5.

H OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Beneficiary Families
Table 5.H1—Number and average monthly family benefit for selected family groups, December 1945–2005,
selected years
Retired-worker families
Worker only
Year

All c

Men

Women

Survivor families
NonWorker disabled
widow
and
only
wife a

Disabled-worker families

Widowed mother
or father and—
1
child

2
children

Worker, wife, b and—

Worker only

3 or more
children

All c

Men

Women

1
child

2 or more
children

Worker
and
spouse

Number (thousands)
1945
1950
1955
1960

416
1,240
3,266
5,742

338
939
2,054
2,922

78
301
1,212
2,820

181
498
1,124
2,122

95
314
700
1,527

86
82
126
172

48
53
86
113

24
33
80
114

...
...
...
357

...
...
...
261

...
...
...
96

...
...
...
22

...
...
...
32

...
...
...
22

1965
1970
1975
1980

8,386
10,533
13,520
16,314

4,137
4,904
6,134
7,286

4,249
5,629
7,385
9,028

2,400
2,457
2,618
2,736

2,332
3,080
3,606
4,033

182
183
221
239

135
155
182
184

153
182
176
134

714
1,054
1,750
2,061

481
680
1,080
1,257

232
374
671
804

54
77
137
154

109
164
250
228

30
43
66
80

1985
1986
1987
1988
1989

19,132
19,664
20,137
20,567
21,036

8,601
8,849
9,064
9,264
9,495

10,531
10,816
11,074
11,302
11,541

2,861
2,883
2,893
2,896
2,903

4,606
4,666
4,709
4,749
4,788

158
151
141
137
137

131
123
115
112
109

74
68
62
61
58

2,039
2,096
2,154
2,194
2,262

1,267
1,301
1,338
1,353
1,390

772
795
816
841
872

84
82
79
77
75

140
136
132
125
120

76
74
74
71
67

1990
1991
1992
1993
1994

21,537
21,978
22,434
22,796
23,124

9,752
9,985
10,218
10,404
10,573

11,786
11,992
12,216
12,392
12,552

2,914
2,918
2,928
2,912
2,885

4,825
4,850
4,871
4,870
4,862

133
130
129
126
123

106
106
103
103
100

57
55
54
53
51

2,370
2,523
2,738
2,935
3,121

1,448
1,529
1,643
1,743
1,830

922
994
1,094
1,192
1,292

75
76
78
78
76

118
119
125
127
128

63
61
61
59
57

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999

23,433
23,705
24,124
24,409
24,730

10,732
10,874
11,027
11,163
11,337

12,701
12,831
13,097
13,246
13,394

2,845
2,799
2,759
2,703
2,651

4,841
4,815
4,657
4,589
4,536

120
117
113
111
107

97
78
74
69
67

49
41
37
34
32

3,305
3,473
3,593
3,769
3,924

1,909
1,973
2,006
2,074
2,131

1,396
1,500
1,588
1,695
1,793

75
61
57
52
49

124
104
91
80
72

55
53
53
53
52

2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005

25,452
25,838
26,247
26,664
27,114
27,659

11,780
11,990
12,218
12,420
12,654
12,916

13,672
13,848
14,029
14,224
14,460
14,743

2,638
2,581
2,525
2,468
2,416
2,368

4,491
4,416
4,353
4,286
4,216
4,140

102
98
98
96
93
90

65
63
62
61
59
56

30
29
28
27
26
26

4,080
4,292
4,536
4,832
5,133
5,423

2,191
2,282
2,391
2,532
2,668
2,797

1,890
2,010
2,145
2,301
2,464
2,626

45
43
41
40
38
36

65
60
56
55
53
51

50
51
50
53
60
67

1945
1950
1955
1960

23.50
42.20
59.10
69.90

24.50
44.60
64.60
79.90

19.50
34.80
49.80
59.60

38.50
71.70
103.50
123.90

20.20
36.50
48.70
57.70

34.10
76.90
106.80
131.70

47.70
93.90
135.40
188.00

50.40
92.40
133.20
181.70

...
...
...
87.90

...
...
...
91.90

...
...
...
76.90

...
...
...
184.70

...
...
...
192.20

...
...
...
135.50

1965
1970
1975
1980

80.10
114.20
201.60
333.00

90.50
128.70
225.50
377.10

70.00
101.60
181.80
297.40

141.50
198.90
343.90
566.60

73.90
102.40
195.90
311.60

153.00
213.00
367.20
612.80

219.80
291.10
468.60
759.20

218.10
289.90
461.80
740.50

95.40
128.10
218.90
355.40

100.70
136.30
240.00
396.20

85.00
113.10
185.00
291.70

201.00
264.10
441.00
727.00

