6.

B OASDI Benefits Awarded: Retired Workers
Table 6.B1.—Number and percentage distribution of initial awards and number of months of benefits withheld due to
earnings, by age and sex, 1999 1
[Based on 1-percent sample]
Benefits withheld due to earnings
All initial
awards 2

Benefits received for all
entitlement months 3

Total .........................................................

1,455,600

1,213,300

85,900

94,300

50,200

62–64 ..............................................................
62 ................................................................
63 ................................................................
64 ................................................................
65....................................................................
Reduced 4 ...................................................
Unreduced...................................................
66–69 ..............................................................
70 or older.......................................................

1,120,400
853,800
115,200
151,400
233,800
28,400
205,400
68,100
33,300

1,006,400
793,400
99,900
113,100
124,900
20,700
104,200
49,800
32,200

17,400
10,300
2,100
5,000
62,000
1,900
60,100
6,500
...

59,900
32,200
7,600
20,100
28,000
3,300
24,700
6,400
...

29,800
13,200
4,600
12,000
16,500
2,200
14,300
3,900
...

Men .............................................................

801,600

650,500

59,800

56,500

28,500

62–64 ..............................................................
62 ................................................................
63 ................................................................
64 ................................................................
65....................................................................
Reduced 4 ...................................................
Unreduced...................................................
66–69 ..............................................................
70 or older.......................................................

606,100
452,600
66,400
87,100
140,500
16,600
123,900
40,500
14,500

541,200
419,100
58,100
64,000
67,000
12,000
55,000
28,200
14,100

11,000
6,400
1,100
3,500
44,000
1,300
42,700
4,800
...

34,200
18,500
4,100
11,600
18,100
1,600
16,500
4,200
...

15,500
6,100
2,400
7,000
10,400
1,600
8,800
2,600
...

Age in month of award
and sex

All entitlement
months

One-half or more of Less than one-half of
entitlement months
entitlement months

Number of beneficiaries

Women........................................................

654,000

562,800

26,100

37,800

21,700

62–64 ..............................................................
62 ................................................................
63 ................................................................
64 ................................................................
65....................................................................
Reduced 4 ...................................................
Unreduced...................................................
66–69 ..............................................................
70 or older.......................................................

514,300
401,200
48,800
64,300
93,300
11,800
81,500
27,600
18,800

465,200
374,300
41,800
49,100
57,900
8,700
49,200
21,600
18,100

6,400
3,900
1,000
1,500
18,000
600
17,400
1,700
...

25,700
13,700
3,500
8,500
9,900
1,700
8,200
2,200
...

14,300
7,100
2,200
5,000
6,100
600
5,500
1,300
...

Total .........................................................

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

62–64 ..............................................................
62 ................................................................
63 ................................................................
64 ................................................................
65....................................................................
Reduced 4 ...................................................
Unreduced...................................................
66–69 ..............................................................
70 or older.......................................................

77.0
58.7
7.9
10.4
16.1
2.0
14.1
4.7
2.3

82.9
65.4
8.2
9.3
10.3
1.7
8.6
4.1
2.7

20.3
12.0
2.4
5.8
72.2
2.2
70.0
7.6
...

63.5
34.1
8.1
21.3
29.7
3.5
26.2
6.8
...

59.4
26.3
9.2
23.9
32.9
4.4
28.5
7.8
...

Percentage distribution

Men .............................................................

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

62–64 ..............................................................
62 ................................................................
63 ................................................................
64 ................................................................
65....................................................................
Reduced 4 ...................................................
Unreduced...................................................
66–69 ..............................................................
70 or older.......................................................

75.6
56.5
8.3
10.9
17.5
2.1
15.5
5.1
1.8

83.2
64.4
8.9
9.8
10.3
1.8
8.5
4.3
2.2

18.4
10.7
1.8
5.9
73.6
2.2
71.4
8.0
...

60.5
32.7
7.3
20.5
32.0
2.8
29.2
7.4
...

54.4
21.4
8.4
24.6
36.5
5.6
30.9
9.1
...

Women........................................................

