Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005

 

Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance

Benefits in Current-Payment Status

Retired Workers

Table 5.B1 Number, average primary insurance amount, and average monthly benefit without reduction for early retirement and with delayed retirement credit, by age and sex, December 2004
Age All retired workers Men Women
Number Average
primary
insurance
amount
(dollars)
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
Number Average
primary
insurance
amount
(dollars)
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
Number Average
primary
insurance
amount
(dollars)
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
Total 3,630,740 1,163.20 1,266.60 2,191,860 1,298.30 1,386.20 1,438,880 957.30 1,084.30
66–69 125,670 964.40 1,028.40 66,470 1,063.80 1,113.40 59,200 852.70 933.00
66 16,540 1,079.70 1,111.80 9,070 1,207.50 1,233.20 7,470 924.50 964.40
67 31,000 1,011.90 1,067.70 16,590 1,134.90 1,184.20 14,410 870.30 933.60
68 36,300 936.70 1,004.70 19,290 1,023.10 1,074.50 17,010 838.70 925.60
69 41,830 907.50 986.80 21,520 984.80 1,043.00 20,310 825.60 927.30
70–74 1,108,070 1,165.70 1,263.90 682,680 1,308.50 1,398.60 425,390 936.70 1,047.70
70 228,250 1,185.20 1,241.70 143,410 1,318.40 1,359.20 84,840 960.10 1,043.10
71 225,780 1,168.00 1,257.40 139,090 1,310.70 1,388.20 86,690 939.00 1,047.50
72 219,460 1,182.80 1,287.50 134,640 1,327.90 1,426.90 84,820 952.60 1,066.20
73 217,510 1,151.60 1,272.00 132,840 1,297.80 1,415.90 84,670 922.10 1,046.20
74 217,070 1,139.80 1,262.00 132,700 1,286.30 1,405.90 84,370 909.30 1,035.70
75–79 960,180 1,157.40 1,275.90 589,220 1,299.80 1,408.20 370,960 931.30 1,065.80
75 204,060 1,131.80 1,260.10 123,620 1,276.60 1,401.80 80,440 909.20 1,042.40
76 200,760 1,157.50 1,275.90 122,800 1,305.20 1,415.00 77,960 924.80 1,056.70
77 195,000 1,170.00 1,290.40 120,070 1,313.60 1,423.80 74,930 939.90 1,076.70
78 191,610 1,155.00 1,262.40 118,890 1,290.00 1,381.90 72,720 934.10 1,066.90
79 168,750 1,176.80 1,293.80 103,840 1,316.40 1,419.90 64,910 953.50 1,092.20
80–84 771,930 1,112.30 1,224.70 478,660 1,234.80 1,320.00 293,270 912.40 1,069.20
80 178,820 1,141.40 1,245.50 111,230 1,273.00 1,355.10 67,590 924.70 1,065.20
81 165,550 1,120.20 1,230.00 103,440 1,242.70 1,327.20 62,110 916.30 1,068.20
82 151,830 1,107.60 1,223.10 94,330 1,227.70 1,315.80 57,500 910.70 1,071.20
83 144,670 1,097.40 1,212.90 88,860 1,217.80 1,303.90 55,810 905.70 1,068.10
84 131,060 1,084.70 1,204.50 80,800 1,199.20 1,285.20 50,260 900.60 1,074.80
85–89 420,720 1,259.00 1,360.40 249,150 1,390.40 1,464.70 171,570 1,068.20 1,209.00
85 107,400 1,117.40 1,238.30 65,110 1,234.30 1,324.00 42,290 937.40 1,106.50
86 95,730 1,182.10 1,305.40 56,340 1,310.10 1,403.80 39,390 999.00 1,164.70
87 84,070 1,217.00 1,338.30 49,910 1,354.40 1,447.40 34,160 1,016.30 1,178.90
88 70,490 1,470.10 1,527.80 41,200 1,617.10 1,652.30 29,290 1,263.30 1,352.70
89 63,030 1,437.00 1,494.50 36,590 1,585.60 1,621.30 26,440 1,231.30 1,318.90
90 or older 244,170 1,271.80 1,335.20 125,680 1,419.20 1,456.90 118,490 1,115.60 1,206.00
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
CONTACT: Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163.
Table 5.B2 Number, average primary insurance amount, and average monthly benefit without reduction for early retirement and without delayed retirement credit, by age and sex, December 2004
Age All retired workers Men Women
Number Average
primary
insurance
amount
(dollars)
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
Number Average
primary
insurance
amount
(dollars)
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
Number Average
primary
insurance
amount
(dollars)
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
Total 4,690,340 951.80 1,008.90 2,494,150 1,151.00 1,151.70 2,196,190 725.60 846.70
65–69 1,993,900 1,102.20 1,128.10 1,192,080 1,276.70 1,276.30 801,820 842.70 907.80
65 268,340 1,148.80 1,163.50 161,340 1,329.10 1,327.70 107,000 877.00 915.80
66 436,090 1,136.10 1,160.90 258,760 1,315.60 1,315.30 177,330 874.30 935.60
67 433,710 1,112.20 1,138.00 260,300 1,289.20 1,288.70 173,410 846.50 911.60
68 423,580 1,073.20 1,102.70 253,580 1,242.90 1,242.50 170,000 820.10 894.10
69 432,180 1,057.30 1,088.10 258,100 1,225.70 1,225.80 174,080 807.70 883.90
70–74 1,077,680 873.40 930.20 560,140 1,057.30 1,057.90 517,540 674.40 792.00
70 255,950 895.60 945.80 134,230 1,080.30 1,080.80 121,720 691.90 797.00
71 225,500 880.20 932.90 119,160 1,060.20 1,061.00 106,340 678.60 789.40
72 215,120 874.90 931.10 111,240 1,057.40 1,057.90 103,880 679.50 795.30
73 195,170 861.80 923.80 100,680 1,048.80 1,049.30 94,490 662.60 790.10
74 185,940 844.80 911.10 94,830 1,029.70 1,030.70 91,110 652.40 786.70
75–79 749,230 831.80 911.60 374,090 1,031.50 1,032.90 375,140 632.60 790.60
75 169,860 833.20 906.50 85,710 1,022.40 1,023.60 84,150 640.50 787.20
76 162,700 837.10 912.70 80,490 1,038.30 1,039.60 82,210 640.10 788.40
77 149,190 835.70 914.50 75,010 1,033.80 1,035.20 74,180 635.30 792.60
78 137,500 821.60 908.40 69,270 1,027.40 1,028.90 68,230 612.80 786.10
79 129,980 829.60 917.00 63,610 1,037.30 1,038.90 66,370 630.50 800.20
80–84 488,650 786.90 894.20 223,890 988.80 991.70 264,760 616.10 811.70
80 118,690 799.40 900.10 55,740 1,006.00 1,007.80 62,950 616.40 804.70
81 106,770 785.20 888.00 49,400 990.10 992.50 57,370 608.80 797.90
82 94,780 781.00 890.80 42,840 985.20 987.70 51,940 612.60 810.90
83 89,520 789.20 900.90 40,770 988.40 991.90 48,750 622.70 824.70
84 78,890 774.60 890.20 35,140 964.80 969.70 43,750 621.80 826.30
85–89 261,090 844.40 955.70 106,140 1,049.40 1,052.90 154,950 704.00 889.10
85 65,710 787.80 902.60 27,850 991.00 993.70 37,860 638.40 835.70
86 60,580 824.70 938.40 25,520 1,020.60 1,025.10 35,060 682.10 875.40
87 52,290 848.30 960.40 21,260 1,059.60 1,063.30 31,030 703.40 889.90
88 44,040 915.40 1,015.40 17,600 1,129.60 1,131.50 26,440 772.90 938.10
89 38,470 885.60 998.70 13,910 1,101.90 1,107.00 24,560 763.10 937.30
90 or older 119,790 810.70 924.30 37,810 1,001.80 1,009.80 81,980 722.50 884.80
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
CONTACT: Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163.
