Annual Statistical Supplement, 2003

 

Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance

Benefits Withheld

Table 6.E1 Number and percentage distribution of retired workers with benefits withheld, by monthly benefit, reduction for early retirement, and sex, December 2002
Sex and monthly benefit (dollars) Total Without reduction
for early retirement
With reduction
for early retirement
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
All retired workers 102,180 100.0 30,040 100.0 72,140 100.0
Less than 350.00 18,620 18.2 7,540 25.1 11,080 15.4
350.00–399.90 3,660 3.6 1,440 4.8 2,220 3.1
400.00–449.90 4,350 4.3 1,300 4.3 3,050 4.2
450.00–499.90 5,110 5.0 1,670 5.6 3,440 4.8
500.00–549.90 5,650 5.5 1,780 5.9 3,870 5.4
550.00–599.90 5,450 5.3 1,610 5.4 3,840 5.3
600.00–649.90 4,870 4.8 1,350 4.5 3,520 4.9
650.00–699.90 4,530 4.4 1,240 4.1 3,290 4.6
700.00–749.90 4,290 4.2 1,240 4.1 3,050 4.2
750.00–799.90 4,410 4.3 1,040 3.5 3,370 4.7
800.00–849.90 3,770 3.7 960 3.2 2,810 3.9
850.00–899.90 3,680 3.6 940 3.1 2,740 3.8
900.00–949.90 3,100 3.0 720 2.4 2,380 3.3
950.00–999.90 3,220 3.2 830 2.8 2,390 3.3
1,000.00–1,049.90 3,120 3.1 740 2.5 2,380 3.3
1,050.00–1,099.90 2,570 2.5 640 2.1 1,930 2.7
1,100.00–1,149.90 2,610 2.6 560 1.9 2,050 2.8
1,150.00–1,199.90 3,210 3.1 400 1.3 2,810 3.9
1,200.00–1,249.90 3,200 3.1 410 1.4 2,790 3.9
1,250.00–1,299.90 2,900 2.8 390 1.3 2,510 3.5
1,300.00 or more 9,860 9.6 3,240 10.8 6,620 9.2
Men 64,340 100.0 20,900 100.0 43,440 100.0
Less than 350.00 9,920 15.4 4,330 20.7 5,590 12.9
350.00–399.90 2,610 4.1 1,160 5.6 1,450 3.3
400.00–449.90 2,840 4.4 990 4.7 1,850 4.3
450.00–499.90 3,160 4.9 1,310 6.3 1,850 4.3
500.00–549.90 2,970 4.6 1,360 6.5 1,610 3.7
550.00–599.90 2,560 4.0 1,180 5.6 1,380 3.2
600.00–649.90 2,380 3.7 900 4.3 1,480 3.4
650.00–699.90 2,340 3.6 910 4.4 1,430 3.3
700.00–749.90 2,360 3.7 860 4.1 1,500 3.5
750.00–799.90 2,370 3.7 750 3.6 1,620 3.7
800.00–849.90 2,160 3.4 610 2.9 1,550 3.6
850.00–899.90 2,330 3.6 610 2.9 1,720 4.0
900.00–949.90 2,060 3.2 480 2.3 1,580 3.6
950.00–999.90 2,060 3.2 560 2.7 1,500 3.5
1,000.00–1,049.90 2,180 3.4 450 2.2 1,730 4.0
1,050.00–1,099.90 1,860 2.9 400 1.9 1,460 3.4
1,100.00–1,149.90 2,000 3.1 450 2.2 1,550 3.6
1,150.00–1,199.90 2,520 3.9 290 1.4 2,230 5.1
1,200.00–1,249.90 2,690 4.2 310 1.5 2,380 5.5
1,250.00–1,299.90 2,430 3.8 320 1.5 2,110 4.9
1,300.00 or more 8,540 13.3 2,670 12.8 5,870 13.5
Women 37,840 100.0 9,140 100.0 28,700 100.0
Less than 350.00 8,700 23.0 3,210 35.1 5,490 19.1
350.00–399.90 1,050 2.8 280 3.1 770 2.7
400.00–449.90 1,510 4.0 310 3.4 1,200 4.2
450.00–499.90 1,950 5.2 360 3.9 1,590 5.5
500.00–549.90 2,680 7.1 420 4.6 2,260 7.9
550.00–599.90 2,890 7.6 430 4.7 2,460 8.6
600.00–649.90 2,490 6.6 450 4.9 2,040 7.1
650.00–699.90 2,190 5.8 330 3.6 1,860 6.5
700.00–749.90 1,930 5.1 380 4.2 1,550 5.4
750.00–799.90 2,040 5.4 290 3.2 1,750 6.1
800.00–849.90 1,610 4.3 350 3.8 1,260 4.4
850.00–899.90 1,350 3.6 330 3.6 1,020 3.6
900.00–949.90 1,040 2.7 240 2.6 800 2.8
950.00–999.90 1,160 3.1 270 3.0 890 3.1
1,000.00–1,049.90 940 2.5 290 3.2 650 2.3
1,050.00–1,099.90 710 1.9 240 2.6 470 1.6
1,100.00–1,149.90 610 1.6 110 1.2 500 1.7
1,150.00–1,199.90 690 1.8 110 1.2 580 2.0
1,200.00–1,249.90 510 1.3 100 1.1 410 1.4
1,250.00–1,299.90 470 1.2 70 0.8 400 1.4
1,300.00 or more 1,320 3.5 570 6.2 750 2.6
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
CONTACT: Dana N. Mercer (410) 966-6637 or Robert L. Hackendorf (410) 965-5536.
Table 6.E4 Number of beneficiaries with benefits withheld, by reason for withholding payment and type of benefit, December 2002
