CATEGORY: RETIREMENT AGE CHANGES
PROPOSAL:Increase the FRA from 67: To 68, at a rate of 1 month every 2 years
Start date: 2023  End date: 2049  Proposed by: Social Security Advisory Board

Projected effects on beneficiaries in 2050

Table 1. Individual benefit changes, 2050: Increase FRA to 68 vs. Scheduled
POPULATION: current law beneficiaries aged 60+
Characteristic All Beneficiaries Affected Beneficiaries
Median Percent Change Percent With Median Percent Change Percent With
Lower Benefits Higher Benefits Lower Benefits Higher Benefits
Total -2% 66% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Sex
Female -2% 63% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Male -2% 69% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic -3% 68% 0% -4% 100% 0%
White -2% 65% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Black -2% 65% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Other -2% 69% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Country of Birth
U.S. -2% 65% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Foreign -3% 68% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Age
60-69 -6% 75% 0%
70-79 -3% 81% 0%
80-89 -1% 55% 0%
90+ 0% 0% 0%
Marital Status
Married -3% 73% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Divorced -2% 67% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Widowed 0% 38% 0% -2% 100% 0%
Never Married -4% 73% 0% -5% 100% 0%
Education
Graduate -2% 68% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Bachelor -2% 69% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Associate -2% 65% 0% -4% 100% 0%
High School -2% 63% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Less than 12 Yrs -3% 67% 0% -5% 100% 0%
Official Poverty
Above poverty -2% 66% 0% -4% 100% 0%
In poverty -2% 62% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Household Income Quintile
$200,444+ -2% 71% 0% -4% 100% 0%
$103,985 - $200,444 -3% 72% 0% -4% 100% 0%
$60,527 - $103,985 -2% 68% 0% -4% 100% 0%
$33,157 - $60,527 -2% 60% 0% -4% 100% 0%
$0-$33,157 -1% 58% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker -3% 76% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Widow(er) 0% 29% 0% -2% 99% 1%
Spouse -3% 72% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Disabled worker 0% 0% 0% . . . . . .
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0714v2
Notes: . . . = not applicable; — = sample size is too small.
Providing these estimates does not imply SSA support for the proposal, nor is SSA responsible for any interpretations of these estimates.
Table 1. Individual benefit changes, 2050: Increase FRA to 68 vs. Payable
POPULATION: current law beneficiaries aged 60+
Characteristic All Beneficiaries Affected Beneficiaries
Median Percent Change Percent With Median Percent Change Percent With
Lower Benefits Higher Benefits Lower Benefits Higher Benefits
Total 1% 99% 1% 99%
Sex
Female 1% 99% 1% 99%
Male 1% 99% 1% 99%
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 1% 99% 1% 99%
White 1% 99% 1% 99%
Black 1% 99% 1% 99%
Other 1% 99% 1% 99%
Country of Birth
U.S. 1% 99% 1% 99%
Foreign 0% 99% 1% 99%
Age
60-69 2% 98%
70-79 0% 100%
80-89 0% 100%
90+ 0% 100%
Marital Status
Married 1% 99% 1% 99%
Divorced 1% 99% 1% 99%
Widowed 0% 100% 0% 100%
Never Married 1% 99% 1% 99%
Education
Graduate 1% 99% 1% 98%
Bachelor 1% 99% 1% 99%
Associate 1% 99% 1% 99%
High School 0% 100% 1% 99%
Less than 12 Yrs 1% 99% 1% 99%
Official Poverty
Above poverty 1% 99% 1% 99%
In poverty 0% 100% 0% 100%
Household Income Quintile
$200,444+ 1% 99% 2% 98%
$103,985 - $200,444 1% 99% 2% 98%
$60,527 - $103,985 1% 99% 1% 99%
$33,157 - $60,527 0% 100% 0% 100%
$0-$33,157 0% 100% 0% 100%
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 1% 99% 1% 99%
Widow(er) 0% 100% 0% 100%
Spouse 0% 100% 0% 99%
Disabled worker 0% 100% . . . . . .
