Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2006

 

Disabled Beneficiaries Receiving Social Security, SSI, or Both

Chart 12. Social Security and SSI beneficiaries aged 18–64 receiving benefits on the basis of disability, December 2006

In December 2006, nearly 10.4 million people aged 18–64 received benefits on the basis of disability. Nearly 60 percent (6.2 million) received benefits from the Social Security program only, 28 percent (2.9 million) received benefits from the Supplemental Security Income program (SSI) only, and about 12 percent (1.2 million) received benefits from both programs.

Venn diagram described in previous paragraph.
SOURCE: Table 64.
 
Table 64. Number aged 18–64, by program, December 1996–2006
Year Total Social Security only SSI only Both Social Security and SSI
Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult
children
Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult
children
Number
1996 7,689,664 4,122,152 -- -- -- 2,559,750 1,007,762 -- -- --
1997 7,811,748 4,250,155 -- -- -- 2,550,105 1,011,488 -- -- --
1998 8,086,259 4,440,264 -- -- -- 2,618,615 1,027,380 -- -- --
1999 8,399,309 4,703,774 -- -- -- 2,650,586 1,044,949 -- -- --
2000 8,599,465 4,850,835 -- -- -- 2,690,446 1,058,184 -- -- --
2001 8,791,338 4,979,844 4,495,477 87,833 396,534 2,732,020 1,079,474 772,562 35,222 271,690
2002 9,106,014 5,228,262 4,738,246 87,900 402,116 2,768,782 1,108,970 801,351 34,671 272,948
2003 9,445,573 5,492,325 4,997,137 87,203 407,985 2,811,647 1,141,601 833,269 34,101 274,231
2004 9,773,201 5,756,093 5,257,314 89,874 408,905 2,850,815 1,166,293 858,850 33,072 274,371
2005 10,081,625 5,998,755 5,491,980 86,422 420,353 2,880,931 1,201,939 893,437 32,302 276,200
2006 10,362,419 6,210,289 5,698,494 85,259 426,536 2,928,034 1,224,096 915,832 31,443 276,821
Total monthly benefits a (millions of dollars)
1996 4,878 3,072 -- -- -- 1,222 584 -- -- --
1997 5,106 3,245 -- -- -- 1,257 604 -- -- --
1998 5,379 3,444 -- -- -- 1,313 622 -- -- --
1999 5,680 3,691 -- -- -- 1,346 643 -- -- --
2000 6,058 3,975 -- -- -- 1,408 675 -- -- --
2001 6,509 4,299 3,976 65 258 1,491 719 530 22 167
2002 6,920 4,629 4,294 67 268 1,544 747 554 22 171
2003 7,416 5,024 4,674 69 281 1,603 790 592 22 176
2004 7,980 5,464 5,096 72 296 1,686 829 626 22 180
2005 8,604 5,974 5,584 75 315 1,724 906 696 22 187
2006 9,172 6,439 6,029 77 334 1,778 955 739 23 193
Average monthly benefit b (dollars)
1996 624.80 744.60 -- -- -- 456.00 546.90 -- -- --
1997 637.80 762.80 -- -- -- 458.10 557.10 -- -- --
1998 649.90 775.00 -- -- -- 467.90 564.30 -- -- --
1999 662.50 784.10 -- -- -- 477.60 576.70 -- -- --
2000 689.30 818.80 -- -- -- 489.00 594.90 -- -- --
2001 722.84 862.60 883.70 744.80 650.00 506.80 615.20 618.40 595.10 608.70
2002 744.40 884.60 905.40 764.40 666.00 522.50 625.20 626.90 608.30 622.20
2003 768.50 914.10 934.80 790.80 687.30 533.50 638.20 639.90 620.90 635.10
2004 796.80 947.80 967.80 804.80 722.50 545.90 655.20 657.10 639.10 651.40
2005 832.80 993.70 1,014.50 863.10 748.10 558.20 675.90 677.70 659.90 672.30
2006 867.90 1,036.50 1,057.60 900.00 781.70 578.30 697.40 699.20 680.70 693.20
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file and Supplemental Security Record file, 100 percent data.
NOTES: Supplemental Security Income (SSI) counts include recipients of federal SSI, federally administered state supplementation, or both. Social Security beneficiaries who are entitled to a primary and a secondary benefit (dual entitlement) are counted only once in this table.
-- = not available.
a. Includes retroactive SSI payments.
b. Excludes retroactive payments for both programs.
