
77,520
77,300

1.4
1.6
1.6
1.7
1.7

144,480
162,420
184,180
191,530
193,610

1.3
1.5
1.7
1.7
1.8

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

285,380
306,140
323,750
353,860
393,700

1.8
2.0
2.1
2.3
2.5

81,210
87,000
91,640
101,130
112,660

1.7
1.9
2.0
2.2
2.4

204,170
219,140
232,110
252,730
281,040

1.9
2.0
2.1
2.3
2.6

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

422,470
466,460
525,010
582,540
665,990

2.7
3.0
3.4
3.7
4.3

116,170
126,530
142,710
154,310
171,030

2.5
2.7
3.1
3.3
3.7

306,300
339,930
382,300
428,230
494,960

2.8
3.1
3.5
3.9
4.5

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

791,470
852,940
919,670
1,136,320
1,030,340

5.1
5.4
5.9
7.3
6.6

199,620
235,730
266,200
325,180
297,280

4.3
5.0
5.7
7.0
6.4

591,850
617,210
653,470
811,140
733,060

5.4
5.6
5.9
7.4
6.7
(Continued)

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006 ♦ 5.43

5.B OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Retired Workers
Table 5.B7—Number and percentage distribution with and without reduction for early retirement, by sex and
primary insurance amount, December 2005—Continued
Total

Sex and primary insurance
amount (dollars)

Without reduction for early retirement

With reduction for early retirement

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

Number

Percent

835,840
692,510
580,000
528,670
1,821,070

5.3
4.4
3.7
3.4
11.6

269,360
255,420
213,510
185,190
613,390

5.8
5.5
4.6
4.0
13.1

566,480
437,090
366,490
343,480
1,207,680

5.2
4.0
3.3
3.1
11.0

Men (cont.)
1,500.00–1,549.90
1,550.00–1,599.90
1,600.00–1,649.90
1,650.00–1,699.90
1,700.00 or more
Average primary insurance
amount (dollars)

1,254.90

1,280.70

1,243.90

Women

14,820,580

100.0

3,661,010

100.0

11,159,570

100.0

Less than 400.00
400.00–449.90
450.00–499.90

2,224,140
451,960
536,420

15.0
3.0
3.6

417,130
86,190
106,450

11.4
2.4
2.9

1,807,010
365,770
429,970

16.2
3.3
3.9

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

856,640
908,120
924,410
910,180
829,350

5.8
6.1
6.2
6.1
5.6

190,020
200,690
193,580
198,630
184,740

5.2
5.5
5.3
5.4
5.0

666,620
707,430
730,830
711,550
644,610

6.0
6.3
6.5
6.4
5.8

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

774,570
736,150
675,000
616,840
575,880

5.2
5.0
4.6
4.2
3.9

179,900
180,570
171,050
165,380
159,710

4.9
4.9
4.7
4.5
4.4

594,670
555,580
503,950
451,460
416,170

5.3
5.0
4.5
4.0
3.7

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

518,780
461,530
416,250
367,820
319,800

3.5
3.1
2.8
2.5
2.2

147,520
134,230
126,060
111,710
99,800

4.0
3.7
3.4
3.1
2.7

371,260
327,300
290,190
256,110
220,000

3.3
2.9
2.6
2.3
2.0

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

281,130
244,790
217,410
216,240
166,390

1.9
1.7
1.5
1.5
1.1

89,360
82,460
76,790
81,060
65,030

2.4
2.3
2.1
2.2
1.8

191,770
162,330
140,620
135,180
101,360

1.7
1.5
1.3
1.2
0.9

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

127,590
105,450
89,460
83,650
184,630

0.9
0.7
0.6
0.6
1.2

50,110
40,650
31,520
25,020
65,650

1.4
1.1
0.9
0.7
1.8

77,480
64,800
57,940
58,630
118,980

0.7
0.6
0.5
0.5
1.1

Average primary insurance
amount (dollars)

783.00

857.90

758.50

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
NOTES: Provisions for Railroad Retirement beneficiaries are described in the section Social Security (Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance).
The sum of individual categories may not equal 100 percent because of individual rounding.
CONTACT: Hazel P. Jenkins (410) 965-0164.