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0714v2
Notes: . . . = not applicable; — = sample size is too small.
Providing these estimates does not imply SSA support for the proposal, nor is SSA responsible for any interpretations of these estimates.
Table 2. Household income changes, 2050: Increase FRA to 68 vs. Scheduled
POPULATION: current law beneficiaries aged 60+
Characteristic All Beneficiaries Affected Beneficiaries
Median Percent Change Percent With Median Percent Change Percent With
Lower Income Higher Income Lower Income Higher Income
Total 0% 43% 0% -1% 62% 0%
Sex
Female 0% 41% 0% -1% 61% 0%
Male 0% 46% 0% -1% 63% 0%
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 0% 50% 0% -1% 67% 0%
White 0% 41% 0% -1% 60% 0%
Black 0% 47% 0% -1% 69% 0%
Other 0% 39% 0% -1% 53% 0%
Country of Birth
U.S. 0% 43% 0% -1% 62% 0%
Foreign 0% 44% 0% -1% 61% 0%
Age
60-69 -1% 59% 0%
70-79 -1% 56% 0%
80-89 0% 21% 0%
90+ 0% 1% 0%
Marital Status
Married 0% 50% 0% -1% 62% 0%
Divorced 0% 43% 0% -1% 64% 0%
Widowed 0% 19% 0% -1% 50% 0%
Never Married -1% 51% 0% -1% 70% 0%
Education
Graduate 0% 35% 0% 0% 49% 0%
Bachelor 0% 40% 0% -1% 56% 0%
Associate 0% 45% 0% -1% 65% 0%
High School 0% 45% 0% -1% 67% 0%
Less than 12 Yrs -1% 51% 0% -1% 70% 0%
Official Poverty
Above poverty 0% 43% 0% -1% 61% 0%
In poverty 0% 50% 0% -3% 80% 0%
Household Income Quintile
$200,444+ 0% 12% 0% 0% 17% 0%
$103,985 - $200,444 0% 41% 0% -1% 54% 0%
$60,527 - $103,985 -1% 53% 0% -1% 73% 0%
$33,157 - $60,527 -1% 56% 0% -2% 84% 0%
$0-$33,157 -1% 54% 0% -3% 91% 0%
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 0% 50% 0% -1% 63% 0%
Widow(er) 0% 15% 0% -1% 50% 1%
Spouse -1% 50% 0% -1% 60% 0%
Disabled worker 0% 11% 0% . . . . . .
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0714v2
Notes: . . . = not applicable; — = sample size is too small.
Providing these estimates does not imply SSA support for the proposal, nor is SSA responsible for any interpretations of these estimates.
Table 2. Household income changes, 2050: Increase FRA to 68 vs. Payable
POPULATION: current law beneficiaries aged 60+
Characteristic All Beneficiaries Affected Beneficiaries
Median Percent Change Percent With Median Percent Change Percent With
Lower Income Higher Income Lower Income Higher Income
Total 0% 95% 0% 95%
Sex
Female 0% 96% 0% 95%
Male 0% 95% 0% 95%
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 0% 95% 0% 95%
White 0% 96% 0% 95%
Black 1% 96% 1% 95%
Other 0% 93% 0% 92%
Country of Birth
U.S. 0% 96% 0% 95%
Foreign 0% 94% 0% 93%
Age
60-69 1% 93%
70-79 0% 97%
80-89 0% 97%
90+ 0% 94%
Marital Status
Married 0% 95% 0% 95%
Divorced 0% 96% 1% 95%
Widowed 0% 96% 0% 96%
Never Married 1% 94% 1% 93%
Education
Graduate 0% 93% 0% 93%
Bachelor 0% 95% 0% 94%
Associate 0% 97% 0% 96%
High School 0% 96% 0% 96%
Less than 12 Yrs 0% 94% 0% 93%
Official Poverty
Above poverty 0% 96% 0% 95%
In poverty 4% 84% 5% 83%
Household Income Quintile
$200,444+ 0% 84% 0% 84%
$103,985 - $200,444 0% 98% 0% 97%
$60,527 - $103,985 0% 99% 0% 98%
$33,157 - $60,527 0% 100% 0% 100%
$0-$33,157 1% 97% 1% 97%
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 0% 95% 0% 95%
Widow(er) 0% 97% 0% 98%
Spouse 0% 95% 0% 95%
Disabled worker 0% 97% . . . . . .
