Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2010

 

Beneficiaries in Current-Payment Status

Disabled Beneficiaries and Nondisabled Dependents

Table 1. Number, December 1960–2010, selected years
Year Total Workers and nondisabled dependents Widow(er)s Adult children of—
Workers Spouses Children under
age 18
Students aged 18–19 Retired
workers
Deceased
workers
Disabled
workers
1960 788,543 455,371 76,599 152,519 . . . . . . 53,825 47,267 2,962
1965 1,928,460 988,074 193,362 532,197 16,437 . . . 87,122 102,287 8,981
1970 2,970,538 1,492,948 283,447 799,111 75,194 49,281 101,341 154,921 14,295
1975 4,799,853 2,488,774 452,922 1,239,058 147,253 109,511 118,802 219,340 24,193
1980 5,223,311 2,858,680 461,878 1,184,846 140,157 127,580 140,548 276,739 32,883
1981 5,008,221 2,776,519 428,212 1,070,000 148,879 121,590 143,633 286,724 32,664
1982 4,532,014 2,603,599 365,862 894,440 79,333 116,372 144,464 297,917 30,027
1983 4,382,745 2,569,029 308,059 855,560 50,134 111,591 148,464 309,699 30,209
1984 4,406,140 2,596,516 303,982 858,243 31,875 109,151 152,667 322,541 31,165
1985 4,507,083 2,656,638 305,532 889,730 22,336 107,005 157,011 335,753 33,078
1986 4,613,249 2,728,463 300,826 911,698 20,245 106,974 161,755 348,647 34,641
1987 4,676,852 2,785,859 290,888 912,367 20,183 106,282 165,675 360,220 35,378
1988 4,709,360 2,821,070 280,780 898,980 24,370 105,810 170,940 371,890 35,520
1989 4,774,160 2,886,590 269,830 901,400 23,330 102,650 172,650 381,760 35,950
1990 4,934,370 3,011,130 264,230 929,720 23,960 101,780 174,560 392,000 36,990
1991 5,209,600 3,198,610 263,780 986,710 26,380 115,010 177,740 402,920 38,450
1992 5,633,130 3,473,330 271,510 1,090,920 25,930 131,620 181,860 416,240 41,720
1993 6,026,460 3,729,330 272,190 1,188,330 29,660 148,070 185,270 428,690 44,920
1994 6,381,470 3,966,590 270,220 1,276,740 29,910 161,650 187,630 440,080 48,650
1995 6,674,450 4,186,720 263,130 1,331,110 29,550 173,240 188,940 449,970 51,790
1996 6,906,420 4,386,040 223,300 1,381,200 32,820 182,020 190,050 457,520 53,470
1997 6,998,210 4,505,760 207,290 1,357,340 31,440 187,220 190,410 464,990 53,760
1998 7,192,370 4,697,010 190,120 1,363,910 30,780 192,400 189,930 472,530 55,690
1999 7,391,920 4,873,560 176,370 1,381,200 37,020 197,520 189,820 479,070 57,360
2000 7,550,930 5,035,840 164,850 1,381,500 35,000 200,130 191,950 483,570 58,090
2001 7,790,038 5,268,039 156,978 1,385,374 38,839 204,255 191,817 486,816 57,920
2002 8,109,332 5,539,597 151,626 1,422,296 43,916 207,365 192,087 492,985 59,460
2003 8,490,007 5,868,541 150,889 1,461,635 46,769 209,360 191,704 498,659 62,450
2004 8,854,343 6,197,385 152,995 1,486,422 47,551 210,736 191,274 503,241 64,739
2005 9,224,458 6,519,001 156,552 1,516,519 47,982 215,866 191,872 507,961 68,705
2006 9,536,997 6,806,918 153,456 1,530,254 49,595 220,178 192,122 512,596 71,878
2007 9,858,520 7,098,723 152,796 1,535,009 52,333 224,982 196,038 521,293 77,346
2008 10,289,474 7,426,691 154,225 1,552,104 54,981 230,007 221,946 564,735 84,785
2009 10,760,672 7,788,013 157,584 1,598,189 59,523 236,480 241,043 589,575 90,265
2010 11,280,792 8,203,951 160,300 1,660,196 62,192 244,953 250,262 601,420 97,518
