Annual Statistical Supplement, 2007

 

Supplemental Security Income

Recipient Characteristics

Table 7.E2 Percentage distribution of federally administered awards, by sex, age, and eligibility category, 2006
Sex and age Total Adults Blind and
disabled
children a
Aged Blind Disabled
All persons
Number 838,448 110,264 3,531 548,527 176,126
Percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Percentage distribution by sex
Male 51.6 38.2 52.5 50.2 64.2
Female 48.4 61.8 47.5 49.8 35.8
Percentage distribution by age
Under 5 8.5 . . . . . . . . . 40.4
5–9 5.6 . . . . . . . . . 26.8
10–14 4.4 . . . . . . . . . 20.7
15–17 1.9 . . . . . . . . . 8.8
18–21 5.3 . . . 15.2 7.0 3.2
22–29 6.0 . . . 10.0 9.0 . . .
30–39 9.6 . . . 14.7 14.5 . . .
40–49 17.6 . . . 21.6 26.7 . . .
50–59 22.2 . . . 28.2 33.8 . . .
60–64 5.6 . . . 7.3 8.6 . . .
65–69 7.3 54.3 0.9 0.3 . . .
70–74 2.7 20.8 0.8 b . . .
75–79 1.6 12.3 0.5 b . . .
80 or older 1.7 12.7 0.9 b . . .
Male
Number 432,361 42,124 1,853 275,329 113,055
Percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Under 5 9.9 . . . . . . . . . 38.0
5–9 7.7 . . . . . . . . . 29.6
10–14 5.6 . . . . . . . . . 21.5
15–17 2.1 . . . . . . . . . 8.0
18–21 5.9 . . . 15.7 8.0 2.9
22–29 6.2 . . . 11.2 9.6 . . .
30–39 9.0 . . . 15.2 14.0 . . .
40–49 16.9 . . . 23.2 26.4 . . .
50–59 21.5 . . . 27.0 33.5 . . .
60–64 5.3 . . . 6.1 8.2 . . .
65–69 5.6 56.4 0.5 0.2 . . .
70–74 2.2 22.4 0.3 b . . .
75–79 1.2 11.9 0.3 b . . .
80 or older 0.9 9.2 0.4 b . . .
Female
Number 406,087 68,140 1,678 273,198 63,071
Percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Under 5 7.0 . . . . . . . . . 44.8
5–9 3.4 . . . . . . . . . 21.7
10–14 3.0 . . . . . . . . . 19.3
15–17 1.6 . . . 0.1 . . . 10.3
18–21 4.7 . . . 14.7 6.0 3.9
22–29 5.7 . . . 8.7 8.4 . . .
30–39 10.2 . . . 14.1 15.0 . . .
40–49 18.3 . . . 19.8 27.1 . . .
50–59 23.1 . . . 29.4 34.1 . . .
60–64 6.1 . . . 8.5 9.0 . . .
65–69 9.1 52.9 1.4 0.3 . . .
70–74 3.3 19.8 1.3 b . . .
75–79 2.1 12.5 0.7 b . . .
80 or older 2.5 14.8 1.4 b . . .
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.
. . . = not applicable.
a. Includes students aged 18–21.
b. Less than 0.05 percent.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016.
Table 7.E3 Number and percentage distribution of recipients of federally administered payments, by sex, age, and eligibility category, December 2006
Sex and age All recipients Adults Blind and
disabled,
under age 18
Aged Blind Disabled
All persons
Number 7,235,583 1,211,656 66,994 4,877,956 1,078,977
Percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Percentage distribution by sex
Male 43.5 31.8 44.5 41.5 65.6
Female 56.5 68.2 55.5 58.5 34.4
Percentage distribution by age
Under 5 2.3 . . . . . . . . . 15.3
5–9 4.2 . . . . . . . . . 27.9
10–14 5.1 . . . . . . . . . 34.3
15–17 3.4 . . . . . . . . . 22.5
18–21 4.2 . . . 5.7 6.1 . . .
22–29 7.1 . . . 12.9 10.4 . . .
30–39 9.0 . . . 13.4 13.1 . . .
40–49 14.3 . . . 16.8 21.0 . . .
50–59 16.0 . . . 18.8 23.4 . . .
60–64 6.8 . . . 8.1 10.0 . . .
65–69 7.2 15.1 6.8 6.9 . . .
70–74 6.7 22.0 5.7 4.4 . . .
75–79 5.9 24.1 4.9 2.6 . . .
80 or older 7.9 38.8 6.8 2.0 . . .
Male
Number 3,145,335 385,355 29,782 2,022,810 707,388
Percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Under 5 3.0 . . . . . . . . . 13.5
5–9 6.5 . . . . . . . . . 28.7
10–14 8.0 . . . . . . . . . 35.5
15–17 5.0 . . . . . . . . . 22.3
18–21 5.6 . . . 7.1 8.7 . . .
22–29 8.7 . . . 15.2 13.4 . . .
30–39 9.5 . . . 15.4 14.5 . . .
40–49 14.0 . . . 18.8 21.5 . . .
50–59 14.4 . . . 18.5 22.1 . . .
60–64 5.6 . . . 7.4 8.6 . . .
65–69 5.8 17.7 5.9 5.6 . . .
70–74 5.2 24.9 4.4 3.2 . . .
