5.

M OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: International Agreements
Table 5.M1—Number of beneficiaries and average monthly benefit under U.S. totalization agreements, by
country and type of benefit, December 1983–2005, selected years
Total

Retired
workers

1983
1984
1985
1990

1,541
2,717
7,857
27,662

970
1,664
4,773
17,432

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999

54,806
59,455
63,842
68,748
74,933

2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
Australia
Austria
Belgium
Canada
Chile
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Ireland

Year and country

Disabled
workers

Wives and
husbands

Widow(er)s a

Children

97
254
404
1,609

266
435
1,730
5,801

109
202
578
2,078

99
162
372
742

35,925
39,085
42,163
45,632
50,018

2,428
2,514
2,662
2,708
2,749

10,974
11,917
12,583
13,376
14,421

4,431
4,893
5,342
5,926
6,636

1,048
1,046
1,092
1,106
1,109

82,404
88,770
94,350
99,728
106,096
112,910
901
1,035
663
44,513
72

55,398
59,713
63,418
67,055
71,782
76,590
659
760
466
27,977
55

2,687
2,859
2,992
2,986
2,826
2,974
53
63
5
1,396

15,806
17,013
18,032
19,171
20,308
21,554
157
143
121
9,338
14

7,302
7,917
8,585
9,190
9,835
10,443
18
46
59
5,326

1,211
1,268
1,323
1,326
1,345
1,349
14
23
12
476

b

b

233
3,875
17,890
2,921
1,470

169
2,781
13,363
2,004
1,040

10
39
598
134
32

41
691
2,711
535
271

8
303
1,006
197
101

5
61
212
51
26

8,545
9
47
2,352
3,590

5,478
7
27
1,661
2,326

111

1,634

1,203

119

b

b

b

b

5
9
96

b

b

502
729

4
150
401

30
38

1,868
2,190
1,782
3,653
15,301

1,212
1,370
1,322
2,670
11,243

114
77
33
36
163

294
453
332
733
2,844

216
245
69
174
914

32
45
26
40
137

Number

Italy
Korea
Luxembourg
Netherlands
Norway
Portugal
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
United Kingdom

b

(Continued)

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5.M OASDI Current-Pay Benefits: International Agreements
Table 5.M1—Number of beneficiaries and average monthly benefit under U.S. totalization agreements, by
country and type of benefit, December 1983–2005, selected years—Continued
Total

Retired
workers

Disabled
workers

1983
1984
1985
1990

62.61
79.29
73.52
108.07

68.77
90.32
86.52
122.87

145.68
144.07
147.43
223.71

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999

134.13
138.89
143.69
146.37
151.22

155.20
160.65
165.94
169.15
174.94

2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
Australia
Austria
Belgium
Canada
Chile

157.03
162.05
165.18
168.89
173.70
180.95
185.91
207.05
182.27
156.05
190.97

Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Ireland

Wives and
husbands

Widow(er)s a

Children

24.01
25.64
32.04
44.37

49.27
51.61
60.94
88.01

40.16
42.90
38.79
63.88

271.21
287.11
298.78
305.43
312.05

51.27
52.80
54.24
55.08
56.58

108.60
112.45
115.62
117.87
123.64

69.88
74.22
74.27
73.49
78.56

182.39
188.04
191.74
196.31
202.10
209.68
189.81
232.87
213.92
180.02
213.18

324.60
340.20
345.58
355.12
367.43
392.57
451.49
270.73
348.80
372.35

59.01
60.96
62.45
64.04
66.37
69.85
82.96
67.76
68.43
66.25
86.86

127.96
131.50
134.02
138.42
142.91
149.14
233.28
179.72
166.79
135.36

79.70
83.98
86.28
89.42
96.73
104.17
90.64
100.00
108.00
105.60

b

b

181.57
194.55
215.38
160.29
202.06

189.61
226.50
243.15
170.83
225.43

513.10
421.58
387.41
394.61
617.03

69.44
73.88
68.93
71.11
76.96

199.13
169.99
163.26
151.34
194.38

138.00
81.33
99.77
100.37
90.31

Italy
Korea
Luxembourg
Netherlands
Norway

169.28
263.89
209.65
175.20
176.51

201.07
299.00
240.43
203.64
197.45

482.69

68.47

139.47

99.18

b

b

b

b

330.80
704.11
405.17

b

b

73.51
76.61

212.75
183.25
185.26

103.13
140.84

Portugal
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
United Kingdom

180.09
162.15
162.44
172.03
224.80

188.24
185.08
180.65
197.52
263.82

444.17
372.62
327.82
445.85
444.56

71.92
65.47
73.20
70.88
78.18

153.77
154.68
182.18
165.68
179.15

102.16
117.62
113.73
105.60
109.43

Year and country

Average monthly benefit (dollars)

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

Includes nondisabled and disabled widow(er)s, mothers and fathers, and parents.
Not shown to avoid disclosure of information regarding particular individuals.

CONTACT: Dana N. Mercer (410) 966-6377.

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