Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2006

 

Beneficiaries in Current-Payment Status

Disabled Workers

Table 19. Percentage distribution, by sex and age, December 1960–2006, selected years
Year Number
(thousands)
Percentage distribution Average
age
Total,
all ages
Under 30 30–34 35–39 a 40–44 45–49 50–54 55–59 60–FRA
All disabled workers b
1996 4,400 100.0 3.6 5.6 9.0 11.6 13.8 15.5 18.6 22.4 50.0
1997 4,508 100.0 3.2 5.1 8.6 11.6 13.7 16.1 19.2 22.4 50.3
1998 4,699 100.0 3.0 4.8 8.3 11.6 13.8 16.5 19.7 22.4 50.5
1999 4,879 100.0 2.8 4.4 8.0 11.5 14.0 17.0 20.0 22.3 50.6
2000 5,042 100.0 2.7 4.1 7.6 11.4 14.1 17.6 20.3 22.3 50.8
2001 5,268 100.0 2.8 4.0 7.2 11.1 14.1 17.7 20.7 22.4 50.9
2002 5,540 100.0 3.0 3.8 6.7 10.8 14.1 17.5 21.3 22.7 51.0
2003 5,869 100.0 3.1 3.7 6.3 10.4 14.0 17.3 21.5 23.7 51.3
2004 6,197 100.0 3.1 3.6 5.9 10.0 13.8 17.2 21.8 24.5 51.5
2005 6,519 100.0 3.1 3.4 5.7 9.5 13.6 17.2 22.3 25.2 51.8
2006 6,807 100.0 3.0 3.3 5.5 9.0 13.3 17.3 22.3 26.4 52.1
Men
1960 356 100.0 0.5 a 3.3 3.0 4.9 16.6 26.7 44.9 57.3
1965 734 100.0 1.0 a 7.5 7.6 10.4 15.4 24.7 33.3 54.4
1970 1,069 100.0 3.3 a 6.8 6.9 10.9 15.2 23.2 33.7 53.9
1975 1,711 100.0 4.6 a 7.5 6.2 9.7 15.8 23.2 33.0 53.5
1980 1,928 100.0 4.1 a 9.6 6.0 8.9 14.3 24.0 33.1 52.9
1981 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
1982 1,746 100.0 4.0 a 9.7 5.8 7.8 13.6 23.6 35.5 53.2
1983 1,731 100.0 4.2 a 10.4 6.3 8.0 13.0 23.1 35.0 52.9
1984 1,748 100.0 4.4 a 11.3 6.8 8.3 12.8 22.2 34.2 52.5
1985 1,785 100.0 4.6 a 12.3 7.3 8.6 12.9 21.4 32.9 51.9
1986 1,827 100.0 4.9 a 13.3 7.9 8.9 12.7 20.7 31.5 51.4
1987 1,857 100.0 4.8 a 13.8 8.5 9.4 12.5 20.1 30.8 51.1
1988 1,869 100.0 4.7 a 14.3 9.0 9.8 12.7 19.6 29.9 50.9
1989 1,906 100.0 4.5 a 14.7 9.6 10.3 12.7 19.4 28.8 50.7
1990 1,965 100.0 4.5 a 15.2 10.3 10.7 12.7 19.1 27.5 50.4
1991 2,066 100.0 4.5 a 15.6 10.7 11.2 13.0 18.6 26.4 50.1
1992 2,221 100.0 4.6 a 16.0 11.0 12.0 13.4 18.0 25.0 49.9
1993 2,358 100.0 4.6 a 16.2 11.2 12.3 13.9 17.9 23.9 49.6
1994 2,476 100.0 4.3 a 16.1 11.4 12.8 14.2 17.8 23.4 49.6
1995 2,573 100.0 4.0 a 15.5 11.5 13.4 14.5 18.0 23.2 49.7
1996 2,653 100.0 3.7 5.7 9.2 11.6 13.7 15.0 18.3 22.9 50.0
1997 2,667 100.0 3.3 5.2 8.7 11.6 13.6 15.6 18.9 23.0 50.3
1998 2,737 100.0 3.1 4.8 8.4 11.6 13.7 16.1 19.3 23.0 50.5
1999 2,801 100.0 2.8 4.5 8.1 11.6 13.8 16.7 19.7 22.9 50.7
2000 2,856 100.0 2.8 4.2 7.6 11.4 13.9 17.3 20.0 22.8 50.8
2001 2,948 100.0 2.9 4.0 7.2 11.2 14.0 17.5 20.5 23.0 51.0
2002 3,067 100.0 3.1 3.8 6.7 10.8 14.0 17.3 21.1 23.2 51.1
2003 3,221 100.0 3.2 3.6 6.3 10.4 13.9 17.1 21.4 24.1 51.3
2004 3,373 100.0 3.2 3.4 5.8 10.0 13.7 17.0 21.9 25.0 51.6
2005 3,517 100.0 3.2 3.3 5.5 9.4 13.5 17.0 22.4 25.7 51.9
2006 3,643 100.0 3.1 3.2 5.3 8.9 13.2 17.0 22.4 27.0 52.2
Women
1960 99 100.0 0.3 a 3.2 3.2 5.3 19.4 31.4 37.2 56.7
1965 254 100.0 0.6 a 5.4 6.3 9.8 16.2 27.3 34.3 55.2
1970 424 100.0 1.9 a 5.1 5.6 10.1 15.9 26.0 35.3 55.0
1975 778 100.0 3.3 a 6.1 5.3 9.0 16.3 25.5 34.5 54.4
1980 931 100.0 3.4 a 8.2 5.3 8.2 14.4 25.4 35.0 53.7
1981 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
1982 858 100.0 3.3 a 8.5 5.1 7.2 13.7 25.2 37.0 53.9
1983 838 100.0 3.5 a 9.3 5.7 7.5 12.9 24.3 36.8 53.6
1984 849 100.0 3.7 a 10.2 6.3 7.8 12.8 23.2 36.0 53.2
1985 872 100.0 3.8 a 11.2 6.9 8.3 12.9 22.3 34.6 52.6
