CATEGORY: WORKER BENEFIT CHANGES
PROPOSAL:Increase the computation period from 35 years: To 40 years (does not apply to DI)
Start date: 2015  End date: 2023  Proposed by: Social Security Advisory Board

Projected effects on beneficiaries in 2050

Table 1. Individual benefit changes, 2050: Computation Period to 40 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 -3% 76% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Sex
Female -3% 74% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Male -3% 78% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic -4% 76% 0% -5% 100% 0%
White -3% 76% 0% -3% 100% 0%
Black -3% 74% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Other -4% 79% 0% -5% 100% 0%
Country of Birth
U.S. -3% 76% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Foreign -4% 79% 0% -5% 100% 0%
Age
60-69 -4% 72% 0% -5% 100% 0%
70-79 -3% 82% 0% -4% 100% 0%
80-89 -3% 82% 0% -3% 100% 0%
90+ -1% 51% 0% -2% 100% 0%
Marital Status
Married -3% 82% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Divorced -3% 74% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Widowed -1% 59% 0% -3% 100% 0%
Never Married -4% 79% 0% -5% 100% 0%
Education
Graduate -3% 80% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Bachelor -3% 82% 0% -3% 100% 0%
Associate -3% 75% 0% -4% 100% 0%
High School -3% 74% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Less than 12 Yrs -4% 72% 0% -5% 100% 0%
Official Poverty
Above poverty -3% 76% 0% -4% 100% 0%
In poverty -5% 74% 0% -11% 100% 0%
Household Income Quintile
$200,444+ -2% 81% 0% -3% 100% 0%
$103,985 - $200,444 -3% 82% 0% -3% 100% 0%
$60,527 - $103,985 -3% 79% 0% -4% 100% 0%
$33,157 - $60,527 -3% 72% 0% -4% 100% 0%
$0-$33,157 -4% 68% 0% -5% 100% 0%
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker -4% 87% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Widow(er) 0% 40% 0% -3% 100% 0%
Spouse -3% 81% 1% -3% 99% 1%
Disabled worker 0% 0% 0% . . . . . .
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0331v1
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 1. Individual benefit changes, 2050: Computation Period to 40 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 0% 100% 1% 99%
Sex
Female 0% 100% 0% 99%
Male 0% 100% 1% 99%
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 0% 100% 0% 99%
White 0% 100% 0% 99%
Black 0% 100% 1% 99%
Other 1% 99% 1% 99%
Country of Birth
U.S. 0% 100% 0% 99%
Foreign 0% 100% 1% 99%
Age
60-69 1% 99% 2% 98%
70-79 0% 100% 0% 100%
80-89 0% 100% 0% 100%
90+ 0% 100% 0% 100%
Marital Status
Married 0% 100% 1% 99%
Divorced 0% 100% 1% 99%
Widowed 0% 100% 0% 100%
Never Married 1% 99% 1% 99%
Education
Graduate 1% 99% 1% 99%
Bachelor 0% 100% 1% 99%
Associate 0% 100% 0% 99%
High School 0% 100% 0% 100%
Less than 12 Yrs 0% 99% 1% 99%
Official Poverty
Above poverty 0% 100% 1% 99%
In poverty 0% 100% 0% 100%
Household Income Quintile
$200,444+ 1% 99% 1% 99%
$103,985 - $200,444 1% 99% 1% 99%
$60,527 - $103,985 0% 100% 1% 99%
$33,157 - $60,527 0% 100% 0% 100%
$0-$33,157 0% 100% 0% 100%
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 0% 99% 1% 99%
Widow(er) 0% 100% 0% 100%
Spouse 0% 100% 0% 100%
Disabled worker 0% 100% . . . . . .
