Annual Statistical Supplement, 2004

 

Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance

Benefits Awarded

Disabled Workers

Table 6.C1 Number and percentage distribution, by monthly benefit and sex, 2003
Monthly benefit (dollars) Total Men Women
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
All disabled workers 777,461 100.0 421,598 100.0 355,863 100.0
Less than 100.00 6,305 0.8 3,480 0.8 2,825 0.8
100.00–149.90 3,254 0.4 1,224 0.3 2,030 0.6
150.00–199.90 7,441 1.0 2,744 0.7 4,697 1.3
200.00–249.90 11,418 1.5 4,254 1.0 7,164 2.0
250.00–299.90 13,664 1.8 4,965 1.2 8,699 2.4
300.00–349.90 15,094 1.9 5,538 1.3 9,556 2.7
350.00–399.90 15,648 2.0 5,694 1.4 9,954 2.8
400.00–449.90 16,200 2.1 5,904 1.4 10,296 2.9
450.00–499.90 17,814 2.3 6,504 1.5 11,310 3.2
500.00–549.90 23,270 3.0 8,444 2.0 14,826 4.2
550.00–599.90 42,120 5.4 14,903 3.5 27,217 7.7
600.00–649.90 42,825 5.5 15,953 3.8 26,872 7.6
650.00–699.90 41,931 5.4 16,575 3.9 25,356 7.1
700.00–749.90 40,058 5.2 16,905 4.0 23,153 6.5
750.00–799.90 38,009 4.9 16,994 4.0 21,015 5.9
800.00–849.90 36,366 4.7 17,091 4.1 19,275 5.4
850.00–899.90 34,140 4.4 16,843 4.0 17,297 4.9
900.00–949.90 32,069 4.1 16,652 4.0 15,417 4.3
950.00–999.90 29,903 3.9 16,443 3.9 13,460 3.8
1,000.00–1,049.90 27,967 3.6 15,992 3.8 11,975 3.4
1,050.00–1,099.90 25,740 3.3 15,265 3.6 10,475 2.9
1,100.00–1,149.90 24,180 3.1 15,177 3.6 9,003 2.5
1,150.00–1,199.90 22,349 2.9 14,692 3.5 7,657 2.2
1,200.00–1,249.90 20,655 2.7 13,933 3.3 6,722 1.9
1,250.00–1,299.90 19,094 2.5 13,376 3.2 5,718 1.6
1,300.00–1,349.90 17,684 2.3 12,670 3.0 5,014 1.4
1,350.00–1,399.90 16,243 2.1 11,926 2.8 4,317 1.2
1,400.00–1,449.90 15,139 2.0 11,353 2.7 3,786 1.1
1,450.00–1,499.90 14,966 1.9 11,529 2.7 3,437 1.0
1,500.00 or more 105,914 13.6 88,574 21.0 17,340 4.9
Average benefit (dollars) 936.40 1,062.30 787.30
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
NOTE: Benefits awarded before the December increase are converted to the December rates before computation of the percentages.
CONTACT: Jennie H. Park (410) 965-9358 or Joseph Bondar (410) 965-0162.
Table 6.C2 Number, average age, and percentage distribution, by sex and age, selected years 1957–2003
Year Number Average age Percentage distribution, by age a
Total,
all ages
Under 30 30–39 40–44 45–49 50–54 55–59 60–61 62–64 65 b
Men
1957 148,376 59.2 100.0 . . . . . . . . . . . . 17.1 28.0 17.0 33.8 4.1
1958 107,003 59.0 100.0 . . . . . . . . . . . . 19.7 27.5 15.2 28.9 8.7
1959 146,547 58.9 100.0 . . . . . . . . . . . . 21.1 27.4 14.8 28.8 7.8
1960 168,466 54.5 100.0 0.8 7.0 6.5 10.5 16.7 20.0 11.8 21.3 5.4
1965 186,808 53.0 100.0 1.8 8.2 7.9 11.1 17.1 25.7 14.0 13.0 1.0
1970 258,072 52.1 100.0 6.7 7.6 6.5 10.1 14.7 23.5 12.3 16.1 2.6