Table 5.B3 Number and average monthly benefit before and after delayed retirement credit, by age and sex, December 2004
Age All retired workers Men Women
Number Average monthly benefit (dollars) Number Average monthly benefit (dollars) Number Average monthly benefit (dollars)
Before
delayed
retirement
credit
After
delayed
retirement
credit
Before
delayed
retirement
credit
After
delayed
retirement
credit
Before
delayed
retirement
credit
After
delayed
retirement
credit
Total 4,205,000 1,214.80 1,236.40 2,469,800 1,333.50 1,357.10 1,735,200 1,045.80 1,064.50
66–69 130,900 1,010.20 1,019.00 69,800 1,093.00 1,101.20 61,100 915.50 925.00
66 19,400 1,046.40 1,050.00 10,400 1,194.80 1,198.70 9,000 874.90 878.10
67 32,400 1,035.80 1,043.30 17,900 1,116.30 1,124.00 14,500 936.50 943.70
68 37,200 1,028.20 1,038.50 20,500 1,119.50 1,129.30 16,700 916.20 927.20
69 41,900 957.50 968.40 21,000 996.90 1,006.20 20,900 917.90 930.50
70–74 1,245,900 1,227.50 1,244.20 759,000 1,358.30 1,375.80 486,900 1,023.60 1,039.00
70 228,000 1,227.90 1,236.30 145,400 1,343.40 1,350.90 82,600 1,024.50 1,034.60
71 260,200 1,223.70 1,237.60 156,600 1,356.60 1,370.30 103,600 1,022.90 1,036.90
72 245,300 1,254.30 1,272.20 148,700 1,384.90 1,403.70 96,600 1,053.10 1,069.60
73 250,700 1,223.00 1,243.50 148,800 1,365.30 1,387.80 101,900 1,015.20 1,032.80
74 261,700 1,210.10 1,232.00 159,500 1,342.10 1,366.60 102,200 1,004.10 1,021.80
75–79 1,125,200 1,214.30 1,236.80 668,400 1,347.20 1,372.20 456,800 1,019.90 1,038.60
75 238,200 1,210.50 1,233.00 142,000 1,344.50 1,369.60 96,200 1,012.80 1,031.30
76 233,900 1,207.60 1,230.20 137,400 1,359.30 1,385.00 96,500 991.60 1,009.70
77 231,500 1,237.50 1,260.30 141,300 1,374.90 1,400.30 90,200 1,022.30 1,041.00
78 221,000 1,199.20 1,220.50 132,000 1,306.50 1,329.20 89,000 1,040.00 1,059.10
79 200,600 1,216.40 1,239.90 115,700 1,348.40 1,375.10 84,900 1,036.40 1,055.80
80–84 901,400 1,161.50 1,185.40 539,500 1,253.80 1,279.80 361,900 1,023.90 1,044.50
80 210,400 1,185.60 1,209.00 126,600 1,302.90 1,328.80 83,800 1,008.40 1,028.10
81 187,900 1,170.40 1,193.90 113,600 1,265.20 1,290.60 74,300 1,025.50 1,045.90
82 177,900 1,169.00 1,194.30 108,000 1,247.90 1,275.10 69,900 1,047.20 1,069.40
83 172,400 1,136.90 1,160.60 101,300 1,227.10 1,253.10 71,100 1,008.50 1,028.90
84 152,800 1,136.50 1,159.90 90,000 1,207.60 1,233.10 62,800 1,034.60 1,054.90
85–89 502,200 1,299.70 1,326.60 282,300 1,410.90 1,441.00 219,900 1,157.00 1,179.70
85 128,500 1,200.20 1,225.80 77,600 1,282.80 1,311.20 50,900 1,074.40 1,095.60
86 116,100 1,240.10 1,266.60 65,000 1,343.40 1,372.90 51,100 1,108.90 1,131.50
87 98,400 1,269.50 1,294.40 53,900 1,394.80 1,422.50 44,500 1,117.70 1,139.30
88 83,600 1,472.20 1,502.90 45,000 1,620.80 1,655.80 38,600 1,299.10 1,324.60
89 75,600 1,408.80 1,437.00 40,800 1,551.90 1,584.20 34,800 1,240.90 1,264.40
90 or older 299,400 1,271.40 1,299.80 150,800 1,400.30 1,434.20 148,600 1,140.60 1,163.40
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 1 percent sample.
CONTACT: Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163.