216.30
273.20
454.00
746.10

145.90
199.20
344.00
573.00

1985
1986
1987
1988
1989

465.80
475.20
499.20
522.70
552.10

531.80
542.60
570.40
597.20
630.70

412.00
420.10
440.80
461.70
487.40

813.90
831.30
873.30
914.10
965.60

434.30
444.90
468.70
493.60
522.80

829.60
981.50
841.70
994.00
882.10 1,032.30
921.80 1,070.40
967.80 1,120.00

924.90
939.80
968.90
1,012.90
1,064.60

466.90
470.70
491.60
512.20
539.30

523.10
527.80
552.00
576.10
607.10

374.60
898.10
377.40
896.90
392.60
929.40
409.50
960.20
431.20 1,009.40

895.20
888.30
918.30
938.40
971.90

765.00
773.30
815.50
855.40
903.70

1990
1991
1992
1993
1994

588.30
614.70
637.80
659.10
682.30

671.90
702.00
728.10
751.90
777.80

519.10
542.10
562.30
581.20
601.80

1,026.60
1,071.70
1,110.50
1,145.40
1,183.70

557.90
584.90
609.00
632.20
657.10

1,124.60
1,160.60
1,190.80
1,229.40
1,271.00

570.40
592.30
609.50
625.50
646.20

642.80
668.40
688.70
707.20
731.80

456.80
475.50
490.70
506.00
525.00

1,016.00
1,043.30
1,057.40
1,074.20
1,100.00

960.80
1,004.70
1,045.00
1,078.20
1,118.60

Average monthly family benefit (dollars)

1,020.20
1,059.80
1,086.90
1,114.20
1,150.10

1,177.70
1,216.80
1,252.40
1,282.60
1,328.40

1,062.10
1,098.00
1,122.10
1,143.00
1,177.60

(Continued)

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006 ♦ 5.77

5.H OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Beneficiary Families
Table 5.H1—Number and average monthly family benefit for selected family groups, December 1945–2005,
selected years—Continued
Retired-worker families
Worker only
Year

All c

Men

Women

Survivor families
NonWorker disabled
widow
and
only
wife a

Disabled-worker families

Widowed mother
or father and—
1
child

2
children

3 or more
children

Worker, wife, b and—

Worker only
All c

Men

Women

1
child

2 or more
children

Worker
and
spouse

Average monthly family benefit (dollars) (cont.)
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999

704.80
730.00
750.20
765.10
789.80

803.00
831.10
853.70
870.50
898.60

621.80
644.20
663.10
676.40
697.70

1,220.60
1,262.10
1,294.60
1,317.70
1,356.80

681.60
708.70
733.20
750.90
776.60

1,184.50
1,222.50
1,250.30
1,277.00
1,325.40

1,365.50
1,450.60
1,502.60
1,537.70
1,590.40

1,299.80
1,347.20
1,358.00
1,393.20
1,446.30

667.60
690.60
708.00
720.00
741.20

757.40
785.30
806.60
820.20
844.50

544.80
566.00
583.60
597.40
618.50

1,205.50
1,245.90
1,280.20
1,300.40
1,344.90

1,130.90
1,148.50
1,165.90
1,189.40
1,224.20

1,159.90
1,200.60
1,238.50
1,261.90
1,295.30

2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005

830.10
860.20
881.30
908.70
941.90
989.00

945.90
979.90
1,003.80
1,035.20
1,073.20
1,126.80

730.30
756.60
774.60
798.30
826.90
868.30

1,419.90
1,465.50
1,494.20
1,534.90
1,585.40
1,660.30

812.30
842.90
863.40
890.50
922.40
969.10

1,387.90
1,439.70
1,473.20
1,525.40
1,588.30
1,663.30

1,675.40
1,755.10
1,812.10
1,881.00
1,952.80
2,061.30

1,513.20
1,600.60
1,664.50
1,724.20
1,803.40
1,885.40

773.60
880.70
801.20
911.00
820.50
931.90
848.00
962.50
880.20
998.00
923.20 1,045.60

649.40
676.60
696.40
722.00
752.50
792.80

1,394.20
1,440.70
1,468.10
1,517.70
1,572.90
1,652.00

1,274.30
1,317.90
1,352.50
1,409.60
1,463.30
1,540.90

1,355.50
1,405.70
1,449.20
1,497.50
1,566.50
1,668.50

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record. Data for 1985–2005 are based on a 10 percent sample. Data for prior years are based on different
sampling rates.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
a.
b.
c.

