CATEGORY: WORKER BENEFIT CHANGES
PROPOSAL:Index PIA factors to longevity: Multiply factors by the ratio of life expectancy at 67 in 2018 to the life expectancy at age 67 in the 4th year prior to the year of initial benefit eligibility
Start date: 2023  End date: not applicable  Proposed by: Bipartisan Policy Center

Projected effects on beneficiaries in 2070

Table 1. Individual benefit changes, 2070: Index PIA Factors to Longevity 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 -8% 88% 0% -9% 100% 0%
Sex
Female -8% 88% 0% -9% 100% 0%
Male -8% 87% 0% -9% 100% 0%
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic -9% 83% 0% -9% 100% 0%
White -8% 90% 0% -9% 100% 0%
Black -8% 83% 0% -9% 100% 0%
Other -9% 91% 0% -9% 100% 0%
Country of Birth
U.S. -8% 88% 0% -9% 100% 0%
Foreign -8% 87% 0% -9% 100% 0%
Age
60-69 -11% 78% 0% -12% 100% 0%
70-79 -9% 91% 0% -9% 100% 0%
80-89 -7% 92% 0% -7% 100% 0%
90+ -4% 91% 0% -4% 100% 0%
Marital Status
Married -9% 89% 0% -9% 100% 0%
Divorced -9% 86% 0% -9% 100% 0%
Widowed -6% 86% 0% -6% 100% 0%
Never Married -9% 86% 0% -9% 100% 0%
Education
Graduate -9% 93% 0% -9% 100% 0%
Bachelor -8% 94% 0% -9% 100% 0%
Associate -8% 86% 0% -9% 100% 0%
High School -8% 84% 0% -9% 100% 0%
Less than 12 Yrs -9% 81% 0% -10% 100% 0%
Official Poverty
Above poverty -8% 88% 0% -9% 100% 0%
In poverty -8% 83% 0% -9% 100% 0%
Household Income Quintile
$221,317+ -9% 94% 0% -9% 100% 0%
$116,305 - $221,317 -9% 91% 0% -9% 100% 0%
$67,516 - $116,305 -8% 89% 0% -9% 100% 0%
$36,533 - $67,516 -8% 85% 0% -9% 100% 0%
$0-$36,533 -8% 79% 0% -9% 100% 0%
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker -9% 93% 0% -9% 100% 0%
Widow(er) -6% 79% 0% -7% 100% 0%
Spouse -9% 92% 0% -9% 100% 0%
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, 2070: Index PIA Factors to Longevity 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% 98%
Sex
Female 1% 99% 1% 99%
Male 1% 99% 1% 98%
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 1% 99% 1% 98%
White 1% 99% 1% 99%
Black 1% 99% 1% 99%
Other 2% 98% 2% 98%
Country of Birth
U.S. 1% 99% 1% 98%
Foreign 1% 99% 1% 99%
Age
60-69 4% 95% 5% 94%
70-79 0% 100% 0% 100%
80-89 0% 100% 0% 100%
90+ 0% 100% 0% 100%
Marital Status
Married 1% 99% 1% 98%
Divorced 1% 99% 2% 98%
Widowed 0% 100% 0% 100%
Never Married 1% 98% 2% 98%
Education
Graduate 1% 98% 2% 98%
Bachelor 1% 98% 2% 98%
Associate 1% 99% 1% 99%
High School 1% 99% 1% 99%
Less than 12 Yrs 1% 99% 1% 99%
Official Poverty
Above poverty 1% 99% 1% 98%
In poverty 0% 100% 0% 100%
Household Income Quintile
$221,317+ 2% 98% 2% 97%
$116,305 - $221,317 2% 98% 2% 98%
$67,516 - $116,305 1% 98% 1% 98%