Table 5.B4 Number, percentage, and average monthly benefit, by year of entitlement as retired worker and sex, December 2004
Year of entitlement All retired workers Men Women
Number Percentage
distribution
Cumulative
percentage a
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
Number Percentage
distribution
Cumulative
percentage a
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
Number Percentage
distribution
Cumulative
percentage a
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
Total 29,971,970 100.0 . . . 955.00 15,438,070 100.0 . . . 1,076.50 14,533,900 100.0 . . . 826.00
Summary data
2000–2004 8,471,590 28.3 . . . 986.50 4,587,920 29.7 . . . 1,146.50 3,883,670 26.7 . . . 797.60
1995–1999 6,948,910 23.2 . . . 939.60 3,727,720 24.1 . . . 1,073.90 3,221,190 22.2 . . . 784.30
1990–1994 5,826,910 19.4 . . . 939.10 3,148,020 20.4 . . . 1,052.20 2,678,890 18.4 . . . 806.20
1985–1989 4,443,470 14.8 . . . 927.70 2,235,860 14.5 . . . 1,011.00 2,207,610 15.2 . . . 843.30
1980–1984 2,701,830 9.0 . . . 964.90 1,209,450 7.8 . . . 1,018.20 1,492,380 10.3 . . . 921.70
1975–1979 1,175,450 3.9 . . . 998.70 425,290 2.8 . . . 1,069.30 750,160 5.2 . . . 958.70
1970–1974 348,480 1.2 . . . 904.60 93,690 0.6 . . . 931.80 254,790 1.8 . . . 894.60
1965–1969 51,180 0.2 . . . 841.60 9,670 0.1 . . . 874.40 41,510 0.3 . . . 833.90
Before 1965 4,150 b . . . 745.40 450 b . . . 777.10 3,700 b . . . 741.50
Single-year data
2004 1,727,130 5.8 5.8 978.70 917,620 5.9 5.9 1,151.40 809,510 5.6 5.6 783.00
2003 1,694,250 5.7 11.4 991.90 907,660 5.9 11.8 1,157.00 786,590 5.4 11.0 801.40
2002 1,685,600 5.6 17.0 993.30 916,020 5.9 17.8 1,151.90 769,580 5.3 16.3 804.50
2001 1,615,860 5.4 22.4 973.50 879,440 5.7 23.5 1,124.00 736,420 5.1 21.3 793.80
2000 1,748,750 5.8 28.3 994.60 967,180 6.3 29.7 1,147.40 781,570 5.4 26.7 805.70
1999 1,523,030 5.1 33.3 958.90 831,840 5.4 35.1 1,102.30 691,190 4.8 31.5 786.30
1998 1,409,510 4.7 38.0 936.90 758,990 4.9 40.0 1,073.50 650,520 4.5 36.0 777.50
1997 1,372,350 4.6 42.6 932.80 730,940 4.7 44.8 1,068.60 641,410 4.4 40.4 778.00
1996 1,369,290 4.6 47.2 931.30 710,270 4.6 49.4 1,060.10 659,020 4.5 44.9 792.40
1995 1,274,730 4.3 51.4 936.00 695,680 4.5 53.9 1,059.80 579,050 4.0 48.9 787.20
1994 1,245,090 4.2 55.6 938.10 676,980 4.4 58.2 1,058.80 568,110 3.9 52.8 794.30
1993 1,210,260 4.0 59.6 936.50 660,410 4.3 62.5 1,052.10 549,850 3.8 56.6 797.60
1992 1,189,740 4.0 63.6 939.30 646,920 4.2 66.7 1,052.40 542,820 3.7 60.3 804.60
1991 1,113,240 3.7 67.3 940.20 599,810 3.9 70.6 1,049.10 513,430 3.5 63.8 813.00
1990 1,068,580 3.6 70.9 941.70 563,900 3.7 74.3 1,047.40 504,680 3.5 67.3 823.60
1989 1,000,110 3.3 74.2 934.00 517,490 3.4 77.6 1,033.10 482,620 3.3 70.6 827.70
1988 942,460 3.1 77.4 927.00 479,230 3.1 80.7 1,018.20 463,230 3.2 73.8 832.70
1987 890,030 3.0 80.3 929.80 446,230 2.9 83.6 1,014.40 443,800 3.1 76.9 844.80
1986 848,910 2.8 83.2 924.70 421,990 2.7 86.3 998.70 426,920 2.9 79.8 851.50
1985 761,960 2.5 85.7 921.20 370,920 2.4 88.7 980.90 391,040 2.7 82.5 864.60
1984 670,660 2.2 88.0 922.40 316,120 2.0 90.8 973.90 354,540 2.4 84.9 876.50
1983 620,220 2.1 90.0 940.30 285,070 1.8 92.6 987.80 335,150 2.3 87.3 900.00
1982 539,830 1.8 91.8 962.60 241,320 1.6 94.2 1,010.10 298,510 2.1 89.3 924.10
1981 463,700 1.5 93.4 1,009.70 200,700 1.3 95.5 1,073.20 263,000 1.8 91.1 961.20
1980 407,420 1.4 94.7 1,024.60 166,240 1.1 96.6 1,100.10 241,180 1.7 92.8 972.60
1979 337,450 1.1 95.9 1,029.00 129,570 0.8 97.4 1,110.30 207,880 1.4 94.2 978.40
1978 275,460 0.9 96.8 1,014.30 101,390 0.7 98.1 1,092.30 174,070 1.2 95.4 968.80
1977 212,770 0.7 97.5 993.90 77,530 0.5 98.6 1,066.80 135,240 0.9 96.3 952.10
1976 195,430 0.7 98.1 967.60 66,050 0.4 99.0 1,017.90 129,380 0.9 97.2 942.00
1975 154,340 0.5 98.7 950.70 50,750 0.3 99.3 989.70 103,590 0.7 97.9 931.60
1974 120,090 0.4 99.1 922.90 35,230 0.2 99.6 958.10 84,860 0.6 98.5 908.30
1973 88,930 0.3 99.4 907.20 24,570 0.2 99.7 923.10 64,360 0.4 99.0 901.20
1972 63,340 0.2 99.6 898.40 15,970 0.1 99.8 930.00 47,370 0.3 99.3 887.80
1971 45,580 0.2 99.7 882.20 11,020 0.1 99.9 909.80 34,560 0.2 99.5 873.40
1970 30,540 0.1 99.8 871.10 6,900 b 99.9 867.90 23,640 0.2 99.7 872.10
1969 20,400 0.1 99.9 864.50 4,290 b 100.0 889.40 16,110 0.1 99.8 857.90
1968 13,760 b 99.9 848.50 2,530 b 100.0 853.30 11,230 0.1 99.9 847.40
1967 8,680 b 100.0 823.40 1,600 b 100.0 879.80 7,080 b 99.9 810.70
1966 5,180 b 100.0 778.70 740 b 100.0 802.50 4,440 b 100.0 774.70
1965 3,160 b 100.0 816.20 510 b 100.0 940.70 2,650 b 100.0 792.30
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
NOTES: Provisions for Railroad Retirement beneficiaries are described in the section Social Security (Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance).
. . . = not applicable.
a. Represents those entitled in specified year or later.
b. Less than 0.05 percent.
CONTACT: Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163.