1986 902 100.0 4.1 a 12.1 7.6 8.8 12.9 21.6 32.9 52.0
1987 929 100.0 4.2 a 12.7 8.2 9.4 12.9 20.9 31.7 51.7
1988 952 100.0 4.0 a 13.1 8.7 9.9 13.2 20.6 30.5 51.4
1989 989 100.0 4.0 a 13.5 9.2 10.6 13.4 20.1 29.2 51.1
1990 1,046 100.0 3.9 a 14.0 9.8 11.1 13.4 19.9 27.9 50.8
1991 1,133 100.0 4.0 a 14.3 10.3 11.6 13.8 19.4 26.5 50.5
1992 1,252 100.0 4.3 a 14.6 10.7 12.2 14.3 18.8 25.0 50.1
1993 1,371 100.0 4.3 a 14.9 11.0 12.6 14.8 18.9 23.5 49.9
1994 1,491 100.0 4.1 a 14.8 11.2 13.1 15.3 18.7 22.8 49.9
1995 1,614 100.0 3.8 a 14.5 11.5 13.6 15.7 18.8 22.2 49.9
1996 1,747 100.0 3.5 5.4 8.7 11.6 13.9 16.2 19.1 21.7 50.1
1997 1,842 100.0 3.1 5.0 8.4 11.6 13.9 16.7 19.6 21.5 50.3
1998 1,961 100.0 2.9 4.7 8.2 11.5 14.0 17.0 20.1 21.5 50.5
1999 2,078 100.0 2.7 4.3 7.9 11.5 14.2 17.5 20.5 21.4 50.6
2000 2,186 100.0 2.7 4.1 7.5 11.3 14.3 17.9 20.7 21.6 50.8
2001 2,320 100.0 2.8 4.0 7.1 11.1 14.3 18.0 21.1 21.7 50.9
2002 2,472 100.0 2.9 3.9 6.8 10.8 14.3 17.7 21.5 22.1 51.0
2003 2,647 100.0 3.0 3.8 6.4 10.5 14.2 17.6 21.6 23.0 51.2
2004 2,824 100.0 3.0 3.7 6.0 10.2 14.0 17.5 21.8 23.8 51.4
2005 3,002 100.0 2.9 3.5 5.8 9.7 13.7 17.6 22.2 24.5 51.7
2006 3,164 100.0 2.8 3.4 5.6 9.2 13.5 17.6 22.2 25.7 52.0
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Annual Statistical Supplement to the Social Security Bulletin, Table 5.D4 from 1960 to 1995; data for 1988 and 1990 to 1995 are based on a 10 percent sample file from the Master Beneficiary Record; Social Security Disability Insurance Beneficiaries, 100 percent data, from 1996 to 2000; beginning with 2001, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
NOTE: FRA = full retirement age; -- = not available.
a. Ages 30–34 were grouped with ages 35–39 before 1996.
b. Combined data for men and women are not available before 1996.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 20. Number, average primary insurance amount, and average monthly benefit, by age and sex, December 2006
Age Total Men Women
Number Average
PIA
(dollars)
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
Number Average
PIA
(dollars)
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
Number Average
PIA
(dollars)
Average
monthly
benefit
(dollars)
All disabled workers 6,806,918 979.20 977.70 3,643,121 1,100.20 1,097.40 3,163,797 839.90 839.80
Under 25 51,087 504.70 523.20 30,025 515.00 532.60 21,062 490.00 509.70
25–29 152,645 627.20 639.70 84,002 640.20 653.30 68,643 611.20 623.10
30–34 222,689 715.30 724.80 115,225 735.60 745.80 107,464 693.60 702.30
35–39 371,383 787.80 795.80 193,448 816.50 824.90 177,935 756.60 764.20
40–44 612,792 849.00 852.20 322,473 893.70 897.10 290,319 799.20 802.40
45–49 907,840 916.90 916.10 481,243 989.30 987.60 426,597 835.20 835.30
50–54 1,176,131 990.50 986.50 619,124 1,099.70 1,094.20 557,007 869.10 866.70
55–59 1,516,025 1,062.30 1,057.30 814,662 1,213.00 1,206.10 701,363 887.20 884.40
60–64 1,603,734 1,094.10 1,090.10 875,885 1,284.80 1,278.90 727,849 864.60 862.90
65–FRA 192,592 1,086.90 1,082.80 107,034 1,285.50 1,279.00 85,558 838.40 837.20
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
NOTES: The average monthly benefit includes secondary benefit amounts for some beneficiaries who are dually entitled. This results in the average monthly benefit being larger than the average PIA for some age groups.
