Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005

 

Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance

Benefits in Current-Payment Status

Retired Workers and Dependents

Table 5.C1 Number and percentage distribution, by primary insurance amount and type of benefit, December 2004
Primary insurance amount (dollars) Retired workers Wives and husbands Children
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Total 29,971,970 100.0 2,569,560 100.0 483,270 100.0
Less than 300.00 1,664,950 5.6 69,340 2.7 12,220 2.5
300.00–349.90 784,000 2.6 25,500 1.0 5,460 1.1
350.00–399.90 599,710 2.0 22,050 0.9 4,870 1.0
400.00–449.90 616,960 2.1 23,060 0.9 5,390 1.1
450.00–499.90 894,940 3.0 33,330 1.3 7,180 1.5
500.00–549.90 1,155,240 3.9 43,720 1.7 11,030 2.3
550.00–599.90 1,235,970 4.1 45,900 1.8 13,670 2.8
600.00–649.90 1,172,560 3.9 44,730 1.7 14,760 3.1
650.00–699.90 1,194,140 4.0 46,400 1.8 15,040 3.1
700.00–749.90 1,119,270 3.7 47,510 1.9 15,330 3.2
750.00–799.90 1,069,300 3.6 49,190 1.9 15,820 3.3
800.00–849.90 1,049,640 3.5 52,310 2.0 16,180 3.4
850.00–899.90 1,009,100 3.4 56,270 2.2 16,600 3.4
900.00–949.90 989,810 3.3 59,800 2.3 17,460 3.6
950.00–999.90 976,620 3.3 66,240 2.6 17,080 3.5
1,000.00–1,049.90 966,360 3.2 71,060 2.8 17,370 3.6
1,050.00–1,099.90 975,010 3.3 80,430 3.1 17,520 3.6
1,100.00–1,149.90 1,006,680 3.4 92,800 3.6 18,200 3.8
1,150.00–1,199.90 1,025,580 3.4 107,510 4.2 18,850 3.9
1,200.00–1,249.90 1,131,260 3.8 141,980 5.5 20,990 4.3
1,250.00–1,299.90 1,157,260 3.9 159,670 6.2 20,440 4.2
1,300.00–1,349.90 1,215,490 4.1 183,270 7.1 21,290 4.4
1,350.00–1,399.90 1,409,860 4.7 223,960 8.7 24,550 5.1
1,400.00–1,449.90 1,206,920 4.0 198,170 7.7 23,270 4.8
1,450.00–1,499.90 950,830 3.2 156,910 6.1 18,610 3.9
1,500.00–1,549.90 774,110 2.6 119,290 4.6 17,750 3.7
1,550.00–1,599.90 624,790 2.1 87,600 3.4 15,700 3.3
1,600.00–1,649.90 534,480 1.8 68,420 2.7 14,770 3.1
1,650.00–1,699.90 438,540 1.5 56,960 2.2 13,590 2.8
1,700.00 or more 1,022,590 3.4 136,180 5.3 32,280 6.7
Average primary insurance amount (dollars) 973.10 1,189.50 1,115.80
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
NOTE: Provisions for Railroad Retirement beneficiaries are described in the section Social Security (Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance).
CONTACT: Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163.
Table 5.C2 Average monthly benefit, by type of benefit and sex, December 1940–2004, selected years (in dollars)
Year Retired workers Wives Husbands Children
All Men Women All Entitled
because
of age a
Entitled
because of
children b
All Under
age 18
Disabled
adult
children
Students
1940 22.60 23.17 18.37 12.13 12.13 . . . . . . 12.22 12.22 . . . . . .
1945 24.19 24.94 19.51 12.82 12.82 . . . . . . 12.45 12.45 . . . . . .
1946 24.55 25.30 19.64 12.99 12.99 . . . . . . 12.57 12.57 . . . . . .
1947 24.90 25.68 19.91 13.17 13.17 . . . . . . 12.77 12.77 . . . . . .
1948 25.35 26.21 20.11 13.42 13.42 . . . . . . 12.99 12.99 . . . . . .
1949 26.00 26.92 20.58 13.76 13.76 . . . . . . 13.18 13.18 . . . . . .
1950 43.86 45.67 35.05 23.60 23.79 12.85 20.01 17.05 17.05 . . . . . .
1951 42.14 44.44 33.03 22.75 23.16 14.33 19.49 13.37 13.37 . . . . . .
1952 49.25 52.16 39.17 26.01 26.48 16.33 22.31 14.67 14.67 . . . . . .
1953 51.10 54.46 40.66 27.08 27.53 17.97 23.10 15.79 15.79 . . . . . .
1954 59.14 63.34 47.05 31.81 32.36 21.11 26.61 18.53 18.53 . . . . . .
1955 61.90 66.40 49.93 33.12 33.63 22.96 27.27 20.01 20.01 . . . . . .
1956 63.09 68.23 51.16 33.76 34.22 23.64 27.90 20.63 20.63 . . . . . .
1957 64.58 70.47 52.23 34.41 34.89 24.21 29.39 21.89 20.90 31.55 . . .
1958 66.35 72.74 53.55 35.11 35.59 25.12 30.45 22.99 21.66 32.00 . . .
1959 72.78 80.11 58.81 38.24 38.68 29.39 33.85 27.34 25.61 35.08 . . .
