CATEGORY: WORKER BENEFIT CHANGES
PROPOSAL:Increase benefits for older beneficiaries: PIA increase is phased-in starting at 81 and by 85 is equal to 5 percent of the average retired-worker PIA in the year the beneficiary turns 80
Start date: 2016  End date: not applicable  Proposed by: Bipartisan Policy Center

Projected effects on beneficiaries in 2050

Table 1. Individual benefit changes, 2050: Older Beneficiaries Increase 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 0% 0% 30% 0% 100%
Sex
Female 0% 0% 35% 0% 100%
Male 0% 0% 26% 0% 100%
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 0% 0% 21% 0% 100%
White 0% 0% 35% 0% 100%
Black 0% 0% 25% 0% 100%
Other 0% 0% 27% 0% 100%
Country of Birth
U.S. 0% 0% 32% 0% 100%
Foreign 0% 0% 26% 0% 100%
Age
60-69 0% 0% 0% 0% 100%
70-79 0% 0% 4% 0% 100%
80-89 0% 80% 0% 100%
90+ 0% 100% 0% 100%
Marital Status
Married 0% 0% 24% 0% 100%
Divorced 0% 0% 29% 0% 100%
Widowed 0% 61% 0% 100%
Never Married 0% 0% 17% 0% 100%
Education
Graduate 0% 0% 35% 0% 100%
Bachelor 0% 0% 33% 0% 100%
Associate 0% 0% 29% 0% 100%
High School 0% 0% 31% 0% 100%
Less than 12 Yrs 0% 0% 19% 0% 100%
Official Poverty
Above poverty 0% 0% 30% 0% 100%
In poverty 0% 0% 28% 0% 100%
Household Income Quintile
$200,444+ 0% 0% 31% 0% 100%
$103,985 - $200,444 0% 0% 27% 0% 100%
$60,527 - $103,985 0% 0% 29% 0% 100%
$33,157 - $60,527 0% 0% 33% 0% 100%
$0-$33,157 0% 0% 31% 0% 100%
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 0% 0% 27% 0% 100%
Widow(er) 0% 57% 0% 100%
Spouse 0% 1% 28% 3% 97%
Disabled worker 0% 0% 0% . . . . . .
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: RD0714v1
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: Older Beneficiaries Increase 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% 0% 100%
Sex
Female 0% 100% 0% 100%
Male 0% 100% 0% 100%
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 0% 100% 0% 100%
White 0% 100% 0% 100%
Black 0% 100% 0% 100%
Other 0% 100% 0% 100%
Country of Birth
U.S. 0% 100% 0% 100%
Foreign 0% 100% 0% 100%
Age
60-69 0% 100% 0% 100%
70-79 0% 100% 0% 100%
80-89 0% 100% 0% 100%
90+ 0% 100% 0% 100%
Marital Status
Married 0% 100% 0% 100%
Divorced 0% 100% 0% 100%
Widowed 0% 100% 0% 100%
Never Married 0% 100% 0% 100%
Education
Graduate 0% 100% 0% 100%
Bachelor 0% 100% 0% 100%
Associate 0% 100% 0% 100%
High School 0% 100% 0% 100%
Less than 12 Yrs 0% 100% 0% 100%
Official Poverty
Above poverty 0% 100% 0% 100%
In poverty 0% 100% 0% 100%
Household Income Quintile
$200,444+ 0% 100% 0% 100%
$103,985 - $200,444 0% 100% 0% 100%
$60,527 - $103,985 0% 100% 0% 100%
