DI & SSI Program Participants: Characteristics & Employment

This chartbook examines the work activity of working-age adult Social Security Disability Insurance (DI) beneficiaries and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients before and after disability award. It covers work activity, employment expectations and characteristics, employment services, and factors affecting employment.

Available editions:  2015

Expenditures of the Aged Chartbook

A periodic chartbook that examines the spending patterns of the aged population (65 or older) using data from the Consumer Expenditure Survey Public-Use File. Many charts include statistics for those aged 65–74 and those aged 75 or older, with comparative statistics for the near aged (55–64). The statistics cover total and per capita expenditures including expenditures for housing, food, health care, transportation, and travel. The 2015 edition includes selected trends from 2005.

Available editions:  2015  ·  2010  ·  2002

Fast Facts & Figures About Social Security

An annual chartbook that highlights statistics on the most important aspects of the Social Security and Supplemental Security Income programs—the people they serve and the benefits they provide.

Available editions:  2019  ·  2018  ·  2017  ·  2016  ·  2015  ·  2014  ·  2013  ·  2012  ·  2011  ·  2010  ·  2009  ·  2008  ·  2007  ·  2006  ·  2005  ·  2004  ·  2003  ·  2002  ·  2001  ·  2000

Income of Disabled-Worker Beneficiaries
(released January 2001)

This chartbook presents tabulations of individual and family income of Social Security disabled-worker beneficiaries. The data are from records in the Survey of Income and Program Participation that were linked to SSA administrative records to identify survey respondents who receive disabled-worker benefits.

Income of the Aged Chartbook

A biennial companion to Income of the Population 55 or Older highlighting selected statistics in easy-to-understand charts and tables. The charts focus on the receipt and shares of income from Social Security, pensions, assets, earnings, and public assistance.

Available editions:  2014  ·  2012  ·  2010  ·  2008  ·  2006  ·  2004  ·  2002  ·  2001  ·  2000  ·  1998  ·  1996

Trends in the Social Security and Supplemental Security Income Disability Programs
(released August 2006)

The Social Security Disability Insurance program celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2006. As part of the Social Security Administration's recognition of this milestone, the Office of Research, Evaluation, and Statistics issued this publication presenting decades of program statistics in a user-friendly format, including:

  • program cost and size;
  • entry into and exit from the disability programs;
  • population factors influencing program size;
  • changes in the program policy influencing program size;
  • changes in incentives influencing program size; and
  • projected future course for SSA programs.