Wife’s entitlement based on age.
Wife’s entitlement based on care of children.
The sum of individual categories may not equal the total because of individual rounding.

CONTACT: Diane Wallace (410) 965-0165.

5.78 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006

5.H OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Beneficiary Families
Table 5.H2—Number, average primary insurance amount, and average monthly family benefit for selected
family groups, December 2005
Number a (thousands)
Family group

Families

Beneficiaries

Average primary
insurance amount (dollars)

Average monthly
family benefit (dollars)

Retired-worker families
Worker only
Men
Full benefit
Reduced benefit
Women
Full benefit
Reduced benefit
Worker and wife
Full worker benefit
Reduced worker benefit
Worker and husband
Worker and children
Male worker b
Female worker c
Worker, wife, and children
Worker, wife, and 1 child
Full worker benefit
Reduced worker benefit
Worker, wife, and 2 or more children
Full worker benefit
Reduced worker benefit

27,659
12,916
3,767
9,150
14,743
3,637
11,106
2,368
797
1,572
39
307
269
37
92
74
22
52
17
5
12

27,659
12,916
3,767
9,150
14,743
3,637
11,106
4,736
1,593
3,143
77
675
594
81
300
223
66
157
77
22
55

Nondisabled widow(er) only
Full benefit
Reduced benefit
Nondisabled widow(er) and children
Full benefit
Reduced benefit
Disabled widow(er) only
Widowed mother or father and children
1 child
2 children
3 or more children
Children only
1 child
2 children
3 or more children
Parents

4,185
1,752
2,433
90
53
37
195
172
90
56
26
1,124
837
207
80
2

4,185
1,752
2,433
185
110
76
195
463
181
168
114
1,521
837
413
271
2

Worker only
Men
Women
Worker and spouse d
Worker and children
Male worker
Female worker
Worker, wife, and children
1 child
2 or more children
Worker, husband, and children

5,423
2,797
2,626
67
938
574
364
87
36
51
2

1,003.60
1,254.90
1,278.10
1,245.40
783.30
858.70
758.60
1,260.30
1,299.80
1,240.30
616.50
1,170.40
1,214.10
858.80
1,230.60
1,238.50
1,259.10
1,229.80
1,196.60
1,201.40
1,194.70

989.00
1,126.80
1,318.70
1,047.80
868.30
988.90
828.80
1,660.30
1,901.60
1,538.00
855.70
1,665.60
1,724.00
1,248.40
2,017.10
2,022.20
2,230.50
1,934.00
1,995.60
2,172.00
1,925.00

1,147.30
1,138.70
1,153.60
1,053.10
1,025.00
1,094.00
1,154.70
1,137.10
1,117.80
1,187.40
1,095.10
924.30
926.80
931.40
879.90
1,085.60

967.10
1,071.20
892.10
1,682.20
1,710.70
1,640.90
608.50
1,826.20
1,663.30
2,061.30
1,885.40
871.30
692.00
1,369.60
1,459.80
920.20

926.10
1,051.20
792.80
1,367.20
999.90
1,063.50
899.80
1,085.00
1,116.50
1,062.60
960.00

923.20
1,045.60
792.80
1,668.50
1,433.40
1,532.60
1,277.10
1,587.10
1,652.00
1,540.90
1,403.70

Survivor families

Disabled-worker families
5,423
2,797
2,626
133
2,379
1,466
913
343
108
235
7

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
NOTES: The term "full benefit" applies to benefits not subject to actuarial reduction, and the term "reduced benefit" applies to benefits subject to actuarial reduction.
The sum of individual categories may not equal a subtotal because of individual rounding.
a.
b.
c.
d.

