Annual Statistical Supplement, 2011

 

Other Social Insurance Programs and Veterans' Benefits

Other Social Insurance Programs

Black Lung Benefits

Table 9.D1 Benefits currently payable to miners, widows, and dependents, December 1970–2010
Year Number Benefits (thousands of dollars)
Total Miners Widows Dependents a Monthly amount Annual amount
1970 111,976 43,921 24,889 43,166 12,500 111,000
1971 231,729 77,213 67,358 87,158 27,200 378,900
1972 298,963 101,802 88,067 109,094 37,800 554,400
1973 461,491 159,837 124,154 177,500 63,700 1,045,200
1974 487,216 169,097 134,700 183,419 71,500 951,300
1975 482,311 165,405 139,407 177,499 75,500 947,700
1976 469,655 158,087 142,495 169,073 77,400 963,300
1977 457,399 148,720 144,543 164,136 80,500 942,200
1978 439,970 138,648 145,829 155,493 82,300 965,100
1979 418,948 129,558 146,527 142,863 86,500 983,100
1980 399,477 120,235 146,603 132,639 91,400 1,032,000
1981 376,505 111,249 146,173 119,083 91,700 1,081,300
1982 354,569 102,234 144,863 107,472 90,800 1,076,000
1983 333,358 93,694 142,967 96,697 86,300 1,055,800
1984 313,822 85,658 140,995 87,169 85,300 1,038,000
1985 294,846 77,836 138,328 78,682 83,700 1,025,000
1986 275,783 70,253 135,033 70,497 78,900 971,000
1987 258,988 63,573 131,561 63,854 76,800 940,000
1988 241,626 56,977 127,322 57,327 73,500 904,000
1989 225,764 51,048 123,220 51,496 72,000 882,000
1990 210,678 45,643 118,705 46,330 70,000 863,400
1991 196,419 40,703 114,046 41,670 68,400 844,400
1992 182,396 35,971 109,091 37,334 66,500 822,500
1993 168,365 31,664 103,334 33,367 64,100 794,300
1994 155,172 27,828 97,414 29,930 60,600 751,900
1995 143,011 24,573 91,517 26,921 56,100 696,700
1996 131,143 21,477 85,559 24,107 52,600 654,600
1997 119,233 18,488 79,238 21,507 49,255 614,888
1998 109,271 15,964 73,420 19,887 46,204 576,389
1999 98,977 13,635 67,359 17,983 43,225 541,200
2000 89,355 11,587 61,542 16,226 40,625 509,290
2001 79,518 9,779 55,412 14,327 37,324 470,362
2002 71,584 8,394 50,404 12,786 35,017 439,337
2003 64,237 7,142 45,746 11,349 32,198 411,635
2004 52,362 6,009 40,727 5,626 29,460 376,374
2005 46,609 4,972 37,099 4,538 26,399 340,187
2006 40,018 4,217 32,168 3,633 24,282 312,461
2007 36,231 3,447 28,231 4,553 21,699 282,380
2008 32,411 2,912 25,110 4,389 19,875 255,892
2009 28,558 2,416 21,931 4,211 17,975 232,002
2010 25,293 2,014 19,230 4,049 16,114 208,123
SOURCE: Department of Labor, Beneficiary Master Table, 100 percent data.
a. Includes wives of living miners, divorced wives, children, and dependent brothers and sisters of miners.
CONTACT: Bennett Stewart (606) 218-9236 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 9.D2 Benefits currently payable to miners, widows, and dependents, by state or other area, December 2010
State or area Number Monthly amount (thousands of dollars)
Total Miners Widows Dependents a Total Miners b Widows c
All areas 25,293 2,014 19,230 4,049 16,114 1,586 14,528
Alabama 941 34 730 177 597 28 570
Alaska 6 d d d 4 d d
Arizona 77 5 69 3 49 4 46
Arkansas 126 5 109 12 79 3 76
California 128 5 104 19 80 3 76
Colorado 162 7 137 18 103 6 98
Connecticut 44 0 38 6 28 0 28
Delaware 34 d 27 d 21 d d
District of Columbia 5 0 5 0 3 0 3
Florida 550 32 442 76 349 27 322
Georgia 143 5 114 24 89 4 85
Hawaii d d d d d d d
Idaho 12 d d d 8 d d
Illinois 689 28 554 107 434 23 411
Indiana 461 23 349 89 293 18 275
Iowa 75 3 61 11 48 3 46
Kansas 26 0 23 3 17 0 17
Kentucky 3,974 526 2,794 654 2,561 414 2,147
Louisiana 15 0 12 3 9 0 9
Maine d d d d d d d
Maryland 246 13 183 50 156 10 146
Massachusetts 18 0 15 3 11 0 11
Michigan 273 10 209 54 172 7 164
Minnesota 8 d d d 5 d d
Mississippi 22 d 17 d 14 d d
Missouri 85 0 73 12 53 0 53
Montana 28 d 23 d 18 d d
Nebraska 4 d d d 3 d d
Nevada 22 d 18 d 14 d d
New Hampshire d d d d d d d
New Jersey 177 6 147 24 111 4 106
New Mexico 52 d 38 d 33 d d
New York 163 3 132 28 102 3 99
North Carolina 331 19 272 40 212 15 197
North Dakota 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ohio 1,611 70 1,241 300 1,016 57 959
Oklahoma 91 5 78 8 58 4 54
Oregon 18 d 11 d 10 d d
Pennsylvania 5,413 321 4,350 742 3,424 246 3,178
Rhode Island 3 0 3 0 2 0 2
South Carolina 120 7 94 19 76 6 71
South Dakota 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tennessee 1,103 73 834 196 696 58 638
Texas 94 7 68 19 57 5 52
Utah 102 d 78 d 64 d d
Vermont 3 0 3 0 2 0 2
Virginia 2,310 279 1,694 337 1,488 220 1,268
Washington 34 d 28 d 21 d d
West Virginia 5,409 503 3,958 948 3,471 402 3,070
Wisconsin 15 d d d 9 d d
Wyoming 34 0 30 4 21 0 21
Outlying areas e 32 d 24 d 21 d d
SOURCE: Department of Labor, Beneficiary Master Table, 100 percent data.
NOTE: Totals do not necessarily equal the sum of rounded components.
a. Includes wives of living miners, divorced wives, children, and dependent brothers and sisters of miners.
b. Includes benefits for wives and children.
c. Includes benefits for surviving children, brothers, sisters, and divorced wives. Prior to December 1997, monthly payments for surviving children were included with payments to miners.
d. Suppressed to avoid disclosing information about particular individuals.
e. Includes beneficiaries residing in American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, and foreign countries.
CONTACT: Bennett Stewart (606) 218-9236 or statistics@ssa.gov.