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0714v2
Notes: . . . = not applicable; — = sample size is too small.
Providing these estimates does not imply SSA support for the proposal, nor is SSA responsible for any interpretations of these estimates.
Table 3. Poverty, 2050: Increase FRA to 68 vs. Scheduled
POPULATION: current law beneficiaries aged 60+
Characteristic Poverty Rate Population Change (thousands)
Scheduled Option Change
Total 3.5% 3.7%
Sex
Female 4.2% 4.5%
Male 2.7% 2.9%
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 5.0% 5.3%
White 2.4% 2.6%
Black 6.7% 7.2%
Other 4.1% 4.5%
Country of Birth
U.S. 2.8% 3.0%
Foreign 5.9% 6.2%
Age
60-69 4.4% 4.8%
70-79 3.1% 3.4%
80-89 3.2% 3.2%
90+ 2.9% 2.9% 0.0%
Marital Status
Married 1.3% 1.3%
Divorced 5.2% 5.6%
Widowed 3.9% 4.1%
Never Married 9.6% 10.2%
Education
Graduate 1.3% 1.4%
Bachelor 1.4% 1.5%
Associate 2.6% 2.8%
High School 5.0% 5.3%
Less than 12 Yrs 8.8% 9.4%
Official Poverty
Above poverty 0.0% 0.2%
In poverty 100.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0
Household Income Quintile
$200,444+ 0.1% 0.1% 0.0%
$103,985 - $200,444 0.1% 0.1% 0.0% 0
$60,527 - $103,985 0.2% 0.2% 0.0%
$33,157 - $60,527 0.4% 0.4% 0.0%
$0-$33,157 16.7% 17.8%
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 3.5% 3.7%
Widow(er) 3.1% 3.2%
Spouse 3.3% 3.7%
Disabled worker 5.5% 5.5% 0.0% 0
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0714v2
Providing these estimates does not imply SSA support for the proposal, nor is SSA responsible for any interpretations of these estimates.
Table 3. Poverty, 2050: Increase FRA to 68 vs. Payable
POPULATION: current law beneficiaries aged 60+
Characteristic Poverty Rate Population Change (thousands)
Payable Option Change
Total 7.0% 3.7% -3.3% -2,847
Sex
Female 8.2% 4.5% -3.7% -1,738
Male 5.6% 2.9% -2.7% -1,109
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 9.4% 5.3% -4.1% -665
White 5.2% 2.6% -2.6% -1,412
Black 13.0% 7.2% -5.9% -557
Other 7.4% 4.5% -2.9% -213
Country of Birth
U.S. 6.1% 3.0% -3.1% -2,118
Foreign 9.9% 6.2% -3.7% -729
Age
60-69 8.1% 4.8% -3.3% -840
70-79 6.6% 3.4% -3.2% -1,033
80-89 6.6% 3.2% -3.4% -737
90+ 6.0% 2.9% -3.0% -236
Marital Status
Married 2.3% 1.3% -1.0% -452
Divorced 11.0% 5.6% -5.4% -905
Widowed 8.6% 4.1% -4.5% -697
Never Married 17.6% 10.2% -7.4% -793
Education
Graduate 2.2% 1.4% -0.8% -92
Bachelor 2.9% 1.5% -1.4% -280
Associate 5.9% 2.8% -3.2% -627
High School 9.8% 5.3% -4.6% -1,302
Less than 12 Yrs 16.2% 9.4% -6.8% -545
Official Poverty
Above poverty 3.6% 0.2% -3.4% -2,847
In poverty 100.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0
Household Income Quintile
$200,444+ 0.2% 0.1% 0.0% -6
$103,985 - $200,444 0.2% 0.1% -0.1% -14
$60,527 - $103,985 0.5% 0.2% -0.3% -48
$33,157 - $60,527 1.2% 0.4% -0.8% -147
$0-$33,157 32.8% 17.8% -15.0% -2,630
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 6.5% 3.7% -2.8% -1,832
Widow(er) 8.1% 3.2% -4.9% -613
Spouse 6.9% 3.7% -3.2% -183
Disabled worker 11.5% 5.5% -5.9% -218
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0714v2
Providing these estimates does not imply SSA support for the proposal, nor is SSA responsible for any interpretations of these estimates.
