Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2008

 

Disabled Beneficiaries Receiving Social Security, SSI, or Both

Chart 12. Social Security and SSI beneficiaries aged 18–64 receiving benefits on the basis of disability, December 2008

In December 2008, over 10.6 million people aged 18–64 received benefits on the basis of disability. More than 61 percent (6.6 million) received benefits from the Social Security program only, 28 percent (3.0 million) received benefits from the Supplemental Security Income program (SSI) only, and about 12 percent (1.3 million) received benefits from both programs.

Venn diagram described in previous paragraph.
SOURCE: Table 65.
 
Table 65. Number aged 18–64, by program, December 1996–2008
Year Total Social Security only SSI only Both Social Security and SSI
Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult
children
Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult
children
Number
1996 7,689,664 4,122,152 -- -- -- 2,559,750 1,007,762 -- -- --
1997 7,811,748 4,250,155 -- -- -- 2,550,105 1,011,488 -- -- --
1998 8,086,259 4,440,264 -- -- -- 2,618,615 1,027,380 -- -- --
1999 8,399,309 4,703,774 -- -- -- 2,650,586 1,044,949 -- -- --
2000 8,599,465 4,850,835 -- -- -- 2,690,446 1,058,184 -- -- --
2001 8,791,338 4,979,844 4,495,477 87,833 396,534 2,732,020 1,079,474 772,562 35,222 271,690
2002 9,106,014 5,228,262 4,738,246 87,900 402,116 2,768,782 1,108,970 801,351 34,671 272,948
2003 9,445,573 5,492,325 4,997,137 87,203 407,985 2,811,647 1,141,601 833,269 34,101 274,231
2004 9,773,201 5,756,093 5,257,314 89,874 408,905 2,850,815 1,166,293 858,850 33,072 274,371
2005 10,081,625 5,998,755 5,491,980 86,422 420,353 2,880,931 1,201,939 893,437 32,302 276,200
2006 10,362,419 6,210,289 5,698,494 85,259 426,536 2,928,034 1,224,096 915,832 31,443 276,821
2007 10,627,905 6,405,985 5,888,133 83,481 434,371 2,966,648 1,255,272 942,011 30,876 282,385
2008 10,974,914 6,641,818 6,115,214 82,100 444,504 3,040,764 1,292,332 971,455 30,608 290,269
Total monthly benefits a (millions of dollars)
1996 4,878 3,072 -- -- -- 1,222 584 -- -- --
1997 5,106 3,245 -- -- -- 1,257 604 -- -- --
1998 5,379 3,444 -- -- -- 1,313 622 -- -- --
1999 5,680 3,691 -- -- -- 1,346 643 -- -- --
2000 6,058 3,975 -- -- -- 1,408 675 -- -- --
2001 6,509 4,299 3,976 65 258 1,491 719 530 22 167
2002 6,920 4,629 4,294 67 268 1,544 747 554 22 171
2003 7,416 5,024 4,674 69 281 1,603 790 592 22 176
2004 7,980 5,464 5,096 72 296 1,686 829 626 22 180
2005 8,604 5,974 5,584 75 315 1,724 906 696 22 187
2006 9,172 6,439 6,029 77 334 1,778 955 739 23 193
2007 9,734 6,817 6,389 77 351 1,886 1,031 805 23 203
2008 10,566 7,499 7,035 81 383 1,973 1,094 853 24 217
Average monthly benefit b (dollars)
1996 624.80 744.60 -- -- -- 456.00 546.90 -- -- --
1997 637.80 762.80 -- -- -- 458.10 557.10 -- -- --
1998 649.90 775.00 -- -- -- 467.90 564.30 -- -- --
1999 662.50 784.10 -- -- -- 477.60 576.70 -- -- --
2000 689.30 818.80 -- -- -- 489.00 594.90 -- -- --
2001 722.80 862.60 883.70 744.80 650.00 506.80 615.20 618.40 595.10 608.70
2002 744.40 884.60 905.40 764.40 666.00 522.50 625.20 626.90 608.30 622.20
2003 768.50 914.10 934.80 790.80 687.30 533.50 638.20 639.90 620.90 635.10
2004 796.80 947.80 967.80 804.80 722.50 545.90 655.20 657.10 639.10 651.40
2005 832.80 993.70 1,014.50 863.10 748.10 558.20 675.90 677.70 659.90 672.30
2006 867.90 1,036.50 1,057.60 900.00 781.70 578.30 697.40 699.20 680.70 693.20
2007 892.70 1,063.70 1,084.50 928.80 807.00 595.80 713.90 715.60 700.50 709.90
2008 940.40 1,128.50 1,149.80 991.10 860.60 607.70 746.80 749.70 733.70 738.60
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file and Supplemental Security Record file, 100 percent data.