5.44 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006

5.B OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Retired Workers
-

Table 5.B8—Number and average monthly benefit with and without reduction for early retirement, by sex,
December 1956–2005, selected years
All retired workers

Men

With
reduction
for early
retirement

Early
retirees
as a percentage
of total

115,029
949,204
3,519,198
6,066,880

2.2
11.8
31.7
45.4

Women

With
reduction
for early
retirement

Early
retirees
as a
percentage of
subtotal

Subtotal

Without
reduction
for early
retirement

3,572,271
5,216,668
6,825,078
7,688,460

3,572,271
5,216,668
5,389,166
4,930,400

...
...
1,435,912
2,758,060

...
...
21.0
35.9

Subtotal

Without
reduction
for early
retirement

With
reduction
for early
retirement

Early
retirees
as a
percentage of
subtotal

1,540,159
2,844,801
4,275,506
5,660,715

1,425,130
1,895,597
2,192,220
2,351,895

115,029
949,204
2,083,286
3,308,820

7.5
33.4
48.7
58.5

Year

Total

Without
reduction
for early
retirement

1956
1960
1965
1970

5,112,430
8,061,469
11,100,584
13,349,175

4,997,401
7,112,265
7,581,386
7,282,295

1980
1985
1990

19,562,085
22,431,930
24,838,100

7,397,198 12,164,887
7,720,959 14,710,971
7,840,239 16,997,861

62.2 10,460,735
65.6 11,816,956
68.4 12,983,832

4,586,539
4,655,477
4,592,911

5,874,196
7,161,479
8,390,921

54.8
9,101,350
60.6 10,614,974
64.6 11,854,268

2,810,659
3,065,482
3,247,328

6,290,691
7,549,492
8,606,940

69.1
71.1
72.6

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999

26,672,806
26,898,072
27,274,572
27,510,535
27,774,677

7,941,363
7,784,078
7,673,286
7,699,664
7,739,557

18,731,443
19,113,994
19,601,286
19,810,871
20,035,120

70.2
71.1
71.9
72.0
72.1

13,913,531
14,010,875
14,116,818
14,200,826
14,321,468

4,559,535
4,478,565
4,371,503
4,371,895
4,385,921

9,353,996
9,532,310
9,745,315
9,828,931
9,935,547

67.2
68.0
69.0
69.2
69.4

12,759,275
12,887,197
13,157,754
13,309,709
13,453,209

3,381,828
9,377,447
3,305,513
9,581,684
3,301,783
9,855,971
3,327,769
9,981,940
3,353,636 10,099,573

73.5
74.4
74.9
75.0
75.1

2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005

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

8,179,425
8,262,843
8,306,422
8,292,022
8,316,408
8,331,737

20,319,520
20,573,931
20,883,715
21,239,589
21,636,057
22,129,099

71.3
71.3
71.5
71.9
72.2
72.6

14,767,170
14,930,081
15,100,473
15,247,841
15,430,360
15,650,611

4,690,652
4,719,500
4,736,285
4,705,215
4,680,802
4,668,990

10,076,518
10,210,581
10,364,188
10,542,626
10,749,558
10,981,621

68.2
68.4
68.8
69.1
69.7
70.2

13,731,775
13,906,693
14,089,664
14,283,770
14,522,105
14,810,225

3,488,773
3,543,340
3,570,137
3,586,807
3,635,606
3,662,747

10,243,002
10,363,350
10,519,527
10,696,963
10,886,499
11,147,478

74.6
74.5
74.7
74.9
75.0
75.3

Number

Average monthly benefit (dollars)
1956
1960
1965
1970

63.10
74.00
83.90
118.10

63.40
76.50
90.10
130.20

48.20
55.80
70.60
103.60

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

68.20
81.90
92.60
130.50

68.20
81.90
96.10
139.10

...
...
79.40
115.30

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

51.20
59.70
70.10
101.20

51.40
61.60
75.40
111.70

48.20
55.80
64.50
93.80

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

1980
1985
1990

341.40
478.60
602.60

391.80
581.20
742.80

310.70
424.80
537.90

...
...
...

380.20
538.40
679.30

419.60
627.50
803.60

349.50
480.50
611.20

...
...
...

296.80
412.10
518.60

346.50
511.00
656.80

274.60
372.00
466.40

...
...
...

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999

719.80
745.00
765.00
779.70
804.30

885.60
908.70
915.90
932.50
959.20

649.50
678.30
705.90
720.30
744.40

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

810.20
838.10
860.50
876.90
904.60

963.70
997.80
1,025.10
1,044.50
1,075.30

735.40
763.10
786.60
802.40
829.30

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

621.20
643.70
662.50
675.90
697.50

780.40
788.00
771.30
785.40
807.50

563.80
593.90
626.10
639.50
661.00

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

2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005

844.50
874.40
895.00
922.10
954.90
1,002.00

1,008.40
1,038.70
1,058.90
1,086.80
1,121.00
1,174.80

778.50
808.50
829.80
857.80
891.10
936.90

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

951.10
984.60
1,007.80
1,038.70
1,076.10
1,129.50

1,131.10
1,166.00
1,188.50
1,220.60
1,261.50
1,322.70

867.20
900.70
925.20
957.50
995.40
1,047.40

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

729.90
756.20
774.10
797.60
826.10
867.30

843.40
869.20
886.90
911.30
940.10
986.40

691.20
717.60
735.80
759.50
788.00
828.20

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

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.