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

62–64 ..............................................................
62 ................................................................
63 ................................................................
64 ................................................................
65....................................................................
Reduced 4 ...................................................
Unreduced...................................................
66–69 ..............................................................
70 or older.......................................................

78.6
61.3
7.5
9.8
14.3
1.8
12.5
4.2
2.9

82.7
66.5
7.4
8.7
10.3
1.5
8.7
3.8
3.2

24.5
14.9
3.8
5.7
69.0
2.3
66.7
6.5
...

68.0
36.2
9.3
22.5
26.2
4.5
21.7
5.8
...

65.9
32.7
10.1
23.0
28.1
2.8
25.3
6.0
...

1 Excludes persons whose benefits were converted from disabled worker to retired worker in 1999. Includes conversions from nondisabled widow(er)’s benefits to higher
retired-worker benefits.
2 Includes 11,900 awards for which benefits were withheld for reasons other than earnings.
3 Months of entitlement begin with the month of award and end either in December 1999 or the month before the retired-worker benefit is terminated.
4 Includes awards to retired workers age 65 at time of award, when the first month of entitlement to benefits preceded the attainment of age 65.

CONTACT: Barbara Lingg/Joseph Bondar (410) 965-0156/0162 for further information.

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6.B OASDI Benefits Awarded: Retired Workers
Table 6.B2.—Average primary insurance amount and average monthly benefit for initial awards, by age, sex, and number
of months of benefits withheld, 1999 1
[Based on 1-percent sample]
Benefits withheld due to earnings
All initial
awards 2

Age in month of award
and sex

Benefits received for all
entitlement months 3

All
entitlement months

One-half or more of Less than one-half of
entitlement months
entitlement months

Average primary insurance amount 4
Total .........................................................

$887.00

$864.90

$1,077.70

$969.30

$981.70

62–64 ..............................................................
62 ................................................................
63 ................................................................
64 ................................................................
65....................................................................
Reduced 5 ...................................................
Unreduced...................................................
66–69 ..............................................................
70 or older.......................................................

881.50
884.50
886.20
861.00
935.90
816.10
952.50
861.20
783.50

876.30
883.70
882.70
818.60
821.20
751.30
835.10
791.50
790.00

982.20
964.80
930.60
1,039.80
1,102.90
1,085.30
1,103.50
1,092.80
...

929.90
901.50
924.80
977.40
1,033.80
948.20
1,045.30
1,054.70
...

925.20
871.40
891.60
997.20
1,046.60
1,019.10
1,050.90
1,138.50
...

Men .............................................................

1,060.90

1,044.10

1,178.30

1,108.20

1,146.10

62–64 ..............................................................
62 ................................................................
63 ................................................................
64 ................................................................
65....................................................................
Reduced 5 ...................................................
Unreduced...................................................
66–69 ..............................................................
70 or older.......................................................

1,069.50
1,086.00
1,033.50
1,011.30
1,061.40
953.00
1,075.90
968.80
954.70

1,067.70
1,087.90
1,024.60
974.60
937.10
889.40
947.50
887.70
960.70

1,128.10
1,120.80
1,028.90
1,172.40
1,189.90
1,204.00
1,189.40
1,187.50
...

1,079.70
1,058.20
1,098.20
1,107.50
1,157.60
1,156.30
1,157.80
1,126.90
...

1,112.80
1,085.20
1,152.70
1,123.30
1,180.70
1,047.60
1,204.90
1,206.50
...

Women........................................................

673.90

657.60

847.20

761.60

765.70

62–64 ..............................................................
62 ................................................................
63 ................................................................
64 ................................................................
65....................................................................
Reduced 5 ...................................................
Unreduced...................................................
66–69 ..............................................................
70 or older.......................................................

659.90
657.10
685.70
657.40
747.00
623.40
764.90
703.40
651.50

653.60
655.10
685.40
615.40
687.10
560.80
709.40
666.00
657.00

731.60
708.80
822.30
730.40
890.30
828.10
892.50
825.20
...

730.60
689.90
721.60
799.90
807.50
752.30
819.00
916.90
...

721.80
687.80
606.80
820.70
818.00
943.20
804.40
1,002.50
...