Table 4. Beneficiary characteristics, 2050: Increase FRA to 68 vs. Scheduled
POPULATION: current law beneficiaries aged 60+
Characteristic All beneficiaries Affected beneficiaries Beneficiaries with lower benefits Beneficiaries with higher benefits
Number (thousands) Percent Number (thousands) Percent Number (thousands) Percent Number (thousands) Percent
Total 87,563 100.0 57,712 100.0 57,675 100.0 38 100.0
Sex
Female 46,454 53.1 29,290 50.8 29,263 50.7 27 72.2
Male 41,108 46.9 28,422 49.2 28,412 49.3 10 27.8
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 16,087 18.4 10,967 19.0 10,958 19.0 9 23.2
White 54,725 62.5 35,551 61.6 35,532 61.6 19 49.4
Black 9,521 10.9 6,178 10.7 6,175 10.7 3 7.4
Other 7,231 8.3 5,016 8.7 5,009 8.7 8 20.1
Country of Birth
U.S. 67,665 77.3 44,234 76.6 44,205 76.6 29 76.0
Foreign 19,898 22.7 13,478 23.4 13,469 23.4 9 24.0
Age
60-69 25,830 29.5 19,504 33.8 19,487 33.8 17 44.5
70-79 32,047 36.6 26,062 45.2 26,045 45.2 18 46.6
80-89 21,891 25.0 12,118 21.0 12,115 21.0 3 8.9
90+ 7,795 8.9 28 0.0 28 0.0 . . . . . .
Marital Status
Married 44,755 51.1 32,738 56.7 32,733 56.8 4 11.9
Divorced 16,656 19.0 11,257 19.5 11,238 19.5 19 50.8
Widowed 15,365 17.5 5,867 10.2 5,853 10.1 14 37.3
Never Married 10,786 12.3 7,850 13.6 7,850 13.6 . . . . . .
Education
Graduate 11,012 12.6 7,527 13.0 7,527 13.1 . . . . . .
Bachelor 20,209 23.1 13,989 24.2 13,980 24.2 9 23.3
Associate 19,742 22.5 12,926 22.4 12,914 22.4 12 31.2
High School 28,574 32.6 17,908 31.0 17,895 31.0 13 33.5
Less than 12 Yrs 8,026 9.2 5,362 9.3 5,358 9.3 5 12.0
Official Poverty
Above poverty 84,498 96.5 55,818 96.7 55,785 96.7 32 86.2
In poverty 3,064 3.5 1,895 3.3 1,890 3.3 5 13.8
Household Income Quintile
$200,444+ 17,512 20.0 12,512 21.7 12,507 21.7 5 13.0
$103,985 - $200,444 17,512 20.0 12,614 21.9 12,611 21.9 3 7.8
$60,527 - $103,985 17,514 20.0 11,929 20.7 11,918 20.7 12 31.6
$33,157 - $60,527 17,511 20.0 10,564 18.3 10,564 18.3 . . . . . .
$0-$33,157 17,513 20.0 10,093 17.5 10,075 17.5 18 47.6
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 65,687 75.0 49,978 86.6 49,978 86.7 . . . . . .
Widow(er) 12,506 14.3 3,656 6.3 3,618 6.3 38 100.0
Spouse 5,677 6.5 4,078 7.1 4,078 7.1 . . . . . .