CONTACT: Art Kahn (410) 965-0186 or di.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 65. Number aged 18–64 receiving Social Security benefits, and the number also receiving SSI and their average SSI benefit, by state or other area, December 2006
State or area Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
Total Number
with SSI
Average
SSI
benefit a
(dollars)
Total Number
with SSI
Average
SSI
benefit a
(dollars)
Total Number
with SSI
Average
SSI
benefit a
(dollars)
Total Number
with SSI
Average
SSI
benefit a
(dollars)
All areas 7,434,385 1,224,096 212.10 6,614,326 915,832 199.10 116,702 31,443 204.60 703,357 276,821 255.30
Alabama 193,462 33,264 180.70 173,741 23,911 163.60 3,591 1,117 178.60 16,130 8,236 230.50
Alaska 10,928 1,892 183.20 10,001 1,538 171.80 163 39 208.00 764 315 235.30
Arizona 132,561 15,620 186.40 122,069 12,097 174.90 1,628 330 190.50 8,864 3,193 229.20
Arkansas 116,800 19,186 181.20 105,991 14,207 164.10 1,980 604 165.40 8,829 4,375 238.30
California 623,456 192,834 308.20 553,893 151,326 292.00 9,050 3,801 312.00 60,513 37,707 372.00
Colorado 80,404 11,572 179.10 73,958 9,249 168.80 864 181 189.00 5,582 2,142 222.40
Connecticut 74,652 9,198 185.60 65,481 6,838 170.20 782 250 209.40 8,389 2,110 232.30
Delaware 23,084 2,607 187.60 21,120 1,994 180.00 223 47 173.60 1,741 566 215.20
District of Columbia 11,448 2,379 214.40 10,028 1,867 202.60 183 68 213.20 1,237 444 264.10
Florida 432,939 58,342 182.90 394,574 44,303 169.90 5,672 1,371 184.50 32,693 12,668 227.60
Georgia 221,024 35,382 174.80 198,072 25,083 159.80 3,792 1,257 173.70 19,160 9,042 216.20
Hawaii 21,064 3,058 260.80 18,655 2,048 214.70 324 72 223.90 2,085 938 363.20
Idaho 33,399 5,268 188.40 30,444 4,213 180.50 419 80 197.90 2,536 975 221.30
Illinois 258,488 34,551 199.00 225,087 25,939 188.80 3,968 905 184.70 29,433 7,707 234.60
Indiana 162,634 21,304 190.10 144,719 16,852 182.50 2,265 422 175.00 15,650 4,030 223.00
Iowa 68,269 11,134 189.20 60,020 8,647 184.60 726 175 172.90 7,523 2,312 207.90
Kansas 60,267 9,132 184.00 54,005 7,123 174.70 700 143 188.50 5,562 1,866 218.40
Kentucky 182,165 33,700 189.30 162,751 24,945 172.70 4,339 1,296 192.60 15,075 7,459 243.70
Louisiana 131,954 24,635 197.00 111,600 16,012 175.30 3,818 1,086 178.30 16,536 7,537 245.40
Maine 51,559 8,805 183.40 46,821 6,674 170.00 589 162 166.50 4,149 1,969 230.10
Maryland 103,309 13,766 182.60 92,075 10,375 174.50 1,355 317 179.50 9,879 3,074 210.20
Massachusetts 173,376 34,617 210.70 155,062 27,267 197.70 1,890 694 248.80 16,424 6,656 259.30
Michigan 278,490 43,943 197.50 243,544 31,738 188.50 4,341 909 192.50 30,605 11,296 223.00
Minnesota 103,533 14,762 188.20 92,489 11,488 180.00 784 174 195.50 10,260 3,100 218.00
Mississippi 120,275 22,318 186.50 106,514 15,401 162.80 2,568 920 177.40 11,193 5,997 248.60
Missouri 181,175 26,742 189.20 163,401 20,384 177.20 2,644 689 193.00 15,130 5,669 231.40
Montana 23,196 3,627 186.50 20,888 2,721 177.50 315 85 201.60 1,993 821 214.30
Nebraska 37,122 5,829 183.00 32,973 4,418 171.50 373 71 231.20 3,776 1,340 217.80
Nevada 48,573 5,139 177.10 45,408 4,264 169.70 602 88 189.40 2,563 787 215.10
New Hampshire 37,634 4,034 180.80 34,732 3,152 169.90 271 45 144.60 2,631 837 222.80
New Jersey 173,941 22,826 194.90 153,735 16,947 182.70 1,998 484 204.90 18,208 5,395 231.90
New Mexico 51,778 9,436 189.30 46,818 7,158 174.40 805 240 182.00 4,155 2,038 242.20
New York 463,016 89,926 242.10 404,979 63,650 223.40 6,848 2,346 228.90 51,189 23,930 292.90
North Carolina 278,689 39,707 179.80 253,215 28,997 165.80 3,634 1,103 177.70 21,840 9,607 221.70
North Dakota 13,121 2,107 184.70 11,309 1,479 174.10 145 38 189.50 1,667 590 209.90
Ohio 281,689 45,299 197.50 244,777 35,058 189.50 5,354 1,182 193.20 31,558 9,059 228.90
Oklahoma 104,618 15,643 192.90 94,096 11,810 183.00 1,842 458 179.80 8,680 3,375 229.00