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0331v1
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 2. Household income changes, 2050: Computation Period to 40 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% 50% 0% -1% 63% 0%
Sex
Female 0% 50% 0% -1% 65% 0%
Male 0% 50% 0% -1% 61% 0%
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic -1% 56% 0% -1% 71% 0%
White 0% 47% 0% -1% 59% 0%
Black -1% 56% 0% -1% 74% 0%
Other 0% 48% 0% -1% 59% 0%
Country of Birth
U.S. 0% 48% 0% -1% 61% 0%
Foreign -1% 56% 0% -1% 68% 0%
Age
60-69 0% 49% 0% -1% 65% 0%
70-79 -1% 56% 0% -1% 66% 0%
80-89 -1% 52% 0% -1% 61% 0%
90+ 0% 23% 0% 0% 44% 0%
Marital Status
Married -1% 54% 0% -1% 62% 0%
Divorced 0% 49% 0% -1% 65% 0%
Widowed 0% 36% 0% -1% 60% 0%
Never Married -1% 55% 0% -1% 69% 0%
Education
Graduate 0% 40% 0% 0% 49% 0%
Bachelor 0% 46% 0% -1% 55% 0%
Associate -1% 52% 0% -1% 66% 0%
High School -1% 54% 0% -1% 70% 0%
Less than 12 Yrs -1% 57% 0% -2% 75% 0%
Official Poverty
Above poverty 0% 49% 0% -1% 62% 0%
In poverty -3% 63% 1% -4% 85% 1%
Household Income Quintile
$200,444+ 0% 7% 0% 0% 9% 0%
$103,985 - $200,444 0% 41% 0% 0% 49% 0%
$60,527 - $103,985 -1% 63% 0% -1% 77% 0%
$33,157 - $60,527 -1% 71% 0% -2% 93% 0%
$0-$33,157 -3% 67% 0% -4% 96% 0%
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker -1% 56% 0% -1% 63% 0%
Widow(er) 0% 27% 0% -1% 66% 0%
Spouse -1% 51% 0% -1% 62% 0%
Disabled worker 0% 8% 0% . . . . . .
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0331v1
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 2. Household income changes, 2050: Computation Period to 40 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% 95% 0% 95%
Male 0% 95% 0% 95%
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 0% 95% 0% 94%
White 0% 95% 0% 95%
Black 1% 96% 1% 95%
Other 0% 92% 0% 92%
Country of Birth
U.S. 0% 96% 0% 95%
Foreign 0% 93% 0% 93%
Age
60-69 0% 93% 0% 92%
70-79 0% 97% 0% 96%
80-89 0% 96% 0% 96%
90+ 0% 94% 0% 94%
Marital Status
Married 0% 95% 0% 95%
Divorced 0% 95% 0% 95%
Widowed 0% 95% 0% 95%
Never Married 1% 94% 1% 93%
Education
Graduate 0% 93% 0% 93%
Bachelor 0% 95% 0% 95%
Associate 0% 97% 0% 96%
High School 0% 96% 0% 95%
Less than 12 Yrs 0% 93% 0% 92%
Official Poverty
Above poverty 0% 96% 0% 95%
In poverty 4% 83% 3% 83%
Household Income Quintile
$200,444+ 0% 83% 0% 83%
$103,985 - $200,444 0% 98% 0% 97%
$60,527 - $103,985 0% 98% 0% 98%
$33,157 - $60,527 0% 100% 0% 99%
$0-$33,157 1% 97% 1% 97%
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 0% 95% 0% 95%
Widow(er) 0% 96% 0% 96%
Spouse 0% 94% 0% 94%
Disabled worker 0% 97% . . . . . .