Reason payment withheld Total, all
beneficiaries
Retired workers Disabled
workers
Wives and husbands Children Widowed
mothers
and
fathers
Widow(er)s Parents Special age-72
beneficiaries
Subtotal Wives Husbands
Subtotal Men Women Without
children a
With
children b
Total 1,666,584 102,069 63,734 38,335 105,023 286,800 157,002 59,947 69,851 463,718 62,905 636,184 547 9,338
Earnings of—
Retired workers 38,759 36,313 21,018 15,295 . . . 1,503 1,283 147 73 943 . . . . . . . . . . . .
Other beneficiaries 89,005 . . . . . . . . . . . . 39,364 660 36,458 2,246 195 40,413 9,033 . . . . . .
Entitled child not in care of beneficiary 28,363 . . . . . . . . . . . . 13,479 83 12,274 1,122 . . . 14,884 . . . . . . . . .
Payee not determined 7,740 715 362 353 1,405 40 28 6 6 5,325 12 242 c c
Recoupment of overpayment for reasons other than earnings 27,835 6,673 3,378 3,295 5,686 2,007 1,164 807 36 9,890 1,210 2,364 c c
Address unknown 49,875 19,834 11,659 8,175 8,738 1,619 1,031 425 163 12,111 219 6,924 39 391
Determination of continuing disability pending 8,300 . . . . . . . . . 5,273 226 4 214 8 2,783 . . . 18 . . . . . .
Workers' compensation offset 7,863 . . . . . . . . . 1,973 555 34 497 24 5,335 . . . . . . . . . . . .
Government pension offset 280,719 . . . . . . . . . . . . 185,450 122,581 37 62,832 . . . 73 91,762 . . . 3,434
Receipt of public assistance 3,756 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3,756
Technical entitlement 905,624 . . . . . . . . . . . . 25,424 17,831 5,775 1,818 366,964 1,469 511,616 107 44
Other reasons 218,745 38,534 27,317 11,217 81,948 17,133 12,303 3,307 1,523 60,172 4,625 14,225 396 1,712
a. Aged 62 or older.
b. Under age 65 with entitled children in their care.
c. Not shown to avoid disclosure of information regarding particular individuals.
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Dana N. Mercer (410) 966-6377 or Robert L. Hackendorf (410) 965-5536.
Table 6.E5 Number of wives, husbands, and children with benefits withheld, by reason for withholding payment and type of benefit, December 2002
Reason payment withheld Wives and husbands of— Children under age 18 of— Disabled adult children of— Students aged 18–19 of—
Retired
workers
Disabled
workers
Retired
workers
Deceased
workers
Disabled
workers
Retired
workers
Deceased
workers
Disabled
workers
Retired
workers
Deceased
workers
Disabled
workers
Total 229,243 57,557 20,855 46,918 207,437 86,299 60,271 18,584 4,637 12,278 6,439
Earnings of—
Retired workers 1,503 . . . 793 . . . . . . 112 . . . . . . 38 . . . . . .
Other beneficiaries 7,017 32,347 27 37 75 15 15 . . . a 12 a
Entitled child not in care of beneficiary 2,198 11,281 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Payee not determined 32 8 211 2,443 1,701 147 722 84 a 12 a
Recoupment of overpayment for reasons other than earnings 1,227 780 414 2,490 6,328 84 267 115 12 79 101
Address unknown 1,208 411 584 2,950 6,117 318 1,490 281 30 199 142
Determination of continuing disability pending . . . 226 . . . . . . 2,240 73 300 159 . . . . . . 11
Workers' compensation offset . . . 555 . . . . . . 5,160 . . . . . . 74 . . . . . . 101
Government pension offset 183,737 1,713 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Technical entitlement 18,103 7,321 15,331 28,264 155,647 82,997 48,841 14,107 4,473 11,629 5,675
Other reasons 14,218 2,915 3,495 10,734 30,169 2,553 8,636 3,764 80 347 394
a. Not shown to avoid disclosure of information regarding particular individuals.
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Dana N. Mercer (410) 966-6377 or Robert L. Hackendorf (410) 965-5536.