Annual Statistical Supplement, 2006

 

Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance

Benefits Withheld

Table 6.E1 Number and percentage distribution of retired workers with benefits withheld, with and without reduction for early retirement, by sex and monthly benefit, December 2005
Sex and monthly benefit (dollars) Total Without reduction
for early retirement
With reduction
for early retirement
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
All retired workers 141,000 100.0 36,350 100.0 104,650 100.0
Less than 350.00 24,720 17.5 7,580 20.9 17,140 16.4
350.00–399.90 6,180 4.4 3,800 10.5 2,380 2.3
400.00–449.90 4,180 3.0 1,390 3.8 2,790 2.7
450.00–499.90 5,210 3.7 1,210 3.3 4,000 3.8
500.00–549.90 5,940 4.2 1,770 4.9 4,170 4.0
550.00–599.90 6,470 4.6 2,170 6.0 4,300 4.1
600.00–649.90 6,360 4.5 1,840 5.1 4,520 4.3
650.00–699.90 5,850 4.1 1,490 4.1 4,360 4.2
700.00–749.90 5,490 3.9 1,310 3.6 4,180 4.0
750.00–799.90 5,380 3.8 1,340 3.7 4,040 3.9
800.00–849.90 5,050 3.6 1,390 3.8 3,660 3.5
850.00–899.90 4,990 3.5 1,120 3.1 3,870 3.7
900.00–949.90 4,490 3.2 1,080 3.0 3,410 3.3
950.00–999.90 4,620 3.3 1,040 2.9 3,580 3.4
1,000.00–1,049.90 4,300 3.1 830 2.3 3,470 3.3
1,050.00–1,099.90 3,730 2.6 650 1.8 3,080 2.9
1,100.00–1,149.90 3,610 2.6 850 2.3 2,760 2.6
1,150.00–1,199.90 3,490 2.5 500 1.4 2,990 2.9
1,200.00–1,249.90 3,080 2.2 520 1.4 2,560 2.4
1,250.00–1,299.90 3,530 2.5 440 1.2 3,090 3.0
1,300.00–1,349.90 3,800 2.7 470 1.3 3,330 3.2
1,350.00–1,399.90 3,710 2.6 390 1.1 3,320 3.2
1,400.00–1,449.90 3,500 2.5 410 1.1 3,090 3.0
1,450.00–1,499.90 3,080 2.2 460 1.3 2,620 2.5
1,500.00 or more 10,240 7.3 2,300 6.3 7,940 7.6
Men 85,400 100.0 24,040 100.0 61,360 100.0
Less than 350.00 10,880 12.7 3,440 14.3 7,440 12.1
350.00–399.90 4,180 4.9 2,770 11.5 1,410 2.3
400.00–449.90 2,660 3.1 1,010 4.2 1,650 2.7
450.00–499.90 3,220 3.8 900 3.7 2,320 3.8
500.00–549.90 3,430 4.0 1,310 5.5 2,120 3.5
550.00–599.90 3,360 3.9 1,580 6.6 1,780 2.9
600.00–649.90 3,230 3.8 1,350 5.6 1,880 3.1
650.00–699.90 2,710 3.2 930 3.9 1,780 2.9
700.00–749.90 2,640 3.1 920 3.8 1,720 2.8
750.00–799.90 2,700 3.2 950 4.0 1,750 2.9
800.00–849.90 2,760 3.2 1,010 4.2 1,750 2.9
850.00–899.90 2,890 3.4 750 3.1 2,140 3.5
900.00–949.90 2,600 3.0 750 3.1 1,850 3.0
950.00–999.90 2,830 3.3 660 2.7 2,170 3.5
1,000.00–1,049.90 2,840 3.3 570 2.4 2,270 3.7
1,050.00–1,099.90 2,420 2.8 460 1.9 1,960 3.2
1,100.00–1,149.90 2,300 2.7 520 2.2 1,780 2.9
1,150.00–1,199.90 2,350 2.8 310 1.3 2,040 3.3
1,200.00–1,249.90 2,290 2.7 420 1.7 1,870 3.0
1,250.00–1,299.90 2,790 3.3 350 1.5 2,440 4.0
1,300.00–1,349.90 3,100 3.6 320 1.3 2,780 4.5
1,350.00–1,399.90 3,030 3.5 280 1.2 2,750 4.5
1,400.00–1,449.90 2,850 3.3 340 1.4 2,510 4.1
1,450.00–1,499.90 2,620 3.1 370 1.5 2,250 3.7
1,500.00 or more 8,720 10.2 1,770 7.4 6,950 11.3
Women 55,600 100.0 12,310 100.0 43,290 100.0
Less than 350.00 13,840 24.9 4,140 33.6 9,700 22.4
350.00–399.90 2,000 3.6 1,030 8.4 970 2.2
400.00–449.90 1,520 2.7 380 3.1 1,140 2.6
450.00–499.90 1,990 3.6 310 2.5 1,680 3.9
500.00–549.90 2,510 4.5 460 3.7 2,050 4.7
550.00–599.90 3,110 5.6 590 4.8 2,520 5.8
600.00–649.90 3,130 5.6 490 4.0 2,640 6.1
650.00–699.90 3,140 5.6 560 4.6 2,580 6.0
700.00–749.90 2,850 5.1 390 3.2 2,460 5.7
750.00–799.90 2,680 4.8 390 3.2 2,290 5.3
800.00–849.90 2,290 4.1 380 3.1 1,910 4.4
850.00–899.90 2,100 3.8 370 3.0 1,730 4.0
900.00–949.90 1,890 3.4 330 2.7 1,560 3.6
950.00–999.90 1,790 3.2 380 3.1 1,410 3.3
1,000.00–1,049.90 1,460 2.6 260 2.1 1,200 2.8
1,050.00–1,099.90 1,310 2.4 190 1.5 1,120 2.6
1,100.00–1,149.90 1,310 2.4 330 2.7 980 2.3
1,150.00–1,199.90 1,140 2.1 190 1.5 950 2.2
1,200.00–1,249.90 790 1.4 100 0.8 690 1.6
1,250.00–1,299.90 740 1.3 90 0.7 650 1.5
1,300.00–1,349.90 700 1.3 150 1.2 550 1.3
1,350.00–1,399.90 680 1.2 110 0.9 570 1.3
1,400.00–1,449.90 650 1.2 70 0.6 580 1.3