Table 5.B5 Number, average age, and percentage distribution, by sex and age, December 1940–2004, selected years
Year Number
(thousands)
Average
age
Percentage distribution a
Total,
62 or older
62–64 65–69 70–74 75–79 80–84 85 or older
Men
1940 99 68.8 100.0 . . . 74.4 17.4 6.4 1.6 0.2
1945 447 71.7 100.0 . . . 39.9 40.2 15.1 4.0 0.7
1950 1,469 72.2 100.0 . . . 39.1 33.7 20.2 5.9 1.2
1955 3,252 72.7 100.0 . . . 35.7 34.8 20.0 7.6 1.9
1960 5,217 73.2 100.0 . . . 33.8 33.1 21.1 9.0 3.1
1965 6,825 72.9 100.0 6.9 29.7 29.5 19.9 9.9 4.1
1970 7,688 72.6 100.0 7.5 30.1 26.9 19.6 10.6 5.3
1975 9,163 72.3 100.0 9.3 32.2 25.6 17.1 10.1 5.7
1980 10,461 72.2 100.0 9.5 32.1 25.8 16.9 9.5 6.1
1985 11,817 72.3 100.0 10.9 30.2 25.9 17.3 9.6 6.1
1986 12,080 72.4 100.0 10.9 30.3 25.7 17.3 9.7 6.1
1987 12,295 72.4 100.0 10.9 30.2 25.5 17.4 9.9 6.1
1988 12,483 72.4 100.0 10.7 30.0 25.5 17.6 10.0 6.2
1989 12,718 72.5 100.0 10.5 30.1 25.2 17.8 10.1 6.3
1990 12,985 72.5 100.0 10.3 30.0 25.3 17.8 10.2 6.4
1991 13,227 72.6 100.0 10.2 29.5 25.7 17.9 10.3 6.4
1992 13,474 72.7 100.0 10.0 29.2 25.8 17.8 10.5 6.6
1993 13,649 72.8 100.0 9.9 28.9 25.9 17.9 10.7 6.8
1994 13,795 72.8 100.0 9.8 28.3 26.2 17.9 10.9 6.9
1995 13,915 72.9 100.0 9.5 28.0 26.1 18.3 11.1 7.0
1996 14,012 73.1 100.0 9.2 27.6 25.8 18.9 11.3 7.2
1997 14,126 73.2 100.0 9.0 27.2 25.8 19.2 11.4 7.4
1998 14,206 73.3 100.0 9.0 26.6 25.6 19.5 11.6 7.6
1999 14,329 73.3 100.0 9.1 26.4 25.2 19.8 11.7 7.8
2000 14,772 73.2 100.0 9.0 27.6 24.6 19.3 11.7 7.8
2001 14,930 73.3 100.0 8.9 27.6 24.3 19.1 12.1 7.9
2002 15,070 73.3 100.0 8.8 27.9 24.0 19.1 12.4 7.8
2003 15,254 73.3 100.0 8.7 27.9 23.5 19.0 12.6 8.2
2004 15,438 73.4 100.0 8.9 27.7 23.4 18.8 12.8 8.4
Women
1940 13 68.1 100.0 . . . 82.6 12.8 3.9 0.6 b
1945 71 70.8 100.0 . . . 47.1 40.0 10.2 2.3 0.3
1950 302 71.1 100.0 . . . 48.4 32.9 15.0 3.2 0.5
1955 1,222 71.3 100.0 . . . 47.8 32.3 14.6 4.4 0.8
1960 2,845 71.0 100.0 12.6 36.3 29.0 15.0 5.6 1.6
1965 4,276 71.8 100.0 12.2 31.6 28.1 17.6 7.7 2.8
1970 5,661 72.0 100.0 11.5 30.1 25.4 18.7 10.0 4.4
1975 7,424 72.2 100.0 11.8 30.4 24.2 16.9 10.6 6.1
1980 9,101 72.6 100.0 11.2 29.2 24.2 17.1 10.6 7.7
1985 10,615 73.3 100.0 11.0 26.9 23.9 17.9 11.4 8.8
1986 10,901 73.3 100.0 10.8 26.7 23.8 18.0 11.7 9.0
1987 11,145 73.4 100.0 10.7 26.4 23.6 18.1 11.9 9.3
1988 11,944 73.5 100.0 10.5 26.0 23.6 18.2 12.2 9.5
1989 11,608 73.6 100.0 10.2 26.1 23.1 18.4 12.4 9.8
1990 11,842 73.7 100.0 9.9 25.9 23.0 18.5 12.5 10.2
1991 12,048 73.9 100.0 9.5 25.4 23.2 18.6 12.7 10.5
1992 12,272 74.0 100.0 9.3 25.2 23.1 18.5 12.9 10.9
1993 12,447 74.1 100.0 9.0 24.9 23.0 18.6 13.1 11.3
1994 12,607 74.2 100.0 9.0 24.3 23.2 18.4 13.4 11.6
1995 12,757 74.3 100.0 8.8 24.0 23.2 18.5 13.5 11.9
1996 12,887 74.4 100.0 8.7 23.6 22.9 18.8 13.7 12.2
1997 13,155 74.5 100.0 8.6 23.2 23.0 19.0 13.8 12.5
1998 13,304 74.6 100.0 8.7 22.8 22.8 19.0 13.9 12.8
1999 13,453 74.6 100.0 8.8 22.8 22.3 19.3 13.8 13.0
2000 13,734 74.6 100.0 8.9 23.4 21.9 19.1 13.8 13.0
2001 13,912 74.6 100.0 8.9 23.6 21.6 18.8 13.9 13.1
2002 14,096 74.6 100.0 8.8 23.9 21.3 18.7 14.0 13.3
2003 14,294 74.5 100.0 8.8 24.3 21.0 18.5 14.0 13.4
2004 14,534 74.5 100.0 9.0 24.4 20.9 18.1 14.1 13.4
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record. Data for 1988 and 1990–2004 are based on a 10 percent sample. All other years are 100 percent data.
NOTES: Provisions for Railroad Retirement beneficiaries are described in the section Social Security (Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance).
. . . = not applicable.
a. The sum of individual categories may not equal 100 percent because of individual rounding.
b. Less than 0.05 percent.
CONTACT: Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163.
Table 5.B6 Number and percentage distribution with and without reduction for early retirement, by monthly benefit and sex, December 2004
Monthly benefit (dollars) and sex Total Without reduction
for early retirement
With reduction
for early retirement
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
All retired workers 29,971,970 100.0 8,321,740 100.0 21,650,230 100.0
Less than 400.00 1,836,080 6.1 380,620 4.6 1,455,460 6.7
400.00–449.90 656,960 2.2 87,590 1.1 569,370 2.6
450.00–499.90 949,160 3.2 130,990 1.6 818,170 3.8
500.00–549.90 1,287,510 4.3 195,630 2.4 1,091,880 5.0
550.00–599.90 1,410,980 4.7 239,680 2.9 1,171,300 5.4
600.00–649.90 1,306,510 4.4 264,330 3.2 1,042,180 4.8
650.00–699.90 1,249,920 4.2 292,160 3.5 957,760 4.4
700.00–749.90 1,180,290 3.9 301,730 3.6 878,560 4.1
750.00–799.90 1,128,430 3.8 280,750 3.4 847,680 3.9
