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.B54—Young Widow(er)s of Deceased Workers With Benefits In Force
(By age and gender, as of December 31, 1975-2010)
[In thousands]
Year
  17-19
  20-24
  25-29
  30-34
  35-39
  40-44
  45-49
  50-54
  55-59
  60-64
  65-66
  Total
Widow
1975
1.3
14.2
37.3
55.0
78.2
107.4
133.3
125.6
69.9
22.4
0.3
645.0
1980
1.0
12.9
37.3
67.3
87.6
100.0
111.5
103.1
66.0
22.9
.3
609.7
1985
.4
8.9
33.8
63.4
81.8
73.4
57.3
42.6
26.2
16.2
.5
404.6
1990
.3
5.8
25.6
57.7
72.7
68.1
46.1
29.2
18.8
14.8
1.0
339.9
1991
.3
5.6
24.0
56.0
73.0
67.6
46.8
28.0
18.1
14.2
1.1
334.7
1992
.3
5.4
21.8
53.3
73.2
66.1
47.4
27.5
16.9
13.6
1.2
326.8
1993
.3
5.3
20.3
51.0
73.5
65.6
47.4
27.2
16.4
12.8
1.2
321.0
1994
.3
4.9
19.0
48.6
69.8
65.1
47.4
26.9
16.1
13.0
1.6
312.8
1995
.3
4.6
17.9
45.7
68.2
65.4
47.5
26.0
15.6
12.7
1.9
305.6
1996
.2
4.0
16.6
42.1
65.6
64.5
46.6
26.1
15.1
12.3
1.8
294.9
1997
.2
3.5
15.5
37.9
62.2
62.9
45.6
26.1
14.7
11.8
1.8
282.2
1998
.2
3.3
14.4
34.6
58.9
61.9
45.1
26.0
14.4
11.4
1.9
272.2
1999
.2
3.2
13.2
31.8
55.8
60.5
45.2
25.9
14.0
10.9
1.9
262.6
2000
.1
3.0
12.1
29.4
52.4
59.0
45.4
25.7
13.6
10.5
.9
252.2
2001
.1
3.0
11.5
28.0
49.1
57.3
45.3
25.4
13.5
10.2
.9
244.3
2002
.1
2.9
11.1
26.9
46.1
55.6
44.9
25.2
13.5
10.0
.9
237.1
2003
.1
2.8
10.9
25.9
43.7
53.8
44.4
25.0
13.4
9.8
1.2
231.0
2004
.1
2.8
10.7
24.9
41.9
52.1
43.6
25.0
13.3
9.6
1.5
225.5
2005
.1
2.8
10.5
24.1
40.5
50.4
42.8
24.9
13.2
9.4
1.8
220.5
2006
.1
2.7
10.3
23.5
39.4
48.6
41.9
24.7
13.1
9.3
2.0
215.8
2007
.1
2.7
10.2
23.0
38.5
46.9
41.0
24.4
12.9
9.3
2.4
211.4
2008
.1
2.7
10.0
22.7
37.6
45.5
40.1
24.1
12.8
9.1
2.6
207.3
2009
.1
2.6
9.9
22.3
36.7
44.3
39.2
23.7
12.7
9.1
2.5
203.3
2010
.1
2.6
9.8
22.0
36.0
43.4
38.3
23.4
12.6
9.0
2.5
199.6
Widower
1975
.1
.3
.4
.5
.7
.9
.9
.5
.2
4.6
1980
.2
1.3
2.6
3.4
3.7
4.0
3.9
2.7
1.0
23.1
1985
.2
1.7
4.1
6.1
5.7
4.3
3.0
1.9
.7
27.8
1990
.2
1.3
3.9
6.2
6.4
4.2
2.4
1.4
.6
26.6
1991
.2
1.2
3.8
6.4
6.8
4.5
2.5
1.4
.6
27.3
1992
.1
1.1
3.3
5.9
6.2
4.4
2.3
1.2
.5
.1
25.2
1993
.1
1.0
3.1
5.7
6.1
4.5
2.3
1.1
.5
.1
24.4
1994
.1
.9
2.9
5.2
5.8
4.4
2.4
1.3
.6
23.6
1995
.1
.8
2.6
5.1
5.9
4.7
2.4
1.2
.5
23.5
1996
.1
.7
2.4
4.8
5.6
4.6
2.5
1.2
.5
22.6
1997
.1
.7
2.1
4.4
5.4
4.4
2.6
1.2
.5
21.5
1998
.1
.7
2.0
4.2
5.2
4.4
2.7
1.3
.5
21.0
1999
.1
.6
1.8
3.9
