Who Never Receives Social Security Benefits?

by Kevin Whitman, Gayle L. Reznik, and Dave Shoffner
Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 71, No. 2, 2011
Table equivalent for Chart 1. Percentage distribution of individuals aged 62–84 by income relative to poverty threshold, by beneficiary status
Beneficiary status Income as a percentage of poverty threshold
Less than 100 100–200 More than 200
Never-beneficiaries 44.3 11.6 44.1
Current and future beneficiaries 3.7 12.4 83.9
SOURCE: Authors' calculations for individuals aged 62 84 in 2010 using Social Security Administration's MINT model.