75–79 4.2 25.6 3.4 1.7 . . .
80 or older 4.5 31.8 3.9 0.8 . . .
Female
Number 4,090,248 826,301 37,212 2,855,146 371,589
Percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Under 5 1.7 . . . . . . . . . 18.8
5–9 2.4 . . . . . . . . . 26.3
10–14 2.9 . . . . . . . . . 32.1
15–17 2.1 . . . . . . . . . 22.8
18–21 3.0 . . . 4.7 4.3 . . .
22–29 5.9 . . . 11.0 8.3 . . .
30–39 8.6 . . . 11.8 12.1 . . .
40–49 14.6 . . . 15.2 20.7 . . .
50–59 17.2 . . . 19.1 24.4 . . .
60–64 7.8 . . . 8.7 11.0 . . .
65–69 8.3 13.9 7.5 7.8 . . .
70–74 7.9 20.6 6.7 5.3 . . .
75–79 7.1 23.4 6.1 3.3 . . .
80 or older 10.5 42.1 9.2 2.8 . . .
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.
. . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Art Kahn (410) 965-0186.
Table 7.E4 Number and percentage distribution of persons with representative payees receiving federally administered payments, by eligibility category and age, December 2006
Category and age Number Percentage distribution
Total With
representative
payee
Without
representative
payee
Total With
representative
payee
Without
representative
payee
Total 7,235,583 2,652,012 4,583,571 100.0 36.7 63.3
Category
Aged 1,211,656 44,548 1,167,108 100.0 3.7 96.3
Blind a 73,418 19,597 53,821 100.0 26.7 73.3
Disabled b 5,950,509 2,587,867 3,362,642 100.0 43.5 56.5
Age
Under 18 1,078,977 1,078,161 816 100.0 99.9 0.1
18–64 4,152,130 1,416,427 2,735,703 100.0 34.1 65.9
65 or older 2,004,476 157,424 1,847,052 100.0 7.9 92.1
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. Includes 16,200 persons aged 65 or older.
b. Includes 776,600 persons aged 65 or older.
CONTACT: Arthur Kahn (410) 965-0186.
Table 7.E5 Number and percentage distribution of persons receiving federally administered payments, by living arrangement, eligibility category, and age, December 2006
Living arrangement a Number Category Age
Aged Blind b Disabled c Under 18 18–64 65 or older
Total
Number 7,235,583 1,211,656 73,418 5,950,509 1,078,977 4,152,130 2,004,476
Percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Own household 93.4 90.3 91.8 94.1 94.9 93.7 92.0
Another's household 4.7 8.2 5.8 4.0 3.8 4.5 5.6
Institutional care covered by Medicaid 1.9 1.6 2.3 1.9 1.3 1.8 2.4
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. As defined for determination of federal SSI payment standards.
b. Includes 16,200 persons aged 65 or older.
c. Includes 776,600 persons aged 65 or older.
CONTACT: Arthur Kahn (410) 965-0186.
Table 7.E6 Number of noncitizens receiving federally administered payments as a percentage of SSI recipients, by eligibility category, December 1982–2006, selected years
Year All noncitizens Aged Blind and disabled
Number Percentage
of total SSI
Number Percentage
of total SSI
Number Percentage
of total SSI
1982 127,900 3.3 91,900 5.9 36,000 1.6
1985 210,800 5.1 146,500 9.7 64,300 2.4
1990 435,600 9.0 282,400 19.4 153,200 4.6
1991 519,660 10.2 329,690 22.5 189,970 5.2
1992 601,430 10.8 372,930 25.4 228,500 5.6
1993 683,150 11.4 416,420 28.2 266,730 5.9
1994 738,140 11.7 440,000 30.0 298,140 6.2
1995 785,410 12.1 459,220 31.8 326,190 6.3
1996 724,990 11.0 417,360 29.5 307,630 5.9
1997 650,830 10.0 367,200 27.0 283,630 5.5
1998 669,630 10.2 364,980 27.4 304,650 5.8
1999 684,930 10.4 368,330 28.2 316,600 6.0
2000 692,590 10.5 364,470 28.3 328,120 6.2
2001 695,650 10.4 364,550 28.9 331,100 6.1
2002 703,515 10.4 364,827 29.1 338,688 6.1
2003 696,772 10.1 356,298 28.9 340,474 6.0
2004 676,979 9.7 342,220 28.3 334,759 5.8
2005 680,397 9.6 344,166 28.3 336,231 5.7
2006 674,250 9.3 339,073 28.0 335,177 5.6
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
CONTACT: Alfreda Brooks (410) 965-9849.