800.00–849.90 1,158,220 3.9 286,410 3.4 871,810 4.0
850.00–899.90 1,198,500 4.0 281,400 3.4 917,100 4.2
900.00–949.90 1,273,330 4.2 286,720 3.4 986,610 4.6
950.00–999.90 1,391,830 4.6 292,560 3.5 1,099,270 5.1
1,000.00–1,049.90 1,452,110 4.8 300,560 3.6 1,151,550 5.3
1,050.00–1,099.90 1,533,850 5.1 309,520 3.7 1,224,330 5.7
1,100.00–1,149.90 1,624,590 5.4 316,280 3.8 1,308,310 6.0
1,150.00–1,199.90 1,379,110 4.6 311,670 3.7 1,067,440 4.9
1,200.00–1,249.90 1,265,210 4.2 321,250 3.9 943,960 4.4
1,250.00–1,299.90 1,146,550 3.8 341,740 4.1 804,810 3.7
1,300.00–1,349.90 1,036,800 3.5 359,620 4.3 677,180 3.1
1,350.00–1,399.90 959,700 3.2 397,520 4.8 562,180 2.6
1,400.00–1,449.90 769,810 2.6 365,100 4.4 404,710 1.9
1,450.00–1,499.90 581,480 1.9 328,690 3.9 252,790 1.2
1,500.00–1,549.90 457,330 1.5 293,140 3.5 164,190 0.8
1,550.00–1,599.90 361,730 1.2 247,280 3.0 114,450 0.5
1,600.00–1,649.90 290,550 1.0 211,600 2.5 78,950 0.4
1,650.00–1,699.90 238,190 0.8 181,990 2.2 56,200 0.3
1,700.00 or more 847,240 2.8 715,210 8.6 132,030 0.6
Average benefit (dollars) 955.00 1,121.30 891.10
Men 15,438,070 100.0 4,686,320 100.0 10,751,750 100.0
Less than 400.00 800,330 5.2 180,560 3.9 619,770 5.8
400.00–449.90 213,170 1.4 34,760 0.7 178,410 1.7
450.00–499.90 260,380 1.7 47,370 1.0 213,010 2.0
500.00–549.90 298,830 1.9 68,050 1.5 230,780 2.1
550.00–599.90 314,590 2.0 76,810 1.6 237,780 2.2
600.00–649.90 333,470 2.2 76,400 1.6 257,070 2.4
650.00–699.90 357,790 2.3 81,000 1.7 276,790 2.6
700.00–749.90 393,330 2.5 87,240 1.9 306,090 2.8
750.00–799.90 424,370 2.7 85,350 1.8 339,020 3.2
800.00–849.90 479,360 3.1 96,110 2.1 383,250 3.6
850.00–899.90 546,440 3.5 102,750 2.2 443,690 4.1
900.00–949.90 625,140 4.0 112,330 2.4 512,810 4.8
950.00–999.90 751,220 4.9 121,360 2.6 629,860 5.9
1,000.00–1,049.90 824,880 5.3 133,270 2.8 691,610 6.4
1,050.00–1,099.90 943,060 6.1 145,930 3.1 797,130 7.4
1,100.00–1,149.90 1,073,320 7.0 161,320 3.4 912,000 8.5
1,150.00–1,199.90 928,650 6.0 174,610 3.7 754,040 7.0
1,200.00–1,249.90 874,620 5.7 198,980 4.2 675,640 6.3
1,250.00–1,299.90 810,100 5.2 230,980 4.9 579,120 5.4
1,300.00–1,349.90 749,090 4.9 256,300 5.5 492,790 4.6
1,350.00–1,399.90 706,320 4.6 297,430 6.3 408,890 3.8
1,400.00–1,449.90 582,220 3.8 280,350 6.0 301,870 2.8
1,450.00–1,499.90 434,640 2.8 257,420 5.5 177,220 1.6
1,500.00–1,549.90 344,550 2.2 234,610 5.0 109,940 1.0
1,550.00–1,599.90 277,110 1.8 200,360 4.3 76,750 0.7
1,600.00–1,649.90 227,500 1.5 175,000 3.7 52,500 0.5
1,650.00–1,699.90 189,990 1.2 153,710 3.3 36,280 0.3
1,700.00 or more 673,600 4.4 615,960 13.1 57,640 0.5
Average benefit (dollars) 1,076.50 1,261.40 995.80
Women 14,533,900 100.0 3,635,420 100.0 10,898,480 100.0
Less than 400.00 1,035,750 7.1 200,060 5.5 835,690 7.7
400.00–449.90 443,790 3.1 52,830 1.5 390,960 3.6
450.00–499.90 688,780 4.7 83,620 2.3 605,160 5.6
500.00–549.90 988,680 6.8 127,580 3.5 861,100 7.9
550.00–599.90 1,096,390 7.5 162,870 4.5 933,520 8.6
600.00–649.90 973,040 6.7 187,930 5.2 785,110 7.2
650.00–699.90 892,130 6.1 211,160 5.8 680,970 6.2
700.00–749.90 786,960 5.4 214,490 5.9 572,470 5.3
750.00–799.90 704,060 4.8 195,400 5.4 508,660 4.7
800.00–849.90 678,860 4.7 190,300 5.2 488,560 4.5
850.00–899.90 652,060 4.5 178,650 4.9 473,410 4.3
900.00–949.90 648,190 4.5 174,390 4.8 473,800 4.3
950.00–999.90 640,610 4.4 171,200 4.7 469,410 4.3
1,000.00–1,049.90 627,230 4.3 167,290 4.6 459,940 4.2
1,050.00–1,099.90 590,790 4.1 163,590 4.5 427,200 3.9
1,100.00–1,149.90 551,270 3.8 154,960 4.3 396,310 3.6
1,150.00–1,199.90 450,460 3.1 137,060 3.8 313,400 2.9
1,200.00–1,249.90 390,590 2.7 122,270 3.4 268,320 2.5
1,250.00–1,299.90 336,450 2.3 110,760 3.0 225,690 2.1
1,300.00–1,349.90 287,710 2.0 103,320 2.8 184,390 1.7
1,350.00–1,399.90 253,380 1.7 100,090 2.8 153,290 1.4
1,400.00–1,449.90 187,590 1.3 84,750 2.3 102,840 0.9
1,450.00–1,499.90 146,840 1.0 71,270 2.0 75,570 0.7
1,500.00–1,549.90 112,780 0.8 58,530 1.6 54,250 0.5
1,550.00–1,599.90 84,620 0.6 46,920 1.3 37,700 0.3
1,600.00–1,649.90 63,050 0.4 36,600 1.0 26,450 0.2
1,650.00–1,699.90 48,200 0.3 28,280 0.8 19,920 0.2
1,700.00 or more 173,640 1.2 99,250 2.7 74,390 0.7
Average benefit (dollars) 826.00 940.80 787.70
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
NOTES: Provisions for Railroad Retirement beneficiaries are described in the section Social Security (Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance).
The sum of individual categories may not equal 100 percent because of individual rounding.
CONTACT: Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163.