$33,157 - $60,527 0% 100% 0% 100%
$0-$33,157 0% 100% 0% 100%
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 0% 100% 0% 100%
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 #: RD0714v1
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: Older Beneficiaries Increase 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% 0% 19% 0% 61%
Sex
Female 0% 0% 24% 0% 65%
Male 0% 0% 14% 0% 55%
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 0% 0% 16% 0% 70%
White 0% 0% 21% 0% 58%
Black 0% 0% 20% 0% 79%
Other 0% 0% 16% 0% 56%
Country of Birth
U.S. 0% 0% 20% 0% 60%
Foreign 0% 0% 17% 0% 63%
Age
60-69 0% 0% 0% 0% 66%
70-79 0% 0% 4% 0% 64%
80-89 0% 0% 50% 0% 61%
90+ 0% 60% 0% 60%
Marital Status
Married 0% 0% 14% 0% 55%
Divorced 0% 0% 19% 0% 66%
Widowed 0% 0% 39% 0% 65%
Never Married 0% 0% 11% 0% 64%
Education
Graduate 0% 0% 14% 0% 0% 41%
Bachelor 0% 0% 18% 0% 52%
Associate 0% 0% 20% 0% 64%
High School 0% 0% 23% 0% 73%
Less than 12 Yrs 0% 0% 15% 0% 74%
Official Poverty
Above poverty 0% 0% 19% 0% 60%
In poverty 0% 0% 25% 0% 86%
Household Income Quintile
$200,444+ 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1%
$103,985 - $200,444 0% 0% 9% 0% 0% 32%
$60,527 - $103,985 0% 0% 25% 0% 79%
$33,157 - $60,527 0% 0% 32% 0% 93%
$0-$33,157 0% 0% 31% 0% 96%
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 0% 0% 17% 0% 58%
Widow(er) 0% 0% 40% 0% 70%
Spouse 0% 0% 15% 0% 51%
Disabled worker 0% 0% 0% . . . . . .
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: RD0714v1
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: Older Beneficiaries Increase 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% 97% 0% 97%
Sex
Female 0% 97% 0% 97%
Male 0% 97% 0% 96%
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 0% 97% 0% 98%
White 0% 97% 0% 96%
Black 1% 97% 0% 99%
Other 0% 95% 0% 95%
Country of Birth
U.S. 0% 97% 0% 97%
Foreign 0% 96% 0% 97%
Age
60-69 0% 96% 0% 97%
70-79 0% 98% 0% 98%
80-89 0% 97% 0% 97%
90+ 0% 95% 0% 95%
Marital Status
Married 0% 97% 0% 97%
Divorced 0% 97% 0% 97%
Widowed 0% 97% 0% 97%
Never Married 1% 96% 1% 95%
Education
Graduate 0% 95% 0% 94%
Bachelor 0% 97% 0% 96%
Associate 0% 98% 0% 98%
High School 0% 97% 0% 98%
Less than 12 Yrs 0% 95% 0% 96%
Official Poverty
Above poverty 0% 97% 0% 97%
In poverty 4% 84% 2% 88%
Household Income Quintile
$200,444+ 0% 88% 0% 86%
$103,985 - $200,444 0% 99% 0% 100%
$60,527 - $103,985 0% 100% 0% 100%
$33,157 - $60,527 0% 100% 0% 100%
$0-$33,157 1% 97% 0% 98%
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 0% 97% 0% 97%
Widow(er) 0% 97% 0% 97%
Spouse 0% 96% 0% 94%
Disabled worker 0% 97% . . . . . .