NOTES: Supplemental Security Income (SSI) counts include recipients of federal SSI, federally administered state supplementation, or both. Social Security beneficiaries who are entitled to a primary and a secondary benefit (dual entitlement) are counted only once in this table.
-- = not available.
a. Includes retroactive SSI payments.
b. Excludes retroactive payments for both programs.
CONTACT: Art Kahn (410) 965-0186 or di.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 66. Number aged 18–64 receiving Social Security benefits, and the number also receiving SSI and their average SSI benefit, by state or other area, December 2008
State or area Total Workers Widow(er)s Adult children
Total Number
with
SSI
Average
SSI
benefit a
(dollars)
Total Number
with
SSI
Average
SSI
benefit a
(dollars)
Total Number
with
SSI
Average
SSI
benefit a
(dollars)
Total Number
with
SSI
Average
SSI
benefit a
(dollars)
All areas 7,934,150 1,292,332 224.70 7,086,669 971,455 211.00 112,708 30,608 218.30 734,773 290,269 270.80
Alabama 206,112 34,181 194.70 185,436 24,385 175.10 3,525 1,056 192.70 17,151 8,740 249.10
Alaska 11,571 1,924 192.80 10,554 1,524 178.60 156 38 181.30 861 362 254.80
Arizona 138,275 16,071 202.30 127,179 12,322 189.40 1,568 329 210.20 9,528 3,420 247.70
Arkansas 127,916 20,683 196.40 116,399 15,311 179.30 1,970 606 185.60 9,547 4,766 251.80
California 661,913 203,012 314.10 588,907 159,726 296.90 9,025 3,836 326.10 63,981 39,450 382.00
Colorado 87,512 12,109 192.90 80,775 9,725 182.50 819 177 186.10 5,918 2,207 238.90
Connecticut 78,972 9,882 201.90 69,645 7,438 184.30 744 240 228.30 8,583 2,204 257.10
Delaware 24,710 2,715 201.20 22,628 2,046 190.10 245 49 215.50 1,837 620 236.60
District of Columbia 12,349 2,561 233.50 10,923 2,013 222.50 171 65 206.90 1,255 483 283.50
Florida 452,035 60,906 196.80 412,089 46,028 183.20 5,324 1,327 192.50 34,622 13,551 242.90
Georgia 234,107 36,798 189.40 210,220 26,204 173.90 3,639 1,141 180.80 20,248 9,453 232.60
Hawaii 22,244 3,178 298.10 19,764 2,169 244.10 321 62 249.20 2,159 947 421.90
Idaho 36,114 5,583 198.40 32,942 4,431 187.90 414 85 200.00 2,758 1,067 241.20
Illinois 274,666 37,044 212.70 240,395 27,832 201.50 3,645 884 207.30 30,626 8,328 250.30
Indiana 176,706 22,928 204.00 158,282 18,144 195.70 2,161 412 194.90 16,263 4,372 239.00
Iowa 71,058 11,491 203.40 62,680 8,929 198.00 695 180 185.30 7,683 2,382 224.80
Kansas 65,167 9,552 197.60 58,676 7,430 188.40 675 154 210.50 5,816 1,968 230.80
Kentucky 193,883 35,211 201.80 173,866 26,099 184.40 4,257 1,287 207.80 15,760 7,825 257.90
Louisiana 143,729 26,525 210.20 122,514 17,551 189.60 3,846 1,067 189.50 17,369 7,907 258.00
Maine 55,529 9,353 197.90 50,610 7,115 181.70 564 163 185.20 4,355 2,075 254.30
Maryland 110,250 14,744 198.20 98,749 11,206 189.40 1,304 314 193.20 10,197 3,224 228.70