Provisions for Railroad Retirement beneficiaries are described in the section Social Security (Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance).
Includes 193,500 families with reduced retired-worker benefits.
Includes 27,200 families with reduced retired-worker benefits.
Where the disabled worker’s spouse is dually entitled as a retired worker, the benefit amount shown for the spouse represents the difference between the entitlement
amount as a spouse and as a retired worker.

CONTACT: Diane Wallace (410) 965-0165.

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006 ♦ 5.79

5.H OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Beneficiary Families
Table 5.H3—Percentage distribution of retired-worker and disabled-worker families, by monthly benefit for
selected family groups, December 2005
Retired worker only
Men

Women

Retired
worker
and wife

12,916,440
100.0

14,742,890
100.0

Less than 200.00
200.00–249.90

1.3
0.9

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

Retired worker,
wife, and—

Disabled worker only

Disabled worker,
wife, and—

1
child

2 or more
children

Men

Women

1
child

2 or more
children

2,368,170
100.0

74,350
100.0

17,420
100.0

2,796,730
100.0

2,625,770
100.0

36,090
100.0

50,610
100.0

1.4
0.9

0.5
0.3

0.3
0.2

0.3
0.3

0.7
0.7

1.3
1.6

0.1
0.0

0.1
0.1

0.9
0.9
1.0
1.2
1.5

1.1
1.3
1.6
2.4
3.7

0.4
0.5
0.6
0.6
0.6

0.2
0.3
0.4
0.4
0.5

0.2
0.7
0.3
0.4
0.5

1.0
1.1
1.4
1.5
1.8

2.2
2.5
3.0
3.0
3.6

0.1
0.1
0.1
0.2
0.1

0.1
0.1
0.2
0.3
0.3

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

1.7
1.9
2.0
2.1
2.3

5.4
7.1
6.8
6.2
5.7

0.7
0.7
0.8
1.0
1.2

0.7
0.5
0.7
1.0
1.2

0.7
0.6
0.6
0.7
1.3

3.0
3.8
4.4
4.5
4.5

5.9
7.1
7.7
7.3
6.7

0.3
0.6
1.2
1.0
1.3

0.7
1.2
1.8
1.9
1.6

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

2.5
2.7
3.1
3.5
4.0

4.9
4.6
4.4
4.3
4.3

1.2
1.3
1.3
1.3
1.4

1.0
1.3
1.5
1.6
1.1

1.7
2.1
2.0
2.0
1.7

4.4
4.4
4.2
4.1
4.1

6.0
5.5
4.9
4.3
3.8

1.7
1.7
2.2
2.3
2.1

2.3
2.3
2.5
2.4
2.5

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
5.6

4.2
4.1
3.9
3.6
3.1

1.4
1.5
1.6
1.7
1.8

1.2
1.3
1.1
1.0
1.1

2.1
1.6
1.4
1.0
1.7

3.9
3.7
3.6
3.4
3.2

3.4
2.9
2.6
2.2
1.8

2.4
2.5
2.8
2.9
2.9

2.1
2.9
3.6
3.7
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

5.6
5.3
4.9
4.6
3.9

2.7
2.3
2.0
1.8
1.4

1.9
2.0
2.3
2.5
2.9

0.8
1.1
1.2
1.1
1.2

1.7
1.3
1.1
1.3
1.3

3.0
2.9
2.9
3.3
3.0

1.6
1.4
1.2
1.2
1.0

3.4
3.2
3.3
3.3
3.1

4.0
3.6
4.5
3.3
2.9

1,500.00–1,549.90
1,550.00–1,599.90
1,600.00–1,649.90
1,650.00–1,699.90
1,700.00–1,749.90

2.9
2.3
1.9
1.6
c 6.3

1.1
0.8
0.6
0.5
c 1.6

3.4
3.5
3.8
4.6
5.0

1.2
1.1
1.3
1.6
1.5

1.8
1.0
1.7
1.3
1.1

2.7
2.5
2.3
2.4
c 7.4

0.8
0.7
0.7
0.6
c 1.2

3.2
3.4
2.7
2.9
2.4

3.2
2.8
2.2
2.5
2.4

1,750.00–1,799.90
1,800.00–1,849.90
1,850.00–1,899.90
1,900.00–1,949.90
1,950.00–1,999.90