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: RD0714v1
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: Older Beneficiaries Increase vs. Scheduled
POPULATION: current law beneficiaries aged 60+
Characteristic Poverty Rate Population Change (thousands)
Scheduled Option Change
Total 3.5% 3.3% -0.2% -164
Sex
Female 4.2% 4.0% -0.2% -110
Male 2.7% 2.6% -0.1% -54
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 5.0% 4.6% -0.4% -67
White 2.4% 2.3% -0.1% -62
Black 6.7% 6.5% -0.2% -17
Other 4.1% 3.9% -0.2% -17
Country of Birth
U.S. 2.8% 2.7% -0.1% -76
Foreign 5.9% 5.5% -0.4% -87
Age
60-69 4.4% 4.4% 0.0% -1
70-79 3.1% 3.1% 0.0% -7
80-89 3.2% 2.6% -0.5% -119
90+ 2.9% 2.5% -0.5% -35
Marital Status
Married 1.3% 1.2% 0.0% -18
Divorced 5.2% 5.0% -0.2% -28
Widowed 3.9% 3.4% -0.5% -78
Never Married 9.6% 9.3% -0.4% -39
Education
Graduate 1.3% 1.3% 0.0% -4
Bachelor 1.4% 1.3% -0.1% -16
Associate 2.6% 2.5% -0.1% -17
High School 5.0% 4.6% -0.3% -96
Less than 12 Yrs 8.8% 8.4% -0.4% -29
Official Poverty
Above poverty 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0
In poverty 100.0% 94.6% -5.4% -164
Household Income Quintile
$200,444+ 0.1% 0.1% 0.0% 0
$103,985 - $200,444 0.1% 0.1% 0.0% -2
$60,527 - $103,985 0.2% 0.2% 0.0% -1
$33,157 - $60,527 0.4% 0.4% 0.0% -3
$0-$33,157 16.7% 15.8% -0.9% -156
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 3.5% 3.3% -0.2% -110
Widow(er) 3.1% 2.7% -0.4% -49
Spouse 3.3% 3.2% -0.1% -4
Disabled worker 5.5% 5.5% 0.0% 0
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: RD0714v1
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: Older Beneficiaries Increase vs. Payable
POPULATION: current law beneficiaries aged 60+
Characteristic Poverty Rate Population Change (thousands)
Payable Option Change
Total 7.0% 3.3% -3.7% -3,214
Sex
Female 8.2% 4.0% -4.2% -1,960
Male 5.6% 2.6% -3.0% -1,253
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 9.4% 4.6% -4.8% -776
White 5.2% 2.3% -2.8% -1,554
Black 13.0% 6.5% -6.6% -624
Other 7.4% 3.9% -3.6% -258
Country of Birth
U.S. 6.1% 2.7% -3.5% -2,338
Foreign 9.9% 5.5% -4.4% -875
Age
60-69 8.1% 4.4% -3.7% -947
70-79 6.6% 3.1% -3.5% -1,121
80-89 6.6% 2.6% -4.0% -871
90+ 6.0% 2.5% -3.5% -273
Marital Status
Married 2.3% 1.2% -1.1% -506
Divorced 11.0% 5.0% -6.0% -1,003
Widowed 8.6% 3.4% -5.2% -805
Never Married 17.6% 9.3% -8.3% -899
Education
Graduate 2.2% 1.3% -1.0% -106
Bachelor 2.9% 1.3% -1.6% -317
Associate 5.9% 2.5% -3.4% -678
High School 9.8% 4.6% -5.2% -1,488
Less than 12 Yrs 16.2% 8.4% -7.8% -623
Official Poverty
Above poverty 3.6% 0.0% -3.6% -3,050
In poverty 100.0% 94.6% -5.4% -164
Household Income Quintile
$200,444+ 0.2% 0.1% -0.1% -8
$103,985 - $200,444 0.2% 0.1% -0.1% -17
$60,527 - $103,985 0.5% 0.2% -0.3% -52
$33,157 - $60,527 1.2% 0.4% -0.9% -154
$0-$33,157 32.8% 15.8% -17.0% -2,981
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 6.5% 3.3% -3.2% -2,107
Widow(er) 8.1% 2.7% -5.4% -679
Spouse 6.9% 3.2% -3.7% -208
Disabled worker 11.5% 5.5% -5.9% -218
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: RD0714v1
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: Older Beneficiaries Increase 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 26,678 100.0 51 100.0 26,626 100.0
Sex
Female 46,454 53.1 16,105 60.4 27 51.9 16,078 60.4