Table 5.B7 Number and percentage distribution with and without reduction for early retirement, by primary insurance amount and sex, December 2004
Primary insurance amount (dollars) and sex Total Without reduction for early retirement With reduction for early retirement
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
All retired workers 29,971,970 100.0 8,321,740 100.0 21,650,230 100.0
Less than 400.00 3,048,660 10.2 642,130 7.7 2,406,530 11.1
400.00–449.90 616,960 2.1 130,620 1.6 486,340 2.2
450.00–499.90 894,940 3.0 204,240 2.5 690,700 3.2
500.00–549.90 1,155,240 3.9 277,160 3.3 878,080 4.1
550.00–599.90 1,235,970 4.1 286,730 3.4 949,240 4.4
600.00–649.90 1,172,560 3.9 276,200 3.3 896,360 4.1
650.00–699.90 1,194,140 4.0 280,990 3.4 913,150 4.2
700.00–749.90 1,119,270 3.7 278,200 3.3 841,070 3.9
750.00–799.90 1,069,300 3.6 270,620 3.3 798,680 3.7
800.00–849.90 1,049,640 3.5 279,360 3.4 770,280 3.6
850.00–899.90 1,009,100 3.4 278,530 3.3 730,570 3.4
900.00–949.90 989,810 3.3 278,860 3.4 710,950 3.3
950.00–999.90 976,620 3.3 278,220 3.3 698,400 3.2
1,000.00–1,049.90 966,360 3.2 278,180 3.3 688,180 3.2
1,050.00–1,099.90 975,010 3.3 281,170 3.4 693,840 3.2
1,100.00–1,149.90 1,006,680 3.4 289,680 3.5 717,000 3.3
1,150.00–1,199.90 1,025,580 3.4 283,250 3.4 742,330 3.4
1,200.00–1,249.90 1,131,260 3.8 308,270 3.7 822,990 3.8
1,250.00–1,299.90 1,157,260 3.9 343,800 4.1 813,460 3.8
1,300.00–1,349.90 1,215,490 4.1 371,280 4.5 844,210 3.9
1,350.00–1,399.90 1,409,860 4.7 432,480 5.2 977,380 4.5
1,400.00–1,449.90 1,206,920 4.0 375,210 4.5 831,710 3.8
1,450.00–1,499.90 950,830 3.2 334,540 4.0 616,290 2.8
1,500.00–1,549.90 774,110 2.6 297,150 3.6 476,960 2.2
1,550.00–1,599.90 624,790 2.1 240,360 2.9 384,430 1.8
1,600.00–1,649.90 534,480 1.8 192,870 2.3 341,610 1.6
1,650.00–1,699.90 438,540 1.5 160,490 1.9 278,050 1.3
1,700.00 or more 1,022,590 3.4 371,150 4.5 651,440 3.0
Average primary insurance amount (dollars) 973.10 1,044.00 945.80
Men 15,438,070 100.0 4,686,320 100.0 10,751,750 100.0
Less than 400.00 658,240 4.3 191,650 4.1 466,590 4.3
400.00–449.90 128,830 0.8 36,010 0.8 92,820 0.9
450.00–499.90 176,680 1.1 52,380 1.1 124,300 1.2
500.00–549.90 233,880 1.5 73,290 1.6 160,590 1.5
550.00–599.90 262,000 1.7 78,320 1.7 183,680 1.7
600.00–649.90 265,920 1.7 77,550 1.7 188,370 1.8
650.00–699.90 285,090 1.8 81,820 1.7 203,270 1.9
700.00–749.90 295,310 1.9 86,700 1.9 208,610 1.9
750.00–799.90 309,370 2.0 87,030 1.9 222,340 2.1
800.00–849.90 336,830 2.2 97,310 2.1 239,520 2.2
850.00–899.90 365,130 2.4 105,090 2.2 260,040 2.4
900.00–949.90 401,850 2.6 113,960 2.4 287,890 2.7
950.00–999.90 442,390 2.9 123,570 2.6 318,820 3.0
1,000.00–1,049.90 489,110 3.2 135,870 2.9 353,240 3.3
1,050.00–1,099.90 550,060 3.6 149,950 3.2 400,110 3.7
1,100.00–1,149.90 629,730 4.1 170,890 3.6 458,840 4.3
1,150.00–1,199.90 706,840 4.6 182,020 3.9 524,820 4.9
1,200.00–1,249.90 852,530 5.5 215,990 4.6 636,540 5.9
1,250.00–1,299.90 918,400 5.9 259,410 5.5 658,990 6.1
1,300.00–1,349.90 1,001,890 6.5 291,930 6.2 709,960 6.6
1,350.00–1,399.90 1,203,140 7.8 351,030 7.5 852,110 7.9
1,400.00–1,449.90 1,051,550 6.8 311,680 6.7 739,870 6.9
1,450.00–1,499.90 834,780 5.4 285,500 6.1 549,280 5.1
1,500.00–1,549.90 679,890 4.4 259,790 5.5 420,100 3.9
1,550.00–1,599.90 548,340 3.6 212,120 4.5 336,220 3.1
1,600.00–1,649.90 471,180 3.1 172,860 3.7 298,320 2.8
1,650.00–1,699.90 393,320 2.5 145,260 3.1 248,060 2.3
1,700.00 or more 945,790 6.1 337,340 7.2 608,450 5.7
Average primary insurance amount (dollars) 1,191.30 1,219.90 1,178.90
Women 14,533,900 100.0 3,635,420 100.0 10,898,480 100.0
Less than 400.00 2,390,420 16.4 450,480 12.4 1,939,940 17.8
400.00–449.90 488,130 3.4 94,610 2.6 393,520 3.6
450.00–499.90 718,260 4.9 151,860 4.2 566,400 5.2
500.00–549.90 921,360 6.3 203,870 5.6 717,490 6.6
550.00–599.90 973,970 6.7 208,410 5.7 765,560 7.0
600.00–649.90 906,640 6.2 198,650 5.5 707,990 6.5
650.00–699.90 909,050 6.3 199,170 5.5 709,880 6.5
700.00–749.90 823,960 5.7 191,500 5.3 632,460 5.8
750.00–799.90 759,930 5.2 183,590 5.1 576,340 5.3
800.00–849.90 712,810 4.9 182,050 5.0 530,760 4.9
850.00–899.90 643,970 4.4 173,440 4.8 470,530 4.3
900.00–949.90 587,960 4.0 164,900 4.5 423,060 3.9
950.00–999.90 534,230 3.7 154,650 4.3 379,580 3.5
1,000.00–1,049.90 477,250 3.3 142,310 3.9 334,940 3.1
1,050.00–1,099.90 424,950 2.9 131,220 3.6 293,730 2.7
1,100.00–1,149.90 376,950 2.6 118,790 3.3 258,160 2.4
1,150.00–1,199.90 318,740 2.2 101,230 2.8 217,510 2.0
1,200.00–1,249.90 278,730 1.9 92,280 2.5 186,450 1.7
1,250.00–1,299.90 238,860 1.6 84,390 2.3 154,470 1.4
1,300.00–1,349.90 213,600 1.5 79,350 2.2 134,250 1.2
1,350.00–1,399.90 206,720 1.4 81,450 2.2 125,270 1.1
1,400.00–1,449.90 155,370 1.1 63,530 1.7 91,840 0.8
1,450.00–1,499.90 116,050 0.8 49,040 1.3 67,010 0.6
1,500.00–1,549.90 94,220 0.6 37,360 1.0 56,860 0.5
1,550.00–1,599.90 76,450 0.5 28,240 0.8 48,210 0.4
1,600.00–1,649.90 63,300 0.4 20,010 0.6 43,290 0.4
1,650.00–1,699.90 45,220 0.3 15,230 0.4 29,990 0.3
1,700.00 or more 76,800 0.5 33,810 0.9 42,990 0.4
Average primary insurance amount (dollars) 741.20 817.30 715.80
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
NOTES: Provisions for Railroad Retirement beneficiaries are described in the section Social Security (Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance).
The sum of individual categories may not equal 100 percent because of individual rounding.
CONTACT: Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163.
