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Population Projections

  1. American
    Indians and
    Alaska Natives
  2. Divorced
    Spousal
    Beneficiaries
  3. Early
    Eligibility Age
    Beneficiaries
  4.  Lifetime 
    Low
    Earners

  5.  Oldest 
    Old
  6.  Sporadic 
    Low
    Earners
  7. Spousal-
    Only
    Beneficiaries
  8. Survivor-
    Only
    Beneficiaries
  9. Women
    & Dual
    Entitlement

Chart Descriptions - Divorced Spousal Beneficiaries in 2050

Released: February 2017
Next expected update: 2018
Population Characteristics
Characteristic Divorced spousal beneficiaries aged 62 or older Beneficiaries aged 62 or older
Number of beneficiaries 478,000 86 million
Women 88% 53%
Below 100% of the poverty threshold  
Scheduled benefits 13% 3%
Payable benefits 29% 7%
 
Median Credits Earned
Lifetime shared earnings quintile Divorced spousal beneficiaries aged 62 or older Beneficiaries aged 62 or older
Lowest 55 99
Second lowest 113 152
Middle 107 172
Second highest 104 183
Highest 126 193