SSI Annual Statistical Report, 2007

 

Federal Benefit Rates and Total Annual Payments

Table 1. Monthly federal SSI benefit rates, 1974–2008 (in dollars)
Starting date Individual Couple Medicaid
facility
Essential
person
increment
Own
household
Another's
household
Own
household
Another's
household
January 1974 140.00 93.34 210.00 140.00 25.00 70.00
July 1974 146.00 97.34 219.00 146.00 25.00 73.00
July 1975 157.70 105.14 236.60 157.74 25.00 78.90
July 1976 167.80 111.87 251.80 167.87 25.00 84.00
July 1977 177.80 118.54 266.70 177.80 25.00 89.00
July 1978 189.40 126.27 284.10 189.40 25.00 94.80
July 1979 208.20 138.80 312.30 208.20 25.00 104.20
July 1980 238.00 158.67 357.00 238.00 25.00 119.20
July 1981 264.70 176.47 397.00 264.67 25.00 132.60
July 1982 284.30 189.54 426.40 284.27 25.00 142.50
July 1983 304.30 202.87 456.40 304.27 25.00 152.50
January 1984 314.00 209.34 472.00 314.67 25.00 157.00
January 1985 325.00 216.67 488.00 325.34 25.00 163.00
January 1986 336.00 224.00 504.00 336.00 25.00 168.00
January 1987 340.00 226.67 510.00 340.00 25.00 170.00
January 1988 354.00 236.00 532.00 354.67 25.00 177.00
January 1989 368.00 245.34 553.00 368.67 30.00 184.00
January 1990 386.00 257.34 579.00 386.00 30.00 193.00
January 1991 407.00 271.34 610.00 406.67 30.00 204.00
January 1992 422.00 281.34 633.00 422.00 30.00 211.00
January 1993 434.00 289.34 652.00 434.67 30.00 217.00
January 1994 446.00 297.34 669.00 446.00 30.00 223.00
January 1995 458.00 305.34 687.00 458.00 30.00 229.00
January 1996 470.00 313.34 705.00 470.00 30.00 235.00
January 1997 484.00 322.67 726.00 484.00 30.00 242.00
January 1998 494.00 329.34 741.00 494.00 30.00 247.00
January 1999 500.00 333.34 751.00 500.67 30.00 250.00
January 2000 a 513.00 342.00 769.00 512.67 30.00 257.00
January 2001 a 531.00 354.00 796.00 530.67 30.00 266.00
January 2002 545.00 363.34 817.00 544.67 30.00 273.00
January 2003 552.00 368.00 829.00 552.67 30.00 277.00
January 2004 564.00 376.00 846.00 564.00 30.00 282.00
January 2005 579.00 386.00 869.00 579.34 30.00 290.00
January 2006 603.00 402.00 904.00 603.34 30.00 301.00
January 2007 623.00 415.34 935.00 622.67 30.00 311.34
January 2008 637.00 424.67 956.00 637.34 30.00 318.66
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Office of the Chief Actuary.
a. Data reflect the correction of an error in the consumer price index.
CONTACT: Alfreda Brooks (410) 965-9849 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 2. Total payments, by eligibility category and source of payment, selected years, 1974–2007 (in thousands of dollars)
Year Total Federal SSI Federally
administered
state
supplementation
All recipients
1974 5,096,813 3,833,161 1,263,652
1975 5,716,072 4,313,538 1,402,534
1980 7,714,640 5,866,354 1,848,286
1985 10,749,938 8,777,341 1,972,597
1990 16,132,959 12,893,805 3,239,154
1995 27,037,280 23,919,430 3,117,850
1996 28,252,474 25,264,878 2,987,596
1997 28,370,568 25,457,387 2,913,181
1998 29,408,208 26,404,793 3,003,415
1999 30,106,132 26,805,156 3,300,976
2000 30,671,699 27,290,248 3,381,451
2001 32,165,856 28,705,503 3,460,353
2002 33,718,999 29,898,765 3,820,234
2003 34,693,278 30,688,029 4,005,249
2004 36,065,358 31,886,509 4,178,849
2005 37,235,843 33,058,056 4,177,787
2006 38,888,961 34,736,088 4,152,873
2007 41,204,645 36,884,066 4,320,579
Aged
1974 2,414,034 1,782,742 631,292
1975 2,516,515 1,842,980 673,535
1980 2,617,023 1,860,194 756,829
1985 2,896,671 2,202,557 694,114
1990 3,559,388 2,521,382 1,038,006
1995 4,239,222 3,374,772 864,450
1996 4,282,498 3,449,407 833,091
1997 4,303,529 3,479,948 823,581
1998 4,166,231 3,327,856 838,375
1999 4,445,687 3,524,355 921,332
2000 4,540,046 3,597,516 942,530
2001 4,664,076 3,708,527 955,549
2002 4,802,792 3,751,491 1,051,301
2003 4,856,875 3,758,070 1,098,805
2004 4,907,225 3,773,901 1,133,324
2005 4,964,627 3,836,625 1,128,002
2006 5,115,911 3,953,106 1,162,804
2007 5,301,277 4,113,424 1,187,853
Blind
1974 125,791 91,308 34,483
1975 127,240 92,427 34,813
1980 185,827 131,506 54,321
1985 259,840 195,183 64,657
1990 328,949 238,415 90,534
1995 367,441 298,238 69,203
1996 364,791 298,897 65,894
1997 367,845 302,656 65,189
1998 358,187 291,050 67,137
1999 382,323 309,295 73,028
2000 385,926 312,238 73,688
2001 398,624 323,895 74,729
2002 416,454 335,405 81,049
2003 409,293 325,878 83,415
2004 412,810 327,446 85,364
2005 414,147 330,591 83,556
2006 409,287 326,230 83,057
2007 418,835 336,789 82,046
Disabled
1974 2,556,988 1,959,112 597,876
1975 3,072,317 2,378,131 694,186
1980 4,911,792 3,874,655 1,037,137
1985 7,593,427 6,379,601 1,213,826
1990 12,244,622 10,134,007 2,110,615
1995 22,430,612 20,246,415 2,184,197
1996 23,605,189 21,516,579 2,088,610
1997 23,709,831 21,685,421 2,024,410
1998 24,883,782 22,785,879 2,097,903
1999 25,278,121 22,971,506 2,306,615
2000 25,745,710 23,380,477 2,365,233
2001 27,125,707 24,695,630 2,430,077
2002 28,531,939 25,844,055 2,687,884
2003 29,453,803 26,630,775 2,823,028
2004 30,745,406 27,785,246 2,960,160
2005 31,857,069 28,890,840 2,966,229
2006 33,363,762 30,456,751 2,907,011
2007 35,484,533 32,433,853 3,050,680
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Office of Financial Management, Division of Finance.
NOTE: Totals for "Aged," "Blind," and "Disabled" are derived. The derivation creates slight discrepancies between the sum of the group totals and the "All recipients" total.
CONTACT: Stella M. Coleman (410) 965-0157 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.