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006 ♦ 5.45

5.B OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Retired Workers
Table 5.B9—Number and percentage distribution, by sex, monthly benefit, and age,
December 2005
Monthly benefit (dollars)

Total,
62 or older

62–64

65–69

70–74

75–79

80–84

85–89

90 or older

All retired workers
Total
Number a (thousands)
Percent b

30,475
100.0

2,824
100.0

7,910
100.0

6,727
100.0

5,564
100.0

4,093
100.0

2,234
100.0

1,123
100.0

Less than 400.00
400.00–449.90
450.00–499.90

5.6
1.8
2.6

8.0
1.8
3.8

5.8
1.4
2.3

5.7
1.9
2.5

5.1
2.0
2.7

4.9
2.0
2.8

4.7
1.7
2.1

4.4
1.5
1.9

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

3.5
4.4
4.3
4.1
3.9

4.5
5.2
5.9
6.2
5.4

3.0
4.3
4.7
4.5
4.2

3.6
5.1
4.7
4.1
4.0

4.1
4.8
3.9
3.8
3.7

3.9
3.7
3.5
3.5
3.3

2.8
3.1
3.0
3.1
3.0

2.4
2.8
2.8
3.0
3.2

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

3.7
3.6
3.7
3.8
4.1

3.9
3.5
3.3
3.2
3.2

3.9
3.7
3.5
3.5
3.4

3.8
3.7
3.6
3.6
3.8

3.5
3.5
3.6
3.8
4.1

3.4
3.5
3.8
4.3
5.1

3.2
3.6
4.1
4.9
6.0

3.4
4.2
5.1
5.8
6.4

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

4.4
4.5
4.9
5.1
4.4

3.1
3.0
3.0
2.9
3.0

3.3
3.3
3.3
3.5
3.8

3.8
4.0
4.6
6.3
6.0

4.5
4.9
7.0
7.1
4.6

6.6
7.3
6.5
5.1
3.9

7.2
5.7
5.3
5.1
4.2

6.0
5.7
5.4
4.7
3.8

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

4.1
3.8
3.4
3.2
2.7

4.9
5.4
5.0
4.5
3.8

4.6
4.7
4.1
3.6
3.0

4.4
3.0
2.6
2.8
2.5

3.3
3.0
3.0
2.9
2.3

3.7
3.6
3.3
2.8
2.1

4.1
3.7
3.5
3.2
2.3

3.1
2.6
2.5
2.6
2.7

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

2.0
1.6
1.3
1.1
4.3

2.0
0.7
0.4
0.3
0.3

2.4
2.2
2.0
1.8
6.5

2.0
1.7
1.4
1.1
3.8

1.8
1.4
1.0
0.7
3.9

1.5
1.1
0.9
0.7
3.3

1.8
1.5
1.3
1.0
4.9

2.4
2.0
1.5
1.0
6.8

1,002.10

914.50

1,036.40

987.90

992.30

992.90

1,041.40

1,069.70

Average benefit (dollars)

Men
Total
Number a (thousands)
Percent b

15,654
100.0

1,430
100.0

4,289
100.0

3,638
100.0

2,930
100.0

2,010
100.0

974
100.0

384
100.0

Less than 400.00
400.00–449.90
450.00–499.90

4.9
1.2
1.5

6.4
1.0
2.0

4.9
0.9
1.3

5.1
1.3
1.4

4.3
1.4
1.6

4.3
1.4
1.6

4.8
1.4
1.5

4.2
1.4
1.6

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

1.8
1.9
2.0
2.1
2.3

2.2
2.3
2.2
2.3
2.4

1.5
1.8
1.8
1.9
2.0

1.7
1.8
2.0
2.1
2.3

1.8
1.9
2.0
2.2
2.4

1.9
2.0
2.1
2.2
2.4

1.8
1.9
1.9
2.2
2.3

1.8
2.0
2.0
2.1
2.4

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

2.5
2.7
3.0
3.4
3.9

2.5
2.7
2.9
3.1
3.3

2.2
2.3
2.6
2.7
3.0

2.5
2.8
3.0
3.4
3.7

2.6
2.8
3.2
3.6
4.2

2.7
3.0
3.3
4.0
5.1

2.6
2.9
3.4
4.7
6.4

2.6
3.1
4.3
4.8
5.1

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

4.6
5.0
5.8
6.4
5.7

3.5
3.6
3.7
3.8
4.2

3.1
3.3
3.6
4.0
4.7

4.0
4.5
5.6
8.5
8.5

4.7
5.5
9.2
9.7
5.8

7.5
9.0
8.1
5.9
4.3

8.5
6.0
5.3
5.4
4.5

5.2
5.0
4.9
4.5
3.9
(Continued)

