Annual Statistical Supplement, 2007

 

Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance

Benefits Withheld

Table 6.E1 Number and percentage distribution of retired workers with benefits withheld, with and without reduction for early retirement, by sex and monthly benefit, December 2006
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 153,196 100.0 38,471 100.0 114,725 100.0
Less than 350.00 28,861 18.8 8,718 22.7 20,143 17.6
350.00–399.90 6,043 3.9 3,376 8.8 2,667 2.3
400.00–449.90 4,019 2.6 1,478 3.8 2,541 2.2
450.00–499.90 4,786 3.1 1,246 3.2 3,540 3.1
500.00–549.90 6,042 3.9 1,686 4.4 4,356 3.8
550.00–599.90 6,530 4.3 1,919 5.0 4,611 4.0
600.00–649.90 6,729 4.4 1,936 5.0 4,793 4.2
650.00–699.90 6,582 4.3 1,760 4.6 4,822 4.2
700.00–749.90 6,174 4.0 1,556 4.0 4,618 4.0
750.00–799.90 5,679 3.7 1,300 3.4 4,379 3.8
800.00–849.90 5,165 3.4 1,241 3.2 3,924 3.4
850.00–899.90 5,163 3.4 1,233 3.2 3,930 3.4
900.00–949.90 5,036 3.3 1,320 3.4 3,716 3.2
950.00–999.90 4,603 3.0 1,026 2.7 3,577 3.1
1,000.00–1,049.90 4,427 2.9 999 2.6 3,428 3.0
1,050.00–1,099.90 4,215 2.8 839 2.2 3,376 2.9
1,100.00–1,149.90 3,809 2.5 685 1.8 3,124 2.7
1,150.00–1,199.90 3,780 2.5 700 1.8 3,080 2.7
1,200.00–1,249.90 3,379 2.2 602 1.6 2,777 2.4
1,250.00–1,299.90 3,297 2.2 526 1.4 2,771 2.4
1,300.00–1,349.90 3,903 2.5 501 1.3 3,402 3.0
1,350.00–1,399.90 3,802 2.5 417 1.1 3,385 3.0
1,400.00–1,449.90 3,640 2.4 415 1.1 3,225 2.8
1,450.00–1,499.90 3,530 2.3 401 1.0 3,129 2.7
1,500.00 or more 14,002 9.1 2,591 6.7 11,411 9.9
Men 91,858 100.0 25,009 100.0 66,849 100.0
Less than 350.00 12,971 14.1 3,880 15.5 9,091 13.6
350.00–399.90 4,037 4.4 2,480 9.9 1,557 2.3
400.00–449.90 2,629 2.9 1,116 4.5 1,513 2.3
450.00–499.90 2,964 3.2 959 3.8 2,005 3.0
500.00–549.90 3,523 3.8 1,232 4.9 2,291 3.4
550.00–599.90 3,479 3.8 1,349 5.4 2,130 3.2
600.00–649.90 3,446 3.8 1,413 5.6 2,033 3.0
650.00–699.90 3,257 3.5 1,251 5.0 2,006 3.0
700.00–749.90 2,862 3.1 1,013 4.1 1,849 2.8
750.00–799.90 2,780 3.0 901 3.6 1,879 2.8
800.00–849.90 2,663 2.9 830 3.3 1,833 2.7
850.00–899.90 2,893 3.1 869 3.5 2,024 3.0
900.00–949.90 2,919 3.2 917 3.7 2,002 3.0
950.00–999.90 2,709 2.9 694 2.8 2,015 3.0
1,000.00–1,049.90 2,697 2.9 676 2.7 2,021 3.0
1,050.00–1,099.90 2,679 2.9 562 2.2 2,117 3.2
1,100.00–1,149.90 2,464 2.7 466 1.9 1,998 3.0
1,150.00–1,199.90 2,511 2.7 474 1.9 2,037 3.0
1,200.00–1,249.90 2,294 2.5 388 1.6 1,906 2.9
1,250.00–1,299.90 2,366 2.6 368 1.5 1,998 3.0
1,300.00–1,349.90 2,971 3.2 348 1.4 2,623 3.9
1,350.00–1,399.90 2,996 3.3 310 1.2 2,686 4.0
1,400.00–1,449.90 2,966 3.2 304 1.2 2,662 4.0
1,450.00–1,499.90 2,902 3.2 285 1.1 2,617 3.9
1,500.00 or more 11,880 12.9 1,924 7.7 9,956 14.9
Women 61,338 100.0 13,462 100.0 47,876 100.0
Less than 350.00 15,890 25.9 4,838 35.9 11,052 23.1
350.00–399.90 2,006 3.3 896 6.7 1,110 2.3
400.00–449.90 1,390 2.3 362 2.7 1,028 2.1
450.00–499.90 1,822 3.0 287 2.1 1,535 3.2
500.00–549.90 2,519 4.1 454 3.4 2,065 4.3
550.00–599.90 3,051 5.0 570 4.2 2,481 5.2
600.00–649.90 3,283 5.4 523 3.9 2,760 5.8
650.00–699.90 3,325 5.4 509 3.8 2,816 5.9
700.00–749.90 3,312 5.4 543 4.0 2,769 5.8
750.00–799.90 2,899 4.7 399 3.0 2,500 5.2
800.00–849.90 2,502 4.1 411 3.1 2,091 4.4
850.00–899.90 2,270 3.7 364 2.7 1,906 4.0
900.00–949.90 2,117 3.5 403 3.0 1,714 3.6
950.00–999.90 1,894 3.1 332 2.5 1,562 3.3
1,000.00–1,049.90 1,730 2.8 323 2.4 1,407 2.9
1,050.00–1,099.90 1,536 2.5 277 2.1 1,259 2.6
1,100.00–1,149.90 1,345 2.2 219 1.6 1,126 2.4
1,150.00–1,199.90 1,269 2.1 226 1.7 1,043 2.2
