CATEGORY: COST OF LIVING ADJUSTMENT CHANGES
PROPOSAL:Reduce the cost of living adjustment: Base it on the Chained CPI

Projected effects on beneficiaries in 2070

Table 1. Individual benefit changes, 2070: Chained-CPI COLA vs. Scheduled
POPULATION: current law beneficiaries aged 60+
Characteristic All Beneficiaries Affected Beneficiaries
Median Percent Change Percent With Median Percent Change Percent With
Lower Benefits Higher Benefits Lower Benefits Higher Benefits
Total -4% 91% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Sex
Female -4% 92% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Male -4% 91% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic -3% 88% 0% -4% 100% 0%
White -4% 92% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Black -4% 92% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Other -4% 92% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Country of Birth
U.S. -4% 91% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Foreign -4% 92% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Age
60-69 -1% 70% 0% -1% 100% 0%
70-79 -3% 100% 0% -3% 100% 0%
80-89 -6% 100% 0% -6% 100% 0%
90+ -8% 100% 0% -8% 100% 0%
Marital Status
Married -3% 91% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Divorced -4% 91% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Widowed -6% 97% 0% -6% 100% 0%
Never Married -3% 90% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Education
Graduate -4% 94% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Bachelor -4% 94% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Associate -4% 91% 0% -4% 100% 0%
High School -4% 90% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Less than 12 Yrs -3% 88% 0% -3% 100% 0%
Official Poverty
Above poverty -4% 92% 0% -4% 100% 0%
In poverty -4% 88% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Household Income Quintile
$221,317+ -3% 91% 0% -4% 100% 0%
$116,305 - $221,317 -3% 90% 0% -4% 100% 0%
$67,516 - $116,305 -4% 91% 0% -4% 100% 0%
$36,533 - $67,516 -4% 93% 0% -4% 100% 0%
$0-$36,533 -4% 92% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker -4% 91% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Widow(er) -5% 96% 0% -6% 100% 0%
Spouse -3% 94% 0% -3% 100% 0%
Disabled worker -2% 79% 0% -2% 100% 0%
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0331v1
Providing these estimates does not imply SSA support for the proposal, nor is SSA responsible for any interpretations of these estimates.
Table 1. Individual benefit changes, 2070: Chained-CPI COLA vs. Payable
POPULATION: current law beneficiaries aged 60+
Characteristic All Beneficiaries Affected Beneficiaries
Median Percent Change Percent With Median Percent Change Percent With
Lower Benefits Higher Benefits Lower Benefits Higher Benefits
Total 0% 100% 0% 100%
Sex
Female 0% 100% 0% 100%
Male 0% 100% 0% 100%
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 0% 100% 0% 100%
White 0% 100% 0% 100%
Black 0% 100% 0% 100%
Other 0% 100% 0% 100%
Country of Birth
U.S. 0% 100% 0% 100%
Foreign 0% 100% 0% 100%
Age
60-69 0% 100% 0% 100%
70-79 0% 100% 0% 100%
80-89 0% 100% 0% 100%
90+ 0% 100% 0% 100%
Marital Status
Married 0% 100% 0% 100%
Divorced 0% 100% 0% 100%
Widowed 0% 100% 0% 100%
Never Married 0% 100% 0% 100%
Education
Graduate 0% 100% 0% 100%
Bachelor 0% 100% 0% 100%
Associate 0% 100% 0% 100%
High School 0% 100% 0% 100%
Less than 12 Yrs 0% 100% 0% 100%
Official Poverty
Above poverty 0% 100% 0% 100%
In poverty 0% 100% 0% 100%
Household Income Quintile
$221,317+ 0% 100% 0% 100%
$116,305 - $221,317 0% 100% 0% 100%
$67,516 - $116,305 0% 100% 0% 100%
$36,533 - $67,516 0% 100% 0% 100%
$0-$36,533 0% 100% 0% 100%
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 0% 100% 0% 100%
Widow(er) 0% 100% 0% 100%
Spouse 0% 100% 0% 100%
Disabled worker 0% 100% 0% 100%
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0331v1
Providing these estimates does not imply SSA support for the proposal, nor is SSA responsible for any interpretations of these estimates.