Average monthly benefit 4
Total .........................................................

$799.20

$767.00

$1,060.00

$914.90

$941.20

62–64 ..............................................................
62 ................................................................
63 ................................................................
64 ................................................................
65....................................................................
Reduced 5 ...................................................
Unreduced...................................................
66–69 ..............................................................
70 or older.......................................................

755.80
733.40
799.50
849.20
944.70
820.60
961.90
948.30
930.10

748.00
733.20
796.90
808.70
833.30
753.00
849.20
873.80
937.80

856.40
785.50
826.70
1,015.00
1,104.90
1,081.30
1,105.60
1,176.90
...

826.90
743.00
828.80
960.50
1,043.30
979.00
1,051.90
1,176.90
...

838.20
716.20
810.00
983.20
1,056.20
1,019.30
1,061.90
1,241.40
...

Men .............................................................

939.10

904.40

1,160.10

1,040.20

1,096.10

62–64 ..............................................................
62 ................................................................
63 ................................................................
64 ................................................................
65....................................................................
Reduced 5 ....................................................
Unreduced...................................................
66–69 ..............................................................
70 or older.......................................................

897.90
879.30
918.50
978.80
1,061.70
943.70
1,077.50
1,059.80
1,133.00

890.70
880.50
910.50
939.80
936.60
879.40
949.10
971.60
1,140.30

986.90
911.10
919.10
1,146.80
1,190.20
1,197.40
1,190.00
1,280.20
...

950.60
862.70
975.70
1,082.00
1,160.00
1,149.20
1,161.00
1,253.70
...

1,001.50
881.80
1,026.70
1,097.20
1,183.20
1,040.10
1,209.20
1,312.10
...

Women........................................................

627.70

608.10

830.70

727.60

737.60

62–64 ..............................................................
62 ................................................................
63 ................................................................
64 ................................................................
65....................................................................
Reduced 5 ...................................................
Unreduced...................................................
66–69 ..............................................................
70 or older.......................................................

588.40
568.70
637.50
673.60
768.50
647.40
786.00
784.80
773.70

581.90
568.20
639.00
637.80
713.80
578.80
737.60
746.00
780.00

632.20
579.40
725.10
707.50
896.20
829.80
898.50
885.20
...

662.20
581.40
656.60
794.80
830.00
818.80
832.40
1,030.20
...

661.10
573.90
573.60
823.50
839.80
964.10
826.20
1,100.10
...

1 Excludes persons whose benefits were converted from disabled worker to retired worker in 1999. Includes conversions from nondisabled widow(er)’s benefits to higher
retired-worker benefits.
2 Includes 11,900 awards for which benefits were withheld for reasons other than earnings.
3 Months of entitlement begin with the month of award and end either in December 1999 or the month before the retired-worker benefit is terminated.
4 Amount for December 1999 or the amount for the latest month of entitlement multiplied by the December benefit increase.
5 Includes awards to retired workers age 65 at time of award, when the first month of entitlement to benefits preceded the attainment of age 65.

CONTACT: Barbara Lingg/Joseph Bondar (410) 965-0156/0162 for further information.

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Table 6.B3.—Number and percentage distribution with and without reduction for early retirement, by monthly benefit and
sex, 1999
[Based on 1-percent sample. Benefits not necessarily payable at time of award]
Without reduction
for early retirement

