Annual Statistical Supplement, 2013

 

Other Social Insurance Programs and Veterans' Benefits

Other Social Insurance Programs

Black Lung Benefits

Table 9.D1 Benefits currently payable to miners, widows, and dependents, December 1970–2012
Year Number Benefits (thousands of dollars)
Total Miners Widows Dependents a Monthly amount Annual amount
1970 111,976 43,921 24,889 43,166 12,500 111,000
1971 231,729 77,213 67,358 87,158 27,200 378,900
1972 298,963 101,802 88,067 109,094 37,800 554,400
1973 461,491 159,837 124,154 177,500 63,700 1,045,200
1974 487,216 169,097 134,700 183,419 71,500 951,300
1975 482,311 165,405 139,407 177,499 75,500 947,700
1976 469,655 158,087 142,495 169,073 77,400 963,300
1977 457,399 148,720 144,543 164,136 80,500 942,200
1978 439,970 138,648 145,829 155,493 82,300 965,100
1979 418,948 129,558 146,527 142,863 86,500 983,100
1980 399,477 120,235 146,603 132,639 91,400 1,032,000
1981 376,505 111,249 146,173 119,083 91,700 1,081,300
1982 354,569 102,234 144,863 107,472 90,800 1,076,000
1983 333,358 93,694 142,967 96,697 86,300 1,055,800
1984 313,822 85,658 140,995 87,169 85,300 1,038,000
1985 294,846 77,836 138,328 78,682 83,700 1,025,000
1986 275,783 70,253 135,033 70,497 78,900 971,000
1987 258,988 63,573 131,561 63,854 76,800 940,000
1988 241,626 56,977 127,322 57,327 73,500 904,000
1989 225,764 51,048 123,220 51,496 72,000 882,000
1990 210,678 45,643 118,705 46,330 70,000 863,400
1991 196,419 40,703 114,046 41,670 68,400 844,400
1992 182,396 35,971 109,091 37,334 66,500 822,500
1993 168,365 31,664 103,334 33,367 64,100 794,300
1994 155,172 27,828 97,414 29,930 60,600 751,900
1995 143,011 24,573 91,517 26,921 56,100 696,700
1996 131,143 21,477 85,559 24,107 52,600 654,600
1997 119,233 18,488 79,238 21,507 49,255 614,888
1998 109,271 15,964 73,420 19,887 46,204 576,389
1999 98,977 13,635 67,359 17,983 43,225 541,200
2000 89,355 11,587 61,542 16,226 40,625 509,290
2001 79,518 9,779 55,412 14,327 37,324 470,362
2002 71,584 8,394 50,404 12,786 35,017 439,337
2003 64,237 7,142 45,746 11,349 32,198 411,635
2004 52,362 6,009 40,727 5,626 29,460 376,374
2005 46,609 4,972 37,099 4,538 26,399 340,187
2006 40,018 4,217 32,168 3,633 24,282 312,461
2007 36,231 3,447 28,231 4,553 21,699 282,380
2008 32,411 2,912 25,110 4,389 19,875 255,892
2009 28,558 2,416 21,931 4,211 17,975 232,002
2010 25,293 2,014 19,230 4,049 16,114 208,123
2011 21,944 1,634 16,440 3,870 13,938 183,216
2012 19,490 1,385 14,398 3,707 12,363 160,793
SOURCE: Department of Labor, Beneficiary Master Table, 100 percent data.
a. Includes wives of living miners, divorced wives, children, and dependent brothers and sisters of miners.
CONTACT: Bennett Stewart (606) 218-9236 or statistics@ssa.gov.
Table 9.D2 Benefits currently payable to miners, widows, and dependents, by state or other area, December 2012
State or area Number Monthly amount (thousands of dollars)
Total Miners Widows Dependents a Total Miners b Widows c
All areas 19,490 1,385 14,398 3,707 12,363 1,086 11,277
Alabama 714 22 530 162 452 18 434
Alaska 5 (X) (X) (X) 3 (X) (X)
Arizona 56 (X) 50 (X) 36 (X) (X)
Arkansas 82 0 74 8 52 0 52
California 98 (X) 80 (X) 61 (X) 60
Colorado 122 6 99 17 78 5 73
Connecticut 32 0 27 5 20 0 20
Delaware 26 (X) 20 (X) 16 (X) (X)
District of Columbia 3 0 3 0 2 0 2
Florida 412 21 328 63 260 16 244
Georgia 120 3 92 25 75 3 72
Hawaii (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X)
Idaho 8 (X) (X) (X) 5 (X) (X)
Illinois 486 14 380 92 305 12 293
Indiana 352 16 253 83 224 13 210
Iowa 56 (X) 44 (X) 36 (X) (X)
Kansas 16 (X) (X) (X) 10 (X) (X)
Kentucky 3,244 380 2,247 617 2,073 296 1,777
Louisiana 11 0 8 3 6 0 6
Maine (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X)
Maryland 198 10 146 42 125 8 118
Massachusetts 9 (X) (X) (X) 6 (X) (X)
Michigan 200 6 148 46 126 4 121
Minnesota 7 0 7 0 5 0 5
Mississippi 17 (X) 12 (X) 11 (X) (X)
Missouri 64 0 52 12 40 0 40
Montana 22 (X) 18 (X) 14 (X) (X)
Nebraska 4 (X) (X) (X) 3 (X) (X)
Nevada 17 (X) 13 (X) 11 (X) (X)
New Hampshire (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X)
New Jersey 122 4 99 19 77 3 74
New Mexico 42 (X) 29 (X) 27 (X) (X)
New York 121 (X) 95 (X) 76 (X) (X)
North Carolina 259 14 208 37 167 12 155
North Dakota 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ohio 1,249 43 932 274 784 36 748
Oklahoma 64 (X) (X) 12 39 (X) (X)
Oregon 11 (X) (X) 6 6 (X) (X)
Pennsylvania 3,912 202 3,061 649 2,467 153 2,314
Rhode Island 3 0 3 0 2 0 2
South Carolina 104 7 79 18 66 5 61
South Dakota 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tennessee 877 56 634 187 553 44 509
Texas 73 5 52 16 46 4 42
Utah 76 5 58 13 47 4 44
Vermont (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X)
Virginia 1,830 205 1,319 306 1,174 160 1,015
Washington 31 (X) 25 (X) 20 (X) (X)
West Virginia 4,275 347 3,037 891 2,722 277 2,445
Wisconsin 12 (X) (X) (X) 8 (X) (X)
Wyoming 19 0 16 3 12 0 12
Outlying areas d 23 (X) 18 (X) 15 (X) (X)
SOURCE: Department of Labor, Beneficiary Master Table, 100 percent data.
NOTES: Totals do not necessarily equal the sum of rounded components.
(X) = suppressed to avoid disclosing information about particular individuals.
a. Includes wives of living miners, divorced wives, children, and dependent brothers and sisters of miners.
b. Includes benefits for wives and children.
c. Includes benefits for surviving children, brothers, sisters, and divorced wives. Prior to December 1997, monthly payments for surviving children were included with payments to miners.
d. Includes beneficiaries residing in American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, and foreign countries.
CONTACT: Bennett Stewart (606) 218-9236 or statistics@ssa.gov.