You are here: Social Security Administration > Office of Retirement Policy > Current Law Fact Sheets > Population Profiles > Never Beneficiaries
- Child Beneficiaries
- Marital Status
- Taxable Maximum
Never Beneficiaries, Aged 60–89, 2015Released: March 2015
Next expected update: 2018
- About 3% of the total population aged 60–89 never receive Social Security benefits.
- Late arriving immigrants and infrequent workers:
– comprise over 80% of never beneficiaries, and
– have the highest poverty rates among never beneficiaries.
Breakdown of Never Beneficiaries
Percentage in group
Poverty Rates for Never Beneficiaries
Percentage in poverty
SOURCE: Modeling Income in the Near Term, Version 7 (MINT7) microsimulation model using 2012 Trustees Report intermediate assumptions.