$36,533 - $67,516 0% 99% 0% 99%
$0-$36,533 0% 100% 0% 100%
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 1% 98% 2% 98%
Widow(er) 0% 100% 0% 99%
Spouse 0% 99% 1% 99%
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, 2070: Index PIA Factors to Longevity 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 -3% 80% 0% -3% 89% 0%
Sex
Female -3% 80% 0% -3% 89% 0%
Male -2% 80% 0% -3% 90% 0%
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic -3% 78% 0% -3% 91% 0%
White -3% 82% 0% -3% 89% 0%
Black -3% 78% 0% -4% 92% 0%
Other -2% 77% 0% -2% 83% 0%
Country of Birth
U.S. -3% 81% 0% -3% 90% 0%
Foreign -2% 77% 0% -3% 86% 0%
Age
60-69 -3% 74% 0% -3% 92% 0%
70-79 -3% 86% 0% -4% 93% 0%
80-89 -3% 84% 0% -3% 89% 0%
90+ -1% 61% 0% -1% 67% 0%
Marital Status
Married -3% 85% 0% -3% 91% 0%
Divorced -3% 79% 0% -3% 91% 0%
Widowed -2% 70% 0% -2% 81% 0%
Never Married -3% 78% 0% -3% 90% 0%
Education
Graduate -2% 80% 0% -2% 85% 0%
Bachelor -2% 81% 0% -2% 86% 0%
Associate -3% 82% 0% -3% 93% 0%
High School -3% 79% 0% -4% 92% 0%
Less than 12 Yrs -3% 75% 0% -4% 90% 0%
Official Poverty
Above poverty -3% 80% 0% -3% 89% 0%
In poverty -6% 72% 1% -7% 87% 1%
Household Income Quintile
$221,317+ -1% 59% 0% -1% 63% 0%
$116,305 - $221,317 -2% 86% 0% -2% 92% 0%
$67,516 - $116,305 -3% 89% 0% -3% 97% 0%
$36,533 - $67,516 -4% 87% 0% -5% 99% 0%
$0-$36,533 -6% 78% 0% -7% 98% 0%
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker -3% 86% 0% -3% 90% 0%
Widow(er) -2% 68% 0% -3% 86% 0%
Spouse -3% 85% 0% -3% 91% 0%
Disabled worker 0% 11% 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, 2070: Index PIA Factors to Longevity 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% 94%
Sex
Female 0% 95% 0% 94%
Male 0% 95% 0% 94%
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 0% 94% 0% 94%
White 0% 95% 0% 95%
Black 0% 95% 0% 95%
Other 0% 91% 0% 91%
Country of Birth
U.S. 0% 95% 0% 95%
Foreign 0% 92% 0% 92%
Age
60-69 1% 90% 1% 87%
70-79 0% 96% 0% 96%
80-89 0% 97% 0% 97%
90+ 0% 95% 0% 96%
Marital Status
Married 0% 95% 0% 94%
Divorced 1% 95% 1% 95%
Widowed 0% 96% 0% 95%
Never Married 1% 93% 1% 92%
Education
Graduate 0% 93% 0% 93%
Bachelor 0% 94% 0% 94%
Associate 0% 96% 0% 96%
High School 0% 95% 0% 95%
Less than 12 Yrs 0% 93% 1% 92%
Official Poverty
Above poverty 0% 95% 0% 94%
In poverty 3% 83% 3% 83%
Household Income Quintile
$221,317+ 0% 81% 0% 81%
$116,305 - $221,317 0% 97% 0% 97%
$67,516 - $116,305 1% 98% 1% 98%
$36,533 - $67,516 0% 99% 0% 99%
$0-$36,533 0% 98% 0% 98%
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 0% 94% 0% 94%
Widow(er) 0% 96% 0% 96%
Spouse 0% 95% 0% 95%
Disabled worker 0% 98% . . . . . .