Oregon 84,472 12,788 179.60 76,469 10,199 171.10 1,127 208 183.50 6,876 2,381 215.00
Pennsylvania 341,902 51,416 204.70 301,101 37,633 191.90 5,604 1,384 194.40 35,197 12,399 244.20
Rhode Island 32,085 6,523 200.50 28,955 5,117 186.70 317 100 208.30 2,813 1,306 253.70
South Carolina 146,592 19,699 180.90 131,758 13,467 167.50 2,351 748 177.60 12,483 5,484 213.50
South Dakota 16,546 2,843 189.60 14,596 2,007 179.60 178 63 212.00 1,772 773 213.00
Tennessee 206,334 32,194 185.70 185,165 23,186 171.40 3,879 1,214 188.50 17,290 7,794 226.90
Texas 448,431 73,626 186.90 399,428 54,758 172.50 8,778 2,395 182.60 40,225 16,473 234.70
Utah 35,085 4,610 192.00 31,440 3,602 182.40 338 61 195.30 3,307 947 227.40
Vermont 18,217 3,819 200.70 16,275 2,825 191.50 214 68 165.90 1,728 926 231.20
Virginia 187,868 25,331 184.90 168,878 18,254 171.50 2,980 732 166.70 16,010 6,345 224.80
Washington 139,719 20,513 182.10 126,509 16,504 173.60 1,731 338 177.20 11,479 3,671 220.50
West Virginia 92,282 14,451 192.90 80,742 9,970 175.50 2,499 542 183.40 9,041 3,939 237.70
Wisconsin 128,501 20,992 185.30 113,019 15,799 177.70 1,199 300 187.30 14,283 4,893 209.60
Wyoming 10,597 1,430 181.30 9,667 1,157 172.90 112 24 206.60 818 249 217.50
Outlying areas b 181,640 277 222.40 151,272 181 180.60 4,550 17 193.20 25,818 79 312.60
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data, and Supplemental Security Record file, 100 percent data.
NOTE: Supplemental Security Income (SSI) counts include recipients of federal SSI, federally administered state supplementation, or both. Social Security beneficiaries who are entitled to a primary and a secondary benefit (dual entitlement) are counted only once in this table.
a. Excludes retroactive payments.
b. Includes American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, and foreign countries.
CONTACT: Art Kahn (410) 965-0186 or di.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 66. Number aged 18–64 as a percentage of the resident population aged 18–64, by state, December 2006
State Resident
population a
Beneficiaries
Number Percentage
of resident
population
United States 188,402,570 10,180,455 5.4
Alabama 2,869,132 262,425 9.1
Alaska 442,989 16,178 3.7
Arizona 3,747,834 174,850 4.7
Arkansas 1,729,265 152,550 8.8
California 22,993,421 1,025,293 4.5
Colorado 3,106,890 104,460 3.4
Connecticut 2,216,080 99,238 4.5
Delaware 535,536 28,755 5.4
District of Columbia 395,318 22,108 5.6
Florida 11,030,629 577,939 5.2
Georgia 5,996,047 305,390 5.1
Hawaii 808,047 30,842 3.8
Idaho 903,012 43,651 4.8
Illinois 8,082,250 381,789 4.7
Indiana 3,951,672 208,599 5.3
Iowa 1,836,234 86,865 4.7
Kansas 1,710,529 76,925 4.5
Kentucky 2,669,249 268,981 10.1
Louisiana 2,674,421 201,418 7.5
Maine 847,941 66,470 7.8
Maryland 3,604,628 145,818 4.0
Massachusetts 4,132,347 245,856 5.9
Michigan 6,356,423 384,511 6.0
Minnesota 3,282,443 136,319 4.2
Mississippi 1,788,963 169,233 9.5
Missouri 3,647,230 234,299 6.4
Montana 596,192 30,240 5.1
Nebraska 1,088,643 46,440 4.3
Nevada 1,584,066 62,481 3.9
New Hampshire 854,641 44,607 5.2
New Jersey 5,507,480 231,521 4.2
New Mexico 1,203,069 74,018 6.2
New York 12,269,155 710,214 5.8
North Carolina 5,624,167 355,851 6.3
North Dakota 398,059 16,268 4.1
Ohio 7,175,977 409,913 5.7
Oklahoma 2,211,633 141,367 6.4
Oregon 2,366,319 112,370 4.7
Pennsylvania 7,750,425 494,483 6.4
Rhode Island 682,193 44,784 6.6
South Carolina 2,728,200 189,321 6.9
South Dakota 476,055 21,383 4.5
Tennessee 3,826,988 278,668 7.3
Texas 14,679,359 640,398 4.4
Utah 1,533,326 45,765 3.0
Vermont 407,553 23,586 5.8
Virginia 4,948,269 244,079 4.9
Washington 4,131,162 195,714 4.7
West Virginia 1,150,707 134,768 11.7
Wisconsin 3,519,942 168,202 4.8
Wyoming 330,460 13,252 4.0
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data, and Supplemental Security Record file, 100 percent data; U.S. Census Bureau, 2006 estimates of resident population.
