Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2012

 

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 2012

In December 2012, about 12.7 million people aged 18–64 received benefits on the basis of disability. Sixty-two percent (7.9 million) received benefits from the Social Security program only, 27 percent (3.5 million) received benefits from the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program only, and 11 percent (1.4 million) received benefits from both programs.

Venn diagram described in previous paragraph.
SOURCE: Table 65.
NOTE: Totals do not necessarily equal the sum of the rounded components.
Table 65. Number aged 18–64, by program, December 1996–2012
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
2008 10,974,914 6,641,818 6,115,214 82,100 444,504 3,040,764 1,292,332 971,455 30,608 290,269
2009 11,451,980 7,000,692 6,462,635 82,167 455,890 3,138,143 1,313,145 989,094 29,991 294,060
2010 11,988,072 7,356,565 6,810,060 82,369 464,136 3,262,055 1,369,452 1,035,969 30,216 303,267
2011 12,373,698 7,596,688 7,092,419 81,922 422,347 3,395,233 1,381,777 1,060,694 30,173 290,910
2012 12,734,301 7,864,664 7,292,752 82,181 489,731 3,459,188 1,410,449 1,060,201 30,280 319,968
  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
2008 10,566 7,499 7,035 81 383 1,973 1,094 853 24 217
2009 11,155 7,924 7,447 82 396 2,122 1,108 863 24 221
2010 11,765 8,392 7,902 83 407 2,219 1,154 902 24 229
2011 12,526 9,037 8,562 86 390 2,299 1,189 941 24 224
2012 13,133 9,494 8,938 88 468 2,407 1,232 955 25 252
  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
2008 940.40 1,128.50 1,149.80 991.10 860.60 607.70 746.80 749.70 733.70 738.60
2009 952.10 1,131.30 1,151.70 996.80 867.20 635.30 744.90 745.70 736.20 742.80
2010 959.00 1,140.80 1,160.40 1,005.20 877.00 636.90 744.20 745.00 737.00 742.20
2011 990.30 1,189.60 1,207.20 1,047.30 922.60 633.70 762.50 764.00 753.10 758.10
2012 1,010.80 1,207.20 1,225.60 1,069.10 955.30 657.20 776.20 776.80 771.10 774.50
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record and Supplemental Security Record, 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.
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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 2012
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 9,275,113 1,410,449 237.10 8,352,953 1,060,201 219.80 112,461 30,280 235.60 809,699 319,968 293.70
Alabama 243,928 37,257 215.30 221,815 27,042 196.00 3,609 1,001 207.90 18,504 9,214 271.60
Alaska 13,543 2,164 210.00 12,331 1,715 196.10 155 37 191.50 1,057 412 268.90
Arizona 158,597 17,909 224.50 145,881 13,523 206.50 1,567 350 231.60 11,149 4,036 283.50
Arkansas 145,837 22,737 215.10 133,115 16,737 195.20 1,908 565 207.10 10,814 5,435 276.60
California 745,949 193,297 292.40 664,502 149,578 269.80 8,983 3,447 308.30 72,464 40,272 374.20
Colorado 105,675 13,637 216.10 97,997 10,949 204.00 832 179 209.10 6,846 2,509 269.10
Connecticut 86,352 10,754 226.20 76,889 8,106 206.30 665 218 254.50 8,798 2,430 289.20
Delaware 28,066 2,982 223.40 25,782 2,285 208.00 251 52 218.40 2,033 645 278.00
District of Columbia 15,168 3,223 260.30 13,661 2,590 247.00 165 72 259.20 1,342 561 320.80
Florida 551,725 71,163 220.90 506,538 53,982 205.50 5,705 1,480 220.50 39,482 15,701 273.30
Georgia 288,465 41,840 211.70 261,909 30,214 195.10 3,889 1,111 217.70 22,667 10,515 258.10
Hawaii 24,681 3,452 299.50 21,990 2,393 256.80 322 85 259.30 2,369 974 406.20
Idaho 43,813 6,572 221.60 40,025 5,111 203.50 405 78 227.50 3,383 1,383 287.50
