Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2007

 

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 2007

In December 2007, over 10.6 million people aged 18-64 received benefits on the basis of disability. More than 60 percent (6.4 million) received benefits from the Social Security program only, 28 percent (3.0 million) received benefits from the Supplemental Security Income program (SSI) only, and about 12 percent (1.3 million) received benefits from both programs.

Venn diagram described in previous paragraph.
SOURCE: Table 65.
Table 65. Number aged 18–64, by program, December 1996–2007
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
2007 10,627,905 6,405,985 5,888,133 83,481 434,371 2,966,648 1,255,272 942,011 30,876 282,385
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
2007 9,734 6,817 6,389 77 351 1,886 1,031 805 23 203
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 722.80 862.60 883.70 744.80 650.00 506.80 615.20 618.40 595.10 608.70
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
2007 892.70 1,063.70 1,084.50 928.80 807.00 595.80 713.90 715.60 700.50 709.90
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 66. 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 2007
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 7,661,257 1,255,272 219.00 6,830,144 942,011 205.50 114,357 30,876 212.00 716,756 282,385 264.30
Alabama 199,528 33,702 187.40 179,440 24,218 169.20 3,565 1,087 180.90 16,523 8,397 240.40
Alaska 11,283 1,932 191.70 10,295 1,542 175.80 160 40 204.20 828 350 259.90
Arizona 135,518 15,764 194.00 124,851 12,215 181.80 1,600 326 195.50 9,067 3,223 239.80
Arkansas 122,503 19,912 189.30 111,349 14,739 172.00 2,006 617 180.10 9,148 4,556 245.50
California 641,766 197,276 310.90 570,793 155,212 294.50 8,955 3,765 318.10 62,018 38,299 376.10
Colorado 84,024 11,947 186.20 77,422 9,578 175.80 840 181 197.60 5,762 2,188 230.40
Connecticut 77,163 9,545 194.60 67,872 7,121 177.90 772 246 222.10 8,519 2,178 245.30
Delaware 24,046 2,656 191.60 22,024 2,027 183.10 227 44 166.50 1,795 585 222.80
District of Columbia 11,875 2,429 225.00 10,468 1,908 213.70 172 65 225.60 1,235 456 271.70
Florida 439,632 59,182 190.60 400,608 44,739 177.10 5,501 1,352 189.30 33,523 13,091 236.50
Georgia 226,048 35,920 182.50 202,711 25,514 166.30 3,733 1,194 177.80 19,604 9,212 227.30
Hawaii 21,696 3,127 296.90 19,241 2,124 240.30 326 67 255.50 2,129 936 424.90
Idaho 34,667 5,352 193.90 31,620 4,244 184.60 406 81 187.20 2,641 1,027 232.40
Illinois 265,360 35,792 206.00 231,777 26,992 195.20 3,775 906 199.00 29,808 7,894 243.40
Indiana 168,519 22,098 198.20 150,401 17,554 190.20 2,223 410 193.60 15,895 4,134 232.10
Iowa 69,310 11,366 198.30 61,017 8,835 192.20 706 174 180.90 7,587 2,357 222.00
Kansas 61,982 9,218 190.90 55,666 7,192 181.80 672 143 199.80 5,644 1,883 224.70
Kentucky 187,882 34,563 195.80 168,174 25,590 178.00 4,288 1,280 206.00 15,420 7,693 252.80
Louisiana 138,166 25,843 203.90 117,297 16,952 182.90 3,810 1,082 184.60 17,059 7,809 251.90
Maine 53,652 9,070 191.80 48,818 6,904 178.80 586 165 164.30 4,248 2,001 238.70
Maryland 105,962 14,147 192.50 94,643 10,709 184.70 1,339 307 182.50 9,980 3,131 219.70
Massachusetts 179,260 35,522 216.30 160,729 28,020 202.10 1,792 662 247.80 16,739 6,840 270.80
Michigan 286,070 45,710 205.50 250,859 33,504 196.40 4,160 881 192.10 31,051 11,325 233.00
Minnesota 107,399 15,262 193.80 96,244 11,912 184.60 771 190 204.00 10,384 3,160 227.40
