Annual Statistical Supplement, 2013, now available

The Social Security Annual Statistical Supplement, 2013 is now available. 

The Supplement includes more than 240 statistical tables providing comprehensive data on programs administered by the Social Security Administration. These are Social Security (Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI) ) programs and the separate Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program.  

Information includes beneficiary counts, benefit amounts, trust fund status, program summaries and legislative histories to help you understand these programs.

In addition to Social Security administered programs, information is presented about the major health care programs, Medicare and Medicaid, and other social insurance pro­grams, including workers’ compensation, unemployment insurance, temporary disability insurance, Black Lung benefits and veterans’ benefits.

With so much information available, it is likely that some part of the Supplement will interest you.

Table of contents: http://www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/supplement/2013/index.html

Highlights: http://www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/supplement/2013/highlights.html

Many information snippets are here, including about unemployment, workers’ compensation veterans’ benefits are.  For example:

  • About 56.8 million persons received Social Security benefits for December 2012, an increase of 1,353,705 (2.4 percent) since December 2011. Seventy percent were retired workers and their spouses and children, 11 percent were survivors of deceased workers, and 19 percent were disabled workers and their spouses and children.
  • OASDI benefit awards in calendar year 2012 totaled 5,654,668, including 2,735,007 to retired workers, 511,524 to their spouses and children, and 885,060 to survivors of insured workers. Benefits were awarded to 960,206 disabled workers and to 562,871 of their spouses and children.

Trust fund section: http://www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/supplement/2013/4a.html

Current beneficiary information: http://www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/supplement/2013/5a.html

Beneficiaries by state: http://www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/supplement/2013/5j.html

Information about people working and paying into Social Security: http://www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/supplement/2013/4b.html

Veterans’ benefits: http://www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/supplement/2013/veterans.html and http://www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/supplement/2013/9f.html

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