SSI Monthly Statistics, May 2018

SSI Federally Administered Payments

Table 1. Recipients (by type of payment), total payments, and average monthly payment, May 2017–May 2018
Month Number of recipients Total payments a (thousands of dollars) Average monthly payment b (dollars)
Total Federal payment only Federal payment and state supplementation State supplementation only
2017  
May 8,269,186 6,758,543 1,348,684 161,959 4,784,672 540.97
June 8,234,017 6,729,371 1,342,881 161,765 4,715,280 543.27
July 8,241,556 6,737,027 1,343,047 161,482 4,698,541 542.00
August 8,258,549 6,752,096 1,345,101 161,352 4,778,462 540.72
September 8,227,986 6,726,322 1,340,692 160,972 4,699,314 542.69
October 8,260,224 6,755,348 1,343,764 161,112 4,759,780 542.95
November 8,221,740 6,723,335 1,337,305 161,100 4,631,864 540.88
December 8,227,676 6,729,415 1,337,608 160,653 4,754,456 541.63
2018  
January 8,229,546 6,733,081 1,337,349 159,116 4,775,946 551.82
February 8,215,530 6,723,366 1,333,716 158,448 4,761,354 550.89
March 8,194,562 6,706,424 1,330,379 157,759 4,775,386 553.43
April 8,216,182 6,726,882 1,332,003 157,297 4,838,811 552.79
May 8,187,214 6,702,363 1,327,876 156,975 4,767,171 551.20
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record, 100 percent data.
NOTE: Data are for the end of the specified month.
a. Includes retroactive payments.
b. Excludes retroactive payments.
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