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0331v1
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 3. Poverty, 2050: Computation Period to 40 vs. Scheduled
POPULATION: current law beneficiaries aged 60+
Characteristic Poverty Rate Population Change (thousands)
Scheduled Option Change
Total 3.5% 3.9%
Sex
Female 4.2% 4.6%
Male 2.7% 3.1%
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 5.0% 5.5%
White 2.4% 2.7%
Black 6.7% 7.4%
Other 4.1% 4.8%
Country of Birth
U.S. 2.8% 3.2%
Foreign 5.9% 6.5%
Age
60-69 4.4% 4.8%
70-79 3.1% 3.6%
80-89 3.2% 3.6%
90+ 2.9% 3.1%
Marital Status
Married 1.3% 1.4%
Divorced 5.2% 5.9%
Widowed 3.9% 4.3%
Never Married 9.6% 10.7%
Education
Graduate 1.3% 1.5%
Bachelor 1.4% 1.6%
Associate 2.6% 2.8%
High School 5.0% 5.6%
Less than 12 Yrs 8.8% 9.8%
Official Poverty
Above poverty 0.0% 0.4%
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%
$33,157 - $60,527 0.4% 0.5%
$0-$33,157 16.7% 18.7%
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 3.5% 3.9%
Widow(er) 3.1% 3.3%
Spouse 3.3% 4.0%
Disabled worker 5.5% 5.5% 0.0% 0
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0331v1
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: Computation Period to 40 vs. Payable
POPULATION: current law beneficiaries aged 60+
Characteristic Poverty Rate Population Change (thousands)
Payable Option Change
Total 7.0% 3.9% -3.1% -2,679
Sex
Female 8.2% 4.6% -3.6% -1,650
Male 5.6% 3.1% -2.5% -1,029
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 9.4% 5.5% -3.9% -627
White 5.2% 2.7% -2.4% -1,321
Black 13.0% 7.4% -5.6% -535
Other 7.4% 4.8% -2.7% -194
Country of Birth
U.S. 6.1% 3.2% -3.0% -2,000
Foreign 9.9% 6.5% -3.4% -679
Age
60-69 8.1% 4.8% -3.2% -835
70-79 6.6% 3.6% -3.0% -968
80-89 6.6% 3.6% -3.0% -653
90+ 6.0% 3.1% -2.9% -222
Marital Status
Married 2.3% 1.4% -0.9% -410
Divorced 11.0% 5.9% -5.1% -852
Widowed 8.6% 4.3% -4.4% -671
Never Married 17.6% 10.7% -6.9% -745
Education
Graduate 2.2% 1.5% -0.8% -83
Bachelor 2.9% 1.6% -1.3% -256
Associate 5.9% 2.8% -3.1% -615
High School 9.8% 5.6% -4.2% -1,209
Less than 12 Yrs 16.2% 9.8% -6.4% -514
Official Poverty
Above poverty 3.6% 0.4% -3.2% -2,679
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% -0.2% -41
$33,157 - $60,527 1.2% 0.5% -0.8% -138
$0-$33,157 32.8% 18.7% -14.2% -2,478
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 6.5% 3.9% -2.6% -1,689
Widow(er) 8.1% 3.3% -4.8% -603
Spouse 6.9% 4.0% -3.0% -167
Disabled worker 11.5% 5.5% -5.9% -218
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0331v1
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: Computation Period to 40 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 66,862 100.0 66,813 100.0 49 100.0
Sex
Female 46,454 53.1 34,604 51.8 34,570 51.7 35 71.1
Male 41,108 46.9 32,257 48.2 32,243 48.3 14 28.9
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 16,087 18.4 12,173 18.2 12,172 18.2 1 2.0
White 54,725 62.5 41,878 62.6 41,852 62.6 26 53.5
Black 9,521 10.9 7,063 10.6 7,060 10.6 4 8.0
Other 7,231 8.3 5,747 8.6 5,730 8.6 18 36.5
Country of Birth
U.S. 67,665 77.3 51,153 76.5 51,114 76.5 39 79.8
Foreign 19,898 22.7 15,709 23.5 15,699 23.5 10 20.2
Age
60-69 25,830 29.5 18,639 27.9 18,625 27.9 14 28.7
70-79 32,047 36.6 26,372 39.4 26,348 39.4 24 48.8
80-89 21,891 25.0 17,901 26.8 17,894 26.8 7 14.1
90+ 7,795 8.9 3,950 5.9 3,946 5.9 4 8.4
Marital Status
Married 44,755 51.1 36,784 55.0 36,740 55.0 44 90.5
Divorced 16,656 19.0 12,378 18.5 12,377 18.5 2 3.6
Widowed 15,365 17.5 9,126 13.6 9,123 13.7 3 6.0
Never Married 10,786 12.3 8,573 12.8 8,573 12.8 . . . . . .