PIA = primary insurance amount; FRA = full retirement age.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 21. Distribution, by diagnostic group, December 1996–2006
Year Total Congenital
anomalies
Endocrine,
nutritional,
and
metabolic
diseases
Infectious
and
parasitic
diseases a
Injuries Mental disorders Neoplasms Diseases of the— Other Unknown b
Total Retardation Other Blood and
blood-
forming
organs
Circulatory
system
Digestive
system
Genitourinary
system
Musculoskeletal
system and
connective
tissue
Nervous
system
and sense
organs
Respiratory
system
Skin and
subcutaneous
tissue
Number
1996 4,399,932 9,023 197,272 87,066 213,772 1,356,310 228,131 1,128,179 124,018 10,539 517,503 54,585 65,425 906,882 404,618 152,217 10,818 85,115 204,769
1997 4,508,406 8,813 215,186 90,175 217,882 1,381,178 235,130 1,146,048 122,775 10,926 522,047 57,383 69,300 962,915 420,755 155,028 11,267 95,708 167,068
1998 4,698,560 8,719 233,724 93,776 224,388 1,459,118 243,745 1,215,373 127,174 11,349 526,573 61,541 74,888 1,024,053 441,016 159,869 11,826 110,377 130,169
1999 4,879,454 8,546 251,998 96,132 228,800 1,532,155 249,871 1,282,284 131,492 11,687 528,627 65,887 79,524 1,086,432 460,133 162,863 12,151 117,326 105,701
2000 5,042,333 8,540 244,456 97,919 231,066 1,618,758 257,601 1,361,157 136,404 12,070 532,998 69,735 84,687 1,152,231 479,246 166,054 12,351 113,167 82,651
2001 5,268,039 8,752 239,614 100,442 240,948 1,731,886 273,849 1,458,037 142,795 12,847 543,516 74,680 88,949 1,231,184 505,162 170,383 12,787 113,558 50,536
2002 5,539,597 9,226 237,020 102,589 248,544 1,845,138 286,210 1,558,928 150,138 13,708 558,736 80,396 93,645 1,324,762 533,774 176,941 13,429 9,447 142,104
2003 5,868,541 9,750 242,517 106,767 260,572 1,961,090 298,500 1,662,590 160,986 14,711 579,778 87,721 98,491 1,430,357 565,244 185,834 14,133 10,705 139,885
2004 6,197,385 10,392 247,559 110,178 271,626 2,075,867 310,240 1,765,627 172,844 15,596 600,144 94,566 103,427 1,540,566 596,369 194,592 14,963 12,038 136,658
2005 6,519,001 11,001 252,933 111,927 281,828 2,183,182 320,564 1,862,618 185,049 16,270 620,852 100,934 108,701 1,656,997 623,948 202,821 15,662 13,225 133,671
2006 6,806,918 11,544 258,310 113,410 292,161 2,276,814 329,540 1,947,274 196,075 17,080 635,807 106,714 114,079 1,765,058 649,336 208,991 16,343 14,384 130,812
Percent
1996 100.0 0.2 4.5 2.0 4.9 30.8 5.2 25.6 2.8 0.2 11.8 1.2 1.5 20.6 9.2 3.5 0.2 1.9 4.7
1997 100.0 0.2 4.8 2.0 4.8 30.6 5.2 25.4 2.7 0.2 11.6 1.3 1.5 21.4 9.3 3.4 0.2 2.1 3.7
1998 100.0 0.2 5.0 2.0 4.8 31.1 5.2 25.9 2.7 0.2 11.2 1.3 1.6 21.8 9.4 3.4 0.3 2.3 2.8
1999 100.0 0.2 5.2 2.0 4.7 31.4 5.1 26.3 2.7 0.2 10.8 1.4 1.6 22.3 9.4 3.3 0.2 2.4 2.2
2000 100.0 0.2 4.8 1.9 4.6 32.1 5.1 27.0 2.7 0.2 10.6 1.4 1.7 22.9 9.5 3.3 0.2 2.2 1.6
2001 100.0 0.2 4.5 1.9 4.6 32.9 5.2 27.7 2.7 0.2 10.3 1.4 1.7 23.4 9.6 3.2 0.2 2.2 1.0
2002 100.0 0.2 4.3 1.9 4.5 33.3 5.2 28.1 2.7 0.2 10.1 1.5 1.7 23.9 9.6 3.2 0.2 0.2 2.6
2003 100.0 0.2 4.1 1.8 4.4 33.4 5.1 28.3 2.7 0.3 9.9 1.5 1.7 24.4 9.6 3.2 0.2 0.2 2.4
2004 100.0 0.2 4.0 1.8 4.4 33.5 5.0 28.5 2.8 0.3 9.7 1.5 1.7 24.9 9.6 3.1 0.2 0.2 2.2
2005 100.0 0.2 3.9 1.7 4.3 33.5 4.9 28.6 2.8 0.2 9.5 1.5 1.7 25.4 9.6 3.1 0.2 0.2 2.1
2006 100.0 0.2 3.8 1.7 4.3 33.4 4.8 28.6 2.9 0.3 9.3 1.6 1.7 25.9 9.5 3.1 0.2 0.2 1.9
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Social Security Disability Insurance Beneficiaries, 100 percent data, from 1996 to 2000; beginning with 2001, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
a. AIDS and HIV records are counted in "Infectious and parasitic diseases." Before 1990, they were included in "Other."
b. Beginning with 2002 data, several ill-defined impairment codes were reclassified and added to "Unknown."