Table 2. Household income changes, 2070: Chained-CPI COLA vs. Scheduled
POPULATION: current law beneficiaries aged 60+
Characteristic All Beneficiaries Affected Beneficiaries
Median Percent Change Percent With Median Percent Change Percent With
Lower Income Higher Income Lower Income Higher Income
Total -1% 63% 0% -1% 69% 0%
Sex
Female -1% 67% 0% -1% 72% 0%
Male -1% 60% 0% -1% 65% 0%
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic -1% 60% 0% -1% 67% 0%
White -1% 65% 0% -1% 70% 0%
Black -1% 68% 0% -2% 74% 0%
Other -1% 56% 0% -1% 60% 0%
Country of Birth
U.S. -1% 64% 0% -1% 70% 0%
Foreign -1% 61% 0% -1% 66% 0%
Age
60-69 0% 30% 0% 0% 41% 0%
70-79 -1% 68% 0% -1% 68% 0%
80-89 -3% 87% 0% -3% 87% 0%
90+ -3% 86% 0% -3% 86% 0%
Marital Status
Married -1% 60% 0% -1% 65% 0%
Divorced -1% 63% 0% -1% 70% 0%
Widowed -2% 79% 0% -2% 81% 0%
Never Married -1% 59% 0% -1% 66% 0%
Education
Graduate -1% 57% 0% -1% 61% 0%
Bachelor -1% 61% 0% -1% 65% 0%
Associate -1% 67% 0% -1% 73% 0%
High School -1% 66% 0% -2% 73% 0%
Less than 12 Yrs -1% 61% 0% -1% 68% 0%
Official Poverty
Above poverty -1% 63% 0% -1% 69% 0%
In poverty -2% 74% 1% -2% 84% 1%
Household Income Quintile
$221,317+ 0% 20% 0% 0% 21% 0%
$116,305 - $221,317 -1% 51% 0% -1% 57% 0%
$67,516 - $116,305 -1% 71% 0% -1% 78% 0%
$36,533 - $67,516 -2% 86% 0% -3% 92% 0%
$0-$36,533 -3% 89% 0% -3% 96% 0%
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker -1% 61% 0% -1% 67% 0%
Widow(er) -2% 79% 0% -2% 82% 0%
Spouse -1% 64% 0% -1% 68% 0%
Disabled worker 0% 48% 0% -1% 60% 0%
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0331v1
Providing these estimates does not imply SSA support for the proposal, nor is SSA responsible for any interpretations of these estimates.
Table 2. Household income changes, 2070: Chained-CPI COLA vs. Payable
POPULATION: current law beneficiaries aged 60+
Characteristic All Beneficiaries Affected Beneficiaries
Median Percent Change Percent With Median Percent Change Percent With
Lower Income Higher Income Lower Income Higher Income
Total 0% 97% 0% 97%
Sex
Female 0% 97% 0% 97%
Male 0% 97% 0% 97%
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 0% 97% 0% 97%
White 0% 97% 0% 97%
Black 0% 97% 0% 97%
Other 0% 94% 0% 95%
Country of Birth
U.S. 0% 97% 0% 98%
Foreign 0% 95% 0% 95%
Age
60-69 0% 96% 0% 97%
70-79 0% 98% 0% 98%
80-89 0% 97% 0% 97%
90+ 0% 93% 0% 93%
Marital Status
Married 0% 97% 0% 98%
Divorced 0% 98% 0% 98%
Widowed 0% 95% 0% 95%
Never Married 0% 96% 0% 96%
Education
Graduate 0% 95% 0% 95%
Bachelor 0% 96% 0% 97%
Associate 0% 98% 0% 98%
High School 0% 97% 0% 97%
Less than 12 Yrs 0% 96% 0% 96%
Official Poverty
Above poverty 0% 97% 0% 97%
In poverty 4% 84% 4% 84%
Household Income Quintile
$221,317+ 0% 88% 0% 88%
$116,305 - $221,317 0% 99% 0% 99%
$67,516 - $116,305 0% 100% 0% 100%
$36,533 - $67,516 0% 100% 0% 100%
$0-$36,533 0% 98% 0% 98%
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 0% 97% 0% 97%
Widow(er) 0% 96% 0% 97%
Spouse 0% 97% 0% 97%
Disabled worker 0% 97% 0% 96%
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0331v1
Providing these estimates does not imply SSA support for the proposal, nor is SSA responsible for any interpretations of these estimates.