Illinois 311,099 41,085 235.10 274,400 30,580 220.30 3,589 914 244.90 33,110 9,591 281.20
Indiana 213,872 26,275 226.90 193,747 20,417 214.60 2,279 480 223.90 17,846 5,378 273.10
Iowa 81,151 12,644 230.60 72,317 9,848 218.80 626 159 214.80 8,208 2,637 275.20
Kansas 78,097 10,969 219.00 70,834 8,466 206.70 743 185 220.40 6,520 2,318 263.40
Kentucky 220,032 37,946 222.30 198,682 28,033 201.30 4,108 1,261 233.70 17,242 8,652 288.30
Louisiana 168,964 29,939 231.10 146,455 20,413 210.50 3,773 1,022 220.10 18,736 8,504 281.50
Maine 61,670 10,342 220.40 56,069 7,691 198.60 580 176 184.00 5,021 2,475 289.70
Maryland 132,297 16,982 222.70 119,995 13,198 213.20 1,241 287 212.30 11,061 3,497 259.00
Massachusetts 211,792 32,321 215.90 190,816 24,372 193.60 1,786 552 224.30 19,190 7,397 287.00
Michigan 369,655 55,848 233.50 329,709 41,914 217.30 4,091 936 227.20 35,855 12,998 285.70
Minnesota 130,869 18,177 222.90 118,544 14,287 211.20 709 167 233.60 11,616 3,723 266.30
Mississippi 140,551 24,192 220.00 125,112 16,410 193.80 2,443 838 216.20 12,996 6,944 281.70
Missouri 227,517 31,837 224.90 207,154 24,186 211.00 2,702 708 235.50 17,661 6,943 271.50
Montana 28,844 4,517 227.80 26,291 3,511 216.00 303 74 241.50 2,250 932 270.60
Nebraska 44,313 6,718 215.80 39,857 5,125 201.30 321 84 219.90 4,135 1,509 264.40
Nevada 61,296 6,380 210.00 57,343 5,182 198.90 631 110 195.40 3,322 1,088 263.50
New Hampshire 48,524 4,832 220.80 44,944 3,644 198.90 286 44 264.70 3,294 1,144 287.80
New Jersey 209,432 26,635 227.10 187,335 20,064 209.90 1,862 481 232.90 20,235 6,090 282.80
New Mexico 65,374 11,035 217.90 59,881 8,553 203.50 726 214 210.70 4,767 2,268 272.20
New York 551,781 106,230 275.60 488,865 78,166 256.10 5,914 2,045 266.00 57,002 26,019 334.50
North Carolina 339,753 44,388 213.00 310,445 32,181 196.40 3,541 1,024 207.70 25,767 11,183 260.80
North Dakota 15,073 2,149 226.40 13,348 1,592 213.20 93 25 268.10 1,632 532 264.10
Ohio 367,353 58,045 232.80 327,871 45,606 219.60 5,048 1,334 246.80 34,434 11,105 284.30
Oklahoma 131,572 18,626 225.50 119,584 14,292 212.80 1,926 467 222.60 10,062 3,867 272.10
Oregon 109,372 15,557 211.60 99,621 12,213 197.00 1,222 274 224.90 8,529 3,070 267.60
Pennsylvania 426,587 62,076 236.60 382,703 46,791 221.50 4,951 1,286 225.00 38,933 13,999 287.20
Rhode Island 38,551 6,342 217.20 35,013 4,893 196.90 334 113 222.10 3,204 1,336 290.50
South Carolina 183,951 21,769 218.70 167,379 15,141 203.50 2,336 673 210.80 14,236 5,955 257.70
South Dakota 20,032 3,261 228.60 17,978 2,333 210.20 146 50 218.70 1,908 878 277.00
Tennessee 261,066 37,536 219.10 237,517 27,433 203.40 3,780 1,199 220.50 19,769 8,904 266.20
Texas 595,610 91,102 221.70 537,483 68,092 204.40 9,216 2,392 211.50 48,911 20,618 279.60
Utah 49,308 5,956 228.30 44,589 4,576 210.80 415 80 234.30 4,304 1,300 288.10
Vermont 23,480 4,653 236.80 21,314 3,597 221.00 186 61 192.40 1,980 995 295.70
Virginia 220,870 28,419 221.80 200,069 20,726 205.70 2,538 633 219.80 18,263 7,060 268.70
Washington 180,734 25,383 217.90 164,549 20,138 203.50 1,888 375 233.50 14,297 4,870 275.10
West Virginia 102,024 15,824 227.70 90,453 11,241 207.80 2,250 547 223.40 9,321 4,036 283.30
Wisconsin 167,168 25,669 220.20 149,949 19,654 205.00 1,152 304 237.70 16,067 5,711 271.20
Wyoming 13,129 1,726 221.00 12,093 1,377 206.40 118 28 292.60 918 321 275.80
Outlying areas b 220,551 77 312.10 190,210 40 235.40 4,152 3 269.00 26,189 34 403.50
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record and Supplemental Security Record, 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.