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, 2070: Index PIA Factors to Longevity vs. Scheduled
POPULATION: current law beneficiaries aged 60+
Characteristic Poverty Rate Population Change (thousands)
Scheduled Option Change
Total 2.1% 2.6%
Sex
Female 2.4% 3.0%
Male 1.8% 2.2%
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 2.9% 3.6%
White 1.4% 1.7%
Black 4.2% 5.1%
Other 2.3% 2.8%
Country of Birth
U.S. 1.6% 2.0%
Foreign 3.9% 4.6%
Age
60-69 2.4% 3.1%
70-79 2.0% 2.6%
80-89 2.1% 2.5%
90+ 1.6% 1.8%
Marital Status
Married 0.7% 0.9%
Divorced 2.6% 3.3%
Widowed 1.9% 2.4%
Never Married 5.3% 6.5%
Education
Graduate 0.8% 0.9%
Bachelor 0.8% 1.0%
Associate 1.5% 1.9%
High School 2.9% 3.5%
Less than 12 Yrs 5.5% 6.9%
Official Poverty
Above poverty 0.0% 0.5%
In poverty 100.0% 99.9% -0.1% -2
Household Income Quintile
$221,317+ 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0
$116,305 - $221,317 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0
$67,516 - $116,305 0.0% 0.1% 0.0%
$36,533 - $67,516 0.2% 0.3%
$0-$36,533 10.3% 12.7%
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 2.2% 2.8%
Widow(er) 1.4% 1.7%
Spouse 1.9% 2.4%
Disabled worker 3.2% 3.2% 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, 2070: Index PIA Factors to Longevity vs. Payable
POPULATION: current law beneficiaries aged 60+
Characteristic Poverty Rate Population Change (thousands)
Payable Option Change
Total 4.7% 2.6% -2.1% -2,042
Sex
Female 5.3% 3.0% -2.3% -1,183
Male 4.0% 2.2% -1.8% -859
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 6.3% 3.6% -2.6% -627
White 3.2% 1.7% -1.5% -833
Black 9.0% 5.1% -3.8% -385
Other 4.8% 2.8% -2.0% -195
Country of Birth
U.S. 3.9% 2.0% -1.9% -1,473
Foreign 7.2% 4.6% -2.6% -568
Age
60-69 4.9% 3.1% -1.8% -505
70-79 4.5% 2.6% -1.9% -726
80-89 4.9% 2.5% -2.4% -605
90+ 4.0% 1.8% -2.3% -205
Marital Status
Married 1.5% 0.9% -0.6% -268
Divorced 6.1% 3.3% -2.8% -572
Widowed 5.2% 2.4% -2.8% -419
Never Married 10.8% 6.5% -4.4% -782
Education
Graduate 1.6% 0.9% -0.7% -96
Bachelor 1.7% 1.0% -0.7% -157
Associate 3.7% 1.9% -1.8% -382
High School 6.6% 3.5% -3.1% -979
Less than 12 Yrs 11.0% 6.9% -4.1% -426
Official Poverty
Above poverty 2.6% 0.5% -2.1% -2,044
In poverty 99.8% 99.9%
Household Income Quintile
$221,317+ 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% -4
$116,305 - $221,317 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% -9
$67,516 - $116,305 0.2% 0.1% -0.1% -19
$36,533 - $67,516 0.7% 0.3% -0.5% -90
$0-$36,533 22.3% 12.7% -9.7% -1,919
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 4.6% 2.8% -1.9% -1,425
Widow(er) 4.5% 1.7% -2.8% -378
Spouse 4.0% 2.4% -1.6% -90
Disabled worker 6.8% 3.2% -3.6% -148
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, 2070: Index PIA Factors to Longevity 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 99,367 100.0 86,993 100.0 86,947 100.0 46 100.0
Sex
Female 51,669 52.0 45,538 52.3 45,507 52.3 31 66.7
Male 47,698 48.0 41,455 47.7 41,440 47.7 15 33.3
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 23,798 23.9 19,664 22.6 19,648 22.6 16 35.3
White 55,862 56.2 50,182 57.7 50,162 57.7 20 43.5
Black 10,043 10.1 8,359 9.6 8,352 9.6 7 15.6
Other 9,664 9.7 8,788 10.1 8,785 10.1 3 5.6
Country of Birth
U.S. 77,479 78.0 67,927 78.1 67,892 78.1 36 77.7
Foreign 21,888 22.0 19,065 21.9 19,055 21.9 10 22.3
Age
60-69 28,040 28.2 21,893 25.2 21,882 25.2 11 25.0
70-79 37,436 37.7 34,018 39.1 33,993 39.1 24 53.2
80-89 24,883 25.0 22,892 26.3 22,887 26.3 6 12.5
90+ 9,008 9.1 8,190 9.4 8,186 9.4 4 9.4
Marital Status
Married 45,743 46.0 40,708 46.8 40,691 46.8 17 37.0
Divorced 20,504 20.6 17,747 20.4 17,727 20.4 20 43.9
Widowed 15,160 15.3 13,057 15.0 13,048 15.0 9 19.1
Never Married 17,960 18.1 15,481 17.8 15,481 17.8 . . . . . .