1,200.00–1,249.90 1,085 1.8 214 1.6 871 1.8
1,250.00–1,299.90 931 1.5 158 1.2 773 1.6
1,300.00–1,349.90 932 1.5 153 1.1 779 1.6
1,350.00–1,399.90 806 1.3 107 0.8 699 1.5
1,400.00–1,449.90 674 1.1 111 0.8 563 1.2
1,450.00–1,499.90 628 1.0 116 0.9 512 1.1
1,500.00 or more 2,122 3.5 667 5.0 1,455 3.0
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
CONTACT: Hazel P. Jenkins (410) 965-0164.
Table 6.E4 Number of beneficiaries with benefits withheld, by reason for withholding payment and type of benefit, December 2006
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 2,003,647 153,196 91,858 61,338 132,317 323,998 204,421 48,353 71,224 539,317 56,959 788,017 621 9,222
Earnings of—
Retired workers 57,408 53,909 31,631 22,278 . . . 2,030 1,727 212 91 1,469 . . . . . . . . . . . .
Other beneficiaries 77,335 . . . . . . . . . . . . 30,747 1,078 27,540 2,129 129 33,871 12,588 . . . . . .
Entitled child not in care of beneficiary 25,072 . . . . . . . . . . . . 11,159 21 10,326 812 . . . 13,913 . . . . . . . . .
Payee not determined 12,583 912 436 476 2,081 44 c c c 9,256 8 c c c
Recoupment of overpayment for reasons other than earnings 38,124 11,953 6,141 5,812 8,155 2,171 1,299 788 84 11,659 1,219 2,965 c c
Address unknown 68,351 26,082 14,721 11,361 12,276 2,235 1,536 442 257 17,458 347 9,499 53 401
Determination of continuing disability pending 4,851 . . . . . . . . . 3,143 102 c c c 1,603 . . . c . . . . . .
Workers' compensation offset 4,904 . . . . . . . . . 1,649 355 106 232 17 2,900 . . . . . . . . . . . .
Government pension offset 344,747 . . . . . . . . . . . . 220,724 157,502 49 63,173 . . . 97 120,534 . . . 3,392
Receipt of public assistance 3,704 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3,704
Technical entitlement 1,087,201 . . . . . . . . . . . . 28,683 20,893 5,378 2,412 436,279 1,784 620,299 112 44
Other reasons 279,367 60,340 38,929 21,411 105,013 25,748 20,219 3,287 2,242 58,564 5,720 21,848 454 1,680
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
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.
CONTACT: Hazel P. Jenkins (410) 965-0164.
Table 6.E5 Number of wives, husbands, and children with benefits withheld, by reason for withholding payment and type of benefit, December 2006
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 274,604 49,394 23,281 46,112 259,173 97,891 79,689 27,403 869 1,660 3,239
Earnings of—
Retired workers 2,030 . . . 1,183 . . . . . . 206 . . . . . . 80 . . . . . .
Other beneficiaries 6,397 24,350 22 21 60 a 14 . . . a a 7
Entitled child not in care of beneficiary 1,744 9,415 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Payee not determined 39 5 433 3,487 4,182 a 835 109 a a 17
Recoupment of overpayment for reasons other than earnings 1,334 837 523 2,528 7,749 120 340 129 27 87 156
Address unknown 1,748 487 831 4,088 8,862 487 2,295 470 46 235 144
Determination of continuing disability pending . . . 102 . . . . . . 1,304 42 142 103 . . . . . . 12
Workers' compensation offset . . . 355 . . . . . . 2,788 . . . . . . 79 . . . . . . 33
Government pension offset 217,952 2,772 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Technical entitlement 20,562 8,121 16,934 26,198 206,890 93,935 65,941 22,177 640 1,084 2,480
Other reasons 22,798 2,950 3,355 9,790 27,338 2,935 10,122 4,336 71 227 390
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
a. Not shown to avoid disclosure of information regarding particular individuals.
CONTACT: Hazel P. Jenkins (410) 965-0164.