Total
Monthly benefit
and sex1

Number

Total ...................................................................
Less than $350.00 ......................................................
$350.00–$399.90 ........................................................
$400.00–$449.90 ........................................................
$450.00–$499.90 ........................................................
$500.00–$549.90 ........................................................
$550.00–$599.90 ........................................................
$600.00–$649.90 ........................................................
$650.00–$699.90 ........................................................
$700.00–$749.90 ........................................................
$750.00–$799.90 ........................................................
$800.00–$849.90 ........................................................
$850.00–$899.90 ........................................................
$900.00–$949.90 ........................................................
$950.00–$999.90 ........................................................
$1,000.00–$1,049.90..................................................
$1,050.00–$1,099.90..................................................
$1,100.00–$1,149.90..................................................
$1,150.00–$1,199.90..................................................
$1,200.00–$1,249.90..................................................
$1,250.00–$1,299.90..................................................
$1,300.00 or more.......................................................
Average benefit, total................................................
Men .......................................................................
Less than $350.00 ......................................................
$350.00–$399.90 ........................................................
$400.00–$449.90 ........................................................
$450.00–$499.90 ........................................................
$500.00–$549.90 ........................................................
$550.00–$599.90 ........................................................
$600.00–$649.90 ........................................................
$650.00–$699.90 ........................................................
$700.00–$749.90 ........................................................
$750.00–$799.90 ........................................................
$800.00–$849.90 ........................................................
$850.00–$899.90 ........................................................
$900.00–$949.90 ........................................................
$950.00–$999.90 ........................................................
$1,000.00–$1,049.90..................................................
$1,050.00–$1,099.90..................................................
$1,100.00–$1,149.90..................................................
$1,150.00–$1,199.90..................................................
$1,200.00–$1,249.90..................................................
$1,250.00–$1,299.90..................................................
$1,300.00 or more.......................................................
Average benefit, men................................................
Women ..................................................................
Less than $350.00 ......................................................
$350.00–$399.90 ........................................................
$400.00–$449.90 ........................................................
$450.00–$499.90 ........................................................
$500.00–$549.90 ........................................................
$550.00–$599.90 ........................................................
$600.00–$649.90 ........................................................
$650.00–$699.90 ........................................................
$700.00–$749.90 ........................................................
$750.00–$799.90 ........................................................
$800.00–$849.90 ........................................................
$850.00–$899.90 ........................................................
$900.00–$949.90 ........................................................
$950.00–$999.90 ........................................................
$1,000.00–$1,049.90..................................................
$1,050.00–$1,099.90..................................................
$1,100.00–$1,149.90..................................................
$1,150.00–$1,199.90..................................................
$1,200.00–$1,249.90..................................................
$1,250.00–$1,299.90..................................................
$1,300.00 or more.......................................................
Average benefit, women...........................................
1

Percent

Number

With reduction
for early retirement
Percent

Percent

1,677,600
143,200
51,800
73,200
103,200
108,100
83,700
78,900
72,000
70,800
67,500
67,800
65,300
64,600
70,300
72,900
105,900
95,600
82,700
64,400
40,600
95,100
$796.90

100.0
8.5
3.1
4.4
6.2
6.4
5.0
4.7
4.3
4.2
4.0
4.0
3.9
3.9
4.2
4.3
6.3
5.7
4.9
3.8
2.4
5.7

481,600
33,700
7,500
12,200
19,400
18,900
20,100
21,900
21,100
21,700
21,600
20,200
20,200
18,800
20,400
20,400
16,700
18,300
20,400
27,100
22,600
78,400
$903.20

100.0
7.0
1.6
2.5
4.0
3.9
4.2
4.5
4.4
4.5
4.5
4.2
4.2
3.9
4.2
4.2
3.5
3.8
4.2
5.6
4.7
16.3

1,196,000
109,500
44,300
61,000
83,800
89,200
63,600
57,000
50,900
49,100
45,900
47,600
45,100
45,800
49,900
52,500
89,200
77,300
62,300
37,300
18,000
16,700
$754.10

100.0
9.2
3.7
5.1
7.0
7.5
5.3
4.8
4.3
4.1
3.8
4.0
3.8
3.8
4.2
4.4
7.5
6.5
5.2
3.1
1.5
1.4

940,100
58,600
12,800
17,100
23,600
23,800
24,100
27,600
26,900
33,900
34,800
38,400
38,200
43,700
49,300
56,000
88,600
84,600
75,400
57,400
37,000
88,300
$936.80

100.0
6.2
1.4
1.8
2.5
2.5
2.6
2.9
2.9
3.6
3.7
4.1
4.1
4.6
5.2
6.0
9.4
9.0
8.0
6.1
3.9
9.4

289,400
16,100
2,600
3,600
6,100
6,600
6,200
7,600
7,000
8,900
10,200
10,500
10,400
11,200
12,300
14,600
11,300
13,600
17,000
21,300
20,100
72,200
$1,025.30

