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Social Security is on Instagram
Social Security is excited to announce that we are now on Instagram! Instagram is an online community of over one billion users sharing life’s visual moments and video stories. From this channel, we will share stories and information about resources that can help you and your clients.
Follow @SocialSecurity for all new stories and updates on the information you need to know. Stay connected with #SocialSecurity happenings, behind the scenes, information on our benefit programs, and more.
See you on Instagram!
Social Security Releases Data Showing Popular Baby Names for 2018
Social Security has released the 2018 Top Baby Names. The data shows the most popular baby names based on requests for Social Security numbers for newborns.
Download the latest data at: Popular Baby Names.
For more information about the data, go to: Background Information for Popular Names.
The 2019 OASDI Trustees Report
The Social Security Board of Trustees released its annual report on the current and projected financial status of the Old-Age and Survivors Insurance and Disability Insurance (OASDI) Trust Funds. The 2019 Trustees Report is available at: 2019 OASDI Trustees Report. For readers requiring more detail, there are Supplemental Single-Year Tables in HTML and XLSX data formats. Reference the full report for context and an explanation of terminology.
SSA's 2018 Open Data Progress Update
At the end of 2018, SSA had nearly 1900 assets in its enterprise data inventory of which over 1300 are publicly available. See the SSA Open Data Progress Chart for more information. The SSA continues its commitment to supporting Data.gov and open data in general.