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Population Profiles

  1. Child Beneficiaries
    & Poverty
  2. Marital Status
    & Poverty
  3. Never
    Beneficiaries
  4. Taxable Maximum
    Earners
  5. Veteran
    Beneficiaries

Veteran Beneficiaries, 2014

Released: March 2015
Next expected update: Winter 2016
  • In 2014, over 9.4 million veterans received Social Security benefits, accounting for 19 percent of all adult beneficiaries.
Number of Veteran Beneficiaries, 2014
In thousands
Bar chart linked to data in table format.
Average Monthly Benefit, 2013
In 2013 dollars
Bar chart linked to data in table format.
Poverty Rates of Beneficiaries, 2013
Percentage below 100% of poverty
Bar chart linked to data in table format.
SOURCE: March 2014 Current Population Survey of the U.S. Census Bureau, which reports 2013 income data and 2014 demographic data.