NOTES: Data exclude United States territories and other areas.
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) counts include recipients of federal SSI, federally administered state supplementation, or both. Social Security beneficiaries who are entitled to a primary and a secondary benefit (dual entitlement) are counted only once in this table.
a. Population estimates for the United States as of July 1, 2006, as reported by the U.S. Census Bureau.
CONTACT: Art Kahn (410) 965-0186 or di.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 67. Distribution of beneficiaries aged 18–64, by diagnostic group, December 2006
Diagnostic group Total Social Security only SSI only Both Social Security and SSI
Workers Widow(er)s Adult
children
Workers Widow(er)s Adult
children
Number
Total 10,362,419 5,698,494 85,259 426,536 2,928,034 915,832 31,443 276,821
Congenital anomalies 41,787 8,994 111 5,689 21,076 2,363 47 3,507
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 363,504 213,416 6,919 1,567 100,245 36,860 3,192 1,305
Infectious and parasitic diseases 162,677 94,848 701 1,504 46,254 17,691 340 1,339
Injuries 370,289 255,229 2,059 6,453 72,668 29,899 547 3,434
Mental disorders
Retardation 1,303,024 204,639 3,683 204,236 625,082 121,968 3,792 139,624
Other 3,144,973 1,543,863 21,077 67,709 1,077,732 375,523 7,759 51,310
Neoplasms 226,817 175,573 1,773 1,136 34,101 13,161 356 717
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs 30,875 13,750 131 995 11,915 3,023 55 1,006
Circulatory system 746,298 554,647 8,489 2,186 130,667 46,550 2,566 1,193
Digestive system 134,070 93,763 954 366 27,685 10,787 273 242
Genitourinary system 144,621 99,977 782 1,011 29,735 12,005 222 889
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 2,015,476 1,559,527 24,086 2,983 282,636 137,628 6,225 2,391
Nervous system and sense organs 939,230 566,425 5,906 44,305 226,357 67,742 1,685 26,810
Respiratory system 266,338 177,188 4,504 519 61,274 21,025 1,372 456
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 20,859 14,024 173 168 4,382 1,957 48 107
Other 23,950 12,876 115 790 8,196 1,334 19 620
Unknown 427,631 109,755 3,796 84,919 168,029 16,316 2,945 41,871
Percent
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Congenital anomalies 0.4 0.2 0.1 1.3 0.7 0.3 0.1 1.3
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 3.5 3.7 8.1 0.4 3.4 4.0 10.2 0.5
Infectious and parasitic diseases 1.6 1.7 0.8 0.4 1.6 1.9 1.1 0.5
Injuries 3.6 4.5 2.4 1.5 2.5 3.3 1.7 1.2
Mental disorders
Retardation 12.6 3.6 4.3 47.9 21.3 13.3 12.1 50.4
Other 30.3 27.1 24.7 15.9 36.8 41.0 24.7 18.5
Neoplasms 2.2 3.1 2.1 0.3 1.2 1.4 1.1 0.3
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.4
Circulatory system 7.2 9.7 10.0 0.5 4.5 5.1 8.2 0.4
Digestive system 1.3 1.6 1.1 0.1 0.9 1.2 0.9 0.1
Genitourinary system 1.4 1.8 0.9 0.2 1.0 1.3 0.7 0.3
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 19.4 27.4 28.3 0.7 9.7 15.0 19.8 0.9
Nervous system and sense organs 9.1 9.9 6.9 10.4 7.7 7.4 5.4 9.7
Respiratory system 2.6 3.1 5.3 0.1 2.1 2.3 4.4 0.2
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 0.2 0.2 0.2 a 0.1 0.2 0.2 a
Other 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.2
Unknown 4.1 1.9 4.5 19.9 5.7 1.8 9.4 15.1
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data, and Supplemental Security Record file, 100 percent data.
NOTE: Supplemental Security Income (SSI) counts include recipients of federal SSI, federally administered state supplementation, or both. Social Security beneficiaries who are entitled to a primary and a secondary benefit (dual entitlement) are counted only once in this table.
a. Less than 0.05 percent.
CONTACT: Art Kahn (410) 965-0186 or di.asr@ssa.gov.