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

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

4.6
4.2
4.0
3.6
3.4

2.0
1.7
2.6
2.4
2.7

1.7
1.1
1.5
1.7
2.5

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

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

2.1
2.5
2.2
2.2
2.1

2.1
1.9
1.8
1.5
1.9

2,000.00–2,049.90
2,050.00–2,099.90
2,100.00–2,149.90
2,150.00–2,199.90
2,200.00–2,249.90

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

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

3.1
2.8
2.6
2.3
2.0

2.8
3.0
3.6
3.8
3.4

3.2
2.4
2.2
2.4
2.6

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

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

1.8
2.6
2.1
2.0
2.3

1.6
1.8
1.8
1.9
1.3

Monthly family benefit a (dollars)
Total
Number
Percent b

(Continued)

5.80 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006

5.H OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Beneficiary Families
Table 5.H3—Percentage distribution of retired-worker and disabled-worker families, by monthly benefit for
selected family groups, December 2005—Continued
Retired worker only
Men

Women

Retired
worker
and wife

2,250.00–2,299.90
2,300.00–2,349.90
2,350.00–2,399.90
2,400.00–2,449.90
2,450.00–2,499.90

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

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

2,500.00–2,549.90
2,550.00–2,599.90
2,600.00–2,649.90
2,650.00–2,699.90
2,700.00–2,749.90

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

2,750.00–2,799.90
2,800.00–2,849.90
2,850.00–2,899.90
2,900.00 or more

Monthly family benefit a (dollars)

Average monthly family benefit (dollars)

Retired worker,
wife, and—

Disabled worker only

Disabled worker,
wife, and—

1
child

2 or more
children

Men

Women

1
child

2 or more
children

1.7
1.5
1.3
1.1
1.0

3.5
3.3
2.7
2.7
2.6

2.5
2.4
2.9
1.8
1.9

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

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

2.1
1.4
1.6
1.6
1.4

1.0
1.3
1.4
0.9
1.1

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

0.9
0.8
0.7
0.7
0.6

2.7
2.8
2.1
2.4
1.8

2.1
1.6
2.1
2.2
2.5

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

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

1.6
1.7
0.9
1.0
0.9

1.5
1.1
0.8
0.8
0.6

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

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

0.5
0.4
0.4
1.7

1.9
1.5
1.5
9.8

2.1
1.6
1.0
14.8

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

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

0.6
0.6
0.6
2.6

0.7
0.5
0.6
2.7

1,126.80

868.30

1,660.30

2,022.20

1,995.60

1,045.60

792.80

1,652.00

1,540.90

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
a.
b.
c.

Cases involving actuarial reduction may be represented in all benefit intervals for which values are shown.
The sum of individual categories may not equal 100 percent because of individual rounding.
$1,700 or more.

CONTACT: Diane Wallace (410) 965-0165.

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006 ♦ 5.81

5.H OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Beneficiary Families
Table 5.H4—Percentage distribution of survivor families, by monthly benefit for selected family groups,
December 2005
Widowed mother or father and—