100.0
5.6
.9
1.2
2.1
2.3
2.1
2.6
2.4
3.1
3.5
3.6
3.6
3.9
4.3
5.0
3.9
4.7
5.9
7.4
6.9
24.9

650,700
42,500
10,200
13,500
17,500
17,200
17,900
20,000
19,900
25,000
24,600
27,900
27,800
32,500
37,000
41,400
77,300
71,000
58,400
36,100
16,900
16,100
$897.40

100.0
6.5
1.6
2.1
2.7
2.6
2.8
3.1
3.1
3.8
3.8
4.3
4.3
5.0
5.7
6.4
11.9
10.9
9.0
5.5
2.6
2.5

737,500
84,600
39,000
56,100
79,600
84,300
59,600
51,300
45,100
36,900
32,700
29,400
27,100
20,900
21,000
16,900
17,300
11,000
7,300
7,000
3,600
6,800
$618.60

100.0
11.5
5.3
7.6
10.8
11.4
8.1
7.0
6.1
5.0
4.4
4.0
3.7
2.8
2.8
2.3
2.3
1.5
1.0
.9
.5
.9

192,200
17,600
4,900
8,600
13,300
12,300
13,900
14,300
14,100
12,800
11,400
9,700
9,800
7,600
8,100
5,800
5,400
4,700
3,400
5,800
2,500
6,200
$719.30

100.0
9.2
2.5
4.5
6.9
6.4
7.2
7.4
7.3
6.7
5.9
5.0
5.1
4.0
4.2
3.0
2.8
2.4
1.8
3.0
1.3
3.2

545,300
67,000
34,100
47,500
66,300
72,000
45,700
37,000
31,000
24,100
21,300
19,700
17,300
13,300
12,900
11,100
11,900
6,300
3,900
1,200
1,100
600
$583.10

100.0
12.3
6.3
8.7
12.2
13.2
8.4
6.8
5.7
4.4
3.9
3.6
3.2
2.4
2.4
2.0
2.2
1.2
.7

Benefits awarded before the December increase are converted to the December rates before computation of the percentages.

2 Less than 0.05 percent.

CONTACT: Barbara Lingg/Diane Wallace (410) 965-0156/0165 for further information.

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6.B OASDI Benefits Awarded: Retired Workers
Table 6.B4.—Number and percentage distribution with and without reduction for early retirement, by primary insurance
amount and sex, 1999
[Based on 1-percent sample. Benefits not necessarily payable at time of award]
Without reduction
for early retirement

Total
Primary insurance
amount and sex1

Number

Total ..............................................................................
Less than $350.00 .................................................................
$350.00–$399.90 ...................................................................
$400.00–$449.90 ...................................................................
$450.00–$499.90 ...................................................................
$500.00–$549.90 ...................................................................
$550.00–$599.90 ...................................................................
$600.00–$649.90 ...................................................................
$650.00–$699.90 ...................................................................
$700.00–$749.90 ...................................................................
$750.00–$799.90 ...................................................................
$800.00–$849.90 ...................................................................
$850.00–$899.90 ...................................................................
$900.00–$949.90 ...................................................................
$950.00–$999.90 ...................................................................
$1,000.00–$1,049.90.............................................................
$1,050.00–$1,099.90.............................................................
$1,100.00–$1,149.90.............................................................
$1,150.00–$1,199.90.............................................................
$1,200.00–$1,249.90.............................................................
$1,250.00–$1,299.90.............................................................
$1,300.00 or more..................................................................
Average primary insurance amount, total .........................