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 22. Distribution of workers under age 50, by diagnostic group, December 1996–2006
Year Total Congenital
anomalies
Endocrine,
nutritional,
and
metabolic
diseases
Infectious
and
parasitic
diseases a
Injuries Mental disorders Neoplasms Diseases of the— Other Unknown b
Total Retardation Other Blood and
blood-
forming
organs
Circulatory
system
Digestive
system
Genitourinary
system
Musculoskeletal
system and
connective
tissue
Nervous
system
and sense
organs
Respiratory
system
Skin and
subcutaneous
tissue
Number
1996 1,917,424 4,782 76,546 63,819 110,910 865,928 164,041 701,887 41,232 6,711 86,607 24,535 36,214 265,043 202,169 24,862 4,926 37,745 65,395
1997 1,908,103 4,570 80,950 65,212 110,461 852,279 167,052 685,227 39,783 6,809 85,953 25,428 37,896 271,682 204,222 24,750 5,140 43,124 49,844
1998 1,949,052 4,503 85,500 66,208 111,266 874,231 170,694 703,537 40,638 6,991 84,674 27,219 39,949 284,291 208,607 25,822 5,314 50,140 33,699
1999 1,986,422 4,494 89,365 66,245 111,502 891,469 172,232 719,237 41,799 7,103 83,736 29,109 41,571 297,185 211,731 26,226 5,467 51,848 27,572
2000 2,012,615 4,619 80,869 65,695 110,125 912,048 174,759 737,289 42,656 7,245 84,362 30,357 43,333 309,327 215,744 26,718 5,785 53,437 20,595
2001 2,066,094 4,883 74,292 65,047 112,969 961,757 183,934 777,823 44,537 7,646 85,819 31,789 44,628 322,713 221,321 27,472 5,613 44,428 11,180
2002 2,132,996 5,290 69,229 64,075 113,785 1,005,189 190,646 814,543 45,994 8,072 87,860 33,120 45,957 340,244 228,658 28,441 5,843 4,060 47,179
2003 2,204,785 5,696 68,422 64,376 115,634 1,043,928 196,420 847,508 48,126 8,513 90,085 34,722 47,143 355,306 235,860 29,996 5,966 4,496 46,516
2004 2,259,463 6,157 66,669 63,593 116,155 1,077,329 201,594 875,735 49,957 8,855 91,227 35,859 48,231 367,251 242,252 30,883 6,231 4,951 43,863
2005 2,299,449 6,488 64,972 61,362 115,958 1,103,111 204,911 898,200 51,549 8,999 92,683 36,121 49,339 378,930 246,069 31,531 6,349 5,276 40,712
2006 2,318,436 6,807 63,507 58,890 115,158 1,117,060 207,080 909,980 52,699 9,264 92,508 36,255 50,597 386,593 248,139 31,659 6,361 5,544 37,395
Percent
1996 100.0 0.2 4.0 3.3 5.8 45.2 8.6 36.6 2.2 0.4 4.5 1.3 1.9 13.8 10.5 1.3 0.3 2.0 3.4
1997 100.0 0.2 4.2 3.4 5.8 44.7 8.8 35.9 2.1 0.4 4.5 1.3 2.0 14.2 10.7 1.3 0.3 2.3 2.6
1998 100.0 0.2 4.4 3.4 5.7 44.9 8.8 36.1 2.1 0.4 4.3 1.4 2.0 14.6 10.7 1.3 0.3 2.6 1.7
1999 100.0 0.2 4.5 3.3 5.6 44.9 8.7 36.2 2.1 0.4 4.2 1.5 2.1 15.0 10.7 1.3 0.3 2.6 1.4
2000 100.0 0.2 4.0 3.3 5.5 45.3 8.7 36.6 2.1 0.4 4.2 1.5 2.2 15.4 10.7 1.3 0.3 2.7 1.0
2001 100.0 0.2 3.6 3.1 5.5 46.5 8.9 37.6 2.2 0.4 4.2 1.5 2.2 15.6 10.7 1.3 0.3 2.2 0.5
2002 100.0 0.2 3.2 3.0 5.3 47.1 8.9 38.2 2.2 0.4 4.1 1.6 2.2 16.0 10.7 1.3 0.3 0.2 2.2
2003 100.0 0.3 3.1 2.9 5.2 47.3 8.9 38.4 2.2 0.4 4.1 1.6 2.1 16.1 10.7 1.4 0.3 0.2 2.1
2004 100.0 0.3 3.0 2.8 5.1 47.7 8.9 38.8 2.2 0.4 4.0 1.6 2.1 16.3 10.7 1.4 0.3 0.2 1.9
2005 100.0 0.3 2.8 2.7 5.0 48.0 8.9 39.1 2.2 0.4 4.0 1.6 2.1 16.5 10.7 1.4 0.3 0.2 1.8
2006 100.0 0.3 2.7 2.5 5.0 48.1 8.9 39.2 2.3 0.4 4.0 1.6 2.2 16.7 10.7 1.4 0.3 0.2 1.6
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Social Security Disability Insurance Beneficiaries, 100 percent data, from 1996 to 2000; beginning with 2001, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
a. AIDS and HIV records are counted in "Infectious and parasitic diseases." Before 1990, they were included in "Other."
b. Beginning with 2002 data, several ill-defined impairment codes were reclassified and added to "Unknown."
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 23. Distribution of workers aged 50 or older, by diagnostic group, December 1996–2006
Year Total Congenital
anomalies
Endocrine,
nutritional,
and
metabolic
diseases
Infectious
and
parasitic
diseases a
Injuries Mental disorders Neoplasms Diseases of the— Other Unknown b
Total Retardation Other Blood and
blood-
forming
organs
Circulatory
system
Digestive
system
Genitourinary
system
Musculoskeletal
system and
connective
tissue
Nervous
system
and sense
organs
Respiratory
system
Skin and
subcutaneous
tissue
Number
1996 2,482,508 4,241 120,726 23,247 102,862 490,382 64,090 426,292 82,786 3,828 430,896 30,050 29,211 641,839 202,449 127,355 5,892 47,370 139,374
1997 2,600,303 4,243 134,236 24,963 107,421 528,899 68,078 460,821 82,992 4,117 436,094 31,955 31,404 691,233 216,533 130,278 6,127 52,584 117,224