Male 41,108 46.9 10,573 39.6 25 48.1 10,548 39.6
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 16,087 18.4 3,405 12.8 8 15.1 3,397 12.8
White 54,725 62.5 18,935 71.0 33 64.8 18,902 71.0
Black 9,521 10.9 2,384 8.9 3 5.8 2,381 8.9
Other 7,231 8.3 1,953 7.3 7 14.3 1,946 7.3
Country of Birth
U.S. 67,665 77.3 21,565 80.8 31 60.3 21,534 80.9
Foreign 19,898 22.7 5,112 19.2 20 39.7 5,092 19.1
Age
60-69 25,830 29.5 97 0.4 . . . . . . 97 0.4
70-79 32,047 36.6 1,218 4.6 2 4.5 1,215 4.6
80-89 21,891 25.0 17,599 66.0 45 88.0 17,554 65.9
90+ 7,795 8.9 7,764 29.1 4 7.5 7,760 29.1
Marital Status
Married 44,755 51.1 10,756 40.3 44 86.2 10,712 40.2
Divorced 16,656 19.0 4,809 18.0 2 3.3 4,807 18.1
Widowed 15,365 17.5 9,304 34.9 5 10.4 9,299 34.9
Never Married 10,786 12.3 1,808 6.8 . . . . . . 1,808 6.8
Education
Graduate 11,012 12.6 3,802 14.3 2 3.1 3,800 14.3
Bachelor 20,209 23.1 6,717 25.2 19 36.7 6,699 25.2
Associate 19,742 22.5 5,828 21.8 19 38.1 5,808 21.8
High School 28,574 32.6 8,815 33.0 9 17.0 8,806 33.1
Less than 12 Yrs 8,026 9.2 1,515 5.7 3 5.1 1,513 5.7
Official Poverty
Above poverty 84,498 96.5 25,807 96.7 51 100.0 25,756 96.7
In poverty 3,064 3.5 871 3.3 . . . . . . 871 3.3
Household Income Quintile
$200,444+ 17,512 20.0 5,502 20.6 10 19.4 5,492 20.6
$103,985 - $200,444 17,512 20.0 4,742 17.8 6 12.4 4,735 17.8
$60,527 - $103,985 17,514 20.0 5,152 19.3 21 41.2 5,131 19.3
$33,157 - $60,527 17,511 20.0 5,789 21.7 11 21.1 5,778 21.7
$0-$33,157 17,513 20.0 5,492 20.6 3 5.9 5,489 20.6
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 65,687 75.0 17,892 67.1 . . . . . . 17,892 67.2
Widow(er) 12,506 14.3 7,123 26.7 2 4.5 7,120 26.7
Spouse 5,677 6.5 1,663 6.2 49 95.5 1,614 6.1
Disabled worker 3,693 4.2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: RD0714v1
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: Older Beneficiaries Increase 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 87,563 100.0 . . . . . . 87,563 100.0
Sex
Female 46,454 53.1 46,454 53.1 . . . . . . 46,454 53.1
Male 41,108 46.9 41,108 46.9 . . . . . . 41,108 46.9
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 16,087 18.4 16,087 18.4 . . . . . . 16,087 18.4
White 54,725 62.5 54,725 62.5 . . . . . . 54,725 62.5
Black 9,521 10.9 9,521 10.9 . . . . . . 9,521 10.9
Other 7,231 8.3 7,231 8.3 . . . . . . 7,231 8.3
Country of Birth
U.S. 67,665 77.3 67,665 77.3 . . . . . . 67,665 77.3
Foreign 19,898 22.7 19,898 22.7 . . . . . . 19,898 22.7
Age
60-69 25,830 29.5 25,830 29.5 . . . . . . 25,830 29.5
70-79 32,047 36.6 32,047 36.6 . . . . . . 32,047 36.6
80-89 21,891 25.0 21,891 25.0 . . . . . . 21,891 25.0
90+ 7,795 8.9 7,795 8.9 . . . . . . 7,795 8.9
Marital Status
Married 44,755 51.1 44,755 51.1 . . . . . . 44,755 51.1
Divorced 16,656 19.0 16,656 19.0 . . . . . . 16,656 19.0
Widowed 15,365 17.5 15,365 17.5 . . . . . . 15,365 17.5
Never Married 10,786 12.3 10,786 12.3 . . . . . . 10,786 12.3
Education
Graduate 11,012 12.6 11,012 12.6 . . . . . . 11,012 12.6
Bachelor 20,209 23.1 20,209 23.1 . . . . . . 20,209 23.1
Associate 19,742 22.5 19,742 22.5 . . . . . . 19,742 22.5
High School 28,574 32.6 28,574 32.6 . . . . . . 28,574 32.6
Less than 12 Yrs 8,026 9.2 8,026 9.2 . . . . . . 8,026 9.2
Official Poverty
