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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, 2013

Released: January 2014
Next expected update: Winter 2015
  • In 2013, over 9.6 million veterans received Social Security benefits, accounting for 20 percent of all adult beneficiaries.
Number of Veteran Beneficiaries, 2013
In thousands
Bar chart linked to data in table format.
Average Monthly Benefit, 2012
In 2012 dollars
Bar chart linked to data in table format.
Poverty Rates of Beneficiaries, 2012
Percentage below 100% of poverty
Bar chart linked to data in table format.
SOURCE: March 2013 Current Population Survey of the U.S. Census Bureau, which reports 2012 income data and 2013 demographic data.