Education
Graduate 13,734 13.8 12,834 14.8 12,834 14.8 . . . . . .
Bachelor 22,043 22.2 20,640 23.7 20,631 23.7 8 18.1
Associate 21,221 21.4 18,262 21.0 18,251 21.0 12 25.1
High School 31,969 32.2 26,790 30.8 26,770 30.8 20 43.5
Less than 12 Yrs 10,400 10.5 8,466 9.7 8,460 9.7 6 13.2
Official Poverty
Above poverty 97,260 97.9 85,251 98.0 85,205 98.0 46 100.0
In poverty 2,107 2.1 1,742 2.0 1,742 2.0 . . . . . .
Household Income Quintile
$221,317+ 19,874 20.0 18,642 21.4 18,633 21.4 9 18.7
$116,305 - $221,317 19,873 20.0 18,114 20.8 18,114 20.8 . . . . . .
$67,516 - $116,305 19,873 20.0 17,718 20.4 17,706 20.4 12 25.8
$36,533 - $67,516 19,870 20.0 16,841 19.4 16,830 19.4 11 23.3
$0-$36,533 19,877 20.0 15,678 18.0 15,663 18.0 15 32.1
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 76,149 76.6 71,113 81.7 71,113 81.8 . . . . . .
Widow(er) 13,655 13.7 10,795 12.4 10,768 12.4 27 59.2
Spouse 5,494 5.5 5,085 5.8 5,066 5.8 19 40.8
Disabled worker 4,069 4.1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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, 2070: Index PIA Factors to Longevity 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 99,367 100.0 99,199 100.0 1,168 100.0 98,031 100.0
Sex
Female 51,669 52.0 51,607 52.0 573 49.0 51,034 52.1
Male 47,698 48.0 47,592 48.0 596 51.0 46,997 47.9
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 23,798 23.9 23,742 23.9 288 24.7 23,454 23.9
White 55,862 56.2 55,778 56.2 632 54.1 55,146 56.3
Black 10,043 10.1 10,028 10.1 102 8.7 9,926 10.1
Other 9,664 9.7 9,652 9.7 146 12.5 9,505 9.7
Country of Birth
U.S. 77,479 78.0 77,342 78.0 936 80.1 76,406 77.9
Foreign 21,888 22.0 21,857 22.0 232 19.9 21,625 22.1
Age
60-69 28,040 28.2 27,886 28.1 1,150 98.4 26,737 27.3
70-79 37,436 37.7 37,422 37.7 10 0.9 37,411 38.2
80-89 24,883 25.0 24,883 25.1 8 0.7 24,874 25.4
90+ 9,008 9.1 9,008 9.1 . . . . . . 9,008 9.2
Marital Status
Married 45,743 46.0 45,659 46.0 578 49.4 45,081 46.0
Divorced 20,504 20.6 20,479 20.6 275 23.5 20,204 20.6
Widowed 15,160 15.3 15,154 15.3 50 4.2 15,105 15.4
Never Married 17,960 18.1 17,907 18.1 266 22.8 17,640 18.0
Education
Graduate 13,734 13.8 13,703 13.8 203 17.4 13,500 13.8
Bachelor 22,043 22.2 22,006 22.2 315 26.9 21,691 22.1
Associate 21,221 21.4 21,182 21.4 219 18.8 20,962 21.4
High School 31,969 32.2 31,927 32.2 328 28.1 31,599 32.2
Less than 12 Yrs 10,400 10.5 10,381 10.5 103 8.8 10,278 10.5
Official Poverty
Above poverty 97,260 97.9 97,092 97.9 1,166 99.8 95,927 97.9
In poverty 2,107 2.1 2,107 2.1 3 0.2 2,104 2.1
Household Income Quintile
$221,317+ 19,874 20.0 19,815 20.0 414 35.4 19,401 19.8
$116,305 - $221,317 19,873 20.0 19,831 20.0 393 33.6 19,438 19.8
$67,516 - $116,305 19,873 20.0 19,824 20.0 264 22.6 19,560 20.0
$36,533 - $67,516 19,870 20.0 19,852 20.0 83 7.1 19,769 20.2
$0-$36,533 19,877 20.0 19,877 20.0 15 1.3 19,862 20.3
