Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2000

 

Applications

Disabled Workers

Table 26. Number of applications and awards, 1960-2000
Year Number of applications
(thousands)
Number of awards
(thousands)
Awards as a percentage
of applications
Awards per 1,000
insured workers
1960 418.6 207.8 49.6 4.5
1965 529.3 253.5 47.9 4.7
1966 544.5 278.3 51.1 5.1
1967 573.2 301.4 52.6 5.4
1968 719.8 323.2 44.9 5.7
1969 725.2 344.7 47.5 4.9
1970 869.8 350.4 40.3 4.8
1971 923.9 415.9 45.0 5.6
1972 947.5 455.4 48.1 6.0
1973 1,067.5 491.6 46.1 6.3
1974 1,330.2 536.0 40.3 6.7
1975 1,285.3 592.0 46.1 7.1
1976 1,232.2 551.5 44.8 6.5
1977 1,235.2 568.9 46.1 6.5
1978 1,184.7 464.4 39.2 5.2
1979 1,187.8 416.7 35.1 4.4
1980 1,262.3 396.6 31.4 4.0
1981 1,161.2 351.8 30.3 3.4
1982 1,019.8 297.1 29.1 2.9
1983 1,019.3 311.5 30.6 3.0
1984 1,036.7 362.0 34.9 3.4
1985 1,066.2 377.4 35.4 3.5
1986 1,118.4 416.9 37.3 3.8
1987 1,108.9 415.8 37.5 3.7
1988 1,017.9 409.5 40.2 3.6
1989 984.9 425.6 43.2 3.7
1990 1,067.7 468.0 43.8 4.0
1991 1,208.7 536.4 44.4 4.5
1992 1,335.1 636.6 47.7 5.2
1993 1,425.8 635.2 44.6 5.2
1994 1,443.8 631.9 43.8 5.1
1995 1,338.1 645.8 48.3 5.1
1996 1,279.2 624.3 48.8 4.9
1997 1,180.2 587.4 49.8 4.5
1998 1,169.3 608.1 52.0 4.6
1999 1,200.1 620.5 51.7 4.6
2000 1,330.6 621.7 46.7 4.6
SOURCE: Office of the Chief Actuary, 1-A Table Supplement file.
CONTACT: Jeff Kunkel (410) 965-3013 for further information.