Table 5.B8 Number and average monthly benefit with and without reduction for early retirement, by sex, December 1956–2004, selected years
Year All retired workers Men Women
Total Without
reduction
for early
retirement
With
reduction
for early
retirement
Early
retirees
as a
percentage
of total
Subtotal Without
reduction
for early
retirement
With
reduction
for early
retirement
Early
retirees
as a
percentage
of subtotal
Subtotal Without
reduction
for early
retirement
With
reduction
for early
retirement
Early
retirees
as a
percentage
of subtotal
Number
1956 5,112,430 4,997,401 115,029 2.2 3,572,271 3,572,271 . . . . . . 1,540,159 1,425,130 115,029 7.5
1960 8,061,469 7,112,265 949,204 11.8 5,216,668 5,216,668 . . . . . . 2,844,801 1,895,597 949,204 33.4
1965 11,100,584 7,581,386 3,519,198 31.7 6,825,078 5,389,166 1,435,912 21.0 4,275,506 2,192,220 2,083,286 48.7
1970 13,349,175 7,282,295 6,066,880 45.4 7,688,460 4,930,400 2,758,060 35.9 5,660,715 2,351,895 3,308,820 58.5
1980 19,562,085 7,397,198 12,164,887 62.2 10,460,735 4,586,539 5,874,196 54.8 9,101,350 2,810,659 6,290,691 69.1
1985 22,431,930 7,720,959 14,710,971 65.6 11,816,956 4,655,477 7,161,479 60.6 10,614,974 3,065,482 7,549,492 71.1
1990 24,838,100 7,840,239 16,997,861 68.4 12,983,832 4,592,911 8,390,921 64.6 11,854,268 3,247,328 8,606,940 72.6
1995 26,672,806 7,941,363 18,731,443 70.2 13,913,531 4,559,535 9,353,996 67.2 12,759,275 3,381,828 9,377,447 73.5
1996 26,898,072 7,784,078 19,113,994 71.1 14,010,875 4,478,565 9,532,310 68.0 12,887,197 3,305,513 9,581,684 74.4
1997 27,274,572 7,673,286 19,601,286 71.9 14,116,818 4,371,503 9,745,315 69.0 13,157,754 3,301,783 9,855,971 74.9
1998 27,510,535 7,699,664 19,810,871 72.0 14,200,826 4,371,895 9,828,931 69.2 13,309,709 3,327,769 9,981,940 75.0
1999 27,774,677 7,739,557 20,035,120 72.1 14,321,468 4,385,921 9,935,547 69.4 13,453,209 3,353,636 10,099,573 75.1
2000 28,498,945 8,179,425 20,319,520 71.3 14,767,170 4,690,652 10,076,518 68.2 13,731,775 3,488,773 10,243,002 74.6
2001 28,836,774 8,262,843 20,573,931 71.3 14,930,081 4,719,500 10,210,581 68.4 13,906,693 3,543,340 10,363,350 74.5
2002 29,190,137 8,306,422 20,883,715 71.5 15,100,473 4,736,285 10,364,188 68.8 14,089,664 3,570,137 10,519,527 74.7
2003 29,531,611 8,292,022 21,239,589 71.9 15,247,841 4,705,215 10,542,626 69.1 14,283,770 3,586,807 10,696,963 74.9
2004 29,952,465 8,316,408 21,636,057 72.2 15,430,360 4,680,802 10,749,558 69.7 14,522,105 3,635,606 10,886,499 75.0
Average monthly benefit (dollars)
1956 63.10 63.40 48.20 . . . 68.20 68.20 . . . . . . 51.20 51.40 48.20 . . .
1960 74.00 76.50 55.80 . . . 81.90 81.90 . . . . . . 59.70 61.60 55.80 . . .
1965 83.90 90.10 70.60 . . . 92.60 96.10 79.40 . . . 70.10 75.40 64.50 . . .
1970 118.10 130.20 103.60 . . . 130.50 139.10 115.30 . . . 101.20 111.70 93.80 . . .
1980 341.40 391.80 310.70 . . . 380.20 419.60 349.50 . . . 296.80 346.50 274.60 . . .
1985 478.60 581.20 424.80 . . . 538.40 627.50 480.50 . . . 412.10 511.00 372.00 . . .
1990 602.60 742.80 537.90 . . . 679.30 803.60 611.20 . . . 518.60 656.80 466.40 . . .
1995 719.80 885.60 649.50 . . . 810.20 963.70 735.40 . . . 621.20 780.40 563.80 . . .
1996 745.00 908.70 678.30 . . . 838.10 997.80 763.10 . . . 643.70 788.00 593.90 . . .
1997 765.00 915.90 705.90 . . . 860.50 1,025.10 786.60 . . . 662.50 771.30 626.10 . . .
1998 779.70 932.50 720.30 . . . 876.90 1,044.50 802.40 . . . 675.90 785.40 639.50 . . .
1999 804.30 959.20 744.40 . . . 904.60 1,075.30 829.30 . . . 697.50 807.50 661.00 . . .
2000 844.50 1,008.40 778.50 . . . 951.10 1,131.10 867.20 . . . 729.90 843.40 691.20 . . .
2001 874.40 1,038.70 808.50 . . . 984.60 1,166.00 900.70 . . . 756.20 869.20 717.60 . . .
2002 895.00 1,058.90 829.80 . . . 1,007.80 1,188.50 925.20 . . . 774.10 886.90 735.80 . . .
2003 922.10 1,086.80 857.80 . . . 1,038.70 1,220.60 957.50 . . . 797.60 911.30 759.50 . . .
2004 954.90 1,121.00 891.10 . . . 1,076.10 1,261.50 995.40 . . . 826.10 940.10 788.00 . . .
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
NOTES: Provisions for Railroad Retirement beneficiaries are described in the section Social Security (Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance).
. . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163.
Table 5.B9 Number and percentage distribution, by sex, monthly benefit, and age, December 2004
Monthly benefit (dollars) Total,
62 or older
62–64 65–69 70–74 75–79 80–84 85–89 90 or older
All retired workers
Total
Number (thousands) 29,972 2,686 7,814 6,658 5,527 4,037 2,161 1,089
Percent a 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Less than 400.00 6.1 8.3 6.2 6.3 5.7 5.7 5.0 5.3
400.00–449.90 2.2 2.3 2.0 2.3 2.4 2.4 1.8 1.8
450.00–499.90 3.2 4.2 2.8 3.1 3.4 3.5 2.4 2.3
500.00–549.90 4.3 5.0 3.9 4.7 4.9 4.1 3.1 2.8
550.00–599.90 4.7 5.9 5.1 5.4 4.4 3.7 3.1 3.0