Above poverty 84,498 96.5 84,498 96.5 . . . . . . 84,498 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 17,512 20.0 . . . . . . 17,512 20.0
$103,985 - $200,444 17,512 20.0 17,512 20.0 . . . . . . 17,512 20.0
$60,527 - $103,985 17,514 20.0 17,514 20.0 . . . . . . 17,514 20.0
$33,157 - $60,527 17,511 20.0 17,511 20.0 . . . . . . 17,511 20.0
$0-$33,157 17,513 20.0 17,513 20.0 . . . . . . 17,513 20.0
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 65,687 75.0 65,687 75.0 . . . . . . 65,687 75.0
Widow(er) 12,506 14.3 12,506 14.3 . . . . . . 12,506 14.3
Spouse 5,677 6.5 5,677 6.5 . . . . . . 5,677 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 #: RD0714v1
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: Older Beneficiaries Increase 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 0 87,564
Sex
Female 46,454 0 46,455
Male 41,108 0 0 41,108
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 16,087 0 0 16,087
White 54,725 0 54,726
Black 9,521 0 0 9,521
Other 7,231 0 0 7,231
Country of Birth
U.S. 67,665 0 67,666
Foreign 19,898 0 0 19,898
Age
60-69 25,830 0 0 25,830
70-79 32,047 0 0 32,047
80-89 21,891 0 21,892
90+ 7,795 0 0 7,795
Marital Status
Married 44,755 0 44,756
Divorced 16,656 0 0 16,656
Widowed 15,365 0 0 15,365
Never Married 10,786 0 0 10,786
Education
Graduate 11,012 0 0 11,012
Bachelor 20,209 0 20,210
Associate 19,742 0 0 19,742
High School 28,574 0 0 28,574
Less than 12 Yrs 8,026 0 0 8,026
Official Poverty
Above poverty 84,498 0 84,499
In poverty 3,064 0 0 3,064
Household Income Quintile
$200,444+ 17,512 0 0 17,512
$103,985 - $200,444 17,512 0 17,514
$60,527 - $103,985 17,514 0 0 17,514
$33,157 - $60,527 17,511 0 0 17,511
$0-$33,157 17,513 0 0 17,513
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 65,687 0 0 65,687
Widow(er) 12,506 0 0 12,506
Spouse 5,677 0 0 5,677
Disabled worker 3,693 0 0 3,693
None 0 0 1
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: RD0714v1
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: Older Beneficiaries Increase 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 0 87,564
Sex
Female 46,454 0 46,455
Male 41,108 0 0 41,108
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 16,087 0 0 16,087
White 54,725 0 54,726
Black 9,521 0 0 9,521
Other 7,231 0 0 7,231
Country of Birth
U.S. 67,665 0 67,666
Foreign 19,898 0 0 19,898
Age
60-69 25,830 0 0 25,830
70-79 32,047 0 0 32,047
80-89 21,891 0 21,892
90+ 7,795 0 0 7,795
Marital Status
Married 44,755 0 44,756
Divorced 16,656 0 0 16,656
Widowed 15,365 0 0 15,365
Never Married 10,786 0 0 10,786
Education
Graduate 11,012 0 0 11,012
Bachelor 20,209 0 20,210
Associate 19,742 0 0 19,742
High School 28,574 0 0 28,574
Less than 12 Yrs 8,026 0 0 8,026
Official Poverty
Above poverty 84,498 0 84,499
In poverty 3,064 0 0 3,064
Household Income Quintile
$200,444+ 17,512 0 0 17,512
$103,985 - $200,444 17,512 0 17,514
$60,527 - $103,985 17,514 0 0 17,514
$33,157 - $60,527 17,511 0 0 17,511
$0-$33,157 17,513 0 0 17,513
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 65,687 0 0 65,687
Widow(er) 12,506 0 0 12,506
Spouse 5,677 0 0 5,677
Disabled worker 3,693 0 0 3,693
None 0 0 1
Source: SSA/Office of Retirement Policy, using MINT 7 Run: 03/09/2015 Ref #: RD0714v1
Providing these estimates does not imply SSA support for the proposal, nor is SSA responsible for any interpretations of these estimates.