Massachusetts 184,970 36,169 221.80 166,086 28,495 207.00 1,766 673 262.60 17,118 7,001 277.60
Michigan 297,852 47,600 212.20 261,929 35,162 202.20 4,072 869 204.70 31,851 11,569 242.70
Minnesota 110,804 15,733 199.60 99,529 12,322 190.30 741 176 190.40 10,534 3,235 235.10
Mississippi 125,299 22,727 199.60 111,109 15,599 174.50 2,410 827 194.90 11,780 6,301 261.60
Missouri 192,220 28,158 203.00 173,889 21,466 190.70 2,530 659 207.60 15,801 6,033 245.60
Montana 25,019 3,894 198.20 22,656 2,972 186.60 299 75 235.30 2,064 847 235.00
Nebraska 39,128 6,029 195.00 34,884 4,541 184.10 343 76 192.90 3,901 1,412 229.80
Nevada 51,769 5,346 189.80 48,363 4,377 181.10 603 92 199.00 2,803 877 231.60
New Hampshire 41,246 4,373 191.40 38,118 3,397 179.50 271 52 176.50 2,857 924 236.00
New Jersey 181,928 23,705 207.00 161,321 17,696 194.20 1,881 467 212.50 18,726 5,542 246.80
New Mexico 56,163 9,847 202.10 51,022 7,494 188.50 771 220 179.70 4,370 2,133 251.50
New York 491,621 95,329 256.80 432,316 68,671 238.60 6,433 2,237 242.80 52,872 24,421 308.80
North Carolina 294,254 40,675 192.60 267,687 29,552 177.90 3,504 1,038 186.30 23,063 10,085 235.50
North Dakota 13,850 2,139 197.80 12,028 1,513 186.90 138 41 240.20 1,684 585 222.50
Ohio 301,006 49,261 211.90 263,618 38,559 203.50 5,022 1,208 206.90 32,366 9,494 246.10
Oklahoma 115,652 16,884 206.10 104,637 12,942 195.30 1,849 432 208.40 9,166 3,510 245.00
Oregon 90,720 13,453 192.80 82,261 10,671 183.30 1,121 205 194.60 7,338 2,577 231.80
Pennsylvania 365,997 54,489 216.70 324,245 40,323 203.80 5,282 1,324 196.90 36,470 12,842 258.90
Rhode Island 33,978 6,932 215.20 30,717 5,468 200.20 319 104 208.20 2,942 1,360 275.10
South Carolina 155,270 20,234 196.20 139,897 13,826 182.20 2,306 710 185.50 13,067 5,698 230.70
South Dakota 17,492 2,922 200.80 15,488 2,056 187.10 178 64 207.10 1,826 802 234.40
Tennessee 220,030 33,371 200.40 198,177 24,070 185.90 3,798 1,191 203.00 18,055 8,110 242.10
Texas 501,433 80,097 200.70 449,624 59,921 185.30 8,911 2,407 196.70 42,898 17,769 252.40
Utah 39,490 5,028 204.10 35,549 3,919 190.70 353 76 234.00 3,588 1,033 251.60
Vermont 19,975 4,208 212.90 17,939 3,197 202.10 203 69 192.30 1,833 942 250.00
Virginia 195,862 26,138 198.30 176,456 18,939 184.30 2,776 661 184.10 16,630 6,538 239.70
Washington 149,938 21,598 195.90 136,110 17,386 186.70 1,705 331 197.00 12,123 3,881 236.30
West Virginia 97,256 15,242 208.50 85,587 10,663 189.70 2,481 550 199.70 9,188 4,029 258.90
Wisconsin 138,977 22,492 197.50 123,117 17,205 187.90 1,122 267 206.50 14,738 5,020 229.40
Wyoming 11,391 1,493 199.70 10,422 1,202 188.00 110 24 259.60 859 267 247.50
Outlying areas b 188,742 315 232.20 158,655 223 192.10 4,342 11 176.10 25,745 81 349.80
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data, and Supplemental Security Record file, 100 percent data.