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Table 67. Number aged 18–64 as a percentage of the resident population aged 18–64, by state, December 2012
State Resident population a Beneficiaries
Number Percentage of resident population
United States 197,040,596 12,513,314 6.4
Alabama 2,998,237 324,887 10.8
Alaska 481,852 19,854 4.1
Arizona 3,960,828 208,188 5.3
Arkansas 1,795,660 190,304 10.6
California 24,201,126 1,178,020 4.9
Colorado 3,342,983 137,421 4.1
Connecticut 2,264,077 114,266 5.0
Delaware 571,568 35,287 6.2
District of Columbia 450,954 29,871 6.6
Florida 11,805,373 734,961 6.2
Georgia 6,290,121 398,502 6.3
Hawaii 878,501 36,147 4.1
Idaho 956,497 57,174 6.0
Illinois 8,116,753 442,749 5.5
Indiana 4,056,709 273,441 6.7
Iowa 1,880,928 103,105 5.5
Kansas 1,767,332 99,290 5.6
Kentucky 2,747,524 313,227 11.4
Louisiana 2,888,885 250,897 8.7
Maine 836,898 78,818 9.4
Maryland 3,777,744 186,342 4.9
Massachusetts 4,286,235 295,359 6.9
Michigan 6,173,776 501,650 8.1
Minnesota 3,373,224 171,117 5.1
Mississippi 1,835,518 194,386 10.6
Missouri 3,735,332 292,949 7.8
Montana 624,872 37,357 6.0
Nebraska 1,134,766 56,312 5.0
Nevada 1,734,434 80,250 4.6
New Hampshire 852,075 58,286 6.8
New Jersey 5,587,651 278,659 5.0
New Mexico 1,276,263 91,408 7.2
New York 12,549,535 815,735 6.5
North Carolina 6,117,676 438,159 7.2
North Dakota 444,354 18,720 4.2
Ohio 7,175,429 521,563 7.3
Oklahoma 2,343,210 176,875 7.5
Oregon 2,457,110 147,789 6.0
Pennsylvania 7,981,289 601,824 7.5
Rhode Island 675,189 53,275 7.9
South Carolina 2,948,174 236,411 8.0
South Dakota 507,002 25,895 5.1
Tennessee 4,043,720 348,602 8.6
Texas 16,234,269 845,555 5.2
Utah 1,695,896 63,426 3.7
Vermont 403,616 30,362 7.5
Virginia 5,266,625 287,188 5.5
Washington 4,403,628 252,092 5.7
West Virginia 1,159,423 145,775 12.6
Wisconsin 3,584,341 217,322 6.1
Wyoming 365,414 16,262 4.5
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record and Supplemental Security Record, 100 percent data; Census Bureau, 2012 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, 2012, as reported by the Census Bureau.
