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Beneficiaries By Age - April 2016

About four-fifths of all OASDI beneficiaries in current-payment status were aged 62 or older, including 22 percent aged 75–84 and 10 percent aged 85 or older. About 15 percent were persons aged 18–61 receiving benefits as disabled workers, survivors, or dependents. Another 6 percent were children under age 18.

 

Source of Chart:  Social Security Administration, “Fast Facts and Figures, 2015,” p. 17

Government Relations and Policy Department, April 2016





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