600.00–649.90 4.4 6.4 4.8 4.4 4.0 3.6 3.0 3.1
650.00–699.90 4.2 5.9 4.5 4.2 3.9 3.6 3.1 3.4
700.00–749.90 3.9 4.6 4.2 4.1 3.7 3.6 3.3 3.7
750.00–799.90 3.8 3.7 3.9 3.8 3.6 3.6 3.4 4.2
800.00–849.90 3.9 3.5 3.8 3.8 3.7 4.0 4.2 5.4
850.00–899.90 4.0 3.4 3.6 3.8 3.9 4.6 4.7 6.4
900.00–949.90 4.2 3.3 3.6 3.9 4.2 5.4 5.6 6.8
950.00–999.90 4.6 3.2 3.5 4.1 4.6 7.1 6.7 6.5
1,000.00–1,049.90 4.8 3.2 3.5 4.2 5.2 7.9 6.2 6.1
1,050.00–1,099.90 5.1 3.1 3.6 5.0 7.2 6.2 5.7 5.7
1,100.00–1,149.90 5.4 3.0 4.1 6.7 7.5 4.7 5.5 5.0
1,150.00–1,199.90 4.6 3.0 4.5 6.1 4.5 4.0 4.3 3.9
1,200.00–1,249.90 4.2 4.5 5.0 4.2 3.5 4.0 4.0 3.1
1,250.00–1,299.90 3.8 5.7 4.6 3.0 3.1 3.8 3.7 2.6
1,300.00–1,349.90 3.5 5.4 3.9 2.7 3.2 3.3 3.5 2.4
1,350.00–1,399.90 3.2 4.8 3.4 2.8 2.9 2.6 3.6 2.7
1,400.00–1,449.90 2.6 4.1 2.8 2.4 2.3 1.8 2.5 2.4
1,450.00–1,499.90 1.9 2.0 2.3 1.9 1.9 1.3 2.1 2.1
1,500.00–1,549.90 1.5 0.6 2.2 1.5 1.3 1.0 1.8 1.6
1,550.00–1,599.90 1.2 0.4 1.9 1.2 0.9 0.8 1.5 1.1
1,600.00–1,649.90 1.0 0.2 1.6 0.9 0.7 0.6 1.1 0.8
1,650.00–1,699.90 0.8 0.1 1.4 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.8 0.7
1,700.00 or more 2.8 0.1 3.2 2.8 2.9 2.3 4.6 5.1
Average benefit (dollars) 955.00 885.50 974.70 942.40 950.70 941.70 1,021.10 1,001.90
Men
Total
Number (thousands) b 15,438 1,373 4,270 3,618 2,898 1,982 928 370
Percent a 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Less than 400.00 5.2 6.4 5.2 5.4 4.6 5.0 4.9 4.9
400.00–449.90 1.4 1.2 1.2 1.5 1.5 1.6 1.5 1.7
450.00–499.90 1.7 2.1 1.5 1.6 1.8 1.8 1.6 1.9
500.00–549.90 1.9 2.3 1.7 1.9 2.0 2.1 1.9 2.2
550.00–599.90 2.0 2.3 1.9 2.0 2.0 2.2 2.0 2.2
600.00–649.90 2.2 2.2 2.0 2.2 2.2 2.3 2.0 2.3
650.00–699.90 2.3 2.4 2.1 2.4 2.3 2.5 2.2 2.5
700.00–749.90 2.5 2.6 2.3 2.6 2.6 2.8 2.5 2.8
750.00–799.90 2.7 2.7 2.5 2.8 2.8 3.0 2.7 3.2
800.00–849.90 3.1 2.9 2.8 3.1 3.2 3.6 3.2 4.5
850.00–899.90 3.5 3.1 3.0 3.5 3.6 4.4 4.0 5.5
900.00–949.90 4.0 3.3 3.2 3.9 4.2 5.7 5.1 5.5
950.00–999.90 4.9 3.6 3.5 4.3 4.8 8.6 7.4 5.5
1,000.00–1,049.90 5.3 3.7 3.7 4.8 5.7 10.0 6.4 5.3
1,050.00–1,099.90 6.1 3.9 4.0 6.1 9.5 7.4 5.7 5.3
1,100.00–1,149.90 7.0 4.0 5.0 9.2 10.4 5.0 5.9 4.9
1,150.00–1,199.90 6.0 4.1 5.9 8.7 5.6 4.5 4.6 4.2
1,200.00–1,249.90 5.7 6.8 7.1 5.8 4.2 4.6 4.7 3.5
1,250.00–1,299.90 5.2 9.1 6.7 3.8 3.8 4.8 4.5 3.1
1,300.00–1,349.90 4.9 9.1 5.8 3.5 4.1 4.1 4.3 3.2
1,350.00–1,399.90 4.6 8.5 5.1 3.8 4.0 3.2 4.6 3.9
1,400.00–1,449.90 3.8 7.5 4.2 3.4 3.2 2.3 2.9 3.5
1,450.00–1,499.90 2.8 3.6 3.4 2.7 2.7 1.6 2.4 3.3
1,500.00–1,549.90 2.2 1.1 3.3 2.2 1.9 1.2 2.2 2.4
1,550.00–1,599.90 1.8 0.7 2.9 1.8 1.2 1.0 1.9 1.6
1,600.00–1,649.90 1.5 0.4 2.6 1.4 0.9 0.8 1.4 1.2
1,650.00–1,699.90 1.2 0.3 2.2 1.1 0.8 0.7 1.1 1.1
1,700.00 or more 4.4 0.2 5.4 4.4 4.4 3.0 6.6 8.7
Average benefit (dollars) 1,076.50 1,053.20 1,125.60 1,066.60 1,060.90 1,012.30 1,097.30 1,105.00
Women
Total
Number (thousands) 14,534 1,313 3,544 3,040 2,629 2,055 1,234 719
Percent a 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Less than 400.00 7.1 10.2 7.5 7.3 6.9 6.4 5.1 5.5
400.00–449.90 3.1 3.5 2.9 3.4 3.3 3.1 2.1 1.9
450.00–499.90 4.7 6.4 4.4 4.9 5.3 5.1 2.9 2.5
500.00–549.90 6.8 7.9 6.6 8.0 8.1 6.0 3.9 3.1
550.00–599.90 7.5 9.7 9.0 9.4 7.0 5.2 4.0 3.4
600.00–649.90 6.7 10.7 8.2 7.0 5.9 4.9 3.8 3.5
650.00–699.90 6.1 9.6 7.3 6.3 5.5 4.6 3.7 3.9
700.00–749.90 5.4 6.7 6.4 5.8 4.9 4.3 3.8 4.1
750.00–799.90 4.8 4.8 5.7 5.0 4.5 4.2 4.0 4.7
800.00–849.90 4.7 4.1 5.1 4.6 4.2 4.4 4.9 5.8
850.00–899.90 4.5 3.6 4.5 4.1 4.2 4.7 5.3 6.9
900.00–949.90 4.5 3.2 4.0 3.9 4.3 5.1 5.9 7.5
950.00–999.90 4.4 2.9 3.6 3.8 4.4 5.7 6.1 7.0
1,000.00–1,049.90 4.3 2.6 3.4 3.6 4.6 5.9 6.0 6.5
1,050.00–1,099.90 4.1 2.3 3.1 3.6 4.7 5.1 5.6 5.9
1,100.00–1,149.90 3.8 2.0 3.0 3.8 4.3 4.4 5.1 5.0
1,150.00–1,199.90 3.1 1.8 2.8 3.1 3.3 3.6 4.1 3.7
1,200.00–1,249.90 2.7 2.2 2.5 2.3 2.7 3.3 3.5 2.8
1,250.00–1,299.90 2.3 2.1 2.1 1.9 2.4 2.9 3.1 2.3
1,300.00–1,349.90 2.0 1.5 1.6 1.7 2.2 2.5 2.9 1.9
1,350.00–1,399.90 1.7 1.0 1.4 1.6 1.8 2.1 2.8 2.1
1,400.00–1,449.90 1.3 0.6 1.2 1.2 1.3 1.4 2.2 1.8
1,450.00–1,499.90 1.0 0.3 1.0 0.9 1.0 1.1 1.9 1.5
1,500.00–1,549.90 0.8 0.2 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.8 1.5 1.1
1,550.00–1,599.90 0.6 0.1 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.6 1.1 0.9
1,600.00–1,649.90 0.4 c 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.8 0.6
1,650.00–1,699.90 0.3 c 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.6 0.6
1,700.00 or more 1.2 c 0.6 0.9 1.3 1.6 3.1 3.2
Average benefit (dollars) 826.00 710.10 792.90 794.60 829.30 873.60 963.80 948.90
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
a. The sum of individual categories may not equal 100 percent because of individual rounding.
b. The sum of individual categories may not equal the total because of rounding.
c. Less than 0.05 percent.
CONTACT: Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163.