Mississippi 122,485 22,447 194.40 108,512 15,431 169.40 2,515 865 181.00 11,458 6,151 258.40
Missouri 186,111 27,319 197.10 168,082 20,778 185.10 2,589 679 200.10 15,440 5,862 239.00
Montana 24,060 3,745 193.00 21,736 2,832 183.20 299 77 232.20 2,025 836 222.20
Nebraska 37,820 5,859 189.70 33,621 4,417 176.90 358 73 226.30 3,841 1,369 228.70
Nevada 50,059 5,245 182.30 46,827 4,335 174.70 606 87 198.90 2,626 823 220.10
New Hampshire 39,664 4,198 187.00 36,638 3,282 177.00 274 54 163.90 2,752 862 225.80
New Jersey 176,743 23,101 201.80 156,410 17,157 188.90 1,942 476 213.70 18,391 5,468 240.80
New Mexico 54,043 9,687 196.60 48,980 7,374 181.00 795 228 192.80 4,268 2,085 251.00
New York 474,539 92,390 252.00 416,081 66,097 233.20 6,622 2,267 238.70 51,836 24,026 304.30
North Carolina 286,186 40,086 186.80 260,168 29,171 171.90 3,555 1,063 184.20 22,463 9,852 230.30
North Dakota 13,500 2,141 193.80 11,699 1,521 183.40 141 37 206.00 1,660 583 219.80
Ohio 288,535 46,781 205.90 251,578 36,404 197.90 5,108 1,182 207.30 31,849 9,195 237.50
Oklahoma 110,641 16,313 199.50 99,810 12,418 188.60 1,848 446 194.00 8,983 3,449 238.70
Oregon 87,404 13,089 187.80 79,167 10,402 177.50 1,122 205 198.80 7,115 2,482 230.10
Pennsylvania 353,659 52,846 210.50 312,534 38,932 197.10 5,400 1,348 195.80 35,725 12,566 252.70
Rhode Island 32,863 6,669 207.80 29,698 5,244 193.10 325 109 220.30 2,840 1,316 265.30
South Carolina 149,819 19,950 189.70 134,762 13,613 175.20 2,296 719 176.30 12,761 5,618 226.20
South Dakota 17,007 2,911 196.70 15,035 2,030 183.20 168 59 191.70 1,804 822 229.70
Tennessee 212,744 32,639 193.40 191,287 23,522 178.90 3,825 1,176 195.50 17,632 7,941 235.30
Texas 474,372 76,898 194.70 424,074 57,464 179.90 8,900 2,423 190.00 41,398 17,011 244.70
Utah 37,335 4,771 199.80 33,534 3,708 188.00 349 67 218.10 3,452 996 241.20
Vermont 19,135 4,013 209.70 17,160 3,017 200.50 202 69 188.50 1,773 927 240.90
Virginia 191,421 25,497 192.10 172,324 18,405 178.40 2,889 713 184.80 16,208 6,379 231.90
Washington 145,109 21,117 191.40 131,616 17,024 182.50 1,717 320 179.90 11,776 3,773 231.80
West Virginia 95,077 14,841 200.40 83,490 10,306 182.00 2,464 538 189.40 9,123 3,997 248.70
Wisconsin 132,919 21,624 191.70 117,335 16,396 182.80 1,160 294 201.30 14,424 4,934 220.40
Wyoming 10,925 1,460 190.40 9,976 1,178 179.00 111 21 256.10 838 261 235.30
Outlying areas b 183,771 300 224.00 153,691 208 182.20 4,392 16 149.00 25,688 76 328.60
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 67. Number aged 18–64 as a percentage of the resident population aged 18–64, by state, December 2007
State Resident population a Beneficiaries
Number Percentage of
resident population
United States 189,831,466 10,440,382 5.5
Alabama 2,878,558 269,559 9.4
Alaska 453,325 16,574 3.7
Arizona 3,848,498 178,144 4.6
Arkansas 1,737,152 159,469 9.2
California 23,165,698 1,046,147 4.5
Colorado 3,176,151 108,723 3.4
Connecticut 2,209,809 101,904 4.6
Delaware 541,440 29,958 5.5
District of Columbia 404,831 28,298 7.0
Florida 11,109,319 585,418 5.3
Georgia 6,070,309 308,243 5.1
Hawaii 813,700 32,924 4.0
Idaho 916,744 45,206 4.9
Illinois 8,104,608 387,847 4.8
Indiana 3,963,330 215,571 5.4
Iowa 1,838,195 88,151 4.8
Kansas 1,719,699 79,019 4.6
Kentucky 2,687,997 275,380 10.2
Louisiana 2,691,310 209,312 7.8
Maine 842,754 68,954 8.2
Maryland 3,597,738 149,173 4.1
Massachusetts 4,157,960 253,401 6.1
Michigan 6,344,814 392,462 6.2
Minnesota 3,301,123 141,089 4.3
Mississippi 1,785,467 171,283 9.6
Missouri 3,665,214 240,187 6.6