Education
Graduate 11,012 12.6 8,820 13.2 8,809 13.2 11 22.8
Bachelor 20,209 23.1 16,483 24.7 16,472 24.7 11 23.0
Associate 19,742 22.5 14,722 22.0 14,716 22.0 6 12.6
High School 28,574 32.6 21,031 31.5 21,012 31.4 20 40.3
Less than 12 Yrs 8,026 9.2 5,805 8.7 5,804 8.7 1 1.2
Official Poverty
Above poverty 84,498 96.5 64,601 96.6 64,554 96.6 46 95.2
In poverty 3,064 3.5 2,261 3.4 2,259 3.4 2 4.8
Household Income Quintile
$200,444+ 17,512 20.0 14,227 21.3 14,210 21.3 18 36.3
$103,985 - $200,444 17,512 20.0 14,318 21.4 14,312 21.4 6 13.1
$60,527 - $103,985 17,514 20.0 13,760 20.6 13,754 20.6 6 12.2
$33,157 - $60,527 17,511 20.0 12,564 18.8 12,554 18.8 10 21.2
$0-$33,157 17,513 20.0 11,991 17.9 11,983 17.9 8 17.1
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 65,687 75.0 57,138 85.5 57,135 85.5 3 6.0
Widow(er) 12,506 14.3 5,061 7.6 5,061 7.6 . . . . . .
Spouse 5,677 6.5 4,663 7.0 4,617 6.9 46 94.0
Disabled worker 3,693 4.2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0331v1
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: Computation Period to 40 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 87,527 100.0 337 100.0 87,190 100.0
Sex
Female 46,454 53.1 46,436 53.1 171 50.6 46,266 53.1
Male 41,108 46.9 41,091 46.9 167 49.4 40,924 46.9
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 16,087 18.4 16,078 18.4 59 17.5 16,018 18.4
White 54,725 62.5 54,709 62.5 201 59.6 54,508 62.5
Black 9,521 10.9 9,511 10.9 38 11.2 9,474 10.9
Other 7,231 8.3 7,229 8.3 39 11.6 7,190 8.2
Country of Birth
U.S. 67,665 77.3 67,637 77.3 253 74.9 67,384 77.3
Foreign 19,898 22.7 19,891 22.7 85 25.1 19,806 22.7
Age
60-69 25,830 29.5 25,795 29.5 332 98.5 25,463 29.2
70-79 32,047 36.6 32,047 36.6 3 0.8 32,044 36.8
80-89 21,891 25.0 21,891 25.0 . . . . . . 21,891 25.1
90+ 7,795 8.9 7,795 8.9 2 0.7 7,792 8.9
Marital Status
Married 44,755 51.1 44,736 51.1 197 58.5 44,539 51.1
Divorced 16,656 19.0 16,654 19.0 76 22.6 16,577 19.0
Widowed 15,365 17.5 15,363 17.6 8 2.5 15,354 17.6
Never Married 10,786 12.3 10,775 12.3 56 16.5 10,719 12.3
Education
Graduate 11,012 12.6 11,009 12.6 70 20.7 10,939 12.5
Bachelor 20,209 23.1 20,197 23.1 87 25.8 20,110 23.1
Associate 19,742 22.5 19,736 22.5 69 20.5 19,667 22.6
High School 28,574 32.6 28,563 32.6 75 22.3 28,488 32.7
Less than 12 Yrs 8,026 9.2 8,022 9.2 36 10.7 7,986 9.2
Official Poverty
Above poverty 84,498 96.5 84,463 96.5 336 99.6 84,127 96.5
In poverty 3,064 3.5 3,064 3.5 2 0.4 3,063 3.5
Household Income Quintile
$200,444+ 17,512 20.0 17,498 20.0 97 28.9 17,401 20.0
$103,985 - $200,444 17,512 20.0 17,501 20.0 138 40.8 17,364 19.9
$60,527 - $103,985 17,514 20.0 17,512 20.0 83 24.6 17,429 20.0
$33,157 - $60,527 17,511 20.0 17,505 20.0 16 4.7 17,489 20.1
$0-$33,157 17,513 20.0 17,510 20.0 4 1.1 17,506 20.1
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 65,687 75.0 65,652 75.0 317 93.9 65,336 74.9