Children only

Widow only

1
child

2
children

3 or more
children

1
child

2
children

3 or more
children

Nondisabled

Disabled

90,310
100.0

56,130
100.0

25,710
100.0

837,270
100.0

206,600
100.0

80,230
100.0

4,140,490
100.0

187,670
100.0

Less than 200.00
200.00–249.90

0.2
0.2

0.1
0.2

0.0
0.3

2.8
1.7

0.9
0.7

1.2
0.7

0.7
0.5

8.7
4.0

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

0.4
0.4
0.4
0.5
0.5

0.2
0.3
0.4
0.3
0.4

0.6
0.4
0.9
0.6
0.5

2.1
2.1
7.0
6.1
6.7

0.8
1.2
1.4
1.3
1.5

1.5
1.7
1.7
2.0
1.8

1.1
1.3
1.7
1.8
2.2

4.3
4.4
5.5
6.1
6.5

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

0.6
0.5
0.6
0.8
0.8

0.4
0.3
0.6
0.6
0.5

0.7
0.7
0.8
0.4
1.0

6.8
6.4
6.6
6.4
6.7

1.8
1.4
1.5
1.5
1.6

1.9
1.9
1.6
1.7
1.5

2.5
2.8
3.0
3.8
4.1

6.1
6.2
5.6
5.3
5.0

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

1.3
1.6
1.7
2.2
2.5

0.8
1.2
1.3
1.9
2.2

1.1
2.1
2.6
2.9
2.6

5.4
5.0
4.4
4.0
3.6

2.4
2.7
3.2
3.7
3.8

2.6
2.8
2.9
3.9
3.7

4.8
5.1
5.4
6.0
6.6

4.6
4.1
3.7
3.4
2.9

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

2.6
2.5
2.6
2.8
2.8

2.2
1.8
1.9
1.8
1.4

3.6
2.9
3.0
1.9
2.1

3.1
3.1
2.3
1.7
1.4

3.6
3.7
3.2
3.4
3.2

3.7
3.3
3.2
2.8
2.6

7.0
6.4
5.7
5.1
4.2

3.2
2.6
2.3
1.8
1.3

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

3.0
2.9
3.1
2.9
3.2

1.3
1.4
1.7
1.4
1.4

1.7
1.6
1.4
1.8
1.8

1.3
2.1
...
...
...

3.0
2.9
2.9
2.6
2.9

1.5
1.7
1.8
1.6
1.4

3.5
2.9
2.6
2.2
1.6

1,500.00–1,549.90
1,550.00–1,599.90
1,600.00–1,649.90
1,650.00–1,699.90
1,700.00–1,749.90

2.7
2.8
2.8
2.8
2.7

1.8
1.8
1.6
1.6
1.8

1.5
1.4
1.9
1.8
1.5

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

2.5
2.4
2.3
2.1
1.9

1.5
1.6
1.5
1.4
1.5

1.2
0.9
0.7
0.5
c 3.5

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

1,750.00–1,799.90
1,800.00–1,849.90
1,850.00–1,899.90
1,900.00–1,949.90
1,950.00–1,999.90

2.4
2.5
2.4
2.3
2.2

1.6
1.5
1.7
1.9
2.0

1.6
1.5
1.3
1.6
1.6

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

1.6
1.7
1.7
1.4
1.5

1.3
1.5
1.3
1.5
1.4

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

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

2,000.00–2,049.90
2,050.00–2,099.90
2,100.00–2,149.90
2,150.00–2,199.90
2,200.00–2,249.90

2.4
2.0
2.2
2.1
2.0

2.3
2.2
2.0
2.1
2.2

1.6
1.8
1.7
1.4
2.1

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

1.1
1.3
1.4
1.3
1.3

1.2
1.3
1.4
1.5
1.4

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

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

Monthly family benefit (dollars)
Total
Number
Percent a

b

b

1.0
1.5
...
...
...

(Continued)

5.82 ♦ Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006

5.H OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: Beneficiary Families
Table 5.H4—Percentage distribution of survivor families, by monthly benefit for selected family groups,
December 2005—Continued
Widowed mother or father and—

Children only

Widow only

1
child

2
children

3 or more
children

1
child

2
children

3 or more
children

Nondisabled

Disabled

2,250.00–2,299.90
2,300.00–2,349.90
2,350.00–2,399.90
2,400.00–2,449.90
2,450.00–2,499.90

2.2
1.9
1.5
1.6
1.9

2.5
2.6
2.0
2.1
2.6

1.9
1.9
1.7
1.7
1.6

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

1.0
1.0
0.8
1.0
0.9

1.5
1.4
1.3
1.2
1.1

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

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

2,500.00–2,549.90
2,550.00–2,599.90
2,600.00–2,649.90
2,650.00–2,699.90
2,700.00–2,749.90

1.6
1.6
1.3
1.1
0.8

2.4
2.0
1.6
1.9
1.5

1.9
1.8
1.6
1.4
1.2

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

1.1
0.9
0.8
0.7
0.6

1.1
0.9
0.8
0.9
0.7

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

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

2,750.00–2,799.90
2,800.00–2,849.90
2,850.00–2,899.90
2,900.00 or more

0.8
0.7
0.7
2.7

1.5
1.3
1.5
18.1

1.2
0.8
1.3
16.0

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

0.5
0.4
0.3
1.5

0.7
0.5
0.7
6.7

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

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

1,663.30

2,061.30

1,885.40

692.00

1,369.60

1,459.80

969.10

615.00

Monthly family benefit (dollars)

Average monthly family benefit (dollars)

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
a.
b.
c.

The sum of individual categories may not equal 100 percent because of individual rounding.
$1,300 or more.
$1,700 or more.

CONTACT: Diane Wallace (410) 965-0165.

Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006 ♦ 5.83