1975 408,531 51.5 100.0 7.7 8.6 6.2 9.5 15.7 23.1 12.1 14.6 2.5
1980 275,185 51.2 100.0 8.3 9.7 6.0 8.4 14.7 24.6 12.3 14.2 1.8
1981 244,984 50.8 100.0 8.6 10.2 6.2 8.4 14.5 24.3 13.0 13.1 1.7
1982 207,453 50.9 100.0 8.4 10.4 6.3 8.4 14.1 24.6 12.9 13.6 1.2
1983 217,422 50.2 100.0 9.5 11.7 6.6 8.4 13.6 23.4 12.2 13.3 1.3
1984 247,833 50.0 100.0 9.2 12.8 7.1 8.7 13.4 22.6 12.2 12.7 1.3
1985 274,400 50.1 100.0 8.7 13.3 7.0 9.9 14.6 23.1 12.4 10.6 0.3
1986 273,700 48.7 100.0 10.7 15.3 8.1 9.4 14.3 21.3 11.1 9.5 0.3
1987 265,900 49.0 100.0 9.4 16.0 8.6 9.3 13.9 20.8 10.9 11.0 0.2
1988 265,700 49.2 100.0 8.4 16.0 9.7 9.0 14.6 21.3 10.5 10.2 0.2
1989 268,600 49.0 100.0 8.7 16.0 9.5 10.2 14.2 20.6 9.7 10.8 0.3
1990 293,300 48.1 100.0 10.9 16.9 9.4 9.5 13.5 20.5 10.3 8.8 0.1
1991 322,700 47.9 100.0 9.5 17.7 10.6 11.0 14.1 18.4 9.4 9.1 0.2
1992 395,600 47.8 100.0 9.5 18.5 10.8 11.0 13.0 18.6 9.8 8.7 0.2
1993 391,800 47.7 100.0 9.2 18.9 10.1 11.7 14.7 18.8 8.6 7.8 0.2
1994 379,300 48.4 100.0 6.8 18.4 10.8 12.7 15.4 19.3 9.0 7.6 0.1
1995 368,400 48.9 100.0 7.2 16.3 10.7 11.5 15.7 20.4 8.9 9.1 0.2
1996 347,100 48.7 100.0 6.9 16.2 10.8 13.2 16.2 19.9 9.3 7.5 0.1
1997 311,100 49.3 100.0 6.3 14.6 10.8 13.5 16.1 21.6 8.8 8.2 0.1
1998 331,400 49.2 100.0 6.3 14.3 11.1 12.4 18.3 21.6 8.1 7.8 0.2
1999 338,900 49.6 100.0 6.2 13.1 11.4 12.4 18.3 21.7 8.8 8.0 0.3
2000 329,800 49.6 100.0 6.8 12.9 10.7 12.7 17.7 21.0 9.1 8.8 0.2
2001 364,500 49.4 100.0 7.5 13.2 9.9 12.2 17.4 22.6 9.2 7.9 0.1
2002 406,336 49.4 100.0 7.8 12.0 10.3 12.7 17.5 22.5 9.2 7.9 0.1
2003 421,598 49.7 100.0 7.0 11.8 10.2 12.8 17.6 22.8 9.6 7.9 0.3
Women
1957 30,426 57.4 100.0 . . . . . . . . . . . . 25.5 38.9 19.8 15.3 0.5
1958 24,379 57.2 100.0 . . . . . . . . . . . . 28.6 37.2 17.8 15.2 1.2
1959 31,264 57.0 100.0 . . . . . . . . . . . . 30.2 36.9 17.6 14.2 1.1
1960 39,339 52.5 100.0 0.7 8.1 8.0 13.3 21.9 24.6 12.4 10.1 0.8
1965 66,691 53.2 100.0 1.1 6.5 7.4 11.7 19.3 28.3 14.1 10.9 0.6
1970 92,312 52.8 100.0 4.2 6.3 6.1 11.0 17.5 27.2 13.0 12.9 1.7
1975 183,518 52.1 100.0 6.1 7.3 6.1 10.1 17.7 25.5 12.2 12.9 2.1
1980 121,374 51.1 100.0 7.4 9.7 6.4 9.3 16.3 25.5 11.7 12.2 1.5
1981 106,863 50.8 100.0 7.8 10.2 6.5 9.5 16.4 25.1 12.0 11.1 1.4
1982 89,678 50.5 100.0 8.0 10.9 6.8 9.5 15.6 24.9 11.7 11.4 1.1
1983 94,127 49.8 100.0 9.0 12.2 7.4 9.5 14.8 23.5 10.9 11.6 1.1
1984 114,165 49.7 100.0 8.3 13.2 7.9 9.7 14.9 22.8 10.9 11.7 1.2
1985 134,500 49.7 100.0 8.6 12.9 8.0 10.6 15.8 23.3 10.1 10.5 0.1
1986 135,700 48.8 100.0 9.0 15.5 10.4 10.5 14.8 21.3 9.6 8.6 0.2
1987 143,700 49.5 100.0 7.5 15.2 8.1 11.2 15.8 23.4 9.6 8.8 0.3
1988 147,000 49.3 100.0 8.5 14.0 8.8 10.9 16.1 23.5 10.5 7.4 0.3
1989 146,900 49.1 100.0 7.8 14.8 10.4 11.9 13.8 21.2 10.8 8.9 0.3