1,677,600
155,800
32,500
39,500
77,600
79,200
77,100
75,400
73,300
67,300
67,200
61,600
59,700
62,300
56,400
59,100
56,000
58,400
60,700
76,200
76,200
306,100
$878.00

Percent

Number

With reduction
for early retirement
Percent

100.0
9.3
1.9
2.4
4.6
4.7
4.6
4.5
4.4
4.0
4.0
3.7
3.6
3.7
3.4
3.5
3.3
3.5
3.6
4.5
4.5
18.2

481,600
38,100
7,500
15,000
19,700
20,100
21,500
20,200
21,000
21,400
21,900
19,100
20,100
19,900
18,500
19,700
16,600
17,900
20,900
29,200
23,700
69,600
$878.20

100.0
7.9
1.6
3.1
4.1
4.2
4.5
4.2
4.4
4.4
4.5
4.0
4.2
4.1
3.8
4.1
3.4
3.7
4.3
6.1
4.9
14.5

Number
1,196,000
117,700
25,000
24,500
57,900
59,100
55,600
55,200
52,300
45,900
45,300
42,500
39,600
42,400
37,900
39,400
39,400
40,500
39,800
47,000
52,500
236,500
$878.00

Percent
100.0
9.8
2.1
2.0
4.8
4.9
4.6
4.6
4.4
3.8
3.8
3.6
3.3
3.5
3.2
3.3
3.3
3.4
3.3
3.9
4.4
19.8

Men ..................................................................................
Less than $350.00 .................................................................
$350.00–$399.90 ...................................................................
$400.00–$449.90 ...................................................................
$450.00–$499.90 ...................................................................
$500.00–$549.90 ...................................................................
$550.00–$599.90 ...................................................................
$600.00–$649.90 ...................................................................
$650.00–$699.90 ...................................................................
$700.00–$749.90 ...................................................................
$750.00–$799.90 ...................................................................
$800.00–$849.90 ...................................................................
$850.00–$899.90 ...................................................................
$900.00–$949.90 ...................................................................
$950.00–$999.90 ...................................................................
$1,000.00–$1,049.90.............................................................
$1,050.00–$1,099.90.............................................................
$1,100.00–$1,149.90.............................................................
$1,150.00–$1,199.90.............................................................
$1,200.00–$1,249.90.............................................................
$1,250.00–$1,299.90.............................................................
$1,300.00 or more..................................................................
Average primary insurance amount, men .........................

940,100
52,000
8,500
9,000
17,700
18,500
21,100
23,100
22,600
23,100
28,800
28,100
30,400
35,700
34,600
39,800
40,500
43,400
49,000
62,500
65,800
285,900
$1,044.40

100.0
5.5
.9
1.0
1.9
2.0
2.2
2.5
2.4
2.5
3.1
3.0
3.2
3.8
3.7
4.2
4.3
4.6
5.2
6.6
7.0
30.4

289,400
16,600
2,300
3,700
5,800
6,800
7,300
8,100
7,400
8,300
10,700
10,100
10,000
11,900
11,600
14,600
11,900
13,700
18,200
23,400
21,400
65,600
$1,004.40

100.0
5.7
.8
1.3
2.0
2.3
2.5
2.8
2.6
2.9
3.7
3.5
3.5
4.1
4.0
5.0
4.1
4.7
6.3
8.1
7.4
22.7

650,700
35,400
6,200
5,300
11,900
11,700
13,800
15,000
15,200
14,800
18,100
18,000
20,400
23,800
23,000
25,200
28,600
29,700
30,800
39,100
44,400
220,300
$1,062.20

100.0
5.4
1.0
.8
1.8
1.8
2.1
2.3
2.3
2.3
2.8
2.8
3.1
3.7
3.5
3.9
4.4
4.6
4.7
6.0
6.8
33.9

Women .............................................................................
Less than $350.00 .................................................................
$350.00–$399.90 ...................................................................
$400.00–$449.90 ...................................................................
$450.00–$499.90 ...................................................................
$500.00–$549.90 ...................................................................
$550.00–$599.90 ...................................................................
$600.00–$649.90 ...................................................................
$650.00–$699.90 ...................................................................
$700.00–$749.90 ...................................................................
$750.00–$799.90 ...................................................................
$800.00–$849.90 ...................................................................
$850.00–$899.90 ...................................................................
$900.00–$949.90 ...................................................................
$950.00–$999.90 ...................................................................
$1,000.00–$1,049.90.............................................................
$1,050.00–$1,099.90.............................................................
$1,100.00–$1,149.90.............................................................
$1,150.00–$1,199.90.............................................................
$1,200.00–$1,249.90.............................................................
$1,250.00–$1,299.90.............................................................
$1,300.00 or more..................................................................
Average primary insurance amount, women ....................

