Annual Statistical Supplement, 2008

 

Supplemental Security Income

Recipient Characteristics

Table 7.E2 Percentage distribution of federally administered awards, by sex, age, and eligibility category, 2007
Sex and age Total Adults Blind and
disabled
children a
Aged Blind Disabled
All persons
Number 836,642 102,581 2,926 555,646 175,489
Percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Percentage distribution by sex
Male 52.2 39.0 54.5 50.7 64.4
Female 47.8 61.0 45.5 49.3 35.6
Percentage distribution by age
Under 5 8.8 . . . . . . . . . 42.1
5–9 5.6 . . . . . . . . . 26.5
10–14 4.0 . . . . . . . . . 19.1
15–17 1.9 . . . . . . . . . 8.8
18–21 5.5 . . . 13.7 7.1 3.5
22–29 6.0 . . . 10.0 8.9 . . .
30–39 9.3 . . . 13.0 14.0 . . .
40–49 17.4 . . . 22.6 26.1 . . .
50–59 23.1 . . . 28.9 34.7 . . .
60–64 6.0 . . . 9.1 8.9 . . .
65–69 7.0 55.8 1.0 0.3 . . .
70–74 2.4 19.8 0.5 b . . .
75–79 1.5 12.2 0.4 b . . .
80 or older 1.5 12.1 0.7 b . . .
Male
Number 436,515 40,036 1,596 281,888 112,995
Percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Under 5 10.2 . . . . . . . . . 39.4
5–9 7.7 . . . . . . . . . 29.6
10–14 5.1 . . . . . . . . . 19.7
15–17 2.1 . . . . . . . . . 8.1
18–21 6.0 . . . 14.4 8.0 3.1
22–29 6.2 . . . 9.4 9.5 . . .
30–39 8.7 . . . 13.6 13.4 . . .
40–49 16.7 . . . 23.9 25.7 . . .
50–59 22.5 . . . 28.3 34.7 . . .
60–64 5.5 . . . 8.6 8.5 . . .
65–69 5.4 57.4 0.8 0.2 . . .
70–74 2.0 21.5 0.3 b . . .
75–79 1.1 12.2 0.5 b . . .
80 or older 0.8 8.9 0.3 b . . .
Female
Number 400,127 62,545 1,330 273,758 62,494
Percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Under 5 7.3 . . . . . . . . . 46.8
5–9 3.3 . . . 0.1 . . . 20.9
10–14 2.8 . . . . . . . . . 17.9
15–17 1.6 . . . . . . . . . 10.1
18–21 4.9 . . . 12.9 6.1 4.3
22–29 5.7 . . . 10.8 8.3 . . .
30–39 10.0 . . . 12.3 14.6 . . .
40–49 18.2 . . . 21.0 26.6 . . .
50–59 23.9 . . . 29.6 34.7 . . .
60–64 6.4 . . . 9.5 9.3 . . .
65–69 8.8 54.8 1.4 0.3 . . .
70–74 2.9 18.8 0.9 b . . .
75–79 1.9 12.3 0.3 b . . .
80 or older 2.2 14.1 1.3 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 or supplement@ssa.gov.
Table 7.E3 Number and percentage distribution of recipients of federally administered payments, by sex, age, and eligibility category, December 2007
Sex and age All
recipients
Adults Blind and
disabled,
under age 18
Aged Blind Disabled
All persons
Number 7,359,525 1,204,512 65,557 4,968,439 1,121,017
Percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Percentage distribution by sex
Male 43.8 32.2 44.7 41.7 65.7
Female 56.2 67.8 55.3 58.3 34.3
Percentage distribution by age
Under 5 2.4 . . . . . . . . . 15.5
5–9 4.3 . . . . . . . . . 28.4
10–14 5.1 . . . . . . . . . 33.6
15–17 3.4 . . . . . . . . . 22.5
18–21 4.2 . . . 5.4 6.2 . . .
22–29 7.3 . . . 13.2 10.6 . . .
30–39 8.7 . . . 13.2 12.8 . . .
40–49 13.9 . . . 16.7 20.4 . . .
50–59 16.3 . . . 19.0 23.9 . . .
60–64 7.0 . . . 8.3 10.2 . . .
65–69 7.1 15.0 6.8 6.9 . . .
70–74 6.6 21.8 5.7 4.5 . . .
75–79 5.7 23.6 4.8 2.7 . . .
80 or older 7.9 39.6 6.9 2.0 . . .
Male
Number 3,226,839 388,411 29,316 2,072,818 736,294
Percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Under 5 3.1 . . . . . . . . . 13.6
5–9 6.7 . . . . . . . . . 29.2
10–14 7.9 . . . . . . . . . 34.8
15–17 5.1 . . . . . . . . . 22.4
18–21 5.7 . . . 6.6 8.7 . . .
22–29 8.9 . . . 15.5 13.6 . . .
30–39 9.2 . . . 15.1 14.1 . . .
40–49 13.4 . . . 18.8 20.6 . . .
50–59 14.8 . . . 18.9 22.7 . . .
60–64 5.7 . . . 7.4 8.8 . . .
65–69 5.7 17.4 5.9 5.6 . . .
70–74 5.1 24.8 4.5 3.3 . . .
75–79 4.2 25.1 3.4 1.7 . . .
80 or older 4.5 32.7 3.8 0.9 . . .
Female
Number 4,132,686 816,101 36,241 2,895,621 384,723
Percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Under 5 1.8 . . . . . . . . . 19.3
5–9 2.5 . . . . . . . . . 26.8
10–14 2.9 . . . . . . . . . 31.4
15–17 2.1 . . . . . . . . . 22.6
18–21 3.1 . . . 4.5 4.3 . . .
22–29 6.0 . . . 11.2 8.4 . . .
30–39 8.4 . . . 11.7 11.8 . . .
40–49 14.3 . . . 15.0 20.2 . . .
50–59 17.5 . . . 19.1 24.7 . . .
60–64 7.9 . . . 9.0 11.2 . . .
65–69 8.3 13.8 7.5 7.8 . . .
70–74 7.8 20.4 6.6 5.3 . . .
75–79 6.9 23.0 6.0 3.4 . . .
80 or older 10.5 42.9 9.4 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 or supplement@ssa.gov.
Table 7.E4 Number and percentage distribution of persons with representative payees receiving federally administered payments, by eligibility category and age, December 2007
Category and age Number Percentage distribution
Total With
representative
payee
Without
representative
payee
Total With
representative
payee
Without
representative
payee
Total 7,359,525 2,723,953 4,635,572 100.0 37.0 63.0
Category
Aged 1,204,512 43,953 1,160,559 100.0 3.6 96.4
Blind a 71,727 19,410 52,317 100.0 27.1 72.9
Disabled b 6,083,286 2,660,590 3,422,696 100.0 43.7 56.3
Age
Under 18 1,121,017 1,120,102 915 100.0 99.9 0.1
18–64 4,221,920 1,444,375 2,777,545 100.0 34.2 65.8
65 or older 2,016,588 159,476 1,857,112 100.0 7.9 92.1
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
a. Includes 15,900 persons aged 65 or older.
b. Includes 796,200 persons aged 65 or older.
CONTACT: Arthur Kahn (410) 965-0186 or supplement@ssa.gov.
Table 7.E5 Number and percentage distribution of persons receiving federally administered payments, by living arrangement, eligibility category, and age, December 2007
Living arrangement a Number Category Age
Aged Blind b Disabled c Under 18 18–64 65 or older
Total
Number 7,359,525 1,204,512 71,727 6,083,286 1,121,017 4,221,920 2,016,588
Percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Own household 93.2 90.0 91.7 93.9 94.5 93.5 91.9
Another's household 4.9 8.5 6.0 4.2 4.1 4.8 5.8
Institutional care covered by Medicaid 1.8 1.5 2.3 1.9 1.4 1.7 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 15,900 persons aged 65 or older.
c. Includes 796,200 persons aged 65 or older.
CONTACT: Arthur Kahn (410) 965-0186 or supplement@ssa.gov.
Table 7.E6 Number of noncitizens receiving federally administered payments as a percentage of SSI recipients, by eligibility category, December 1982–2007, 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
2007 663,210 9.0 330,665 27.5 332,545 5.4
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 100 percent data.
CONTACT: Alfreda Brooks (410) 965-9849 or supplement@ssa.gov.