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Table 68. Distribution of beneficiaries aged 18–64, by diagnostic group, December 2012
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 12,734,301 7,292,752 82,181 489,731 3,459,188 1,060,201 30,280 319,968
Congenital anomalies 60,645 12,116 99 9,459 30,089 3,132 27 5,723
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 382,681 244,515 4,974 1,887 91,779 35,560 2,291 1,675
Infectious and parasitic diseases 168,772 101,753 692 1,269 46,982 16,714 370 992
Injuries 448,951 311,377 2,089 8,153 89,741 32,777 669 4,145
Mental disorders  
Autistic disorders 100,150 8,803 13 13,801 64,506 3,912 2 9,113
Developmental disorders 40,727 4,719 37 2,140 29,203 2,432 22 2,174
Childhood and adolescent disorders not elsewhere classified 55,468 4,079 19 2,082 44,392 2,212 7 2,677
Intellectual disability 1,397,038 229,614 3,273 235,230 639,506 129,824 3,375 156,216
Mood disorders 1,907,332 1,069,425 13,806 22,813 562,155 213,556 5,200 20,377
Organic mental disorders 459,287 248,772 2,063 15,301 141,669 39,915 806 10,761
Schizophrenic and other psychotic disorders 782,967 310,434 2,679 35,645 297,623 111,539 1,307 23,740
Other mental disorders 558,467 266,514 2,957 15,309 198,924 59,696 1,362 13,705
Neoplasms 307,777 239,311 1,755 1,463 47,326 16,538 426 958
Diseases of the—  
Blood and blood-forming organs 39,495 18,606 154 1,269 14,210 3,875 62 1,319
Circulatory system 848,219 631,457 6,850 2,791 152,100 51,308 2,192 1,521
Digestive system 180,788 128,359 1,149 595 36,771 13,113 337 464
Genitourinary system 183,116 131,362 754 1,339 35,280 12,987 245 1,149
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 2,926,482 2,273,209 26,670 4,654 420,477 190,933 6,988 3,551
Nervous system and sense organs 1,142,992 706,407 5,547 58,363 261,678 76,425 1,642 32,930
Respiratory system 314,270 209,696 4,191 715 73,113 24,624 1,298 633
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 27,279 18,532 160 254 5,760 2,343 46 184
Other 32,474 18,057 122 1,225 10,384 1,682 28 976
Unknown 368,924 105,635 2,128 53,974 165,520 15,104 1,578 24,985
  Percent
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Congenital anomalies 0.5 0.2 0.1 1.9 0.9 0.3 0.1 1.8
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 3.0 3.4 6.1 0.4 2.7 3.4 7.6 0.5
Infectious and parasitic diseases 1.3 1.4 0.8 0.3 1.4 1.6 1.2 0.3
Injuries 3.5 4.3 2.5 1.7 2.6 3.1 2.2 1.3
Mental disorders  
Autistic disorders 0.8 0.1 (L) 2.8 1.9 0.4 (L) 2.8
Developmental disorders 0.3 0.1 (L) 0.4 0.8 0.2 0.1 0.7
Childhood and adolescent disorders not elsewhere classified 0.4 0.1 (L) 0.4 1.3 0.2 (L) 0.8
Intellectual disability 11.0 3.1 4.0 48.0 18.5 12.2 11.1 48.8
Mood disorders 15.0 14.7 16.8 4.7 16.3 20.1 17.2 6.4
Organic mental disorders 3.6 3.4 2.5 3.1 4.1 3.8 2.7 3.4
Schizophrenic and other psychotic disorders 6.1 4.3 3.3 7.3 8.6 10.5 4.3 7.4
Other mental disorders 4.4 3.7 3.6 3.1 5.8 5.6 4.5 4.3
Neoplasms 2.4 3.3 2.1 0.3 1.4 1.6 1.4 0.3
Diseases of the—  
Blood and blood-forming organs 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.2 0.4
Circulatory system 6.7 8.7 8.3 0.6 4.4 4.8 7.2 0.5
Digestive system 1.4 1.8 1.4 0.1 1.1 1.2 1.1 0.1
Genitourinary system 1.4 1.8 0.9 0.3 1.0 1.2 0.8 0.4
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 23.0 31.2 32.5 1.0 12.2 18.0 23.1 1.1
Nervous system and sense organs 9.0 9.7 6.7 11.9 7.6 7.2 5.4 10.3
Respiratory system 2.5 2.9 5.1 0.1 2.1 2.3 4.3 0.2
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1
Other 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.3
Unknown 2.9 1.4 2.6 11.0 4.8 1.4 5.2 7.8
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record and Supplemental Security Record, 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.
(L) = less than 0.05 percent.
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