Congressional Statistics, December 2003

 

Utah

Social Security

Old-Age (retirement), Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI)—popularly referred to as Social Security—provides monthly benefits to workers and their families when earnings stop or are reduced because the worker retires, dies, or becomes disabled. The amount of benefits received is based on the worker's level of earnings in employment or self-employment covered by the Social Security program.

Table 1. Number of OASDI beneficiaries in Utah with benefits in current-payment status and monthly benefit amount, December 2003
Congressional district Number of beneficiaries Monthly benefit amount
(thousands of dollars)
Number of
OASDI
beneficiaries
aged 65 or older
Total Retired workers a Disabled workers Widow(er)s b Wives and
husbands
Children All beneficiaries Retired workers Widow(er)s b
Utah 256,551 166,210 25,581 22,683 18,072 24,005 216,796 154,293 20,769 185,626
1 81,469 53,161 8,210 7,041 5,693 7,364 65,121 46,324 6,107 59,300
2 100,096 66,969 8,929 8,813 7,111 8,274 88,280 64,573 8,332 74,593
3 74,986 46,080 8,442 6,829 5,268 8,367 63,395 43,395 6,329 51,733
All areas c 47,038,391 29,531,615 5,873,673 4,899,704 2,772,576 3,960,823 39,541,474 27,230,628 4,238,982 33,433,599
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
a. Includes special age-72 beneficiaries.
b. Includes nondisabled widow(er)s, disabled widow(er)s, widowed mothers and fathers, and parents.
c. Includes beneficiaries in the 50 states, District of Columbia, American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands.

Supplemental Security Income

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a federal cash assistance program that provides monthly payments to low-income aged, blind, or disabled persons in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the Northern Mariana Islands.

Table 2. Number of recipients of federally administered SSI payments in Utah and monthly payment amount, December 2003
Congressional district Number of recipients Monthly payment amount
(thousands of dollars)
Number of
recipients
Total Aged Blind Disabled Total Aged Blind Disabled With OASDI a Aged 65 or older
Utah 21,386 2,141 270 18,975 9,022 676 106 8,239 6,423 3,699
1 7,662 830 106 6,726 3,284 265 41 2,977 2,468 1,400
2 6,841 675 74 6,092 2,779 209 28 2,540 2,069 1,260
3 6,883 636 90 6,157 2,958 200 36 2,720 1,886 1,039
All areas b 6,902,364 1,232,778 77,082 5,592,504 3,077,818 424,774 35,646 2,617,398 2,421,362 1,989,737
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. Includes persons who are receiving both SSI payments and Social Security benefits.
b. Includes recipients in the 50 states, District of Columbia, and Northern Mariana Islands.