5.2
4.5
2.8
1.2
.5
20.7
2000
.1
.6
1.7
3.6
5.1
4.6
2.9
1.3
.5
20.5
2001
.1
.6
1.7
3.4
5.0
4.6
2.9
1.4
.5
20.1
2002
.1
.6
1.7
3.2
4.8
4.6
2.9
1.4
.5
19.8
2003
.1
.6
1.7
3.1
4.7
4.5
2.9
1.4
.5
.1
19.5
2004
.1
.6
1.6
3.0
4.5
4.4
2.9
1.5
.5
.1
19.2
2005
.1
.6
1.6
2.9
4.4
4.4
2.9
1.5
.5
.1
19.0
2006
.1
.6
1.6
2.9
4.2
4.3
2.9
1.5
.6
.1
18.7
2007
.1
.6
1.6
2.9
4.1
4.2
2.9
1.5
.6
.1
18.4
2008
.1
.6
1.5
2.8
4.0
4.1
2.8
1.4
.6
.1
18.1
2009
.1
.5
1.5
2.8
3.9
4.1
2.8
1.4
.6
.1
17.8
2010
.1
.5
1.5
2.7
3.9
4.0
2.7
1.4
.6
.1
17.5
Total
1975
1.3
14.3
37.6
55.4
78.7
108.1
134.3
126.5
70.4
22.6
.3
649.6
1980
1.0
13.1
38.6
69.9
91.0
103.7
115.5
107.0
68.7
23.9
.4
632.8
1985
.4
9.1
35.5
67.5
87.9
79.1
61.6
45.6
28.1
17.0
.5
432.4
1990
.4
6.0
26.8
61.6
78.9
74.5
50.2
31.6
20.1
15.4
1.0
366.5
1991
.4
5.8
25.2
59.8
79.4
74.4
51.3
30.5
19.4
14.8
1.1
362.0
1992
.3
5.5
22.9
56.7
79.1
72.3
51.8
29.8
18.1
14.1
1.3
352.0
1993
.3
5.4
21.3
54.1
79.2
71.6
51.9
29.5
17.5
13.2
1.3
345.4
1994
.3
5.1
19.9
51.5
75.0
70.9
51.9
29.4
17.3
13.6
1.7
336.3
1995
.3
4.7
18.7
48.3
73.3
71.2
52.2
28.4
16.8
13.2
1.9
329.1
1996
.2
4.1
17.3
44.5
70.4
70.1
51.2
28.6
16.3
12.8
1.8
317.5
1997
.2
3.6
16.2
40.0
66.6
68.2
50.1
28.7
15.9
12.3
1.9
303.7
1998
.2
3.4
15.1
36.6
63.0
67.2
49.5
28.7
15.7
11.9
1.9
293.2
1999
.2
3.3
13.8
33.6
59.8
65.7
49.7
28.7
15.2
11.4
2.0
283.3
2000
.1
3.1
12.8
31.1
56.0
64.1
50.0
28.5
14.8
11.0
.9
272.6
2001
.1
3.1
12.0
29.8
52.5
62.2
49.9
28.3
14.9
10.7
.9
264.4
2002
.1
3.0
11.7
28.6
49.3
60.4
49.4
28.1
14.9
10.5
.9
257.0
2003
.1
2.9
11.5
27.6
46.7
58.5
48.9
27.9
14.8
10.3
1.3
250.6
2004
.1
2.9
11.3
26.6
44.9
56.7
48.0
27.9
14.8
10.1
1.5
244.8
2005
.1
2.9
11.1
25.7
43.4
54.7
47.2
27.8
14.7
9.9
1.9
239.4
2006
.1
2.8
10.9
25.1
42.3
52.8
46.2
27.6
14.6
9.9
2.1
234.4
2007
.1
2.8
10.8
24.6
41.3
51.0
45.3
27.3
14.4
9.8
2.4
229.8
2008
.1
2.7
10.6
24.2
40.4
49.5
44.2
27.0
14.3
9.7
2.7
225.4
2009
.1
2.7
10.5
23.9
39.5
48.3
43.3
26.5
14.2
9.7
2.6
221.1
2010
.1
2.7
10.3
23.5
38.7
47.3
42.2
26.1
14.1
9.6
2.6
217.1

1 Fewer than 50.

Sources:

Historical figures from SSA administrative records.

Future figures computed by adding awards to number in force at beginning of year, and applying termination rates.

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


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