NOTE: Supplemental Security Income (SSI) counts include recipients of federal SSI, federally administered state supplementation, or both. Social Security beneficiaries who are entitled to a primary and a secondary benefit (dual entitlement) are counted only once in this table.
a. Excludes retroactive payments.
b. Includes American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, and foreign countries.
CONTACT: Art Kahn (410) 965-0186 or di.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 67. Number aged 18–64 as a percentage of the resident population aged 18–64, by state, December 2008
State Resident
population a
Beneficiaries
Number Percentage of
resident
population
United States 191,248,160 10,785,828 5.6
Alabama 2,898,356 277,589 9.6
Alaska 456,140 17,039 3.7
Arizona 3,930,386 181,714 4.6
Arkansas 1,745,704 166,318 9.5
California 23,277,640 1,070,540 4.6
Colorado 3,221,227 113,022 3.5
Connecticut 2,211,032 104,175 4.7
Delaware 545,175 30,861 5.7
District of Columbia 409,169 23,902 5.8
Florida 11,136,272 603,114 5.4
Georgia 6,155,879 322,521 5.2
Hawaii 812,888 32,602 4.0
Idaho 929,026 47,001 5.1
Illinois 8,146,995 398,911 4.9
Indiana 3,978,272 225,768 5.7
Iowa 1,845,388 90,364 4.9
Kansas 1,734,943 83,089 4.8
Kentucky 2,695,314 282,795 10.5
Louisiana 2,762,509 216,665 7.8
Maine 842,402 71,066 8.4
Maryland 3,613,449 155,297 4.3
Massachusetts 4,199,836 260,676 6.2
Michigan 6,308,902 406,409 6.4
Minnesota 3,315,230 145,625 4.4
Mississippi 1,800,300 174,629 9.7
Missouri 3,684,901 247,956 6.7
Montana 609,770 32,368 5.3
Nebraska 1,095,590 49,076 4.5
Nevada 1,635,649 66,508 4.1
New Hampshire 852,473 48,881 5.7
New Jersey 5,484,138 241,445 4.4
New Mexico 1,221,855 79,514 6.5
New York 12,474,609 742,992 6.0
North Carolina 5,839,685 375,758 6.4
North Dakota 404,157 17,064 4.2
Ohio 7,184,696 433,162 6.0
Oklahoma 2,245,689 155,594 6.9
Oregon 2,418,487 120,724 5.0
Pennsylvania 7,775,704 523,839 6.7
Rhode Island 674,602 47,168 7.0
South Carolina 2,817,278 199,433 7.1
South Dakota 489,785 22,449 4.6
Tennessee 3,916,668 294,702 7.5
Texas 15,128,980 710,031 4.7
Utah 1,640,587 50,885 3.1
Vermont 405,691 25,850 6.4
Virginia 5,005,311 254,031 5.1
Washington 4,224,172 208,678 4.9
West Virginia 1,143,243 140,625 12.3
Wisconsin 3,563,409 181,249 5.1
Wyoming 338,597 14,154 4.2
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data, and Supplemental Security Record file, 100 percent data; U.S. Census Bureau, 2008 estimates of resident population.
NOTES: Data exclude United States territories and other areas.
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) counts include recipients of federal SSI, federally administered state supplementation, or both. Social Security beneficiaries who are entitled to a primary and a secondary benefit (dual entitlement) are counted only once in this table.
a. Population estimates for the United States as of July 1, 2008, as reported by the U.S. Census Bureau.
CONTACT: Art Kahn (410) 965-0186 or di.asr@ssa.gov.