1990 168,500 48.4 100.0 8.5 16.3 9.8 13.1 14.2 22.3 8.9 6.5 0.4
1991 190,400 48.4 100.0 8.5 16.8 10.1 12.2 16.2 19.5 8.9 7.4 0.4
1992 241,300 47.7 100.0 8.6 17.7 12.0 12.4 15.6 17.6 8.4 7.5 0.2
1993 237,900 48.1 100.0 7.5 17.5 11.2 13.1 16.5 19.7 6.8 7.4 0.2
1994 234,000 48.2 100.0 7.4 16.9 11.1 12.9 17.0 20.8 7.3 6.4 0.2
1995 263,200 48.5 100.0 6.4 16.7 11.4 13.8 17.2 20.5 7.6 6.3 0.1
1996 256,900 49.1 100.0 5.3 15.1 11.3 14.0 19.0 21.2 8.3 5.8 0.1
1997 250,200 48.4 100.0 6.2 16.3 12.2 14.1 19.0 19.0 6.8 6.2 0.2
1998 271,900 48.9 100.0 5.4 14.9 12.2 14.5 19.1 20.4 7.6 5.7 0.2
1999 266,900 48.7 100.0 5.7 14.6 12.5 15.3 18.2 20.6 6.6 6.2 0.3
2000 282,400 49.2 100.0 5.8 13.7 12.3 13.5 18.7 21.6 8.1 6.1 0.2
2001 304,800 48.4 100.0 7.9 14.0 12.1 13.8 18.5 20.1 7.6 5.9 0.1
2002 343,667 48.7 100.0 7.3 13.4 11.6 14.3 18.4 21.0 7.7 6.3 0.1
2003 355,863 49.0 100.0 6.8 13.2 11.4 14.2 18.4 21.5 8.0 6.3 0.2
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record. Data for 1985–2001 are based on a 1 percent sample. All other years are 100 percent data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
a. Age in year of award for 1957–1984. Age in month of award for 1985–2003.
b. Includes awards processed after attainment of age 65.
CONTACT: Jennie H. Park (410) 965-9358 or Joseph Bondar (410) 965-0162.
Table 6.C7 Number of applications, awards, ratio of awards to applications, and awards per 1,000 insured workers, selected years, 1960–2003
Year Number (thousands) Awards as a percentage
of applications
Awards per 1,000
insured workers
Applications Awards
1960 418.6 207.8 49.6 4.5
1965 529.3 253.5 47.9 4.7
1966 544.5 278.3 51.1 5.1
1967 573.2 301.4 52.6 5.4
1968 719.8 323.2 44.9 5.7
1969 725.2 344.7 47.5 4.9
1970 869.8 350.4 40.3 4.8
1971 923.9 415.9 45.0 5.6
1972 947.5 455.4 48.1 6.0
1973 1,067.5 491.6 46.1 6.3
1974 1,330.2 536.0 40.3 6.7
1975 1,285.3 592.0 46.1 7.1
1976 1,232.2 551.5 44.8 6.5
1977 1,235.2 568.9 46.1 6.5
1978 1,184.7 464.4 39.2 5.2
1979 1,187.8 416.7 35.1 4.4
1980 1,262.3 396.6 31.4 4.0
1981 1,161.2 351.8 30.3 3.4
1982 1,019.8 297.1 29.1 2.9
1983 1,019.3 311.5 30.6 3.0
1984 1,036.7 362.0 34.9 3.4
1985 1,066.2 377.4 35.4 3.5
1986 1,118.4 416.9 37.3 3.8
1987 1,108.9 415.8 37.5 3.7
1988 1,017.9 409.5 40.2 3.6
1989 984.9 425.6 43.2 3.7
1990 1,067.7 468.0 43.8 4.0
1991 1,208.7 536.4 44.4 4.5
1992 1,335.1 636.6 47.7 5.2
1993 1,425.8 635.2 44.6 5.2
1994 1,443.8 631.9 43.8 5.1
1995 1,338.1 645.6 48.3 5.1
1996 1,279.2 624.3 48.8 4.9
1997 1,180.2 587.7 49.8 4.5
1998 1,169.3 608.4 52.0 4.6
1999 1,200.1 620.6 51.7 4.6
2000 1,330.6 621.3 46.7 4.5
2001 1,498.6 690.5 46.1 5.0
2002 1,682.5 750.0 44.6 5.3
2003 1,895.5 777.5 41.0 5.5
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
CONTACT: Jeff Kunkel (410) 965-3013.