5.46 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006

5.B OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Retired Workers
Table 5.B9—Number and percentage distribution, by sex, monthly benefit, and age,
December 2005—Continued
Monthly benefit (dollars)

Total,
62 or older

62–64

65–69

70–74

75–79

80–84

85–89

90 or older

Men (cont.)
1,250.00–1,299.90
1,300.00–1,349.90
1,350.00–1,399.90
1,400.00–1,449.90
1,450.00–1,499.90

5.5
5.2
4.8
4.6
3.9

7.4
8.7
8.5
7.9
6.8

6.3
6.7
6.2
5.4
4.5

6.2
4.0
3.3
3.7
3.6

4.0
3.6
3.7
3.8
3.2

4.3
4.3
4.2
3.5
2.7

4.8
4.6
4.2
4.0
2.5

3.5
2.9
3.0
3.5
3.9

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

2.9
2.3
1.9
1.6
6.7

3.7
1.2
0.7
0.5
0.6

3.5
3.2
3.0
2.7
10.7

2.9
2.4
2.1
1.7
5.9

2.6
2.1
1.3
1.0
5.7

2.0
1.4
1.1
0.9
4.6

1.8
1.5
1.5
1.2
6.4

3.7
3.3
2.4
1.5
11.5

1,129.70

1,084.00

1,198.20

1,117.50

1,106.10

1,075.40

1,102.40

1,185.70

Average benefit (dollars)

Women
Total
Numbera (thousands)
Percent b

14,821
100.0

1,394
100.0

3,621
100.0

3,090
100.0

2,634
100.0

2,083
100.0

1,260
100.0

739
100.0

Less than 400.00
400.00–449.90
450.00–499.90

6.4
2.4
3.8

9.5
2.6
5.6

6.8
2.0
3.5

6.4
2.8
3.8

6.0
2.8
3.9

5.5
2.6
3.9

4.7
1.9
2.6

4.6
1.5
2.1

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

5.4
7.1
6.8
6.2
5.7

6.8
8.1
9.6
10.2
8.5

4.8
7.2
8.1
7.5
6.7

5.8
9.0
7.8
6.3
5.9

6.6
8.0
6.0
5.6
5.1

5.8
5.3
4.8
4.6
4.3

3.5
4.0
3.8
3.7
3.6

2.7
3.2
3.2
3.4
3.6

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

4.9
4.6
4.4
4.3
4.3

5.3
4.3
3.8
3.3
3.0

5.8
5.3
4.7
4.3
3.9

5.4
4.8
4.3
3.9
3.8

4.6
4.2
4.0
4.1
4.1

4.0
4.1
4.2
4.5
5.0

3.7
4.1
4.7
5.1
5.7

3.9
4.8
5.6
6.4
7.0

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

4.2
4.1
3.9
3.6
3.1

2.7
2.5
2.2
1.9
1.8

3.4
3.3
3.0
2.9
2.7

3.6
3.4
3.5
3.6
3.0

4.2
4.2
4.5
4.1
3.3

5.6
5.7
4.9
4.4
3.4

6.2
5.5
5.2
4.9
4.0

6.5
6.1
5.7
4.8
3.7

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

2.7
2.3
2.0
1.8
1.4

2.3
2.0
1.4
1.0
0.6

2.6
2.2
1.7
1.5
1.3

2.3
1.9
1.7
1.7
1.3

2.6
2.3
2.1
1.8
1.3

3.2
2.8
2.5
2.1
1.4

3.5
3.0
2.9
2.6
2.1

2.9
2.4
2.2
2.2
2.2

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

1.1
0.8
0.6
0.5
1.8

0.3
0.2
0.1
0.1
0.1

1.0
0.9
0.8
0.6
1.5

1.0
0.7
0.5
0.4
1.3

1.0
0.7
0.5
0.4
1.8

1.1
0.8
0.6
0.5
2.2

1.7
1.4
1.2
0.8
3.7

1.8
1.4
1.0
0.8
4.4

867.30

740.60

844.90

835.40

865.70

913.30

994.30

1,009.50

Average benefit (dollars)

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
a.
b.

The sum of individual categories may not equal the total because of rounding.
The sum of individual categories may not equal 100 percent because of individual rounding.

CONTACT: Marian Longley (410) 965-5528.

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