Annual Statistical Supplement, 2003

 

Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance

Benefits Terminated

Table 6.F1 Number of benefits terminated, by type, 1940–2002
Year Total, all
benefits
Retired
workers
Disabled
workers
Wives and
husbands
Children Widowed
mothers
and
fathers
Widow(er)s Parents Special age-72
beneficiaries
Total Under
age 18
Disabled
adult
children
Students
Total 134,107,533 46,967,015 14,309,886 17,031,268 37,765,295 23,778,593 718,508 13,268,194 4,476,197 12,217,963 107,252 1,232,657
1940–1944 246,534 84,737 . . . 40,811 73,394 73,394 . . . . . . 40,868 5,680 1,044 . . .
1945–1949 896,041 304,902 . . . 154,261 250,835 250,835 . . . . . . 145,998 36,144 3,901 . . .
1950 266,615 98,280 . . . 51,200 69,062 69,062 . . . . . . 33,313 13,642 1,118 . . .
1951 354,282 141,665 . . . 73,706 82,516 82,516 . . . . . . 37,016 17,999 1,380 . . .
1952 383,780 160,284 . . . 85,349 75,352 75,352 . . . . . . 40,085 20,978 1,732 . . .
1953 455,652 193,688 . . . 99,409 89,292 89,292 . . . . . . 44,331 27,006 1,926 . . .
1954 501,694 212,894 . . . 111,788 99,375 99,375 . . . . . . 45,870 29,871 1,896 . . .
1955 579,229 247,998 . . . 125,880 117,443 117,443 . . . . . . 49,330 36,488 2,090 . . .
1956 624,981 269,006 . . . 134,700 128,391 128,391 . . . . . . 51,874 38,849 2,161 . . .
1957 789,331 334,710 16,131 178,464 146,828 146,540 288 . . . 54,715 56,022 2,461 . . .
1958 817,512 322,279 52,949 173,608 156,944 156,348 596 . . . 52,088 57,422 2,222 . . .
1959 1,163,018 458,175 81,982 255,169 211,711 209,948 1,763 . . . 67,346 85,401 3,234 . . .
1960 1,170,612 440,555 89,090 249,792 235,965 233,512 2,453 . . . 67,555 84,396 3,259 . . .
1961 1,327,950 471,552 115,546 276,437 290,895 287,599 3,296 . . . 77,778 92,322 3,420 . . .
1962 1,410,718 507,807 128,299 282,569 311,045 307,200 3,845 . . . 78,261 99,332 3,405 . . .
1963 1,672,045 591,951 137,850 330,576 397,764 392,606 5,158 . . . 92,246 117,743 3,915 . . .
1964 1,739,693 616,124 138,576 333,969 424,680 418,834 5,846 . . . 96,116 126,328 3,900 . . .
1965 1,868,804 646,734 156,648 345,229 481,215 448,344 6,628 26,243 98,058 137,031 3,889 . . .
1966 2,178,105 696,038 168,630 351,877 704,131 457,688 7,329 239,114 92,054 158,302 3,749 3,324
1967 2,545,076 748,184 208,899 373,803 820,610 503,110 9,178 308,322 102,004 172,411 3,789 115,376
1968 2,654,191 789,586 222,197 386,245 837,390 514,363 10,620 312,407 100,344 188,844 4,004 125,581
1969 2,860,287 827,151 251,269 399,689 946,481 564,725 11,922 369,834 107,119 205,188 3,525 119,865
1970 2,841,523 817,129 260,444 388,574 956,566 582,918 11,795 361,853 102,578 208,843 3,313 104,076
1971 2,944,134 846,103 266,471 394,422 1,011,381 607,138 11,621 392,622 104,577 223,988 3,162 94,030
1972 2,949,327 839,018 261,739 384,297 1,037,251 605,569 13,924 417,758 108,995 232,375 2,950 82,702
1973 3,132,957 873,593 304,792 396,828 1,137,641 637,851 12,445 487,345 103,056 234,039 2,955 80,053
1974 3,296,247 921,897 320,958 416,891 1,205,329 699,400 15,288 490,641 116,061 243,139 2,886 69,086
1975 3,313,151 931,953 329,532 421,973 1,209,574 695,082 15,195 499,297 110,493 249,274 2,574 57,778
1976 3,405,273 941,162 351,504 424,417 1,262,306 711,425 16,104 534,777 114,823 256,020 2,412 52,629
1977 3,551,125 955,114 401,334 430,431 1,331,923 740,822 17,060 574,041 114,605 265,721 2,285 49,712
1978 3,589,849 977,703 413,571 428,498 1,342,365 736,536 17,496 588,333 112,491 271,102 2,106 42,013
1979 3,568,400 953,520 422,503 426,014 1,346,176 726,910 18,598 600,668 111,604 272,422 1,831 34,330
1980 3,538,615 1,009,542 408,051 420,313 1,259,831 636,825 14,561 608,445 118,300 289,326 1,705 31,547
1981 3,596,613 1,006,756 434,187 419,331 1,305,554 664,436 15,482 625,636 111,025 291,081 1,649 27,030
1982 3,869,989 1,032,327 483,847 437,104 1,485,066 677,326 16,435 791,305 109,210 298,435 1,521 22,479
1983 3,788,835 1,068,963 453,621 492,524 1,223,789 584,312 19,706 619,771 214,361 309,168 1,448 24,961
1984 3,230,134 1,102,737 371,913 373,796 954,150 498,199 19,277 436,674 88,342 319,858 1,283 18,055
1985 3,109,569 1,150,236 339,984 367,257 820,641 446,106 17,022 357,513 84,165 331,090 1,228 14,968
1986 2,996,494 1,152,844 341,276 362,966 703,293 474,999 17,013 211,281 90,071 329,855 1,110 15,079
1987 2,967,965 1,163,655 347,948 354,240 681,275 457,523 17,056 206,696 80,131 328,008 1,041 11,667
1988 3,087,126 1,227,357 356,143 354,250 723,385 484,001 19,478 219,906 73,473 341,432 922 10,164
1989 2,977,413 1,202,430 351,402 339,550 678,094 454,048 19,726 204,320 66,527 332,040 856 6,514