Table 3. Poverty, 2070: Chained-CPI COLA vs. Scheduled
POPULATION: current law beneficiaries aged 60+
Characteristic Poverty Rate Population Change (thousands)
Scheduled Option Change
Total 2.1% 2.4%
Sex
Female 2.4% 2.8%
Male 1.8% 2.0%
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 2.9% 3.3%
White 1.4% 1.6%
Black 4.2% 4.7%
Other 2.3% 2.6%
Country of Birth
U.S. 1.6% 1.9%
Foreign 3.9% 4.3%
Age
60-69 2.4% 2.5%
70-79 2.0% 2.3%
80-89 2.1% 2.5%
90+ 1.6% 2.1%
Marital Status
Married 0.7% 0.8%
Divorced 2.6% 2.9%
Widowed 1.9% 2.3%
Never Married 5.3% 5.9%
Education
Graduate 0.8% 0.9%
Bachelor 0.8% 1.0%
Associate 1.5% 1.6%
High School 2.9% 3.3%
Less than 12 Yrs 5.5% 6.3%
Official Poverty
Above poverty 0.0% 0.3%
In poverty 100.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0
Household Income Quintile
$221,317+ 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0
$116,305 - $221,317 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0
$67,516 - $116,305 0.0% 0.1% 0.0%
$36,533 - $67,516 0.2% 0.2%
$0-$36,533 10.3% 11.7%
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 2.2% 2.5%
Widow(er) 1.4% 1.9%
Spouse 1.9% 2.0%
Disabled worker 3.2% 3.7%
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0331v1
Providing these estimates does not imply SSA support for the proposal, nor is SSA responsible for any interpretations of these estimates.
Table 3. Poverty, 2070: Chained-CPI COLA vs. Payable
POPULATION: current law beneficiaries aged 60+
Characteristic Poverty Rate Population Change (thousands)
Payable Option Change
Total 4.7% 2.4% -2.3% -2,249
Sex
Female 5.3% 2.8% -2.5% -1,291
Male 4.0% 2.0% -2.0% -958
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 6.3% 3.3% -3.0% -719
White 3.2% 1.6% -1.6% -887
Black 9.0% 4.7% -4.3% -432
Other 4.8% 2.6% -2.2% -210
Country of Birth
U.S. 3.9% 1.9% -2.1% -1,604
Foreign 7.2% 4.3% -2.9% -645
Age
60-69 4.9% 2.5% -2.3% -654
70-79 4.5% 2.3% -2.2% -824
80-89 4.9% 2.5% -2.4% -595
90+ 4.0% 2.1% -2.0% -176
Marital Status
Married 1.5% 0.8% -0.6% -295
Divorced 6.1% 2.9% -3.1% -644
Widowed 5.2% 2.3% -2.9% -432
Never Married 10.8% 5.9% -4.9% -878
Education
Graduate 1.6% 0.9% -0.8% -104
Bachelor 1.7% 1.0% -0.8% -170
Associate 3.7% 1.6% -2.0% -430
High School 6.6% 3.3% -3.3% -1,054
Less than 12 Yrs 11.0% 6.3% -4.7% -490
Official Poverty
Above poverty 2.6% 0.3% -2.3% -2,253
In poverty 99.8% 100.0%
Household Income Quintile
$221,317+ 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% -4
$116,305 - $221,317 0.1% 0.0% -0.1% -10
$67,516 - $116,305 0.2% 0.1% -0.1% -22
$36,533 - $67,516 0.7% 0.2% -0.5% -96
$0-$36,533 22.3% 11.7% -10.6% -2,116
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 4.6% 2.5% -2.2% -1,653
Widow(er) 4.5% 1.9% -2.6% -358
Spouse 4.0% 2.0% -2.0% -110
Disabled worker 6.8% 3.7% -3.1% -127
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0331v1
Providing these estimates does not imply SSA support for the proposal, nor is SSA responsible for any interpretations of these estimates.