737,500
103,800
24,000
30,500
59,900
60,700
56,000
52,300
50,700
44,200
38,400
33,500
29,300
26,600
21,800
19,300
15,500
15,000
11,700
13,700
10,400
20,200
$666.00

100.0
14.1
3.3
4.1
8.1
8.2
7.6
7.1
6.9
6.0
5.2
4.5
4.0
3.6
3.0
2.6
2.1
2.0
1.6
1.9
1.4
2.7

192,200
21,500
5,200
11,300
13,900
13,300
14,200
12,100
13,600
13,100
11,200
9,000
10,100
8,000
6,900
5,100
4,700
4,200
2,700
5,800
2,300
4,000
$688.30

100.0
11.2
2.7
5.9
7.2
6.9
7.4
6.3
7.1
6.8
5.8
4.7
5.3
4.2
3.6
2.7
2.4
2.2
1.4
3.0
1.2
2.1

545,300
82,300
18,800
19,200
46,000
47,400
41,800
40,200
37,100
31,100
27,200
24,500
19,200
18,600
14,900
14,200
10,800
10,800
9,000
7,900
8,100
16,200
$658.20

100.0
15.1
3.4
3.5
8.4
8.7
7.7
7.4
6.8
5.7
5.0
4.5
3.5
3.4
2.7
2.6
2.0
2.0
1.7
1.4
1.5
3.0

1

Primary insurance amounts awarded before the December increase are converted to the December rates before computation of the percentages.

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6.B OASDI Benefits Awarded: Retired Workers
Table 6.B5.—Number, average age, and percentage distribution, by age and sex, 1940–99
Percentage distribution, by age
Total
number
(in thousands)

Average
age

Total

62–64

62

1940..............................
1945..............................
1950..............................
1955..............................
1960..............................
1965..............................
1970..............................
1975..............................
1980..............................
1981..............................
1982..............................
1983..............................
1984..............................
1985 3 ............................
1986 3 ............................
1987 3 ............................
1988 3 ............................
1989 3 ............................
1990 3 ............................
1991 3 ............................
1992 3 ............................
1993 3 ............................
1994 3 ............................
1995 3 ............................
1996 3 ............................
1997 3,4 .........................
1998 3,4 .........................
1999 3,4 .........................

99
166
444
629
630
743
814
902
942
926
942
976
934
986
1,011
970
944
983
964
996
989
980
923
916
895
904
909
940

68.8
69.6
68.7
68.4
66.8
65.8
64.4
64.0
63.9
63.8
63.7
63.7
63.7
63.7
63.7
63.6
63.7
63.7
63.7
63.7
63.7
63.7
63.6
63.7
63.6
63.7
63.8
63.7

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

...
...
...
...
...
30.2
39.4
48.9
51.7
54.5
56.5
57.4
58.8
65.7
67.0
67.1
66.2
64.4
66.1
65.8
66.9
67.8
67.8
67.1
66.7
66.8
66.6
66.4

...
...
...
...
...
14.7
18.4
25.8
30.1
30.8
34.4
35.8
36.4
45.5
47.0
47.6
48.2
48.0
47.2
46.8
48.2
48.8
49.0
49.3
49.9
50.5
49.6
49.3

1940..............................
1945..............................
1950..............................
1955..............................
1960..............................
1965..............................
1970..............................
1975..............................
1980..............................
1981..............................
1982..............................
1983..............................
1984..............................

13
20
123
281
351
440
524
603
671
653
676
694
674

68.1
73.3
68.0
67.8
65.2
66.2
63.9
63.7
63.5
63.6
63.4
63.4
63.4

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

...
...
...
...
48.5
48.4
56.0
62.3
63.9
64.1
66.9
67.2
68.4

1985 3 ...........................
1986 3 ............................
1987 3 ............................
1988 3 ............................
1989 3 ............................
1990 3 ............................
1991 3 ............................
1992 3 ............................
1993 3 ............................
1994 3 ............................
1995 3 ............................
1996 3 ............................
1997 3,4 .........................
1998 3,4 .........................
1999 3,4 .........................