Widow(er) 12,506 14.3 12,506 14.3 3 0.8 12,503 14.3
Spouse 5,677 6.5 5,676 6.5 18 5.3 5,658 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 #: SSAB0331v1
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: Computation Period to 40 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 -63 -62 87,500
Sex
Female 46,454 -38 -37 46,417
Male 41,108 -25 -25 41,083
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 16,087 -15 -14 16,072
White 54,725 -26 -25 54,699
Black 9,521 -6 -5 9,515
Other 7,231 -17 -16 7,214
Country of Birth
U.S. 67,665 -50 -49 67,615
Foreign 19,898 -13 -13 19,884
Age
60-69 25,830 -63 -62 25,767
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 -40 -40 44,714
Divorced 16,656 -8 -8 16,648
Widowed 15,365 0 0 15,365
Never Married 10,786 -14 -14 10,772
Education
Graduate 11,012 -9 -9 11,002
Bachelor 20,209 -14 -13 20,195
Associate 19,742 -18 -17 19,724
High School 28,574 -13 -12 28,561
Less than 12 Yrs 8,026 -9 -9 8,017
Official Poverty
Above poverty 84,498 -61 -61 84,437
In poverty 3,064 -2 -1 3,063
Household Income Quintile
$200,444+ 17,512 -12 -12 17,499
$103,985 - $200,444 17,512 -32 -32 17,480
$60,527 - $103,985 17,514 -17 -16 17,497
$33,157 - $60,527 17,511 0 0 17,511
$0-$33,157 17,513 -2 -1 17,512
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 65,687 -58 -57 65,629
Widow(er) 12,506 0 0 12,506
Spouse 5,677 -5 -5 5,672
Disabled worker 3,693 0 0 3,693
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0331v1
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: Computation Period to 40 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 -63 -62 87,500
Sex
Female 46,454 -38 -37 46,417
Male 41,108 -25 -25 41,083
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 16,087 -15 -14 16,072
White 54,725 -26 -25 54,699
Black 9,521 -6 -5 9,515
Other 7,231 -17 -16 7,214
Country of Birth
U.S. 67,665 -50 -49 67,615
Foreign 19,898 -13 -13 19,884
Age
60-69 25,830 -63 -62 25,767
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 -40 -40 44,714
Divorced 16,656 -8 -8 16,648
Widowed 15,365 0 0 15,365
Never Married 10,786 -14 -14 10,772
Education
Graduate 11,012 -9 -9 11,002
Bachelor 20,209 -14 -13 20,195
Associate 19,742 -18 -17 19,724
High School 28,574 -13 -12 28,561
Less than 12 Yrs 8,026 -9 -9 8,017
Official Poverty
Above poverty 84,498 -61 -61 84,437
In poverty 3,064 -2 -1 3,063
Household Income Quintile
$200,444+ 17,512 -12 -12 17,499
$103,985 - $200,444 17,512 -32 -32 17,480
$60,527 - $103,985 17,514 -17 -16 17,497
$33,157 - $60,527 17,511 0 0 17,511
$0-$33,157 17,513 -2 -1 17,512
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 65,687 -58 -57 65,629
Widow(er) 12,506 0 0 12,506
Spouse 5,677 -5 -5 5,672
Disabled worker 3,693 0 0 3,693
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: SSAB0331v1
Providing these estimates does not imply SSA support for the proposal, nor is SSA responsible for any interpretations of these estimates.