Table 4. Beneficiary characteristics, 2070: Chained-CPI COLA vs. Scheduled
POPULATION: current law beneficiaries aged 60+
Characteristic All beneficiaries Affected beneficiaries Beneficiaries with lower benefits Beneficiaries with higher benefits
Number (thousands) Percent Number (thousands) Percent Number (thousands) Percent Number (thousands) Percent
Total 99,367 100.0 90,915 100.0 90,898 100.0 17 100.0
Sex
Female 51,669 52.0 47,536 52.3 47,521 52.3 15 91.3
Male 47,698 48.0 43,379 47.7 43,377 47.7 1 8.7
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 23,798 23.9 21,066 23.2 21,061 23.2 5 28.9
White 55,862 56.2 51,681 56.8 51,671 56.8 10 62.0
Black 10,043 10.1 9,229 10.2 9,228 10.2 2 9.2
Other 9,664 9.7 8,939 9.8 8,939 9.8 . . . . . .
Country of Birth
U.S. 77,479 78.0 70,776 77.8 70,761 77.8 15 88.9
Foreign 21,888 22.0 20,139 22.2 20,137 22.2 2 11.1
Age
60-69 28,040 28.2 19,744 21.7 19,731 21.7 13 78.0
70-79 37,436 37.7 37,298 41.0 37,294 41.0 4 22.0
80-89 24,883 25.0 24,868 27.4 24,868 27.4 . . . . . .
90+ 9,008 9.1 9,005 9.9 9,005 9.9 . . . . . .
Marital Status
Married 45,743 46.0 41,424 45.6 41,420 45.6 4 22.0
Divorced 20,504 20.6 18,623 20.5 18,611 20.5 11 68.8
Widowed 15,160 15.3 14,767 16.2 14,765 16.2 2 9.2
Never Married 17,960 18.1 16,102 17.7 16,102 17.7 . . . . . .
Education
Graduate 13,734 13.8 12,913 14.2 12,913 14.2 . . . . . .
Bachelor 22,043 22.2 20,627 22.7 20,624 22.7 3 17.4
Associate 21,221 21.4 19,289 21.2 19,283 21.2 6 33.5
High School 31,969 32.2 28,920 31.8 28,917 31.8 4 22.0
Less than 12 Yrs 10,400 10.5 9,166 10.1 9,161 10.1 4 27.0
Official Poverty
Above poverty 97,260 97.9 89,061 98.0 89,044 98.0 17 100.0
In poverty 2,107 2.1 1,854 2.0 1,854 2.0 . . . . . .
Household Income Quintile
$221,317+ 19,874 20.0 18,136 19.9 18,134 19.9 2 11.0
$116,305 - $221,317 19,873 20.0 17,923 19.7 17,915 19.7 8 45.4
$67,516 - $116,305 19,873 20.0 18,089 19.9 18,085 19.9 4 25.8
$36,533 - $67,516 19,870 20.0 18,404 20.2 18,403 20.2 1 8.7
$0-$36,533 19,877 20.0 18,364 20.2 18,362 20.2 2 9.1
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 76,149 76.6 69,441 76.4 69,439 76.4 3 16.7
Widow(er) 13,655 13.7 13,087 14.4 13,077 14.4 10 61.3
Spouse 5,494 5.5 5,163 5.7 5,159 5.7 4 22.0
Disabled worker 4,069 4.1 3,223 3.5 3,223 3.5 . . . . . .