1990 2,958,646 1,222,810 348,194 337,006 646,343 415,616 20,014 210,713 64,260 334,293 769 4,971
1991 2,943,272 1,237,517 351,303 332,892 619,977 401,092 17,723 201,162 61,383 335,740 646 3,814
1992 2,969,109 1,252,171 361,796 329,102 616,771 397,723 17,857 201,191 65,852 339,827 617 2,973
1993 3,075,227 1,313,867 372,317 336,335 632,585 408,497 18,842 205,246 62,436 354,833 578 2,276
1994 3,124,009 1,329,241 384,590 331,416 647,848 421,730 20,034 206,084 72,662 356,097 529 1,626
1995 3,161,744 1,334,027 399,475 327,233 678,821 451,375 22,639 204,807 61,813 358,691 493 1,191
1996 3,187,291 1,352,339 396,980 321,703 690,618 459,254 23,776 207,588 61,618 362,751 444 838
1997 3,413,296 1,370,596 464,984 319,172 777,803 537,259 26,210 214,334 60,342 419,105 376 918
1998 3,307,618 1,405,342 409,489 313,423 741,412 495,678 26,755 218,979 54,551 382,619 346 436
1999 3,366,363 1,436,865 433,950 312,867 748,950 490,634 29,444 228,872 51,341 381,791 361 238
2000 3,404,466 1,447,269 460,351 310,703 753,430 502,351 33,300 217,779 50,925 381,341 282 165
2001 3,440,679 1,460,763 459,073 304,413 775,873 515,300 32,988 227,585 49,838 390,315 289 115
2002 3,494,924 1,465,869 478,098 306,796 807,955 534,181 34,722 239,052 49,919 385,945 265 77
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.F2 Number, by reason for termination and type of benefit, 2002
Reason for termination All
benefits
Retired
workers
Disabled
workers
Wives and
husbands
Children Widowed
mothers
and fathers
Widow(er)s
and parents
Special age-72
beneficiaries
Total 3,494,924 1,465,869 478,098 306,796 807,955 49,919 386,210 77
Death of beneficiary 2,024,230 1,411,917 180,602 81,557 20,143 992 328,942 77
Death of worker 177,407 . . . . . . 148,108 29,299 . . . . . . . . .
Marriage, remarriage, or divorce of beneficiary 27,160 . . . . . . 4,488 9,881 8,759 4,032 . . .
Attainment of age—
16 by child 60,251 . . . . . . 26,151 . . . 34,100 . . . . . .
18 by child 410,102 . . . . . . . . . 410,102 . . . . . . . . .
19 by student 38,687 . . . . . . . . . 38,687 . . . . . . . . .
65 by disabled worker 256,033 . . . 225,674 18,326 12,033 . . . . . . . . .
65 by disabled widow(er) 12,788 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12,788 . . .
Entitlement to an equal or larger Social Security benefit 91,973 39,100 4,257 7,560 4,330 3,487 33,239 . . .
Does not meet medical standards a
Disabled worker or widow(er) 107,466 . . . 61,522 2,806 42,854 . . . 264 . . .
Disabled adult child 3,895 . . . . . . . . . 3,895 . . . . . . . . .
Student no longer attending school 195,091 . . . . . . . . . 195,091 . . . . . . . . .
Other 89,861 14,852 6,043 17,800 41,640 2,581 6,945 . . .
a. Excludes disabled beneficiaries whose monthly benefits have been suspended because of their ability to engage in substantial gainful activity. These persons continue to be eligible for Medicare for a 3-year period.
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.F3 Number of wives, husbands, and children, by reason for termination and type of benefit, 2002
Reason for termination 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 253,206 53,590 51,592 199,818 282,771 6,463 18,077 10,182 29,997 118,613 90,442
Death of beneficiary 80,185 1,372 185 1,757 952 3,106 13,385 557 21 114 66
Death of worker 141,348 6,760 . . . . . . 26,530 . . . . . . 1,617 . . . . . . 1,152
Marriage, remarriage, or divorce of beneficiary 1,954 2,534 638 1,850 4,715 264 1,481 364 69 230 270
Attainment of age—
16 by child 9,118 17,033 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
18 by child . . . . . . 47,041 190,357 172,704 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
19 by student . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4,551 20,861 13,275
65 by disabled worker . . . 18,326 . . . . . . 7,044 . . . . . . 4,574 . . . . . . 415
Entitlement to an equal or larger Social Security benefit 6,057 1,503 1,965 290 846 532 274 306 71 11 35
Does not meet medical standards a
Disabled worker . . . 2,806 . . . . . . 40,906 . . . . . . 1,560 . . . . . . 388
Disabled adult child . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 912 2,712 271 . . . . . . . . .
Student no longer attending school . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24,977 96,714 73,400
Other 14,544 3,256 1,763 5,564 29,074 1,649 225 933 308 683 1,441
a. Excludes disabled beneficiaries whose monthly benefits have been suspended because of their ability to engage in substantial gainful activity. These persons continue to be eligible for Medicare for a 3-year period.
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.