1,450.00–1,499.90 460 0.8 90 0.7 370 0.9
1,500.00 or more 1,520 2.7 530 4.3 990 2.3
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
CONTACT: Dana N. Mercer (410) 966-6377.
Table 6.E4 Number of beneficiaries with benefits withheld, by reason for withholding payment and type of benefit, December 2005
Reason payment withheld Total, all
beneficiaries
Retired workers Disabled
workers
Wives and husbands Children Widowed
mothers
and
fathers
Widow(er)s Parents Special
age-72
beneficiaries
Subtotal Wives Husbands
Subtotal Men Women Without
children a
With
children b
Total 1,908,870 141,523 85,327 56,196 120,110 314,509 192,989 50,955 70,565 512,064 59,029 751,782 597 9,256
Earnings of—
Retired workers 55,585 52,052 30,434 21,618 . . . 2,123 1,848 189 86 1,410 . . . . . . . . . . . .
Other beneficiaries 81,952 . . . . . . . . . . . . 33,327 1,084 30,089 2,154 145 36,455 12,025 . . . . . .
Entitled child not in care of beneficiary 24,840 . . . . . . . . . . . . 11,114 26 10,239 849 . . . 13,726 . . . . . . . . .
Payee not determined 13,307 920 464 456 2,307 50 c 5 c 9,740 12 275 c c
Recoupment of overpayment for reasons other than earnings 30,989 7,574 3,819 3,755 6,689 1,953 1,117 775 61 10,899 1,089 2,784 c c
Address unknown 66,885 25,701 14,880 10,821 12,190 2,318 1,617 468 233 16,579 359 9,291 47 400
Determination of continuing disability pending 6,754 . . . . . . . . . 4,468 140 c 128 c 2,135 . . . 11 . . . . . .
Workers' compensation offset 5,255 . . . . . . . . . 1,616 394 108 268 18 3,245 . . . . . . . . . . . .
Government pension offset 330,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . 212,163 149,264 57 62,842 . . . 109 114,319 . . . 3,409
Receipt of public assistance 3,716 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3,716
Technical entitlement 1,034,109 . . . . . . . . . . . . 27,745 19,813 5,609 2,323 412,212 1,742 592,259 107 44
Other reasons 255,478 55,276 35,730 19,546 92,840 23,182 18,067 3,128 1,987 55,699 5,537 20,818 441 1,685
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
a. Aged 62 or older.
b. Under age 65 with entitled children in their care.
c. Not shown to avoid disclosure of information regarding particular individuals.
CONTACT: Hazel P. Jenkins (410) 965-0164.
Table 6.E5 Number of wives, husbands, and children with benefits withheld, by reason for withholding payment and type of benefit, December 2005
Reason payment withheld Wives and husbands of— Children under age 18 of— Disabled adult children of— Students aged 18–19 of—
Retired
workers
Disabled
workers
Retired
workers
Deceased
workers
Disabled
workers
Retired
workers
Deceased
workers
Disabled
workers
Retired
workers
Deceased
workers
Disabled
workers
Total 263,324 51,185 22,199 45,417 245,517 94,817 74,026 24,676 727 1,612 3,073
Earnings of—
Retired workers 2,123 . . . 1,142 . . . . . . 196 . . . . . . 72 . . . . . .
Other beneficiaries 6,697 26,630 11 33 64 a 15 . . . a 5 8
Entitled child not in care of beneficiary 1,801 9,313 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Payee not determined 45 5 467 3,679 4,364 a 897 123 a 26 14
Recoupment of overpayment for reasons other than earnings 1,166 787 443 2,227 7,432 116 308 121 20 107 125
Address unknown 1,799 519 750 4,115 8,241 437 2,205 401 29 233 168
Determination of continuing disability pending . . . 140 . . . . . . 1,703 63 235 114 . . . . . . 20
Workers' compensation offset . . . 394 . . . . . . 3,142 . . . . . . 75 . . . . . . 28
Government pension offset 209,622 2,541 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Technical entitlement 19,708 8,037 16,175 25,884 194,485 91,181 60,882 19,771 532 970 2,332
Other reasons 20,363 2,819 3,211 9,479 26,086 2,653 9,484 4,071 66 271 378
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
a. Not shown to avoid disclosure of information regarding particular individuals.
CONTACT: Hazel P. Jenkins (410) 965-0164.