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0331v1
Note: . . . = not applicable.
Providing these estimates does not imply SSA support for the proposal, nor is SSA responsible for any interpretations of these estimates.
Table 4. Beneficiary characteristics, 2070: Chained-CPI COLA vs. Payable
POPULATION: current law beneficiaries aged 60+
Characteristic All beneficiaries Affected beneficiaries Beneficiaries with lower benefits Beneficiaries with higher benefits
Number (thousands) Percent Number (thousands) Percent Number (thousands) Percent Number (thousands) Percent
Total 99,367 100.0 99,367 100.0 58 100.0 99,309 100.0
Sex
Female 51,669 52.0 51,669 52.0 33 57.3 51,636 52.0
Male 47,698 48.0 47,698 48.0 25 42.7 47,673 48.0
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 23,798 23.9 23,798 23.9 9 15.6 23,789 24.0
White 55,862 56.2 55,862 56.2 41 70.2 55,822 56.2
Black 10,043 10.1 10,043 10.1 5 9.4 10,038 10.1
Other 9,664 9.7 9,664 9.7 3 4.8 9,661 9.7
Country of Birth
U.S. 77,479 78.0 77,479 78.0 47 81.2 77,432 78.0
Foreign 21,888 22.0 21,888 22.0 11 18.8 21,877 22.0
Age
60-69 28,040 28.2 28,040 28.2 45 77.7 27,995 28.2
70-79 37,436 37.7 37,436 37.7 . . . . . . 37,436 37.7
80-89 24,883 25.0 24,883 25.0 9 15.0 24,874 25.0
90+ 9,008 9.1 9,008 9.1 4 7.3 9,004 9.1
Marital Status
Married 45,743 46.0 45,743 46.0 17 29.6 45,726 46.0
Divorced 20,504 20.6 20,504 20.6 14 24.9 20,490 20.6
Widowed 15,160 15.3 15,160 15.3 13 22.3 15,147 15.3
Never Married 17,960 18.1 17,960 18.1 13 23.1 17,946 18.1
Education
Graduate 13,734 13.8 13,734 13.8 12 21.6 13,721 13.8
Bachelor 22,043 22.2 22,043 22.2 22 39.0 22,020 22.2
Associate 21,221 21.4 21,221 21.4 3 4.8 21,218 21.4
High School 31,969 32.2 31,969 32.2 15 26.7 31,954 32.2
Less than 12 Yrs 10,400 10.5 10,400 10.5 5 7.9 10,395 10.5
Official Poverty
Above poverty 97,260 97.9 97,260 97.9 58 100.0 97,203 97.9
In poverty 2,107 2.1 2,107 2.1 . . . . . . 2,107 2.1
Household Income Quintile
$221,317+ 19,874 20.0 19,874 20.0 19 32.8 19,855 20.0
$116,305 - $221,317 19,873 20.0 19,873 20.0 19 33.6 19,854 20.0
$67,516 - $116,305 19,873 20.0 19,873 20.0 12 21.2 19,861 20.0
$36,533 - $67,516 19,870 20.0 19,870 20.0 4 7.3 19,866 20.0
$0-$36,533 19,877 20.0 19,877 20.0 3 5.1 19,874 20.0
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 76,149 76.6 76,149 76.6 37 64.6 76,112 76.6
Widow(er) 13,655 13.7 13,655 13.7 17 29.8 13,638 13.7
Spouse 5,494 5.5 5,494 5.5 3 5.7 5,491 5.5
Disabled worker 4,069 4.1 4,069 4.1 . . . . . . 4,069 4.1
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0331v1
Note: . . . = not applicable.
Providing these estimates does not imply SSA support for the proposal, nor is SSA responsible for any interpretations of these estimates.
