Short-Range Actuarial Projections of the Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance Program, 2001
Actuarial Study No. 115
Chris Motsiopoulos and Tim Zayatz, A.S.A.
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III. BENEFIT PAYMENTS

B. NUMBER OF OLD-AGE AND SURVIVORS INSURANCE (OASI) BENEFICIARIES

Table III.B25—Awards to Minor Children of Deceased Workers
as a Percentage of the Orphan Population
(By age, calendar years 1975-2010)
Year
  0-4
  5-9
  10-14
  15-17
  Total
1975
39.062
27.094
22.426
18.658
22.803
1976
36.821
25.853
22.805
19.273
22.816
1977
40.292
26.578
23.428
19.270
23.461
1978
40.192
26.485
25.118
21.448
24.941
1979
41.933
27.132
25.230
22.625
25.786
1980
41.597
26.923
24.345
23.470
25.838
1981
39.198
25.309
23.176
23.491
25.023
1982
38.256
25.901
23.368
23.791
25.331
1983
37.919
24.313
23.120
22.818
24.620
1984
36.668
24.307
23.063
22.632
24.450
1985
36.413
24.631
24.073
22.715
24.915
1986
35.790
24.103
22.973
22.864
24.484
1987
32.870
22.809
22.037
23.029
23.665
1988
31.681
21.839
21.722
23.658
23.394
1989
30.437
20.878
20.653
22.408
22.283
1990
29.778
20.068
20.032
21.605
21.548
1991
29.632
19.530
19.426
20.874
20.965
1992
28.829
18.616
18.644
20.192
20.146
1993
28.557
18.393
18.295
19.663
19.772
1994
27.872
18.146
17.471
19.060
19.149
1995
25.899
17.385
16.465
18.082
18.085
1996
24.370
16.405
15.511
16.959
16.988
1997
24.248
15.530
14.394
15.735
15.948
1998
24.725
15.331
14.119
14.726
15.487
1999
25.531
15.258
14.155
14.655
15.473
2000
27.265
15.504
14.239
14.563
15.632
2001
26.461
15.379
14.190
14.620
15.507
2002
26.447
15.377
14.188
14.621
15.492
2003
26.424
15.380
14.186
14.621
15.480
2004
26.436
15.386
14.185
14.620
15.471
2005
26.446
15.388
14.185
14.620
15.466
2006
26.457
15.387
14.185
14.622
15.465
2007
26.478
15.386
14.185
14.623
15.467
2008
26.497
15.386
14.186
14.624
15.473
2009
26.505
15.387
14.186
14.624
15.478
2010
26.519
15.388
14.186
14.624
15.484

Sources:

Historical figures computed by dividing the number of awards by the orphan population less the number already in force.

Future figures projected based on historical trend and judgment.

Note: Future estimates based on 2001 Trustees Report intermediate set of assumptions.


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