Disabled worker 3,693 4.2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0714v2
Note: . . . = not applicable.
Providing these estimates does not imply SSA support for the proposal, nor is SSA responsible for any interpretations of these estimates.
Table 4. Beneficiary characteristics, 2050: Increase FRA to 68 vs. Payable
POPULATION: current law beneficiaries aged 60+
Characteristic All beneficiaries Affected beneficiaries Beneficiaries with lower benefits Beneficiaries with higher benefits
Number (thousands) Percent Number (thousands) Percent Number (thousands) Percent Number (thousands) Percent
Total 87,563 100.0 87,513 100.0 526 100.0 86,987 100.0
Sex
Female 46,454 53.1 46,432 53.1 243 46.2 46,189 53.1
Male 41,108 46.9 41,081 46.9 283 53.8 40,798 46.9
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 16,087 18.4 16,075 18.4 96 18.2 15,979 18.4
White 54,725 62.5 54,696 62.5 330 62.7 54,366 62.5
Black 9,521 10.9 9,515 10.9 53 10.0 9,462 10.9
Other 7,231 8.3 7,226 8.3 47 9.0 7,179 8.3
Country of Birth
U.S. 67,665 77.3 67,626 77.3 427 81.1 67,199 77.3
Foreign 19,898 22.7 19,887 22.7 99 18.9 19,788 22.7
Age
60-69 25,830 29.5 25,780 29.5 525 99.8 25,255 29.0
70-79 32,047 36.6 32,047 36.6 1 0.2 32,046 36.8
80-89 21,891 25.0 21,891 25.0 . . . . . . 21,891 25.2
90+ 7,795 8.9 7,795 8.9 . . . . . . 7,795 9.0
Marital Status
Married 44,755 51.1 44,727 51.1 307 58.4 44,420 51.1
Divorced 16,656 19.0 16,644 19.0 110 20.8 16,534 19.0
Widowed 15,365 17.5 15,364 17.6 24 4.6 15,340 17.6
Never Married 10,786 12.3 10,778 12.3 86 16.3 10,692 12.3
Education
Graduate 11,012 12.6 11,006 12.6 112 21.3 10,894 12.5
Bachelor 20,209 23.1 20,192 23.1 142 27.0 20,050 23.0
Associate 19,742 22.5 19,742 22.6 110 20.9 19,632 22.6
High School 28,574 32.6 28,551 32.6 112 21.3 28,439 32.7
Less than 12 Yrs 8,026 9.2 8,022 9.2 50 9.6 7,972 9.2
Official Poverty
Above poverty 84,498 96.5 84,448 96.5 526 100.0 83,922 96.5
In poverty 3,064 3.5 3,064 3.5 . . . . . . 3,064 3.5
Household Income Quintile
$200,444+ 17,512 20.0 17,493 20.0 193 36.7 17,300 19.9
$103,985 - $200,444 17,512 20.0 17,496 20.0 198 37.6 17,298 19.9
$60,527 - $103,985 17,514 20.0 17,504 20.0 106 20.2 17,398 20.0
$33,157 - $60,527 17,511 20.0 17,508 20.0 24 4.6 17,483 20.1
$0-$33,157 17,513 20.0 17,511 20.0 5 0.9 17,506 20.1
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 65,687 75.0 65,641 75.0 504 95.7 65,137 74.9
Widow(er) 12,506 14.3 12,506 14.3 4 0.8 12,502 14.4
Spouse 5,677 6.5 5,673 6.5 18 3.4 5,655 6.5
Disabled worker 3,693 4.2 3,693 4.2 . . . . . . 3,693 4.2
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0714v2
Note: . . . = not applicable.
Providing these estimates does not imply SSA support for the proposal, nor is SSA responsible for any interpretations of these estimates.