Table 5. Beneficiary Status, 2070: Chained-CPI COLA vs. Scheduled (in thousands)
POPULATION: current law or option beneficiaries aged 60+
Characteristic Current Law Beneficiaries Changes in beneficiary status under proposed option Policy Option Beneficiaries
Added Removed Net Change
Total 99,367 -7 -7 99,360
Sex
Female 51,669 -3 -2 51,666
Male 47,698 -5 -4 47,693
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 23,798 0 0 23,798
White 55,862 -7 -7 55,855
Black 10,043 0 0 10,043
Other 9,664 0 0 9,664
Country of Birth
U.S. 77,479 -7 -7 77,472
Foreign 21,888 0 0 21,888
Age
60-69 28,040 -7 -7 28,033
70-79 37,436 0 0 37,436
80-89 24,883 0 0 24,883
90+ 9,008 0 0 9,008
Marital Status
Married 45,743 -2 -1 45,742
Divorced 20,504 -5 -5 20,498
Widowed 15,160 0 0 15,160
Never Married 17,960 0 0 17,960
Education
Graduate 13,734 -3 -2 13,731
Bachelor 22,043 0 0 22,043
Associate 21,221 -3 -2 21,218
High School 31,969 -2 -1 31,967
Less than 12 Yrs 10,400 0 0 10,400
Official Poverty
Above poverty 97,260 -7 -7 97,253
In poverty 2,107 0 0 2,107
Household Income Quintile
$221,317+ 19,874 -3 -2 19,871
$116,305 - $221,317 19,873 -3 -2 19,870
$67,516 - $116,305 19,873 -2 -1 19,871
$36,533 - $67,516 19,870 0 0 19,870
$0-$36,533 19,877 0 0 19,877
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 76,149 -7 -7 76,141
Widow(er) 13,655 0 0 13,655
Spouse 5,494 0 0 5,494
Disabled worker 4,069 0 0 4,069
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0331v1
Providing these estimates does not imply SSA support for the proposal, nor is SSA responsible for any interpretations of these estimates.
Table 5. Beneficiary Status, 2070: Chained-CPI COLA vs. Payable (in thousands)
POPULATION: current law or option beneficiaries aged 60+
Characteristic Current Law Beneficiaries Changes in beneficiary status under proposed option Policy Option Beneficiaries
Added Removed Net Change
Total 99,367 -7 -7 99,360
Sex
Female 51,669 -3 -2 51,666
Male 47,698 -5 -4 47,693
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 23,798 0 0 23,798
White 55,862 -7 -7 55,855
Black 10,043 0 0 10,043
Other 9,664 0 0 9,664
Country of Birth
U.S. 77,479 -7 -7 77,472
Foreign 21,888 0 0 21,888
Age
60-69 28,040 -7 -7 28,033
70-79 37,436 0 0 37,436
80-89 24,883 0 0 24,883
90+ 9,008 0 0 9,008
Marital Status
Married 45,743 -2 -1 45,742
Divorced 20,504 -5 -5 20,498
Widowed 15,160 0 0 15,160
Never Married 17,960 0 0 17,960
Education
Graduate 13,734 -3 -2 13,731
Bachelor 22,043 0 0 22,043
Associate 21,221 -3 -2 21,218
High School 31,969 -2 -1 31,967
Less than 12 Yrs 10,400 0 0 10,400
Official Poverty
Above poverty 97,260 -7 -7 97,253
In poverty 2,107 0 0 2,107
Household Income Quintile
$221,317+ 19,874 -3 -2 19,871
$116,305 - $221,317 19,873 -3 -2 19,870
$67,516 - $116,305 19,873 -2 -1 19,871
$36,533 - $67,516 19,870 0 0 19,870
$0-$36,533 19,877 0 0 19,877
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 76,149 -7 -7 76,141
Widow(er) 13,655 0 0 13,655
Spouse 5,494 0 0 5,494
Disabled worker 4,069 0 0 4,069
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0331v1
Providing these estimates does not imply SSA support for the proposal, nor is SSA responsible for any interpretations of these estimates.