1998 2,749,508 4,216 148,224 27,568 113,122 584,887 73,051 511,836 86,536 4,358 441,899 34,322 34,939 739,762 232,409 134,047 6,512 60,237 96,470
1999 2,893,032 4,052 162,633 29,887 117,298 640,686 77,639 563,047 89,693 4,584 444,891 36,778 37,953 789,247 248,402 136,637 6,684 65,478 78,129
2000 3,029,718 3,921 163,587 32,224 120,941 697,278 82,842 614,436 93,748 4,825 448,636 39,378 41,354 842,904 263,502 139,336 6,866 69,162 62,056
2001 3,201,945 3,869 165,322 35,395 127,979 770,129 89,915 680,214 98,258 5,201 457,697 42,891 44,321 908,471 283,841 142,911 7,174 69,130 39,356
2002 3,406,601 3,936 167,791 38,514 134,759 839,949 95,564 744,385 104,144 5,636 470,876 47,276 47,688 984,518 305,116 148,500 7,586 5,387 94,925
2003 3,663,756 4,054 174,095 42,391 144,938 917,162 102,080 815,082 112,860 6,198 489,693 52,999 51,348 1,075,051 329,384 155,838 8,167 6,209 93,369
2004 3,937,922 4,235 180,890 46,585 155,471 998,538 108,646 889,892 122,887 6,741 508,917 58,707 55,196 1,173,315 354,117 163,709 8,732 7,087 92,795
2005 4,219,552 4,513 187,961 50,565 165,870 1,080,071 115,653 964,418 133,500 7,271 528,169 64,813 59,362 1,278,067 377,879 171,290 9,313 7,949 92,959
2006 4,488,482 4,737 194,803 54,520 177,003 1,159,754 122,460 1,037,294 143,376 7,816 543,299 70,459 63,482 1,378,465 401,197 177,332 9,982 8,840 93,417
Percent
1996 100.0 0.2 4.9 0.9 4.1 19.8 2.6 17.2 3.3 0.2 17.4 1.2 1.2 25.9 8.2 5.1 0.2 1.9 5.6
1997 100.0 0.2 5.2 1.0 4.1 20.3 2.6 17.7 3.2 0.2 16.8 1.2 1.2 26.6 8.3 5.0 0.2 2.0 4.5
1998 100.0 0.2 5.4 1.0 4.1 21.3 2.7 18.6 3.1 0.2 16.1 1.2 1.3 26.9 8.5 4.9 0.2 2.2 3.5
1999 100.0 0.1 5.6 1.0 4.1 22.2 2.7 19.5 3.1 0.2 15.4 1.3 1.3 27.3 8.6 4.7 0.2 2.3 2.7
2000 100.0 0.1 5.4 1.1 4.0 23.0 2.7 20.3 3.1 0.2 14.8 1.3 1.4 27.8 8.7 4.6 0.2 2.3 2.0
2001 100.0 0.1 5.2 1.1 4.0 24.0 2.8 21.2 3.1 0.2 14.3 1.3 1.4 28.4 8.9 4.5 0.2 2.2 1.2
2002 100.0 0.1 4.9 1.1 4.0 24.7 2.8 21.9 3.1 0.2 13.8 1.4 1.4 28.9 9.0 4.4 0.2 0.2 2.8
2003 100.0 0.1 4.8 1.2 4.0 25.0 2.8 22.2 3.1 0.2 13.4 1.4 1.4 29.3 9.0 4.3 0.2 0.2 2.5
2004 100.0 0.1 4.6 1.2 3.9 25.4 2.8 22.6 3.1 0.2 12.9 1.5 1.4 29.8 9.0 4.2 0.2 0.2 2.4
2005 100.0 0.1 4.5 1.2 3.9 25.6 2.7 22.9 3.2 0.2 12.5 1.5 1.4 30.3 9.0 4.1 0.2 0.2 2.2
2006 100.0 0.1 4.3 1.2 3.9 25.8 2.7 23.1 3.2 0.2 12.1 1.6 1.4 30.7 8.9 4.0 0.2 0.2 2.1
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Social Security Disability Insurance Beneficiaries, 100 percent data, from 1996 to 2000; beginning with 2001, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
a. AIDS and HIV records are counted in "Infectious and parasitic diseases." Before 1990, they were included in "Other."
b. Beginning with 2002, several ill-defined impairment codes were reclassified and added to "Unknown."
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 24. Distribution, by diagnostic group and age, December 2006
Diagnostic group Total Under 30 30–39 40–49 50–59 60–FRA
Number
Total 6,806,918 203,732 594,072 1,520,632 2,692,156 1,796,326
Congenital anomalies 11,544 1,651 2,406 2,750 2,987 1,750
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 258,310 2,967 13,831 46,709 113,766 81,037
Infectious and parasitic diseases 113,410 1,603 13,659 43,628 40,244 14,276
Injuries 292,161 11,151 30,789 73,218 108,760 68,243
Mental disorders
Retardation 329,540 38,198 69,048 99,834 90,481 31,979
Other 1,947,274 95,734 256,044 558,202 728,483 308,811
Neoplasms 196,075 4,537 12,019 36,143 81,405 61,971
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs 17,080 2,056 3,034 4,174 5,033 2,783
Circulatory system 635,807 3,378 16,585 72,545 264,523 278,776
Digestive system 106,714 2,044 7,721 26,490 48,195 22,264
Genitourinary system 114,079 4,604 15,676 30,317 42,188 21,294
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 1,765,058 8,547 68,281 309,765 763,517 614,948
Nervous system and sense organs 649,336 22,856 68,126 157,157 249,145 152,052
Respiratory system 208,991 1,267 5,577 24,815 84,694 92,638
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 16,343 475 1,649 4,237 6,447 3,535
Other 14,384 531 1,377 3,636 5,616 3,224
Unknown 130,812 2,133 8,250 27,012 56,672 36,745
Percent
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Congenital anomalies 0.2 0.8 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.1
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 3.8 1.5 2.3 3.1 4.2 4.5