Montana 604,785 31,213 5.2
Nebraska 1,091,778 47,356 4.3
Nevada 1,619,726 64,307 4.0
New Hampshire 851,900 45,425 5.3
New Jersey 5,487,495 234,740 4.3
New Mexico 1,219,404 76,695 6.3
New York 12,337,910 721,967 5.9
North Carolina 5,739,939 365,295 6.4
North Dakota 403,621 16,519 4.1
Ohio 7,169,958 417,439 5.8
Oklahoma 2,237,669 148,962 6.7
Oregon 2,395,611 116,160 4.8
Pennsylvania 7,756,413 509,234 6.6
Rhode Island 677,870 45,757 6.8
South Carolina 2,774,694 192,696 6.9
South Dakota 485,769 21,884 4.5
Tennessee 3,892,116 285,609 7.3
Texas 14,886,857 673,309 4.5
Utah 1,594,526 48,323 3.0
Vermont 405,476 24,771 6.1
Virginia 4,976,390 243,181 4.9
Washington 4,174,204 201,961 4.8
West Virginia 1,143,988 137,993 12.1
Wisconsin 3,544,060 173,600 4.9
Wyoming 333,564 13,590 4.1
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, 2007, as reported by the U.S. Census Bureau.
CONTACT: Art Kahn (410) 965-0186 or di.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 68. Distribution of beneficiaries aged 18–64, by diagnostic group, December 2007
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 10,627,905 5,888,133 83,481 434,371 2,966,648 942,011 30,876 282,385
Congenital anomalies 44,598 9,438 111 6,078 22,603 2,465 42 3,861
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 362,460 215,920 6,511 1,621 97,394 36,641 2,998 1,375
Infectious and parasitic diseases 163,581 96,221 701 1,529 45,706 17,747 357 1,320
Injuries 380,974 263,360 2,046 6,688 74,275 30,426 562 3,617
Mental disorders
Retardation 1,321,233 209,779 3,614 209,300 628,230 124,265 3,722 142,323
Other 3,254,336 1,602,586 21,073 72,782 1,107,187 387,430 7,916 55,362
Neoplasms 238,087 184,411 1,727 1,210 35,698 13,924 365 752
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs 32,060 14,432 127 1,048 12,180 3,178 53 1,042
Circulatory system 749,531 557,477 8,088 2,277 130,550 47,484 2,423 1,232
Digestive system 139,456 97,870 951 381 28,516 11,201 276 261
Genitourinary system 150,541 104,670 753 1,070 30,545 12,353 228 922
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 2,109,108 1,635,105 23,933 3,194 293,085 145,027 6,249 2,515
Nervous system and sense organs 964,079 582,984 5,783 46,276 229,916 69,655 1,630 27,835
Respiratory system 268,113 179,044 4,349 553 61,122 21,266 1,292 487
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 21,580 14,582 165 170 4,492 2,007 50 114
Other 25,472 13,906 125 855 8,479 1,413 19 675
Unknown 402,696 106,348 3,424 79,339 156,670 15,529 2,694 38,692
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 1.4 0.8 0.3 0.1 1.4
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 3.4 3.7 7.8 0.4 3.3 3.9 9.7 0.5
Infectious and parasitic diseases 1.5 1.6 0.8 0.4 1.5 1.9 1.2 0.5
Injuries 3.6 4.5 2.5 1.5 2.5 3.2 1.8 1.3
Mental disorders
Retardation 12.4 3.6 4.3 48.2 21.2 13.2 12.1 50.4
Other 30.6 27.2 25.2 16.8 37.3 41.1 25.6 19.6
Neoplasms 2.2 3.1 2.1 0.3 1.2 1.5 1.2 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 7.1 9.5 9.7 0.5 4.4 5.0 7.8 0.4
Digestive system 1.3 1.7 1.1 0.1 1.0 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 19.8 27.8 28.7 0.7 9.9 15.4 20.2 0.9
Nervous system and sense organs 9.1 9.9 6.9 10.7 7.8 7.4 5.3 9.9
Respiratory system 2.5 3.0 5.2 0.1 2.1 2.3 4.2 0.2
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 0.2 0.2 0.2 a 0.2 0.2 0.2 a
Other 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.2
Unknown 3.8 1.8 4.1 18.3 5.3 1.6 8.7 13.7
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.