Table 68. Distribution of beneficiaries aged 18–64, by diagnostic group, December 2008
Diagnostic group Total Social Security only SSI
only
Both Social Security and SSI
Workers Widow(er)s Adult
children
Workers Widow(er)s Adult
children
Number
Total 10,974,914 6,115,214 82,100 444,504 3,040,764 971,455 30,608 290,269
Congenital anomalies 47,878 9,934 115 6,702 24,364 2,548 40 4,175
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 364,448 220,065 6,093 1,647 95,854 36,450 2,880 1,459
Infectious and parasitic diseases 166,506 98,623 690 1,555 46,054 17,791 357 1,436
Injuries 393,066 271,519 2,064 7,073 76,887 31,120 607 3,796
Mental disorders
Retardation 1,342,288 215,546 3,593 215,690 631,672 126,260 3,637 145,890
Other 3,393,370 1,668,201 21,152 79,352 1,153,687 401,585 8,209 61,184
Neoplasms 250,264 193,418 1,687 1,247 38,361 14,369 376 806
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs 33,178 14,972 129 1,077 12,493 3,336 62 1,109
Circulatory system 758,324 563,613 7,681 2,380 132,646 48,423 2,304 1,277
Digestive system 145,975 102,565 950 417 29,795 11,671 284 293
Genitourinary system 157,058 109,817 761 1,139 31,434 12,750 216 941
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 2,229,476 1,729,145 24,037 3,498 309,699 154,001 6,336 2,760
Nervous system and sense organs 995,829 603,965 5,663 48,646 235,456 71,525 1,630 28,944
Respiratory system 271,833 181,303 4,146 593 62,022 21,956 1,263 550
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 22,278 15,047 156 176 4,654 2,060 41 144
Other 27,600 15,069 135 934 9,199 1,495 17 751
Unknown 375,543 102,412 3,048 72,378 146,487 14,115 2,349 34,754
Percent
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Congenital anomalies 0.4 0.2 0.1 1.5 0.8 0.3 0.1 1.4
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases 3.3 3.6 7.4 0.4 3.2 3.8 9.4 0.5
Infectious and parasitic diseases 1.5 1.6 0.8 0.3 1.5 1.8 1.2 0.5
Injuries 3.6 4.4 2.5 1.6 2.5 3.2 2.0 1.3
Mental disorders
Retardation 12.2 3.5 4.4 48.5 20.8 13.0 11.9 50.3
Other 30.9 27.3 25.8 17.9 37.9 41.3 26.8 21.1
Neoplasms 2.3 3.2 2.1 0.3 1.3 1.5 1.2 0.3
Diseases of the—
Blood and blood-forming organs 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.4
Circulatory system 6.9 9.2 9.4 0.5 4.4 5.0 7.5 0.4
Digestive system 1.3 1.7 1.2 0.1 1.0 1.2 0.9 0.1
Genitourinary system 1.4 1.8 0.9 0.3 1.0 1.3 0.7 0.3
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue 20.3 28.3 29.3 0.8 10.2 15.9 20.7 1.0
Nervous system and sense organs 9.1 9.9 6.9 10.9 7.7 7.4 5.3 10.0
Respiratory system 2.5 3.0 5.0 0.1 2.0 2.3 4.1 0.2
Skin and subcutaneous tissue 0.2 0.2 0.2 a 0.2 0.2 0.1 a
Other 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.3
Unknown 3.4 1.7 3.7 16.3 4.8 1.5 7.7 12.0
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Disabled Beneficiaries and Dependents Master Beneficiary Record file, 100 percent data, and Supplemental Security Record file, 100 percent data.
NOTE: Supplemental Security Income (SSI) counts include recipients of federal SSI, federally administered state supplementation, or both. Social Security beneficiaries who are entitled to a primary and a secondary benefit (dual entitlement) are counted only once in this table.
a. Less than 0.05 percent.
CONTACT: Art Kahn (410) 965-0186 or di.asr@ssa.gov.