SOURCES: Social Security Administration. For years before 2001, Annual Statistical Supplement to the Social Security Bulletin, based on the Master Beneficiary Record, various sampling rates; beginning with 2001, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 2. Number and average monthly benefit, by basis of entitlement, age, and sex, December 2010
Basis of
entitlement
and age
Total Male Female
Number Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
Number Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
Number Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
Workers
Total 8,203,951 1,067.80 4,309,685 1,191.10 3,894,266 931.30
Under 25 56,976 560.90 33,871 576.30 23,105 538.40
25–29 176,891 691.60 100,188 709.80 76,703 667.80
30–34 282,951 787.20 147,694 808.40 135,257 764.10
35–39 393,707 858.70 197,445 893.60 196,262 823.70
40–44 615,799 920.60 314,907 971.40 300,892 867.40
45–49 986,803 976.60 506,533 1,049.10 480,270 900.10
50–54 1,437,766 1,052.70 745,740 1,159.50 692,026 937.60
55–59 1,823,237 1,136.60 953,061 1,282.00 870,176 977.30
60–64 2,090,602 1,205.40 1,126,313 1,388.60 964,289 991.40
65–FRA 339,219 1,203.70 183,933 1,407.50 155,286 962.40
Spouses of disabled workers
Total 160,300 286.50 6,612 241.70 153,688 288.40
Entitlement based on care of children 74,131 223.70 1,930 178.90 72,201 224.80
Under 30 5,470 153.80 70 130.60 5,400 154.10
30–34 9,383 160.80 184 146.90 9,199 161.10
35–39 13,807 180.50 281 146.10 13,526 181.20
40–44 15,377 218.20 383 172.80 14,994 219.30
45–49 14,102 252.20 439 180.90 13,663 254.40
50–54 9,321 280.60 327 201.10 8,994 283.50
55–FRA 6,671 331.40 246 230.20 6,425 335.30
Entitlement based on age 86,169 340.60 4,682 267.60 81,487 344.80
62–64 48,250 328.30 1,294 218.30 46,956 331.30
65 or older 37,919 356.20 3,388 286.40 34,531 363.00
Children of disabled workers
Total 1,819,906 318.40 938,694 319.60 881,212 317.10
Under age 18 1,660,196 306.80 847,787 306.50 812,409 307.00
Under 5 147,614 242.70 75,189 242.60 72,425 242.80
5–9 356,108 258.60 181,591 257.80 174,517 259.40
10–14 625,783 298.00 318,854 297.40 306,929 298.50
15–17 530,691 367.40 272,153 367.40 258,538 367.30
Students aged 18–19 62,192 432.20 35,072 435.60 27,120 427.90
Disabled aged 18 or older 97,518 443.00 55,835 444.60 41,683 440.80
Widow(er)s
Total 244,953 681.30 12,220 498.70 232,733 690.90
50–54 33,837 663.20 2,092 479.60 31,745 675.30
55–59 83,479 681.00 4,892 499.30 78,587 692.30
60–64 109,416 686.90 4,754 505.10 104,662 695.20
65–FRA 18,221 682.40 482 511.80 17,739 687.10
Adult children
Total 949,200 678.80 526,729 672.80 422,471 686.20
Children of—
Retired workers 250,262 587.20 140,820 581.10 109,442 595.00
Deceased workers 601,420 755.10 330,074 750.60 271,346 760.60
Disabled workers 97,518 443.00 55,835 444.60 41,683 440.80
Under 25 107,280 582.60 63,040 585.90 44,240 578.00
25–29 92,143 626.00 52,273 627.60 39,870 623.80
30–34 87,300 653.30 49,415 653.40 37,885 653.20
35–39 95,704 674.60 53,571 668.10 42,133 682.90
40–44 113,136 688.10 64,037 680.50 49,099 698.10
45–49 127,123 705.00 72,634 696.60 54,489 716.30
50–54 111,301 719.60 62,572 710.50 48,729 731.20
55–59 81,686 730.50 44,654 721.40 37,032 741.40
60–64 55,997 731.20 29,048 722.70 26,949 740.40
65 or older 77,530 700.90 35,485 697.50 42,045 703.70
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
NOTE: FRA = full retirement age.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.