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 76,149 76.6 75,988 76.6 1,088 93.2 74,900 76.4
Widow(er) 13,655 13.7 13,653 13.8 53 4.5 13,600 13.9
Spouse 5,494 5.5 5,488 5.5 27 2.3 5,461 5.6
Disabled worker 4,069 4.1 4,069 4.1 . . . . . . 4,069 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, 2070: Index PIA Factors to Longevity 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 99,367 -163 -163 99,204
Sex
Female 51,669 -80 -80 51,589
Male 47,698 -83 -82 47,615
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 23,798 -45 -45 23,753
White 55,862 -82 -82 55,780
Black 10,043 -18 -18 10,025
Other 9,664 -17 -17 9,646
Country of Birth
U.S. 77,479 -125 -124 77,355
Foreign 21,888 -38 -38 21,849
Age
60-69 28,040 -163 -163 27,877
70-79 37,436 0 0 37,436
80-89 24,883 0 0 24,883
90+ 9,008 0 0 9,008
Marital Status
Married 45,743 -71 -71 45,672
Divorced 20,504 -41 -41 20,463
Widowed 15,160 -4 -4 15,156
Never Married 17,960 -46 -46 17,913
Education
Graduate 13,734 -24 -23 13,710
Bachelor 22,043 -55 -55 21,987
Associate 21,221 -26 -26 21,195
High School 31,969 -49 -48 31,921
Less than 12 Yrs 10,400 -9 -9 10,391
Official Poverty
Above poverty 97,260 -163 -163 97,097
In poverty 2,107 0 0 2,107
Household Income Quintile
$221,317+ 19,874 -57 -56 19,817
$116,305 - $221,317 19,873 -59 -59 19,813
$67,516 - $116,305 19,873 -41 -40 19,833
$36,533 - $67,516 19,870 -6 -6 19,864
$0-$36,533 19,877 0 0 19,877
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 76,149 -156 -155 75,993
Widow(er) 13,655 -3 -2 13,652
Spouse 5,494 -5 -4 5,489
Disabled worker 4,069 0 0 4,069
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, 2070: Index PIA Factors to Longevity 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 99,367 -163 -163 99,204
Sex
Female 51,669 -80 -80 51,589
Male 47,698 -83 -82 47,615
Ethnicity/Race
Hispanic 23,798 -45 -45 23,753
White 55,862 -82 -82 55,780
Black 10,043 -18 -18 10,025
Other 9,664 -17 -17 9,646
Country of Birth
U.S. 77,479 -125 -124 77,355
Foreign 21,888 -38 -38 21,849
Age
60-69 28,040 -163 -163 27,877
70-79 37,436 0 0 37,436
80-89 24,883 0 0 24,883
90+ 9,008 0 0 9,008
Marital Status
Married 45,743 -71 -71 45,672
Divorced 20,504 -41 -41 20,463
Widowed 15,160 -4 -4 15,156
Never Married 17,960 -46 -46 17,913
Education
Graduate 13,734 -24 -23 13,710
Bachelor 22,043 -55 -55 21,987
Associate 21,221 -26 -26 21,195
High School 31,969 -49 -48 31,921
Less than 12 Yrs 10,400 -9 -9 10,391
Official Poverty
Above poverty 97,260 -163 -163 97,097
In poverty 2,107 0 0 2,107
Household Income Quintile
$221,317+ 19,874 -57 -56 19,817
$116,305 - $221,317 19,873 -59 -59 19,813
$67,516 - $116,305 19,873 -41 -40 19,833
$36,533 - $67,516 19,870 -6 -6 19,864
$0-$36,533 19,877 0 0 19,877
Current Law Benefit Type
Retired worker 76,149 -156 -155 75,993
Widow(er) 13,655 -3 -2 13,652
Spouse 5,494 -5 -4 5,489
Disabled worker 4,069 0 0 4,069
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.