OASDI Monthly Statistics, 2006

 
Awards of OASDI Benefits Table 9. OASI survivors benefits, by type of beneficiary, January 2006–December 2006
Month All beneficiaries Widow(er)s
and parents a
Widowed mothers
and fathers b
Children
Number (thousands)
January 86 54 3 29
February 76 44 3 28
March 78 45 3 30
April 78 45 3 29
May 72 43 3 26
June 69 42 3 24
July 70 43 3 24
August 68 41 3 25
September 71 40 3 27
October 74 42 3 29
November 77 44 3 30
December 54 30 2 22
Average monthly benefit (dollars)
January 796.00 863.60 721.60 675.20
February 740.70 792.50 713.20 662.80
March 741.70 791.60 728.80 667.30
April 734.40 782.40 711.90 662.10
May 726.90 770.40 708.00 657.50
June 729.80 777.60 717.50 646.70
July 733.90 781.90 718.10 650.60
August 726.00 771.60 719.70 652.10
September 727.10 779.40 702.70 653.70
October 732.50 785.20 707.80 659.00
November 730.80 780.70 716.60 659.80
December 774.50 826.50 736.20 707.90
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
NOTE: Award actions are processed not only for new beneficiaries but also for persons already on the rolls whose benefits in one category are terminated but who become entitled to another type of benefit. These actions are called conversions. Benefit conversions are included in the data, except for conversions of benefits for children of retired workers to benefits for children of deceased workers upon the death of the worker.
a. Includes nondisabled widow(er)s aged 60 or older, disabled widow(er)s aged 50 or older, and dependent parents of deceased workers aged 62 or older.
b. A widow(er) or surviving divorced parent caring for the entitled child of a deceased worker who is under age 16 or is disabled.
CONTACT: Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163 for further information.