Infectious and parasitic diseases 1.7 0.8 2.3 2.9 1.5 0.8
Injuries 4.3 5.5 5.2 4.8 4.0 3.8
Mental disorders
Retardation 4.8 18.7 11.6 6.6 3.4 1.8
Other 28.6 47.0 43.1 36.7 27.1 17.2
Neoplasms 2.9 2.2 2.0 2.4 3.0 3.4
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs 0.3 1.0 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.2
Circulatory system 9.3 1.7 2.8 4.8 9.8 15.5
Digestive system 1.6 1.0 1.3 1.7 1.8 1.2
Genitourinary system 1.7 2.3 2.6 2.0 1.6 1.2
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 25.9 4.2 11.5 20.4 28.4 34.2
Nervous system and sense organs 9.5 11.2 11.5 10.3 9.3 8.5
Respiratory system 3.1 0.6 0.9 1.6 3.1 5.2
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.2
Other 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Unknown 1.9 1.0 1.4 1.8 2.1 2.0
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
NOTE: FRA = full retirement age.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 25. Distribution of workers with a secondary benefit (dual entitlement), by worker's smaller primary insurance amount and sex, December 2006
Primary insurance amount (dollars) Total Men Women
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
All disabled workers 234,466 100.0 54,017 100.0 180,449 100.0
Less than 300.00 30,211 12.9 10,665 19.7 19,546 10.8
300.00–399.90 29,652 12.6 10,519 19.5 19,133 10.6
400.00–499.90 25,220 10.8 7,780 14.4 17,440 9.7
500.00–599.90 40,016 17.1 10,877 20.1 29,139 16.1
600.00–699.90 39,069 16.7 7,064 13.1 32,005 17.7
700.00–799.90 26,464 11.3 3,103 5.7 23,361 12.9
800.00–899.90 16,915 7.2 1,463 2.7 15,452 8.6
900.00–999.90 10,711 4.6 923 1.7 9,788 5.4
1,000.00–1,099.90 6,633 2.8 510 0.9 6,123 3.4
1,100.00 or more 9,575 4.1 1,113 2.1 8,462 4.7
Average amount (dollars) 595.40 493.80 625.80
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 26. Distribution of workers with a secondary benefit (dual entitlement), by type of secondary benefit and sex, December 2006
Type of secondary benefit Total Men Women
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
All disabled workers 234,466 100.0 54,017 100.0 180,449 100.0
Spouses 29,840 12.7 200 0.4 29,640 16.4
Widow(er)s 35,268 15.0 1,081 2.0 34,187 18.9
Disabled widow(er)s 85,974 36.7 3,159 5.8 82,815 45.9
Surviving mothers and fathers 2,070 0.9 99 0.2 1,971 1.1
Disabled adult children 81,308 34.7 49,478 91.6 31,830 17.6
Parents 6 a 0 0 6 a
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
a. Less than 0.05 percent.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 27. Number, by sex, state or other area, and age, December 2006
State or area Total Under 35 35–39 40–44 45–49 50–54 55–59 60–FRA
All disabled workers
All areas 6,806,918 426,421 371,383 612,792 907,840 1,176,131 1,516,025 1,796,326
Alabama 178,303 9,578 9,678 16,002 23,920 32,130 41,093 45,902
Alaska 10,253 851 622 958 1,423 1,819 2,183 2,397
Arizona 125,654 8,276 7,013 11,118 16,697 21,616 27,950 32,984
Arkansas 109,104 6,319 5,617 9,445 14,226 18,821 24,722 29,954
California 570,177 33,774 30,234 50,287 75,968 99,997 128,724 151,193
Colorado 75,874 4,839 4,097 6,678 10,721 13,897 16,983 18,659
Connecticut 67,295 4,617 4,119 7,062 9,582 11,190 13,552 17,173
Delaware 21,702 1,286 1,198 2,107 3,053 3,880 4,767 5,411
District of Columbia 10,263 735 614 1,117 1,527 2,022 2,135 2,113
Florida 407,193 21,279 19,686 35,529 54,092 69,420 91,185 116,002
Georgia 203,994 10,821 10,191 17,798 26,617 35,587 47,118 55,862
Hawaii 19,211 1,120 1,010 1,668 2,555 3,365 4,386 5,107
Idaho 31,357 2,563 1,831 2,631 4,002 5,179 6,701 8,450
Illinois 231,653 17,246 13,395 21,197 31,451 39,630 49,380 59,354
Indiana 148,744 11,006 8,786 13,835 20,125 25,572 32,088 37,332
Iowa 61,805 5,147 3,680 5,618 8,360 10,504 12,937 15,559
Kansas 55,525 4,111 2,954 5,076 7,910 9,788 11,911 13,775
Kentucky 167,339 10,144 9,520 15,361 22,720 29,274 37,897 42,423
Louisiana 114,683 6,881 5,891 10,160 15,547 20,602 25,957 29,645
Maine 48,000 3,855 3,205 5,061 6,882 7,896 9,911 11,190
Maryland 94,535 6,397 5,348 9,340 13,203 16,510 20,340 23,397
Massachusetts 158,861 13,249 10,969 17,608 23,312 26,891 30,527 36,305
Michigan 250,412 17,349 14,017 21,172 32,676 44,866 56,455 63,877
Minnesota 94,887 9,365 5,851 9,088 13,211 15,560 19,171 22,641
Mississippi 109,552 6,109 6,024 9,695 14,697 19,786 24,830 28,411
Missouri 168,295 10,953 9,280 15,679 23,662 29,372 35,845 43,504
Montana 21,604 1,341 1,008 1,728 2,872 3,690 4,938 6,027
