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Population Profiles

  1. Child Beneficiaries
    & Poverty
  2. Marital Status
    & Poverty
  3. Never
    Beneficiaries
  4. Taxable Maximum
    Earners
  5. Veteran
    Beneficiaries

Veteran Beneficiaries, 2015

Released: June 2016
Next expected update: Winter 2017
  • In 2015, over 9.3 million veterans received Social Security benefits, accounting for 19 percent of all adult beneficiaries.
Number of Veteran Beneficiaries, 2015
In thousands
Bar chart linked to data in table format.
Average Monthly Benefit, 2014
In 2014 dollars
Bar chart linked to data in table format.
Poverty Rates of Beneficiaries, 2014
Percentage below 100% of poverty
Bar chart linked to data in table format.
SOURCE: March 2015 Current Population Survey of the U.S. Census Bureau, which reports 2014 income data and 2015 demographic data.