1960 74.04 81.87 59.67 38.74 39.19 30.15 34.72 28.25 26.38 35.70 . . .
1961 75.65 83.13 62.00 39.47 40.09 29.45 36.61 27.52 25.56 36.22 . . .
1962 76.19 83.79 62.61 39.64 40.35 29.55 37.05 27.39 25.44 36.35 . . .
1963 76.88 84.69 63.42 39.95 40.66 29.94 37.64 27.85 25.76 36.84 . . .
1964 77.57 85.58 64.28 40.24 40.95 30.16 38.18 28.13 25.86 37.34 . . .
1965 83.92 92.59 70.07 43.64 44.41 32.60 41.69 31.98 28.27 40.64 46.75
1966 84.35 93.26 70.79 43.82 44.60 32.64 42.21 32.72 28.18 41.03 45.05
1967 85.37 94.49 71.92 44.25 45.01 32.92 42.79 33.10 28.34 41.49 45.07
1968 98.86 109.08 84.24 51.22 52.13 37.66 49.29 38.12 32.44 47.79 51.08
1969 100.40 110.96 85.71 51.89 52.81 38.00 49.90 38.63 32.79 48.46 51.33
1970 118.10 130.53 101.22 61.20 62.41 43.23 58.47 44.85 37.72 56.79 59.46
1971 132.17 146.13 113.60 68.36 69.82 47.07 65.25 49.36 41.08 62.57 65.93
1972 162.35 179.44 140.11 84.11 86.07 56.10 79.97 59.90 49.44 75.91 80.13
1973 166.40 182.60 145.80 84.80 86.80 56.80 80.80 61.10 50.30 77.00 82.70
1974 188.20 206.56 165.47 95.77 98.08 64.24 90.90 69.63 57.10 86.61 94.21
1975 207.18 227.75 181.80 105.21 107.74 70.72 99.07 77.42 63.13 94.75 103.88
1976 224.86 247.70 197.08 114.15 116.82 77.29 106.68 85.64 69.55 102.81 113.92
1977 243.00 268.40 212.60 123.30 126.20 84.20 100.90 94.90 76.90 112.30 124.60
1978 263.20 291.60 229.70 133.10 136.00 91.70 106.00 104.70 85.10 121.70 138.40
1979 294.30 326.80 256.50 148.80 151.90 102.90 116.00 119.20 97.00 137.10 157.20
1980 341.40 380.20 296.80 172.50 176.00 120.40 132.10 140.00 114.30 159.80 184.00
1981 386.00 431.10 334.50 195.40 199.20 138.20 145.90 161.40 131.10 182.20 210.60
1982 419.30 469.60 362.20 213.60 216.90 148.80 156.00 165.00 145.90 198.40 179.70
1983 440.80 495.00 379.60 226.50 229.50 151.30 160.90 175.80 163.20 210.10 153.50
1984 460.60 517.80 396.50 237.20 240.30 156.70 165.80 185.50 170.60 220.80 149.90
1985 478.60 538.40 412.10 247.20 250.30 161.90 169.50 197.60 177.40 230.80 232.30
1986 488.50 549.80 420.50 252.70 255.70 165.10 170.40 203.80 182.50 236.80 241.20
1987 512.70 577.50 441.20 265.40 268.40 174.00 175.90 215.90 192.70 249.90 252.60
1988 536.80 604.90 462.00 278.00 281.00 182.40 181.50 227.70 201.60 263.30 265.40
1989 566.90 638.90 487.90 293.80 296.80 194.00 189.10 242.40 213.80 279.30 283.70
1990 602.60 679.30 518.60 312.30 315.40 208.10 198.20 259.40 228.50 298.30 300.90
1991 629.30 709.30 541.60 326.10 329.20 219.40 203.30 272.70 240.60 312.90 306.70
1992 652.60 735.50 561.80 337.90 341.00 229.30 208.20 285.20 252.30 326.00 322.20
1993 674.10 759.30 580.70 348.80 351.80 238.70 212.10 296.80 263.10 338.00 333.40
1994 697.30 785.20 610.30 360.50 363.60 248.60 216.40 309.30 275.00 351.10 349.60
1995 719.80 810.20 621.20 371.90 375.00 256.70 220.80 321.50 286.70 363.80 360.30
1996 745.00 838.10 643.70 385.10 387.70 277.30 225.70 337.10 303.00 378.40 374.70
1997 765.00 860.50 662.50 394.70 397.20 286.40 228.80 349.00 314.90 389.80 388.40
1998 779.70 876.90 675.90 401.70 404.00 294.90 230.50 358.40 324.30 399.00 398.00
1999 804.30 904.60 697.50 413.00 415.30 307.50 234.50 372.40 338.90 413.00 417.30
2000 844.50 951.10 729.90 431.30 433.50 328.90 242.70 394.80 363.40 433.70 444.40
2001 874.40 984.60 756.20 445.10 447.20 345.30 250.30 412.60 382.20 451.00 462.60
2002 895.00 1,007.80 774.10 453.90 456.00 358.00 256.10 426.40 397.10 463.90 477.00
2003 922.10 1,038.70 797.60 465.90 467.80 374.60 263.10 444.20 415.80 480.60 498.60
2004 954.90 1,076.10 826.10 480.90 482.60 394.00 272.90 465.00 437.70 500.50 518.50
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
a. Aged 62 or older. Includes wives aged 65 or older with children.
b. Under age 65 with entitled children in their care.
CONTACT: Rona Blumenthal (410) 965-0163.