Table 5. Beneficiary Status, 2050: Increase FRA to 68 vs. Scheduled (in thousands)
POPULATION: current law or option beneficiaries aged 60+
Characteristic Current Law Beneficiaries Changes in beneficiary status under proposed option Policy Option Beneficiaries
Added Removed Net Change
Total 87,563 -82 -82 87,481
Sex
Female 46,454 -49 -49 46,405
Male 41,108 -33 -32 41,076
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 16,087 -20 -19 16,067
White 54,725 -43 -42 54,682
Black 9,521 -6 -5 9,515
Other 7,231 -14 -13 7,217
Country of Birth
U.S. 67,665 -73 -73 67,592
Foreign 19,898 -9 -8 19,889
Age
60-69 25,830 -82 -82 25,748
70-79 32,047 0 0 32,047
80-89 21,891 0 0 21,891
90+ 7,795 0 0 7,795
Marital Status
Married 44,755 -45 -44 44,710
Divorced 16,656 -23 -22 16,634
Widowed 15,365 0 0 15,365
Never Married 10,786 -15 -14 10,772
Education
Graduate 11,012 -9 -9 11,002
Bachelor 20,209 -19 -19 20,189
Associate 19,742 -26 -25 19,716
High School 28,574 -18 -18 28,556
Less than 12 Yrs 8,026 -9 -9 8,017
Official Poverty
Above poverty 84,498 -82 -82 84,416
In poverty 3,064 0 0 3,064
Household Income Quintile
$200,444+ 17,512 -15 -15 17,496
$103,985 - $200,444 17,512 -39 -39 17,473
$60,527 - $103,985 17,514 -24 -23 17,490
$33,157 - $60,527 17,511 -2 -1 17,510
$0-$33,157 17,513 -2 -1 17,511
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 65,687 -70 -69 65,617
Widow(er) 12,506 -3 -2 12,503
Spouse 5,677 -10 -9 5,668
Disabled worker 3,693 0 0 3,693
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0714v2
Providing these estimates does not imply SSA support for the proposal, nor is SSA responsible for any interpretations of these estimates.
Table 5. Beneficiary Status, 2050: Increase FRA to 68 vs. Payable (in thousands)
POPULATION: current law or option beneficiaries aged 60+
Characteristic Current Law Beneficiaries Changes in beneficiary status under proposed option Policy Option Beneficiaries
Added Removed Net Change
Total 87,563 -82 -82 87,481
Sex
Female 46,454 -49 -49 46,405
Male 41,108 -33 -32 41,076
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 16,087 -20 -19 16,067
White 54,725 -43 -42 54,682
Black 9,521 -6 -5 9,515
Other 7,231 -14 -13 7,217
Country of Birth
U.S. 67,665 -73 -73 67,592
Foreign 19,898 -9 -8 19,889
Age
60-69 25,830 -82 -82 25,748
70-79 32,047 0 0 32,047
80-89 21,891 0 0 21,891
90+ 7,795 0 0 7,795
Marital Status
Married 44,755 -45 -44 44,710
Divorced 16,656 -23 -22 16,634
Widowed 15,365 0 0 15,365
Never Married 10,786 -15 -14 10,772
Education
Graduate 11,012 -9 -9 11,002
Bachelor 20,209 -19 -19 20,189
Associate 19,742 -26 -25 19,716
High School 28,574 -18 -18 28,556
Less than 12 Yrs 8,026 -9 -9 8,017
Official Poverty
Above poverty 84,498 -82 -82 84,416
In poverty 3,064 0 0 3,064
Household Income Quintile
$200,444+ 17,512 -15 -15 17,496
$103,985 - $200,444 17,512 -39 -39 17,473
$60,527 - $103,985 17,514 -24 -23 17,490
$33,157 - $60,527 17,511 -2 -1 17,510
$0-$33,157 17,513 -2 -1 17,511
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 65,687 -70 -69 65,617
Widow(er) 12,506 -3 -2 12,503
Spouse 5,677 -10 -9 5,668
Disabled worker 3,693 0 0 3,693
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0714v2
Providing these estimates does not imply SSA support for the proposal, nor is SSA responsible for any interpretations of these estimates.