697
713
681
667
674
679
685
708
704
690
684
684
809
733
737

63.4
63.4
63.3
63.3
63.4
63.5
63.5
63.5
63.5
63.4
63.5
63.4
65.4
64.0
63.6

100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

75.2
74.9
75.7
74.2
73.8
72.9
72.7
73.4
73.0
74.5
72.1
72.7
61.2
69.0
71.1

Year

1

63

64

65–69

70–74

75–79

...
...
...
...
...
9.6
12.6
14.1
13.1
14.8
14.4
14.7
15.2
8.2
8.2
8.1
8.1
7.1
7.6
8.1
7.3
8.0
7.4
7.3
7.1
6.6
7.1
7.3

...
...
...
...
...
5.9
8.4
9.0
8.5
8.9
7.7
6.9
7.2
12.0
11.8
11.4
9.9
9.3
11.3
10.9
11.4
11.0
11.4
10.5
9.7
9.7
9.9
9.8

74.4
59.2
69.2
67.5
84.7
57.5
58.8
50.2
47.6
44.9
42.9
41.8
40.5
33.6
32.3
32.3
32.7
34.7
32.7
33.0
32.2
31.1
31.2
31.5
32.1
31.6
31.9
32.1

17.4
28.1
21.0
24.7
13.2
8.3
1.4
.7
.6
.5
.5
.7
.6
.5
.6
.6
.9
.7
1.0
.9
.8
.9
1.0
1.1
1.1
1.3
1.3
1.3

6.4
10.4
7.4
6.8
1.3
1.8
.3
.2
.1
.1
.1
.1
.1
.1
.1
.1
.1
.1
.2
.1
.1
.1
.1
.2
.1
.2
.1
.1

...
...
...
...
27.1
30.9
34.7
41.6
45.9
43.8
46.6
47.6
47.6

...
...
...
...
13.3
11.6
14.1
13.7
11.5
13.2
14.5
14.2
14.9

...
...
...
...
8.1
5.9
7.2
7.0
6.5
7.1
5.9
5.4
5.9

82.6
69.1
75.9
75.4
40.6
37.6
41.4
36.1
34.9
34.8
32.1
31.5
30.3

12.8
23.6
19.6
18.1
8.2
7.4
1.9
1.2
.9
.8
.8
1.0
1.0

3.9
6.2
3.7
5.5
1.9
3.5
.5
.3
.2
.2
.1
.2
.2

57.9
57.5
58.9
59.4
57.9
55.9
56.1
56.7
56.0
57.6
55.4
57.4
48.2
53.1
55.1

7.4
7.0
7.2
6.9
6.5
7.2
7.1
6.9
6.8
6.7
6.6
5.9
5.5
7.0
6.8

9.9
10.4
9.6
7.9
9.4
9.8
9.5
9.8
10.2
10.2
10.1
9.4
7.5
8.9
9.2

23.7
24.1
23.4
24.8
24.9
25.6
26.1
25.3
25.5
24.3
26.1
26.0
23.9
26.1
26.4

.8
.9
.7
.7
1.0
1.0
.9
1.1
1.1
1.0
1.4
1.0
6.4
2.4
1.8

.1
.1
.2
.1
.2
.3
.2
.2
.2
.2
.2
.2
4.4
1.1
.4

80 or
older

Men
1.8
2.3
2.3
1.1
.7
2.2
.1
2

(2)
(2)
(2)
(2)
(2)
(2)
(2)
(2)
(2)

.1
(2)
(2)

.1
(2)
(2)
(2)

.1
(2)

.1
.1
.1

Women

1

Age in year of award for 1940–84. Age in month of award for 1985–99.
Less than 0.05 percent.
3 Based on 1-percent sample.
2

CONTACT: Barbara Lingg/Diane Wallace (410) 965-0156/0165 for further information.

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0.6
1.2
.8
1.1
.8
3.1
.2
.1
.1
.1
.1
.1
.1
.1
(2)
(2)

.1
.1
.2
.1
.1
.1
.1
.2
.1
4.1
1.3
.3

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