Annual Statistical Supplement, 2012

 

Supplemental Security Income

Benefit Distributions

Table 7.C1 Number and percentage distribution of adult individuals and persons under age 18 receiving federal SSI payments, by monthly payment and eligibility category, December 2011
Monthly payment (dollars) All recipients Adults Blind and disabled, under age 18
Aged Blind Disabled
Total  
Number 7,341,550 856,580 55,813 5,153,612 1,275,545
Percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Less than 50 6.5 10.6 7.6 7.1 1.6
50–99 4.4 8.5 4.9 4.7 0.7
100–149 4.2 8.4 4.6 4.4 0.8
150–199 3.7 7.3 3.8 3.7 1.0
200–249 3.2 5.7 3.6 3.3 1.1
250–299 3.1 4.6 3.9 3.3 1.4
300–349 2.6 3.9 2.9 2.7 1.6
350–399 2.5 3.5 2.6 2.5 1.9
400–449 7.8 11.9 8.9 7.3 6.7
450–499 2.1 2.4 2.0 1.7 3.2
500–549 1.8 1.7 1.7 1.3 4.0
550–599 1.9 1.1 1.3 1.2 5.4
600–649 1.8 0.7 1.0 1.1 5.3
650–673 0.9 0.3 0.5 0.6 2.4
674 a 53.4 29.4 50.6 55.0 62.8
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
NOTE: Totals do not necessarily equal the sum of rounded components.
a. Individuals living in their own household with no countable income were eligible for a federal SSI payment of $674 in calendar year 2011.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 7.C2 Number and percentage distribution of couples receiving federal SSI payments, by monthly payment and eligibility category, December 2011
Monthly payment (dollars) All recipients Aged Blind Disabled
Total  
Number 262,694 122,422 2,224 138,048
Percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Less than 50 3.3 3.5 2.6 3.2
50–99 3.8 4.0 3.0 3.6
100–149 4.0 4.1 3.4 3.9
150–199 4.0 4.2 3.7 3.9
200–249 3.9 3.9 3.2 3.9
250–299 3.8 3.7 2.7 3.8
300–349 3.6 3.1 3.2 4.0
350–399 3.5 2.9 3.3 4.0
400–449 3.1 2.8 3.4 3.4
450–499 2.9 2.7 3.0 3.1
500–549 2.5 2.5 2.8 2.5
550–599 2.3 2.2 2.1 2.3
600–649 2.2 2.1 2.0 2.3
650–699 6.3 10.0 4.4 3.2
700–749 1.8 1.6 2.0 1.9
750–799 1.5 1.3 1.4 1.7
800–849 1.2 1.1 1.8 1.3
850–899 0.8 0.9 1.2 0.8
900–949 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.6
950–999 0.6 0.8 0.5 0.5
1,000–1,010 0.1 0.2 (L) 0.1
1,011 a 44.0 41.6 49.5 46.0
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
NOTES: Totals do not necessarily equal the sum of rounded components.
(L) = less than 0.05 percent.
a. Couples living in their own household with no countable income were eligible for a federal SSI payment of $1,011 in calendar year 2011.
CONTACT: (410) 965-0090 or statistics@ssa.gov.