Nebraska 33,921 2,641 1,954 3,187 4,588 5,646 7,176 8,729
Nevada 46,951 2,608 2,375 3,927 5,761 7,794 10,648 13,838
New Hampshire 35,568 3,220 2,551 3,933 5,276 5,801 6,873 7,914
New Jersey 158,607 8,719 8,526 14,920 21,205 26,361 34,385 44,491
New Mexico 48,089 3,451 2,594 4,190 6,262 8,260 11,214 12,118
New York 416,955 22,645 22,444 39,757 55,985 70,074 92,998 113,052
North Carolina 260,960 13,489 13,351 22,450 33,735 44,253 60,914 72,768
North Dakota 11,697 975 601 1,004 1,596 1,952 2,474 3,095
Ohio 251,744 20,260 15,108 22,788 33,553 42,897 54,335 62,803
Oklahoma 97,024 6,031 5,004 8,048 12,631 16,586 22,094 26,630
Oregon 78,853 4,549 4,020 6,272 9,434 13,605 18,804 22,169
Pennsylvania 309,581 21,524 18,141 29,080 41,456 53,157 67,137 79,086
Rhode Island 29,738 2,026 1,812 2,872 4,062 5,181 6,317 7,468
South Carolina 135,816 6,356 6,710 11,264 17,361 23,685 32,069 38,371
South Dakota 15,044 1,244 782 1,297 1,986 2,540 3,261 3,934
Tennessee 190,613 10,085 10,601 17,455 25,297 33,249 43,090 50,836
Texas 410,805 26,344 21,834 36,359 54,703 71,879 91,744 107,942
Utah 32,280 3,217 2,018 2,914 4,363 5,310 6,522 7,936
Vermont 16,673 1,418 1,140 1,720 2,312 2,867 3,374 3,842
Virginia 173,567 10,538 9,620 15,925 23,231 30,162 38,979 45,112
Washington 130,099 8,735 7,390 11,208 16,875 22,092 29,589 34,210
West Virginia 83,129 4,001 4,125 6,529 10,120 14,704 20,924 22,726
Wisconsin 116,154 9,549 6,893 10,936 15,489 19,751 24,649 28,887
Wyoming 9,937 749 519 854 1,305 1,713 2,202 2,595
Outlying areas
American Samoa 1,114 3 24 51 112 205 346 373
Guam 1,248 80 87 110 180 206 305 280
Northern Mariana Islands 198 18 19 29 30 33 37 32
Puerto Rico 139,922 2,481 4,865 9,871 16,533 25,153 36,418 44,601
U.S. Virgin Islands 1,638 62 71 128 168 253 371 585
Foreign countries 12,718 192 366 696 1,220 1,898 3,090 5,256
Men
All areas 3,643,121 229,252 193,448 322,473 481,243 619,124 814,662 982,919
Alabama 93,279 5,069 4,899 8,215 12,407 16,467 21,439 24,783
Alaska 5,713 510 357 506 747 972 1,238 1,383
Arizona 65,642 4,337 3,554 5,647 8,426 10,929 14,936 17,813
Arkansas 59,126 3,380 2,943 5,001 7,591 10,040 13,592 16,579
California 305,703 18,910 16,361 27,570 40,926 52,685 68,009 81,242
Colorado 39,836 2,688 2,087 3,440 5,561 7,120 9,001 9,939
Connecticut 35,016 2,457 2,054 3,567 4,873 5,728 7,103 9,234
Delaware 10,699 664 558 995 1,512 1,883 2,299 2,788
District of Columbia 5,457 392 347 619 850 1,113 1,086 1,050
Florida 217,131 11,684 10,210 18,836 28,702 36,448 48,363 62,888
Georgia 105,593 5,828 5,379 9,359 13,889 17,902 24,268 28,968
Hawaii 11,280 643 592 981 1,534 1,945 2,599 2,986
Idaho 17,312 1,376 970 1,416 2,121 2,780 3,722 4,927
Illinois 122,733 9,116 6,858 11,096 16,535 20,562 26,368 32,198
Indiana 77,640 5,790 4,450 7,145 10,360 13,232 16,701 19,962
Iowa 32,848 2,847 1,919 2,978 4,342 5,534 6,852 8,376
Kansas 28,503 2,169 1,506 2,520 3,965 4,888 6,171 7,284
Kentucky 96,394 5,550 5,251 8,597 12,889 16,974 22,060 25,073
Louisiana 70,743 3,952 3,477 6,204 9,538 12,676 16,188 18,708
Maine 26,790 2,091 1,719 2,726 3,740 4,350 5,744 6,420
Maryland 48,505 3,440 2,693 4,756 6,801 8,272 10,328 12,215
Massachusetts 82,001 6,558 5,325 8,942 12,085 13,948 15,956 19,187
Michigan 132,506 9,153 7,216 11,113 17,293 23,490 29,668 34,573
Minnesota 50,303 4,895 2,935 4,599 6,729 8,065 10,532 12,548
Mississippi 58,329 3,340 3,072 5,026 7,729 10,452 13,376 15,334
Missouri 88,614 5,824 4,787 8,144 12,410 15,303 18,837 23,309
Montana 12,298 767 517 958 1,554 1,998 2,926 3,578
Nebraska 17,373 1,404 948 1,514 2,257 2,836 3,721 4,693
Nevada 24,524 1,358 1,159 2,017 2,913 3,883 5,670 7,524
New Hampshire 17,572 1,520 1,176 1,836 2,544 2,823 3,551 4,122
New Jersey 80,941 4,510 4,124 7,367 10,742 13,203 17,697 23,298
New Mexico 27,815 1,980 1,484 2,358 3,513 4,621 6,588 7,271
New York 223,022 12,221 11,817 20,861 30,252 37,150 49,898 60,823
North Carolina 131,980 7,494 6,683 11,350 16,909 21,829 30,646 37,069
North Dakota 6,558 573 303 536 846 1,046 1,440 1,814
Ohio 137,619 10,861 7,979 12,208 18,143 23,027 29,939 35,462
Oklahoma 52,135 3,299 2,711 4,377 6,679 8,669 11,828 14,572
Oregon 43,409 2,640 2,276 3,409 4,930 7,148 10,466 12,540
Pennsylvania 166,107 11,027 9,299 15,087 21,982 28,288 36,419 44,005
Rhode Island 15,320 1,051 911 1,448 2,111 2,612 3,308 3,879
South Carolina 69,437 3,439 3,399 5,574 8,808 11,810 16,432 19,975
South Dakota 8,159 673 391 657 1,060 1,353 1,847 2,178
Tennessee 99,104 5,314 5,362 8,844 12,837 16,923 22,618 27,206
Texas 224,533 14,174 11,571 19,533 29,581 38,426 50,130 61,118
Utah 17,076 1,732 1,045 1,509 2,270 2,755 3,469 4,296
Vermont 9,014 758 601 885 1,217 1,512 1,809 2,232
Virginia 90,939 5,477 4,788 8,005 12,117 15,654 20,604 24,294
Washington 69,994 4,838 4,000 5,967 9,035 11,530 15,799 18,825
West Virginia 53,754 2,292 2,532 4,014 6,373 9,502 13,827 15,214
Wisconsin 61,400 4,899 3,430 5,511 7,975 10,281 13,303 16,001
Wyoming 5,493 423 275 467 710 919 1,200 1,499
Outlying areas
American Samoa 655 3 18 39 78 114 189 214
Guam 804 52 58 73 116 129 204 172
Northern Mariana Islands 128 9 15 22 18 20 22 22
Puerto Rico 78,315 1,649 2,800 5,515 9,155 13,786 20,235 25,175
U.S. Virgin Islands 904 42 39 68 97 128 188 342
Foreign countries 9,043 110 218 466 866 1,391 2,253 3,739
Women
All areas 3,163,797 197,169 177,935 290,319 426,597 557,007 701,363 813,407
Alabama 85,024 4,509 4,779 7,787 11,513 15,663 19,654 21,119
Alaska 4,540 341 265 452 676 847 945 1,014
Arizona 60,012 3,939 3,459 5,471 8,271 10,687 13,014 15,171
Arkansas 49,978 2,939 2,674 4,444 6,635 8,781 11,130 13,375
California 264,474 14,864 13,873 22,717 35,042 47,312 60,715 69,951
Colorado 36,038 2,151 2,010 3,238 5,160 6,777 7,982 8,720
Connecticut 32,279 2,160 2,065 3,495 4,709 5,462 6,449 7,939
Delaware 11,003 622 640 1,112 1,541 1,997 2,468 2,623
District of Columbia 4,806 343 267 498 677 909 1,049 1,063
Florida 190,062 9,595 9,476 16,693 25,390 32,972 42,822 53,114
Georgia 98,401 4,993 4,812 8,439 12,728 17,685 22,850 26,894
Hawaii 7,931 477 418 687 1,021 1,420 1,787 2,121
Idaho 14,045 1,187 861 1,215 1,881 2,399 2,979 3,523
Illinois 108,920 8,130 6,537 10,101 14,916 19,068 23,012 27,156
Indiana 71,104 5,216 4,336 6,690 9,765 12,340 15,387 17,370
Iowa 28,957 2,300 1,761 2,640 4,018 4,970 6,085 7,183
Kansas 27,022 1,942 1,448 2,556 3,945 4,900 5,740 6,491
Kentucky 70,945 4,594 4,269 6,764 9,831 12,300 15,837 17,350
Louisiana 43,940 2,929 2,414 3,956 6,009 7,926 9,769 10,937
Maine 21,210 1,764 1,486 2,335 3,142 3,546 4,167 4,770
Maryland 46,030 2,957 2,655 4,584 6,402 8,238 10,012 11,182
Massachusetts 76,860 6,691 5,644 8,666 11,227 12,943 14,571 17,118
Michigan 117,906 8,196 6,801 10,059 15,383 21,376 26,787 29,304
Minnesota 44,584 4,470 2,916 4,489 6,482 7,495 8,639 10,093
Mississippi 51,223 2,769 2,952 4,669 6,968 9,334 11,454 13,077
Missouri 79,681 5,129 4,493 7,535 11,252 14,069 17,008 20,195
Montana 9,306 574 491 770 1,318 1,692 2,012 2,449
Nebraska 16,548 1,237 1,006 1,673 2,331 2,810 3,455 4,036
Nevada 22,427 1,250 1,216 1,910 2,848 3,911 4,978 6,314
New Hampshire 17,996 1,700 1,375 2,097 2,732 2,978 3,322 3,792
New Jersey 77,666 4,209 4,402 7,553 10,463 13,158 16,688 21,193
New Mexico 20,274 1,471 1,110 1,832 2,749 3,639 4,626 4,847
New York 193,933 10,424 10,627 18,896 25,733 32,924 43,100 52,229
North Carolina 128,980 5,995 6,668 11,100 16,826 22,424 30,268 35,699
North Dakota 5,139 402 298 468 750 906 1,034 1,281
Ohio 114,125 9,399 7,129 10,580 15,410 19,870 24,396 27,341
Oklahoma 44,889 2,732 2,293 3,671 5,952 7,917 10,266 12,058
Oregon 35,444 1,909 1,744 2,863 4,504 6,457 8,338 9,629
Pennsylvania 143,474 10,497 8,842 13,993 19,474 24,869 30,718 35,081
Rhode Island 14,418 975 901 1,424 1,951 2,569 3,009 3,589
South Carolina 66,379 2,917 3,311 5,690 8,553 11,875 15,637 18,396
South Dakota 6,885 571 391 640 926 1,187 1,414 1,756
Tennessee 91,509 4,771 5,239 8,611 12,460 16,326 20,472 23,630
Texas 186,272 12,170 10,263 16,826 25,122 33,453 41,614 46,824
Utah 15,204 1,485 973 1,405 2,093 2,555 3,053 3,640
Vermont 7,659 660 539 835 1,095 1,355 1,565 1,610
Virginia 82,628 5,061 4,832 7,920 11,114 14,508 18,375 20,818
Washington 60,105 3,897 3,390 5,241 7,840 10,562 13,790 15,385
West Virginia 29,375 1,709 1,593 2,515 3,747 5,202 7,097 7,512
Wisconsin 54,754 4,650 3,463 5,425 7,514 9,470 11,346 12,886
Wyoming 4,444 326 244 387 595 794 1,002 1,096
Outlying areas
American Samoa 459 0 6 12 34 91 157 159
Guam 444 28 29 37 64 77 101 108
Northern Mariana Islands 70 9 4 7 12 13 15 10
Puerto Rico 61,607 832 2,065 4,356 7,378 11,367 16,183 19,426
U.S. Virgin Islands 734 20 32 60 71 125 183 243
Foreign countries 3,675 82 148 230 354 507 837 1,517
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data.
NOTE: FRA = full retirement age.
CONTACT: Kevin Kulzer (410) 965-5366 or di.asr@ssa.gov.